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    Parents across the country will struggle with child care if schools don't reopen for in-person learning this year—but many parents would much rather try to figure that problem out than deal with the coronavirus in their families. That's especially true of Black parents, who have watched the pandemic hitting Black people hardest and are under no illusions about the safety of going back to school. Poll after poll has found a majority of Black and Latino parents supporting all-remote learning, while white parents are more likely to support in-person schools. In a recent Consumer Reports survey, 57% of Black parents, 52% of Latino parents, and just 25% of white parents said schools should remain closed to start the year. And in interviews, Black parents are clear about why: “To be...
    A drunk Florida man gave a brutally honest confession to cops trying to carry out a sobriety test on him saying 'there is no sense in it because I have been drinking' and telling them to 'just take me to jail' after he was pulled over for driving a lawnmower down a highway.  Paul Burke, of Fort McCoy, was arrested on a DUI charge after he was caught riding a lawnmower along the middle of Highway 316 in Marion County Wednesday night. The drunk man, who had three previous DUI convictions before this latest incident, told cops he was driving both to and from his home.  He then admitted he had 'maybe a little too much to drink tonight' and told...
    A DERANGED killer has been slaughtering horses and mangling their corpses in order to harvest flesh to eat, police believe. The bizarre string of killings has been occurring around Pearland Texas, and began in May, star-telegram.com reports. 2Police believe one or more killers are behind a series of five horse slayings around Pearland, TexasCredit: KHOU 11 2All five dead farm animals have had meat sliced off their remains, leading police to suspect they're being killed to eatCredit: Getty Images - Getty The latest two victims were found on Saturday, when a property owner realized his horses were missing and his fence was cut. “The two horses were discovered dead and butchered about half a mile away on adjacent land....
    Proposed changes to immigration rules include blocking citizens or legal residents from reentry if an official thinks that they have been exposed to or infected with the coronavirus, the New York Times reported. President Donald Trump has already denied entry to foreigners traveling from coronavirus hot spots such as China and most of Europe from entering the U.S., the Times reported Monday. The proposed changes to the regulations would expand governmental power to address returning Americans and foreigners who legally reside in the states. These new regulations would allow a government official who “reasonably believes that the individual either may have been exposed to or is infected with the communicable disease,” to prevent the individual from re-entering, the Times reported,...
    A senior official at the Department of Homeland Security claimed a federal courthouse would have been burned down if federal police had not been there to defend it from rioters. "If we had left, we all would have watched as a courthouse was taken over and burned to the ground," acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan said during a webinar with the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank on Monday. CBP was one of the federal law enforcement agencies whose personnel were deployed to Oregon in late June and early July following physical attacks to the Hatfield federal courthouse downtown, which federal law states must be protected by DHS's Federal Protective Services officers. The FPS officers were unable to...
    A black family detained and handcuffed at gunpoint in Colorado after police mistakenly thought their car was stolen believe they would've been treated differently if they were white, they said in an exclusive interview with DailyMail.com. Brittney Gilliam, 29, was driving the car with her six-year-old daughter Luvly Tubbs, her sister, Na'Kiya Jackson, 12, and two nieces, Emonne Gilliam, 17, and Teriana Thomas, 14, when Aurora cops detained them because they believed Gilliam was driving a stolen car. Video of the family being put in handcuffs has since gone viral, as the young children can be heard screaming and crying in the parking lot of a thrift store on August 2.  Gilliam said she believes if they had been white,...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Voters in Minneapolis should expect significant changes to the polling process on Tuesday’s primary, as this will be the city’s first election since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak. First off: Your polling place might have moved. The city says 50 of its 125 polling places were moved, particularly if they were located in residential buildings. (To check your polling place, click here.) RELATED: WCCO’s Minnesota Primary Guide Voters will be asked to wear a mask. For those that refuse to wear one or have a medical reason not to, they’ll be able to vote outside the polling place, in a designated area. Curbside voting will also be an option. Those entering polling places...
    President Donald Trump has finally weighed in as college football burns to the ground. The season is in a state of absolute collapse right now because of coronavirus and Trump doesn’t want to see games canceled. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) He tweeted, “The student-athletes have been working too hard for their season to be cancelled. #WeWantToPlay.” The student-athletes have been working too hard for their season to be cancelled. #WeWantToPlay https://t.co/lI3CCKZ4ID — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 10, 2020 It’s about damn time, Mr. President. We’ve been fighting in the trenches since Saturday morning waiting for reinforcements, and he’s now finally getting involved. I guess it’s better to show up late to...
    A finger of suspicion has been pointed at the world’s most expensive painting - because the hands are ‘too childish’ to have been painted by Leonardo da Vinci. Salvator Mundi sold for $450 million (£342 million) in 2017 but art expert Jacques Franck believes it is a ‘workshop Leonardo’ created by two of the artist’s assistants. The French historian argues that the fingers of Christ’s right hand which are held in the sign of the cross lack Da Vinci’s usual anatomical precision. ‘When the index and the middle finger are raised fully, one cannot bend the other fingers inside the palm extensively as observed in the Salvator Mundi’s blessing hand,’ he said. ‘It is therefore an unlikely movement.’ Salvator...
    Lady Diana's biographer Andrew Morton has claimed that Meghan Markle may have felt frustrated by the fact she could not speak for herself.  Speaking during Channel 5 documentary, Harry and Meghan: The New revelations, which airs tonight at 9pm, the royal author, most famous for writing Diana: Her True Story, reveals how he feels for 'poor' Meghan, who had wanted to do her best when she joined the royal family.  The documentary takes a deep dive into upcoming book Finding Freedom, and focuses on the events which led to Prince Harry and Meghan's decision to step down as senior royals and to move to the US.  It follows the couple's trajectory from their engagement to their first year of marriage, strained relationships...
    Well over 100 federal police, largely from the Department of Homeland Security, who were deployed to Portland to help defend federal facilities from violent protesters have been injured over the past two months, according to a senior Republican senator. “At least 140 federal officers have been injured in Portland alone. At least 113 federal officers have suffered injuries to their sight after ‘peaceful protesters’ have deliberately attempted to blind them with lasers and other weapons,” said Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Chairman Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican, during a hearing on the department’s deployment of personnel to Oregon. Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf said three Federal Protective Service officers, who are DHS employees and are tasked by...
    Singletons looking for a date online are pretending to be more politically progressive to attract new partners, in a new trend that's been dubbed 'wokefishing'.   The term, coined by writer Serena Smith in an article for Vice, is a portmanteau of 'catfishing' where a person pretends to be someone else online and 'woke' which describes someone who is socially conscious and alert to injustice in the world.  Smith, from Leeds,  claims she herself was a victim of wokefishing, as her former partner had lured her in believing the pair had similar beliefs, but revealed his true self when she decided to become vegan, sending her patronising texts with derogatory language.  In one case, a woman of Arabic descent found herself dating a...
    (CNN)The US government is pouring billions into Covid-19 vaccines, and candidates from three companies are moving along quickly: Moderna, Pfizer and Novavax.Here's what you need to know about them.These are among the dozens of Covid-19 vaccines in trials around the world as researchers rush to find a way to stop the pandemic. To help speed the process, the US government's Operation Warp Speed is providing some funding for those three and five others -- vaccine candidates the US Department of Health and Human Services calls "the most promising."Operation Warp Speed's goal is to have 300 million doses of a vaccine that's safe and effective by January 2021.Read MoreWhile the Phase 1 trial results are promising, the proof will be in...
