ISTANBUL ― The Turkish military announced late Friday that it had taken over the country, triggering confusion and terror across the nation. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim announced that an attempted military uprising was ongoing during a broadcast on the NTV television. Turkey would never allow any “initiative that would interrupt democracy,” he vowed. “Some people illegally undertook an illegal action outside of the chain of command,” Yildirim also said. “The government elected by the…"Turkey’s Military Declares Coup As Soldiers Are Deployed Across Country"
Former Vanderbilt football player Cory Batey was sentenced to 15 years in prison for raping an unconscious woman in 2013. Batey was found guilty of aggravated rape, facilitation of aggravated rape, two counts of attempted aggravated rape and three counts of aggravated sexual battery. Judge Monte Watkins handed the minimum term possible for the crimes, saying the sentence fair for the victim, the defendant and their families. “It is one of the saddest cases that…"Ex-Vanderbilt football player Cory Batey sentenced to 15 years in jail for rape"
A photo has gone viral on Facebook after a soul is seemingly seen leaving the body of a motorcycle driver after a fatal crash that claimed his life. The photo was taken before the ambulance took the victim’s body away from the crash site. People have shared the photo many times on Facebook as they believe they really saw the soul of the man leaving his body. The incident took place on July 12. The…"Viral photo shows supposed soul of man leaving body after fatal crash"
Increased security is being utilized as Tour de France riders continue to cycle through the countryside Friday. A terrorist attack that killed 84 the previous day in Nice led to the heightened security measures. “We want this day to be a day of dignity as a tribute to the victims,” race director Christian Prudhomme told the BBC. “We had a crisis meeting with the prefect of the Ardeche department and the gendarmerie . The stage…"Increased security utilized as Tour de France continues"
The man accused of killing five bicyclists in Michigan has been charged with the deaths and it has been reported that he took pain pills and muscle relaxers two hours before his car plowed through the group. The man, identified as Charles Pickett Jr ., 50, was charged initially with second-degree murder. He is the driver of the pick-up truck that plowed through the group of bicyclists on June 7. Kalamazoo County then charged him…"Driver accused of killing bicyclists was on pain pills, muscle relaxers before crash"
After reports have surfaced saying that armed robbers were using “Pokemon Go” to look for victims, new report have surfaced saying that two men have fallen off a cliff playing the game now. The augmented reality game prompts players to walk in order to catch a character. It was reported that the two men fell in North San Diego County while they were playing “Pokemon Go” on their smartphone. The two men falling off a…"Two men fell off a cliff in CA while playing ‘Pokemon Go’"
A central Pennsylvania man is accused of spraying brain-preserving fluid to marijuana he smoked afterwards, police officials say. According to officials, the fluid is used to embalm a human brain and the man was identified as 26-year-old Joshua Lee Long. Pennsylvania police in Carlisle then charged him with abuse of a corpse and conspiracy. As per court records, the aunt of Long contacted officials on June 21. She reportedly found a human brain in a…"Marijuana soaked in brain-preserving fluid by central Pennsylvania man: police"
73 people were killed on Thursday evening in Nice, France after a truck plowed through a crowd and officials have confirmed that the vehicle had weapons on it. The victims were said to be celebrating Bastille Day when the truck hit them. Accordingly, the driver of the truck accelerated through the crowd and mowed over bodies. The driver was shot to death by authorities. Aside from the 73 people killed, around 100 were injured and…"Nice, France Has been wronged: attack kills dozens; Truck that plowed through citizens had weapons"
A local TV meteorologist from Connecticut was arrested on charges of possessing child pornography, authorities have confirmed. According to reports, the meteorologist was identified as Justin Goldstein, 33. He is with WTNH-TV in New Haven and was apprehended on Wednesday. The investigation on Goldstein started last month when video files of alleged child pornography were downloaded from his internet account. Authorities from the federal, state, and local level were able to find child pornography on…"Connecticut TV meteorologist arrested on child porn charges"
Tennessee State Rep. Jeremy Durham allegedly sexually harassed 22 women and that the lobbyists have warned others about how they found the politician to be “creepy.” One of the women claiming that Durham sexually harassed her told investigators that the politician once rubbed her thigh adding that it is known among female lobbyists that “you do not want to be in Rep. Durham’s office alone.” The other women, who are either lobbyists or legislative staffers,…"Tennessee State Rep. Jeremy Durham allegedly harassed 22 women"
An Idaho Falls transgender woman was arrested on Tuesday afternoon after deputies allege that she took photos of an 18-year-old female in a fitting room at a Target in the area. The transgender woman, identified as 46-year-old Sean Patrick Smith or Shauna Patricia Smith, was booked into the Bonneville County Jail. She has been charged with one felony count of voyeurism. Bonneville County Sgt . Bryan Lovell said that the arrest came after they received…"Transgender woman arrested for taking photos of 18-year-old at a Target’s fitting room"
Donald Trump is now choosing amongst three to four people for his Vice President but noted that he has two strong candidates in mind for the position. Trump is the presumptive Republican presidential candidate and according to reports, he and his family are hosting last minute lightning round of interviews for his running mate. He reportedly conducted the interviews in Indiana on Wednesday as he was forced to stay there due to the mechanical problems…"Donald Trump choosing amongst these three for his VP pick"
Michigan State senior cornerback Jermaine Edmondson accused Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green of punching him during an argument early Sunday at a restaurant, according to police report. Earlier, Green was arrested on charges of “simple assault” for the incident, which happened at Conrad’s Grill in East Lansing, Michigan. Green was released on $200 bond, and his arraignment is scheduled for July 20. If convicted, he would face a maximum of 93 days in jail…"Report: Warriors’ Draymond Green punched Michigan State cornerback"
Another celebrity mom is facing backlash in the Instagram world after Kristin Cavallari was accused of starving her children to death, Victoria Beckham is now in hot water for kissing her daughter, Harper Beckham, on the lips and posting it on her social media account as she greeted her youngest daughter a happy birthday. The fashion designer is now facing backlash as other people feel that her kissing her daughter Harper on the lips is…"Victoria Beckham center of online debate after kissing her daughter on lips, posts snap on IG"
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will have to serve a four-game suspension to start the new season in connection with the Deflategate scandal after his appeal was denied. In its one-sentence decision, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan rejected requests by the National Football League Players Association and Brady to overturn NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s decision to suspend Brady four games for his role in altering air pressure of footballs used…"Golden Boy: Tom Brady’s appeal denied"