AWKWARD: Trump’s Attacks On Bob Woodward Contradicted By One Of His Own Tweets

President Donald Trump and his allies on Wednesday lashed out at journalist Bob Woodward over revelations in his upcoming book. But those attacks are falling flat in light of an old comment from Trump himself about the famed author.  Woodward’s upcoming book, Rage, reveals that the president lied to the American public about the coronavirus pandemic and knowingly downplayed the infection’s severity and how it’s spread. He told Woodward on Feb. 7 that the virus was deadly, spread via the air and …

Trump’s Campaign Is Testing The Ways It Can Distort Reality Online

The presidential election is just 56 days away, and as Donald Trump struggles to gain ground in key states, he is increasingly relying on deceptively altered media to bend reality in his favor. In the past 10 days, the president’s team has deployed misleading imagery to attack his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, at least three times. White House deputy chief of staff Dan Scavino tweeted a fake video that appeared to show Biden sleeping through a TV interview. The “Trump …

South African protesters close stores over offensive ad

Protests over an advertisement viewed as racially offensive forced the closure Monday of at least 60 outlets of a chain of drugstores By MOGOMOTSI MAGOME Associated Press September 7, 2020, 6:05 PM • 3 min read JOHANNESBURG — Protests over an advertisement viewed as racially offensive forced the closure Monday of at least 60 outlets of a chain of drugstores. Leaders of the leftist opposition party Economic Freedom Fighters led the protests against the nationwide retailer Clicks, in which some …

Maine Wedding Linked To More Than 140 Coronavirus Cases

An indoor wedding and reception in Maine last month resulted in at least 147 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the state, including three deaths, state health officials said. The growing outbreak came after about 65 guests attended the Aug. 7 wedding in Millinocket, Maine. Just 10 days later, two dozen people directly associated with the event tested positive for the virus, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said. As of Sunday, additional confirmed cases linked to the wedding …

U.S. Army Replaces Fort Hood Commander Amid Investigation After Killing of Soldier Vanessa Guillen

(AUSTIN, Texas) — U.S. Army officials announced changes in the leadership at Fort Hood on Tuesday amid what they said was a widening investigation into the slaying of a soldier at the Texas base that has prompted calls for the military to change the way it handles sexual abuse and harassment. Maj. Gen. John B. Richardson IV will assume duties as deputy commanding general for operations of III Corps and acting senior commander of Fort Hood starting Wednesday, the Army …

Turkey extends gas exploration in eastern Mediterranean

Turkey and Greece have held military exercises in the east Mediterranean, highlighting the potential for dispute over extent of their continental shelves to escalate [Greek Defence Ministry/AP] Turkey says its Oruc Reis exploration vessel will carry out seismic surveys in a disputed area of the eastern Mediterranean until September 12, provoking an angry response from neighbouring Greece. The two NATO allies vehemently disagree over claims to hydrocarbon resources in the area based on conflicting views on the extent of their …

Exclusive: The Chinese Scientist Who Sequenced the First COVID-19 Genome Speaks Out About the Controversies Surrounding His Work

Over the past few years, Professor Zhang Yongzhen has made it his business to sequence thousands of previously unknown viruses. But he knew straight away that this one was particularly nasty. It was about 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 3 that a metal box arrived at the drab, beige buildings that house the Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center. Inside was a test tube packed in dry ice that contained swabs from a patient suffering from a peculiar pneumonia sweeping China’s central …

A Facebook Executive Protected Hate Speech In India. Now She Wants Police Protection.

Ankhi Das reportedly protected right-wing politicians from punishment for violating the social network’s rules — and is now facing death threats. Posted on August 18, 2020, at 4:48 p.m. ET One of Facebook’s top executives in India wants police to investigate death threats and abuse she’s received on the social network after a news story revealed she herself had intervened to keep anti-Muslim hate speech online from politicians of India’s ruling Bharatiya Jana Party. On Monday, Ankhi Das, Facebook’s public …

Coronavirus live news: Iran death toll exceeds 20,000; Australia to provide vaccines to ‘Pacific family’

A boy looks concerned as a health worker collects a nasal swab from his mother during coronavirus screening in Mumbai. Photograph: Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images The ‘carnival virus’ faces down a coronavirus at the Rose Monday parade in Dusseldorf in February. Photograph: Thilo Schmülgen/Reuters Germany’s carnival season is expected to be cancelled owing to fears that the revelry and mass gatherings could contribute to the spread of the coronavirus, writes Kate Connolly, the Guardian’s Berlin correspondent. The health minister, Jens Spahn, …

