Violence erupts for a second night in Baltimore: Defiant rioters face-off with three thousand police officers firing tear gas and rubber bullets into the crowd to enforce city's broken curfew

Protesters refuse to leave the street as night falls on Baltimore and curfew looms

Thousands of police officers in Baltimore, Maryland threw tear gas and fired rubber bullets as they marched on about 100 defiant protesters who refused to go home and heed a city-wide curfew. Maryland Gov Larry Hogan ordered 2,000 National Guardsmen and 1,000 law enforcement officers onto the streets Tuesday to head off a repeat of the violence that erupted the previous night in some of the city's poorest neighborhoods in response to the death 25-year-old local man Freddie Gray. 'This combined force will not tolerate violence or looting,' Gov. Larry Hogan warned. About twenty minutes after curfew, a line of police in SWAT armor started marching on the remaining protesters, who responded by throwing plastic and glass bottles at the officers. Some of the protesters were also laying on the street to block the cops in a show of civil disobedience. The small crowd started to disperse down side streets though when the police line began throwing smoke bombs and firing rubber batons. When a few of the protesters still refused to move, police fired a volley of at least four cans of tear gas into the crowd.

'I didn't want him to be another Freddie Gray': America's favorite mom who chased her son home after catching him rioting reveals she is a 'no-tolerant' mother-of-six who 'just lost it' when she saw him on TV

Toya Graham Baltimore mom speaks out after dragging son Michael, 16, from riot

Toya Graham (left) is being hailed for doing her part after a video emerged Monday of her hitting her misbehaving teen son around the head. Graham saw her only son Michael throwing rocks at police on TV and then tracked him down. Police Commissioner Anthony Batts praised the mom at a press conference. The boy was dressed in all black and had a black ski mask covering his face (pictured top and bottom right). The son struggled to get away from Graham as a crowd of rioters looked on.

'Just call them n*****s': Baltimore city councilman lashes out at CNN anchor for referring to rioters as thugs

Erin Burnett was speaking to Carl Stokes on Tuesday about saying the word thug. Stokes told her not to call the rotesters thugs and instead 'call them n*****s'. Obama used the word during a Tuesday speech.

Two shot in Ferguson overnight as Freddie Gray protesters take to the streets to support those Baltimore

Protesters block the intersection of West Florissant Avenue and Canfield Drive in Ferguson on Tuesday, April 28,  2015.  (David Carson/St. Louid Post-dispatch/Polaris)

Two people have been shot amid protests against police brutality in Ferguson, Missouri as locals took to the streets last night in solidarity with campaigners in Baltimore.

The man whose death sparked the Baltimore riots: How Freddie 'Pepper' Gray lived off a lead paint settlement after being poisoned as a child and was well known to police

Freddie Gray was a 25-year-old African-American who grew up in Baltimore's impoverished west side. Friends knew him as happy-go-lucky, police knew him as a local felon.

'Embarrassing' state-senator caught on camera HUGGING a rioter after coming under fire for 'defending thieves and looters' in on-air confrontation with Geraldo Rivera

Maryland Senator Catherine E Pugh under fire for 'defending Baltimore rioters'

Maryland State Senator Catherine E. Pugh is under fire for 'empathizing' with the hundreds of people who were taking to the streets of Baltimore armed with rocks and bottles on Tuesday night. The 65-year-old was accused of being 'foolish' and 'an embarrassment' by social media users after she was pictured hugging a protester who was wielding a plastic bottle (pictured top). She was also condemned for telling Fox News journalist Geraldo Rivera (pictured bottom with Ms Pugh) that the media was 'inciting' the rioters to continue protesting and defy a 10pm city-wide curfew.

PIERS MORGAN: As another US city burns with rage, is Obama going to be the President who did less for black Americans than a white one did? 

Police needlessly kill unarmed black man, peaceful protests follow, then that peace turns to violence, and the media descends. This is the nation's new, sickening Groundhog Day.

'Kids go home, stay home': Ray Lewis leads sports stars pleading for calm

Ex-NFL All Pro Ray Lewis, a a former Baltimore Raven, posted about the riots. NBA star Carmelo Anthony, a Baltimore native, urged for peace and calm. Stars like Paul Pierce, Steve Smith and John Wall also posted.

Heartbroken mom and son watch their store burn down in Baltimore riots... but still love their neighborhood

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Grace Lyo gazed across police tape in horror as firefighters doused the fires engulfing the Hae-Tteuneun Market, a store she owns. Earlier in the night it had been swallowed by flames.

From the man using his body to block violent mob to the boy handing out water to riot cops: Touching moments of kindness emerge in Baltimore amid the violence

Incredible photos of kindness during Baltimore riots

The residents of Baltimore, Maryland, have been cleaning up the city in the wake of violent riots Monday night. Moving images show several acts of kindness during the unrest including a young boy passing out water to police (main) and video of a man calming down agitated protesters from attacking police (inset).

Obama shames Baltimore looters and condemns 'riots': 'They're criminals and thugs'

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

'There is no excuse for the kind of violence we saw yesterday,' President Obama said during a press conference 'It is counter productive.'

