The China Eastern Airlines plane crash in March that killed 132 people is believed to have been caused by an intentional act, U.S. officials said.Left a 66-foot-deep hole in the ground »
This woman on TikTok showed her LGBTQIA+ pride when graduating from Brigham Young University, by displaying the rainbow flag sewn inside her graduation gown. TikToker Jillian Orr (@jillianoreo) is a recent college graduate and LGBTQIA+ activist. Orr, who is bisexual, recently showed her pride by fabulously revealing a rainbow flag lining the inside of her gown when receiving her diploma from Brigham Young University, a conservative university owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
“Mommy, help me,” 9-year-old Shalom Guifarro begged as she lay dying in her family's Brooklyn apartment, after enduring hours of abuse — allegedly at the hands of the same person the child wished would save her. The heartbreaking details of the little girl's final hours were detailed by prosecutors at her mother Shemene Cato's arraignment in Brooklyn Criminal Court Tuesday, where she was ordered held without bail. Cato, 48, is charged with murder, manslaughter, assault and other crimes in her youngest daughter's death over a missing tablet Sunday morning.
Rumors of health problems and secret surgery have followed the Russian president for decades. Speculation about President Vladimir Putin's health reached fever pitch on Sunday after former MI6 Russia spy Christopher Steele indicated the Russian president could be seriously ill. Speaking to Sky News, Steele said Putin's health could be a factor in the unfolding invasion of Ukraine.
Apparently, however, this isn't a matter of product malfunction so much as it is one of user error. TikToker Ali Abdaal recently learned the correct way to use a Post-it note and shared how in a quick video. Watch this Brooklyn bedroom go from drab to fabulous in one day: “I was today years old when I realized I've been using Post-its all wrong,” Abdaal wrote in the caption.
A viral video of a Texas student choking an Indian American peer has sparked a petition against the aggressor. In a video circulating online, Shaan Pritmani can be seen being assaulted and choked by a white student in the cafeteria of Coppell Middle School in Texas on May 11. The video begins with the aggressor choking Shaan with his right arm before demanding him to stand up from his seat.
People on Twitter are using Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.)'s own words against him. Cawthorn, who has been involved in various controversies ― including insider trading and sexual harassment allegations ― lost a re-election campaign to conservative challenger Chuck Edwards in the GOP primary for the 11th Congressional District Tuesday. Now, Twitter users are making sure his parting message to one former Republican leader is receiving attention.
A TikToker is going viral after sharing how Airbnb arbitrage properties changed her life. The post comes from The KarWells (@thekarwells), two friends who run a successful real estate business and a TikTok page full of investing tips. In one of the page's most popular clips, Sarah Glidewell, one half of The KarWells, recently explained how she went from making $50,000 per year to over $100,000 from Airbnb rental properties.
A former choir teacher of a local high school is facing criminal charges after court documents say she had an inappropriate relationship with a student. According to a press release from the New Wilmington Police Department, an investigation into 26-year-old Olivia Lois Ortz began after the principal of the Wilmington Area High School received a call from Ortz's husband, reporting the alleged relationship. The student also said the relationship allegedly turned into a romantic one that resulted in sexual activity.
Reality TV couple Julie and Todd Chrisley are on trial for bank fraud and tax evasion in Atlanta. Todd and Julie Chrisley lived an extravagant, reality-TV-worthy lifestyle that was built on lies, according to prosecutors. In her opening statement on Tuesday, Assistant US Attorney Annalise Peters said that the couple — best known for their USA Network reality series "Chrisley Knows Best" — submitted fake documents exaggerating their wealth to banks to borrow more than $30 million that they "burned" on luxury items while also hiding money from the IRS.
The Arizona Senate on Monday opened an ethics investigation into a firebrand Republican member who tweeted inflammatory comments about last weekend's racist attack at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket that left 10 people dead. The referral of Sen. Wendy Rogers of Flagstaff to the Ethics Committee was in lieu of the immediate expulsion that Democratic lawmakers were planning, GOP Majority Leader Rick Gray said. Due process considerations require no less than an ethics investigation, he said.
A former Trump advisor, Fiona Hill, recently recalled a dinner encounter with Vladimir Putin. Fiona Hill, an advisor on Russia under President Donald Trump, has described what it was like sitting next to Russian President Vladimir Putin at dinner, including an odd smell she says he exuded.
Surveillance footage from China showed an 8-year-old boy violently stomping on the head of a 2-year-old girl to steal the snacks she was carrying. On May 5, the boy, named Zhuang, entered the toddler's home in Haikou where she was playing alone, according to a Weibo post from Owl Video. In the surveillance footage, the boy is seen kicking the 2-year-old to the ground before violently stomping on her head.
U.S. authorities on Monday announced the discovery of a major drug smuggling tunnel — running about the length of a six football fields — from Mexico to a warehouse in an industrial area in the U.S. The secret passage from Tijuana to San Diego featured rail and ventilation systems, electricity and reinforced walls, authorities said. It was discovered near San Diego's Otay Mesa border crossing in an area where more than a dozen other sophisticated tunnels have been found in the last two decades. U.S. authorities said it was unknown how long the tunnel had been operating and what amount of drugs, if any, got through undetected.
