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  2. A shooting in Seattle, Washington, Saturday evening killed an adult and left a child wounded, according to police. Seattle Police responded to a shooting at the intersection of Broadway and East Pine Street in Capitol Hill at around 5:18 p.m. local time. When officers arrived at the 1500 block of Harvard Avenue, they discovered a man, 23, and a boy, 9, both had suffered a gunshot wound, police said in a press release. SEATTLE-AREA MAN ARRESTED FOR OVER 20 ‘SWATTING’ CALLS IN US, CANADA Officers provided first aid until the Seattle Fire Department personnel arrived and took over. The adult and child were transported to the hospital with serious injuries. The man died at the hospital and the child is in stable condition. The child is the adult victim's nephew. The child was sitting in the front passenger seat of his uncle’s vehicle when the shooting happened. SEATTLE TO GIVE PAID SICK LEAVE TO GIG WORKERS UNDER FIRST-IN-THE-NATION LAW A 35-year-old male suspect was taken into custody for the shooting, according to police. A gun was recovered at the scene. The suspect will be booked into the King County Jail.
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  4. Three people were killed, and one person was left in critical condition in a shooting Saturday night in Baltimore, Maryland. According to the Baltimore Police Department, the shooting occurred around 8:45 p.m. in the 3200 block of Woodring Avenue. Officers responded to the scene and located a 49-year-old man and a 41-year-old man, both of whom were pronounced dead at the scene. DAUGHTER OF FORMER US INTELLIGENCE DIRECTOR GETS 35 YEARS FOR DEADLY STABBING Two women, ages 31 and 69 respectively, were also found at the scene by police. They were both transported to the hospital. 6 MARYLAND HIGHWAY WORKERS KILLED WHEN ACURA FLIPS IN BALTIMORE WORK ZONE The 69-year-old woman died at the hospital, according to police. The 31-year-old woman is in critical condition.
  5. A New York City parking garage attendant was hit with an attempted murder charge after confronting an armed thief and wrestling the gun away before opening fire on the suspect. Moussa Diarra, 57, is also charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the incident that occurred at around 5:30 a.m. Saturday morning. The attendant had observed a man looking into cars on the second floor of the West 31st Street garage in Manhattan, police said, according to the New York Post. Diarra suspected the man was stealing, so he brought him outside and questioned him about what was inside his bag. NEW YORK CITY WOMAN ABDUCTED, RAPED IN HANDCUFFS AND LEG SHACKLES ON BUS FOR HOURS: POLICE The man then pulled a gun on Diarra, who attempted to grab the firearm. The gun was fired, leaving Diarra with a shot to the stomach and grazed in the ear by a bullet. Diarra proceeded to turn the firearm on the potential thief and shot him in the chest. The alleged thief, 59-year-old Charles Rhodie, was also charged with attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon. He also faces a burglary charge, police said. Diarra and Rhodie were transported to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition after Saturday's incident at the parking garage. The charges against Diarra for defending himself against an attacker come after a similar incident last year. In July, Manhattan bodega clerk Jose Alba was charged with murder after a confrontation in the store with an angry customer who attacked him behind his counter. Alba stabbed and killed the attacker in self-defense but found himself at the Rikers Island jail charged with murder. NEW YORK CITY SUSPECT IN GAY BAR ROBBERIES, DRUGGINGS INDICTED ON CHARGES OF GRAND LARCENY AND IDENTITY THEFT CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Alba spent six days in jail until District Attorney Alvin Bragg dropped the murder charge amid intense public pressure.
  6. Replacing their main machine, long-time Slashdot reader shanen had a sobering thought. "Considering how many years it's lasted and adding that number to my own age, I wouldn't want to bet on who will outlast which." And this prompted a look back at all the computers used over a lifetime: I've purchased at least 15 personal computers over the decades. Might be more like 20 and couldn't even count how many company computers I've used for various classes and work. Then there were the computer labs filled with my students. But this ultimately led them to two questions for Slashdot's readers: (1) What was the brand of your longest-lived PC? (2) What is the brand of your latest PC and how long do you expect it to last? Some answers have already been posted on the original submission. I think the longest-lasting computer that I used on a daily basis as my main device was a Lenovo ThinkPad R500. I bought it in 2010 and used it until 2019. It still worked when I retired it, but it was getting a bit slow. The longest lived was a PDP11/34A. Made in the late 70s or early 80s, it was still running when I sold it in 2005. Did a couple of component-level repairs, and I reckon there's every chance that it still runs today. Not sure if it counts as "personal" though. I have a polycarbonate Macbook from 2007 still going strong, so I guess that makes the answer "Apple". There's also an interesting story about a long-running server from days gone. But what's your own answer to the question? Share your own stories in the comments. What was the brand of your longest-lived PC — and how long do you expect your current PC to last? Read more of this story at Slashdot. View the full article
  7. All Adventure Series e-bikes (like this RX) have the battery on the down tube for lower center of gravity and improved handling. | Image: Super73 California’s Super73 now offers more ruggedized models of its Super73 Z, S, and R series of e-bikes and a new K1D electric balance bike for kids — and parents stoked at the thought of putting their four- to eight-year-old on a vehicle that can go over 16mph. The so-called Adventure Series of e-bikes brings a refreshed design, suspension, gear box, seats, tires, and lights across Super73’s existing Z (entry-level commuter), S (multipurpose cruiser), and R (flagship power) e-bikes. All the electric bikes in the series feature front suspension, while some offer fully adjustable front and rear suspension. S and R models also had their battery moved to the down tube, which should improve handling thanks to a lower center of gravity. ... Continue reading… View the full article