Donald Trump defends tweet that slammed 'our great African American President' for failing to influence rioting Baltimore 'thugs'

April 27, 2015 - Concord, New Hampshire, United States: Donald Trump potential Republican Presidential candidate, speaks to "Politics & Pie" at Snowshoe Club in Concord, NH. (Keiko Hiromi/Polaris)

The real estate titan-turned-politician says Americans were 'optimistic' that 'race relations would improve' under Barack Obama, but 'the president has set back progress on race relations.'

The rival gang members who stood against violence in Baltimore: Crips, Bloods, Black Guerrilla Family and Nation of Islam 'united as black men' to stand between police and rioters

crips And Bloods Unite amidst the Baltimore riots

A number of rival gang members apparently stood side by side with Nation of Islam in Baltimore on Monday as they called for peace while protesters looted stores, clashed with cops and set fires.

'Just beat it': Michael Jackson impersonator offers a moment of light (and bizarre) relief by moonwalking the streets of Baltimore during the riots

Reeves eventually moved on but was spotted at multiple other locations throughout the day and evening

Dimitri Reeves did his best King of Pop impersonation on Monday. While the riots raged around him, Reeves captured attention with his flashy moves. He inspired others to join him and dance to hits like Smooth Criminal.

Michelle is pretty in purple as the Obamas welcome Japanese Prime Minister and his wife for glittering White House state dinner as Baltimore violence rages 40 miles away

Michelle and Barack Obama welcome Japan's PM Shinzo Abe and wife for state dinner

Michelle paid tribute to the nation of honor by wearing a gown by Japanese-born designer, Tadashi Shoji, as the President toasted relations between the two countries, with an at-time humorous speech. The dinner welcomed the arrival of Japan's official delegation, lead by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife, Akie. 'Today is also a chance for Americans, especially our young people, to say thank you for all the things we love from Japan. Like karate and karaoke,' Obama said, with guests breaking out with laughter. 'Manga and anime. And, of course, emojis,' he added. Meanwhile Baltimore burned with violence about 40 miles away, after protests for Freddie Gray turned to rioting.

Reclusive singer Joni Mitchell, 71, is 'alert and expected to make a full recovery', her representatives say, disputing friends' claims she is in a coma

Mitchell, 71, who is known for leading a reclusive life, was rushed to hospital and placed in intensive care after she was found unconscious at her home in Los Angeles, California, on March 31.

Couple sues after their engagement photo is used as the cover of softcore porn book 'A Gronking To Remember' without permission

A Gronking to Remember, the first book in Lacey Noonan?s erotic novel series about Patriots tight end and white Shrek Rob ?Gronk? Gronkowski, arrived in January to thrill a nation hopped up on playoff football and Fifty Shades of Grey. But it did not thrill one couple, whose engagement photo was featured on its cover, next to Gronk?s approving, possibly horny smile.

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The couple claims in an Ohio lawsuit that Noonan, as well as Apple, Amazon and Barnes & Noble, who sold the book online, used the copyrighted photograph without permission, and profited by casting them in a ?less than tasteful,? ?offensive? light.

The Ohio couple say the risque e-book - about a housewife's sexual fantasies about New England Patriots player Rob Gronkowski - has caused them 'ridicule and embarrassment'.

Father writes scathing response to principal who criticized him for taking his kids out of school to see him run the Boston Marathon and pay tribute to the bombing victims 

Mike Rossi writes letter to principal critical of him taking kids to Boston Marathon

Mike Rossi - a part-time radio personality in Rydal whose twins, Jack and Victoria, are in the third grade - was competing in this year's race and allowed his kids to have three days off school for a vacation. However, despite wife Cindy (pictured together-main) explain to their teachers what was happening, Mike said he got a letter from the principal of Rydal Elementary School, Rochelle Marbury, who said their absence was marked as 'unexcused' (inset). Mike wrote her back saying the kids learned more in those three than they could have 'in a whole year at school', and his letter has since gone viral.

First round NFL draft prospect wanted for questioning in brutal MURDER of his eight-months-pregnant ex-girlfriend whose baby was successfully delivered as she lay dying

Former LSU offensive lineman La'el Collins isn't currently considered a suspect, but police wish to speak to him to see if he can provide information about Brittney Mills, 29, who was killed on Friday.

Did Tom Brady snub White House visit because he's sore after Obama's press secretary joked about his dire PR skills?

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01:  Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates with the vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The New England Patriots star and Super Bowl XLIX MVP is rumored to have snubbed the White House because of beef with a joke Press Secretary Josh Earnest made at his expense in January.

'I was singled out by mean girls': America's youngest ever congresswoman reveals how overcoming cruel bullies motivated her to achieve political success

Republican Elise Stefanik was elected ten days after her 30th birthday last November. Now, the New York-based politician has revealed how 'mean girls' at school helped to motivate her.

Woman, 27, who went missing after she went home with her boyfriend and another couple from Valentine's Day club night is found dead in California forest

Remains of woman, 27, who went missing after Valentine's party where she befriended

Erica Alonso (left) stormed out of her partner's home in Irvine, Orange County, in the early hours of February 25 after they returned from Sutra Lounge nightclub in Los Angeles, where they had met a mystery couple (bottom right). She then drove off in her Honda Civic, police said. Two days later, she was declared missing after she failed to show up for work and there was no sign of cellphone or credit card activity on her accounts. On Tuesday, human remains were recovered from a dry creek bed in the Cleveland National Forest (top right) near San Juan Capistrano. They have been tentatively identified as belonging to Miss Alonso.

