Trump said he hoped Alice Johnson 'doesn't go out and kill anyone' after he decided to grant clemency to her following his meeting with Kim Kardashian
Trump made the comments days after he met with celebrity Kim Kardashian on May 30, 2018, according to then-senior advisor Jared Kushner.news.yahoo.com
Heart of Florida United Way distributes $1.2 million between 15 Central Florida nonprofits
Heart of Florida United Way The Heart of Florida United Way is distributing $1.27 million to 15 nonprofits across Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties to address needs across the community. (WFTV.com News Staff)ORLANDO, Fla. — The Heart of Florida United Way is distributing $1.27 million to 15 nonprofits across Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties to address needs across the community. Catholic Charities of Central Florida Inc.: $45,0002. Christian Service Center for Central Florida Inc.: $70,000READ: Recall alert: Target Christmas decorations4. Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida: $130,00014.wftv.com
Heart of Florida United Way announces $250,000 in investments dispersed to five local nonprofits
ORLANDO, FLA. — This week the Heart of Florida United Way announced that $250,000 dollars in investments had been disbursed to five local nonprofits to help local people in need. Read: Seminole County Public Schools in need of substitute teachers, how to applyUnited Way says those families are working, but they are struggling and don’t have a lot of resources to pay their bills. Jeff Hayward, president and CEO of Heart of Florida United Way said, “some of the top needs are housing obviously, housing assistance, rental assistance, that’s one of the top, usually the top need all year round. Utility assistance is certainly right behind that.”Read: Target reviving car seat trade-in programLeaders at United Way say if you need help or just some guidance, you can dial 2-1-1 at any time of the day and someone will be able to direct you to the relevant parties for assistance. Click here to download the free WFTV news and weather apps, click here to download the WFTV Now app for your smart TV and click here to stream Channel 9 Eyewitness News live.wftv.com
SF Chinatown Shop Owner Hit and Pepper-Sprayed Out of 'Revenge'
A shop owner in San Francisco’s Chinatown was hit and pepper-sprayed by a teen she claims was out for revenge. About half an hour later, the teen went back to exchange the items, but shop owner Fanly Chen denied his demand. Hours after the initial incident, the suspect returned and attacked Chen with pepper spray before 6 p.m., as seen in a security footage.news.yahoo.com
The authentic Ellen Burstyn
During these challenging COVID days, Ellen Burstyn enjoys her solitary walks in New York City's Central Park, with the ducks and geese as company – and the occasional human interaction. Watch a scene with Ellen Burstyn and Vanessa Kirby in "Pieces of a Woman":Giles asked, "There's Oscar buzz about your performance. Ellen Burstyn and Cybill Shepherd in "The Last Picture Show." Kris Kristofferson and Ellen Burstyn in "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" (1974). The last time Burstyn was nominated for an Oscar was in 2001, playing a woman addicted to amphetamines, in "Requiem For a Dream."cbsnews.com
Alice and the arts: Creative City Project goes ‘Down the Rabbit Hole’
WINTER PARK, Fla. – Alice is falling down the rabbit hole, and on the other side, her “wonderland” is the Mead Botanical Garden. Following its holiday event “Dazzling Nights,” Creative City is presenting “Down the Rabbit Hole,” a theatrical journey based off Lewis Carroll’s book “Alice in Wonderland.”[TRENDING: Injunctions filed against girl slammed by deputy | SpaceX launches satellites | OK to dream: Snow in Florida?] “We’ve really been asking, ‘How can we create interesting outdoor experiences, that allow audiences to have meaningful art experiences during COVID?’” said Creative City Project Executive Director Cole NeSmith. NeSmith said many of the featured performers were let go from their jobs at local theme parks. Tickets are $22 per person on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and $25 per person Friday and Saturday.
A nightmare comes true for 12 Hong Kongers arrested at sea, now in Chinese detention
Family members of 12 Hong Kong people detained in Guangdong province speak to news media Sept. 12 in Hong Kong. Word came on Aug. 26: The Chinese coast guard had stopped a boat reportedly headed toward Taiwan and taken 12 Hong Kongers on board into detention. All but one of the detained had been barred from leaving Hong Kong under court orders, according to a statement from Hong Kong police. Fan Biaowen, left, Liang Xiaojun and Song Yusheng are human rights lawyers hired by Hong Kong families to represent their detained relatives. AdvertisementMost of the 12 Hong Kongers had not told their families of their plans to flee, according to local reports.latimes.com
College student finds triceratops skull
A triceratops fossil on display at the Institute of Human Paleontology in Paris, France. (CNN) - A college student made the discovery of a lifetime on a recent paleontology dig when he unearthed a partial Triceratops skull. Harrison Duran, a fifth-year biology student at the University of California, Merced, uncovered the 65 million-year-old skull in the badlands of North Dakota. "I can't quite express my excitement in that moment when we uncovered the skull," Duran said in a news release from the school on Wednesday. Last year, he found another Triceratops skull around the same area that is currently being excavated.
College student finds 65-million-year-old Triceratops skull in North Dakota
A college student from California has been obsessed with dinosaurs since he was a young boy, but never expected to discover a 65-million-year-old Triceratops skull on a recent dig in North Dakota. "I can't quite express my excitement in that moment when we uncovered the skull," Duran said in a university news release Wednesday. University of California, MercedKjelland found a Triceratops skull in the area just last year, but was only expecting plant fossils this time around. University of California, MercedThe skull has been playfully dubbed Alice the Triceratops, named after the owner of the land. "It is wonderful that we found fossilized wood and tree leaves right around, and even under, the skull," Duran said.cbsnews.com
Alice's journey to Wonderland, 150 years ago
Alice is the most popular little girl in English literature, and her adventures in Wonderland - first published in 1865 - are known around the world. There was a real Alice who inspired author Lewis Carroll to write his fanciful stories. Kristine Johnson takes us down the rabbit hole to get the details.cbsnews.com