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Palm Coast man accused of trying to electrocute pregnant wife, deputies say

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When they arrived, a man told deputies that Wilson had advised him not to let any children touch his front door. When a deputy kicked the door, they said there was a large spark. Upon further search of the residence, deputies found the pair of smart cameras, set up by Wilson's wife, thrown in a toilet. She said his behavior changed and at the end of November he was placed in a mental health facility under the state's Baker Act. Read More »

First Day Hikes in 27 state parks, forests

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The forecast throughout Minnesota calls for a bitter start to 2018, with Monday's expected high temperature in the Twin Cities to be 2 below zero. "Hiking offers inspiring ways to improve your physical and mental health, while exploring handsome public lands in every state". Read More »

Lindsay Lohan Suffers Snake Bite in Thailand, Says She's OK

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Actress Lindsay Lohan reportedly owes over $100,000 in unpaid taxes. She followed up with another video, saying, "Hi!" "I love this, it's so lovely, unbelievable place.aside from my snake bite", she said. Ciao." She added later: "Actually, my shaman told me it was good luck and positive energy. Paying your taxes. Hmm, if she's still on good terms with Charlie Sheen , maybe he can give her another $100K . Read More »

South Korea holds HK ship over N. Korean oil

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The ban of the four vessels, the Ul Ji Bong 6, Rung Ra 2, Sam Jong 2 and Rye Song Gang 1, was requested by the United States along with measures targeting ships registered in other countries, they said on condition of anonymity. "This is one of the main ways in which North Korea uses an illegal network to circumvent UN Security Council sanctions". In recent months, the North conducted its most powerful nuclear test to date and flight-tested intercontinental ballistic missiles three times, ... Read More »

Officer shoots, kills man while investigating false report

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Twitter users and gaming sites have blamed the incident on swatting. One gamer provided a false address that led to police being called to the location at Seneca and McCormick. '[The call] went to a substation first, then it was relayed to dispatch, then dispatch gave it to us. That results in an excessive display of force from police, who have no other information to go on and typically respond to such calls with an extraordinary amount of aggression. Read More »

Former soccer star George Weah wins Liberian presidential election

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The National Elections Commission said only 56% voter turnout was recorded. The tumultuous events of the past seven decades in Liberia, where an estimated 250,000 people died during back-to-back civil wars between 1989-2003, have prevented a democratic handover from taking place since 1944. Read More »

Man accused of using samurai sword to kill, almost behead girlfriend

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Investigators were called to a home in Houston Wednesday evening for a " cutting in progress ", according to the Houston Chronicle . Police responded to a call Wednesday about a " cutting in progress " at a Houston apartment where they Lockings' girlfriend almost severed body on the living room floor. Read More »

Mega Millions jackpot grows to $306M

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But it's about to become more common. This was the largest jackpot ever won on a single ticket in United States history. Players can multiply prizes with the Megaplier option for an additional $1 per play. The odds of winning the Powerball drawing are 1 in 292.2 million. Of course if the chance of winning either game is ridiculous, the chance of winning both is ridiculous on steroids - 1 in 88 quadrillion, or 1 in 88,412,922,115,183,000 to be precise. Read More »

AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Shares Bought by New England Research & Management Inc

Capital Research Global Investors who had been investing in Abbvie Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $156.12B market cap company. It also reduced its holding in Cohen & Steers Ltd Duration Pf (LDP) by 24,668 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 21,655 shares, and cut its stake in J P Morgan Chase (NYSE:JPM). Read More »

Trump Fires HIV/AIDS Council Via FedEx Without Explanation

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He took to Twitter to lambaste the president's decision, accusing it of being part of a strategy to bring back "abstinence-only" sex education, among other "harmful policies". PACHA was founded during the Clinton administration amid the AIDS" crisis peak in the "90s-over 500,000 AIDS cases were reported in 1995 alone-and was created to help presidents manage policy and research on HIV and AIDS. Read More »

Israel targets 'Hamas posts' after rockets fired from Gaza Strip

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However, Israel said it held Hamas responsible for any hostility from Gaza and usually retaliates with attacks on Hamas positions. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The incident was the latest round of escalation between Israel and the Palestinians, which was triggered by U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in a statement on December 6. Read More »

Congress suffers a jolt in Meghalaya

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Four of the five Congress legislators who quit today were part of the state cabinet earlier and were sacked by the chief minister for what he called "incompetence". What would certainly come as a greater cause of worry for the Congress party and especially Rahul Gandhi is the prevailing buzz in the political grapevine that the NPP could enter into a pre-poll or a post-poll alliance with the BJP in Meghalaya . Read More »

'Lt Governor treats Arvind Kejriwal like a chaprasi'

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Not just with Baijal, Kejriwal also had an acrimonious relationship with ex-LG Najeeb Jung. The Metro's 12.38-km stretch of the Magenta Line, connecting Botanical Garden in Noida in Uttar Pradesh with Kalkaji Mandir in south Delhi, was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the presence of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on 25 December. Read More »

Sub-zero wind chills in Central Wisconsin

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Wednesday's high is expected to be about 10 degrees, and a wind chill advisory will be in effect from midnight until 10 a.m. Wednesday. A Wind Chill Advisory will likely be required, especially for Central Kansas, overnight New Year's Eve to New Year's Day morning. Read More »

