WNBA star Brittney Griner was sentenced Thursday to nine years in a Russian prison. This comes after she pleaded guilty to drug possession charges for carrying a cannabis-derived vape cartridge into the country in her luggage back in February. WBAL-TV 11 News has more on what this means for U.S. - Russia relations. Dr. Mortimer Sellers, director of the Center of International and Comparative Law at the University of Baltimore, said the sentence is in line with Russian law. Griner called it an "honest mistake."
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Christopher Scarver, who killed Jeffrey Dahmer in prison, said in 2015 that he did it because Dahmer taunted inmates with food
In 2015, Christopher Scarver, the inmate who killed Jeffrey Dahmer, said he did it because Dahmer taunted inmates by shaping his food into body parts.
“Don't go out there,” officials warned, saying the water was likely to rush back in at higher levels.
- The Telegraph
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been “demoted” on the Royal family’s website to bottom billing alongside the Duke of York.
Hurricane Ian strengthened into a Category 4 storm Wednesday morning.
- The New York Times
In lieu of a wedding announcement, billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott’s second husband, Dan Jewett, a science teacher, proclaimed their marriage last year by publicly promising to join her in donating their enormous fortune to good causes. A year and a half later, his name has quietly vanished from her philanthropic endeavors. On the site for the Giving Pledge, where billionaires promise to give away half of their wealth before they die, his letter no longer appears with hers. Without fa
The original 'Sweet Home Alabama' ending was reshot because test audiences thought Reese Witherspoon's character died
Director Andy Tennant recalled to Insider what it was like to watch audiences go into shock thinking he killed off his lead in original ending.
An off-duty Massachusetts National Guard member aggressively confronted a tour bus full of senior citizens thinking they were migrants
In a livestream of the pursuit, the off-duty officer slammed US immigration policy and referenced DeSantis' sending migrants to Martha's Vineyard.
Trump Sued For A Quarter Billion Dollars — How The Former President's Foresight In Real Estate Could Soften The Blow And Teach Us All A Lesson
222 + 45 = $250,000,000. That’s right. A 222-page civil suit outlining the alleged gross negligence, fraud and scams conducted by the 45th President of the United States could result in a loss of $250 million. Donald Trump, whose Digital World Acquisition Corp. project has failed spectacularly, is facing serious charges. On Sept. 21, 2022, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced that the State of New York was filing a lawsuit against Trump for “violating the law, as part of his efforts
- Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Hurricane Ian has now strengthened into a Category 3 hurricane. Here's what SC residents need to know and how it will impact them.
"Obviously this means the lawyer must have given Trump actual legal advice," mused one social media wit.
"There was no room for debate, and I like to debate," Twain told singer Jessie Ware and her mother, Lennie, on the Table Manners podcast
- Business Insider
Trump asked British Prime Minister Theresa May to 'imagine if some animals with tattoos raped your daughter' in conversation about abortion: book
The former president also reportedly described then-Vice President Mike Pence, an evangelical Christian, as the "tough one" on abortion.
The children of Prince Joachim, Queen Margrethe's second son, will be counts and countess instead of princes and princess
- National Review
“I actually had a ton of Lia Thomas’ teammates reach out to me personally, and thank me for what I’m doing”
Carlson's remarks came as Hurricane Ian, which knocked out power to Cuba, approached Florida's coast.
No kid is immune to the occasional schoolyard fight. If someone makes you mad, your natural reaction may be to argue or hit back — but Prince George has a different strategy. In a recent disagreement at school, the 9-year-old allegedly had the cheekiest comeback for a kid, and it’s the most powerful flex about […]
- In The Know by Yahoo
'Never seen anything like that in my life': Woman comes up with creative way to avoid overweight baggage fees
A woman life-hacked her way out of some overweight baggage in the most creative way.
Why are the football player and the model fighting?
Prince William and Kate Middleton just changed their social media account *again.* Earlier this month, when Queen Elizabeth II quietly passed away at the age of 96, the royal family faced several changes, including a new monarch—King Charles III—and title updates. Two members who were affected by this were Prince William and Kate Middleton. At first, the pair extended their titles from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Cornwall. Then, they gained another
- Miami Herald
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