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    New York : Yoseline hoffman, known as YosStop in the world of youtubers, was denounced for the crime of possession of child pornography and defamation, after exposing a 16-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by four young people at a party. This was made known on the Instagram account of the complainant girl, who uploaded in her stories what she had done, as well as an image of the legal complaint that her team of lawyers presented against the influencer and against five other people: Nicolás B , Carlos R, Julián G, Axel A and Patricio A. It turns out that in 2018 the youtuber made a video titled “Pathetic generation”, where she talked about a viral fight between two girls, This was at the request of one of the young women involved who had a fight with Ainara “S”, the young woman who filed the lawsuit. ...
    Embattled “The Bachelor” host Chris Harrison appeared on “Good Morning America” Thursday and said he is “committed” to making changes following his controversial interview with Rachel Lindsay. “I am an imperfect man I made a mistake and I own that,” he told co-anchor Michael Strahan. “I believe that mistake doesn’t reflect who I am or what I stand for. I am committed to the progress not just for myself also for the franchise.” Harrison, 49, who stepped away from the ABC dating reality series following the interview, also blasted “Old South”-themed parties, which he first defended when Lindsay called out contestant Rachael Kirkconnell for attending one in 2018. “Antebellum parties are not OK,” he said. “Past, present, future, knowing what that represents is unacceptable.” Harrison apologized to 35-year-old Lindsay, who was the first black “Bachelorette,” again and the black community for his interview and apparent defense of Kirkconnell’s alleged racist...
    More On: chris harrison Chris Harrison admits he’s ‘an imperfect man’ Rachel Lindsay: Put ‘Bachelor’ on pause until controversy gets resolved ‘Bachelor’ producers slam ‘inexcusable’ Rachel Lindsay harassment ‘Bachelor’ alum Taylor Nolan apologizes for ‘hurtful’ past tweets Embattled “The Bachelor” host Chris Harrison appeared on “Good Morning America” Thursday and said he is “committed” to making changes following his controversial interview with Rachel Lindsay. “I am an imperfect man I made a mistake and I own that,” he told co-anchor Michael Strahan. “I believe that mistake doesn’t reflect who I am or what I stand for. I am committed to the progress not just for myself also for the franchise.” Harrison, 49, who stepped away from the ABC dating reality series following the interview, also blasted “Old South”-themed parties, which he first defended when Lindsay called out contestant Rachael Kirkconnell for attending one in 2018. “Antebellum parties are not...
    Police obtained a search warrant to retrieve the “black box” from the luxury SUV in which Tiger Woods crashed — because a judge reportedly believed there was probable cause a crime may have been committed. Law enforcement said the possible offense committed by the badly injured links legend is misdemeanor reckless driving, TMZ reported. The search warrant – which doesn’t include the words “reckless driving” – prepared by the LA County Sheriff’s Department addressed probable cause, including the lack of skid marks, the objects struck by the vehicle, its extensive damage and apparent excessive speed, according to the outlet. No specific crime was listed on the warrant, but the outlet noted that a judge can’t sign a search warrant unless there’s probable cause a crime had been committed, sources told TMZ. One of two things may have led to the issuance of the warrant – a member of law enforcement...
    (CNN)The UN's high commissioner for human rights has called for an independent investigation into human rights violations that may amount to war crimes in Ethiopia's Tigray region, days after CNN published an exclusive report about a massacre in a village there. On Thursday, Michelle Bachelet said there was a need for an "independent, objective assessment" of the situation on the ground in Tigray, given the "deeply distressing reports of sexual and gender-based violence, extrajudicial killings, widespread destruction and looting of public and private property by all parties.""Credible information also continues to emerge about serious violations of international human rights law and humanitarian law by all parties to the conflict in Tigray in November last year," Bachelet added.A CNN investigation published on Friday revealed a massacre which took place during a religious festival in the town of Dengelat late last year. Eyewitnesses told CNN that a group of Eritrean soldiers opened...
    More On: tiger woods Investigators retrieve ‘black box’ data from Tiger Woods’ SUV Tiger Woods talks ‘inner demons’ in new documentary Inside Tiger Woods’ ex Elin Nordegren’s new $10M Palm Beach mansion How PGA winner honored Tiger Woods with girlfriend and dog’s help Police obtained a search warrant to retrieve the “black box” from the luxury SUV in which Tiger Woods crashed — because a judge reportedly believed there was probable cause a crime may have been committed. Law enforcement said the possible offense committed by the badly injured links legend is misdemeanor reckless driving, TMZ reported. The search warrant – which doesn’t include the words “reckless driving” – prepared by the LA County Sheriff’s Department addressed probable cause, including the lack of skid marks, the objects struck by the vehicle, its extensive damage and apparent excessive speed, according to the outlet. No specific crime was listed on the...
    The Minnesota Vikings are committed to keeping quarterback Kirk Cousins. One of the best parts about the offseason in the NFL is all the chatter about quarterback decisions. It’s just the nature of the beast. Despite Cousins having some poor moments since showing up to the Vikings, he’s not going anywhere. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Kirk Cousins (@kirkcousins) General manager Rick Spielman told the media Wednesday, “Kirk Cousins is our quarterback…Kirk’s our quarterback going forward. You can listen to Spielman’s full comments below. “Kirk’s our quarterback going forward.” – GM Rick Spielman pic.twitter.com/2zi4Smbm7n — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) March 3, 2021 Keeping Cousins is really the only option on the table for the Vikings. While Cousins isn’t the greatest quarterback that we’ve ever seen, he’s far from terrible. When he’s playing...
    THERE are few taboos left in the world, but committing incest is one of them. Having a sexual relationship with a close member of the family is against the law, but some people find themselves falling into them anyway. 2People who have had incestuous relationships have shared their experiencesCredit: Alamy Several have shared their stories on Reddit threads, and they are all highly emotional. One man reveals he's been in a sexual relationship with his twin sister for a year. The pair were 17 when it began and he can't think of any reason why they have been drawn to each other. "I've been in a sexual relationship with my fraternal twin sister for around a year, we were 17 when we started and it really wasn't a moment that then led to full on sex or anything like that the first sexual contact I would say we had was pretty...
    Photograph: Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters The United Nations campaign Race to Zero recently published a paper identifying 20 pathways to reach net zero carbon emissions. In December, the British Oil & Gas Authority published a requirement that oil and gas development be “consistent with net zero” (despite approval of new offshore permits). BP, Shell and other multinational companies have all now published their “net zero” pathways. Related: The climate crisis can’t be solved by carbon accounting tricks | Simon Lewis The world finally seems to be aligning around the idea that to have a stable and safe planet we need to reach net zero emissions. That’s fantastic, and overdue. What’s less fantastic is that many companies and countries are using “net zero” to justify expanding the production of fossil fuels. This is something people living near fossil fuel infrastructure – and our global climate – simply can’t afford. Take Canadian oil giant...
    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Wednesday opened a formal investigation into possible war crimes committed in the Palestinian Territories. Below are some facts about the court, based in The Hague, Netherlands. * The ICC was established in 2002 to prosecute war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide and the crime of aggression when member states are unwilling or unable to do so themselves. It can prosecute crimes committed by nationals of member states or on the territory of member states by other actors. It has 123 member states and an annual budget of roughly 150 million euros ($180 million). * The ICC has convicted five men for war crimes and crimes against humanity, all African militia leaders from DR Congo, Mali and Uganda. Sentences range from nine to 30 years in prison. The maximum possible sentence is life imprisonment. * The ICC is currently...
    The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has executed a search warrant on the vehicle Tiger Woods was driving during his Feb. 23 wreck. Per USA Today, the department is looking to obtain information from the totaled vehicle’s “black box” to see whether a crime was committed and led to the crash that landed Woods in the hospital with multiple severe injuries. USA Today also reports that the sheriff’s department won’t be seeking a blood test to see whether Woods was impaired at the time of the crash, citing no probable cause.  “We’re trying to determine if a crime was committed,” sheriff’s deputy John Schloegl told USA Today. “If somebody is involved in a traffic collision, we’ve got to reconstruct the traffic collision, if there was any reckless driving, if somebody was on their cell phone or something like that. We determine if there was a crime. If there was no crime, we...
    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) said Tuesday on CNN’s “Tonight” that the Republican Party was engaged in “a war on black people as it relates to voting.” Anchor Don Lemon said, “The Supreme Court is hearing arguments today that could weaken voting rights in Arizona. Major push nationwide to make it harder for people to vote. What does this mean particularly for black voters?” Jackson Lee said, “Well, I think tragically we have not had this historic opposition to our rights since slavery, during the Jim Crow days and of course the harshness of the 1960s. The tragedy of this is an entire party, the Republican Party, is committed to voter suppression, committed to avoiding the opportunity of votes. Donald Trump laid out he only wants one day for votes. They don’t want opportunities for absentee ballot, extended voting, same-day registration, all things that empower young people and people of...
