26 May 2019

Harriet Tubman is already appearing on $20 bills whether Trump officials like it or not

Minutes after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that he was delaying the new Harriet Tubman $20 bill until 2028, a New York designer tweeted: “We’ll see about that.”

Dano Wall, 33, has created a 3-D stamp that can be used to superimpose a portrait of Tubman over Andrew Jackson’s on $20 bills. Wall said he has sold out of the stamps and is hurrying to produce more.

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17 May 2019

Mother and daughter arrested in murder of Chicago woman whose baby was ripped from her womb

A mother and daughter have been arrested for allegedly strangling a pregnant Chicago woman before ripping her baby from her womb, police said.

Clarisa Figueroa, 46, and her daughter Desiree, 24, were each charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery for allegedly luring 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez to their home, strangling her to death, then forcibly removing the baby, Chicago Police announced Thursday. Police suspect Clarisa intended to raise that baby as her own.

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17 May 2019

Grumpy Cat, Internet Star, Dies at the Age of 7

Internet star “Grumpy Cat” has died at the age of seven, her owners said early Friday.

“We are unimaginably heartbroken to announce the loss of our beloved Grumpy Cat,” they said in a statement on Twitter.

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16 May 2019

Lamar Odom Says He’s a Sex Addict, Been with over 2,000 Women in New Book

Former NBA forward Lamar Odom wrote in his new book, Darkness to Light, he’s had sex with more than 2,000 women.

“I am a sex addict,” Odom wrote in a memoir excerpt released to Aili Nahas of People ahead of the book’s May 28 release.

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12 May 2019

Man wanted by FBI for sexually abusing young girls turns himself in after 23 years

Wayne Arthur Silsbee eluded authorities for 23 years.

He was wanted by the FBI for “multiple incidents of sexual assault” between September 1995 and April 1996 involving girls between 8 and 10 years old. The FBI said Silsbee knew each of the victims through babysitting for them or taking them to events.

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