Shy, soft-spoken Mwigulu Magesa, missing an arm from a brutal attack in Tanzania where albinos are targeted for their body parts, wants to be president some day and knows exactly what he will do when he takes office.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Rosie O’Donnell’s teenage daughter, at the center of a reported custody dispute, is missing from her home in suburban New York, the actress said on her website on Tuesday.
Chelsea O’Donnell, 17, was last seen on Tuesday, Aug. 11, her mother said.
The teen, who left home with her therapy dog, a tiny brown and black terrier, stopped taking her medication and needs medical attention, O’Donnell said.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The live-in boyfriend of actor Morgan Freeman’s granddaughter was charged on Monday with her murder, police said.
E’Dena Hines, 33, was found fatally stabbed early on Sunday in a street near her apartment in the city’s Washington Heights neighborhood, according to the New York Police Department.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A woman may proceed with a lawsuit she filed against a New York City police officer, claiming he harassed and arrested her after she resisted his advances, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday.
The woman, Reisha Simpson, was arrested in June 2011 by an officer who maintained she tried to board a city bus without paying. Charges against her were later dropped, and she sued the officer, Kenson Nelson, in federal court claiming false arrest.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Passersby suffered injuries from falling debris on Tuesday when an empty building collapsed in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, authorities said.
A spokeswoman for the Fire Department of New York said “a few” people had non-life threatening injuries from the collapse in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood at about 2:30 p.m.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Men’s wear finally grabs the spotlight on the biggest U.S. fashion runways on Monday, as New York City catches up to other global design capitals already giving men’s styles their due.
More than 50 designers will unveil their looks, hoping to catch the eye of discerning buyers and critical editors who will choose their favorites for next year’s spring and summer seasons.
(Reuters) – A sweeping government study of thousands of
women has found links between the older antidepressants Prozac
and Paxil and birth defects, but has cleared other popular
treatments in the class, including Celexa, Lexapro and Pfizer’s
Zoloft, which is the subject of a major lawsuit over birth
Earlier studies had raised questions about antidepressants
in a class of drugs known as Selective Serotonin Reuptake
Inhibitors or SSRIs, prompting the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration in 2005 to issue a safety warning about use of
the treatments during pregnancy.
By Suzannah Gonzales and Ellen Wulfhorst
(Reuters) – Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who
has been sentenced to death, filed a motion in federal court on
Monday seeking a new trial, according to court records.
The preliminary motion for a new trial cited a lack of
evidence in his trial this spring, according to documents filed
in federal court in Massachusetts.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Captured prison escapee David Sweat was released on Sunday from a New York hospital where he had been treated for gunshot wounds and moved to a prison more than 250 miles (400 km) from the one he fled, authorities said.
Sweat, captured last Sunday following a three-week manhunt, will be locked up alone in a cell for 23 hours a day and placed on suicide watch at Five Points Correctional Facility in Romulus, in the state’s Finger Lakes region, the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision said.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A random fatal shooting in San Francisco, allegedly by an immigrant, proves the United States must tighten its borders, according to a statement on Friday by U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is facing heavy criticism for his comments about Mexicans.
Kathryn Steinle, 32, was fatally shot as she walked with her father along the popular Embarcadero pier on Wednesday in what San Francisco police described as an apparent random attack.