Woman Who Pushed 16-Year-Old Friend Off Bridge Sentenced To 2 Days In Jail

Clark County District Court Judge Darvin Zimmerman sentenced 19-year-old Tay’lor Smith on Wednesday, saying she should do some jail time in light of Jordan Holgerson’s serious injuries. Amanda Cowan/The Columbian via AP Tay’Lor Smith fights back tears as she is escorted out of the courtroom in handcuffs after being sentenced at the Clark County Courthouse in Vancouver, Wash., on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. The 50-foot fall broke Holgerson’s ribs, caused severe bruising and punctured her lungs. Holgerson started to cry during her statement to the judge and an advocate then read it for her, saying Holgerson was terrified when she was pushed and when she was in the water thought she was going to die. “We feel lucky today that …

Vote Leave drops appeal against fine

Vote Leave’s Cummings urges new party Vote Leave fined over 194,154 spam texts Vote Leave campaign broke electoral law The Vote Leave campaign, fronted by Boris Johnson and Michael Gove, was found by the Electoral Commission to have funnelled £675,315 through pro-Brexit youth group BeLeave, days before the referendum in 2016, which helped ensure it did not breach its £7m spending limit. The founder of BeLeave, Darren Grimes, was fined £20,000 and referred to the police, along with Vote Leave official David Halsall. ‘Serious offences’ Vote Leave bosses say they were given the go-ahead to give the money to BeLeave and they had acted within the rules. But the Commission found there was “significant evidence of joint working” between Mr …

Trump Could Be A Modern-Day Queen Esther: Mike Pompeo

Mike Pompeo Christian Broadcasting Network, Trump has adopted a hard-line stance towards Iran ever since he became president. Last year, Trump imposed new sanctions on Iran. “I am confident that the Lord is at work here,” Pompeo said.  The theory that God played a role in Trump’s election is not uncommon in certain evangelical circles. Even though many white evangelicals Evangelical leaders have often drawn comparisons between Trump and various Biblical figures to prove this point.  King Cyrus, an ancient Persian king who was This isn’t the first time Trump has evoked comparisons to Esther. Paula White, a prosperity gospel preacher and the president’s spiritual advisor, has also According to the Biblical story, Queen Esther was an orphaned Jewish woman who married …

Former PM’s aide jailed for second rape

The court heard that after forcing his victim to relive her ordeal at a trial, Adams now accepted that he had raped the teenager in Edinburgh on 10 August 2017. ‘Really traumatised’ During the trial, the former civil servant claimed he had consensual sex with her after she returned from a night out. But, at the sentencing hearing, defence QC Gary Allan said: “Mr Adams has reflected on the evidence and he now accepts that whatever his thoughts at the time, whatever his view of the event, he now accepts that what he did amounted to rape.” The court had heard how the teenager left a nightclub in Edinburgh at about 05:15 feeling quite drunk and encountered Adams in Regent …

Fatal accident hours into safety campaign

Police said the family of the man killed had been informed, and they were appealing for information. The second accident, at about 16:00 GMT near the Storey Arms outdoor centre, involved a car and two motorbikes. Skip Twitter post by @DyfedPowys #OpDarwen 2019 has launched today, aiming to reduce the number of motorcycle-related deaths and serious injuries on our roads. 'High speed, high risk' is the message we’re sending to bikers and drivers. Read more >>> https://t.co/drTOQWvucf pic.twitter.com/tDjpihYP6M — HeddluDPPolice (@DyfedPowys) March 24, 2019 On Sunday, Dyfed-Powys Police launched their annual campaign to reduce the number of motorcyclists seriously hurt in the area, which has long been popular with riders. Last year, 67 motorcyclists were either killed or seriously injured …

Can May secure a deal without offering her resignation?

London (CNN)Britain’s Brexit journey has been plagued by uncertainty — but on Wednesday we might get the answer to these two questions: Firstly, can Prime Minister Theresa May put her deal and the stability of the country ahead of her political career and pledge to step down as leader to secure those two things? Secondly, can the UK Parliament find an alternative plan to help Britain leave the EU under different terms? Parliament’s next move Some prominent Conservative Brexit supporters have indicated they will back May’s deal when it eventually returns to Parliament for the third time. But, they argue, more will support her plan if she announces her resignation. If the prime minister refuses, the battle of wills between …

The Latest: Schultz says he will attend AIPAC

Howard Schultz will attend the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee on Monday evening. That from Schultz aide Erin McPike. Schultz’s decision to attend the annual AIPAC conference in Washington comes as Democrats have been grappling with the left’s criticism of Israel and as most presidential candidates are sitting this year’s conference out. Schultz is actively considering an independent presidential bid himself. On Friday, Schultz responded to a tweet from the liberal advocacy group MoveOn, which has been urging Democratic presidential candidates not to attend. He said that the “unwillingness of the far left to even speak with people they may disagree with is one of the worst symbols of the dysfunction in Washington today.” ___ 2:30 …

Andrew Miller still fighting special counsel subpoena, in limbo after Mueller wraps investigation

