Supreme Court Declines To Take Up Guantanamo Bay Detainee Appeal

The court turned away an appeal by Yemeni detainee Moath Hamza Ahmed al Alwi, who was captured in Pakistan in December 2001 and detained without charge ever since. The U.S. government has said al Alwi was involved in fighting against U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan and was closely linked with the Islamic militant group al Qaeda. Department of Denfense Moath Hamza Ahmed al Alwi, a citizen of Yemen, has been held in Guantanamo Bay for more than 17 years. Al Alwi “faces that real prospect that he will spend the rest of his life in detention based on his status as an enemy combatant a generation ago,” Breyer added. The authority of the United States to hold al Alwi …

Border Patrol Agent Rescues Migrant Mother And Young Son From Swarm Of Bees

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the unnamed agent had been patrolling in the Brownsville area on Tuesday when a small swarm of bees entered his vehicle. “Upon closer investigation, the agent realized the bundle was a person curled up in the fetal position,” the statement said, The agent yelled at the person to run to his vehicle. It was then that he realized “the person was covering a small child.” The Associated Press reported. The agent immediately rushed the mother and child to a hospital, where they were admitted to the intensive care unit. The woman and child will be processed by immigration officials once they’re released from the hospital, CNN reported. REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. …

Actors targeted in homophobic attack

Image copyright Roger Davies Image caption The play was taking place at Southampton’s NST Campus theatre Ms Parkinson said as she kissed her partner, fellow actor Ms Banatvala, she was struck and knocked to the ground, leaving her with slight injuries. She said they heard “young boys laughing” as the car drove off. Ms Parkinson said: “We’re just two people looking for happiness like everybody else. ‘Shocked and angry’ “I don’t really understand why we’re met with aggression from strangers.” Ms Banatvala said she was left “really shocked, upset and angry”. “It’s made realise the importance of this play and stories like it,” she said. “It needs to be seen as something that is normal and regular and isn’t something …

Dairy Farm Under Investigation After Undercover Footage Reveals Animal Abuse

Graphic footage made public Tuesday by the Animal Recovery Mission, which brands itself as a nonprofit “vanguard defense organization,” shows workers at Fair Oaks Farms dragging the animals by their ears, stomping on their heads and chucking them into crates. The video also shows what the narrator describes as a secret dump site, where there are dead calves. ARM press release. The employee filmed the footage with surveillance equipment between August and November 2018. CBS News reported. In a response Wednesday, Fair Oaks Farms owner Mike McCloskey, who founded the business with wife, Sue, apologized and said three of the four workers shown in the video “had been reported by their coworkers for animal cruelty and were terminated three months ago …

A veteran died in police custody. His body was returned to his family with some organs missing

(CNN)Two days before he died, Everett Palmer Jr. called his brother, Dwayne, to tell him he was on his way from Delaware to New York to visit him and their sick mother. But first, he said, he wanted to resolve an outstanding DUI warrant from an incident in 2016 in Pennsylvania to make sure his license was valid for the drive to see his family. Beneath the Skin: Horrific cuts cover her son’s body after he’s shot dead by police The family hired Merritt to help find answers because so far, they have been unable to get them on their own, they say. Merritt says prison and county officials have not been cooperative with providing an official manner of death. …

Unusual symptoms pointing to brain cancer turned into something completely different

(CNN)Brain tumor, the doctors said. “I was no longer able to process the fact that a key opens the door. The computer screen looked completely different — it was almost foreign,” said the now-42 year old. “What I was perceiving was different and so how I was responding was different — if someone was asking for a pen, I would give them, for example, a key.” Sometimes she had blissful, symptom-free days. With no warning, the dropping things, the hallucinations, the disorientation would return. Brain lesion discovered on a scan After January, her symptoms “progressed pretty quickly,” she said, guesstimating she visited the emergency room at least 10 times. “But as soon as they ruled out a brain bleed, I …

Hapless drug dealer leaves stash with name and address

London (CNN)Police in Manchester, northern England, have thanked a suspected drug dealer for leaving a bag filled with narcotics on a tram — alongside his full name and address. “Thankfully the owner of the bag was helpful enough to leave his Community Payback card, his name & address,” the Police said, using the hashtags “#thoughtfuldealer #dealornodeal #nodeal #honeyiforgotmydrugs.” Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Green Party will ‘beat rising tide of hate’

“They have their own violent vision for the future. But we hold the tools to stop them.” He will say those considering joining the Green Party must do so now, adding: “We will beat the climate crisis and we will beat the rising tide of far-right hate.” Although the Brexit Party won the most seats in the UK in May’s European elections, staunchly anti-Brexit parties the Lib Dems and the Greens also made gains. Overall the Green Party came in fourth place, winning 12.1% of the vote and securing seven seats. Many EU member states – from the Nordic countries to Portugal – also saw a rise in their Green vote. Related Topics Green Party Conference Green Party (England and …

