Egypt journalist arrested over coverage of detainee’s death

An Egyptian news outlet says one of its reporters, who reported on a young man’s death in police custody, has been detained on charges of reporting fake news September 11, 2020, 7:32 PM • 3 min read CAIRO — A prominent Egyptian journalist who reported on a young man’s death in police custody has been detained on charges of reporting fake news, his employer said Friday, the latest blow to press freedoms in the country. The arrest of journalist Islam …

Stock futures rise slightly following Thursday’s wild ride

People walk outside of the New York Stock Exchange.   U.S. stock futures opened higher on Thursday night after a volatile session in which the recent tech sell-off resumed. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up by 76 points, or 0.3%. S&P 500 futures gained 0.3% along with Nasdaq 100 futures. The Dow ended the regular session down more than 1% along with the S&P 500. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 2%. All three of the major indexes had popped before …

Calls for apology grow over Joy Reid’s ‘Islamophobic’ remarks

Civil organisations in the United States are calling on MSNBC host Joy-Ann Reid to apologise for comments they claim are “Islamophobic”. In a segment on the Tuesday airing of her primetime show the ReidOut, Reid discussed US President Donald Trump’s unwillingness to reprimand Kyle Rittenhouse, who authorities claim murdered three people with an assault rifle during Black Lives Matter protests. Reid began her controversial comments: “When leaders, let’s say in the Muslim world, talk a lot of violent talk and …

Rep. Joe Kennedy III Loses Democratic Primary Challenge of Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey

(BOSTON) — U.S. Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts defeated U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III in Tuesday’s hard-fought Democratic primary, harnessing support from progressive leaders to overcome a challenge from a younger rival who is a member of America’s most famous political family. It was the first time a Kennedy has lost a race for Congress in Massachusetts. Markey appealed to voters in the deeply Democratic state by positioning himself as aligned with the liberal wing of the party. He teamed …

S&P 500 and Nasdaq close at record highs to start September, Dow jumps more than 200 points

Stocks rose on Tuesday, led by tech shares, as traders kicked off a historically tough month for the market on the right foot and built on Wall Street’s best August performance since the 1980s. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 215.61 points, or 0.8%, to close at 28,645.66. The S&P 500 climbed 0.8% to 3,526.65 and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 1.4% to 11,939.67. Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit all-time highs. Apple led the gains in tech, rising 4%. The stock …

Hospital: Russia’s Navalny still in coma but improving

German doctors treating Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for a suspected poisoning say the dissident is still in an induced coma, but that his condition is stable and his symptoms are improving By DAVID RISING and DARIA LITVINOVA Associated Press August 28, 2020, 4:40 PM • 5 min read BERLIN — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is still in an induced coma from a suspected poisoning but his condition is stable and his symptoms are improving, the German doctors treating …

National Republicans Are Ordering Up Attacks On A Democrat’s Sexual Orientation

The congressional GOP’s campaign arm is asking other Republican and conservative groups to attack Gina Ortiz Jones, the Democratic candidate for a key swing House seat in Texas, for being gay. A National Republican Campaign Committee website outlining its preferred attacks on candidates instructs outside groups to include reminders of Jones’ sexual orientation in digital and television advertising and mailers, highlighting an image of Jones with her partner and the talking point that “Jones and her female partner lived and …

Chinese-Made Smartphones Are Secretly Stealing Money From People Around The World

When Mxolosi saw a Tecno W2 smartphone in a store in Johannesburg, South Africa, he was attracted to its looks and functionality. But what really drew him in was the price, roughly $30 — far less than comparable models from Samsung, Nokia, or Huawei, Africa’s other top brands. “They’re very attractive and appealing to your eyes,” Mxolosi, who asked for his last name not to be used to protect his personal safety, told BuzzFeed News. “Honestly, I was a Samsung …

Case of man reinfected with coronavirus stokes immunity fears

A young man has been diagnosed with coronavirus more than four months after he recovered from a first episode of the disease, suggesting that immunity to the virus can be short-lived and raising more questions about vaccines against Covid-19. The case in Hong Kong is the first lab-confirmed reinfection. Genetic sequencing by scientists at the University of Hong Kong established that the second episode, in an otherwise healthy young man, was caused by a slightly different strain. Researchers had hoped …

