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Ronda Rousey sets difficult actor straight on ‘Battle of the Network Stars’

Ronda Rousey does not have time for high maintenance behavior. Especially when there’s a competition to be won and pride on the line. The actress flexed her muscle in the recent episode of ABC’s “Battle of the Network Stars” when one of the members of her team didn’t want to don the team uniform. When Thursday’s episode pit soap opera stars up against various stars from the network’s past and present, Jason Hervey was adamant about not putting on his team’s colors. RONDA ROUSEY ENGAGED TO FIGHTER TRAVIS BROWNE Fans…

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Salvador Dali’s mustache still intact, exhumation reveals

Talk about surreal. The body of eccentric Spanish painter Salvador Dali was exhumed for a paternity test Thursday night — and the late artist’s trademark mustache was found to be still intact. Related Image Expand / Collapse Salvador Dali’s mustache was found intact when forensic experts exhumed his body.  (AP) Forensic experts said Dali’s whiskers remained in the “classic shape of ten past ten,” referring to the positions of hands on a clock. Spanish experts said they removed the deceased painter’s hair, nails and two long bones to find genetic…

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Salvador Dalí’s Remains Are Exhumed as Part of Paternity Suit

Ahead of the exhumation, Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, Spain’s culture minister, also described the procedure as a shame, but necessary if dictated by law. “It breaks my heart,” the minister told reporters on Thursday. Photo Pilar Abel, 61, who says she is Dalí’s daughter, in Madrid this week. Credit Francisco Seco/Associated Press The tombstone was lifted with a pulley to allow access to the painter’s coffin below. Forensic experts then collected hair, teeth and nail samples, as well as a couple of bones, which will be replaced once the DNA…

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Salvador Dalí’s body exhumed, mustache still in “classic shape”

FIGUERES, Spain — Forensic experts in Spain have removed hair, nails and two long bones from Salvador Dalí’s embalmed remains to find genetic samples for a paternity test — a move that opens the possibility for a woman who says she is the surrealist artist’s daughter to claim part of the Dalí estate. Officials said Friday that the artist’s mummified remains were so well conserved that even his famous mustache had survived the passing of time and remained in “its classic shape of ten past ten,” referring to the positions…

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The humiliation of Jeff Sessions

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: The humiliation of Jeff Sessions – I’ll Tell You What: Can this jalopy still run? – Senate GOP tries to cobble ObamaCare cuts revival – House moves ahead on budget, tax cuts – Ahem, hang in there…THE HUMILIATION OF JEFF SESSIONS There is something more than a little jarring in the ongoing humiliation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.  In an ill-timed, ill-focused interview with the NYT, President Trump revisited his disdain for Sessions, his first, most-ardent and most-loyal supporter in the…

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Boy trips, falls and discovers million-year-old fossil

Researchers have their hands on a rare fossil from the Pleistocene era thanks to a 10-year-old’s clumsiness.  Jude Sparks said he literally fell on the 1.2-million-year-old skull of a stegomastodon — a massive prehistoric creature with tusks like an elephant —while on a hike with his parents on the desert outskirts of his neighborhood in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  “I was running farther up and I tripped on part of the tusk,” Sparks said in a statement from New Mexico State University, where researchers are studying the find. “My face landed…

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Skeletal remains belong to man missing for 19 years

Richard Allen Saimons was reported missing on August 2, 1998.  Moraga Police Dept. MORAGA, Calif. — Skeletal remains found by a hiker in the San Francisco Bay area earlier this year have been confirmed as belonging to a man who was reported missing nearly two decades ago, police said Tuesday. The remains were identified as Richard Allen Saimons, after a DNA sample from the remains was analyzed by the California Department of Justice DNA Laboratory, CBS San Francisco reports. Saimons was reported missing on August 2, 1998, after he left his…

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United Airlines Profit Rises Despite Boycott Threats Over Passenger Treatment

But spurning an airline is challenging, given the waves of consolidation that have put the majority of flights in the United States under the control of four carriers — United, Delta, American and Southwest. “It’s very difficult at this point in time for consumers to exact a penalty against airlines that have exhibited poor customer service” or been involved in a high-profile situation like Mr. Dao’s removal, said John Kwoka Jr., a Northeastern University economics professor who has advised state attorneys general on airline mergers. Continue reading the main story…

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