Mary Jo Buttafuoco: Amy Fisher, Who Shot Her in the Face as a Teen, Is ‘Kind of a Waste’

Mary Jo Buttafuoco is speaking out in a new interview — and she has some choice words to say about Amy Fisher, the “Long Island Lolita” who shot her in the face on May 19, 1992 … [Read more...]

Cops respond to calls for help, but it was just a dramatic parrot

Diego the parrot somehow learned to yell the word "help," and his cry caused quite the confusion this week. SEE ALSO: Dad tells cops he was speeding home to, um, well you know . @UPS driver heard someone yelling "help" inside house. Deputies responded and found the culprit. Thankfully Diego the Parrot was unharmed — Clackamas Sheriff … [Read more...]

Mother-of-five who encouraged terrorism on Facebook is spared jail so she can 'get back to her children' 

A mother-of-five who encouraged terror attacks on Facebook has been spared jail after a judge told her, "the sooner you get back to your children the better". Farhana Ahmed, 40, from north-west London, had been in custody since being charged over the 2015 social media posts while her home-schooled children, aged between six and 16, were cared for by relatives. Judge Christopher Moss QC … [Read more...]

Seven Penn State Students Punished Over Fraternity Hazing Death

The punishments included expulsion … [Read more...]

Trump Nominee: It's 'Insane' Civilians Can Buy Assault Rifles

While President Donald Trump doesn’t think guns are to blame for the problem of recurrent mass shootings in the United States, his nominee for assistant secretary of defense for health affairs believes it is “insane” that civilians can purchase high-powered semi-automatic guns. … [Read more...]

Richard Spencer Tries To Explain To A Black Journalist Why Slavery Was Good, Fails Miserably

White supremacist Richard Spencer came off looking like a supreme idiot during an interview with a black British journalist. … [Read more...]

Assad adviser says Turkish, U.S. forces 'illegal invaders' in Syria

U.S. and Turkish troops are "illegal invader" forces on Syrian territory and Syria will "deal with" them, a top adviser to President Bashar al-Assad said on Tuesday. Bouthaina Shaaban also said in a television interview that Damascus would not give up on the northern city of Raqqa, which was liberated from Islamic State last month by the U.S.-backed, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). … [Read more...]

This Little Girl Is Totally Heartbroken Over Carlos Correa's Engagement

Houston Astros shortshop Carlos Correa had a lot to celebrate last week. … [Read more...]

Starbucks Is Bringing An Italian Bakery Chain To The U.S., And It Looks Magical

Starbucks is launching an Italian café chain in the U.S., marking the first time in the brand’s history it will feature food baked onsite. … [Read more...]

Pad Thai recipe: Here's how to master Thailand's favourite dish

The key to this is to have the ingredients prepared and ready to go so you can work quickly. SERVES 4 50ml/2fl oz tamarind water 40ml/1½fl oz fish sauce 30g/1oz palm sugar or 2 tbsp caster sugar 200g/7oz wide flat rice noodles Vegetable oil 16 large prawns, peeled or unpeeled 4 spring onions, sliced 2 garlic cloves, finely sliced 1 red chilli, deseeded, finely sliced 2 eggs 100g/4oz bean sprouts 4 … [Read more...]

Lawrence and Rachel Maddow on historic election night results

Lawrence O'Donnell asked Rachel Maddow to react to a big night for the Democrats across the country and what it means for President Donald Trump. … [Read more...]

Italy moves to force big ships to take back route to Venice

Gondolas and water taxis will never again have to vie with big cruise ships for space in front of Venice's iconic St. Mark's Square, an Italian governmental committee decided on Tuesday. Venetians and environmentalists have long voiced concerns about floating pleasure palaces sailing close to the fragile city, dwarfing its Gothic and Byzantine churches. Under the new rules, which follow a … [Read more...]

Scantily Clad Thief Admits to Stealing From Uber Driver's Tip Jar: 'It Made Me Relevant'

The driver didn't report the incident to cops, according to the NYPD, but the video was posted online. … [Read more...]

Video From Texas Church Shows Mom Who Died While Shielding Her Kids From Gunfire Week Before Shooting

Joann Ward and two of her four children were killed in the horrific attack. … [Read more...]

Palestinian PM leaves Gaza after reconciliation visit

Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah left the Gaza Strip on Thursday after a four-day visit aimed at reconciliation with rival party Hamas, an AFP journalist said. Islamists Hamas agreed to hand over power to a unity government last month and Hamdallah's visit, the first since 2015, saw his ministers take control of ministries in Gaza. … [Read more...]

'Miracle' woman shot in the heart saved by firefighter boyfriend in Las Vegas shooting 

A woman shot in the heart during the Las Vegas massacre miraculously survived thanks to the quick-thinking actions of her firefighter boyfriend who rushed her to hospital. Christina Kitcat was at the open-air Route 91 Harvest country music festival with her boyfriend Kelly Culbertson, who had got them tickets as her birthday present.  The couple initially thought the gunfire was fireworks, but … [Read more...]

Some Republicans open to banning 'bump stocks' used in Vegas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior congressional Republicans said Wednesday they are open to considering legislation banning "bump stocks" like the shooter in Las Vegas apparently used to make semi-automatic rifles perform more like fully automatic weapons. … [Read more...]

Energy secretary took charter flight day before Price resigned

By Emily Flitter NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry took a chartered jet to Ohio last week, according to an airport management company, the day before fellow Cabinet member Tom Price resigned over his use of private charter flights for government business. Perry took the private plane from Hazleton Regional Airport in Pennsylvania to the Greater Portsmouth Regional Airport in … [Read more...]