Pistorius’ prison sentence increased to 13 years, 5 months

Oscar Pistorius‘ prison sentence was increased to 13 years and five months by South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday, a decision that more than doubled the Olympic runner’s jail term for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. In an announcement that took a matter of minutes, Supreme Court Justice Willie Seriti said the Discover More …

Flynn’s lawyer shuts down communications with Trump’s team, a sign he may be cooperating with Mueller probe

A lawyer for former national security adviser Michael Flynn informed an attorney for President Trump this week that he can no longer discuss the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, a sign that Flynn may be preparing to cooperate in the probe, people familiar with the investigation said. The call Discover More …

FDLTCC wins marketing and communications award

The Bronze Medallion of Excellence award in the College Promotional Brand Video category recognized the college’s video about its first responder and emergency medical technician courses. The video features FDLTCC students and faculty talking about advantages of the courses and shows students in hands-on situations practicing emergency first responder techniques. Watch the video at fdltcc.edu. Discover More …

Decapitated MS-13 victim stabbed 100 times, heart ripped out of chest

A man murdered earlier this year by the MS-13 street gang was stabbed more than 100 times, decapitated and had his heart torn out of his chest and buried with him, Maryland authorities said Wednesday. Montgomery County Police said one of the alleged killers, 19-year-old Miguel Angel Lopez-Abrego, was arrested Nov. 11 in North Carolina. Discover More …

On Thanksgiving, Trump praises troops: ‘We’re really winning’

President Trump waves to U.S. troops after giving an address at Yokota Air Base in Fussa, Tokyo, on Nov. 5. (Kimimasa Mayama/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump marked the Thanksgiving holiday by paying tribute to U.S. troops in Afghanistan, Iraq, and elsewhere in the Middle East, telling them “we’re really winning” because his administration Discover More …

How Joe Barton’s sex scandal fits into the current conversation on sex and power

Rep. Joe Barton (R-Tex.) at a hearing in October. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) A nude photo a conservative Texas congressman sent of himself is out in the world — and so is how the congressman apparently tried to leverage his power keep his sex life private. In some ways, what we know of Rep. Joe Barton’s (R-Texas) secret sex Discover More …

Tervis Tumbler in 360: A Family Business

Since they first came onto the scene in 1946, Tervis Tumblers have become more popular than ever. Ever wonder what goes into making your favorite cup? Read about their history below and watch a behind the scenes 360 video of their headquarters in Venice, Florida. Virtual Reality Advertising. Virtual Reality Advertising   You probably have Discover More …

‘Bermuda calling’ video marketing ploy a big hit

Scott Neil Assistant Business Editor <!––> Make text smaller Make text larger Summer success: a woman reacts to being offered a trip to Bermuda after picking up a ringing phone in a New York City street. The video marketing campaign by JetBlue Airways, in conjunction with the Bermuda Tourism Authority, was seen by hundreds of Discover More …

Joe Barton, Senior Texas Republican, Apologizes for Explicit Photo

The photo of a naked Mr. Barton, with his private parts obscured before it was posted, set off waves of speculation in Texas and Washington, where sexual harassment charges are roiling Capitol Hill. The tweets, which appeared on Monday, included an image of a sexually explicit text message, ostensibly sent by Mr. Barton, along with Discover More …

The Latest: Top Bosnian Serb leader slams Mladic verdict

BERLIN — Ratko Mladic, a former Serb warlord who commanded forces that carried out some of the worst atrocities of the Balkan wars, was found guilty of genocide and other crimes against humanity by an international tribunal Wednesday. Mladic, 74, was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the bloodiest chapter of European Discover More …