Newborn found dead inside Applebee’s restroom in Texas

(Irving Police Department ) “This kind of incident is very tragic,” Irving police Officer Robert Reeves, said. “It strikes everybody in their family. Everybody’s heart goes out when you hear an infant is deceased. We definitely do not like to see this happen. There’s fire stations, there’s ambulances that you can call, there’s the hospital that’s just two more exits down the freeway.” Investigators are also looking at surveillance video and speaking to witnesses to try to locate the suspect, CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Texas, like many other states, has a Safe Haven Law that allows a person to leave a newborn at a police or fire station, hospital or other medical center with no questions asked.

DCCC sees staff shakeup amid diversity concerns, chairwoman calls it sobering day

HARRIS PRESENTS ‘KAMALACARE’ “Today has been a sobering day filled with tough conversations that too often we avoid, but I can say confidently that we are taking the first steps toward putting the DCCC back on path to protect and expand our majority, with a staff that truly reflects the diversity of our Democratic caucus and our party,” Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., the chairwoman, said in a statement. Bustos announced that Jacqueline Newman will replace Allison Jaslow, a combat veteran, who resigned earlier in the day. Jaslow and Bustos were close. Roll Call reported that Jaslow had worked on Bustos’ campaign and was once chief-of-staff in her House office. GET THE FOX NEWS APP Republicans seized on the turmoil. The Washington …

Teenager cycles solo from UK to Australia

Image copyright Nat Geo Leo Image caption Ben Hollis said he was always welcomed, including at the Royal Café in Lucknow, India Mr Hollis said he worked “every single second” to raise money while studying for his A-levels. Image copyright Nat Geo Leo Image caption Ben Hollis said near Gunung Batok in Indonesia was his favourite camping spot His enduring impression was not of a place, but an attitude. “It was the welcome of people, again and again, no matter how much they have. “When they see a dirty, absolutely exhausted young guy cycling up their hill, they never fail to welcome you in,” he said. Follow BBC East Midlands on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Send your story ideas to …

Fraudster claimed dead dad’s 740k benefits

‘Breathtaking dishonesty’ Judge Steven Everett told her: “Part of your problem is that nobody, including me, believes that you are ill, and that you have been putting this on for years.” He told her it was “breathtaking dishonesty” and for “year after year” she had “sullied” her father’s name. McGill, of Windmill Hill, pleaded guilty to 14 counts, including conspiracy to commit fraud, false accounting and false representation. She had asked a friend to lie in bed and pretend to be her father when the authorities visited, the court heard. Related Topics Benefits Fraud Cheshire Runcorn Original Article : HERE ;

John Travolta Plays A Creepy Celebrity Stalker In ‘The Fanatic’ Trailer

John Travolta, who has met a few starstruck followers in his time, turns the tables on the celebrity-obsessed masses for his latest film.  In a trailer for “The Fanatic” posted recently, the “Pulp Fiction” star plays a man called Moose, who is stalking movie star Hunter Dunbar (Devon Sawa). With the help of a paparazzo pal who knows how to locate the homes of the rich and famous, Moose’s obsession with Hunter goes haywire. Watch the preview above. Harvey Fierstein Zings John Travolta's Performance In 'Hairspray' Movie John Travolta's 'Grease' Dance With Jimmy Fallon Is Electrifying REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.

Why Hong Kong’s young protesters feel they’re running out of time in fight for democracy

Hong Kong (CNN)When protesters in Hong Kong targeted the Chinese government’s headquarters in the city, social media users in China were united in outrage. What began as protests over a now-suspended extradition bill have broadened to cover a host of demands, including calls for greater democracy and more government accountability, that many feel they are running out of time to achieve. Even as democratic values have increasingly come under threat around the world, and many voters in democracies are increasingly expressing apathy or despair, young Hong Kongers are determined to continue a fight for freedom which began decades ago under British rule, before time runs out and Hong Kong becomes just another Chinese city. “Liberate Hong Kong, the revolution of …

House Democratic Campaign Chair Vows To Do Better After Senior Staffers Quit

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee admitted to making mistakes and vowed to “do better” after several senior staffers resigned on Monday. diversity.   Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.), the chair of the DCCC, for elevating loyalists to senior positions and for failing to live up to her campaign promises of promoting diversity, Politico reported last week. told the outlet. “It is shocking and something needs to be done about it.” Politico reported. They include Allison Jaslow, the executive director and a close ally of Bustos; communications director Jared Smith; and diversity director Van Ornelas.  Following the resignations, Bustos said in a statement that “today has been has been a sobering day filled with tough conversations that too often we avoid.”  “Today, I recognize that, …

