Missing Libby’s parents attend vigil

Mrs Squire and her husband, Russ, had previously made emotional pleas for information about their daughter’s disappearance. Humberside Police can detain the arrested man until 21:00 GMT after being granted an extra 24 hours to question him on Saturday night. Appeals to find Libby, from High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, have been displayed on digital screens in Hull city centre over the weekend. Police said the appeal for information was being broadcast on 20 screens in the main shopping areas. Thousands of flyers printed in English, Arabic, Russian, Lithuanian and Polish have also been handed out asking for information. Image copyright Squire family Image caption Libby Squire has not been seen for more than a week 31 January: Ms Squire is believed …

Lawyer for National Enquirer’s CEO denies the tabloid extorted Jeff Bezos

New York (CNN)An attorney representing American Media Inc. CEO David Pecker says his client did not engage in extortion or blackmail against Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. He added: “It’s not Saudi Arabia. It’s not President Trump. It’s not Roger Stone.” Abramowitz said he couldn’t confirm or deny if Lauren Sanchez’s brother Michael was the tipster. Michael Sanchez is a California public relations executive who is close to Pecker, according to the Washington Post. “It was somebody close to both Bezos and Ms. Sanchez,” he said. After the Enquirer asked Bezos for comment last month about an alleged affair with Sanchez, Bezos and his wife MacKenzie announced that they were divorcing “after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation.” …

Denver is so expensive that teachers have to get creative to make ends meet

(CNN)For 14 months, teachers in Denver have been negotiating with Denver Public Schools for more pay. On Saturday, the Denver Classroom Teachers Association said talks had broken off and they’ll walk on Monday. They split the $2,500 rent. He lives in the smallest room and pays $600. Change is coming, though. Two of Bowers’ roommates are dating and they’ll be moving out in May. That fact of life has Bowers trying to figure out what he’ll do. Splitting that much rent between two people is more than he can afford. “We’re just at that time of our life and it’s getting harder and harder to find roommates,” said the high school physical education teacher. “All my friends are either married …

Woman stabbed to death ‘was caring sister’

‘A wonderful heart’ In a statement issued through police, Ms Mendes’ sister said: “My sister was lovely, always thinking about everyone but mostly her children. “She had a wonderful heart and there was no one else like her. She was a caring sister and worried about everyone. “She was always making sure everyone was OK.” A fundraising campaign has raised more than £26,000 to support Ms Mendes’ family and her children. Image caption Ms Mendes died at the roadside where she was attacked Appealing for witnesses to come forward, he asked anyone who had dashcam or helmet footage to review it in case they had anything to help police piece together a timeline of what happened. Related Topics Ewell Original …

Elizabeth Warren kicks off presidential bid with challenge to super wealthy and other Democrats

(CNN)Sen. Elizabeth Warren officially launched her 2020 presidential campaign Saturday at a rally in Lawrence, Massachusetts, using the backdrop of Everett Mills — the site of a historic 1912 labor strike led by women and immigrants — to issue a call to action against wealthy power brokers who “have been waging class warfare against hardworking people for decades.” In a warning to some of those rivals, Warren touted her refusal to accept donations from lobbyists, corporate PACs or the support of super PACs, and challenged “every other candidate who asks for your vote in this primary to say exactly the same thing.” Warren also unveiled a new, high-profile backer in Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III, who introduced, endorsed and painted …

Pair quizzed over children’s fire deaths

The children’s 24-year-old mother, Natalie Unitt, and her 28-year-old partner, Chris Moulton, leapt from a first-floor window with the siblings’ two-year-old brother, Jack. They did not sustain life-threatening injuries. A fundraising page for the family of the four children has since raised more than £29,500 – with more than 1,800 people donating. Related Topics Stafford Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Matt Whitaker Headed To Trump Hotel After Hearing And People Are Talking

incredibly contentious hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Friday Acting Attorney General New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman noted the sighting on Twitter.  People who responded jabbed — nervously — at the too-close-for-comfort situation of the man who could conceivably fire Special Counsel The hotel, incidentally, is the Donald Trump, which argues that it’s a conduit for violating the Constitution’s 

NHS treats 1,000 young stab victims in a year

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPC Rob Pedley: “You’re carrying the county’s number one murder weapon” More than 1,000 10 to 19-year-olds were admitted to hospital with knife wounds in 2017/18. The figure, from NHS England, reveal a 54% rise in the number of children and teenagers treated for injuries from knives over five years. It comes as a leading consultant warns that she is seeing increasing numbers of girls involved in knife crime. Doctors also said that injuries were becoming more severe and victims getting younger. ‘Severe injuries are the norm’ The figures record the number of people admitted to hospital for an overnight stay or longer, for knife crime injuries between 2012-13 and 2017-18. Related …

San Antonio, Orlando clubs win as Alliance of American Football launches inaugural season

Two more games are scheduled for Sunday: the Birmingham Iron hosting the Memphis Express and the Arizona Hotshots hosting the Salt Lake Stallions. The league features a few differences from the NFL: There are no kickoffs, with teams just starting from the 25-yard line after a coin flip. BILL BENNETT: IN DEFENSE OF FOOTBALL “The players got used to it very quickly,” league consultant Mike Pereira, the NFL’s former vice president of officiating, told the Associated Press.  “It’s a bit of a timesaver. Our goal is to play in two-and-a-half hours.” In addition, each officiating crew includes a ninth member called a SkyJudge, who can instantly correct “obvious and egregious” officiating errors, like the one that marred the NFC Championship …