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Live updates: Trump touts unity after meeting with Republicans

UPDATE: Trump speaks about abortion NEW: Trump surprised Taylor Swift didn’t support him, lawmaker says Former President Trump is meeting with Republicans in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. He is huddling with House Republicans in the morning, then is set to meet with GOP senators at 12:30 p.m. It will be Trump’s first meeting with lawmakers since he was convicted on 34 felony counts in New…

Jessica Shannon Seeks Potential Sperm Donor In Brother-in-Law Josh!

Jessica Shannon is in the market for a sperm donor. Amidst all of the drama on Mama June: Family Crisis, the titular family in question continues to grow and change. Jessica and her partner are contemplating becoming parents. They’ll need a sperm donor to make that happen. But brother-in-law Josh Efird, who already fathered several of Jessica’s nieces and nephews, might be an odd choice….

Luke Newton Dating Gorgeous Dancer: Meet ‘Bridgerton’ Star’s Girlfriend

Who is Luke Newton dating? Bridgerton fans hoped that Nicola Coughlan’s off-screen boyfriend would be Luke Newton, who portrays her man Colin Bridgerton on the Netflix hit. But on-screen romances seldom translate to real-life relationships. Besides, Luke Newton has a girlfriend, and her name is Antonia Roumelioti. Luke Newton attends the “Bridgerton” Season 3 launch on the grounds of Milton Park Country House on April…

Tragic vid shows ‘world’s saddest bear’ look emaciated after ‘living on bread & veg at skint zoo that can’t afford...

TRAGIC footage has captured the “world’s saddest bear” looking emaciated after living on just bread and vegetables for over a decade. Visitors were left horrified after seeing the plight of the black bear at Jiulongtan Scenic Area Zoo in Panzhou, China. The skinny black bear was seen in its enclosure in a zoo in Panzhou, ChinaAsiaWire The starving bear was barely able to move after…

Moment sunbed hoggers get just desserts after towels are drenched by early morning cleaners with HOSES in Tenerife

EARLY bird sunbed hoggers got their comeuppance when hotel cleaners drenched their towels with hoses. The hilarious footage was captured by a disgruntled fellow guest in Tenerife as holiday hotspots brace themselves for a fresh season of sunbed wars. The hotel cleaners showered the entire outside area early in the morning – drenching the sunbed hoggers towels A fellow hotel guest filmed the funny scenes…

Trump says Taylor Swift shouldn’t endorse Biden because he ‘doesn’t know how to get off a stage’

Former President Donald Trump questioned how Taylor Swift could support President Joe Biden. Kara Durrette/Getty Images; David Becker/Getty Images Donald Trump questioned why Taylor Swift would support President Joe Biden. The former president made his comments during what was billed as a policy discussion with House Republicans. Swift endorsed Biden in 2020. She hasn’t made an endorsement in the 2024 race. Former President Donald Trump…

Bill on proposed Orlu State provocative – Ohanaeze youths urge NASS to stay action

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has described as unacceptable the proposal to create Orlu State out of the present Imo State. It could be recalled that the bill, sponsored by Hon. Ugochinyere Ikeagwuonu, member representing Ideato Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, has already passed first reading. But addressing journalists in Enugu on Thursday, the National President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo…

Troops raid IPOB/ESN training camp in Abia

The Nigeria Army said troops on clearance operations, in the early hours of Wednesday, 12 June, 2024, in conjunction with a Task Force Tactical Patrol Squad, conducted a raid on a training camp of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its armed wing, the Eastern Security Network (ESN) located in Ihechiowa community of Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia State. In a statement on…

Nerve-wracking moment plane is forced to ABORT landing at flood-stricken Palma airport during devastating Majorca floods

THIS is the dramatic moment the pilot of a packed passenger jet aborts his landing during the storm that brought chaos to Majorca’s Palma Airport. He was a split-second from touching down on the sodden tarmac when he decided instead to head back towards the skies for the safety of those on board. Solarpix A plane appears to be approaching a tarmac at Palma airport[/caption]…

Moment maniac Russian soldier drives flaming ‘chariot of fire’ across battlefield after being hit by kamikaze drone

