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Mexican cartel leader 'El Chapo' Guzman's life sentence is upheld after New York court denies his appeal

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York rejected Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán request for a new trialEl Chapo and his attorneys argued that members of the jury were following the trial in the mediaA juror, whose name was withheld, told Vice News that at least five jurors kept track of the case by following the trial's coverage in the newsThe 64-year-old co-founder of the Sinaloa Cartel was found guilty in February 2019 El Chapo is serving his life sentence at ADX Florence in Florence, ColoradoThe facility is the most secure jail in the country; Ted Kaczynski, also known as The Unabomber,' is being held at the same prison   Read more »

Oregon mom SUES Meta and Snap and blames them for turning her well-adjusted 14-year-old daughter into a 'violent cell phone addict during lockdown who'd smash her device if mom asked to see it'

Brittney Doffing filed a lawsuit against Facebook and Snapchat with help from the Social Media Victims Law Center on ThursdayShe says her daughter was an involved student until Doffing caved and bought her a smartphone for her 14th birthday in March 2020Her daughter has now been hospitalized twice and developed an eating disorderDoffing alleges the companies know of their harmful effects but hide them from customersAlso on Thursday, the mom of an 11-year-old girl who killed herself in July also sued Meta and Snap Read more »

Carer, 38, suffocated burglary suspect, 43, during 12-minute citizen's arrest, court hears

Nathan Smith, 38, is on trial for the manslaughter of Craig Wiltshire, 43Wiltshire suffered a cardiorespiratory arrest when Smith pinned him down Wiltshire was suspected of being behind a string of burglaries and car break-insSmith restrained Wiltshire for 12 minutes in the suburb before police arrived The victim died in hospital from catastrophic brain damage two weeks later  Read more »

Married father-of-two music teacher, 46, who had sex with a sixth form pupil in his car and gave her the morning after pill is spared jail

Music teacher Jeremy Matthews, 46, had an affair with a pupil in the 2000s The dad-of-two was ten years older than the besotted sixth former at the timeHe drove her to get morning-after pill and left her heartbroken by dumping her The 'intelligent' girl became sad, anxious and depressed; and later an alcoholicMatthews received a 12-month suspended jail term and 200 hours' unpaid work  Read more »

Biden is weighing activating MORE US troops after putting 8,500 on heightened alert: Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby says more could be told to stand ready for possible deployment to Eastern Europe

Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby told CNN on Tuesday that President Joe Biden is not ruling out putting more U.S. forces on heightened alert 'We're certainly not going to rule out other options. Our job is to provide options to the president – to the commander in chief – and we're going to continue to do that,' Kirby said Added: 'I certainly would not rule out the possibility that we could be putting additional forces on heightened alert in the coming days and weeks. And maybe even moving troops around Europe that are already there'During a Defense Department briefing on Monday, Kirby announced that 8,500 U.S. troops have been put on standby for deployment as the world watches to see if Russia will invade Ukraine A report claims Biden is considering deploying up to 50,000 U.S. troops should should Russia invade UkraineEuropean allies are worried that Putin would cut off their supply chain in retaliation for any economic sanctions the U.S. has vowedU.S. is working with energy producers in Middle East, Asia and North Africa to ensure Europe has enough supplies in case Russia cuts off availability and is promising harsh sanctions if Russian invades Ukraine   The administration will hold two classified congressional briefings on Tuesday Meetings will update  congressional leadership aides and committee staff on the deteriorating situation in Ukraine, according to a new reportWith Congress out of session this week, members of the House and Senate will have to wait until next week to work on getting their own briefings  Read more »

Millions of people with debilitating foot pain could be treated by using injections of their own BELLY fat, study claims

University of Pittsburgh researchers studied 14 patients with plantar fasciitis They found stem cells in belly fat can be used to drive healing in the foot The treatment helped them to return to sport and have reduced pain levels  Read more »

Commuters hurled coins and coffee at a Buddhist teacher and his fellow Extinction Rebellion activist as they held up 48,000 passengers by scaling a rush hour Tube train, court hears

James Mee, 37, was pulled onto the platform at Canning Tube station and kicked He and fellow XR activist Mark Ovland, 38, stopped a rush hour Tube trainThousands of people were affected and they threw coins and coffee at them  Read more »

Vinnie Jones entertaining the Gallowgate, Jagielka keeping out Arsenal... and hat-trick hero Kane letting a free-kick squirm under him: The best - and WORST - of outfield players going in goal after Comoros left-back's heroics

