Day: March 16, 2019

McCain has sharp response to Trump’s John McCain dossier tweet

March 16, 2019

“View” co-host Meghan McCain slammed the president Saturday following a presidential tweet about her late father, Sen. John McCain, R- Ariz. (ABC) Meghan McCain had a sharp response for President Trump on Saturday after he posted an unflattering tweet about her late father, saying that late Sen. John McCain had “far worse ‘stains’” against him […]

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Black editor resigns from newspaper that urged KKK revival

March 16, 2019

LINDEN, Ala. – An African-American woman who took over a small-town Alabama newspaper that recently called for the Ku Klux Klan to “ride again” has stepped down. The New York Times reports that Elecia R. Dexter said she stepped down because of continuing interference from the newspaper’s owner who had published the KKK editorial. Dexter […]

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Steve Forbes: US can beat China in 5G without becoming like China

March 16, 2019

US and China race for 5G domination Officials caution if China overtakes the U.S. in any tech domain it will also jeopardize American national security interests; Gillian Turner reports. China’s aggressive push to dominate 5G wireless technology has given rise to calls for the U.S. government to take over the development of a national 5G […]

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Iraq veteran who abused neighbors’ dogs gets 9 years in prison

March 16, 2019

David Herbert, 36, has been accused of abusing two Siberian huskies in Oceanside, Calif. (FOX 5 San Diego) A California man was sentenced to nine years in prison on Friday for physically abusing his neighbors’ dogs using various methods, including acid and poison. David C. Herbert, 37, a former Navy corpsman, was convicted last August on six counts of […]

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The Latest: 2 favorites in Slovak president vote in the lead

March 16, 2019

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia – Voting has ended in the first round of Slovakia’s presidential election, and early results show the favorite candidates in a lead. The Slovak statistics Office says that Zuzana Caputova has 38.87 percent of the vote with ballots from over 30 percent of polling stations counted on Saturday. The 45-year-old environmental and anti-corruption […]

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Death toll in New Zealand mosque massacre upped to 50

March 16, 2019

Akhtar Khokhur, 58, shows a picture of her missing husband Mehaboobbhai Khokhar during an interview outside an information center for families this weekend in Christchurch, New Zealand. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian) The death toll in the massacres at two New Zealand mosques rose to 50 as it turned Sunday in that country, after police found another […]

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Smart offers advice to Wisconsin town on teen’s kidnapping

March 16, 2019

BARRON, Wis. – Kidnapping victim Elizabeth Smart says it’s OK for residents of a northwestern Wisconsin town to “smile, but don’t stare” if they bump into a 13-year-old local girl recovering from the killings of her parents and her own abduction. Smart spoke to about 1,300 people Friday night at Barron High School. Residents are […]

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Casino robbery suspect dies after shootout with police

March 16, 2019

Las Vegas police respond to an officer-involved shooting in front of Bellagio on Friday, March 15, 2019, in Las Vegas. (Benjamin Hager/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP) LAS VEGAS – Police say a robbery suspect died Saturday following brief shootout outside the Bellagio hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip while an officer who was shot in […]

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The Latest: Vegas police: Wounded robbery suspect has died

March 16, 2019

Las Vegas police respond to an officer-involved shooting in front of Bellagio on Friday, March 15, 2019, in Las Vegas. (Benjamin Hager/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP) LAS VEGAS – The Latest on a Las Vegas casino robbery (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Las Vegas police say a robbery suspect wounded during in a brief shootout […]

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Town calls ‘Flintstone House’ a public nuisance, sues owner

March 16, 2019

HILLSBOROUGH, Calif. – A San Francisco Bay Area town is suing the owner of the quirky Flintstone House, alleging she violated local codes when she put dinosaur sculptures in the backyard and made other landscaping changes that caused local officials to declare it a public nuisance. The town of Hillsborough filed a complaint this week […]

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Paris Jackson denies suicide attempt reports, blasts Bethenny Frankel for ‘lies’

March 16, 2019

Paris Jackson slammed reports that she attempted suicide on Saturday. Multiple reports alleged that the model and actress was hospitalized after slitting her wrists at her Los Angeles home Saturday morning and was placed on a 5150 psychiatric hold, but a source close to the starlet tells Fox News that the reports were untrue — and […]

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Chris Hemsworth shares selfie with quokka in Australia

March 16, 2019

Actor Chris Hemsworth took to Instagram this week, sharing a photo of himself and an ‘epic’ animal he said he’d encountered in Australia. (AP) Actor Chris Hemsworth took to Instagram this week, sharing a photo of himself and an ‘epic’ animal he said he’d encountered in Australia. Forget kangaroos and koalas. Hemsworth snagged his “first […]

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Catholic priest charged with drugging, raping woman

March 16, 2019

MIAMI – A Roman Catholic priest in Florida is facing charges that he drugged a female parishioner and raped her. The Rev. Jean Claude Jean-Philippe was in a Miami-Dade County jail late Saturday charged with sexual battery on an incapacitated victim. The Miami Herald reports that in October the 64-year-old priest invited the victim to […]

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Suspect arrested in murder of reputed mob boss

March 16, 2019

This photo made available by the Italian Police in 2008 shows Francesco “Franky Boy” Cali. “Franky Boy”, the reputed boss of New York’s Gambino crime family was shot to death Wednesday night in front of his home in Staten Island, New York, by a gunman who may have staged a car accident to lure him […]

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Betomania: Media in a lovesick swoon over Dems’ 2020 contender

March 16, 2019

Betomania is a lot like Beatlemania – except instead of teenage girls in the 1960s, journalists are now the ones swooning for their star. If the Beatles were around today to sing about media infatuation with newly announced Democratic presidential hopeful Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke, their song would be titled “They love him, yeah, yeah, […]

