A Chinese pharmaceutical factory has apparently leaked an illness into the air and infected thousands of people, Global News reports. Chinese officials say the factory was producing vaccines for animals with brucellosis—also known as Malta fever or Mediterranean fever—when bacteria vented out and infected at least 3,245...
President Donald Trump says he's moving "very quickly" to select a Supreme Court nominee following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Trump tells reporters his pick could come in in the next week and will “most likely" be a woman. (Sept. 19)
Although the clock is ticking, pardon the pun, TikTok is not going down without a fight. Per Bloomberg and Reuters, the video-sharing app and its Chinese parent company, Bytedance, filed a complaint in a Washington federal court on Friday aiming to block the Trump administration’s upcoming ban, which is set to take effect on Sept. 20. The ban, announced by the Commerce Department earlier that day, will prevent any new downloads or updates to the app in the U.S. as of Sunday but will continue to allow users to access the app until Nov. 12 if they already had it downloaded prior to Sept.
Anti-government demonstrators occupying a historic field in the Thai capital have installed a plaque symbolizing the country’s transition to democracy to replace the original one that was mysteriously ripped and stolen three years ago
Dr. Fauci Cites , These 3 Things , for an Optimal Immune System. Beyond social distancing measures, hand-washing and wearing a mask, . White House task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci has three solid recommendations to keep your immune system healthy. 1. , "Get a reasonable amount of sleep.". The rule of thumb is that between seven and eight hours of sleep is necessary to keep your immune system healthy. 2. , "Get a good diet.". Foods that are rich in necessary vitamins and minerals will help your immune system to stay strong. 3, "Try to avoid or alleviate severe stress, which we know can sometimes impact the immune system.". Regular exercise, a consistent meditation practice and listening to your favorite music are just a few ways to mitigate and release stress
By the end of organized, grounded Virgo season, you may feel a bit wiped out. The earth energy of Virgo, as represented by the Hermit card in the tarot, always asks you to engage in some introspection. You may have done this in a number of ways, including meditation, creating to-do lists, and cleaning your bedroom of any clutter from the recent stay-at-home period. While this was a necessary time of reflection, the airy, flirtatious nature of Libra season — which begins on Tuesday, September 22, and runs through Thursday, October 22 — is a welcome change.
Outdoor clothing company Patagonia isn't beating around the bush when it comes to the upcoming election. The California-based brand is owning the message it quietly placed on the underside of the tag on newly made Regenerative Organic Stand-Up Shorts for men and women. It reads: "Vote the a--holes out," and...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, , Supreme Court Justice, , Dead at 87. The Supreme Court announced on Friday that Justice Ginsburg died of “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer.". Our nation has lost a jurist of historic stature. We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague, Chief Justice John Roberts, via 'The New York Times. Appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993, Ginsburg was considered the leader of the liberal wing of the Supreme Court in recent years. A champion of liberal causes including women's rights, she was affectionately known as Notorious R.B.G. Today we mourn, but with confidence that future generations will remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg as we knew her — a tireless and resolute champion of justice, Chief Justice John Roberts, via 'The New York Times. Her death means that President Donald Trump will likely name a conservative replacement, despite the presidential election being less than two months away. . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has indicated he is eager to fill any Supreme Court vacancy during this final year of Trump's term. According to reports, Ginsburg dictated a statement to her granddaughter just days before her death. My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new President is installed, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, via @davisusan Twitter
Here are the top stories for Saturday, Sept. 19th: Court vacancy could roil possible election case; Trump to Senate: Vote 'without delay' on high court pick; Ginsburg's death draws surge of donations to Democrats; Bavarians hold toned-down Oktoberfest.
A 4.5-magnitude temblor struck near Los Angeles late Friday and triggered fears of a bigger California quake, Newsweek reports. Centered near El Monte in eastern LA County, the shaking reached south to San Diego and north to Valencia. No major damage or injuries were reported from the 11:38pm...
