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March 13, 2017

Brexit spat may get Scotland second independence vote

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said Scotland could find itself with “the worst of all worlds” — outside both the U.K. and the EU. government change its mind,” she said. “I am not turning my back on further discussions should the U.K. “It sets Scotland on a course for more …

Kidnapped woman found alive, husband arrested

He is set to be sentenced Wednesday. Summers’ life appeared to unravel after he pleaded guilty to a wire fraud and conspiracy scheme in Philadelphia federal court last September, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Trevor Summers. (Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office) If proven true, she said they could impact his …

Ex-mayor pleads guilty to trading meth for sex with men

Print this story This booking photo provided by the Fairfax County, Va., Police Department shows Fairfax, Va. Mayor Richard “Scott” Silverthorne. (Fairfax County, Va., Police Department via AP) Silverthorne had been free on bond, but the judge ordered him held in jail until his June sentencing. Attorney Brian Drummond says …

Drunk woman with heels caught in track saved from train

Tweet BERLIN — German police say a dispatcher halted an approaching train after spotting a seriously inebriated woman who had gotten her high heels stuck on the track as she tried to sneak across the line. Police said Monday that the railway employee spotted the woman and a companion crossing …

Wind, waves encase New York home in ice

New York is still under a blizzard warning, according to the US National Weather Service, with 30 to 50 centimetres of snow expected by Tuesday. Tweet Sometimes there’s beauty behind the bitterness of Mother Nature. “Some parts look apocalyptic up there. The violent wind we’ve had the last five days …

Former astronaut’s murder trial delayed

Print this story A motion says the two sides also are still exchanging evidence. The defence requested a delay, saying attorneys are negotiating a possible settlement involving Halsell. — An Alabama judge has delayed the case of a former astronaut charged with reckless murder in a deadly car crash as …