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Lawmakers vote to shut down Philippines’ largest TV network

Lawmakers vote to shut down Philippines’ largest TV network

Philippines Lawmakers Vote to Shut Down Country’s Largest TV Network After Attacks From President Duterte MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine lawmakers voted Friday to reject the license renewal of the country’s largest TV network, shutting down a major news provider that had been repeatedly threatened by the president over its critical coverage. The House of Representatives’ Committee on ... »

The Supreme Court Just Set a Time Bomb to Explode Under President Biden

The Supreme Court Just Set a Time Bomb to Explode Under President Biden

Jada Pinkett Smith says she had a relationship with August Alsina while briefly separated from Will Smith Jada Pinkett Smith confirmed Friday that she had a romantic relationship with singer August Alsina but explained that it happened while she was separated from longtime husband Will Smith. “We decided we were going to separate for a period of time, and you go figure out how to make yourself hap... »

The Supreme Court Just Set a Time Bomb to Explode Under President Biden

The Supreme Court Just Set a Time Bomb to Explode Under President Biden

Supreme Court ruling sets a time bomb to explode under potential Biden presidency Scroll back up to restore default view. In delaying any public release of Donald Trump’s financial records on Thursday, the Supreme Court also handed itself a major victory. The loser could be our democratic system of government. The court’s majority in Trump v. Mazars granted the judiciary broad new leeway to decide... »

Coronavirus: How bad is the crisis in US care homes

Coronavirus: How bad is the crisis in US care homes

Elder care homes across the US have been hard-hit by the virus – though the true extent of the severity remains unclear, months in. One thing is certain, however – Covid-19 has yet again highlighted long-standing flaws in America’s health system. When Michael Colwell received the call that his mother-in-law Helen Osucha had passed away at her nursing home in Geneva, Illinois, he ... »

Love and guilt in lockdown: Your stories of getting in touch with an ex

Love and guilt in lockdown: Your stories of getting in touch with an ex

Lockdown has prompted many people to reflect on past relationships that ended badly. Here is a selection of stories sent in by people who read A surprise lockdown apology from my ex (8 June 2020) We forgive each other for the past and now might have a future I was contacted in early May by my ex-girlfriend. A simple “Hi” on WhatsApp. She had taken a gamble that I hadn’t changed m... »

Relentless heat wave to bake the U.S. for “multiple weeks”

Relentless heat wave to bake the U.S. for “multiple weeks”

A punishing and relentless heat wave is just getting underway in the South, with some spots forecast to  peak above 110 degrees starting this weekend. But the heat will not stay in the South; next week it is forecast to move north and east, spreading 100-degree temperatures across the Ohio Valley and into the Mid-Atlantic. The National Weather Service is forecasting 75 or more record-high temperat... »

As COVID-19 lockdowns ease in some cities, violent crime returns to the streets

As COVID-19 lockdowns ease in some cities, violent crime returns to the streets

As COVID-19 makes a comeback, so will lockdowns A surge of gun violence is plaguing several major cities in the U.S., adding to the woes of a nation grappling with the coronavirus pandemic and civil unrest sparked by the police killing of George Floyd. Data provided by police departments in New York City and Chicago shows upticks in shootings and homicide victims in June leading into July, compare... »

Mama Boko Haram’: one woman’s extraordinary mission to rescue ‘her boys’ from terrorism

Mama Boko Haram’: one woman’s extraordinary mission to rescue ‘her boys’ from terrorism

  Over the years, Boko Haram had become notorious for kidnapping women and girls. The most infamous instance came in 2014, when its fighters captured 276 schoolgirls from a secondary school in the remote village of Chibok. But there were abductions before Chibok, and dozens after. Some of those captured were forced to become suicide bombers, and Boko Haram has used more than 460 female suicid... »

