Police continue to search for Florida college student Miya Marcano after a maintenance man — who authorities said she had "rebuffed" — was found dead of an apparent suicide.Last seen Friday at her apartment complex »
Ask any of the 2,600 residents in this South Carolina town whether they know Alex Murdaugh, and you'll probably get a quick nod. Ask them to tell you about Murdaugh, though, and you'll get a firm head shake, followed by: “You're not going to quote me, are you?” No one wants to talk about the influential lawyer whose wife and son were killed and who's now accused in a string of controversies — at least, not in the open. For the past century, the Murdaughs have steered much of the legal world in this remote corner of South Carolina — north of Savannah, Georgia, and far from the interstate or just about anything else.
Grisham wrote that Trump didn't want to be "the butt of a joke" of TV comedians. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump skipped anesthesia for a previously-unreported 2019 colonoscopy at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center so he wouldn't have to temporarily relinquish his presidential powers, according to The New York Times.
Back in April, hall-of-fame NFL quarterback Troy Aikman shared a shirtless photo to his social media that showed the FOX Sports analyst is still surprisingly ripped, sporting six-pack abs and at 54. Yesterday, in a lengthy Instagram post, Aikman provided a little more insight into the workout and diet that helps him stay fit. "Many have asked to share my workout program but for me, working out regularly is just a part of the overall plan," he wrote.
When the Taliban won back control of the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar last month, they set out to settle a score with an old foe. As they searched for prominent local politician Ajmal Omar - who had helped drive the militants out of a Nangarhar district a year earlier and tried to dissuade young Afghans from joining them - Taliban members detonated explosives at his ancestral home. Images from the sources, which Reuters could not independently verify, show a badly damaged property and family members with injuries they say were from Taliban beatings.
Brian Laundrie's parents called the police on Dog the Bounty Hunter over the weekend. The North Port Police Department responded to a 911 call from the family on the matter, police said. Brian Laundrie's parents called the police on Duane "Dog the Bounty Hunter" Chapman after he showed up at their Florida home over the weekend, police confirmed to Insider Monday.
The atmosphere just pressed shuffle, and this pattern change playlist is coming to a city near you. SEPTEMBER FIREHOSE, EYEING RECORD RAINFALL Not one but two troughs will steer low-pressure systems towards British Columbia. The first trough sticks around until Tuesday, then a potentially more powerful one migrates in on Wednesday.
Law enforcement officials on Monday said the gunman who killed one person and wounded 14 others at a Tennessee supermarket before killing himself had been asked to leave his job at the grocery store earlier that day. “He was a third-party vendor working inside Kroger and was asked to leave his job the morning of Thursday, September 23, 2021,” the release said. “The police department is processing evidence to include electronic evidence, as well as the crime scene vehicles, and interviewing other potential witnesses.”
Former President Donald Trump has lost in an effort to enforce a nondisclosure agreement against former White House aide and The Apprentice star Omarosa Manigault Newman, The New York Times reports. Manigault Newman is also the author of Unhinged, an unfavorable tell-all about her time in the Trump administration. "Donald has used this type of vexatious litigation to intimidate, harass and bully for years," said Manigault Newman in a statement.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told Politico she's planning on voting against the bipartisan infrastructure deal. Progressives have said for months the roads-and-bridges bill must be passed in conjunction with another social spending bill. Now, the social spending reconciliation package seems imperiled or on hold as Democrats negotiate.
On September 6, a member of the Maverick Truck Club forum started a thread asking what people planned to tow with their new compact Ford pickups. On the last page, a member who goes by "coolhip33" posted that he or she had ordered a Maverick with the optional 2.0-liter EcoBoost in front-wheel drive with the 4K Tow package that doubles the pickup's tow rating to 4,000 pounds. The poster then crossed out "FWD" and left a note, "Updated: Just notified we have to buy AWD."
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) is being ripped on social media for her unusual defense of allegations she abused her power by using her office to help a daughter get a real estate appraisal license from a state agency. She didn't address the allegation but instead claimed it was an attack on her “children. The Associated Press on Monday reported that Noem hauled multiple state officials into a meeting with herself and daughter Kassidy Peters, then 26, when it seemed she was going to be denied the license.
In the 1950s the town of Rockport was home to nearly 27 families, according to the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation. Come present day, the Rockport Reservoir isn't so much of a lake anymore — with extreme weather conditions bringing the water to “about a quarter of its total capacity,” the Weather Network reported. “It's kind of sad, because of the drought conditions, but it's a cool little glimmer to look back and see what was there,” said Utah Division of State Parks spokesman, Devan Chavez, the Salt Lake City Tribune reported.
A Florida man was charged with first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend after he confessed to his mother and she called police, sheriff's officials said Monday. Jason Robinson was arrested Saturday night after a struggle in which he removed a Polk County Sheriff's stun gun and radio and attempted to choke him, the sheriff's office said in a news release. Two witnesses came to the aid of the deputy and helped secure Robinson in handcuffs, authorities said.