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Betomania: Media in a lovesick swoon for Dems 2020 contender

March 16, 2019

Betomania is a lot like Beatlemania – except instead of teenage girls in the 1960s, journalists are now the ones swooning for their star. If the Beatles were around today to sing about media infatuation with newly announced Democratic presidential hopeful Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke, their song would be titled “They love him, yeah, yeah, […]

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1 dead, 2 missing as extreme flooding hinders rescues across Midwest

March 16, 2019

At least one person is dead and two more are missing after extreme flooding from snowmelt and heavy rains continued to overwhelm most of the Midwest, hindering rescue efforts on Saturday. James Wilke, 50, died Thursday in Nebraska while trying to rescue a stranded driver using his tractor, family members said. The bridge he was […]

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Woman jailed for killing 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child

March 16, 2019

A Florida woman has been sentenced to life in prison Friday for killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as a form of punishment. After a two-day trial in Pensacola, Veronica Green Posey, 66, was found guilty of first-degree felony murder. Jurors heard that the victim, 9-year-old Dericka Lindsay, suffered horrific beatings from […]

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Self-driving cars begin transporting groceries to Texas homes

March 16, 2019

Nuro’s new R-1 self driving vehicle (L Kroger) First, there came self-checkout. Now, it’s self-driving cars to make the delivery. Two Kroger markets in Houston are rolling out a self-driving car program, in which orders can be placed online and delivered right to your home without a driver. The self-driving service will be offered at […]

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Trump backs call for Mueller report to be made public: ‘Play along with the game!’

March 16, 2019

President Trump on Saturday backed bipartisan calls in Congress for FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report into Russian interference in the 2016 election to be made public. “Play along with the game!” the president told Republicans. “On the recent non-binding vote (420-0) in Congress about releasing the Mueller Report, I told leadership to let all […]

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Police in North Macedonia arrest man smuggling 5 migrants

March 16, 2019

SKOPJE, North Macedonia – Police in North Macedonia say they have arrested a man suspected of smuggling five migrants from Greece, headed north toward Serbia. Police said Saturday that one Afghan citizen and four Pakistanis were discovered during a routine checkup on a car late Thursday on the main north-south highway. The suspect, a North […]

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s supporters ring in her birthday by exercising outside Supreme Court

March 16, 2019

Alice Wisbiski, dressed as Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is joined by others for some exercise on the courthouse steps in Washington on Friday. This, to mark Ginsburg’s 86th birthday. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) An area outside the nation’s highest court became a workout zone on Friday as supporters of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader […]

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Paris Jackson hospitalized after suicide attempt

March 16, 2019

Michael Jackson’s only daughter, Paris Jackson was hospitalized earlier today after she attempted suicide. According to TMZ, her recent suicide attempt is largely due to the fallout from “Leaving Neverland.” Law enforcement has revealed that police and EMS responded to Paris’ LA home at 7:30 AM, after Paris slit her wrists. Sources say she was […]

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Trump owes restitution for using foundation for campaign purposes, NY AG claims

March 16, 2019

New York Attorney General Letitia James, in a court filing Thursday, claimed there’s evidence that President Trump turned the Trump Foundation into a branch of his 2016 campaign — and that he should pay $2.8 million in restitution. She detailed her case in a 37-page court filing, part of a lawsuit that also seeks to ban […]

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Kindergarten teacher accused of recording sexually explicit videos with a child, sending them to ex-boyfriend

March 16, 2019

Audra Mabel, 34, has been arrested for allegedly videotaping herself assaulting a minor and sending the videos to her ex-boyfriend Justin Ritchie. (Seminole County Sherriff’s Office ) A kindergarten teacher from Florida is facing jail time for allegedly recording herself sexually abusing a young child and sending the videos to her ex-boyfriend. Audra Mabel, 34, is now […]

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I bleached my skin to get roles in movies – Ella Mensah

March 16, 2019

Ghanaian actress, Ella Mensah, has revealed that she bleached her skin to get roles in Nigerian movies. She made this known in an interview with Delay, saying that she was dark before going to Nigerian but bleached her skin to get roles in Nigerian movies because that was the only way she thought she could […]

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Bear cubs found by California highway may have been poached

March 16, 2019

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Wildlife officials say they believe someone illegally separated two bear cubs from their mother and left the young animals along a Northern California highway. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife says its investigators are processing evidence discovered with the cubs March 9 along State Route 96. Game wardens say […]

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Kindergarden teacher accused of recording sexually explicit videos with a child, sending them to ex-boyfriend

March 16, 2019

Audra Mabel, 34, has been arrested for allegedly videotaping herself assaulting a minor and sending the videos to her ex-boyfriend Justin Ritchie. (Seminole County Sherriff’s Office ) A kindergarden teacher from Florida is facing jail time for allegedly recording herself sexually abusing a young child and sending the videos to her ex-boyfriend. Audra Mabel, 34, is now […]

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Serbs and Montenegrins protest against autocratic rulers

March 16, 2019

BELGRADE, Serbia – Thousands of people have rallied in Serbia and Montenegro to demand the resignations of their autocratic leaders over allegations of corruption and the lack of democratic freedoms. Some 10,000 demonstrated Saturday against long-serving Montenegrin President Milo Djukanovic in the Montenegrin capital of Podgorica, and several thousand others marched in Belgrade against Serbian […]

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Once sanctuaries, houses of worship struggle with security

March 16, 2019

Men leave the Islamic Cultural Center of New York under increased police security following the shooting in New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) DETROIT – A rabbi who packs a gun. A church installing security cameras. A police car protecting a mosque. Houses of worship have traditionally been places […]

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