Illinois woman stabbed boyfriends genitals after he tried to break up: police

Decatur police arrested a woman Sunday who allegedly stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals after he tried to break up with her.  (Facebook/Decatur Police Department) The 43-year-old boyfriend told police he had tried to break up with his 30-year-old girlfriend and she apparently refused. The woman grabbed the man in a “bear hug,” from which he broke free, said Decatur Police Officer Tim Wittmer. She then grabbed her boyfriend’s genitals and began to “pull and tug at these body parts to the point that it was painful,” Wittmer added. The boyfriend felt a “very sharp pain” and “observed a large laceration on his scrotum area,” Wittmer said. He added that the wound was “five to six (inches) in length” and …

Of course Boris Johnson wants a royal yacht. Hes the king of fake-it-till-you-make-it | Suzanne Moore

Johnsons latest vanity project is part of a plan to make the country more like him, says Guardian columnist Suzanne Moore Boris Johnson has no policies, it appears, beyond tax cuts for the rich and oh optimism. Act happy. Act big. He wants the Queen to have a great big yacht. At a a quarter of a million pounds a year. The Telegraph It was regretful, he said in 2016, that this was not a priority for Theresa Mays government. Some of us find the necessity of food banks and conditions of rough sleepers regretful, but heigh ho! What floats Johnsons and many other Tory MPs boats is literally a big boat. A peculiar vision of a yacht as a …

Trump’s far-right Twitter summit: the most bizarre highlights

Here are some of the highlights from the gathering of far-right propagandists, conspiracy theorists and YouTube agitators Donald Trumps so-called social media summit on Thursday was off to an inauspicious start before it even began. Just as a rogues gallery of Trumpist lawmakers, far-right propagandists, conspiracy theorists and YouTube agitators gathered at the White House for a collective airing of grievances, Twitter experienced @whitehouse, @briankarem calling him a “punk.” then someone remarked that gorka could “kick your punk ass.” again, this happened… in the rose garden.vid from pic.twitter.com/F88NX4lWk7 exchanging words, Gorka stormed over to Karem as if a fight was about to break out. Youre not a journalist, youre a punk! he shouted. The Secret Service intervened. Twitters bias Daniel …

This Is The Dark Truth About Highly Ambitious People That Nobody Wants To Admit

Brianna Wiest Updated July 17, 2019 By Natalie Allen The truth about highly ambitious people is that they have a hunger in them that nothing can quite fill. The truth is that they are driven beyond reason. They arrive at one peak, but they cannot stop there and savor the view. Their constant need for more makes them run through the course of their lives. People who are most incentivized to prove themselves, at their core, do not feel they are quite enough. They have a passion and a love for life that has not yet been reciprocated. Their tunnel-vision seems aspirational. In reality, on their way to the light, they are surrounded by dark. The truth is that ambitious …

Oklahoma boy, 8, accidentally shoots twin in the hand, police say

(CNN)An 8-year-old Oklahoma boy who “got a hold” of his parents’ handgun accidentally shot his twin in the hand Friday morning, Midwest City police said. Fire rescue teams arrived about 7:40 a.m., said David Richardson, a Midwest City Fire Department spokesman. The injured child was alert on the way to the hospital, Richardson said. Original Article : HERE ;

Netflix removes suicide scene from 13 Reasons Why following debate

In the final episode of the first season—the story is told in flashback—the protagonist Hannah is shown slitting her wrists in the bathtub. While a Netflix spokesman declined to comment, the company tweeted early Tuesday that, on the advice of medical experts, it decided to edit the scene from the episode. The show is produced by Viacom Inc. ’s Paramount Television unit, which supported the decision to remove the scene, a person close to the show said. “13 Reasons Why” has been praised by critics but criticized by health advocates and some media watchdogs who fear it glorifies suicide. The show, which premiered in March 2017, is set to start its third season this year. Original Article : HERE ;

Houston Police Chief Torches Trump Over ICE Raids: Chase Crooks, Not Cooks

Houston Art Acevedo on Thursday explained how President Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers to raid homes of undocumented immigrants is “creating havoc in our community.” Don Lemon that the U.S.-born children of immigrants had approached him at forums saying, “I’m afraid to go to school, I’m afraid to leave the house, I’m afraid to come home and find my parents are gone.” Raids by ICE agents are slated to start on Sunday, paused the operation in a bid to come up with a “solution to the Asylum and Loophole problems at the Southern Border” with Democrats, he tweeted. “I think we should be chasing crooks, not cooks,” he added. “There’s a lot of them out there and we’re just hopeful …

Camila Cabello Says Glowing Words About Shawn Mendes In Recent Interview

Camila Cabello had some glowing words to say about her friend and collaborator “I’ve never had a lot of friends. I’ve always just had a few people in my life that I trust,” the “Havana” singer told U.K.’s The 22-year-old said she trusts Mendes because “no matter the level of intensity that he has around his career or I have, he is just normal, and that is so rare and precious to find in this industry,” Cabello said. “To be able to hang out with someone and you don’t really care that they’re Shawn Mendes, you know what I mean? You’re just people, and that is definitely something that is rare.” fuel to the rumors that the pair are in a …

