Daily Archives: August 11, 2017

Texas home health agency gets 75 years in prison for fraud

The operator of a Houston home health agency has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for a $13 million Medicare fraud scheme. Continue reading

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UAE says 4 soldiers killed in Yemen helicopter crash

The United Arab Emirates says four of its soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash in Yemen while taking part in a Saudi-led campaign targeting Shiite rebels there. Continue reading

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Fox News ex-employee dies after learning of son’s death

Okera Ras, a former Fox News web video producer, was found dead in his Bronx, N.Y., home Wednesday, just hours after learning that his son succumbed to injuries from a gunshot wound from two days earlier. Continue reading

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NBA star Durant apologizes for India comments

Pro basketball superstar Kevin Durant tweeted an apology Friday after making comments critical of India during an interview with sports website the Athletic. Continue reading

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Pentagon says White House should clarify Trump’s Venezuela comments

President Donald Trump said Friday that he’s considering possible military action against Venezuela in response to the country’s descent into political chaos following President Nicolas Maduro’s power grab. Continue reading

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Battle to free Raqqa puts coalition up against booby-traps, car bombs and mines

The operation to liberate the de facto ISIS capital of Raqqa in Syria has entered its third month, and the U.S and its partners are facing a fight far different to the final phase of Mosul – it is almost entirely a battle against bombs, not people. Continue reading

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22 states back bid to keep New Mexico 10 Commandments statue

A coalition of nearly two dozen states led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is stepping into a dispute in northwestern New Mexico over a Ten Commandments monument. Continue reading

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Ex-executives sentenced in sweeping Navy corruption case

Two former executives of a contractor linked to a globe-spanning U.S. Navy corruption scandal have been sentenced to federal prison. Continue reading

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Trump says he won’t rule out military response to Venezuela

President Donald Trump said Friday that he’s considering possible military action against Venezuela in response to the country’s descent into political chaos following President Nicolas Maduro’s power grab. Continue reading

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The Latest: Venezuelan mastermind of failed assault captured

The Latest on Venezuela’s ongoing political crisis (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Venezuela’s defense minister says that security forces have captured the mastermind of a failed assault on a military base a week ago. Continue reading

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Lawsuit claims teenage detainees were wrongly tied to gangs

Some teenagers who entered the United States under the unaccompanied-children program are being illegally detained because of allegations of gang affiliation, the American Civil Liberties Union says in a lawsuit. Continue reading

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Army: Exhumed remains don’t match 19th century Indian child

Remains unearthed at a Pennsylvania Army base don’t match the Native American child thought to have been buried there after dying at the government-run Carlisle Indian Industrial School in the 19th century, authorities said Friday. Continue reading

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Tillerson says diplomats in Havana suffered ‘health attacks’

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says that U.S. diplomats in Havana have been the victims of “health attacks” that left them with hearing loss — the most definitive U.S. statement yet on a series of mysterious incidents that have longtime observers puzzled. Continue reading

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Navy: Only woman in SEAL training pipeline drops out

A Navy special warfare official has confirmed that the only woman in the SEAL training pipeline has dropped out. Continue reading

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Parole granted to man who fatally strangled woman in 1972

A man serving a life sentence for strangling a woman to death with a tree branch in 1972 has been granted parole. Continue reading

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Double trouble: Man hits twin with bat over sharing tacos

Authorities say an Alabama man whacked his twin brother with an aluminum baseball bat because he didn’t want to share tacos. Continue reading

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Lawsuit: Christian school covered up rape of 12-year-old boy

A family has filed a $30 million lawsuit against a private Christian school in Tennessee, alleging failure to act after a 12-year-old student was repeatedly raped and sexually assaulted by teenage boys. Continue reading

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Peru expels Venezuela’s ambassador to protest assembly

Peru’s government is expelling Venezuela’s ambassador as it and other nations in Latin America begin to assert more pressure on President Nicolas Maduro’s government for allegedly trampling on the constitutional order. Continue reading

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American flag picked up, re-positioned by Good Samaritan

What happens if an American flag falls when no one is around? Continue reading

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Man shot outside Target store, hospitalized; shooter escapes

A man has been shot outside a Target store in Philadelphia and has been hospitalized. Continue reading

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Judge throws out Alabama teacher-student sex law, clears teacher accused of teen boy sex romps

An Alabama high school teacher accused of having sex with two male students has had her criminal case tossed by a judge who ruled the state’s teacher-student sex law unconstitutional. Continue reading

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Rotting foot horrifies family at burial for family patriarch

Mourners at a New Jersey cemetery received a horrific shock when a corpse’s rotting foot from an adjoining grave was uncovered during a burial. Continue reading

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Man convicted of trafficking heroin in US in car batteries

A Pennsylvania man who says he was extorted by a Mexican drug cartel has been found guilty of transporting about $1 million in heroin from Atlanta to New York City. Continue reading

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Detectives: Dad tells daughter he killed her mom in ’87

Authorities say a daughter confronted her 83-year-old father last year and he admitted fatally shooting her mother 30 years ago. Continue reading

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New Mexico land office goes after Texas ‘dirt bandits’

