Man jailed for dousing police officers in petrol

Image copyright Essex Police Image caption Police released aerial footage of the disorder Judge Samantha Cohen said Jackson did it to prevent them from making arrests. She said: “Initially some (of the officers) thought they were splashed with a disfiguring acid or bleach, but when they smelled it was petrol they feared they would be set alight.” Meanwhile, Jackson’s mother Janine Justin, 47, of Ward Close, was given a suspended nine-month prison sentence after being found guilty of possessing an offensive weapon in a public place. The court heard she had threatened police officers with a hammer during the disorder. After the sentencing, Supt Baldwin said that “to say that it does not have an effect on us is incorrect”. …

Dad jailed for murder of eight-week-old daughter

However, jurors heard the fractures were inflicted during at least three separate assaults in the weeks before her death. Eves was jailed for nine years in 2006 – when known as Forbes – for causing grievous bodily harm with intent and wilfully assaulting a toddler in his care when living in Bournemouth. He was released in 2010. The boy suffered life-threatening head injuries and fractures to his elbow. Prosecutor Sally Howes QC said the assault was “so similar” to the one that killed Harper. ‘Uncontrolled rage’ The prosecution said Harper’s mother, Cherinea Denton, who was acquitted of her daughter’s murder, was aware Eves had a previous conviction but believed his account that it was connected to a fight at a …

Johannes ‘felt so liberated’ doing Strictly dance

Image Copyright @mrjoemcfadden @mrjoemcfadden One viewer said: “We need more of this.” Image Copyright @ShaunySays_ @ShaunySays_ Some viewers found it an emotional moment. Image Copyright @pauline_4 @pauline_4 Johannes, who was eliminated from the competition last weekend along with his celebrity partner Catherine Tyldesley, told Hello! magazine: “I’ve never felt so liberated. For the first time in my life, I feel accepted for who I am. That says so much about the people of this country. “To be able to dance with a friend I respect and adore is joyous. There’s bromance galore between us, but there were no male and female roles, just free movement. It was beautiful, classy and elegant.” Johannes posted his delight at the performance on Instagram, …

Stephen Colbert Shreds Giuliani’s Trust In Trump With A Long List Of Names

Stephen Colbert on Friday poked fun at Donald Trump won’t turn on him. butt-dialing gaffes and the revelation that he once Colbert then started to read out a long list of people whom Trump has previously thrown under the bus for his own gain. “You know what, it’s only an hour show,” Colbert quipped. formalize the impeachment inquiry into Trump. “It’s November and it’s time to toss out that rotting jack-o’-lantern,” he joked. Download Join HuffPost Plus Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

No 10 defends Brexit deal after Trump criticism

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDonald Trump criticises Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal Downing Street has defended the UK’s Brexit deal with the EU, following criticism from the US president. Donald Trump said the US “can’t make a trade deal with the UK” under Boris Johnson’s EU withdrawal agreement. But a No 10 spokesperson said the deal meant “we can strike our own free trade deals around the world, from which every part of the UK will benefit”. Other comments made by Mr Trump led Labour to accuse him of trying to “interfere” in the election. Speaking to LBC, the president said Mr Corbyn would be “so bad” as prime minister and that Mr Johnson was “the exact …

Workers flee as blaze engulfs building

Image copyright Beds Fire and Rescue Image caption Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue said 80% of the building was engulfed “There was smoke – black, thick – and then we could hear a few explosions, as someone said there are gas canisters in the building.” Bedfordshire Fire said: “All people have been accounted for” and confirmed the fire had reached the fourth floor and 80% of the building was “engulfed”. Image Copyright @BedsFire @BedsFire Related Topics Bedford Thurleigh Yarl's Wood Bletsoe Milton Ernest Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

House Impeachment Investigators Call On John Bolton To Testify

Investigators want to hear from Bolton, the hawkish former adviser who was openly troubled by President Donald Trump’s approach to Ukraine. He has since left the administration. The White House has urged officials not to testify in the impeachment proceedings and it’s unclear if these people will appear before the House panels. The investigation is focused on Trump’s July phone call with Ukraine when he asked President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Democrats and a potential 2020 political rival, Joe Biden, as the White House was withholding military aid Ukraine relies on for its defenses. Two State Department Ukraine experts offered new accounts of Trump’s reliance on his personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, rather than career diplomats, to engage with the East …

