Philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, the wife of music legend Clarence Avant, was killed in her Beverly Hills home Wednesday. A Los Angeles man is in custody.Suspect shot himself in foot »
Afghanistan's Taliban government on Friday released a decree on women's rights which said women should not be considered "property" and must consent to marriage but failed to mention female access to education or work outside the home. The Taliban has been under pressure from the international community, who have mostly frozen funds for Afghanistan, to commit to upholding women's rights since the hardline Islamist group took over the country on Aug. 15. It set out the rules governing marriage and property for women, stating women should not be forced into marriage and widows should have share in their late husband's property.
It's that we're invisible when our more conventionally attractive friends are around. I can't tell you how many times my hot friends and I have been out somewhere, and I end up just wandering away because it feels SO awkward that these men are, like, so afraid that I'll take even a friendly introduction as, 'I'm interested in this ugly girl. They'll meet everyone else, say hi, talk to them, etc., and just pretend I'm not standing there.
The Daily Show host Trevor Noah has touched a nerve among a certain segment of his fans, expressing skepticism in an online post of the motives of Moderna's CEO in pushing for new vaccinations. On Twitter earlier today, Noah raised an eyebrow and seemed to claim Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel is pushing for new COVID-19 vaccines for monetary reasons. Noah based that on reports so far that the omicron variant symptoms are mild.
Officials have agreed to allow as many as 900 bison from Yellowstone National Park to be shot by hunters, sent to slaughter or placed in quarantine this winter in a program that seeks to prevent the animals from spreading a disease to cattle. An additional 200 bison among the park's more than 5,000 bison could be captured or hunted in the late winter if those numbers are met, federal, tribal and state officials agreed in a meeting Wednesday. Bison routinely leave Yellowstone and head north into Montana each winter, raising concerns that the animals could spread brucellosis to cattle.
Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald told CNN she is still considering charging the suspect's parents. The 15-year-old suspected gunman in a Michigan high school shooting that left four students dead and several others injured, likely had the weapon in his possession during a behavioral meeting with his parents and school officials just hours before the rampage, the county prosecutor said. Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald told CNN's Anderson Cooper there was a "very strong possibility" that sophomore Ethan Crumbley, who has been charged in the crime, was carrying the semiautomatic handgun in his backpack during the face-to-face meeting with his parents and administrators, which w...
Ghislaine Maxwell was a boss who made almost impossible demands. No detail was too small — from ensuring that every tissue box was full to checking for holes in Epstein's fence so that Maxwell's Yorkie, “Max,” wouldn't escape. Maxwell — Epstein's former girlfriend — was Epstein's “number 2” and managed Epstein's households, doing most of the hiring and firing of the staff for his homes in Palm Beach, New Mexico, New York and on his private island in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
France's Catholic Church said on Thursday the pope had accepted the resignation of Paris archbishop Michel Aupetit who asked for forgiveness after reports over a relationship with a woman. The 70-year-old cleric, who is bound by the church's celibacy rule, has denied any intimate relationship with the unnamed woman in comments to Le Point magazine, though he acknowledged his behaviour may have been ambiguous. "I have been deeply troubled by the attacks on me ...
Donald Trump denied claims that Melania Trump won't return to the White House if he runs and wins in 2024. Trump called reports that his wife had no interest in being first lady again "fake news." Former President Donald Trump has called reports that former First Lady Melania Trump would resist returning to the White House in 2024 "fake news."
“We became like family to each other, and they really meant it,” Ayres said. Ayres, known as B'Lou Crabbe to his loyal fans, and his dog, Shadow, a golden retriever, have been fixtures at Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort for nearly two decades. Ayres declined to reveal Shadow's age because “the last time I asked a girl how old she was, I nearly got bit,” he said.
Along with the Polestar 5 came a bigger surprise — the release of a teaser image of the Polestar 3, which will be a “luxury aero SUV” that will play in the highly competitive midsize EV SUV space, where the Tesla Model Y (TSLA) and upcoming Fisker Ocean (I)) will be fighting for market share. Another key feature of the Polestar 3 is that it will be built in America, whereas the other Polestar models will be built in China (Polestar's parent is China's Geely). We will build in America for Americans,” Thomas Ingenlath, Polestar CEO said.
A video shows someone who said they were an officer ask to enter a room during the Oxford shooting. In the video, students became suspicious after that person called them "bro." The sheriff said that person was not the gunman, but likely an officer trying to calm the students.
Viral Facebook post: COVID-19 death rates in England are higher among vaccinated people than unvaccinated. PolitiFact's ruling: False Here's why: Referencing one chart in a 30-page report while omitting important context, bloggers falsely claimed in an article that COVID-19 death rates in England are much higher among vaccinated people than unvaccinated. The article included the headline, "COVID death rates 4 to 1, vaccinated to unvaxxed."
Former South Africa paralympic superstar, Oscar Pistorius, jailed in 2016 for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has been moved closer to her family ahead of reconciliation talks that could help pave the way for his early release from prison. Pistorius is set to speak to Steenkamp's parents, June and Barry Steenkamp, in a process known as victim-offender dialogue - an integral part of South Africa's restorative justice programme in its prison system that brings parties affected by a particular crime together in a bid to achieve closure.
