Former Nazi concentration camp guard deported from US dies in Germany

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FILE – In this Nov. 20, 2003 file photo, Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard, stands in front of a building in the Queens borough of New York. (Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times via AP, File) Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived an unassuming life in New York City for decades
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‘Aunt Bee’ from ‘Andy Griffith Show’ left $100G trust fund for police in small NC town, report says

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Frances Bavier, who played Aunt Bee in “The Andy Griffith Show,” left $100,000 for police in her adopted hometown in North Carolina, a report said Thursday. Frances Bavier, the late actress who played the kind-hearted Aunt Bee on the TV classic, “The Andy Griffith Show,” apparently felt a lot of appreciation for her local police
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Democrats and many Republicans will explode if Trump bypasses Congress with emergency order

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The good news is that the sides were at least talking when it came to the government shutdown over the weekend. The dialogue abruptly fell silent Wednesday. “It’s cold out here and the temperature wasn’t much warmer in the Situation Room,” said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. “Our meeting did not last long.” The mercury
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Suspect held after girl, 13, wounded by bullet in Houston: reports

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A suspect in the shooting of a 13-year-old girl was apprehended Thursday after a brief chase following a tipster’s call to 911, authorities say. A suspect was in custody late Thursday and his female companion was also detained hours after a 13-year-old Houston girl was shot in the chest in a drive-by shooting, according to reports.
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Former Nazi concentration camp guard deported from US dies in Germany

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FILE – In this Nov. 20, 2003 file photo, Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard, stands in front of a building in the Queens borough of New York. (Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times via AP, File) Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived an unassuming life in New York City for decades
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‘Green Book’ writer, producer Nick Vallelonga apologizes for 9/11 tweet

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‘Green Book’ screenwriter Nick Vallelonga apologized after getting backlash for a 2015 tweet. (Getty Images, File) Golden Globe-winning screenwriter and producer of “The Green Book” Nick Vallelonga apologized Thursday for a 2015 tweet in which he claimed Muslim residents of Jersey City, N.J., celebrated the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. “I want to apologize,” Vallelonga told
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Pelosi slams Mnuchin after classified briefing, claims he ‘wasted time’ and ‘barely testified’

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House Democrats were visibly frustrated on Thursday after taking one of their first oversight moves as the new majority, charging that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin wasted their time after they summoned him to Capitol Hill for a classified briefing with the Foreign Affairs Committee. Seven committee chairmen had written to Mnuchin on Tuesday and asked him to explain
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‘El Chapo’ trial: Drug kingpin’s ‘secretary’ testifies against him

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NEW YORK CITY – The individual who once served as the “right” and “left-hand” man for notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman started testifying against his “boss” in court Thursday in New York City. Alex Cifuentes comes from a longtime drug-trafficking Colombian family known as the Cifuentes Villa. In fact, his brother, Jorge, testified earlier
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