Nearly three days after two people were fatally stabbed on a Portland train for standing up to a white supremacist spewing anti-Muslim comments, President Trump condemned the attack in a tweet. "The violent attacks in Portland on Friday are unacceptable. The victims were standing up to hate and intolerance. Our prayers are w/ them," Trump tweeted from the official @POTUS account, which has 18 million followers. (Trump's personal account, @realdonaldtrump, which he uses more often, has nearly 31 million followers.) The violent attacks in Portland on Friday are unacceptable. The victims were standing up to hate and intolerance. Our prayers are w/ them. Trump was criticized for taking so long to
Scratch below the surface at Comic Con and you might be surprised to find thousands of young women who go because they find it empowering. It might have a reputation for attracting nerds and geeks, but as one female fan put it: "You feel very accepted, and you get to be whoever you want for a day - it's really special." Here are some of the female voices from this year's fan convention in London. Samantha Prosper - as Emily from the film The Corpse Bride "I love the movie and the character. She's passionate and kind so I was inspired to be like her. "I love the atmosphere here - it's really good for young women because it's non-judgmental. "Any person of any shape or colour can come and feel
CBS News has confirmed that the White House has identified three leakers of classified information who are expected to be fired. Mike Baker, a former CIA covert operations officer, joined CBSN to discuss the severity of the leaks and what could happen to the leakers.
The Duggar family had a happy summer weekend with the wedding of their fifth daughter Joy Anna to her childhood friend Austin Forsyth on Friday 26 May. The family made the official announcement through their official blog post, sent out exclusive images on People followed by adorable congratulatory messages from the new bride's siblings on their website. The family's parody fan page has posted a series of images from the surprise wedding, including the screenshots of the videos uploaded on the Duggar website featuring Jessa and Ben Seewald, Jill and Derick Dillards, Jinger and Jeremy Vuolo and the younger siblings.
The mayor of Portland, Oregon, on Monday urged U.S. officials and organizers to cancel a "Trump Free Speech Rally" and similar events, saying they are inappropriate could be dangerous after two men were stabbed to death on a train as they tried to help a pair of young women targeted by an anti-Muslim tirade. Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche, 23, and Ricky John Best, 53, were killed as they tried to stop Jeremy Joseph Christian from harassing the women, one of whom was wearing a hijab, authorities say. Christian's social media postings indicate an affinity for Nazis and political violence. The federal government has issued a permit for the free-speech rally Saturday and has yet to give a permit for an event June 10.
It was a real-life battle of the superheroes at a comic fest over the weekend - when Hulk actor Lou Ferrigno got into a brawl with “Flash Gordon” star Sam Jones, and fans had to jump in and break them up. “I don’t know if I was the real superhero, because if there was a clash of the Titans, I would have got squashed,” said Darryn Clements, who stepped in to help separate the musclebound actors at London’s ComicCon on Saturday, according to the Sun. Clements and other grown men in the crowd who were dressed in superhero costumes actually had to tell the 6-foot-tall actors to grow up. “There was a large crowd around, so I told them to act like adults and grow up, as they were supposed to be there
May 30, 2017
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