    Police investigating a drive-by shooting that killed Chicago rapper FBG Duck are trying to determine whether he was targeted for mocking deceased rival gang members in a recently released music video. The 26-year-old artist, born Carlton Weekly, was shot dead in broad daylight in the high-end Gold Coast section of Chicago while shopping in boutiques with two friends, who were also injured in the attack. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said that the assailants were able to track down Weekly because he had been livestreaming his travels through the city. WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT  Police are investigating whether rapper FBG Duck was killed in Chicago on Tuesday after mocking dead gang rivals in a music video, believed to be his...
    A Lithuanian man who was the subject of a murder inquiry nearly five years ago was found living in a woodland area near the town of Wisbech in eastern England, according to a police statement Monday. Ricardas Puisys was reported missing after last being seen September 26, 2015. The then 35-year-old was working for a fruit and vegetable producer called Nightlayer Leek Company in the town of Chatteris, CNN reported. A murder investigation was launched shortly after Puisys repeatedly failed to show up to work. Following our appeal two weeks ago we’ve received info of potential sightings of Ricardas Puisys in #Wisbech and #KingsLynn. Ricardas has been missing for the last four years and initially believed to have been murdered....
    Partial leaked bodycam footage published Monday evening by The Daily Mail appears to show some of George Floyd’s final moments during a deadly police arrest by Minneapolis police officers. Floyd was handcuffed by officers May 25 during a police response to a phone call alleging that he tried to use a fake $20 at a convenience store. Previously released bystander videos showed former Officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd’s neck for almost nine minutes as he yelled that he couldn’t breathe. The death has sparked outrage and protests against police brutality worldwide. Body cam footage from the incident was only supposed to be available for viewing by appointment at the Hennepin County courthouse and not distributed publicly, but The Daily...
    DONALD Trump has suggest that paedophile financier Jeffrey Epstein may have been murdered in his prison cell rather than committed suicide.  The President’s comment is sure to add fuel to conspiracy theories that Epstein was killed by powerful people before he could implicate them in his sex-trafficking crimes. ⚠️Follow for the latest news and updates on Ghislaine Maxwell 8Donald Trump appeared to endorse theories surrounding Jeffrey Epstein's death 8Jeffrey Epstein (left) and real estate developer Donald Trump as they pose together at the Mar-a-Lago estate, Palm Beach, Florida, 1997Credit: Getty Images - Getty 8Epstein's death has been called into question beforeCredit: AP:Associated Press Epstein was awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges at a federal prison in Manhattan when he was...
    First grade teacher Yolanda Vasquez (R) stands in protest along with other teachers and counselors in front of the Hillsborough County Schools District Office on July 16, 2020 in Tampa, Florida. Teachers and administrators from Hillsborough County Schools rallied against the reopening of schools due to health and safety concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Octavio Jones/Getty Images At least 260 employees at Gwinnett County School District in Georgia have either tested positive for coronavirus or been exposed to the coronavirus, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.  It's the largest school district in the state, and the report comes a day after teachers began in-person pre-planning for the semester, according to WBS. The incident raised questions about the risks adults in...
    The Bachelorette rumors about Clare Crawley and contestant Dale Moss are gathering steam. Neither ABC nor the production team has formally confirmed any of these juicy spoilers yet, but rumor has it that the two are already engaged and that’s why she’s insisting on quitting the show and being replaced. Over the past few days, The Bachelorette spoilers have teased that she already found the man she considers to be her Mr. Right. Supposedly, the former NFL player who is said to have received her first impression rose reportedly already captured her heart. The buzz is that she fell so hard, so quickly for him that she’s being replaced as The Bachelorette by Tayshia Adams. Now, according to a new...
    A MAN who disappeared five years ago – and was feared to have been murdered – was found alive and secretly living in the woods. Police launched a murder investigation in England in November 2015 after believing Ricardas Puisys, then 35, was a victim of modern slavery. 15 Ricardas Puisys, 40, has been found alive five years after police believed he was murderedCredit: Cambridgeshire Police 15 A tent is seen pitched in the woods in Wisbech, CambridgeshireCredit: Bav Media 15 He was found living in the woods after police feared he had been dead 15 A missing poster handed out by police at the timeCredit: Cambridgeshire Police But incredibly, Ricardas has been found living in undergrowth in the woods in...
    Nearly 300 employees with Georgia’s largest school district have tested positive for COVID-19 or been exposed to the virus. The Gwinnett County School District will not return to in-person classes and will instead reopen with online learning for the school year starting August 12. However, while students can stay at home teachers are still required to come to school for their remote teaching.  Teachers began to return to their schools for in-person planning on Wednesday and on Thursday the school district reported 260 employees tested positive for the virus or had contact with a positive case, removing a major chunk of the school force just days before the start of the semester.  'As of last Thursday, we had approximately 260...
    Fact check: Post online falsely claims 28-foot alligator shot in Florida Investment fund drops Brazils JBS over environment At least 516 people have been sickened in a salmonella outbreak linked to onions sold at grocery stores including Walmart and Kroger © Shutterstock Onions are being recalled in the US and Canada due to a salmonella outbreak that has sickened at least 516 people in the US and Canada. Shutterstock At least 516 people have been sickened in the US and Canada in a salmonella outbreak linked to Thomson International onions.  Thomson International is recalling all onions shipped since May 1, which are sold in grocery stores including Kroger and Walmart and were sent to all 50 states.  Customers,...
    Facebook is refusing to remove a fake video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that has been doctored to make it appear as if she was drunk or drugged. The video, which has since been viewed more than two million times, shows Pelosi slurring her words and appearing to stare off vacantly into space as reporters ask her questions during a Capitol Hill conference. Taken from a May 20 press briefing, the video of Pelosi was found to have been digitally slowed down to make it appear as if the prominent Democrat was intoxicated. Undoctored footage of the same conference shows Pelosi speaking and acting normally. Twitter, YouTube and TikTok have all removed the video from their platforms citing a breach...
    Just once in my life, very briefly, I was tempted to commit a heinous crime. I contemplated a Pooh-napping. I was visiting the children's branch of the New York Public Library in downtown Manhattan, and there in a quiet corner was an amazing display — five elderly stuffed toys. And these were not just any stuffed toys. There was a depressed-looking donkey, a wide-eyed tiger, a sweetly smiling kangaroo, a small and rather tubby little pig ... and, sitting magisterially on a plinth above them all, a grand teddy bear with wonky ears. These were the most famous toys in all literature, and cinema too: Winnie-the-Pooh and friends. They are part of our national heritage. And I am launching a...
    New York Mets star Yoenis Cespedes has gone missing, failing to show up at the Atlanta Braves stadium for Sunday's game and leaving the team unable to contact him.  Brodie Van Wagenen, the Mets' general manager, who represented Cespedes when he was an agent, announced on Sunday afternoon that the 34-year-old had failed to show up to the ballpark. 'He did not reach out to management with any explanation for his absence,' Van Wagenen said in a statement released by the team shortly after the game started.  'Our attempts to contact him have been unsuccessful.' Yoenis Cespedes was expected to show up at the ballpark on Sunday afternoon in Atlanta The Mets issued a statement saying they had...
