A rancher who lives near Arizona's border with Mexico is being held on a charge of first-degree murder in last week's fatal shooting of a man tentatively identified as a Mexican citizen. The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's office in Nogales, Arizona, confirmed Monday that George Alan Kelly, 73, was arrested last week in the killing. Authorities believe the victim was Gabriel Cuen-Butimea, 48, who lived just south of the border in Nogales, Mexico, because of a Mexican voter registration card he carried.
A federal lawsuit was filed Monday against the Kenosha Unified School District, City of Kenosha and a Kenosha police officer on behalf of a 12-year-old girl and her father. The girl was seen on video being restrained in a chokehold by the off-duty officer in Lincoln Middle School's cafeteria last year. In a 14-page complaint, the girl's attorney, Drew DeVinney, says former officer Shawn Guetschow used "unreasonable and excessive" force and that he "acted with malice or in reckless disregard" of the girl's rights, when he restrained her during a lunch room fight, by placing his knee on her neck for more than 20 seconds.
TikTok user Surya Garg shared a story about being asked to switch seats on a plane. Garg says she was asked to move seats so a mom could sit with her teenager, but she refused. The video created debate and reignited popular flight etiquette discourse on the app.
The magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on Monday is likely to be one of the deadliest this decade, seismologists said, with a more than 100 km (62 miles) rupture between the Anatolian and Arabian plates. Here is what scientists said happened beneath the earth's surface and what to expect in the aftermath: WHERE DID THE EARTHQUAKE ORIGINATE? The epicentre was about 26 km east of the Turkish city of Nurdagi at a depth of about 18 km on the East Anatolian Fault.
Kim Jong Un had not been seen in public for 36 days, fueling speculation about his health. But North Korea's leader attended a meeting with military officials on Monday, reports said. He was discussing war strategies as tensions rise around the Korean peninsula, the reports said.
The Coast Guard rescued a mariner from 20-foot seas off the coast of Oregon Friday morning right before the 35-foot yacht capsized. Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment receive a mayday call Friday morning for a vessel in distress in the incredibly dangerous waters known as the Columbia Bar. The Guard sent out a 47-foot rescue boat and contacted a local helicopter rescue training school that was running drills near by to swoop in and save mariner Jericho Labonte.
KYIV (Reuters) -Ukraine sowed confusion on Monday about whether its defence minister would be replaced, creating doubts about the leadership of its war effort just as it braces for an expected Russian offensive. The questions over Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov were the first public sign of serious disarray in Ukraine's wartime leadership. A day after announcing that Reznikov would be sidelined, a top ally of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appeared to row back, saying no changes would be made this week.
“Daily Show” guest host and comedian Chelsea Handler tore into Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) after the conspiracy theorist complained that her job is “practically year-round” and doesn't allow lawmakers to be “regular people.” Greene, who last year spoke at a white nationalist event, also griped that she meets people who tell her “crazy things... that they believe because they read it on the internet.” “Well, if that's not the pot calling the kettle QAnon,” Handler replied.
Consumer Reports polls its members on all sorts of topics related to how they buy and use products ranging from mobile phones to humidifiers for indoor plants. Cars are regularly one of CR's most interesting topics, and its recent study on the least satisfying vehicles to own offers insights into the cars people wish they hadn't purchased. CR polled thousands of members with questions about what they liked and disliked about the vehicle they'd owned for a few years.
Whether you dread it or welcome it, daylight saving time is fast approaching this year. More specifically, daylight saving will begin at 2 a.m., meaning that at that time, the time will either automatically jump over to 3 a.m. – depending on the device – or you'll need to set it forward. As a result of the time change, sunset will be an hour later on March 12 than it was on March 11.
A new White House plan to nationalize housing policy and grant renters more protection has left mom-and-pop landlords with questions and concerns. The Blueprint for a Renters Bill of Rights lays out five principles that President Joe Biden hopes will shape future policymaking at all levels of government, with the aim of protecting renters and promoting rental affordability. It was designed to save renters from “egregious” rate hikes, discriminatory tenant screenings, anti-competitive information sharing (especially among large corporations) and unfair evictions.
A 6-year-old Virginia boy who shot and wounded his first-grade teacher constantly cursed at staff and teachers, tried to whip students with his belt and once choked another teacher “until she couldn't breathe,” according to a legal notice filed by an attorney for the wounded teacher. The incidents were described in a notice sent to the Newport News school district by Diane Toscano, an attorney for teacher Abby Zwerner, informing the district that Zwerner intends to sue. The notice of claim, which was obtained by The Associated Press through a public records request, outlines prior behavioral issues the boy had at Richneck Elementary School and troubling interactions he had with teachers and students.
