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    The SpaceX Dragon resupply ship approaches the International Space Station above the Mediterranean Sea in between Turkey and Cyprus, December 8, 2019. NASA Estée Lauder is sending skincare products to the International Space Station (ISS) in a joint project with NASA. The beauty company is sending up to 10 bottles of its popular "Advanced Night Repair" serum to the ISS at the end of the month. so that astronauts can film footage  It has asked NASA astronauts to capture the "imagery and video" of the product in the space station's microgravity environment so the footage can later be used in ad campaigns. NASA has pushed to open up the ISS for commercial use over the years but the...
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    A group of bird carcasses found by Allison Salas in New Mexico on September 13, 2020. Allison Salas "Hundreds of thousands" of migratory birds are dropping dead across the Southwest in what scientists are calling the largest mass die-off in recent history.  Scientists first began investigating the phenomenon in late August after numerous reports of clusters of dead birds found in states including New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, and Nebraska. Some witnesses had seen the birds displaying unusual behavior before their deaths, including becoming lethargic or fearless when humans approached them. Scientists are unsure why this mass die-off is happening, but have addressed several factors including climate change and the ongoing wildfires as possible reasons for the deaths. Visit...
    (CNN)The economic recession caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected women by almost every measure. And, in the United States, the economic downturn is hitting women of color the hardest, according to C. Nicole Mason, president and CEO of the Institute for Women's Policy Research."We're talking about women who earn less than $40,000 a year, who are ... grocery store clerks, restaurant workers, who if you don't show up for work -- meaning a physical place -- you won't be paid," Mason said on a recent episode of "Coronavirus: Fact vs. Fiction" podcast. "So it's just a really very difficult time for many of these women and many of these workers. "Mason -- a single, Black mother herself --...
    Fried chicken from Revival in St. Paul, Minnesota. Susan Y./ Yelp Yelp determined the best place to order fried chicken in every state. Some restaurants are known for their classic fried chicken sandwiches, while others offer unique takes such as Korean fried chicken. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. When it comes to fried chicken, some spots simply do it a little better than others. To find the best fried chicken in every state, Yelp identified businesses in the restaurants and food categories with a large concentration of reviews mentioning "fried chicken," then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews mentioning "fried chicken." Every restaurant on the list...
    Both President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will travel to Minnesota Friday as the state begins early in-person voting. Trump is set to hold a rally Friday night in Bemidji, while Biden will visit a union training center in Duluth, NPR reported. Both campaigns have invested heavily in Minnesota, according to NPR, which Hillary Clinton narrowly won in 2016. Trump has touted endorsements from several Democratic mayors in the iron belt, while Biden has shored up support among suburban voters outside the Twin Cities. Biden leads Trump in the state by almost eight points, according to FiveThirtyEight, and is rated by most forecasters as “lean Democratic.” (RELATED: NYT Polls Show Competitive Swing State Races, Biden Gaining Ground In...
    USDA plans additional $14B in virus aid for farmers 5 Major Changes Youll See at Starbucks Moving Forward 3 of the Absolute Best Bath Towels for Skin, According to a Dermatologist There's an entire market of products out there meant for keeping the skin below your neck healthy and hydrated. And while lathering yourself with moisturizing body washes and slathering your skin in lotion will quench your thirsty complexion, it will all be for naught if you're scratching skin with the wrong sort of towel. "Many people don't realize how abrasive towels can be on the skin, depending on the force with which you rub them over your skin," says board-certified dermatologist Stacy Chimento, MD, of Riverchase Dermatology in...
    Louisville federal courthouse to close next week in anticipation of Breonna Taylor decision 5 Major Changes Youll See at Starbucks Moving Forward Most Americans don't know these lucrative Social Security "secrets" Ad Microsoft Incredible Blanket Puts Humans In A Deep Sleep, Melting Stress Away Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/14 SLIDES © Provided by Best Life The Worst Things You Can Do for Your Health This Fall, According to Doctors All in all, there's a lot to love about fall: It's the time of the year when...
    Mobsters who sport Catholic symbols aren’t actually good fellas, according to the Pope. A new Vatican group backed by Pope Francis is taking a whack at stopping Mafia members from exploiting the Virgin Mary and other Catholic imagery in order to recruit members and whitewash their dark underworld image. Launched Friday, the think tank “Liberating Mary from the Mafia” aims to stop mobsters — who have “hijacked” parts of the religion — from capitalizing on popular depictions of Jesus’s mom, according to the Vatican Pontifical Marian Academy. Images of the Madonna “must be preserved in original purity” and “conform to the message of the Gospel,” Francis said at a Vatican conference Wednesday. He gave his blessing to the group, which...
    A watchdog group has accused Robert Charrow, the general counsel at the Department of Health and Human Services, of pushing to ease testing rules to help his former clients in the medical device and diagnostic industry. Charrow, who was appointed by President Trump in 2017, led the administration’s push to ease rules ensuring the safety of coronavirus diagnostic tests developed by individual labs before HHS Secretary Alex Azar “overruled” Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials to revoke their ability to regulate the tests, according to Politico. “Top HHS officials led by General Counsel Bob Charrow argued for months that the FDA lacked the legal authority required to regulate this particular slice of the testing market, which includes labs located in larger academic medical...
    In New York City, once the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, leading corporations in banking, the arts and other industries are starting an experiment with potential life-or-death consequences: bringing employees back to the office. Encouraged by the falling number of infections around the city, Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase have started summoning workers back to the Wall Street firms' physical locations. The auction house Sotheby's and The Museum of Modern Art have also asked their employees to return.  Companies' interest in resuming business as usual may be understandable, but it alarms some experts. Get Breaking News Delivered to Your Inbox "Especially right now, heading into fall, which is when all of us expect the true second wave to hit — and...
    Twitter CEO convinced of Bitcoin’s usefulness May the CEO of Twitter be rather a fan of cryptos and Bitcoin (BTC) is not really a surprise. He defends this new sector regularly. His company Square, which also takes cryptocurrencies into account, had also announced record sales in 2019 via its Cash App. Still, Jack Dorsey detailed his vision of BTC in a video published by .. He explains : “I think the internet wants a native currency, and I think Bitcoin is the best manifestation. “ ???? Read our guide: How to buy BTC? Discover BTC on Binance » Making Bitcoin more accessible The CEO of Twitter explains that he believes...
    A 911 call made by Jerry Falwell Jr.'s wife just days after his resignation from Liberty University revealed that he was losing 'a lot of blood' after allegedly injuring himself on a trash can in a fall while drunk.  In the call record of the incident, Becki Falwell refused to cooperate with officers after she called to report that her husband was bleeding heavily and would not go with her to the hospital, the Huffington Post states.  Dispatchers arrived to find Falwell with lacerations under his left eye, across the bridge of his nose, and above both his right and left eyes, as he slurred his speech with empty alcohol containers nearby.   The call, acquired by the Huffington Post through a...