Telexistence started trial operations of the TX robot Model-T and Augmented Workforce Platform to build a new store operation model using remote control robot technology.
Looks like a poison-filled package addressed to President Trump never made it as far as the White House mail room. Two law enforcement officials tell CNN it contained ricin, a toxic compound made from castor beans that can be fatal if inhaled or ingested. Little else is known, except it...
Earlier this year, Kim Kardashian professed her love for Dr. Pimple Popper — aka famed dermatologist and television personality, Sandra Lee. So, naturally, when Lee sent the KKW Beauty founder her brand's new Super Cortisone+ Cream to try, she was over-the-moon about it. So much so, in fact, that she immediately took to Instagram to share the skin-care mailer with her fans. In an exclusive interview about the product, Lee told Allure that she recommends cortisone for "most rashes, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, sunburns, skin allergies, itching, and even insect bites, poison oak, or poison ivy."
Maya Rudolph Wins First-Ever Emmy Award for ‘Big Mouth’ Role . On Thursday, during night four of the Creative Arts Emmys, Maya Rudolph won her first-ever Emmy. She won the award for outstanding character voice-over performance for her role as Connie on ‘Big Mouth.’. Her competitors in the category were Wanda Sykes, Nancy Cartwright, Hank Azaria, Leslie Odom Jr. and Taika Waititi. . Rudolph also received two nominations in the category of outstanding guest actress in a comedy series. She was recognized for her role as the judge on ‘The Good Place’ and her portrayal of Kamala Harris on ‘Saturday Night Live.’. The results of that category will be presented on September 19, the final night of the Creative Arts Emmys. ‘Big Mouth’ may also win an additional category that night, as it is nominated for outstanding animated program.
A Florida man is facing felony charges after ramming a 13-year-old girl in the face with a flagpole. According to Newser, the 73-year-old did so while demonstrating his support of President Donald Trump. It began when Norbert Logsdon and his fellow demonstrators began flipping off passing cars. That's when passing motorist Crystal Ledoux doubled back and returned the gesture, yelling 'Biden 2020!' Logsdon allegedly jammed the pole in Ledoux's car and struck her daughter Wednesday in the town of Orange Park. He was later arrested at home without incident and charged with felony child abuse.
Hundreds of people sang "Amazing Grace" on Friday evening for a lost icon of justice—Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The Supreme Court flag stood at half-mast in Washington, DC, as people tweeted photos and videos of the hushed scene, where mourners also sang "America the Beautiful" and John Lennon's "Imagine," the...
Trump Says He Will Create National Commission , to Push 'Pro-American' History. Speaking at the National Archives, President Donald Trump announced the "1776 Commission" on Thursday. . He cited the purpose of the commission as promoting a “pro-American curriculum that celebrates the truth about our nation’s great history.". The title of the commission seems to be a response to the 1619 Project, named in reference to the first year enslaved Africans were brought to the "New World.". The 1619 Project was created by Pulitzer Prize- winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones. It has been integrated into existing school curricula around the country. What we’re witnessing today is a result of left-wing indoctrination in our nation’s schools and universities, Donald Trump, via 'The Washington Post'. American parents are not going to accept indoctrination in our schools, cancel culture at work .., Donald Trump, via 'The Washington Post'. ... or the repression of traditional faith, culture and values in the public square. Not anymore, Donald Trump, via 'The Washington Post'. Many young Americans have been fed lies about America being a wicked nation plagued by racism, Donald Trump, via 'The Washington Post'. Chris Dier, 2020 teacher of the year in Lousiana, said he was "not teaching my students to hate America.". We are teaching our students to embrace our country, even the things that are negative. We’re choosing not to ignore the ghosts of our country’s past, Chris Dier, 2020 Teacher of the Year, via 'The Washington Post'
Tributes are flowing for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the court's second female justice, who died Friday. She leaves a long legal and cultural legacy with many considering her "the founding mother of gender equity. " (Sept. 19)