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Months after California wildfire, pets and owners reunited

November 4, 2018

Rhodes and her husband, Stephen Cobb, presumed Bella was dead. Devastated by their losses, they moved 1,800 miles (2,900 kilometers) to Rhodes’ hometown of Anchorage, Alaska, to start over. Nearly six weeks later, they got a call that left them gobsmacked: Bella was alive. Volunteers had put out a feeding station at Rhodes’ burned-out property, […]

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Synagogue shooting victims: ‘Gentle, caring, compassionate’

November 3, 2018

And they were “all very gentle, caring, compassionate, good people,” said Brian Schreiber, the president of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh and a member of Tree of Life. Said Stephen Cohen, co-president of one of the congregations that meet there: “The loss is incalculable.” CECIL AND DAVID ROSENTHAL: ‘SWEET, GENTLE, CARING MEN’ Cecil […]

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‘I’m barely breathing’: Synagogue survivor recounts terror

November 3, 2018

The gunman, Robert Gregory Bowers, opened fire with an AR-15 rifle and other weapons during worship services inside Tree of Life Synagogue, killing eight men and three women before a tactical police team tracked him down and shot him, according to state and federal affidavits made public on Sunday. He expressed hatred of Jews during […]

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‘I’m going to die:’ Survivors relive horrors at Tree of Life

November 3, 2018

Could that be footsteps? Myers rushed into the loft’s bathroom, barricading himself inside. Days earlier he had used a blog posting to urge members of his Tree of Life congregation to celebrate life’s moments while they had the chance: “None of us can say with certainty that there is always next year,” he wrote. Now, […]

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A 5-year-old boy tested positive for meth after trick-or-treating. And it wasn’t from the candy

November 2, 2018

(CNN)Tainted candy on Halloween night is the scariest part of the holiday for parents. Tainted fake teeth? Not so much a concern. Julia Pence, the boy’s mother, said she rushed to the hospital after hearing he had a seizure. “He was disoriented, he didn’t know who was who and where he was at,” Pence told […]

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9 great Amazon Prime perks you didnt know about until now

November 2, 2018

Here are 9 advantages that many Prime members may not even realize exist – and there’s no better time to start harnessing them. 1. Great discounts at Whole Foods Amazon bought Whole Foods for $13.7 billion in 2017, looking to the struggling store as a way to get further into the retail game. Prime members […]

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Animal signs highlight spike in road deaths

November 2, 2018

Commoners – the families who own the animals that graze the forest – have got together to produce the signs which will be placed in local towns and villages throughout the winter. James Young, whose pony Brock Brocade was killed by a hit-and-run driver, said: “This is the most worrying time of year for every […]

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Adder extinction fear over ‘image problem’

November 1, 2018

She said persecution – alongside loss of habitat – was a key reason behind the snake’s decline. “They’ve had a negative press for so long. People still go out and kill them, seeing them as a danger and something to be feared,” she said. “Obviously we can do survey work and try and protect them, […]

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Pets can judge time, study says

November 1, 2018

“There are many similarities between the brains of mice, cats, dogs and humans,” Dombeck told Fox News. “We all have a medial entorhinal cortex (the region we found that may act as an inner clock), so it’s logical to think that this brain region serves a similar function in all of these different species.” HERE’S […]

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How a Nazi-sympathizing cop went to jail for aiding ISIS

November 1, 2018

(CNN)On July 28, 2016, FBI Special Agent John Sikorski received an encrypted message with a list of Google Play gift card codes. The total value of the gift cards was $245. Despite the modest sum, it was a big win many years in the making for the FBI’s counterterrorism unit. Agents participating in the case […]

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