A case of the Omicron coronavirus variant was identified in Minnesota on Thursday, the state's health department said.Resident's recent travel history »
France's Catholic Church said on Thursday the pope had accepted the resignation of Paris archbishop Michel Aupetit who asked for forgiveness after reports over a relationship with a woman. The 70-year-old cleric, who is bound by the church's celibacy rule, has denied any intimate relationship with the unnamed woman in comments to Le Point magazine, though he acknowledged his behaviour may have been ambiguous. "I have been deeply troubled by the attacks on me ...
Candace Owens' data regarding which racial group is the most violent in America has landed her in hot water following an appearance on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” The network's go-to Black conservative claimed that Black people “are the most murderous group” in the nation. The FBI has been warning about the danger of white supremacy groups for over a decade.
Viral Facebook post: COVID-19 death rates in England are higher among vaccinated people than unvaccinated. PolitiFact's ruling: False Here's why: Referencing one chart in a 30-page report while omitting important context, bloggers falsely claimed in an article that COVID-19 death rates in England are much higher among vaccinated people than unvaccinated. The article included the headline, "COVID death rates 4 to 1, vaccinated to unvaxxed."
Former South Africa paralympic superstar, Oscar Pistorius, jailed in 2016 for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has been moved closer to her family ahead of reconciliation talks that could help pave the way for his early release from prison. Pistorius, known as "Blade Runner" for his carbon-fibre prosthetic legs, went from public hero to convicted murderer in a trial that drew worldwide interest. Pistorius is set to speak to Steenkamp's parents, June and Barry Steenkamp, in a process known as victim-offender dialogue - an integral part of South Africa's restorative justice programme in its prison system that brings parties affected by a particular crime together in a bid to achieve closure.
Authorities on Wednesday identified the teenage suspect in the mass shooting a day earlier at Michigan's Oxford High School as 15-year-old Ethan Crumbley, painting a picture of a clear-eyed teen who planned and executed a rampage that left at least four students dead and seven others, a teacher among them, injured. Crumbley, a sophomore, was previously flagged by administrators for “behavior in the classroom that they felt was concerning,” Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard said Wednesday. Then, his parents were brought into the school the morning of the shooting for a face-to-face meeting about their son's behavior, according to Bouchard.
An accuser testified at Maxwell's trial that Epstein took her on a flight with Prince Andrew. The accuser added that Epstein introduced her to Trump at Mar-a-Lago when she was 14 years old. NEW YORK — An accuser at Ghislaine Maxwell's sex-trafficking trial testified Wednesday that she was on a flight with Prince Andrew in the same period of time that Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused her.
This is one of those times: During the entire month of December, Amazon is giving away a whopping eight games and tons of free loot to Amazon Prime members. Not a member? Believe it or not, you can still get the goods.
FIRST ON FOX: Waukesha Christmas parade suspect Darrell Brooks Jr. divulged details of his life, criticized the mother of one of his children and implied that he was unable to pay child support because he kept "getting incarcerated" in a letter sent to a Wisconsin judge in 2011 pertaining to one of his paternity cases, Fox News has learned. Brooks, 39, sent two letters to court officials over the course of two years in connection with the child support case for one of his children. The second, obtained by Fox News Digital through a records search, is longer – three pages total – and was sent to a different official, Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Pieper, asking the jurist not to send him back to Waukesha jail.
A 2005 BMW 5-series parked in the way of firefighters at a hydrant got its windows smashed out so they could run their giant high-pressure hose right through the car. The owner told the New York Post he's stressed, but, well, he did leave his car in front of a hydrant for four days. It's common enough that it was in the movie Backdraft, and you can find plenty of other examples online—but even so, there seems to be a bit of trend going on with BMW drivers parking in front of hydrants.
WATCH: Yahoo Finance's new Elizabeth Holmes documentary here During his cross-examination, Leach pressed Holmes on her efforts to kill a 2015 investigative report in the Wall Street Journal by John Carreyrou that exposed Theranos' flawed technology. That report arguably accelerated the demise of the startup Holmes launched at age 19 after dropping out of Stanford University. Leach also showed jurors previously sealed text messages that Holmes exchanged with her former boyfriend and Theranos COO, Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, expressing a goal to “get ahead” of the Journal's report.
The family of Sativa Transue, a 26-year-old American woman from Spokane, Washington who was found dead in her Cancun hotel room while on vacation with her boyfriend, said she looked like she had been “beaten to a bloody pulp” when Mexican authorities discovered her body on Saturday. “I received a call from the Mexican consulate letting me know my daughter has passed away and that she's been found dead,” Jayme Bolieu, Sativa's mother, told The Daily Beast in an interview. Sativa's mother and sister are still trying to make sense of what happened that Friday night and Saturday morning.
