5 Disturbing Statements By The Cop Who Shot Philando Castile

June 22, 2017

… the other uh the victim to!d me that he also had a firearm but I wasnt ab!e to see it when the video was reviewed. Um, so I was sitting at a intersection and I see a white vehicle. I cant remember what kind of vehicle it was. Um but I see two occupants. What I believed was two occupants inside the car. And I couldnt make out the passenger. But I knew the passenger had a hat on. And I couldnt make out if it was a guy or girl I just knew that they were both African American and the driver uh …

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Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 18, 2017

… congressional act redesignating the monument as Olympic National Park in 1938, providing it the expanded protections granted under national park status. Patagonia says it will make good on the threat to sue the administration if they move to alter Bears Ears. The company has suggested it will take a novel approach to a lawsuit arguing that a reversal of those protections would hurt their business, which is structured to make environmental philanthropy a core function. The retailer is …

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Pension savers ‘missing out on top-ups’ – BBC News

June 17, 2017

… and Royal London, said more could be done to make workers at other businesses aware that their employer might add to their pension if they were willing to contribute at a higher level. “At a time when money is tight for many people and pay rises may be limited, getting your employer to contribute more to your pension can be a very cost-effective strategy,” he said. “When individuals are thinking about where to put their money to get the best return, the chance to more than …

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London fire: Queen reflects on ‘sombre national mood’ – BBC News

June 17, 2017

… told BBC Newsnight the government was doing all it could to help. The PM said: “I’ve heard stories yesterday from the emergency services about the issues around the fire. “That’s why I came straight back to Downing Street and I ordered a public inquiry. “And we’ll make sure that takes place as soon as possible to get to the bottom of this.” Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May says 5m will be available for …

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Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey meets disease survivors – BBC News

June 17, 2017

… caption The Kerry Town centre has been demolished to make way for a hospital Image caption Pauline ran despite having a weak leg and sore joints as a result of her Ebola Image caption Isetu looks after her granddaughter Mariama and her seven siblings Related Topics Sierra Leone More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsWP Link Shield Pro WP Link Shield – The only cloaker to protect you from commission lossesFan Marketer 1000 Instamate Luxury Edition 2017 Instamate …

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Los Angeles lights Bat-signal for Adam West

June 16, 2017

… tribute to West’s portrayal of the “Bright Knight” on Thursday night. The West family encouraged fans who are unable to attend the ceremony to make a donation to either the Adam West Memorial Fund for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Camp Rainbow Gold. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsAvatar Genie Pro Build your own caricature, cartoon and avatar characters!Pixo Membership 6Months Get access for 6 months to the Pixo Membership1-Click Video …

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How A Carpetbagging Confederacy Fan Nearly Became Virginia’s Republican Nominee For Governor

June 16, 2017

… Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, Skelley ventured. Northam thumped former congressman Tom Perriello in the very same Northern Virginia counties whose residents now make up a smaller proportion of the Republican primary electorate. As for the failure of the polls to predict Stewarts surge,Mark Rush, a politics professor at Washington & Lee College in Lexington, Virginia, believes it tracks closely with the inadequacy of polling in the 2016 presidential race. In both cases, Rush posited, populist …

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19 Epic, Endangered Places You Should Visit Before It’s Too Late

June 15, 2017

… resources; human resources; identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community; illegal activities; land conversion; management systems/management plan; mining 10 Rainforests of the Atsinanana, Madagascar A post shared by ACE COOLTURE (@acecoolture) on May 18, 2017 at 1:18pm PDT Madagascar split from other land masses more than 60 million years ago, leaving rare plant and animal species to evolve here alone. These rainforests make up the eastern part …

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Could football help ease tensions between North and South Korea?

