Dwanya Hickerson, 21, "lost it" after learning Dee Whigham, 25, had been born a man. Mississippi's Jacksonville Circuit Court heard that he knifed Ms Whigham multiple times in the face and slashed her throat in a hotel room before showering and leaving her for dead. The hospital nurse picked him up at the gates of Keesler Air Force Base, where he was training to be a weather forecaster, and drove them to her hotel, the court heard.
Angry parents have pledged to withdraw their sons from Boy Scouts amid an outcry over Donald Trump's highly politicised speech to tens of thousands of youngsters. The US President broke with tradition to attack his political foes, threaten to fire federal employees, and denounce the media in a rambling address at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree. Previous presidents to have addressed the Jamboree, held every four years, have typically steered clear of politics and instead saluted Scout values such as trustworthiness, loyalty, and bravery.
It was late on a Friday night and Nicholas Tate was nearing the end of his shift at Walmart when the line at his checkout counter started grow. The 20-year-old cashier from Newcastle, Oklahoma, patiently waited as each customer placed their items on the conveyor belt. A woman surrounded by three children apologized as she stepped up to the counter. "Is it one of those days?" Tate asked, smiling as kids bounced around behind her. The woman explained she was fostering a baby and had to use WIC, part of a federal program that provides assistance for low-income families with children, to pay for some of the items. She had set up WIC earlier that day, and had never used it before. "She had a good
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has called the University of Oxford a "school for stupid people" after it published a report claiming that he spends hundreds of thousands of pounds on an army of social media trolls to defend him online. The report said Duterte has used more than $200,000 (£153,000, or 10 million Philippine pesos) deploying automated "bot" accounts to flood social media with support. "Troops, Trolls and Troublemakers: A Global Inventory of Organised Social Media Manipulation", by academics Samantha Bradshaw and Prof. Philip N. Howard, found that Duterte had used bots during his 2016 presidential campaign, and has continued to do so since taking power. In a press conference
Mar 18, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA: Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) and Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) on the bench during the first half of a NBA game against the LA Clippers at the Staples Center. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Over the course of the past few days, the Cleveland Cavaliers franchise and their fans have experienced a feeling that the entire city has felt far too often when it has come to their sports teams. However, despite the gut-wrenching feeling The Land is experiencing with potentially losing one of the Association’s best young talents, the Cavaliers may have just positioned themselves to become a better team now, and, in the future. The phone has undoubtedly
People often think of Asian-Americans as doctors or lawyers, but the group hasn’t been flocking to law school in recent years, new research shows.
Liev Schreiber and his sons took over Comic-Con but people weren’t talking about Liev they were talking about his son and how awesome his Harley Quinn costume was.