THE US government shut down became the longest in history at midnight - as the closure entered its 22nd day. About 800,000 federal workers went without pay when their $0 pay cheques arrived on Friday, as neither side budges on the issue of the southern border wall. President Donald Trump has refused to reopen government until Democrats agree to give him the £3.95billion ($5billion) he says he needs to build a wall along the south border between the US and Mexico. He has threatened to call a national emergency in order to tap into federal funds to pay for the building of the wall, something he claims he has every right to do, but would prefer not to. Trump said: "What we're not looking to do right now is national emergency." He insisted that he had the authority to do that, adding that he's "not going to do it so fast" because he'd still prefer to work a deal with Congress. But the administration has accelerated planning for a possible emergency declaration to try to get … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s US Government shutdown becomes longest EVER as 800,000 people go without pay
BILLIONAIRE Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has split from his wife MacKenzie. The online marketplace executive, worth more than $160billion, shared news of their divorce in a tweet signed by both of them. Who is Jeff Bezos' wife MacKenzie? MacKenzie S. Tuttle was born on April 7 1970 in San Francisco, California. MacKenzie was an assistant to Toni Morrison whilst at Princeton University in New Jersey and is now a novelist. She has referred to ex-husband Jeff as her "best reader", as he'd often drop other plans to read and carefully review manuscripts of her first novel. Jeff and MacKenzie have been married since 1993. When did the couple meet and how long have they been married? MacKenzie was first interviewed for her position at hedge fund D.E. Shaw by her husband-to-be and vice president of the company Jeff. She got the job and the two became an item shortly after meeting. Jeff and MacKenzie's offices were next door to each other, something that fueled her interest in her future husband. … [Read more...] about Who is Jeff Bezos’ wife MacKenzie, when did she meet the Amazon founder and how long have they been married?
GAVIN Newsom has been inaugurated as the 40th Governor of California, making global headlines when his sleepy son ambled onto the stage. Here is everything you need to know about the Californian statesman. Who is Gavin Newsom? Born in San Fransisco in 1967 into a wealthy household, Newsom says his childhood was difficult as he suffers from dyslexia. He attended Santa Clara University on a partial baseball scholarship and graduated in 1989 with a degree in political science. Upon graduation, Newsom went into the world of business with generous handouts from billionaire family friend Gordon Getty. His first venture was the PlumpJack Winery in San Fransisco, which eventually grew to employ more than 700 workers. He became Mayor of San Fransisco on January 3, 2004, calling for unity among the city's political factions. He was then re-elected in the city's 2007 elections, dividing opinion on his legislation to promote gay marriage. When running for Governor of California first in 2009, … [Read more...] about Who is Gavin Newsom, who are his children and wife and when did he become the Governor of California?
A DAD allegedly told his 12-year-old son that he “earned his man card” following the murder of a mother-of-four last month. Both the father and son have been charged in the woman’s murder after she was shot dead. The alleged comments from Heith Gleason surfaced in a police affidavit viewed by KOAA. The body of Amy Garcia, 41, was found on December 20 in the driver’s seat of a burned-out car riddled with bullet holes in Walsenburg, Colo. A witness who apparently interacted with Gleason inside his home prior to the killing told police that he and Garcia had been arguing about alcohol. The witness told police that Gleason picked up a gun, said “I’ll kill her,” and then walked outside, KOAA reported Moments later, a single gunshot was heard, then Gleason walked back in and said he didn’t kill Garcia, the affidavit said. Police said the witness then told them Gleason went back outside with his son and a .22-caliber firearm, and more gunshots … [Read more...] about Evil dad ‘got son, 12, to murder woman then told him ‘you’ve got your man card now”
A US lottery winner has scooped £333 million in a New Year's Day draw - the eighth largest in its history. America's Mega Millions is played across 44 states, with the largest jackpot ever reaching £1.2 billion in October last year. A winner has claimed the jackpot on New Year's Day only once before, in 2008. There was one winning ticket sold in New York for the draw, with seven other players winning at least £780,000 after matching all but the mega ball. October's record jackpot has not actually been claimed yet, with one winning ticket sold in South Carolina. It is the world's largest lottery prize ever won on a single ticket. 'MAKES ME WANT TO DIE' Porn director suspended as star accuses him of raping her at casting ON THE PULL Furious wife spotted dragging ‘cheating’ husband down the street by his manhood OLD ON A SEC... World's 'oldest woman, 122', may have been her 100-year-old daughter SINGER SEX SHAME R Kelly 'had sex with 15-year-old singer Aaliyah … [Read more...] about Single ticket scoops £333 million lottery jackpot in New York City