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    Council Speaker Corey Johnson revealed Tuesday that anti-police demonstrators have harassed his boyfriend — even vandalizing his building in Williamsburg — as protests over NYPD funding intensified in recent days. “I support people having the right to protest and expressing themselves, I think social justice movements have been fueled by that,” Johnson (D-Manhattan) told reporters during his press conference after Mayor Bill de Blasio revealed the budget deal. “But, the vandalism of where my significant other lives, and the...
    Council Speaker Corey Johnson revealed Tuesday that anti-police demonstrators have harassed his boyfriend — even vandalizing his building in Williamsburg — as protests over NYPD funding intensified in recent days. “I support people having the right to protest and expressing themselves, I think social justice movements have been fueled by that,” Johnson (D-Manhattan) told reporters during his press conference after Mayor Bill de Blasio revealed the budget deal. “But, the vandalism of where my significant other lives, and the ringing...
    City Council Speaker Corey Johnson’s plan to slash a billion dollars from the NYPD budget — after he voted to expand the force in 2015 — has left a key law-enforcement ally feeling hurt and betrayed. “He’s an opportunist is what I would call him. He’s jumping on the bandwagon,” fumed Paul DiGiacomo, president of the Detectives’ Endowment Association, to The Post, saying he felt Johnson was motivated by his mayoral ambitions rather than sound public policy. “Corey Johnson enjoys...
    City Council Speaker Corey Johnson’s plan to slash a billion dollars from the NYPD budget — after he voted to expand the force in 2015 — has left a key law-enforcement ally feeling hurt and betrayed. “He’s an opportunist is what I would call him. He’s jumping on the bandwagon,” fumed Paul DiGiacomo, president of the Detectives’ Endowment Association, to The Post, saying he felt Johnson was motivated by his mayoral ambitions rather than sound public policy. “Corey Johnson enjoys...
    Five years ago, the City Council — including a young Corey Johnson — pushed the de Blasio administration to hire more cops and voted virtually unanimously to expand the Police Department by 1,300 officers. That was then. Johnson, now the Council’s Speaker, said Tuesday that 2015 vote was a mistake and he backs efforts to downsize the NYPD by $1 billion, including by transferring some of its functions to other city agencies. “I was wrong on those 1,300 officers. Even...
    The battle over funding of the NYPD is getting ugly. Gregory Floyd, the Teamsters Local 237 president who represents 6,000 mostly minority NYPD school safety agents, hurled the race card at Council Speaker Corey Johnson for failing to consult him about a plan to slash the police budget by $1 billion and potentially remove the police from overseeing school security. “If this was a union with a white labor leader and with a mostly white membership, Speaker Corey Johnson would have...
    Speaker Corey Johnson and seven other City Council leaders firmly embraced the “Defund Police” movement Friday, calling for $1 billion in cuts to the NYPD’s $6 billion budget. “We believe that we can and should work to get to $1 billion in cuts to New York City’s police spending in the Fiscal 2021 budget, an unprecedented reduction that would not only limit the scope of the NYPD, but also show our commitment towards moving away from the failed policing policies...
    It is not a magic formula that Britain is leaving the EU. The coronavirus disaster has dominated 2020 but not obliterated memory of the a long time ahead of. Even now, to be on the harmless side, the govt is paying £93m on a Brexit refresher campaign with the slogan “check, change, go”. This is aimed at people today who have dealings with Europe and may possibly be under the illusion that it will be as quick in the long...
    Dustin Johnson believes Tiger Woods will be ready to go at the Memorial Tournament, his first event in five months. Woods will play on the PGA Tour for the first time since February when the event begins Thursday at Muirfield Village in Ohio. MORE: Ryder Cup postponed to 2021 Johnson, who has missed the past two tournaments after winning the Travelers Championship, has no doubt the 15-time major champion will be ready. “Obviously it’s tough to simulate competition, but...
    DUBLIN, Ohio — Consider this a shot fired. Dustin Johnson on Tuesday made it clear he’s not intimidated by the new-found length off the tee Bryson DeChambeau has been flashing the past month thanks to his new-found bulk. DeChambeau, who’s added some 25 pounds of muscle to his frame and has gone from being ranked 45th on the PGA Tour in driving distance in 2017 to first this year, comes to this week’s Memorial at Muirfield Village having won...
    VIDEO3:1603:16Wall Street did something highly unusual in Tuesdays session, Jim Cramer saysMad Money with Jim Cramer CNBCs Jim Cramer said Wall Street players are conflicted about the market and it resulted in a rare showing in Tuesdays session with earnings season underway. This market is divided into four camps between the vaccine optimists and pessimists, as well as those concerned and unconcerned about spiking Covid-19 cases, the Mad Money host said. These four camps ... theyre at war every single...
    Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson surprised health care and frontline workers all across the country with a donation of more than 700,000 bottled waters during the coronavirus outbreak. “My @vossworld partners [and] myself donated 700,000+ bottles to our heroes…,” the 48-year-old actor explained in video shared on Instagram. The post was noted by Fox News in piece published Tuesday.  (RELATED: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Considers Running For Office) “Our frontline healthcare workers at our hospitals across the country,” he added. “It...
