Judge Jack Robison interrupted jury deliberations in the trial of a woman accused of child sex trafficking to make a strange declaration - that God had told him the defendant was not guilty.
The incident happened in a state district court in Comal County in Texas, with the interruption taking place while jurors were deliberating on whether Gloria Romero-Perez was guilty of trafficking a 16-year-old girl for sex. Robison , but said, "when God tells me I gotta do something, I gotta do it," the Herald-Zeitung reported. The judge then told the jury that God told him that the defendant was not guilty.
The report noted that Judge Robison recused himself from the remainder of the jury proceedings after his remark and another judge took his place for the remainder of the jury's deliberations.
Delta Air Lines is tightening the requirements for passengers traveling with onboard service and emotional support animals, the carrier said on Friday, following a sharp uptick in pet-related safety issues in recent years.
A Texas has gotten him suspended and could land him in more trouble, according to The Collegian.
Daniel Mashburn, who is an astronomy instructor in the northeast campus of Texas' Tarrant County College, showed up to his night class having fully covered his face and hands. Arriving 15 minutes late to class, he switched off the lights without telling anyone the reason. After that, he proceeded to rant about the Quran, the holy book of Islam, and about the insights he had gained into astronomy because of his engagement with the text.
A dead woman in South Africa "gave birth" to a baby ten days after her death. The stillborn baby's was discovered between her legs on the day before her funeral as morticians were about to prepare her for burial, The Daily Mail reports. The sight of baby left the funeral home directors understandably shocked.
‘I have been in the business for more than 20 years and I have never heard of a dead woman giving birth,' said funeral home operator Lindokuhle Funeral Fundile Makalana, before adding that they were so shocked that they did not even verify the sex of the baby.
The video capturing the moment a speeding motorboat crashes into a salmon fisherman's vessel on an Oregon river, has recently been released.
In the GoPro video recorded on August 12, 2017, you can see the motorboat speeding through the waters heading directly for the small fishing boat. Passengers seemed to wave and yell in vain to get the attention of the yacht before bailing over the side into the water moments before the Bayliner Trophy 31-foot motorboat crashes into the smaller Weldcraft 20-foot fishing vessel.
The dramatic incident occurred in on a stretch of the Columbia River near Clatsop County. As reported by CBS, the driver of the boat, 75-year-old Marlin Lee Larsen, was possibly and not watching the waters ahead of him during the time of the accident. Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be a factor in the crash.
The revelations about porn star Stormy Daniels and her alleged affair with Donald Trump have been grabbing the public interest. As reported by the Inquisitr, Stormy claimed that when Daniels first met Trump in 2006, during a purported tryst that took place in a Lake Tahoe hotel. Stormy also alleged that Trump asked her to sign of her adult movie during that time, but bailed on giving her a promised condo and role in his reality TV show. Stormy also claimed in the wake of her 11-month adulterous affair with Trump that his sexual predilections included requests to be spanked with a rolled-up Forbes magazine.
"Yep. She says one time he made her sit with him for three hours watching ‘Shark Week.' Another time he had her spank him with a Forbes magazine."
"Who deserves the fake news trophy?" That's the question President Donald Trump is asking members of the public in an email sent to subscribers on Thursday, January 18 at 10:30 a.m. As reported by Newser, turned to Twitter to list the media outlets that he deemed worthy of his "Fake News Awards." Publications and networks like the New York Times, CNN, ABC, the Washington Post, Time, and Newsweek appeared on Trump's list, but one day later, Trump has returned to ask who should be crowned the "King of Fake News of 2017."
Trump's email spoke about a plethora of "biased, absurd, and downright FAKE news stories the media wrote about us in 2017," with the president claiming he chose only 11 of the "very worst" for initial awards. However, Trump turned to the public to add to his list of media members that he calls fake in order for Americans to "crown the KING OF FAKE NEWS of 2017."
President Donald Trump has finally revealed all 11 winners of his "Fake News Awards," causing so much ripple online to the point of breaking the GOP website.
According to Entertainment Weekly, the 71-year-old POTUS made the announcement on Wednesday night via Twitter and shared a link where the list of his most hated media outlets and personalities are featured.
Interestingly, the shortly after he made the announcement, proving that his made-up awards have gained so much attention that the GOP's could not handle it.
Fortunately, a couple of media outlets were quick at grabbing the full list of "winners" that includes the New York Times, CNN, TIME, ABC News, the Washington Post, and Newsweek.
On the top spot is NY Times columnist and American economist Paul Krugman who "claimed" that the country's economy will never recover on the same day Trump became president with a "historic, landslide victory."
A self-proclaimed psychic was sentenced on Wednesday to 26 months in prison after admitting that she tried to avoid paying taxes on over $3.5 million that she received from an elderly Massachusetts woman seeking to cleanse herself of demons.
Peruvian shamans said on Wednesday they expect good news from the visit of Pope Francis to the Andean nation, and held rituals on a beach near Lima to give him strength to fight against accusations of sexual abuse that have plagued the Roman Catholic Church.
A former personal assistant to Goldman Sachs Group Inc Co-Chief Operating Officer David Solomon has been charged with stealing hundreds of bottles of wine worth more than $1.2 million from his former boss.
President Donald Trump first announced a new set of awards that he would be granting to certain members of the media, using his Twitter platform to whet the appetites of his followers. As seen in the below tweet from Tuesday, January 2, Trump wrote that he would be dolling out "THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR" the following Monday, January 8, at 5 p.m. Trump stated that the awards to "the Fake News Media" would include subjects as far ranging as dishonesty, bad reporting in more than one category, and more.
Instructing his readers to "stay tuned" for formation about the awards, Trump received plenty of flak in the comments section of the tweet, with followers accusing Trump of not spending his time on more important presidential matters.
The Zaring family was in for a shocker when they paid $250 for a set of "professional" family photos, only to receive not unlike a set of cartoon characters, HuffPost reports.
The pictures taken by their hired photographer had been digitally altered to the point where each member of the family was virtually unrecognizable.
Dave and Pam Zaring, however, were anything but upset about the situation.
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Connor, Dave and Pam's 8-year-old son, was astonished.
"I was thinking, like, ‘What the heck is this?'" he said.
Seeking answers, the Zarings called the photographer, who explained that the strange look was intentional, pointing to shadows cast on their faces due to a sunny day as the reason behind the botched photos.
In addition, the photographer said she had never been taught how to properly retouch pictures, leading to issues when handling the image's lighting.
A fossilized dinosaur tail discovered in Morocco will be auctioned on Tuesday night in Mexico to raise funds for the reconstruction of thousands of schools damaged by two earthquakes that struck the Latin American nation in September.
The Vancouver Police Department is looking for the rightful owner of a briefcase-shaped urn that might have been accidentally donated to a local Goodwill store. An employee of the store's branch on NE Fourth Plain Boulevard found the urn with two letter M's that stood for Michelle Miller. In a , the authorities provided a number that the public may call with leads.
An individual replied to the tweet linking an about a Royal City woman named Michelle Miller who passed away in 2013 because of colon cancer. Described as "one of the community-doers" because of her volunteering efforts, a fundraiser took place for the education of Miller's two sons.
Goodwill has a procedure in place when urns end up in processing centers. Store spokesperson Dale Emanuel said via that it's important to reunite the urns with families because they're "personal to a lot of people."