  8. Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Lee said he intends to expand a school safety measure to include the placement of school resource officers at every school in the state following the shooting at a private Christian school in Nashville. The governor's plan comes after a 28-year-old transgender person opened fire in the Covenant School killing six people, including three children. Law enforcement killed the suspect. Lee opened up about the emotional impact the shooting has left on the community. "I think we all understand when people are fearful, when people are angry, when people lash out. I have those same emotions myself, we all do," Lee told The Tennessean. "We have an obligation, I have an obligation, to do what I can and work together with leaders across this community to address people's concerns and to protect our kids in whatever way we can." THREE DEMOCRAT STATE LAWMAKERS JOIN PROTESTERS INVADING TENNESSEE STATE CAPITOL The governor's plan would expand a proposal to place an armed guard, otherwise known as a school resource officer, at every public school in Tennessee and offer state funding for private schools to hire an armed guard. Under this proposal, which would have to be approved by the state legislature, private schools would be required to hire guards with the same level of training as public school requirements. However, private schools will not be forced to take advantage of the program. Lee issued a similar executive order last year and pushed a new school safety plan in his state of the state address earlier this year. State lawmakers in recent weeks considered the new proposal, which includes penalties for public schools found with security violations. The governor's initial budget proposal this year included $20 million for school building security upgrades. He also plans to propose expanding this fund with additional money for private schools. The new plan would also seek additional mental health support through school-based behavioral health liaisons. Lee previously established a $250 million mental health "trust fund" that has yet to be spent. "Mental health concerns are something that we have to continue to invest in," Lee said. "There will be conversations across the board about mental health for students and mental health in general. And support for those who need help, and who do in fact become a threat to themselves or others." Extreme risk protection legislation (ERPO), also known as "red flag" laws, are in place in nearly 20 U.S. states, but Lee would not explicitly commit to such a measure. Under "red flag" laws, authorities can pursue a civil legal order to strip guns from a person for a limited time if they are found to be an elevated risk to themselves or others. 'TRANS DAY OF VENGEANCE' RALLY IN DC CANCELED IN WAKE OF NASHVILLE SCHOOL SHOOTING "Most practical, thoughtful people believe that individuals who are a threat to themselves or to others shouldn't have access to weapons," Lee said. "In my view, that’s a practical, thoughtful approach." Nine-year-old students Evelyn Dieckhaus, Hallie Scruggs and William Kinney were killed in the shooting along with head of school Katherine Koonce, 60, substitute teacher Cynthia Peak, 61, and custodian Mike Hill, 61.
  9. Witnesses from the tornado that swept Arkansas and Illinois describe what they saw and how they survived.View the full article
  10. Pope John Paul II, the third-longest serving pope, passed away on this day in history, April 2, 2005, at the age of 84. The pope had been in rapidly declining health in the last few days of his life — and made his last public appearance on March 30, 2005. During that brief appearance, John Paul II appeared at a window and blessed a crowd of pilgrims assembled at St. Peter's Square. He attempted to speak, but was unable to get out words. ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY, APRIL 1, 1945, US FORCES INVADE OKINAWA, LAST MAJOR BATTLE OF WORLD WAR II About six hours before his death at 9:37 p.m., Pope John Paul II said, in Polish, "Let me go to the house of the Father," before slipping into a coma, the Vatican said in a report issued in September 2005. The Holy See Press Office announced the pope's death. "The Holy Father died this evening at 9:37 p.m. (2:37 p.m. EST) in his private apartment. All the procedures outlined in the apostolic Constitution `Universi Dominici Gregis' that was written by John Paul II on Feb. 22, 1996, have been put in motion," said the announcement. POPE EMERITUS BENEDICT XVI DEAD AT 95, VATICAN SAYS About 90 minutes before his death, Archbishop Stanislaw Dziwisz of Kraków celebrated Mass for Divine Mercy Sunday in Pope John Paul II's bedroom, said Joaquín Navarro-Valls, the then-director of the Holy See Press Office. During Mass, Pope John Paul II received both the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick and Viaticum, said Navarro-Valls. Viaticum is a term given to the Eucharist when it is given to someone who is in severe danger of death. The term comes from a Latin phrase meaning "traveling provisions." In this case, the Eucharist would be the sustenance to assist someone spiritually with their journey from life to death, the website Catholic Culture notes. ‘GREEN’ BURIAL ALTERNATIVES, HUMAN COMPOSTING GET A HARD ‘NO’ FROM CATHOLIC BISHOPS Pope John Paul II's funeral Mass was celebrated on April 8, and he was buried at St. Peter's Basilica. Born as Karol Józef Wojtyła in Wadowice, Poland, on May 18, 1920, the future pope was the youngest of Karol Wojtyła and Emilia Kaczorowska's three children, his official biography on the Vatican website says. As a child and young adult, John Paul II was heavily involved in theater, even helping to organize a clandestine theater group, said the Vatican. John Paul II's early life was marked by tragedy. His mother died in 1929, when he was just eight years old, and his brother Edmund died in 1932 at age 26 after contracting scarlet fever while working as a doctor. MEET THE AMERICAN WHO FIRST ACHIEVED SAINTHOOD, ELIZABETH ANN SETON, MOTHER, EDUCATOR, MIRACLE WORKER His father, the senior Karol, died suddenly in 1941. The immense losses weighed heavily on the young John Paul II. "At 20 I had already lost all the people I loved, and even those I might have loved, like my older sister who, they said, died six years before I was born," Pope John Paul II told the writer Andre Frossard in 1984. It was his father's death that sparked John Paul II to think seriously about the priesthood, according to reports. His plans, however, were impacted by the Nazi's occupation of Poland during World War II, said the Vatican website. In 1942, while Poland was occupied by the Nazis, John Paul II began studying for the priesthood at a secret underground seminary in Kraków. ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY, FEB. 11, 1858, OUR LADY OF LOURDES FIRST APPEARS TO ST. BERNADETTE SOUBIROUS After the war ended, he continued his studies in a more typical manner at the now-legally reopened major seminary of the Archdiocese of Kraków, as well as at the school of theology at the Jagellonian University, notes his biography. He was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Kraków on Nov. 1, 1946, and subsequently began doctoral studies in Rome. On July 4, 1958, Pope Pius XII appointed the then-Fr. Wojtyła (he would later become Pope John Paul II) as auxiliary bishop of Kraków. A little less than six years later, on Jan. 13, 1964, Pope Paul VI appointed Bishop Wojtyła as the new archbishop of Krakow. Archbishop Wojtyła was elevated to the College of Cardinals, becoming Cardinal Wojtyła, on June 26, 1967. INDIANA PRIEST SAYS HE'S CURED OF BRAIN TUMOR AFTER TRIP TO LOURDES: 'THANKS BE TO GOD' In 1978, Cardinal Wojtyła participated in his first conclave, or papal election, which resulted in the election of Cardinal Albino Luciani as Pope John Paul I. Just 33 days later, John Paul I died — necessitating another conclave. This time, the College of Cardinals elected Wojtyła as the new pope on Oct. 16, 1978, the third day of conclave, said his biography. He was the first non-Italian to be elected pope in 455 years. To honor his predecessor, he took the papal name "John Paul II." As pope, John Paul II made 104 international apostolic journeys, as well as 146 pastoral visits in Italy, said his biography. He authored 14 encyclicals, 15 apostolic exhortations, 11 apostolic constitutions, 45 apostolic letters and five books. PRAYING THE ROSARY: UNDERSTANDING THE PRAYER THAT HELPS CATHOLICS MEDITATE ON JESUS AND MARY He survived an assassination attempt on May 13, 1981, when a Turkish gunman shot and severely wounded the pontiff in St. Peter's Square. John Paul II credited the Virgin Mary for saving his life, as he was shot on the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima. John Paul II forgave Mehmet Ali Ağca, his would-be assassin, during a meeting in an Italian prison. Additionally, he "celebrated 147 beatifications, during which he proclaimed 1,338 blessed and 51 canonizations, for a total of 482 saints," said the Vatican website. One of those saints was St. Faustina Kowalska, a Polish mystic who claimed to have visions of Jesus Christ during the 1930s. During these visions, Christ supposedly referred to himself as the "King of Divine Mercy." Christ also reportedly gave Kowalska instructions for the Divine Mercy Chaplet, and requested that the first Sunday after Easter be dedicated to mercy, says the website Catholic Online. John Paul II was devoted to the visions and message of his fellow Pole. When he canonized St. Faustina on April 30, 2000, he declared that the Sunday after Easter each year would be known as the "Divine Mercy Sunday." At John Paul II's funeral, cries of "Santo subito," or "Sainthood now!" were heard throughout the crowd of mourners. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR LIFESTYLE NEWSLETTER The customary five-year waiting period was waived, and Pope Benedict XVI announced that John Paul II's cause for canonization was officially opened on May 13, 2005 — the anniversary of his assassination attempt. John Paul II was beatified on May 1, 2011, by his successor, Pope Benedict XVI. He was then canonized, or officially declared a saint in the Catholic Church, by Pope Francis, along with his predecessor Pope John XIII, on April 27, 2014 – Divine Mercy Sunday.
  11. Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens vs. The Usos for the Undisputed WWE Tag-Team Championship and Rhea Ripley vs. Charlotte Flair for the SmackDown Women’s Championship were the matches of the first night of WrestleMania 39. The bad blood between Zayn and Owens and Jimmy and Jey Uso spilled over onto "The Grandest Stage of Them All." Multiple stunners, multiple splashes and even Owens going through one of the announcers’ tables was not enough to end this match early. The two teams were in a bitter dogfight until the very end. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Jimmy and Jey gained the advantage toward the final half of the match and even hit Owens with simultaneous superkicks followed by Uso Splashes in an attempt to pin Owens. It didn’t work. The two tried again to put Owens out once and for all with another two superkicks but Zayn got back into the match. Owens connected with a suplex from the top rope on Jey Uso and tagged in Zayn, who immediately came in an hit with three Helluva Kicks. Zayn then pinned Uso for the win. The longtime friends were now tag-team champions. Ripley and Flair were in a fight for the ages. The two would go after each other with a flurry of strikes and kicks. Ripley went for her finishing maneuver, the Riptide, early in the match but Flair countered with an incredible DDT. LOGAN PAUL ENTERS WRESTLEMANIA 39 MATCH ON ZIPLINE, STUNS WITH FROG SPLASH At one point, Flair would go up for a moonsault off the top rope but Ripley got up to counter. Ripley flipped Flair with a suplex onto the champion’s face and bust the top of her nose open. But Flair would be able to eventually put Ripley on the ropes with her leg lock, but Ripley grabbed the rope to break the hold. As the match progressed, Ripley knocked out Flair at the top rope and get her ready for the Riptide. Ripley completed it and slammed Flair home. She would cover Flair for the 1-2-3 and win the SmackDown Women’s Championship. It’s the first time Ripley will hold the SmackDown title. She was a one-time RAW Women’s Champion. Here’s how the rest of the card played out.