    White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Deborah Birx defended herself against criticism from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during a Sunday morning appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union.” Birx’s response came after Pelosi reportedly called her “horrible” and “the worst” during a private Thursday night White House meeting, then went on to cite her lack of confidence in the coronavirus task force member during an appearance on ABC’s “This Week.” “Do you want to respond?” asked CNN guest-anchor Dana Bash. WATCH: “I have tremendous respect for the speaker,” Birx said. “And I have tremendous respect for her long dedication to the American people, and I think it was unfortunate that The New York Times wrote this article without...
    Heiress Talita von Furstenburg has been living it up in Europe during the pandemic, and this week hopped from a lavish holiday in Italy with her boyfriend to an equally luxurious getaway to Ibiza with her grandmother Diane von Furstenberg. Proving that international travel restrictions don't apply to the very, very rich, lucky Talita, 21, had been vacationing on the Amalfi Coast this mont with her boyfriend, Rocco Brignone, 19. But this week the American college student and budding designer is on the move, appearing to join fashion icon DVF and her husband Barry Diller on a trip to Spain's party island of Ibiza. How the other half lives: Talita von Furstenburg and her boyfriend met up with her grandmother...
    Canada's attorney general says the requirements for extraditing Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States on charges of bank fraud have been met, documents submitted in a British Columbia court show. Meng, 48, was arrested in December 2018 on a warrant from the United States, which alleges that she misled the bank HSBC about Huawei's business dealings in Iran. Meng has been under house arrest in Vancouver since then, fighting extradition, and has said she is innocent. Her case has caused a diplomatic row between Canada and China, which has demanded that Meng be released. China detained two Canadians after Meng's arrest. The documents, which were filed last week and released to media Friday, are a precursor...
    RAYMOND, N.H. (CBS) – People who were at the Tuckaway Tavern and Butchery in Raymond, New Hampshire, last weekend may have been exposed to COVID-19. Officials said that a person in the bar area of the tavern from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. July 24, 25 and 26 tested positive for COVID-19. NH DHHS has notified close contacts of the person. However, anyone who was at the tavern during those days and times may have been exposed to COVID-19 and should contact NH DHHS at (603) 271-4496 for further guidance.
    BOSTON (CBS) — Gov. Charlie Baker said some cases of coronavirus in Massachusetts have been traced back to large gatherings. At a press conference Friday, the governor said if this continued, it may impact the state’s ability to reopen businesses and force stronger limits on private groups. “We’ve seen troubling clusters developed, primarily as a result of – not so much the reopening of the Commonwealth’s economy – but related to issues associated with private recreational behavior,” said Baker. “These gatherings were planned by both adults and young people and demonstrate an, at times, unwillingness to accept the fact that this virus is extremely contagious and in many cases invisible.” The governor referenced specific occasions including a large lifeguard party...
    The killing of George and the nationwide protests for racial justice reignited the demand to remove statues and monuments that glorify Confederate generals, soldiers, or advocates of slavery, and that symbolize the long legacy of segregation and oppression. Protestors have defaced and toppled monuments of Confederate leaders and slave owners and various local and state leaders have also ordered the removal of these symbols. “A real reckoning is here,” said Kirk Savage, an art historian at the University of Pittsburgh who has written extensively on Confederate imagery, in a statement to NPR. “Confederate monuments have become targets because they are powerful expressions of the brutal practices that led to Floyd’s murder; they are the artworks that gild the system.” ...
    DAVID and Victoria Beckham have been banned from introducing fish into their giant lake – to protect newts. The couple still haven't had their plans approved and are now being forced to make sure the huge water feature at their £6m Cotswolds estate will benefit local wildlife. 6David and Victoria Beckham have been banned from having fish in their giant lakeCredit: Instagram Ecology chiefs want to encourage great crested newts - a native species of the amphibian - to colonise their new lake and they are worried that fish would eat their larvae. And that's not the only special condition the Beckhams have to follow to cater to the local wildlife. They also can’t have floodlights around the water as...
    Ice-T shared a warning to viewers to take precautions against the coronavirus after revealing that his father-in-law suffered potentially permanent injuries due to it. The 62-year-old rapper told Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday that his father-in-law Steve Austin's lungs had been 'damaged indefinitely' following a frightening hospital stay with COVID-19. A week earlier, the actor's wife Coco Austin, 41, shared a positive update on his condition and revealed that he was able to come home. Side effects: Ice-T, 62, revealed on Wednesday that his father-in-law's lungs were 'damaged indefinitely' due to COVID-19 on a remote appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Ice-T prefaced his update on Steve by mentioning that he and his family were now in Arizona,...
    CHICAGO (CBS)– Wisconsin was among four new states added to Chicago’s emergency travel order this week. CBS 2 reported Tuesday, the city is beginning the process of ticketing those in violation of the travel restrictions. Mayor Lori Lightfoot addressed ticketing questions, in a media conference Wednesday, stating she believes tickets have been issued to people traveling from Wisconsin. Under the emergency travel order, you must quarantine for 14 days when you return to Chicago from Wisconsin or any of the other 21 states. “I believe that there have been some (tickets), we can get that specific information,” She said. “Our goal obviously is not to penalize people, but to educate them into compliance.” Tickets will range from between $100 and $500...
    Spoiler alert? Kamala Harris outed as Bidens VP pick -- maybe Storm-Mystics Preview The Fast And Easy Way To Put Floodlights Anywhere Ad Microsoft If Poor Posture Is Causing You Back Pain, Try This Simple Fix Ad Microsoft How to protect your Social Security from Congressional action Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/24 SLIDES © Charbonneau/BEI/Shutterstock On July 29, 2000, Hollywood golden couple Brad Pitt...
    Sign up here to get our daily updates on coronavirus in Minnesota delivered straight to your inbox each afternoon. And go here to see all of MinnPost’s COVID-19 coverage. If you test positive for COVID-19 in Minnesota, you’re going to get a phone call from a public health worker who wants to know who you are, where you likely picked up the virus and who you might have spread it to. These efforts to test, trace and isolate COVID-19 cases have been ongoing since the start of the pandemic, in which time the number of people making the calls has increased from about 20 to hundreds. The good news is that the Minnesota Department of Health thinks it now has...
    Dr. Anthony Fauci on Tuesday pushed back at President Trump for suggesting that he had misled Americans in his role as the nation’s top infectious diseases expert and member of the White House coronavirus pandemic task force. Asked on ABC’s “Good Morning America” about the president’s retweeting a post claiming Fauci has “misled the American public on many issues,” the doctor offered a strong retort. “’I have not been misleading the American public under any circumstances,” the 79-year-old said. “I don’t tweet. I don’t even read them so I don’t really want to go there,” Fauci said on GMA. “I just will continue to do my job no matter what comes out because I think it’s very important.” Fauci, director...
    DURING a Vermont rally, a 'Karen' screamed "Black lives don't matter at all to me" and claimed "blacks have been coddled for years." In a recent video, a 'Karen' wearing a pink Vermont t-shirt, white baseball hat and black sunglasses carried around a sign that read "BLM = Terrorist Organization" on one side. 2At a Vermont rally, a 'Karen' screamed "Black lives don't matter at all to me" Karen and Chad are a pejorative terms coined in the US for a white woman and men perceived to be entitled and privileged. The woman in the video is shown yelling at people at the rally saying, "Black lives don't f--king matter to me!" She continued to claim that "blacks...
