NFL invites all 32 teams to private Colin Kaepernick workout in Atlanta

The NFL has informed all 32 of its teams that a private workout will be staged for free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Saturday in Atlanta The NFL has informed all 32 of its teams that a private workout will be staged for free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Saturday in Atlanta, according to a league memo obtained by ESPN. The pro day-style event will include an on-field workout and interview session, similar to workouts common for collegiate prospects during the run-up to the NFL draft. Teams will be permitted to send scouts, or the video footage to be made available to any club which requests it. Earlier this year, we discussed some possible steps with his representatives and they recently emphasized …

Man, 74, divorcing 21-year-old wife after she reportedly cheated with 60-year-old reality show contestant

Milojko Bozic, 74, and Milijana Bozic, 21, got married in September. (Central European News) Milojko was reportedly so shaken by the infidelity that he was immediately hospitalized for stress-related concerns, and requested help from a lawyer to begin divorce proceedings. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS “He had a hard time having to divorce Miljana, which is why as a production team we had to react,” a “Parovi” producer said. “We took him out of the villa during the day and took him to a hospital. “He was immediately given medical help, and it was revealed that he was under high pressure due to the stress he had experienced on the reality show,” the show source said. “I …

Europe is squeezed between a hungry China and surly US | Simon Tisdall

With Merkel on the way out, who can keep the union intact as Beijings influence grows and the White Houses hostility rises? The idea of Xi Jinping as a modern-day Odysseus seems a little far-fetched. But Chinas globetrotting president proved a match for Homers hero last week when he trundled a Trojan horse deep inside the EU city gates with an enthusiastic helping push from the Greeks. It was a classical, even epic, piece of opportunism. Xis visit to Athens marked a breakthrough moment in Chinas decades-long siege of Europes markets. A series of Belt and Road initiative and effectively hiring it as a bespoke gateway to Europe, Xi advanced Chinas overall global ambitions. The demarche also highlights a bigger, …

China’s shoppers are still going strong

New York (CNN Business)With China’s economy slowing, many market and economic experts believe that the United States has more leverage to negotiate favorable terms to end the trade war. Trade war worries don’t seem to bother investors, either. Alibaba’s stock is up 35% so far in 2019 — more than twice the 16% gain for Amazon (AMZN) shares. JD stock has soared nearly 60% while Pinduodudo’s is up 85%. “The Chinese consumer is holding up. The numbers are staggering,” said Aaron Clark, a portfolio manager at GW&K Investment Management. The fact that Chinese consumers keep spending seems to be an expression of confidence in the overall health of that nation’s economy. More tariffs and any escalation of the trade war …

Hawai’i Man Dies After Falling Through Lava Tube While Gardening In His Backyard

An elderly man living in Hawai’i died earlier this week after falling through a lava tube in his backyard, local authorities report. Officials found the man at his residence around 8:30 in the morning after being notified that he had not been seen or heard from in several days. “It appeared that he had fallen through a soft area of ground into a lava tube on his property,” wrote the Hawai’i Police Department (HPD) in a statement. “Hawai’i Fire Department Rescue personnel responded to the scene and were able to repel into the lava tube and extract the victim, whose body was approximately 22 feet [6.7 meters] below the surface.” The man was transported to a local hospital where he …

Is your home constantly set to a ‘sexist’ temperature? You’re not alone | Arwa Mahdawi

A new study finds men tend to get their way in household temperature discussions while women must compromise Sign up for The week in patriarchy, a newsletter on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. thermostat dictator who rules the temperature dial with an iron fist. As it turns out theres a gendered nature to this the thermostat dictator is normally a man. The study, told CNN. This hints at a status quo gender bias in thermostat settings that leads to a home thermal environment that does not cater to womens preferences. Womens preferences, by the way, tend to veer towards warmer environments, while men prefer it chilly. There is actually a fascinating scientific reason for this: it is because men …

You’re not alone: how to survive your horrible boss

Working under a bully can do real damage to your mental health. But there are ways to protect yourself In hindsight, Zoe regrets not heeding the red flags she noticed when interviewing for the office job she held for a year. The CEO joked around a little bit inappropriately, she recalls, Also, I heard him yelling in his office when I was waiting for my interview to begin. Soon after she was hired, Zoe (whose name has been changed to protect her professionally) realized her boss hadnt just been having a bad day; he was a bully and a big-time yeller. Embed I think he thought that respect could be gained by being the loudest one in the room, and …

Airbnb wants to replace hotels at the Olympics

New York (CNN Business)Airbnb and the International Olympic Committee announced a new partnership Monday that will expand the availability of housing in host cities and could reel in the ballooning costs of hosting the sport spectacle. The deal begins at next year’s summer games in Tokyo and covers five summer and winter games through 2028 in some of the world’s top tourist cities, including Paris, Milan and Los Angeles. Financial terms weren’t disclosed. Airbnb also becomes a global partner, meaning the brand will be featured along with the world’s top most recognizable including Visa, Coca-Cola and Alibaba. The visibility will give Airbnb a boost ahead of its upcoming IPO that could happen in 2020. The move could also help polish …

