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Boeing Finds Another Issue With 737 Max Jets — Debris in Fuel Tanks

Boeing said Tuesday that it found debris contaminating the fuel tanks of some 737 Max jets that it built in the past year but was unable to deliver to airline customers. A Boeing official said the debris was discovered in “several” planes but did not give a precise number. Boeing built about 400 undelivered Max jets before it temporarily halted production last month. The fuel tank debris was discovered during maintenance on parked planes, and Boeing said it immediately made corrections in...
Tags: Uncategorized, Aviation, Onetime, Overnight


Mike Bloomberg Would Sell Media Business if Elected President, Adviser Says

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — Mike Bloomberg would sell the financial data and media company he created in the 1980s — which bears his name and made him a multibillionaire — if he is elected U.S. president, a top adviser said Tuesday. Bloomberg would put Bloomberg LP into a blind trust, and the trustee would then sell the company, adviser Tim O’Brien said. Proceeds from the sale would go to Bloomberg Philanthropies, the charitable giving arm that funds causes from climate change to public health a...
Tags: News, White House, New York City, Uncategorized, Sacramento, Bloomberg, World Bank, Las Vegas, Donald Trump, Bloomberg LP, Trump, The Associated Press, Election 2020, Mike, Brien, Trump Bloomberg


Michael Bloomberg Makes It To the Debate Stage. He May Regret It

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will face the first direct test to his late-to-start bid for the presidency as he stands at the podium next to his Democratic rivals on Wednesday on the Las Vegas Strip. For a lot of Americans, the debate will be their first time seeing Bloomberg on screen without a Bloomberg film crew editing the plot from behind the scenes. For the other candidates, it will be their first chance to go head to head with the billionaire who has been vastly outspending...
Tags: New York, News, China, Uncategorized, Nbc News, America, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, New Hampshire, Iowa, Warren, Nevada, Biden, Meet The Press, Michael Bloomberg, South Carolina


Immigration Agency Subpoenas Oregon County Over 2 Mexican Citizens Wanted for Deportation

(PORTLAND, Ore.) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement subpoenaed a sheriff’s office in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday for information about two Mexican citizens wanted for deportation, a move that is part of a broader escalation of the conflict between federal officials and local government agencies over so-called sanctuary policies. ICE, the Homeland Security agency responsible for arresting and deporting people in the U.S. illegally, served the Washington County Sheriff...
Tags: New York, News, Oregon, Uncategorized, Portland, Homeland Security, Portland Oregon, Trump, Washington County, Roman, Washington County Sheriff s Office, Washington County Jail, Overnight, Hillsboro Oregon, Onetime, Mexican Citizens Wanted for Deportation


Lawyers in Suit Seeking Trump’s DNA Accuse Him of Trying ‘to Stop the Truth From Ever Coming Out’

(NEW YORK) — Lawyers for a woman who has accused President Donald Trump of raping her in the 1990s told a court Tuesday he’s trying “to stop the truth from ever coming out” by attempting to delay her defamation lawsuit and her effort to get his DNA. Trump’s attorneys have asked a court to put writer E. Jean Carroll’s defamation case on hold until New York’s highest court rules — in a different suit — on whether the incumbent president can be sued in state courts. Trump denies Carroll’s alle...
Tags: New York, News, California, Uncategorized, Manhattan, Courts, Donald Trump, Elle, Carroll, Trump, Court of Appeals, Roberta Kaplan, Overnight, Onetime, Summer Zervos, Zervos


Washington Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Trying to Kidnap Newborn Baby

(TACOMA, Wash.) — A Washington woman has pleaded not guilty to drugging a mother after authorities say she posed as a photographer in a complex plot to kidnap the mother’s newborn baby. Juliette Parker, 38, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to attempted kidnapping and assault in Pierce County Superior Court, The News Tribune reported. Parker posted $50,000 bail over the weekend and was released. New bail of $150,000 was set Tuesday after prosecutors described her as a flight risk and she was bo...
Tags: Facebook, Crime, News, Washington, Uncategorized, Tacoma, Parker, Colorado Springs Colorado, Tacoma Wash, Spanaway, Overnight, Onetime, Juliette Parker, Juliette Noel, Pierce County Superior Court The News Tribune, Juliette Gaines Parker


