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.
Kiely Rodni was last seen around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday at a party near a Truckee, California, campground. Police in Northern California believe a 16-year-old girl may have been abducted after she went missing at a party in the early hours of Saturday morning. Kiely Rodni was last seen around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday at a party involving about 100 "juveniles" and young adults near the Prosser Family Campground in Truckee, California, according to a press release from the Placer County Sheriff's Office.
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.
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.
Senate Democrats have had a successful few weeks, culminating in the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act. That's earned them back-handed praise from one of their biggest antagonists: Sen. Josh Hawley. He says Democrats' success despite a 50-50 Senate offers a "lesson" for Republicans.
Seattle's Space Needle would also comfortably fit in the black pit, as would six Christ the Redeemer statues from Brazil stacked head-to-head, giant arms outstretched. The National Service of Geology and Mining said late on Saturday it is still investigating the gaping hole near the Alcaparrosa mine operated by Canadian company Lundin Mining, about 665 km (413 miles) north of Santiago. In addition to ordering all work to stop, the geology and mining service said it was starting a "sanctioning process."
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...
New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman released a pair of photos to corroborate reporting in her forthcoming book that White House staffers regularly found ripped-up printed paper clogging a toilet in the presidential residence during former President Trump's administration. The photos, shared with Axios on Monday, reportedly show small pieces of paper in a toilet in the White House and another from an overseas trip. “That Mr. Trump was discarding documents this way was not widely known within the West Wing, but some aides were aware of the habit, which he engaged in repeatedly,” Haberman told the outlet.
A racist text message sent by a police officer has prompted officials in a small Alabama town to disband their police department and fire the police chief and assistant chief. Vincent Mayor James Latimore on Thursday confirmed that Police Chief James Srygley and Assistant Chief John L. Goss had been dismissed, al.com reported. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office on Friday condemned the two officers' actions and said it stands with the city “in providing emergency law enforcement related service to the citizens (of Vincent) at this time.
If you happened to be in Brighton Beach in south Brooklyn in the Eighties and Nineties, you couldn't throw a stone without hitting an Eastern European gangster – although this was not an action to be recommended if you didn't want your kneecaps turned into paperweights. The enclave known as “Little Odessa” was a hotbed of drug smuggling, money laundering and inter-mob brutality. The king of the kingpins was Boris “Biba” Nayfeld, a Russo-Belarusian who arrived in Brighton in 1979 and within a decade became the leading Russian gangster in the US, his rivals having mostly come to sticky ends (not at his hands, Nayfeld insists).
One victim was 5 when her father told his bishop that he was sexually abusing her. The abuse went on for seven more years even though Mormon church leaders used a so-called help line to report her abuse. (AP Video/Jessie Wardarski)
Russian airlines, including state-controlled Aeroflot, are stripping jetliners to secure spare parts they can no longer buy abroad because of Western sanctions, four industry sources told Reuters. The steps are in line with advice Russia's government provided in June http://static.government.ru/media/acts/files/1202206270017.pdf for airlines to use some aircraft for parts to ensure the remainder of foreign-built planes can continue flying at least through 2025. Sanctions imposed on Russia after it sent its troops into Ukraine in late February have prevented its airlines from obtaining spare parts or undergoing maintenance in the West.
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.
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.
Ford's been talking about trimming vehicle complexity for a while, the rhetoric getting more frequent since the beginning of the year. Ford Blue is the ICE-powered product side, as opposed to Ford Model E, the EV side, and Ford Pro, the commercial side. The product rationalization will not only be the long-lived event Farley describes, it will be drastic, according to comments from Ford CFO John Lawler.
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.
Actor Eddie Deezen is reportedly not competent to stand trial for allegedly burglarizing a nursing home because of a mental disorder. The actor, who played geeky Eugene Felsnic in the "Grease" musical films and Eddie in the 1980s sitcom " Punky Brewster," also has been transferred to the Maryland Department of Health for treatment, TMZ reported. The Maryland resident, 65, is considered a danger to himself and others and will remain under the health department's care until the court believes he no longer poses a threat, the site said, citing the commitment order.
Police in New Mexico and federal agencies were probing the murders of four Muslim men to determine if the killings, the latest of which happened on Friday evening, were linked while the state's governor described them as "targeted killings." Albuquerque Police Chief Harold Medina told reporters on Saturday that a "young man who is part of the Muslim community was murdered." Police in New Mexico had said earlier that the other three Muslim men murdered in the state's largest city in the past nine months appeared to have been targeted for their religion and race.
A power tool and hand tool manufacturer issued a recall for almost 1.4 million saws on Thursday following reports of consumer laceration injuries while using the product. DeWALT issued the recall for the 12-inch sliding compound miter saws after the company learned that the rear safety guard can break or detach, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The flaw can cause projectiles to hit users or bystanders and could also poses a laceration hazard for anyone who comes in direct contact with the blade.
Rollins student Joshua Laquis managed to wrangle a huge Burmese python, which was nearly 18 feet long. OK, the incoming senior had some help, and the reptile was 17 feet, 10 inches long, but we're giving props where they're due). The Winter Park man's adventure began two days before the start of this year's Florida Python Challenge, whose aim is to reduce the number of the invasive species in the Everglades.
These are the main requirements that will change and make the EV tax credits more restrictive: Country of final assembly needs to be the U.S. MSRP needs to be below $55,000 for cars, and below $80,000 for trucks and SUVs Battery material sourcing must be sourced from U.S. or free-trade partners, with phase-in starting in 2024 The final component of battery sourcing, coming in less than two years time, means no EVs will qualify for the credit, according to Bozella. Note that these are just requirements on the automaker end; the bill adds income requirements on the consumer that will make many high-earning Americans and joint filers ineligible for the tax breaks.
Henry County Police are searching for a man who they say stole equipment from a Home Depot -- but some Facebook users say he shouldn't be too hard to find. DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks] Police posted surveillance photos of the accused thief at the McDonough store on July 28. The photos have since slowly gone viral due to the man's uncanny resemblance to actor Bradley Cooper.
During his presidency, Trump wanted to hold a big military parade in the nation's capital. After attending France's Bastille Day celebration, he decided he wanted a lavish parade for the Fourth of July. A top general, however, told him it's a move that dictators make, an excerpt from an upcoming book said.
YouTube has demonetized two Jordan Peterson videos after the Canadian professor deliberately deadnamed Elliot Page and compared gender-affirming care to Nazi-era medical experimentation. Peterson, who describes himself as “anti-woke” and conservative-leaning, has profited off of his extremist homophobic and transphobic rhetoric for years. In June, Twitter suspended Peterson unless he agreed to delete his tweets misgendering actor Page, citing Twitter's policy against misgendering and deadnaming trans people as a form of harassment.
“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.”