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Trump, George Conway continue explosive online feud

The online feud between President Trump and the spouse of top White House aide Kellyanne Conway continued into a second day on Wednesday, with Trump calling George Conway the “husband from hell” and Conway calling him “nuts.” “George Conway, often referred to as Mr. Kellyanne Conway by those who know him, is VERY jealous of […]

Surgeon breaks down recalling moment mosque victims flooded hospital

A Kuwaiti-born surgeon and father of four broke down in tears as he recounted how he worked to save a 4-year-old girl wounded in the mosque attacks – saying, “It could have been my boy, it could have been my girl.” Dr. Adib Khanafer, a vascular surgeon, was operating on a patient at Christchurch Hospital […]

US man arrested for stabbing wife to death in Japanese court

TOKYO — Media reports say Japanese police have arrested an American man on suspicion of fatally stabbing his Japanese wife at a court where they were to settle a divorce. NHK public television says the man, identified only as a 32-year-old U.S. citizen, stabbed the woman in the neck on Wednesday near a security check […]

EU fines Google $1.69B for blocking rival advertisers

BRUSSELS – EU antitrust regulators handed down a 1.49 billion euro ($1.69 billion) fine to Alphabet unit Google on Wednesday for blocking rival online search advertisers, marking the company’s third penalty in two years. Last year, the EU competition enforcer imposed a record 4.34 billion euro fine on Google for using its popular Android mobile […]

Owner of Nazi-themed business charged with sharing video of mosque massacre

A man who owns a Nazi-themed insulation company has been charged with sharing the horrific livestream video of the mass shooting at a New Zealand mosque. Philip Arps, 44, appeared Wednesday in Christchurch District Court on two counts of distributing objectionable material under the Films Act. The heavily tattooed man, dressed in a blue T-shirt […]

Blaze extinguished at Texas petrochemicals facility

Enlarge Image Firefighters battle a petrochemical fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company Monday, March 18, 2019, in Deer Park, Texas. AP HOUSTON — Crews have extinguished a fire that’s burned for days at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility. International Terminals Company says the blaze in Deer Park was extinguished as of 3 a.m. Wednesday. The […]

Michigan man shot by police awaits sentencing after pleas

PORT HURON, Mich. — A Michigan man shot by police after officers say he charged at them with a knife in January is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty in the case. The Times Herald of Port Huron reports 22-year-old Genio Morgan of Lexington entered the pleas Tuesday to charges of unarmed robbery, carrying a dangerous […]

Moderate earthquake hits Turkey; 3 people injured

ANKARA, Turkey — A moderately-strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 hit southwestern Turkey on Wednesday, Turkish authorities said. At least three people sustained minor injuries but there were no reports of any deaths. The government-run Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said the earthquake was centered in the town of Acipayam, in Denizli province, […]

Woman gets 15 years for fatal DUI crash

OCALA, Fla. — A Florida woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for fatally striking a pedestrian with her car while she was high on drugs. The Ocala Star-Banner reports that 28-year-old Brittney Titus was sentenced Tuesday. She was convicted last week of DUI manslaughter and leaving the scene of a crash. Police […]

Clinic accused of ‘liberally’ prescribing unneeded opioids

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A pain management clinic with facilities in Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina is accused of “liberally” prescribing unnecessary opioid painkillers. News outlets report the U.S. Department of Justice joined three lawsuits this month that accuse the company, Pain Management Associates, of benefiting from over-prescribing the addictive drugs. The lawsuits, filed by […]

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