MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell Retracts Unverified Trump Finances Report

Lawrence O’Donnell said that he was wrong to read a story about President “I did not go through the rigorous verification and standards process here at MSNBC before repeating what I heard from my source,” he said at the start of his show. He said if he had gone through the process, he wouldn’t have been permitted to report it.  “We don’t know whether the information is inaccurate,” he said. “But the fact is, we do know it wasn’t ready for broadcast, and for that I apologize.” teased on Twitter too. He stressed the story had not been confirmed by NBC News, was based on a single anonymous source and still needed to be verified to determine if it was …

Simone Biles’ Brother Charged In Cleveland Triple Homicide

Simone Biles has been charged with murder in the shooting deaths of three men at a New Year’s Eve party, Tevin Biles-Thomas, 24, was Biles-Thomas, an Army member and former Cleveland high school student, is the only person so far charged in the shooting, which left three men dead at an Airbnb party above a Cleveland pizzeria on New Year’s Eve, Cleveland.com noted. Another man and a woman also were shot, but survived. “The relentless persistence of Cleveland police homicide detectives helped secure an indictment in this case,” Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael O’Malley said in a statement, In addition to murder charges, Biles-Thomas was charged with voluntary manslaughter, felonious assault and perjury, WOIO reported. won four gold medals at the …

Concerns over beauty spot parking charges

But between March and October 2020, visitors will have to pay £2 for the first hour and then £5 for the rest of the day. Dafydd Rhys Thomas, councillor for Ynys Cybi, said: “This land has been free for centuries and to bring charges in, I’m not happy. Anglesey’s RSPB planning ban overturned Thousands reject RSPB charges plan Lighthouse ‘set to reopen to visitors’ “The effect can already be seen, people just won’t bother coming. “I don’t have any issues with the people who work there, only the large organisation which has lost touch with the local people.” Related Topics Holyhead RSPB Original Article : HERE ;

Trump’s Trade War Linked To Amazon Rainforest Destruction

Donald Trump’s trade war with China is putting increasing pressure on the Amazon rainforest and is likely linked to the region’s devastating fires, according to experts. American Soybean Association, said in an email to HuffPost.  27% from 2017 to 2018. Chinese imports from Brazil in the 12 months through April amounted to 71 million tons — nearly as much as China  Amid increasing demands for farm products from China, Brazil’s far-right president, directly related to deliberate deforestation, the BBC reported. Not only do American farmers have soybeans to sell, but also the crops are generally grown under far more stringent environmental standards than in Brazil, according to the association. Minnesota Farmers Union, told HuffPost. “We have plenty of soybeans to sell, while …

Carnival crowds brave blazing heat

Image caption Rochelle Watson (left) and Serena Watson said they felt like movie stars for the day Serena Thomas, a performer on the Tears Mass float, said although it was hot, the weather was bearable. Drinks were provided on the float all day and if the heat got too much, she said they could all step off and have a breather. Skip Youtube post by BBC London Warning: Third party content may contain adverts Report When she did just that to grab some lunch, she said she became quite the star attraction and was immediately swamped with requests for photographs. “This is the only time I approve of people taking my picture,” she said, while her friend Rochelle Watson added: …

Steve King’s 2020 Campaign Runs Dry As PACs And Politicians Jump Ship

Steve King (R-Iowa), who has all but politically self-destructed by supporting white supremacy, without rape and incest, appears to be nearly broke. Data from OpenSecrets, an initiative of the Center for Responsive Politics, shows that the congressman’s 2020 reelection campaign committee had just $18,365 in cash on hand as of June 30, and hasn’t filed another report since. Federal Election Commission data shows that in the first quarter of 2019, King’s campaign operated at a According to Meanwhile, one of King’s challengers, Republican Randy Feenstra, has Though they’ve raised significantly less overall, two of King’s other GOP challengers, Bret Richards and Jeremy Taylor, also have more cash on hand, with $51,200 and $23,070, respectively. asked The New York Times in …

High Schoolers Use TikTok In A Powerful Way To Support Their Teachers

TikTok, the popular short-form video app, to share funny and memorable clips with their friends. But in one school district in teachers ahead of a threatened strike — and to organize a picket line of their own. Clark County had planned to The fallout from a strike would’ve been enormous. Officials had warned the action would “fined $50,000 a day for picketing. “It makes me very upset with where we are as a district,” kindergarten teacher Kristan Nigro But it wasn’t just teachers who were angry. Sullivan, whose mom is a veteran employee of the district, “Personally, I don’t think this is fair, and I’m kind of sick of our district thinking it’s OK to walk all over teachers and …

