A marketing worker who beat up a 13-year-old boy after accusing him of pointing an air rifle at her boyfriend has been spared jail. Lavinia Pinner, 42, punched, kicked, scratched and bit the teenager while banging his head against a wall when she thought he was threatening her partner outside the boy's home in Cheshire. The teenager, who is known to Pinner but cannot be named, sustained multiple bruising to his arms and back plus cuts and scratches to his face, as well as bite marks to his elbow.
DUXBURY − Two children, a 5-year-old and a 3-year-old, are dead and an 8-month-old was flown to a Boston-area hospital with serious injuries after they were discovered inside a Duxbury home Tuesday night. Plymouth County District Attorney Tim Cruz said first responders rushed to the home at 47 Summer St. just after 6 p.m. after receiving a 911 call from a male resident. Cruz said the man reported the attempted suicide of an adult female resident who had jumped out a window in the home.
Video footage of a grisly highway crash in which a Kansas City woman was trapped in a vehicle dragged for miles underneath a semi tractor trailer, was released by Leawood police on Thursday as an investigation of the crash remains ongoing. The crash was captured by highway cameras set up by KC Scout, which tracks traffic patterns and hazards in the Kansas City metro. In the videos, a semi can be seen driving west down Interstate 435 as a vehicle is apparently being dragged under the semi's passenger side.
Jan 27 (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Friday that U.S. President Joe Biden had the key to end the conflict in Ukraine by directing Kyiv, but that Washington had so far not been willing to use it. "The key to the Kyiv regime is largely in the hands of Washington," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters in a daily briefing. Moscow has often accused Washington of giving orders to Ukraine and of prolonging the conflict by supplying Kyiv with weapons.
Ozempic is a medication that's designed to help manage insulin levels in people with type 2 diabetes. However, it's recently gotten attention after a slew of people spoke out on social media about using the drug for weight loss. Ozempic, which is a brand name for semaglutide, is currently on the Food and Drug Administration's list of drug shortages, and many have pointed the finger at people using the medication off-label for weight loss as the reason it's hard to find at the moment.
In interviews with 10 New Hampshire Republican Party officials and members, some of whom worked on Trump's 2016 primary campaign and all of whom have been staunch Trump supporters in the past, Reuters found only three who were sticking with him this time around - including the state chair, an influential Republican figure who is so enthusiastic about Trump he is stepping down on Saturday to help his campaign. The rest cited exhaustion with Trump's controversies, exasperation at the constant drama, and a desire to move on from Trump's loss in 2020 with a fresh face who they thought would have a stronger chance of winning in 2024. Trump's campaign did not respond to requests for comment.
Bryan Johnson, a biotech founder, aims to have the body of an 18-year-old, Bloomberg reported. Test results show that Johnson has the heart of a 37-year-old, according to the report. Bryan Johnson is 45 years old but, according to a new report, his test results show he has the heart of a 37-year-old and the lungs of a young adult.
Critics immediately reminded the Ohio congressman of McEnany's penchant for pushing falsehoods and defending the baseless assertions of former President Donald Trump. That's despite McEnany, who is now a host on Fox News, vowing to journalists during her very first briefing: “I will never lie to you. You have my word on that.
The Colorado baker who won a partial U.S. Supreme Court victory after refusing to make a gay couple's wedding cake because of his Christian faith lost an appeal Thursday in his latest legal fight, involving his rejection of a request for a birthday cake celebrating a gender transition. The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that that the cake Autumn Scardina requested from Jack Phillips and Masterpiece Cakeshop, which was to be pink with blue frosting, is not a form of speech. Relying on the findings of a Denver judge in a 2021 trial in the dispute, the appeals court said Phillips' shop initially agreed to make the cake but then refused after Scardina explained that she was going to use it to celebrate her transition from male to female.
An ethics watchdog group on Friday asked the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) to investigate Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., for using footage from the Senate floor in an ad announcing his run for the Senate. The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT) sent a complaint to the OCE's chief counsel that asked for an immediate probe into whether Schiff "abused official resources for political purposes" by using the video. Schiff announced Thursday that he's running for the Senate in 2024, via a video that was shared on his Twitter account.
In recent time, the US saw its highest "quit rate" in 20 years, which led the Pew Research Center to survey workers about all the reasons why they're up and quitting their jobs. In all seriousness, though, the post reminded some of their previous (and current) jobs where treatment was/is comparable.
Intel Corp saw about $8 billion wiped off its market value on Friday after the U.S. chipmaker stumped Wall Street with dismal earnings projections, fanning fears around a slump in the personal-computer market. The company predicted a surprise loss for the first quarter and its revenue forecast was $3 billion below estimates as it also struggled with slowing growth in the data center business. Intel shares closed 6.4% lower, while rival Advanced Micro Devices and Nvidia ended the session up 0.3% and 2.8%, respectively.
Guinness World Records confirmed Spanish resident María Branyas Morera as the world's oldest person. Morera said one key to longevity is to stay away from toxic people. Research has indicated toxic relationships can impact mortality and cause health problems.
