Month: February 2019

Clashes bag away at Venezuelan border

Clashes bag away at Venezuelan border

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe moment Venezuelan troops crashed through border into Colombia Deadly clashes have erupted in border towns across Venezuela as opposition activists try to bring aid into the country across government blockades. Troops have fired tear gas and rubber pullets at protesters. There have been reports of some…

Syracuse honors man killed by Jim Boeheim; coach will get standing ovation earlier than Duke sport

Syracuse honors man killed by Jim Boeheim; coach will get standing ovation earlier than Duke sport

Scott Gleeson USA TODAY Published 7:43 PM EST Feb 23, 2019 Syracuse honored Jorge Jimenez, the 51-year-old man who was killed on a highway by a Jim Boeheim-driven vehicle earlier this week, before the Orange’s home game against No. 1 Duke.   More than orange-clad 30,000 people who filled the Carrier Dome paused for an emotional moment of…

Nationwide Guard fires toddle gasoline amid Venezuela border tension

Nationwide Guard fires toddle gasoline amid Venezuela border tension

Megan Janetsky Special to USA TODAY Published 7:03 PM EST Feb 23, 2019 CUCUTA, Colombia – Tear gas, rubber bullets and fire bombs from Venezuela’s National Guard rained down on activists on the Colombia-Venezuela border Saturday as the opposition tried to execute a high-risk plan to deliver humanitarian despite the obstinante refusal of President Nicolas…

Johnny DelPrete, boyfriend of LPGA principal particular person Jessica Korda, arrested for soliciting prostitution in Florida sting

Johnny DelPrete, boyfriend of LPGA principal particular person Jessica Korda, arrested for soliciting prostitution in Florida sting

Johnny DelPrete, the longtime boyfriend of LPGA star Jessica Korda, was arrested in Stuart, Florida, as part of a human trafficking investigation involving several spas. DelPrete, 29, was arrested at 3:23 a.m. Friday on a charge of soliciting prostitution, according to booking records from the Martin County Sheriff’s office. He was released on $2,500 bond…