Eating a western diet for just TWO WEEKS raises colon cancer risks: US-African diet swap reveals damaging impact of junk food

Africans who started eating American foods rich in animal proteins and fats saw their risks of getting colon cancer rise in just a fortnight, according to a study led by Imperial College London.

Judge blocks execution of cop killer Texas inmate hours before he was due to be sent to the death chamber

This undated handout photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Robert Pruett. On Tuesday, April 28, 2015, Pruett, 35, is scheduled to die for the fatal stabbing of corrections officer Daniel Nagle more than 15 years ago. According to prosecutors, Pruett was angry at Nagle for writing him up for a disciplinary infraction for trying to take his brown bag peanut butter sandwich to a prison recreation yard in violation of rules. (AP Photo/Texas Department of Criminal Justice)

Robert Pruett received the reprieve from Judge Bert Richardson on Tuesday. Pruett, 35, was serving time for a 1995 killing when he stabbed the officer in 1999. He was going to receive lethal injection.

Father chased down and TASED by ranger for flying his drone in national park while his terrified daughter screamed 'leave him alone!'

Man tased by Hawaii ranger for flying drone over Volcanoes National Park

Travis Sanders (pictured top right and in his arrest photo bottom right) took his family to fly a drone over a lake of lava at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Saturday evening. He claims he didn't realize the man yelling at him to bring the device down was a park ranger. When Sanders attempted to leave, he was tased by the ranger while his frightened daughter screamed and several people filmed the incident. He was arrested and cited with interfering with agency functions and operating an aircraft on undesignated land. Flying an unmanned aircraft at a national park has been prohibited since a national policy was introduced last August.

Suspect, 51, 'turns up to police sting with a Disney dress for 10-year-old girl he thought he was meeting for sex'

Michael Doherty, from Cedar Park, Texas, traveled to a hotel in Lake Mary, Florida earlier this month, believing he was meeting the girl's father - but was instead hauled away in cuffs.

Today's pop videos? Too sexy, says 60s siren Nancy Sinatra as she slams raunchy stars 

Singer Nancy Sinatra has delivered a withering verdict of modern music, claiming the performances of female stars are overly sexualised.

Incredibly rare 'mono mono' twins Jenna and Jillian who were born holding hands celebrate their first birthday ... and are still inseparable!

Rare 'mono mono' twins Jenna and Jillian Thistlethwaite celebrate first birthday

Their pregnancy was high risk and parents Sarah and Bill Thistlethwaite feared they wouldn't survive - but the two sisters from Ohio with the remarkable bond are happy, healthy, and set to turn one on May 9. The girls captured the hearts of millions when they were born last year. Not only were they a one in 10,000 occurrence by being monoamnioitic, or 'mono mono' - sharing the same placenta and amniotic sack - but, incredibly, they were born holding hands, in a moment that was caught by a local TV station and quickly spread across the country (pictured top right).

Transgender performer Scott Turner Schofield makes history by landing major role on The Bold and the Beautiful

Starting in May, Scott Turner Schofield will become the first transgender man to have a recurring role on a daytime soap opera when he appears on The Bold and the Beautiful.

College senior, 21, who went missing a month ago after telling parents he'd rediscovered his faith found dead in a pond

University of Illinois computer science major William 'Harry' Hempy, 21, was found dead in a pond near Rochester, Minnesota, a month after he went missing from his parents' home.

Bill Clinton collected $2.5 MILLION in speaking fees from companies that lobbied Hillary's State Department

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 21:  (R to L) Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Shell Foundation Director Chris West look on during the annual Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) September 21, 2010 in New York City. The sixth annual meeting of the CGI gathers prominent individuals in politics, business, science, academics, religion and entertainment to discuss global issues such as climate change and the reconstruction of Haiti. The event, founded by Clinton after he left office, is held the same week as the General Assembly at the United Nations, when most world leaders are in New York City.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Hillary Rodham Clinton;Bill Clinton;Chris West

13 companies and trade groups paid the former president to deliver speeches while they lobbied Mrs. Clinton's State Dept., including 10 that did it within 3 months of lobbying activity

How sons really CAN break a mum's heart: Working mothers are at greater risk of heart disease and heart attack if they have boys

Although it isn't clear why, scientists at Turin University in Italy think it may be because sons are less likely to pull their weight at home by helping with the housework.

The squatter from hell: Woman 'moves into $800,000 Martha's Vineyard vacation home and sells the owner's possessions in a yard sale'

Woman 'breaks into Martha's Vineyard home and sells possessions in yard sale'

Michelle Filkins, 44, of West Wareham (pictured bottom left) has been charged with breaking and entering, larceny over $250, and the malicious destruction of property. She was arrested on April 17 after owner Mark Conklin found her sitting in his summer home (pictured main). A neighbor told police he saw Filkins outside with items from the house and that she appeared to be having a yard sale or giving the items away. Police are asking anyone who received items from the home - including a lamp and a painting (pictured top and bottom right) - to return them.

Make-up lovers beware! Experts reveal women are exposed to 168 chemicals in their beauty products EVERY DAY

According to a new report, the average American woman applies 168 chemicals to her body in the form of cosmetics. Experts claim beauty products are not closely regulated by the FDA.

Are YOU an emotional eater? Find out in this quiz - then break the habit to boost your inner glow

All this week, AMELIA FREER - nutritionist to the stars and author of bestseller Eat. Nourish. Glow. - shows how to change the way you eat. Today, how to achieve grace around food...

