Bowe Bergdahl: The US treated me worse than the Taliban

Bowe Bergdahl, the Army deserter who walked off his base in Afghanistan, is whining that the US treated him worse than the Taliban.The 31-year-old sergeant told British TV journalist Sean Langan in an interview reported in The Sunday Times of London: “At least the Taliban were honest enough to say,

Ex-DA who passed on Cosby case to sue Andrea Constand

A former Philadelphia district attorney who refused to prosecute Bill Cosby now plans to sue one of the comedian’s alleged sex-assault victims, according to a report.The ex-DA, Bruce L. Castor Jr., claims Andrea Constand tried to derail his career when she sued him for defamation in 2015 during his re-election

Trial set in ex-Jet’s shooting death

GRETNA, La. — Trial for the suspect in last year’s shooting death of former NFL player Joe McKnight has been scheduled for Jan. 16.Fifty-five-year-old Ronald Gasser faces a second-degree murder charge in McKnight’s death on Dec. 1, 2016.Authorities have said McKnight and Gasser drove erratically and yelled at each other

Slain Vegas cop left heartfelt funeral notes on computer

HENDERSON, Nev. — A Las Vegas police officer and U.S. Army veteran who was among 58 people killed in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history provided instructions ahead of time for those at his memorial not to mourn, a pastor told the crowd at his funeral on Friday.“If

Federal judge in Hawaii expands block on Trump travel ban

A federal judge in Hawaii extended his halt of U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens from six Muslim-majority countries.U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson, who stopped the ban from taking effect this week, on Friday converted his temporary restraining order to a preliminary injunction.Watson’s ruling, issued in Honolulu, applies

'We don't want them back': No mercy for foreigners who joined ISIS

PARIS — The forces fighting the remnants of the Islamic State group in Syria have tacit instructions on dealing with the foreigners who joined the extremist group by the thousands: Kill them on the battlefield.As they made their last stand in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, an estimated 300

Everything you know about police shootings is wrong

The woman with the advanced Harvard degree says, “Why did the cops shoot him so many times? Why not just wound him?”The sophisticated lawyer, describing a mentally ill man charging the police with a knife asks, “Why didn’t they just shoot the knife out of his hand like they used

Trump: ISIS’ end “is in sight’ after recapture of Raqqa

US-led forces scored a “critical breakthrough” by liberating the northern Syria city of Raqqa from ISIS terrorists, President Trump said Saturday.“The end of the ISIS caliphate is in sight,” Trump said in a statement. “We have made, alongside our coalition partners, more progress against these evil terrorists in the past

The Democrats should be terrified by this governor’s race

WINCHESTER, VA. — The melodic sounds of a street musician’s trumpet echo through every corner of this old Virginia town as locals shop or make their way to lunch. Daren Johnson has been blowing his horn at the pedestrian mall in the shadow of the Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum

What’s inside the secret JFK assassination files?

Secret government documents to be released this week likely contain new details about what the CIA knew about Lee Harvey Oswald before he murdered President John F. Kennedy, assassination experts say.President Trump tweeted Saturday that he’ll allow the release of the documents, “subject to the receipt of further information.”Federal law

Lawmaker asks if AIDS victims can be “quarantined’

A Georgia state representative wants to know if AIDS victims can legally be quarantined to stop the spread of the disease.Betty Price, a doctor married to former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, asked her controversial question during a recent meeting of a state committee studying the spread of

Melania Trump’s East Wing costs way less than Michelle Obama’s

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140 arrested in deadly mob attacks on “vampires’

LILONGWE, Malawi — Deadly mob attacks on people suspected to be “vampires” have led to 140 arrests in Malawi, police said Friday.The situation had spun out of control, the inspector general of police, Lexon Kachama, told The Associated Press. More arrests were expected.Nine people have been killed in the attacks

Paul Ryan says tax code overhaul will include a fourth bracket

House Speaker Paul Ryan said the Republican tax overhaul will include a fourth tax bracket so the wealthiest Americans don’t get a windfall.Ryan wouldn’t get into specifics, saying lawmakers are still hashing that out, but said Republicans want to make sure the biggest tax cuts go to the middle class.“That’s