    Masks are “the most powerful public health tool” to combat the coronavirus pandemic in the United States and may even provide better protection than a vaccine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). English). “We have clear scientific evidence that they work and are our best defense,” said Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the CDC. “I could even go so far as to say that this mask has more guarantees to protect me against COVID-19 than to get the vaccine.” Redfield told the US Senate that a potential coronavirus vaccine, which President Donald Trump says would begin shipping by the end of this year, can only have 70% immunogenicity (the ability of...
    Masks are “the most powerful public health tool” to combat the coronavirus pandemic in the United States and may even provide better protection than a vaccine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). English). “We have clear scientific evidence that they work and are our best defense,” said Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the CDC. “I could even go so far as to say that this mask has more guarantees to protect me against COVID-19 than to get the vaccine.” Redfield told the US Senate that a potential coronavirus vaccine, which President Donald Trump says would begin shipping by the end of this year, can only have 70% immunogenicity (the ability of...
    Federal judge says hell block USPS policy changes nationwide Sonic puts its cherished ice up for auction, gets bids above $300 Savvy Americans do this to earn an extra $1,394 per month in retirement Ad Microsoft Wearing This 30 Mins/Day Reverses Years Of Bad Posture & Back Pain Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/12 SLIDES © Provided by Best Life The Best Way to Save Money While Shopping Online, According to Experts Whether you're worried about your job security or trying to pay down debt, there are plenty of good reasons...
    In a Thursday piece for Salon, columnist Amanda Marcotte argued that Attorney General William Barr is actively planning new ways to help Donald Trump “steal” the forthcoming election. In particular, the writer pointed to reports that Barr is pressuring federal prosecutors to consider charges of sedition against individuals who have committed violent crimes at the recent civil rights protests. According to FindLaw, sedition is the act of inciting violence or revolt “against a lawful authority with the goal of destroying or overthrowing it.” “Although the vast majority of those protests were peaceful, there were a few incidents of violence and looting, though absolutely no evidence of plots to overthrow the U.S. government (which is what “sedition” means),” the columnist wrote....
    More information It paints fatal. Spain is the European Union (EU) country with the highest number of coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. It is also the country with the highest rate of infections according to the size of its population, since the accumulated incidence in the last 14 days is 256.57. And also, it is the country with the largest number of regions among the most affected in the union. The data for the Community of Madrid are the worst of them all. Nine of the ten regions with the highest infection rate in the European Union are in Spain: Community of Madrid, La Rioja, Basque Country, Navarra, Region of Murcia, Aragón,...
    Green tea has both anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Jurga Po Alessi/Getty Images Some of the best anti-aging ingredients for skin are ceramides, coenzyme Q10, green tea, vitamin C, and hyaluronic acid. You should also be sure to wear sunscreen each day, since protecting yourself from the sun is one of the best things you can do to prevent the appearance of aging. Moisturizing ingredients like ceramides and hyaluronic acid can help reduce the appearance of fine lines by hydrating and plumping the skin. This article was medically reviewed by Debra Jaliman, MD, a board-certified dermatologist with a private practice in New York City. Visit Insider's Health Reference library for more advice. Aging is inevitable, and as time goes on, it's...
    A high-quality energy shot has a healthy amount of caffeine, minimal harmful or artificial ingredients, and tastes well enough that it's not a chore to drink. Energy shots are a popular way for people to get a boost of energy via caffeine or an assortment of vitamins, herbs, or stimulants like guarana, taurine, and ginseng.   Our top pick, the Forto Coffee Shot, is certified organic, doesn't cause significant jitters, and comes in a variety of available flavors.  This article was medically reviewed by Samantha Cassetty, MS, RD, nutrition and wellness expert with a private practice based in New York City. In today's fast-paced world, you're expected to be on your game just about every waking moment. If your brain isn't functioning...
    Washington Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee thought he was helping victims of wildfires when he handed out apples to people in 3 Washington counties, but it turns out he was bringing apples that had tested positive for maggot larvae into a pest-free zone. It’s illegal to bring fruit that is under “apple quarantine” into a pest-free zone, according to the state’s Department of Agriculture. Bridgeport, Malden, and Omak, the towns where Inslee gifted the apples, all have an abundance of orchards that are pest-free zones, Fox News reported. The apples that he had given to a retirement home in Omak tested positive for maggot larvae, and officials in Douglas County are now trying to track down the rest of the apples...
    Ghosting is on the decline on dating app Hinge. Crystal Cox/Business Insider Data from Hinge, which bills itself as a dating app meant to be deleted, shows singles are ghosting their matches less during the pandemic, but also going on more dates. Before the pandemic, 63% of the surveyed singles admitted to ghosting a match. 27% said they've decreased how often they ghost others during the pandemic. The decrease in ghosting could signal that singles are lonely and craving intimate connection. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. If you're turned off by dating apps because you're afraid to be ghosted by a prospective match, now could be the perfect time for you to reinstate your dating profile....
    Bill Russell: Career retrospective 8 Amazing Side Effects Of Eating Avocados Every Day The 30 highest-rated US and UK CEOs during the coronavirus pandemic, according to employees © Mark Neuling/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Boston Scientific CEO Michael Mahoney Mark Neuling/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic has been a test for corporate leaders. People, especially employees, are watching how CEOs respond to troubling times and judging them based on it. To find out which CEOs are viewed most favorably by their employees during the pandemic, jobs site  Glassdoor analyzed anonymous employee reviews posted on its website between March and July. Leaders from Zoom, DocuSign, Box, and Boston Scientific made the list. Visit Business Insider's...
    SO much for imperfection – some showbiz stars have limb perfection. This week, actress Michelle Keegan showed off her perfect pins in a shoot for fashion firm Very, wearing a sexy bodysuit and black tights. 9According to science, Michelle Keegan has the perfect legsCredit: Getty Images And according to science, her body really is perfection on legs. A study by psychologists at Liverpool University and University College London found the ideal leg length is 1.4 times the upper body – just like Michelle’s. KATE JACKSON compares more celebs to see how they measure up – with surprising results. For example, who’d have thought that proportionally, 5ft Kylie has the longest legs of them all? Michelle Keegan Height: 5ft 4in...
    Djokovic behaves better in 1st match since US Open default The most expensive items at Ikea These are the 10 highest-rated CEOs during the coronavirus crisis, according to employee reviews The coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly put the leadership of many CEOs and executives to the test with forced office closures, remote meetings and, for many, no in-person interactions for the near future.  © Provided by CNBC Zoom CEO Eric Yuan speaks before the Nasdaq opening bell ceremony in New York on April 18, 2019. While some CEOs missed the mark on providing the safety, support and flexibility their employees needed, other CEOs were able to successfully pivot during this difficult time.  Load Error Job searching site Glassdoor created a list...
    By Madeline Holcombe | CNN A wedding in Maine is linked to 176 Covid-19 cases and the deaths of seven people who didn’t attend the celebration, demonstrating just how easily and quickly the virus can spread at social gatherings, public health experts say. As officials continue to push preventive measures, such as wearing masks and practicing social distancing to keep infection rates low, they also have been vocal in warning against large gatherings. But Americans have continued to congregate, leading to outbreaks tied to a number of events, from Memorial Day and Fourth of July celebrations to a massive motorcycle rally in Sturgis, South Dakota. The wedding held in Millinocket on August 7 had about 65 guests, in violation of...