Parents’ gender reveal photo shoot celebrates 6-year-old transgender daughter

Parents’ gender reveal photo shoot celebrates 6-year-old transgender daughter

Parents’ gender reveal photo shoot celebrates 6-year-old transgender daughter (ABC News) As hard as it was to let go of her son, Easton, Julie Hindsley was equally committed to celebrating her daughter, Ella. Ella is Hindsley’s 6-year-old transgender daughter. “I wanted to have this photo shoot and remember this moment since it was so huge for Ella,” she said. “Once w... »

Body of missing Connecticut school teacher who thought he had coronavirus found in waters off Long Island

Body of missing Connecticut school teacher who thought he had coronavirus found in waters off Long Island

A beloved Connecticut school teacher who disappeared in the early morning hours of his 50th birthday while quarantining over COVID-19 fears, has been found dead, according to the Suffolk County Police Department. Gil Cunha The body of Gil Cunha was found in the waters off the coast of Long Island in Suffolk County, New York, near Fire Island, according to a release emailed to Dateline by the Suffo... »

St. Louis considers surveillance planes in crime battle

St. Louis considers surveillance planes in crime battle

O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — With 2020 shaping to be an especially violent year in one of the nation’s most violent cities, St. Louis leaders are considering a new tool to fight crime — surveillance planes — even as opponents worry about further the militarization of police and the potential for invasion of privacy. St. Louis traditionally has one of the highest murder rates in the U.S., and this ye... »

Hailey Bieber Wears the Unofficial Dress of Summer

Hailey Bieber Wears the Unofficial Dress of Summer

It may sound counterintuitive to claim to know the unofficial dress of summer when summer just started and when most people haven’t left their homes for the past two months. Not to sound inelegant, but you would be wrong.In an interview with CNN on Tuesday night, Sununu said he might have a chance to see Trump during his swing through the state, but it would not be at the rally Saturday. So ... »

Florida sheriff wins battle with DeSantis administration over coronavirus data

Florida sheriff wins battle with DeSantis administration over coronavirus data

DeSantis cuts $28 million from disease treatment at Florida prisons as pandemic’s toll worsens Just two days after a Florida sheriff announced the state had abruptly cut him off from data about local cases of coronavirus infections, state health authorities have reversed course, agreeing on Thursday morning to continue providing the information. The reversal came in the wake of social media ... »

Family re-imagines Bob Marley classic for COVID-19 relief

Family re-imagines Bob Marley classic for COVID-19 relief

Bob Marley’s Grammy-winning children and chart-topping grandson have re-imagined one of his biggest hits to assist children affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Stephen Marley, Cedella Marley, and her son, Skip Marley, have joined forces to produce a new version of “one love ” which will be released July 17 and will also include special guest appearances from other musicians. A music ... »

Churches Were Eager to Reopen. Now They Are a Major Source of Coronavirus Cases.

Churches Were Eager to Reopen. Now They Are a Major Source of Coronavirus Cases.

PENDLETON, Ore. — Weeks after President Donald Trump demanded that America’s shuttered houses of worship be allowed to reopen, new outbreaks of the coronavirus are surging through churches across the country where services have resumed. The virus has infiltrated Sunday sermons, meetings of ministers and Christian youth camps in Colorado and Missouri. It has struck churches that reopened cautiously... »

Reopening schools: Do the benefits outweigh the risks?

Reopening schools: Do the benefits outweigh the risks?

What’s happening Schools across the country were closed in March as part of the effort to contain the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States. Students, teachers, parents and administrators scrambled to put together a makeshift distance-learning curriculum for the rest of the academic year, with the hopes the virus would be under control enough to allow in-person instruction ... »

2 female firsts at the Supreme Court announce retirements

2 female firsts at the Supreme Court announce retirements

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Tuesday that the first-ever women to hold two prominent positions at the court, handling the justices’ security and overseeing publication of the court’s decisions, are retiring. Pamela Talkin’s most public role in nearly two decades as the court’s marshal has been opening court sessions by announcing the justices’ entrance int... »

Amid Black Lives Matter protests, more school districts are pushing to address racism. Is it enough?

