News Headlines - 26 June 2020

Wembley park sisters' murder photo share 'disgusting' - BBC News

The Met Police Commissioner said she is "dumbfounded" by allegations that two of her officers shared "inappropriate" photographs of a double murder scene.
The bodies of sisters Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman were found earlier this month at Fryent Gardens in Wembley.
The officers have been arrested on suspicion of misconduct in a public office and suspended from duty.

NASA will name its headquarters after Mary W. Jackson, the agency's first African American female engineer - CNN

NASA is renaming its headquarters after Mary W. Jackson, the agency's first African American female engineer who helped inspire the story behind the book and film "Hidden Figures."
"Mary W. Jackson was part of a group of very important women who helped NASA succeed in getting American astronauts into space," NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said in the agency's announcement Wednesday.

WANTED: SPIES. CIA turns to online streaming for new recruits - Reuters

U.S. defense and spy agencies played a major role in creating the internet, and now the CIA is turning for the first time to online streaming services to recruit spies between the ages of 18 and 35.

Man named Mark Clark wins $4m lottery for the second time - New York Daily News

History just repeated itself for a Michigan man who hit the jackpot to the tune of $4 million with a scratch-off ticket in 2017, then did it again a few weeks ago.
Mark Clark, whose name almost repeats itself too, said it was “hard to put into words exactly what I am feeling” after using a “lucky” coin his recently departed dad gave him to scratch his way to a $4 million prize.
Though for Clark, this wasn’t the first time he’d experienced the joy of winning the Michigan Lottery. The very lucky man posed for Milottery.com holding his first novelty wining check from Dec. 12, 2017 next to his latest one, which is dated June 4, 2020.

Jessi Combs awarded world land speed record after 2019 fatal crash

American race car driver Jessi Combs was posthumously awarded the women's world land speed record on Wednesday.
Combs, known as the "fastest woman on 4 wheels," won the award for the 2019 attempt that claimed her life at age 39. She drove 522.783 miles per hour before the fatal crash last August, to eclipse the Guinness Book of Records for fastest time ever clocked by a woman.







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