    Rows of houses in Las Vegas.Jacob Kepler | Bloomberg | Getty Images Doma, a firm that looks to disrupt the real estate title insurance market, has agreed to combine with Capitol Investment Corp. V, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company. Doma, formerly known as States Title, has a less than 1% share of the title market in the U.S. but projects to be at 5% by 2023. The company is backed in part by Lennar, one of the nation's biggest homebuilders. "I founded Doma to remove friction and frustration from home-buying and to make closing on a home as simple and efficient as booking a ride or ordering a meal," said Max Simkoff, founder and CEO of Doma. "Right now, our patented machine intelligence technology reduces title processing time from five days to as little as one minute — our goal is that the entire mortgage closing process move...
    New York : A court officer fatally shot himself in a Manhattan family court bathroom yesterday. The unidentified 50-year-old officer shot himself in the head inside the penal building at 60 Lafayette St, shortly after 3:10 p.m. He had asked a fellow officer to fill his post so he could take a break; He then went into the bathroom and shot himself, according to sources. Another court clerk heard the shot and called 911. The victim one of three brothers, all of whom work as court officers, died at the scene. “It is simply a tragedy”, said New York State Court Officers Association (NYSCOA) President Dennis Quirk. “The shop steward was with him this morning. No problem, he was very happy and he went to the bathroom and did it ”. Quirk described the man as a “great officer” with more than 15 years on the job. “The brothers...
    A media advocacy group is accusing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of committing crimes against humanity in connection with the 2018 killing of Jamal Khashoggi and the prosecution of other journalists. Reporters without Borders (RSF) also named a number of other Saudi officials in a criminal complaint filed in Germany, including Saud al-Qahtani, an aide to the crown prince, and onetime deputy intelligence chief Maj. Gen. Ahmed al-Assiri. It accuses both of “organizational or executive responsibility” in Khashoggi’s death inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi, a U.S. resident, had been critical of the Saudi government in his writing.  “A crime against humanity is a widespread and systematic attack committed by individuals in full knowledge of this attack against a civilian population,” the Paris group said in a statement. “In Saudi Arabia, journalists, who are a civilian population according to international law, are victims of widespread and systematic attacks for political...
    ARSENAL boss Mikel Arteta is reportedly open to managing Barcelona one day but is focused solely on his job in North London at present. The Gunners gaffer is claimed to be on the Blaugrana's shortlist to replace Ronald Koeman should Joan Laporta be crowned as the club's next president. 1Barcelona have been linked with bringing Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta to the Nou CampCredit: Andy Hooper-The Daily Mail Former Barca academy star Arteta is not believed to be the LaLiga outfit's No1 choice, with Xavi understood to be their preferred option. According to Football.London, the 38-year-old has had no contact with Barcelona, with the Spanish side having no interest in hiring him currently. However they state that the club are admirers of his work, with Arteta welcoming the idea of being in charge at the Nou Camp in the future. But with his contract at the Emirates not expiring until 2023,...
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday that Saudi Arabia and the government of Yemen are "committed and eager" to find a way to end the war in Yemen and called on the Houthi group to do the same. Speaking after a visit to the region by his Yemen envoy Tim Lenderking, Blinken told a U.N. humanitarian aid pledging conference: "He reports that the Saudis and the Republic of Yemen government are committed and eager to find a solution to the conflict. We call on the Houthis to match this commitment. A necessary first step is to stop their offensive against Marib." (Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama) Copyright 2021 Thomson Reuters. Tags: Iran, United Nations, Yemen, Africa, United States, Middle East, Saudi Arabia
    The economic horizon is far from clear. Almost a year after the arrival of the virus on European territory, the government is embroiled in an extended health and economic crisis. The implementation of local confinements, the acceleration of variants on the chains of contamination and the fiasco of the vaccination campaign are slowing down the restart of the French economy. In this tense context, the Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire wants to accelerate the deployment of the recovery plan. During a press point this Monday morning, the tenant of Bercy clarified his ambitions for this crucial year, without revising downwards the growth forecasts of the executive. “The objective is to massively revive the French economy. We began to deploy the recovery plan at the end of 2020. The health situation should not be an obstacle to the application of the recovery plan. 40 billion euros should be...
    The Biden administration remains staunchly supportive of Budget Director pick Neera Tanden as well as working towards raising the federal minimum wage, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Sunday. "We remain committed to fighting our hearts out for Neera Tanden," Psaki told "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace. "We believe she is the right person — she is qualified, she is experienced — to lead the budget department. She brings a unique experience as somebody who’s lived through benefiting from a number of these programs, and she’s worked on these issues for decades across the aisle, so we're going to keep fighting for it." SANDERS PROPOSES WAY TO ADDRESS MINIMUM WAGE IN COVID-19 BILL Psaki made similar comments during an appearance on "The View" on Thursday. Tanden's hopes of becoming the next head of the powerful Office of Management and Budget are in jeopardy after Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., a key swing vote, announced his opposition due to her...
    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — McKinley Wright IV had 26 points, six assists and five rebounds, and Colorado used a 15-1 run late to beat UCLA 70-61 on Saturday night for its third consecutive win. Evan Battey added 12 points for Colorado (19-7, 13-6 Pac-12) and Jeriah Horne scored 10. Johnny Juzang hit a jumper and then Tyger Campbell made a 3-pointer to give UCLA (17-6, 13-4) a 57-55 lead with 8:11 to play, but the Bruins committed six turnovers and were outscored 15-4 from there. Juzang finished with 25 points and Jaylen Clark scored 10 for UCLA. Wright moved past Askia Booker into sixth on Colorado’s career scoring list with 1,759 points. The Buffaloes committed just six turnovers while UCLA had 14, which Colorado converted into 23 points. The Bruins, who had a four-game win streak snapped, have a half-game lead over Southern California...
    New York : Raisman was the captain of the US Olympic team in London 2012 and Rio 2016. Photo: EMMANUEL DUNAND / . / . Gymnast Alexandra Raisman, one of the Olympic champions at the London 2012 Games, who was trained by John Geddert, who committed suicide on Thursday, has shown her solidarity with the other victims of abuse and has required an independent investigation to avoid suffering to other minors. “My stomach is upset. I think of the survivors out there. I wish I could say something more to alleviate pain and suffering, “wrote the captain of the US Olympic team in London 2012 and Rio 2016 on her social media. Sick to my stomach.Thinking of the survivors out there. Wish there was more I could say to ease the pain & suffering. – Alexandra Raisman (@Aly_Raisman) February 26, 2021 Raisman, who was one...
    Halo Infinite will be released at the end of the year | 343 Industries 343 Industries has showcased the enhanced visuals of « Halo Infinite » in a new update covering the world of Zeta Halo. You might also be interested in: “Skyrim” board game announced A new Inside Infinite post for February focused on the art and graphics of « Halo Infinite ». A large part of the update was devoted to talking about the inspirations and influences of the game, but the essence of the post was focused on Screenshots of the game’s graphical progress since its initial reveal of the game last year. The producer Alex Le Boulicaut explains that, « After the campaign demo last July, the team has been continually iterating on outstanding lighting and graphics work to deliver a more immersive experience. » The screenshots shared were from the PC version...
    ERC and the CUP have met this Friday and have committed to working on concrete proposals in the short and medium term to “transform” the police and public order model in CataloniaBoth parties have explained in separate statements. In the ERC statement, Republicans have placed this issue as “a fundamental aspect to print a change in the Generalitat and to create a new transformative Government alongside the people “. For its part, the CUP has celebrated that ERC agrees to work on the reform of the police model and has ensured that with this commitment “the conditions to enter a negotiation can be generated” for the next legislature.
    (Bloomberg) – Netflix Inc.’s first in-depth study of representation in movies and shows showed that the world’s largest streaming service is helping to diversify Hollywood, but it still has progress to be made, particularly behind the camera. . The report, which was conducted by Stacy L. Smith of the University of Southern California, revealed that Netflix is ​​ahead of its peers, although it continues to lag behind in many areas. The company has a lot of work to do to create opportunities for women and people of color behind the camera, as well as for people with disabilities or those who identify as LGBTQ. In conjunction with the report, Netflix committed $ 100 million to shows that will give women and minorities a greater chance to succeed in Hollywood. Netflix’s Creative Community Fund will disburse the money over five years to groups that work with members of underrepresented communities, as...