Amid Black Lives Matter protests, more school districts are pushing to address racism. Is it enough?

LEVITTOWN, Pa. — T.R. Kannan is no stranger to racism. The school board president in the Pennsbury School District in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, has seen it firsthand before immigrating to the U.S. from India, where discrimination on religion, caste and gender is widespread. More than 20 years later, Kannan has grown accustomed to experiencing microaggressions, or unconscious biases that others m... »

Palm Springs’ arrives for the Groundhog Days of quarantine

Palm Springs’ arrives for the Groundhog Days of quarantine

Though most of the films that have debuted during the pandemic never got to screen for packed movie houses, “Palm Springs” had the kind of premiere filmmakers dream of. At the Sundance Film Festival in January, the time-loop romantic comedy, starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti drew big laughs, enthusiastic reviews, and a record deal for the festival. Hulu and the indie distributor Neon acqui... »

Trump ‘going with his gut’ in fanning racism, frustrating some White House aides

Trump ‘going with his gut’ in fanning racism, frustrating some White House aides

Some White House officials are privately expressing frustration over President Trump’s recent embrace of a message stoking racial and cultural divisions. The Trump allies are telling him that he has a better argument to make and to focus on his accomplishments in office and offer sharp criticism of his opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden, said two officials who spoke on the condition of anon... »

‘This is the only way to get real change’: How Black Americans are using their purchasing power as a means of protest on #BlackOutDay2020

‘This is the only way to get real change’: How Black Americans are using their purchasing power as a means of protest on #BlackOutDay2020

Black Americans are being encouraged to halt their spending or to redirect it exclusively to Black-owned businesses on Tuesday in an act of protesting the country’s ongoing issues of racial injustice and inequality as part of #BlackOutDay2020. The #BlackOutDay2020 movement and Blackout Coalition were started by a Texas man named Calvin Martyr as an effort to reveal the impact of the Black dollar a... »

Aggressive seaweed smothers one of world’s most remote reefs

Aggressive seaweed smothers one of world’s most remote reefs

Researchers say a recently discovered species of seaweed is killing large patches of coral on once-pristine reefs and is rapidly spreading across one of the most remote and protected ocean environments on earth. A study from the University of Hawaii and others says the seaweed is spreading more rapidly than anything they’ve seen in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, a nature reserve that stretches... »

Companies owned by Floyd Mayweather, Tom Brady among sports entities granted PPP relief money

Companies owned by Floyd Mayweather, Tom Brady among sports entities granted PPP relief money

Mayweather Promotions, Bob Arum’s Top Rank company and Golden Boy Promotions, owned by Oscar De La Hoya, all applied for between $350,000 and $1 million, according to data released Monday by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Mayweather was named the highest-paid athlete of the past decade by Forbes with $915 million in earnings. His promotion shut down its events on March 17, with no date fo... »

Black man pinned to tree in what he calls ‘attempted lynching’ at Indiana lake

Black man pinned to tree in what he calls ‘attempted lynching’ at Indiana lake

Indiana authorities are investigating a report by a Black man who said he was pinned to a tree by a group of white men, an attack he likened to an “attempted lynching.” Parts of the incident were captured on video by one of the man’s friends. In a post to Facebook, Vauhxx Booker wrote, “I don’t want to recount this, but I was almost the victim of an attempted lynching.” He went on: “On July 4th ev... »

Weird jobs from celebrities’ past

Weird jobs from celebrities’ past

1. Deceased-oriented Hairstylist Danny DeVito Now Danny DeVito doesn’t seem to have any passion for any hairs, including his own. However, there were times when his life was connected with this stuff. Yes, you may be delighted to know he worked as a hairstylist. Moreover, you may even be shocked to find out who he served! Can you guess? We can bet you never suggest these were dead people! 2. Clown... »

