Day: February 12, 2019

Sam Smith opens up about past struggles with body image: ‘I have starved myself for weeks’

February 12, 2019

Sam Smith opened up about his past struggles with body image in an Instagram post on Tuesday. (Getty Images) Sam Smith is getting candid about his past struggles with body image. The 26-year-old singer took to Instagram on Tuesday, sharing a shirtless pic of himself on the beach with a powerful caption about having “courage.” “In […]

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Joanna Gaines opens up to Jenna Bush Hager about feeling mom guilt: ‘It paralyzes me’

February 12, 2019

Joanna Gaines is opening up about all aspects of motherhood. The “Fixer Upper” alum — who is mom to sons Drake, 14, Duke,10, and Crew, 8 months, as well as daughters Ella, 13, and Emmie, 9 — recently spoke to pal Jenna Bush Hager for an interview with Southern Living, in which she talked about all […]

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UN: 2015 peace accord for Ukraine’s east not implemented

February 12, 2019

UNITED NATIONS – U.N. officials say a 2015 agreement to bring peace to Ukraine’s volatile east remains largely unimplemented and civilians are paying the highest price, with more than 3,300 killed and 3.5 million needing humanitarian aid this year. Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula in early 2014 and support for separatist rebels in the […]

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Savannah Spurlock’s kin plead for information on missing woman

February 12, 2019

Family members of Savannah Spurlock, the missing Kentucky mother of four, told Fox News in an interview on Tuesday that they hope anyone with information on her disappearance has “the courage to come forward.” Spurlock’s aunt and uncle, Lisa and Mark Thoma, told Fox News’ Shepard Smith that they’re hopeul their niece will be found. “There’s […]

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The Latest: Denver teachers, officials in contract talks

February 12, 2019

Teachers carry placards as they walk a picket line outside South High School early Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Denver. The strike on Monday is the first for teachers in Colorado in 25 years after failed negotiations with the school district over base pay. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) DENVER – The Latest on the Denver teachers […]

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US commander: North Korea hasn’t slowed its nuclear program

February 12, 2019

In this Feb. 9, 2019, photo, a man watches a TV screen showing images of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. A top U.S. commander says he’s seen little to no change in North Korea’s military […]

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Latest: Texas couple jailed after children found neglected

February 12, 2019

DECATUR, Texas – The Latest on four malnourished children found at a North Texas home, two locked in a dog cage (all times local): 5 p.m. A North Texas couple is jailed without bond after four malnourished children were found in deplorable conditions at their rural home. Wise County jail records show Andrew Joseph Fabila […]

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Kamala Harris’ marijuana record: How the California Democrat’s views on pot have evolved

February 12, 2019

California Sen. Kamala Harris’ relationship with pot has grown over the years. Today, the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful has boasted about smoking weed as a college student. She recently relived her glory days on the popular New York City-based radio program “The Breakfast Club,” telling hosts DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne tha God that she’s “inhaled” from […]

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Gutfeld on Bloomingdale’s ‘fake news’ shirt

February 12, 2019

Bloomingdales pulled a shirt off a mannequin, bearing the words “fake news” after a triggered reporter tweeted a photo, saying the shirt “de-legitimizes hard-working journalists.” I’m not sure how a shirt on a dummy does that. I wear a lot of shirts with slogans — and this dummy has no impact on anyone. GUTFELD ON ABOLISHING […]

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NY Fed: Auto loan delinquencies at highest point since 2010

February 12, 2019

DETROIT – The Federal Reserve Bank of New York says borrowers are behind in their auto loan payments in numbers not seen since delinquencies peaked at the end of 2010, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. But economists and auto industry analysts say they aren’t sounding an alarm yet. The number is […]

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US commander sees no change in North Korea military threat

February 12, 2019

In this Feb. 9, 2019, photo, a man watches a TV screen showing images of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. A top U.S. commander says he’s seen little to no change in North Korea’s military […]

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Brie Larson doesn’t want ‘Captain Marvel’ press tour ‘to be overwhelmingly white male’: report

February 12, 2019

Ahead of the upcoming release of “Captain Marvel,” actress and star Brie Larson reportedly chose a female journalist who has cerebral palsy to interview her after coming to the realization that her previous press tours had a tendency “to be overwhelmingly white male.” (Getty/Twitter) Ahead of the upcoming release of “Captain Marvel,” actress and star […]

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Freedom Caucus chair Mark Meadows gives border wall deal a resounding ‘no’

February 12, 2019

Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., the chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, panned the tentative border security agreement hammered out by congressional negotiators and said that President Trump should supplement the deal with executive action. “I don’t support [the agreement] and I don’t like it,” Meadows told Fox News’ “Your World with Neil Cavuto” Tuesday. […]

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Penn State trustees group challenges 2012 Sandusky report

February 12, 2019

FILE – In this Aug. 6, 1999, file photo, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, right, poses with his defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, during the college football team’s media day in State College, Pa. Alumni-elected Penn State trustees who successfully fought for access to records about a university-commissioned report into how complaints about Sandusky were […]

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California fire department evicts beloved cat after complaint

February 12, 2019

Edna the cat was evicted from Station 49 of the San Francisco Fire Department after the city received an anonymous complaint about her being around medical equipment. (San Francisco Fire Department) A California fire department had to evict their beloved cat after it received a complaint about the animal being around fire equipment and supplies. […]