Students catch substitute teacher sleeping on the couch in classroom at Toronto high school

The male instructor was snapped on a couch with his eyes closed and his legs crossed on in a Subway Academy One classroom on Friday.

Kate's baby keeps the world waiting: Heavily pregnant duchess - who is four days overdue - drives away from Buckingham Palace after taking George for a dip in the Queen's pool

Kate Middleton and Prince George leave Buckingham Palace after dip in Queen's pool

EXCLUSIVE: Kate (right), whose second baby was due on Saturday, popped into Buckingham Palace for a dip in the Queen's pool with her son, Prince George, this morning. Accompanied by up to five bodyguards, the royal mother-to-be drove herself in through the gates (left), with her son and what appeared to be his nanny, Maria Borrallo, in the rear of the car. As revealed by the Mail last year, Kate is a frequent visitor to Buckingham Palace's covered pool, used by members of the royal family and staff, where she is teaching George, aged 21 months, to swim. Also pictured (inset): The scene outside the private Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, central London, where some royal fans have been waiting for the new baby for more than a week.

Disney World must rehire three performers who were fired when they refused to wear soiled spandex unitards as part of their costumes

Festival of the Lion King at Walt Disney World, Florida

An arbiter has ruled that three performers at the 'Festival of the Lion King' show were unfairly terminated and that Disney violated an agreement that all costumes be clean.

Border cops discover TWO secret tunnels - one 230ft long with a working railway car - transporting millions of dollars worth of drugs into the U.S. from Mexico

Border Control discover TWO sophisticated underground tunnels from California to Mexico

The first tunnel was discovered Monday in Calexico, southern California, measured a total of 230 feet - 70 meters - and burrowed into Mexicali (inset). Four men were found nearby with 25 vacuum-sealed bags of methamphetamine worth a total $694,000 (main), however three of the men got away by running back into Mexico. The second tunnel was found Tuesday on on the Tijuana-San Diego border and was still under construction. It did not have a U.S. exit yet, but did have a complex railway system with a cart.

Incredible moment earthquake rescue team pull woman from the rubble after spending 50 hours buried alive in Nepal

Rescuers pull woman from Nepal debris 50 hours after earthquake 1179140

Video footage shows a rescue team from India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) dragging the woman, who is conscious and appears to be talking, from the debris in Nepal.

Luxury hotel in Nepal 'refuses to offer rooms or gardens to homeless locals while keeping its exclusive resort open to wealthy tourists', claims furious Sherpa 

Mountain guide Ang Tshering Lama claimed luxury hotel Hyatt Regency in Kathmandu were only letting 'a few rich people and westerners' in to seek sanctuary in its 37 acres of open land.

Scarlett Johansson reveals her family was forced to survive on public assistance meals as she campaigns to end child hunger

Avengers' Scarlett Johansson reveals family survived on public assistance meals

Scarlett Johansson has revealed her family used to survive on government handouts. Before she was earning $20million for her role in The Avengers movies, the 30-year-old's family relied on public assistance for food. 'My family grew up relying on public assistance to help provide meals for our family,' the actress said in a statement.

'She spoke about sex like it was housework': Confessions of the men who paid thousands to marry mail-order brides... but who lived to regret it

A new Reddit thread asked users to spill the beans on what 'surprised' them the most when they started living with their new Russian or Filipino spouses - women who were practically strangers.

'Remembering L'Wren on her birthday': Former boyfriend Mick Jagger posts touching tribute to the late designer on what would have been her 51st

remembering L'Wren on her birthday

The Rolling Stones rocker took to Twitter to mark his late girlfriend's birthday after she committed suicide in March 2014. He said he was remembering her as he took off to North America for a new tour.

Ariel the Monster: How Cleveland kidnapper had collection of breastfeeding porn, named his private parts 'Charlie' and kept a female mannequin dressed in a fishnet tank top

Ariel the Monster: How Cleveland kidnapper played mind games with his victims, named his

Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus (pictured left during a recent interview) described in their recently-published memoir how Castro (right) raped them over and over each day, forcing them to watch while he attacked the other girls at his Cleveland home. Among his perversions, Castro called his penis 'Charlie' and blamed the fact he raped the girls on 'his sexual problem'. Amanda recalled how he was obsessed with the teenager's breasts and also kept a creepy female mannequin with a black wig and a red fishnet vest propped up in the kitchen. Below, is an evidence photo of a wig found at Castro's home and the rusty chains the girls were locked in for a decade.

National Football League gives up decades-old tax-exempt status as commissioner says it was a 'distraction'

In a letter to team owners Tuesday, Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league's central office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the 2015 fiscal year.

Married drama teacher, 30, loses her license after French kissing 17-year-old student during a screening of Aladdin

Jessica Rivera, 30, a married drama teacher at Lake Worth High School in Florida, was fired last year for making out with a 17-year-old boy during a party at school.

Female middle school teacher forced to resign after telling students that President Obama is a 'Muslim baby killer'

Veteran middle school teacher forced to resign after telling students that President Obama

Nancy Perry won't teach again at Dublin Middle School after giving students her highly critical personal opinion of President Barack Obama. One student told her father who complained to the school and requested a parent-teacher conference. Scott says that Perry showed him what he described as propaganda and called the President a 'baby killer'. Schools superintendent Ledbetter said Perry was already planning on retiring before the complaint about her behavior.


