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CURRENT EVENTS

Jun 12 12:01

Two-Tier Societies Are Emerging, With Dwindling Rights For The Unvaccinated

While the authorities keep saying that Covid-19 vaccination isn’t obligatory – at least, not yet – good luck trying to live a normal life without it. It’s clear the ostracization of those who haven’t had the jab is well underway.

Jun 12 11:30

'What kind of fan fiction comic book is this?' Time magazine is mocked for its fawning cover with wrinkle-free Biden in aviators 'taking on Putin' ahead of their meeting at Geneva summit

Time magazine's fawning cover of Joe Biden looking younger with Vladimir Putin in his aviator sunglasses is Twitter's newest meme playground, with the president's critics ripping into the publication.

Jun 12 11:29

Capitol physician finally LIFTS the mask mandate for fully-vaccinated members following Republican fury - and 85% of lawmakers have now had shots

Lawmakers can once again go mask-less on the floor of the House of Representatives ending a months-long tussle between Democrats and Republicans.

Jun 12 11:28

EXCLUSIVE: 'It's a problem here in Puerto Rico - not with Washington.' AOC's aunt says Trump is NOT to blame for lack of aid to the struggling island after the congresswoman bashed the former president for damage to her grandmother's home

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's angry tweet about her grandmother's damaged home in Puerto Rico and accusations about 'blocked' Hurricane Maria aid sparked a new storm – with one right-wing commentator starting a GoFundMe page that raised $104,000 to help her 'abuela'.

Jun 12 11:27

Biden administration RETURNS $2billion set aside for Trump's border wall despite the 674% increase in crossings in the last year

The Biden administration is returning $2 billion set aside for former President Donald Trump's signature border wall and calling on Congress to cancel other funding, despite a surge in people trying to cross illegally.

Jun 12 11:25

Don't krill me! Lobster diver is SWALLOWED whole by humpback and survives 30 seconds inside whale's mouth - before it spits him out in a jet of water

A lobster diver was swallowed whole by a hungry humpback whale - but lived to tell the tale because the creature didn't like how he tasted, and spat him back out.

Jun 12 11:25

Facebook FINALLY shuts dozens of human smuggling groups offering passage into the US for as little as $1,700

Facebook has been forced to shut down dozens of coyote groups after being blamed for fueling the border crisis as human smugglers use its platform to organize the passage of desperate migrants into the US in exchange for as little as $1,700.

Jun 12 11:23

Nancy now says she WON'T punish Ilhan Omar for comparing the US and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban and insists she has 'the right to make that point' after backlash from The Squad

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday she will take no further action against Rep. Ilhan Omar for comparing the US and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban - and insisted she has 'the right to make that point'.

Jun 12 11:23

Boy, 3, dies after falling 10-feet from his home's third-story window before being attacked by family's two pitbulls

A three-year old boy died after falling 10 feet from a rear window in his home in and then getting mauled by his family's two dogs in their backyard.

Jun 12 08:46

'Allahu Akhbar!': Pro-Palestinian protesters chant as they BURN Israeli flag in march through NYC that left diners shocked and saw 'blood' thrown at BlackRock offices

A group of pro-Palestinian protestors burned an Israeli flag outside of Rockefeller Center as they marched through the streets of midtown Manhattan while demonstrating over businesses with ties to Israel.

Jun 12 08:44

Real Pro at work (Picture)

Jun 12 08:44

Trump claims he has rejected multiple book offers and is instead working on something 'big' - ahead of headlining Mike Lindell's 'Free Speech' rally

Former President Donald Trump claims he has turned down two book deals as he is busy at work on a more important project.

Jun 12 08:43

Iranian tanker-warship transporting fast attack craft to Venezuela is also laden with MILLIONS of gallons of fuel in a ploy to get around sanctions, but US says it 'will take appropriate action'

An Iranian warship possibly en route to Venezuela that is believed to be carrying weapons and fast attack war craft, also could be transporting millions of gallons of fuel in a ploy to get around US sanctions.

Jun 12 08:35

Magic (Video)

Jun 12 08:35

'Telling my child they are oppressed is racist': Black Florida mom warns school board that critical race theory entrenches racist idea that 'whites are better than blacks'

A black Florida mother blasted critical race theory as racist, dangerous and claimed it will destroy America at a state Board of Education meeting.

Jun 12 07:48

Exactly! (Picture)

Jun 12 07:48

Humans will be able to reproduce on Mars say scientists as they learn sperm can survive on the Red Planet for up to 200 years

Humans will be able to reproduce on Mars because sperm can survive there for up to 200 years, scientists have found.

