Author: Caroline Biscotti

‘Pungent smell:‘ McDonald‘s serves pregnant woman cleaning fluid latte

‘Pungent smell:‘ McDonald‘s serves pregnant woman cleaning fluid latte

A mother, who is 32 weeks‘ pregnant with her third child, ordered a latte from McDonald‘s but was instead served a cup of cleaning fluid. Canadian Sarah Douglas went through the drive-thru of an Alberta McDonald‘s on Sunday, driving away with what she thought was a latte. But after taking a sip, she spat her drink out and suddenly pulled […]

Woman accused of hitting car with Trump bumper sticker

Woman accused of hitting car with Trump bumper sticker

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A motorist accused of intentionally hitting another vehicle after becoming enraged by a bumper sticker for President Donald Trump has pleaded not guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon. Chloe Wright appeared in court in Barnstable, Massachusetts, on Monday. The 25-year-old also faces charges of vandalizing property and leaving the scene of property damage. The Cape […]

Russia: UN peacekeepers back on Golan Heights-Syria frontier

Russia: UN peacekeepers back on Golan Heights-Syria frontier

MOSCOW (AP) — U.N. peacekeepers returned on Thursday to patrol the frontier between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights for the first time in years, Russia‘s Defense Ministry announced — Moscow‘s latest achievement in efforts to negotiate a solution to the crisis along the volatile border. Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoy of the Russian General Staff told reporters at a press […]

Pope changes death penalty teaching, now ‘inadmissible‘

Pope changes death penalty teaching, now ‘inadmissible‘

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has changed Catholic Church teaching about the death penalty, saying in a new policy published Thursday that it is always “inadmissible” because it “attacks” the inherent dignity of all humans. The Vatican said Francis had approved a change to the Catechism of the Catholic Church — the compilation of official Catholic teaching. Previously, the […]

Woman, man rescued from East River in NYC

Woman, man rescued from East River in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police and firefighters have rescued a woman and a man from the East River near the Williamsburg Bridge. WABC says both people were taken to a hospital on Thursday morning and were expected to be OK. The man was pulled from the water near the bridge first, around 6 a.m. The woman was […]

UK Jewish leader urges apology over Labour anti-Semitism

UK Jewish leader urges apology over Labour anti-Semitism

LONDON (AP) — The head of one of Britain‘s main Jewish groups says the leader of the opposition Labour Party must make an “abject apology” to British Jews for allowing anti-Semitism to fester in the left-of-center party. Allegations of anti-Jewish prejudice within Labour have grown since veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn was elected leader in 2015. Some in the party allege […]