Records show that some people who are paid $1,000 a head by the government to give protected mustangs "good homes" are sending the horses to auction.'They cared about the money' »
A Venezuelan court on Friday seized the headquarters of the El Nacional newspaper, after it failed to pay a $13 million defamation award to top socialist party official Diosdado Cabello, both Cabello and the paper's leaders said. Venezuela's Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ) last month issued the award, which stems from a 2015 lawsuit Cabello - a lawmaker and vice president of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela - filed against El Nacional after it reprinted a Spanish newspaper article asserting U.S. officials were investigating Cabello for alleged ties to drug trafficking. The paper at the time said it could not pay that amount.
Reports in the international media that Israel had entered Gaza to battle militants are being viewed by some as the result of a ploy to lure the fighters into defensive positions that made them targets for Israeli airpower. On Thursday, news that Israel Defense Forces troops were massing at Israel's border with Gaza was widely reported. Then, early Friday in Israel, an IDF statement prompted news outlets to widely report that an invasion had begun.
Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and her husband are under investigation for allegedly filing tax exemptions for two separate homes in different counties, which is a violation of Georgia law. WSB-TV reported that 2020 Georgia state tax records unearthed by investigative reporter Justin Gray revealed the couple was receiving a large tax break on their homes. A homestead exemption provides up to a $2,000 exemption from county and school taxes, according to Newsweek.
A passenger on board an El Al flight captured Israel's missile-defense system in action. The clip shows rockets, fired from Gaza, being intercepted mid-air. Over 2000 rockets have been fired from Gaza towards Israel since Monday, the IDF said.
Britain's health minister says a fast-spreading coronavirus variant first identified in India is likely to become the dominant strain of the virus in the U.K. Health officials are conducting door-to-door testing in several areas of the country in an attempt to curb the spread of the variant, which the government has warned could disrupt the U.K.'s reopening plans. Surge vaccinations in key regions are to begin shortly. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the new strain, formally known as B.1.617.2, is more transmissible than the U.K.'s dominant strain.
Shortly after meeting at the White House on Wednesday, House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy signaled a renewed effort with an aggressive fundraising text targeting his host, the president. "I just met with Corrupt Joe Biden and he's STILL planning to push his radical Socialist agenda onto the American people," the text said. McCarthy and other Republicans have said intraparty squabbles, including the drama surrounding Rep. Liz Cheney, distracted them from presenting a unified front against Biden and his big spending plans.
Police finally found the missing tiger that terrified Houston residents for a week. The tiger had mostly been staying with the wife of its owner, who was arrested May 10. The Bengal tiger that alarmed residents of Houston, Texas, for nearly a full week after going missing was safely turned over to a city animal shelter on Saturday, police said in a news conference.
A suspected white supremacist is facing charges after allegedly ditching a bullet-riddled car containing three dead men in the parking lot of an Albuquerque hospital this week. Richard Kuykendall, a 41-year-old with an “apparent association” with the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang, was charged Friday with being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition for his role in the Wednesday triple homicide, according to a criminal complaint filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for New Mexico. Prosecutors allege that after a deadly shootout in a nearby alley, Kuykendall drove to Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital with the victims, removed his shirt and told a security officer “that there were three dead guys in the Chevy” before he walked away.
She's back and she definitely knows how to make an entrance. Mere days after vacationing with her ex fiance Ben Affleck in Montana, Jennifer Lopez returned to Miami. Earlier this week, the superstar was pictured shooting an ad for Coach, and also doing a little maintenance at the gym.
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Liz Cheney told ABC News she now regrets her vote for Trump in the 2020 presidential election. "It was a vote based on policy ... in terms of the kinds of policies he put forward," she said. Cheney criticized House Republicans for ousting her to promote Rep. Elise Stefanik to leadership.
If ever there was a time to want to be driving an electric car, it may have been last week — after the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack forced the company to take some of its systems offline. Fuel shortages resulting from the attack caused panic in parts of the country, with residents lining up at the pump, causing gas prices to spike. Long lines, high gas prices and short tempers are frustrations that electric vehicle owners like Kathleen Biggins are glad they don't have to deal with.