    A wedding in Maine is linked to 176 Covid-19 cases and the deaths of seven people who didn't attend the celebration, demonstrating just how easily and quickly the virus can spread at social gatherings, public health experts say.As officials continue to push preventive measures, such as wearing masks and practicing social distancing to keep infection rates low, they also have been vocal in warning against large gatherings.But Americans have continued to congregate, leading to outbreaks tied to a number of events, from Memorial Day and Fourth of July celebrations to a massive motorcycle rally in Sturgis, South Dakota.The wedding held in Millinocket on August 7 had about 65 guests, in violation of the state's 50-person cap for indoor events, Maine...
    College football national television schedule for the 2020-21 season 12 Netflix Original Movies That Are Actually Just Terrible Stripe is reportedly cutting pay for employees who leave Seattle, New York, or the Bay Area, but will also provide a $20,000 incentive to move © Reuters/Albert Gea Stripe CEO Patrick Collison. Reuters/Albert Gea Payments company Stripe is reportedly cutting pay for employees who move outside of Seattle, New York, or the Bay Area, but will also offer those employees $20,000 to relocate, according to Bloomberg. Workers could take up to a 10% reduction in salary if they relocate. The offer will be available until the end of 2020, Bloomberg reports. VMware, Facebook, and Twitter will also reevaluate compensation for...
    Witness in sexual assault, harassment investigation at detention center deported: report Why are Trader Joe’s employees so cheerful? Mike Tyson is nuts for getting back into the ring aged 54, according to one of the most exciting young talents in boxing © Getty/Joe Scarnici/Icon Sportswire Mike Tyson, Ryan Garcia. Getty/Joe Scarnici/Icon Sportswire Ryan Garcia, one of boxing's most hyped young talents, has called Mike Tyson "nuts" for getting back into the ring aged 54.  The 22-year-old American also said, however, that he respects Tyson for "trying to give the world some entertainment." Tyson is set to step inside the ring for the first time in 15 years on November 28 when he takes on Roy Jones Jr. in...
    Mike Tyson, Ryan Garcia. Getty/Joe Scarnici/Icon Sportswire Ryan Garcia, one of boxing's most hyped young talents, has called Mike Tyson "nuts" for getting back into the ring aged 54.  The 22-year-old American also said however that he respects Tyson for "trying to give the world some entertainment." Tyson is set to step inside the ring for the first time in 15 years on November 28 when he takes on Roy Jones Jr. in an eight round exhibition fight in California.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Ryan Garcia, one of boxing's hottest young fighters, has called Mike Tyson "nuts" for getting back into the ring aged 54.  Tyson is set to step inside the ring for the...
    (CNN)A wedding in Maine is linked to 176 Covid-19 cases and the deaths of seven people who didn't attend the celebration, demonstrating just how easily and quickly the virus can spread at social gatherings, public health experts say. As officials continue to push preventive measures, such as wearing masks and practicing social distancing to keep infection rates low, they also have been vocal in warning against large gatherings.But Americans have continued to congregate, leading to outbreaks tied to a number of events, from Memorial Day and Fourth of July celebrations to a massive motorcycle rally in Sturgis, South Dakota.The wedding held in Millinocket on August 7 had about 65 guests, in violation of the state's 50-person cap for indoor events,...
    Your Resume Probably Needs a Pandemic Makeover. Here’s Where to Start Nissan Z: 3 Tales of Adventure and Intrigue Savvy Americans do this to earn an extra $1,394 per month in retirement Ad Microsoft Wearing This 30 Mins/Day Reverses Years Of Bad Posture & Back Pain Ad Microsoft 23 Gadgets That Could Sell Out Before the Holidays Ad Microsoft ...
    Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Twitter released the "Twitter From Home" report on Tuesday, showing what media United States Twitter users have been talking about.  The report tracked notable increases and decreases in emoji use from March 1 to September 1, 2020, comparing to the same period in 2019. As conversations on Twitter shifted towards the novel coronavirus and our means of dealing with its spread, the microbe emoji saw a 1662% increase in use, according to the platform. Other emoji, like the toilet paper emoji and the soap emoji also saw usage increases of 475% and 100% under the same parameters, respectively. The Twitter report also found that use of hobby-related emojis like the joystick emoji...
    Shoppers have been loving a variety of Aldi products this year. Aldi Aldi, a budget-friendly grocery store chain, has released its second annual list of "Fan Favorites." Customers had the chance to vote for their favorite Aldi items across 20 different categories, including snacks, desserts, cheeses, and seasonal. L'oven Fresh's Hawaiian rolls and Specially Selected's brioche buns were both highlighted on this year's list.  Other crowd favorites include Mama Cozzi's Take and Bake pizza, Earth Grown's veggie burgers, and Stonemill's everything-bagel seasoning.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. For the second year in a row, Aldi has surveyed thousands of its customers to determine its "Fan Favorites" winners. The contest allows customers to vote for their favorite...
    Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell during a speech on March 3, 2020 in Washington, DC.Mark Makela/Getty Images In the first CNBC Fed Survey since the Federal Reserve announced its new, more dovish monetary policy strategy, respondents now forecast no rate hikes from the central bank until 2023. The results are a potential first sign that the Fed's new strategy of targeting average inflation, where it will allow inflation to run above its 2% target for an unspecified time, have had an immediate impact on the rate outlook. The new average forecast, which has the Fed on hold until February 2023, is six months later than the July survey and comes amid more upbeat views on the economic recovery and...
    The Oculus Quest VR 2, which was was rumored to launch sometime this month, leaked early in two promotional videos that parent company Facebook uploaded to a public-facing marketing hub. (Link is no longer valid.) The videos included two live demonstrations of the VR headset, as well as a comprehensive breakdown of its technical specs. The demonstration videos were scheduled for Sept. 16 and Sept. 17. The Facebook Connect conference for developers begins Sept. 16, so we’ll probably hear more, officially, then. Images of the headset, a standalone follow-on to 2019’s value-conscious alternative to the Oculus Rift, also leaked in July, The Verge notes. The videos did not mention how much the new unit will cost, but the first...
    An unidentified Clayton County sheriff’s deputy has been fired after video showed him hitting a black man that officers had pinned during an arrest in Georgia, according to the sheriff’s department. Roderick Walker, 26, was reportedly a passenger in a car that was pulled over for a broken tail light on Friday his attorney said, the New York Post reported. The deputy was fired after a bystander’s video circulated on social media, according to the county sheriff’s office. “The Deputy who repeatedly struck Roderick Walker is being terminated from the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office by order of Sheriff Victor Hill for excessive use of force,” Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill said in a press release. “This is the administrative action. ...