June 13, 2017

… sharing hosting duties broke down. ‘Strong message’ FIFA’s Infantino welcomed Moon’s suggestion this week, adding that while there could be difficulties in achieving his goal, “it is important to make such an effort based on belief.” “It could send a strong message just by mentioning such a vision,” Infantino said, adding that he would bring up the matter with Chinese President Xi Jinping at a meeting later this week. International diplomacy …

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Senators reach Russia sanctions deal

June 13, 2017

Washington (CNN)Senate leaders struck an agreement Monday to roll out additional sanctions on Russia and make it difficult for the President to lift them. The legislation is expected to be attached as an amendment to an unrelated bill involving sanctions on Iran. Sen. Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate foreign relations committee, had previously been hesitant to take up a Russia sanctions bill in his committee. But he said last month that he wanted to see progress with Russia or …

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Gulf crisis threatens to separate Qatari mom from her children

June 12, 2017

Doha, Qatar (CNN)In a large villa on the outskirts of Qatar’s capital Doha, one family gathers to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, handing out candy and singing songs. Dr Wafaa al-Yazeedi, a mother of three, is a Qatari single mother. Bahrain has asked her children, all Bahraini citizens, to leave Qatar. Food, fuel and flights: How Qatar may suffer …

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Warship USS Gabrielle Giffords commissioned in Texas

June 11, 2017

… soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines of the United States of America … You make me proud. You make America proud,” Giffords said as she stood next to her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, who was in the Navy. Kelly lived in Galveston County when he was stationed at Johnson Space Center in suburban Houston during his NASA service. Speakers including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, said Giffords’ strength and courage made her worthy of being the namesake of the …

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Merkel says EU is ‘ready to start Brexit negotiations’ – BBC News

June 10, 2017

… negotiations because in the last time (recently) I really had the feeling that everything was just being very tough and it doesn’t make sense to be tough. “We want to have a fair deal with Britain and we want to have a fair final Brexit negotiations.” European media see bleak future for May Other EU leaders have expressed concerns the failure to win a majority may make negotiations even more difficult. Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt, who is president of the Alliance of …

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General election: Sadiq Khan warns of ‘unsustainable’ police cuts – BBC News

June 7, 2017

… concerned’ Mr Khan said the Met, for which he has direct responsibility, was a “brilliant force” but had already had to swallow “big” budget cuts since 2010 and he was now “deeply concerned” about the effect that a further spending squeeze could have on policing in the capital. The Labour politician said, under current Conservative plans, the Met faced having to make savings of 400m in the next few years. If all of these savings came from reduced …

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‘Terrorism Has No Religion:’ Muslims Across The UK Slam London Attackers

June 6, 2017

Terrorism has no religion, Imam Abdul Quddus Arif, of the local Ahmadiyya Muslim community, told HuffPost UK on Sunday,slamming the assailants twisted beliefs. Basically, not in my name, not in the name of Islam. I want to make that very clear. Imam Abdul Quddus Arif from the local Ahmadiyya Muslim community speaks out against Islamic extremism. Arifs message was echoed by other Muslim organizations across the country, condemning Islamic extremism. Their warped view of the world doesnt …

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Albert Pujols hits his 600th career home run

June 4, 2017

… slugger rarely acknowledges the importance of individual accomplishments, but his fellow Angels thought he clearly wanted to reach the milestone at home before they hit the road Monday. The Angels were excited, too: Mike Trout went to the ballpark right after having thumb surgery Wednesday because he wanted to see Pujols make history and Trout has returned every night since, his hand in a cast. “It’s pretty incredible,” Trout said. “Each night he gets a hit or gets an …

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Kentucky Gov Says Louisville Can Pray Away Its Crime

June 2, 2017

Bevin suggested at a community meeting that volunteer groups of between three and 10 people wouldadopt specific blocks and walk around them while praying, according to WHAS, the Louisville ABC station. Bevin said participants would make year-long commitments, and even suggested specific zip codes for the roving bands of prayer police to patrol. Prayer is powerful, and a people united in prayer will make a difference in their communities, he wrote in another tweet. I believe in prayer. Im …

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JetBlue Could Soon Let You Scan Your Face To Board Planes

June 2, 2017

… customers will then be allowed onto the jet bridge. The airline hopes the paperless, device-less boarding system will make for a more seamless boarding process. Delta also announced on Wednesday that the airline would test fingerprint boarding technology at Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, D.C. In March, American Airlines overhauledits boarding procedure to simplify the process for travelers. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsAccelerator Growth: Cash …