A MANIAC Russian solider has driven his ‘chariot of fire’ tank across the battlefield in Ukraine. Shocking footage shows a Russian soldier, only known as Grisha, engulfed in a flaming tank after he was hit by a Ukrainian FPV drone. East2West A Russian soldier drove a tank engulfed in flames across the field after he was hit by a Ukrainian kamikaze drone[/caption] East2West The tank,…

Revolut Secures 10-Year Lease in Canary Wharf, Enhancing its Commitment to London

Revolut, the pioneering financial technology company, has signed a 10-year lease for office space in the heart of Canary Wharf, signifying a significant boost for the prestigious financial district. The company will occupy the top four floors of the newly refurbished 30 South Colonnade, now rebranded as YY London. Subject to planning permission, the building will feature two prominent Revolut logos, with a move-in date…

Climate protesters tackled on field, arrested at Congressional Baseball Game

Eight climate protesters were arrested at Wednesday’s Congressional Baseball Game after running onto the field. The protesters were tackled by U.S. Capitol Police and were charged with federal charges, including Interference with a Member of the U.S. Capitol Police, according to a statement from authorities. The protest was organized by a self-described “youth-led group.” Climate Defiance took credit for the incident and was vocal for…

Group backs Tinubu over moves to ensure LG autonomy

A northern Nigeria group, Arewa Think Tank (ATTK), has thrown its weight behind President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s moves to ensure local governments enjoy financial autonomy in his administration. President Tinubu recently criticised state governors for what he termed an overbearing influence on the administration of local government councils in the country. Muhammad Alhaji Yakubu, the Chief Convener of ATTK, noted in a statement that issues…

Brit kayaker dead & 2 rescued after ‘getting into difficulty’ in French river as helicopter launched in desperate search

A BRITISH kayaker has died after getting into trouble in a French river. The man, in his 50s, was kayaking with a group when his flipped over and he got into difficulty. Shutterstock The man was kayaking in the river Durance in France[/caption] Emergency crews launched a search operation after reports of kayakers “in difficulty in the river” near Briançon, southeastern Frace, on Tuesday afternoon….

China became the world’s factory by selling cheap goods. This strategy won’t work for EVs.

A large number of Chinese-made cars and construction machinery are gathering at the port of Yantai, waiting to be loaded for export. Costfoto/NurPhoto/Getty Images China, the world’s factory, is known for producing affordable goods quickly. But China EV makers shouldn’t leverage on their price advantage in the long run as it’s not sustainable, said a Bain consultant. The EU will impose up to 48.1% tariffs…

Judd Nelson Passed on Brat Pack Documentary Movie: Here’s Why

Judd Nelson declined to be part of the Brat Pack documentary movie, Brats. The actor’s contemporaries and costars from that era, from the legendary Molly Ringwald to beloved A-lister Demi Moore, have made different choices regarding the doc. When it came to Judd Nelson, the actor “politely declined” to be a part of it. Yes, he was part of the Brat Pack — but he…

Miley Cyrus: Does She Speak to Her Father? The Singer Spills All!

Earlier this week, we confirmed that Billy Ray Cyrus was ending his marriage after just seven months. For far longer than this, however, observers have been wondering: Is his relationship with famous daughter Miley Cyrus over with as well? Just where do these singers stand with each other? LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 10: Billy Ray Cyrus, Tish Cyrus and Miley Cyrus attend the 61st…

Democracy Day: CSOs protest, urge government to end suffering in Nigeria

Civil societies under the aegis of Edo State Civil Society Organisations, EDOSCO, protested on Wednesday against the continued suffering of the masses in Nigeria. DAILY POST reports that the governorship candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, Oberaifo Udoh, also joined the members of EDOSCO to protest the economic hardship in the country. The protesters called on the government to end the suffering of the…

Bauchi Civil Service Commission suspends 3 senior officials

The Bauchi State Civil Service Commission has suspended three senior civil servants for alleged serious misconduct, including breach of trust, forgery, and misappropriation. Their actions were said to have violated Public Service Regulations 0327 (a) and (b). The suspension of the senior officers was contained in a statement issued to journalists on Wednesday by the Information Officer of the commission, Saleh Umar. The Bauchi Civil…