6 tips to nude makeup

6 tips to nude makeup

6 Easy Tips to Nude Makeup Look Nude Lip Nude Makeup Look is ideal for women with sharp features. If you choose to endorse this look, you’ll be showcasing your natural beauty without using a substantial amount of foundation or bronzer. Some people consider this look ‘bland or muted‘, but if you’ve applied the right kind of products and on the right places, you can really look like a diva, that too... »

Court Rules Dakota Access Pipeline Must Be Emptied For Now

Court Rules Dakota Access Pipeline Must Be Emptied For Now

“It took four long years, but today justice has been served at Standing Rock,” Earth justice attorney Jan , who represents the tribe, said in a statement. “If the events of 2020 have taught us anything, it’s that health and justice must be prioritized early on in any decision-making process if we want to avoid a crisis later on.” The tribe sued the Corps in August 201... »

Woman Who Called Police On Black Bird Watcher In Central Park To Be Charged

Woman Who Called Police On Black Bird Watcher In Central Park To Be Charged

A white woman who called the police and claimed a Black man was threatening her after he asked her to put her dog on a leash in New York’s Central Park will be prosecuted over the incident, Manhattan’s district attorney said Monday. “Today our Office initiated a prosecution of Amy Cooper for Falsely Reporting an Incident in the Third Degree,” Manhattan District Attorney Jr.... »

Why Chinese and Russia Missiles Could End the Age of the Aircraft Carrier

Why Chinese and Russia Missiles Could End the Age of the Aircraft Carrier

The U.S. can’t simply count on technological superiority to win the day. Inexpensive Russian and Chinese weapons, such as cyberwar and antiship missiles, threaten the West’s reliance on expensive arms such as aircraft carriers. “China and Russia appear to have focused many (but not all) their efforts on being able to put at risk the key Western assets that are large, few in number and expens... »

China detains professor who criticised Xi over coronavirus

China detains professor who criticised Xi over coronavirus

Beijing (AFP) – Chinese authorities on Monday detained a law professor who published essays criticising President Xi Jinping over the coronavirus pandemic and accusing him of ruling “tyrannically”, according to friends of the man. Xu Zhangrun, a rare outspoken critic of the government in China’s heavily censored academia, was taken from his home in suburban Beijing by more ... »

Celebrities who underwent plastic surgery

Celebrities who underwent plastic surgery

1. Caitlyn Jenner In her near past, Caitlyn Marie Jenner was William Bruce Jenner. That William Bruce was a decathlete and even won an Olympic gold medal in 1976 but then built an excellent television career. But in 2015 he did his coming-out and went as far as changing his male look for a female one with the help of plastic surgery. Now this famous personality has a legal name as Caitlyn Marie Je... »

Biography , works and achievement of willam levy

Biography , works and achievement of willam levy

  Levy was born in Cojimar , Cuba .His maternal grandfather was Jewish (the origin of his surname, Levy), although he grew up in a non-religious household. Raised by his single mother, Barbara, Levy and his family, including his brother Jonathan Gutierrez Levy and sister Barbara Gutierrez Levy, immigrated to Miami, Florida when he was 20. He attended Barbara Goleman Senior high school, locate... »

Famous Persons You Didn’t Expect Are Homosexual

Famous Persons You Didn’t Expect Are Homosexual

We like to discuss celebrities’ works. But their private lives are what we are really interested in. And, no wonder, we always chase for the details of their love affairs. We want to know who their partners are! Just recently you may be shocked when you discover an actor has passion in another actor, an actress is dating a woman and so on. But nowadays homosexuality has already become an ordinary ... »

How much trouble is Huawei in?

How much trouble is Huawei in?

