The Senate made history on Tuesday by voting to confirm Todd Hughes to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Hughes, who was confirmed 98 to 0, is the nation's first openly gay circuit judge. He has been a deputy director in the civil division of the Justice Department since 2007.
Unlike some of President Barack Obama's other key judicial nominees -- namely… Continue
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 25, 2013 at 12:39am —
The teens are accused of following Ralph Santiago, 46, (left) and punching him in the back of the head in broad daylight in Hoboken, New Jersey, on September 10. He fell against a fence and snapped his neck, killing him. His body was left on the quiet residential street before it was discovered by a passerby.
Three New Jersey boys, two age 13 and one 14, have been arrested and charged with killing a homeless man after allegedly…
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 23, 2013 at 7:14pm —
As we previously reported, Jay-Z and Beyonce bodyguard died earlier this month after an incident with the police.
New details are now emerging as Beyoncé and Jay Z fired Norman 'Dutch Giant' Oosterbroek after they discovered he hired a prostitute while on duty in Las Vegas.
Killed by cops in Florida during an alleged break-in, the bodyguard… Continue
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 23, 2013 at 4:30pm —
A number of Tunisian women have traveled to Syria to have sex with rebel fighters, a senior Tunisian politician said Thursday. The practice is known as "sexual jihad."
The women "are swapped between 20, 30, 100 rebels," Interior Minister Lotfi Bin Jeddo told an assembly of Tunisian lawmakers, according to Al Arabiya. "We are doing nothing and standing idle."
"After the sexual liaisons they have there in the name of 'jihad al-nikah,' they come home pregnant,"… Continue
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A promoter demonstrates the fingerprint scanner feature of the newly launched Apple iPhone 5S in Singapore September 20, 2013.
A group of German hackers claimed to have cracked the iPhone fingerprint scanner on Sunday, just two days after Apple Inc launched the technology that it promises will…
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 23, 2013 at 8:34am —
- Belfast-born Ashraf Islam plotted to murder the prince but turned himself in to police
- Formerly known as Mark Townley, the 31-year-old is pictured wearing a tuxedo, posing with women in niqabs and stockings on a beach…
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 23, 2013 at 7:21am —
A bloody Jon Jones won a… Continue
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 23, 2013 at 7:06am —
- Terrorists tweet: 'One things is clear, no hostage is getting out alive'
- They claim that they are wearing the uniforms of dead Kenyan soldiers
- Kenyan Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed said in a U.S. television interview that 'two or three Americans' and a British woman were among the attackers
- She told…
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 22, 2013 at 7:00pm —
In this Sept. 13, 2013, photo, Rahab Kinity waits for food at the Catholic Parish Outreach Food Pantry in Raleigh, N.C. Unable to work while she receives chemotherapy, Kinity applied weeks ago for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as food stamps, and is still waiting. North Carolina’s food banks are struggling to serve huge numbers of hungry…
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 22, 2013 at 1:15pm —
A NASA research program will pay participants $18,000 to remain horizontal in a bed for a period of 70 days. The study was devised to examine the effects of prolonged exposure to microgravity (a condition in which there is very little net gravitational force) by simulating the effects of a long-duration space flight, according to Outside.
Participants in NASA’s…
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 22, 2013 at 1:00pm —
William Bledsoe, 70, of Ellensburg, Washington, (inset right) admits the murder accusations against his sons, 25-year-old Caleb and Joshua (left), but won't criticize them. The twin brothers are accused of trying to kill their father by setting fire to the house the three men shared (center). The older man was treated for smoke inhalation after the incident early last Monday but he survived the blaze. His sons now face murder charges.
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 21, 2013 at 10:00pm —
Richard Azan (File Photo)
Embattled Junior Works Minister, Richard Azan, has resigned hours after the main opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) announced it would boycott parliament if he failed to do so by Tuesday next week.
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said she had accepted the resignation of Azan, who has been referred by the Contractor General to the… Continue
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 21, 2013 at 5:02pm —
Following last week's Twitter escapade involving dancehall artistes Bounty Killer and Mr Vegas, the controversial and outspoken Mr Vegas has once again added fuel to the fire by alleging that he had a relationship with one of Bounty's ex-girlfriends.
According to Mr Vegas, his relationship with the unnamed female is what caused the breakdown in his friendship with Bounty…
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 21, 2013 at 5:00pm —
In July, eight Guyanese passengers filed lawsuits claiming a total of GUY$8 million associated with alleged negligent operation of Caribbean Airlines Flight # BW523.
Director General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Zulfikar Mohammed says pilot error led to the July 30, 2011 crash of a Caribbean Airlines flight.…
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 21, 2013 at 4:38pm —
4 Americans injured as militants linked to al-Qaeda claim responsibility for Kenyan mall massacre that killed at least 39
- Kenyan security forces are locked in a stand-off with the terrorists 24 hours after the gang began shooting
- Canadian diplomat Annemarie Desloges, 29, and pregnant Kenyan…
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 21, 2013 at 1:00pm —
Chris Brown lands on the cover of the latest issue of Jet Magazine. The superstar singer opens up about the Jay Z double standard, his love triangle with Rihannaand Karrueche Tran, the media, anger issues and Trayvon Martin.
Read an excerpt from the cover story below.…
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 21, 2013 at 12:44pm —
The street violence in Chicago continues to spiral out of control. On Thursday, September 19, either one or two gunmen opened fire on a group of people in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
When the bullets stopped flying at Cornell Park, 13 people were left injured, including 3-year… Continue
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 20, 2013 at 1:24pm —
Take a good long look at this check, because chances are you'll never receive one.
Floyd Mayweather Jr's check for winning his monumental fight against Mexican boxer Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, netted the champ $40,870,000.
And that's not everything. Pay-per-view numbers still haven't been calculated, which means Mayweather could make off with closer to… Continue
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 19, 2013 at 11:38pm —
Janelle Monae stopped by The Breakfast Club to promote her new album, The Electric Lady.
She discusses her … Continue
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 19, 2013 at 12:37pm —
Rihanna is a lot of things to so many people. A sex symbol, an inspiration, superstar singer, a muse, fighter and more.
Riri teams up with Budweiser for an official documentary titled "Half of Me."
Watch as her fans from across the globe testify about… Continue
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 19, 2013 at 12:13pm —