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Pelosi Speaks With 'Grateful Heart' on Husband's Attack
Pelosi Speaks on Husband's
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Pelosi Speaks on Husband's Attack, Midterms

House speaker says Paul Pelosi is home after 'tragic' assault in their San Francisco home

(Newser) - A week after her husband was brutally attacked in their San Francisco home, Nancy Pelosi emerged to make her first public comments. "It's with a grateful heart that I thank you for being here," Pelosi said in a video she posted to her Twitter and YouTube accounts...

Alleged Pelosi Attacker May Be Deported

Canadian David DePape was in US illegally after traveling legally here in 2008

(Newser) - The man suspected of attacking Paul Pelosi , the 82-year-old husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, last Friday isn't in the United States legally, though he came here legally nearly 15 years ago. That's per Department of Homeland Security officials, who said Thursday that 42-year-old Canadian David DePape entered...

'Freaky' Incident at Ardern's Office Leads to Arrest

Cops nab 57-year-old woman after 'willful damage' to NZ prime minister's office

(Newser) - A woman has been arrested after an incident of "willful damage" at Jacinda Ardern's office in Auckland. Per Stuff , a witness says he saw a person walk toward the New Zealand prime minister's working quarters early Thursday, then use some kind of tool to smash the glass...

Attack on Rubio Volunteer Gets a Little Strange

Victim canvassing for senator has ties to extremist group; Rubio's take also differs from cops'

(Newser) - An online post from Florida Sen. Marco Rubio about an attack on a man who was canvassing for him over the weekend is now raising eyebrows over both its insinuations and the volunteer who was assaulted. "Last night one of our canvassers wearing my T-shirt and a Desantis hat...

Russia Arrests 8 in Crimea Bridge Attack

Nation's FSB says explosives came to Russia from Ukraine via Bulgaria, Georgia, Armenia

(Newser) - Vladimir Putin seemed determined to find out who blew up a portion of the bridge connecting Crimea to Russia over the weekend, and on Wednesday, his FSB security service announced it had arrested eight individuals in connection with the blast. Officials say five of the arrestees were Russian, while the...

Suspect Arraigned in Killing of Detroit Radio Anchor

Woman, son remain in hospital after attack

(Newser) - Update: The suspect in the attack on a family Friday that left a Detroit radio news anchor dead was arraigned Monday. Arthur Levan Williamson, 55, was denied bond at the hearing in Macomb County, ClickonDetroit reports. Williamson appeared virtually, and his attorney entered a not guilty plea for him to...

FBI Detains Man After 'Unprovoked' Attack on Flight Attendant

Witness says American Airlines passenger claimed he was the Messiah

(Newser) - He wasn't the Messiah, he was a very unruly passenger. A man was detained Wednesday after allegedly attacking a flight attendant on an American Airlines flight to Los Angeles from San Jose del Cabo in Mexico, and a witness says the man started shouting about being the Messiah after...

Agent on Rushdie: 'The News Is Not Good'

Author will likely lose an eye, suffered severed nerves in arm, damaged liver, says Andrew Wylie

(Newser) - One day after he was stabbed while onstage at New York state's Chautauqua Institution to give a lecture, Salman Rushdie is hooked up to a ventilator and not able to talk, his agent says, per the BBC . "The news is not good," Andrew Wylie told the New ...

Ukraine: 'Vile' Airstrike Leaves at Least 21 Dead

Zelensky's office: Russia fired 3 missiles on apartment building, campsite in Serhiivka

(Newser) - A Russian airstrike on residential areas killed at least 21 people early Friday near the Ukrainian port of Odesa, authorities reported, a day after the withdrawal of Moscow's forces from an island in the Black Sea had seemed to ease the threat to the city. Video of the attack...

Inmates Save Guard From Attack
Inmates Save
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Inmates Save Guard From Attack

Prisoner who tried to choke guard with pillowcase now hit with battery, contraband charges

(Newser) - An inmate's attack on a Florida prison guard earlier this month was quickly stopped, but not just by other prison employees. The Miami Herald reports on the June 7 incident, which happened around 1am at Hillsborough County's detention center, where most of the female prisoners were already bedded...