(CNN)Andrew Miller, believing he may still be wanted to testify against Roger Stone to a grand jury, will continue to “pursue further judicial review” of his court losses after he challenged the constitutionality of Robert Mueller as special counsel, his attorney said on Friday after Mueller announced his investigation’s end. “Regardless of today’s action, the National Legal Policy Center will continue to support the legal challenge to the subpoena and Mueller’s authority,” added Peter Flaherty, chair of the center. A spokesman from the special counsel’s office declined to comment on Miller on Friday night. Before Stone was indicted, the prosecutors sought information Miller had about Stone, WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, the Democratic National Committee and the online monikers the Russians used …

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Takes Over Top Box Office Spot With $70.3 Million Debut

“Us” took over the top spot at the box office from “Captain Marvel,” which had reigned for two weeks. The Marvel Studios superhero release slid to second place with $35 million in its third week. “Get Out” opened with $33.4 million domestically before grossing $255.4 million on a $4.5 million budget. “Us” cost $20 million to make, meaning it’s already a huge hit for Peele and Universal Pictures.

Kirsten Gillibrand Formally Announces Presidential Run Outside Trump Hotel

NEW YORK ― Addressing hundreds of supporters in the shadow of the Trump International Hotel in midtown Manhattan, Sen. (D-N.Y.) formally announced her campaign for president of the United States. In Gillibrand’s speech, which elaborated on themes she introduced in a two-minute video advertisementDonald Trump and overcome his divisive legacy. Drawing on the “Star-Spangled Banner” line, “in the land of the free and the home of the brave,” the speech and video that preceded it framed Gillibrand’s career and candidacy as an extension of intergenerational struggles for racial, gender and economic equality that have succeeded thanks to individual acts of courage. Gillibrand cited her work in Congress fighting sexual assault in the military, advocating an end to the exclusion of …

‘Cancel Brexit’ petition hits 1m signatures

“Should it reach 17.4 million respondents then I am sure there will be a very clear case for taking action,” she told MPs. She added: “It’s absolutely right that people do have the opportunity to put their views and that can then spark yet another Brexit debate.” At one point, the petitions committee said there were nearly 2,000 signatures a minute. In December, the European Court of Justice ruled that the UK can unilaterally revoke Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union. This means the UK can decide to stay in the EU without the consent of the 27 other member states. Few MPs have mentioned this as a potential option so far. May in Brussels to urge …

Soldier walking across US to aid other vets

Alabama native Van Booth is walking across the U.S. to raise money for Operation Song, a nonprofit program that helps veterans, active-duty military and their families tell their stories. The program is unique in how it helps veterans tap the power of song, pairing them with songwriters. Operation Song is close to Booth’s heart. He says that listening to his own story turned into a song was very healing and helped him cope with memories and lost comrades. The best part for Booth is meeting new people along the way and having them open up to him. “The amount of people I run into, the stories, it’s just been amazing,” he said. Booth is also a member of Bearded Warriors, a veteran support group. There he met …

Brooklyn man, 55, sentenced to decades for stabbing girlfriend 20 times to death

That night, according to prosecutors, paramedics found Bradford covered in blood, saying he had “a really bad thing” and was “going to jail for a long time.” The couple had returned from a Fourth of July barbecue where Bradford had gotten into a fight, Patch reported. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Spencer was stabbed in the chest, arms and legs, investigators said. “With today’s sentence, this defendant has been held accountable,” said Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez. “I hope this defendant’s guilty plea and sentence bring some measure of solace to the victim’s daughter, family and friends.” Frank Miles is a reporter and editor covering geopolitics, military, crime, technology and sports for FoxNews.com. His email is Frank.Miles@foxnews.com.

8 easy tricks to boost your iPhones battery life

Find apps to delete Your iPhone has a built-in tool that lets you uncover exactly which apps are draining your battery life. CLICK ON THE SUN FOR MORE Head into Settings > Battery, and then wait for the page to load. Next, tap on the ‘Last 10 Days’ option, which reveals battery usage for different apps from the past week-and-a-half. If you scroll down, you can see the apps that have used the majority of your battery life, in percentage form. So if an app has 20 percent next to it, that means it hoovered up a fifth of all battery life used in the past 10 days. You can also toggle it to show the listed items by activity …

How do reality TV shows care for their stars?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jonny Mitchell says he did not receive enough after care when he left Love Island “As far as aftercare goes.. when I came off the show I was trolled ridiculous amounts, as a lot of people were, but I had a particularly bad time of it. “The only time I ever had a call off that show offering any kind of counselling or help was yesterday [the day after Thalassitis’s death]. “Obviously after Mike died and they’ve said ‘If you need to talk to anyone…’ and to be honest I found it almost quite laughable. “I just thought: ‘How am I getting this phone call now? This is too little too late.’” ‘A thorough …

CNN 10 – March 19, 2019

March 19, 2019 TRANSCRIPT Click here to access the printable version of today’s CNN 10 transcript. CNN 10 serves a growing audience interested in compact on-demand news broadcasts ideal for explanation seekers on the go or in the classroom. The show’s priority is to identify stories of international significance and then clearly describe why they’re making news, who is affected, and how the events fit into a complex, international society. Thank you for using CNN 10 Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific