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Rep. Matt Gaetz suggested Nicki Minaj should be Donald Trump's running mate in 2024

Left: Donald Trump; Right: Nicki Minaj Left: AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File; Right: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File Rep. Matt Gaetz in a tweet suggested that Donald Trump and Nicki Minaj run for office together in 2024. Minaj over the course of this week has tweeted skeptical remarks about the COVID-19 vaccines. Those remarks led to an anti-vaccine protest and criticism from high-profile figures like Joy Reid. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Matt Gaetz on Friday sugges...
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Nicki Minaj's vaccine tweets were the latest test of social media's imperfect system for stopping misinformation's spread

Twitter has not deleted or added a warning label to Nicki Minaj's tweet containing unverified information about COVID-19 vaccines. Getty/Gilbert Carrasquillo Twitter has not deleted or added a warning to Nicki Minaj's tweet containing COVID misinformation. Twitter said Minaj's tweet will stay up because the rapper shared a personal anecdote. When celebrities post misinformation, the result can be "incredibly damaging" to public health, one expert said. See more stories on Insi...
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COVID forces health care rationing in parts of the West

By Rebecca Boone | Associated Press BOISE, Idaho — In another ominous sign about the spread of the delta variant, Idaho public health leaders on Thursday expanded health care rationing statewide and individual hospital systems in Alaska and Montana have enacted similar crisis standards amid a spike in the number of unvaccinated COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization. The decisions marked an escalation of the pandemic in several Western states struggling to convince skeptical people to get v...
Tags: Politics, News, Montana, Nicki Minaj, Sport, West, Soccer, Idaho, Alaska, Associated Press, Joe, Trinidad, Rebecca Boone, St Luke, Luke, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare


Nicki Minaj told her 157M followers on Instagram that she was locked in 'Twitter jail.' Twitter denies it.

Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images Nicki Minaj claimed she was in "Twitter jail" after tweeting about the coronavirus vaccines. Minaj shared a story about her cousin's friend in Trinidad who claims he had a bad reaction to the vaccine. The rapper also says she was invited to the White House; however, the White House claims she was only offered a phone call. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rapper Nicki Minaj, who has been criticized recently for her claims on social media abo...
Tags: Twitter, News, Instagram, Entertainment, Nicki Minaj, White House, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Vaccine, Vaccines, Anthony Fauci, Cnbc, Trinidad, Misinformation, Minaj


‘Jeopardy!’ hosts: Mayim Bialik, Ken Jennings will finish 2021

NEW YORK — Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings will split “Jeopardy!” hosting duties for the remainder of 2021. Sony Pictures Television announced the plan Thursday, the same week that episodes filmed by ousted host Mike Richards are airing. Richards, who also lost his role as “Jeopardy!” executive producer, was initially tapped as Alex Trebek’s successor but left the show after past misogynistic and disparaging comments surfaced. Bialik was tapped as interim host, and her episodes will air through No...
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Apple's fitness instructors may never become Peloton-style stars, but the company is doing more for inclusivity than its upstart counterpart

A peek into the offerings on Apple Fitness Plus. Apple Apple spotlighted some of the trainers from its fitness platform during the iPhone 13 launch event. Its trainers aren't household names like Peloton's, who have become celebrities in their own right. But Apple is positioning its platform as less intimidating and more inclusive than Peloton. See more stories on Insider's business page. In the Apple world of fitness, everyone is friendly, no one is intimidatingly hot, and it...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Analysis, Vogue, Retail, Apple Watch, Sam, Trinidad, Petersen, Rigsby, Tobago, Apple TV Apple, Peloton, Anne Helen Petersen, Robin Arzon, Tech Insider


Nicki Minaj Says She Will Take Her Swollen Testicles Questions To The White House, But The White House Disagrees

Earlier this week, Nicki Minaj’s cousin’s friend’s testicles became world famous. On the evening of the Met Gala, Minaj tweeted an explanation for why she wouldn’t attend: “They want you to get vaccinated for the Met. if I get vaccinated it won’t for the Met. It’ll be once I feel I’ve done enough research.” Soon afterward, she tweeted the baffling anecdote about the cousin’s friend: “My cousin in Trinidad won’t get the vaccine cuz his friend got it & became impotent. His testicles became swollen...
Tags: Music, News, Nicki Minaj, White House, Anthony Fauci, Trinidad, Trinidad Tobago, Minaj, Met Gala Minaj, Honourable Terrence Deyalsingh