    The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of an individual who was caught on video ambushing and shooting two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as they sat in a patrol car. According to Fox News, the department announced the reward late Sunday night. Individuals with information can contact the Sheriff's Department directly at (323) 890-5500 or can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477).$100K REWARD OFFER in Manhunt for Suspect in Ambush Shooting of 2 LA Sheriff’s Deputies #Compton #LASD Call invest… https://t.co/a7G1f28xfP — LA County Sheriffs (@LA County Sheriffs)1600029025.0The suspect is described as a black male whose age is estimated to be between...
            by Andrew Trunsky  Democratic nominee Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump in six of the most competitive battleground states as both candidates amp up their fundraising efforts and place multimillion dollar ad buys just over seven weeks out from the election, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation review. In 2016, Trump pulled off an upset win after flipping Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. Now, those three states, in addition to Arizona, Florida and North Carolina, are likely to decide the winner of November’s presidential election. The DCNF reviewed polling, fundraising, ad spending, demographics and more to determine both candidates’ standing in each battleground state. Though the states, which total 101 electoral votes, are unique, several...
    Transfers Rumors, movements, transfers, transfers, the latest market news Lautaro Martnez and Marcos Acua, the protagonists of today 9:20 After already doing it Kylian mbapp, Kimpembe asks for his part also calls for reinforcements. “Of course we need it, with the exits this summer, we know that the need other players to fill in the gaps. Where on the field, I don’t know, is the club, the coach and Leonardo who decides “, declared the central at a press conference. During this transfer market, PSG has lost Cavani, Meunier, Thiago Silva and Choupo-Moting. 8:55 The search for a striker in Osasuna seems to be over. Jonathan Calleri is a new player of...
    Loading the player... Gabrielle Union confirmed a sequel to “Bring It On,” with the original cast, is in pre-production. On The Late, Late Show With James Corden, Union told the host that she will reprise her starring role as Isis in the film. The movie will return to the big screen and will also feature Kirsten Dunst. Read More: Candyman’ director Nia DaCosta to direct ‘Captain Marvel’ sequel “I think [we agreed] because we all got obsessed with Cheer on Netflix and it kind of like brought back the whole love of cheerleading, and we kinda want to see where these people would be 20 years later,” Union said. Cheer on Netflix is a docuseries that focuses on five...
    (CNN)DNA testing led to the arrest of man in the 35-year-old killing of a girl in Rochester, New York, police and prosecutors said in an emotional press conference on Friday.Wendy Jerome, 14, was raped and killed while delivering a birthday card in her neighborhood on Thanksgiving Day 1984 and her body was found by a pedestrian near a school dumpster that night with "obvious signs of trauma," said Rochester police Capt. Frank Umbrino.Timothy Williams, 56, was arrested at his home in Melbourne, Florida, on Wednesday and arraigned as a fugitive, according to Monroe County Assistant District Attorney Julie Hahn.In a tearful speech, Jerome's mother thanked the police department for the lengths it went to solve the case."I never thought I...
    Getty Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to 15 years in prison in 2017 for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius was charged with killing his girlfriend, South African model and paralegal Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine’s Day 2013. The sentence the athlete received has been changed multiple times through appeals after the initial trial. The case is investigated on tonight’s episode of Dateline NBC. Pistorius and Steenkamp had been in a relationship for a few months leading up to Valentine’s Day. That morning, Steenkamp was in the toilet cubicle of the bathroom when Pistorius fired four shots through the door, killing Steenkamp. He told investigators that he believed there had been an intruder in the...
    As dozens of wildfires rage across California, air pollution levels are skyrocketing. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) measures air pollution with the Air Quality Index - an AQI of 50 or below represents good air quality.  A score of between 201 and 300 is considered 'very unhealthy,' while anything above 300 is considered 'hazardous,' with emergency conditions in effect for all residents. In some regions of the California now, the AQI is above 700, according to the U.S. government's AirNow website.  The result is an environmental crisis that could easily become a health crisis. AirNow's map of the air quality across the western United States. Yellow is considered moderate, while red is 'unhealthy,' purple is 'very unhealthy'...
    A MAN has been arrested on arson charges after throwing Molotov cocktails through the windows at a women's Republican club in California. Carlos Espriu, 23, allegedly broke through the windows of the East Valley Republican Women Federated office in La Quinta with a baseball bat on May 31 and lit three Molotov cocktails to set the building on fire, according to Fox News. 4Carlos Espriu has been arrested for allegedly setting a women's Republican club on fire 4Espriu was caught on video breaking into the building and setting it on fireCredit: GoFundMe Espriu was caught on surveillance cameras coming back after the cocktails failed to light the building on fire, and throwing them again. The second arson attempt was successful,...
    Crystal Cox/Business Insider Two new case reports suggest a keto weight loss diet could benefit sperm count and quality in obese men.  Two patients who lost 20 to 60 pounds on the diet saw dramatic improvements in their sperm samples. This is backed by evidence that keto can boost sexual health, but other healthy eating plans like a Mediterranean or DASH diet are also linked to improvements.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.   There's new evidence that the high-fat, low carb keto diet might have benefits for reproductive health. In new case reports, two men with obesity who lost weight on a very low calorie keto diet saw significant improvements in both sperm count and quality,...
    By Marianna Parraga (Reuters) - An Iranian-flagged tanker transporting fuel is sailing round Africa's Cape of Good Hope en route to the Atlantic Ocean, according to Refinitiv Eikon's vessel tracking data. The medium-size vessel Forest, carrying about 300,000 barrels of fuel loaded at Iran's Bandar Abbas terminal, is bound for Venezuela, according to sources with knowledge of the shipment. Gasoline scarcity in Venezuela has worsened again in recent days due to insufficient domestic production, leaving long lines of drivers waiting in front of stations and increasing the need for imported fuel. Iran sent a first flotilla of five fuel tankers to Venezuela between May and June to help its political ally, which is also under U.S. sanctions. The vessels arrived...
    A MAN attacked a police chief with an ice pick and told him he was "going to die" after showing up at the cop's home earlier this week. Franco Fuda, the police chief in Bonneau, South Carolina, was slashed in the face during the attack and was treated at a nearby hospital. 3Police Chief Franco Fuda was stabbed in the face by an armed suspect at his home on MondayCredit: Bonneau Police Department 3The suspect was reportedly naked and screaming when cops arrested himCredit: Live 5 WSCS Fuda said that he was inside his home Monday when he heard a knock at the door, and that the suspect said he was "going to die today" before stabbing him below the...
    A Christian man was sentenced to death in Pakistan for insulting the Prophet Muhammad, numerous sources reported. Asif Pervaiz, a garment factory worker, was convicted and sentenced Tuesday in Lahore after being accused of blaspheming Muhammad in a text message he sent to a Muslim co-worker, according to Reuters. Pervaiz’s lawyer, Saiful Malook, said the court rejected his client’s denial of the charges. Malook plans to appeal the decision.  Pervaiz claimed during his trial that he was accused by his co-worker Muhammad Saeed Khokher after refusing to convert to Islam. Khokher denied pressuring him to convert, according to the Associated Press.  After first serving a three-year prison term for “misusing” his phone to send the text message, Pervaiz will be...
    Los Angeles County Health Director Barbara Ferrer said that she doesn't expect schools to reopen until after November's election. “We don’t realistically anticipate that we would be moving to either tier 2 or to reopening K-12 schools at least until after the election, in early November," Ferrer told education professionals and school nurses in a conference call. "When we just look at the timing of everything, it seems to us a more realistic approach to this would be to think that we’re going to be where we are now until we are done with the election.” The audio, obtained by California radio correspondent Steve Gregory, led to the hosts of Southern California's John and Ken Show on KFI...