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Australian drug dealers refused blind-folds and sang Amazing Grace as they faced the firing squad: One was shot just two days after this picture was taken of him marrying fiancee behind bars

Bali Nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran killed by Indonesian firing squad

Bali Nine ringleaders Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were shot by an Indonesian firing squad 25 minutes after midnight Wednesday local time (3.25AM AEST). Chan, Sukumaran and six other prisoners were taken to a jungle clearing on the island Nusakambangan. They were shot dead by firing squads comprising 12 police privates. Officials ignored pleas for clemency from the prisoners' families and Australian and international officials and an outstanding constitutional court hearing. Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso, a Filipino drug mule, was spared at the last minute after new information emerged about her case.

Crowds out in force and police selfies on the plane: How Indonesia turned the execution of the Bali Nine into a macabre circus

As the Bali Nine duo faced the firing squad on Indonesia's Death Island, just kilometres away hundreds of people stood waiting to hear news of their deaths.

'It is not a fun job... But we must do it': Indonesia defends executions of Bali Nine duo

Indonesia's Attorney-General said carrying out executions is 'not a fun job' but declared it was necessary to fight drug crime in the country, as he dismissed the withdrawal Australia's ambassador.

Mother, 20, 'who decapitated her three-month-old baby' is found incompetent to stand trial

Deasia Watkins faces an aggravated murder charge for the murder of her daughter, Janiyah, in March but was found incompetent to stand trial by a Hamilton County judge on Tuesday.

Newborn baby found in garbage can outside Ohio sorority house was born alive then suffocated, autopsy reveals

A preliminary ruling from the Muskingum County coroner said the baby found at Muskingum University campus was nearly full term when she was born alive last week.

'Democratic Socialist' Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will run for president, joining Hillary Clinton and running far to her political left

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) addresses the International Association of Firefighters delegates at IAFF Presidential Forum in Washington March 10, 2015.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts    (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR4SRJI

Sanders caucuses with Democrats although he's technically an 'independent.' He will issue a statement Thursday and then hold a formal kickoff event a few weeks later in Vermont.

Hillary supported export of nuke technology to India after Clinton Foundation got cash infusion from Indian politician - and it wasn't even his own money!

Amar Singh & Hillary Clinton 2009

Amar Singh, an official with India's Samajwadi Party, gave between $1 and $5 million to the Clinton Foundation just before Hillary voted in the Senate to sell nuclear technology to India.

Student spared jail after calling in bomb threats to her graduation ceremony because she was afraid her family would learn she had dropped out

Danielle Shea spared jail after calling in bomb threats

A Massachusetts woman has been spared jail time, after authorities said she called in bomb threats on a Connecticut university's graduation day last year. Danielle Shea phoned in the threats to Quinnipiac University on May 18, 2014, to try and force commencement ceremonies to be shut down because she was fearful her family would learn she was not graduating, police have said. Shea reportedly called the threats in after her mother saw Shea's name wasn't on the graduation roster and asked her about it. Last week Shea pleaded guilty to second-degree reporting a false incident, and also pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree threatening. Her attorney has said she's been ordered to pay $22,100 to the university (inset).

CIA manager 'removed from his job for abusive management' is back and in charge of drone strikes

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) logo is displayed in the lobby of CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia, on August 14, 2008. AFP PHOTO/SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

A top CIA manager who had been removed from his job last year for abusive management, Johntahan Bank, 47, has been named to a senior role in the agency department for drone strikes.

Student, 21, slams university for allowing her 'rapist' back on campus after suspending him for just one semester

Angela Cameron says she was attacked by her theater class partner at the University of Miami in April 2013. She asked for him to be expelled but he will be allowed to graduate this May.

Baseball legend Kirk Gibson announces he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

Gibson, 57, scored one of the most famous home-runs of all time with the LA Dodgers when he clinched the first game of the 1988 World Series at the bottom of the ninth inning.

Mother, 22, 'lied that her two-month-old baby was hit in the head during street attack to cover up dropping him'

Daphany Sanders told police she was walking along a Bronx street with the baby's father and their two children when two thugs attacked them - but she has now recanted the story.

Bobbi Kristina Brown's boyfriend Nick Gordon returns home from rehab but is still barred from seeing his comatose girlfriend

After almost two moths at a treatment facility, the 25-year-old has returned home and is now living with his mother, Michelle. Nick checked into rehab on the insistence of Dr Phil after breaking down on TV

EXCLUSIVE: Ryan O'Neal sexually assaulted me in Hollywood restaurant while my husband Marvin Gaye watched, widow of soul legend claims in explosive new memoir

Jan Gate reveals Ryan O'Neal sexually assaulted her as Marvin Gaye watched

Jan Gaye writes in an autobiography to be published next month that Ryan O'Neal (right, with Farah Fawcett) rubbed himself on the back of her head with his groin during a lunch at a restaurant in Hollywood. He denies the claim, which is revealed in her forthcoming memoir, 'After the Dance', to be published next month. It details her and the soul singer's drug-fueled and troubled relationship and marriage (left). They met when she was just 17 and he was 33 after he was booked for her 17th birthday party. He became sexually excited by the idea of her being unfaithful, she reveals.