  12. Before WrestleMania 39 took place at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, WWE’s NXT brand showcased the best of what the pro wrestlers in the developmental promotion had to offer. Stand & Deliver took place at the Crypto.com Arena with all of the promotions championship belts on the line and Johnny Gargano and Grayson Waller trying to settle the score in their feud. Chase University started the show by defeating Schism in an eight-person tag-team match that nearly saw Duke Hudson turn on his stablemates to join Schism in the middle of the match. However, he double-crossed his opponents and picked up the victory for Chase University. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM In the match for the NXT Women’s Tag-Team Championship, Alba Fyre and Isla Dawn took advantage of miscommunication between the team of Fallon Henley and Kiana James and picked up the win for the tag titles. Here are some of the top moments from Stand & Deliver. Wes Lee defended his NXT North American Championship in a fatal five-way match and Gallus got help from Joe Coffey to retain the NXT Tag-Team Championship in a triple-threat match. Lee got the best of Dragon Lee, Iija Dragunov and JD McDonagh while Gallus defeated the Creed Brothers and The Family. WWE STAR CODY RHODES REVEALS LEGENDARY FATHER SLAPPED MAN AT WAFFLE HOUSE FOR CALLING WRESTLING FAKE Indi Hartwell pushed Tiffany Stratton off the ladder and onto three of their opponents in a pivotal matchup for the NXT Women’s Championship. Hartwell was bruised and battered and had a tough time trying to get up the ladder. Dexter Lumis came out and put Hartwell on his shoulders and carried her up the ladder for her to achieve the championship. Earlier in the match, Jacy Jayne and Gigi Dolin’s feud would continue. Dolin appeared to be within reach of the championship when Jayne came from out of nowhere and pushed her off the ladder. The tag-team once known as Toxic Attraction is dead and buried but their heat lived on. Jayne cackled as she walked back up the entrance ramp. In an unsanctioned match, Johnny Gargano and Grayson Waller went toe-to-toe getting nearly every weapon involved in the fight. Gargano would suplex Waller onto a smattering of chairs. As Waller taunted Gargano’s wife Candice LeRae got involved as well and hit Waller with a kendo stick multiple times. Gargano would eventually go on to win the match. Tiffany Stratton pulled out all the stops as she tried to capture the NXT Women’s Championship. In the six-woman ladder match for the title, Stratton was on top of the ladder when Indi Hartwell came over to knock her off the ladder. But as Stratton was falling she decided to leap and flip onto three other opponents below – taking out Roxanne Perez, Zoey Stark and Lyra Valkyria. Stratton appeared to writhe in pain as she hit the ground. Hartwell used the moment to her advantage and – with help from Dexter Lumis – to climb the ladder and win the championship. Carmelo Hayes got help from Trick Williams when his valet hit Bron Breakker with the NXT Championship belt but Breakker managed to battle through. Breakker hit a spear and a Frankensteiner but Hayes wouldn’t go down. Finally, Hayes got incredible air on his Nothing But Net finishing maneuver and pinned Breakker 1-2-3. Breakker showed some respect to Hayes after the match, passing the baton of NXT to the next superstar and possibly foreshadowing Breakker’s eventual debut on the WWE main roster.
  13. Today a warning was published from the editorial board of the San Francisco Chronicle. "Experts say post-pandemic woes stemming from office workers staying home instead of commuting into the city could send San Francisco into a 'doom loop' that would gut its tax base, decimate fare-reliant regional transit systems like BART and trap it in an economic death spiral...." Despite our housing crisis, it was years into the COVID pandemic before our leaders meaningfully questioned the logic of reserving some of the most prized real estate on Earth for fickle suburbanites and their cars. Downtown, after all, was San Francisco's golden goose. Companies in downtown offices accounted for 70% of San Francisco's pre-pandemic jobs and generated nearly 80% of its economic output, according to city economist Ted Egan. And so we wasted generous federal COVID emergency funds trying to bludgeon, cajole and pray for office workers to return downtown instead of planning for change. We're now staring down the consequences for that lack of vision. The San Francisco metropolitan area's economic recovery from the pandemic ranked 24th out of the 25 largest regions in the U.S., besting only Baltimore, according to a report from the Bay Area Council Economic Institute. In the first quarter of 2023, San Francisco's office vacancy rate shot up to a record-high 29.4% — the biggest three-year increase of any U.S. city. The trend isn't likely to end anytime soon: In January, nearly 30% of San Francisco job openings were for hybrid or fully remote work, the highest share of the nation's 50 largest cities. Amid lower property, business and real estate transfer taxes, the city is projecting a $728 million deficit over the next two fiscal years. Transit ridership remains far below pre-pandemic levels. In January, downtown San Francisco BART stations had just 30% of the rider exits they did in 2019, according to a report from Egan's office. Many Bay Area transit agencies, including Muni, are rapidly approaching a fiscal cliff. San Francisco isn't dead; as of March, it was home to an estimated 173 of the country's 655 companies valued at more than $1 billion. Tourism is beginning to rebound. And new census data shows that San Francisco's population loss is slowing, a sign its pandemic exodus may be coming to an end. But the city can't afford to wait idly for things to reach equilibrium again. It needs to evolve — quickly. Especially downtown. That means rebuilding the neighborhood's fabric, which won't be cheap or easy. Office-to-housing conversions are notoriously tricky and expensive. Demolishing non-historic commercial buildings that no longer serve a purpose in the post-pandemic world is all but banned. And, unlike New York after 9/11, San Francisco is a city that can't seem to stop getting in its own way. So what's the solution? The CEO of the Bay Area Council suggests public-private partnerships that "could help shift downtown San Francisco's focus from tech — with employees now accustomed to working from home — to research and development, biotech, medical research and manufacturing, which all require in-person workers." And last week San Francisco's mayor proposed more than 100 changes to streamline the permitting process for small businesses, and on Monday helped introduce legislation making it easier to convert office buildings to housing, expand pop-up business opportunities, and fill some empty storefronts. This follows a February executive order to speed housing construction. The editorial points out that "About 40% of office buildings in downtown San Francisco evaluated in a study would be good candidates for housing due to their physical characteristics and location and could be converted into approximately 11,200 units, according to research from SPUR and the Urban Land Institute San Francisco." But without some action, the editorial's headline argues that "Downtown San Francisco is at risk of collapsing — and taking much of the Bay Area with it." Read more of this story at Slashdot. View the full article
  14. UConn will be back in the national championship for the first time since 2014 after the team defeated Miami on Saturday night in their Final Four matchup, 72-59 The Huskies never gave up the lead in the win and led by as much as 20 points at one point. UConn will play San Diego State for the national championship on Monday night. This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.
