Trump Says Fox News Is Moving To ‘Losing’ Side By Covering Democrats

Donald Trump unleashed a Twitter tirade against Pete Buttigieg. The scrutiny from the president is noteworthy given his in public. Unlike some Democrats, Buttigieg has expressed an openness to Fox News appearances and held a town hall discussion with Wallace on the channel Sunday.  appear on the channel, pointing out that elections “are supposed to be about our whole country” and “we can’t just concentrate on those areas where people, for the most part, already agree with us.” In April, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) However, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) reportedly opted out as well. plans to bar from hosting or televising its party’s primary debates. Tom Perez declined, Download

‘SNL’s’ White House Crew Belts Out ‘Don’t Stop Us Now’ In Scary Finale

Saturday Night Live’s” hit parade of White House character clones led by Donald Trump gleefully pounded out a parody of Queen’s “ “Fire keeps you warm or burns your house down,” Baldwin said ominously as the president. He boasted he’s on “cruise control to a second term and there’s nothing the Democrats in Congress can do about it.” So, “sit back and enjoy the ride, America.” Aidy Bryant’s Even Chris Redd’s But Robert Mueller never got a chance to say “something very important American needs to hear,” because Badwin jumped in to blab: “No collusion, no obstruction.” Beck Bennett’s Clarence Thomas, meanwhile, popped up to warn: “Women are screwed.” Check out the video up top. Download

Tati Westbrook drops new video in James Charles drama

(CNN)Tati Westbrook has been trying to take some time away from the James Charles drama, but she shared a video because she “wants the hate to stop.” The saga started in April when Charles posted an ad for Sugar Bear Hair supplements to his Instagram Story during Coachella. That proved to be problematic since Sugar Bear Hair is a huge competitor of Halo Beauty, the brand belonging to Westbrook. Westbrook has been a mentor and close friend to Charles, and she accused the teen of being unsupportive. Nikita Dragun tried to defend James Charles in his feud with Tati Westbrook. It didn’t help He tried to make amends by apologizing to Westbrook in a statement posted to his Instagram Story. …

White House Counsel Tells Congress To ‘Discontinue’ Probes Into Trump

The Trump White House told the House Judiciary Committee to “discontinue” its investigations into the president’s alleged abuses of power, labeling them “an unauthorized ‘do-over’” of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. “Congressional investigations are intended to obtain information to aid in evaluating potential legislation, not to harass political opponents or to pursue an unauthorized ‘do-over’ of exhaustive law enforcement investigations conducted by the Department of Justice,” White House counsel Pat Cipollone wrote to the committee on Wednesday. The letter went on to state that President Donald Trump and his White House will not comply with requests from the committee for its investigations. It further directed the massive resistance to congressional investigations. Trump publicly announced an unprecedented blanket stonewalling of Congress …

Hopscotch chalk ban overturned after outcry

‘Mean-spirited’ Parents were angry that their children were being discouraged from playing outside and that such a harsh stance was being taken over a seemingly harmless game. Donald Macdonald, chairman of the local Woodhill Residents Group, told the BBC Scotland news website: “It seemed to be a bit mean-spirited. “We want children to be outdoors not stuck in front of a screen. This would have just been another reason not to be outdoors.” Speirs Gumley is a sponsor of Glasgow-based charity Peek (Play for Each and Every Kid) whose mission it is to improve the lives of children and young people by unlocking their potential through play and by being creative. On Monday, following a meeting at the Glasgow HQ …

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If you want to get this briefing by email, sign-up here Charities and councils support the move but question how much funding will be available. Bafta TV Awards: Wins for Killing Eve, Ant and Dec and Benedict Cumberbatch The BBC thriller Killing Eve had a good night at the Bafta TV Awards, taking three trophies. Meanwhile, Ant and Dec and Benedict Cumberbatch were celebrating. Find out who won what here. We’ve put together eight things we learned on this glitzy occasion. Plus, we have a full list of the nominees and winners and pictures of the arrivals on the red carpet. Eurovision 2019: What the songs say Michael Rice becomes the latest British hopeful to try their luck at Eurovision, …

Dallas police raid Catholic diocese properties in investigation of alleged sex abuse by clergy

(CNN)Dallas police searched the headquarters of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas and other properties Wednesday as part of the church’s widening sex abuse scandal, police and church officials said. The diocese said in a statement that Paredes and the other four priests who were the subjects of Wednesday’s search warrant were on a list of accused clergy that Bishop Edward Burns released in January. Burns said the diocese has been cooperating with investigators even before the list was made public. “We recognized throughout our collaboration with the police there are some who are not satisfied and want to look for themselves,” he said. “We know we have given them the files. And so we say by all means look.” The …

Hockey mask man pointed AK-47 at boys

Image copyright Devon and Cornwall Police Image caption Monger used a Kalashnikov rifle to threaten the children The judge said he had been told of “the very considerable distress and enormous anxiety” Monger had inflicted on his victims. “You threatened a group of 11-year-old schoolchildren with a rifle in your hand while shouting at them to get on the ground. “The children thought you were about to shoot at them,” he said. The judge commended Mr Weirs for his bravery and courage and awarded him £1,000 from the Sheriff’s Fund. Monger pleaded guilty to using an imitation firearm to cause fear of violence and possession of prohibited weapons.