    The president of the Government, Pedro Sanchez, appears in Moncloa this Friday recovering the face-to-face press conferences. In the meeting with journalists, the president addressed the issue of the new fiscal regularization of King Emeritus Juan Carlos, expressing his “rejection of these uncivil behaviors.” Sánchez has admitted that, as a taxpayer, Juan Carlos I has the right to “repair” the “fiscal irresponsibility” that he may have committed. “If someone has committed irregularities, what they have to do is repair them.” Another thing is the “reproach” that the emeritus deserves, a feeling present in Spanish society, he pointed out, and of which he becomes a “participant.” “I am going to express the same sentiment of the Spanish citizens, it is rejection in the face of these uncivil behaviors,” he said. He has also praised the line that Felipe VI has set, whom he considers an example of transparency and use...
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is committed to the peace process in Afghanistan, Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said during an unannounced visit on Friday to Mazar-i-Sharif where the majority of German troops in the country are deployed. On Wednesday, the cabinet in Berlin gave the green light for an extension to next January of Germany's military mission there, a move that still has to be approved by parliament. "Afghanistan urgently needs a settlement between the opposing groups of its society," Kramp-Karrenbauer said according to a statement, adding that Berlin's goal remained an orderly withdrawal of troops. The current parliamentary mandate for the German operation with up to 1,300 troops expires at the end of March while the new U.S. government is reviewing a 2020 agreement with the Taliban which called for foreign troops to withdraw by May 1. Kramp-Karrenbauer has warned that a premature withdrawal of NATO troops could jeopardize peace...
    . – created on 02.26.2021 at 8:12 a.m. – updated on 02/26/2021 at 8:13 a.m. – The editorial staff Greg DeRuiter via Imagn Content / SIPA John Geddert, coach of the American gymnastics team, Olympic champion in 2012, is also indicted for “trafficking in human beings” on twenty young women.
    Middle EastAnalysis Vincent braun Subscribers Published on 02-25-21 at 6:37 am – Updated 02-25-21 at 6:37 am © . The Koblenz regional high court found Eyad al Gharib guilty of complicity in crimes against humanity and sentenced him to four and a half years in prison. The ruling by the Rhineland-Palatinate High Court, which found a Syrian intelligence agent guilty of “complicity in crimes against humanity”, is a historic breakthrough. Less than three weeks from the tenth anniversary of this conflict, unprecedented in its nature and deadly unfolding, this verdict establishes for the first time in the world the responsibility of a servant of the Syrian state. In this, this verdict is a “signal” marking the “end of impunity for crimes committed by the government of Bashar al Assad, in this...
    An Oath Keepers leader, Jessica Watkins, committed a "crime of terrorism" when she "gleefully" participated in a mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol, prosecutors said Tuesday as they argued that she should be detained as she awaits trial. Watkins became the third Capitol rioter accused by prosecutors of a crime of terrorism, following two Proud Boys members, Dominic Pezzola and Ethan Nordean. Unlike involvement in a foreign terrorist organization, domestic terrorism is not itself a criminal charge, but it is a factor that judges can consider when deciding whether to release defendants on bail and when determining the length of their sentence if they are found guilty. Watkins was indicted this month on four charges, one of which was aiding and abetting the destruction of government property — a crime that, if found to be politically motivated, could be considered terrorism. Prosecutors argued Tuesday that because Watkins' actions were "calculated to...
    MSNBC host Chris Hayes on Tuesday compared lawmakers who pose with guns in photos and videos to terrorists and violent revolutionaries, and claimed that they’re “committed to” or “open to the possibility of the violent overthrow of the government.” During the broadcast of his show “All In With Chris Hayes,” Hayes criticized the increased use of gun imagery on “the right” and pointed to a threat of violence in the country’s current political environment as a reason to compare those who pose with guns to Al-Qaida, the Irish Republican Army and Cuban revolutionaries. (RELATED: ‘Idiots’ Think House Floor Is ‘Like The O.K. Corral’: Democratic Rep’s Message To Gun Carrying Members) “It’s been unclear for some time what exactly it is that Donald Trump Jr. does, but like his father, he does love to make content. This weekend he posted a video of himself ranting about teachers unions while...
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators passed a bill Tuesday to shield hospitals, manufacturers and other businesses from lawsuits over alleged wrongdoing during the pandemic. The GOP-led Senate voted 20-13 in favor of the bill, which now goes to the Republican-led state House. Republican Gov. Mike Parson and business groups have been pushing lawmakers to pass legislation shielding businesses from lawsuits related to COVID-19. Supporters argue businesses shouldn’t be punished for trying to help during the pandemic, but critics warn the measure would limit people’s access to the courts. The pending bill would prevent lawsuits against businesses unless someone can prove they were exposed there and sickened by the coronavirus and that the business was acting recklessly or committed willful misconduct. Hospitals also would be shielded from lawsuits unless doctors commit “recklessness or willful misconduct,” which is a legal standard that’s more difficult to prove in court than the...
    An Oath Keepers militia leader, Jessica Watkins, committed a "crime of terrorism" when she "gleefully" participated in a mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol, prosecutors said Tuesday as they argued that she should be detained as she awaits trial. Watkins became the third Capitol rioter accused by prosecutors of a crime of terrorism, following two Proud Boys members, Dominic Pezzola and Ethan Nordean. Unlike involvement in a foreign terrorist organization, domestic terrorism is not itself a criminal charge, but it is a factor that judges can consider when deciding whether to release defendants on bail and when determining the length of their sentence if they are found guilty. Watkins was indicted this month on four charges, one of which was aiding and abetting the destruction of government property — a crime that, if found to be politically motivated, could be considered terrorism. Prosecutors argued Tuesday that because Watkins' actions were "calculated...
    Savannah Rychcik February 23, 2021 0 Comments Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) is “committed to doing everything” in his power to work across party lines, as he is opposing the confirmation of Neera Tanden to head the Office of Management and Budget. The senator said he had a “real nice conversation” with her on Monday but is still opposed to her confirmation. CNN’s Manu Raju asked Manchin why he is not in favor of Tanden but supported Richard Grenell, the former ambassador to Germany and acting director of national intelligence under Trump. “The timing — more than anything,” Manchin replied. Still, he said in the wake of the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol he is “more committed to doing everything I can in my power” to work across party lines. Manchin added, “In this moment of time, we are all in this together — we can’t...
    US Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a press conference in Washington, DC, on December 11, 2019.Eric Baradat | AFP | Getty Images Inflation and employment remain well below the Federal Reserve's goals, meaning easy monetary policy is likely to stay in place, central bank Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday. Despite a sharp rise this year in bond yields that has accompanied heightened concern over inflation, Powell said price pressures remain mostly muted and the economic outlook is still "highly uncertain." "The economy is a long way from our employment and inflation goals, and it is likely to take some time for substantial further progress to be achieved," the Fed chief said in prepared remarks for the Senate Finance Committee. He added that the Fed is "committed to using our full range of tools to support the economy and to help ensure that the recovery from this difficult...
    EFE Latam Videos Girls reveal that “religious” made them pregnant and made them abort in Panama Panama, Feb 22 (EFE) .- There are “girls who denounce that religious left them pregnant and abortions were committed,” Deputy Zulay Rodríguez, president of the Commission for Women, Children, Youth and Women, assured EFE on Monday. Family of the National Assembly, which investigates a case of systematic abuse for years of dozens of minors in state-run shelters. Rodríguez, from the government’s Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD), also assured that the physical and mental abuses were committed by the “inmates” or personnel in charge of who were the children in at least 14 shelters investigated. This is the first time since this scandal was uncovered in recent weeks that an authority points, albeit vaguely, to someone responsible for the harassment to which children were subjected and specifies something else about what they were about. In the...
    Beloved movies from the 1970s that still hold up today 2021 tax law changes you need to know Despite his team seemingly crumbling around him, Karl-Anthony Towns is holding the line. © Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports Karl-Anthony Towns is the longest-tenured Wolves player and the undisputed pillar of the franchise. He is also under contract through 2024. After a loss to the New York Knicks over the weekend, the Timberwolves star reaffirmed his long-term commitment to Minnesota. “If you want to build a legacy, we gotta win. I want to build my legacy here,” said Towns, per Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic. “I want to win with the Wolves. I’m gonna do everything I possibly can to step-by-step, brick-by-brick build something, a culture here that’s gonna stand for a long time.” The Wolves are now an NBA-worst 7-24. They just fired head coach Ryan Saunders and replaced him with...