The Netherlands Turns 316 Bus Stops Into Bee Stops

According to statistics, 358 bee species live in the Netherlands. Unfortunately, more than half of them are already endangered and put on the Dutch Red List (RL). The Netherlands’ officials recognized the growing problem and found an ingenious solution – to transform the city of Utrecht’s bus stops into bee-friendly havens to support pollinating populations. The city of Utrecht now has 316 bus stops with rooftops covered in greenery Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: uitdragerij Back in February, Utrecht announced that they will be replacing their current buses with electric ones. The officials are hoping to employ an entirely carbon-neutral transit fleet before 2028. Here’s what people online had to say

Lusail: sleek new city offers glimpse of Qatar’s post-oil future

During the 2022 World Cup, all eyes will be on the coastal metropolis located 16km from Doha From the sands of the Qatari coast rise the towering glass, steel and concrete forms of Lusail, a city being built almost entirely from scratch. Pharaonic in its scale and ambition, the under-construction metropolis is the vision of the countrys former emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani, born in part from the desire to diversify the Qatari economy and distance it from oil dependence. Financed by the government via the Qatari Diar real estate company, the city was initially conceived in 2005 but development truly took off when A road and new tramway line. The citys train network will comprise four main …

Netflixs When They See Us Response Gets Heavier By The Week

Tahyira Arias Updated July 10, 2019 By When They See Us It has been reported to be the most watched program on the streaming giant since May 31st and the views just keep sparking backlash from the community against the real lives portrayed in the 4-part miniseries. The story surrounds the 1989 case headlined “Central Park 5” where five male teenage students from Harlem were wrongfully convicted on rape charges and sentenced to years behind bars. The series, pioneered by Netflix’s 13 director Ava Duvernay, is a dramatized yet chilling portrayal of each boy’s point of view starting from the hours before the crime up until there release more than 10 years later. It is a heartbreaking truth long known to the …

‘I even cry wondering if I will walk the streets again.’ A mother describes the cold reality of evading ICE

(CNN)Francisca Lino looked out her bedroom window at about 11:10 p.m. Friday. The street looked like it always did at that time of night, a few vehicles parked on a well-lit street in the heart of Chicago’s Puerto Rican community. “Could it be ICE?” she feared. Lino is undocumented and the mother of four US citizens. And for nearly two years now, she has been living on the second floor of Adalberto United Methodist Church in Chicago’s west side. In 2017, she decided to take sanctuary after immigration officials told her to pack her bags and show up at a downtown federal building with a one-way ticket out of the country. Instead of following orders from immigration agents, she followed …

One dead and 15 injured in house explosion in California

(CNN)One person is dead and 15 more are injured, after a house in Murrieta, California, exploded Monday afternoon. Cedric Williams, SoCalGas vice president of construction, said a preliminary investigation showed that the contractor did not call 811 before digging, as the law mandates contractors to do. Williams also said there was not an open ticket for the contractor’s work. Roads in the area are closed and residents are being kept away, according to Murrieta Police. Murrieta is about 70 miles north of San Diego. Correction: A previous version of this story misspelled Murrieta Fire and Rescue Deputy Chief David Lantzer’s last name. Original Article : HERE ;

Lightning strike kills Colorado hiker, 36, injuries wife: police

Authorities say a man was killed after he was struck by lightning on a Colorado hiking trail on Sunday.  (weather.gov) Rescue officials found the man and his wife, 37, a quarter-mile from the trailhead, the Denver Channel reported. The unidentified man was airlifted to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, the report said. His identity was not released. LIGHTING HITS BOAT IN BOSTON HARBOR, EXPLOSIVE VIDEO SHOWS A preliminary investigation indicated that man had been hit by a direct lightning strike on his upper body, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said. GET THE FOX NEWS APP The man’s wife was not hit by the lighting, but was injured from the strike’s electrical current, police said. Her injuries are considered …

Warning over Emerade adrenaline pen fault

Further testing led the company to now estimate that the fault affects 2.3 pens per 1,000. But the MHRA says that if patients follow the advice to carry two pens at all times, the risk of not being able to deliver a dose of adrenaline falls to virtually nothing – 0.23% to 0.000529%. All strengths of solution for Emerade pens could be affected; 150mcg, 300mcg and 500mcg solutions. No batches are being recalled. ‘Corrective actions’ There are three brands of adrenaline pens available in the UK – Emerade, EpiPen and Jext – which can all be used to inject adrenaline to treat someone who is having a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction. Reactions can be triggered by certain foods, such as …

Bid to save UK’s rarest reptile with 400k grant

Habitat under threat Their main populations are in lowland heaths in Dorset, Hampshire and Surrey, but they have also been found in West Sussex and Devon. Conservationists say 85% of their habitat has disappeared since 1800 and the rest is under threat from development, encroaching scrub, fire and erosion, putting the creatures at risk. You may also like: Cat shuns 10th birthday party Giant jellyfish spotted by divers Should we stop eating fish and chips? Part of the £412,000 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund will pay for training of volunteers to monitor snakes and conserve habitats. Mapping tools will also identify habitats that most need conserving and a handbook will help others get involved in conservation efforts. Other organisations …