The New Mexico State Land Office is going after a West Texas county after it was learned that loads of dirt, sand and gravel were disappearing from a parcel of state trust land along the border. Continue reading

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Man and 1 wife indicted in deaths 2nd wife and relatives

A man who was married to two women has been indicted, along with one wife, in the deaths of the other wife and four family members. Continue reading

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Police recover gun 36 years after it was reported stolen

Boston police say they have recovered a handgun that was reported stolen more than 35 years ago. Continue reading

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Marine Corps orders all of its aircraft grounded following deadly crashes

The U.S. Marine Corps has ordered all of its aircraft grounded for a 24 hour-period following two deadly recent crashes in which 19 service members were killed. Continue reading

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Man admits child sex trafficking of boy at costume parties

One of six people charged with sexually assaulting a boy at parties where people wore animal costumes has entered a plea deal in Pennsylvania. Continue reading

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Congress approves bill to address VA claims backlog

Congress has given final legislative approval to a bill aimed at trimming a rapidly growing backlog of veterans’ disability claims. Continue reading

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US, North Korea in regular contact, report says

Despite recent heated rhetoric, the U.S. and North Korea have been in regular contact, according to a new report. Continue reading

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Ohio man charged with cyberstalking sheriff for decades

Federal authorities have charged an Ohio man with repeatedly harassing a county sheriff for nearly two decades via letters, emails and websites, with the alleged harassment apparently dating to the man’s arrest by the sheriff in 1999. Continue reading

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Nobel laureates urge Saudi king to halt 14 executions

Ten Nobel Peace Prize winners are appealing to Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince to show mercy and halt the executions of 14 young people sentenced to death for participating in protests in 2012. Continue reading

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The Latest: Man ordered detained in Ohio cyberstalking case

The Latest on a man charged with harassing an Ohio sheriff for years (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Continue reading

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Iran’s foreign minister: Trump trying to ‘kill’ nuclear deal

Iran’s foreign minister has accused President Donald Trump of trying to “kill” the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. Continue reading

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Mexico says remains of missing Spanish woman found

Authorities in northern Mexico say lab testing has confirmed that remains found beside a highway are those of a Spanish woman whose husband reported she was abducted at gunpoint last month. Continue reading

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The Latest: Submarine owner held in missing woman’s death

The Latest on a private submarine that sank off Denmark: (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Copenhagen police say the owner of an amateur built submarine that sank in Denmark’s water has been arrested on suspicion of murder in the disappearance of a Swedish … Continue reading

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Michigan vet’s ‘no foreigners’ home sale sign violates law, state agency says

A Michigan veteran selling his home faces a civil rights complaint over a front-yard sign that says he won’t sell to foreigners. Continue reading

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Man who killed girlfriend’s daughter gets up to 40 years

A Pennsylvania man who police say killed his girlfriend’s 17-month-old daughter was sentenced to up to 40 years in prison, and the judge told him he wished could give him more time. Continue reading

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Appeals court upholds Nebraska funeral picketing law

An appeals court Friday agreed with a lower court’s ruling upholding a Nebraska law requiring picketers to stay at least 500 feet from funerals — the latest decision in a yearslong legal dispute that could end up before the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue reading

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Jail sentence for 2 members of polygamous sect in Canada

A former husband and wife from a Canadian polygamous community have been sentenced for taking a 13-year-old girl to the United States to marry the now-imprisoned leader of their sect. Continue reading

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The Latest: WWII vet arrives in Tokyo with battlefield flag

The Latest on a World War II veteran returning a flag taken from a fallen Japanese soldier in 1944 (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Continue reading

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The Latest: Not guilty plea for suspect in officer’s death

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a western Missouri police officer (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Continue reading

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The Latest: Fiance says it was ‘a privilege to love Justine”

The Latest on memorial for Australian woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Continue reading

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Ohio driver punched by people in another car dies days later

An Ohio driver who pulled over to let another car pass and was beaten by its occupants in front of his young daughter has died four days after the attack. Continue reading

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Student seeking paramedic internship saves choking man

A man who started choking in a coffeehouse was saved by a California State University, Sacramento student who was waiting to interview for a paramedic internship. Continue reading

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New Hampshire hospital evacuates patients following ‘chemical release’

The Exeter Hospital in New Hampshire reportedly had a “chemical release” that is affecting multiple patients. Continue reading

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Russia, Iran pushing their influence in Afghanistan as country’s future grows shaky

For 16 years, the United States has tried to stabilize and rebuild Afghanistan with a goal of preventing the war-torn country from once again being used as a launching pad for international terrorism – as it was during the September 11 attacks. Continue reading

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Jordan not in a hurry to allow back Israeli ambassador

A senior government official says Jordan told Israel to “hold on” when asked to allow Israel’s ambassador to return to the kingdom, signaling continued tensions over a deadly shooting by an Israeli Embassy guard last month. Continue reading

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Former Bengals LB Schaffer gets jail for indecent exposure

Former Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Jerome Schaffer was sentenced to 180 days in jail on misdemeanor assault and indecent exposure charges, a sentence his attorney hopes will be reduced to probation at a hearing later this month. Continue reading

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