Democratic Presidential Candidates Vie For The Teachers’ Vote

Ten National Education Association forum included former Vice President Joe Biden, former Housing Secretary Julián Castro, Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.), Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (Texas), Rep. Tim Ryan (Ohio), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.). Though questions over school have dogged Biden and Harris in the past week, neither was asked about the topic. Only Castro was asked explicitly about the issue. He called for investments in “tools like voluntary busing” and also emphasized the need to address housing segregation. “I know from firsthand experience the impact of growing up in segregated school districts. The challenge is that today we’re still grappling with so many of the same issues,” …

Nicaraguan Man Dies While In Border Patrol Custody In Arizona

Customs and Border Protection custody died early Friday morning, the agency The 52-year-old man was among 36 people from Central America who surrendered to Border Patrol agents west of Sasabe, Arizona, according to a CBP statement. Immigration officials were processing the group at a facility in Tuscon. The agency did not provide the man’s name. died while in custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Texas. ICE officials found the Honduran man, 30-year-old Yimi Alexis Balderramons-Torres, unresponsive in his detention cell on Sunday. He was taken to a Houston hospital, where he was pronounced dead. according to a tally by CNN. “I think the Border Patrol has done an incredible job,” Trump said. “I’ve seen some of those places, and …

Trump Blames Rain For His Comment About Airports In The Revolutionary War

nonsensical comments during his “Our Army manned the air, it rammed the ramparts, it took over airports, it did everything it had to do,” Trump said in his remarks at the Lincoln Memorial on Thursday. “And at Fort McHenry, under the rockets’ red glare, had nothing but victory. When dawn came, the star-spangled banner waved defiant.”  When asked on Friday about the glaring mistake, Trump “When you’re standing in front of millions and millions of people on television, and I don’t know what the final count was, but that went all the way back to the Washington Monument,” he told reporters on the White House lawn. “And I guess the rain knocked out the teleprompter, but I knew the speech …

Proud Boys Clash With Flag Burning Protesters Outside Trumps Independence Day Rally

Proud Boys group clashed with protesters Thursday during demonstrations before President Donald Trump’s Independence Day event in Washington, D.C. The Independent reported. according to CNN. Two people were arrested and two officers sustained minor injuries while attempting arrests, the U.S. Secret Service announced The Proud Boys, who are identified as a hate group by planned and hosted violent pro-Trump rallies in the past. Several are facing charges of rioting and assault after military displays, its extravagant cost that required redirecting injecting politics into a traditionally nonpolitical event. The Proud Boys fight broke out before Trump began speaking. resulted in the injury of conservative writer Andy Ngo. Another so-called “ Download Join HuffPost Plus Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival …

‘A haven’: New York sees rise in women traveling across state line for abortions

A growing number of women are travelling for abortions amid tightening restrictions and access to services across the country When Courtney Buckman made the difficult decision to have an abortion, the obvious solution should have been to go to her nearest abortion clinic in Montana. In fact the most practical option for Buckman was to have the procedure nearly 2,000 miles away from home in New York. Buckman is one of a growing number of women who are travelling to New York for abortions amid tightening restrictions and access to services across the country. Under the Trump administration, 27 abortion bans have been signed so far this year across 12 US states including in Georgia, Ohio, Kentucky, Alabama, Missouri and …

Juice WRLD: ‘There is just so much trash in rap’

With a US No 1 album, Jarad Higgins is the man taking emo rap overground and he owes it all to fancying a goth girl at school Death Race for Love, will be at No 1 in the US charts. This weekend, he plays alongside Cardi B, Travis Scott and Future at Londons SoundCloud rap also-ran to chart-busting mainstream name. Exploring anxiety and unrequited romance over booming trap beats and minor-chord guitars, he has won a fanbase raised in an internet era in which genre tribalism has been dissolved. Tracks such as his Sting-sampling 2018 breakout hit Lucid Dreams have earned him billions of streams and the approval of Alicia Keys, who covered it at this years Grammys. Not that …

John Cameron Mitchell Rips Into Madonna: ‘I See No Soul There’

Madonna.  an IndieWire interview published Wednesday, the actor and filmmaker lambasted the Queen of Pop for having “no soul” and being desperate “to remain relevant” four decades into her record-breaking career.   one-time rival, Cyndi Lauper.  “I see no soul there, and it’s all about herself,” he added, referring to Madonna. “I appreciate that she spoke up about AIDS and queer people, but there was also a kind of appropriation. I don’t know. I feel like she’s a user. [People] see a sort of desperation in her. She’s trying to remain relevant.” have cited Madonna as an He deemed Spears’ work as “blow-up doll stuff, which is an even worse example of a gay icon.” He said he admired Gaga’s “activism and eclecticism,” but added, …