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Rush Limbaugh gives blessing to possible border wall deal

February 12, 2019

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh on Tuesday told show listeners not to underestimate President Trump’s desire to address illegal immigration and secure the border with Mexico, even if he does sign a compromise to avoid another federal shutdown. “Anything that happens that solidifies and cements that effort as being undertaken and underway, the president can portray […]

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Don’t lose your best years — For satisfaction, stability, commitment, marriage still beats living together

February 12, 2019

I was recently so saddened to learn about a young woman—a friend of a friend—who has been living with a man since she was 23 years old and now at age 35, she wants to have children. Not only will he not marry her, he is looking for the exit ramp. Some folks excuse the situation […]

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Police: Neighbor found 2 bodies outside East Texas home

February 12, 2019

BLANCHARD, Texas – Authorities say a neighbor came across two bodies outside a home in East Texas and told her son to call police, who found three more people dead inside. Polk County sheriff’s officials previously said a woman who was found safe and locked inside a bedroom closet was the first to alert authorities. […]

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Police: Yoga studio shooter was disturbed, hated women

February 12, 2019

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida authorities say that a man who killed two people at a yoga studio was a “disturbed individual” with a “hatred” for women. Tallahassee police on Tuesday released the final results of their investigation into the November shooting. Authorities said that Scott Paul Beierle posed as a customer during a yoga class, […]

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APNewBreak: Ex-prosecutor, brother hit with drug charges

February 12, 2019

HONOLULU – A federal grand jury has indicted former Honolulu prosecutor and her brother on drug distribution charges. The indictment unsealed Tuesday also alleges Katherine Kealoha, the wife of now-retired Honolulu police chief Louis Kealoha, steered law enforcement away from scrutinizing her brother, Dr. Rudolph Puana, after police told her that he was buying cocaine. […]

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At least a dozen newspapers drop syndicated cartoon over vulgar anti-Trump hidden message

February 12, 2019

At least a dozen newspapers pulled the syndicated cartoon “Non Sequitur” over a message to President Trump in Sunday’s edition, according to reports. Andrews McMeel Syndication publishes “Non Sequitur” in more than 700 newspapers, and apologized Monday for cartoonist Wiley Miller’s comic strip. SARAH SILVERMAN RIPS TRUMP IN EXPLETIVE-FILLED TWEET ABOUT KLOBUCHAR At least a […]

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Union leaders warn Green New Deal may lead to poverty: ‘Members are worried about putting food on the table’

February 12, 2019

Labor Unions are warning that the “Green New Deal” proposed by Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is vague and potentially dangerous, signaling that the progressive proposal may be in for even more turbulence following a rocky rollout last week. While conservatives have fiercely criticized the Green New Deal resolution for promising a job to “all people […]

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Latest: Texas sheriff: Food locked up near hungry children

February 12, 2019

DECATUR, Texas – The Latest on four children found malnourished at a rural North Texas home, two locked in a dog cage (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A sheriff says four malnourished children were found in a barn outside a rural North Texas home, just feet away from plentiful food kept under lock-and-key. Wise County […]

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Texas sheriff: 2 malnourished children found in dog cage

February 12, 2019

DECATUR, Texas – Deputies on Tuesday discovered two malnourished children crammed into a locked dog cage and two more smeared with feces and urine in a barn in North Texas, in what a sheriff described as the worst case of child abuse he has ever seen. The barn was “crudely fashioned” into living quarters, Wise […]

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Kate Gosselin opens up about ‘difficulty’ of dating again in new reality show: ‘It felt awkward’

February 12, 2019

(L-R) Cara Gosselin, Kate Gosselin, and Mady Gosselin of the television show “Kate Plus Date” speak during the HGTV segment of the 2019 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena on February 12, 2019 in Pasadena, Calif. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images) Kate Gosselin is finally ready to jump back in the […]

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To find great leaders, get beyond the granite 

February 12, 2019

File photo – Former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln’s statue at the Lincoln Memorial is seen in Washington March 27, 2015. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron) **Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: To find great leaders, get beyond the granite – Trump ‘not happy’ with bipartisan border deal – Iowa Dems […]

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The Latest: Ex-boyfriend arrested in death of woman

February 12, 2019

GREENWICH, Conn. – The Latest on the investigation into the death of a New York woman found in a suitcase in Connecticut: (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Police say they have arrested the ex-boyfriend of the New York woman whose body was found inside a suitcase that had been discarded on the side of a […]

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Jussie Smollett’s phone records ‘insufficient,’ Chicago police say

February 12, 2019

Chicago police said Tuesday that phone records submitted by “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett were “insufficient,” failing to corroborate information he initially gave investigators after an alleged attack and possible hate crime. Smollett, who is black and openly gay, told police that while walking home to his apartment earlier this month, he was accosted by two […]

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Man who robbed bank slips and spills cash in front of cop

February 12, 2019

WATERVILLE, Maine – Police say a man who had just robbed a bank in Maine ran across four lanes of traffic and a restaurant parking lot before slipping on ice and dropping his gun and the money in front of a state police special agent. Waterville Police Chief Joseph Massey tells the Morning Sentinel a […]

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Lawyer: Rapper 21 Savage granted immigration bond

February 12, 2019

FILE – In this Aug. 20, 2018, file photo, 21 Savage poses in the press room at the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Lawyers for 21 Savage say the rapper was released from federal immigration custody on bond, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) ATLANTA […]

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