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    The Apotheosis of St. Louis, a statue of King Louis IX, stands in front of the St. Louis Art Museum in March 2013. The statue, by Charles Henry Niehaus, was presented to the City of St. Louis by the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in 1906. The statue has been the recent focus of protesters who believe the statue should be removed because of the checkered history of King Louis IX. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)The Apotheosis of St. Louis, a...
    The remains of up to 500 people executed by guillotine in the French Revolution could be buried in the walls of a Paris monument, experts believe.   Bone fragments were discovered in the walls of the Chapelle Expiatoire which is a classified monument in Paris.  Archeologist Philippe Charlier examined the monuments walls with a small camera inserted through the stones, The Guardian reported. He said there was earth mixed with bone fragments.   Researchers will examine the walls of the Chapelle...
    Editors note: In order to allow our staff to enjoy the 4th of July holiday with their families, TheBlaze will be running a series of articles today commemorating the Revolutionary War, which won America her freedom. God bless America, and all of you. PARIS, FRANCE (FEBRUARY 6, 1778) — Following U.S. diplomats Benjamin Franklin, Silas Deane and Arthur Lees meeting with King Louis XVI in December 1776, King Louis XVI announced today that France would officially...
    In recent weeks, anti-Catholicism has begun to take root in the Black Lives Matter movement with the desecration of monuments dedicated to St. Junipero Serra and now St. Louis IX, the beloved French king upon whom the city of St. Louis, Missouri is named after. Over the weekend, as Black Lives Matter activists desecrated the statue dedicated to St. Louis IX amid calls to remove it and change the city’s name due to his participation in the Crusades, the Archdiocese...
    A new petition on Change.org is demanding that the city of St. Louis, Missouri, change its name and remove a statute of the citys namesake, King Louis IX of France. The petition begins by noting the recent success the New Civil Rights Movement has had removing controversial statues, both those that were torn down and those that were legally removed. Petitioners say the current climate is the perfect time to take down the King Louis statue and change...
    A TRANSGENDER employee at Burger King who died of coronavirus complications was made to continue to work despite having symptoms, while bosses blamed her death on her transition medication, it has been claimed. Staff at the branch in Santa Monica, LA county, are striking over the death of Angela Martinez Gómez, who they say was made to work for a full week even while she displayed symptoms, and was not given protective gear. 5 Angela Martinez Gomez, from Oaxaca, Mexico,...
    Missouri attorney Mark McCloskey, who along with his wife Patricia brandished legally-owned firearms when confronted by Black Lives Matter protesters at their St. Louis home last month, told Hannity Monday that he believes President Trump quietly intervened when protesters returned to his neighborhood for a second time July 3. The second night that people came and the cops were there ... I had a source on the ground and Ive not been able to confirm it, maybe you can, host Sean Hannity told McCloskey. Is it true President Trump...
    By JIM SALTER, Associated Press OFALLON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said President Donald Trump is focused on and concerned about the possibility that a white St. Louis couple could face criminal charges for displaying guns as they defended their home during a racial injustice protest. Parson told reporters Tuesday that he had just been on the phone with Trump and U.S. Attorney General William Barr. The phone call came amid reports that St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim...
    DENVER (CBS4) — Customers who pay cash at King Soopers stores can’t get their change back in coins right now. Kroger, the company that owns King Soopers, said the Federal Reserve is experiencing a significant coin shortage during the coronavirus pandemic. Customers who pay cash can chose to have their change loaded onto a customer loyalty card, and the money will be automatically applied to their next purchase. Or, customers may choose to donate the change to Kroger’s Zero Hunger...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s been a week since 2-year-old King Hill was reported missing, and Philadelphia police are “leaving no stone unturned” in their investigation to find him. “I can’t sleep because my son’s out there,” said Amber Hill, King’s mother. “Every day that goes past, it’s just horrible for me. I can’t be by myself.” Investigators with the Special Victims Unit have interviewed everyone involved in the boy’s care, including a babysitter who claims she dropped the child off with...
    Kansas Congressman Steve Watkins charged with felonies in voter registration case Acclaimed restaurant faces backlash over moldy jams and hazardous kitchen claims Gina Prince-Bythewood to Direct Viola Davis in Historical Epic The Woman King © Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images; Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImage After releasing comic book movie Old Guard on Netflix to critical acclaim, Gina Prince-Bythewood has found her next project. Prince-Bythewood will direct Viola Davis in period action drama The Woman King for Sonys TriStar.  Inspired by true...
    Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) defended the St. Louis couple who was seen in viral footage last month pointing guns at protesters outside their home and said they “had every right to protect their property.” Parson made the remarks in defense of the married couple, Mark and Patricia McCloskey, at a news briefing on Tuesday, the St. Louis Dispatch reported. His comments reportedly came shortly after he drew criticism from his predecessor, former Gov. Eric Greitens (R), over the treatment the...