    We’re almost smack dab in the middle of the 2020 hurricane season, with Sept. 10 being the climatological peak – the day most likely to have a tropical storm in the Atlantic basin, according to a report. Phil Klotzbach, a hurricane research scientist at Colorado State University, told Fox News that about 75 percent of Atlantic seasons in the satellite era since 1966 have had at least one named storm on this date. And roughly half of those years have had at least one hurricane on Sept. 10. Fortunately, none of the storm activity currently brewing in the Atlantic basin is directly affecting the US, according to Fox News. On Thursday morning, the US National Hurricane Center in Miami reported...
    7 dead as massive wildfires rage across West Coast A Look Back At The Evolution Of McDonalds In 41 Photos Duncan Robinson is the most improved player this season, according to NBA 2K21 NBA players making huge year-to-year improvements is a common occurrence, though a lot of the time, it’s hard to predict who exactly is going to be taking that leap. © File photo Duncan Robinson, Miami Heat Just look at this season as a prime example. Who could have foreseen Duncan Robinson going from playing 161 total minutes as a rookie with the Miami Heat to becoming a starter for them in a campaign where they made it to the Eastern Conference Finals, all while turning into...
    Eminem's alleged home invader shared an ominous message with the rapper after his entry to the property, according to police. In early April, Eminem, born Marshall Mathers, awakened to find a man standing behind him, Clinton Township police officer, Adam Hackstock, said in a testimony on Wednesday, according to the Detroit Free Press. The 47-year-old musician originally believed the alleged intruder to be his nephew, but he was later identified to be Matthew David Hughes, Hackstock said. EMINEM CONFRONTED, DETAINED INTRUDER AT DETROIT-AREA HOME: REPORT During the preliminary examination, Hackstock alleged that "when Mr. Mathers asked [the intruder] why he was there, he was told by Mr. Hughes that he was there to kill him." Hughes' attorney did not immediately respond to Fox News' request for comment. ...
    After declining sharply this spring, global emissions of greenhouse gases are now nearly back to pre-pandemic levels, according to new research from an international group of scientists. "Climate change has not stopped for COVID-19," the World Meteorological Organization noted in the report, released Wednesday. What had come to a screeching halt this spring was the movement of people, as many countries imposed strict restrictions on travel, socializing and commuting to slow the spread of the coronavirus. As a result, emissions in April during the peak period of lockdown were down 17% from a year ago, the report noted. Get Breaking News Delivered to Your Inbox The drop, while unprecedented in scale, was not nearly enough to dent the trajectory...
    Teachers, start preparing now for a class full of Liams and Olivias. The Social Security Administration released its official list of the Top 10 most popular baby names of 2019 – and they’re not all that different from 2018. DAD RECREATES SWEET 'TOY STORY' SCENE TO SEND SON, 4, BACK TO SCHOOL Liam and Olivia came out on top as the most popular male and female names, respectively. Nearby, however, has been the reigning champion Emma, who took the top spot as the most popular name of the decade for girls. Noah was the second most popular name of 2019 of boys, but also No. 1 for most popular names of the decade. Other names for boys on the list...
    (CNN)The long-lost paddle wheels from a steamboat shipwreck in 1819 were discovered deep in the waters of Lake Champlain in Vermont.Avocational diver Gary Lefebvre of Colchester, Vermont was exploring the waters of Lake Champlain using a remotely operated vehicle when he spotted some wreckage off of Colchester Shoal. Lefebvre contacted the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (LCMM), and LCMM director of research and archaeology Chris Sabick identified the wreckage as being a paddle wheel belonging to the steamboat Phoenix.The steamboat Phoenix was a 19th century commercial vessel that caught fire and sank 201 years ago on September 4, 1819, forcing all 46 passengers and crew members to abandon ship, according to the LCMM.Most of the passengers and crew were loaded onto...
    When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Drazen_/Getty Images With most gyms around the country still closed or operating at partial capacity, exercising at home has become a normal part of keeping fit.  But without ample space to move around or store gear, it can often feel impossible to get in an effective workout.  We spoke with New York City-based fitness expert, Gina DiNapoli, to learn how to make the most of small spaces and why bodyweight movements can help you forget about the need for free weights. One of the many perks of living in New York City is having an almost overwhelming variety of fitness...
    NYC indoor dining: Governor Cuomo says restaurants can open at 25% capacity Cold weather brings new fears for struggling restaurant owners Savvy Americans do this to earn an extra $1,394 per month in retirement Ad Microsoft New Car Gadget Magically Removes Scratches & Dents Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/13 SLIDES © pchoui/istockphoto More Adventure, Less Money RVs aren't cheap to buy and they're pricey to maintain, but that doesn't mean you can't afford a life of leisure and adventure on the road. The key is to save money...
    What is a profit-sharing plan? The 2022 Genesis G70 Gets New Corporate Looks and a Bigger 290-HP Base Engine Savvy Americans do this to earn an extra $1,394 per month in retirement Ad Microsoft New Car Gadget Magically Removes Scratches & Dents Ad Microsoft 23 Gadgets That Could Sell Out Before the Holidays Ad Microsoft ...
    Immigration to New York City has slowed, causing experts and city officials to worry about the city’s immigrant dependent economy, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Around 45% of the workforce in New York City is comprised of immigrants, and immigrant families reportedly own more than half of the businesses in the city, according to the mayor’s office, the WSJ reported. Stricter immigration laws and visa application delays due to the coronavirus pandemic have contributed to the decline in immigration to the city, according to officials and advocates. “I am worried that declining rates of international immigration will hurt not only future economic growth in New York City but the stability of New York City’s tax base,” Director of State...
    With temperatures in the 90s, hanging out in the sun all day can make for sweaty leather. The local hospital prepared for emergency room visits from bikers — an aging demographic — who might experience heat exhaustion, cardiac issues, or strokes. Jim Urquhart for Insider. Hundreds of thousands of unmasked bikers flocked to Sturgis, South Dakota, for its annual rally last month.  Researchers studying the spread of COVID-19 have found that more than 250,000 new cases since August 2 — or 19% — can be traced to the rowdy two-week event.  The public health cost of the event could be over $12.5 billion, according to researchers. The research, from the Center for Health Economics & Policy Studies at...
    VIDEO23:1223:12How young adults can gain financial independenceInvest in You: Ready. Set. Grow. Amid extreme economic uncertainty and few job prospects, most young adults have moved back in with mom and dad. In fact, for the first time ever, the majority of 18- to 34-year-olds now live at home with their parents, according to a recent study by the Pew Research Center. As of July, 52% of millennials were living in their parents' home, up from 47% in February, according to the Pew analysis of Census Bureau data, surpassing the previous high hit in 1940, when 48% of young adults lived with their parents. "In a very short space of time, we are now at levels last seen during the Great Depression,"...
