LAS PALMAS (Reuters) -Two of three stowaways who were rescued in Spain's Canary Islands after enduring 11 days on the rudder of a fuel tanker from Nigeria have been returned to the ship with the aim of deporting them. The third person, who suffered hypothermia and dehydration during the voyage, has not yet been released from hospital on Gran Canaria, a local government spokesperson said.Under Spanish law, any stowaway who does not seek asylum must be returned by the operator of the ship to the port where the journey originated, a police spokesman told Reuters. In a photograph on Twitter by the Spanish coast guard on Monday, the three stowaways are shown hunkered on the rudder under the hull, just above the waterline of the Alithini II.
Sam Brinton was accused of stealing a mother's Vera Bradley suitcase from an airport in Minnesota. A Biden administration official has been charged with felony theft and is on leave from their post after being accused of stealing a mother's Vera Bradley suitcase from an airport in Minnesota, according to court documents and the federal government. Sam Brinton, the deputy assistant secretary of the Office of Spent Fuel and Waste Disposition at the Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy, was accused of taking the luggage from baggage claim at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport on September 16, according to a complaint filed last month.
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.
A federal appeals court has upheld the extortion and fraud convictions of a once-celebrated young Massachusetts mayor who was found guilty of extorting hundreds of thousands of dollars from marijuana businesses. In a ruling published on Monday, the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a series of challenges to former Fall River Mayor Jasiel Corriea's 2021 trial, concluding that the 30-year-old was “fairly tried and lawfully convicted by an impartial jury.” Correia, once a rising Democratic star after being elected at just 23 years old, was found guilty by jurors in Boston federal court of defrauding investors in his smartphone app and soliciting bribes from marijuana vendors who wanted to operate in the struggling mill city.
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.
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?
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.
According to WATE.com, Judge Hunter W. Carroll denied the Laundrie's motion to limit the scope of their depositions in the lawsuit filed by Joe Petito and Nichole Schmidt. Brian Laundrie's Parents Hit With Another Legal Loss! He ruled that the motion, which sought to restrict the depositions to the weeks after Gabby's death and prevent further embarrassment for Chris and Roberta, was “overly narrow.
The body of a mother who went missing in Tennessee was found in the trunk of a crashed car being driven by her girlfriend in Michigan, police say. Eleni Kassa, 31, was reported missing on Friday, Nov. 18, after she did not pick up her daughter from school, according to the Murfreesboro Police Department in Tennessee. An investigation revealed she went missing following a “possible domestic violence incident” with her girlfriend, 36-year-old Dominique Hardwick, police said.
Belarus on Tuesday held a state funeral for its foreign minister who died suddenly at age 64, triggering speculation about possible foul play in his death after he leaned toward Western countries. Belarusian authorities didn't give the cause of Vladimir Makei's death on Saturday. Makei has been a top associate of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko for more than two decades.
A federal judge ruled Khorry Ramey, 19, cannot watch her father's execution because she is too young. Kevin Johnson was sentenced to death in 2015 for killing a police officer. Kevin Johnson was sentenced to death in 2015 for killing a police officer when he was also 19 years old.
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.
Alabama prison staff strapped an inmate to a death chamber gurney, despite a court order in place at the time blocking the execution from going forward, and later subjected him to numerous needle jabs, including in the neck and collarbone region while an official held his head, attorneys wrote in a court filing. Attorneys for Kenneth Eugene Smith claimed on Friday the state violated the U.S. Constitution, various court orders and its own lethal injection protocol during the “botched” execution attempt earlier this month. The lawsuit accuses the state of violating the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishment, seeks monetary damages and asks for an injunction to block Alabama from “making a second attempt to execute Mr. Smith.”
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.
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.
A recent study from iSeeCars found that some vehicles are prone to deliver many more miles of usable driving than others. Unsurprisingly, Toyota dominated the top-10 list, but most of the other models come from General Motors with one Honda thrown into the mix. The iSeeCars study found that SUVs and trucks occupy 75 percent of the top 20 vehicles with the potential to last the longest, and Toyota alone accounts for half of the top 20.
Lawyers for Trump's real-estate empire rested their case Monday at their 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.
Burr says he didn't even notice it at first. Chances are good you're overpaying for home insurance. Given that Burr was being charged the monthly fee for five years, you'd think that his bank would pay all of the money back.
Russia is trying to make the United States understand that Washington's increasing involvement in the Ukraine conflict carries growing risks, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Tuesday, according to Russian news agencies. Moscow has repeatedly complained that Western military support for Ukraine is dragging out the conflict, now in its 10th month, while risking a possible direct confrontation between Russia and the West. "We are sending signals to the Americans that their line of escalation and ever deeper involvement in this conflict is fraught with dire consequences.
President Biden's rented Secret Service vehicles burst into flames in a parking lot Monday, just one day after he left his Nantucket vacation. The Secret Service rented five vehicles from Hertz to carry the president and his family, and all five of them caught fire in the parking lot, according to footage first obtained by the Nantucket Current. The vehicles were parked at the Nantucket airport and the blaze reportedly spread to just 40 feet away from the facility's jet fuel tanks.
Napoleon's invasion of Russia was famously stopped in its tracks, in the winter of 1812, not only by tactics or a resistant army but by the weather. During World War II, when Hitler found himself battling on two fronts—with the UK, US and other forces in the west, and with Russia in the east—it was the impossibility of fighting through the winter that contributed to his final defeat. Ukraine lies in a part of the world that regularly experiences sub-zero temperatures through the winter months; the average temperature in Kyiv in January ranges between -1 and -7 °C (30-19 °F).
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 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.
That offers some relief for Disney but also suggests Chinese authorities are keen to avoid a repeat of Shanghai's full lockdown earlier this year, which lasted two months. The media and entertainment conglomerate's parks business has rebounded strongly in 2022, after two years beset with Covid-19 and travel restrictions. Disney's international parks business has relied on Disneyland Paris to provide growth–through higher visitor numbers and increased ticket prices.
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) measured the depths of Donald Trump's audacity after the former president met with antisemitic rapper Ye and Holocaust-denying white nationalist Nick Fuentes at Mar-a-Lago. “I think it has been clear that there's no bottom to the degree to which President Trump will degrade himself and the nation,” Romney told reporters on Monday after calling Trump's meeting with the two figures “disgusting.” Romney: I think it's been clear that there is no bottom to the degree to which president trump will degrade himself and the nation.
A Walmart employee who survived last week's mass shooting at a store in Virginia has filed a $50 million lawsuit against the company for allegedly continuing to employ the shooter — a store supervisor — “who had known propensities for violence, threats and strange behavior. The lawsuit, which appears to be the first to stem from the shooting, was filed Tuesday in Chesapeake Circuit Court by Donya Prioleau. Walmart, which is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, did not immediately respond to a written request seeking comment on the litigation.
“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?”