Husband Shocked His NYPD Officer Wife Allegedly Tried To Have Him Killed

New York Police Department officer, was allegedly plotting to hire a murder him. “I didn’t want to believe it, but apparently it’s true,” Carvalho, 32, told ABC’s “Good Morning America” in an interview that aired Wednesday. But the boyfriend, who is not named in Cincinelli, a mother of two and 12-year NYPD veteran, told her boyfriend she would be at home when the killings were carried out and would have an alibi, according to the complaint. She later said Carvalho should be killed near his job in Long Island because the area is “ghetto” and the murder wouldn’t cast suspicion on her.  “They ended up taking me to an undisclosed location and had me fake my death and took pictures of …

McConnell unveils bill to combat youth tobacco use by raising purchase age to 21

(CNN)Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell formally introduced legislation Monday to raise the age for buying tobacco and e-cigarettes to 21, a move designed to combat the health effects of tobacco addiction across the country and help his home state of Kentucky move off production of the crop that has sagged in popularity for decades. Both senators pointed to figures from the Centers for Disease Control that show an alarming spike in teen vaping since the recent advent of e-cigarettes. “Kentucky farmers don’t want their children to get hooked on tobacco products while they are in middle school or high school any more than any parent anywhere wants that to happen,” McConnell said. “Kentucky is proud of what we make but …

Its not just about the bees earthworms need love, too

They may not be cute, but the work they do for our soil keeps humans in business. But their numbers are in steep decline If earthworms had feathers, wings or fur, or eyes that looked mournful or eyes at all perhaps they would fare better in the publics affections. This is a clutch of species facing as much pressure from the ecological abuse of their habitats as any other yet unlike, say, bees (which have a scientific study found that 42% of fields surveyed by farmers were seriously deficient in earthworms; in some fields they were missing altogether. Particularly hard-hit were deep-burrowing worms, which are valuable in helping soil collect and store rainwater, but were absent from 16% of fields …

Google changes policy to block misleading ads for anti-abortion groups

A certification process would require organizations to identify themselves as either providing or not providing abortions Google changed its advertising policy this week, after facing scrutiny for the new policy update. The advertisers must get certified by submitting an application that requires basic information about the organization. Depending on how youre certified, Google will automatically generate one of the following in-ad disclosures for your abortion product or service ads: Provides abortions or Does not provide abortions, the new policy reads. The disclosures will show on all search ad formats. This added transparency will help ensure that users have the necessary information to decide which abortion-related ads are most relevant to them. The policy change comes after Obria Group ran ads …

Italy’s Salvini angered as 47 migrants land despite his ban

The German aid group Sea-Watch said the remaining migrants on board their rescue ship were transferred to Lampedusa on Sunday evening with the cooperation of the Coast Guard and financial police. They were among 65 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya last week. Sea-Watch said its vessel was too big to enter Lampedusa and had been ordered to another port on “probationary confiscation.” Trending in World Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Turkey insists on right to drill for energy reserves off Cyprus

Dispute likely to escalate after Nicosia said it would seek to arrest anyone caught drilling Tensions over energy resources in the eastern Mediterranean have risen sharply after Turkey said it would exercise its sovereign rights to drill off Cyprus in flagrant defiance of warnings from western allies. As the dispute over the race to tap underwater spoils is becoming ever more intense. Israel, Egypt and Lebanon, which have also discovered hydrocarbons off their coasts, have all signed delimitation agreements with Cyprus. In recent years, international oil companies, including ExxonMobil, Total and Eni, have acquired search rights in licensed blocks off the island. Three months ago the US energy company announced it had found one of the biggest deposits of natural …

Will this 13-year-old child-poet be considered for possible sainthood?

Washington, D.C. (CNN)“A champion is a winner, a hero… someone who never gives up, even when the going gets rough… someone who overcomes challenges, even when it requires creative solutions… someone who plays the game, even when the game is called life… especially when the game is called life…” — Mattie J.T. Stepanek And while the words are quite simple, like many of the “Heartsongs” — or expressions of inner purpose that Mattie shared in his poetry and essays and speeches and everyday conversations — the message is profound, and the impact of his existence and his essence is life-changing. Yes, Mattie’s words matter. In believable, achievable, and understandable ways, his messages remind us that hope is real, that peace …

