Last Great Escape prisoner dies aged 99

“He will be sorely missed. Per Ardua [the RAF motto].” Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe last survivor of ‘The Great Escape’ camp tells his story Air Vice-Marshal David Murray, of the RAF Benevolent Fund, said Mr Churchill “embodied the spirit of the RAF – tenacious, resilient and incredibly brave in the face of adversity.” More news and stories from across Devon and Cornwall. Mr Churchill’s death followed that of Australian pilot Paul Royle, who died in Perth, aged 101 in 2015. The survivors formed a sort of club and kept in contact through the Sagan Select Subway Society newsletter, of which Mr Royle and Mr Churchill were the last two recipients. Related Topics Royal Air Force …

Rep. Joe Kennedy III to endorse Elizabeth Warren for president

(CNN)Rep. Joe Kennedy III will endorse fellow Massachusetts Democrat Sen. Elizabeth Warren for president on Saturday, when she is expected to officially launch her 2020 campaign. Warren has been teasing the announcement of a presidential bid, and was the first major Democrat to announce an exploratory run, on New Year’s Eve. Since then, the senator has traveled to the early primary states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, and last month visited Puerto Rico, using the trip to slam President Donald Trump’s handling of Hurricane Maria recovery efforts as well as his insistence on building a wall along the US southern border. “One month ago today, we launched this exploratory committee to build a grassroots movement to level the …

Don Lemon Tears Into ‘Troll’ Newt Gingrich Over ‘Hostile To America’ Tweet

And the “CNN Tonight” host wasn’t having any of it. Lemon explained how he was “breaking my rule of not responding to Twitter trolls” just for Gingrich and that Knight had been “well aware of the anthem controversy & chose to speak with me about it.” Lemon concluded with this zinger: “By the way, don’t play me, play lotto. Your odds are better.” turned down invites to perform the half-time show at last Sunday’s Super Bowl in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick, the former 49er who was the first NFL player to take a knee during the national anthem before games in protest of police brutality and systemic racism. to give the anthem back its voice” and “to stand for that historic …

Arizona facility where incapacitated woman gave birth is shutting down

The company said the board had voted to shut down the facility Feb. 1 and was working with state agencies to develop a plan to move 37 patients to other centers. Its skilled nursing facility will stay open. “We will continue to work with these agencies in the weeks and months ahead to ensure an appropriate and safe transition moving forward,” the provider said in a statement. “The care of our patients remains our top priority and we will do everything in our power to ensure a smooth transition for them and their families.” Trending in US Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Man charged over musicians’ crash deaths

Ms Chambers and Mr Ross were both talented double bass players, according to their families. Ms Chambers’ family said she was due to start an Animal Science degree, and had been taking a gap year at the time of her death. Mr Ross’s relatives said he was a second-year student at London’s Royal Academy of Music. Related Topics Lincoln Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Embattled Ralph Northam, in first interview since blackface furor, says he wants to focus on racial equity

This image shows Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s page in his 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook. The page shows a picture, at right, of a person in blackface and another wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood next to different pictures of the governor. It’s unclear who the people in the picture are, but the rest of the page is filled with pictures of Northam and lists his undergraduate alma mater and other information about him. (Eastern Virginia Medical School via AP) “I have a lot more to learn…The more I know, the more I can do,” Northam told The Post. “I want to heal that pain, and I want to make sure that all Virginians have equal opportunity…and I think …

There’s 1 Prosecutor Trump Fears Even More Than Robert Mueller, Ari Melber Says

Many in Trump’s corner have been vocal about their dislike of federal prosecutor Andrew Weissmann, a member of Mueller’s team who has been called a “ “One, he supersizes even seemingly small offenses to play hardball. Two, he has managed to flip even hardened criminals into cooperating witnesses. And three, he charges targets that many prosecutors actually avoid, like entire corporations or defendants’ own family members. I repeat: defendants’ own family members.” Download Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Draft Beto grassroots effort urges Texas Democrat to jump into presidential race

Draft Beto supporter Ben Martel talks with fellow O’Rourke enthusiasts at the organizing event in Manchester, N.H. (Rob DiRienzo/Fox News) Despite his defeat, O’Rourke’s campaign was able to raise a near-record $78 million. His supporters hope that success continues its momentum into the Democratic primary season and ultimately, against President Donald Trump. BETO O’ROURKE TO MEET VOTERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY AMID 2020 CONTEMPLATION O’Rourke told Oprah yesterday he is still thinking about it and will be making a serious decision before the end of this month. In the meantime, the Draft Beto organization will continue to lay the groundwork for the Texas politician to join an already-crowded field of Democratic contenders. Among the roughly dozen attendees at the Draft Beto event was …

Sarah Silverman Knocks Male Doctor For ‘S**tty’ Mammogram: ‘Wear F**king Gloves

In Silverman, 48, claimed the same doctor did exactly the same thing during their last appointment in 2018 — and that she raised her concerns with him both times, but to no avail. Check out Silverman’s full post here: Silverman said the doctor’s refusal to acknowledge her initial complaint was “obnoxious and probably a subconscious power thing if we’re getting deep.” was canceled in January. Check out the full text of her post here: RELATED COVERAGE Sarah Silverman Reminds 'Defeatist' Democrats That 'They F**king Won' Download Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Parenting site Mumsnet hit by data breach

Early analysis suggested that at least 14 people were affected by the breach. Some of those affected sounded the alarm to Mumsnet early on 7 February that they could view other accounts. Those affected would have been able to see information including: email address account details posting history personal messages Mumsnet said it had now reversed the software update that caused the issue. It has also forced all users to log out so anyone still lurking in another user’s account would be removed from it. The ICO said it had received the report from Mumsnet and would be looking into the incident. Related Topics Cyber-security Data breaches Information Commissioner's Office Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & …

Sex offender center guard accused of having sex with patient

MANKATO, Minn. – A security guard at the Minnesota Sex Offender Treatment Program in St. Peter is accused of having a sexual relationship with a patient. Claudia Kogo, 57, of Mankato, was charged Friday in Nicollet County District Court with felony counts of criminal sexual conduct, the Mankato Free Press reported. Authorities say a patient who was committed as a sexually dangerous person reported that he had sex with Kogo more than two dozen times in late 2017. The patient said the relationship started with flirting and progressed to sex. Trending in US Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Matt Whitaker Headed To Trump Hotel After Hearing And People Are Talking

incredibly contentious hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Friday Acting Attorney General New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman noted the sighting on Twitter.  People who responded jabbed — nervously — at the too-close-for-comfort situation of the man who could conceivably fire Special Counsel The hotel, incidentally, is the Donald Trump, which argues that it’s a conduit for violating the Constitution’s 

‘Extra’ Host A.J. Calloway Suspended Amid New Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Extra” host A.J. Calloway has been suspended following multiple claims of sexual misconduct.  The Hollywood Reporter that the decision was made amid fresh allegations against the 44-year-old.  Diego Corredor/MediaPunch/IPx Last year, author and activist Sil Lai Abrams accused Calloway of sexual assault. Though Abrams reported Calloway to police after the alleged incident in 2006, the case was later dismissed on procedural grounds. Then in January, The Daily Beast reported that another two women who wanted to remain anonymous had also accused Calloway of sexual assault.  publish a new story with further allegations against the host.  Calloway’s lawyer, Lisa E. Davis, said her client denies the allegations.  Associated Press.