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Sunday 17 December 2017

Son in legal bid to evict mother (98)

A WOMAN whose son served her with eviction papers on her 98th birthday is fighting his bid to remove her from her home.

Mary Kantorowski's oldest son, Peter Kantorowski (71), said he was concerned about her well-being. Mr Kantorowski, who owns the house in Fairfield, Connecticut, said his mother had rejected offers to live with him or in a nursing home. A trial is set for March 2. Her husband, John, died in 1997.

Schoolgirls in porn hijack shock

THE FBI and Massachusetts police are trying to find out who "hijacked" Facebook photos of teenage schoolgirls and posted them on a website with links to child porn.

The photos contained information that could be used to identify the girls, including towns and school signs.

Airline probes drunk pilot claim

AN apparently intoxicated pilot was stopped at Omaha, Nebraska's airport before getting on a flight to Milwaukee. The flight was delayed for nearly two hours while someone else was brought in to fly the plane.

Frontier Airlines spokeswoman Lindsey Carpenter said the airline was looking into claims the pilot was impaired before the flight.

'Heart attack' diner gets grilling

A US anti-meat group is asking the owner of a Las Vegas restaurant to shut down after a customer in his 40s suffered a cardiac episode and was taken to hospital.

The Washington DC-based Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine sent a letter to Heart Attack Grill owner Jon Basso, asking him to "declare moral bankruptcy" and close the restaurant.

McCartney weeds out dope smoking

PAUL McCartney has revealed he has finally given up smoking cannabis after deciding "enough's enough".

The star has been an unashamed dope smoker since the 1960s, but the multi-millionaire musician -- who turns 70 this summer -- said that being a parent again had played its part in his decision to quit.

Afghan TV hosts told to cover up

AN Afghan government request that female television presenters don headscarves and avoid heavy make-up angered journalists yesterday, who said the move was proof that authorities expected the Taliban to regain a share of power.

Irish Independent

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