Israel fires missiles at central Syrian town, killing 5: Reports

Five people were killed, including a civilian, and seven were wounded in the missile attacks, state media reported. Israeli missiles have targeted central Syria, killing five people, including a civilian, and ignited fires in farmlands in the area, Syrian state media has reported. The missiles were fired at the town of Masyaf in the Hama … Read more

Gay Florida man ‘blinded by ex-boyfriend’s family’ thought he’d die

A Florida man who claimed he was brutally beaten and left permanently blind by his ex-boyfriend’s family says he thought he was going to die during the assault, according to a new report. The unidentified victim, 31, said to WSVN-TV in an interview this week that his beau, Oleh Makarenko 21, had told him his … Read more

Police release surveillance video of sexual assault suspect after multiple attacks in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (CBS) — Police are continuing to search for a man who has attacked several college students in Providence. A new video of the suspect was released Friday. In the video, you can see the suspect carrying a tiki torch as he wanders through a parking lot. It was taken near the scene of … Read more

Ex-Central Michigan University Gymnastics Coach Wins Appeal Over Defamation Claims Against ESPN

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan court has reinstated a lawsuit by a former college gymnastics coach who claims he was defamed on Twitter by an ESPN reporter linking him to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar and a controversial coach. The 3-0 decision by the state appeals court means the case will go to a jury trial in Isabella … Read more

Hastings housing plan nearly a year behind

A specially tailored housing project for Hastings is almost a year behind target. Kāinga Ora homes under construction in Mayfair, a suburb of Hastings Photo: RNZ / Tom Kitchin The Government promised to build 200 homes in the city by July 2021. But nearly a year on, the project is about 80 houses short. The … Read more

Jerry Jeudy’s Girlfriend Asks For Case Against Him To Be Dismissed

DENVER (AP) – The girlfriend of Denver Broncos wide receiver Jerry Jeudy says she wants a misdemeanor case against him stemming from a domestic dispute dismissed. The woman made the request during his court appearance Friday, a day after he was arrested for allegedly locking some of her and their baby’s belongings in his car. … Read more

Rebekah Vardy ‘was caught rifling through Sarah Harding’s bag at TV awards’

She just SNAPPED! Rebekah Vardy ‘got into spat with Sarah Harding at 2018 National TV Awards after Girls Aloud star caught her taking photos of the contents of her handbag’, Wagatha Christie trial hears Story was mentioned by Coleen Rooney in Wagatha Christie legal documents  Rebekah is said to have ‘come to blows’ with Sarah … Read more

Hugo Chavez’s ex-nurse-turned treasurer extradited to US

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Venezuelan woman who rose from being the late President Hugo Chávez’s nurse to the nation’s treasurer has been extradited from Spain to the U.S. to face money-laundering charges. Federal prosecutors in South Florida are accusing Claudia Díaz, 48, of taking bribes from a billionaire media mogul to greenlight lucrative … Read more

Wagon wheel table made by Wharton Esherick could get $70,000 at auction

Wharton Esherick made a huge impact on the worlds of woodworking, design and architecture from his secluded Chester County studio. One of his hand-crafted tables is expected to fetch as much as $70,000 in an online auction this month.  The wagon wheel table, one of Esherick’s more modest creations, gets its name from the distinctive design … Read more