Russian Police Arrest More Than 1,000 Protesters In Moscow

Police wrestled with protesters around the mayor’s office, sometimes charging into the crowd with their batons raised. State news agencies Tass and RIA-Novosti cited police as saying 1,074 were arrested over the course of the protests, which lasted more than seven hours. Along with the arrests of the mostly young demonstrators, several opposition activists who wanted to run for the council were arrested throughout the city before the protest. Alexei Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition figure, was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail for calling an unauthorized protest. Helmeted police barged into Navalny’s video studio as it was conducting a YouTube broadcast of the protest and arrested program leader Vladimir Milonov. Police also searched Dozhd, an internet TV station …

Australian man caught with $140 million of meth after crashing into parked police car

(CNN)An Australian man has been caught with a $140 million methamphetamine haul hidden in boxes after he crashed into a parked police car. The man has been charged with large commercial drug supply and negligent driving. Police are also conducting a forensic examination of the van. Last month, Australian authorities made the country’s largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand. Authorities said the record drug bust had an estimated street value of $1.2 billion Australian dollars, which is equivalent to $837 million US dollars. Along with meth, 37 kilograms of heroin was also found stashed in vacuumed-sealed packages inside the speakers. In January, US authorities confiscated almost …

In ‘Straight Up,’ A Gay Man’s Search For Love Becomes An Identity Crisis

Straight Up,” his debut feature film, came from a sobering epiphany ― even though the final product is very much an “arthouse screwball” rom-com. HuffPost got a sneak peek at “Straight Up,” which is being shown at Frameline Film Festival last month, via the exclusive clip above. The scene introduces Todd (played by Sweeney), a neurotic gay man whose attempts at relationships with men leave him feeling unfulfilled. Courtesy of James Sweeney “Straight Up” stars James Sweeney (left) and Katie Findlay.  Describing his cinematic voice as “dialogue-driven, balanced and whimsical ― but not for lack of heart,” Sweeney cites Joss Whedon and Bryan Fuller as artistic influences. He also sees “Straight Up” as a unique film in that its LGBTQ themes are “incidental.” And, …

Free period products for women detained by police

In one of the last acts of Theresa May’s premiership, Policing minister Nick Hurd laid a statutory instrument in the Commons on Tuesday. The tactic allows legislation to be fast-tracked through both houses of Parliament – to revise the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE). “Police have made great progress in this area and today’s changes will make sure high standards are met across the country,” Mr Hurd said. The Independent Custody Visiting Association (ICVA) – the monitoring body that published the evidence in 2018 – welcomed the changes. Katie Kempen, the ICVA’s chief executive, said: “No detainee should be left to bleed for want of a difficult conversation or a cheap tampon. These changes should ensure that never …

Watch Drug Suspects Desperately Dump Cocaine In Coast Guard Boat Chase

U.S. Coast Guard cocaine into the sea during a high-speed chase in the eastern Pacific earlier this month.  Coast Guard crew members “apprehended the suspected smugglers and seized approximately That operation and a series of others in international waters off Mexico and Central and South America beginning in late June netted an astounding total of “This was 26,000 pounds of cocaine that will not make it to the main streets of the U.S.A.,” said Coast Guard district commander Rear Adm. Peter Gautier. “We know that with a supply chain of illegal narcotics, at every single step there’s violence, instability and despair.” submarine allegedly packed with cocaine in another successful James-Bond-like operation. Mike Blake / Reuters A Coast Guard agent watches over …

NY Giants receiver Golden Tate says he took fertility medicine. Now he faces suspension for performance enhancing drugs

(CNN)Golden Tate says he and his wife are trying to have a baby. Tate says he’s always taken great pride in playing football “the right way” and has never had issues with the league’s banned substance policy. Upon finding out about the ingredient in the fertility drugs, he says he “immediately discontinued use” and reported the situation to the NFL and spoke with his coaches and general manager. “The treatment this past April had no effect on the upcoming season, and I did not, and could not have undergone this treatment in April for any competitive advantage,” his statement read. Tate’s statement also said he knew the initial suspension was imminent, but he and the Giants are “confident in the …