TODAY'S FORECAST: Bitter cold temperatures, scattered snow showers possible

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Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Friday night: Cloudy, with a low around 11. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 miles per hour in the afternoon. The lows Saturday through Monday will be zero or below. Read More »

Pakistan accuses India of using Afghan soil to hamper corridor project

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Wang said China fully supported peace talks between the Afghan government and Taliban and would continue to provide "necessary facilitation". The inclusion of Afghanistan into CPEC, which will give China access deep into Central Asia, was portrayed by some media outlets as China's cornering of India; but Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying, in a press briefing , insisted that such a negative perspective on the matter was uncalled for. Read More »

Quadruple homicide victims identified in NY

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The victims were Shanta Myers , 36, her partner Brandi Mells , 22, and Myers' two children, Jeremiah, 11, and Shanise, 5. According to the New York Times , the manager of the property received a call from the victims' relatives asking to do a welfare check on the family. Read More »

With Pot Soon Legal, CHP Warns: Drive High, Get A DUI

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Newman said the CHP's drug recognition experts have gone thru extensive training on how to detect drugs and alcohol and developed a 12-step process for officers in the field. In addition to alcohol or cannabis, a driver could be subject to a DUI arrest if they are under the influence of prescription medications like sleep aids, tranquilizers, barbiturates, opiates and other pain killers, anti-depressants, and even over-the-counter allergy or cough medications when they impair your ability to ... Read More »

Romanian Hackers Charged With Disabling DC Police Cameras During Trump's Inauguration

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Mihai Isvanca and Eveline Cismaru were arrested earlier this month in Bucharest and now await extradition to the US on charges of wire fraud and attacking protected computers, according to court filings from the Department of Justice. The investigation showed no evidence that any person's physical security was threatened or harmed due to the disruption of the MPD surveillance cameras. Read More »

Malaysian journalist detained in Myanmar to be released today, says report

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Malaysia's Mok Lin and Singaporean Lau Meng were working for Turkey's English-language TRT World , along with local fixer Aung Soe and driver Hla Tin, when the group were arrested after flying a drone in the capital Naypyitaw. He added that the two foreign journalists were being taken directly to Yangon worldwide airport for flights out of the country, while the two Myanmar nationals have already been reunited with their families. Read More »

Thursday weather: Met Office issues severe warning about ice

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A status yellow snow-ice warning has been issued for counties Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath, Meath, Leitrim, Cork, Limerick and Tipperary. Galway motorists are advised to drive with care throughout the day as a result of lingering frost and ice. "The heaviest snowfall is expected across parts of northern England where accumulations of 5-10 cm are likely, with up to 15 cm possible over higher ground". Read More »

Durant Says He's on the Same Level as LeBron

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As of writing, the design remains unofficial, with the organization stating that they have multiple other style options to choose from. James is a three-time NBA champion and NBA Finals MVP , while the 32-year-old has been named MVP on four occasions - not to mention his 13 All-Star appearances. Read More »

Prez congratulates Viswanathan Anand for winning chess title

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Earlier in the tournament, he won against the old rival Magnus Carlsen of Norway. The 48-year last won this title in 2003 and reclaims it after 14 years. However, Anand had to play the tie-breaker before clinching the title as Vladimir Fedoseev and Ian Nepomniachtchi, both of Russian Federation, also scored 10.5. Read More »

Man fleeing from police drives off OR pier

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Moreland captured the abortive escape on video. Timofey Erofeeff, 27, was allegedly trespassing at a marina in Astoria, Oregon, according to the Daily Astorian , when the police chase was triggered. Police learned Erofeeff was a corrections offender out of Deschutes County. Erofeeff managed to escape his truck and swam a couple hundred feet away from the pier, according to police, before he turned around and swam back to the pier. Read More »

Israeli tanks, aircraft strike Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attack

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No casualties were reported. Israel's military retaliated to rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip on Friday with strikes on posts used by the Islamic militant group Hamas that rules the territory. Rocket warning sirens were heard shortly before midday in the Shaar Hanegev and Sedot Hanegev regions. Troops are still searching the area for the remains of the rockets, the army said. Read More »

Constitution under attack directly: Rahul Gandhi targets BJP over Ananth Kumar's remarks

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi launched an incisively sharp attack on the Narendra Modi government today saying the "Constitution [and] the foundation of our country is under threat.is under attack directly". The BJP on Thursday moved a privilege motion in the Rajya Sabha against Congress President Rahul Gandhi for "mocking" Finance Minister Arun Jaitley by "twisting" his name. Read More »

Fireworks go on sale for New Year's Friday

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SafeWork NSW has handled numerous illegal fireworks cases in recent years throughout the state, said Kean. "There's a lot of things you can do to stay safe". Save your alcohol for after the show. Always wear protective eyewear when handling fireworks and ensure that all bystanders are also wearing eye protection. Read More »

Snow continues to bury upstate NY, Pa.

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Up to a foot more snow is forecast for Erie through Wednesday. There is only a slight chance of snow showers, with no accumulations, she said. Officials said the storm's timing was good, since people were off the streets and staying home for Christmas, giving plows more space to clear streets. Read More »

Himachal MLA slaps female cop, gets it back

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However, when Himachal Pradesh MLA Asha Kumari tried to join this exalted league, the tabled turned surprisingly on her. All of a sudden, the MLA lost her cool and slapped the constable. Kumari won from the Dalhousie constituency in the election. "In a rage, I raised my hand in retaliation and she also did the same", Kumari told reporters outside the Congress office. Read More »