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Kim Jong Un wants another meeting with Trump soon
SEOUL – North Korea’s Kim Jong Un wants to hold a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump soon to hasten denuclearization, South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday quoted the North’s leader as saying at a summit this week. Kim, who recently proposed the second meeting with Trump after their unprecedented June summit in...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:41:45 -0400)

Man finds winning lottery ticket after nine months
For months on end, a life-changing scrap of paper sat unnoticed on Cornelius Naujoks’s desk. The Canadian man, from the small town of Whitecourt in the province of Alberta, had bought a Lotto Max lottery ticket months earlier but had forgotten to check it properly. There it sat, discarded, for nine long months — until...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 03:40:02 -0400)

Man behind 3-D printed guns flies to Taiwan amid sex assault accusation
A Texas man at the center of a legal battle over his plan to make instructions available for 3-D printed plastic guns flew to Taiwan after learning police in Austin were investigating an accusation he had sex with an underage girl, police said on Wednesday. Cody Wilson, 30, was placed under investigation after a counsellor...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 02:45:17 -0400)

Teacher accused of encouraging preschoolers to fight, posting videos online
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Authorities say a teacher encouraged young children to fight at a Columbus preschool and posted a video of the brawls online. The Columbus Dispatch reports 30-year-old Chavay Williams, of Columbus, was charged Wednesday with 21 counts of child endangering. Court records say Williams posted a video on Snapchat in June showing children...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:03:58 -0400)

Navy sailor killed by propeller on aircraft carrier flight deck
NORFOLK, Va. — The U.S. Navy says a sailor who died aboard an aircraft carrier was struck by the turning propeller of a plane. The Navy said in a statement on Wednesday that Airman Apprentice Joseph Min Naglak had just secured an E-2C Hawkeye radar plane to the flight deck. Naglak’s death occurred Monday aboard...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:57:58 -0400)

Ex-youth football coach allegedly filmed himself sexually abusing a child
NORWELL, Mass. — A former youth football coach accused of filming himself sexually abusing a child has been charged in Boston federal court. Prosecutors say 48-year-old Derek Sheehan, of Norwell, is in state custody and faces three federal counts of sexual exploitation of children as well as related state charges. Prosecutors say police in August...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:37:52 -0400)

Man accused of killing parents, shooting at ex-wife dead after police manhunt
A man in suburban Philadelphia allegedly shot at his ex-wife and then gunned down his parents at a retirement home on Wednesday, officials said. CBS News and WCAU-TV both reported early Thursday morning that 59-year-old suspect Bruce Rogal of Glenmoore, Pa., was dead after being on the lam for several hours. Rogal had recently received...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:08:13 -0400)

Inside the friendship between MLK Jr. and the surgeon who saved him
Middle-aged and neatly dressed, Izola Curry did not have the cut of an assassin. But that’s what made it all the more shocking when, on Sept. 20, 1958, the mentally ill woman produced from her handbag a 7-inch steel letter opener — and plunged it into Martin Luther King Jr.’s chest at a Manhattan signing...
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 22:49:38 -0400)

How Golf Digest helped free an innocent man from prison
One prisoner in upstate New York just got a major stroke of luck. A wrongly convicted man walked out of a Buffalo courtroom on Wednesday and breathed freedom for the first time in nearly three decades – thanks in large part to investigative journalism by Golf Digest magazine. Valentino Dixon was greeted by bright sunshine,...
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 22:47:29 -0400)

Trump visits Carolinas to assess damage from Hurricane Florence
President Trump toured the Carolinas on Wednesday to survey the wreckage and rampant flooding in the wake of Hurricane Florence, praising rescue efforts and meeting victims of the devastating storm. “In moments of despair, we’ve witnessed the true character of the American people. Citizens all across our country rallied to rescue the stranded, to protect...
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 22:11:24 -0400)

Fearless feline left clinging for its life in Florence floodwaters
Now that’s a ’cane-do attitude. This poor cat was left swimming — then clinging — for its life during Hurricane Florence, after the Northeast Cape Fear River burst its banks in Burgaw, NC. Thanks to luck and pluck, it was able to hold on to the side of a trailer long enough for help to...
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 21:56:16 -0400)

Law firm sent Pulse victims on road trip with sex-hungry worker: suit
A law firm already accused of using survivors of the Pulse nightclub massacre to lure Las Vegas mass shooting victims as clients is being sued for sending its Orlando clients on an ambulance-chasing road trip with a sex-hungry employee. The Conrad Benedetto law firm was retained by Javier Nava and Brian Nunez shortly after the...
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 21:54:08 -0400)

Grassley refuses to delay Kavanaugh hearing, won’t back FBI investigation
Sen. Chuck Grassley on Wednesday refused to delay Monday’s hearing on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh — or pursue an FBI investigation into the accusations. In a letter sent to Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein Wednesday evening, the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman said accuser Christine Blasey Ford has had plenty of time...
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:38:44 -0400)

Fruit sabotage crisis spawns copycats putting needles in strawberries
A 12-year-old has reportedly admitted to inserting needles into strawberries in what police believe to be a copycat prank. New South Wales Acting Assistant Police Commissioner Stuart Smith said a child had been caught in recent days but would not release further details. The youngster was earlier widely reported to be a boy, but it...
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:43:08 -0400)

Dems: Trump must apologize for refusing to accept Puerto Rico death toll
WASHINGTON – More than 130 Democrats from the House and Senate signed a letter to President Trump demanding he apologize to the people of Puerto Rico for refusing to accept the official death toll for Hurricane Maria. Trump asserted 3,000 people didn’t die and said Democrats were inflating the official death count to make him...
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:19:14 -0400)

Great-grandma kills giant alligator for eating her horse
A badass great-granny killed a 580-pound alligator she claims was responsible for eating her miniature horse – and now aims to turn her prize catch into a pair of boots. “One shot in the head and he just went under,” Judy Cochran boasted to USA Today. Cochran, 73, sought revenge on the 12-foot swamp creature...
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:59:42 -0400)

Woman yells ‘I’m a Kardashian’ before pushing neighbor: cops
A Florida woman announced she was a “Kardashian” before assaulting her neighbor for allegedly being too nosey, police said Monday. Crystal Kohler, 35, was charged with simple battery, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. She was arrested Friday after she randomly approached a neighbor and said, “I’m a Kardashian, I’m going to [expletive] you...
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:59:19 -0400)

Shooter killed after injuring 4 outside judge’s office
A gunman opened fire in an apparent domestic squabble at a Pennsylvania judge’s office Wednesday — and by the time the dust settled a cop was among four wounded and the shooter was dead, reports said. The chaos began around 2 p.m. when the shooter, gun in hand, chased a woman down a street outside...
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:58:40 -0400)

Trump pitches 3,000-mile Saraha wall idea to Spain
President Trump told Spain’s foreign minister that he had a sure-fire plan to prevent asylum seekers from Africa from flooding European shores — build a wall in the Sahara desert. Foreign Minister Josep Borrell, a former president of the European Parliament, revealed that Trump told him that a border wall in the desert — like...
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:48:27 -0400)

Mom fatally poisoned son with drugs in sippy cup: authorities
A Pennsylvania mom killed her 2-year-old by putting a prescription painkiller in his sippy cup, authorities said. Jennifer A. Clarey, 42, was charged Tuesday with criminal homicide in the death of Mazikeen Curtis, who was found dead on Aug. 25 by police during a wellness check. The boy was found lying on a bed inside...
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:30:46 -0400)