Monday, November 13th, 2017

 

Piazza served 18 drinks in 90 minutes

CLOSE A slew of new charges were announced Monday — including aggravated assault and involuntary manslaughter — against former members of the Penn State fraternity accused of being involved in the hazing death of 19-year-old sophomore Timothy Piazza. USA TODAY Timothy J. Piazza played football for Hunterdon Central High School in New Jersey before going to Penn State.(Photo: Courtesy of Patrick Carns) STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Beta Theta Pi brothers gave their pledge 18 drinks in an hour and 22 minutes, surveillance video from the basement of the fraternity house shows. The newRead More


Italy vs. Sweden – Football Match Report – November 13,…

Italy have failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958, as Sweden secured their spot in Russia after the teams’ 0-0 draw on Monday in Milan. Sweden, who qualified for their first World Cup since 2006, go through 1-0 on aggregate on the back of Jakob Johansson’s goal last week in the first leg. Italy, who have won the World Cup four times, will miss out after finishing second to Spain in the UEFA qualifying group stage, and then falling short in the two-legged playoff.Read More


Trump to lawmakers: cut health mandate, top tax bracket

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump urged lawmakers on Monday to slash the top tax rate paid by the wealthy and end the Obamacare individual healthcare mandate, even as he praised their work so far on tax reform in the Republican-controlled Congress. The Internal Revenue Code books are delivered to a Senate Finance Committee markup on the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” on Capitol Hill this month. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate were debating their respective plans this week before heading home forRead More


A Fifth Woman Accuses Senate Candidate Roy Moore of Sex…

WASHINGTON — A fifth woman accused Roy S. Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama, on Monday of making sexual or romantic advances toward her when she was a teenager, as senior Republicans in Washington called for him to drop out of the race and threatened to expel him from the Senate if he wins. The new accuser, Beverly Young Nelson, told a news conference in New York that Mr. Moore attacked her when she was 16 and he was a prosecutor in Etowah County, Ala. Ms. Nelson was representedRead More


Theresa May says Brexit deal will help ‘counter’ Russia…

Image copyright PA Image caption The prime minister said a “global Britain” would continue to exert its influence around the world The successful completion of a Brexit trade deal will help counter the threat posed by Russia to European security, Prime Minister Theresa May has said. She cited the use of disinformation and cyber warfare and Russia’s alleged meddling in elections as proof of its aim to “undermine free societies”. The UK did not want “perpetual confrontation” with Russia but would protect its interests, she added. The UK wants aRead More


Britt McHenry, ex-ESPN reporter, blasts GQ for naming C…

On Monday, GQ magazine released its special issue naming former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick “Citizen of the Year.” The controversial figure in sports, and the magazine, received a lot of backlash, including a string of tweets from former ESPN reporter Britt McHenry. On Monday morning, McHenry took shots at Kaepernick on Twitter, arguing that not only is he not worthy of the brand new title, but there were far more respectful members of the NFL worth shining a light on. McHenry first commented on Kaepernick’s previous wardrobe choiceRead More


Cops: Doctor killed, shooter dead in apparent murder-su…

MASSILLON, Ohio — Police in Ohio say one person died and a doctor was injured in a shooting in the parking lot of a hospital. Authorities in Massillon say it appears it was an attempted murder and suicide. Massillon police chief Keith Moser told CBS affiliate WOIO-TV the doctor was leaving Affinity Medical Center and getting into his car in the afternoon when a man approached him in the parking lot and opened fire with a handgun at close range.  “He would have been almost right up on top ofRead More


Bush 41 facing allegations he groped 16-year-old in 200…

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Senate Republican leaders call on Alabama candidate Moo…

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led a chorus of establishment Republicans on Monday calling for Roy Moore, the party’s Senate candidate in Alabama, to withdraw from the race over allegations he had sexual contact with teenage girls decades ago. FILE PHOTO: Judge Roy Moore participates in the Mid-Alabama Republican Club’s Veterans Day Program in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, U.S. November 11, 2017. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry/File Photo A fifth woman came forward on Monday with new allegations that Moore sexually assaulted her when she was a teenager in AlabamaRead More


New Roy Moore accuser alleges he assaulted her when he …

A new accuser of Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore has stepped forward on Monday with allegations that Moore assaulted her when she was a minor and Moore was serving as district attorney of Etowah County, Alabama.  Women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred held a press conference in New York City with Beverly Young Nelson to announce the accusations. She told members of the press she met him when she was 15 years of age, and she said he assaulted her when she was 16 years old. .  Beverly Young Nelson described in detailRead More