Naked Aurora intruder who was shot by homeowner has lengthy arrest record in Colorado

A 26-year-old man, an intruder in an Aurora home who was naked and attacking a child and who was shot by the owner of the home, had a long arrest record in Colorado. Dajon Harper Dajon Harper of Denver was killed early Monday at 10609 E. Montview Blvd., according to the Adams County coroner’s office. Harper was pronounced dead at the scene, the coroner said. The cause and manner of his death remain under investigation. Harper was attacking an 11-year-old in

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Trump tweets thanks to Kim Jong Un for returning remains of US war dead

In a pair of overnight tweets, President Trump sent his thanks early Thursday to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for returning 55 boxes presumed to contain the remains of Americans who served in the Korean War.  “Thank you to Chairman Kim Jong Un for keeping your word & starting the process of sending home the remains of our great and beloved missing fallen!” Trump wrote in one tweet. “I am not at all surprised that you took this kind

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Tom Hawkins finds another level

Hawkins cites a few factors in his Indian summer. Accuracy is one. Over that 14-goal fortnight, he’d kicked 7.0 and 7.1. “I had a game four or five weeks ago when I kicked 2.5.” Unsurprisingly, he’s coursing with confidence. “I’m confident at the moment, which I think I’ve mentioned all along when I’m playing confidently and confident in my body and what I’m doing, I’ve been able to play well and consistently.” Hawkins says he also shed a few kilos

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A Muslim monarch and religious diplomat wins some overdue recognition

ONE of the world’s most lucrative prizes for spiritual endeavour,  bequeathed by an American-British billionaire who was a fervent Christian, has been awarded this year to one of the luminaries of the Muslim world, King Abdullah of Jordan. The Jordanian monarch, whose dynasty claims descent from the prophet Muhammad, is only the second Muslim to receive the Templeton Prize, worth £1.1m, since it was instituted in 1973. Its stated aim is to honour, every year, an individual who has made

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The 17 best back-to-school items you can get on Amazon

It’s the beginning of August, and that means back-to-school shopping is in full swing. Everywhere you look there’s an ad for school supplies, clothes, or dorm decor. You could go to crowded stores to do your back-to-school shopping—or you could just do it online and save yourself a lot of time and stress. Amazon just published a massive guide filled with everything students need for the school year, as picked by real parents, teachers, and students. We dug through the

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Run your dishwasher when the sun shines: dynamic power pricing grows

PARIS (Reuters) – One day, the weather could drive your domestic schedule. Your dishwasher springs to life at the windiest time of day. The washing machine starts spinning when the sun beats down. High-tension electrical power lines are seen near the Golfech nuclear plant on the border of the Garonne River between Agen and Toulouse, France, July 18, 2018. Picture taken July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau In such scenarios, algorithms in smart appliances automatically respond to price drops on wholesale

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Vail Valley Partnership’s workforce study shows 1,600 jobs currently open in Eagle County

The saying “if it’s not one thing, then it’s another” can definitely be applied to the employment situation in Eagle County. Vail Daily This graph from the Vail Valley Partnership’s annual workforce study shows local employers are finding it harder to fill jobs. When the national recession hit in 2008, the bottom fell out of the local construction industry and lots of people were looking for work. A decade later, the national and local economy have rebounded, but the valley’s

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Stars without the warpaint | Fox News

Stars without the warpaint See what your favorite celebrities look like before they hit the makeup chair… and after. http://www.foxnews.com/”>Fox News http://www.foxnews.com/ Julia Roberts The “Pretty Woman” star was photographed bare-faced while playing cards with her niece, fellow actress Emma Roberts. For more photos of Julia Roberts, visit HollywoodLife.com. (Instagram/Splash) julia-roberts Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz Actress Drew Barrymore and former “Charlie’s Angels” castmate Cameron Diaz revealed their makeup-free faces while posing for a selfie together. For more photos of

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Water crisis salts the earth in Iraq’s long-neglected south

BAGHDAD –  Qassim Sabaan Ali has spent the past 15 years tending to orchards in southern Iraq, only to see them wither or die as saltwater has seeped into the once-lush soil. The southern city of Basra was once known as the “Venice of the East” because of its freshwater canals, and Iraq itself is still known as the “Land Between the Two Rivers” — the Tigris and the Euphrates — which have nourished civilizations since antiquity. But upstream dams

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Delivered hot: Starbucks bets on Alibaba tie-up to revive China sales

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) is partnering with Alibaba (BABA.N) to deliver its coffee in Chinese cities starting this fall, betting the move will revive sales growth in its second-largest market that is witnessing aggressive local competition. Starbucks flagged in June that it was pursuing such a tie-up after reporting a sudden slowdown in China sales growth, which it blamed partly on a crackdown on third-party delivery firms that had previously helped drive orders at its cafes. “I consider

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