For Decades, an Annual Competition Has Challenged Students to Deliver Speeches Inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. Here’s Why It’s Still Going Strong

Many students across America can expect to read or listen to speeches by Martin Luther King Jr. during Black History Month, but in Oakland, Calif., they go beyond just reading. In the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratorical Festival, students perform those speeches, as well as poetry and monologues they wrote, and compete for ribbons in various categories. The new HBO documentary We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest, debuting Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. ET, follows s...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, News, Washington, Uncategorized, America, Civil Rights, Oakland, Martin Luther King Jr, Bay Area, Cal, Oakland Calif, San Francisco State University, Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest, Awele Makeba, Donald Oliver


Balenciaga’s Ad Campaign Is a Terrifyingly Stressful Dystopian Newscast

Between global warming, precarious international politics, and the stress of impending presidential elections, there’s a lot to worry about in this current moment, a feeling that Balenciaga creative director Demna Gvasalia appears to tapping into with his latest advertising campaign for the high fashion campaign. Balenciaga dropped a series of images featuring models as politicians running for office and a very stressful video of a dystopian evening newscast where water is disappearing, the...
Tags: Fashion, News, Uncategorized, Balenciaga, Demna Gvasalia, Gvasalia, Onetime, Clickmonsters


For Boy Scout Abuse Victims, ‘It’s Not About the Money’

James Kretschmer has been living for 44 years with the memory of his Boy Scoutmaster crawling into his army green sleeping bag and sexually abusing him. He has struggled with alcohol abuse and has spent years in counseling and, at times, on anti-depressants. “44 years of my life where I could have gone down a different path. 44 years of suffering,” Kretschmer says. Now, he and thousands of other men who say they suffered similar abuse as Boy Scouts may get some sort of restitution, though n...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Catholic Church, Boy Scouts, Sex Abuse, Los Angeles Times, Boy Scouts Of America, Bsa, Gayle, Kretschmer, Roger Mosby, James Kretschmer, Andrew Van Arsdale, Van Arsdale, Gil Gayle


Neighbor Strangled Missing 6-Year-Old South Carolina Girl, Then Killed Himself: Police

(COLUMBIA, S.C.) — A 6-year-old girl who disappeared from her front yard after school was strangled by a neighbor who then killed himself, authorities said Tuesday. Faye Marie Swetlik died just hours after she was abducted, Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher told reporters Tuesday. Her body was found nearly three days later in woods near her home and had been put there just hours earlier, Fisher said. Between that time, —. Coty Scott Taylor let them search his home a few doors down fr...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Taylor, South Carolina, Columbia, Fisher, Faye, Cayce, Trinity Baptist Church, Lexington County, Reporters, Onetime, Margaret Fisher, Faye Swetlik, Faye Marie Swetlik, Snellgrove


Black Gay Writers Deserve to Tell Our Stories. Brandon Taylor’s Real Life Achieves That and More

In Brandon Taylor’s highly-anticipated novel Real Life, protagonist Wallace — Southern, black and gay — has left behind his family and their fraught shared history to pursue graduate studies in biochemistry at a predominantly white Midwestern university. The novel unfolds over three long days spent in and out of the lab, diving into the daily indignities Wallace faces in a quietly toxic environment. Wallace finds himself stressed by the discovery that his experiment, breeding nematode worms...
Tags: Books, News, Uncategorized, Taylor, Real Life, Miller, Wallace, Brandon Taylor, Wallace Southern


Wendy’s Agrees to Pay $400,000 to Resolve Child Labor Law Allegations

(BOSTON) — Fast-food chain Wendy’s has agreed to pay $400,000 to resolve allegations that it violated child labor laws by having teenage employees at dozens of Massachusetts restaurants work later and longer than allowed, the state attorney general’s office announced Tuesday. “We are committed to being a responsible employer, with the goal that all employees have a rewarding experience as valued members of our team,” Dublin, Ohio-based Wendy’s said in a statement. The office began investigating ...
Tags: News, Boston, Massachusetts, Uncategorized, Companies, Worcester, Wendy, Maura Healey, Dublin Ohio, Onetime, International LLC


After a 6-Year-Old Girl Acted ‘Out of Control’ in School, She Was Involuntarily Committed to a Mental Health Facility