Jun 12 07:47

Yikes (Picture)

Jun 12 07:46

CDC calls urgent meeting to investigate 226 cases of heart inflammation in teen boys after having Pfizer or Moderna shots - just one week Israel reported a link and other health regulators launch probes

The CDC has called an urgent meeting regarding the higher-than-expected number of young men who have had heart inflammation after receiving the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines - just one week after Israel claimed it found a link between cases and the Pfizer shot.

Jun 12 07:45

Donald Trump's Justice Department also subpoenaed Microsoft to access congressional staffer's email account in a bid to expose leaker, tech giant reveals a day after DoJ's demands to Apple were exposed

Donald Trump's Justice Department secretly subpoenaed Microsoft to access a congressional staffer's email account in a bid to expose the leakers of classified information to the press.

Jun 12 07:43

Smiling Joe and Jill Biden meet the Queen at G7 royal reception attended by Kate, William, Charles and Camilla as the UK rolls out the red carpet for world leaders

President Joe Biden and Jill Biden joined The Queen and other senior members of the Royal Family for a posh party Friday night for the leaders of the G7.

Jun 12 07:40

Wembley will still have Euros crowds of at least 22,500 even if Freedom Day is delayed but fan zones are in doubt and pubs say any deal in lifting Covid rules could force them to close

Discussions have taken place in government over allowing more fans to attend
This will be for round of 16 games, as well as semi-finals and finals, up to 45,000

Jun 12 07:34

G7, Biden and Boris are ploughing millions into Cornish economy but summit has still gone down badly

FANS of the BBC’s Cornwall: This Fishing Life will know that mostly, it features disgruntled locals moaning about tourists and people who buy second homes in the area.

In one episode, I was particularly amused by a gnarled old chap who said that people from London come down and buy the fish he catches, fresh from his boat.

Jun 12 07:33

Bark of the net as UK’s cleverest dog tips England to beat Croatia

Willow gets a treat for every five she identifies. She also picks out shapes, including her favourite, the pentagon.

Weather symbols are also her thing but we didn’t need her to tell us it will be sunny.

Jun 12 07:19

L.A. Super Bowl Committee Awards Grant To Activists Organizing To Abolish L.A. School Police

The groups took part in a ceremony launching the Super Bowl LVI Legacy Program at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, which is set to host the big game in February as it returns to the L.A. area for the first time in 29 years. The event was emceed by Entertainment Tonight co-host Kevin Frazier and featured appearances by L.A. Rams coach Sean McVay and quarterback Matthew Stafford.NFL Commissioner Roger

Jun 12 07:18

AOC’s Alleged Aunt Disputes Claim Trump At Fault For Puerto Rico Aid Issues: ‘We Had The Assistance And It Didn’t Get To The People’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) alleged aunt disputed the far-left lawmaker’s recent claim that former President Donald Trump was responsible for the lack of aid in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria, saying in an interview that the problem was the Puerto Rican government, not politicians in Washington, D.C.

Jun 12 07:16

Bark of the net as UK’s cleverest dog tips England to beat Croatia

ENGLAND will beat Croatia in their Euro 2020 group opener tomorrow — according to the nation’s most intelligent dog.

Willow the wonder pooch can count to ten, spell her own name and identify shapes — and she has form for correctly predicting results of major events.

Jun 12 06:57

Whatever happened to social distancing? Emmanuel Macron raises eyebrows by being 'all over' Joe Biden at G7 in desperate bid to charm the US president

Emmanuel Macron has raised eyebrows by being 'all over' Joe Biden at the G7 summit in defiance of social distancing rules.

Jun 12 06:55

How it Started (Picture)

Jun 12 06:55

Caitlyn Jenner accuses Jimmy Kimmel of being transphobic for calling her 'Trump in a wig' and slams lack of outrage from the LGBTQ community

Caitlyn Jenner has accused Jimmy Kimmel of transphobia after the comedian called her 'Donald Trump in a wig' during Thursday's broadcast of his ABC late-night show.

Jun 12 06:53

Euro 2020 matchball delivered by remote controlled car as Italy take on Turkey leaving fans in stitches

EURO 2020 finally got underway - after the matchball was bizarrely delivered onto the pitch by a remote control car.

After a 12 month delay, the European Championship kicked off tonight as Turkey took on Italy.

Jun 12 06:53

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon and part-time DJ releases a cringeworthy new single called 'Learn to Love Me' ahead of calling all staff to return to the office

David Solomon, the CEO of Goldman Sachs, released a new single Friday under his musical alter ego, DJ D-Sol, and many are joking that the title, Learn to Love Me, is a dog whistle to employees who are returning to in-person work Monday.