  15. Brooke Shields' upcoming documentary "Pretty Baby" takes an all-encompassing look back at the actress's career and details the intense media scrutiny she faced as a child star. The two-part Hulu series examines Shields' rise to fame, including her sexual objectification at a young age as the star of the controversial movies "Pretty Baby" and "The Blue Lagoon" and her relationship with her alcoholic mother and manager, Teri Shields. In her series, which premiered in February at the Sundance Film Festival, Shields, 57, revealed for the first time she had been raped in her 20s. In an interview with the Associated Press, the model explained why opening up about her sexual assault by an unnamed industry professional was the most difficult part of telling her life story "I was worried about the #MeToo stuff just because I didn’t want it to be reduced to just a headline," Shields said. She continued, "And yet I knew that if I didn’t, I would have felt like a hypocrite or inauthentic. I haven’t been able to talk about it up until now, and then it felt like, you sort of owe it to yourself." BROOKE SHIELDS DETAILS WHY SHE REVEALED RAPE 30 YEARS LATER: ‘IT’S A MIRACLE THAT I SURVIVED' "And I just hoped that out of two hours and however many minutes, the one brief story — I mean, I knew it’s going to be clickbait — but I was worried that I would get let down again by the press." The two-time Golden Globe nominee explained that she developed coping mechanisms to handle the unrelenting press coverage and her late mother's drinking problem. "I think that happens with a child of an alcoholic," she told AP. "You know, you really do learn to compartmentalize." She continued, "You love a person who is very broken and has a disease that they cannot seem to get under control. But you can’t afford to have their love not be real." "So you learn, when things felt …not in control…I would become very organized, and that sort of was my center, that was my meditation, you know, redoing my Filofax or refolding my socks." Teri managed Shields' career from the time she made her modeling debut at 11 months old into her 20s. She died at age 79 after a long illness related to dementia. Shields also reflected on gaining a confidence in her talent that she didn't have in her younger years. The "A Castle For Christmas" star elaborated on the meaning behind a statement she makes in the documentary, in which she said she is "owning her identity fully." "I made myself small for so long, either to be relatable or to not be threatening or humbled, you know?," she told the Associated Press. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THE ENTERTAINMENT NEWSLETTER She continued, "Don’t be a snob. Don’t be arrogant. Have people like you. Be kind to everyone. It was like this the way I grew up, and I was rewarded for it." "I’m saying that it’s okay to pat myself on the shoulder a little bit. It’s okay to say I really do have talent because I wouldn’t still be here if I didn’t. It’s not just because I’m smart or just because I look a certain way. I’ve maintained a career and kept challenging myself, and I don’t think I ever felt confident enough to say it out loud. I always just wanted other people’s approval about my talent, never thinking that I could give it to myself." The actress explained that she also feels more confident to express and assert herself in media interviews while promoting "Pretty Baby." "What I noticed when I was a little girl was that nobody really wanted my answers," she said. "They wanted their narrative to be the soundbite that I gave them. And being very stubborn always, I, in my own way, refused to give it to them." Shields went on to say, "Now, I don’t ever feel like I’m on the defensive because I’ve learned that I’m not at anybody else’s mercy." "Looking back, I can see that that’s what I was doing, and I don’t need to do that anymore, which is very empowering but, you know, it took 40-something years," she added with a laugh.
  16. Logan Paul entered his WrestleMania 39 match against Seth Rollins on a zipline and it was just one of the interesting moves he made on Saturday night. Paul would be joined by a Prime mascot, which later turned out to be boxer KSI, at the beginning of the match and awaited Rollins to join him in the ring. Once the two opponents entered the squared circle, things got under way and the YouTube star would delight pro wrestling fans with his abilities. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM The moment that captured the eye of wrestling fans was when Paul and KSI set up the announcers’ table and put Rollins on it. Paul went up to the top rope while KSI was setting up for a moment made for social media. However, at the last second, Rollins got up and put KSI on the table and Paul frog-splashed his compatriot through the table. As the match moved forward, Paul set up Rollins on the ground near one turnbuckle and went up to the top rope again to do something amazing. As Paul would try to go coast-to-coast, he was met by a superkick from Rollins. WWE STAR CODY RHODES REVEALS LEGENDARY FATHER SLAPPED MAN AT WAFFLE HOUSE FOR CALLING WRESTLING FAKE Rollins then hit the Curb Stomp finishing maneuver and defeated Paul via pinfall. It appeared the match would end the feud between the WWE superstars. Paul admitted earlier in the week his contract expired after WrestleMania and has called out Tyson Fury. Rollins could be in line for a WWE championship depending on the outcome of Roman Reigns vs. Cody Rhodes on Sunday night.
  17. A line of severe thunderstorms moving across New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland may produce damaging 70 mph winds, hail with potential tornadoes across the region. At 5:30 p.m., the National Weather Service (NWS) announced that large swaths of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland were under a tornado watch, which is predicted to last until 10 p.m. Saturday, April 1. Shortly after 6 p.m. on Saturday evening, a tornado touched down in Bridgeville, Delaware, causing severe damage to residents' homes. It was moving east at approximately 50 mph, according to the NWS. MIDWEST, SOUTH BRACE FOR MASSIVE STORMS, POSSIBLE MISSISSIPPI-STYLE TORNADO REPEAT Video from Bridgefield shows a small tornado gaining traction in the distance. The Delaware Department of Transportation sent out a statewide traffic alert warning of dangerous driving conditions, including fallen trees, power lines and other road debris. In addition to tornados, hail up to the size of two inches and wind with gusts up to 70 miles per hour are possible in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland, according to the NWS. Severe thunderstorm warnings remain in effect statewide, with wind speeds reaching 70 mph. Hail is also predicted. COLORADO WILDFIRE BURNS OVER 1,200, HOMES EVACUATED In New Jersey, a tornado watch was issued for parts of Monmouth and Ocean County on Saturday, according to the NWS of Mount Holly. The agency also warned of severe thunderstorms and high winds. In Pennsylvania, according to Poweroutages.com, over 207,000 residents are without power as of 9 p.m. The state also faced severe thunderstorms and hail, according to the NWS.
  18. A Florida man was seen smiling as he was arrested by police Friday for allegedly murdering an autistic teenager. Geremy Doel Navarro, 20, is accused of murdering Ferron Williams, a 19-year-old with autism on Jan. 27, 2022. The incident happened across the street from a Hardee's restaurant, according to FOX 35. Navarro is being charged with first-degree murder. Jeff Walczak, a spokesman for the Ocala Police Department, said at the time, "We know that the young man was on the porch using the WiFi of a local restaurant and that's when a shooter came and shot him from the roadway." SECOND CHILD DIES UNDER CARE OF FLORIDA GRANDMOTHER, POLICE SAY The teenager ran from the house after he was shot, but collapsed on a sidewalk nearby. Ocala Police Chief Mike Balken expressed hope that justice will be brought to Navarro. GYMANSTICS STUDIO HID CAMERA IN BATHROOM TO RECORD CHILDREN, ADULTS: POLICE "I want to commend the tireless dedication of our detectives who have worked diligently for the past 14 months to bring closure to the heinous murder of 19-year-old Ferron Williams. Their persistence in this investigation has led to the arrest of Geremy Navarro and I am proud to say that justice will finally be served," Balken said. "I also want to express my deepest sympathies to the family and loved ones of the victim who have suffered a great loss. We condemn all forms of violence and are committed to ensuring that our community remains safe and secure. We will continue to work diligently to bring perpetrators of such crimes to justice and protect our citizens from harm," he added.
