Texas police officer thanks woman for surprise, emotional note following Odessa shooting

“I do not know you and you do not know me, but I thank you for your sacrifice,” the letter read. “You put your life on the line every day to protect our community.” (Medical Center Health System) CHICK-FIL-A MAKES 500 SANDWICHES FOR FIRST RESPONDERS AFTER TEXAS SHOOTING SPREE The note was signed “Bria Montes,” CBS 7 reports, an employee at Medical Center Hospital who witnessed “firsthand” the devastation of the Saturday violence that left seven people dead and 19 others injured. On Sept. 3, Potter and Montes got to meet, sharing a hug and emotional conversation outside the hospital. “These officers are just selflessly going in there, trying to get all these people that are injured,” Montes said. “Getting all these people that …

Parents Love This $27 Dyson Vacuum For Kids That Actually Cleans The Floor

Kids love to copy what adults are doing by using toys, so why not give them toys that would make the life of their parents’ a little bit easier? We are pretty sure that all parents would love to see their kids finally cleaning up after themselves, and there’s a solution for that – a functional toy vacuum.  So why not treat your child and yourself to one on the upcoming holiday season? Toy manufacturer Casdon created a direct replica of the life-size Dyson Ball Vacuum for the little ones. It allows kids to pretend acting like adults around the house and also learn to do chores in a fun way. The vacuum comes in bright colors and is accurate …

White supremacist jailed for terror attack

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCCTV shows Vincent Fuller on a terror attack A white supremacist who stabbed a teenager in what a judge described as a “terrorist act” has been jailed for more than 18 years. Vincent Fuller, 50, attacked Bulgarian Dimitar Mihaylov in Stanwell, Surrey, a day after a gunman attacked mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Kingston Crown Court heard Fuller, who admitted attempted murder, had set out to kill Muslims. Fuller denied a terrorist motive but Judge Peter Lodder QC rejected this. On the night of 16 March, Fuller “roamed the streets” in a violent rage “looking for a target”, the court heard. Image copyright PA Media Image caption Fuller posted on Facebook immediately …

Workaholic Dads Emotional Letter After Finding Out His 8-Year-Old Son Died During A Conference Meeting

“Enjoy yourself, enjoy yourself, it’s later than you think.” These lyrics, probably best known from a classic  J.R. Storment/Linkedin A self-described “workaholic,” Storment is the co-founder of a company called Cloudability. He spent much of the previous eight years working late, overtime and shunning holidays, as he laid the foundations for a successful business. However, all that success meant nothing after the realization that he had missed the vast majority of his precious son’s short, yet action-packed life. Full of regret, Storment took to Image credits: “A journal of Wiley’s we found the day after he died” J.R. Storment/Linkedin Image credits: Image credits: J.R. Storment/Instagram J.R. Storment/Instagram J.R. Storment/Linkedin Heartbreaking words, that we would be wise to heed. You can …

Mick Jagger slams Trump over environmental policy

(CNN)Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger took on President Donald Trump’s environmental policies and slammed him for leaving the Paris climate agreement at the Venice Film Festival this weekend. In a sharp departure from former President Barack Obama, the Trump administration has attempted to remove many of the prior guardrails that were installed to limit greenhouse gas emissions. In addition to declaring its intention to leave the Paris agreement, the Trump administration has weakened fuel economy standards, replaced the Clean Power Plan and opened public lands and waters offshore to oil and gas drilling. Earlier on Saturday, hundreds of activists staged a sit-in at the Venice Film Festival’s red carpet to demand a ban on large cruise ships in Venice and …

Chicken Leg Socks Are A Thing And They Look Hilarious (19 Pics)

We’ve all heard the ‘why did the chicken cross the road’ jokes hundreds if not thousands of times. Well, now you can actually look like a chicken when you cross the street. With Halloween fast approaching (it’s less than two months away!), people are already picking out the costumes they’re going to wear this year. Which is why Amazon Why did the chicken cross the road? Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: While I personally have never wanted to dress and look like poultry (my favorite animals are wolves, eagles, sea otters, and dragons), I’m sure that there are plenty of people out there who think chickens are cool. Amazon Amazon Amazon states that there are 25 billion chickens worldwide. …

