Month: December 2018

Ocasio-Cortez victory among the top political upsets of 2018

December 31, 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 28, shocked the political world over the summer by defeating longtime Rep. Joe Crowley in New York’s Democratic primary – and has captured headlines ever since. But Ocasio-Cortez isn’t the only person to have pulled off head-turning, surprise victories in elections across the country over the last year. Read on for a look […]

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12 migrants found on beach as UK mulls more Channel patrols

December 31, 2018

This image provided by the Marine Nationale (French Navy) shows migrants aboard a rubber boat after being intercepted by French authorities, off the port of Calais, northern France, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. French authorities have rescued eight migrants, including two children, whose engine failed as they tried to sneak across the English Channel to Britain. […]

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Happy New Year 2019!!! May it be our best year, guys

December 31, 2018

Happy New year 2019!!! I know you must be as excited as I am about this fresh and clean start. My prayer is, it would be our best year yet. There is actually a lot to be grateful about. The gift of life is the greatest of all, and no matter whatever we might be […]

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Best of Journalism 2018 | Fox News

December 31, 2018

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** BEST OF JOURNALISM 2018Pity the honest media critic.  No, we mean it! Public critics of journalism face a perverse set of incentives compared to their peers in other fields. Most writers or analysts who offer critiques for general consumption are rewarded for finding […]

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Demi Lovato ‘grateful’ for 2018, vows to ‘never take another day for granted’ 5 months after apparent overdose

December 31, 2018

Demi Lovato got a big second chance in 2018, and she knows it. The “Give Your Heart a Break” singer took to her Instagram Story on Monday to share a New Year’s message with fans, in which she vowed to never take another day “for granted,” five months after her apparent drug overdose. “So grateful for the […]

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Trump: Warren’s ‘psychiatrist’ knows whether she thinks she can win White House in 2020

December 31, 2018

In an exclusive interview set to air during Fox News’ ‘All-American New Year’ special Monday night, President Trump suggested that only Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s “psychiatrist” knows whether she thinks she can win the White House in 2020. Warren announced Monday she is filing paperwork to launch an exploratory committee for president, becoming the first candidate to […]

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Texas officials seek video on suspect who fired on family

December 31, 2018

HOUSTON – Authorities are asking Houston-area residents to review video surveillance for any images of a pickup whose driver they say fired into a car carrying a family, killing a 7-year-old girl and wounding the child’s mother. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office on Monday asked for video that may help them track a red pickup […]

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Elizabeth Smart kidnapper now lives near elementary school

December 31, 2018

FILE – This 2016 photo provided by the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office shows Wanda Barzee. Barzee, who helped kidnap Utah’s Elizabeth Smart, is living a couple of blocks away from an elementary school in Salt Lake City following her release from prison in September. Utah’s online sex-offender registry lists 73-year-old Barzee as living in […]

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Rare ‘super blood Moon’ eclipse to put on stunning display in January: What to know

December 31, 2018

Earth will experience a rare ‘super blood moon’ eclipse on Jan. 20 and Jan. 21. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel) Stargazers will witness a trifecta of lunar events in the New Year — a total lunar eclipse, a super blood Moon and a “Wolf Moon,” a nickname for a full Moon that appears in the middle of winter. […]

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ICE: No contact with illegal immigrant accused of killing California cop before murder

December 31, 2018

Gustavo Perez Arriaga, 33, right, who was in the country illegally and had previous arrests, was taken into custody Friday on suspicion of killing Newman police Cpl. Ronil Singh, 33, left. The arrest in California followed a two-day manhunt. (AP) U.S. immigration authorities confirmed they had no contact with the Mexican illegal immigrant suspected of […]

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Elizabeth Smart’s kidnapper lives near elementary school, records show

December 31, 2018

Wanda Barzee was released earlier this year after 15 years in custody because Utah authorities had miscalculated the amount of time served. (Utah Department of Corrections) SALT LAKE CITY – A woman who helped kidnap Utah’s Elizabeth Smart is living several blocks away from a Salt Lake City elementary school following her release from prison […]

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Colorado man charged with murder in missing fiancee’s death

December 31, 2018

FILE – This booking photo provided by the Teller County Sheriff’s office shows Patrick Frazee, the fiance of missing Colorado woman Kelsey Berreth, who was arrested Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, at his home in the community of Florissant, Colo Frazee has been accused of murder and solicitation to commit murder in the death of his […]

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Air India Express passenger strips naked and walks down aisle of plane

December 31, 2018

Passengers on an Air India Express flight had quite a view when a passenger stripped naked and started walking down the aisle. The plane was heading from Dubai to Lucknow on Saturday when the incident occurred, ANI reports. FLORIDIANS OUTRAGED AFTER CHEF SAYS NEW JERSEY HAS BEST CUBAN SANDWICH: ‘WHAT A RIDICULOUS STATEMENT’ It’s unclear […]

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Customer runs over, kills Nevada manicurist after failing to pay

December 31, 2018

Crystal Nails & Spa in Las Vegas (Google Earth) Las Vegas police were searching Monday for a nail salon customer who they say used a stolen car to run over and kill a manicurist after the suspect failed to pay a $35 bill. Authorities say the unidentified woman got a manicure Saturday at Crystal Nails […]

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Mattis’ final words from Pentagon: ‘Hold fast’ with allies

December 31, 2018

FILE – In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis reviews the troops during the 2018 POW/MIA National Recognition Day Ceremony at the Pentagon. Outgoing Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is quoting President Abraham Lincoln in a farewell message to defense employees, urging them to stay focused on their mission. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, […]

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Open up if you are sleeping around for money

