Lake Minneola teacher accused of having sex with boy in band closet

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – A Lake Minneola High School band director bonded out of jail Wednesday night after a student at the school said he and the teacher had been involved in a sexual relationship, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The victim told school officials that he began texting with Jon North, 32,Continue reading “Lake Minneola teacher accused of having sex with boy in band closet”

U.S. ranked the 114th most peaceful nation on earth says annual global ranking

Land of the free, home of the brave – but America may not be the most peaceful spot on earth according to the 11th annual “Global Peace Index,” which bases judgement calls on a complex gauge of social, economic and political factors, including rates of homicide and terrorism activities. The U.S. is now at No.Continue reading “U.S. ranked the 114th most peaceful nation on earth says annual global ranking”

Puerto Rico upholds statehood demand in contentious vote

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor is vowing to make the U.S. territory the 51st state after statehood won in a non-binding referendum hit by a boycott and low turnout that raised questions about the vote’s legitimacy. Gov. Ricardo Rossello told a couple hundred supporters waving U.S. flags late Sunday that heContinue reading “Puerto Rico upholds statehood demand in contentious vote”

America may not be the most peaceful spot on earth according to the 11th annual “Global Peace Index,” America may not be the most peaceful spot on earth according to the 11th annual “Global Peace Index,”

    Land of the free, home of the brave – but America may not be the most peaceful spot on earth according to the 11th annual “Global Peace Index,” which bases judgement calls on a complex gauge of social, economic and political factors, including rates of homicide and terrorism activities.   The U.S. isContinue reading “America may not be the most peaceful spot on earth according to the 11th annual “Global Peace Index,” America may not be the most peaceful spot on earth according to the 11th annual “Global Peace Index,””

The Shocking Trigger Behind Today’s Gulf Scandal: Qatar Paid Al-Qaeda, Iran $1BN In Hostage Deal

The alleged catalyst that forced the Saudis to sever ties with Qatar is that the small nation allegedly paid up to $1 billion to Iran and al-Qaeda affiliates “to release members of the Gulf state’s royal family who were kidnapped in Iraq while on a hunting trip.”

U.S. ranked the 114th most peaceful nation on earth says annual global ranking

  .     Land of the free, home of the brave – but America may not be the most peaceful spot on earth according to the 11th annual “Global Peace Index,” which bases judgement calls on a complex gauge of social, economic and political factors, including rates of homicide and terrorism activities. The U.S.Continue reading “U.S. ranked the 114th most peaceful nation on earth says annual global ranking”

Woman, 82, arrested after scuffle with TSA officer at Wichita airport

  An 82-year-old woman was arrested and booked into the Sedgwick County Jail this week after she allegedly struck a Transportation Security Administration officer who tried to confiscate an oversized bottle of liquid from a carry-on bag she planned to take on a flight departing from Eisenhower National Airport. The woman, who lives in Texas,Continue reading “Woman, 82, arrested after scuffle with TSA officer at Wichita airport”

Mumps outbreak declared in LA County after more than 40 diagnoses

More than 40 people in Los Angeles County and surrounding regions have been diagnosed with mumps, prompting public health officials Thursday to declare an outbreak and issue an alert to physicians and providers to be aware of it. In the alert, public health officials said many of the cases were initially misdiagnosed and there wasContinue reading “Mumps outbreak declared in LA County after more than 40 diagnoses”