New Year's Eve

I sent a compromising message to the wrong person. How will I ever recover?

The realisation you misdirected a sensitive message is among the worst feelings technology can induce. Have faith – one day it will be a great anecdote<p><b>I accidentally sent a compromising message to the worst person possible!!! HELP ME.</b><p>Everyone has made this mistake – even the Greatest of All Time. …

Serena Williams

Merkel Talks Tough on Migrants in Foretaste of Election Campaign - Bloomberg

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is talking tough on migrants and crime as she sets out on the campaign trail for two state elections next month, …

Germany

Strangers send cards to young cancer patient in Orlando

Jay Ryon has been fighting leukemia since 2014 - when he was 7 years old. Since then, he and his family have spent countless nights in the hospital, which is not a fun place for a kid.<p>Since his journey began, Jay's arm had to be amputated due to an infection. He's had a bone marrow transplant and …

Medicine

Britney Spears Stands on Her Boyfriend's Shoulders in a Tiny Bikini

From Our Partners<p>This article originally appeared on People. For more stories like this, visit people.com.<p>Britney Spears is celebrating spring!<p>The pop star took to Instagram to share a video of her incredible physique and physical strength as she held herself up while on her boyfriend Sam Asghari‘s …

Britney Spears

German army officer posed for months as a Syrian refugee and planned an attack, prosecutors say

A German army officer posed for months as a Syrian with the aim of carrying out a violent attack he hoped would be blamed on refugees, prosecutors said after the 28-year-old’s arrest on Thursday.<p>The first lieutentant — identified in German media reports only as "Franco A." — had managed to fulfill …

Germany

Man jailed for raping five-year-old girl in South London

A man has been jailed for 13 years after he raped a girl who was just five years old at the time of the attack.<p>Jerry Ablorh, 41, was sentenced today …

Crime

A History of Sequins, From King Tut’s Tomb to Your New Year’s Eve Outfit

Some early sequins were money, sewn to clothes for safekeeping.<p>A few years ago, in the middle of a particularly depressing New York winter, I instituted Sequin Sundays. I’d run errands in a three-pound sea-foam sequined mini skirt that made me feel like a magic fish; I’d meet friends at the shitty …

Fashion

Track By Track: Vök on Figure

Icelandic quartet Vök talk us through their debut album.>

Music

Pope urges Egypt imams to teach and preach tolerance, peace

AP Radio AP Radio News:<p>CAIRO (AP) -- Pope Francis urged Egypt's leading imams on Friday to teach their students to reject violence in God's name and preach messages of peace and tolerance instead, forging ahead with a delicate visit to the Arab world's most populous country following a spate of …

Pope Francis

Police-associated injury not on the rise in U.S.

(Reuters Health) - Despite increased attention to deaths and injuries resulting from clashes with police, U.S. emergency department visits for police-associated injuries have remained stable at about 51,000 a year since 2006, researchers say.<p>The majority of those injured were young, uninsured males …

Justice

Reverend Resistance

After a rousing speech at last summer's Democratic National Convention, Rev. William Barber II might have become the president's pastor. Instead, he's now the face of a progressive Christian protest movement that's taking its fight from North Carolina to the White House.<p>The believers are having a …

Faith

Wine Enthusiast Podcast: A Sip Session with Supermodel Veronica Webb

Fashion icon, blogger, mom and wine lover Veronica Webb sits down with us to talk about her passions, and all the delicious things in life.<p>In this …

Wine

First Police NSmen Public Order Troop to be formed by Sep 2018

SINGAPORE: At the Home Team Tactical Centre in Mandai, roughly 40 men stood at attention under the blazing midday sun. Decked out from head to toe in …

Policing

Celestial-Inspired Dessert Wedding With Spanish Details

Quick! Describe your dream day in 10 words or less! If you’re thinking bohemian, in the desert, celestial, Spanish-influenced, romantic, edgy, and/or …

Weddings

Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes: 4.26.17

- KANSAS SPORTS -<p>Brothers Dedric and K.J. Lawson from Memphis and Charlie Moore from California have signed grant-in-aid agreements to play men's …

College Basketball

51 Weeks: 51 Songs From The Past: Week 17: Olivia Newton-John – Physical

Posted on April 25, 2017April 25, 2017<p>Last week, my featured song took us to the world of <i>cinema</i>. This week, get your leotards and sweatbands ready …

April 25

After being paralyzed from the waist down, man walks again

In September, Cole Thomas was driving his co-workers to a job site when a deer darted in front of his truck. He swerved to avoid it and landed in a ditch. When he tried correcting the turn and pulling back onto the road, he spun out of control and the truck rolled three times. After opening his …

Rehabilitation

Are you overpaying your babysitter? Here are the national averages

The national average hourly rate for babysitters last year was about $14, according to a new survey from Care.com. It's a 26 percent increase from …

Employment Law

BBC World Service - Outlook, Living with a 15-minute memory

Christine Hyung-Oak Lee had a stroke at the unusually young age of 33. It happened whilst she was on holiday in California, with her then husband, Adam. On the morning of New Year's Eve 2006 she woke up with a bad headache, but thought nothing of it, until she was rushed to hospital. After her …

Amy Earnhardt: 'I'm so proud of Dale'

<b>MORE: Junior announces retirement after '17 season | Reactions</b><p>Amy Earnhardt, wife of Dale Earnhardt Jr., released a statement via Twitter on Tuesday …

Motorsport

Things You Need to Consider for a Pet Bakery Start Up

With pet owners becoming increasingly concerned with the quality of their pet’s food and treats, the gourmet pet bakery industry is expanding rapidly.<p>…

Small Business

Germany sees rise in crime by asylum seekers

Officials blame cramped conditions, religious tensions and refugee demographics

Germany

Feelin' Fine on Mountain Time: The Moderately Exciting Guide to Breckenridge, Colorado

I’m gonna be honest. <b>I was very anxious about this trip to Breckenridge.</b><p>My first foray into the mountainous land of Breckenridge, Colorado was kind of …

Adventure Travel

Baghdadi’s Kin Killed, ISIS-Assigned Euphrates Governor Arrested in Eastern Syria - ASHARQ AL

Beirut – Two military landing operations took place in eastern Syria, the same region where Washington announced the arrest of a close associate of …

Islamic State (ISIS)

5 Ways To Make Old, Stale Wine Tasty Again

Image: Ken Hawkins / Flickr<p>Using things is always superior to wasting them, but squandering alcohol is an especially galling dissipation because …

Wine

'Fate dealt a wicked hand': One police leader's triumph over trauma and depression

Whenever Alan Clarke stepped in to run a major police operation, a sense of calm accompanied him.<p>His thinking was always clear. He was composed when …

Mental Health

This Will Be the Most Talked-About Destination of 2017

One of the most anticipated hotel openings of the year, The Surf Club—a Four Seasons hotel and residence—officially opened last month in Miami Beach. …

Travel

Top Baghdadi Aide Killed in SpecOps Raid in Syria

A top adviser to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi believed to have been involved in planning the New Year's Eve terror attack in Istanbul was killed …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Cowboys already have Patriots and Falcons beat in one respect for 2017

The NFL and its network partners must have decided the Cowboys haven't been getting their fair share of national television exposure. So they upped …

NFL

Seething Salvatore says NFL schedule displaces his annual Bills-Miami bash

Russell Salvatore knows what he’s doing on Dec. 31. He will be dressed in a dark suit, crisp shirt and cuff links, greeting guests at his Lancaster …

Buffalo Bills