"It seems like our kids are being reduced to a line in a budget."
A man trying to help a lost toddler find her parents was misidentified as a kidnapper on social media over the weekend, according to police in Lakeland, Fla., prompting him to leave town in fear for his safety and the safety of his family. The man was also punched by the child’s father who told local media that he “thought he was trying to take my daughter” and “wanted to kill him.” The whole episode prompted the Lakeland Police Department to warn citizens to “be careful about what you post on social media so as not to victimize an innocent person … Before posting information on matters such as this, we encourage people to identify the source and the validity of such claims before sharing them.”
North Korea is on everybody’s lips in 2017 after no fewer than 10 missile launches this year, some of which skirted dangerously close to other countries-including one in March that landed just 186 miles off the coast of Japan. Across Asia and in the wider world, the concern is that Pyongyang will attach a nuclear warhead onto a long-distance missile-something North Korea claims to be able to do (even if it has not been independently verified). North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) may even be able to reach Alaska, which has prompted the United States to step up pressure on its only ally, China, to either increase sanctions against Pyongyang or be sanctioned itself.
DeMario Jackson opened up about his scandalous encounter with “Bachelor in Paradise” co-star Corinne Olympios - saying she was the one who made the first move. “That night was probably one of the wildest nights of my entire life,” the 30-year-old tells E! News in his first interview since the scandal. Following a day of drinking by the bar, Jackson and Olympios, 24, took things to another level in the pool. Production of the show’s fourth season was shut down days later, with the cast being sent home from Mexico as Warner Bros. launched an internal investigation as to what transpired on set. But, as Jackson recalls, it was Olympios who took the lead. “Our first real conversation was at the bar,”
Fifteen-year-old Jason Lockhart, whose father, Keith, played for the Atlanta Braves, is on life support after being hit in the face by a baseball in a freak accident. His plight has focused new attention on kids and sports injuries.
SOMEWHERE OVER LOS ANGELES - By the time I started to move the joystick - and the plane banked in response - I was hooked. The only thing that stopped me from ordering this personal jet were the little matters of being untrained as a pilot and not having the $2 million it lists for. That's cheap for a personal jet. Cirrus Aircraft, based in Duluth, Minn., is marketing the new Vision SF50 as the most affordable personal jet on the market. By comparison, the Eclipse Canada, another competitor in the very light jet, or VLJ, category, is priced at $3.7 million. As a result, the Vision Jet is the kind of plane that could Cirrus says could have a big impact on the aviation market -- bringing a jet