Last year, we had to say goodbye to one of the world’s favorite political couples: President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The pop singer and actress Ariana Grande plans to return to Manchester following the attack outside the arena where she performed on Monday, which caused 22 deaths and many more injuries. In her first public comments since the night of the attack, when she issued an initial statement, Grande wrote on Friday that she plans to hold a benefit concert in Manchester to raise money for the victims and their families. “I will think of them with everything I do for the rest of my life,” Grande wrote of the victims and others whom the attack affected. She posted the statement on Twitter and Instagram.
Ryan Belz was beaming as he ascended the eight turquoise and magenta stairs that led to the top of the famous Plinko board on “The Price Is Right.” While the 23-year-old Penn State alum would go on to create television history on Thursday’s episode of the long-running game show, he said he doesn’t remember what he was thinking at that moment. Belz, who lives in Millerton, Pa., (population 316, according to the 2010 U.S. Census) hit the $10,000 slot three times that day, tacking on an additional $1,500 on two other drops. Belz said the show’s producers forbade him from telling anyone about his winnings during the nearly three months that have passed since he taped the show in early March. It was so hard for him because “The Price Is Right” isn’t just a show to him, but a passion.
A 22-year-old man is facing a federal charge after he allegedly attempted to bite a flight attendant before opening an aircraft door and jumping to the tarmac below at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina on Thursday. According to a complaint filed in federal court, American Airlines Flight 5242 to New Bern was holding just off of a taxiway, with the fasten-seatbelt sign illuminated, when Tun Lon Sein allegedly got out of his seat and attempted to open the main aircraft door. A flight attendant stood up and immediately told Sein to return to his seat while two other passengers got up to help, the complaint said.
President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey continues to reverberate in the KremlinGate scandal, which threatens to consume the Trump administration. By abruptly removing Comey, then mangling his excuses for why he did so, Trump created a needless crisis for the White House which shows no signs of abating. The impartial observer might think that Trump fired Comey because he feared what the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation of the president’s contacts with Russia might reveal-as the commander in chief has essentially admitted. Moreover, Trump’s inappropriate efforts to secure Comey’s personal “loyalty” had fallen flat-the FBI director rightly assured the president of his