Fresh US sanctions have cut off the Chinese tech company’s access to vital American technology to a greater extent than ever before. Countries and mobile network operators around the world are now questioning whether Huawei will be able to deliver on it’s 5G. And the rising anti-China sentiment in India and elsewhere is not helping matters. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared la... »

Protesters return to St. Louis area where couple drew guns

Protesters return to St. Louis area where couple drew guns

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Several hundred protesters made a peaceful return trip Friday to the St. Louis mansion owned by a white couple whose armed defense of their home during an earlier demonstration earned them both scorn and support. Protesters marched along the busy public boulevard called Kingshighway, which intersects with Portland Place, a private street that is the site of the Renaissance palazzo... »

Trump steps back, done with being ‘daily voice’ of coronavirus response

Trump steps back, done with being ‘daily voice’ of coronavirus response

WASHINGTON — As the country is hit with record numbers of coronavirus cases, some states are halting their reopenings, and hospitals in hot spots are becoming overwhelmed, President Donald Trump has largely stayed in a place you don’t often find him: the sidelines. The president’s lower profile is by design, a senior administration official said. The latest hope among top aides is that... »

Women who are billionaires

Women who are billionaires

  1. Christy Walton Worth $41.7 billion, we have the richest woman in the world in Christy Walton. A good portion of her wealth stems from her inheriting it from her husband, John Walton. John Walton accumulated his wealth by co-founding Wal-Mart. When he passed away in a plane crash in June 2005, Christy was in line of inheriting $18.2 billion US. When she gained that inheritance, she took t... »

Ten examples of how social media pics can fool everyone

Ten examples of how social media pics can fool everyone

Ten examples of how social media pics can fool everyone 1. Photos, which are careless to look at but risky to take Sometimes, you look at the pictures and can’t get rid of a thought it fools you, don’t you? You are right, the Instagram pic can lie. And it does. For example, this pic shows a laughing and carefree person who almost fall down from this fortress loophole. However, taking such a photo ... »

5 films that everyone will talk about in 2020

5 films that everyone will talk about in 2020

In 2019, more than 10,000 films were released. In 2020 there will be no less than prime. In order not to get lost in such a variety of new products, critics’ reviews, articles and ratings on the Internet are needed. 1.1917 A very different depiction of war comes in this World War One epic from Sam Mendes, the Oscar-winning director of American Beauty and the last two Bonds. Based on a story told t... »

4 Mysterious People, You Will Have A Hard Time Believing Actually Existed

4 Mysterious People, You Will Have A Hard Time Believing Actually Existed

4 Mysterious People, You Will Have A Hard Time Believing Actually Existed   1.John Nolan During the afternoon on 17th September 2017, an Irish man John Nolan residing in Tottenham, London was strolling on the street. The 70 years old John was suddenly set on flames without any apparent reason. The bystanders came to his aid and John was airlifted to a burn unit ward of a Hospital in Essex. He... »

X-raying the dusts over Buhari’s appointments

X-raying the dusts over Buhari’s appointments

  During his swearing for the first term in office in 2015, President Mohammadu Buhari assured Nigerians that he would be a President and father for all; that he belonged to everybody and belonged to nobody.   However, only recently, 16 leaders of socio-cultural groups in the Southern region of Nigeria, dragged President Muhammadu Buhari before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Cour... »

Benefits of body scrub

Benefits of body scrub

  Just like your face, your body needs exfoliation to stay soft, smooth and healthy. Most of we nigerians don’t even know what a body scrub is so I would be giving the definition of a body scrub, a body scrub is a skin care product whose primary function is to remove dead skin cells through exfoliation as well as cleanse the skin and increase the body’s blood circulation. Most times peo... »

Top 10 most handsome men in the world

Top 10 most handsome men in the world

  10. Salman Khan India’s most favorite handsome guy – Salman Khan comes at 7th spot in the ranking of top 10 most handsome men. Born on December 27, 1965 in India, Khan is a very good actor and producer. He has got several awards for his outstanding acting. Though he is not young in age, but still look very young. He has very good fashion sense, and has marvelously well-built body. Many wome... »

Top 10 most beautiful women in the world

Top 10 most beautiful women in the world

  We have a lot of beautiful women in the world but according to me this 10 topped the list they include; 10. Taylor Swift So it’s a universal fact; beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder. But when it comes to rank the beauty of a person. So it is necessary to calculate the internal beauty as well as external beauty. The external or physical beauty will age with time, all other factors remai... »

