• Parents give teacher wine with son's face on label for Christmas
Parents give teacher wine with son's face on label for Christmas

But, this year his parents decided they needed something a little more substantial. Happy holidays, indeed! Mary, the mother behind the madness, told BuzzFeed News that Jake is their youngest child and it's his previous year at the Catholic school all three of her kids have attended.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation arrest man suspected of planning Christmas terror attack
Federal Bureau of Investigation arrest man suspected of planning Christmas terror attack

Everitt Aaron Jameson , 26, was arrested Wednesday and has since been charged in federal court with attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization in the U.S. Jameson allegedly told the agents that he needed ammunition, powder, tubing, and nails. When the undercover agent replied, "We can only do Allah's will", James r...

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  • Elderly couple said 60 pounds of pot was for Christmas presents
Elderly couple said 60 pounds of pot was for Christmas presents

An elderly couple had an interesting excuse for the sixty pounds of marijuana police found in their vehicle. So did Dundee , the county's canine unit, who was pulled in to see if there was evidence for a probable cause search, since the marijuana wasn't immediately visible, according to the York News-Times.

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  • South Korea fires 20 warning shots after North Korean soldier defects
South Korea fires 20 warning shots after North Korean soldier defects

Thursday's defection came almost 40 days after another North Korean soldier crossed the jointly controlled area at the border, the only places where rival troops are only feet away, amid a barrage of bullets fired by colleagues. They turned back to the North after the Souths warning shots, the official said. The official said that around 10:13 ...

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  • S Korea seeks United States military drill delay for Olympics
S Korea seeks United States military drill delay for Olympics

Representatives from 169 advocacy and religious groups held a press conference at the Gwanghwamon Square in central Seoul, saying the South Korea-U.S. "We've covered reconnaissance skills as well as critical combat skills in a cold-weather mountainous environment". Although there was no direct mention of China's "dual suspension" proposal, efforts ...

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  • South Africa Downgrades Israel Embassy in Protest of Trump Jerusalem Decision
South Africa Downgrades Israel Embassy in Protest of Trump Jerusalem Decision

The group continued according to The Times of Israel , "the ANC, Africa's oldest liberation movement, which benefited from boycotts and sanctions against Apartheid South Africa, has provided direction and we look forward to others following suit".

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  • Boiler Explosion in Gopalganj Sugar Mill Kills At Least Seven
Boiler Explosion in Gopalganj Sugar Mill Kills At Least Seven

PTI reported that the owner has been arrested along with his two sons. The injured were being treated at local Gopalganj hospital while two, who were critical, were brought to Patna Medical College and Hospital for treatment. The police are investigating to ascertain the reason behind the incident. The explosion took place at the Sasa Musa sug...

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  • McKayla Maroney Says USA Gymnastics Paid Her to Cover Up Sexual Abuse
McKayla Maroney Says USA Gymnastics Paid Her to Cover Up Sexual Abuse

The Journal and Times reported the amount of the settlement agreement was $1.25 million. But the lawsuit alleges the confidentiality provision was forced upon Maroney so that "USAG could further hide and shield from public scrutiny, outside investigation, and law enforcement, the true nature of Nassar's horrific sexual abuse of minors".

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  • Woman gives birth to daughter from embryo frozen 24 years ago
Woman gives birth to daughter from embryo frozen 24 years ago

She had been frozen or cryopreserved since October 14, 1992, which is now considered to be the longest known frozen human embryo that resulted in a successful birth . This makes the baby the longest-frozen embryo, who was conceived, ever in history. He transferred two embryos into Tina Gibson on March 13, he said in the press release, and on...

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  • Gujarat results 'zabardast jhatka' to BJP, says Rahul
Gujarat results 'zabardast jhatka' to BJP, says Rahul

Gehlot took hundreds of his close aides and supporters to Gujarat and gave them the responsibility to campaign in the state. Congress leaders and workers - on the first day of the three-day 'chintan shivir (introspection camp)' in Mehsana - claimed the BJP in the run-up to the Assembly elections managed to portray that the Congress's promise of p...