Major rescue operation at holiday hotspot as heavy flooding leaves drivers trapped in cars after Majorca airport chaos

PEOPLE in a Spanish holiday hotspot have been trapped inside their cars amid heavy flooding as rescue workers try to free them. The country is experiencing huge torrents of rain that saw the runways of Majorca airport completely swamped on Tuesday. Rescue workers use a rope to rescue a family from their trapped car laopiniondemurcia An area of Murcia comes under deluge with heavy flooding…

DeSantis tourism board approves $17 billion development deal with Disney that could pave the way for a 5th theme park

Minnie Mouse at Walt Disney World. Anadolu/Getty Images The Central Florida Tourism Oversight District approved a $17 billion development deal with Disney. The development plan could allow Disney World to build a fifth major theme park and two minor parks. Disney must award at least 50% of all construction work to Florida businesses. Central Florida’s tourism district unanimously approved a $17 billion development deal with…

Jeremy Hunt Faces Tight Battle for Seat in Election Race

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has predicted that he could be within 1,500 votes of losing his seat in the upcoming election. While campaigning in Chiddingfold, part of the newly formed Godalming & Ash constituency, Hunt emphasised the competitive nature of the race, noting that the seat could be won or lost by a narrow margin. “This seat is probably going to be won or lost by…

John Grisham’s ‘The Rainmaker’ Set for Series Adaptation at USA Network With Jason Blum Producing

A new series based on John Grisham’s 1995 novel “The Rainmaker” and the 1997 film adaptation has been greenlit at the USA Network. Grisham serves as executive producer on the series alongside Jason Blum, while Blumhouse Television and Lionsgate Television serve as the studios. The official logline reads, “Fresh out of law school, Rudy Baylor […] Go to Source

Sony Pictures Buys Alamo Drafthouse

Sony Pictures Entertainment has acquired Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, the theater chain that inspired a passionate following with its creative cocktails, extensive food menu and strict “no talking, no texting” policies. The media company acquired Alamo Drafthouse from owners Altamont Capital Partners, Fortress Investment Group and its founder Tim League. Under its new ownership, Alamo Drafhouse […] Go to Source

Tulsa Race Massacre case dismissal upheld

The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a lower-court dismissal of a lawsuit brought by the last three survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, ending their legal battle to hold the government accountable for one of the worst atrocities against Black people committed on U.S. soil in history. The high court affirmed the district court’s ruling dismissing the lawsuit, which was brought in 2020…

VA’s online claims system comes under fire in House subcommittee

Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-Mont.), who chairs the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Technology Modernization, slammed the Department of Veterans Affairs for its rollout of an online Beneficiary Travel Self-Service System during a hearing Tuesday.  The VA launched its online claims system in 2019 to help reimburse veterans for travel costs to VA hospitals. However, six years later, only about 30 percent of those claims are…

Molly Ringwald Net Worth: Is the ’80s Brat Pack Icon Set for Life?

What is the net worth of Molly Ringwald? Of all of the fabled “Brat Pack” members of the 1980s, none are more iconic than Molly Ringwald. Her face and talent defined a huge portion of that decade. Certainly, Demi Moore is the A-list movie star, and Rob Lowe’s work in the past decade or so has introduced him to new generations of fans. But Molly…

Power outage hits Maiduguri as vandals blow up TCN towers again

Residents of Maiduguri and its environs will experience power outages as vandals again have destroyed the recently rebuilt T193 and T194 towers along the Damaturu-Maiduguri 330kV Single Circuit Transmission Line. The general manager of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, Ndidi Mbah, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. TCN said the incident on its towers was done around 10:15 pm on Tuesday, resulting in…

First of 1.5MILLION Muslim pilgrims are pictured descending on Mecca for Hajj amid warning Gaza protests will be crushed

THOUSANDS of Muslims have been pictured descending on Mecca for a holy pilgrimage. Around 1.5million pilgrims have already arrived in Saudi Arabia ahead of the start of the Hajj on Friday. Getty Around 1.5million pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia ahead of the Hajj[/caption] AFP First of 1.5million worshippers were seen flocking to the holy site[/caption] Getty Pilgrims circled Kabba at the Grand Mosque in…