PM The live blog is now closed Today's top stories included: Russia was pouring troops into Eastern Ukraine ahead of a new offensive but its plans may be "unrealistic" given a lack of munitions and manpower, according to the UK Ministry of Defence Labour warned that the UK must replenish its weapons stockpile as more is sent to Ukraine Security concerns looked set to scupper President Zelensky's trip to Brussels after details were leaked Zelensky called for a stop to rumours over whether Ukraine's defence minister would be replaced, to avoid undermining unity Switzerland is close to breaking neutrality to support Ukraine as pressure grows to allow third countries to export Swiss weapons to t...
Oleksii Danilov, the Secretary of the National Security and Defence Council (NSDC), stated that Russia is beginning to "beg" for negotiations through intermediaries, yet Ukraine has set four simple conditions. Source: Danilov in an interview for Radio NV Quote: "Putin is giving orders to fully besiege Luhansk and Donetsk Oblasts. There is no secret behind it.
China said Tuesday it will “resolutely safeguard its legitimate rights and interests” over the shooting down of a suspected Chinese spy balloon by the United States, as relations between the two countries deteriorate further. The balloon prompted U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to cancel a highly-anticipated visit to Beijing this week that had offered slight hopes for an improvement in relations. China claims it was a civilian balloon used for meteorological research but has refused to say to which government department or company it belongs.
The building, however, fell into disrepair, according to a Tuesday, Jan. 31, news release from the Museum of Natural Sciences of the University of Zaragoza. Archaeologists, led by Eduardo Díez de Pinos López, began excavating and restoring the site in 2021, museum officials said. During this excavation, a particular stone caught López's attention.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) complained that the U.S. military didn't do enough to snatch the suspected Chinese spy balloon from the sky instead of shooting it down. “We had plenty of capacity to scoop that balloon out of the air,” Gingrich said Monday on Fox News. Newt Gingrich, who never served in the military, has no idea what he is talking about.
The crisis engulfing the Adani Group intensified on Monday as hundreds of members of India's opposition parties took to the streets to press for a probe into allegations by a U.S. short-seller against the conglomerate which triggered its market rout. Shares in billionaire Gautam Adani's companies have been in free-fall since a Jan. 24 critical report by Hindenberg Research, with group cumulative market losses now topping $110 billion, sparking fears of wider financial contagion. Opposition parties, who last week called for a parliamentary panel to investigate the saga and disrupted proceedings, have questioned Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's closeness with Adani.
Now, nearly a decade later, Williams shared her story in a Feb. 6 segment on the TODAY show to raise awareness about heart health and the importance of CPR training — and to remind everyone that even young people can find themselves in life-threatening situations like hers. The warning signs Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart muscle malfunctions due to an "electrical problem" and suddenly stops beating, according to the American Heart Association. About 90% of people who experience cardiac arrest outside the hospital die, per the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but it's possible to reverse cardiac arrest if a bystander starts CPR and uses a defibrillator to shock the heart...
ABC's Jonathan Karl called out Sen. Marco Rubio during a tense exchange about the Chinese spy balloon. Rubio said Biden should not have "waited so long" to tell people about the balloon. ABC anchor Jonathan Karl called out Sen. Marco Rubio during a tense exchange on Sunday about the Chinese spy balloon.
Russia's defence minister said on Tuesday that Western arms supplies to Ukraine were effectively dragging NATO into the conflict, warning this could lead to an "unpredictable" escalation. "The U.S. and its allies are trying to prolong the conflict as much as possible," Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said in a conference call with military officials. "To do this, they have started supplying heavy offensive weapons, openly urging Ukraine to seize our territories.
Turning gas into plasma creates an intense electrical current for powering potent hypersonic weapons. Chinese researchers built a hypersonic generator that could power military lasers, rail guns, and microwave weapons. Chinese scientists say one formidable explosion inside a shock tunnel can turn hot gas into the most powerful hypersonic generator a military has ever seen—strong enough to charge military lasers, rails guns, microwave weapons, and more.
If Allah sees fit and he gives me reprieve and allows it to pass me,” Taylor a devout Muslim, said, then he can “go ahead on and show my innocence in court. Taylor has maintained he is innocent since he was charged in a quadruple homicide and sentenced to death in 2008. He says he was halfway across the country when his girlfriend Angela Rowe and her three young children were fatally shot at their home near St. Louis.
The ride at an Iowa amusement park where an 11-year-old boy was killed in 2021 will never reopen, the park's owners said. Bill Lentz, Adventureland's general manager, said in a letter posted on the park's website Friday that after spending months reviewing the safety of the Raging River ride, officials decided to close it permanently. The decision comes after months of examination of the ride, working closely with its manufacturer to identify what enhancements each would need to meet our operating standards,” Lentz said in the statement.
“In the current housing crisis, families are faced with frequent moves, evictions, and homelessness.”
“Rent control restricts supply and is economic madness.”
“Should we simply allow the cycles of displacement and segregation to occur without any policy intervention?”
“Rent control is a mistake … Even if it provides short-term relief. It eventually hurts the very people it’s trying to help.”
“The law already protects homeowners from unchecked market forces. It’s time for the law to better protect renters too.”