    Ottawa (CNN)Canadian lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a non-binding motion accusing China of committing genocide against its Muslim minorities in the western region of Xinjiang, further straining ties between the two countries. Though Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Cabinet abstained from Monday's vote, a majority of lawmakers -- including many Liberals who participated -- voted in support of the motion, which was brought by the opposition Conservative Party. The motion, which recognizes "that a genocide is currently being carried out by the People's Republic of China against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims," also calls on the International Olympic Committee to move the forthcoming 2022 Winter Olympic Games from Beijing.The United States government has estimated as many as 2 million people from Muslim minorities may have been detained in recent years by the Chinese government in mass detention centers in Xinjiang. Former detainees have alleged they were subjected to indoctrination,...
    The Associated Press (AP) announced Monday that it would instruct writers to no longer use the phrase “committed suicide.” The AP Stylebook And Briefing On Media Law, in print since 1953, is widely used by English language publications. When first published, the style book’s goal was “to make Associated Press writers better writers,” according to the Columbia Journalism Review. The AP Stylebook’s suggestion that writers not use the phrase “committed suicide” because the verb “commit … can imply a criminal act” is only its latest recommendation. (RELATED: AP Refers To Illegal Immigrants As ‘Undocumented Citizens’) Avoid using the phrase “committed suicide.” Alternate phrases include “killed himself,” “took her own life” or “died by suicide.” The verb “commit” with suicide can imply a criminal act. Laws against suicide have been repealed in the United States and many other places. — APStylebook (@APStylebook) February 22, 2021 Activists have suggested the phrase...
    Elijah McClain: Aurora Police did not have basis to stop, frisk or restrain him, investigation finds Republicans demand equal representation on 1/6 Commission The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, a small group of 87 international journalists that determine the nominees and winners of the Golden Globe Awards each year, has no Black members, according to a new report by the Los Angeles Times. © Provided by People Frazer Harrison/Getty Golden Globe statuettes Published exactly a week before Sunday's 78th annual ceremony, the report claimed that the HFPA has several members of color, but no Black members. For many years, the group has allegedly limited its membership due to concerns over competition, the report also stated. The HFPA has long come under fire for its questionable ethics and lack of diversity among its members. After the 2021 Golden Globe nominees were announced earlier this month, many Black-led projects were viewed...
              COLUMBUS, Ohio – Friday, former Ohio lawmaker John Becker, who represented Ohioans from House District 65 between 2013-2020, announced his candidacy for Chairman of the Ohio Republican Party (ORP). The top spot in the Ohio GOP is open after former Chairwoman Jane Timken announced her resignation on February 5 to run for the U.S. Senate. The Southwestern Ohio Republican declared his candidacy in a letter to the ORP State Central Committee that contained his resume. In the letter, Becker claims he acknowledged the party is fractured and he can mend the break between the establishment and grassroots members, the latter from which President Donald Trump built an enormous following in his four years in the White House. Becker also asked committee members to let Republican primary voters choose party candidates during primary elections without GOP bosses favoring and endorsing a slate of Republicans...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco Board of Education is putting the plan to rename 44 buildings in San Francisco Unified School District on hold and focusing on reopening efforts, board president Gabriela Lopez announced Sunday. On Twitter, Lopez summarized her statement on the matter, saying, “I am committed to focusing the board’s attention on getting our students back into the classroom. I’m committed to making sure every student and family at SFUSD is supported through this process. “I also acknowledge and take responsibility for mistakes made in the building renaming process,” she continued. “We need to slow down and provide more opportunities for community input — that cannot happen until AFTER our schools are back in person.” To summarize, I am committed to focusing the board’s attention on getting our students back into the classroom. I’m committed to making sure every student and family at SFUSD is...
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    JOE BIDEN has vowed to get Americans their $1,400 stimulus checks – as soon as Congress passes his legislation. The president said he remains determined to give a boost to "working class and middle class folk" as part of his $1.9trillion Covid bill. 5President Joe Biden said during a Twitter Q&A that he wanted to deliver stimulus check as soon as the bill gets through Congress 5The stimulus check is to help struggling Americans during the pandemicCredit: Getty Images - Getty He answered questions as part of a Twitter Q&A released on Friday as Congress continues to work on payments to the American people. Biden said: "You can get your stimulus check as soon as the House and Senate pass my legislation. "We committed to you, Democrat and Republican, a $2,000 stimulus check. $600 came forward last time around. Another $1,400 will be coming." The stimulus bills...
    New York : Biden is pressing members of Congress to pass his $ 1.9 trillion stimulus package as soon as possible. Photo: Alex Wong / . The president of United States Joe biden said Friday that his Administration remains committed to releasing stimulus checks of $ 1,400 as part of the $ 1.9 billion plan to tackle the economic crisis by coronavirus. “You will have your stimulus check as soon as the House of Representatives and the Senate pass my legislation,” said the president in a video shared on his official @Potus Twitter account. “We are committed to you, Democrats and Republicans, with the $ 2,000 stimulus check. $ 600 was advanced last time. Another $ 1,4000 will arrive, “added the president. In the recording consisting of questions and answers about the scope of the third round of stimulus checks, Biden added that payments should...
    Hundreds of worshippers reportedly armed with 'cobbles and sticks' rushed to protect the sacred Ark of the Covenant as brutal fighting in Ethiopia neared the church where it is said to be secured. As skirmishes broke out between soldiers and rebel fighters in the holy city of Axum, in the Tigray region, worshippers rushed to defend the Church of St Mary of Zion. A local university lecturer claimed to The Times that some people 'were killed' after running to 'support priests and others protecting the ark' at the church. The ark is described in the Bible as an ornate wooden casket which houses stone tablets etched with the Ten Commandments.  It is said to have been in the Axum church since the 1960s.  A shocking video filmed at the monastery of Debre Abay, south-west of Axum, appears to show the aftermath of a war crime carried out by Ethiopian soldiers. They...
    News that the FBI and federal prosecutors are investigating New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s coronavirus task force in the deaths of thousands of nursing home patients and a suspected cover-up of the truth, invites the question: what crimes might have been committed? Let’s begin with the obvious —obstruction of justice.   If it is true that Cuomo’s top aide Melissa DeRosa admitted to lawmakers that the state misrepresented the number of deaths in nursing homes to avoid having the data "used against us" in a Department of Justice probe, then DeRosa appears to have confessed to a potential obstruction charge. If there were others, including Cuomo, who knowingly participated in concealing the truth this could constitute a conspiracy to obstruct.   The Cuomo administration has suggested that the reporting of the incorrect death figures occurred before the initial DOJ investigation was launched sometime in mid-2020.  CUOMO DEFIANT AS NURSING HOME SCANDAL EXPANDS,...
    Chattanooga, Tennessee, mayoral candidate Tim Kelly mocked the death of radio host and conservative pioneer Rush Limbaugh. The mayoral candidate apologized after being called out. In a now deleted Facebook post, Kelly suggested that he “took great pleasure” in hearing the news that Limbaugh lost his year-long battle with lung cancer on Wednesday. The Chattanooga mayoral candidate commented on a Facebook post by a Chattanooga resident, sharing an image that featured a quote commonly misattributed to Mark Twain, which read, “I have never wished a man dead, but I have read some obituaries with great pleasure.” Before Kelly deleted the post, the Tennessee Conservative news outlet took a screenshot of the image and posted it to their website. The mayoral candidate has since apologized for his post, stating that he regrets “that this caused a distraction from the important issues facing Chattanoogans,” according to a report by News Channel 9 – Chattanooga. “I recently shared...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – On Friday, historian Dr. Marvin Dunn brought the story of the Rosewood Massacre to Barry University, the temporary home for the Arthur Lee McDuffie Center for Racial Justice. The Rosewood Massacre took place in 1923, in Levy County, Florida. READ MORE: Miami Mayor Francis Suarez Trying To Lure California Companies, Workers To Magic City The McDuffie Center exists to save and tell stories of race violence in Florida. READ MORE: F*** The FBI: Florida Woman Suzanne Kaye Arrested For Threatening To Kill FBI Agents In Social Media Video “We are not the only ones doing that, but we are committed to making sure these stories are not lost,” said Dunn. MORE NEWS: COVID In Florida: 6,683 Additional Cases, 224 New Deaths Reported Friday The center is also committed to working toward racial reconciliation and healing.
    Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce from Kanye West after seven years of marriage and months of reports about strife beyond the celebrity couple, TMZ and Page Six are reporting. Kardashian’ celebrity divorce attorney Laura Wasser filed the papers on Friday, Page Six said.  Kardashian, 40, is asking for joint legal and physical custody of the couple’s four children: North, 7, Chicago, 3; and sons Saint, 5, and Psalm, who turns 2 in May. Sources with direct knowledge told TMZ that West, 41, is fine with the joint custody arrangement and that the couple are committed to co-parenting together. The divorce has been expected for months, with reports that the reality TV star and rapper have been in the process of dividing their property.
    BOSTON (CBS) — The state is hoping to make booking a COVID vaccine appointment easier by adding the ability to hold an appointment during the process, Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders said during a CBSN interview Friday. “One of the things that we are absolutely committed to doing is changing the process so that you can sort of hold the appointment, if you would, while you’re putting in that personal information,” Sudders said. READ MORE: Massachusetts Gets Critical Shipment Of COVID Vaccines; State Says Appointments Will Not Have To Be Canceled Another change would be to add a clock that shows how long you have to book the appointment before your space is no longer held, similar to buying concert tickets online. Sudders said those changes and several others could be implemented in the next several weeks. READ MORE: Web Vendor PrepMod Apologizes For Role In Massachusetts Vaccine...
    Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told allies at the NATO defense ministerial on Thursday that the administration of President Joe Biden would not “undertake a hasty or disorderly withdrawal from Afghanistan,” suggesting a reconsideration of the May 2021 withdrawal date set by predecessor Donald Trump. American armed forces will mark 20 years in Afghanistan in October 2021 in the event that Biden does not withdraw. The Trump administration negotiated a peace agreement with the Taliban last year in an attempt to end America’s presence in the country. The deal would see American forces leave Afghanistan in May 2021 if the Taliban committed to ceasing its attack on the U.S. military and cut its ties to international jihadists groups like al-Qaeda. The Taliban agreed to the deal and has largely appeared to keep the first promise, but international observers have found little indication that the jihadists have attempted to end their relationship...
    At least two Capitol rioters may have committed "crimes of terrorism," prosecutors say, which is cause to hold them without bail as they await trial — and may mean longer sentences should they be found guilty. Ethan Nordean and Dominic Pezzola, both members of the far-right group the Proud Boys, were each charged with a list of crimes that included destroying or removing government property, entering restricted areas and obstructing official proceedings. And this month, as prosecutors argued the men should not be released before trial, the government said their crimes amounted to "terrorism" — an allegation that is not itself a charge, but could influence prison sentences if the men are found guilty. Prosecutors wrote in a February 3 filing that Nordean, 30, was eligible to be detained before his trial because his case involved a "crime of terrorism." He helped a group of rioters remove barricades surrounding the...
    Dear Quentin, My boyfriend of 10 years and I became acquainted because I was his tenant. He is 25 years my senior. I agreed to continue to pay rent because he told me that I would get the house when he died. To be fair, I also was not going to be able to move because the rents in my area began to skyrocket, and as a young single mother I wanted to work part-time so that I could care for my (then) young son. In the years that followed, we started two businesses together using the property that he owns. One was a short-term rental in a unit of the duplex house that we live in, and the other was a theater. Both were very popular. However, I did a lot of unpaid labor to get the businesses started as well as day to day operations. I did make...
    TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Football League Commissioner Randy Ambrosie says the league remains committed to returning in 2021, but is leaving the door wide open regarding exactly how that will look. The CFL did not play in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Plans for an abbreviated season were shelved in August after the league failed to secure a $30 million, interest-free loan from the federal government. The CFL unveiled a full 18-game schedule for all nine teams in November, one that Ambrosie said remains on track for 2021. However, the commissioner added the league is keeping all of its options — including teams playing fewer than 18 games — open. “We’ve got a schedule in place and we’re committed to it,” Ambrosie told The Canadian Press. “Our real focus is on all the planning that’s going to have to go into executing against that and also having maximum adaptability...
    The Greenwich Police Department is asking the public for help identifying three men who allegedly committed an armed robbery and stole a vehicle. The incident took place on Sunday, Feb. 14, at 1233 East Putnam Ave., when the three men threatened the use of a firearm and robbed the victim of his cell phone and credit card, said Greenwich Police Captain Mark E. Zuccerella. According to Zuccerella, the three fled the scene in the scene in a stolen 2018 Toyota Rav 4.  A similar robbery was committed shortly after the Greenwich incident involving the same vehicle in Westport, Zuccerella said.  The Greenwich Police Department is requesting assistance. If anyone has information that may assist in identifying the suspects, please contact us at 203-622-8004 24hrs or at our confidential tip lines, 203-622-3333.
    The Seattle Seahawks are reportedly still locked in on keeping quarterback Russell Wilson. Over the past couple weeks, there has been serious chatter about whether or not the Seahawks will trade the future Hall of Fame passer. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) Well, according to a recent report from Josina Anderson, the team isn’t going to move the franchise quarterback. Source reaffirms this morning. “Russell Wilson isn’t getting traded.” #CurrentStatus — IG: JosinaAnderson (@JosinaAnderson) February 15, 2021 I really don’t understand how this is even a conversation. Why do people think the Seahawks are going to trade a top five quarterback in the league? When Wilson is playing at his best, there might not be a better quarterback in the NFL. The idea he’s getting traded is laughable.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Russell Wilson (@dangerusswilson)...
    Mike Coppola/Getty CNN officially announced a raft of new anchoring assignments in a Wednesday morning press release, confirming a number of leaked reports from the past week. Brian Stelter reported the full scope of changes as well. In an exclusive interview with Mediate, CEO Jeff Zucker expressed pride that these moves add to an already broad and diverse set of faces viewers see on CNN. New Day host Alisyn Camerota is moving to afternoons, where she will co-anchor a show with Victor Blackwell, who has spent much of the last decade anchoring New Day Weekends. Boris Sanchez will take Blackwell’s spot. Ana Cabrera is also moving from weekends to weekday afternoons, and she will be replaced by Jim Acosta, who will anchor his own weekend afternoon news show. Nearly all of these promotions are for people of color. In a conversation about CNN’s recent programming changes, I asked the CNN...
    Senior State Department officials are pressuring Iranian leaders to drop their support for militants in the Yemeni civil war as the new Biden administration searches for ways to combat Tehran. “The Iranians have played a very negative role in Yemen hitherto,” State Department special envoy Timothy Lenderking, the lead U.S. diplomat for the Yemen crisis, told reporters on Tuesday. “There's also an opportunity I think for Iran to ... put its best foot forward in terms of supporting the kind of international response that we're trying to engineer here to end this conflict.” Fighting between the Iranian-backed Houthis and a Saudi Arabian-led coalition degenerated into a humanitarian crisis, with millions of people teetering on the brink of mass starvation due to the tactics of the belligerents. President Biden’s team has decided to cut support for offensive Saudi Arabian military operations due to mounting civilian casualties while also attempting...
    A Republican state senator in Georgia introduced legislation last week that would increase penalties for people who commit crimes during protests. The "Safe Communities Act of 2021", sponsored by Georgia state Sen. Randy Robertson (R), ramps ups the punishments for a variety of crimes including blocking highways or sidewalks, as well as assault or property damage.  The legislation specifically targets “unlawful assembly,” defined in the bill as the assembly of "two or more persons for the purpose of committing an unlawful act." The bill would make blocking a highway a felony with a penalty of one to five years in prison and/or a fine between $1,000 to $5,000.  Under the legislation, those who knowingly participated in an assembly with seven or more people during acts of violence or property damage would also be charged with a felony. The bill would also allow anyone who commits a crime while gathered in...
    The Church of Madrid has attended 18 cases of sexual abuse committed by priests and religious, eight of them against minors, as reported by the Archbishop. The data has been obtained from the ‘Repara Project’ for the prevention of abuse and care for victims, which the diocese of Madrid launched in January 2020. In its first year of operation, Repara has attended 9 cases of sexual abuse committed by priests, 8 of them, by priests of the diocese of Madrid and one, by a priest from another diocese. The Repara Project has assisted 85 victims of abuse, produced in various settings, during its first year of operation https://t.co/Rjb7seOqu3 – Archdiocese of Madrid (@archimadrid) February 15, 2021 Of the 8 cases of sexual abuse reported to Repara in relation to diocesan priests of Madrid, one victim was minor when the events occurred, although she requested help as an adult. In addition,...