Comoros left-back Chaker Alhadhur went in goal at AFCON on Monday evening Outfield players taking the gloves has become a rare sight in the modern game  Yet the sport is littered with examples of such an occurrence over the yearsSportsmail profiles the best (and worst!) keeping performances by outfield stars  Read more »

Bibbidi-MBE-boo! Magician, 102, delights with a magic trick after receiving honour for charitable fundraising from Prince William

Henry Lewis, a 102-year-old magician, received a MBE at Windsor Castle today Performer was rewarded for the charitable fundraising he did throughout his life Duke and Duchess of Cambridge highlighted his work with video on social media Read more »

Turning a motoring icon into an EV: Mini launches 'Recharged' programme to convert original classics into electric cars with 99-mile battery ranges

Mini Recharged offers owners the chance to replace an engine with a 121bhp electric motor and batteryOfficial project is led by a division of Mini staff at the Plant Oxford factory - no prices have been confirmedClassic Minis will be able to accelerate to 62mph in 9secs while producing zero tailpipe emissionsAll engines and parts stripped out of the classic vehicles will be numbered and stored at the Oxford factory so that cars can be returned to original spec at a later date if requested Read more »

Walkers crisp packets made from recycled plastic bags and biscuit wrappers will be trialled in the UK this year

Walkers will release a range of crisps made from various recycled plastic in 2022Company produces 11m of bags a day, or 7,000 a minute, at its Leicester factory Parent firm wants to use recycled plastic content in all its crisp packets by 2030 Read more »

Reality royalty at the palace! Duchess of Cornwall is joined by Love Island's Zara McDermott and Priti Patel as she hosts reception to mark the 50th anniversary of domestic violence charity Refuge at Clarence House

Camilla, 74, joined by Priti Patel and Zara McDermott at Clarence House todayReality star Zara has become advocate for tackling sexism among young people Duchess later visited a Refuge centre to see their emergency accommodation  Read more »

Here comes the sons (and daughters): As James McCartney steps out looking just like his father Paul, FEMAIL reveals what the other Beatles' offspring are up to, from pottery to fashion design - and lots of musicians, of course!

The Beatles had 11 children between them with jobs all in creative industries including fashion and music photos went viral showing James McCartney - who is also a musician - looking just like his rocker father Paul    Here, FEMAIL reveals how the Beatles' kids have become potters, activists and composers Read more »

Morocco vs Malawi LIVE: Group C winners spearheaded by PSG star Achraf Hakimi take on African minnows in AFCON last-16 tie

Morocco finished top of Group C, knocking out favourites Ghana in the processThey take on Malawi in the last-16 - kick-off in Yaounde is at 19:00 (GMT)   Latest Africa Cup of Nations news, including live action and breaking updatesAfrica Cup of Nations group stage tables - how all six finished  Read more »

Pfizer begins clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccine designed especially to tackle Omicron that could be available within TWO MONTHS

Pfizer has begun clinical trials for its new COVID-19 vaccine tailored to the Omicron variantThe company plans to have the shot available as early as March if it clear regulatory hurdlesOne dose, two dose, and three dose regimens of the shot are being tested to determine safety and effectivenessThe spring rollout of the shots may be too late for them to have an impact, as the Omicron variant is already showing signs of receding  Read more »

'My wife had a fit. She's in the garden': 999 call made by husband, 61, who is accused of murdering his wife, 47, is played in court as the couple's two sons listen from the public gallery

Ian Stewart, 61, is accused of murdering Diane Stewart, 47, at their home in 2010 Her cause of death had been recorded as Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy Police investigated after a jury found Stewart guilty of murdering Helen Bailey Stewart denies murder of wife and trial at Huntingdon Crown Court continues  Read more »

Video: Ciara opens up about her trip to the White House with her kids and reveals a special gift from Missy Elliott on Ellen

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Video: Rebel Wilson shows off her slimmed-down figure in leather trousers and a sheer top as she leaves a dinner date with a gal pal in West Hollywood

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Video: What has NASA ever done for us? Space agency reveals its useful inventions, including an air purifier that could grow plants in SPACE, underwear for race car drivers and biometric technology that could unlock a phone with a HEART BEAT 

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Video: 'It looks like a stainless steel refrigerator!' Tesla Cybertruck walkaround video shows the futuristic vehicle in incredible detail - as Elon Musk's firm quietly removes the promise of 2022 production 

