Vermont colonel forced to resign after flying F-16 to meet love interest: report

Jackman, who was married at the time, told the outlet that he was not involved with the female Army colonel. He reportedly declined to comment on whether the trip forced him to retire. Jackman, 55, the commander of the 158th Fighter Wing, reportedly used his authority to fly an F-16 nearly 500 miles from Burlington to Andrews Air Force Base, located just outside Washington D.C. When bad weather forced the base to shut down the runway the morning of the …

Payless Pranks Fashionistas With Fake Luxury Shoe Brand Called ‘Palessi’

multiple reported. Very fancy sounding. DCX Growth Accelerator, which created the campaign, And, sure enough, these influencers appear to have been completely fooled, praising the high-end look and quality of shoes marked as high as $1,800, but which normally retail for $20 to $40, according to the Post. Bravo, Payless. Bravo. Palessi Instagram account. Shopping the night away at the Palessi Pop Up! #palessi A post shared by Palessi (@palessi_shoes) on Nov 30, 2018 at 4:23am PST The line to get …

Ukraine leader warns of threat of full-scale confrontation with Russia

(CNN)Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko warned that his country’s simmering conflict with Russia could quickly spiral into full-scale confrontation following a maritime clash between the two countries over the weekend. “Officially, without tearing off chevrons, without ‘green men,’ Russian troops in large numbers attacked the ships of the Armed Forces of Ukraine,” Poroshenko said on his website, referring to soldiers during the 2014 invasion and annexation of Crimea who were not wearing insignia on their green uniforms. The Ukrainian President also …

Katherine Heigl Says Turning 40 Represents ‘A Certain Kind Of Freedom’

The “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Suits” actress “For another thing 40 feels to me like a certain kind of freedom,” she wrote. “Freedom from all the self doubt, insecurities, self loathing, uncertainties and anxieties of my 20s and 30s. Not to say I don’t still have those moments but I just feel like 40 makes me older and wiser.”  Acknowledging “a certain stigma attached to 40,” the Emmy winner continued: “I guess I kind of feel like it’s all about your frame …

British film director Nicolas Roeg dead at 90

“He was a genuine dad,” Roeg Jr. said. “He just had his 90th birthday in August.” He didn’t provide details about his father’s death during a brief telephone call. Roeg worked with Jagger in “Performance” and Bowie in “The Man Who Fell to Earth.” Bowie played an alien who crashes on Earth looking for a way to save his own planet. Roeg’s “Don’t Look Now” in 1973 is regarded as one of his most outstanding successes. It is also remembered …

Health trust ‘inadequate’ for third time

However, adolescent and child mental health wards were rated outstanding. NSFT is the only mental health trust in the country to have been put into special measures, a step first taken in February 2015. The trust came out of special measures in October 2016, only to have that status imposed again a year later. Paul Farmer, from mental health charity Mind, said: “When a trust fails and then fails again, you have to ask questions about what action needs to …

The Progressive Caucus Has A Chance To Be More Influential Than Ever

The Congressional Progressive Caucus, which has historically lacked the clout of other values-based congressional factions, is making a serious play for influence in the next Congress. In the recent promise of proportional representation From ‘Doormats’ To Dominance? CPC leadership plans to stick with a big-tent approach, arguing that it provides it the resources to shape policy debates within the caucus through internal lobbying. Needless to say, the CPC  is not interested in joining New York Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s call to …

‘The Conners’ drop big family news, there’s a baby on the way

(CNN)There’s another Conner family member on the way. Becky wouldn’t reveal the identity of the father, because at first she wasn’t sure who it was. But after a process of elimination, Becky realized that it was the busboy at her Mexican restaurant, Emilio. “The Conners” premiered in October without the show’s main star, Roseanne Barr, who was fired from the after making racist comments in May. The show was immediately canceled but in June, ABC announced they had ordered a …

Obama Photographer Rips Trump: Does Too Many Things That Are Not Normal

Souza, who regularly trolls Trump by sharing snaps he took during his time covering former President Barack Obama’s administration to Instagram, told host Jake Tapper it was because he didn’t want people to “forget the first 500 days of the Trump administration” and “all the craziness that happened.” Souza, who was also a photographer for former Republican President Ronald Reagan, said he would not have treated failed GOP presidential candidates John McCain or Mitt Romney in the same way, had they …

CBS staffers want answers after year-long Charlie Rose investigation

However, what was initially an investigation at CBS News is now companywide, following the dismissal of CBS CEO Les Moonves in September amid claims against him. This was followed by the firing of Jeff Fager, the longtime executive producer of “60 Minutes,” for violating company policy. “It’s safe to say that everyone within the news division is upset. It’s been a very long year and we want to know what’s going on. No one’s telling us anything,” said a source. “It’s safe to say …

Zayn Malik Fans Are Having Meltdowns Over His Bollywood Cover

Zayn Malik is causing meltdowns across the interwebs and no, The singer shared a video on Twitter of his cover of “ Needless to say, many of his fans on the social media platform did not keep calm, particularly those in the South Asian community.  Those who didn’t understand the lyrics really dug the song as well. And honestly, we wouldn’t mind if Zayn just went ahead and made a Bollywood album.  Download Original Article : HERE ; This post …

Border agent acquitted of involuntary manslaughter in death of Mexican teenager

He was struck in the back and head. The border agent said he fired at the teen because he was being pelted with rocks and feared for his life. “My client is very relieved. He has had to live with the burden of this case hanging over his head for years. He is glad that it is finally over,” Swartz’s attorney, Sean Chapman, said in an email to The Associated Press. Trending in US Original Article : HERE ; This …

Legendary Magician Ricky Jay Dies At 72

impossible seem real” on screen. told Variety that Jay died of natural causes. Described in a farthest throw of a single playing card; he flung one more than 216 feet. After shuffling, Jay gripped the deck in the palm of his right hand and sprung it, cascading all fifty-two cards so that they travelled the length of the table and pelted an open wine bottle. “O.K., Mort, what was your card again?” “The three of hearts.” “Look inside the bottle.” …

Russia ‘bigger threat than IS’ – Army chief

Dawn Sturgess, 44, was later exposed to the same nerve agent and died in hospital. Gen Carleton-Smith’s comments follow similar remarks made earlier this year by the UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson. In October, the UK government also accused Russia’s GRU military intelligence service of being behind four high-profile cyber-attacks on targets including the US Democratic Party and a small TV network in Britain. Russia denies any involvement in the Skripal poisoning and has described cyber-attack accusations as a “rich …

The DUP’s Brexit message to Theresa May

Something very worrying however for Number 10 has just happened for real, more important in this moment than the potential threat from their own backbenches. The DUP, crucial to Theresa May holding on to power, has just abstained in votes on the finance bill. In other words, they decided not to back the prime minister on the Budget. Why? We know that the DUP is furious about the compromises that Number 10 has made to get their draft deal with …