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Sep 21 09:55

'I have been holding onto too many things': Billionaire Ron Perelman says he wants a 'less leveraged business life' and sells nearly everything he owns as the pandemic rocks his business empire

Billionaire Ron Perelman has revealed that he is parting ways with numerous assets that he no longer uses or even wants in order to live a more simpler life as the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact his business empire.

Sep 21 09:51

Where's the next Covid-19 hotspot? Scientists predict cases will spread further down the North-East coast over the next fortnight and continue spreading in the Midlands and London

Covid-19 will continue spreading down the North East coast over the next fortnight and outbreaks will continue growing in the Midlands and London, scientists fear.
Imperial College London researchers, who predict hotspots in the future based on current data, believe Hartlepool and Scarborough will both be hotspots by the start of October.

Sep 21 09:47

Louisville federal buildings boarded up as city braces for decision on whether cops will face charges for Breonna Taylor's death

With a decision on whether or not to charge the police officers involved in Breonna Taylor's killing anticipated this week, some federal buildings have been boarded up and in-person hearings have gone remote in Louisville, Fox News reported.

Sep 21 09:46

Vet kills self hours before turning himself in to police after fatally shooting BLM protester. His attorney says killing was self-defense, slams trial by 'social media jockeys.'

Jake Gardner, the veteran and Nebraska bar owner charged in the fatal shooting of Black Lives Matter protester James Scurlock, is dead after committing suicide, his attorneys said.

Sep 21 09:44

Trump On SCOTUS Nomination: ‘Losing An Election Has Consequences’

As Democrats continue to assert that President Donald Trump should not move forward with a Supreme Court nomination until after the 2020 election, the president said “losing an election has consequences.”

Sep 21 09:43

DOJ Releases Details On Why 3 U.S. Cities Were Designated ‘Anarchist Jurisdictions’

The Department of Justice released details early on Monday morning explaining why three Democrat-controlled cities have been designated “anarchist jurisdictions.”

Sep 21 09:38

Social media shreds Jimmy Kimmel for joking about ICE deporting John Oliver during Emmy Awards

Social media castigated comedian and TV host Jimmy Kimmel on Sunday night following remarks he made about calling ICE on a fellow talk show host during the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards.

Sep 21 09:23

Judge halts Trump administration's order to remove Chinese-owned WeChat from app stores on grounds it would 'affect users' First Amendment rights'

A judge has blocked the Trump administration from requiring Apple and Google to remove Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat for downloads.

Sep 21 09:17

French carpenters raise a wooden truss as they painstakingly rebuild Notre Dame using 800-year-old techniques

A team of carpenters are using 800-year-old techniques to painstakingly rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral.

Sep 21 09:11

Names of EVERY passenger to have flown on Jeffrey Epstein's aircraft 'to be revealed "sparking panic among the pedophile's wealthy friends"'

Jeffrey Epstein's flight logs on his aircraft, including his 'Lolita Express' jet, have been subpoenaed, sparking fear among the rich and famous who partied with the pedophile.

The Attorney General in the US Virgin Islands, where the billionaire had a home and is said to have carried out many of his horrific crimes, has demanded to see the logs which document the passengers on his aircraft.

The logs on his four helicopters and three planes span from 1998 until his suicide in prison last year.

Sep 21 09:04

Coronavirus Victoria: Treasury economist resigns in protest at ‘police state’

A former economist at the Victorian Treasury Department has quit his job in protest at Daniel Andrews’ “police state”, penning a devastating op-ed slamming the government’s coronavirus response.

Sanjeev Sabhlok, who moved to Melbourne from India in 2001, resigned last week after being asked to remove a number of inflammatory social media posts criticising the state government.

Mr Sabhlok runs a blog and has a Twitter account with more than 3000 followers where he has railed against COVID-19 lockdowns, and in some cases called for politicians responsible to be jailed.

“These monsters need to be tried for crimes against humanity and shot,” Mr Sabhlok said in one post earlier this month, responding to a tweet by UK conservative commentator Suzanne Evans criticising a Labour MP in that country.

Sep 21 09:01

Second AstraZeneca volunteer reportedly suffers rare neurological condition, but UK company says it’s not related to vaccine

The first participant of the British trials – which are being conducted in conjunction with Oxford University – fell ill after receiving one dose of the experimental vaccine in July.

The female volunteer was later diagnosed with transverse myelitis, a rare inflammatory disease that affects the spinal cord, causing weakness, sensory alterations, and autonomic nervous-system dysfunction. The company’s spokeswoman later told the media the volunteer had undiagnosed multiple sclerosis, and the trials resumed.