December 31, 2018

OAP Kaylah has told women to open up to the public if they slepp around for money, and avoid misleading the young ones that look up to them. The OAP took to her Twitter page to make this known, as she addressed women who sleep around to make money but don’t open up to the […]

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Scientists explore Antarctic lake ‘twice the size of Manhattan’ buried under 3,500 feet of ice

December 31, 2018

Scientists in Antarctica successfully reached Mercer Subglacial Lake on Dec. 26. (Reuters) Scientists in Antarctica got a unique gift this holiday season: access to a mysterious lake buried under more than 3,500 feet of ice. It took about two days of drilling to reach Mercer Subglacial Lake on Dec. 26, the Subglacial Antarctic Lakes Scientific Access […]

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Indiana officials drop execution bid in 7-year-old’s death

December 31, 2018

CROWN POINT, Ind. – Indiana prosecutors have quietly dropped efforts seeking the execution of an Ohio inmate for her role in killing a 7-year-old girl in 1984, citing the inmate’s intellectual disability. The Lake County prosecutor and the Indiana attorney general’s office signed an agreement last month withdrawing a demand for the execution of 56-year-old […]

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Full text of Buhari’s new year message to Nigerians

December 31, 2018

Here is the full text of President Muhammadu Buhari’s New year message to Nigerians, as he said 2019 will be significant for the country. Dear compatriots, It is my utmost pleasure to rejoice with all Nigerians as we enter the year 2019, which will be a very significant one for our country. 2. At the […]

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Floridians outraged after chef says New Jersey has best Cuban sandwich: ‘What a ridiculous statement’

December 31, 2018

Floridians disagree with Chef Carl Ruiz, who claims the best Cubano is in New Jersey. (iStock) New Jersey’s known for its tasty tomatoes and odoriferous turnpike. Now, thanks to a controversial pronouncement from a chef and Food Network personality, its latest claim to fame is the Cuban sandwich. Carl Ruiz sparked a social media storm this […]

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Tiffany Haddish vows to wear fur every day until police ‘stop killing black people’

December 31, 2018

Tiffany Haddish attends the Black Girls Rock! Awards at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on August 5, 2017 in Newark, N.J. (AP) Tiffany Haddish is protesting police brutality against black people by continuing to wear fur. Over the weekend, the comedian and actress took to Instagram to show off a fur vest gifted by fan and shared […]

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The Latest: Murder charge expected in killing of officer

December 31, 2018

This booking photo provided by the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department shows Gustavo Perez Arriaga. Perez Arriaga, suspected of gunning down a California policeman, was in the U.S. illegally and was captured while planning to flee to his native Mexico, Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson announced, Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, as he all but blamed the […]

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Mayweather makes $9M in 139 seconds after beating Tenshin Nasukawa

December 31, 2018

Floyd Mayweather has just made $9M in 139 seconds after beating 20-year-old kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in exhibition bout. Floyd Mayweather came out of retirement briefly to score a lucrative victory in an exhibition boxing match in Japan over kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa that will do more for his bank balance than it did for the reputation […]

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Timetable of Trump’s pullout from Syria being questioned

December 31, 2018

FILE – In this Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump makes a statement on the possible government shutdown before signing criminal just reform legislation in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. Nancy Pelosi and Trump both think they have public sentiment on their side in the battle over a […]

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Jimmy Osmond reportedly suffers stroke onstage in U.K. production of ‘Peter Pan’

December 31, 2018

The Osmonds, group portrait, London, 28th May 1975, L-R Wayne Osmond, Merrill Osmond, Jay Osmond, Jimmy Osmond, Donny Osmond, Marie Osmond, Alan Osmond. (Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images) Singer Jimmy Osmond reportedly suffered a stroke onstage while performing as Captain Hook in a U.K. production of Peter Pan. “On the evening of Thursday December 27 […]

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Republican congressman calls on Trump to use ‘own funds’ to help pay for border wall

December 31, 2018

Republican Rep. Walter Jones has said lawmakers shouldn’t contribute to the national debt when coming up with a compromise for the border wall funding. (Getty Images) President Trump should contribute his own money to fund his oft-promised border wall, GOP Rep. Walter Jones suggested last week. The North Carolina Republican’s suggestion came as the government […]

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Amsterdam airport departure area evacuated for bomb threat

December 31, 2018

Schiphol airport near Amsterdam as seen in this Reuters file photo. (Reuters) A departure area at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport had to be evacuated on New Year’s Eve after a man claimed to have a bomb, according to officials. The Dutch military police said in a Tweet that departure hall 3 at the airport was briefly evacuated […]

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OAP Toolz recounts her journey to motherhood

December 31, 2018

OAP Toolz has recounted her journey to motherhood, revealing that she prayed for her new born, and also talking about her miscarriage last year. Tolu Oniru-Demuren and her hubby, Captain Tunde, welcomed their first child, a boy, few weeks ago, and she took to Instagram to recount how she prayed to God for a child […]

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Videos show staff dragging, shoving immigrant kids

December 31, 2018

PHOENIX – Arizona authorities say they have sent prosecutors the results of an investigation into a now-shuttered shelter for immigrant children where videos showed staffers dragging and shoving kids. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office investigated the incidents at the Hacienda del Sol facility in Youngtown that took place over three days in September. Prosecutors will […]

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Kelsey Berreth’s fiancé hit with five felony counts, including murder

December 31, 2018

Kelsey Berreth’s fiancé heard Colorado prosecutors on Monday formally charge him with five felonies in connection with the disappearance and presumed murder of the mother of his 1-year-old child. Patrick Frazee, 32, was told at a hearing in Teller County Court that he was being charged with first-degree murder, first-degree felony murder and three counts of […]

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