The Razoni, the first ship to depart Ukraine under an U.N.-brokered deal, is looking for another port to unload its grain cargo as the initial Lebanese buyer refused delivery citing a more than five-month delay, Embassy of Ukraine in Lebanon said on Monday. "According to the information provided by the shipper of the Ukrainian grain aboard the Razoni, the buyer in Lebanon refused to accept the cargo due to delays in delivery terms," the embassy said in a Facebook post. "So the shipper is now looking for another consignee to offload his cargo either in Lebanon/Tripoli or any other country/port."
Former President Donald Trump would almost certainly have Secret Service agents charged with protecting him even if he winds up in prison, former agency officials told Insider. There's an important reason why these law enforcement veterans are saying this, too. Trump faces a tsunami of legal problems, with an FBI search of his Mar-a-Lago residence on August 8 providing yet another flashpoint in a summer full of them — most notably, the ongoing investigation of the US House's January 6 select committee.
A registered nurse was arrested for allegedly firing several gunshots into her neighbor's apartment over piano noise in Arcadia, California. Pin Hsin Lin, who had been teaching piano lessons in her Sunset Boulevard apartment in Arcadia for nearly three years, was getting ready for a lesson when a bullet that was fired through her ceiling barely missed her. Lin had initially heard loud bangs around noon on Aug. 1, which she assumed was her upstairs neighbor slamming doors.
Once known as a moderating influence within the Kremlin, former Russian President and current top Kremlin security adviser Dmitry Medvedev has recently emerged as a strikingly bellicose presence, using lengthy, hard-edged posts on the social media network Telegram to justify the invasion of Ukraine, revise 20th century history and threaten the West with nuclear war. In a post from July, Medvedev described Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky as under the influence of “psychotropic substances. In another, he said that American democracy was little more than the totalitarian dystopia described in “Animal Farm,” George Orwell's famous novel.
A video has been circulating social media of a white woman calling the police to report a Black man for standing outside his house, according to The Seattle Times. In a video posted to Reddit, Dayson Barnes confronts a white woman who was allegedly snooping around his newly rented home. “Today I had to leave the middle of a work meeting because my boyfriend said a woman was outside causing issues,” said Barnes' partner in the Reddit post.
Alec Baldwin and Rosanna Arquette are among a number of celebrities who have been slammed for sending thoughts and prayers to Anne Heche after the A-lister's high-speed crash into a Mar Vista house while allegedly drunk. Baldwin took to Instagram on Saturday to send “my best wishes and all my love” to Heche, who is reportedly in stable condition in a hospital after suffering severe burns in the incident. According to a statement from the Los Angeles Fire Department, it took 59 firefighters more than an hour to access, confine, and extinguish the “stubborn flames” caused when Heche's vehicle slammed into the two-story home, “causing structural compromise and erupting in heavy fire prior to LA...
After he was seen walking dressed in combat fatigues behind then-President Donald Trump across Lafayette Square after it had been forcibly cleared of Black Lives Matter protesters in June 1, 2020, Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff, drafted a resignation letter to inform Trump that he intended to step down. The letter was published by the New Yorker on Monday in an excerpt of an upcoming book by Peter Baker and Susan Glasser, "The Divider: Trump in the White House." "The events of the last couple weeks have caused me to do deep soul-searching," Milley wrote, "and I can no longer faithfully support and execute your orders as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Surveillance video inside a vape shop in Las Vegas shows an owner defending himself with a knife from would-be robbers. On Aug. 3, Johnny Nguyen, 22, was captured on film stabbing one of three juveniles who tried to rob his store, the Smokestrom Smoke Shop in the neighborhood of West Sahara in Las Vegas. According to Nguyen, two masked individuals entered his shop while another stood by the door at around 3:25 p.m.on Aug. 3.
Anne Heche "drank vodka" with "wine chasers" during a "Better Together" podcast recording with co-host Heather Duffy, which was posted hours before the fiery collision Heche reportedly caused on Friday when she crashed her Mini Cooper into a home in Mar Vista, California. The Apple podcast was published on Friday and then removed from the platform. It's unclear when the episode was taped.
STORY: Mourners took to the streets of Gaza, holding Palestinian flags and chanting for revenge. The Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement (PIJ) on Sunday confirmed the killing of one of its senior armed commanders, Khaled Mansour, in the Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip. Gaza officials said 31 Palestinians, at least a third of them civilians, had so far been killed.
Street Outlaws: Fastest in America star Ryan Fellows died in a fiery crash this weekend while filming a race for Discovery's racing competition show. TMZ was first to break the news of Fellows' death, and Discovery confirmed it by tweeting condolences from the official Street Outlaws account. "The Street Outlaws family is heartbroken by the accident that led to the tragic death of Ryan Fellows," the tweet reads.
A week before Rudy Giuliani was set to appear before a grand jury in Georgia, his lawyers contacted local prosecutors to inform them that a recent medical procedure would prevent the former New York City mayor from flying to Atlanta, according to court records. But his request to delay the Tuesday grand jury appearance was met with little sympathy from the office of Fanni Willis, the Fulton County district attorney investigating former President Donald Trump's efforts to flip his 2020 election loss in Georgia. Willis' office responded instead with receipts — and a tweet from New Hampshire — suggesting that Giuliani was, in fact, having no trouble traveling.
