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December 8, 2018 11:38 AM 'Grinch' principal on leave after attempt to ban Christmas items from school

A school principal caused a commotion in Nebraska by trying to ban some Christmas-related items. (iStock) Some Nebraskans are calling an elementary school principal a Grinch after she issued a memo to school staff that prohibited certain Christmas decorations and other religious symbols. Jennifer Sinclair of Manchester Elementary in Elkhorn, Neb., was placed 92

December 7, 2018 1:39 AM Nebraska principal reportedly bans candy canes, says 'J shape' stands for Jesus

An elementary school principal in Nebraska was placed on leave after telling teachers to avoid decorating their classrooms with Christmas-themed ornamentations so as not to offend those who don't celebrate the holiday. The principal at Manchester Elementary School, identified by Fox affiliate KPTM as Jennifer Sinclair, sent out a memo earlier this week with guidelines 93

November 14, 2018 11:45 PM Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke smile for photo in Texas airport in first meeting since election

Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz were spotted together for the first time since Cruz prevailed in their heated Senate race last week. (Tiffany Easter) Political rivals Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke, fresh off their heated race for a Texas Senate seat, were recently spotted flying out of the state, apparently on the same flight to Washington, D.C. A photo of the two, posing 214

November 13, 2018 1:24 PM Premier Foods moves to Brexit-proof supplies of Oxo cubes, Mr Kipling cakes

(Reuters) - Premier Foods (PFD.L) will start stockpiling ingredients and packaging to ensure Britain doesn’t run out of store cupboard favorites such as Oxo stock cubes and Mr Kipling cakes in the event it crashes out of the European Union without a deal. The preparations are the latest by a growing list of companies unsettled by the failure so far to secure 77

November 7, 2018 3:30 PM Neil Armstrong collection commands $5.2 million at auction

A spacecraft ID plate from the Apollo lunar module "Eagle" led the sale of the Armstrong Family Auction with a sale price of $468,500 at Heritage Auctions in Dallas on Nov. 1, 2018. (collectSPACE.com) DALLAS, Texas — A bumper sticker from Wapakoneta, Ohio, advertising the city as the hometown of the "First Man to Step on the Moon" sold for $250. The vintage 122

September 17, 2018 2:33 AM Kansas sheriff's deputy shot, killed in line of duty

Sedgwick County, Kan., Sheriff's Deputy Robert Kunze was shot and killed in the line of duty Sunday, investigators said. (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office) A sheriff's deputy in Kansas was shot and killed in the line of duty on Sunday, investigators said. Sedgwick County Deputy Robert Kunze III, 41, died Sunday after responding to a call about a suspicious 63

May 14, 2018 3:26 PM Ohio chocolate company says hacker stole customer info

Ohio chocolate company says hacker stole customer info Malley's Chocolates is warning 3,400 online customers that their credit or debit card information might have been compromised by a computer hacker in March, during the Ohio candy company's busy weeks before Easter. The company based in suburban Cleveland says the data breach affected customers who made online 54

May 8, 2018 2:23 AM Justin Theroux Spotted Twice with Artist Petra Collins Over Weekend in N.Y.C

The Leftovers star, 46, was spotted out twice this weekend with Petra Collins, a 25-year-old artist and model. They were seen arriving together at celebrity hairstylist Harry Josh’s pre-party for the Met Gala Saturday night, and again on Sunday with a group of famous friends for lunch. Although the stylish duo have been sighted together multiple times 78

April 26, 2018 8:19 PM EX-CIA chief Mike Pompeo confirmed as secretary of state

The US Senate has confirmed former CIA director Mike Pompeo as secretary of state, ending a tough confirmation battle. Mr Pompeo had been accused by Democrats of being a war hawk and harbouring anti-Muslim and homophobic views. The Senate voted 57-42 to approve him as America's top diplomat, the second of the Trump presidency. His predecessor, Rex Tillerson 632

April 18, 2018 3:59 PM CIA Director Mike Pompeo Met North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to Discuss Summit

President Donald Trump dispatched his nominee for secretary of state to meet country’s leader in Pyongyang over Easter President Donald Trump said Wednesday he recently sent Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo on a secret trip to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, in an effort to set up a summit between the two leaders 59