TOP 10 RICHEST KOREAN ACTORS 2020 & NET WORTH

TOP 10 RICHEST KOREAN ACTORS 2020 & NET WORTH

With the increasing global success and globalization of the Korean film industry, the past two decades has seen Korean actors like Lee Byung-hun and Bae Doona star in American films, Korean actors such as Park Chan-wook and Bong Joon-ho direct English-language works, Korean American actors crossover to star in Korean films as with Steven Yeun and Ma Dong-seok, and Korean films be remade in the Uni... »

TOP 10 RICHEST KOREAN ACTRESSES 2020

TOP 10 RICHEST KOREAN ACTRESSES 2020

      The Korean movie industry in recent years have been growing steady, they have produced several stars and global figures this past decade with all of them earning huge money. You also get to know the richest Korean actress 2020. The ranking below is focused on how much these female actors have earned from their box office hits, endorsement and advertising deals and other royalt... »

Possible reasons Buhari doesn’t wear face mask despite his old age, COVID-19 vulnerability —Experts

Possible reasons Buhari doesn’t wear face mask despite his old age, COVID-19 vulnerability —Experts

  The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), has continued to appear in meetings without wearing face masks.   The most recent of such appearances was during the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday, where everyone except Mr. President wore face masks.   Again, on April 10, Buhari was the only person who did not wear a mask when officials of the President... »

Discover the best of National Harbor, DC’s glitzy playground

Discover the best of National Harbor, DC’s glitzy playground

  National Harbor, Maryland, is only about 10 miles south of Washington, DC, but it feels like a world away. This glitzy, buzzy enclave on the Potomac River is bursting with hotels, restaurants and shops, not to mention a giant Ferris wheel and a casino. A popular accommodation choice for visitors, and a top staycation spot for locals, it’s practically the Mid-Atlantic’s Vegas – with plenty o... »

Hasn’t 2020 had enough? July will be so hot, it is ‘potentially historic,’ experts say

Hasn’t 2020 had enough? July will be so hot, it is ‘potentially historic,’ experts say

A long-awaited and significant swath of anomalous heat is expected to build across much of the United States during the first half of July. Widespread above-average temperatures and at times stifling humidity are expected over the majority of the central and eastern Lower 48, with near-normal temperatures over the West and the Southeast. The National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center is al... »

`You broke my wrist!’ Police sued for taking down wrong man

`You broke my wrist!’ Police sued for taking down wrong man

Body camera video shows Antonio Arnelo Smith handing his driver’s license to a Black police officer and answering questions cooperatively before a white officer walks up behind him, wraps him in a bear hug and slams him face-first to the ground. “Oh my God, you broke my wrist!” the 46-year-old Black man screams as two more white Valdosta officers arrive, holding him down and handcuffing him ... »

After a Black protester is killed in Omaha, witnesses claim a rushed investigation ignored signs of the shooter’s allegedly racist past

After a Black protester is killed in Omaha, witnesses claim a rushed investigation ignored signs of the shooter’s allegedly racist past

More than 300 people have been arrested in Omaha since Friday, May 29, when the city of less than 500,000 was swept up in the tidal wave of protests against police brutality and systemic racism that had erupted in Minneapolis after the brutal killing by police of an unarmed Black man named George Floyd. Jake Gardner, the white bar owner who shot and killed James Scurlock, a 22-year-old Black prote... »

Top 15 handsome american singers

Top 15 handsome american singers

15. Alex Turner Alexander David Turner one of the greatest personalities on this Earth was inbred in High Greens in Sheffield, England. As being an English born, Alexander’s looks are plausible to every human eye. Establishing himself in different genres in the industry, Alex is a successful singer, songwriter, and musician who is delineated by the Wildlife Entertainment, helping Alex to establish... »