A female freshman college student in California who has 12 years of karate training fought off an attacker wearing a skeleton mask, while two of her male peers rushed out of a window to assist her. "He punches me in the face, I hit the trash can behind me," the victim, who wished to remain anonymous, told Fox 11 of the attack at Chapman University. The incident reportedly unfolded on Chapman's campus in Orange as the 18-year-old freshman was FaceTiming her boyfriend at a picnic table outside her dorm on Friday.
The National Weather Service warned road users in western Washington to be cautious as heavy rain and hail fell on Monday, September 27. This footage, posted by J Kimerer on Twitter, shows hailstones falling. Kimerer said the footage was taken in Federal Way, a city in the Seattle metro area.
R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” was convicted Monday in a sex trafficking trial after decades of avoiding criminal responsibility for numerous allegations of misconduct with young women and children. A jury of seven men and five women found Kelly, 54, guilty of all nine counts, including racketeering, on their second day of deliberations. Kelly wore a face mask below black-rimmed glasses, remaining motionless with eyes downcast, as the verdict was read in federal court in Brooklyn.
Sometimes you just hit lucky. In 2010, six years after I finished my biography of Mary, Queen of Scots, Sotheby's invited me to examine a cache of Elizabeth I documents that they were offering for sale. Intrigued, I paid a visit to New Bond Street, where, breathtakingly, 43 documents in pristine condition – more than half signed by Elizabeth or her leading courtiers – were laid before me.
"What the hell were you thinking?" Trump said to Melania and her then-aide Stephanie Grisham. The scene is detailed in a forthcoming book by Melania's ex-advisor Stephanie Grisham. President Donald Trump exploded at his wife, Melania Trump, after she wore an infamous army-green jacket with the message "I really don't care, do u?" scrawled on the back, according to a new book.
The Kremlin warned on Monday that any expansion of NATO military infrastructure in Ukraine would cross one of President Vladimir Putin's "red lines", and Belarus said it had agreed to take action with Moscow to counter growing NATO activity. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, a close Moscow ally, accused the United States of setting up training centres in Ukraine which he said amounted to military bases. He said he had discussed the issue with Putin.
Days later, the Bureau of Natural Resources declared Tomkunas the new record holder. This was a tough one to verify as Channel Cats and White Cats, especially when so large, look very similar,” the agency stated. But] with multiple sets of expert eyes, we confirm the new state record.
Many Americans have signed a petition requesting a fourth stimulus check as they continue to struggle with the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lawmakers haven't yet moved forward with a broad-based effort to deposit another direct payment into Americans' bank accounts -- but the Biden administration did announce recently that a specific group of Americans will get another $600. According to an announcement from the U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, the Biden administration is planning to distribute another stimulus payment to workers in certain industries.
The United States has tested an air-breathing hypersonic weapon capable of speeds faster than five times the speed of sound, marking the first successful test of the class of weapon since 2013, the Pentagon said on Monday. The test took place as the United States and its global rivals quicken their pace to build hypersonic weapons - the next generation of arms that rob adversaries of reaction time and traditional defeat mechanisms. In July, Russia said it had successfully tested a Tsirkon(Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile, a weapon President Vladimir Putin has touted as part of a new generation of missile systems without equal in the world.
A fountain of lava was observed erupting from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma on September 28. Copernicus EMS said on Tuesday that satellite imagery indicated that some 589 buildings and 21 kilometers (13.5 miles) of roadway had been destroyed by volcanic activity since September 19. This footage, recorded early on Tuesday morning, shows a fountain of lava spouting into the air.
EXCLUSIVE: Duane "Dog the Bounty Hunter" Chapman is investigating a tip that alleges Brian Laundrie, the fugitive fiancé of Gabby Petito, went into a Florida campground 75 miles away with his parents in early September — but only two of them were seen leaving. Chapman announced Saturday he was entering the search for Laundrie, and tips quickly poured in. A Pinellas County sheriff spokesperson told Fox News it was not conducting an investigation at Ft. DeSoto.
Unidentified aircraft hit a base run by Iranian-backed militias in Syria's eastern province of Deir al Zor near the Iraqi border where Tehran has in the last year expanded its military presence, residents and military sources said on Monday. They said the strikes were south of the town of Mayadeen along the Euphrates River which has become a major base for several Shi'ite militias, mostly from Iraq, since Islamic State militants were driven out nearly four years ago. Iranian-backed militia fighters patrolling the streets were put on heightened alert and ambulances were seen rushing to the desert outskirts of the city after several explosions were heard, two residents said.
“It wouldn’t take much of an annual wealth tax to rescue the retirement system.”
“Privatizing Social Security — or at least letting individuals opt-out so they can escape the sinking ship — would be a huge win.”
“Congress could save hundreds of billions of dollars by modestly paring back the benefit formula for future wealthy retirees.”
“Raising the retirement age reduces the number of beneficiaries, thereby reducing the costs of the program.”
“Social Security as we know it needs to be abolished and replaced with a better system.”