close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for August 9 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. NEW You can now listen to Fox News articles! A defense attorney who used to work as a county prosecutor targeted vulnerable clients for sex , exploiting four women in exchange for legal work he did for them or their family members, the Pennsylvania attorney general’s office said Monday. Corey J. Kolcharno, 47, is charged with four counts of promoting prostitution after an investigation found he took advantage of his clients' legal and financial troubles, tethering "his performance as their counsel to a demand for sexual services from them or in exchange for payment," police wrote in an affidavit. Kolcharno — a former Lackawanna County prosecutor — was arraigned Monday and released on $20,000 unsecured bail. His attorney said Kolcharno will plead guilty. Kolcharno told reporters he intended to give up his … [Read more...] about Pennsylvania defense attorney who pressured vulnerable clients for sex charged with 4 counts of prostitution
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At least one senior Cuban government official has expressed frustration over the lack of support offered by the United States to help extinguish a deadly fire that began Friday at a large oil storage facility in Matanzas, causing several explosions and sending a toxic cloud of smoke that has spread more than 65 miles. One firefighter died due to an explosion at a second tank Saturday and, according to government reports, 14 firefighters are missing. Around 125 people have been injured. The U.S. has offered Cuba technical assistance over the phone but no material support. "So far US offered a phone number to an emergency local authority. We accepted, Cupet [Cuba's state-run oil company] made the phone call, had a good talk and the president @DiazCanelB & deputy minister @CarlosFdeCossio thanks technical advise. The rest is old same US abyss saying/acting," Johana Tablada, the deputy director for U.S. affairs at the Cuban Foreign Ministry, wrote on Twitter on Tuesday. … [Read more...] about U.S. faces mounting pressure to do more to help Cuba fight a deadly blaze at an oil facility
(BPT) - According to recent research from Zillow, 72% of homeowners will consider at least one home improvement project in 2022. While the most popular, highest-ROI projects are bathroom and kitchen remodels, many renovations can also help boost your home’s value. Here are four home improvement projects that fit into most any budget and have buyers ready to pay a premium when it’s time to sell: Dive into spa-inspired bathroom upgrades More than half of homeowners will consider a bathroom remodel this year, with buyers willing to pay as much as a 1.8% premium for home listings that mention spa-inspired features. The great news is that you don’t have to spend a fortune to achieve this highly desired bathroom aesthetic. In fact, the Wetwall ™ Water-proof Wall Panel System is an affordable and easy way to make this transformation a reality in your home. Thanks to grout-free, tongue-and-groove panels that can be installed over virtually any existing material including … [Read more...] about Top Home Improvement Projects to Increase the Value of Your Home
Seven-out-of-ten Republicans favor reduced illegal and legal immigration, and GOP voters are evenly split over whether immigration is good or bad for the nation, according to a new Gallup poll. “Republicans’ Desire for Less Immigration Has Surged Since 2020 … The mounting desire for decreased immigration in recent years has been driven mainly by Republicans, whose preference for reducing immigration is [at 69 percent,] up 21 points since June 2020, when 48% expressed this,” Gallup reported on August 8 . Opposition to migration has nudged up among Democrats and independents, said the survey, which showed “a five-point increase among independents, to 33%, and a four-point increase among Democrats, to 17%.” The GOP’s growing skepticism about migration reflects the growing polarization since 2o12 when a growing share of “woke” Democrats began to embrace migration. Gallup reported: In 2008, at the end of the George W. Bush administration, 46% of Republicans and 39% of … [Read more...] about Gallup Shows Rising Opposition to Immigration
As average Americans worry about record inflation, the price of gas, and soaring crime at home, Hollywood wants to remind you yet again that what you should really care about is Ukraine. Jessica Chastain is the latest Hollywood star to lend her fame to Ukraine, meeting over the weekend with President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv. She is the latest celebrity to do PR propaganda for Zelensky, following Ben Stiller and Sean Penn , who also traveled to the Eastern European country for presidential photo-ops. In addition, Zesensky and his wife recently posed for a Vogue cover shoot by celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz. Chastain’s visit comes as Congress approved another $1 billion in weapons to Ukraine on Monday. In May, Congress voted to put American taxpayers on the hook for a staggering $40 billion in aid to the country. “American actress Jessica Chastain is in Ukraine today,” Zelensky posted on his Instagram account over the weekend. “For us, such visits of famous … [Read more...] about Jessica Chastain Cozies Up to Ukraine’s Zelensky in Latest Hollywood Propaganda
Amid rising inflation, interest rates and recession worries, money is getting tighter for many folks — and probably for you. Yet there may be charitable organizations you want to support, friends or family asking for financial help and things you want to buy for yourself. It’s possible to do these things even on a limited budget. But if you want to be responsible with your money, you have to know where to draw the line. When is it OK to put your own interests first? Use these criteria as guidance. WHEN YOUR FINANCES ARE AT RISK Think carefully before spending any amount of money on somebody else, whether that’s $20 or $2,000. Will it jeopardize your ability to pay bills or save for emergencies? Picking up the lunch tab for a friend or helping put your kid through college shouldn’t come at the cost of your own expenses and goals. A crucial part of this assessment: Assume you’ll never get the money back. There’s no guarantee your loved ones will repay you, no matter how … [Read more...] about Millennial Money: When is it OK to be selfish with money?