Effects of  Tribalisim  and etnicity in nigeria

Effects of Tribalisim and etnicity in nigeria

For some days the blacks in america were complaining and protesting about racisim and some of us in Nigeria also joined them in the protest, is that not called eye service and deception we have a lot of issues bugging us in this country which needed protesting but nobody protested. instead what is happening in another persons land we take it personal I don’t mean to say it good the way the whites ... »

NMA, NUT knock FG over order to reopen schools

NMA, NUT knock FG over order to reopen schools

  The Nigerian Medical Association and the Nigeria Union of Teachers, on Tuesday, took a swipe at the Federal Government over its “safe reopening of schools”.       The apex organisations of medical doctors and teachers in the country told The PUNCH that the directive that graduating classes should resume was not only badly thought-out, but also could expose both teachers and p... »

The Black Officer Who Detained George Floyd Had Pledged to Fix the Police

The Black Officer Who Detained George Floyd Had Pledged to Fix the Police

MINNEAPOLIS — There were two Black men at the scene of the police killing in Minneapolis last month that roiled the nation. One, George Floyd, was sprawled on the asphalt, with a white officer’s knee on his neck. The other Black man, Alex Kueng, was a rookie police officer who held his back as Floyd struggled to breathe. Floyd, whose name has been painted on murals and scrawled on protest signs, h... »

Black father and son tackled by police and threatened with Tasers during charity bike ride

Black father and son tackled by police and threatened with Tasers during charity bike ride

Police are facing calls to undergo unconscious bias training after a father and son were allegedly grabbed by officers and threatened with Tasers after being wrongly suspected of involvement in a stabbing. Andrew Boateng and son Huugo were out cycling along the River Lea in Tottenham, north London, when the incident happened. Mr Boateng told Sky News that his 13-year-old son rode a few metres out ... »

2 teenage boys shot to death after asking man how tall he was while buying candy

2 teenage boys shot to death after asking man how tall he was while buying candy

Two teenage boys were shot to death after asking the suspect how tall he was when they were buying candy from a store. The incident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. on Saturday June 20 after three teenage boys went to a store in South Chicago to buy some candy and ended up having a brief encounter with 19-year-old Laroy Battle inside the establishment. “The victims were walking into the store, the... »

One powerful NWSL anthem kneeling image spoke truth to this American moment

One powerful NWSL anthem kneeling image spoke truth to this American moment

Hours after their colleagues on other teams took a knee during the national anthem, Casey Short and Julie Ertz did the same. Short and Ertz shared uniquely raw emotion on Saturday night, right before their Chicago Red Stars faced the Washington Spirit in the National Women’s Soccer League Challenge Cup. You can see the moment above, as captured by Associated Press photographer Rick Bowmer, and als... »

Trump deletes tweet of supporter shouting ‘white power’ after outrage

Trump deletes tweet of supporter shouting ‘white power’ after outrage

Donald Trump has deleted a tweet he sent featuring video of a Trump supporter shouting, “White power! White power!” after an outpouring of grief and outrage at racist language flowing directly from the White House once again. The tweet was deleted after it drew fierce criticism from across the political spectrum, including from Tim Scott of South Carolina, the sole African American Republican in t... »

Discover the best of National Harbor, DC’s glitzy playground

Discover the best of National Harbor, DC’s glitzy playground

National Harbor, Maryland, is only about 10 miles south of Washington, DC, but it feels like a world away. This glitzy, buzzy enclave on the Potomac River is bursting with hotels, restaurants and shops, not to mention a giant Ferris wheel and a casino. A popular accommodation choice for visitors, and a top staycation spot for locals, it’s practically the Mid-Atlantic’s Vegas – with plenty of famil... »

Trump retweets video of supporter shouting ‘white power’

Trump retweets video of supporter shouting ‘white power’

US President Donald Trump retweeted a video showing one of his supporters loudly shouting “white power”. The supporter was among a group of people taking part in a pro-Trump rally at a retirement complex in Florida. The footage showed supporters and opponents of the president hurling abuse and swearing at one another. Mr Trump has denied accusations that he is seeking to capitalise on ... »