About a month ago, Victoria Triece — who goes by Victoria Snooks online — was told that she couldn't volunteer at her kids' school because she has an OnlyFans account. Speaking with BuzzFeed, Victoria said it started after an anonymous email was sent to the school's district administrators that contained photos of her from her OnlyFans page. Shortly after the email was sent, she was pulled into the principal's office and told that she could no longer volunteer or be around children at the school because of what she does for a living.
The family of Sativa Transue, a 26-year-old American woman from Spokane, Washington who was found dead in her Cancun hotel room while on vacation with her boyfriend, said she looked like she had been “beaten to a bloody pulp” when Mexican authorities discovered her body on Saturday. “I received a call from the Mexican consulate letting me know my daughter has passed away and that she's been found dead,” Jayme Bolieu, Sativa's mother, told The Daily Beast in an interview. Sativa's mother and sister are still trying to make sense of what happened that Friday night and Saturday morning.
As Donald Trump's lawyers try to block the White House from releasing records to the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, the former president faces a flurry of other investigations that could come to a head in the coming weeks and the new year. That includes two major state criminal investigations — one in New York and one in Georgia — and lawsuits concerning sexual assault allegations, a fight over an inheritance and questions of whether he should be held personally liable for inciting the insurrection.
A Minnesota sheriff has broken his profession's code of silence to blast the Minneapolis Police Department, saying he's “disgusted” at the agency's reportedly violent practices and calling for an overhaul of the agency from the “top down.” At a Wednesday meeting of an advisory council to the state's Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) board, Sheriff Sean Deringer of Wright County unloaded on Minneapolis cops who were caught on their own body cameras allegedly “hunting” protesters in the wake of the murder of George Floyd in 2020. ”I was absolutely disgusted watching that,” Deringer said, adding, “I have defended that agency for the very last time.”
A wildfire tore through the small town of Denton, Montana, destroying dozens of structures on December 1, local media reported. According to the Fergus County Sheriff's Office, 25 residences in the town were a “total loss. This footage, uploaded by the sheriff's office on December 1, shows flames engulfing buildings, as well as a large smoke plume wafting over the area.
Leaders in the Black community of Virginia Beach called Wednesday for a federal investigation into the fatal police shooting of a Black man, saying his right to carry a gun for protection was ignored during a night of violence earlier this year on the city's oceanfront. The Second Amendment does not work when it comes to African Americans,” Carl Wright, an activist and former local NAACP chapter president, said at a news conference. He was a legal gun carrier.
Wood posted a screenshot that appears to show a friendship between Tucker Carlson and Hunter Biden. In a separate Telegram message, Wood claimed Carlson and Biden have a "buddy-buddy" relationship. The screenshot has not been independently verified by Carlson or Biden.
FIRST ON FOX: Waukesha Christmas parade suspect Darrell Brooks Jr. divulged details of his life, criticized the mother of one of his children and implied that he was unable to pay child support because he kept "getting incarcerated" in a letter sent to a Wisconsin judge in 2011 pertaining to one of his paternity cases, Fox News has learned. Brooks, 39, sent two letters to court officials over the course of two years in connection with the child support case for one of his children. The second, obtained by Fox News Digital through a records search, is longer – three pages total – and was sent to a different official, Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Pieper, asking the jurist not to send him back to Waukesha jail.
A woman rejected a potential roommate but is second-guessing her decision. No shade, but it's time to stop mooching off your parents' Amazon Prime — here's why She shared the dilemma on Reddit's “Am I the A******? AITA)” forum.
Looks like space was saving its best for last in 2021, as the arrival of the newly found comet Leonard will be one of the most visible this year. The comet, discovered by Greg Leonard, a senior researcher at the University of Arizona, was first spotted at the Mount Lemmon Observatory just outside of Tucson, Arizona, on Jan. 3. Robert Lunsford with the American Meteor Society told USA TODAY the comet won't be the most spectacular one ever but will be "the brightest comet this year."
A 2005 BMW 5-series parked in the way of firefighters at a hydrant got its windows smashed out so they could run their giant high-pressure hose right through the car. The owner told the New York Post he's stressed, but, well, he did leave his car in front of a hydrant for four days. It's common enough that it was in the movie Backdraft, and you can find plenty of other examples online—but even so, there seems to be a bit of trend going on with BMW drivers parking in front of hydrants.
A CVS customer recorded an employee who allegedly engaged in unsanitary behavior at work, in an incident the shopper referred to as her "final straw" with the pharmacy. Jessica Lasirena (@jessica.lasirena), the patron in question, shared footage on TikTok of a pharmacy employee at an unknown CVS location touching her medication with bare hands after allegedly tending to the cash register and handling money from other customers. In her caption, Lasirena explained that when she went to pick up her medication from the pharmacy, staffers had prepared the wrong prescription.
“I know it doesn’t feel like it, but inflation is both a feature and a bug of a normalizing economy.”
“What is not going to work, and hasn’t worked, is trying to talk people out of the lived reality of higher prices.”
“When inflation expectations rise, actual inflation tends to follow.”
“The Fed must acknowledge that its monetary policy has been a source of inflation, and that it will need to raise interest rates.”
“The supply chain logjams are the core of the problem right now, and that should work itself out over time.”