Home 5 Things (5TYNTK) Tuesday, July 17, 2018

(5TYNTK) Tuesday, July 17, 2018

1. Albert Flick, 76, an Auburn man who spent over two decades in jail for stabbing his wife to death in 1979 was arrested and charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of Kimberly Dobbie in downtown Lewiston on Sunday morning. Dobbie and Flick were acquainted with each other, but were not romantically involved, state police said. (PressHerald)

2. President Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin held a joint press conference on Monday in Helsinki, Finland. Putin gave Trump the soccer ball used in the World Cup final in honor of the U.S. holding the tournament in 2026..” Trump said that he would give the ball to his 12-year-old son Barron and tossed it at his wife Melania to hold. Melania missed. Following the press conference, Senator Lindsey Graham tweeted, “If it were me, I’d check the soccer ball for listening devices and never allow it in the White House.” (DailyMail)

3. Police say “dine and dash” suspects threatened restaurant staff with a razor and a hatchet in South Portland Saturday. South Portland police responded to Imperial China after three people tried to walk out on a $40 tab. When employees confronted them, police say 39-year-old Bryan Frank pulled a hatchet out of his waist band and 23-year-old Michelle Choate pulled out a box-cutter type knife. Customers from a nearby business saw the chaos, stepped in and disarmed the suspects. (DailyMail)

4. In honor of World Emoji Day on Tuesday, Apple has given the public a glimpse at the 70 new emojis it will release later this year in an iOS update. In particular the redheads and curly haired options are likely to be popular. Bald heads are also an option in the upcoming batch. Meanwhile, new animals include a kangaroo, parrot and lobster. And new foods include a head of lettuce, a mango and a cupcake. (Apple)

5. Saturday, September 1 (Labor Day Weekend) Hot 104.7 & Grass Monkey Present another #HOTSHOW starring Lil Jon at the State Theatre. Tickets are ON SALE NOW. Charge by phone at 800-745-3000, in person at the Port City Music Hall box office Wednesday-Friday 10AM-5PM or online HERE

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