105 town halls and 35,000 selfies: how Warren has shaken up the 2020 race

The Massachusetts senator has led the policy agenda and forced rivals to play catch-up, but her grandest plan is to save capitalism from itself To the crowd of voters who gathered in the garden of a New Hampshire home on a serene summers day in June, Democrats hope to make progress toward any of their policy goals, from enacting immigration reform to protecting the planet. Heres the good news, she likes to say. I have the biggest anti-corruption plan since Watergate. Heres the bad news. We need the biggest anti-corruption activist since Watergate. To emphasize her commitment to fighting corruption, Warren swore off private fundraising events with wealthy donors during the primary race. Its a decision that could later put …

Mackenzie Lueck’s body has been found, police say

(CNN)The body of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck has been found in a canyon north of Salt Lake City, police said Friday. Police said at that time they had searched Ajayi’s home and property. Neighbors told police they saw Ajayi using gasoline to burn something in his backyard on June 17 and 18, Brown said last week. A subsequent search of the burn area yielded “several charred items that were consistent with personal items of Mackenzie Lueck,” Brown said. Police also discovered charred material that was determined to be female human tissue consistent with Lueck’s DNA profile, he said. Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill, who earlier this week was granted an extension to file charges against Ajayi, …

Arsenal start disciplinary proceedings after Koscielny boycotts US tour

Arsenal have started disciplinary proceedings against their club captain, Laurent Koscielny, after he refused travel to the United States Arsenal have started disciplinary proceedings against their club captain, Laurent Koscielny, after he refused to travel to the United States for a pre-season tour as he attempts to force a move. The 33-year-old centre-half is believed to have his heart set on a return to his native France, with Lyon, Bordeaux and Rennes possible destinations. Koscielny believed he had a way out of his contract, which has one year to run, this summer based on the deals structure and he is demanding the club free him of his obligation and allow him to leave for nothing. Arsenal maintain Koscielny was always …

The case for US stimulus just got weaker. Europe’s is only getting stronger

London (CNN Business)1. America vs. Europe: The United States and Europe could both soon turn on the stimulus taps. The events of the past week have bolstered the case in Europe, but undermined it in the United States. The picture in Europe is different. In Germany, the regional manufacturing powerhouse, factory orders nosedived 2.2% in May compared to the previous month. The year-over-year drop was much worse. “In one line: dreadful,” said Claus Vistesen, chief eurozone economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics. The health of German factories is often seen as a proxy for global demand. Such figures, which have weakened in recent months amid trade disputes, point to trouble ahead. Eurozone retail sales for May announced last week were similarly weak. …

Major Takeaways From The Jeffrey Epstein Indictment And Bail Memo

Jeffrey Epstein allegedly used his victims to recruit other minors to sexually abuse and kept a trove of nude photographs of girls even after being convicted in 2008 on prostitution charges. sex trafficking of minors against Epstein. formally charged with child sex trafficking on Monday, more than 10 years after he pleaded guilty to federal prostitution charges and registered as a sex offender in Florida. Here are some of the major points from the indictment and bail memo. According To The Indictment: 2. He coerced and paid victims hundreds of dollars to recruit other victims, thus maintaining a steady stream of new girls to abuse. 4. The victims were initially told to give Epstein a massage, which often included sex acts. …

Ive Been Drawing One Comic Every Day For 5 Years, And Here Are The Best Of Them (30 Pics)

Hi, my name is William. I am from the USA and live and teach in South Korea. I have been drawing one comic every day since October 2013.  I have been drawing since I was a kid and have always wanted to be a cartoonist. Greats like Bill Watterson (who made Calvin and Hobbes) have always inspired me to make art that was creative and meaningful. A lot of people ask me how I come up with my ideas. Sometimes, I get inspiration from my life experience or conversations with friends. Other times I have a sudden thought that I write down to use later. Typically, I just start drawing, and an idea naturally comes to me. Although I am …

Tourist Gets Pickpocketed In London, Realises She Filmed The Female Gang Doing It

The pair were walking through Cambridge Circus, filming themselves on a selfie stick as they toured the famous capital, when, in what seemed like a split second, they were robbed. After they had crossed the road, Toi looked inside her Louis Vuitton handbag and noticed her designer purse containing £400 in cash and her credit cards were missing. Distraught Toi and Nina played back at their video footage from the day and were shocked at what they found. The two women are then joined by a third accomplice in sunglasses holding an orange jacket. She walks around the back of the unsuspecting women to quickly gather the stolen purse under the coat. All three women then walk away quickly walk in …