    WATCHING TV and taking your bra off are among the top 50 things Brits look forward to, a study has revealed.  Some 2,000 people were asked what everyday things bring them joy, and among the top 10 was fresh bedding, going for a walk, having a cup of tea and sitting in the garden.  4Unsurprisingly, watching TV was named as Brits' favourite thing to doCredit: Getty Images - Getty The research, commissioned by Costa Coffee, which is offering a free coffee via its app throughout July, also found 63 per cent of people thought their mood improved after their first drink, with the average time of the first sip 8.53am. Among the activities which Brits looked forward to as routines...
    A man (R) wearing a face mask waits for the corpse of a relative next to a health worker outside a hospital in Guayaquil, Ecuador on April 1, 2020. - Residents of Guayaquil, in Ecuador's southwest, express outrage over the way the government has responded to the numerous deaths related to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, saying there are many more deaths than are being reported and that bodies are being left in homes for days without being picked up. Ecuador marked its highest daily increase in deaths and new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, with the total reaching 14 dead and 789 infected, authorities had said. ENRIQUE ORTIZ/AFP via Getty Images A 17-year-old New York City high school...
    George Clooney has been in a few stinkers. New World Pictures Not every movie can become a classic — just ask these 55 Oscar winners. Although they've turned in some iconic performances, they've also starred in some real flops. More than one movie on this list has earned a rare 0% on Rotten Tomatoes. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Even award-winning actors don't have totally perfect judgment when it comes to the movies they star in. For every "Shakespeare in Love," there's a "Mortdecai" soon to follow. We've rounded up 55 Oscar winners throughout history and found out what their worst-rated movie was, according to Rotten Tomatoes. Keep scrolling to learn more about the high highs...
    Johnny Depp was a “hopeless addict” who commonly bought so wasted he could haven’t any reminiscence of turning right into a wife-beating “monster,” a lawyer claimed Monday at his libel trial. The 57-year-old actor’s “drug and alcohol-fueled way of life” was on the coronary heart of his violent relationship with ex-wife Amber Heard, a lawyer for The Solar, the UK newspaper Depp is suing, instructed London’s Excessive Courtroom. “It demonstrates that [Depp] was topic to irrational temper swings and irregular behavioral patterns, which might not have been current when Mr. Depp was clear and sober,” Sasha Wass mentioned. “Mr. Depp has a reputation for this metamorphosed entity, specifically ‘The Monster,’” Wass instructed the court docket. “The opposite side which...
    Johnny Depp was a “hopeless addict” who regularly got so wasted he may have no memory of turning into a wife-beating “monster,” a lawyer claimed Monday at his libel trial. The 57-year-old actor’s “drug and alcohol-fueled lifestyle” was at the heart of his violent relationship with ex-wife Amber Heard, a lawyer for The Sun, the UK newspaper Depp is suing, told London’s High Court. “It demonstrates that [Depp] was subject to irrational mood swings and abnormal behavioral patterns, which would not have been present when Mr. Depp was clean and sober,” Sasha Wass said. “Mr. Depp has a name for this metamorphosed entity, namely ‘The Monster,’” Wass told the court. “The other aspect which is important in terms of substance...
    Johnny Depp was a “hopeless addict” who regularly got so wasted he may have no memory of turning into a wife-beating “monster,” a lawyer claimed Monday at his libel trial. The 57-year-old actor’s “drug and alcohol-fueled lifestyle” was at the heart of his violent relationship with ex-wife Amber Heard, a lawyer for The Sun, the UK newspaper Depp is suing, told London’s High Court. “It demonstrates that [Depp] was subject to irrational mood swings and abnormal behavioral patterns, which would not have been present when Mr. Depp was clean and sober,” Sasha Wass said. “Mr. Depp has a name for this metamorphosed entity, namely ‘The Monster,'” Wass told the court. “The other aspect which is important in terms of substance...
    Valencia CF The captain makes his future clear in Rinconcito de Labi on Radio MARCA Dani Parejo with Labi Champions in Ibiza. I’m on vacation. In full disconnection. But the Valencia captain always has the club in his head. In the classic Malib de Ses Salines (Ibiza) shared confessions with his friend LAbi Champions in the corner of Radio MARCA.A relaxed conversation that reveals many of the things that have happened this season. Time to disconnect “I am happy, on vacation, disconnecting because it is time for this.” A season to forget “It is true that things from the first moment did not go as we wanted. The results have not been what we were looking for....
    Now & Then DebK of Rosemount: “Cousin Linda has just been consoling me on the death of one of my favorite e-tailers, another victim of the COVID shutdown. By way of commiserating, she mentioned her own grief at the passing of mail-order catalogs — especially the Spiegel catalog, which introduced to the farmsteads of Northwest Iowa the cosmopolitan possibilities of Chicago and other faraway places with bright lights and tall buildings. “I don’t think Grandma Bobzien ever made it onto Spiegel’s mailing list, but her vast dining-room table was the off-season repository of an astonishing array of other mail-order catalogs. The behemoths sent by Sears Roebuck and Montgomery Ward and J.C. Penney dominated slimmer (but more numerous) offerings by...
    Gerardo Werthein, President of the Argentine Olympic Committee (COA) and member of the Executive Committee of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), said this Friday that “the easiest thing would have been to cancel” the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, which were deferred to 2021, but that is not the “spirit” of the IOC. “When the Games were postponed, some asked me if it hadn’t taken us long to announce it, and the reality is that it would have been easier to cancel them and collect insurance. But that is not our spirit,” Werthein said in dialogue with the website. Infobae. “Postponing them had a number of implications for how it affected everyone in the world. We had to work so...
    F1 2020 Bernie responds to “ignorant” accusations of racism Formula1.com A few weeks ago, war broke out between Bernie Ecclestone and Lewis Hamilton. The former Formula 1 rector had made some comments that the British pilot did not like, who lashed out at who was the patron of the ‘Great Circus’. He has now decided to speak for the British newspaper Daily Mail, where he wanted to remind his compatriot of several episodes lived in his many years in F1. The disagreement between Bernie and Lewis began when Ecclestone said in an interview on CNN, “Blacks are more racist than whites in many cases”. The thing is, the former F1 president even I praised Hamilton’s campaign, but denied that...
    With movie theaters closed across the country for the indefinite future, a trio of high-profile sequels have been pushed to later release dates. Paramount Pictures has pushed A Quiet Place II and Top Gun: Maverick from their 2020 dates into 2021, due to COVID-19, according to Variety. Sony Pictures has also pushed their highly-anticipated sequel to last year's Spider-Man: Far From Home further into 2021. Pushed: Paramount Pictures has pushed A Quiet Place II and Top Gun: Maverick from their 2020 dates into 2021, due to COVID-19, according to Variety  New date: Sony Pictures has also pushed their highly-anticipated sequel to last year's Spider-Man: Far From Home further into 2021 A Quiet Place II was originally slated to hit theaters...
