Records show that some people who are paid $1,000 a head by the government to give protected mustangs "good homes" are sending the horses to auction.'They cared about the money' »
The 57-nation Organization of Islamic Cooperation opened an emergency meeting Sunday over the heavy fighting between Israel and the Gaza Strip's militant Hamas rulers, the first major move among Mideast nations still grappling with how to address the conflict. While the Arab League and organizations like the Saudi-based OIC have maintained their view that the Palestinians should have their own independent state, Israel recently has reached recognition deals with several of its members. That, as well as the concerns of some nations over Hamas, has seen a somewhat-muted response to the attacks as opposed to the full-throated response of decades past.
A toddler was found dead Saturday morning in the middle of a Texas street, authorities said. "The incident is being investigated as a murder and the investigation is active and ongoing," the Dallas Police Department said in a release. The unidentified boy was discovered with multiple wounds about 5:30 a.m. CT in the 7500 block of Saddleridge Drive, Executive Assistant Chief Albert Martinez told NBC Dallas-Fort Worth.
Thousands of revelers in souped-up jeeps took to the beaches in Galveston County for "Go Topless Jeep Weekend," but nearly 100 people were arrested on the first night Friday, FOX 26 reports. Jeep enthusiasts gather near the Bolivar Peninsula every year to show off their custom Jeeps during the day and party around bonfires at night. More than 1,100 people said they were going on a Facebook event for this year's festivities.
The largest nurses union in the U.S. called on the CDC Saturday to reverse guidance issued this week that allows for people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to go maskless while participating in indoor and outdoor activities. Details: National Nurses United executive director Bonnie Castillo said in a statement the new guidance is "not based on science, does not protect public health, and threatens the lives of patients, nurses, and other frontline workers across the country." "Now is not the time to relax protective measures, and we are outraged that the CDC has done just that while we are still in the midst of the deadliest pandemic in a century."
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The first to die were Chinese agricultural workers, who were killed in the orchards and gardens surrounding the Mexican city of Torreón by advancing revolutionary forces in the early hours of 13 May 1911. After skirmishes at the outskirts of the city, the outnumbered federal garrison abandoned their positions and slipped away under the cover of darkness. A herb-seller is said to have clutched a Mexican flag and screamed: “Let's kill the Chinese!
A passenger on board an El Al flight captured Israel's missile-defense system in action. The clip shows rockets, fired from Gaza, being intercepted mid-air. Over 2000 rockets have been fired from Gaza towards Israel since Monday, the IDF said.
Police finally found the missing tiger that terrified Houston residents for a week. The tiger had mostly been staying with the wife of its owner, who was arrested May 10. The Bengal tiger that alarmed residents of Houston, Texas, for nearly a full week after going missing was safely turned over to a city animal shelter on Saturday, police said in a news conference.
President Joe Biden is "obsessed with detail" and will "often snap" if advisors don't answer his many questions, the New York Times reported Friday. In an in-depth new portrait by Times, more than a dozen former and current staffers paint a picture of a president who takes his time with the decision-making process, making sure he gets opinions from all sides before coming to a conclusion. He has a kind of mantra: 'You can never give me too much detail,''' Biden's National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan told the Times.
A suspected white supremacist is facing charges after allegedly ditching a bullet-riddled car containing three dead men in the parking lot of an Albuquerque hospital this week. Richard Kuykendall, a 41-year-old with an “apparent association” with the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang, was charged Friday with being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition for his role in the Wednesday triple homicide, according to a criminal complaint filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for New Mexico. Prosecutors allege that after a deadly shootout in a nearby alley, Kuykendall drove to Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital with the victims, removed his shirt and told a security officer “that there were three dead guys in the Chevy” before he walked away.
But AP said they had "no indication" Hamas used the building and called on Israel to offer evidence. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Associated Press pushed back Saturday on the Israeli government's claims that the militant group Hamas was operating in the media building in Gaza destroyed in an airstrike earlier that day.
If ever there was a time to want to be driving an electric car, it may have been last week — after the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack forced the company to take some of its systems offline. Fuel shortages resulting from the attack caused panic in parts of the country, with residents lining up at the pump, causing gas prices to spike. Long lines, high gas prices and short tempers are frustrations that electric vehicle owners like Kathleen Biggins are glad they don't have to deal with.
