Della Reese, ‘Touched by an Angel’ star and singer, dies at 86

(CNN)Della Reese, who rose to fame as a jazz singer and later found television stardom on the drama “Touched by an Angel,” has died. For nine seasons on CBS, Reese played Tess on “Touched by an Angel,” tasked with sending angels to Earth to help people redeem themselves. “We were privileged to have Della as

Hammond to pledge 300,000 homes a year

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“It is not acceptable to us that so many fewer young Britons are able to own a home” Philip Hammond says next week’s Budget will set out how the government will build 300,000 new homes a year. But the chancellor said there was no “single magic bullet”

Trump Supporter Says He’d Trust The President Before Jesus Christ

Florida business owner Mark Lee, who was on the show as part of a panel of Trump voters, told host Alisyn Camerota that if Jesus Christ himself said Trump had colluded with Russia to influence last year’s presidential election, he’d still be skeptical. Camerota asked Lee why he’d believe Trump over everybody else.  A year after the

WWII veteran calls for help and dies as nurses laugh, video shows

The video showed the decorated WWII veteran repeatedly calling for help, saying he could not breathe. It also showed the nurses failing to take life-saving measures and laughing as they tried to start an oxygen machine. Dempsey’s family sued the nursing home in 2014 following the veteran’s death. Dempsey’s family declined to comment on the video, citing

Country music star Mel Tillis dies

(CNN)Country music legend Mel Tillis died early Sunday morning, according to a statement from his publicist. He was 85. Tillis was a prolific singer-songwriter who penned more than 1,000 songs and recorded more than 60 albums in a career that spanned six decades. Many of those songs were recorded by other country music stars such

Richard Leonard to lead Scottish Labour

He said: “”With this new movement for real change, energised with this new generation helping to lead it. But founded on our old and enduring idealism too.” “That is the unity we can rally around, not simply a call for unity but around a renewed unity of purpose. He added: “So that our purpose today

BA to board cheapest ticket holders last

Passengers who are travelling with children or have mobility issues will still be able to board ahead of everyone else. A BA spokeswoman said: “We are always looking at ways to improve and simplify the airport experience for our customers… Next month we are introducing new boarding procedures to speed up the process and make

Trump calls on NFL to suspend Raiders’ Marshawn Lynch

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump took to Twitter to criticize Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch early Monday morning. “Marshawn Lynch of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders stands for the Mexican Anthem and sits down to boos for our National Anthem. Great disrespect! Next time NFL should suspend him for remainder of season. Attendance and ratings way

Woman says Franken inappropriately touched her in 2010

(CNN)A woman says Sen. Al Franken inappropriately touched her in 2010, telling CNN that he grabbed her buttocks while taking a photo at the Minnesota State Fair. Franken has since issued an apology to Tweeden and faces a potential investigation by the Senate Ethics Committee.

Manson Family Leader Charles Manson Dead At 83

Manson was reportedly taken from Corcoran State Prison in California, where he had been serving a life sentence, to a hospital in Bakersfield last week, TMZ and The Los Angeles Times reported at the time. The man who would become synonymous with pure evil was in his mid-30s in 1969, when he was charged with orchestrating a

Benefits claimants underpaid millions

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionESA claimant Peter Cartwright: ‘People need this money to live’ Mistakes in paying out benefits claims could cost up to £500m to put right, the BBC has learned. The errors identified by the Department for Work and Pensions affect the main sickness benefit, the Employment and Support