Joe Biden Reportedly Snubbed At Catholic Communion Over Abortion Rights Stance

Joe Biden was reportedly denied Holy Communion over his stance on Father Robert Morey of Saint Anthony Catholic Church in Florence told the local “I will keep Mr. Biden in my prayers,” he added. “I’m not going to discuss that,” he said. “That’s just my personal life, and I’m not going to get into that at all.” He has said that he personally opposes abortion, but he has evolved politically on the issue. In 1982, Biden voted for an amendment that would have allowed states to any and all attempts to overturn it.” announced his support for scrapping it earlier this year. he said at a June gala hosted by the Democratic National Committee. “If I believe health care is …

Woman In Bloody ‘Carrie’ Costume Horrifies First Responders After Car Crash

Sidney Wolfe, a student at West Virginia’s Marshall University, was driving home from a haunted house event where she was promoting her upcoming role in a musical adaptation of Stephen King’s iconic horror novel “Carrie.” Wolfe was still in her full Carrie White costume ― complete with prom dress, tiara and fake blood, when her car struck a deer.  now-viral tweet on Sunday, alongside images of her costume and car: “Next came the police officers who were like ‘oh man’ and kept asking over and over again if I needed medical assistance,” she said. “The second round of cops that came weren’t in on the makeup and said, ‘Are we just gonna ignore that blood is dripping and she needs …

‘Hocus Pocus’ Creator Shreds Trump’s Poster Parody: ‘Leave Our Witches Alone’

Donald Trump’s campaign team is hawking what appears to be a ripoff version of the iconic “ And one of the movie’s creators is not happy, “I am disgusted by this putrid act of evasion,” tweeted Trump’s campaign promoted  DonaldJTrump.com the poster’s description reads on Trump’s website. “The Greatest Witch Hunt in the history of the USA continues. The only people scared this Halloween are Shifty Schiff, Nervous Nancy and Democrat Hack Jerry Nadler about their chances in 2020!” The design is also available on a T-shirt. RELATED COVERAGE Devin Nunes: Reporters Asking Me Questions About Ukraine Scandal Are 'Assassins' Download Join HuffPost Plus Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

84-year-old man arrested after two seriously hurt in French mosque attack

Paris, France (CNN)An 84-year-old man has been arrested after shots were fired near a mosque in south-western France, officials said. “I can assure you that nothing throughout his path would’ve suggested that he was crazy,” Bardella added on BFM TV. “He was dismissed in 2015 after the regional elections for which he was a candidate,” Bardella said, adding the man was “obviously not a part of the movement anymore.” The injured men were being treated in hospital, according to the police statement. Police said the suspect set fire to a car before fleeing the scene. He was later arrested at his home in Les Landes, north of Bayonne. French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned “the heinous attack.” “My thoughts are …

Plea for Lake District night sky monitors

Image copyright Mark Mcneill Image caption Friends of the Lake District said Cumbria has some of the darkest skies in the country Dark Skies officer Johanna Korndorfer said: “Volunteers are needed to take five dark sky meter readings in five different places around the county. International Dark Sky Reserves Aoraki Mackenzie (New Zealand) Brecon Beacons National Park (Wales) Central Idaho (US) Cévennes National Park (France) Cranborne Chase AONB (England) National Park Exmoor (England) Kerry (Ireland) Mont-Megantic (Canada) Moore’s Reserve (South Downs, England) Nature Reserve NamibRand (Namibia) Pic du Midi (France) Rhon (Germany) Snowdonia National Park (Wales) Westhavelland (Germany) Source: International Dark Sky Association Related Topics Astronomy Light pollution Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Why are Vietnamese people trying to reach the UK?

According to the UN, while the country has enjoyed significant reductions in poverty at a national level, it is unequal across population groups and regions. The Vietnamese risking it all to get to the UK More Vietnamese families fear relatives among 39 dead “Most of the migrants who go to Europe and the UK from Vietnam actually only come from a handful of provinces in Vietnam,” says Mimi Vu, an expert on anti-trafficking in Vietnam from Ho Chi Minh City. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many of those who travel from Vietnam to the UK work in nail bars Interviews with Vietnamese returnees from the UK suggest the majority worked in manual occupations such as agriculture and fishing, but …

Post-mortems to begin on 39 found dead in lorry

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThirty nine bodies were found in the trailer container Post-mortem examinations are due to be carried out on some of the 39 people found dead in a lorry in Essex. Eleven of the victims were taken by ambulance from the Port of Tilbury to Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford on Thursday evening. Police believe the eight women and 31 men in the refrigerated unit were Chinese. Meanwhile, detectives have been granted extra time to hold lorry driver Mo Robinson, 25, on suspicion of murder. The private ambulance carrying the bodies left the port at 19:41 BST under police escort. Image copyright Facebook Image caption The lorry driver has been named locally as Mo Robinson, …