The mother of 6-year-old Nadia King is considering a lawsuit after an elementary school’s child crisis provider invoked the state’s Baker Act, placing the girl at a behavioral health center for 48 hours without her mother’s consent. Martina Falk, Nadia’s mother, says her daughter has ADHD and global developmental delay (a term for children who have taken longer to reach developmental milestones such as walking or talking). She’s awaiting testing for Asperger syndrome. “She performs on a 3 o...
Tags: Florida, News, Uncategorized, Nadia, Reeves, Jacksonville Florida, Falk, Jacksonville Sheriff s Office, Action News Jax, Onetime, Duval County Public Schools, Jacksonville Sheriff s Department, Nadia King, Martina Falk Nadia, Love Grove Elementary School, River Point Behavioral Center


With Melania Laying Low, Trump Campaign Turns to Karen Pence to Help Attract Suburban Women

(WASHINGTON) — Karen Pence has no shortage of projects. The wife of Vice President Mike Pence promotes the healing power of art therapy and help for military spouses. She’s into honeybees and supports sister cities. She’s a watercolorist who designs the family’s annual Christmas card and teaches art at a religious elementary school. Now, she’s beginning to campaign on her own to help win a second term for President Donald Trump and her husband. And with first lady Melania Trump largely avoi...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Congress, Washington, White House, Defense, Israel, Uncategorized, Indiana, Indianapolis, Ap, Gop, New Hampshire, Marine Corps, Associated Press, Las Vegas


Trump Commutes Ex-Governor Rod Blagojevich’s Corruption Sentence in Midst of Clemency Blitz

(CHICAGO) —President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and pardoning former NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik. Trump also says he has granted clemency to financier Michael Milken, who pleaded guilty for violating U.S. securities laws. Kerik served just over three years for tax fraud and lying to the White House while being interviewed to be Homeland Security secretary. Trump confirmed the news to reporters before...
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Chicago, Homeland Security, Illinois, Donald Trump, Trump, Rod Blagojevich, Michael Milken, Kerik, Onetime, Bernie Kerik Trump, California Blagojevich


The New Apathy Hero Is Pengsoo the Giant Sassy Penguin From South Korea

It’s only two months into 2020, but it appears that the Internet has already found its hero of the moment: a gigantic penguin with an attitude named Pengsoo. The 7-foot mascot was originally created by South Korea’s Education Broadcasting System (or EBS) as a children’s character, but found a large and enthusiastic fanbase among millennials, who appeared to strongly identify with Pengsoo’s seemingly apathetic approach to life and blunt to the point of being rude responses. Pengsoo’s appeal ...
Tags: South Korea, News, Uncategorized, Viral, Kim, Don, Onetime, Kim Myung, Clickmonsters, Pengsoo, BBC News Korean EBS, Lee Seulyena


Marine Biology Student Goes Viral With Ocean Factoids That Will Stoke Your Fears of the Ocean

If you don’t already have a fear of the ocean, then this marine biology student’s TikTok videos may have you rethinking your stance on the matter. Thanks to Cornell University freshman John Dombrowski, TikTok viewers can now get a crash course in some of the more terrifying aspects of the ocean and other large bodies of water, including the creatures that live in them. Dombrowski has posted over 300 TikToks since joining the video-sharing site in September 2019, a number of which cover mari...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Ocean, Viral, Cornell University, Dombrowski, Onetime, Cornell Daily Sun, Clickmonsters, John Dombrowski


An Interloping Dog Entered a Soccer Game and Proved He’s the Real Star of the Sport

Dogs just want to get in on the game, too. That was certainly the case for one eager pup who interrupted a match between two professional Turkish soccer teams at an Istanbul stadium over the weekend. But the canine interloper wasn’t just a stray distraction: the dog was clearly there to prove he was perfectly capable of handling the ball, evading players’ attempts to secure it back for about 20 seconds with some impressive skills that even the game’s commentator had to applaud. Eventually,...
Tags: News, Animals, Uncategorized, Istanbul, Reuters, Onetime, Yildirim, Clickmonsters, Zeki Yildirim, Fatih Karagumruk Spor, Giresunspor