The second female recipient of the vaccine suffered complications after the follow-up dose in September. AstraZeneca didn’t confirm her diagnosis, but a source told the New York Times it was also transverse myelitis.

Sep 21 08:55

First black woman to win Booker prize Bernadine Evaristo reveals she struggled with racial identity as a child and would cross the road to avoid being seen with her 'very dark-skinned' father

The first black woman to win a Booker prize, Bernadine Evaristo, has revealed that she struggled with racial identity as a child.

Sep 21 08:54

Man, 66, tells how he escaped serial killer Dennis Nilsen who bought him dinner and invited him back to his flat when he missed last train home

A man has told how he had a lucky escape after serial killer Dennis Nilsen befriended him when he missed the last train home.

Sep 21 08:50

Furious New Yorkers paint a giant BLM-style 'f*** Cuomo and de Blasio' mural onto a Brooklyn street amid surge in crime in the city

New Yorkers sent a blunt message to their governor and mayor this weekend - by painting 'F*** Cuomo and de Blasio' in giant letters down a Brooklyn street.

The offensive graffiti appeared at around 1am on Saturday morning and stretched for almost an entire city block in a style similar to city-endorsed projects supporting the Black Lives Matter.

Earlier this summer NYC mayor Bill de Blasio approved BLM street murals at five city locations - which fast became a target for vandalism.

Sep 21 08:34

Tyranny In America

Sep 21 08:34

Growing Up In 2020. (Picture)

Sep 21 08:33

Iran Says America Is Facing 'Maximum Isolation' As World Powers Dismiss US Claim That UN Sanctions Against The Country Are Back In Force

Iran said Sunday its arch-foe the United States is facing 'maximum isolation' after major powers dismissed a unilateral US declaration that UN sanctions on Tehran were back in force.

Sep 21 08:31

Michelangelo's unfinished £100m masterpiece could be sold to save 150 gallery jobs at Royal Academy of Arts

IT’S the unfinished Michelangelo masterpiece that experts reckon may be worth up to £100million.

Sep 21 08:25

Trump has closed the gap with Biden to just two points in 'must-win' swing state of Florida, new poll finds

A new poll suggests the race for the White House between Democratic nominee Joe Biden and President Donald Trump is getting closer in the battleground state of Florida with just a 2 point gap between the two candidates.

Sep 21 08:25

'If he holds a vote in 2020, we pack the court in 2021': Democrats threaten radical move to pack Supreme Court with extra justices if Trump's nomination goes through and they take the White House and the Senate

Democrats have threatened to pack the Supreme Court if Donald Trump's nomination gets confirmed ahead of the election, following the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Sep 21 08:23

One day... (Picture)

Sep 21 08:23

Trump bragged to Bob Woodward that he had broken 'every record' on appointing judges and only George Washington had appointed more

Donald Trump has boasted that he has broken 'every record' on the appointment of judges, stating that only George Washington did more 'because he appointed 100 per cent'.

Sep 21 08:20

The Senate race that could sway the Supreme Court confirmation: Arizona contest between GOP Rep. Martha McSally and Democrat Mark Kelly may give either party the crucial vote in the nomination process

Democrats and Republicans are closely monitoring the U.S. Senate special election in Arizona, which could decide how and when the vacant US Supreme Court seat is filled.

Sep 21 08:16

AOC and Chuck Schumer blast Mitch McConnell's 'blatant, nasty hypocrisy' over the Supreme Court pick and claim equality will 'go down the drain' if Trump gets his nominee before the election

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer have united to blast Mitch McConnell's 'blatant, nasty hypocrisy' over the Supreme Court pick and to urge voters to pressure GOP senators into delaying Donald Trump's nominee until after the election.

Sep 21 08:14

Lindsey Graham says he now supports Trump on confirming SCOTUS pick - contradicting comments he made in 2016 AND 2018 that a nominee should not be considered in an election year

Lindsay Graham has said he now supports Donald Trump in confirming a Supreme Court pick - contradicting comments he made in 2016 and 2018 that a nominee should not be considered in an election year.

Sep 21 08:13

Nancy Pelosi refuses to rule out impeaching Trump to stall a Supreme Court nomination as she accuses him of using SCOTUS vacancy to try to 'crush the affordable care act'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday refused to rule out pushing forward a privileged impeachment resolution that would have the effect of eating up Senate floor time and potentially stalling a Supreme Court nomination.

