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'Blatant disrespect of Black women': Women leaders criticize treatment of Black women being considered as Biden VP pick
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 12:49:28 -0400

'Blatant disrespect of Black women': Women leaders criticize treatment of Black women being considered as Biden VP pickSen. Kamala Harris, Rep. Karen Bass, Susan Rice, Rep. Val Demings and Stacey Abrams have all been floated as possible running mates for Biden.


The Department of Homeland Security says it is replacing the camouflage uniforms worn by federal agents after they were slammed for masquerading as soldiers in Portland
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 06:10:00 -0400

The Department of Homeland Security says it is replacing the camouflage uniforms worn by federal agents after they were slammed for masquerading as soldiers in PortlandPortland protesters said the uniforms were confusing since they didn't have the names of the officers on them and made them look like soldiers.


Court hears horrific details of how 'Doomsday Mom' Lori Vallow's children were discovered
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 18:49:24 -0400

Court hears horrific details of how 'Doomsday Mom' Lori Vallow's children were discoveredIdaho Police have shared shocking details of unearthing the remains of ‘Doomsday Mom’ Lori Vallow Daybell’s two children, who had been missing for months prior to their discovery.Rexburg Police Detective Ray Hermosillo gave the chilling testimony in a preliminary hearing to determine if there is enough evidence to hold her husband Chad Daybell for trial.


'It is what it is': Trump addresses COVID-19 deaths
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 10:00:20 -0400

'It is what it is': Trump addresses COVID-19 deathsPresident Trump discussed the growing number of American deaths caused by COVID-19, the legacy of Rep. John Lewis and the Civil Rights Act during a contentious Axios interview, saying the citation is “under control.”


Governor Cuomo begs wealthy New Yorkers to come home to save ailing city
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 11:09:35 -0400

Governor Cuomo begs wealthy New Yorkers to come home to save ailing cityThe governor of New York has begged the city’s wealthy, who fled the coronavirus outbreak, to return and help it recover. Andrew Cuomo said he was extremely worried about New York City weathering the Covid-19 aftermath if too many of the well-heeled taxpayers who fled to second homes decide there is no need to move back. “They are in their Hamptons homes, or Hudson Valley or Connecticut. I talk to them literally every day. I say. ‘When are you coming back? I’ll buy you a drink. I’ll cook,’ “ Mr Cuomo told MSNBC, naming popular getaways for the rich. “They’re not coming back right now. And you know what else they’re thinking, if I stay there, they pay a lower income tax because they don’t pay the New York City surcharge. So, that would be a bad place if we had to go there.” Lawmakers have proposed a wealth tax targeting the city's 100 billionaires to help fill a $30 billion (£23bn) budget shortfall created by the Covid-19 crisis.


Lebanon PM Blames Beirut Explosions on Shipment of Ammonium Nitrate Sitting in Port Since 2013
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 18:59:28 -0400

Lebanon PM Blames Beirut Explosions on Shipment of Ammonium Nitrate Sitting in Port Since 2013Massive explosions that rocked the city of Beirut on Tuesday were fueled by a 2,750-ton shipment of ammonium nitrate that had been stored in port since 2013, Lebanon's prime minister announced."I will not rest until we find the person responsible for what happened, to hold him accountable and impose the most severe penalties," Prime Minister Hassan Diab told reporters on Tuesday evening. It was not immediately clear why the ammonium nitrate was stored at that location, or how it ended up there.The explosion destroyed Beirut's port and the surrounding area. At least 78 people were killed and thousands more injured in the incident, with city hospitals unable to find room for all patients. Residents of the island nation of Cyprus reported hearing the explosion, and the Beirut newsroom of CNN as well as Lebanon's Daily Star were destroyed."It's like Hiroshima," Beirut mayor Jamal Itani said at a press conference. "There is lots of destruction and the wounded are lying in the streets."The disaster hit as Lebanon continues to struggle with the coronavirus pandemic as well as hyperinflation and looming economic collapse.While tensions between Lebanon and Israel have increased following an attempt by militants to infiltrate Israel's Golan Heights on Monday, officials from Israel and terror group Hezbollah have denied involvement in the incident.