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Artist Protests ‘Fearless Girl’ By Installing Urinating Dog At Her Feet

May 31, 2017

Sculptor Alex Gardega told The New York Post that the proud, gangly young woman is corporate nonsense. To protest, Gardega put up a work of his own: a shoe-sized pug urinating at the girls ankles. Unlike Fearless Girl and the financial districts renowned bull, the dog is a carefully stylized work, rather than a realistic one. I decided to build this dog and make it crappy to downgrade the statue, exactly how the girl is a downgrade on the bull, Gardega told the outlet. The creator of the …

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Report: Trump Tells ‘Confidants’ U.S. Will leave Paris Climate Deal

On Saturday, Trump said in a Twitter post he would make a decision on whether to support theParis climate deal next week. A source who has been in contact with people involved in the decision told Reuters a couple of meetings were planned with chief executives of energy companies and big corporations and others about the climate agreement ahead of Trumps expected announcement later in the week. It was unclear whether those meetings would still take place. The summit of G7 wealthy nations …

May 29, 2017
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Manchester Attack: Family’s tribute to ‘just lovely’ Nell – BBC News

… brothers wrapped around her little finger. “She loved shopping and she loved to spend money. She loved clothes, shoes and make-up and was planning on working this summer so she could spend more. “She had told her brothers she planned on buying a new pair of shoes and expensive make-up every two weeks. ‘First pop concert’ “Nell was a great friend and listener, she always put everyone else before herself. She had been trying to get Harry Styles tickets for her …

May 28, 2017
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Painful Chinese Foot-Binding Was More Than An Erotic Practice, Study Finds

For decades in China, young girls bones were broken and their feet tightly bond in a painful process that would eventually make them appear more desirable to men, according to historians. Their deformed feet,known as lotus feet, were tucked into embroidered shoes and viewed as delicate and dainty. It was a way to show off their social status. It was, at the time, chic. Research published in the book Bound Feet, Young Handssuggests that some womens feet had been bound at a very young age so …

May 27, 2017
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ABC’s ‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake Became Cringey Real Fast

… tried just wasnt hitting those mambo steps with the same gusto Jennifer Grey did. It is a truth universally acknowledged that Hungry Eyes and Shes Like the Wind should not be messed with. How do you make an unexpectedly delightful line about a watermelon so forced? How?! The awkward Baby-as-adult framing It all begged the question: But why? Alas, even with the industrys current thirst for remakes, on Wednesday night we all learned some things are better left alone. …

May 26, 2017
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I Invited A Guy From Tinder Over, He Didnt Look Like His Pics

I know youre going to say Im an idiot. Rule number one of dating over the internet (or an app, in this case) is that you meet in a public place, at least for the first time. Youre supposed to make sure the other person isnt a serial killer before you give them your address. But that seems so . I wasnt looking for a boyfriend, I was looking for some really good sex. The whole formal date thing seemed unnecessary, a step that had to be taken by dumb people who weren’t as good as I was in …

May 25, 2017
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The Best Boyfriends Know Little Gestures Mean More Than Anything Else

… walk you to the bathroom in the middle of the night when you’re sick, the oneswho say “what do you need?” and take care of you as you do them. The best boyfriends aren’t the “cool guys,” they aren’t the bros who are too detached to care about love. They’re the ones who want to try. The ones who would do for you everything that you’d do for them. They’re the ones whotext you to make sure you got home alright. Who will listen to you …

May 25, 2017
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You Are Not Perfect, But You Are All Of These Things

… love, because such an idea should cease to exist. If you love, which you do, you should receive it in return. You are not a kid anymore. You are not the embarrassment or regret of a situation where the person you love did not love you back. That is not who you are. That is not where it begins and ends for you. You are not perfect. But you are someone who fights. You are fighting for the family you love, the future you want, and the right to make a myriad of more (albeit enjoyable) mistakes. I …

May 25, 2017
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