Macron attacks yellow vests after philosopher abused at rally

Paris (CNN)French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned abuse by a group of “yellow vest” protesters, after a well-known philosopher was verbally attacked at a rally in Paris on Saturday. “The anti-Semitic insults he has been subjected to are the absolute negation of who we are and what makes us a great nation. We will not tolerate them,” he added. Finkielkraut reacted in French weekly newspaper Le Journal Du Dimanche on Saturday, saying: “I felt absolute hatred, and unfortunately it wasn’t the first time.” The Paris prosecutor’s office has launched an investigation into “public abuse on the basis of origin, ethnicity, country, race or religion,” an offense that carries a maximum sentence of one year in jail and a 45,000-euro ($51.000) …

London Zoo Shares Beautiful Images Of Its Animals In X-Ray

To reveal that which is unseen with the naked eye is a pursuit humans have long delighted in – from photos of galactic pinwheels to bacteria swimming under the lens of a microscope to X-rays of bones hidden beneath flesh and sinew.  A veterinary team at ZSL London Zoo is helping to indulge our curiosity by providing us with a selection of X-ray images from their 18,000 animals.  “We can tell so much about an animal’s health from looking at an X-ray – from the strength of their bones to how healthy their heart is,” said Heather Macintosh, a ZSL London Zoo veterinary nurse, in a statement. “They’re vital to our work, and even though we get to see unique X-rays …

30 Hilarious Reactions To Trump Declaring A National Emergency

Saturday Night Live responded with a classic Alec Baldwin parody sketch of the announcement and then Twitter took it from there. Online users tweeted out how they were surviving since the ominous declaration with the hashtag #NotesFromNationalEmergency and it is clear the nation is suffering from nothing short of a zombie apocalypse. Scroll down below to see how people are handling the end of days and don’t forget to upvote your favs! A man has to protect his dog at any cost #3 Bird Box 2 : Candada #5 When you have to announce an emergency to stay trending #7 Emergencies can cause friends to turn on each other #9 It’s only a matter of time before things turn into …

Trumps 2020 Campaign Kicks Off With A Carnival Of Lies In El Paso

EL PASO, Texas — As thousands of Christopher Mathias / HuffPost Trump merchandise for sale at the rally. As Trump supporters poured into the gated area outside the coliseum, music blared from the loudspeakers, a playlist that included Elton John’s “Candle in the Wind,” Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Free Bird” and “Memory” from the Broadway musical “Cats.” The music was interrupted intermittently by announcements, including one pleading with Trump supporters to “not hurt any protesters” who might show up to ruin the night’s fun. On the giant screen outside the venue, a Trump campaign message implored fans to follow the president on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. “Your source for Real News,” the message screamed. HuffPost was not granted press credentials to report …

More than 180 New Jersey clerics named as accused abusers

NEWARK, N.J. – New Jersey’s five Roman Catholic dioceses listed more than 180 priests Wednesday who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors over a span of several decades, joining more than two dozen other states that have named suspected abusers in the wake of a landmark grand jury report in Pennsylvania last year. The lists released Wednesday identified priests and deacons who served in the dioceses of Camden, Trenton, Metuchen and Paterson and the archdiocese of Newark. Many priests on the lists are deceased, and others have been removed from ministry. Cardinal Joseph Tobin, the archbishop of Newark, which listed 63 former priests, said in a statement that he hoped the disclosure “will help bring healing to those …

Trump Just Stole Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Campaign Slogan, And People Have Noticed

“We’re only getting stronger together,” Trump said at an event in El Paso. “ Trump, however, has lifted slogans from winning campaigns as well. His “Make America Great Again” motto is a Twitter users had some thoughts:  Download Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Obituary: Andrea Levy

Image copyright Daily Herald Archive Image caption Levy’s father was aboard the Empire Windrush when it docked at Tilbury in 1948 Andrea Levy was born in London on 7 March 1956. She grew up in a council flat in north London, in the shadow of the Arsenal stadium. Both parents, Winston and Amy, were Jamaican-born of mixed descent. With both black, Scottish and Jewish grandparents, Levy knew she wasn’t white but didn’t think of herself as black either. Her light-skinned parents wanted to integrate and rejected a black identity. Andrea simply saw herself as “a bit dark” and knew “she needed to be careful”. Childhood was spent, she said, eating sweets and watching soap operas. She passed the 11-plus and, …

School district to allow students to join coloring contest

GLEN ROCK, N.J. – A New Jersey school district has reversed its decision and will allow students to participate in an annual American Legion coloring contest even though the image shows guns. Glen Rock school officials opted out of the statewide contest for fourth- and fifth-graders on Monday, citing the display of guns in the coloring page. The Record reports interim Superintendent Bruce Watson said he received multiple emails in response and will now allow the pictures to go home for parents to decide if children should participate. Trending in US Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

6 illegal immigrants linked to Mexican cartel arrested in NC for drug trafficking operation, officials say