Struggling to Focus? How to Improve Your Attention Span When ‘the World Is Sick’

If your mind wanders off before you finish reading this sentence, you’re not alone. Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are still learning to live with an ambient thrum of stress, anxiety, fear, grief and anger. For many people—especially those recovering from the virus or juggling work and child care—brain fog and inattention have been collateral damage. In a recent survey of 300 American workers, about 40% said they feel less productive than usual during the pandemic.   …

French expert: Dangerous chemicals remain in Beirut port

Chemical experts and firefighters are working to secure at least 20 potentially dangerous chemical containers at the explosion-shattered port of Beirut By NADINE ACHOUI-LESAGE Associated Press August 10, 2020, 10:30 PM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIRUT — Chemical experts and firefighters are working to secure at least 20 potentially dangerous chemical containers at the explosion-shattered port of Beirut, after finding one that was leaking, according to a member of a French cleanup team. Some …

Man Arrested For Allegedly Breaking Jaw Of 72-Year-Old Veteran In Mask Dispute

A Washington man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly assaulting a 72-year-old veteran over a face mask dispute. Police apprehended Cody Hansen, 35, in his Spokane, Washington home after receiving an anonymous tip, local news station Q13 Fox reported. He was charged with second-degree assault. The July 18 incident left the unidentified victim with a broken jaw and cornea abrasion, Q13 Fox reported. Surveillance footage from the lobby of the Red Lion Inn and Suites in Kent, Washington showed the attacker …

Negative Anger

Anger is either unfavorable or favorable. When we are angry, we typically ignore an issue otherwise manage it by screaming at the source. Anger is an emotion that either controls us or helps us to be successful in life. If we have negative ideas most likely when a threat hits our emotion, we will take off. A few of us abuse others by, striking, slapping, verbally attacking, psychologically abusing, or punching walls or other obstacles to vent our anger. We …

Hair analysis test for diagnosis

The choice of when to perform a lab assessment or a hair analysis test in females experiencing loss of hair need to be made on a specific basis by the hair remediation expert. In this article we quickly explain some of the situations where a hair remediation doctor may order lab tests. It is necessary to keep in mind that this is simply a summary for your basic information so you can understand the factor and the outcome if you …

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 …

What Is the Paleo Diet?

The paleo diet, also popularly referred to as the ‘caveman’ diet is a dietary plan approximately based upon what our forefathers consumed during the paleolithic era. The present day diet is not a precise duplication of their diet plan. Just an idea of what their diet plan would have been like– generally healthy, wholesome food that is not full of ingredients, preservatives and other damaging compounds so frequently found in our present diet plan. The paleo diet plan has seen …

What Triggers Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease; this means that your immune system attacks other parts of your body resulting to inflammation, discomfort, swelling or a hot sensation in the lining of a joint, the location where 2 or more bones come together. This soreness, discomfort, swelling and heat around the joint is called swelling. The inflammation may likewise impact other internal organs such as the eyes, lungs or heart, however the most typical locations are the hands or feet. The …

Calcium and Consuming Healthy.

Did you comprehend the significance of calcium in your diet plan before the prevalent news of the results of insufficient calcium was released? Most likely not. Chances are you still don’t completely understand the effect of calcium on your digestion processes and the performance of your heart. Calcium is one of the essential elements that must exist during the metabolism of our food, and throughout the pounding of your heart. Calcium shortages in these two areas are what assists lead …

Knowing Healthy Anger Management Techniques

When dealing with or handling anger problems, there are lots of tips for anger management methods. Each of them is planned to help people who are hot-tempered and frequently have fits of rage. Anger, although a healthy and regular reaction to disturbing situations, it can be extreme to the point of violence. When an individual experiences regular episodes of upset or careless habits, there’s an issue, one that needs to be handled. Anger management strategies are developed to help an …

Ending Up Being A Healthy Eater.

Being a healthy eater requires you to become both informed and wise about what healthy eating in fact is. Being food clever isn’t about learning to calculate grams or fat, or is it about studying labels and counting calories. Healthy consuming is everything about well balanced and moderate consuming, consisting of well balanced meals a minimum of 3 times per day. Healthy eaters eat several kinds of foods, not restricting themselves to one specific food type or food group. Eating …