Nikita Dragun Attempts To Defend James Charles With Text Screenshots & It Totally Backfires – Perez Hilton

The tea just keeps on spilling… or does it? Nikita Dragun attempted to come to James Charles‘ defense Monday evening by sharing screenshots of text messages between the two via Twitter, but fans are absolutely tearing her tweets to shreds. ICYMI, the 19-year-old has lost over 3 million followers — from 16.5 million subscribers down to 13.5 million — since Tati Westbrook posted an EXPLOSIVE 43-minute video posted on Friday. The 37-year-old opened up about feeling disrespected by her wedding makeup artist who chose to share an Instagram Story endorsement of Sleep Vitamins by SugarBearHair, a direct competitor of Westbrook’s brand Halo Beauty, at Coachella: “It wasn’t just about vitamins or Halo, it was just about being lied to and feeling disrespected… And …

A million species face extinctionand the threat to humans reminds us we’re all connected.

Throughout our planet’s history, plant and animal species have died out—but not like this. Earth has faced mass extinctions before, but she is now staring down a threat to life that she’s never faced. With a population that has doubled since 1950, a global economy that relies on industrialization and consumerism, and our modern addiction to convenience, the impact humans are having on nature is significant and startling. According to a new report from the U.N. Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), about a million plant and animals species are now on the verge of extinction. Nearly 150 authors from 50 nations compiled the report over a period of three years, as 300 contributing authors helped to …

Trump tells Dems ‘it’s over,’ says McGahn won’t testify, hits Biden’s ‘very dumb statement’ in Fox News interview

President Trump said his White House counsel, Don McGahn, will be departing in the fall after the Senate confirmation vote for Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) Asked about New York Attorney General Letitia James’ ongoing efforts to investigate him on multiple fronts, Trump dismissed the probes as partisan stunts. “Can you imagine someone campaigning — she doesn’t know anything about me, and she’s campaigning on that fact,” Trump said of the Democrat. “They’ve gone through everything — my taxes, my financial statements, which are phenomenal. And I’m so clean. Think of it — after two and a half years, and all of that money spent, nothing. Very few people could have sustained …

Facebook auto-generates videos celebrating extremist images

“Thanks for being here, from Facebook” the video concludes in a cartoon bubble before flashing the company’s famous ‘thumbs up.’ Facebook likes to give the impression that it’s staying ahead of extremists by taking down their posts, often before users ever even see them. But a confidential whistleblower’s complaint to the Securities and Exchange Commission obtained by The Associated Press alleges the social media company has exaggerated its success. Even worse, it shows that the company is inadvertently making use of propaganda by militant groups to auto-generate videos and pages that could be used for networking by extremists. According to the complaint, over a five-month period last year, researchers monitored pages by users who affiliated themselves with groups the U.S. …

Facebook auto-generates videos celebrating extremist images

“Thanks for being here, from Facebook” the video concludes in a cartoon bubble before flashing the company’s famous ‘thumbs up.’ Facebook likes to give the impression that it’s staying ahead of extremists by taking down their posts, often before users ever even see them. But a confidential whistleblower’s complaint to the Securities and Exchange Commission obtained by The Associated Press alleges the social media company has exaggerated its success. Even worse, it shows that the company is inadvertently making use of propaganda by militant groups to auto-generate videos and pages that could be used for networking by extremists. According to the complaint, over a five-month period last year, researchers monitored pages by users who affiliated themselves with groups the U.S. …

Tracking the toxic air that’s killing millions

What does air pollution do to our bodies? The tech that could help clean dirty air Watch how pollution moves across Europe The Alan Turing Institute, a research centre specialising in data science and artificial intelligence (AI), has been developing a programme that can sift through vast quantities of real time data from more than 1,200 remote sensors across the Greater London area. This data is combined with other information about the weather, traffic flows, construction activity and street “canyons” – roads surrounded by high buildings where toxic air cannot easily dissipate. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption South Africa’s Johannesburg has had a big problem with air pollution IBM’s Green Horizons project, currently being trialled in Johannesburg, is tracking …

Source Claims Britney Spears ‘Would Be Dead’ If She Did Not Enter Mental Health Facility – Perez Hilton