Kate offers ‘peek’ at Back to Nature Garden

Image copyright @kensingtonroyal Image caption The garden was co-created with Andree Davies, Adam White and the RHS In a letter to experts, she wrote that it was “heart-breaking” to know there is a “long way to go” to ensure all children grow up “happy, healthy, and equipped to be able to take every opportunity that comes their way”. Image copyright @kensingtonroyal Image caption The garden will be filled with forest scenes Earlier this year, landscape architect Ms Davies told the Daily Telegraph that the duchess had brought the idea of forest bathing to the discussions. The Japanese concept is the practice of spending time in woodland to help relaxation. The garden features a swing seat hanging below a high-platform treehouse, …

DJ Khaled gave a touching tribute to Nipsey Hussle in ‘Saturday Night Live’ performance

(CNN)DJ Khaled had one last message for the “Saturday Night Live” audience before the show’s season finale wrapped up. “The very title of the song reminds us that vibrating on a ‘Higher’ level was the essence of Nipsey’s soul,” Khaled wrote. “It is in this spirit, of moving forward, or preserving his mission that I, my co-writers, producers and label partners are donating 100% of all our proceeds from ‘Higher’ to Nipsey’s children, Emani and Kross.” Khaled, who was making his first appearance as an ‘SNL’ musical guest, and Legend were joined on stage by other artists who collaborated with him on his album, including SZA, Lil Wayne, and J Balvin. Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: …

Lunch lady fired for giving student free meal refuses offer to be rehired

Termination led to outpouring of support for New Hampshire cafeteria worker Bonnie Kimball, who told student tell mom you need money A school cafeteria worker in New Hampshire who was fired for giving a student lunch for nothing has rejected an offer to be rehired. Bonnie Kimball said she was fired on 28 March by Fresh Picks, a vendor that supplies food to the Mascoma Valley regional high school in Canaan, a day after she gave a student lunch even though he couldnt pay for it. Kimball said that when the students account showed no funds, she quietly told him Tell mom you need money, and provided a lunch. A manager asked what was on the boys plate, she said, …

Maher guest Fran Lebowitz’s Trump comments light up social media with reactions

Lebowitz was referencing the murder and dismemberment of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi who U.S. intelligence determined was killed by the Saudi government. <br><br> (Getty Images) The author made the comments after Maher had asked her about the possibility of President Trump being impeached. On Twitter, one person wrote: “What kind of person says this? Plus she said it on NATIONAL TV?” “Should be arrested…Fran Lebowitz!” another person tweeted. One user suggested that Lebowitz’s comments may have consequences in the next election, writing, “Fran Lebowitz and Bill Maher did more tonight to help re-elect Trump in 2020 than they’ll ever know.” “Don’t walk it back, Fran,” another comment said. Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Nancy Pelosi Wont Even Take A Position On Contempt, Let Alone Impeachment

WASHINGTON ― House Speaker that would allow Congress to fine or even jail Donald Trump. Asked about the House possibly holding Trump administration officials like Attorney General When pressed to take a position, she responded: “I don’t have to have a position.” Pelosi did refuse to take inherent contempt “off the table,” but she made it clear she wasn’t eager to use the power, mentioning that a preferable outcome would be Trump administration officials complying with the subpoenas from House committees. Democrats haven’t even moved forward with holding Barr in contempt. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said Wednesday that he didn’t expect a floor vote on contempt until at least Juneon board with the slow approach earlier this week. …

Taiwan Parliament Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage In First For Asia

Taiwan’s parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, the first legislation of its kind in Asia and a major win for civil rights groups across the region. “Good morning #Taiwan,” President Tsai Ing-wen wrote on Twitter ahead of the vote. “Today, we have a chance to make history & show the world that progressive values can take root in an East Asian society. Today, we can show the world that #LoveWins.” Taiwan’s constitutional court ruled in May 2017 that legal language restricting marriage to a man and a woman was unconstitutional and gave the government two years to pass new legislation, Bloomberg reported. That deadline was later this month. Agency France-Press notes that gay couples across Taiwan have remained …

Chelsea Manning Jailed For Refusing Grand Jury Testimony

U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga ordered her to remain incarcerated at the Alexandria jail either until she agrees to testify or until the grand jury’s term expires in 18 months. He also imposed fines that will kick in at $500 a day after 30 days and $1,000 a day after 60 days. Manning has offered multiple reasons for refusing to testify, but fundamentally says she considers the whole grand jury process to be unacceptable. He said he hopes that while incarcerated “Ms. Manning would reflect on the principles she says she’s embracing … and whether those views are worth the price she’s paying for them.” “Whatever you might think of her, Chelsea Manning is a principled person,” said her lawyer, …