NASA Could Get a Raise Next Year to Help Fund a 2024 Human Trip to the Moon

For decades, NASA has been the kid politely asking for a raise in its allowance. Time was NASA’s pocket money was huge. Go back 54 years, to 1966, and the space agency was getting $5.9 billion a year—which would be a tidy $47 billion in 2020 dollars. That represented 4.1% of America’s annual household budget. But in 1966 there was also a bully on the block, whose mailbox at the time read “the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.” They were racing the U.S. to be the first to leave the block ...
Tags: Amazon, Space, Florida, Texas, News, Congress, Washington, White House, Time, Uncategorized, America, Newsletter, Nasa, Pennsylvania, Orion, States


‘We Are Very Worried.’ Jailed Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi’s Family Say They Have Not Heard From Him In Over a Month

Jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, currently serving a 10 year prison sentence for criticizing the Saudi Arabian regime online, has not been heard from in more than a month, leaving his family fearful for his well-being, and unsure if he is still alive. The last time Badawi’s family heard from him was on Jan. 14, his family’s spokesperson Ellham Manea tells TIME. Since then, his daily phone calls from prison have suddenly and inexplicably stopped. Last week, prison authorities told Bada...
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Kingdom, Uncategorized, Canada, Mohammad Bin Salman, Raif Badawi, Badawi, Ensaf Haidar, Haidar, Ellham Manea, Manea, Saudi Arabia Manea, Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy Manea, U N s Palais des Nations, Geneva What


Vandals Cover Plymouth Rock in Red Graffiti Ahead of 400th Anniversary of Mayflower Landing

(PLYMOUTH, Mass.) — The iconic Plymouth Rock and other sites were covered in red graffiti Monday during a vandalism spree discovered at the site marking the landing of the Pilgrims in Massachusetts 400 years ago. Officials in Plymouth discovered the vandalism early in the morning. Workers had removed the red spray paint, which included the letters MOF and the numbers 508, from the rock before noon. Authorities say no arrests have been made and the site was open to tourists. The rock has come to ...
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Uncategorized, Plymouth, New England, MOF, Plymouth Colony, William Bradford, Plymouth Rock, Onetime, United American Indians, Mayflower Landing


This Researcher Juggled Five Different Identities to Go Undercover With Far-Right and Islamist Extremists. Here’s What She Found

Wearing a blond wig and walking through the streets of central Vienna in October 2017, Julia Ebner reminded herself of her new identity: Jennifer Mayer, an Austrian philosophy student currently studying abroad in London. It was one of five different identities that Ebner, an Austrian researcher specialized in online radicalization and cumulative extremism, adopted in order to infiltrate far-right/Islamist extremist networks. That day in October, she met a local recruiter for Generation Id...
Tags: Europe, London, News, Uncategorized, Walmart, Vienna, Atlantic, Extremism, Charlottesville, Christchurch, Baltics, Julia, Halle Germany, El Paso Texas, Institute for Strategic Dialogue, Halle


The Area 51 Festival Alienstock Is Coming Back for More Because the Storm Rages On

Alienstock, the eclectic and unique Area 51-themed music festival held in a tiny Nevada town near the imagination-captivating Air Force base last September, was just the beginning. That’s according to Connie West, the owner of Little A’Le’Inn, the only business in Rachel, Nevada. The inn and restaurant’s website was updated to show that West is planning a second annual alien extravaganza, for Sept. 10-12. As of Tuesday morning, the website doesn’t have any more information beyond the schedu...
Tags: Facebook, News, Uncategorized, West, Viral, Miami, Las Vegas, Nevada, Air Force, Rachel, Roberts, Reno Gazette Journal, Mario Tama Getty, Onetime, Rachel Nevada, Little A Le Inn


The Historical Origins of Today’s Campaign Proposals for ‘Free College’

This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. A version of the article below was originally published at HNN. “Free college” is a visible and volatile issue in the Democrat candidates’ presidential campaign platforms. Bernie Sanders has showcased this proposal since 2016. Others, notably Elizabeth Warren, have since echoed the chorus. No Democratic candidate today can afford to ignore the issue, even if it means takin...
Tags: News, Education, Congress, California, Opinion, Kentucky, Virginia, Uncategorized, Elizabeth Warren, Harvard, West, United States, Ronald Reagan, Harry Truman, East Coast, University Of California