The feds identified the suspects as Oscar Rangel-Gutierrez, Regulo Rangel-Gutierrez, Francisco Garcia-Martinez, Rodolfo Martinez, Raul Rangel-Gutierrez and Rigoberto Rangel-Gutierrez. EL CHAPO LEGACY WILL LIVE ON “Members of the investigative team believe — based on wire intercepts, surveillance and other facts discovered from the investigation — that Oscar and Regulo transport illicit proceeds, derived from the sales of narcotics, when they travel from Myrtle Beach to Charlotte,” according to federal court documents, as WMBF reported. Misty Joyner, who reportedly lived near the home in Charlotte where investigators said Rangel-Gutierrez stored drug money, was in disbelief about her neighbors. “Just devastating,” Joyner told WSOC. “They were good people.” Rangel-Gutierrez is affiliated with the upstart Jalisco New Generation cartel, which has tried to stage incursions into …

People Used To Order Sears Home Kits From A Catalog In The Early 1900s And Some Are Still Standing Today

While these days we don’t think twice about ordering all kinds of things online, with giants like Amazon offering pretty much anything you could possibly imagine shipped to your doorstep, the mail-order concept goes back much further than you might think, and you could even get an entire house delivered by mail. Image credits: filed for bankruptcy, revolutionized home-ownership and kick-started the American dream for thousands by offering affordable ‘kit homes,’ arriving by railroad in pieces that people would put together themselves. With 400 types to choose from in a range of budgets, the mail-order homes proved to be a massive hit, with 75,000 built all over the USA between 1908 and 1940. Sears Archives The scheme was an impressive …

No One Wanted To Buy These ‘Hitler Paintings’ At A Controversial Nuremberg Auction

The high starting prices of the paintings, all of which depicted landscapes, are also believed to have kept potential buyers at bay. The most costly artwork, of a mountain lake scene, had a starting price of $51,000, But Hitler’s artworks have fetched big bucks in the past. In 2015, the almost half a million dollars. Weidler’s recent auction, which took place Saturday, was dogged by forgery accusations. Last week, German police seized dozens of artworks signed by “A. Hitler” from the auction house on suspicion that they were fakes, The auction had also been marred by public criticism. Ulrich Maly, the mayor of Nuremberg — where Nazi war criminals were tried in 1945 — had earlier lambasted the sale as …

UK rapper Cadet killed in car crash on way to gig

London (CNN)Up-and-coming UK rapper Cadet was killed in a car crash in England’s West Midlands region in the early hours of Saturday, police said. Staffordshire Police said the rapper died at the scene following a collision between a taxi and a van in the village of Betley. Police are investigating what led to the crash. Keele Students’ Union said it was “deeply saddened to hear the tragic news that Cadet passed away en route to Keele” and offered condolences to his loved ones. Fellow artists paid tribute to Cadet, who was from south London and had previously supported London rap duo Krept And Konan on tour. Example said he had been chatting to him only last week about festivals he …

Japan Calls On Its Citizens To Help Collect Old Electronics To Create 100% Recycled Tokyo 2020 Medals

TeamUSA The committee states on their page that they are aiming for 100% recycled content, which will be a first in the game’s history: “We will target a 100% recycling rate in the refining of gold, respecting the environment by using scrap metals in the manufacture of medals, and employing Japanese technological expertise.” TeamUSA While using some recycled materials is not an entirely new concept the committee wanted to take things a step further by involving their citizens in this environmentally friendly push, another first for the games. Citizens within Japan will be able to donate their consumer electronics directly to the cause. Shutterstock Donations for the Medal Project began in October of 2018 with a goal of 2,700 kgs …

Over 1.8m complaints about unemptied bins

Analysing figures from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), BBC News found real terms spending on waste collection by local authorities has fallen to £888m in 2017-18, from £1bn in 2010-11, after accounting for inflation. What the figures show BBC News sent a Freedom of Information request to 391 local authorities responsible for waste collection in the UK. 336 authorities provided responses, which showed that 1.8 million complaints were received in 2018 about non-recyclable, and recyclable waste not being collected. Comparable data from 213 councils show the number of complaints in the UK has increased from 950,000 in 2014, to 1.3m in 2018, a rise of a third. ‘Rats everywhere’ In Hyde Park, Leeds, residents said the …

John Oliver Gets Booed By Colbert’s Audience Over Trump Prediction

And Colbert’s audience pantomime booed the host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight.” “I definitely don’t have that kind of optimism,” Oliver responded. “To say we’re halfway through his presidency, I think, is to ignore the concept of a second term possibility. We are two to six years away from the end of his presidency.” Oliver explained how “we all have something to aim at,” given how the Constitution limits presidents to serving only two terms. Check out the interview here: RELATED… Harrison Ford Swipes A Trump: 'On The Wrong Side Of History' Nancy Pelosi Explains Why She Clapped Like That At Trump Fox News' Chris Wallace Rips Republicans Outraged By Democratic Investigations