Grace and Glory 10/4/2020
Grace and Glory 10/4/2020
President Donald Trump's positive coronavirus diagnosis has prompted many people to wish for his death on social media. The tweets have since prompted Twitter to issue a statement saying the messages violate their abusive behavior policy and could result in suspension. The company's statement, however, has sparked a backlash within the Twitter community, with many people describing it as hypocritical.
Near the end of a week in which he begged supporters to donate money to his campaign for a second time, embattled Senator Lindsey Graham took to the debate stage on Saturday to face his opponent in the race to represent South Carolina in the Senate. Senator Graham is tied with Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison at 48 per cent each, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll, in a race that has become unexpectedly competitive and could play a role in flipping control of the Senate. Mr Harrison has seen a surge in donations since the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the incumbent Graham's u-turn on his previous pledge to not fill a Supreme Court vacancy in an election year.
Two white males in rural Mississippi have been arrested and charged with assault after chasing and shooting at two Black teenagers who were riding ATVs on their property, according to local news reports. Forty-eight-year-old Wade Oscar Twiner and his 22-year-old son Lane Twiner were arrested in late September and each charged with three counts of aggravated assault. Deputies from the Yazoo County Sheriff's Office responded to calls of the father and son chasing the teens in a white Chevrolet pickup truck and shooting at them as they were riding ATVs near their home.
Debate moderator and Fox News anchor Chris Wallace directs the first presidential debate between U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University on Sept. in Cleveland, Ohio. Credit - Olivier Douliery—Pool/Getty Images Fox News anchor Chris Wallace slammed President Donald Trump's family members and Chief of Staff Mark Meadows for breaking safety rules and not wearing masks while in the audience of the presidential debate he moderated on Tuesday.
A quick-thinking mom outwitted a stranger who offered to buy her 2-year-old child for $1,500 at a Shoreline, Washington, transit center, sheriff's officials say. The woman declined but got the 43-year-old man's email and phone number “in case she changed her mind,” the King County Sheriff's Office reported on Facebook. She contacted the sheriff's office after the Sept.
Test monitoring software, which colleges are implementing to curb academic dishonesty during distance learning, is posing problems for students. One college student went viral on TikTok after posting a video in which she said that a test proctoring program had flagged her behavior as suspicious because she was reading the question aloud, resulting in her professor assigning her a failing grade. The TikTokker is not the only student who has run into issues with monitoring programs — students have reportedly had racialized experiences with facial recognition software and others have said filmed exams have taken a mental toll on them.
Former Vice President Joe Biden's national lead against President Donald Trump jumped to a nearly two-to-one margin after Sept. 29's chaotic presidential debate, according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Sunday. The poll was completed just before the announcement that Trump had tested positive for the coronavirus and hospitalized at Walter Reed Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Biden now holds a 14-percentage-point lead against the president, with 53% of registered voters backing the Democratic nominee and 39% supporting Trump.
A firefighter ignites a controlled burn during the Glass Fire near Calistoga, California, U.S., on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. Credit - Philip Pacheco—Bloomberg/Getty Images California s wildfires have burned through more than 4 million acres this year—already far surpassing the previous annual record set two years ago in which wildfires covered less than 2 million acres. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, known as Cal Fire said in a statement Sunday that more than 8,200 wildfires—of which 23 major incidents are currently active—have led to 31 deaths and the destruction of more than 8,400 structures in 2020.
The closure plan, which will also affect universities, seminaries, libraries, museums, theatres, gyms, cafes and hair salons in the Iranian capital, came after Alireza Zali, head of the Tehran Coronavirus Taskforce, called for the shutdown to help control the epidemic. Zali warned in an interview on state television that if the spread of the epidemic continues at the current rate in Tehran, there would be a three- to five-fold increase in cases and a rise in the fatality rate to between 1.5% and 3%. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said anyone concealing a COVID-19 infection should face a severe penalty.
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The man's neighbor then came out of her home carrying a sword and claiming Mata was an abductor, reports said. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A seventh-grade history teacher, who is Latino, was stunned when police in Torrance, California arrived at his home and asked the identity of the white baby that he was holding moments earlier, he told the Los Angeles Times.
With the presidential election just over two weeks away Joe Biden is pulling away from Donald Trump according to the latest opinion polls released on Sunday. The surveys, one taken following last week's chaotic presidential debate and the other after Mr Trump was tested positive for Covid-19, make grim reading for the US president as he undergoes treatment for the virus at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Bethesda, Maryland. A post-debate poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal put Mr Biden 14 points ahead of the president, the biggest gap the survey has recorded this year.
Newly formed Tropical Storm Gamma was headed for a Saturday collision with the resort-lined coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, bringing torrential rains to a large swath of southern Mexico. A tropical storm warning was in effect for the northern half of the peninsula's Caribbean coast, covering Cancun, the Riviera Maya and other resorts. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said 4 to 8 inches (100 to 200 mm) of rainfall are likely in parts of the Yucatan and far-western Cuba.
Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin has lashed out at Melania Trump over her taped comments regarding the separation of children from their parents at the southern border. The attack came on Friday after Ms Trump expressed gratitude for well wishes she has received since the announcement of her positive coronavirus diagnosis on Friday. Ms Rubin, who describes herself as a “never Trump, pro democracy opinion writer", responded with a scathing comment: “You may not give a f*** about children but decent people care about one another.”
A 35-year-old Arkansas shot two people last year after they arrived at his home with the wrong fast food order, KTHV reported. Andra Crockett, Blytheville, Arkansas resident, shot 37-year-old Priscilla Aldridge and his own brother Kevin Thomas for the incorrect food order on March 5, 2019, Newsweek reported. According to FOX13, a neighbor heard Crocket say, "B----, you know I don't like mayonnaise on my hamburger."
Mayor Bill de Blasio is proposing a shutdown of all nonessential businesses and schools in nine ZIP codes across NYC to help contain the spread of COVID-19.
A letter signed by 1,513 Rhodes College alums challenges Amy Coney Barrett's nomination in a letter, arguing that her record does not reflect the values of the school she and the alums attended. "We believe both her record and the process that has produced her nomination are diametrically opposed to the values of truth, loyalty, and service that we learned at Rhodes," the letter said. The alumni also argued in the letter that Barrett might vote to gut or "seriously curtail" Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that said abortions are constitutionally supported.
Democrat Joe Biden opened his widest lead in a month in the U.S. presidential race after President Donald Trump tested positive for the coronavirus, and a majority of Americans think Trump could have avoided infection if he had taken the virus more seriously, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday. The Oct. 2-3 national opinion poll gave little indication of an outpouring of support for the president beyond Trump's core group of followers, some of whom have gathered outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where the president has been hospitalized. Trump has repeatedly dismissed the severity of the pandemic as something that would disappear on its own, chiding Biden as recently as last week for wearing a protective mask, even as the coronavirus infected millions of people and forced businesses and schools to close.
The Trump administration's credibility crisis continues as the president is mocked for apparently signing a blank piece of paper with a marker in photos taken at Walter Reed military hospital, in a vain attempt to show him working while fighting coronavirus. On Saturday night, the White House released photos of Donald Trump appearing hard at work while in hospital, where he remained for a second night after a “very concerning” period. Jon Ostrower, editor-in-chief of aviation publication The Air Current, took a closer look at data embedded in the photos shared by the White House, and found they were taken just 10 minutes apart but showed the president working in two different places.
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has tested positive for COVID-19. Christie, who helped Trump with debate prep with week, tweeted his diagnosis on Saturday. Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has tested positive for the coronavirus, he tweeted on Saturday morning.