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Michelle Obama: Melania Trump did not ask for my help

Former first lady Michelle Obama says she took a page out of Laura Bush’s playbook and reached out to Melania Trump to offer advice on the years ahead — and the current FLOTUS ghosted her. “Has (Trump) reached out?” asked ABC anchor Robin Roberts during a sit-down with Obama on Sunday. “No,” said Obama. “No, she hasn’t.”

Trump plans to stop providing disaster relief funds to Puerto Rico

Trump plans to stop providing disaster relief funds to Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump reportedly plans to stop financial aid to millions of Americans in Puerto Rico still dealing with the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria. The president believes, without evidence, that the Puerto Rican government is using the disaster relief funds to pay off debt rather than help its citizens rebuild, according to Axios. The island

Cheerleader was found dead in mysterious circumstances

Police in Florida are investigating the case of a 19-year-old cheerleader who died under mysterious circumstances, officials said. Jessie Melcolm, a freshman at Tallahassee Community College, was found unresponsive Tuesday at her apartment hours after complaining about flu-like symptoms, news station WJAX reported. The college student reportedly called her mother Monday night and said she had

Deadly school bus crash video shows driver across 3 lanes

NEWARK, N.J. — Video of a New Jersey school bus crash that killed a teacher and student and injured dozens of others last spring shows the driver veering across three lanes of traffic on Interstate 80. The video from the May 17 crash shows the bus enter the highway and immediately cross three lanes, apparently heading for

California bar shooter said on social media he was bored during Horrific Attack

The Marine Corps veteran who slaughtered 12 people at a California club posted on social media that he was bored during the horrific attack, law enforcement officials said Friday. Ian David Long, 28, posted on an unspecified social media platform that he wasn’t crazy — just bored, NBC News reported. He also wrote that he knew his mental

James Comey Discusses Sensitive FBI Business In His Private Email

Fired FBI chief James Comey used his private Gmail account hundreds of times to conduct government business — and at least seven of those messages were deemed so sensitive by the Justice Department that they declined to release them. The former top G-man repeatedly claimed he only used his private account for “incidental” purposes and never for

Ex-hooker testifies about Las Vegas sex romp in NYPD bribery case

The ex-hooker who was hired by a Mayor Bill de Blasio donor to entertain NYPD bigwigs on a 2013 junket to Las Vegas recounted the steamy tale under oath Thursday when she testified at the NYPD corruption case in Manhattan federal court. Gabi Grecko — whose real name is Gabriella Curtis — testified Thursday that de Blasio

Man shot inside the Brooklyn target

A man was shot and killed inside a Target store at a shopping mall in downtown Brooklyn late Wednesday night, police said. The 25-year-old, who was not immediately identified, was blasted at least once in the chest inside the Target on the second floor of City Point Mall at about 11:35 p.m., cops said. He

College student accusing Chinese billionaire of rape: I told him ‘no’

College student accusing Chinese billionaire of rape: I told him 'no'

Fresh details have emerged on the horrific rape accusations against Chinese billionaire Richard Liu, who allegedly sexually assaulted a college student in Minneapolis in late August. The 47-year-old e-commerce tycoon — said to be worth $7.5 billion — took his 21-year-old victim to her apartment and “pulled off her sweater over her protests,” as he began

Pittsburgh newspaper pays tribute to the victims of the synagogue

Pittsburgh’s hometown newspaper paid tribute to the 11 victims of the synagogue shooting Friday by running the opening lines of the Kaddish, the traditional Jewish mourners’ prayer, across its front page, in Hebrew. The poignant headline of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was printed over a photo showing a crowd of mourners at a cemetery with umbrellas. “These are

2 people died after Amazon building collapse

2 people died after Amazon building collapse

Two people were killed at an Amazon distribution warehouse in Baltimore Friday evening when a 50-foot wall collapsed during a severe weather, officials said. The victims, who had not been publicly identified Saturday, worked for an outside company, not Amazon, a spokeswoman said. No one else was hurt. One of the men was found under

Man arrested for allegedly forcing a missing Girl into Prostitution

A Manhattan man was busted for allegedly forcing a Pennsylvania woman who vanished over a year ago into prostitution, authorities said Thursday. Ishi Woney, 23, was charged in Manhattan federal court Thursday with sex trafficking and sexually exploiting young women, including 19-year-old Corinna Slusser, who went missing in September 2017, officials said. “Woney engaged in a

Psychic helped me find the remains of my missing father

Psychic helped me find the remains of my missing father

Nearly six decades ago, George Carroll vanished without a trace from his Long Island home, and his kids grew up wondering whatever happened to dear old Dad. On the eve of Halloween, they appeared to get the answer — and it was right under their noses the whole time. Bones that look human were unearthed

Ex-Mafia reportedly a suspect in ‘Whitey’ Bulger killing

The top suspect in the killing of Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger is a former Mafia hitman serving a life sentence, according to a new report. Fotios “Freddy” Geas — a career criminal and prison lifer at Hazelton federal penitentiary — is being eyed as one of the inmates potentially responsible for bludgeoning Bulger to death, and

Jewish Doctors, Nurses Helped Treat Accused Synagogue Shooter

Jewish Doctors, Nurses Helped Treat Accused Synagogue Shooter

Jewish doctors and nurses at a Pittsburgh hospital were part of the team that helped save the anti-Semitic gunman accused of murdering 11 people during Shabbat services at a local synagogue. After allegedly killing eight men and three women and wounding six other people, including four police officers at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue on Saturday, Robert