Mexican gunfight between army and civilians leaves 15 dead

One soldier and 14 civilians killed in state of Guerrero in second mass killing in Mexico in two days A gunfight between security forces and armed civilians in Mexicos south-western state of Guerrero has left 15 people dead, in the second mass killing to shake the country in as many days. The Guerrero state public security spokesman, Roberto lvarez, said 14 civilians and one soldier died in the shootout in the municipality of Tepochica, near Iguala, a city notorious for the 2014 disappearances of 43 student teachers. A photograph of the aftermath seen by Reuters showed two slain civilians, one of them hanging limply off the side of a battered pickup truck that had been riddled with bullets as security …

‘They didn’t allow me inside’: Daleside revisited a photo essay

When Lindokuhle Sobekwas mother worked in this community, the family wouldnt let him inside. He returned to document the towns transformation I first went because my mother used to be employed there as a domestic worker, says photojournalist Lindokuhle Sobekwa. When I first visited Daleside, to me it seemed an isolated place, a ghost town. Daleside used to be a white-dominated area, but now it is mixed. In the early 2000s Sobekwas mother took a job as live-in help with a white family in this town south of Johannesburg. As she struggled alone to support her four children he only saw her on weekends and during school holidays. I would visit Daleside with my brother and we would assist her …

Mick Mulvaney seeks Trump damage control over impeachment and more

Chief of staff defends Doral G7 fiasco and his own Ukraine quid pro quo remarks, insisting his job is not in danger Senior Trump administration officials were on Sunday scrambling to defend the president from Acting chief staff Mick Mulvaney was forced to row back comments he made earlier in the week a White House briefing on Thursday, Mulvaney listed three issues tied to the decision to withhold almost $400m in aid. These included whether [Ukrainian officials] were cooperating in an ongoing investigation with our Department of Justice related to the origins of the inquiry into Russian interference in 2016 election, which Mulvaney linked to an unfounded conspiracy theory which says Ukraine was involved in the theft of emails from …

Mick Mulvaney’s Missteps Draw Scrutiny From Trump Allies

First, President Donald Trump’s acting chief of staff stirred up a tempest by acknowledging that the administration had held up aid to Ukraine in part to prod that country to investigate Democrats and the 2016 elections. Then Mulvaney went on television Sunday to defend his boss in effusive terms — and ended up making a new problematic comment. The bookended performances over the span of a few days were panned by the president’s allies and cast doubt on Mulvaney’s job security at the White House. At a press conference Thursday, Mulvaney tried to put a positive spin on Trump’s selection of his Doral, Florida, golf resort to host next year’s Group of Seven world summit. It was also an opportunity …

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What Vindman’s testimony shows us about Trump’s idea of loyalty

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump wants a Lt. Col. Oliver North. What he’s got is Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman. Vindman made that clear on Tuesday. While the whistleblower and the anonymous New York Times op-ed writer are keeping their identities hidden, Vindman — still a White House employee — showed up to testify in person. He arrived on Capitol Hill in a dress uniform displaying a Purple Heart and declared himself an American patriot in his opening statement. Vindman making the choice to testify about his concerns that Trump was inappropriately pressuring Ukraine and his efforts to fix omissions in the July 25 call transcript that proves the point. The vile attacks on his patriotism were dismissed even by Trump’s Republican …

Your Questions Answered: Who can stand for election?

Everyone present at the vote count will be issued with a ticket or entrance pass. They must maintain the secrecy of the vote and ensure the votes are not tampered with. If I have a postal vote, can I still vote in person? – Anna Bennett, Torquay If you decide you don’t want to post your ballot, or you miss the deadline, you can hand in your postal vote at your registered polling station. But you can’t vote in person in the polling booth. If you want to cancel your postal vote you can contact your local authority. How do I know that my postal vote has been received and not altered? – Mark Stolarek, Kirkcaldy To prevent fraud and …

Russia building new empire in Africa: ‘The United States should be hugely concerned’

Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, poses for a photo with leaders of African countries at the Russia-Africa summit in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019.  (TASS via AP) “Moscow’s goals are diametrically opposed to those of Washington. American leadership in Africa matters and the Trump Administration must make every effort to ensure that the U.S. voice is heard on the African continent, challenging the rising presence of both Putin’s Russia and Xi Jinping’s China.” Russia appears, another analyst says, to be making deals while the U.S. sleeps on the job. President Trump has yet to visit the African continent, but Putin has. Russia hosted this past week’s massive jamboree in the resort city of Sochi. …