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Video: Dua Lipa puts on a leggy display in all-black ensemble as she heads to dinner with friends in New York City after 2022 Future Nostalgia tour rehearsals

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Jerry Falwell Jr says he took testosterone to get in shape to win wife Becki back after affair with pool boy - but blames side effect of the drugs for some of the 'combative' things he later did that led to fall from Liberty University

Jerry Falwell Jr. claims his wife's affair motivated him to change his workout regiment, start weight-lifting and take testosterone supplements After learning about Becki's affair with former pool boy Giancarlo Granda, Jerry hired a personal trainer and lost 80 pounds in a bid to win her backHe said the hormone treatments, which he claims contributed to the seditious acts that resulted in his ousting from Liberty University, made him 'combative'The Falwells are reportedly in a healthy place in their marriage nowBecki claims they are 'together more than any couple you will ever meet in your life' and that they have forgiven each other for their wrongdoings Read more »

Boris Johnson: Sue Gray has received photos of parties in Downing Street which show the PM next to wine bottles, Sky News understands

Sue Gray has received photos of Downing Street parties which include Boris Johnson and others close together with wine bottles, Sky News understands. The latest revelation comes shortly after a ... Read more »

West Ham are ready to rival Newcastle in pursuit of out-of-favour Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard, says Hammers' coach Stuart Pearce... but top four chase could count against David Moyes' side bagging his return

Jesse Lingard is a man in demand ahead of Monday's January transfer deadlineThe 29-year-old is into the last six months of his deal with Manchester UnitedHe thrived on loan at West Ham in the second half of the 2020-21 campaignStuart Pearce, West Ham assistant, has said they are keen to bring Lingard back  Read more »

'He was one of the FIRST designers to take a major chance on me': Cardi B shares heartfelt tribute for designer Thierry Mugler after he died at age 73

Cardi B paid tribute to French fashion icon Thierry Mugler, who passed away on Monday at the age of 73. The 29-year-old rapper heaped praise on the famed designer in ... Read more »

Brighton are monitoring Dele Alli's situation ahead of a potential loan move from under Newcastle's noses - with Burnley and Everton also interested in Tottenham outcast

Newcastle are believed to be leading the chase to sign Dele Alli this month But a clutch of Premier League teams are closely following the situation The midfielder has fallen out of favour under Antonio Conte at Spurs Read more »

Cesar Azpilicueta will NOT decide his future until after the international break with Chelsea captain keen for a deal longer than a 12-month extension - as Barcelona wait in the wings with a minimum two-year contract

Cesar Azpilicueta has just months remaining on his current Chelsea contract Chelsea only offer players over 31 one-year renewals - with Azpilicueta aged 32Barcelona are keen to sign the Spaniard and have offered a two-year contractIt also includes the option of a third year if the Chelsea captain joins this summer Read more »

'It looks like a stainless steel refrigerator!' Tesla Cybertruck walkaround video shows the futuristic vehicle in incredible detail - but who knows when you'll be able to buy one after 2022 roll-out got canned

A leaked walkaround video appears to show the hotly-anticipated Tesla Cybertruck prototype in great detailThe person filming it is not impressed, saying the futuristic vehicle looks 'like a stainless steel refrigerator'They also describe it as 'fragile' and remark on 'ridiculous' giant windscreen wiper and sizable storage spaceThe video, which was posted to the Cybertruck Owners Club forum, offers the closest glimpse yet of truckElon Musk's firm Tesla has quietly removed the promise of 2022 production for the prototype from its website Read more »

Video: REVEALED: Californian skier Eileen Gu, 18, turned her back on Team USA to compete for China at 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing - but is still cashing in with deals from iconic American brands Cadillac, Tiffany's and Visa 

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REVEALED: Californian skier Eileen Gu, 18, turned her back on Team USA to compete for China at 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing - but is still cashing in with deals from iconic American brands Cadillac, Tiffany's and Visa

Eileen Gu, 18, will represent China at the Beijing Winter Olympics later this monthThe teenager grew up in San Francisco with her Chinese-national mother YanHer father, who has never been named, is believed to be American In 2019, Gu - aged 15 - announced her plan to compete for China at the GamesShe said she wanted to inspire a generation of young girls in China to get into skiing - a fast expanding sport It's unclear if she has renounced her American citizenship; China does not recognize dual nationality It is impossible for minors under the age of 16 to renounce American citizenship Gu still spends a large portion of time in the US; she has deals with Tiffany's, Victoria's Secret and CadillacShe is also 'everywhere' in China, where she is known as Gu Ailing or 'the snow princess'   Read more »

