A couple have been awarded compensation of $3.25m (£2.53m) after their adopted baby son was murdered by his birth father, weeks after he regained custody of the child. Rachel and Heidi McFarland sued their lawyer Jason Rieper for malpractice after he wrongly led them to believe three-month-old Gabriel's biological parents had signed release-of-custody papers. The couple had arranged to adopt the child from Rachel's teenage co-worker Markeya Atkins and were present at his birth in Des Moines, Iowa, in December 2013.
*Andrew, an HVAC engineer, looks better than your average 37-year-old, college-educated man from Canton, OH. Clean-shaven, wearing a fitted maroon polo shirt and black dress pants. Athletic. Energetic. Flirtatious. He sits on the patio of a local restaurant, sipping his cocktail, skimming the menu at the kind of place you take your kids to after soccer practice. "Yesterday I had one glass of wine, today I had two. Tomorrow, I don't know," Andrew says, both hands cupped around a sweaty vodka-soda with lime. "But it's not heroin." But it wasn't heroin two weeks earlier, either, when the husband and father of three woke up on the floor of his sober-living house to six men shaking him. They told
Consider this your first and only warning, a PSA for golfers who think smacking a ball on fire will make for an awesome viral video: Don’t do it. Here’s a video proving why: Some dude teed off by a campsite with a ball that was lit (literally) and ignited himself in the process. Luckily, he was surrounded by water, so the blaze was put out. Hope he’s okay.
John Cena, who’s been hailed as one of the world’s most charitable athletes, has a knack for surprising and delighting his fans.
Video of Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee, 54, exiting a bathroom within moments of his girlfriend Brittany Furlan, 30, aboard an American Airlines flight appears to have surfaced online. The Miami-bound flight from Nassau, Bahamas, was only 65 minutes in total. But according to passengers, the couple was in the lavatory for as many as 20 minutes before exiting. The video - which was first published by TMZ - appeared to have been taken by a fellow passenger who trained the camera on the lavatory door as Lee exited the bathroom. Approximately 25 seconds later, Furlan exited the same bathroom. Airline staff outside the lavatory did not appear to notice that two adults had exited the same bathroom
A teenager who attends Beaumont High School in Southern California discovered that her choice of undergarments was actually subject to her teacher's approval.