Germany says it wont ban Huawei or any 5G supplier up front

Germany is resisting US pressure to shut out Chinese tech giant Huawei from its 5G networks — saying it will not ban any supplier for the next-gen mobile networks on an up front basis, per Reuters. “Essentially our approach is as follows: We are not taking a pre-emptive decision to ban any actor, or any company,” government spokesman, Steffen Seibert, told a news conference in Berlin yesterday. The country’s Federal Network Agency is slated to be publishing detailed security guidance on the technical and governance criteria for 5G networks in the next few days. The next-gen mobile technology delivers faster speeds and lower latency than current-gen cellular technologies, as well as supporting many more connections per cell site. So it’s being …

10 Magical Unicorn Store Lessons That Will Completely Change Your Adult Life

Alyssa Lynn Malmquist Updated April 25, 2019 By Unicorn Store Brie Larson has made her directorial debut on top of starring in Unicorn Store now streaming on Netflix. Like any young girl growing up in the ’90s, her character Kit Larson falls in love with rainbows, unicorns, and glitter leading her to find a passion for creating art. She brings this child-like mindset with her into adulthood and as a result, isolates herself from people, befriending imaginary unicorn-friends and stuffed animals. She eventually fails out of art school and ends up back at home with her parents feeling the weight of perceived failure and the pressure to conform to what she believes someone at her age should be doing. Her …

5 Stars From The 2000s That Have Normal Jobs Now | Betches

Justin Bieber is married. Eminem’s daughter Hailie graduated from college in 2018 and has almost 2 million followers on Instagram. We. are. old. And it’s days like today, as I furiously Google where I can get discount ), and Amanda Bynes (mental breakdown, design school, another mental breakdown). But what happened to the ones that went on to have normal jobs? Let’s find out!  ‘Tis brewing season! Keep an eye out for our next batch 👀🐝🥂 . 📷: @matialvial A post shared by All-Wise Meadery (@allwisemeadery) on Apr 6, 2019 at 8:03am PDT not, New York’s first full production meadery located in Brooklyn, because of course. Sooooo that’s just a bar, right? Will I be murdered on-site by a man …

Kourtney Kardashian Accuses An Employee Of Stealing Over $5K From Her & Scott Disick – WATCH! – Perez Hilton

Someone has sticky fingers in Kourtney Kardashian‘s home! The reality TV star discovered an employee in her home was likely responsible for a significant amount of cash going missing from her and Scott Disick, as well as an iPad, which all played out on Sunday’s episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians. Initially, the momma of three was approached by her assistant to let her know money was missing from her purse. Megan shared with Kourt and Khloé Kardashian: “So we discovered that there was cash missing from your wallet. So I don’t know if you spent it out the other night?” The 40-year-old recalled taking out $20 to pay a valet attendant, but threw “hundreds” back into her purse, …

Nick Jonas Was Groped During The Brothers’ Hollywood Bowl Concert – Video Proof HERE! – Perez Hilton

WTF is wrong with people to think this is even remotely acceptable??? Nick Jonas was performing with the JoBros earlier this week at the Hollywood Bowl in the heart of Los Angeles for a memorable pair of shows in their Happiness Begins world tour. All good… until it was ruined (at least momentarily) by a handsy fan who just couldn’t seem to stop touching Nick inappropriately! WTF?!?! It’s one thing to hear about crazy boy band fans, or to see them scream, and shout, and cheer, and go crazy for their beloved stars. That can get a little intense, but it’s all good! But it’s another thing entirely to watch a woman work her hand WAY up Nick’s leg — while he’s trying to …

Company Linked To Trump Brother Won $33 Million Federal Contract: Washington Post

Donald Trump’s brother is an investor, The contract was awarded earlier this year by the Robert Trump, is a stakeholder, according to the Post. Robert Trump’s “financial interest in the company even as it trades on the Trump name present the appearance of preferential treatment for those who are close to the president,” the letter states, according to the Post. The information emerges just over a week after the Trump administration announced — decision to host the triggered harsh criticism and raised concerns about how such decisions are made and contracts awarded in the Trump administration. CertiPath has been paid more than $6 million in government contracts since Donald Trump has been in office, according to the Post, citing federal …