Joe Biden Tells Trump: Release Your Tax Returns Or Shut Up

Joe Biden lashed out at Hunter. a campaign stop in Columbus, Ohio, when he demanded of the president:  The president, in a call on July 25 while military funds were being withheld, had asked Ukraine officials to investigate impeachment inquiry being conducted by House Democrats. Biden then addressed the president directly: “Mr. President, you want to talk about corruption. I’ve released 21 years of my tax returns. I entered as one of the poorest men in Congress, left one of the poorest men in government, in Congress and as vice president. I made no money while I was in there other than my salary. Biden then offered a theory on why the president has spent so much time going after him. “The …

‘BOOM, suddenly 14.99 less rich!’

9:30 Image copyright Olivia Davies 10:50 As I’ve got nothing to do until work, I had a quick browse online to do a little bit of TLC. As every girl knows, we’ve got this obsession to keep on top of our eyebrows, lashes, skin, and body, so I thought this extra time was a good excuse to treat myself! I ended up buying Bondi Sands everyday gradual tanning milk as everyone knows how much easier this is than trying to get that perfect streak-free finish with instant tan at 23:00. I also bought myself some facial wax strips! Being a dark-haired girl, the moustache and mono brow is always there. I got these products through Pretty Little Thing, where I’ve …

A Brexit message to UK from Central Europe

Bratislava: Slovak Liberal MP Katarina Csefalvayova Avoid ‘hard Brexit’: “Of course we respect the decision taken by the British people. I have to say first that we are terribly sorry, here in Slovakia, that the UK is leaving us. I think that it will damage both the EU and the UK. “It’s in the best interest of all to make this divorce as amicable as possible and to avoid a hard Brexit. Any bad feelings and any tariffs or visas or other obstacles will have a very bad effect on both our economies and the lives of the people on both sides.” Image caption Independent Liberal MP Katarina Csefalvayova is head of the foreign affairs committee in Slovakia’s national parliament …

Robert Downey Jr. talks to the animals in first ‘Doolittle’ trailer

(CNN)Robert Downey Jr. is the doctor who can talk to the animals in the first look at his next movie, “Doolittle.” The movie was originally titled “The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle,” but was renamed by Universal and moved from its original April 12, 2019, release date to January 17, 2020. “Traffic” director Stephen Gaghan is directing alongside Joe Roth, Jeff Kirschenbaum and Downey Jr.’s wife, Susan Downey, who are producing. The film also features Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Tom Holland, Ralph Fiennes, Emma Thompson, Octavia Spencer and Kumail Nanjiani. It’s Downey Jr.’s first big project following “Avengers: Endgame.” Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

How two firefighters and a bottle of nail polish cheered up a scared little girl after a car accident

(CNN)Two firefighters in Utah are melting hearts after they let a child give them purple manicures to help keep her calm after a car accident. “Within minutes, the child was calmly paining their nails and had forgotten about the accident she had just experienced,” the department said. “Great job Chief Hadley and Captain Lloyd for providing awesome customer service to one of our young citizens.” CNN called the department for more details on the incident but did not receive an answer. Fire Chief Mark Becraft commended the two firefighters on exemplifying the values of the department, including safety, compassion and customer service. “Kudos to these great guys that serve our community, it’s just the little things that make a huge …

Pennsylvania teacher on leave without pay after racist tirade recorded by parent

(CNN)A female teacher at a Pennsylvania middle school is on administrative leave after she could be heard on video calling a black man the “N-word” and using other racist language after a fender bender in the school parking lot. He confirmed the woman in the video uses the N-word and a derogatory remark that is offensive to the LGBTQ community toward a parent after a minor accident in the parking lot. The Upper Darby School District is in a residential suburb of Philadelphia. According to the district, the student population of its schools is increasingly diverse: 46.6% are African American, 31.76% are white, 14.4% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 5.62% are Hispanic and 1% are other. The video, posted on Facebook, appears …

