Day: December 21, 2018

Woman names baby after medic who saved her during wildfire

In this photo taken Dec. 14, 2018, paramedic Mickey Huber holds 2-day-old baby Zoele Mickey Skinner at Enloe Medical Center in Chico, Calif. The newborn’s middle name is named after Huber, who helped her mother, Anastasia Skinner, who went into premature labor while trying to escape a terrifying wildfire that wiped out the Northern…

Man who climbed National Christmas Tree to be taken for psychiatric evaluation

An unidentified man climbed up the National Christmas tree on Friday. (Reuters)A man who climbed the National Christmas tree near the White House on Friday night has come down, Fox News has learned.According to Sergeant Eduardo Delgado of the U.S. Park Police, the unidentified climber will be taken to a local hospital for psychiatric…

Fiance accused of killing Colorado woman missing for month

This booking photo provided by the Teller County Sheriff’s office shows Patrick Frazee, the fiance of missing Colorado woman Kelsey Berreth, who was arrested Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, at his home in the community of Florissant, Colo., Frazee is charged with first-degree murder and solicitation to commit murder. Berreth was last seen on Thanksgiving…

Midnight shutdown all but sure but talks persist at Capitol

The Capitol is seen at day’s end as the Senate works on a House-passed bill that would pay for President Donald Trump’s border wall and avert a partial government shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON – Even as frenetic negotiations continued at the Capitol, the…

The Latest: Fiance of missing Colorado woman in court

FILE – This online missing person poster provided by the Woodland Park Police Department shows Kelsey Berreth. Authorities say they have arrested the fiance of the Colorado woman who was last seen on Thanksgiving. Teller County sheriff’s Cmdr. Greg Couch said Patrick Frazee was arrested Friday morning, Dec. 21, 2018, at his home in…

US active duty troops at Mexican border decline to 2,600

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The U.S. military says the number of active duty troops deployed at the border with Mexico is down to about 2,600.U.S. Northern Command said Friday about 1,200 are in California, 700 in Arizona and 700 in Texas.President Donald Trump sent the troops just before the midterm election, citing a…

Mattis resignation letter lays out challenges for successor

FILE -In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis speaks during the 2018 POW/MIA National Recognition Day Ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington. President Donald Trump says Mattis will be retiring at the end of February 2019 and that a new secretary will be named shortly. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, file) WASHINGTON…

St. Louis man accused of 9 killings; death penalty sought

ST. LOUIS – Federal prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for a St. Louis man accused of killing nine people since 2008 during his involvement in a drug trafficking ring.Anthony Jordan pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Friday.Prosecutors say Jordan killed three people in 2008, two in 2010,…

Warrants issued for 4 in West Virginia mine rescue case

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A sheriff’s office in West Virginia has obtained arrest warrants for four people who entered a coal mine, resulting in three of them being trapped.The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday that it was seeking to arrest Eddie Williams Jr. on charges of entering without breaking, providing false information to police and…

A border wall by any other name … is steel slats?

President Donald Trump listens during a signing ceremony for the "First Step Act" and "Juvenile Justice Reform Act," in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON – The "big beautiful wall" has now become "steel slats."President Donald Trump is tweaking the words he uses…

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