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Ex-Panthers WR Carruth released from prison

8:14 AM ET Former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Rae Carruth, who in 2001 was convicted of conspiracy to commit murder of his pregnant girlfriend, was released just after 8 a.m. ET on Monday from the Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton, North Carolina. Carruth, 44, masterminded a plot to kill Cherica Adams during a November 1999 shooting. Adams died about a month later. Carolina’s first pick of the 1997 draft (No. 27 overall) was the first active NFL player at the time to be charged and convicted with such a crime. Adams was shot four times by Van Brett Watkins, who was hired by Carruth. Watkins was sentenced to a minimum of 40 years. Carruth, who stopped his vehicle in front of Adams as the two returned from a movie so Watkins could pull alongside in another vehicle to comm...

Joachim Ronneberg: Norwegian who thwarted Nazi nuclear plan dies

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJoachim Ronneberg in 2013: “I only realised the importance of the mission after the bomb on Hiroshima” Joachim Ronneberg, the Norwegian resistance fighter who sabotaged Nazi Germany’s nuclear weapons ambitions during World War Two, has died aged 99. In 1943, he led a top-secret raid on a heavily-guarded plant in Norway’s southern region of Telemark. The operation was immortalised in the 1965 Hollywood film Heroes of Telemark, starring Kirk Douglas. Ronneberg later worked as a radio journalist and helped raise awareness of the dangers of war among the young. He told the BBC in 2013 that he only realised the importance of the mission after atomic bombs were dropped on Japan’s Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 194...

Russia nuclear treaty: Bolton in Moscow amid missile tensions

Image copyright Reuters Image caption John Bolton is reported to have pushed for withdrawal from the arms treaty US national security adviser John Bolton is in Moscow for talks after Russia gave a frosty reception to news the US was dropping a nuclear treaty. President Donald Trump said Russia had violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty and the US planned to withdraw as a result. The treaty, which was signed in 1987, restricted US and Russian short- and medium-range nuclear missiles. Mr Bolton is reported to have been a key voice pushing for the withdrawal. He is due to meet senior officials during his pre-planned visit but may now meet President Vladimir Putin too. As Mr Bolton began his visit on Monday, the Kremlin warned it would take steps to maintain the balance of...

‘Wife Swap’ Son Charged with Murder for Killing Mom and Brother

‘Wife Swap’ Son Charged with Killing Mom & Brother … Death Penalty Off the Table 10/22/2018 12:40 AM PDT Exclusive Details Jacob Stockdale — who appeared on an episode of “Wife Swap” with his family — has officially been charged with murder for killing his mom and brother … but his life will be spared. 26-year-old Stockdale allegedly shot his mom Kathryn, and 21-year-old brother James — killing them instantly — then shot himself in the head in June of 2017. Stockdale survived … and was hospitalized and rehabbed for months to repair extensive damage. Prosecutors in Ohio charged Stockdale with two counts of murder, but they will not ask a judge to have him executed. Stark County Prosecutor John Ferrero, tells TMZ … S...

Rae Carruth Released from Prison 19 Years After Ordering Hit on Pregnant GF

Rae Carruth Released from Prison … 19 Years After Ordering Hit on Pregnant GF 10/22/2018 5:13 AM PDT Breaking News Rae Carruth — the piece of garbage NFL star WR who hired a hitman to kill his pregnant girlfriend — is being released from prison Monday, 19 years after the deadly incident.  Rae was a talented football player — the Carolina Panthers took him in the 1st round of the 1997 NFL Draft and made the NFL All-Rookie Team after a pretty solid rookie season.  But, he threw it all away in Nov. 1999 when he conspired with a gunman to murder 24-year-old Cherica Adams, who was 8 months pregnant with his child.  Officials say Carruth and Adams got in separate cars after a movie date and once they got on the road, he blocked her vehicle so the gunman could have a clean...

Brexit deal is 95% settled, UK’s May to tell Parliament

© Alex McBride/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images on October 20, 2018 in London, England. More than one hundred thousand people march from Park Lane to Parliament Square in what is said to be the largest public protest against Brexit so far. The march is to demand a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal amid growing support from MPs from all the main political parties for a final say referendum. British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell lawmakers Monday the “vast majority” of a Brexit deal has been reached with European Union leaders, as she attempts to prove she’s making progress in talks amid criticism from all sides at home. According to her prepared remarks, May will say “95 per cent of the withdrawal agreement and its protocols are now settled,” w...

Trump: DeSantis won Fla. gubernatorial debate against Gillum

© Provided by Fox News Network LLC President Trump late Sunday took to Twitter to congratulate Ron DeSantis, the GOP candidate for Florida governor, for a “great debate victory” against his Democratic challenger Andrew Gillum. Gillum likely cares little about Trump’s analysis and spent most of the debate working to connect DeSantis with the president. At one point he called DeSantis Trump’s acolyte. DeSantis said the state’s governor’s relationship with the president – whether he or she agrees with the office or not—is important for the state. “You need to be able to work with the president,” DeSantis said. “Andrew can’t do that. He wants to impeach Trump, he’s always saying bad things about him … I think I will be better positioned to ...

WATCH: Inside the caravan of migrants en route to the US border

Transcript for Inside the caravan of migrants en route to the US border I know, ginger. Thank you. Now to the humanitarian crisis over the border. A caravan of migrants trying to make their way through Mexico to the U.S., sparking a fierce political battle here just two weeks ahead of the midterm elections. President trump saying he will deploy the U.S. Military if necessary. Our chief national correspondent Matt Gutman is with the caravan there in Mexico. Good morning, Matt. Reporter: Tensions growing as Mexican police brace for another possible clash with this endless column of Central American migrants. The migrants bursting through the gate at the border separating Mexico from Guatemala over the weekend. Riot police responding with tear gas. Some jumping over the bridge to avoid the me...

Texas expecting heavy rain after Hurricane Willa slams Mexico

The hurricane season in the eastern Pacific Ocean officially is the most active since 1971. Hurricane Willa, now a Category 4 with winds reaching 155 mph this morning, is nearly a Category 5, which has winds of at least 157 mph. Major resorts in Mexico are under a tropical storm warning, although it appears the worst of the hurricane might miss major resort areas including Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. The hurricane is expected to hit Mexico’s Pacific coast as at least a Category 3, potentially creating life-threatening storm surge and flash floods farther inland. Some regions could see up to 2 feet of rain. The storm is expected to weaken after passing over the Sierra Madre mountains, after which the remnants of Willa likely will bring significant rainfall to Texas. Some portions of...

Kremlin concerned over Trump’s decision to leave arms treaty

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton began talks with top Russian officials Monday during a previously scheduled trip that took a new turn with President Donald Trump saying he would pull out of a landmark nuclear weapons treaty. Russian officials have expressed disappointment with Trump’s announcement on Saturday that the United States would walk away from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. Russian President Vladimir Putin will be meeting with Bolton and is anxious to hear his explanations for Trump’s decision, Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Monday. Trump alleged that Russia violated terms of the treaty that prohibit the U.S. and Russia from possessing, producing or test-flying ground-launched nuclear cruise missiles with a range of 500 to 5...