30 Heartbreaking Stories That Show How The Lives Of US Muslims Changed After 9/11

The 9/11 terrorist attacks that devastated the United States in 2001 have had profound political, economic and social effects that still reverberate to this very day. However, most people don’t focus on the consequences that the attacks had on the social fabric of America, even though they were incredibly impactful. US Muslims and people of color turned to Twitter to tell the stories of how their lives were changed by the 9/11 attacks. Using the #AfterSeptember11 and #After911 hashtags, they revealed the intense persecution they and their family members faced because of their religious beliefs, how they looked, and how they dressed. The following is a list of the most poignant stories. Upvote the ones you felt touched you the …

Permanent Record by Edward Snowden review the whistleblowers memoir

The call of duty and a patriotic pedigree are given priority in Snowdens account of his motivations and he warns of dangers ahead Towards the end of Edward Snowdens memoir, he hands the narrative to his partner, Lindsay Mills, in the form of the diary she was keeping at the time he was American and British spy agencies. Ed, what have you done? she wrote. How can you come back from this? Permanent Record is Snowdens attempt to answer these questions by doing something he finds discomforting and antithetical: breaching his own privacy, opening up what he calls the empty zone that lies beyond the reach of the state. This is the space he has guarded for six years, but …

3,900 evacuees from the Bahamas have come to south Florida

Maimi (CNN)About 3,900 evacuees escaping Hurricane Dorian’s devastation in the Bahamas have been processed through south Florida by air and sea, officials said. The number includes US citizens, legal residents, Bahamians and people from other countries who evacuated the islands after the storm hit. It does not include first responders or volunteers. And it does not include traffic from Nassau stemming from normal business operations. It’s not business as usual for the 2,800 employees she manages, Sabatino said. Extra officers have been on hand to process evacuees and in cases of emergency the process has been expedited. “We are very sympathetic. It is devastating what happened in the Bahamas. And our efforts have been in making sure that these people …

It may feel like the world’s ending but America has reason to hope

Inequality, the climate crisis, and Trump in the White House may cause despair. But the country is poised to bounce back If stagnant wages, near-record inequality, climate change, nuclear buildups, assault weapons, mass killings, trade wars, opioid deaths, Russian intrusions into American elections, kids locked in cages at our border, and Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few and Original Article : HERE ;

Wildfires sweep Australia as police investigate

(CNN)As Australia’s eastern states battle more than a hundred wildfires, local police are opening investigations into a small number of the blazes. Near the town of Peregian Beach, on Australia’s Sunshine Coast, 400 people were holed up at emergency evacuation centers after those communities were engulfed by “an ember storm”, added Jackie Trad. An evacuation order remains in place there, according to Queensland’s Fire and Emergency Services. In around 130 years of records, Queensland has never seen fires this severe this early in spring, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services’ predictive services inspector Andrew Sturgess told media Sunday. The fires are being aided by dry air, swift winds and above average temperatures, according to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Queensland and …

Trolls Tell Woman Shes Too Ugly To Be Posting Pics Of Her Face, She Responds With 3 Selfies

‘So About What I Said,‘ where she gives inspiring personal insights into living with melissablake As well as her specialist subjects Melissa often makes forays into politics too, giving her thoughts and opinions on a variety of issues. Unfortunately, while her opinions are just as valid as anyone else’s, some people decided to cruelly make fun of her disability after she wrote an op-ed about the president. Sadly, Melissa has had to endure much of this kind of abuse throughout her career – some people are simply assholes. Despite the hurtful comments though, she refuses to let the cowardly bullies – hiding behind their fake names and profile pics – get her down. Her response to the latest round of …

Trump probed over military spending in Scotland

Trump’s Turnberry golf course posts losses The letter requests access to all communications between the US Department of Defense and Trump Turnberry, as well as any related financial records. According to various reports in the US media, the department has not yet complied with the demands. It has also not commented directly, and neither has the Trump Organisation. What does the letter say? The letter – signed by the Democratic committee chairman Elijah Cummings – was addressed to then-acting Secretary of Defence Patrick Shanahan. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDonald Trump on the Turnberry golf course in 2014 Citing Defence Logistics Agency (DLA) records, it said the US military had made 629 fuel purchase orders at the …