    The remains of a 2-year-old California boy who disappeared from his home last week are believed to have been found, authorities said Thursday. The Madera Police Department said human remains of a child between the ages of 2 and 3 were found around 9:15 a.m. by cadaver dogs. Officials said they could not confirm the remains are those of Thaddeus Sran, pending testing results. "It's a very strong possibility that it is little Thaddeus," Police Chief Dino Lawson told reporters during a news briefing. Sran was reported missing by his parents July 15 after he vanished from their home in Madera, about 25 miles from Fresno. They told police they put him to bed around 10 p.m. the night before and discovered him...
    Kanye West and his wife Kim Kardashian have been considering a divorce for weeks prior to his Twitter meltdown on Tuesday night, according to new reports.  The rapper, 43, shocked fans earlier this week when he claimed he had been looking to end his marriage to the KUWTK star, 39, since November 2018.  Kanye's incendiary tweets came after he revealed at his South Carolina rally on Sunday that he and Kim considered aborting their daughter North, now seven. The end? Kanye West and his wife Kim Kardashian have been considering a divorce for weeks prior to his Twitter meltdown on Tuesday night, according to new reports (pictured in February 2019) It has now been claimed that the couple have been considering a divorce for...
    SOUTH OZONE PARK, Queens (WABC) -- As storms tore through the area on Wednesday evening, a fire at a church is Queens is believed to have been caused by a lightning strike.The FDNY responded to the fire just after 7:30 p.m. at the church on Sutter Avenue.The fire was under control by about 8:30 p.m.RELATED | Storms expected to pick back up ThursdayFortunately no injuries were reported, and the cause is under investigation.----------* More Queens news* Send us a news tip* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts * Follow us on YouTube
    A New York Times bestselling novel based on an alternate version of Hillary Clinton's life is set to become a scripted television show. Author Curtis Sittenfeld — whose previous novels include Prep and American Wife — published the novel, Rodham, in May, imagining a timeline in which the former Secretary of State, now 72, had rejected former President Bill Clinton's marriage proposals all those years ago.  According to the Hollywood Reporter, the novel is set to be the basis of a new Hulu series which is currently in development.  WARNING: SPOILERS  On the small screen? Curtis Sittenfeld's novel Rodham, an alternate telling of Hillary Clinton's life, may become a scripted Hulu TV show  Possibilities: A show based on...
    Calls to “defund the police” appeared to come out of nowhere to the average American — fueled by the anger over the death of George Floyd — however, such demands have been around for nearly a decade, if not longer. The sentiment was popular among the far-left activists of the “Occupy” movement protesting economic inequality as far back as 2011. One Occupy Oakland activist, Reginald James, tweeted on November 15, 2011: “We should occupy city hall with one demand: refund the schools and defund the police,” with a #oo hashtag that stood for “Occupy Oakland.” "We should occupy city hall with one demand: refund the schools and defund the police" #oo — RAsheed ☥ Shabazz (@Rasheed_Shabazz) November 15, 2011 The mentor of...
    Three people have been arrested for murdering three best friends who were slaughtered on their way to nighttime fishing spot, police said Wednesday.   Damion Tillman, 23; Keven Springfield, 30; and Brandon Rollins, 27, all died in the Friday night massacre. They were found by Cyril Rollins, the father of Brandon, who managed to call for help just before he died. Sheriff Judd said the shock of finding his son dying alongside his two friends sent Cyril to hospital later in the day.   The three friends beaten and shot dead on a night of fishing in Florida were not killed in a drug deal gone bad, police had said Monday.  Raising the reward for information to $30,000 Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said:...
    Claims that Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell joked about 'randy Andy' while watching a secret video of the Duke of York with a topless woman have been slammed as false by a royal insider.    'Tiffany Doe', 48, a former employee of paedophile Epstein, said that she walked in on the financier and his girlfriend in a 'television control room,' packed with screens at his £77million New York penthouse.  She said the screens showed Prince Andrew in a bedroom with a topless woman. However, a royal insider has rubbished the claims and said they 'cannot be right' as Ms Doe had said she met the Duke in the mid-90s - even though Andrew didn't meet Epstein until 1999.  The source told MailOnline:...
    Robin Williams' daughter had a touching way of remembering her late father. Robin Williams’ daughter Zelda Williams shared a touching tribute to her dad on what would have been his 69th birthday. The former Teen Wolf and Criminal Minds actress took to Instagram on Tuesday, July 21, to share how she honored the beloved late comedian by giving back to those who need it the most. The post, which can be seen via Zelda’s Instagram account here, was a screenshot of a tweet she posted to Twitter earlier in the day in which she shared her plans to donate $69.69 to a number of homeless shelters in her father’s memory. “Today would’ve been Dad’s 69th birthday, so to honor him...
    A BRIDE-TO-BE has revealed how she suffered a stroke at work just five weeks before her dream wedding, with doctors blaming the contraceptive pill and her being overweight. Carina Trickey, then-29, from Harlow, Essex, suffered a stroke while sitting at her desk in 2012, and weighed 18 stone at her heaviest. 3Carina Trickey was 29 when she had a stroke just weeks before her weddingCredit: BPM Media Doctors claimed that her weight, alongside being on the contraceptive pill for 10 years, had created 'the perfect storm' for the blood clot which proved a problem for Carina. But despite the health scare, the bride was able to fully recover from her ordeal and marry her husband as planned, saying:...
    DONALD Trump's controversial "I wish her well" comment about Ghislaine Maxwell may have been a message to the accused sex trafficker that he will pardon her, an outraged victims' lawyer has claimed. Spencer Kuvin, who represents several victims of pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, said it was "insane" that a US President would make such a comment about an alleged "sexual predator" as she awaits trial on charges of trafficking minors. 7 Trump said he wished Ghislaine Maxwell "well" at a press conference on MondayCredit: Getty Images - Getty 7 The President admitted that he met Maxwell numerous timesCredit: Getty Images - Getty The Florida-based attorney told The Sun: "I think Trump speaking out wishing well a sexual predator is scary to...
    When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The pins on this slicker brush are gentle enough not to irritate my cat's skin. Andy Kindon/Insider The Safari Self-Cleaning Slicker Brush for Cats is made for detangling mats and removing loose fur from the undercoat of long-haired cats. The brush has an easy-press button on the back to retract the pins and clean out hair in a single motion. Brushing a long-haired cat daily with a slicker brush can reduce hairballs and keep their coat shiny and mat-free. Since I found him in my backyard eight years ago, my cat Osito's fluffy black coat has pretty much taken...
    When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Even if their wedding has been canceled or postponed, there are ways to celebrate. Nordstrom The novel coronavirus has fundamentally changed the way we go about our daily lives.  With stay-at-home orders and social distancing measures in place, most large gatherings are being postponed or canceled altogether. We came up with a list of 15 thoughtful gifts to cheer up friends and family whose weddings have been postponed due to COVID-19. A wedding is supposed to be a day of supreme joy and love, but if you've ever witnessed the planning or have planned one yourself, you know there's a...
    Tributes from around the world have been paid to late actor, Robin Williams, on what would have been in 69th birthday. Author of the biography on his life, Robin, David Itzkoff, in particular, reflected on the actor, 7 News reported. Itzkoff described Williams as polite, soft-spoken, and gentle. This is in stark contrast to the characters Williams’ portrayed in his prolific movie career such as Genie in Alladin, and Adrian in Good Morning, Vietnam. “Even by the time I got to know him, which was later in his career and his stardom trajectory, he knew that everybody knew who he was. And I think he wanted to try and protect himself from that a little bit,” “He wanted to give...
