Alabama won't seek another lethal injection date for an inmate whose September execution had been halted because of problems establishing an intravenous line, according to the terms of a settlement agreement approved on Monday. The state agreed to never use lethal injection again as an execution method to put Alan Eugene Miller to death. Any future effort to execute him will be done by nitrogen hypoxia, an execution method authorized in Alabama but that has never been used to carry out a death sentence in the US.
A South Carolina man and woman are accused of listening for two hours as a pregnant woman cried for help as she was beaten to death in their Marietta home. Twenty-two-year-old Clarrissa Winchester was found dead in the Saw Mill Road home Nov. 9, beaten in the head and neck. At some point, Winchester's baby was born.
Alibaba group founder Jack Ma is now living in Tokyo, the FT reported. The once high-profile Ma angered the Chinese authorities in 2020 and has since vanished from public view. Ma is still lying low in Tokyo and socializes mainly within private clubs.
A pregnant woman left in the middle of Thanksgiving dinner after how her mother-in-law treated her. For Thanksgiving, she prepared her own meal to bring to family dinner at her mother-in-law's. During mealtime, her mother-in-law told her she would heat up the plate but served her own cooking instead. Redditors agreed the mother-in-law crossed a line but that her husband was the real issue.
Now for the good news from Orman, who as speaking Tuesday at a panel run by the Bipartisan Policy Center: If employers did help hook up employees with emergency savings accounts, it would also nudge them into setting up retirement accounts. Full disclosure on Orman's view of the role employers can play for a worker's rainy day fund. She is the co-founder of SecureSave, a fintech that companies use to set up emergency savings accounts for workers, so she has a vested interest in this issue.
As his father drove from California toward Nevada, breathlessly repeating prayers while wearing a football helmet and steering erratically across the freeway, a 12-year-old boy made an emergency phone call from the passenger seat, telling dispatchers he was concerned about his safety. Dispatchers from the California Highway Patrol received a call around 5 p.m. Oct. 26 from a boy who said he was in the car with his father, who was behaving in an alarming way, said California Highway Patrol Lt. Joe Dominguez. The father and son had been at a family party earlier that day in South Los Angeles when the father asked his son if he wanted to go to the park and play football, Dominguez said.
Three stowaways were found on a ship's rudder in the Canary Islands after an 11-day ocean voyage from Nigeria, Spain's maritime rescue service said. The men found on the Alithini II oil tanker at the Las Palmas port on Monday afternoon appeared to have symptoms of dehydration and hypothermia and were transferred to hospitals on the island for medical attention, according to Spain's Maritime Safety and Rescue Society. The survivors were all from Nigeria, the Spanish government's delegation in the Canary Islands told The Associated Press.
With nearly all ballots counted, Republican Greg Wallis took a 12-vote lead Tuesday night against Democrat Christy Holstege in a tight race for a seat in the California State Assembly. Holstege, a member of the Palm Springs City Council, was leading in initial results on Election Day, but she and Wallis have been separated by razor-thin margins in recent weeks as more ballots have been counted. The latest vote count updates Tuesday showed Wallis with 84,420 votes to Holstege's 84,408.
Five cars rented by the Secret Service in Nantucket burst into flames a day after being returned. The cars were used by Secret Service agents during President Joe Biden's Thanksgiving trip. Neither Biden nor his family rode in the cars during the trip, a Secret Service spokesman told NBC.
A wealthy Connecticut woman whose criminal case file was sealed from public view was sentenced Tuesday to one year in jail for secretly recording three people, including a minor, in a manner involving sexual desire. Hadley Palmer, 54, of Greenwich, was led out of the state courtroom in Stamford in handcuffs by judicial marshals. Judge John Blawie, who sealed Palmer's case file earlier this year over objections by the The Associated Press, ordered that the file remain sealed Tuesday, keeping the specifics of the charges included in an arrest warrant shielded from public view.
The family of the late Katie Meyer, formerly Stanford University's star soccer captain, is suing the university for wrongful death, after Meyer took her life in her dorm room in February. Last week, Santa Clara County ruled that “there is no indication of foul play, and Meyer's death was determined to be self-inflicted,” prompting Meyer's family to file a lawsuit on Wednesday, Sports Illustrated reported. Meyer's death came almost immediately after she received notice that she faced disciplinary action for an incident in which she'd spilled coffee on a football player who allegedly raped her underage teammate.
Lawyers for Trump's real-estate empire rested their case Monday in a Manhattan tax-fraud trial. First, though, the trial judge scolded Trump Organization lawyers over an 11th-hour evidence dump. "Good old-fashioned sandbagging," Justice Juan Merchan called the late defense filing.
Iranian authorities said Tuesday that two former members of the national soccer team arrested this month in connection with nationwide protests have been released on bail. The announcement came hours before Iran was set to play the U.S. at the World Cup in a politically charged match that authorities are heavily promoting as they grapple with nationwide protests that are well into their third month. Parviz Boroumand, a retired goalkeeper, was arrested nearly two weeks ago on charges of participating in protests in the capital, Tehran, and was accused of damaging property.