33 Shitty Things That Dont Actually Make You Look Cool

By Itay Kabalo Ask Reddit wants you to know NOTHING on this list makes you look cool. By Itay Kabalo 1. Snapchat filters on your dating profile. Now everyone has their own tastes, but I’m not trying to date someone with a dog face. 2. Being into zodiac signs and using them as an excuse for their unlikeable behaviors. 3. Bragging about how little sleep they’re getting, how many all-nighters they’ve pulled, how busy they are, etc. mostly in a school setting. You need to manage your time better. You need to take care of yourself. Everyone has different sleep needs in terms of timing and length. 4. When you try to play it cool by not immediately answering the …

Donald Trump Jr. Gets His Own Action Figure From Jimmy Kimmel, And It’s …

Jimmy Kimmel took a swipe at Donald Trump’s eldest son. Kimmel’s crew produced a parody ad for the fake toy after Trump Jr. “A camouflage shirt covered in grease stains. You have to admit, they know their customers,” said Kimmel, who later nailed the Trump family business for hypocrisy: Check out the segment above. NFL Star Startles Ingraham By Daring To Disagree With Fox News Talking Point Late Night Hosts Torch Trump: From Teigen Beef To Nixed Taliban Meet REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.

20 Seniors Share Their Best Advice To Younger Generation And Some Will Crack You Up

One of the best advantages of getting older is that you also get wiser. And while many youth-obsessed people would choose wrinkle-free skin over wisdom anytime, they are yet to understand where mistaken. So, to teach youngsters a lesson on life, Birch Creek Senior Living community decided to ask for advice those who have seen it all – its senior residents. And who could have thought, that seniors are not only wise and insightful, they are also extremely funny! After the community posted their hilarious responses, people couldn’t help but crack up at the best advice from the seniors. Scroll below for some much-needed guidance in life and upvote your favorites! #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8 #9 …

How to Instantly Create Show-Stopping Visual Content

Do you know the secret to stop your customers in their tracks? It’s pretty simple… you’ve got to STAND OUT from the crowd. When everyone is doing the same thing… you MUST break the rules of the ordinary. If you want to get ahead, you need to do things radically different. The likes of Coca-Cola, Netflix, Mercedes and Starbucks COMMAND attention and continue to GROW at a staggering rate. They create hypnotic visual content that captivate attention and boost engagement like NEVER before. Even if you tried to look away, it’s impossible. VideoFXPro – the ULTIMATE shortcut you need. It’s why social media is exploding right now with hybrid animations, going viral significantly at the click of a button. This …

Should you pack a ‘grab bag’?

Image copyright Jo Gardner Image caption Jo Gardner’s “grab bag” It was 2am when Jo Gardner and her husband were woken by a knock at the door. It was the police, warning that a fire had broken out at a works unit on their road. In the 10 minutes they were given to evacuate the house, they searched frantically for documents, keepsakes and hard drives. “We had to go there and then, there was no waiting. It was very dramatic, very sudden,” says Mrs Gardner, who works in education in Lincolnshire. Image copyright Dominic Mottram Dom Mottram, who works on railways in the Midlands, also keeps a bag with him in case of emergencies such as fires or car breakdowns. …

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott featured in Playboy

(CNN)Get ready to see a lot more of Kylie Jenner. According to Playboy, the cover featuring Jenner was shot by Sasha Samsonova, and Scott was the creative director. Jenner and Scott have been a couple since 2017 and are the parents of a 1-year-old daughter, Stormi. The 22-year-old cosmetics mogul is not the only one of her famous clan to pose in the magazine. Jenner’s older sister, Kim Kardashian West, posed for Playboy’s December 2007 issue. Original Article : HERE ;

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott featured in Playboy

(CNN)Get ready to see a lot more of Kylie Jenner. According to Playboy, the cover featuring Jenner was shot by Sasha Samsonova, and Scott was the creative director. Jenner and Scott have been a couple since 2017 and are the parents of a 1-year-old daughter, Stormi. The 22-year-old cosmetics mogul is not the only one of her famous clan to pose in the magazine. Jenner’s older sister, Kim Kardashian West, posed for Playboy’s December 2007 issue. Original Article : HERE ;

‘Lovers of Modena’ skeletons holding hands were both men

Researchers believe pair might have been siblings, cousins or soldiers who died together The Lovers of Modena, a pair of skeletons so called because they were buried hand-in-hand, were both men, researchers have found. The bones, from between the 4th and 6th century AD, were found in a cemetery in 2009 near Modena in northern Italy. Due to the poor state of the remains, it was not possible to establish the sex of the couple, despite successive attempts using genetic analysis techniques. Now, a group of researchers from the University of Bologna who developed a new technique using the protein found in tooth enamel have announced that the skeletons belonged to two men. The study, which is believed to have …