Donald Trump is staging a 4th of July takeover

(CNN)The reality TV president wasn’t made for PBS and the Fourth of July will prove it yet again. And the biggest fireworks display anyone can remember. The regular fireworks launch point had to be moved to accommodate President Donald Trump’s new “Salute to America” event at the Lincoln Memorial. That, coupled with military flyovers, means DC airspace will be closed for more than two hours, when in normal years it isn’t closed at all.

Bringing a ‘sort of impossible’ novel to life

The novel is Yann Martel’s Life of Pi, which tells the story of an Indian boy who is stranded on a lifeboat with a tiger in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. It won the Booker Prize in 2002 and has sold more than 15 million copies. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lolita Chakrabarti has adapted the novel for the stage “Loads of people said to me, ‘Oh, my God, how are you going to do that?’” says writer Lolita Chakrabarti, who has adapted the book for the stage. “I was like, ‘It’s just theatre!’ And as it’s gone on, and I’ve seen what an enormous story it is, and how theatrically challenging it is, I’ve got more and …

Man jailed for shooting great-grandson dead

Grannon admitted possessing an air rifle without holding a firearms certificate, along with the charge of manslaughter by gross negligence. The youngster was shot by Grannon from a few feet away at a family gathering at the pensioner’s house, prosecutor John Elvidge QC told the court. More stories across Yorkshire Image caption The boy was shot in the abdomen with the air rifle, but died later from the injuries Mr Justice Lavender told Grannon: “You ended a young life and you brought lifelong grief and misery to his parents and to the whole of his family.” He said: “What you did was obviously a very dangerous thing to do. Why on Earth did you do it?” The court heard how …

‘I had two abortions in seven months’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSam says she fears she may never be able to afford children UK attitudes towards abortion are becoming more liberal, a poll suggests. Sam says financial worries were a driving force in her choice to terminate her pregnancies. And several women the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme has spoken to say the same. “I knew that there was no way I could have a child. There was no way that I would be able to afford it,” says Sam, who shared with the programme details of her abortions, which some may find distressing. When she became pregnant, she says, she knew straightaway she would not have the baby. Image caption Sam says she …

Alcohol v cannabis: Which one is worse?

Report End of Instagram post by snoopdogg Image Copyright snoopdogg snoopdogg It’s thought Snoop posted the photo to try to show that alcohol is worse for you than cannabis. They both can affect the body and mind differently depending on the person. But is one worse than the other? How does cannabis affect you? Cannabis is the most widely used illegal drug in the UK and research shows 10% of regular cannabis users become addicted to it, according to the NHS. Nikki Thorne from Addaction, a service helping young people who’ve misused drugs and alcohol, believes the “mental impact” of cannabis is the most dangerous part. “We increasingly encounter young people, who’ve started using cannabis to self-medicate when they are …

A driver caught on video dragging a deputy with his car during a traffic stop is facing an attempted murder charge

(CNN)A Florida man is facing a charge of attempted murder after body camera and dashcam video showed him dragging a sheriff’s deputy with his car during a traffic stop. But things turn sour when Blais asks Rudolph if he has any marijuana in the vehicle before telling him to turn off his vehicle. Instead, Rudolph throws the car in drive as the deputy hangs out of the window screaming for the driver to stop. Rudolph briefly stops and Blais points a gun at him ordering him to stop the car before Rudolph pulls off again toward a highway. Dashcam video shows the deputy fall off of the vehicle as it speeds away. The sheriff’s office searched for Rudolph following the …

Taylor Swift laments ‘worst case’ sale of back catalogue to mogul Scooter Braun

Brauns Ithaca Holdings acquires Big Machine Label Group, prompting singer to write on Tumblr sale is worse than worst nightmares Taylor Swift on Sunday lamented the sale of her catalogue to the manager and mogul a scathing Tumblr post that she was sad and grossed out that her music now belongs to a man she accuses of subjecting her to years of incessant and manipulative bullying. This is my worst case scenario, Swift announced on Sunday that it is acquiring Big Machine Label Group, which released all of Swifts studio albums and owns her masters. Swift said she learned of the sale the same day. Swift left Big Machine and signed with Universal in November because, she said, she knew …