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    The three friends beaten and shot dead on a night of fishing in Florida 'may have been boxed in' by cars, police said Monday.  Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd told WPCV: 'We don't know at this point...if someone flagged them down and boxed them up in the middle of the road.'  Damion Tillman, 23; Keven Springfield, 30; and Brandon Rollins, 27, all died in the Friday night massacre. They were found by Cyril Rollins, the father of Brandon, who managed to call for help just before he died. Sheriff Judd said the shock of finding his son dying alongside his two friends sent Cyril to hospital later in the day.  Tillman had traveled alone to the spot, police said. His...
    Kelvin Gastelum at "Fight Island." Photos by Alan Dawson / Insider The UFC middleweight Kelvin Gastelum said fighting on a beach would be a horrible idea as it is not the right conditions. Gastelum is one of 24 athletes competing in the third of the UFC's four "Fight Island" events Saturday, when he takes on Jack Hermansson in the co-main event. When the UFC president Dana White first said that he had leased a private island to host international MMA events while the coronavirus pandemic restricted travel movements, there was great speculation as to what that could look like. Theories included a UFC Octagon on the beach, underneath the sun, with White sitting on a throne cageside surrounded...
    A dangerous environment: As churches reopen, outbreaks are sprouting and some are keeping doors shut America’s abandoned diners, restaurants and supermarkets One of the UFCs best middleweights said it would have been horrible to have "Fight Island" bouts on the beach rather than inside © Provided by INSIDER Kelvin Gastelum at "Fight Island." Photos by Alan Dawson / Insider The UFC middleweight Kelvin Gastelum said fighting on a beach would be a horrible idea as it is not the right conditions. Gastelum is one of 24 athletes competing in the third of the UFC's four "Fight Island" events Saturday, when he takes on Jack Hermansson in the co-main event. When the UFC president Dana White first said that...
    (CNN)Charges against a former Las Cruces, New Mexico, police officer accused of killing a man in custody have been increased to second-degree murder from involuntary manslaughter, according to a news release from New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas.Balderas also announced the attorney general's office has taken over the prosecution of the former officer, Christopher Smelser, at the request of the Third Judicial District Attorney's Office, the release stated.Las Cruces police officer fired and charged after fatally choking a man during an arrest, police sayCNN attempts to contact Smelser's lawyer have gone unanswered.Last month, when Smelser was first charged with involuntary manslaughter, his attorney, Amy Orlando, told CNN that Smelser "used a maneuver that was sanctioned by the Las Cruces Police...
    CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) — The Adventure Aquarium in Camden reopened to the public Friday but for many weeks the aquatic animals have had the place all to themselves. So what have the penguins been up to? Many are looking forward to seeing them again. The penguins have been participating in a virtual book club and are planning to keep it up this summer. You can tune in Mondays at noon on the aquarium’s Facebook page. Watch the video for more on the aquarium’s penguins.
    Being on "The Bachelor" or "The Bachelorette" could allow you to have a love connection with a celebrity. David Becker/Getty Images Some contestants who don't find love on ABC's "Bachelor" franchise end up connecting with celebrities instead.  "The Bachelorette" star Tyler Cameron and model Gigi Hadid dated for a few months in 2019. Before she was the Bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay dated basketball star Kevin Durant. Actress Sarah Hyland and "Bachelor" franchise star Wells Adams connected over Twitter a few years ago and are now engaged.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.  People go on ABC's "The Bachelor" or "The Bachelorette" to find love, but sometimes that doesn't happen. Instead, they sometimes form a special bond with celebrities...
    Defense Secretary Esper effectively bans Confederate flag from US military bases Taco Bell is making some big changes to its menu and people are already freaking out How To Transfer Your Family Memories To Digital Ad Microsoft 5 Under-the-Radar E-Commerce Stocks to Buy Right Now Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/13 SLIDES © PA From Beatrice's secret wedding and the Queen's latest milestone to trips to the salon for Kate AND Meghan, Her Majesty the Queen and her family have had a lovely week. To catch up with our...
    Philadelphia is a Democrat-dominated city with a decidedly left-of-center district attorney (Larry Krasner, an ally of Sen. Bernie Sanders) and Black female police commissioner (former Portland, Oregon Police Chief Danielle Outlaw) who was quick to speak out about the death of George Floyd and stress that she encouraged nonviolent protests. But it’s also the city where the infamous Frank Rizzo, who was often accused of police overreach, once served as police commissioner and later, mayor. The far right doesn’t have a lot of influence in Philly, yet in a July 16 article for the Daily Beast, reporter Kelly Weill discusses the efforts of extremist Proud Boys to ally themselves with Philly police officers. “When the president of Philadelphia’s police union...
    FURIOUS Warrington fans claim they have been "ripped off" by a hotel company over rooms for Magic Weekend. Hundreds are angry after reserving rooms in Newcastle for next May's Super League showpiece at St James' Park, which were then cancelled only to apparently reappear online at a higher rate. 2 Fuming Warrington fans claim they have been 'ripped off' by a hotel after bookings for Magic Weekend were cancelledCredit: BOOKING.COM Wire fan Matthew Baldwin says he paid £162 for two nights at the Copthorne Hotel in Newcastle Quayside via the Booking.com website. Later on he received a cancellation email. Baldwin fumed: "The hotel is ripping people off. "They cancelled claiming a 'system error'. I then checked to see if there...
    When the Tri-County Health Department announced that it would mandate masks across Arapahoe, Adams and Douglas counties starting July 24, Douglas County had had enough: On July 10, its attorney told Tri-County that Douglas County intended to withdraw from the department after more than fifty years, giving the required one-year's notice. While the move caught many by surprise, Douglas County's ties to Tri-County Health Department had been unraveling for decades. The impending divorce for irreconcilable differences will mark the end of a relationship that goes back to the 1960s. When the South Platte River Flood devastated parts of sparsely-populated Douglas County in June 1965, the Douglas County Board of County Commissioners decided to join the large health department that covered adjacent...
    (CNN)Forty-three new coronavirus cases have been linked to a large house party from early July in Washtenaw County, Michigan, according to health officials.Most of the new cases are young people between the ages of 15 and 25, the Washtenaw County Health Department said in a press release Monday.It is believed that the party took place between July 2 and 3, and health officials are now asking anyone who attended the party to self quarantine and monitor themselves for symptoms of the virus for 14 days.There were an additional 66 people who are believed to have had face-to-face contact with a confirmed case. That number does not include family members who are immediate household contacts of the newly identified cases, the...
    Burger chain Five Guys has fired or suspended several employees from an Alabama location after three police officers said they were were denied service. The incident occurred on Tuesday when three police officers entered the burger joint’s location in Daphne and were informed that they were required to wear masks, news station WALA reported. The cops said they went to retrieve face coverings, but when they returned, multiple employees turned their backs to them and refused to serve them, the outlet reported. One of the employees was allegedly overheard saying, “I’m not serving them,” the report said. The chain said in a statement Friday that all employees involved faced repercussions for the incident. “Five Guys and the Daphne, AL franchise...