Britney Spears‘ advisers reportedly thought she “would be dead” if she did not seek help. Amid allegations that the …Baby One More Time singer Per sources, around the time the 37-year-old was negotiating her now-defunct second Las Vegas residency, Spears’ life was “out of control,” and was in no position to perform, or to handle the workload necessary for the live extravaganza. Allegedly, she exhibited behaviors reminiscent of her 2008 breakdown. (After the pop star refused to relinquish custody of her sons — Preston, now 13, and Jayden, now 12 — to ex Kevin Federline‘s representatives in January of that year, police arrived at her house and said she appeared to be under the influence of an unidentified substance. After she was …

12 Brutal Tweets Call Out The Game Of Thrones Characters That Choked Last Night

SPOILER WARNING! Alright, now that that’s taken care of let’s enjoy some brutally hilarious tweets designed to roast the Game of Thrones characters that choked at the Battle of Winterfell. Oh, you better believe that happened. If you’re looking for more Game of Thrones content, check out a long meme-filled list of our favorite reactions to last night’s episode here! We also just ran this list about the Azor Ahai debacle after last night’s episode.  1 Actual footage of Bran and Ghost during the entire battle of Winterfell pic.twitter.com/Jqbfyi4KHD — Super User (@eyecarezero) April 29, 2019 2 Khaleesi and jon snow having fun above while everyone else below is getting murdered and mutilated #GameofThrones #got #DemThrones pic.twitter.com/lUOQ8AtuIh — Tayyab Hussain …

Meghan McCain: ‘Disgraceful’ For Bernie Sanders To Argue All Prisoners Should Vote

Meghan McCain was outraged on Tuesday after Sen. entitled to voting rights just like any other U.S. citizen. “It is not hard to say people who commit acts of terror in this country should not only be punished but God forbid they should have any rights that any of us had,” McCain said, emphasizing a difference between giving voting rights to violent offenders and those arrested for low-level crimes, like marijuana possession. Earlier in the discussion, co-host Sunny Hostin said she wasn’t sure if she agreed with Sanders but noted that U.S. laws are often “disproportionately applied to people of color,” adding that this impacts their ability to vote. “There’s real disenfranchisement of the African American vote of the Latino …

Here’s What To Know About The Big Uber & Lyft Strike On May 8

Scott Olson/Getty Images News/Getty Images Why Are Uber & Lyft Drivers Striking On May 8? Here’s What To Know By Mehak Anwar a day ago You might want to rethink your daily commute — at least, for a day. On Wednesday, May 8, Uber and Lyft drivers across the world are planning to go on strike for anywhere between two and 24 hours in an effort to call for better wages and protections. It’s the first mass strike in the rideshare industry, and if you’re a regular Uber user, you’ll want to know about it. Why are Uber and Lyft drivers striking on May 8? Here’s what to know about the strike. Uber and Lyft drivers are coming together to …

GOP’s Jordan asks White House to let ex-official testify to avoid ‘unnecessary conflict’ on security clearances

(CNN)Rep. Jim Jordan, the top Republican on the House Oversight Committee, is seeking to resolve a tense dispute between Democrats and the White House as part of the panel’s review of the Trump administration’s security clearance process. In a letter Friday night to Jordan, Cipollone offered to make Kline available for an interview Wednesday to answer questions about the security clearance process. But Cipollone notes that the interview would be “limited to White House personnel security policy and practices, consistent” with past offers to the panel, which Cummings had previously rejected. Cipollone also notes that the White House counsel would have a representative in the room, something that Cummings had also rejected in past discussions. The interview would come on …

AOC, Elizabeth Warren, & More Are Furious Over Trump’s 9/11 Tweet About Ilhan Omar

Tom Brenner/Getty Images News/Getty Images The “I Stand With Ilhan Omar” Hashtag In Response To Trump’s 9/11 Tweet Is So Supportive By Chelsea Stewart a day ago If you’ve been online on April 13, you might’ve noticed that Rep. Ilhan Omar’s name has surged to the top of Twitter’s trending list. While the messages are really sweet, the reason why she might need support is kind of messed up. The “I Stand With Ilhan Omar” hashtag is in response to a tweet President Donald Trump sent blasting the freshman congresswoman over her “response” to 9/11. Elite Daily reached out to the White House for comment on the video and the subsequent reactions, but did not hear back by the time …