Putin Wishes Happy New Year to Trump, US Nation – Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent New Year greetings on Friday to the people of the United States and US President-elect Donald Trump, his press office said. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russian president also extended greetings to the outgoing US president, Barack Obama and his family, but added he regretted Obama’s decision to expel Russian diplomats…

What drops on New Year’s Eve? Not just Times Square ball

NEW YORK — That glittering ball in Times Square may be the best-known object dropping on New Year’s Eve, but it’s by no means the weirdest. There’s stiff competition in that category: Everything from a fish to a shoe to a giant candy Peep will descend on Saturday to welcome in 2017. The tiny lakeside…

Georgia student abducted, held at gunpoint, raped, ransomed for Atlanta Falcons tickets

BY DAILYMAIL.COM REPORTER A Georgia student was allegedly abducted, raped and then held for ransom in exchange for a pair of Atlanta Falcons tickets. Jaylan Martez Wallace, 23, and Xavious Vaughn, 17, were arrested after the woman was kidnapped at gunpoint, taped up and sexually assaulted, police say. According to court documents seen by AJC.com,…

Teacher arrested for breaking boy’s jaw, knocking out teeth for being ‘disruptive’

BY HANNAH PARRY FOR DAILYMAIL.COM A Baltimore teacher has been arrested for breaking a seven-year-old boy’s jaw and knocking out several of his teeth. Timothy Randall Korr, 25, is charged with child abuse, second-degree assault, and reckless endangerment of a minor, after he was accused of throwing his young student against the wall. Little Trayvon…