YouTubes Conspiracy Theory Crackdown Has One Big Winner: Fox News

Previously, users who watched videos about hoaxes such as QAnon or Pizzagate could easily be pulled into an echo chamber of disinformation by YouTube’s autoplay function, which queued up one conspiracy theory video after another. But now, those who seek out such content will often find a lineup of Fox News videos in lieu of more conspiracies. YouTube Conspiracy theorists are angry that recommendations for Fox News segments are appearing on their YouTube videos. “I’m sick of it!” the host of a massive QAnon channel huffed in a July video. “Six months ago, when you’d look at [the recommended videos on my content], there’d be all my videos. You’d watch one of my videos, then you could watch three or …

Gangs moving away from cities, police data shows

But just 20 miles away in Westminster, central London, drug crime more than halved over the same period, from 4,041 to 1,832. The pattern is repeated in many other areas around the capital, a BBC analysis of police-recorded crime showed. Sorry, your browser cannot display this map The map above used a statistical model to classify areas that have experienced a significant change in drug crime. Weight is given to areas with a strong overall trend of increasing or decreasing crime across several years. Where there is no strong overall pattern in a particular location, those areas have been labelled as having “no change”. Tap here if you can’t see the interactive map above In Liverpool drug crime has fallen …

SE Cupp: Our gun laws make it too damn easy for haters to kill

(CNN)It’s been one week since 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. It’s worth pointing out that those two shootings followed another, one week earlier, in Gilroy, California, where three people, including a 6-year-old and a 13-year-old, were killed by an angry guy with a gun. But I am no longer a NRA member. Being right no longer feels righteous. Because in the wake of more mass shootings, acts of senseless violence that sent innocent people running for their lives, leaving children orphaned and loved ones dead on the ground, I know we must do something about guns. We have a problem in this country — and the problem is hate. One of …

Car Bomb Kills 3 U.N. Staff Outside Mall In Libya

Health officials said the blast took place outside Arkan Mall in the Hawari neighborhood, where people were gathering for shopping a day before the Eid al-Adha holiday begins. The Benghazi municipal council said the attack targeted a convoy for the U.N. Support Mission in Libya. Stéphane Dujarric, a spokesman for U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres, said in a statement that three U.N. workers were among the wounded. He also said the secretary-general urged “all parties to respect the humanitarian truce during Eid al Adha and return to the negotiating table to pursue the peaceful future the people of Libya deserve.” “This attack will not discourage us, nor will it prevent us from carrying on with our duties to bring about peace, …

Gambling companies see huge rise in complaints

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“If I hadn’t gone online for a day, they were quickly on the phone or sending me an email” The number of gamblers complaining about British betting firms has risen almost 5,000% in the past five years. There were a record 8,266 complaints last year, according to Gambling Commission figures obtained by BBC Panorama. That compares to just 169 in 2013. Most of them were about firms refusing to pay out on winning bets or failing to operate in a socially responsible way. The rise follows a sharp increase in UK gambling over the past decade. Image caption Neil McArthur says the industry must know its customers “We are pushing the industry …

Ambulance crew shortage expected for third night

The service had appealed for staff to come to work at the weekend because of difficulties filling rotas. “We are doing everything we can to provide as high a level of cover as we can,” said Dr Ruddell. “We are going to prioritise those calls which have the most critical need. “Unfortunately, those people who have a less critical need are the ones who wait longer, and we apologise for that.” Related Topics NI Health UK ambulance services Northern Ireland Ambulance Service Original Article : HERE ;

Anthony Scaramucci Says GOP Could Replace Chernobyl Trump On 2020 Ballot

Anthony Scaramucci, who infamously “We are now in the early episodes of ‘Chernobyl’ on HBO, where the reactor is melting down and the apparatchiks are trying to figure out whether to cover it up or start the clean-up process,” “A couple more weeks like this and ‘country over party’ is going to require the Republicans to replace the top of the ticket in 2020,” he said. He said last month that Trump’s attacks on four women of color in Congress were “catastrophe” and “a bad reflection on the country.” turn on the entire country. “Right now, it’s an unspeakable thing,” he said. “But if he keeps it up, it will no longer be unspeakable.” Scaramucci fired back on Twitter: “ He …

UK house prices and sales ‘losing momentum’

Britain’s fastest moving property market revealed Letting fees ban: Renters confused after change in law Rics said 69% of property professionals said sale prices were lower than asking prices for homes marketed at more than £1m, although asking prices for homes priced at £500,000 or less appeared to be holding up more firmly. House prices continued to fall in London – where a higher proportion of £1m homes are sold, the South East of England, and East Anglia. Overall across the survey, a net balance of 9% of surveyors reported house prices falling rather than increasing. Surveyors’ expectations for house sales in the next few months were flat, with an increasing proportion expecting prices to fall, the survey showed. Simon …

‘I was denied screening because of my disability’

When Kerry Thompson, 40, from Milton Keynes, who has muscular dystrophy, was told she could no longer have cancer screening at home when she moved house. This was despite the test showing up abnormalities that needed regular appointments. Gay women ‘at risk of cervical cancer too’ What happens during a smear test ‘This is for anyone with a vagina’ ‘Nothing they could do’ “I had a new GP and I explained the situation – that the rooms were too small for my wheelchair to fit in and there was no hoist or wide bed for me to use,” she said. “I also would need two nurses to help hold my legs, which can flop over. “I can’t be the only …

Man Assaulted Teen For Not Taking Off Hat For National Anthem: Police

temporal skull fractures after a man allegedly assaulted him for not taking off his hat during the national anthem. Mineral County Fair and Rodeo’s entrance. Witnesses said that a few moments after the national anthem began to play, a man later identified as Curt James Brockway grabbed the teen and slammed him on the ground. Taylor Hennick told the According to court documents, the 39-year-old suspect said he initially asked the boy to remove his hat for the anthem and the boy responded by cursing at him,  However, the same document also quotes a witness who told investigators they did not hear Brockway ask the kid to take off the hat. received a phone call informing her about the incident. …

Thousands of fans rock out at Bloodstock 2019

Image copyright Katja Ogrin Image caption The crowds rocked to the ear-shattering line-up Image copyright Down The Barrel Photography Image caption Campers enjoyed the dry weather before heavy downpours began on Friday Image copyright Katja Ogrin Image caption Diehard metal fans were head-banging to the likes of Sabaton, Powerwolf, and Metal Church Image copyright Katja Ogrin Image caption Revellers planned for a wild knight Image copyright Tim Finch Image caption Fans were happy to battle the wind and rain to see some of their favourite metal bands Related Topics Swadlincote Original Article : HERE ;

Halle Bailey Has Amazing Reaction To People Hating On Her ‘Little Mermaid’ Casting

“Little Mermaid” film. #NotMyAriel trended on Twitter as people decried the casting of a Black woman in the role and pointed out the story had Danish roots, implying the character should be pale-skinned. in a post that pointed out Danish people can be Black. And therefore, so can fictional Danish mermaids. “I think that the spirit of a character is what really matters,” Benson said. “What you bring to the table in a character as far as their heart, and their spirit, is what really counts.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lauren Marshall (@part.of.my.disney.world) on Jul 6, 2019 at 8:12pm PDT REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from …