Giuliani offers bizarre explanation for ‘misleading’ claims about Clinton

Giuliani says of 2016 remarks implying he spoke to active FBI agents: I mean they are not old men, they can still do things Rudy Giuliani offered the FBI an extraordinary and seemingly implausible explanation for misleading remarks he made on television just a month before the 2016 election about a surprise that could derail the Hillary Clinton campaign. The former New York mayor, who serves as a personal lawyer to Donald Trump, faced justice department scrutiny last year for remarks he made in October 2016 that strongly suggested he had insider knowledge about a secret FBI investigation into Clintons handling of classified information. James Comey, the then FBI director, publicly disclosed that investigators were looking into new material in …

NHS board special measures call over child’s death

Image caption MSP Anas Sarwar described the health board as “not fit for purpose” The Labour MSP said Health Secretary Jeane Freeman only knew about Milly’s death because she was contacted by her mother “despite health chiefs at the board knowing since the doctor-led review earlier this year”. Ms Freeman has ordered a public inquiry into issues at the Glasgow “super hospital” site and Edinburgh’s new children’s hospital – but Mr Sarwar said more urgent action was needed. He said: “The Scottish government must now step in and put the health board into special measures, so that ministers take control, staff can speak out in confidence they will not lose their jobs, and – most importantly – parents can learn …

KPMG ends sponsorship of Prince Andrew’s scheme

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPrince Andrew on Epstein: ‘There was no indication, absolutely no indication’ KPMG has not renewed its sponsorship of the Duke of York’s entrepreneurship initiative, Pitch@Palace. The accountancy firm is thought to have made the decision at the end of October. The controversy over the prince’s ties to the convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is understood to have been one reason behind the decision. The revelation follows Prince Andrew’s appearance on BBC Newsnight in what critics called a “car-crash” interview. In the interview, the Queen’s third child said he still did not regret his friendship with US financier Epstein – who took his own life in August while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges …

Woman accused of trespassing at CIA headquarters allegedly breaks court order, shows up to Obama’s home

She was charged with criminal trespassing after allegedly entering CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., in late April and early May. She allegedly tried to enter through the main entrance on four separate occasions, claiming she applied for a job with the agency. On one occasion, she allegedly said she left an ID card at the gate and asked to speak with “Agent Penis.” She had been released before trial. Anderson said on Tuesday that the court would not try to revoke Hernandez’s pre-trial release despite the new allegations. “You have to meet people halfway,” Anderson told Hernandez in court. “We’re trying to help you, not punish you. You shouldn’t be going to places like the CIA and the Obamas’ house. You …

Meet Arrokoth, The Official New Name Of The Furthest World Ever Explored

On January 1 of this year, NASA’s New Horizons reached a remote small Kuiper Belt object then known as 2014 MU69. It’s the furthest world ever explored, and now has a brand-new (via a slight detour) name: Arrokoth. Arrokoth is a Native American term that means sky in the Powhatan/Algonquian language. The name was submitted to the International Astronomical Union (IAU) and Minor Planet Center by the New Horizon team with consent from Powhatan Tribal elders and representatives, and was announced at a ceremony at NASA Headquarters in Washington. “We graciously accept this gift from the Powhatan people,” Lori Glaze, director of NASA’s Planetary Science Division, said in a statement. “Bestowing the name Arrokoth signifies the strength and endurance of …

Gary Danielson of CBS slammed for comments and chuckles — after sideline photographer injured

Gary Danielson of CBS Sports took criticism on social media Saturday for comments during the Georgia Auburn college football game. (CBS Sports) “Britt gets up, he’s fine. Herrien’s fine,” Danielson says at one point. “The person Herrien ran into is not,” his broadcast partner Brad Nessler points out. “Heh, heh, is not,” Danielson adds, chuckling. Later, Danielson, 68, who played college ball at Purdue and later played in the NFL for the Detroit Lions and Cleveland Browns, speculates the woman may have been snapping photos at the time and unaware Herrien was headed toward her. Some of social media commented that the remark seemed inappropriate, as if Danielson were blaming the woman. Generally, social media posts suggested most viewers saw no humor …

13 Celebs Read Mean Tweets About Themselves And Their Reactions Are Priceless

Scroll down, upvote your fave mean tweets, and share this post with your pals if you think they’ll enjoy a good laugh or two. Just remember, this is no reason to start bullying celebs or spreading hate. #4 #5 #6 Twitter user JayBird told Bored Panda their opinion about why Jimmy Kimmel’s show segment about celebrities reading mean tweets is so popular. According to JayBird, the segment’s popularity most likely stems from a desire to laugh and thus “turn the negativity away from you and back to the insulter.” In other words, people want to get rid of stress, anxiety, and other negative feelings, and laughter is perfect for that. #7 #8 #9 There are bad ways to deal with …

Fighting antisemitism is at the heart of the lefts struggle against oppression | Bernie Sanders

The antisemites threatening us dont just hate Jews. They hate the idea of multiracial democracy and political equality, says US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders On 27 October, we marked one year since the worst antisemitic attack in American history, when a white nationalist walked into the bomb one of the states oldest synagogues. This wave of violence is the result of a dangerous political ideology that targets Jews and anyone who does not fit a narrow vision of a whites-only America. We have to be clear that while antisemitism is a threat to Jews everywhere, it is also a threat to democratic governance itself. The antisemites who Jewish Currents, an award-winning publication of politics, arts and culture