Steven Seagal's "action hero" status may have waned a bit since the Under Siege days, but the actor still finds himself in the headlines quite a bit , often for odd or disturbing reasons. The latest headline is no exception: Seagal has been charged with unlawfully promoting cryptocurrency without revealing that...
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence convened his first meeting of the coronavirus Task Force on Thursday, one day after President Donald Trump made him the government's point-person for the epidemic. (Feb. 27)
On Wednesday, the pop superstar shared a short clip of herself dancing to the Kings of Leon song “Sex on Fire” in a rehearsal studio. At first glance, the video looks a lot like others she’s posted over the years ― that is, until the very end, when an audible snap is heard and she tumbles to the floor. According to Spears, the sound was her foot fracturing. 18, Spears’ boyfriend Sam Asghari shared a photo of himself with Spears in a hospital gown, apparently seeking treatment for the injury.
5 'Nuts' That Aren't Really Nuts 1. Peanuts Peanuts are actually considered to be legumes, like soybeans, lentils and chickpeas. 2. Almonds Botanists classify almonds as drupe seeds, as they are found within the peach-like fruits of the Asian Prunus dulcis tree. 3. Cashews Considering that they are produced by "cashew apples," they are also considered to be drupe seeds. 4. Pine Nuts Pine nuts are removed from various species of pine cones, making them a seed. 5. Macadamia Nuts Nearly 70 percent of all macadamia nuts on Earth come from trees grown in the Australian town of Gympie, Queensland. They are also classified by botanists as drupe seeds. Genuine nuts, such as hazelnuts and chestnuts, are defined as a one-seeded fruit encased in a pericarp. They are fused to their shells and won't naturally break open after reaching maturity.
A gunman opened fire at the Molson Coors Beverage Co brewing complex in Milwaukee on Wednesday. The shooter killed five co-workers before he was found dead from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. According to Reuters, no one else was injured in the violence at the campus of more than 20 buildings. The entire Molson Coors property was placed under security lockdown for several hours following the gunfire. The body of the dead gunman, who was believed to have acted alone, was found in the same building as his five victims. The suspect was described by police as a 51-year-old Milwaukee resident and employee of Molson Coors.
One of the strangest police chases in a while is in the books, with a suspect in custody. Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies recovered a stolen Lincoln Navigator Thursday morning following a freeway pursuit, reports ABC7 . The odd part? The vehicle was doubling as a hearse, and it had been...
AccuWeather Chief Broadcast Meteorologist Bernie Rayno explains the setup for a looming storm system that could produce a wide variety of weather next week.
Lori Loughlin's Lawyer Claims New Evidence Exonerates the Actress Sean M. Berkowitz, the lawyer for Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, filed a motion after discovering evidence that allegedly proves his client's innocence. According to ABC News, notes from the iPhone of Rick Singer, the ring leader in the University of Southern California (USC) college admission scandal, prove that the donations made by the couple were donations and not bribes. Singer, who plead guilty to racketeering and fraud, reportedly told his lawyer that the FBI wanted him to "to tell a fib." Rick Singer, via ABC News Berkowitz asked to postpone the setting of a trial date until evidence disputes can be resolved. Sean M. Berkowitz, via ABC News Loughlin and Giannulli were charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud, honest services mail fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering. They are accused of paying Singer $500,000 in bribes so their daughters could be recruited to USC's crew team, despite never having participated in the sport.
French authorities have reported twenty new cases of people infected with the new virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total in the country to 38, including two deaths
A water main break in Houston leaves roadways flooded and some drivers had to be rescued when their vehicles were suddenly submerged in water and mud. (Feb. 27)
The US now has a coronavirus coordinator. Or, more specifically, a White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator, the title given by Vice President Mike Pence to Deborah Birx, who will join his response team, his office announced Thursday. Bloomberg describes Birx as a career government official, nominated by then-president Obama in...
Vice President Mike Pence is moving to project calm in the role of chief coordinator of the government's response to the new coronovirus, as the Trump administration tries to contain mounting public concerns and steep stock market declines
Even sharks get swindled now and then. Shark Tank investor Barbara Corcoran has revealed that she lost almost $400,000 in a phishing scam this week. The real estate mogul tells People that her bookkeeper received an email with a $388,700 invoice from a person she believed to be...
Police are searching a home on Milwaukee's north side as they hunt for clues about why an employee at one of the nation's largest breweries gunned down five co-workers before killing himself
Mike Pence to Lead Task Force to Combat Coronavirus On Feb. 26, President Donald Trump appointed Vice President Mike Pence to lead the country’s response to COVID-19. The decision to create a task force comes just as the CDC confirmed a new case of coronavirus infection in California. The COVID-19 case in question was not linked to overseas travel, marking a concerning development in the virus’ spread. According to Trump, Pence is qualified for the position due to his past experience handling health crises as Indiana’s governor. A number of politicians disagree, with Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez saying it is “utterly irresponsible” to appoint Pence. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, via Twitter Referenced by Ocasio-Cortez is the HIV outbreak in Indiana that occurred in 2015, during Pence’s time as governor. The outbreak was one of the most severe to ever occur in the state, with a total of 200 new cases of HIV occurring. Many people believe Pence’s slashing of public health spending, as well as his moral opposition of safe needle exchanges was to blame.
South Korea reported 334 additional cases of the new coronavirus on Thursday. The updated data brings the total number of infected people in the country to 1,595. The figure is the largest reported additional cases in the country since its first case was confirmed on Jan. 20. According to Reuters, 307 of the new cases have been in the southeastern city of Daegu. The majority of cases have come from a church that was at the center of the outbreak in Daegu. Countries all over the world are working frantically to develop a vaccine for the deadly virus.
Pink Taco founder Harry Morton died unexpectedly in November at the age of 38—and now there's an official cause of death. People cites the determination by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner: Morton died of natural causes as the result of a probable cardiac arrhythmia, with "myocardial bridging with...
Congress Makes Lynching a Federal Crime Passed unanimously by the Senate last year, the House approved the bill by a vote of 410 to four. Since a similar bill was first introduced 120 years ago, nearly 200 efforts to designate lynching as a federal crime have failed. Illinois Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush introduced the bill, named after Emmett Till. Till was 14-years-old when he was kidnapped, tortured and violently murdered in Mississippi for flirting with a white woman. The bill was approved by the House 65 years after Till's murder sparked outrage across the U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, via NBC News It is thought that the U.S. has been host to more than 4,000 lynchings, the majority of which were black men and women.