    O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said President Donald Trump is focused on and concerned about the possibility that a white St. Louis couple could face criminal charges for displaying guns as they defended their home during a racial injustice protest. Parson told reporters Tuesday that he had just been on the phone with Trump and U.S. Attorney General William Barr. The phone call came amid reports that St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, a Democrat, may file...
    St. Louis police have applied for warrants in the case of a couple who held guns on their property as protesters marched down their street, according to reports. “St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden on Tuesday told News 4 they applied for warrants but did not elaborate on what those warrants allege or who they are against. The guns were turned over to police as evidence,” KMOV reported. Another local station, KDSK, also reported that police have applied for warrants....
    CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Burger just wanted to play again. Some real competition after a couple of major injuries. He found a spot — practically in his own backyard. Burger is going to play in a local league this summer in his hometown of St. Louis after the Chicago White Sox approved the plan for their first-round pick in the 2017 amateur draft. It’s a chance for the third baseman to get back on the field after he tore his...
    Chrissy Teigen is at a breaking level and “frightened for her household” as a result of she has been the topic of weird conspiracy theories linking her to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. The 34-year-old mannequin exploded Tuesday when a consumer identified that she had deleted “over 28,000 tweets yesterday,” and likewise falsely claimed she was on Epstein’s flight logs going to his island, Little St. James, which has been nicknamed “pedophile island,” “island of sin.” “I truly deleted 60,000...
    President TrumpDonald John TrumpWayfair refutes QAnon-like conspiracy theory that its trafficking children Stone rails against US justice system in first TV interview since Trump commuted his sentence Federal appeals court rules Trump admin cant withhold federal grants from California sanctuary cities MORE on Tuesday defended a St. Louis couple that went viral after they stood outside their home brandishing weapons as a group of protesters marched by their house. They were going to be beat up badly, if they were...
    Chrissy Teigen is at a breaking point and “worried for her family” because she has been the subject of bizarre conspiracy theories linking her to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. The 34-year-old model exploded Tuesday when a user pointed out that she had deleted “over 28,000 tweets yesterday,” and also falsely claimed she was on Epstein’s flight logs going to his island, Little St. James, which has been nicknamed “pedophile island,” “island of sin.” “I actually deleted 60,000 tweets because...
    Mark and Patricia McCloskey went viral in June for pointing guns at anti-racist protesters who marched past their home in St. Louis. Associated Press A lawyer representing Mark and Patricia McCloskey told Forbes that the St. Louis couple has received more than 50 offers to replace a rifle that was taken by local authorities under a search warrant.  The McCloskeys went viral last month after they were caught on video pointing what appeared to be a semiautomatic rifle with...
    Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) reacted to St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s decision to proceed with a case against Mark and Patricia McCloskey, two St. Louis residents that rose to immediate fame when they were capture on camera using firearms to defend their home. Hawley slammed Gardner, calling her actions a “horrific miscarriage of justice.” “This is an epic abuse of power,” he said. “I can’t imagine on what grounds this couple would...
    At first glance, it looked like the Burger King social media manager had gone off the rails and might soon be looking for a new gig. “Breathe the farts of change,” read the chain’s Twitter post late Monday. That was preceded by another cryptic one — “Who here likes grass?” — which prompted plenty of questions about whether the fast-food chain was talking about grass or, you know, grass. Today, the cheeky postings were explained — by kids singing in...
    The Origami King plays with the texture and malleability of paper in brilliant ways, mixing 3D animations and realism with 2D visuals. Mario’s journey spans a handful of large, unique maps that players can explore freely once they’re unlocked, complete with puzzles, secrets and lots of confetti. Confetti is one of the main mechanics in The Origami King. Mario collects this magical stuff by smashing flowers, bushes and tree trunks with his hammer, and walking over the rainbow strips of...
    A Missouri man has been charged with assault after he allegedly attacked two people who say they were praying the rosary alongside a rally that was protesting a statue of St. Louis, KMOV reported. Terrence Page was charged with four counts of fourth-degree assault after he allegedly physically attacked three people, at least two of which say they were at the rally to pray the rosary beside the Catholic saint, King Louis IX, who protesters have accused of being an...
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    By Jordan Valinsky | CNN Business Burger King is improving its cows’ low-carb diet by adding 100 grams of lemongrass to reduce methane emissions (aka cow farts). The new diet plan will curtail methane emissions from cows by 33% per day, according to Burger King. Those emissions are one of the key contributors to climate change because the gas traps the sun’s heat and warms it. The Restaurant Brands International-owned company said the new lemongrass-fed beef will be used in...