SCU Investigating After Black Professor Details Harassment By Campus Security

The president of Santa Clara University in California issued an apology on Sunday and launched an investigation after a Black assistant professor said she and her brother were harassed in a racially motivated encounter with campus security over the weekend. Danielle Fuentes Morgan, an assistant professor in the university’s English department, detailed the incident on Saturday in a 21-part Twitter thread that was retweeted tens of thousands of times. Santa Clara University security just harassed me and my brother and …

Here’s what Kamala Harris will say at the Democratic National Convention

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris holds her first organizing event in Los Angeles as she campaigns in the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination race in Los Angeles, California, May 19, 2019.   WASHINGTON – Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris will use her highly anticipated speech Wednesday night to describe the vision of America that she was raised with, and to contrast it with the state of the country today under President Donald Trump.   The California senator is the daughter …

The Saudi Crown Prince Allegedly Kidnapped These Siblings And Tried To Kill Their Dad

  Two weeks after the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi crown prince allegedly sent a death squad to Canada, targeting a former Saudi intelligence official, according to a new lawsuit.   A team of 50 armed men, dressed in plainclothes and driving unmarked cars, arrived early in the morning on March 16 at the home in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where Omar and Sarah Aljabri lived. They were looking for the two siblings, now 22 and 20, respectively. The men …

In just 15 years, the Arctic Ocean may be ice-free in summer, study says

Just 15 years from now, the Arctic Ocean may be functionally ice-free for part of the year, a new study has found. Research published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change projects that due to vanishing sea ice, the Arctic may start seeing an ice-free period each year as early as 2035.   “This should be of huge concern to Arctic communities and climate scientists,” the study says. It’s one of the most aggressive timelines for this threshold to be …

COVID relief bill: Negotiations reach breaking point, Trump plans executive order

Mnuchin said he will recommend Trump take executive action this weekend. August 8, 2020, 1:18 AM 6 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Talks between the administration and Democratic leadership on a path forward for a COVID-19 relief bill collapsed Friday, with both parties leaving negotiations citing no measured progress toward an agreement and no plans for a future meeting. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Chief of Staff Mark Meadows have been in daily discussion with Speaker …

How windy is it on Mars? Sand ‘megaripples’ offer a clue.

The sandy landscape of Mars is home to plenty of severe weather, including the odd dust storm so large that it can be observed by telescopes on Earth. But its day-to-day weather remains something of a mystery. Now, a new study that monitored the subtle movements of huge ripples of sand on the Martian surface suggests that Mars may actually be windier than researchers thought. It’s not uncommon to find wavelike features, known as “megaripples,” in some deserts of Mars, …

Hair Care Through Egg

Egg has actually become an important part of your hair and skin care diet. With the use of raw eggs anybody can discover themselves with beautiful hair. These can be utilized for making some of the best hair conditioners. The residential or commercial properties of egg create a needed impact on your dull and dry hair. Some Home Based Dishes For strong and beautiful hair you can mix 2 egg yolks (depending on length of your hair) with 2 tsp. …

Hair Bows Lingo

Makers of hair bows have to rapidly learn that there are various widths of ribbons. Some the lower pre-owned ones are the truly large ribbons in 2.25″, which make a truly large and thick hair bow. At some point ribbon factories make ribbon in 1″ widths. This width is extremely close to the 7/8″ and is in some cases difficult to discriminate. Ribbon manufacturing companies can come out with their own distinct widths, however normally, these are your only alternatives. …

Anger Management for Teenagers & Success.

As a teen, it must be rather challenging to constantly be positive in every scenario. Maturing in society today is tough and teenagers are often compelled to be protective. Teenagers are not usually compassionate people. They are constantly in competition and jealousy is a huge aspect. The fight to always be top is really common in the teenage world. It is regrettable and sad because these years should be the best years of their lives. Teenage kids are forced to …

Influenced Anger

How we all deal with our anger differs in all cases. If the individual acts this way, he or she has a psychological interruption that leads to aggressiveness. Anger in all aspects of the word is hatred toward an individual, past impacts etc. Frequently if an individual has anger issues then she or he will require to see a therapist concentrating on anger management. Most likely, this person has gone through neglect, abuse and perhaps a prospect for alcohol and …