Daily Archives: February 5, 2018

{FD} Yale dental students, professor seen in selfie with 2 severed heads

An assistant professor at Yale said he was unaware of his surroundings last summer when someone took a selfie with him, graduate students and two severed heads on a table facing up. Continue reading

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{FD} Mattis: Proposed nuke missile is a bargaining chip

There’s a place for arms control in the Trump administration’s new nuclear strategy. Continue reading

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{FD} $560M Powerball winner refuses to claim prize as she fights for anonymity

The New Hampshire woman who won the $560 million Powerball jackpot last month is refusing to claim her prize, saying in court documents that she first wants assurances she can remain anonymous when she collects her winnings. Continue reading

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{FD} Judge who Trump criticized may decide fate of border wall

The Mexican-descent federal judge who Donald Trump once accused of being biased against him because of his tough immigration stance may end up deciding whether the president gets his signature border wall. Continue reading

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{FD} Judge who Trump criticized may decide fate of border wall: report

The Mexican-descent federal judge who Donald Trump once accused of being biased against him because of his tough immigration stance may end up deciding whether the president gets his signature border wall. Continue reading

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{FD} Charges reinstated vs. Amtrak engineer in Philadelphia crash

Prosecutors are seeking to have criminal charges reinstated against the engineer in a deadly 2015 Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia. Continue reading

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{FD} Patriots benched one-time Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler over ‘perfect storm of issues’: report

New England Patriots cornerback, and one-time Super Bowl hero, Malcolm Butler did not play Sunday night in the team’s loss against the Philadelphia Eagles sparking plenty of questions. Continue reading

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{FD} Staid Sao Paulo is getting in on Carnival fun in Brazil

For Dayana Barros, Carnival always meant leaving Sao Paulo for the northeastern Brazilian city of Salvador, where she participated in its famous street parties throughout her childhood. Continue reading

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{FD} ASEAN foreign ministers discuss smart cities at retreat

Southeast Asian foreign ministers opened informal talks Tuesday in Singapore to discuss plans to build a network of smart cities across the region and bolster cooperation to fight terrorism and transnational crime. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman rescued from Indonesia landslide after 13 hours

Rescuers in Indonesia pulled a woman alive from a car trapped by a landslide for 13 hours but several other people were still missing Tuesday as torrential rains caused havoc in parts of the capital and neighboring West Java. Continue reading

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{FD} China says mid-course missile interceptor test successful

China says it has successfully tested a mid-course anti-missile defense system within its own territory. Continue reading

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{FD} Girl Scouts to lobby over bridge named for segregationist

Hundreds of Girl Scouts are expected to gather in the Georgia Capitol, offering milk and cookies as they try to persuade lawmakers to get their founder’s name affixed to a Savannah bridge that’s currently named after a white segregationist. Continue reading

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{FD} Marines secretly recorded hazing at Camp Pendleton barracks, report says

At least seven noncommissioned U.S. Marines were punished last year after a secret recording revealed hazing of junior ranking service members at Camp Pendleton in California, according to a report Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} Christie Brinkley claims Donald Trump was ‘chasing skirts’ while married

Christie Brinkley claims “smarmy” Donald Trump tried to woo her while he was married to Ivana. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman says she was burned by ‘blowtorch’ hair dryer

Now that’s a hot look! Continue reading

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{FD} Deputy killed, officers wounded in Colorado Springs shooting

One deputy was killed and three other law enforcement officers were shot in Colorado Springs on Monday, investigators said. Continue reading

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{FD} Man shot dead at protest over Honduras’ disputed election

A man has been shot dead at a protest over Honduras’ disputed presidential election a week after President Juan Orlando Hernandez was sworn in for a new term. Continue reading

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{FD} MSNBC star Katy Tur blasted for ‘condescending’ take on GOP tax cut bonuses

MSNBC host Katy Tur was hit with backlash on Twitter Monday after she downplayed the value of $1,000 bonuses a pair of working-class Ohioans received from their employers as a result of the GOP tax cuts. Continue reading

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{FD} Michele Bachmann says she won’t run for Senate after all

Conservative firebrand Michelle Bachmann said Monday she has no plans to run for U.S. Senate, despite previous suggestions she might run for former Minnesota Sen. Al Franken’s seat. Continue reading

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{FD} Christopher Steele is no-show in London court in civil case over dossier

On both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, former British MI-6 Intelligence Officer Christopher Steele is going to extremes to avoiding answering questions from the United States Congress, while at the same time avoiding being videotaped and deposed in a mul… Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: County confirms Colo. officer-involved shooting

The Latest on a heavy police response to an incident in Colorado Springs (all times local): 6 p.m. Officials in Colorado Springs are describing an incident that drew a massive law-enforcement response as an “officer involved shooting.” Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Ex-Virginia Tech student facing murder trial

The Latest on the trial of a former Virginia Tech student in the death of a 13-year-old girl (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Corey Feldman cleared by police following sexual battery investigation

Corey Feldman will not face sexual battery charges. Continue reading

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{FD} 1 deputy killed, others wounded in Colorado Springs shooting

One deputy was killed and two other police officers wounded in Colorado Springs after a reported shooting on Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} Girl Scouts looking into cookie seller outside pot shop

