Day: February 11, 2019

Jamaican lottery winner wears ‘Scream’ mask to hide identity

February 11, 2019

A. Campbell, a winner of the Super Lotto, concealed his identity with a mask from the iconic “Scream” movies. (Supreme Ventures Ltd.) A lottery winner in Jamaica who seemingly wanted to remain anonymous chose quite the mask to conceal his face. Dressed in a mask of “Ghostface” — a character in the “Scream” movies with […]

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Cardi B thanks late Tom Petty by mistake after receiving congratulatory flower bouquet for Grammys win

February 11, 2019

Cardi B accepts the award for best rap album for “Invasion of Privacy” at the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) (AP) Oops! While inundated with congratulatory messages for winning her first Grammy Award on Sunday, Cardi B accidentally thanked late legend Tom Petty for a bunch […]

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AP FACT CHECK: President Trump’s border wall mirage

February 11, 2019

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with a group of sheriffs from around the country before leaving the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, for a trip to El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Monday presented the border wall as a work in progress, hailing […]

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Nicki Minaj drops out of BET concert, slams Grammys producer

February 11, 2019

Nicki Minaj slammed for comparing herself to Harriet Tubman Nicki Minaj was criticized after she compared herself to Harriet Tubman ahead of her appearance at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. Fans slammed the rapper for making the comparison to the historic abolitionist who helped free slaves through the Underground Railroad before the Civil War. […]

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5 bodies found in Mexico believed to be missing police

February 11, 2019

MEXICO CITY – Authorities in the western Mexico state of Michoacan say they have found the bodies of five men in an abandoned pickup. Local media report that officials believe the dead men to be five police officers from the town of Tuzantla who have been missing since last week. The state prosecutor’s office said […]

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Omar smashed over sneers at Jewish money in politics

February 11, 2019

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: Omar smashed over sneers at Jewish money in politics – Fairfax defiant, demands ‘due process’ on rape claims – Harris: Legalize it – Budget talks resume on border security – *ahem* Fort night OMAR SMASHED OVER SNEERS AT JEWISH MONEY IN […]

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Tier Reit: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

February 11, 2019

DALLAS – DALLAS (AP) _ Tier Reit Inc. (TIER) on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The real estate investment trust, based in Dallas, said it had funds from operations of $23.1 million, or 42 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate […]

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Charlie Kirk: My fellow millennials, don’t confuse the dream state of the socialists with reality

February 11, 2019

After President Trump’s State of the Union speech last week, I found myself trying to understand what all other young people must also be trying to understand. It’s as if there is some sort of complete disconnect between the realities of America today and what we are being told by the new Democratic Socialist party led […]

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Twitter dustup, apology not firsts for Minnesota Rep. Omar

February 11, 2019

In this Jan. 16, 2019 file photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., center, walks through the halls of the Capitol Building in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar has relished the attention attached to becoming one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, eagerly engaging with supporters and critics on […]

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In a world dominated by technology, empathy is becoming a lost art. That’s why THIS program matters so much

February 11, 2019

Sam (together with Liz Newman, a staff member from Friendship Circle Central Jersey). (Levik Hertzl) Sam Goto, a teenager with Koolen de Vries syndrome (KdVS), endured developmental delays as a child and as a result, a deep sense of loneliness. As his mother, Stacy Goto says, “Sam craves social situations. He loves being with people. His peers […]

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Venezuela’s crisis hits stand-still over emergency aid

February 11, 2019

CUCUTA, Colombia – Nearly three weeks after the Trump administration backed an all-out effort to overthrow Nicolas Maduro, there is little sign the Venezuelan president is losing his grip on power. Dozens of nations have recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido’s claim to the presidency and the U.S. has tightened sanctions aimed at cutting off billions […]

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Sheriff: 2 teens kill themselves at Louisiana youth lockup

February 11, 2019

COUSHATTA, La. – Two teenagers are believed to have killed themselves within days of each other at a youth detention center in Louisiana. The sheriff’s office in Red River Parish in north Louisiana says the 17-year-old died Thursday night; the 13-year-old, Saturday night. They were at the Ware Youth Center in Coushatta. In a news […]

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Farewell to Rep. Walter Jones – A man who lived his life putting people above politics

February 11, 2019

“I’m glad to sit on the back row, for I would rather be a servant in the House of the Lord than to sit in the seats of the mighty.” Those were the last words of Harry Truman’s Vice President, Alben Barkley. However, they could just as easily apply to the life of public service and doing […]

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Garth Brooks returns to baseball, joins spring training for Pittsburgh Pirates

February 11, 2019

Garth Brooks is coming out of retirement and will be taking the baseball diamond once again. The country music superstar will take his talents to the Pittsburgh Pirates for a week on Monday to participate in their spring training and will report with pitchers and catchers. “As a celebrity, they haven’t cut me yet, so […]

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Dr. Marc Siegel: Ancient typhus is plaguing modern day Los Angeles – How did we get here, what should we do?