Authorities in Columbus, Ohio have released footage showing the moments a Tesla crashes into the Greater Columbus Convention Center on May 4, 2022. According to police, the driver of the 2020 Telsa Model S said he lost control of his brakes.
Donald Trump prizes the power of his endorsement over just about anything, but the former president's preferred candidates didn't fare so well on Tuesday night. Mehmet Oz is leading David McCormick in the Senate primary in Pennsylvania, but not by enough to avoid a recount. Madison Cawthorn, meanwhile, failed to defend his seat in North Carolina despite Trump asking voters to give him a “second chance.”
ISTANBUL (Reuters) -Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Swedish and Finnish delegations should not bother coming to Ankara to convince it to approve their NATO bid. Sweden's government has formally decided to apply for NATO membership, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said on Monday, a day after Finnish President Sauli Niinisto confirmed that Helsinki will also apply for membership. Turkey surprised its NATO allies last week by saying it would not view their applications positively, mainly citing their history of hosting members of groups Ankara deems terrorists.
A KFC employee saved the day over the weekend after calling the police when a woman left a note begging for help, according to court records. Officers were told by an employee of the KFC that a woman had left a note begging for help and gave a description of the woman and the man with her, the affidavit said. Officers were able to make contact with Diego Glay and the woman who matched the description given by the KFC employee.
An animal dashed down a busy road in Montana and into a cemetery. Jessica Jaeger and her husband, Dylan Heiner, spotted the critter in Butte and knew this wasn't an animal they had typically seen. “We were driving down a fairly busy road in Butte when he ran out of a neighborhood and into the cemetery,” Jaeger told McClatchy News.
New York Yankees left-hander Nestor Cortes said he deactivated his Twitter account after screenshots surfaced Sunday of tweets from a decade ago that included racial slurs. Cortes appeared to be quoting rap lyrics in at least some of the tweets, and he did not seem to be using the words to demean anyone directly. “I felt like it wasn't the right message that I wanted to send out, when I was 17 years old," Cortes said before Monday's game against Baltimore.
Cramer has been a fan of Apple for years. In the latest earnings conference call, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the company hasn't been immune to supply chain disruptions. CFO Luca Maestri added that supply constraints — resulting from COVID-related disruptions and silicon shortages — could impact sales by $4 billion to $8 billion.
Pennsylvania Republicans had a much different reaction in 2020, when former President Donald Trump prevailed with the bulk of in-person votes, but President Joe Biden won the mail-in vote, propelling his close victory in the state and Trump's subsequent failed frenzy to prove there was voter fraud. The day after the 2020 election, Trump and his allies accused Democrats of trying to steal the election and sought to stop Pennsylvania's continuing tally of absentee ballots as they overcame his lead over Biden. With roughly 95% of votes counted, Oz was leading McCormick by a fraction of a percentage point — fewer than 2,000 votes.
Former Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek on Tuesday won the Democratic gubernatorial primary, beating state Treasurer Tobias Read in a victory for the party's progressive wing. With current Gov. Kate Brown, a progressive Democrat, term limited the state's highest seat is up for grabs in the fall. Kotek, and the Republican who wins the gubernatorial primary, will be in a three-way race in November with Betsy Johnson, a former longtime Democratic state senator who is running as an independent.
A passenger aboard a cruise ship sailing along southern Alaska fell off the vessel in the middle of the night and vanished, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. It happened around 3 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, as the cruise ship Celebrity Solstice was passing Eldred Rock in Lynn Canal, officials said in a news release. The moment was recorded by a security camera, KOMO News reported.
Kristin Chenoweth is opening up about a tragic moment from her childhood. The Tony Award winner, 53, is trying to help find answers to the brutal 1977 rape and murder of three Oklahoma girls on a camping trip that she was supposed to attend, in a new documentary. "This is a story I wish I never had to tell," Chenoweth says in the trailer for ABC News Studios' Keeper of the Ashes: The Oklahoma Girl Scout Murders released Monday.
A former University of Kansas soccer goalie has been killed and her husband has been charged with first-degree murder in her death, police said. Officers found Regan Noelle Gibbs, 25, fatally wounded Monday night in her apartment in Lawrence, Kansas. Police said her husband, 26-year-old Chad Joseph Marek, called 911, and he was arrested at the scene.
“It could give millions a chance to finally buy a house or start their business or help their kids get an education, too.”
“You signed a contract…If you don’t want to deal with the financial pressure of debt, don’t take out the loan.”
“Without action from Biden, Black student debt will hinder his agenda with respect to eliminating racial inequities.”
“Blanket relief could end up routing too much relief to those who do not need it and too little to those who do.”
“Unlike a number of other policy issues, student debt relief doesn’t need to be pushed through a narrowly controlled Congress.”