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Footage of deadly police chase shows officers fire 70 shots at suspect

Footage of deadly police chase shows officers fire 70 shots at suspect

World
By Greg Milam, US correspondent Police have released dramatic body camera footage of officers firing more than 70 shots at a suspect as they chased him in their vehicle through a busy residential area.One of the officers is seen firing multiple shots through his own windscreen during the chase in Anaheim in California last July. That officer, who was driving the patrol car at the time, has now been sacked. His partner has been placed on leave. The suspect they were pursuing died from the injuries he received. Image: More than 70 shots were fired in the space of two-and-a-half minutes But although prosecutors described the officers' actions as "alarming" and "irresponsible", they said they had "reasonably ...
K-pop girl group Twice announces three U.S. shows

K-pop girl group Twice announces three U.S. shows

Entertainment
May 1 (UPI) -- South Korean girl group Twice on Wednesday announced three U.S. performance dates. The K-pop group's Twicelights world tour will include stops July 17 at The Forum in Los Angeles, July 21 at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., and July 23 at Wintrust Arena in Chicago. "TWICE WORLD TOUR 2019 'TWICELIGHTS' IN LOS ANGELES 2019.07.17 WED 7:30PM (PDT) @ The Forum #TWICE #TWICEWORLDTOUR2019 #TWICELIGHTS," the band posted on Twitter.. Twice shared plans for the world tour in April. The tour is in support of the group's new album, Fancy You, and kicks off May 25 in Seoul. Twice released Fancy You and a music video for "Fancy" on April 22. The "Fancy" video shows Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung and Tzuyu against a number of colorful backdrops. ...

California fire risk shows urgent need for prevention work

Technology
With nearly 40 million people living in California and development spreading into once-wild regions, some of the state's best tools toward preventing wildfires can't be widely used. Still, there is growing agreement that the state must step up its use of forest management through prescribed burns and vegetation removal in an attempt to lessen the impact of wildfires. In March, Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency on wildfires, designed to expedite forest-thinning projects and other programs. In May 2018, former Gov. Jerry Brown called for doubling the amount of forest land treated each year in California by 2023. The state significantly increased the money it was spending on those efforts, with the Legislature earmarking $ 1 billion over five years in funds generated by the st...
Black family to star in Coronation St for first time in show’s history

Black family to star in Coronation St for first time in show’s history

Entertainment
By Connor Sephton, news reporter A black family are joining Coronation Street's famous cobbles for the first time in the show's 59-year history.The Baileys - comprising father Edison, mother Aggie and sons Michael and James - will first appear on screens in early June. Themes of racism and homophobia are going to be explored by the soap opera, with 19-year-old footballer James coming out as gay in an upcoming storyline.Although Corrie has cast individual black characters in the past, the Baileys are the first black family to be brought in together.Asked why this has not happened sooner, producer Iain MacLeod said: "Short answer - I don't really know. Advertisement "Manchester h...
Kourtney Kardashian shows off nipple pasties in transparent ensemble

Kourtney Kardashian shows off nipple pasties in transparent ensemble

Entertainment
If the Kardashians have a new product to promote, you know for sure that they are going to strip off in the name of promotion.When Kim Kardashian launched her latest KKW fragrance last year, she postes a series of snaps of herself completely naked with the perfume – of course – in shot.And yesterday Kourtney Kardashian followed suit (or birthday suit) and stripped down to a miniscule G-string to spread the word about her new business venture.Kourtney has pulled a Gwyneth Paltrow and launched a brand new lifestyle website, poosh.com, where she gives fans tips on entertaining and health (among a number of other topics) so that you too can live the life of a Kardashian.Today the 39-year-old was flashing the flesh once more as she donned see-through lace lingerie.She looked incredible as she r