Defense Secretary: U.S. Tried To ‘Dissuade’ Turkey From Invading Northern Syria

During an appearance on CBS’s “Face The Nation,” Esper said the U.S. tried to persuade Turkey not to move forward with the military incursion against the Kurds. He claimed Trump ordered U.S. forces to withdraw because Turkey refused to stand down. “You said you’re doing this for U.S. force protection,” Brennan said. “Those armies are advancing after the U.S. had already pulled back, after the U.S. Air Force that had controlled the airspace stopped doing so.” Esper, appointed by Trump to lead the Pentagon in June, said he does. “Well, I don’t know whether they would or they wouldn’t,” Esper said. “Despite our protestations, despite the fact that we urged the Turks not to do this, they decided to do …

Splinter’s Parent Company Tells Staffers Not To Write About Site’s Demise

Some big news hit the media world Thursday when G/O Media, the new owner of the former Gizmodo Media Group, announced that it would be shutting down 2-year-old news and opinion site Splinter. But at least one large news organization didn’t find the shutdown all that newsworthy: G/O Media itself. In an email to staffers obtained by HuffPost, Paul Maidment, the media group’s editorial director, instructed editors not to publish posts about Splinter’s demise.  “I see no compelling reason for any of our sites to be writing about the decision to cease publishing Splinter,” Maidment wrote. “There is already external coverage, LeadPR will handle our external communications, and this is a time to be respectful of colleagues who have just …

Irish PM: Difficult to get Brexit deal by deadline

“[They] are saying that’s a concession and of course it isn’t really,” he added. Image Copyright @eucopresident @eucopresident Report Report Irish Foreign Minister Coveney said there was a “lot of misinformation” being reported and that his government and the EU were “working flat out” to achieve a Brexit deal. Last week, the UK published new proposals designed to replace the backstop in the original withdrawal agreement, which would have kept the UK in a temporary customs territory with the EU. Mr Johnson had rejected the backstop as “anti-democratic”, putting forward a plan to take the whole of the UK out of the customs union. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA new Brexit deal is possible but cannot …

Bob Dudley rescued BP from its Deepwater Horizon crisis. His successor may have an even bigger challenge

London (CNN Business)Bob Dudley, the American chief executive who rescued BP from its Deepwater Horizon disaster, is stepping down. “During his tenure [Dudley] has led the recovery from the Deepwater Horizon accident, rebuilt BP as a stronger, safer company and helped it re-earn its position as one of the leaders of the energy sector,” Lund added. Regarded as one of the worst oils spills in history, the Deepwater Horizon incident is expected to cost BP nearly $62 billion in litigation and clean-up costs. BP expects to be paying for the damage for another 15 years. Oil from the spill continues to leak into the Gulf of Mexico. BP’s shares have bounced 60% from a low hit in June 2010, but …

Why a row over jets could raise the cost of whisky

The US is big business for the Scotch whisky industry. The value of exports from the UK has grown from £280m in 1994 to more than £1bn last year, according to HMRC. And for the last 25 years, selling Scotch whisky to the US has been tariff-free. This means that US businesses have not had to pay an import tax on Scotch shipped from the UK. Single malt Scotch whisky targeted by US tariffs US set to impose tariffs on $7.5bn of EU exports in Airbus row WTO warns trade wars threaten living standards and jobs For Ms Dillon, America was the next major market Speyside Distillers wanted to conquer. The maker of Spey single malt currently exports about 10% …

Harry Potter and the famous name

Image copyright Kris Bramwell “I’ve tweeted about my name before and it’s proved popular amongst people that follow me but that’s it. That Twitter account is for work. The stuff about my name is just a side thing.” Report End of Twitter post by @abbiejones86 Image copyright Harry Potter Image caption Harry says his colleagues have tried to make his academic work more interesting in the past Having a famous namesake does have its advantages though. When Harry was six, his family moved to Devon and someone from a local newspaper came to photograph him dressed as the famous wizard and gave him a book. He and his family were given a trip on the Hogwarts Express as a result …

Wrightbus loaned 2.5m by Invest NI last June

The group’s parent company, Cornerstone Group, also made donations of more than £15m to a related religious charity over a six-year period. Some workers have expressed concern that weakened the business. Politicians have also asked why Invest NI was giving grants to Wrightbus at the same time its parent was making big donations. Invest NI said that once the dividends were paid to Cornerstone, it was “a matter for directors of Cornerstone as to how they are put to use. “Invest NI neither currently, nor in the past, has had any support agreements with Cornerstone. Therefore the quantum or timing of any payments by Cornerstone are not a matter over which we have any control.” Cornerstone made a loss of …