    Five Guys employees in Daphne, Ala., who reportedly denied three police officers service have been fired or suspended, the restaurant said. "Five Guys and the Daphne, AL franchise want to thank the Daphne Police Department for their support in working together toward a resolution,” Five Guys said in a statement Friday. “The actions the Daphne, AL franchise have taken include termination and suspension of the employees involved.” DETROIT POLICE RELEASE VIDEO OF MAN FIRING AT COPS BEFORE OFFICERS FATALLY SHOOT HIM A local Fox 10 news outlet reported that police officers were refused service Tuesday night by several Five Guys employees. The officers claim that six or seven employees in the establishment turned their backs on the officers as they entered...
    A Five Guys restaurant in Alabama has fired or suspended employees who refused to serve police officers. Three officers of the Daphne Police Department went to a Five Guys restaurant on Tuesday. The cops entered the burger joint and realized there was a mandatory mask policy at the restaurant, so they reportedly went back to their vehicles to retrieve face masks, according to AL.com. However, once they went to place their order, several employees turned their backs to the police officers and refused to serve them. The Five Guys restaurant in Daphne, Alabama, has since fired or suspended the employees who denied service to the police officers. "Five Guys and the Daphne, AL franchise want...
    Fb is speeding to wash neo-Nazi music teams from its platform after a brand new report discovered that they’ve been promoting themselves on the positioning for years. The social community not too long ago eliminated greater than 120 pages belonging to heavy steel teams and report labels “with direct ties to white supremacy,” in response to Al Jazeera. A number of the pages, which altogether have greater than 800,000 likes, have been round since a minimum of 2010. The pages have been actively posting till not too long ago, promoting upcoming concert events and music releases, in addition to promoting merchandise that options white supremacist imagery, the report discovered. The bands embrace one from Ukraine whose identify interprets to...
    Facebook is rushing to scrub neo-Nazi music groups from its platform after a new report found that they’ve been advertising themselves on the site for years. The social network recently removed more than 120 pages belonging to heavy metal groups and record labels “with direct ties to white supremacy,” according to Al Jazeera. Some of the pages, which altogether have more than 800,000 likes, have been around since at least 2010. The pages were actively posting until recently, advertising upcoming concerts and music releases, as well as selling merchandise that features white supremacist imagery, the report found. The bands include one from Ukraine whose name translates to “Hitler’s Hammer,” and whose songs use portions of a speech from Nazi propagandist...
    A black labrador was abandoned outside of a kennel near Kent, England. The dog was found chained up with a note that said the dog had been chained because he “had not learned to be good.” According to the Swale Borough Council Stray Dog Facebook Page, “This elderly black Labrador was found tied up to railings at Jasmil Kennels this morning. We would very much like to speak to the owner to establish why the dog was the dog has been abandoned. No chip. If you recognise him and can be of any assistance, please contact the council in confidence or message this page. He will now be taken into our care.” Swale Borough Council is working hard to...
    Trump attacks his own CDC scientists over how to reopen schools safely Fresh Express Recalls More Salad Products in Over 30 States as Cyclospora Outbreak Grows Brooks Koepka responds to suggestion that he should have been fined for tweet Shots fired, Part 19? © Provided by Golfweek Brooks Koepka The list is growing so it’s challenging keeping up but Brooks Koepka is at it again on social media, keeping all us media types busy. On Thursday, Golf Digest posted a photo of Koepka on Instagram to solicit photo captions. It’s always a fun game to play and this particular image showed a frustrated Koepka, rubbing his forehead while sitting on a tee-box marker on the fifth hole. He played the...
    DUXBURY (CBS) – Youth baseball games have been postponed in Duxbury after a player in the Grade 5/6 Major Leagues may have been exposed to the coronavirus. Gary Williamson, president of Duxbury Youth Baseball, said the player’s parent called the coach and a letter was sent to all parents informing them of the situation. All games in the league have been postponed for the safety of the players. Although the season has not been canceled, Williamson said he is not sure when games will resume.
    A Steller sea lion eats fish during a press visit at the Marineland Zoo in Antibes before its reopening, six months after the flooding that affected the French Riviera. Reuters/Eric Gaillard Since March, Vancouver Island resident Deborah Short has found five sea lion carcasses without their heads. While no one knows for sure, Seaview Marine Sciences marine mammal zoologist Anna Hall said the decapitations were probably done by humans. "Unless an unusual species of shark has entered the strait, which we don't know about, that has a preference for taking the heads... something unusual is going on in the Strait of Georgia," she told Vice. President of Pacific Balance Marine Management Tom Sewid, who is a member of...
    Free food fridges are popping up around New York City to help those struggling with food insecurities. Laura Alvarez Artists and community activists have teamed up to fight food insecurity in New York by filling fridges with free healthy food.  Community members interested in joining the "friendly fridge" movement acquire fridges and work with local businesses to get permission to plug them in. Volunteers come by a few times a day to clean and stock the fridges.  The appliances began to pop up during the coronavirus pandemic, which has left thousands in the city food insecure. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Thousands of New Yorkers are out of work and struggling with food insecurity, but asking...
    Eager to maintain his evangelical base, Donald Trump has declared churches essential and essentially given them permission to be as irresponsible about COVID-19 as they want to be. While some governors have struggled to keep churches from spreading the virus, churches have become centers of coronavirus spread in some communities. “More than 650 coronavirus cases have been linked to nearly 40 churches and religious events across the United States since the beginning of the pandemic, with many of them erupting over the last month as Americans resumed their pre-pandemic activities,” The New York Times reports. That includes a Texas church where the pastor told people they could resume hugging a few weeks into reopening. He became one of 50 people at the church to test positive. “In retrospect,...
    Billionaire rap and fashion mogul Kanye West didn’t mince words in a wide-ranging interview with Forbes, declaring himself pro-life and insisting that Planned Parenthood abortion facilities exist in cities on behalf of “white supremacists to do the devil’s work.” “Planned Parenthoods have been placed inside cities by white supremacists to do the Devil’s work,” Kanye West said. Putting aside who placed them there, 2010 Census Bureau data shows that a majority of Planned Parenthood’s surgical abortion facilities were located within walking distance, or two miles, of neighborhoods with high black populations. A Life Issues Institute analysis found “that 102 out of 165, or 62% of the Planned Parenthood abortion facilities are located in areas with relatively high African American populations, or in ‘targeted...
    Employees leave JBS SA's poultry factory after the company was hit by an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Passo Fundo, state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, April 24, 2020. REUTERS/Diego Vara/File Photo The Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), the country's main data agency, released a report last week which found 7.8 million people in Brazil lost jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic. It found that the majority of people who lost their jobs — 5.8 million — were working in the informal sector, or the gig economy. The losses meant that only 49.5% of Brazil's working population was working. It's the lowest amount since the measurement began in 2012. However, Mackenzie University finance...
    Photo from Notimex / File Graciela Márquez Colín, announced that, to date, 694 thousand loans granted through the Welfare Census have been dispersed This Monday the Ministry of Economy discloses the progress in the provision of Credits to the Word. The Credits to the Word are part of the support measures implemented by the Federal Government for the COVID-19 health emergency. The number of supports in this type of credits is one million, each for an amount of 25 thousand pesos and payable over three years with minimal interest. This scheme includes support for domestic workers and freelancers. Credits to the word The Secretary of Economy, Graciela Márquez Colín, announced that, so far, resources have been dispersed from 694...
