A Florida woman needed advice on cutting the strength of her heroin supply. So she turned to her incarcerated boyfriend. “You’ll figure it out,” Robert Rigby, in jail on drug charges, told Melissa Winings in a phone call. “If you get hit in the head enough times you learn to wear a helmet.” A day later, Winings was arrested, charged with manslaughter. Police say she gave carfentanil to a 34-year-old Sarasota man who then died. Rigby, 42, gave Winings a set of numbers to reduce the potency of her drugs. “Will you do that for me now on, not guesstimate and use those numbers?” Rigby asked. “Yes, baby,” the 25-year-old Nokomis woman said. But in the early hours of Aug. 29, 2016, Sarasota County Sheriff’s
For eight years since leaving the White House, George W. Bush has refused to criticize publicly those who succeeded him, saying he didn’t want to make an already tough job any harder for President Obama and, now, President Trump. “I don’t like the racism and I don’t like the name-calling and I don’t like the people feeling alienated,” Bush, 70, tells PEOPLE in an interview for the new issue of the magazine on newsstands Friday. The former president, joined by his wife Laura, spoke with PEOPLE in the third-floor painting studio of their Dallas home to launch his first art book, Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors. The collection of portraits of the wounded warriors of America’s war on terror aims to raise awareness and funds for the post-9/11 veterans’ health care and employment programs of the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
Apple will ditch the Lightning connector on the iPhone 8 in favor of the industry's standard USB Type-C connector, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. The new charging cable - expected to make an appearance at Apple's 10th-anniversary release of the iconic device in September - will come with a curved iPhone that lacks a physical home button, the Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. CNBC has reached out to Apple for comment. This isn't the first time Apple has done away with a charging cable. The company first introduced the Lightning connector on September 2012 alongside the iPhone 5 as a replacement for the 30-pin dock connector. Separately, earlier this month,
For decades, the oil market has been dominated by Saudi Arabia, because it not only produced the most oil on a daily basis but also controlled the most oil underground. Those oil resources, known as reserves, gave the country leverage because it could ramp its output up or down to respond to market conditions. It often used that advantage to keep oil prices at a level of its choosing by putting pressure on other members of OPEC to follow its lead. That said, there's a new kid it town that, thanks to advances in drilling technology, now has more reserves than the Saudis. That surprising newcomer is none other than the United States of America, which, according to one estimate, has the world's
There was plenty of excitement and drama going on at last night’s Oscars to keep us all entertained, but that didn’t stop Chrissy Teigen from taking a little nap.