During a White House briefing on Friday, press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre responded to a question from Yahoo News Senior White House Correspondent Alex Nazaryan about concerns from New York City Mayor Eric Adams about the Biden administration's ability to handle a new surge of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Jean-Pierre contended that the administration's efforts have helped to reduce illegal immigration at the southern border.
The South Dakota Senate on Thursday suspended a Republican state senator in a rare move that stripped the lawmaker of all legislative power while keeping the allegations against her a secret. Sen. Julie Frye-Mueller, who is among a group of right-wing Statehouse Republicans, told reporters earlier Thursday that she was being punished following an exchange she had with a legislative aide about vaccinations. Sen. Michael Rohl, the Republican lawmaker who initiated the motion to suspend Frye-Mueller, said in a statement that it was based on “serious allegations” and had been made to ensure the Legislature was creating a safe work environment for employees.
Donald Trump, his real-estate company and his three eldest children have filed an extraordinary, nose-thumbing response to the $250 million fraud lawsuit filed by New York Attorney General Letitia James in September, stating that "Trump Organization" is branding shorthand — not a legal entity — so it can't be sued. To the extent a response is required, Defendant specifically denies the definitions of Trump Organization and Defendants, reads Donald Trump's response to the lawsuit, one of 16 answers filed Thursday night.
The Abrams tanks that the United States intends to transfer to Ukraine are the modern M1A2, not the A1, which the US military has in stock, but they will also be stripped of their so-called secret armour, which includes depleted uranium. The M1A2 Abrams has more advanced optics and a control system than the A1, which allows for more accurate targeting, and a separate thermal camera for the crew commander, allowing him independent identification of targets in any weather and battlefield conditions. The new modification of the tank contains digitised control mechanisms, which allow machines to continuously and automatically exchange information, quickly track the location of allied machines, identify enemy positions and process artillery requests.
Experts restoring the interior of Mexico City's Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral said Friday they found 23 lead boxes containing religious inscriptions and relics like small paintings and wood or palm crosses. The niches were covered with clay panels and were hidden under plaster. The National Institute of Anthropology and History said they may have been placed there to provide divine protection for the cathedral or the city.
On Jan. 19, the U.S. officially hit its debt ceiling, having spent all of the $31.4 trillion available for expenditures as allocated by the Treasury. In the days since, conversations have become heated about how the country will move forward to avoid a total spending freeze and a financial catastrophe. See: 2023's Housing Correction Could Be the Largest Since Post-WWII Read: With a Recession Looming, Make These 3 Retirement Moves To Stay On Track Find: How 2023 Recession Will Differ From 2008 and How You Should Prepare Differently Unless Congress acts before the impending June deadline, there could be grave effects.
Under Kristen's new millennial boss, she feels she is a harder worker and a better employee who is not afraid to ask for help and make mistakes she can learn from. "I personally believe we have the mental health movement to thank for the trend of healthier workplace environments. Generally speaking, millennials are known as the first generation who have put themselves in therapy to better understand themselves and the potential reasons behind their own actions and the actions of those around them.
NEW YORK (Reuters) -Morgan Stanley has imposed financial penalties on employees who used messaging platforms such as WhatsApp for company business, according to two sources familiar with the situation. The amounts were determined by factors such as the number of messages sent, seniority and whether the employees had already received warnings, according to one source familiar with the matter. The move comes after the lender had agreed to pay $200 million to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in 2021 to resolve probes into employee communications on messaging platforms that had not been approved by the company.
A Google employee said he and his wife were both laid off by the tech giant in Friday's mass cull. Ashish Kalsi wrote on LinkedIn that they stared at each other in "disbelief" that morning as their daughter slept. Kalsi said he's on an H-1B visa and has a 60-day "countdown" to find a new role or leave the US.
Stephen Colbert said Facebook parent company Meta's decision to restore former President Donald Trump's account is “punishment for all of us. But there are some people who might be punished in an unexpected way: investors in Trump's struggling Truth Social platform, as well as the supporters who joined the website at his urging. The ex-president has an exclusive deal with his platform that's set to expire in June, and Colbert noted that he reportedly does not want to renew it.
In late April, police in Nebraska received a tip saying 17-year-old Celeste Burgess had given birth to a stillborn baby and buried the body. Officers soon learned that her mother, Jessica Burgess, and a friend had helped her with transportation and burial. The messages, which were not encrypted, showed the two had discussed obtaining and using abortion pills.
“Streaming is beginning to look an awful lot like the old-fashioned analogue TV it was supposed to replace.”
“Streaming isn’t going away … You’re still going to have a lot of choice for a long time.”
“In the future, [streaming] likely will cost more, have a little less library content and cancel more shows more quickly.”
“Streaming is still a game of content … It’s not a matter of who’s spending more, it’s who’s spending smartly.”
“Streamers are retreating from any sort of creative risk in favor of humdrum, lowest-common-denominator shows.”