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December 20, 2018 9:09 PM U.S. judge rejects claim lawyer arranged contact between 'El Chapo,' wife

(Reuters) - The judge presiding over the U.S. trial of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman on Thursday rejected an accusation by prosecutors that one of Guzman’s lawyers had facilitated unauthorized contact between the accused Mexican drug lord and his wife, Emma Coronel. Prosecutors made the claim in a filing late last month after a court security officer saw Coronel 103

December 19, 2018 6:39 PM Ohio sheriff accused of taking money during drug arrests to fund gambling problem, complaint says

Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader was accused of confiscating cash from drug arrests to fuel his gambling problem. (AP) An Ohio sheriff is accused in an anonymous complaint of confiscating cash from drug arrests and using it to fund his gambling addiction. The complaint, filed on Nov. 9, accused Pike County Sheriff Charles S. Reader of taking the money 142

December 19, 2018 3:03 PM Former NASA engineer designs 'glitter bomb' to get revenge on porch pirates who stole his package

A former NASA engineer took matters into his own hands after he had a package stolen off of the porch of his California home in the middle of the day seven months ago. Mark Rober attempted to get the police involved and even caught the thieves on camera, but he said authorities told him that it wasn’t "worth their time" to check into, he said in a YouTube 5651

December 18, 2018 7:20 PM Reports: Yankees hire Beltran as special assistant to GM

Former nine-time All-Star Carlos Beltran is poised to join the New York Yankees as a special assistant to general manager Brian Cashman, MLB.com and Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported on Tuesday. Beltran, who played with the Yankees from 2014-16, is expected to play a role in the recruitment of superstar free agent Manny Machado, according to the reports 131

December 18, 2018 6:52 PM Arizona Republican McSally will fill McCain's Senate seat

(Reuters) - Republican U.S. Representative Martha McSally will take over the late John McCain’s U.S. Senate seat in January, two months after losing her bid for Arizona’s other Senate seat, the state’s governor said on Tuesday. McSally will replace the retiring John Kyl, whom Governor Doug Ducey appointed after McCain died in August following a battle 180

December 18, 2018 11:28 AM British Airways to resume Pakistan flights after a decade

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next year after a 10-year absence that followed a major hotel bombing, becoming the first Western airline to restart flights to the South Asian nation. BA halted flights following one of the most high-profile attacks in Pakistan’s history, the 2008 Marriott Hotel bombing in the capital 145

December 17, 2018 9:14 PM Trump expected to sign order creating US Space Command in coming days: officials

President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order calling for the creation of a U.S. Space Command in the coming days, U.S. officials told Fox News on Monday. The move falls short of creating a new branch of the U.S. military, a “Space Force,” but officials say that could be the next step. Officials tell Fox to expect Vice President Pence 162

December 17, 2018 6:13 PM Bride reads groom letter she wrote to future husband before they ever met

A bride read her husband a letter on their wedding day that she wrote to him years before they ever met. (Lemon Tree Film House) A woman in Australia who recently got married surprised her new husband by reading him a letter she wrote him three years before they met. “It just came to me one day, an idea just formed and I started writing,” 28-year-old 147

December 17, 2018 6:15 AM Taliban say they're meeting US officials again on Monday

ISLAMABAD – The Taliban say they are holding "another" meeting on Monday with U.S. officials, this time in the United Arab Emirates and also involving Saudi, Pakistani and Emirati representatives in the latest attempt to bring a negotiated end to Afghanistan's 17-year war. Khalil Minawi, director of Afghanistan's state-run Bakhtar news agency, also confirmed 159

December 16, 2018 5:25 PM 'Secret Santa' pays Walmart shoppers' layaway, spreads holiday cheer in NJ town

For some lucky shoppers in New Jersey, the season just got a little bit merrier. Five-year-old Jason Rake of Washington, N.J., thought that Santa might have put him on the naughty list. Little did he know that a special "Secret Santa" was about to make his mom's life a lot easier -- by paying off the remainder of all the layaways at a Walmart in Phillipsburg 141