    Nowhere to labor: The US oil industry, sapped by COVID-19, has lost hundreds of rigs in a historic and troubling year Four iconic NYC restaurants closed by the pandemic Savvy Americans do this to earn an extra $1,394 per month in retirement Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/7 SLIDES © Edward Berthelot/Getty Images 1. A Functional Crossbody bag “Multi-tasking is a 30-something woman's superpower,” notes Michelle. That explains why a crossbody is a must, whether you’re slinging it on while running errands or pairing it with your favorite heels for a night out. Our personal favorite take on the classic? Scoring a hands-free...
    Football : PSG called to play Thursday night, two days after the Blues match against Croatia, Didier Deschamps does not care. “We have an international match to play and we will do everything to win it,” says the coach of the France team. Holders on Saturday against Sweden, Kylian Mbappé and Presnel Kimpembe could well be this Tuesday again against Croatia, as part of the second day of the League of Nations. Problem, potentially, these two elements are also called to play against Lens on Thursday in a late match of the 2nd day of Ligue 1. A sequence that does not really move the boss of the Blues Didier Deschamps. “Kylian and...
    Donald Trump met with evangelical leaders at Trump Tower shortly after his election and, after they departed, allegedly told his 'fixer' Michael Cohen: 'Can you believe people believe that bulls***?' Cohen's new book, Disloyal, out on Tuesday, described the encounter. Evangelical voters were seen as key to Trump's victory, marshaled to a large extent by Trump's vice president, Mike Pence, a famously devout evangelical. About one in four American adults belong to an evangelical denomination, according to research by the Brookings Institute.  Trump was keen to court them, and yet, according to Cohen, was deeply disparaging behind their backs. Donald Trump is pictured with faith leaders inside the White House in February In the weeks he spent as...
    Rochester officials announce police reforms Whole Foods without shoppers: Amazon trying out dark store as part of vision for future of online grocery shopping The best duos in the league, according to NBA 2K21 Following the Big 3 era of the NBA, the league has now transitioned into the time of the super duo, with most contenders having built their rosters around two All-Stars. © Provided by HoopsHype With the recently released NBA 2k21’s help, we have compiled a list of the highest-rated duos in the NBA currently, from two in Los Angeles to another pairing in Houston to another in Milwaukee and all the other ones in between. Check it out below. (If you want to take a...
    ERIC PIERMONT/AFP via Getty Images Residents across the country have reported receiving unsolicited packages of mysterious seeds to their homes since July.  Amid mystery seeds complaints, Amazon is restricting seed sales from foreign merchants, a policy that took effect on September 3, according to an original report by The Wall Street Journal.  "Moving forward, we are only permitting the sale of seeds by sellers who are based in the US," a spokesperson from Amazon told the Wall Street Journal in a statement on Saturday.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Amazon issued new guidelines, that went into effect on September 3, blocking seed sales from foreign sellers to the US, according to The Wall Street Journal.  "Moving...
    American voters’ trust in the national media and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide accurate information about the coronavirus pandemic has plummeted since March, according to a CBS poll published Sunday. Roughly 54% of voters trust the CDC for reliable information about the virus, a 30 percentage point drop from March, when 86% of voters said the same thing, the CBS poll showed. Fewer voters also trust the national media to provide good information about coronavirus, or COVID, according to the poll, which was conducted between Sept. 2-4 and sampled 2,493 registered voters nationwide. The virus originated in Wuhan, China, in December before spreading to the United States, where it has reportedly killed more than 188,000 people,...
    Israel to Ask U.S. for Arms to Offset UAE F-35 Sale, Report Says The Brabham BT62R Is the Hardest-Core Road-Legal Supercar You Can Buy Heres what its like to spend the summer cooking for the royal family at Balmoral Castle, according to a former palace chef © Provided by INSIDER The Queen, Prince Philip, and their children sit down for dinner. Hulton Archive/Getty Images Former royal chef Darren McGrady spoke to Insider about what it's like behind the scenes during the royal family's annual summer vacation to Balmoral Castle. McGrady said cooking at Balmoral was more nerve-racking than at Buckingham Palace because the royals were on a relaxed schedule, and therefore didn't make dinner plans until later in...
    New York (CNN Business)The end of the summer driving season arrives with this weekend with some of cheapest Labor Day gas drivers have enjoyed in years.And prices like this are likely to continue through the end of the year, due to a reduced demand for gas from high unemployment and millions continuing to work from home.A survey of gas stations by AAA puts the average price of gas at $2.22 for a gallon of regular, down 14% from the $2.57 motorists were paying a year ago.But in much of the country, gas is even cheaper. Nearly a third of gas stations surveyed have gas for less than $2, according to the Oil Price Information Service, which compiles gas price data...
    Picture of the oak tree that fell and pinned Jonathan Ceplecha for four days as he was cutting it, taken on August 31, 2020. Redwood County Sheriff's Office via AP A man from southern Minnesota has been rescued after his legs were pinned under an oak tree for four days, according to officials.  Jonathan Ceplecha was cutting down oak trees on his land near Redwood Falls on August 27, when one of them fell trapping his legs. According to his son, Miles, Ceplecha spent the days "trying to keep his mind distracted."  Ceplecha was found conscious and alert on Monday about 100 yards away from his house. He is in stable condition. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories....
    President Trump’s approval rating has risen to the level before most of the country was forced to shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a public opinion poll. A survey taken by Rasmussen Reports indicates that 52 per cent of Americans approve of the job the president is doing. It is the first time since February 27 that Rasmussen has given Trump a 52 per cent approval rating. In March, the coronavirus began to spread more widely forcing many states into lockdown. The Trump administration was criticized for not taking the virus seriously enough and waiting too long to enact measures that could limit its spread. The administration’s coronavirus response appears to account for the president’s relatively low...
    Members of Pennsylvania's Faith United Church of Christ have found a creative way to stay connected in the midst of a pandemic: kayaks. Sunday services have been held at a reservoir in Centre County's Bald Eagle State Park, with congregants floating a safe distance apart. AFRICAN PRIEST WEARING CORONAVIRUS FACE MASK SUDDENLY COLLAPSES, DIES DURING SERMON, VIDEO SHOWS More than two dozen mask-wearing worshippers paddled together last weekend, The Washington Post reported. Forming a brightly-colored flotilla, many were gathering for the first time since COVID-19 gripped the nation. The church's young pastor, Jes Kast, talked about Psalm 24, about nature and how fire ants work together to survive in a disaster, according to the Post. Kast thanked God for the chance to meet in a stunning sanctuary and encouraged congregants...
    Original RHOC Star Jo De La Rosa Turns 40: Dont Ever Let Anyone Take Away Your Sparkle Unemployment Is Rapidly Contracting, Yet Many Cracks Remain These are the top players in the league, according to NBA 2K21 Whenever a new edition of NBA 2K comes out, one of the most fun things to do is look around every team and find out what all of the league’s top players are rated. © Provided by HoopsHype Usually, this leads to a good amount of discourse and entertaining discussions about why certain players are rated what they are, and about who is overrated and underrated. With NBA 2K21 coming out today, we have listed the Top 20 players in this year’s...