Man accused of dealing heroin in hospital after daughter’s birth

A man in Pennsylvania was arrested after he reportedly admitted to selling heroin in a hospital the day his newborn daughter was born.Greensburg police were tipped off to the illegal activity on Thursday after they pulled over a car that had heroin and drug paraphernalia inside, according to Fox 5

Mom arrested for allegedly selling drugs to teens

The mother of a high school student in California was arrested last month for allegedly selling various types of drugs to underage teenagers.Kimberly Quach, 48, is believed to have had a teenager sell drugs on her behalf to students in the Carmel Valley and La Jolla areas, The San Diego

Bannon blasts George W. Bush’s presidency at California GOP meeting

Former White House adviser Steve Bannon says there has not been a more destructive presidency than George W. Bush’s.Bannon delivered a scathing criticism of the former president after Bush this week denounced bigotry in Trump-era American politics, warning that the rise of “nativism,” isolationism and conspiracy theories have clouded the

US budget deficit hits $666B

The US budget deficit grew to $666 billion in the 2017 fiscal year that ended on Sept. 30, according to data released Friday, after lawmakers took a step toward enacting $1.5 trillion in tax cuts.The deficit increased by 13.6 percent, or $80 billion, over the prior fiscal year.“Growth in spending

Groom dies snorkeling with wife on honeymoon

A large group of “grief-stricken” friends gathered yesterday to remember their newlywed pal who died snorkeling on honeymoon.Dublin groom Andrew Roddy, who celebrated turning 30 just last week, was vacationing in the Maldives with his bride Gill Campion when tragedy struck.The couple, who tied the knot just over two weeks

Bandits reportedly execute largest sex toy heist in history

Germany is abuzz over a sex toy heist that’s believed to be the largest ever in history, according to a report. More On: sex toys Ex-cop gets prison for assaulting women with sex toy during traffic stop Day care workers accused of making sex toy video with kid Pervs can hack into this high-tech sex

Teacher arrested for alleged sex romps with female student

A Florida teacher was arrested Friday after she was accused of having a sexual relationship with a female student last year.Jaclyn Truman, 30, allegedly had a two-month relationship with a 15-year-old female student last year while Truman was serving as a long-term substitute teacher at Hagerty High School in Seminole

NYPD cops attack rape accuser’s credibility

The two NYPD cops who admittedly had sex with a teenager while on-duty — and are now facing potential rape charges — are trying to avoid indictment by attacking their accuser’s credibility, The Post has learned.In a letter to the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, lawyers for disgraced cops Eddie Martins

Pelican found dead was bound with tape and rope

MOBILE, Ala. — A dead pelican has been found in Alabama with black electrical tape wrapped around its beak and a rope wrapped around one wing and its feet.WKRG-TV reports that state Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries agents are investigating after the bird was found in Baldwin County.Donald Burrell Jr. was

Teen drowned nephew in bathtub, dumped him in trash: cops

The uncle of a 6-year-old autistic boy drowned the child in a bathtub Monday, then dumped his body in a dumpster at the Seattle-area apartment complex, authorities said.Andrew Clayton Henckel, 19, visiting from Kerrville, Texas, was babysitting Dayvid Pakko on Monday, according to court documents. The boy was reported missing

Teacher fired for throwing dildo-filled classroom party

Students who walked into a Florida grade school classroom were greeted by a shocking scene: an X-rated party reportedly featuring dildos, penis candles and lollipop vaginas.Parents at the Mater Lakes Academy in Hialeah are furious after a dance teacher threw a surprise party at school Wednesday that included phallic party

Family sues natural healing center for man’s death

TOLEDO, Ohio — Relatives of a man who died while being treated for pneumonia at a natural healing center in Ohio are suing the store’s owner and employees.Family members say in a lawsuit filed this week that the center’s owner led the 64-year-old Toledo man who died in May to