  19. The growth of legal online sports betting has made fans feel more connected to the athletes. But sometimes the players can be negatively impacted by the people who are gambling on the games they are playing. Toronto Raptors forward Chris Boucher is the latest professional athlete to endure the ire of a salty fan. During an interview with Yahoo Sports Canada, Boucher recalled a time when received a disgusting message after a fan lost a parlay. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM "The betting is not going to make it better now, with the parlays and all that… Somebody said, ‘I chose the wrong slave today.’ Literally sent me that message… Cause I only had 5 points and he needed me to score 10," Boucher said. TIMBERWOLVES' RUDY GOBERT FINED $25K AFTER ACCUSING REFEREES OF MAKING CALLS TO HELP OTHER TEAMS Boucher or any other player should certainly not be subjected to those types of messages. As more states legalize sports betting, more fans will likely engage in legal online gambling. Many bettors use sports gambling to simply have fun, but messages like the one Boucher got certainly have negative impact. Boucher went on to explain how the hateful message impacted his playing experience. "The players now they don't really fans as much. We're lucky we in Toronto and we've got the best fans. Imagine if you get messages like this now you don't really…. know if that person is really talking to you. ‘I need you to score 10 today.’ Do I really want to talk to you now?… If I score 8 you're gonna flame my Twitter, my Instagram, my everything," Boucher noted. Sports betting is becoming a part of daily sports conversation. Virtually every scoreboard is accompanied by some form of betting odds. However, with the access social media provides, some fans seem to be under the impression that they can say almost anything to athletes. On the court, Boucher and the Raptors are fighting for a playoff spot. Toronto is 38-39 and currently sit in the No. 9 spot in the Eastern Conference standings. The Raptors will likely have to compete in the NBA's play-in tournament, which begins on April 11.
  20. Andrew Tate was released from a Romanian jail on Friday, where he was being held under suspicion of rape, human trafficking, and forming an organized crime group. The Bucharest Court of Appeal ruled in Tate's favor after he challenged a judge's ruling to extend his detention for 30 days, according to Ramona Bolla, a spokesperson for Romania’s anti-organized crime agency, DIICOT. Tate was detained in late December in Bucharest, Romania's capital, along with Tristan, his brother, and two other women. All four people won an appeal on Friday. The four people will be under house arrest until April 29. Tate, a former kickboxer and social media influencer, and the three others haven't formally been charged with a crime. ROMANIAN COURT EXTENDS ANDREW TATE'S DETENTION FOR THIRD TIME OVER ALLEGATIONS: REPORTS Bolla said that prosecutors can't challenge the decision made by the Bucharest Court of Appeal, as it's final. Andrew Tate thanked the judges "who heard us today, because they were very attentive and they listened to us, and they let us free," while speaking outside of what's believed to be his home. "I have no resentment in my heart for the country of Romania or for anybody else," he said. "I just believe in the truth … I truly believe that justice will be served in the end. There is zero percent chance of me being convicted for something I've not done." After being released, Tristan Tate told a group of reporters that "the judges today made the right decision." "I respect what they’ve done for me and they will be vindicated in their decision, because I’m an innocent man and I can’t wait to prove it," Tristan Tate said. ANDREW TATE DETAINED IN ROMANIA ON SUSPICION OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING: REPORTS After the group of people were arrested in December, DIICOT said that it identified six victims in the alleged human trafficking case who were supposedly subjected to "acts of physical violence and mental coercion" and were sexually exploited. According to the government agency, the victims were lured under the pretense of love and then intimidated while allegedly being coerced to perform pornographic acts which would be used to financially benefit the alleged crime group. "The four suspects...appear to have created an organized crime group with the purpose of recruiting, housing and exploiting women by forcing them to create pornographic content meant to be seen on specialized websites for a cost," prosecutors said. "They would have gained important sums of money." After being released from detention, Tate said that he had "Absolute clarity of mind" in his jail cell. "Pacing a 3metre cell with zero electronics or outside contact. Absolute clarity of mind. Real thoughts. Real plans," Tate said. He later tweeted on Saturday "All glory to god."