Sep 21 08:11

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 87, spent her final weeks devoted to family, friends, opera and her legal cases which she continued to work right up until her death

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's final weeks have been described by friends and relatives, who told of her remarkable vigor, and their shock at her death on Friday.

Sep 21 08:08

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Sep 21 08:07

Protesters Gather Outside Mitch McConnell's Kentucky Home To Demand He Stop Pushing Forward With SCOTUS Pick Following Death Of RBG

Protesters gathered outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's home on Saturday to demand he stop pushing forward with a new SCOTUS pick following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Sep 21 08:04

Food Truck Owner Shares How Much GrubHub Deducted From Earnings to Encourage People Not to Use Delivery Apps

It's no secret that coronavirus and subsequent lockdowns have been devastating for the restaurant industry. In most states, dine-in establishments have been forced to close their doors, and even after the country begins to reopen, restaurants will have to abide by social distancing rules and keep many tables empty. Food trucks have also faced a significant decline in traffic as people stay home.

Sep 21 08:04

Joe Biden calls for Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee to be WITHDRAWN if he loses the election in November

Former Vice President Joe Biden appealed to Senate Republicans Sunday not to allow President Trump to 'jam' through' a Supreme court pick – and said if he himself wins in November, it should be he who gets to make the selection.

Sep 21 08:02

Thousands gather at vigils for RBG across the country as Democrats bring in more than $100million in donations and the parties go to war over the nomination

Thousands of mourners have gathered at vigils across America to pay their respects to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday after a battle with pancreatic cancer sparking a bitter war between Republicans and Democrats over her Supreme Court replacement.

Sep 21 08:01

Tropical Storm Beta heads towards Texas and Louisiana with 10million Americans given storm warnings for flooding and surges amid fears of up to 15 inches of rain along the Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Beta steamrolled through the Gulf of Mexico with forecasts of flooding, heavy rainfall and storm surges expected to inundate Southern states, leaving more than 10 million American under storm warnings.

Sep 21 07:58

CDC updates its guidance to warn coronavirus IS airborne and can spread through breathing with infected particles lingering in the air

The US Centers for Disease Control has admitted for the first time that coronavirus is airborne as it updated its guidelines on how the virus spreads.

Sep 21 07:48

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Tells Her Followers To "Fight From The Streets" To Block Trump SCOTUS Nomination

The announcement of the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday night sent shockwaves through the nation, primarily because her passing opens up the opportunity for President Donald Trump to appoint an unprecedented third judge to the High Court in his first term.

Sep 21 07:48

Spirit Airlines flight attendant threatens to call police on passenger wearing 'illegal' stars and stripes neck gaiter as a face mask 'because it doesn't have two layers of cloth'

A Spirit Airlines flight attendant has threatened to call police on a passenger who was wearing a neck gaiter as a face covering, claiming it was 'illegal' because it did not have two layers of cloth.

Sep 21 07:47

'Terror has robbed us of judgement and fear has beaten facts': Bolt

On Monday, Premier Andrews said it was "a great day" as Victoria recorded only 11 new coronavirus infections and two deaths overnight.

“This is not just a good day, this is a great day,” the premier said.

Mr Bolt said while the deaths are tragic, "do we really lock up a millions of other people, particularly in Victoria, for 22 hours a day ... at such a human cost, at such a financial cost to stop someone in their one-hundreds from getting the virus".

"This does not make sense," he said.

Sep 21 07:41

Joe Biden maintains 8-point lead over Donald Trump in new poll - with those planning to vote by mail backing the former VP three-to-one

Former Vice President Joe Biden holds an eight-point lead over President Donald Trump in a new poll that has the president's approval rating underwater and Biden running up a huge lead among mail-in voters.

Sep 21 07:38

Trump accuses Virginia's Gov. Ralph Northam of wanting to legalize the post-birth 'execution' of infants in barrage of morning tweets before hitting the golf course - as early voting kicks off across the state

President Donald Trump went on a Sunday morning tweet storm before heading to his Virginia golf course – making an incendiary charge at the state's governor after huge lines of early voters in the states.

Sep 21 07:38

Bizarre moment Nancy Pelosi blurts out 'Good Morning, Sunday morning' after being asked about impeaching Trump over Supreme Court vote during ABC interview

Nancy Pelosi appeared to lost her train of thought and randomly blurted out 'Good morning, Sunday morning' during an interview on ABC's This Week.

Sep 21 07:36

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