St. Louis mayor faces calls to resign after she was accused of doxxing the names and addresses of constituents who wrote letters calling for police defunding

St. Louis mayor faces calls to resign after she was accused of doxxing the names and addresses of constituents who wrote letters calling for police defunding

Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson on Friday was accused of doxxing her constituents during a live broadcast on Facebook when she shared the names and addresses of protestors who gave her letters calling for police reform. On the since-deleted broadcast, Krewson shared the name and addresses of at least 10 people who called on her to slash police funding amid ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd.... »

Where to shop in Madrid’s Las Salesas

Where to shop in Madrid’s Las Salesas

Madrid’s Las Salesas neighbourhood – named for the nearby Plaza de las Salesas – has sprung to life in recent years thanks to a new wave of pioneering business owners. Nestled between the iconic Gran Vía, party-loving Chueca and stately Colón, Las Salesas is especially well-known for its variety of independent shops. A quick detour through this central barrio (district) is perfect for picking up q... »

How to get 6pack fast

How to get 6pack fast

1 Do 4 sets of 12 basic crunches. Start by lying on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Place your fingertips behind your head, inhale, then exhale as you raise your upper back off of the floor. Raise your torso for about 2 seconds, then gently inhale as you lower yourself back to the floor. Be sure not to tug your head upward with your hands. Keep your head, neck, and back ... »

20 Richest  actors

20 Richest actors

Top 20 richest actors We are about to show you… Some of the most popular actors in the world are worth more than a half-billion dollars! We’ve decided to compile a list of the 20 richest actors worldwide, along with their current net worth, and a short bio. Before you start reading this article, can you guess who will appear on the list? The Top 20 Richest Actors in the World Below are the 20 rich... »

Feds’ mixed messages on masks sow confusion

Feds’ mixed messages on masks sow confusion

“We just believe that what’s most important here is that people listen to the leadership in their state and the leadership in their local community and adhere to that guidance whether it has to do with facial coverings or whether it has to do with the size of gatherings,” Pence said. Early on, the government’s no mask message was unequivocal. As the first known COVID-19 infections were identified ... »

Native Americans protesting Trump trip to Mount Rushmore

Native Americans protesting Trump trip to Mount Rushmore

President Donald Trump’s plans to kick off Independence Day with a showy display at Mount Rushmore have angered Native Americans, who view the monument as a desecration of land violently stolen from them and used to pay homage to leaders hostile to Indigenous people. Several groups led by Native American activists are planning protests for Trump’s July 3 visit, part of Trump’s “comeback” campaign ... »

American jailed in Spain was unwitting drug mule, US says

American jailed in Spain was unwitting drug mule, US says

Victor Stemberger wasn’t about to ignore the emails inviting him into a multimillion dollar business opportunity, so he pitched himself as perfect for the job. In a way he was — but for all the wrong reasons. The 76-year-old Virginia man, whose family says he has cognitive issues, accepted the offer and boasted of his credentials as “an experienced businessman who does what he says he will do, and... »

Trump orders statues be protected from ‘mob rule’

Trump orders statues be protected from ‘mob rule’

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order calling for protesters who target monuments to be imprisoned. The measure says anyone who damages a public statue must be prosecuted to the “fullest extent of the law”. Mr Trump’s order also calls for withholding federal funds from local jurisdictions and police departments that fail to stop such “mob rule”. A nu... »

Wisconsin woman sprayed with lighter fluid, burned by lighter in suspected hate crime: police

Wisconsin woman sprayed with lighter fluid, burned by lighter in suspected hate crime: police

It’s been one month since Minneapolis police officers killed George Floyd, and in some ways, it feels like the Black Lives Matter movement is receding from the headlines. A horrifying attack on a Black teenage girl is enough to remind us that racially motivated violence has gone nowhere, however. Althea Bernstein, an 18-year-old EMT and student, was driving her car in Madison, Wis., on Wednesday, ... »

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