STORY: Japan is the only G7 nation that does not allow same-sex marriage, and its constitution defines marriage as based on the mutual consent of both sexes. The ruling party of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has disclosed no plans yet to review the matter or propose legislation, though several senior members support same-sex marriage. Wednesday's ruling by the Tokyo district court said that while the ban was constitutional, the absence of a legal system to protect same-sex families is an infringement of their human rights.
The research team of scientists from seven research institutes in collaboration with the education board of Yonezawa city released the photo and video of the recreated model dubbed “Himiko of Okitama” on Nov. 4. Himiko is depicted with droopy eyes, a flat nose and straight black hair in the images made possible via DNA analysis and forensic facial reconstruction. The woman's skin color and hair type were reportedly determined based on genetic data derived from her skeletal remains exhumed in 1982.
GM President Mark Reuss' Investor Day presentation has been a font of information. Most of it's been pretty straightforward, like the info about GM service centers working on Teslas and the GMC Acadia getting larger for its third generation. When discussing what's in store for the Corvette, Reuss mentioned two vehicles.
An sharp-eyed UPS deliveryman came through in the clutch on Florida's Space Coast. According to a Saturday Facebook post from Wild Florida Rescue, a “UPS guy named Matt called in about an unknown bird with a jug attached to it.” In the comments section, the organization explains that the creature was discovered in a retention pond in front of a church on North Wickham Road in Viera.
Katie Hobbs could look the other way Or, as Arizona Election Services Director Kori Lorick put it, “In the event that they fail to canvas by the deadline, we are prepared to take legal action and ask a court to require them to carry out their statutory responsibility. What Arizona law says is that the County Board of Supervisors has a non-discretionary duty to canvass the County's election results … So, under the law, they have this responsibility, and refusing to canvass would essentially disenfranchise all of the voters in Cochise County. What did I tell you?
Medvedev, who once cast himself as a liberal moderniser as president from 2008 to 2012, has increasingly emerged as one of the most hawkish proponents of Russia's war in Ukraine, posting scathing denunciations of the West on his social media channels. "If, as (NATO Secretary-General Jens) Stoltenberg hinted, NATO were to supply the Ukrainian fanatics with Patriot systems along with NATO personnel, they would immediately become a legitimate target of our armed forces," Medvedev wrote on the Telegram messaging app.
Yoon's comments come as officials from his country and the U.S. warn that North Korea may be preparing... to resume testing nuclear weapons for the first time since 2017. He also urged China - as North Korea's closest ally - to do more to influence Pyongyang.
The tweet reflects a growing belief among tech execs that employees have become too lazy. Some tech employees may be seeing fewer office perks soon. David Marcus, a former Facebook and PayPal executive, alluded to that in a tweet on November 16.
The defense rested Monday at the Trump Organization's criminal tax fraud trial after a contentious day in court, putting the case involving former President Donald Trump's real estate empire on track for deliberations next week. Trump Organization lawyers contend that Manhattan prosecutors are seeking to punish the company for longtime finance chief Allen Weisselberg's scheme to avoid personal income taxes on company-paid perks such as an apartment and luxury cars. The defense insists that neither Trump nor the Trump family knew about Weisselberg's 15-year scheme as it was happening and that the company didn't benefit from his actions.
Emergency officials in Hawaii are warning residents near Mauna Loa of Pele's Hair — but what is it and why is it dangerous? Mauna Loa, the world's largest active volcano, began erupting at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, McClatchy News reported. The eruption is confined to Moku'āweoweo, the summit caldera of the 13,100-foot volcano, the Hawaii Volcano Observatory reported.
Kanye West began another interview on Monday, only to walk out 20 minutes later. Before he bailed on Timcast IRL, West volunteered to “go right to the heart of this anti-Semite claim,” took shots at Donald Trump after having dinner together, and made vague but insistent claims that entities are working to imprison him, possibly over unpaid taxes. The 45-year-old was flanked white nationalist Nick Fuentes, whose presence at the Mar-a-Lago face-to-face sent Trump's team into damage control, and Milo Yiannopoulos, whose past is also laden with hate speech.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes, and another leader of the right-wing group, were found guilty on Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for the attack on the U.S. Capitol by Donald Trump supporters, an important win for the Justice Department. The verdicts against Rhodes and four co-defendants, after three days of deliberations by the 12-member jury, came in the highest-profile trial so far to emerge from the deadly Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the U.S. Capitol, a failed bid to overturn then-President Trump's 2020 election defeat. Rhodes, a Yale Law School-educated former Army paratrooper and disbarred attorney, was accused by prosecutors during an eight-week trial of plotting to use force to try to block Congress from certifying Democratic President Joe Biden's election victory over Republican Trump.
“Democrats succeeded again in making the former President a central campaign issue, and Mr. Trump helped them do it.”
“If you work…to install a Supreme Court that will eliminate constitutional rights, prepare to live with the electoral consequences.”
“Trump pretty reliably put his thumb on the scale for the riskiest and most flawed candidates.”
“The Republicans should have done much better on inflation and the economy. They lacked an effective and transparent message.”
“Where does Trump end and the far-right begin?”