She's back and she definitely knows how to make an entrance. Mere days after vacationing with her ex fiance Ben Affleck in Montana, Jennifer Lopez returned to Miami. Earlier this week, the superstar was pictured shooting an ad for Coach, and also doing a little maintenance at the gym.
Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is no stranger to controversy. Greene has stirred controversy on Capitol Hill over her tolerance of conspiracy theories, including questioning whether the 9/11 terrorist attacks happened, stalking and taunting a teen survivor of the deadly Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida, and suggesting that space lasers were causing deadly wildfires in California. As Greene, and her staff, continue to rattle those on Capitol Hill, House members may be losing patience.
Alireza Fazeli Monfared, a 20-year old Iranian man, was beheaded in an "honor killing" by family members after they learned that he was gay, according to an Iranian human rights group. Monfared was murdered on May 4 - just a few days after his half-brother learned about his sexuality, the Iranian LGBTQ network 6Rang told Insider after conversations with Monfared's mother and close friend. He was seeking a permanent exemption from Iran's compulsory military service so that he could claim asylum elsewhere, Monfared said in several audio messages.
The White House has spoken with the Israeli government after its military destroyed a building that houses media outlets. Press Secretary Jen Psaki said the White House told Israel that the safety of the media is of "paramount responsibility." The Israeli military executed an airstrike that destroyed the building that houses journalists working for the AP and Al Jazeera.
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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene attempted to flip the script about her behavior towards political rivals on Friday when questioned about a recent video of her taunting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Speaking to Greg Kelly on right-wing network Newsmax, Greene described several encounters with Democrats that she said make her the victim of aggression, contrary to what she sees as a skewed media narrative. "They're accusing me of being aggressive and saying that my mannerisms are wrong," she said.
A post shared by Bella (@bellahadid) Hadid has been outspoken about her support of Palestine on social media. She and her sister Gigi Hadid have both shared infographics and personal statements, including one post which states "one cannot advocate for racial equality, LGBT & women's rights, condemn corrupt & abusive regimes and other injustices yet choose to ignore the Palestinian oppression." A post shared by Mohamedhadid.
Rep. Liz Cheney said some GOP lawmakers feared the consequences of opposing Donald Trump. Cheney said some GOP voted not to impeach Trump not because they thought he was innocent but out of fear. Cheney was ousted from her GOP leadership position last week over her opposition to Trump.
When a Georgia airport expanded a runway during World War II, it paved over a family burial site. Two graves remain at the edge of runway 10 and 28, while two more are off to the side. While runway 10 at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in Georgia may not be a particularly difficult or scary landing, it does involve touching down near a pair of graves.
So when DeGeneres announced that, after 19 seasons, she would be ending "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" next year because she was tired of doing it — rather than, say, as a reaction to recent accusations of the show being a toxic work environment rife with alleged sexual harassment, accusations that led to three male executive producers being fired this summer — “OK, Ellen, your ratings are in the tank, say what you must” seemed a natural enough reaction, especially for those of us who have been wanting DeGeneres to return to the "comedian, actor" portion of her bio for years.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is "deeply unwell" Friday. Earlier, a 2019 video had resurfaced of Greene taunting her through her office door. On Wednesday, Greene hounded AOC through the halls of Congress, screaming about "radical socialism."
SHELBY, N.C. – For many students prom is a pivotal high school memory, but for Isabella Killough plans to celebrate a final time among her friends was not permitted. A senior at Burns High School in Lawndale, North Carolina, Killough was not allowed to attend prom on May 1 because she is a remote learner. I was very discouraged because after a crazy school year, it was something to look forward to,” Killough said.
“If Facebook lets Trump back on Facebook and Instagram, he'll assuredly restart his assault on democracy.”
“Facebook should have known better than to believe that it could limit speech on its platform without setting a terrible precedent.”
“Providing a microphone and an amplifier for deceit isn't fighting the good fight for free speech.”
“It’s no defense of Mr. Trump’s conduct to say that the digital public square shouldn’t suppress speech by political leaders.”
“The former president no longer gets the ‘head of state’ exception to terms of service.”