May officially steps down as Tory leader

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: How the PM fought through Brexit battles Theresa May has officially stepped down as the leader of the Conservative Party, but will remain as prime minister until her successor is chosen. She has handed in her private resignation letter to the backbench 1922 Committee, two weeks after announcing her intention to leave. Eleven Conservative MPs are vying to replace her as party leader and, ultimately, prime minister. The winner of the contest is expected to be announced in the week of 22 July. Mrs May, who has said it was a matter of deep regret that she had been unable to deliver Brexit, remains acting party leader during the leadership …

Gwyneth Paltrow Sincerely Had No Clue She Was In Spider-Man: Homecoming

Marvel Cinematic Universe can be a pretty complicated place. So much so, that Netflix by food enthusiast Jon Favreau, who plays Happy Hogan in the MCU and has produced and directed several “Avengers” and “Iron Man” films. In the first episode of “The Chef Show,” which premiered Friday, Favreau and chef Roy Choi (who taught Favreau how to cook for his 2014 film “Chef”) decide to cook a dish called a Pepper Pot with Favreau’s pal Paltrow. By the mere mention of Spider-Man, however, things start to take a delightful turn when Paltrow can’t seem to remember ever being on that set. “We weren’t in ‘Spider-Man,’” Paltrow responds. “No,” Paltrow pushes back. “I was in ‘Avengers.’” Favreau then reminds Paltrow of …

Ford set to close Bridgend plant in 2020

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“South Wales is going to be like a ghost town” Ford’s engine plant in Bridgend is set to close in autumn 2020, with the loss of 1,700 jobs. Union officials were told of the plans at a meeting with Ford bosses which include the offer of redeployment. Workers were sent home after receiving a letter which said they will lose their jobs in phases by 25 September next year. Ford blamed “changing customer demand and cost” for the closure plans and denied Brexit was a factor. In a statement, Ford of Europe president Stuart Rowley said creating a sustainable business required the company to make “difficult decisions”, including the need to make …

It might take 2 more years to contain Congo Ebola outbreak, WHO official says

(CNN)In a “worst-case scenario,” the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo may take up to two years to end, a World Health Organization official said Thursday. North Kivu and neighboring Ituri province remain the epicenter of the outbreak. The two provinces are among the most populated in the nation and border Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan. Not all Ebola cases detected by health workers Ryan said “we’re probably detecting in excess of 75% of cases — we may be missing up to a quarter of cases.” A week ago, 20,000 patient contacts required follow-up; On Wednesday, that number dropped to 15,000, he said. More than a fifth of cases seek health care in a different health zone …

Google is making a $2.6 billion bet on the cloud

New York (CNN Business)Google and its parent company Alphabet (GOOGL) are making a multi-billion bet on the cloud. At the moment, Amazon (AMZN) and Microsoft (MSFT) are generally seen as the two leaders in the market, with the success of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Azure, respectively. AWS brought in more than $25 billion in revenue in 2018. Alphabet does not break out cloud revenue. Looker was founded in 2012 with the goal of building a platform “that easily integrates all of a business’s data and then allows it to be melded to specific work processes in a way where users can do more with it and solve higher-value problems,” according to a blog post from the company’s CEO. The …

Missing Mother’s Estranged Husband And His Girlfriend Arrested

Police in the wealthy New York City suburb of New Canaan said Fotis Dulos, 51, and Michelle Troconis, 44, were taken into custody in Avon, Connecticut, late Saturday. Both were detained on $500,000 bail and are scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Norwalk Superior Court. Jennifer Dulos, 50, of New Canaan, went missing May 24 after dropping her kids off at school and missing appointments that day. She has not been found. CBS New York It wasn’t immediately clear if Fotis Dulos and Troconis have criminal court lawyers who could respond to the allegations. Court documents filed in the divorce case say Jennifer Dulos feared Fotis Dulos would harm her in some way in retaliation for her filing for divorce. …

‘Sacred day’: Chinese remember Tiananmen killings by fasting

Thirty years after crackdown, fasting is gaining traction to mark 4 June amid increasing censorship For the past 29 years, Chen Wei has marked the anniversary of the bloody 4 June Tiananmen Square crackdown by fasting for 24 hours, consuming only water and thinking of the students who perished. Chen, a former student organiser, started the tradition when she was in prison, soon after the protests ended, while serving 20 months in an 8 sq metre cell. It was a small, silent act of resistance. The guards did not pay attention to whether she ate or not. Chen is one of many former protesters and activists who will be fasting on Tuesday, the 30th anniversary of the censorship, more people …

Three Venezuelan families a photo essay

Silvana Trevale left Venezuela in 2011 but has returned to document the ever worsening crisis that has deeply affected families of every economic status Venezuela, a country that once hoped for wealth and a bright future with its oil reserves and natural resources, is falling to pieces. It faces a humanitarian crisis where families struggle daily to find food, medicine and clean water as they live with collapsing public services. Many attend the ongoing protests, which are frequently violently repressed. Though I left my home in 2011 I have returned to Litter is scattered around the street after bin bags were opened by residents in El Llanito, Caracas As a young Venezuelan woman, my focus was to the youth of …