Boy Thrown From Tate Modern Goes in the Pool Again

9-year-old continues to improve

(Newser) - Update: The boy who was hurled from a viewing platform at London's Tate Modern museum in 2019 is doing better than doctors had predicted, his family says in a new update posted to a GoFundMe campaign set up to help with his recovery. "We were able to celebrate...

Dave Chappelle Performance Takes a Wild Turn in LA

Comedian attacked onstage while performing at Hollywood Bowl during comedy fest; he's OK

(Newser) - Dave Chappelle performed Tuesday evening at the "Netflix Is a Joke" comedy fest in Los Angeles, but what happened to him at the end of his set definitely wasn't a planned part of the night's humor. Cops say the 48-year-old comedian, who was performing at the Hollywood...

After Home Run, College Pitcher Attacks
After Viral On-Field
Confrontation, 2 Suspensions
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After Viral On-Field Confrontation, 2 Suspensions

Owen Woodward of Texas' Weatherford College tackled Josh Phillips after home run

(Newser) - Update: A college pitcher has been suspended four games for acting more like a football player than a baseball player during a game. Owen Woodward of Weatherford College in Texas tackled an opposing player on the base path after the player hit a home run off him, reports Yahoo Sports...

Boater Tried to Save Man in Water, Then 'Had to Shoot Him'

911 calls released from woman whose husband had to fend off drunk attacker, say police

(Newser) - The bare-bones police description of a fatal shooting on a South Carolina lake was strange enough. A couple in a boat pulled aboard another couple who'd fallen off their jet ski, but the man from the jet ski began attacking his saviors, say police. At one point, the man...

Video of Youth Coach's Attack on Ref Goes Viral

California coach was fired the next day

(Newser) - A youth basketball coach has lost his job and could face charges after setting a terrible example for his 10-year-old players. Video of the coach lunging at the referee and putting his hands around his neck went viral after the Saturday incident at Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, Calif., KTLA...

After Assault, Nurse Dies in Same Hospital She Served

Police in Los Angeles say Sandra Shells, 70, was victim of unprovoked attack at bus stop

(Newser) - A 70-year-old nurse who worked most of her life at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center died there last week after being assaulted at a bus stop, reports NBC News . Sandra Shells, who was still employed by the hospital after 38 years, was the victim of what police are calling an...

Man Allegedly Attacks 'Murderers' at Vaccine Clinic

Staffer ends up in the ER, and Thomas Apollo was arrested in Orange County

(Newser) - The COVID situation turned ugly in California's Orange County last week, with a man arrested and accused of attacking workers at a vaccine clinic. Staffers at the Families Together mobile clinic in Tustin say the man began calling them "murderers" and perpetrators of a COVID hoax from the...

Cops: Gang Member Fatally Stabbed Columbia Student

Davide Giri, 30, died after attack in same park where Tessa Majors was killed; suspect in custody

(Newser) - A graduate student at Columbia University was stabbed to death Thursday night in New York City's Morningside Park, the same park where Barnard College student Tessa Majors was fatally stabbed almost two years ago to the day. The New York Times reports that Davide Giri, 30, was about two...

Woman Sentenced for 'Devastating' Hate Crimes Against 2 Kids

Nicole Poole Franklin gets another 25 years behind bars

(Newser) - In May, a Des Moines woman received 25 years behind bars for state charges of attempted murder. She just got 25 more, this time thanks to a new sentencing on two federal hate crimes. Iowa's News Now reports that 43-year-old Nicole Poole Franklin, who admitted that in 2019 she...

Official: Dad Attacked Teacher After Mask Dispute on School's First Day

Parent was agitated when he saw young daughter come out of school wearing one

(Newser) - The first day of school is supposed to be filled with excitement for the new school year. At one California elementary school this week, that excitement was marred by violence after a parent attacked a teacher over face masks, reports NBC News . The incident at Sutter Creek Elementary School, located...

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