The San Diego Girl Scout council says it is looking into whether one of its troops photographed selling cookies outside a marijuana dispensary broke any rules. Continue reading

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{FD} Indiana woman pleads guilty in crash that killed her 2 kids

A southern Indiana woman who admits that she had drugs in her system when her SUV collided with a freight train, killing her two young children, has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. Continue reading

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{FD} US says it’s ‘shameful’ UN denies accrediting rights groups

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says it’s “shameful” that a U.N. committee has denied accreditation to American groups focusing on human rights in Iran and North Korea. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Frasier’ star John Mahoney dead at 77

John Mahoney, of “Frasier” fame, died Sunday in Chicago. Continue reading

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{FD} Philadelphia aims to become first US city to legalize safe injection sites

Medically supervised injection sites could be the answer for curbing the deadliest drug crisis in American history, and with an estimated 1,200 overdose deaths in 2017, Philadelphia is willing to give the unconventional approach a try. Continue reading

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{FD} Markets waited a while for a pullback. Then, pow!

The long, smooth, record-setting ride on Wall Street is over. Continue reading

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{FD} Gisele Bundchen comforts Tom Brady after Super Bowl loss

Despite her husband’s team losing the Super Bowl, Gisele Bundchen was both a good sport and supportive spouse following the big game. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Detective: Gun may have been taken from scene

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a teenager by a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy responding to report that a person pointed a gun at a passing motorist (all times local): 4:07 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Frasier’ star John Mahoney star dead at 77

John Mahoney, of “Frasier” fame, died Sunday in Chicago. Continue reading

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{FD} Doritos to make ‘lady-friendly’ chips that don’t crunch for women

Love Doritos, but think they’re just too noisy? It turns out the company that makes the cheesy chips is formulating a new version that’s a little quieter. Continue reading

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{FD} Guatemala arrests 28, including 9 police, in crime ring bust

Guatemalan authorities have arrested 28 people, including nine police officers, in a bust of a network allegedly involved in organized crime and drug trafficking. Continue reading

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{FD} School resource officer leaves gun in faculty restroom

Authorities say a school resource officer left her loaded handgun in a faculty restroom at an elementary school in the Florida Panhandle. Continue reading

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{FD} No hostage situation at Miami restaurant despite earlier reports, police say

An incident at a restaurant in Miami which was believed to be a hostage situation has ended, and police found that no such situation existed. Continue reading

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{FD} Intelligence Committee approves release of Dems’ rebuttal to FISA memo

The House Intelligence Committee on Monday approved the release of the Democratic rebuttal to the highly-publicized GOP memo that alleges government surveillance abuse during the 2016 campaign. Continue reading

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{FD} UC Berkeley spent $4 million for free speech event security

The University of California, Berkeley spent almost $4 million on security for a month of free speech events last year when the famously liberal campus became a flashpoint for the country’s political divisions. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Frasier’ star John Mahoney star dead at 77, report says

John Mahoney, of “Frasier” fame died Sunday in Chicago, TMZ reported Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} US accuses Russia of protecting Syria over chemical attacks

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is accusing Russia of protecting Syrian President Bashar Assad from responsibility for what she says were multiple chlorine gas attacks on civilians in recent weeks. Continue reading

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{FD} Tillerson won’t confirm Trump attendance at Americas summit

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says it’s too early to know if President Donald Trump will attend a summit of Western Hemisphere leaders in April. Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-Indianapolis officer pleads guilty in detective shooting

A former Indianapolis police officer has pleaded guilty to aggravated battery in the shooting of a detective who was investigating a domestic violence incident involving the officer and his estranged wife. Continue reading

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{FD} Shock as beloved puppy with legs tied thrown to death from Prius; reward offered to catch killer

Deb Ferrara of Vacaville, California has lost her everything. Continue reading

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{FD} Uma Thurman releases crash footage from ‘Kill Bill,’ says Weinstein and others tried to bury it

Uma Thurman posted the dramatic footage of the car crash she suffered while filming the 2003 movie “Kill Bill,” which she says put a strain on her relationship with director Quentin Tarantino. Continue reading

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{FD} Major Pentagon agency failed to account for more than $800 million

One of the Defense Department’s largest agencies admitted Monday that it could not account for more than $800 million that had been earmarked for various construction projects. Continue reading

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{FD} Key dates in pope defending bishop accused of abuse cover-up

Pope Francis’ appointment of Bishop Juan Barros to head the small diocese of Osorno, Chile encountered opposition when it was announced three years ago and has contributed to a credibility crisis for the Chilean Catholic Church in the time since. Continue reading

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{FD} Puerto Rico to create charter schools, give teachers raises

Puerto Rico’s governor says he aims to create charter schools and vouchers and give all public school teachers their first raise in a decade as part of a plan to transform the U.S. territory’s education system. Continue reading

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{FD} Airline passenger sentenced to prison after calling flight attendant racial slurs

If there’s one rule you should always follow in the air, it’s to always be polite and courteous to your airline staff. Continue reading

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{FD} Agents: Mexican, Guatemalan tried to smuggle Romanians to US

A man from Mexico and another from Guatemala tried to smuggle five Romanians into the United States from Canada along a remote stretch of the border in Vermont, federal prosecutors said Monday. Continue reading

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