Elizabeth Thomas: Sheriff Recounts Tad Cummins' Arrest
A teenager who was denied a lung transplant because he had traces of marijuana in his system has died after failed surgery. Riley Hancey, 19, from Salt Lake City, needed a double lung transplant after a battle with a heavy flu led to pneumonia, before he then contracted the rare fatal lung infection in November 2016. Hancey, who was working in Utah for his brother at a ski resort, needed emergency surgery and was placed on the transplant list by the University of Utah Hospital.
The Barrett M107 .50-caliber long-range sniper rifle is a firearm made for the modern war on terrorism. While Barrett’s reputation of “flawless reliability” has made the M107 the sniper weapon of choice, the rifle is just like any other essential tool: It often breaks when you need it most. Don Cook, a Marine veteran who’s been maintaining M107s for more than two decades, told National Geographic in 2011 that he one day received a call to Barrett’s workshop from a harried young Marine. During maintenance of the unit’s M107, the Marine had bent the ears of the rifle’s lower receiver; the next day, after engaging the enemy, they discovered the rifle wouldn’t fire consistently.
Mel B Meets with Lawyer Amidst Abuse Allegations
A Manhattan socialite whose pals include first daughter Tiffany Trump is suing United Airlines saying she was traveling to London last year when she was yanked out of business class by an attendant, cursed at and ultimately forced into a middle seat in the back of the plane. Karen Shiboleth, the Instagram-loving daughter of wealthy New York lawyers, was headed to the UK from Newark Liberty International Airport to start a master’s degree program in international relations at Kings College on Sept. 10, 2016. Then she used American Express points plus $500 in fees to upgrade to an economy plus seat. Finally, when she was at the airport, she upgraded again, forking over an additional $1,150 for business class seat 1B.
His critics have accused him of being the most inarticulate commander-in-chief in recent history.
Jennifer Lopez stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show this week, and while Ellen was (naturally!) dying to hear about her new romance and first…