    Aviation's impact on global warming has doubled in the past two decades, according to a new study.  Using computer models, researchers found flying is responsible for about 3.5 percent of humanity's contribution to climate change, and two-thirds of that is from contrails and other non-CO2 emissions.  The team calculates that between 1940 and 2018, the worldwide aviation industry generated 26 billion tons of carbon dioxide - half of which was generated in the last 20 years.  Although plans have been grounded during the coronavirus pandemic, experts warn that the near-total shutdown will have minimal impact in the long run. Scroll down for video  A new report says air travel is responsible for 3.5 percent of humanity's impact on global...
    HBO's limited series "Chernobyl" was voted one of the best shows of the decade by fans on Metacritic. Liam Daniel/HBO Insider took a look back at the best and worst of television from 2010 to 2019. We ranked the top 25 and bottom 25 series based on user voting on Metacritic. The top shows were "Planet Earth II," "Rick and Morty," and "Chernobyl." The worst series include "Megyn Kelly Today," "Work It," and "Batwoman." Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Ranking shows that premiered a majority of its seasons from 2010 to 2019, Insider took a look at series Metacritic users believe were the best of the last decade. Their rankings were out of 10, and we...
    New York police probing motorist who drove into Times Square protesters 100+ discounts that will save seniors money Transfer VHS Tapes, Film, and Photos to Digital Ad Microsoft Motley Fool Issues Rare “All In” Buy Alert Ad Microsoft 20+ Gadgets We Bet You Haven't Seen Yet Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/19 SLIDES © POPSUGAR Photography / Diggy Lloyd These Are the Best New Books of 2020 (So Far), According to Our Editors BUY NOW...
    [The stream is slated to start at 11 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] The World Health Organization is holding a briefing Friday on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 26.3 million people worldwide and killed at least 869,300, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Earlier in the day, the WHO told reporters that widespread vaccinations against the virus are not expected until mid-2021.  Phase three trials "must take longer because we need to see how truly protective the vaccine is and we also need to see how safe it is," spokeswoman Margaret Harris said, according to Reuters. The comment comes after the Centers for Disease...
    "Mulan" is available to watch on Disney Plus. Walt Disney Pictures "Mulan" cinematographer Mandy Walker spoke to Insider about her work on Disney's live-action remake, which is now available to watch on Disney Plus. Walker said that the battle sequences were all done in front of the camera and that star Liu Yifei did 90% of her own stunts. Walker said: "We always had a stunt person there, but she trained as well and we would try it with her and, nine times out of 10, she did it." Walker also said that this was one of the first films she has worked on where the three people in charge of running the set were all women: "We...
    A MASSIVE asteroid three times the size of Big Ben will make a close approach with Earth this weekend, according to Nasa. The space rock is travelling at over eight miles per second (14km/s) and will make its close approach on Sunday morning. 2 Known as 2010 FR, the object is not expected to hit our planet and poses no threat to Earth. It'll fly by at a distance of roughly 4.6million miles (7.4million km), according to Nasa's Near Earth Object tracker. That's about 19 times the distance from Earth to the Moon, which may sound a long way, but is relatively close in space terms. Nasa considers anything passing within 120million miles of Earth a Near Earth Object (NEO)....
    Transfers Rumors, movements, transfers, transfers, the latest market news In full soap opera for the possible departure of Messi from Bara, the Dutch sports newspaper AD Sportwereld assures that both Memphis Depay and Georginio Wijnaldum could be very close to being Bara players. Both are in their last year of contract and this would facilitate the option of purchase to the Blaugrana entity, which would range from 10 million euros to 30 million. Rakitic, Arturo Vidal … From the Netherlands they assure that in Can Bara they are waiting for some of their players to go out to release a salary mass, but everything indicates that both players, from Olympique Lyon and Liverpool,...
    Football : Ronald Koeman may not appreciate the commitment made by Josep Maria Bartomeu to Lionel Messi to convince him to put a handkerchief on his initial desires. The storm caused by Lionel messi for eight days and sending a burofax to its leaders to advise them of its desire to leave the FC Barcelona after no less than 20 years in Catalonia might not have been in vain for the Argentine. Everything indicates that the six-fold Golden Ball will certainly have to swallow his desires elsewhere. Blame it on the intransigence of Josep Maria Bartomeu, who will not release his star player unless he sees a check for 700 million euros, the amount...
    Kyle Rittenhouse is seen cleaning up graffiti near the Kenosha County Courthouse on August 25, 2020. Scott Olson/Getty A fundraiser on the Christian fundraising platform GiveSendGo has raised more than $390,000 to help pay legal costs for Kyle Rittenhouse, the suspect in the Kenosha protest shooting. One of Rittenhouse's attorneys, Lin Wood, said on Twitter Monday night that more more than 11,000 people had donated a total of $605,550 to the #FightBack Foundation to help pay for the teen's legal funds. Rittenhouse, who is accused of killing two people and injuring a third during a protest over the police shooting of Jacob Blake, faces multiple charges, including homicide. John Pierce, an attorney who has announced he'll defend Rittenhouse,...
    President Donald Trump in East Room of the White House in Washington.Leah Millis | Reuters A super PAC led by a group of "Never Trump" Republicans is planning to unleash a Facebook grassroots army in its latest effort to erode support for President Donald Trump.  The Lincoln Project on Friday is looking to launch the new initiative titled "The Lincoln Project Digital Coalition," or TLPDC, according to the groups spokesman, Keith Edwards.  The plan, according to Edwards, is to have thousands of Lincoln Project Facebook members reach out to Republican voters who have previously backed Trump to try to convince them to vote for Democratic nominee, Joe Biden. They have over 50,000 members on Facebook, he added.  Similar to the PACs...
    (CNN)There has been a "steep rise" in the levels of discrimination around English football, according to anti-racism group Kick It Out.A new review released by Kick It Out Thursday says there was a 42% increase in reports of discrimination during the 2019/20 season at both a professional and grassroots level, from 313 to 446.This includes a 53% increase in reports of racial abuse and a 95% rise in reports of abuse based on sexual orientation."This year the pandemic and the killing of George Floyd turned the world on its head. Football responded positively with clubs increasing their work in the community and with the players symbolizing the demand for greater equality of opportunity, by taking a knee," said Kick It...
    Daniel Prude was suffering from acute mental-health problems as he walked naked and bleeding down a Rochester street before three cops placed a so-called spit hood over his head after he claimed he was infected with the coronavirus, according to a report. The 41-year-old Chicago resident had arrived in the city to stay with his brother Joe’s family a day before the fateful March 23 encounter, the Democrat and Chronicle reported. At first, Prude was thrown off an Amtrak train in Buffalo and was later driven to Rochester, where he began to act out, so his brother called police for assistance, according to the outlet. He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital to undergo a mental-health evaluation and later released,...