The best of British press photography

From wars and riots to world cups and red carpets, the press photographer is on hand to capture in a split second the moment that tells the story. Members of the British Press Photographers’ Association are showing off their best work from the past couple of years at the Bargehouse Gallery, central London. Here is a selection of those on show. Image copyright Henry Nicholls / Reuters Image caption England football fans enjoyed an amazing summer as their team made it to the semi-finals of the World Cup. Here, they watch the game on television as England go out to Croatia. Image copyright Samir Hussein Image caption Taylor Swift was pictured on stage at Wembley Stadium, north-west London, by photographer …

Puppy farm ban set to be confirmed

The story of the dog behind Lucy’s Law Rogue puppy farmers hit with £1m tax bill What are conditions like inside a puppy farm? The rules, which will apply to England, are also designed to deter smugglers who abuse the Pet Travel Scheme to bring young animals into the UK to be sold. Named after Lucy, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel who died in 2016 after being poorly treated on a puppy farm, the ban is scheduled to come into force on 6 April next year, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs said. Can you help me spread my message? STOP puppy farming #adoptdontshop #rescue #rescuedog #lucytherescuecavalier #dog #dogsofinstagram #cavaliers 😘💗x A post shared by Lucy The Rescue …

414 million pieces of trash found on remote islands near Australia, study finds

Marine biologist Jennifer Lavers published a study Thursday about plastic debris she and her colleagues found on seven of the Cocos Keeling Islands in 2017. Pictured: (A) eastern side of South Island, (B) north side of Direction Island, (C) beach-back vegetation along the north-east side of Home Island, (D) micro-plastics along the eastern side of South Island.<br> (Nature.com) The outlet reported Lavers did her research in 2017 on seven of the islands. According to the study, she and her colleagues chose the Cocos Keeling Islands because, as uninhabited locations, the plastic they found wouldn’t be from the islands themselves and no one would have been there to remove any of it. MELTING GLACIERS ON ALASKA’S DENALI WILL UNLEASH TONS OF …

Report: College Board will introduce ‘adversity score’ for SAT test takers’ social and economic backgrounds

(CNN)The nonprofit group that administers the SAT will assign an adversity score to each student who takes the test to reflect their social and economic backgrounds, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The news comes against the backdrop of a bombshell college admissions scandal, which saw a slew of indictments against wealthy and powerful parents who allegedly paid their kids’ ways into elite universities. The scandal reignited the debate surrounding race and economic background and what role they play in college admissions. Some parents were found to have paid bribes to have the SAT taken by others for their children. Not all the students were aware of the cheating arranged by their parents, according to the criminal …

Pollster Predicts Sanders Will Be The 2020 Democratic Nominee

Frank Luntz is ready to make a prediction about who will win the 2020 Democratic nomination. And if he’s right, Vermont Sen. “The Democrats who have moved to the left are in tune with the Democratic Party,” the longtime Republican pollster told Fox News. “They’re just not in tune with mainstream America.”  Donald Trump win in 2016.  “The public is really frustrated about being forgotten or left behind. And those two emotions, which elected Donald Trump, are alive not just on the right but also on the left. It’s the reason why Bernie Sanders did so well in 2016 and why, I’ll be blunt with you, I think he is the most likely nominee in 2020.” “Republicans should want that,” Luntz …

Oh Polly sorry for plus-sized Instagram

Image Copyright @alissa_ashleyy @alissa_ashleyy Report Report “Like imagine calling yourselves inclusive and not wanting to post women that don’t fit your ‘aesthetic’ on your brand page lmao,” she wrote. Another Twitter user commented: “If you wanted to be ‘inclusive’ wouldn’t you put these beautiful women on your main page? Just a question.” Another felt that the brand had missed the point of diversity entirely. “This is soo bizarre!! @ohpolly @ohpollyhelp you could have just done without the page? If you truly wanted to be inclusive you would feature them on your main page?? It’s disgusting. People are so focused on appearing to be inclusive that they miss the point.” The Oh Polly Inclusive account also featured the phrase “Zero % …