Barbara Coombes, 51, had just been gardening in her father's backyard, on a street of red-brick terrace homes in their quiet suburb near Manchester, England, when she went inside and spotted a box on the dining room table. Sifting through the box, she was repulsed by what she saw: A trove of pornographic photos - of children. Among them were explicit photographs of herself as a child, according to a court hearing reported by the Manchester Evening News.
BRUSSELS - President Donald Trump jolted a NATO summit on Thursday with a last-minute demand that leaders immediately pour billions into their military budgets, raising questions about his commitment to the alliance, before he reiterated that the United States would still fight on behalf of its Western allies. "I believe in NATO," Trump declared in a news conference.
WASHINGTON - Republicans fought bitterly Thursday with FBI agent Peter Strzok, at a congressional hearing that frequently devolved into shouting matches about political bias between supporters of President Donald Trump and defenders of the agency investigating him.
A salmonella outbreak linked to a popular Kellogg's cereal has infected 100 people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday, July 12. The agency is urging consumers to avoid Honey Smacks, a sugary puffed wheat cereal which has been the subject of a recall by the company since mid-June. At least 30 of the 100 have been hospitalized, while no deaths have been reported, the CDC said. "Do not eat Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal of any size package or with any 'best if used by' date," it wrote.
Northrop Grumman announced Thursday evening, July 12, that Wes Bush, its chief executive, was stepping down and would be replaced by Kathy Warden, the company's president and chief operating officer effective Jan. 1, 2019. "I am delighted that Kathy will become our company's next CEO," said Bush, who would remain chairman through 2018. "She has demonstrated exceptional leadership in her roles leading the operations of our company, and she brings the vision and values to lead Northrop Grumman into the future."
New information published in a 2017 book prompted federal investigators to reopen their probe into the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till in rural Mississippi, according to two people familiar with the case. Till, a 14-year-old visiting from Chicago, was murdered after he was accused of whistling at and making sexual advances toward a white woman, Carolyn Bryant, during an interaction at Bryant's grocery store in Money, Miss. The teen was kidnapped Aug. 28, 1955, and was tortured and shot. His mangled body was found days later in the Tallahatchie River.
For two minutes, Mike Sakasegawa followed a lemon as it rolled down a hill near his San Diego home, filming the citrus fruit's adventure on his phone. He didn't have a plan for the lemon. Sakasegawa saw it first from a distance, already rolling at a steady pace, as he walked home from his morning run. "I thought it was a tennis ball or something," Sakasegawa said in an interview Thursday, July 12. He'd just passed a guy walking his dogs. He ran to catch up to the rolling object, and it was only as he got closer that he noticed it was actually a piece of fruit.
The empty house was tucked on a cul-de-sac in Henderson, Nevada, a sprawling suburb 20 minutes by car from the all-hours neon hum of the Las Vegas Strip. Five bedrooms topped by a terra-cotta roof, palms trees waving in the small gravel yard, the Cool Lilac Avenue address looked as neat and tidy as the other identical properties crammed onto the block. Inside was different.
An officer who was captured on video failing to intervene as a man harassed a woman for wearing a Puerto Rican flag shirt resigned on Wednesday, the Cook County Forest Preserve District Police Department said. The harassed woman, Mia Irizarry, planned to spend her birthday last month celebrating with friends at Caldwell Woods, a sprawling forested area on Chicago's Far Northwest Side. She purchased a permit to rent a picnic area in the park and arrived wearing a shirt that displayed the Puerto Rican flag.
Prosecutors in Ohio have dismissed charges against adult-film actress Stormy Daniels after she was accused of "fondling" patrons and police during a Wednesday-night performance at a strip club in Columbus.