    Already thinking about holiday shopping? Here's a list of the toys Walmart says are top-rated by kids in 2020.Walmart divided the "Hottest Toys" list into six categories, ranking 36 toys in total.And yes, you guessed it. Baby Yoda made the list.From the TV to the toy room: Frozen 2 - Magic in Motion Elsa Doll Blue's Clues & You Peek-A-Boo Paw Patrol Dino Patroller The Child Bop It LEGO Death Star Final Duel Star Wars Dark Saber High-tech gadgetsSensory FX ASMR Mega Bar VTech KidiZoom Creator Cam Instax Mini 7S Seafoam Green onn. 8" Tablet Pro Interactive playDisney Princess Vanity Gotta Go Flamingo FurReal Mama Josie Kangaroo Pet Squeakee My Life As Hello Kitty Dolls Barbie Farm Barn Playset L.O.L....
    Sick of being cramped inside a small apartment where you now not only live, but work and teach your kids, too? You’re far from alone these days. But buying a home and moving to the suburbs is far from a fool-proof decision from a financial perspective, even in an era of rock-bottom mortgage rates. Many city dwellers have taken a newfound interest in suburban and rural living as the coronavirus pandemic has transformed our daily lives and living spaces. Sales of new and existing homes have skyrocketed in recent months thanks to a combination of pent-up demand from the spring and city residents entering the market in search of more space. “We’ve been speculating about increasing interest in the...
    Igor Derysh September 2, 2020 9:45PM (UTC) President Trump told former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to "take one for the team" after joking that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un had "hit on" her during the two leaders' infamous Singapore summit in 2018, according to Sanders' new book. Sanders writes positively about her time in the Trump White House in her upcoming book "Speaking for Myself" but included an uncomfortable moment between herself and the president during the summit, according to excerpts published by The Guardian and The New York Times. : Sanders wrote that she noticed "Kim staring at me" during a meeting. "We made direct eye contact and Kim nodded and appeared to wink at me. I was stunned. I...
    High-profile Democratic lawyer Marc Elias has signed onto a lawsuit aimed at removing rapper Kanye West from the ballot before the November Election, according to recent court filings. Elias has been referred to as a Democratic “super lawyer” and worked as the official lawyer for both Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and Democratic California Sen. Kamala Harris’ 2019 presidential campaign. The Virginia lawsuit pertains to two electors who signed onto West’s bid for the White House who now say their oaths were obtained under false pretenses, according to reporter Ben Jacobs. (RELATED: Trump Explains Tweet Suggesting Election Delay, Says He Doesn’t Want Date Change) Two Kanye West electors have officially filed suit in Virginia to remove the rapper from the...
    A Donald Trump supporter holding a QAnon flag visits Mount Rushmore National Monument on July 01, 2020 in Keystone, South Dakota. Scott Olson/Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention faced an onslaught of questions from the media related to a COVID-19 conspiracy theory popularized by QAnon followers, according to The Daily Beast. Even President Trump shared a tweet that propagated the theory, which has since been removed by Twitter, that falsely claimed that the CDC had misreported the COVID-19 death toll.  "The amount of requests we had to deal with on this issue was insane," said one senior CDC official, according to The Daily Beast. "And these were from legitimate outlets. This is all easily debunked...
    Voting at the polls during the coronavirus pandemic has raised concerns over Americans’ safety. The Infectious Disease Society of America held a news conference Wednesday morning addressing safety precautions to follow to help ensure a safe voting process for the 2020 election during the COVID-19 crisis. “The act of voting is a very profound display of resilience and love and commitment for this country," Myrna Pérez, director of Voting Rights & Elections, Democracy, at the Brennan Center for Justice, said during the conference. PRELIMINARY STUDY INVESTIGATES HOW CORONAVIRUS PARTICLES MAY TRAVEL IN CLASSROOMS, INDOOR AREAS Voting at the polls during the coronavirus pandemic has raised concerns over Americans’ safety. (iStock) The director said the coronavirus pandemic has caused a challenge for this year’s election but...
    Christian McCaffrey celebrates a touchdown. Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports Fantasy football season is almost here. To help you prepare, we've put together a consensus ranking based on the predictions of fantasy experts from several different outlets. There's no wrong way to draft your team, but a bit of guidance from experts never hurts. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Football season is fast approaching, and with it comes fantasy football. While there's no foolproof way of drafting your fantasy team, it's key to get your first few picks right if you hope to compete for your league's championship. With the help of Fantasy Pros, we gathered the rankings of 20 experts from The Athletic, FantasyPros, CBS Sports,...
    Joe Raedle, Getty Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders claimed in her upcoming memoir that President Donald Trump “howled with laughter” and told her to take one for the team after North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un appeared to hit on her during a 2018 summit in Singapore, according to The Guardian. Sanders served as press secretary for two years, and unlike many tell-alls from Trump’s former staff, her memoir is not meant to disparage the president, despite her description of the incident. She claimed that the two leaders were talking about sports when Sanders looked up and noticed Kim starring at her. “We made direct eye contact and Kim nodded and appeared to wink at me,” she wrote. “I...
    ▶ Watch Video: Will Smith unveils “Fresh Prince” inspired clothing line Will Smith and other cast members from “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” will reunite this fall for a special to mark the 30th anniversary of the beloved series. The unscripted special is set to tape on September 10th, the date the show first premiered in 1990, and will air on HBO Max around Thanksgiving, according to a press release.  The reunion will offer a look “back at the series and the cultural impact the series has had since its debut,” according to the release. Many members of the iconic Banks family will come together for the special. Smith’s on-screen cousins, Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton Banks), Tatyana Ali (Ashley Banks) and Karyn...
    Anchorage Police Department/(Flickr/Jack Johnson) Serial killer Robert Hansen's mugshot (left) and the sign of the Knik River, where he dumped many of his victims )right). Robert Hansen is a notorious serial killer who confessed to killing 17 women and raping 30 other women over a 12-year span in Anchorage, Alaska, according to 1984 article from the Daily Sitka Sentinel. Hansen, who is being featured during Investigation Discovery’s Serial Killer week, was most well-known for kidnapping women and hunting them for sport in the Alaska wilderness; he did this unbeknownst to his family and the community, where he was mostly known for his bakery. He was ultimately convicted when one of the women he kidnapped escaped and helped police...
    When Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout first launched, nearly everyone playing the chaotic battle royale game had the same fashion impulse. Without many options to choose from, early fans immediately donned the complimentary wolf head, which was available to anyone who played within the launch window. Lobbies were awash with the apex predator costume, to the degree that it was difficult to make out who was who. As contestants racked up dubs, many people started gravitating toward the pigeon head costume, which is incidentally one of the earliest things you can unlock in the game. According to a Mediatonic representative, both the wolf head and pigeon costume were the most popular picks during week one. But now that some time...
    Aaron J. Danielson: Portland shooting victim wasnt an agitator or radical, friend says Walmarts new membership program to launch Sept. 15 with same-day delivery, fuel discount The 8 Most Important Social Skills for Kids, According to a Child Psychologist © FGorgun/Getty Images Let’s be honest, we’re all winging it when it comes to this whole parenting thing. And for the most part, our instincts are good. But who hasn’t experienced a little self-doubt after seeing one’s own child do something unsavory? (You know, like that time your son pulled down his pants in the parking lot). First, cut yourself and your kid some slack—we’re all learning. Then, brush up on the basics so you can...