    Protesters gather in Harlem on May 30, 2020 to protest the death of George Floyd. Police officers like those from the Phoenix Police Department are the very reason whole communities of color distrust cops and would sooner try to protect themselves than voluntarily call officers to their neighborhoods. Body camera footage ABC 15 obtained revealed barbaric recommendations from three police officers who didn't realize their body camera devices were recording. The officers called demonstrators protesting police violence at a Black Lives Matter rally on Oct. 17 “dickheads” and “asshole kids,” according to the news station.  And when one of the cops questioned why responding officers didn't “stomp on them right away,” another said: "Gas em. I don’t give a s--t if we just gas them and let them run like crazy … (inaudible) the s--t out of them, who gives a s--t?” At one point in the footage, officers complained about changes in police department...
    Oprah Announces First Sit-Down Interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Since Their Engagement Ford Sold Velodyne Stake After Sensor Maker’s Post-SPAC Gain Report: Cavs committed to trading Andre Drummond, possibly to Raptors The Cleveland Cavaliers pulled Andre Drummond from Sunday’s lineup and attributed it to giving the big man rest, but it sounds like Drummond may have played his final game with the franchise. © Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports Jan 7, 2021; Cleveland Cavaliers center Andre Drummond (3) brings the ball up court during the second half against the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum.  The Cavs are working to trade Drummond and have committed to not playing him again, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Brian Windhorst. Cleveland general manager Koby Altman discussed the situation with Drummond and his agent Jeff Schwartz and the two sides arrived at the decision together. Drummond is playing on a $28.7 million expiring...
    The ERC candidate for the presidency of the Generalitat, Pere Aragonès, and the president of the party Oriol Junqueras after their appearance to assess the results of the Catalan elections that have been held this Sunday. (Photo: EFE) The ERC candidate for the Presidency of the Generalitat, Pere Aragonès, has opted this Monday to form a Government together with the Junts, CUP and comuns – which would add a majority of 82 seats in the Parliament – and has summoned the parties to negotiate to achieve this: “The responsibility is shared.” On the other hand, he has refused to reach investiture agreements with the PSC – the winner of the elections – because the Socialists and Republicans are “like oil and water”, he said in an interview in Rac 1 collected by Europa Press. Asked if he would agree with the PSC if it offered him the Presidency of...
    THIS young couple only have sex once a year on Valentine's Day - and say the wait proves how committed they are. Admin assistant Maria Simpson, 25, from Birmingham, and her fiance James Phillips, also 25, an IT systems engineer, have only had sex three times and plan to keep their annual pact until they're married. 8Maria Simpson and James Phillips, both 25, only have sex once a year on Valentine's DayCredit: Maria Simpson Speaking exclusively to Fabulous, Maria says: “I know this may sound crazy but our Valentine’s Day sex pact is what keeps us committed and obsessed with each other. "I think it's beautiful. It proves we have a real connection, because our relationship isn't all about sex. "Only making love on February 14 makes James fancy me even more and shows us both we’re truly meant to be together.  "It sounds old fashioned, but James and I have different...
    NEW YORK (AP) — A 21-year-old Brooklyn man has been arrested in the fatal stabbings of two people on New York City subway trains, police said Sunday. Rigoberto Lopez was taken into custody Saturday night and was formally arrested Sunday on charges of murder and attempted murder, police said. One of the victims was discovered dead on a train in Queens late Friday with several stab wounds to his neck and torso, police said. Two hours later, a 44-year-old woman was found stabbed to death in a subway car in upper Manhattan. Two nonfatal attacks — one involving a 67-year-old man and the other involving a 43-year-old man — also occurred in upper Manhattan. Authorities believe all four victims were homeless. Police said they believe Lopez may have committed all of the attacks. It wasn't clear if he had an attorney who could speak for him. Police leaders said they...
    According to a survey by the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brå), around half of students avoid certain people, activities and areas due to a fear of being the victims of crime. The school survey, which questioned 6,000 students across the country, revealed at 56 per cent of girls and 46 per cent of boys were so concerned about becoming victims of crime in their everyday lives that they place various limitations on where they can go and who they interact with. Anna Gavell Frenzel, an investigator at the National Council for Crime Prevention, told broadcaster SVT: “It is worrying that there are so many students who feel anxious and it is problematic that you feel that you cannot do certain things out of concern about being subjected to crime.” 48 per cent of the students stated that they had been the victims of some sort of crime. Nearly Half of...
    In a few months, North Korea would have managed to steal more than $ 300 million in cryptocurrency. Massive cyber attacks A United Nations report, drawn up by a group of experts in charge of monitoring the application of the sanctions taken against Pyongyang due to its weapons programs, revealed that the North Korea has stolen more than 300 million dollars in a few months cryptocurrency via cyber attacks, reports the newspaper The world.VSThis sum would then have been used to finance the nuclear and ballistic programs of the Pyongyang regime in 2020. Of “theft of virtual goods” committed between 2019 and November 2020 According to the authors of this UN report, “The theft of virtual goods committed by the country between 2019 and November 2020 amounts to approximately 316.4 million dollars (260 million euros)”. Financial institutions and stock exchanges in South Korea and also in other countries have...
    WASHINGTON - North Korea's nuclear weapon and ballistic missile programs are an urgent priority for the United States and Washington remains committed to denuclearization of the country, the U.S. State Department said on Friday. The Biden administration's lack of direct engagement with North Korea should not be seen as an indication that the challenge posed by its weapons programs was not a priority, department spokesperson Ned Price said. "It in fact very much is," he told a regular briefing. North Korea continued to make progress in its nuclear and missile programs in recent years "which makes this an urgent priority for the United States and one that we are committed to addressing together with our allies and partners," Price said. "And ... the central premise is that we remain committed to denuclearization of North Korea," he said. Price said the lack of direct engagement to date was "a function...
    (Adds quotes, details) By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) – North Korea’s nuclear weaponand ballistic missile programs are an urgent priority for theUnited States and Washington remains committed todenuclearization of the country, the U.S. State Department saidon Friday. The Biden administration’s lack of direct engagement withNorth Korea should not be seen as an indication that thechallenge posed by its weapons programs was not a priority,department spokesman Ned Price said. “It in fact very much is,” he told a regular briefing. North Korea continued to make progress in its nuclear andmissile programs in recent years “which makes this an urgentpriority for the United States and one that we are committed toaddressing together with our allies and partners,” Price said. “And … the central premise is that we remain committed todenuclearization of North Korea,” he said. Price said the lack of direct engagement to date was “afunction of us making sure...
    Disney CEO Bob Chapek has insisted that Scarlett Johansson-front superhero movie Black Widow is still on course to make its debut in theatres worldwide. During an investor call on Thursday, Chapek said the company has no plans to send the Marvel Studios project to its streamer Disney Plus, as per Deadline. “We are still intending for it to be a theatrical release. We are going to be watching very carefully to see whether that strategy needs to be revisited,” he said. After Wonder Woman 1984’s Select Release on HBO Max, Marvel Fans Wonder if Black Widow Will Also Follow Suit and Come Out on Disney+ Black Widow, featuring Johansson in her last appearance as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow, was originally scheduled for release in May 2020 but was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The film is currently slated to release on May 7 this year. During the pandemic,...
    President Joe Biden called the Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping Wednesday, on the occasion of the Lunar New Year, according to the White House. Presidential staff provided a readout of the call, asserting Biden expressed “fundamental concern” about China’s “coercive and unfair economic practices” and also spoke about the governments’ crackdown in Taiwan and human rights abuses in Xinjiang. President Xi pushed back on Biden’s rhetoric, according to China’s state-run propaganda outlet the Global Times, reminding him the United States should “respect” China’s actions in domestic affairs. Biden also spoke about his priorities with Xi, according to the White House, on “countering the COVID-19 pandemic, and the shared challenges of global health security, climate change, and preventing weapons proliferation.” The White House said Biden remained committed to working with China as long as it served American interests. “President Biden committed to pursuing practical, results-oriented engagements when it advances the...
    Libertarian: Joe’s Goalpost Shifts on Schools President Biden’s vow to reopen schools after 100 days had plenty of “wiggle room,” yet Reason’s Matt Welch wasn’t quite ready for the “tectonic” goalpost-shifting since then. The president now says teachers can’t return without massive new funding. And, as Sen. Mitch McConnell notes, “the goalpost-moving doesn’t stop with money.” Unions sought to “elbow toward the front of the line for vaccinations — only to turn around and say, Thanks for those vaccines, but don’t think these will necessarily get our folks back in the classroom anytime soon.” Meanwhile, an Associated Press headline this week warns, “Schools Plan for Potential of Remote Learning Into the Fall.” Welch warns: “Millions of us parents who want no such thing are making other plans of our own.” From the right: The Illiberal Liberals With “the institutions that are supposed to be the most committed to liberalism rapidly...
    SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon.com, Inc. has been ordered for the third time in three years to stop selling illegal pesticides on its online marketplace, including some products claiming to kill viruses, federal officials said. The Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday that its Seattle office issued a “stop-sale” order on Jan. 7 requiring Amazon to take down listings for dozen of products the agency said posed a health risk to people and pets exposed to the products, The Seattle Times reported. The commerce giant said in a statement that it put “processes in place” to “proactively block” unregistered pesticides and products making inaccurate claims about COVID-19 before they are listed for sale. “We have no idea what those products are made of,” Chad Schulze, an EPA enforcement officer in Seattle, said Tuesday. “And when you have people purchasing a product that says it will kill or control viruses in their personal...
    OAKLAND (KPIX) – Oakland’s new police chief began his second day on the job after being sworn in Monday. “If you shoot a gun in our community there is going to be a response,” said Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong. One of the major concerns in Oakland recently has been the uptick in homicides to start the year. There have been 15 homicides in January alone. The city has shuffled through nine chiefs in the last 10 years. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaff called it the “hardest job” in America. “You have an Oaklander in the building that cares about his community. My commitment is for Oakland to be safe,” said Armstrong. WATCH: Raw Video Interview with New Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong Armstrong joined the OPD in 1999, and has witnessed the force embarrassed by a horrifying sex abuse scandal, and by former and current...
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Tuesday the decision to leave two U.S. prosecutors in their posts reflects President Joe Biden's commitment to an independent Justice Department. Most Trump-appointed prosecutors were expected to be asked to resign. (Reporting by Diane Bartz; Editing by Chris Reese) Copyright 2021 Thomson Reuters. Tags: United States
    Alex Kearns took his own life on June 12. Now his parents are suing stock trading app Robinhood for the circumstances leading to his suicide. A 20-year-old college student, waiting out the coronavirus pandemic with his family, killed himself under the mistaken impression that he had turned his roughly $5,000 savings into $730,000 in debt. Alex Kearns had come home from college early, to stay with his parents under quarantine, in what his father, Dan Kearns, called a “joyful household” despite the grim global situation at the time. Dorothy Kearns remembered Alex, the “love of her life,” as the boy who would spend his evenings helping her in the kitchen. During one of those evenings, her son expressed both doubt and determination toward his future. “One night he says to me, he’s like, ‘Mom, I don’t — I don’t know what I want to do with my life yet. But...
    New York : Santiago García was found dead last Saturday. Photo: ANDRES LARROVERE / . / . After the terrible news of the death of the Uruguayan striker Santiago Garcia, came out again an interview that he offered in the 2018, in which revealed that since 2011 he had problems with depression due to a positive test for cocaine in an anti-doping test. “Many situations happened that overwhelmed me and with things that I did not do. That was one of the great reasons (positive doping for cocaine). I began to investigate, I was not calm, but there were operations that I did not like and as I always say, I will not talk about it because I do not like to involve people in things that have already happened “, the” Morro “told TyC Sports 3 years ago , who was greatly affected by...
    Madison Summers February 8, 2021 0 Comments The Biden administration is standing firm that President Joe Biden would like to see the federal minimum wage increased, as a report was released revealing it would cut 1.4 million jobs. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters during Monday’s White House press briefing, “The president remains firmly committed to raising the minimum wage to $15.” “He believes any American who is working a full-time job, trying to make ends meet, should not be at the poverty level,” Psaki added. “It’s important to him that the minimum wage is raised.” Watch Psaki’s comments below: MINIMUM WAGE: Jen Psaki says, “The President remains firmly committed to raising the minimum wage to $15,” as relief package may not include a wage hike provision.RELEATED: Biden Predicts $15 Minimum Wage Won’t Be In Relief Bill, Vows Separate Push https://t.co/ezN8gtkn7V pic.twitter.com/FJ0u6rlNn7— Forbes (@Forbes) February...
    President Joe Biden remains “firmly committed” to raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour even after a report from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said the policy would cost an estimated 1.4 million jobs, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday. The Biden administration is seeking to include the minimum wage hike in its coronavirus relief package, giving employers until 2025 to raise their wages to $15 an hour. The Monday report from the CBO estimated that the plan would cost 1.4 million jobs but also raise 900,000 Americans above the poverty line. Biden has signaled that his administration may be willing to pass a relief package without the wage hike. (RELATED: POLL: 52% Of Americans Support Convicting Donald Trump) MINIMUM WAGE: Jen Psaki says, “The President remains firmly committed to raising the minimum wage to $15,” as relief package may not include a wage hike provision....
    The parents of Alex Kearns (pictured), 20, who killed himself last year after seeing a negative balance of $730K in his Robinhood account are now suing the company The parents of a 20-year-old college student, who committed suicide last year after seeing a negative cash balance of more than $730,000 in his account on the Robinhood stock trading app, are now suing the company for wrongful death. Alex Kearns, 20, died on June 12, 2020, after apparently throwing himself in front of an oncoming freight train in his home town of Naperville, Illinois.  In an interview with CBS This Morning, Dan and Dorothy Kearns said their son, Alex Kearns, came home early last year due to the pandemic and they had a 'joyful household'.  She said her son was interested in investing and before he graduated from high school, he opened an account with Robinhood. According to his parents,...
    What happened yesterday ???? 1. Uruguayan striker Santiago García found dead; report suicide At dawn on Saturday the body of soccer player Santiago “Morro” García was found dead inside his apartment, located in Mendoza, Argentina.In more unfortunate news, Leon Spinks, who shook the world by defeating Muhammad Ali, has died at 67. ???? 2. Dominican Republic wins the Caribbean Series with seven wins in a row and makes history The Dominican Republic is champion of the Caribbean Series and with a historical record of 7-0 in the so-called “Little Latin American World Series”.Fact: Never has a team won the tournament with seven wins in seven games (previously the maximum number of games was six) .⚾ ???? 3. Patrick Mahomes is invincible, but Tom Brady “always” wins the Super Bowl Super Bowl LV between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be Sunday, and these are the...
    As Dak Prescott enters another offseason of questions, Emmitt Smith isn’t sure the Cowboys are ready to call him the franchise guy.  There is no bigger storyline coming out of the Dallas Cowboys complex than Dak Prescott‘s contract. In fact, if not for the Deshaun Watson news, there wouldn’t be a bigger story in the NFL. Former No.1 pick in the same class Jared Goff currently has the same record, yet far less production when passing. He recently was traded to the Detroit Lions along with two first-round picks and a third-round selection in favor of Matthew Stafford. Dak Prescott red zone stats since 19: ???? 26 total TDs???? 1 turnover (1 INT) pic.twitter.com/h0D3yYqY1k — PFF (@PFF) February 6, 2021 The Cowboys will need to decide quickly what the future holds with Prescott. A second franchise tag almost all but guarantees he’ll leave in the 2022 offseason and...
    CAIRO (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates' foreign minister affirmed his country's commitment to working closely with the Biden administration to reduce regional tensions during a phone call with the United States' special envoy for Iran, state news agency WAM reported on Saturday. In the phone call with special envoy Rob Malley, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan affirmed "the UAE’s commitment to strengthening relations and working closely with the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden to reduce regional tensions, (and) start a new dialogue," WAM reported. (Reporting by Nayera Abdallah, Editing by Timothy Heritage) Copyright 2021 Thomson Reuters. Tags: Iran, United States, United Arab Emirates, Middle East
    New York : File image of a snowfall in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. Photo: Mark Makela / . Jeffrey spaide, the man who killed a couple of neighbors in the middle of an argument over a snow shovel and then committed suicide in Pennsylvania, served in the US Navy as an onboard engineering technician. Subsequently, Spaide entered the National Guard and Navy Reserve as a heavy equipment operator. The Sun report this week further indicates that the man had a master’s degree in water resources and environmental engineering from Villanova University as well as a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering from Wilkes University. After working as an engineer in Lackawanna River Basic Sewer Authority For 5 years, he became the manager of the engineering office in the Department of Environmental Protection in Pennsylvania. Subsequently, he held the position of Project Engineer at Carroll Engineering Corporation for...