Jun 12 06:52

Rashida Tlaib Blasted For Claiming ‘Freedom Of Speech Doesn’t Exist For Muslim Women In Congress’

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) claimed that Muslim women in Congress do not have “freedom of speech,” an assertion that was met with mockery and condemnation online.

Jun 12 06:46

Federal judge halts USDA program that bans white farmers saying lawsuit against it could be successful

A federal judge on Thursday halted the USDA loan forgiveness program exclusive to farmers of color, saying that a group of white farmers who have sued for discrimination over being banned from the government program have a good chance of winning.

Jun 12 06:45

'Oh my God, I'm in a whale's mouth': Lobster diver says he was 'swallowed' by humpback whale off Mass. coast but whale spit him out

A lobster diver says he is "bruised up" but doing all right after a humpback whale purportedly "swallowed" him off the coast of Massachusetts.

Michael Packard, 56, told the media he was 45 feet down when he ended up fully inside the huge whale's mouth, but the animal spit him back out after 30 seconds or so.

Jun 12 06:43

What you doin? (Comic)

Jun 12 06:18

When An Elephant Gives Birth (Video)

Jun 12 06:17

Tucker Carlson Slams 'Sinister' YouTube For Censoring Interview With Ex Harvard Doctor Who Said It May Be Harmful To Vaccinate Young Americans Who've Recovered From Covid And Have Antibodies - As CDC Calls Talks Over Links To Heart Problems

Tucker Carlson on Friday night attacked 'sinister' tech companies for taking down his interview with a respected doctor who said that vaccinating young people was risky and 'a colossal error in public health judgment'.

Jun 12 06:15

Now REMOVE Omar from committee: House Republicans who voted to oust Marjorie Taylor Greene demand Democrats impose same punishment on Ilhan Omar for likening Israel to Hamas and Taliban

The eight House Republicans who voted to oust Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committee assignments say Democrats should impose the same punishment on Ilhan Omar for her latest comments on Israel.

Jun 12 06:14

L'chaim to life! (Picture)

Jun 12 06:14

Even Thanksgiving is canceled! New Jersey school district yanks ALL holiday names off the calendar to avoid 'hurt feelings' as students can now get ready to gather with the family to celebrate ... 'Day Off'

A New Jersey school board has scrapped the names of all holidays from its calender to avoid 'hurt feelings' after backlash over renaming Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day.

Jun 12 06:12

2017 vs 2021 (Video)

Jun 12 06:12

Vladimir Putin laughs off Joe Biden's claim he's a 'killer' (but fails to deny it) and dismisses the US president as a 'career politician' while praising Donald Trump as 'extraordinary, talented and colorful'

Vladimir Putin burst into laugher when asked if he is a killer - and heaped praise on Donald Trump, before branding Joe Biden a career politician.

Jun 12 06:05

Wait what (Picture)

Jun 12 06:04

The French live better (Picture)

Jun 12 06:04

Investigation launched after three women reveal they were sexually assaulted by members of Christian sect 'People of Praise' that SCOTUS Justice Amy Coney Barrett belongs to

A fundamentalist Christian sect with close ties to the newest judge on the Supreme Court, Amy Coney Barrett, has hired law firms over claims it failed to properly investigate three claims of sex abuse against underage members.

Jun 12 06:03

Must be those damn phones! (Picture)

Jun 12 06:02

How Tequila is made. (Video)

Jun 12 06:02

Apple says subpoenas must now be limited to just 25 pieces of information - such as email addresses or phone numbers - after Trump administration was revealed to have requested 109 identifiers on congressmen during DoJ leak probe

Apple officials announced on Friday that they are limiting how much information they will provide federal prosecutors when they are served a subpoena.

Jun 12 05:52

An healthy snack (Picture)

Jun 12 05:51

Goodbye Gas ? (Picture)

Jun 12 05:51

NYT science reporter Don McNeil who was fired for using N-word reveals paper told Pulitzer committee he is NOT racist to secure their win - but now he fears they will scrub his name from credits

A former New York Times science editor forced out after using the n-word is now claiming the company defended him to the Pulitzer Prize committee in an effort to secure its award for his reporting on the COVID pandemic.

Jun 12 05:49

People vs Escalator (Video)

Jun 12 05:49

US house prices are being pushed up by pension funds that are outbidding middle class families and purchasing up to 24% of houses in some areas they then rent out

House prices in the United States are being pushed up by pension funds that are outbidding middle class families and purchasing up to 24% of houses in some areas they then rent out, according to a new report.