Chemo brain is real: Researchers find first evidence cancer treatment can lead to chronically wandering mind 


The negative cognitive effects of the cancer treatment have long been suspected, but the University of British Colombia study is the first to explain it.

Nigeria army says it has rescued 200 girls and 93 women that were kidnapped by Boko Haram

The release of the girls and women came during a military operation to wrest back the Sambisa Forest from the Islamist terror group, the Nigerian Army confirmed on its Twitter feed today.

Plea deal possible for man accused of fatally stabbing Boy Scout leader who molested him as a child

Clark Fredericks of Fredon, New Jersey is charged in the June 2012 slaying of 68-year-old former corrections officer Dennis Pegg.

Iran fires on and seizes cargo ship carrying 34 sailors for 'trespassing' in Gulf

Iranian patrol vessels fired warning shots across the bridge of the Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel the Maersk Tigris Tuesday morning and seized it for trespassing in territorial waters.

Forget passwords, now there's a smart CARD that automatically unlocks your phone or tablet when you're nearby

The credit card-sized gadget called the Salt card (pictured), also locks devices as soon as a user moves out of range at a distance of 10ft (three metres), according to its Chicago-based creators.

Woman, 25, shocked when the IRS responded to her tax return by saying she had 'died' in 2014

Sarah Jewell, 25, went to her local Social Security office in Spara, Michigan to prove she's still alive and learned someone had filed her number as deceased in November 2014.

Colorado University student found safe a week after he was reported missing - and he claims he never left campus

Colorado student Berry 'Tyler' Allen who was reported missing over a week ago is safe and apparently never left campus, the student claims.

'Home was a terrible place': Brave boy, 13, who was 'locked in a basement for 11 days' testifies against his father and stepmother and reveals he attempted suicide to escape their torture

Charlie Bothuell locked in basement testifies father and stepmother beat him

Taking the stand against Charlie Bothuell IV and Monique Dillard-Bothuell on Tuesday, Charlie Bothuell, who was 12 when he was found in the Detroit basement, described the horrors of his home life. 'It was a very terrible place to be,' he told the court of his family's Detroit townhouse. 'I was expected to do everything perfectly. I was never given any leeway, to make a mistake and learn from it.'

Forget booth babes: Tech firm uses pole dancing ROBOTS to attract people

The dancers are made out of old car parts and were designed by British artist Giles Walker, with their moves controlled by a computer. There are on show in London as part of a technology event.

Can you handle Taco Bell's hottest EVER hot sauce? FEMAIL puts the devilish Diablo to the test

The new Diablo hot sauce from Taco Bell will be released on May 5 and will only be around for a limited time. The fast-food chain is promoting the new sauce as the 'hottest sauce packet ever'.

You've had planking and ice bucket challenge: Now is the 'human flag' about to become the latest bizarre internet craze?

The images of former rugby player Dave Jackson, 32, from Nottingham preforming the difficult move, which is part of the calisthenics exercise regime currently sweeping the USA, have gone viral.

Why breastfeeding could reduce your chances of breast cancer: Scientists believe protective effect is caused by a reduction in oestrogen levels

Scientists found that breastfeeding protected against the most common genetic type of breast cancer - luminal subtype A, which accounts for 40 per cent of cases in the UK - but not the rarer forms.

The world's hottest teacher complains he's a victim of male objectification and is 'too good looking to be taken seriously' (but still isn't wearing many clothes on Instagram)

Pietro Boselli shot to fame when a student posted an image of the handsome teacher on a social media site. The internet frenzy that followed has left the model feeling he's a victim of male objectification.

Never be alone in a picture again: Selfie arm make it look as if you're holding hands

Forget the selfie stick - selfie ARM make it look as if you're holding hands in pictures

by changing the context of a piece of work, where it is seen or used, the meaning can be changed. what once was art becomes design and likewise, what was design transforms into art. the differences between the two once separate disciplines are in a constant state of flux, at times entirely indistinguishable. residing somewhere in the middle, are artists aric snee and justin crowe, where they have honed their talents focusing on designs and works that challenge the dynamic of humans and technology.

Created by New Mexico artists Aric Snee and Justin Crowe,the pair say it offers a far better experience than using a straight stick.

A former professional basketballer, Taylor Swift's new best friend and a lady with a brown belt in karate: Meet the new Victoria's Secret Angels who've been gifted their wings

Victoria's Secret Angels: Meet the angels who've been gifted their wings

Victoria's Secret is about to get even bigger - and hotter - after adding ten new Angels to its coveted roster. The lingerie giant announced today they are adding ten models to their Supermodel Angels, where they will be joining already established Angels Lily Aldridge, Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima, Behati Prinsloo, and Candice Swanepoel. The new roster includes the likes of Elsa Hosk, Stella Maxwell, Martha Hunt, Romee Strijd and Jasmine Tookes.

Father of two charged with sexually abusing multiple young boys over a 20 year period commits suicide on the eve of his trial 

Chad Geyen, a married father of two from Ramsey, Minnesota, was found dead on Sunday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at a park near his home, one day before the start of his trial on abuse charges.

Twitter stock tumbles 20% after firm accidentally releases its disappointing figures early in online gaffe

The Twitter logo is displayed on a mobile device as the company announced it's initial public offering and debut on the New York Stock Exchange on November 7, 2013 in London, England. 
Twitter went public on the NYSE opening at USD 26 per share, valuing the company's worth at an estimated USD 18 billion.  