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will provide humanitarian assistance to Myanmar to fight the coronavirus pandemic, the foreign ministry said on Thursday, as international pressure mounts against its military leaders following for a coup. New Delhi had sent 1.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Myanmar as part of a diplomatic effort last month before the military overthrew and detained elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi. India is monitoring the situation closely, the foreign ministry spokesman Anurag Srivastava told reporters, but it won't hold back on aid. "We remain committed to continuing our humanitarian support for the people in Myanmar in mitigating the health and economic impact of the pandemic," he said. (Reporting by Sanjeev Miglani; editing by John Stonestreet) Copyright 2021 Thomson Reuters. Tags: diseases, Myanmar, India, coronavirus
    Things to Know: State vaccination talks being held privately Florida GOP pushes conservative bills fresh off election victories Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson Are in Love and Committed as He Remains in Boston Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson are all in when it comes to giving their relationship another chance, a source tells ET. In November, the 29-year-old NBA star signed with the Boston Celtics, and the source says that he and 36-year-old Khloe are stronger than ever and in constant communication while she remains in Los Angeles with their 2-year-old daughter, True. "Tristan and Khloe spend a lot of time on the phone while he’s in Boston -- FaceTiming, texting, talking and Khloe has tried to visit whenever she has the time to," the source says. "They also do lots of sending gifts like having flowers, balloons, et cetera delivered and when they are together, they love to shop,...
      E.J. Lackey of Rome High School has committed to Huntingdon College, a private Methodist liberal arts college in Montgomery, Alabama. Lackey told AllOnGeorgia, “It feels great to be committed. Just knowing you’re taking your talents to the next level fills my heart with joy. I just wanna thank God for blessing me. I wanna thank my family for backing me the whole way. When asked why he chose Huntingdon to continue his football career he said, “I chose Huntingdon because I got a great vibe with the coaches. I got to sit down with head coach Mike Turk and hear him talk how much they really enjoyed watching my film and how of a great RB I was. The whole Huntingdon coaching staff just made me feel like that was home how Rome is my home. That’s why I...
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The World Bank on Monday said it was gravely concerned about the current situation in Myanmar and a military takeover of power, warning the events risked a major setback to the country’s transition and its development prospects. "We are concerned about the safety and security of people in Myanmar, including our staff and partners, and are troubled by the shutdown of communications channels both within Myanmar and with the outside world," the Bank said in a statement issued late on Monday. Myanmar's army on Monday handed power to military chief General Min Aung Hlaing and imposed a year-long state of emergency, saying it had responded to what it called election fraud. The move sparked condemnation from Western leaders and a threat of renewed sanctions by the U.S. government, and raised questions about the outlook for a million Rohingya refugees. The World Bank said it had been a...
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    India Is Hungry for LNG Cargoes After Prices Crash Back to Earth The story of Japan’s tiny kei cars Ser.O.Ya Launches Gender Neutral Fashions Committed to Catalyzing Social Change © Courtesy Image Click here to read the full article. Ser.O.Ya, a contemporary fashion label with a commitment to catalyzing social change through philanthropic partnerships, is today launching exclusively on FWRD. The emerging brand, founded by Ohad Seroya, offers predominantly gender-neutral garments in unisex, feminine and masculine designs, featured on the collection’s campaign face: model and activist Teddy Quinlivan. Last March, Seroya and his husband Aviad Klin (who are also the cofounders and creative directors of the women’s label Retrofête and managers of the multilabel Mint Showroom) were quarantining in Miami when the idea of a new contemporary, gender-neutral label with a social conscience and feel-good mentality sprang to Seroya’s mind.  More from WWDCouture Spring 2021 Fashion Trend: Capes...
    President Joe Bidens $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill "makes no sense" and is "payback to the liberal left," says Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla. "This is all Bernie Sanders idea of where we should go," Scott said told Sundays "Fox Report." "Republicans believe in targeted relief. Now, lets remember just about a month ago we spent, we committed over – almost a trillion dollars, and in the last 12 months weve spent or committed $4.5 trillion. We have no idea how much of that money has not been spent. "So, lets help people who have lost their jobs; lets help our small businesses get open; lets make sure we get this vaccine out. But this radical left agenda that is, you know, not worry about the fact that we have $27 trillion worth of debt. Were not living even close to within our means. "I mean, this makes no sense. Its just...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Until now, the Twitter interactions between Mets fans and Steve Cohen was about free agents and jerseys, but things took a turn for the worse this week, and it had nothing to do with the team itself.Cohen deleted his Twitter account after the ongoing standoff between day traders and hedge funds.The Mets owner put out a statement on Saturday saying,"I've really enjoyed the back and forth with Mets fans on Twitter, which was unfortunately overtaken this week by misinformation unrelated to the Mets that led to our family getting personal threats. So, I'm going to take a break for now. We have other ways to listen to your suggestions and remain committed to doing that."Cohen went on to say he is still committed to putting a championship team on the field.ALSO READ | Dogecoin soars 370% as Reddit group works to send the cryptocurrency 'to the...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami Beach police say they have arrested a man who pulled his vehicle up to three women on Friday morning and robbed one of them with a handgun that had a laser sight. Police said it happened at around 7 a.m. when the victims were walking in the area of 15th Street. The victims told police that a white car with loud music pulled up to them and a man with a handgun exited the car and attempted to rob them. Police said the victims ran and their suspect, identified as Tajani Shepard, 29, of Fresno, California, was only able to rob one of the victims, taking her purse and cell phone. TRENDING STORIES ON CBSMIAMI.COM Mar-A-Lago Members Leaving Following Trump’s Return Miami-Dade PD Needs Help Finding 12-Year-Old Jazmine Brown & 13-Year-Old Markevia Wright Amber Alert Canceled...
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    Texans general manager Nick Caserio and coach David Culley added another wrinkle to the Deshaun Watson trade sweepstakes. Namely, by saying there are no sweepstakes. During Culley’s introductory news conference Friday, both he and Caserio addressed the Watson trade rumors, saying Houston remained committed to the disgruntled signal-caller despite his trade request. Caserio preempted any questions about Watson, saying Houston had “zero interest” in moving him. Nick Caserio pre-emptively on Watson: “Just want to reiterate our commitment to Deshaun Watson … we look forward to the opportunity to spend more time with him this spring when we get started, we have zero interest in trading the player.” pic.twitter.com/aG3NgowDNq — Rivers McCown (@riversmccown) January 29, 2021 Culley couldn’t avoid those questions but, when asked about the situation, said “the reason I’m in this position today is because I knew he’s going to be a Houston Texan.” He added he...
    Madison Summers January 29, 2021 0 Comments White House Communications Director Kate Bedingfield is declaring the Biden administration will condemn and “aggressively [push back] on white supremacy.” Bedingfield was asked during an interview on “The View” Friday about the increased domestic terrorist threats in the wake of the U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6 and how President Joe Biden plans to handle it. She told “The View” co-host that Biden “is committed, from his position in the White House as the leader of this country, to criticizing, condemning, aggressively pushing back on white supremacy.” “He’s going to lead very differently, frankly, than Donald Trump did on this issue,” Bedingfield adding. “But secondly, as a government, we’re going to take this seriously.” “We are taking these threats seriously. That represents a shift from the way this has been handled in the past. It’s something that will be a huge...
    A man believes the spirit of his dead brother is roaming the home where he committed suicide after seeing eerie ghost-like apparitions in and around the property.  Roberto Morales from San Diego, California, shared a haunting TikTok video earlier this month of a human-shaped shadow walking in front of a vehicle that was parked at the home.  'My brother committed suicide in this house on 11/18/2020,' he captioned the footage, urging viewers to 'look in front of the silver SUV.' 
    An Illinois mother gave an emotional interview, saying her teenage son committed suicide because of “COVID isolation” and the cancellation of winter sports by Gov. J.B. Pritzker. “My son died because of COVID isolation,” Lisa Moore said on Fox News’s The Faulkner Focus of her son Trevor Till on Wednesday. “I believe that 100%, that it changed Trevor from who he was to the person that did this. I tell parents, helicopter the heck out of your kids. Watch them. Watch for any change, any slight change in their behavior. Make opportunities for them to see their friends. Do whatever you have to. I don’t want any other mother or father or parent or sibling to have to go through this. It’s horrific.” Till died by suicide in October at 18 years old after a senior high school year of remote learning and a short college experience affected...
    An Illinois mother of a teenager who killed himself during the coronavirus pandemic is suing Gov. JB Pritzker over COVID-19 restrictions, telling "The Faulkner Focus" on Thursday, "My son died because of COVID isolation." Lisa Mara Moore’s son Trevor Till, who was hoping to go to the state championships for pole vaulting in his senior year of high school but couldn’t because of coronavirus restrictions, committed suicide in October. Moore said she believes "100 percent" that the lockdown "changed Trevor from who he was to the person that did this." Moore joined the parents of three other student-athletes who are suing Pritzker over his decision to cancel the winter high school sports season, claiming their children suffered severe emotional and physical harm because of the restrictions, The Chicago Sun Times reported. The newspaper noted that the suit claims that Pritzker’s cancellation ‘‘is an unconstitutional violation of the...