ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A man who killed an Alabama convenience store clerk more than two decades ago was put to death Thursday night, an execution that required two consciousness tests as the inmate heaved and coughed 13 minutes into the lethal injection.
President-elect Donald Trump’s selection Wednesday of former World Wrestling Entertainment executive Linda McMahon to run the Small Business Administration elevated a longtime business associate and ardent supporter who had been briefly critical of the New York reality TV star during his presidential primary campaign. Trump went on to become a regular on WWE television, appearing so often that he became a member of the WWE Hall of Fame. McMahon was briefly at odds with Trump’s campaign when she decided to back New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the presidential primaries and called some of Trump’s comments about women “deplorable” in a March interview with Yahoo.
A German model was pleasantly surprised when she saw a couple waving at her as she went for a dip in the sea – and obligingly waved back. Gutsche had been catching the sun at Cocoa Beach in Florida’s Cape Canaveral when she decided to go for a dip in the sea.
Short, who works out of Birmingham and is one of the world's most famous micro-artists, worked for two weeks on each note and then quietly put each one back into circulation. The 70-year-old decided to use Jane Austen because next year is the 200th anniversary of her death and her image will be on the new £10 note.
A little boy was left devastated after Father Christmas offered him some unwanted diet advice and suggested he should ‘lay off the hamburgers’. Anthony Mayse, 9, had gone to a Christmas-themed house in Forrest City, North Carolina to meet Santa – who was employed by the city council. ‘And when I got done, he said lay off the hamburgers and french fries, and that really just disrespected me and I felt awful.
A 35-year-old man died in France last weekend after two friends played a prank on him that backfired with fatal consequences.
It’s become fashionable to complain about 2016, with its seemingly never-ending stream of political upsets and celebrity deaths. But could next year be even worse? MORE: Polar bear numbers could drop by a third in 40 years, research says MORE: Police officer killed after huge sinkhole opens up in road in Texas Sadly, there are already a couple of signs that 2017 is going to continue the trends of this year – in other words, doom, despair and disturbance of the status quo.
Gigi and Bella Hadid made Victoria's Secret Fashion Show history as the first ever sisters to walk in the show together. Gigi made her debut at the VS show in 2015, and this year it was her baby sister Bella's moment to shine. Their mom Yolanda Hadid couldn't have been more proud to see her daughters sharing the Victoria's Secret. As soon as Gigi stepped out for her first walk, cameras caught Yolanda emphatically cheering Gigi on. Were you happy to see the Hadid sisters making history at the show? Give us your thoughts on their performances in the comments below!
The businesswoman spearheading the Brexit legal challenge has told impatient Leave voters they should "go and knock on Number 10". Gina Miller, an investment manager and philanthropist, has become the figurehead of the legal challenge which argues Theresa May should not be able to trigger Article 50 to begin Brexit proceedings without a vote by MPs. On 3 November, the High Court ruled in favour of Mrs Miller and the Government appealed, sending the case to the Supreme Court.
Bernard Hopkins, one of the great middleweights of his era, will face a highly regarded boxer in the 67th and his final bout.
Young Cruz Beckham has unveiled his debut single If Every Day Was Christmas, announcing all profits will be going to charity. David and Victoria Beckham's youngest son joined Capital FM to sing a verse from the track, telling listeners the song brings together "two of my favourite things: singing and Christmas". Shortly after their radio appearance, the Beckhams were criticised by Good Morning Britain presenter Piers Morgan for "putting these kids into the public domain while simultaneously saying privacy".
Mr Sityodtong said the company enjoyed 30 per cent year-on-year growth, and he wanted to reward his staff for playing their part in that success. “Many of my staff would love to travel the world, but do not have the means to do so,” he continued.
Maggie the English Setter is one lucky pooch after she narrowly avoided death after being attacked by a wild stallion.
A Southern Railway passenger had her job offer withdrawn because she would be relying on the strike-hit service to get to work, according to her MP. Delays and cancellations have affected hundreds of thousands of passengers using Southern Railway in recent months. Conservative MP for Arundel and South Downs, Nick Herbert, says the impact of action taken by "selfish" unions was "catastrophic".
Two brothers who were 10 and 11 when they tortured two young boys in South Yorkshire have been granted lifelong anonymity.
Ronda Rousey has brushed off Amanda Nunes' taunts ahead of their showdown for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight title on 30 December at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The American also suggested that she will not retire after her bout at UFC 207, but indicated that the end is near in terms of her UFC career. The longest reigning bantamweight title holder is returning to the Octagon after more than a year, her last appearance being the brutal knockout against Holly Holm when she surrendered her title.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A second man convicted in the fatal shooting of a 5-year-old girl as she sat on her grandfather's lap in Milwaukee has been sentenced to prison.
British Brexit Secretary David Davis told London financial-sector bosses that he is "not really interested" in seeking a transitional deal with the European Union to soften the process of the ...
Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane has launched a scathing attack on Pep Guardiola and Manchester City, branding that the Spaniard's side showing as 'arrogant' during their 1-1 Champions League draw with Celtic. Keane's comments came after Guardiola made nine changes to his side against Celtic, with a number of star players being rested for this weekend's Premier League visit to Leicester City. Youngsters Pablo Maffeo and Tosin Adarabioyo were handed their Champions League debut for...
The cast of Ocean's Eight, Warner Bros.' all-female Ocean's Eleven spinoff, will feature a veritable smorgasbord of A-list Hollywood actresses, including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Dakota Fanning, and Awkwafina. And if this past weekend's photos from the New York City set are any indication, it will also feature a bevy of covetable coats. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day.