February 11, 2019

Medieval life has made its way to modern-day Los Angeles, where groups of 4,000 or more homeless people huddle together on city streets constituting a “typhus zone.” In the heart of this west coast metropolis, storm drains are used for bodily waste, garbage piles up, and rats – yes, rats – (carrying fleas with typhus […]

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Texas mom arrested after refusing to treat child’s burns, cops say

February 11, 2019

Cybil Menard, 19, was arrested after investigators said she refused to treat her child for second-degree burns. A smirking, pink-haired Texas mother was arrested over the weekend for refusing medical treatment for her 1-year-old who suffered second-degree burns — as the mom admitted the baby may have had prior cigarette burns, investigators said. TEXAS MOM […]

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No verdict after 5 days of deliberations at El Chapo trial

February 11, 2019

Emma Coronel Aispuro, center, wife of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, arrives at federal court, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in New York. A jury is deliberating at the U.S. trial of the infamous Mexican drug lord. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) NEW YORK – Jurors finished a fifth day of deliberations without a verdict on Monday at the […]

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Richard Gere and wife Alejandra welcome their first child

February 11, 2019

Richard Gere and his new wife, Alejandra Silva, have welcomed their first child together, Fox News can confirm. (Reuters) Richard Gere and wife Alejandra Silva have welcomed their first child together, Fox News can confirm. The couple welcomed a baby boy a few days ago in New York City, according to E! News. Back in April, […]

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Florida school hires 2 former combat veterans to help stop active shooters

February 11, 2019

The Manatee School for the Arts, an arts school for middle and high school students in Florida, has hired two former combat veterans  to stop active shooters. (Google) An arts school for middle and high school students in Florida has hired two former combat veterans to stop active shooters, according to reports. The New York […]

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Four staffers working for Virginia Lt. Gov. resign amid sexual assault allegations

February 11, 2019

FILE- In this Sept. 25, 2018, file photo, Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax gestures during remarks before a meeting of the campaign to reduce evictions at a church meeting room in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) Four staffers working for embattled Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax resigned Monday, leaving him with a skeleton crew as […]

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Florida woman charged in 3-year-old son’s 1986 Nevada death

February 11, 2019

This undated photo provided by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office shows Amy Elizabeth Fleming, 60, of Dania, Fla. Fleming, who moved to Florida from the Las Vegas area a year after her 3-year-old mysteriously vanished more than 30 years ago, has been arrested on a warrant charging her with killing the boy, authorities said […]

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Justin Theroux honors ‘fierce’ ex Jennifer Aniston in birthday photo

February 11, 2019

Justin Theroux wished his ex Jennifer Aniston a happy birthday on social media Monday. The two announced their separation a year ago. (Getty Images) Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston announced their separation almost one year ago — but that hasn’t stopped a mutual level of respect to remain between the two. Theroux, 47, posted a birthday […]

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Michael Cohen appearance before Senate Intelligence Committee postponed

February 11, 2019

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s onetime personal attorney, will not appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday due to medical issues, his attorney said Monday. Lanny Davis said in a statement that the committee had accepted Cohen’s request to postpone his appearance “due to post surgery medical needs. A future date will be announced by the […]

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Attorney General, prosecutors seek harsher sentence in Laquan McDonald case

February 11, 2019

FILE – in this Dec. 14, 2018, file photo, former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, left, appears for a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building, in Chicago. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool, File) Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul on Monday asked the state’s highest court to re-sentence Jason Van Dyke, the white Chicago […]

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Ilhan Omar’s most controversial moments, from AIPAC tweet to ‘not 1 dollar for DHS’ call

February 11, 2019

Freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., stepped into the spotlight as she made history — alongside Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib — as the first Muslim woman elected to Congress in November. And since she was officially sworn-in, Omar has used her platform to voice her bold opinions, particularly on social media. Omar has made a string of controversial statements in […]

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Mountain lion, deer plunge into California family’s backyard pool during wild chase

February 11, 2019

A mountain lion made quite a splash as it chased its prey straight into a California family’s backyard pool last week. But it’s unclear if the big cat went home hungry. Glendale residents Rachel Wong and her husband said they knew instantly something wild happened in their backyard when they woke up and looked outside Thursday […]

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Alleged ringleader in foiled Kansas bomb plot plans appeal

February 11, 2019

WICHITA, Kan. – The alleged ringleader of a foiled plot to massacre Somali Muslims in southwest Kansas is appealing his conviction and prison sentence. The attorney representing Patrick Stein on Monday filed a notice of appeal to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Stein was among three militia members convicted of plotting in 2016 to […]

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Bloomingdale’s pulls ‘Fake News’ shirt from store shelves, apologizes

February 11, 2019

A “fake news” shirt being sold by Bloomingdale’s has been removed from the store’s selling floor. (iStock) Bloomingdales apologized on Monday for selling a “fake news” shirt in stores and confirmed the item was removed from the department store’s selling floor. “Hey @Bloomingdales, this isn’t funny or fashionable,” Allison Kaden, a reporter for WPIX, tweeted on […]

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Sheriff: 5 people were shot to death, found in Texas house

February 11, 2019

BLANCHARD, Texas – Sheriff’s officials say they have found five people who were shot to death in a house in Texas. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that officers on Monday morning found multiple victims of “apparent gunshot wounds” in the home in the community of Blanchard, about 70 miles (110 kilometers) […]

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Admitted pipeline vandalizer fights racketeering lawsuit

February 11, 2019

BISMARCK, N.D. – A Phoenix woman who has publicly admitted to vandalism along the route of the Dakota Access oil pipeline in two states is asking a judge to dismiss her as a defendant in a $1 billion federal racketeering lawsuit filed by the pipeline developer. Ruby Montoya was one of millions of people around […]

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