Jun 12 05:43

'He was on Facebook saying he wanted to kill women and children': Cop says man who shot dead grandmother and her one-year-old grandson could have been stopped if police were told of his postings, but 'You think a damn soul told us? NO'

A furious sheriff condemned the friends and family of a gunman who murdered a grandmother and her one year-old grandson for not reporting his bloodcurdling Facebook threats to kill.

Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw could not contain the anger in his voice as he hit out at friends and relatives of Timothy J. Wall, 55, a day after he killed a 69 year-old grandma and her toddler grandson at a Publix in Royal Palm Beach, Florida.

Wall is not believed to have known either of his victims, with cops currently treating the double-murder suicide as a horrific random attack.

Jun 12 05:40

'Telling my child they are oppressed is racist': Black Florida mom warns school board that critical race theory entrenches racist idea that 'whites are better than blacks'

A black Florida mother blasted critical race theory as racist, dangerous and claimed it will destroy America at a state Board of Education meeting.

Speaking at the meeting Thursday, Keisha King said: 'Just coming off of May 31, marking the 100 years [since] the Tulsa riots, it is sad that we are even contemplating something like critical race theory, where children will be separated by their skin color and deemed permanently 'oppressors' or 'oppressed' in 2021.'

'That is not teaching the truth,' said King, who has a child in the Duvall County school district, 'unless you believe that whites are better than blacks."

Jun 12 05:39

Biden to target China with push to have G7 allies call out its labor practices and will unveil global infrastructure plan to compete with Beijing's modern version of Silk Road

President Joe Biden will target China at Saturday's G7 session and push European allies to criticize Beijing's labor practices while unveiling his own global infrastructure plan to compete with Chinese might.

Jun 12 05:37

Firefighters use the Jaws of Life to save sex worker from TikTok stunt gone awry

A sex worker on TikTok who specialized in getting stuck had to get help from Michigan firefighters after getting stuck during a demonstration for her social media following.

Jun 12 05:37

Same goes for China. (Picture)

Jun 12 05:37

FBI tries to keep $86 MILLION in cash and millions of dollars in jewelry after raiding a Beverly Hills safety deposit box business 'used by criminals'

The FBI is fighting to keep $86 million in cash and millions of dollars worth of jewelry it confiscated while raiding a Beverly Hills safety deposit box business that was allegedly used by criminals, it has been revealed.

Jun 12 05:36

Biden, First Lady Reportedly Boot BBC TV Crew From Pub Garden, Take Their Table

But Biden and his wife didn’t do so well with the British Broadcasting

Jun 12 05:35

Yup (Video)

Jun 12 05:35

Father of police victim Michael Brown joins anti-BLM leadership movement as more chapters demand to know where $90MILLION is being spent after $3m property empire of Patrisse Cullors was exposed

The father of a black teen shot dead by police has joined-in demands to know what Black Lives Matter's $90 million funds have been used for after its co-founder's $3 million property portfolio was exposed.

Jun 12 05:33

No joint press conference for Putin and Biden: Joe REFUSES to stand next to Russian president for questions from the media after the pair meet for ‘candid’ talks next week, with the White House wary the meeting will throw up HUGE differences

President Joe Biden will hold a solo press conference after his meeting with Vladimir Putin next week, denying the Russian president the opportunity to stand by him and answer questions from the press.

Jun 12 05:29

WATCH: Vaccinated G7 Leaders Share Awkward Unmasked Elbow Bumps

The Group of 7 world leaders gathered Friday in Carbis Bay, England, for their first in-person summit in nearly two years after last year’s meeting was canceled due to the pandemic.

Jun 12 05:29

Report: McDonald’s Targeted By Hackers, Customer Data Breached In South Korea And Taiwan

According to the home of the Big Mac, the hackers were able to obtain “customer emails, phone numbers and addresses for delivery customers in South Korea and Taiwan,” as well as “employee information including names and contact information” in Taiwan.

Jun 12 05:28

Woman with the world's longest eyelashes breaks her own record with 8 inch eyelash 'gifted by Buddha'

You Jianzia, from China, had originally set the Guinness World Record in 2016 when her eyelash measured 4.88 inches (12.5 cm)

Jun 12 05:28

Organised mum shares how she removes rust stains from stainless steel using one common pantry staple

An Australian mum has shared how to remove rust from stainless steel
Carolina shared a video online and only used white vinegar to lift a sink stain
The vinegar was poured into the sink and left for a few hours before she returned

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