Young drug dealers offered free driving lessons

“We must prevent drug use in our communities and support people dependent on drugs through treatment and recovery,” the government department said. ‘Take a chance’ The police have told the BBC one person on the Call-In scheme had been removed and charged with dealing class A drugs. He will appear in Bristol Magistrates’ Court in September. Another has been removed after being found in possession of a weapon. Drug convictions in England and Wales dropped slightly in 2018 to 67,831 from 75,695 in 2017. They were at their highest in recent times in 2012 at more than 98,000 in a year. Potential jail terms for drug dealing Class A, including crack cocaine, cocaine, ecstasy (MDMA), heroin and LSD – up …

A Brexit deal is now ‘touch and go’, says Johnson

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBoris Johnson: “In the last few days there’s been a sort of dawning realisation in Brussels and other European capitals” Boris Johnson has said the chances of a Brexit deal are “touch and go” – having previously said the odds of a no-deal Brexit were “a million to one”. In a BBC interview at the G7 summit in France, he said it “all depends on our EU friends and partners”. When pressed on the chances, he said: “I think it’s going to be touch and go. But the important thing is to get ready to come out without a deal.” Donald Tusk told the PM the EU is open to alternatives to …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Completes Radiation Treatment For Tumor On Pancreas

 Doctors at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York  Ginsburg will continue to have blood tests and scans but won’t require further treatment, doctors said. December to treat lung cancer. She was back at work to hear oral arguments in February. And in November, she back to work later that week. regularly works out and continues to snub those who might wish her ill health. Ginsburg said in a July NPR interview. “That senator, whose name I have forgotten, is now himself dead, and I am very much alive.” REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.

‘Love Island’ Star Has Eye ‘Split In Half’ In Gruesome Champagne Cork Injury

Campbell, who appeared on “Love Island” in 2017 and is set to star on the next season of “MTV’s The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2,” told fans about the incident on his social media pages and thanked his followers for their support. Campbell’s girlfriend, fellow “Love Island” alum Kaz Crossley, posted an Instagram story Wednesday explaining what happened. At one point during the trip, she said, Campbell got champagne in his eye and took off his glasses. At that moment, someone popped another champagne bottle under his face, and the cork went into his eye, splitting it and leaving a gash in the middle. “Who would have thought a champagne cork would be the end of me. But I …

White House Backpedals After Trump Expresses Second Thoughts’ On China Trade War

Donald Trump admitted to having “second thoughts” about escalating the ongoing trade conflict with China, the White House issued a statement asserting the president’s remarks had been “greatly misinterpreted” ― and that he’d actually been expressing regret at “not raising the tariffs higher.” escalate tariffs on Chinese goods. “Might as well. Might as well,” he said, when asked again. “I have second thoughts about everything.” The Washington Post reported that Trump’s remarks represented the But according to White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, Trump actually had no regrets about the trade dispute and had only “responded in the affirmative” because he wishes he had slapped even higher tariffs on China.  repeated this assertion, saying the president did not “have second …

Sophie Turner, Jonathan Van Ness Meeting For The First Time Is Emotional AF

On Monday night, the actress and reality TV star ran into one another backstage at the 2019 MTV VMAs. The result of their run-in was screaming, gushing, and ALL the hugging. Turner, in return, told the “Queer Eye” hairstylist that she loves the show and that she thinks he’s “incredible.” The exchange is a pure delight and even includes a brief appearance from Turner’s husband, Joe Jonas, who also warmly embraces Van Ness.  REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.

‘My parcel was propping the window open’

Image copyright Ollie Bacon Image caption Mr Bacon’s Amazon delivery of several products was found strewn across the floor around the toilet Ollie Bacon, also from Leicestershire, was in his kitchen when he heard a “commotion” in his downstairs bathroom. Image copyright Ollie Bacon Image caption Mr Bacon says Amazon has agreed to send him a hamper to apologise “One was propping the window open and two others had been thrown through,” Mr Bacon said. “Amazon say they’re going to send me a hamper to apologise – I hope they don’t post this one through the window.” An Amazon spokesman said: “We have very high standards for delivery partners and expect every package to be handled with care. “We are …

Why red wine could be good for your gut

How to eat your way to a healthy gut How your belly could heal your brain More than half your body is not human Our guts contain trillions of bacteria and other micro-organisms and this community of “friendly” bugs helps keep us healthy. A growing body of research suggests small changes to our microbiota can make us more susceptible to illnesses such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, heart disease and obesity and may even affect our mood and mental health. Our diets, lifestyles and some types of medication that we may take can upset this finely balanced gut ecosystem. What was the research? The study, published in the journal Gastroenterology, looked at thousands of people living in the UK, the US …