  21. EXCLUSIVE: Joe "Exotic" Maldonado, who launched a 2024 presidential campaign from prison, wishes former President Trump would have "his arraignment in an orange jumpsuit and shackles" after his indictment Thursday. "Former President Donald Trump now that you have been indicted, welcome to the party," Maldonado wrote on his Instagram. "Trump should have to go to arraignment in an orange jumpsuit and shackles and be humiliated just like the rest (of) us have been, innocent or not." Maldonado, who is running as a member of the Libertarian Party, was locked up in 2018 after being found guilty of murder-for-hire charges and is fighting to prove his innocence while running in the 2024 presidential race. In a statement to Fox News Digital, the star of Netflix's "Tiger King" said though he respects the former president, Trump "spent 4 years doing nothing to clean up the Justice System, The Prison System or the FBI. So welcome to the party pal…" ‘TIGER KING’ JOE EXOTIC RUNS FOR PRESIDENT FROM PRISON; LIBERTARIAN PARTY SAYS HE SHOULDN'T BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY Trump was indicted Thursday by a New York grand jury after years-long investigations into his alleged role in hush money payments to adult film star Stormy Daniels and model Karen McDougal during his presidential campaign. "I wish he would have to get his arraignment in an orange jumpsuit and shackles just like everyone else that is made to look guilty right off the bat," Maldonado told Fox Digital in a statement. Insisting he is innocent after being convicted of trying to hire hitmen to kill an animal rights advocate, Maldonado said he is committed to exonerating himself and plans to help "others stuck in this slow system and want to unite this country instead of tearing it apart." Considering Trump and President Biden are under investigation for improperly storing classified documents, "what the hell's wrong with a guy running from prison?" Maldonado told Fox News Digital in an exclusive interview earlier this week. The "Tiger King" star took aim at Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who trails Trump in early 2024 polls but has not yet announced a presidential run. "Ron DeSantis is dangerous for this country. He's prudent with Disney, he's proved it with the other lawsuits he introduced in Florida. If you don't like his way, he's going to make a law and make it illegal for you. Very dangerous man." Exotic also said that when it comes to Trump, "he's workable if sometimes he would just keep his mouth shut because he blows so much smoke. I don't believe that the election was stolen, at all. I think people lost it. And if he would have passed the torch and went away a grown man instead of throwing a fit, he probably would be re-elected again. TRUMP NY GRAND JURY INDICTMENT: FORMER PRESIDENT EXPECTED TO SURRENDER TO DA'S OFFICE NEXT WEEK "President Biden, he needs to just wake up, him and Vice President Harris, how they want to do justice and prison reform in this country, and he's done nothing. … We have President Putin who is wanted. President Trump is about to be indicted. Hunter Biden and President Biden are under investigation. What the hell is wrong with a guy running from prison?" The U.S. Constitution only states three requirements for running for president, none of which specifically prevent a candidate from running for the office while in prison. In 2020, Maldonado was sentenced to 22 years in prison for 17 counts of animal abuse and two counts related to charges that he hired someone to kill activist Carole Baskin. Despite his conviction, the Tiger lover has maintained his innocence. "I've never abused an animal in my life. I'm not in here for animal abuse. I'm in here for taking an endangered species without a permit," he said. Maldonado said his conviction is an example of why the country is "so corrupt." "I ran for office in 2016 and 2018. So this isn't just a publicity stunt. Somebody has to give working-class people in this country a voice. And now that I see it from the inside of how corrupt this system is, I can be that voice," the reality star said. Maldonado said if he wins, he will pardon himself and every other inmate convicted on similar charges because he "truly believe there's probably close to 30,000 people that are nonviolent offenders that need to go home and go back to their families." Exotic also responded to Angela McArdle, head of the Libertarian Party, after she told TMZ his presidential bid was "just tigers and glitter." ‘TIGER KING' JOE EXOTIC: SOMEONE HAS TO ASK QUESTIONS FOR THE PEOPLE ‘WORK THEIR BUTTS OFF’ IN OUR COUNTRY "I have a ton of Libertarian supporters who agree with me. … We're never going to get everybody to agree to anything because you can't be a Republican, you can't be a Democrat, you can't be a libertarian and run a country with 330 million different kinds of people. We're going to have to stand in the middle, and we're going to have to say, 'You can do this, and you can do this, but let's just not hurt nobody." "The Tiger King" said voters should consider him for president "if you agree that we need a change." "And if you don't, then keep voting for the other people," he said. "They keep this country in turmoil." When asked what qualities he believes make him stand out among the other candidates, Maldonado said he is "not ashamed of who I am, and I'm not ashamed of anything that I've done in my past. And I'm not ashamed of any mistakes I'm going to make in the future. And I'm going to tell you like it is whether you want to hear the truth or not. I'm not going to sugarcoat anything, and I'm going to stick up for everyone. "It's time that the people in this country wake up. You know, we can't shove our religious beliefs that I have down 300 million people's throats. We have people from all over the world live here, and we all have to get along."
  22. A New York City man is accused of abducting, beating and raping a woman inside a bus for hours after putting her in handcuffs and leg shackles, police say. Isaac Alexander, 30, allegedly forced the victim into his Staten Island mobile home on Monday morning before abusing her. He faces charges including kidnapping, rape, assault, unlawful imprisonment and criminal possession of a weapon. According to court documents obtained by FOX 5 New York, the suspect put the woman in handcuffs and leg shackles and covered her mouth while assaulting her. The woman managed to escape nine hours later and walked to a police precinct blocks away from the location. CRIME, EMPLOYEE SHORTAGES FORCE NYC TO RAMP UP SURVEILLANCE, SOME BUSINESSES TO CLOSE THEIR DOORS The suspect was soon arrested and arraigned in court on Wednesday. New York Police Department (NYPD) detectives also reportedly found "suspicious materials" including chemicals and a pipe bomb. LEE ZELDIN ON RISING CRIME: NEW YORKERS ARE HITTING THEIR BREAKING POINT Neighbors told FOX 5 New York that Alexander is a quiet and reserved man. Authorities are still investigating the situation. The NYPD has not responded to Fox News Digital's request for comment. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP
  23. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has encouraged Chinese President Xi Jinping to consider Ukraine's proposal to end the Russian invasion of its country. Sanchez said at a Beijing press conference on Friday that he notified Xi that Spain supported Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's proposals to end the war. The recent demands included a request for Russia to restore Ukrainian territory that was taken during and after the annexation of Crimea in 2014. "I believe it's a plan that lays the foundations for a durable peace in Ukraine and is perfectly aligned with the United Nations charter and its principles, which have been violated by (Russian President Vladimir) Putin with his invasion," Sanchez said. "I transmitted our concern over the illegal invasion of Ukraine," the prime minister added, saying that he encouraged Xi to talk with Zelenskyy one-on-one. FOX NEWS POLL: HALF SAY US SHOULD SUPPORT UKRAINE AS LONG AS IT TAKES Sanchez's comments come after Beijing released its own take on an ideal political solution to the war in Ukraine. However, China's position paper did not acknowledge that Russia was the aggressor. Sanchez did commend that China's paper respected territorial integrity and "its complete and categorical rejection of not only the use but even the threat to use nuclear weapons." Xi recently expressed a desire to end the "Cold War mentality" in geopolitics and "extreme" sanctions, but did not call out Russia. PRESIDENT BIDEN MAKES SURPRISE VISIT TO KYIV, UKRAINE, MEETS WITH PRESIDENT ZELENSKYY "We hope that all parties concerned will build a balanced, effective and sustainable European security architecture through dialogue and consultation," Xi said, according to CCTV. Last week, Biden said that Russia and China's economic relationship is ‘vastly exaggerated[d]' in response to Xi and Putin's meeting in March to discuss their economic partnership. "We hope that the strategic partnership between China and Russia will on the one hand uphold international fairness and justice, and on the other hand promote the common prosperity and development of our countries," Xi said during a joint press conference. Reuters contributed to this report.