Despite Warning From Barr, Trump Tweets That Roger Stone’s Conviction ‘Should Be Thrown Out’

(WASHINGTON) — Hours before a court session regarding his longtime ally Roger Stone, President Donald Trump is tweeting that Stone’s recent conviction for witness tampering and lying to Congress “should be thrown out.” The barrage of Tuesday morning tweets comes days after Trump earned a public rebuke from his own attorney general, William Barr, who had said the president’s tweets were “making it impossible” for Barr to do his job. Trump tweeted Fox News commentator Andrew Napolitano’s comm...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, White House, Russia, Uncategorized, House, Courts, Fox News, Jackson, Donald Trump, Trump, Roger Stone, Andrew Napolitano, Stone, Barr


‘Morally and Scientifically Incorrect.’ U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Adviser Resigns Over Race and Eugenics Controversy

Over the weekend, several headlines in the U.K. and a trending Twitter topic included a reference to a school of thought that many thought had been relegated to the past: eugenics, or the controversial notion that human populations could be somehow “improved” via selective breeding. But the troubling ideas found their way back into the news after comments made by a newly-appointed aide to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson resurfaced. In a 2016 interview , researcher Andrew Sabisky sa...
Tags: News, China, Germany, India, Uncategorized, Bbc, Atlantic, Britain, United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Royal Society, Richard Dawkins, Murray, Francis Galton, Charles Murray


Let’s Catch Up With the Student Who Hilariously Showed Up to Her Microsoft Job Interview a Full Month Early

Job interviews can turn you into a bundle of nerves even when everything goes according to plan. So when something unexpected happens, it can add a whole new level of stress to the experience. That’s a lesson that a student in Scotland learned the hard way when she showed up for a job interview a whole month early last year. On Jan. 18, 2019, now-23-year-old Laura MacLean got up bright and early to ensure she’d be totally ready for a Skype interview with Microsoft at 11 a.m. When she still ...
Tags: News, Microsoft, Scotland, Uncategorized, Viral, Skype, MacLean, Robert Gordon University, Onetime, Laura Maclean, Clickmonsters


The Internet Is Bathing in Reactions to This Woman’s Piping Hot Cheetos Bath Self-Care Ritual

Gwyneth Paltrow may peddle $75 candles on Goop in the name of health and self care, but is the next frontier in self-care rituals more affordable? A woman has gone viral for her unique relaxation technique—marinating in what appears to be a bath filled with Hot Cheetos. omg so needed after this stressful day 😫 pic.twitter.com/n6Q2zxmFwP — een even got no ham on hea (@sp00kynugget) February 16, 2020 Twitter user @sp00kynugget posted a video that seems to show a person soaking in a tub ...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Viral, Costco, Gwyneth Paltrow, Lily, Self-care, Matias, Hot Cheetos, Onetime, Clickmonsters, Chris Pate, Bryan Espiritu


Little Women Has Produced the Perfect Meme For All the Things Everyone Simply Can’t Do

Greta Gerwig’s Little Women is once again the talk of Twitter, and on this occasion because it has produced a very good meme for expressing, well, the postmodern mess that is doing stuff — or not doing stuff, specifically, because you just can’t. Given its universal appeal, the meme has spread far and wide across Twitter, with speed comparable to that tragic scarlet fever outbreak in the original novel. In the critical darling of a film, a modern adaptation of the 1868 Louisa May Alcott cla...
Tags: Twitter, Movies, News, Instagram, Uncategorized, Viral, Greta Gerwig, Louisa May Alcott, Onetime, Chalamet, Nicole Gallucci, Clickmonsters, Dave Jorgenson, Jo March Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Timoth, Dana Donnelly


Queen Elizabeth’s Nephew, Earl of Snowdon, Confirms Divorce

David Armstrong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon, and his wife Serena have “amicably agreed” to file for a divorce after 26 years of marriage, the couple announced Tuesday. Armstrong-Jones, the nephew of Queen Elizabeth II and son of Princess Margaret, is the second royal to confirm a split from his wife this month. The announcement comes a week after the Queen’s grandson, Peter Phillips, and his wife Autumn also announced their plans to split. A spokesperson for the couple did not immediately respond to ...
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