Biden Defends Attending Fundraiser Co-Hosted By Founder Of Fossil Fuel Company

“I just want to be very clear to everyone here: I am committed to not raising money from fossil fuel executives, and I am not doing that tonight,” Biden told a group of donors at the event in Manhattan on Thursday evening, according to a pool report. “Climate change presents an existential threat, and it is real .… I’m so tired of having a president who picks fiction over science.”  The fundraiser was co-hosted by Andrew Goldman, the co-founder of a Houston-based natural gas company called Western LNG. Goldman no longer has any day-to-day responsibilities at the company but is listed on Western LNG’s leadership page. He also co-founded an investment group that funded projects related to “natural resources and …

Longest Dead Sea Scroll has a salt finish that others lack

Sections of the Dead Sea Scrolls on display at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem in 2008. (Baz Ratner, Reuters) GET THE FOX NEWS APP The team of scientists used X-ray and Raman spectroscopy to analyze a portion of the Temple Scroll. Their techniques reportedly involved shining radiation on a sample and measuring the light that emanated back out to get a sense of the material’s chemical composition. Besides aiding with preservation efforts, researchers also said the new finding could help in spotting forgeries. The study was published in Science Advances. Do you work in Silicon Valley? Contact me at christopher.carbone@foxnews.com or Twitter DM at @christocarbone. (PR pitches by email only, please.) Trending in Science Original Article : HERE ;

Taliban warns of more US dead after Trump says he cancelled peace talks

President tweets that he called off planned Camp David meeting after Kabul attack killed US soldier Afghanistan scheduled for Sunday that would have brought him face to face with Taliban leaders at Camp David, the presidential retreat in the hills of Maryland state with the Islamist militant group warning on Sunday that the snub meant more American lives would be lost. The US president made the remarkable claim in a series of tweets on Saturday evening declaring he had called off the negotiations after the Taliban claimed responsibility for a blast in Kabul that killed 12 people including a US soldier on Thursday. What kind of people would kill so many in order to seemingly strengthen their bargaining position? Trump …

When were school uniforms introduced?

Image copyright Christ’s Hospital Image caption Christ’s Hospital introduced a uniform in Tudor times The only choice students have is their shoes and since 1987 the majority have opted for Dr Martens according to the school’s website. School uniform did not become more widely used until the 19th Century when Eton College introduced the Eton suit in about 1820, claims fashion historian Jayne Shrimpton. Image copyright Toby Phillips Image caption Christ’s Hospital students wear the same uniform that was introduced when it was founded in 1522 The suit, which had to be worn by boys under 5ft 4in (1.6m) tall, comprised a dark jacket, grey trousers and top hat. Other schools followed suit, although it was not until the 1920s …

Former Trump campaign staffer drops lawsuit but stands by claims he forcibly kissed her

Washington (CNN)A former Trump campaign staffer who accused Donald Trump of forcibly kissing her without her consent in 2016 has dropped her lawsuit against the President, saying it’s difficult to pursue “justice against a person with unlimited resources.” Trump’s attorney, Charles Harder, said in a statement Thursday that Johnson, by “giving up the case, represents total victory for President Trump, and fully vindicates him of Johnson’s false accusations.” According to Harder, Johnson signed a nondisclosure agreement with the Trump campaign in 2016 and her statements in court and outside of court regarding Trump and his campaign constitute “numerous breaches” of the agreement. “The President and Campaign are weighing their legal options against Ms. Johnson at this time, and have demanded …

US Air Force orders review over Trump resort stays

The US Air Force said its crews had obeyed all the rules, but said “lodging at higher-end accommodations, even if within government rates, might be allowable but not advisable”. Brig Gen Thomas also explained the increased use of Prestwick airport in the last four years because of a number of key factors, including longer operating hours and standardisation of routing locations. “Between 2015 and 2019, AMC Total Force aircraft stopped at Prestwick a total of 936 times (*659 overnight stays), including 95 (*40) in 2015, 145 (*75) in 2016, 180 (*116) in 2017, 257 (*208) in 2018 and 259 (*220) through August 2019,” his statement added. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDonald Trump on the Turnberry golf …

My Uterus Ruptured During Labor. Here’s What Happened Next.

“Do you want to squeeze my hand?” he asks, ever the good coach. As I flex and relax with every contraction, I think back to two years earlier when our daughter was born. She came at 35 weeks, with the cord wrapped around her neck twice and tied in a knot. She thrived after delivery and we always figured that would be our traumatic birth story. Still, in the car on that warm January day, I can’t help but notice that something about this labor with Jacob feels different.  My pain is an 8 out of 10 on the pain scale and because my contractions are so strong and fast, I feel little relief between them. Nevertheless, I cling to …