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  • US Sanctions Chechen Chief Kadyrov for Human Rights Abuses
US Sanctions Chechen Chief Kadyrov for Human Rights Abuses

The U.S. government accused Kadyrov of torture and "extra-judicial" killings. The rival had accused Kadyrov of personally carrying out torture. The Treasury Department also said it was targeting a Chechen law enforcement official, Ayub Kataev, for alleged involvement in abuses this year against gay men.

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  • Parents Furious After Ivanka Trump Shows Up Unannounced at Connecticut High School
Parents Furious After Ivanka Trump Shows Up Unannounced at Connecticut High School

The visit by the first daughter to Norwalk Early College Academy at Norwalk High School wasn't announced until it happened on Monday morning, due to security reasons. One parent thanked Trump. "Hope the diversity of our students and our large immigrant population doesn't scare her away!" Trump has been reportedly pushing for more career edu...

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  • Pence says 'real progress' in war in Afghanistan
Pence says 'real progress' in war in Afghanistan

Ghani expressed gratitude to the USA government and said Afghanistan's partnership with the United States was cemented in sacrifice. Pence said he told Ghani that the USA expects Afghanistan to continue to make progress on necessary political reforms that will "give the people of Afghanistan confidence in their democracy".

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  • Venus Williams cleared in fatal Florida crash
Venus Williams cleared in fatal Florida crash

Williams clearly violated our client's right of way because our client had a green light, as indicated in each and every police report issued in this case to date ", Steinger said in a statement. "The unknown dark-colored vehicle... started a sequence of events resulting in (Barson) crashing into (Williams)", the report said. Williams has not com...

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  • Trump administration blames NKorea for big ransomware attack
Trump administration blames NKorea for big ransomware attack

Bossert also said Microsoft had traced the attack to cyber affiliates of the North Korean government, and others in the security community have contributed their analysis. Last month, the former head of British spy agency GCHQ, Robert Hannigan, warned hackers with ties to North Korea will continue to devastate the United Kingdom with cyberattac...

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  • Is Session's Uranium One Probe Meant To Distract Us From Russia?
Is Session's Uranium One Probe Meant To Distract Us From Russia?

Since then, it has been surrounded in controversy. In recent weeks, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents who investigated the case have been asked by Justice Department prosecutors to describe the results of their probe. ARMZ has mining operation in Wyoming, and exploratory projects in Arizona, Colorado and Utah. Hillary Clinton was secretary...

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  • Cuba Delays End of Raúl Castro's Presidency by Two Months
Cuba Delays End of Raúl Castro's Presidency by Two Months

The delay is due to the havoc caused by Hurricane Irma - which tore across the island in September. Analysts and Cuban dissidents recently told the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald that the stage was set for extending Castro's term because of Cuba's economic recession, the tightening of USA sanctions and a diplomatic crisis involving health a...

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  • Several countries condemn Houthi missile attack on Riyadh
Several countries condemn Houthi missile attack on Riyadh

The Saudi aggression on Yemen was remarkably intensified on Wednesday as the KSA warplanes raided the residential areas in Sanaa and Saada, claiming 12 martyrs and 8 wounded, including women and children, and causing wide-spread horror among the civilians.

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  • 3.5-Billion-Year-Old Fossils May Be the Oldest on Earth
3.5-Billion-Year-Old Fossils May Be the Oldest on Earth

That's what researchers at UCLA and the University of Wisconsin-Madison have determined through analysis of microscopic fossils found in a rock in Western Australia. Along with a team of researchers, the professor crushed the original rock sample so the delicate fossil inside could be seen. An example of one of the microfossils discovered in a ...

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  • Atletico To Report Barca For Griezmann Approach
Atletico To Report Barca For Griezmann Approach

A similar one seems to be on the cards over Barcelona's pursuit of Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann , with the Catalan giants emerging as the frontrunners in the race to sign the highly touted United target. Speaking to Movistar , Barcelona's director of institutional relations Guillermo Amor did not deny the claims, saying: "Maybe there...

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