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A suspect is in custody after a 4-year-old boy was found slain in the middle of a Dallas street early Saturday with “multiple wounds” from what police believe was some kind of edged weapon. The Dallas Police Department confirmed the arrest of an adult male late Saturday, but stopped short of identifying the suspect and gave no further details on the brutal killing of the tot. The boy was found lying in a road in the 7500 block of Saddleridge Drive shortly before 7 a.m., Executive Assistant Chief Albert Martinez told NBC Dallas-Fort Worth.
Rep. Liz Cheney said some GOP lawmakers feared the consequences of opposing Donald Trump. Cheney said some GOP voted not to impeach Trump not because they thought he was innocent but out of fear. Cheney was ousted from her GOP leadership position last week over her opposition to Trump.
As vice president, Joe Biden reportedly told staff not to serve one particular food item at events. The forbidden food in question: those fiber-filled leafy greens. According to The New York Times, Biden, now the president, didn't want to be photographed with leaves in his teeth.
When a Georgia airport expanded a runway during World War II, it paved over a family burial site. Two graves remain at the edge of runway 10 and 28, while two more are off to the side. While runway 10 at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in Georgia may not be a particularly difficult or scary landing, it does involve touching down near a pair of graves.
A driver was killed Saturday when a 41-year-old Tampa driver knocked their vehicle off U.S. 41 and sent them crashing into a power pole, troopers say. The driver's vehicle was trapped beneath downed power lines at the crash scene, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash took place about 6:45 p.m. on U.S. 41 north of Valroy Road near Manatee RV Park.
So when DeGeneres announced that, after 19 seasons, she would be ending "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" next year because she was tired of doing it — rather than, say, as a reaction to recent accusations of the show being a toxic work environment rife with alleged sexual harassment, accusations that led to three male executive producers being fired this summer — “OK, Ellen, your ratings are in the tank, say what you must” seemed a natural enough reaction, especially for those of us who have been wanting DeGeneres to return to the "comedian, actor" portion of her bio for years.
Getty) /> Donald Trump is reportedly planning to hold his first political rallies since the event for supporters in Washington DC on 6 January which sparked the Capitol riots. The former president is expected to appear at two events in June, and a third in July, although exact locations and dates are not yet known, insiders told The New York Post. The New York Post reported that “the president's team is in the process of selecting venues for a pair of events in June.
Meghan McCain has accused Marjorie Taylor Greene of "behaving like an animal." McCain's Twitter thread was in response to a 2019 video of Greene harassing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Meghan McCain slammed Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for making all Republicans look like "psychotic barbarians," the conservative co-host of ABC's "The View" wrote on Twitter.
SHELBY, N.C. – For many students prom is a pivotal high school memory, but for Isabella Killough plans to celebrate a final time among her friends was not permitted. A senior at Burns High School in Lawndale, North Carolina, Killough was not allowed to attend prom on May 1 because she is a remote learner. I was very discouraged because after a crazy school year, it was something to look forward to,” Killough said.
One month after going public with his girlfriend, Henry Cavill is speaking out about his relationship with Natalie Viscuso. The 38-year-old actor shared a selfie with Viscuso on Instagram Saturday, taking to the caption to pen a lengthy message that addressed the criticism their relationship has received across social media since they went public. There has been lots of, let's call it speculation for now, about my private life and professional partnerships.
“If Facebook lets Trump back on Facebook and Instagram, he'll assuredly restart his assault on democracy.”
“Facebook should have known better than to believe that it could limit speech on its platform without setting a terrible precedent.”
“Providing a microphone and an amplifier for deceit isn't fighting the good fight for free speech.”
“It’s no defense of Mr. Trump’s conduct to say that the digital public square shouldn’t suppress speech by political leaders.”
“The former president no longer gets the ‘head of state’ exception to terms of service.”