Ethics panel probes whether Democratic lawmaker broke law by offering federal job to rival in bid to get him to drop out primary race - then retracting it after she won

The House Ethics Committee is probing whether Democratic Rep. Marie Newman of Illinois promised a government job to a rival Investigators looking at whether she promised employment to Iymen Hamman Chehade in exchange for him not running against her in the 2020 primaryNewman denies any quid pro quoShe signed an employment contract with Chehade and then didn't hire himHe sued her for breach of contract after she won the 2020 electionHer response said she couldn't hire him as the contract violated House rules  Read more »

Video: Bibbidi-MBE-boo! Magician, 102, delights with a magic trick after receiving honour for charitable fundraising from Prince William

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Students will still wear face masks at schools in Wales until at least February half-term despite country easing curbs and moving towards alert level zero

Pupils in Wales will wear face coverings until at least the February half-termCouncils will then decide on a local level what measures will remain in place It comes as Wales moves from alert level two to alert level zero from Friday Read more »

Video: Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond used to 'scratch her head' when told she 'lacks professionalism' but now she 'gets it' as she jokes with her family

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Tottenham 'make £37.6m bid to sign Porto winger Luis Diaz' with manager Antonio Conte keen to strengthen his squad by the end of the transfer window to boost their top-four hopes

Tottenham have reportedly made an offer to sign Porto winger Luis Diaz The Colombian has scored 16 goals in all competitions so far this campaign Antonio Conte is keen to improve his squad before the end of the month Tottenham are involved in a fierce battle to make the Champions League spots  Read more »

Three of Biden's team negotiating with Iran on nuclear deal RESIGN because the US is not being tough enough - as diplomats warn talks are entering a critical phase

Senior Iran negotiator quits amid reports of policy differencesState Department official confirmed Tuesday that Richard Nephew stood downHe was  U.S. Deputy Special Envoy for Iran and known as sanctions architectAt the same time, reports emerged that two other negotiators had leftIt comes at a critical time in negotiations between the West and Tehran  Read more »

Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard condemn antisemitism after being pictured with Wiley

The footballer said he appreciates the image of him, Jesse Lingard and Wiley could have been "easily misconstrued". Read more »

Michael Avenatti wanted to 'take down Donald Trump,' bragging that client Stormy Daniels was great for his cash-strapped company to 'make money from lawsuits against the former president', court hears

Michael Avenatti is battling charges of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft after allegedly embezzling $300,000 from ex-client Stormy DanielsOn Tuesday the court heard from office manager Judy Regnier who said she overheard Avenatti boasting about 'taking down Donald Trump'Avenatti said that representing Daniels was great for his cash-strapped company as they would 'make money from lawsuits against Donald Trump'At the time Avenatti's legal business was so broke it was missing rent paymentsRegnier said it was 'very, very low in cash' and that Avenatti asked her to check the bank balance multiple times a dayShe said they were trying to 'keep the firm afloat' and were late on payroll and missing rent paymentsAvenatti has pleaded not guilty and faces up to 22 years in prison if convictedHe gained widespread attention when he represented Daniels in her case against former President Donald Trump, with whom she claimed to have an affair Read more »

Guns, enormous sums of money - and unedited porn films: Hotel workers reveal the most shocking things left behind by guests

Housekeepers, desk staff and maintenance workers shared the odd discoveries One employee found a 'sad' abandoned photo album filled with 70s snapshotsAnother found $328,000 in cash in a recently vacated Las Vegas suite  Read more »

FDA is accused of trying to force Americans to get vaccinated after 'asinine' decision to limit use of COVID antibody treatments because 'they don't work against Omicron' - even though they DO work against Delta

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis reacted with fury to the FDA decisionFDA on Monday restricted antibody treatments from Regeneron and Eli LillyFlorida was forced to close its treatment sites and cancel all appointmentsCritics say the FDA is limiting treatment options to push vaccinationsFDA says that the antibody treatments are ineffective against OmicronAgency says other treatments such as Merck and Pfizer pills are better optionsBut both pills are in short supply, as is GSK's alternative antibody treatment  Read more »
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