    DUBLIN, Ohio — Consider this a shot fired. Dustin Johnson on Tuesday made it clear he’s not intimidated by the new-found length off the tee Bryson DeChambeau has been flashing the past month thanks to his new-found bulk. DeChambeau, who’s added some 25 pounds of muscle to his frame and has gone from being ranked 45th on the PGA Tour in driving distance in 2017 to first this year, comes to this week’s Memorial at Muirfield Village having won his...
    COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) — A student-run group out of Howard County with a mission to help connect high schoolers with local non-profits has been hard at work throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The group is called “VolunTeens” “It’s really rewarding to know that I am helping others without a specific reward, it’s more of I’m learning about my community and how I can help others,” said Camryn Johnson. CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE: TIMELINE: Coronavirus In Maryland, Tracking The Spread Latest coronavirus stories...
    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado town is using a generator to operate its power grid after lightning hit a transformer and caused what an official called a perfect storm of mechanical failure. Oak Creek Town Administrator Chris Johnson said the community began work to replace the transformer after the lightning strike Friday, The Steamboat Pilot & Today reported. The town is attempting to acquire fuses that are a special size and difficult to obtain as a result of...
    Getty Nate Burleson fires up his crew throughout a 2011 recreation. Nate Burleson performed with a ton of nice gamers throughout his run within the league, and Calvin Johnson stands out for the wideout from his time spent with the Detroit Lions. Not too long ago, Burleson took time to debate his prime teammates of all-time in a brand new piece for NFL.com, and Johnson ended up being excessive on the record....
    Operation Warp Speed coronavirus vaccine and therapeutics development officials say four potential coronavirus vaccines are progressing rapidly, thanks in part to testing in virus hot spots. But they admitted that while therapeutics are also advancing quickly, doses may fall short of need. “We feel very confident that by year end, we will have tens of millions of vaccines to put into American arms,” a senior administration official with the Department of Health and Human Services told journalists on Monday. “Vaccine...
    Getty Nate Burleson fires up his team during a 2011 game. Nate Burleson played with a ton of great players during his run in the league, and Calvin Johnson stands out for the wideout from his time spent with the Detroit Lions. Recently, Burleson took time to discuss his top teammates of all-time in a new piece for NFL.com, and Johnson ended up being high on the list. He placed No. 3 in the mind of Burleson, and...
    A GREAT white shark was filmed DROWNING a 33ft humpback whale for the first time in a strategic kill off South Africa. Drone footage captured the shark, known as Helen, hunting down the whale which was reportedly in ill-health. 2A great white shark was filmed drowning a 33ft humpback whale for the first time in a strategic kill off South AfricaCredit: National Geographic/Earth Touch Helen killed her prey in roughly 50 minutes, according to marine biologist Ryan Johnson....
    Joe Biden is getting a helping hand from one current and two retired National Football League stars. Robert Griffin III, the Baltimore Ravens quarterback and 2011 Heisman Trophy winner best known as RG3; retired Dallas Cowboys star running back Emmitt Smith, a three-time Super Bowl champion and Pro-Football Hall of Famer; and retired Detroit Lions star wide receiver Calvin Johnson Jr., who set multiple NFL records, are teaming up to support Biden’s presidential campaign. BIDEN GOING UP WITH FIRST TV AD IN TEXAS ...
    PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth City Council voted in a 4-1 majority to require masks in public within the city limits during Monday’s council meeting. Starting Tuesday, July 14, at 8 a.m., Portsmouth residents were and are required to wear a mask in public places and businesses according to an ordinance brought up at the council meeting Monday. With Mayor Kevin E. Johnson’s concerns about the legality of the ordinance being added to the agenda without notice and a letter from the...
    Dwayne The Rock Johnson announced on Saturday that he donated over 700,000 water bottles to health care and frontline workers as thanks for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic. In a video, Johnson, 48, said, “This message is for some very, very special people out there. I’m talking about our frontline workers, our health care workers, who are working so tirelessly day in and day out for months and months now, and you continue to do so.” The “Jumanji” actor partnered with...
    LONDON – Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered Huawei equipment to be purged completely from Britain’s 5G network by 2027, risking the ire of China by signaling that the world’s biggest telecoms equipment maker is no longer welcome in the West. The seven-year lag will please British telecoms operators such as BT, Vodafone and Three, which had feared they would be forced to spend billions of pounds to rip out Huawei equipment much faster. But it will delay the roll...
    LONDON: Britain on Tuesday bowed to US force and accepted the phased removing of Chinese telecoms large Huawei from its 5G network even with warnings of retaliation from Beijing. The coverage reversal fingers a main victory to US President Donald Trump’s administration in its geopolitical and trade struggle with China. But it threatens to more problems Britain’s relations with the Asian energy and have a major cost for British isles cell suppliers that have relied on Huawei gear for virtually...
    By DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The British government is reportedly poised to backtrack on plans to give Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei a limited role in the U.K.‘s new high-speed mobile phone network, a decision with broad implications for relations between the two countries. Britain’s decision to re-examine the question, the results of which will be announced Tuesday, came after the U.S. threatened to sever an intelligence-sharing arrangement because of concerns Huawei equipment could allow the Beijing government...