One big tip Gronkowski follows is avoiding any processed sugar and most processed foods overall. Rob Gronkowski reaps the benefits of playing alongside Tom Brady, both on the field and off it. The 32-year-old Pro Bowl tight end said he learned to cut certain foods out of his diet by watching Brady and following some of his health habits.
Two teenagers are facing nearly 100 charges in the District for a list of crimes including armed robbery, attempted kidnapping and fraud.
The FBI conducted 687,788 background checks related to firearm purchases during the week leading up to Black Friday. The bureau processed 187,585 background checks on Black Friday alone, topping the 2020 gun sales record. Police in Oxford, Michigan said the firearm used in Tuesday's deadly high school shooting was a pistol purchased on Black Friday.
Every time archaeologists discover an ancient mummy, excitement soon follows. Mummies, of course, are often so well preserved that they capture the essence of who ancient peoples were when they were alive. As well as what ancient peoples decided to do with their bodies after they died.
A woman rejected a potential roommate but is second-guessing her decision. No shade, but it's time to stop mooching off your parents' Amazon Prime — here's why She shared the dilemma on Reddit's “Am I the A******? AITA)” forum.
Looks like space was saving its best for last in 2021, as the arrival of the newly found comet Leonard will be one of the most visible this year. The comet, discovered by Greg Leonard, a senior researcher at the University of Arizona, was first spotted at the Mount Lemmon Observatory just outside of Tucson, Arizona on Jan. 3. Robert Lunsford with the American Meteor Society told USA TODAY the comet won't be the most spectacular one ever but will be "the brightest comet this year."
Jonshel Alexander, a former child actor best known for her supporting role in 2012's “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” died Nov. 27 in New Orleans. According to police, Alexander and an unidentified man were shot multiple times while sitting in a car in the city's 7th Ward. Alexander was declared dead on the scene by paramedics; her companion survived and was able to drive himself to the hospital, according to Nola.com.
Leaders in the Black community of Virginia Beach called Wednesday for a federal investigation into the fatal police shooting of a Black man, saying his right to carry a gun for protection was ignored during a night of violence earlier this year on the city's oceanfront. The Second Amendment does not work when it comes to African Americans,” Carl Wright, an activist and former local NAACP chapter president, said at a news conference. He was a legal gun carrier.
The 101st Airborne Division has launched an inquiry into the planning and execution of a helicopter flyover of Nashville's Nissan Stadium before an NFL game on Nov. 14, Army Times has learned. An investigation from Nashville's NewsChannel 5 released Monday sparked scrutiny of the operation, and the Federal Aviation Administration will reportedly review the incident to see whether the flyover violated any aviation rules. Army spokesperson Lt. Col. Terence Kelley confirmed that the 101st Airborne Division's commanding general, Maj. Gen. Joseph McGee, “has directed [a] preliminary inquiry into this event.”
Video shows someone claiming to be an officer asking to enter a room during the Oxford, MI, shooting. Students were seen to be suspicious after that person called them "bro." The sheriff said that person was not the gunman and likely an officer trying to calm students.
In fact, the price correction is borderline comical, per Courvalin's calculations. "The lack of discretionary buying activity in the face of an uncertain new COVID variant has therefore left prices in free-fall and pricing in a dire demand outlook. We estimate based on our pricing model, that the market has now priced in a mammoth c.
Dr. Anthony Fauci listed eight steps that people should take in their daily lives to address the Omicron variant. In a Tuesday briefing with the White House's COVID-19 response team, Fauci — the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases — said existing pandemic measures should work against the newly detected variant. "These things we have been doing, we need to keep doing them," Fauci said.
UPDATED with statement from Hannah Gutierrez-Reed) Santa Fe police may be a step closer to discovering where the live round fired last month by Alec Baldwin that killed Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins came from. In a fourth search warrant approved by a New Mexico judge, detectives on Tuesday revealed that armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed's father Thell Reed reached out to them November 15 to tell them about possibly hundreds of rounds of live ammunition that Rust “armorer mentor” Seth Kenney took from him earlier this year. Kenney told the elder Reed to “write it off” when the veteran armorer and stuntman repeatedly inquired about the rounds.
An Indian man has built a one-third sized replica of the historic Taj Mahal for his wife, but unlike the original, it's their residence, not a mausoleum. Constructed with white marble from the same city in Rajasthan state that provided the Taj Mahal's stone, the imitation includes the real monument's large dome, intricate minarets and even some of its artwork. The famed 17th century Taj Mahal, often called a monument to love, was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the northern Indian city of Agra in memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaz.
“I know it doesn’t feel like it, but inflation is both a feature and a bug of a normalizing economy.”
“What is not going to work, and hasn’t worked, is trying to talk people out of the lived reality of higher prices.”
“When inflation expectations rise, actual inflation tends to follow.”
“The Fed must acknowledge that its monetary policy has been a source of inflation, and that it will need to raise interest rates.”
“The supply chain logjams are the core of the problem right now, and that should work itself out over time.”