  24. An anonymous reader shares this report from the Washington Post: Steve Jobs never lived to be an old wise man. But running Apple and Pixar, tumbling and thriving, earned him a lot of wisdom in his 56 years. Now, a small group of his family, friends and former colleagues have collected it into "Make Something Wonderful: Steve Jobs in his own words," available free to the public online starting on April 11. Somewhere between a posthumous memoir and a scrapbook album, it is told through notes and drafts Jobs emailed to himself, excerpts of letters and speeches, oral histories and interviews, photos and mementos. (Some physical copies are being produced for Apple and Disney employees, but that format won't be for sale to the general public.) "Imagine yourself as an old person looking back on your life," Jobs wrote in a June 2005 email to himself as he was preparing to give the Stanford commencement speech. "Your life will be a story. It will be your story, with its highs and lows, its heros and villains, its forks in the road that mean everything." The book, published by the Steve Jobs Archive, will be released on Apple Books and the Steve Jobs Archive website. The fact that it aesthetically resembles an Apple product — mostly gray and white, minimalist — is no coincidence: It was designed by LoveFrom, the firm founded by Jony Ive, Apple's former chief design officer. Read more of this story at Slashdot. View the full article
  25. The South Carolina women's basketball team had a historic season, going undefeated until a loss to Iowa in the Final Four. Dawn Staley, South Carolina's longtime head coach, expressed frustration about the way her team's style of play was characterized leading up to the semifinal game. Staley took particular issue with a comment Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder made earlier in the week describing rebounding against the Gamecocks as "going to a bar fight." CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Iowa pulled off a major upset on Friday by defeating the top-seeded Gamecocks, 77-73. Iowa star player Caitlin Clark led the way for the Hawkeyes with 41 points. On Saturday, Bluder claimed she was not aware of Staley's postgame remarks. She shrugged off the South Carolina coach's issue with the description of the Gamecocks' physical style of play. LSU FOUND DEFENSE ON SOUTH CAROLINA'S SHOOTERS 'VERY DISRESPECTFUL' AHEAD OF MATCHUP WITH CAITLIN CLARK, IOWA "If you know me, I speak tongue in cheek a lot, and I was saying an analogy of you've got to rebound like you're in a bar fight," Bluder said. "That's all. It doesn't say who's fighting, right? But that's fine. I've never been in a bar fight, by the way." Bluder's response glossed over the main point of Staley's complaints suggesting a narrative has been created about South Carolina's style of play. After falling to the Hawkeyes, Staley said she believed the public perception of her team impacted the way referees call their games. "We're not bar fighters. We're not thugs. We're not monkeys. We're not street fighters," Staley said. "This team exemplifies how you need to approach basketball on the court and off the court. And I do think that that's sometimes brought into the game, and it hurts." In February, Staley made similar comments following a game against the UConn Huskies. After South Carolina's 81-77 win Feb. 5, longtime UConn head coach Geno Auriemma said defense on Lou Lopez Senechal was "not basketball." Auriemma added that Senechal had "bruises on her body," suggesting South Carolina players' physical style of defense caused the injuries. Staley pushed back against Auriemma's remarks during her radio call-in show. "Every time that we're successful, we're called something other than players that are locked in," Staley said. "They play the right way and approach it the right way whether they win or lose. We don't denounce anybody's play. They are always uplifting the game of women's basketball, and when we were getting our heads beat in by UConn for all those years, I said nothing." During the game against UConn, 21 fouls were called against South Carolina. More than 20 fouls were called against the Gamecocks in just three games this season. Friday's Final Four game against Iowa was one of those games.
  26. The extraordinary life of Ethiopian Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou, whose unique work captured a nation.View the full article
  27. New York City officials are releasing more information about a suspect who prosecutors say is connected to a string of incidents in which gay men allegedly drugged at bars and left with massive unauthorized bank account withdrawals. According to prosecutors, Shane Hoskins is connected to a group that would drug and rob men who would visit gay bars in the city, investigators said, which resulted in two fatal overdoses. NEW YORK CITY GAY COMMUNITY ON HIGH ALERT AFTER STRING OF ALLEGED DRUGGINGS, ROBBERIES AND AT LEAST TWO DEATHS Hoskins faces charges that include robbery and identity theft in connection to the fatal drugging in May 2022. His bail was set at around $50,000, according to FOX 5 New York. Last year, at least two other gay men were discovered dead with suspicious bank withdrawals, according to family members who are sounding the alarm on their deaths. "I can’t be quiet anymore," Linda Clary, the mother of John Umberger who died in May, told the New York Post in January 2022. "Word needs to get out, especially in the gay community, that they are targeting gay men. ... This same group of killers have drugged, robbed and murdered countless young gay men in New York." "It's the worst thing ever. John, not only was my firstborn, he was my confidant. He was an advisor. He was an encourager." Clary told FOX 5. Umberger, 33, was discovered dead in an Upper East Side townhouse in May after he left the gay club, The Q NYC, in Hell’s Kitchen with a group of other men. NYC MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO BEATING CHINESE IMMIGRANT TO DEATH Umberger's phone and credit cards were stolen and more than $25,000 was drained from his bank account. Just a month earlier, another man named Julio Ramirez, 25, died in the back of a cab after leaving a gay bar with a group of men just blocks from where Umberger had spent the evening before his death. Ramirez's phone and credit cards were gone and about $20,000 was missing from his accounts. Clary said since her son's tragic death, several parents have reached out to her to say their own son had a similar experience, but lived.
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