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 07:  In this photo illustration, 
(Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

The San Francisco social media company which was scheduled to report its results after the market closed on Tuesday has now officially released the earnings.

Kentucky judge rules in favor of print shop that refused to print gay pride festival T-shirts

The GLSO is disappointed at Judge Ishmaelís ruling.  We feel that this is a reminder that there are still many out there who feel that their citizenship is worth more than that of members of the LGBTQ+ community.  This is merely another battle on what has been a long road to full equality for the LGBTQ+ community; which, despite this decision, has been trending toward equality for all.  We will discuss this ruling with the Lexington Human Rights Commission and our lawyers, and make a decision on how we will choose to proceed going forward.

The ruling said that the refusal by the shop in Lexington, Kentucky, to print pride festival shirts was not based sexual orientation but on 'the message advocating sex outside marriage'.

Protester interrupts Supreme Court hearing as justices listen to arguments in a set of cases that could make same-sex marriage legal across the United States

The court in 2013 struck down part of the federal anti-gay marriage law and ruled against California's gay marriage ban. It must now decide whether to make gay marriage the law of the land.

NINETY-THREE suspected ISIS terrorists arrested in Saudi Arabia after authorities 'uncover plot to car-bomb U.S. Embassy'

Authorities arrested the 93 - including 77 Saudis - on Tuesday after getting wind of the plan to drive a suicide car bomb into the U.S. Embassy, which is located in Riyadh, the nation's capital.

Hoarder's extreme spring clean reveals furniture and food that had been hidden under piles of clutter for over two DECADES

Hoarder has extreme spring clean and reveals two decades of clutter

Sylvia (pictured centre) from South Dakota - whose house was so rammed with junk she couldn't see the floor - has been cured of her 30-year hoarding obsession. Pictured, her house before the extreme clean (left) and after (right).

Nurse, 46, dies after falling from hoist on medical helicopter during rescue mission 

Kristin McLain, 46, died after falling from a hoist on a medical helicopter while rescuing a woman from a hiking trail in Austin, Texas. It was not clear how far she fell.

Six-month-old Chinese baby boy killed instantly after being slammed into back of car when his buggy was hit by speeding police car 

Police officer Xijing Liu mowed down a mother and baby crossing a road in Zhengzhou city as he reportedly overtook a car at high speed. The infant died instantly from a severe head injury.

Meet the dog who could teach most men a thing or two about bathroom etiquette: Baron the German Shepherd uses the toilet.. and even puts the lid down

In a video shared on Facebook, the five-month-old pup is shown using the toilet, flushing and putting the lid down once he's finished. Baron was professionally trained at Hill Country K9 School.

Fan hospitalized after being hit by a BAT at Wrigley Field after rookie playing his first game lets it slip from his hands

Addison Russell's bat hits fan at Wrigley Field after he lets it go against Pirates

Addison Russell, 21, was playing in his first home game for the Chicago Cubs. He was batting in the seventh inning (left) when he swung at a pitch (center) and lost his bat (right). The bat struck a fan sitting several rows behind the Cubs' on-deck circle. The fan suffered 'wounds' but was conscious and then taken to a nearby hospital. Russell saw the fan get hit and said: 'Words can't describe how bad I feel'.

Research finds genes linked to arthritis: Genetic mutations are significantly more likely to cause severe disease and premature death

Manchester University researchers found that genes are not only associated with the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, but may also predict the course of the disease.

Cocaine causes 'profound changes' in brain that makes addicts more likely to relapse, scientists warn 

University of East Anglia researcher Peter McCormick (CORR) said that in tests on rats, just one shot of cocaine can completely change the brain architecture.

Watch the U.S. Army test self guided 'smart bullets' that let ANYONE hit a moving target with perfect accuracy

The bullets have a real-time guidance system to track target, and can change their course if needed. they are being tested at an Arlington military research facility.

Russian space agency races to fix out of control spacecraft - as dizzying footage emerges of its terrifying tumble through space

Progress M-27M appears to have suffered a series of telemetry problem moments after launch at 3:09 a.m. EDT (07:09 GMT) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Watch the creepy robot swarm that can move a CAR: Tiny machines surround wheels and work together to lift vehicles

The swarm of robots, collectively called Avert, are the creation of a European consortium led by the Democritus University of Thrace in Greece.

'I fight my depression every day': Woman details how exercise helps her to fight her mental health issues as she reveals images of her dramatic physical transformation 

Aliesha Peterson, 22, said on Reddit that she first started hitting the gym, reluctantly, because of advice from a therapist. Now she loves working out and has an impressively toned figure.

He's not loving it! Shocking video shows McDonald's worker KNOCK OUT a customer with a single punch during row

Moment McDonald's worker KNOCKS OUT a customer with single punch during row

This is the moment when a McDonald's employee has had enough with an abusive customer - and knocks him out cold in the middle of the restaurant. The incident, caught on tape by a guest, took place in the early hours of Thursday near Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. According to witnesses, the victim, wearing a white shirt, had been kicked out of the McDonald's after spitting and abusing staff, and was knocked out by a kitchen worker as he tried to get back in.

Six-month-old Chinese baby boy killed instantly after being slammed into back of car when his buggy was hit by speeding police car 

Police officer Xijing Liu mowed down a mother and baby crossing a road in Zhengzhou city as he reportedly overtook a car at high speed. The infant died instantly from a severe head injury.

