Brit youngsters being put in ground floor hotel rooms in Med party resorts after spate of Majorca balcony deaths

Brit youngsters being put in ground floor hotel rooms in Med party resorts after spate of Majorca balcony deaths

The drastic move comes after three British tourists were killed falling more than 70ft from the same Majorca hotel. A spokesman for the Magaluf Hoteliers Association said: “We try to put young guests in ground-floor rooms when possible to avoid any accidents…

Deaths, looting follows protests in Haitian capital

Deaths, looting follows protests in Haitian capital

Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Looters pillaged burned and vandalised shops in Haiti's capital on Sunday following two days of violent protests over the government's attempt to raise fuel prices. Journalists saw young men stripping shelves bare in some supermarkets that were charred from the…

Country singer Eric Church’s brother passes away at 36

Country singer Eric Church’s brother passes away at 36

Country artist Eric Church has confirmed that his younger brother, Brandon, died last week at the age of 36. According to People, a representative for Church said in a statement: “It is with great sadness that the Church family confirms that Eric’s…

Teens who taunted drowning disabled man won’t face charges

Teens who taunted drowning disabled man won’t face charges

COCOA, Fla. — Florida prosecutors say they aren’t charging a group of teens who taunted a drowning disabled man and recorded his death. State Attorney Phil Archer released a statement Friday announcing his office’s decision not to criminally charge four juveniles and…

Last flu season was one of the deadliest on record for US kids

Last flu season was one of the deadliest on record for US kids

The past flu season was the deadliest for U.S. children in nearly a decade, health officials said Friday. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said they had received reports of 172 pediatric flu deaths since October. That surpasses the 2012-2013 flu…

‘Steve Harvey Morning Show’ staffer found dead at 39

‘Steve Harvey Morning Show’ staffer found dead at 39

A staff member from radio’s “Steve Harvey Morning Show” died this weekend after being found unresponsive in his hotel room. According to an incident report obtained by Fox News, Bryan Cooke, an assistant of Harvey’s co-host Kier “Junior” Spates, was found dead…

College wrestler’s body found in lake

College wrestler’s body found in lake

PANORA, Iowa — Authorities have recovered the body of a university student from a central Iowa lake. The Guthrie County Sheriff’s Office says the body of Kenton Greaves was pulled from Lake Panorama on Saturday afternoon. Authorities say he’d fallen from a…

Carol Burnett opens up about her daughter’s death

Carol Burnett opens up about her daughter’s death

Carol Burnett is still reeling from the loss of her daughter, Carrie Hamilton. “I think of her every day,” Burnett, 85, told People of her youngest daughter whom she shared with Joe Hamilton, a producer of “The Carol Burnett Show.” “She never leaves…

2 Florida deputies shot dead in suspected ambush

2 Florida deputies shot dead in suspected ambush

Two sheriff’s deputies have been killed in Florida Thursday— gunned down in broad daylight — during a suspected ambush, according to authorities. The cops were eating at a Chinese restaurant in the city of Trenton, about 35 miles west of Gainesville, when…

Sleepy Cumbrian town hit by spate of drug deaths as cops struggle to stop city gangs invading Barrow-in-Furness

Sleepy Cumbrian town hit by spate of drug deaths as cops struggle to stop city gangs invading Barrow-in-Furness

Police say they are struggling to control the rising problem of county lines dealing in Barrow-in-Furness, with gangs arriving from as far away as London to sell heroin and crack cocaine. They say dwindling staff numbers mean tackling the drugs gangs is…

Death of H.R. McMaster’s father deemed ‘suspicious’

Death of H.R. McMaster’s father deemed ‘suspicious’

The death of former National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster’s father is being investigated as “suspicious” after allegations that he did not receive proper treatment, a report said Wednesday. H.R. McMaster, Sr, 84, died at a retirement community in Philadelphia last week after…

Banking heir Matthew Mellon dies in rehab facility

Banking heir Matthew Mellon dies in rehab facility

Banking heir and cryptocurrency bigwig Matthew Mellon has died, a representative for his family said in a statement. Mellon, an early backer of global settlement network Ripple, was the ex-husband of Jimmy Choo guru Tamara Mellon and of designer Nicole Hanley, his…

Aspiring model killed after car crashes on way to Coachella

Aspiring model killed after car crashes on way to Coachella

An 18-year-old aspiring model was killed and two others injured after the BMW they were traveling in crashed while on its way to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Ginevra Gallone-Latte, 18, was killed and passenger Manuela Cerciello-Rahbari, 16, sustained life-threatening…