MPs back NI abortion and same-sex marriage moves

MPs backed the same-sex marriage amendment by 383 votes to 73, while the abortion amendment was backed 332 to 99. Neither amendment automatically changes the law in Northern Ireland, where same-sex marriage is not legal and abortion is only allowed in very limited circumstances. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBBC News NI looks at the history of Northern Ireland’s same-sex marriage debate Labour’s Conor McGinn, originally from County Armagh, put forward a proposal to the NI Executive Formation Bill that if Stormont is not restored by 21 October, then the government should legislate for same-sex marriage – on the condition that a future assembly could overturn or amend the law. The abortion amendment, put forward by his …

Glastonbury festival: ‘huge improvement’ in clean-up operation

Good weather speeds clean-up of festival site, with more than 99% of tents taken home The annual clean-up of the Glastonbury festival site is 90% completed with only 500 of the 55,000 tents brought on site by attendees being left behind, according to the organiser, Emily Eavis, who has called 2019 a massive improvement on previous years. The entire clean-up is expected to take four weeks this year, with 30C during the festival, making it more straightforward than in 2017, when it took teams six weeks to complete. On Tuesday, Eavis posted on Instagram that a squalid mess that makes a mockery of [the festivals] eco-posturing, claiming there was a sea of bottles, plastic bags, cans, tissues, wet wipes and …

We Dont Say Goodbye Anymore, We Just Disappear

Rania Naim Updated July 7, 2019 By One Love We don’t say goodbye anymore. We just stop responding to their messages or answering their calls. We pretend like we don’t really know them when we see them, we act like strangers, we act like we didn’t hurt them and we underestimate their pain. We’re too self-absorbed to consider their feelings so we don’t even say a kind word, we don’t even give a warm hug and we don’t even ask to make sure they’re okay. We become distant, almost so they don’t even try to reach us, so they don’t try to ask for closure or ask for anything. We see them and walk the other way so we don’t even …

A lightning strike during a South Carolina holiday celebration leaves one person dead and 11 hurt

(CNN)A lightning strike killed one person and left several injured during a Fourth of July celebration in South Carolina. Andrews Mayor Frank McClary was celebrating the holiday with his family when the lightning struck. “My thoughts and prayers are with the families affected by this,” the mayor said. “We did lose a young man, and that is a horrible thing. “We are going to have to be aware of what goes on with these pop-up thunderstorms.” McClary said the county has an emergency operations center that sends out early warnings, but workers there did not anticipate the storm to be as violent as it was. Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Three people were stabbed and 16 others were trampled trying to leave a fireworks display in Chicago

(CNN)Three people were stabbed and 16 others were hospitalized after being trampled while exiting a fireworks display at Navy Pier, Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. This a developing story. Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

American missionary in ‘unlawful medical practice’ suit after babies died in Uganda

(CNN)An American missionary has been accused of posing as a medical expert in Uganda, in a case involving the deaths of two local children. Bach was interviewed about her organization by two local TV stations in Virginia in 2017, CNN affiliates WSET and WSLS. “Our focus is malnutrition,” she told WSLS at the time, “We do preventative care programs and also treatment services.” ‘A God-given vision’ But according to WPI, Zubeda and Annet were led to believe that Bach was a “medical doctor” and that her home in Uganda’s Jinja district was a “medical facility,” as she was often seen “wearing a white coat, a stethoscope and often administered medications to children in her care.” Two former SHC employees also …

Civil case dropped against Kevin Spacey over alleged Nantucket groping incident

No reason given for ending civil case, which cannot be refiled but actor still faces criminal charge of indecent assault and battery A young man who says filed on 26 June in Nantucket superior court has been voluntarily dismissed. No reason was provided either by Garabedian or in the court filing. Garabedian said he would have no further comment. A telephone message was left at his office. According to the court filing, the suit was dismissed with prejudice, which means it cannot be refiled. It says because no adverse party has served an answer or motion for summary judgment in this matter, plaintiff is dismissing the civil action. An email was left on Friday requesting comment from Alan Jackson, Spaceys …