    Coronavirus — Reliability issue. A review of scientific studies casts serious doubts and alerts “serious weaknesses” in clinical evidence on the reliability of the antibody tests used to detect people who have been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus as a result of COVID-19. Based on the analysis of 40 studies evaluating the sensitivity of these diagnostic tests, the review, published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), concludes that the evidence “does not support continuing to use the” antibody test “at the point of attention “, referring to those tests whose result is established without going through a laboratory. The investigation has been carried out by Canadian researchers at McGill University Health Care Between January 1 and April 30, taking...
    SAN RAFAEL (CBS SF) — Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday getting a handle on the out-of-control COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin state prison remains a ‘top priority for our admininstration’ and several remedies were being considered including the early parole of qualified inmates. As of Monday, six San Quentin inmates have died during the COVID-19 outbreak. There were another 1,387 inmates listed as having an active COVID-19 infections and 13 infected inmates have been release. Several dozen inmates have been transferred out of the prison for hospital treatment in nearby communities. Since Friday, three death row inmates — Dewayne Carey, Scott Erskine and Manuel Alvaarez — have died of the virus and three inmates from the general population. “We’ve been...
    SAN RAFAEL (CBS SF) — Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday getting a handle on the out-of-control COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin state prison remains a ‘top priority for our admininstration’ and several remedies were being considered including the early parole of qualified inmates. As of Monday, six San Quentin inmates have died during the COVID-19 outbreak. There were another 1,387 inmates listed as having an active COVID-19 infections and 13 infected inmates have been release. Several dozen inmates have been transferred out of the prison for hospital treatment in nearby communities. Since Friday, three death row inmates — Dewayne Carey, Scott Erskine and Manuel Alvaarez — have died of the virus and three inmates from the general population. “We’ve been...
    A coastal region in Galicia and an area in Catalonia have recently been reconfigured. In Spain, the 70,000 inhabitants of a coastal region in Galicia (north-west), are again subject from Sunday to containment measures due to an increase in contamination. And on Saturday, Spain reconfigured an area of ​​Catalonia with more than 200,000 inhabitants. For La Vanguardia, the confinement of Catalonia was not inevitable. On the contrary, it is “a disaster that could have been avoided”. The Barcelona daily believes that the Catalan government has turned a deaf ear to the recommendations of the WHO (World Health Organization). According to La Vanguardia, appealing to individual responsibility, encouraging respect for social distancing, and hygienic measures, as the president of the...
    Ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, President Donald Trump issued an executive order that would create a new national park to display statues and monuments dedicated to “American Heroes,” including those that have been torn down by protesters in the past month. The order lists specific criteria and examples of either names of potential persons to be honored or events from which historically significant persons may be honored, such as the “discovery of America” or the “abolition of slavery.” Neither the Confederacy nor the Civil War are mentioned in the order. In the past month, statues of George Washington, Christopher Columbus, and even Abraham Lincoln have been destroyed, as well as monuments dedicated to abolitionists and Africa-American soldiers. It...
    So far, resources of 649 thousand 632 credits granted through the Welfare Census have been dispersed This Friday the Ministry of Economy discloses the progress in the provision of Credits to the Word. The Word Credits are part of the support measures implemented by the Federal Government for the COVID-19 health emergency. The number of supports in this type of credits is one million, each for an amount of 25 thousand pesos and payable over three years with minimal interest. This scheme includes support for domestic workers and freelancers. Pension payments The holder of the IMSS, Zoé Robledo reported that the Institute’s pension payments had been made since June 30 and that, in addition, to prevent the circulation of...
    (CNN)Competitive banter on the field during baseball games is a norm between teams and typically stretches into the bleachers among fans, but one school district in Iowa is saying comments made during a high school game crossed the line. A Black player for Charles City High School heard "several bigoted comments yelled from the crowd" during a game played at Waverly-Shell Rock High on June 27, according to an online statement from the Charles City Community School district and information from the school district communications director.The school district didn't name the player. Jeremiah Chapman, who says he's the only Black player on the Charles City High team, told CNN that fans yelled "You should have been George Floyd" and "Get...
    Notimex photo This Thursday the Federal Government announces the number of supports it has granted to employers and domestic workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic This Thursday the Ministry of Economy discloses the progress in the provision of Credits to the Word. The Word Credits are part of the support measures implemented by the Federal Government for the COVID-19 health emergency. The number of supports in this type of credits is one million, each for an amount of 25 thousand pesos and payable over three years with minimal interest. This scheme includes support for domestic workers and freelancers. Credits to the word The Secretary of Economy, Graciela Márquez Colín reported that, so far, resources have been dispersed from 641...
    A St Louis couple who made headlines nationwide for standing on their porch brandishing guns aimed at Black Lives Matter demonstrators have been in a long-running, gun-toting row with their neighbors, it has emerged.  Mark and Patricia McCloskey, a husband and wife personal injury attorney duo, were filmed on Sunday evening aiming at protesters who walked by their mansion on the way to Mayor Lyda Krewson's house. They said they were scared, and were defending their property. Scroll down for video  Mark and Patricia McCloskey, pictured on Sunday night with guns outside their home, have been engaged in a long-running row over a 1,143 sq ft patch of land near their property The disputed area around their St Louis...
    ARMY soldier Vanessa Guillen vanished from the military base where she was posted in Texas. She has been missing for two months since she disappeared from the base. 6 Guillen was last seen in the parking lot of the Regimental Engineer Squadron Headquarters for 3rd Cavalry Regiment, according to a release from Fort Hood and U.S. Army Criminal Investigation CommandCredit: Fort Hood/U.S. Army Officials are reportedly investigating the claim that she was sexually harassed by a sergeant before she went missing. Remains have recently turned up close to where the young woman was last seen. Who is Vanessa Guillen? Vanessa Guillen was a 20-year-old American soldier posted at Fort Hood, Texas who went missing in April. Guillen was seen in...
    A political action committee co-founded by Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King has allegedly been funneling a quarter of its fundraising money back into for-profit companies linked to its leaders, the Washington Free Beacon reported Tuesday. Real Justice PAC was founded in 2017 with the goal of accomplishing criminal justice reform by aiding county prosecutors and district attorneys who support liberal policies such as eliminating cash bail, restricting policing practices, and decriminalizing lower-level offenses. But, according to Free Beacon, since "January of 2019, the PAC has cut dozens of checks totaling more than $460,000 to three political consultancy firms linked to PAC employees." The reported consultancy firms are Social Practice LLC, which is managed by Real Justice PAC's...
    A Louisiana grand jury indicted eight Shreveport police officers over the violent beating of two men who were not resisting arrest. YouTube/ArkLaTex Homepage Eight Shreveport police officers have been indicted in the beating of two men in January who had surrendered with their hands in the air. Each officer was charged with malfeasance in office, and was booked into the local jail and released on bond. Prosecutors said the officers broke one man's orbital bone and another man's nose in the beating, and punched, kicked, and tased the men. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A Louisiana grand jury has indicted eight police officers, alleging that they brutally beat two men who had surrendered with their hands...