Hundreds Of Young People Strike In Front Of UN For Climate Action

Greta Thunberg outside of the The rally precedes a youth-led global climate strike to take place on Sept. 20, days before the U.N. Climate Action Summit. Thunberg, a 16-year-old from Sweden, had arrived in the U.S. earlier in the week ASSOCIATED PRESS Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, center left, participates in a youth climate strike outside the United Nations on Friday in New York. “ Overall, though, she found the Friday strike comforting, especially seeing how many adults showed up. Schaffner, a rising senior at Dwight School in Manhattan, has been involved with climate action since he was a young child, when his parents used to take him to rallies. Now he works to get his classmates involved. It can …

Conan O’Brien Reads Weather In Greenlandic On Trip To Help Trump

Conan O’Brien’s Grade A mocking of President The late night host has been jokingly helping him seal the deal. But this time the comedian made fun of himself. In a sneak peek Wednesday of his Sept. 3 special, he delivered the weather report for a local TV station in Greenlandic. (Watch the video above.) The newsroom crew’s reaction is priceless. Download Join HuffPost Plus Original Article : HERE ;

Trump Reacts To Justice Department Finding James Comey Violated FBI Policy

Donald Trump on Thursday welcomed parts of a FBI Director While ignoring parts of the report that refute his own repeated claims, Trump said the IG’s findings leave Comey “thoroughly disgraced and excoriated”: White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham echoed the president’s falsehoods in an official statement Thursday afternoon, again ignoring that the report found Comey did not leak classified information to the press, contrary to Trump’s claims. James Comey is a proven liar and leaker. The Inspector General’s report shows Comey violated the most basic obligations of confidentiality that he owed to the United States Government and to the American people, “in order to achieve a personally desired outcome.” Because Comey shamefully leaked information to the press — in blatant violation of …

Amazon tactic nudges shoppers to private-label brands just before they click ‘Buy’

Amazon is under fire for its promotion of private-label products. (Reuters) According to reseach firm eMarketer, Amazon is expected to account for more than 37 percent of all e-commerce sales in the U.S. this year. “It’s an ad at exactly the moment the customer is ready to buy,” James Thomson, a former senior manager in business development at Amazon and now a partner at brand consultancy Buy Box Experts, told The Washington Post. “I don’t see how that’s not unfair.” Amazon defended itself in a statement to The Post, likening the promotion to the way any store would push its own private-label goods. AMAZON SLAMMED OVER PRODUCT SAFETY ISSUES “Like any retailer we promote our own brands in our stores, which …

Interviews Over!: Cuomo Cuts Off Trump Spokesperson Over Wildest Claim Yet

Donald Trump has made Kayleigh McEnany won’t acknowledge that he has uttered a single lie. Chris Cuomo stunned.  Cuomo tried to get McEnany to admit Trump has lied, but she wouldn’t budge. She just repeatedly attacked the media. “I’m going to ask you this one more time,” Cuomo said. “Kayleigh McEnany, do you believe this president has ever lied to the American people?” “Wow!” Cuomo said, adjusting his earpiece. “That blew the IFB right out of my head.”  “Interview’s over, Kayleigh,” he said. “Please.”  If you can’t admit that this president has lied to the American people, you will not have credibility with the audience. You’ve got a long way to go, Kayleigh. “Although you may have hurt me tonight …

Six convicted of child sex abuse

During the five-week trial, the jury heard how the girls were targeted due to their vulnerability and were given alcohol and drugs before some were raped by multiple men. Violence was sometimes used to ensure they complied, the court heard. Jurors also heard Saddiq raped a girl in an alleyway when she was aged 14 or 15, then taunted her mother. The father-of-four admitted having sex with some of the complainants, but claimed they were over age at the time and consented. More stories across Yorkshire The convictions are the latest to arise from a major National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation, Operation Stovewood. It looked into sexual abuse and exploitation in Rotherham covering the years 1997 to 2013. The agency …

‘Black Panther’ Sequel Release Date Revealed

“Black Panther” sequel is coming to theaters on May 6, 2022, Marvel Studios Ryan Coogler, who wrote and directed the 2018 original, will return to direct the sequel. He made the announcement onstage at Disney’s D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, on Saturday,  first superhero film to earn a Best Picture nomination. The star-studded cast of the 2018 film included Lupita Nyong’o, Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Danai Gurira, Angela Bassett and Letitia Wright.  highest-ever grossing superhero film in North America, according to the Associated Press.  Chadwick Boseman Tapped To Play Japan's First Black Samurai, Yasuke 50th NAACP Image Awards: Here Are The Winners REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices …

Jon Ossoff Leaning Toward Senate Run In Georgia

Jon Ossoff is leaning toward running for U.S. Senate in Georgia, which would give Democrats a candidate with significant fundraising power in 2020. reported by BuzzFeed on Wednesday as well. But the political landscape in Georgia was shaken up on Wednesday, when Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.)  Ossoff, a 32-year-old former congressional staffer, attracted national attention when he ran in the 2017 special election for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, which became shattered fundraising records at the time and could tap into his large network for his 2020 Senate bid. according to The New York Times. But Ossoff’s race was also widely watched for what went wrong. Democrats nationwide threw their support ― and money ― to Ossoff, which made it easier …

Giant exoplanet is ‘like a wrecking ball,’ astronomers say

(CNN)Astronomers have discovered an unlikely exoplanet with the strangest orbit they’ve ever witnessed more than 100 light-years away, according to a new study. “This planet is unlike the planets in our solar system, but more than that, it is unlike any other exoplanets we have discovered so far,” said Sarah Blunt, study author and California Institute of Technology graduate student . “Other planets detected far away from their stars tend to have very low eccentricities, meaning that their orbits are more circular. The fact that this planet has such a high eccentricity speaks to some difference in the way that it either formed or evolved relative to the other planets.” Astronomers detected the planet using the radial velocity method. The …

No part of school left untouched by fire

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMore than 80 firefighters were involved in tackling the blaze Every part of a Fife high school at the centre of a major blaze has been damaged in the fire, according to council officials. They said Woodmill High School in Dunfermline would be unable to re-open in the “short to medium term”. The wing that was least damaged contained an assembly hall and sports halls – but no classrooms. A 14-year-old appeared at Dunfermline Sheriff Court earlier charged with wilful fireraising to danger of life. The Kirkcaldy teenager, who cannot be named, made no plea and was bailed. He is due to appear at a later date. Image caption Woodmill High School …

Kidnapped Texas boy, 6, found dead with mother, Amber Alert canceled

Six-year-old Ollie Wiedemann was the subject of an Amber Alert Friday afternoon after cops say he was kidnapped by his mother. Ollie and Candace Harbin were later found dead in a minivan. The boy’s father had custody of the child. (Waxahachie Police Department) Police said the cause of death and further details were not being released. Ollie was reported missing Friday morning by his father John Wiedemann, who was estranged from Harbin and had custody of the boy, according to the station. Waxahachie police issued the Amber Alert for Ollie in the afternoon. At the same time, they obtained an arrest warrant for Harbin for kidnapping her son. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP The station reported that Wiedemann …

A Brexit deal is now ‘touch and go’, says Johnson

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBoris Johnson: “In the last few days there’s been a sort of dawning realisation in Brussels and other European capitals” Boris Johnson has said the chances of a Brexit deal are “touch and go” – having previously said the odds of a no-deal Brexit were “a million to one”. In a BBC interview at the G7 summit in France, he said it “all depends on our EU friends and partners”. When pressed on the chances, he said: “I think it’s going to be touch and go. But the important thing is to get ready to come out without a deal.” Donald Tusk told the PM the EU is open to alternatives to …

Man jailed over McDonald’s machete attack

‘Kill you all’ The CPS said the victim, who had been bleeding from the head wound, ran into a nearby branch of McDonald’s fearing for his life. Sy followed him inside and shouted again, “If you don’t believe in God… I’ll kill you all.” Customers and staff inside the branch believed they were witnessing some sort of terrorist attack, the CPS said, with one witness saying they thought they were “going to die in a massacre”. Follow BBC Yorkshire on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Send your story ideas to yorkslincs.news@bbc.co.uk.

Abuse victims ‘can do business’ with NI secretary

An inquiry ruled in 2017 that they should receive redress. The Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry (HIA) studied allegations of abuse in 22 homes and other residential institutions between 1922 and 1995. Image copyright Pacemaker Image caption In May, Karen Bradley said she could not take the legislation through Westminster In May, there were calls for his predecessor Karen Bradley to resign after she said she could not, at that point, take the legislation through Westminster. Jon McCourt of Survivors North West said Mr Smith had also committed to another meeting with victims next month, alongside the political parties. ‘Change in body language’ A second group of HIA victims and survivors met Mr Smith on Friday afternoon. They described it as …