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.
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) is doubling down on his recent fearmongering about which freedoms are supposedly on the chopping block in the U.S. “First, they came for your guns. Then, your gas stoves.
BOSTON − The 8-month-old boy who was seriously injured inside his Duxbury home Tuesday night has died of his injuries at a Boston hospital, the Plymouth County District Attorney's Office said. His siblings, 5-year-old Cora and 3-year-old Dawson, also died. Friday), at approximately 12:30 p.m.
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.
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.
Among metropolitan areas, San Francisco and Los Angles were ranked first and second, respectively, in the number of Redfin users looking to relocate. However, the Sacramento region remained the top destination on the site for people looking to buy a home in a new city, just as it was for much of 2022. About 5,700 more people looked to move here than leave between October and December, according to Redfin, placing the region ahead of other fast-growing areas such as Las Vegas, Miami and Phoenix.
Dozens of people were injured in a massive traffic pileup amid snowy conditions in southern Wisconsin on Friday, which blocked Interstate 39/90 for hours, authorities said. Beloit Memorial Hospital said at least 27 people were treated for injuries sustained in the crash, WIFR-TV reported. State Patrol officials said snow, ice and whiteout conditions were factors in the crash.
Criminal defense attorney and regular Fox News guest Brian Claypool was left utterly humiliated on Friday when he suggested there was no evidence that Paul Pelosi's attacker broke into his home—all despite the release of a security video showing exactly that. In fact, Fox News anchors had to air the actual footage of the break-in for Claypool, who had just appeared on the network the night before to discuss the impending release of the tapes. Debunking a slew of right-wing conspiracies about the brutal attack on former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband, Friday's release of the 911 call, police body-cam video, and security footage showed alleged attacker David DePape violently swinging a large hammer to bust through a door before entering the home through a broken window.
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.
“Today there is spare capacity that is extremely low,” Saudi Aramco CEO Amin Nasser said at a recent conference in London. “If China opens up, [the] economy starts improving or the aviation industry starts asking for more jet fuel, you will erode this spare capacity.” Nasser warns that oil prices could quickly spike — again.
A Rockdale County high school student will face criminal charges after attacking her teacher inside a classroom. Channel 2′s Tyisha Fernandes was at Heritage High School on Friday where a ninth grader was caught on camera getting into an argument with her teacher and attacking her. Channel 2 has learned that the teacher, who has not been identified, is recovering from a broken leg.
A day after five Black Memphis police officers were arrested for their involvement in a Jan. 7 encounter with Tyre Nichols, who died three days later, civil rights attorney Ben Crump held a press conference. Crump, who represents the Nichols family, said the speed at which the officers were arrested should be a blueprint for all cases of alleged police violence, regardless of whether the officers are Black or white.
The Russian soldiers are taking away weapons from the combat zone; dozens of servicemen have already been put on trial for mishandling guns. Details: Since the beginning of the full-scale war in February 2022, at least 42 servicemen in Russia have appeared in court for the appropriation, storage, transportation and carrying of weapons, ammunition and explosive devices (Articles 222 and 222.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Judging by the published verdicts, the Russian soldiers bring the firearms found at the front back home or keep unused cartridges and grenades for themselves.
The European Union's upcoming ban on Russian oil products could spell more turmoil for the Kremlin. China and India are unlikely to buy refined Russian fuels that were once sold to the EU, which will ban them on February 5. Russia faces new sanctions on its energy exports, but this time China and India may not come to President Vladimir Putin's rescue.
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.
That's kind of a joke,” one RNC member told The Daily Beast ahead of the party's winter meeting in Dana Point, California, where Lindell made the final push. An ally of challenger Harmeet Dhillon called the Lindell bid “a complete sideshow” and said members would desperately try to avoid his calls. On Friday afternoon, the MyPillow CEO's campaign ended, after he was trounced by fellow RNC candidates Ronna McDaniel and Harmeet Dhillon.
It's a painfully straightforward approach: Spending less than you earn leaves you more to invest and generate wealth over time through investments. I'm sure if he earned $50 in a week, he probably invested $40 of it,” said Read's friend and neighbor, Mark Richard, according to CNBC. Investments After he died, the Wall Street Journal analyzed Read's personal portfolio.
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.
Georgia governor Brian Kemp signed an emergency order Thursday declaring a 15-day state of emergency and mobilizing up to 1,000 National Guard troops in response to leftist violence that gripped the city over the weekend. “Georgians respect peaceful protests, but do not tolerate acts of violence against persons or property,” Governor Kemp asserted in the order. Protests “turned violent in downtown Atlanta as masked activist threw rocks, launched fireworks, and burned a police vehicle in front of the Atlanta Police Foundations office building,” Kemp's added in the executive order.
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.
Tesla Inc's electric vehicles are expensive to repair - so much so that the automaker and insurers are addressing the issue in sharply different ways. Chief Executive Elon Musk says Tesla is making design and software changes to its vehicles to lower repair costs and insurance premiums. Insurance carriers, meanwhile, are writing off low-mileage Tesla Model Ys that have been in crashes, and sending them to salvage auctions after deeming many too expensive to repair.
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.
Passengers were told not to turn up for flights after the airline they had booked with collapsed. Flybe warned passengers in the early hours of Saturday that the airline was in administration. The airline had gone into administration previously, in March 2020, but was able to resume flights.
New data from one U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) database shows a possible stroke risk link for older adults who received an updated Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 booster shot, but the signal is weaker than what the agency had flagged earlier in January, health officials said on Thursday. U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials said they had not detected a link between the shots and strokes in two other safety monitoring databases. Earlier this month, U.S. health officials said they had detected the possible link to ischemic strokes in people over age 65 who received the newer booster shots in its Vaccine Safety Datalink (VSD) database.
“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.”