Father who lost his toddler in tragic drowning is left stunned after waitress contacts him to say she received $3,000 tip from 'pay-it-forward' campaign in son's memory

Richard Specht and wife, Samantha, lost their 22-month-old son, Richard, in 2012 when he drowned in their pond in Sound Beach, New York. The 'pay-it-forward' campaign honors his memory.

'I hate working at daycare': Single mom, 27, is fired for venting about her new job on Facebook BEFORE she even started her first day at work

Single mother Kaitlyn Walls lost her job working at a daycare In Colony,Texas after posting her hatred for her new profession on Facebook before even starting her first day.

The moment couple who told everyone they were pregnant with twins stun family at gender reveal party... with news they're actually having TRIPLETS

Desiree and Ryan Fortin, from San Diego, California, revealed to their guests they were having two boys and a girl. The long-awaited celebration came after the Fortins struggled for years to get pregnant.

Want to nail that perfect job? Get a manicure before your interview: Experts say womens' success is based more on appearance than ability 

If you're a woman, it seems impressing an employer is can be more about having a flawless manicure. Yesterday a panel of professionals admitted that they judged interview appearance.

Road bridge... or rollercoaster? Japan's incredible Eshima Ohashi is enough to give the most confident driver nightmares

The Eshima Ohashi bridge in Japan - the third largest of its kind in the world - spans a mile across Lake Nakaumi and rises sharply so ships can pass underneath.

From a zebrafish's 'inner ear' to crystals forming in caffeine: Nikon reveals the winners of its 'World in Motion' contest

First place went to a video created by the Center for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona which shows microscopic footage of how fish sense water movement using their 'inner ear'.

Moment children come within inches of being mowed down by speeding SUV as they went to board their school bus is caught on camera

A Washington school bus was stopped on Friday at 7.25am as three children are seen about to board the bus as a white SUV speeds down the right shoulder coming within inches of them.



Bump and grind: Sister gets the shock of her life when her little brother performs amazing dance moves behind her back while she sings Robin Thicke 

Sister shocked when brother performs amazing dance moves as she sings

It is every big sister's worst nightmare. A young woman showed off some amazing pipes as she performed Robin Thicke's Lost Without You in a video she posted to Facebook, but it was someone else who ended up stealing the show. That person, who showed off some very impressive dance moves, was her little brother.

Most people just make balloon animals! Woman entertains party guests by swallowing an inflated balloon... then bursting it inside her  

A woman in North America demonstrated her bizarre party trick to friends by stuffing a long balloon into her mouth and feeding it down her throat before popping it inside of her and pulling it free.

Inside the world's most futuristic offices - complete with disco tunnels, cosy nap pods and indoor orange groves... but do staff get ANY work done?

These incredible spaces are owned by some of the biggest and most productive companies in the world; from Google and Twitter to Whole Foods and Etsy.

Definitely NOT model behavior! Funny photos capture mannequins appearing to twerk, grope each other, flash at passers-by and give the middle finger

Funny photos of mannequins appearing to twerk and grope each other

A collection of pictures show the results of store pranksters posing up shop dummies. The after-hours shots include models being given extra-long limbs (left), mannequins doing gang signs, male figures putting their hands down each others' underwear, 'twerking' in shop windows or making a 'man' appear to pinch a female doll's bottom (right).



Designer who had a double mastectomy at age 28 launches new line of sexy lingerie made for - and modeled by - women who have undergone surgery for breast cancer

Double mastectomy designer launches AnaOno Intimates line for breast cancer survivors

Dana Donofree, 33, from Philadelphia, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010. After struggling to find a bra that fit her comfortably post-surgery, she opted to design her own range of lingerie, which caters specifically to women who have been diagnosed and treated for breast cancer.

Aim for the stars! Mesmerising timelapse recreates beauty of the Milky Way above Los Angeles to show how city would look without light pollution

Photographers Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic decided they wanted to draw attention to light pollution by capturing the Milky Way above LA with some truly breathtaking shots.

This fox is the best thing since sliced bread! Clever animal takes scraps of meat and a loaf... and uses them to make a five-decker sandwich

A fox in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone stunned a Radio Free Europe team when it assembled a five-decker sandwich with the meat and bread slices it was being fed by the crew.

Security cameras, 10-minute visiting slots and two million tourists a year: Machu Picchu's plans $14million makeover to cope with overcrowding

Since 2011, the number of average daily number of visitors has far exceeded the daily limit of 2,500 agreed to by Peru and UNESCO. Last year 1.1million people reached its dizzying peak.

Airbnb of the sea! The new site offering 'bargain' superyachts at the click of a button, complete with Champagne hostesses, Jacuzzis and onboard cinemas

A new website with its sights on becoming the Airbnb for the sea is offering keen boat fans the chance to charter a selection of some of the world's finest yachts.

Hero watchman fights off a leopard with just a stick as terrified villagers record his brave antics from hut rooftops in India

Indian watchman fights off leopard with a stick and becomes hero

This is the dramatic moment a brave village watchman fought off a wild leopard armed with only a stick in India. The incident took place in Olani village, about four kilometres from Manpur, in central India and was recorded by terrified villagers from hut rooftops. To try and protect his fellow villagers, the fearless ward ran towards the leopard brandishing the weapon.