Before Russia's invasion of Ukraine, for instance, U.S. trade with Russia was $36 billion per year. Trade with Ukraine was $4 billion per year, for a total of $40 billion in direct trade jeopardized by the war. U.S. trade with China is $656 billion per year, including imports of consumer products in every American home and components in many goods assembled in the United States.
The man who was killed Friday evening when gunmen tried to steal his fiancee's car outside a Walmart in west Macon had tried to defend himself with a knife. Details of the fatal confrontation emerged Monday in a Bibb County sheriff's report that shed at least some new light on the slaying. The episode that cost Ronnie Joe Albea his life in a parking lot at the Harrison Road store shortly after 8 p.m. Friday unfolded as Albea and the woman he was engaged to, Misty Cox, 39, were about to place the groceries they'd just bought into the trunk of Cox's car.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene came to the defense of Infowars' Alex Jones over the weekend. Jones was ordered to pay $45 million to Sandy Hook parents he defamed last week. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene defended Alex Jones after he was ordered to pay $45 million to the parents of children killed in the Sandy Hook mass shooting he defamed.
A Southwest Airlines flight attendant suffered a compression fracture to a vertebra in her upper back during a hard landing last month in California, according to federal safety investigators. The National Transportation Safety Board said the impact of landing was so hard that the flight attendant thought the plane had crashed. She felt pain in her back and neck and could not move, and was taken to a hospital where she was diagnosed with the fracture.
and let's just say Twitter has been having a field day with the news.
Twitter users slammed U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D, CA-12) for saying she has always felt a “connection” with China. During a speech on Friday in Tokyo, the last stop of Pelosi's recent visit to Asia, Pelosi recalled a childhood memory about China. Nancy Pelosi says she's always felt a connection to China because when she was a little girl her parents told her if she kept digging a hole at the beach eventually she'd reach China.
As peak shipping season kicks off, America's busiest ports are once again experiencing congestion and container vessels waiting off U.S. coastlines. "If you go to Disneyland or Disney World and use the app and it tells you how long it takes to wait for a ride, everybody sees that Space Mountain is 55 minutes and Indiana Jones is 15," explained Nathan Strang, director of ocean trade lane management at Flexport. "Everyone runs over to Indiana Jones and when you get there, the line is 60 [minutes long]."
Fishing in his neighbor's pond, Houma native Tim Trahan said he didn't realize what he had hooked until he reeled it in. Trahan had caught the a state record bluegill, weighing in at 2.24 pounds. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the state Outdoor Writers Association have since confirmed it, and now Trahan and his prize catch are in the record books.
OLENA ROSHCHINA – Monday, 8 August 2022, 23:35 President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, recalling the wars in Georgia and Ukraine, said that only Russia's loss of everything captured and international legal responsibility for an act of aggression will work as safeguards against new wars. Source: Presidential video address Quote: "These days, people recall the Russian war against Georgia in 2008. There are many talks about the prerequisites of that war, about its consequences.
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts will not convene the state legislature for a special session to consider stricter abortion laws because Republican lawmakers did not have the votes to pass a ban on abortion after 12 weeks of pregnancy, he said on Monday. The statement by Ricketts, a Republican, comes as several other Republican-led states have grappled in recent weeks with how far to go in restricting abortion access after the U.S. Supreme Court in June overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide.
Anyone carrying a firearm is prohibited from attending, according to organizer Turning Point Action. When a man, identified by law enforcement as a white supremacist, opened fire on Black patrons at a grocery store in upstate New York, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican, balked at calls for stricter controls on firearms, arguing that such restrictions actually contributed to mass casualty events. Mass shooters are "really, really bad people," DeSantis said at a June news conference, the Florida Phoenix reported.
years ago today, a Dave Matthews Band tour bus driver dumped 800 pounds of poop on a passenger cruise ship in Chicago. And Twitter users won't let the foul incident be forgotten. As originally reported by CBS, the band's driver, Stefan Wohl, pleaded guilty to dumping 800 pounds of human waste from the vehicle's septic tank–and onto a sightseeing boat with more than 100 people onboard–on the Chicago River back in 2004.
The FBI searched former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate as part of an investigation into whether he took classified records from the White House to his Florida residence, people familiar with the matter said Monday. Trump, disclosing the search in a lengthy statement, asserted that agents had opened up a safe at his home and described their work as an “unannounced raid” that he likened to “prosecutorial misconduct.” The search, which the FBI and Justice Department did not immediately confirm, marks a dramatic escalation in a months-long probe into how classified documents ended up in more than a dozen boxes located at Mar-a-Lago earlier this year.
“The media has anointed men who have sex with men as the biggest threat to our survival from monkeypox.”
“Rich countries have ignored endemic monkeypox in West and Central Africa for far too long, despite having effective vaccines.”
“The biggest worry for Americans is not the disease: It’s that our response to it shows how little we have learned from COVID-19.”
“Monkeypox should be a relatively easier virus to control, but only if the United States takes the needed steps now.”
“Global health officials must advocate for and enact a unified, coherent approach to fighting the monkeypox pandemic.”