Nicki Minaj's Covid-19 vaccine 'swollen testicles' claim is false, says Trinidad health minister

Trinidad and Tobago Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh on Wednesday criticized as "false" the claim by American rapper Nicki Minaj that a person on the Caribbean island suffered swollen testicles after receiving a Covid-19 vaccine.
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Nicki Minaj: Trinidad minister criticises rapper's vaccine tweet

The singer has been accused of spreading vaccine disinformation on the social media site.
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Nicki Minaj swollen testicles claim 'wasted' Trinidad health officials' time

The rapper's comments about vaccines side effects were explored by Trinidad's health minister.
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Trinidad minister denies Nicki Minaj’s ‘swollen testicles’ claim

By Linda Hutchinson-Jafar | Reuters PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Trinidad and Tobago Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh on Wednesday criticized as “false” the claim by American rapper Nicki Minaj that a person on the Caribbean island suffered swollen testicles after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. Trinidad-born Minaj sparked an international furor when she alleged on Twitter that her cousin in Trinidad refuses to get a vaccine because his friend become impotent after being vaccinated. “His testicles...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Nicki Minaj, White House, Sport, World news, Soccer, Anthony Fauci, Caribbean, Port, Trinidad, Reuters, Terrence Deyalsingh, SPAIN Trinidad, Minaj


Nicki Minaj claim that Covid vaccine can cause impotence dismissed by Trinidad and Tobago

Minister says health officials found no evidence that any patient reported such side effects: ‘We wasted so much time running down this false claim’Trinidad and Tobago’s health minister has dismissed claims by the rapper Nicki Minaj that a cousin’s friend had become impotent after receiving the Covid-19 vaccine, saying that health officials in the Caribbean country had found no evidence that any patient had reported such side effects.“As we stand now, there is absolutely no reported side effect ...
Tags: Health, Nicki Minaj, Americas, World news, Vaccines and immunisation, Caribbean, Trinidad And Tobago, Trinidad, Terrence Deyalsingh, Coronavirus


UK and Trinidad health officials refute Nicki Minaj's 'false claim' Covid shots cause swollen testicles

The health minister of Trinidad and Tobago said Minaj's tweet late Monday to her more than 22 million followers sent the ministry on a...
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Trinidad's Health Minister shuts down Nicki Minaj's vaccine claim: 'No reported such side effect'

Health Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Terrance Deyalsingh said they "wasted so much time" reviewing Nicki Minaj's false claim.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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Dr. Fauci, Trinidad & Tobago Health Minister Debunk Nicki Minaj’s COVID-19 Testicle Tweet

Nicki Minaj was not allowed at this year’s Met Gala because she refused to get vaccinated. When explaining her decision on Monday, hours before the event, she tweeted some stuff about doing her own research. “My cousin in Trinidad won’t get the vaccine cuz his friend got it & became impotent,” she wrote. “His testicles became swollen. His friend was weeks away from getting married, now the girl called off the wedding. So just pray on it & make sure you’re comfortable with ur decision, not bullie...
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‘Megatron’ MAGA Candace Owens Backs Nicki Minaj’s Vaccine Engorged Gonads Claim…Because, Of Course She Does

Candace Owens took to Twitter to praise Nicki Minaj for speaking out against vaccines with her story about her cousin in Trinidad refusing the vaccine because his friend got swollen testicles as a vaccine side effect.
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Tucker Carlson asked Nicki Minaj's cousin's friend to contact him: 'We want to hear your story'

A screenshot of Tucker Carlson's Fox News show featuring Nicki Minaj's tweet. YouTube/Fox News Alert Tucker Carlson said he wants to talk to the person Nicki Minaj cited in her vaccine misinformation. The rapper claimed her cousin's friend in Trinidad "became impotent" after getting vaccinated. Carlson said Tuesday: "We want to hear your story. We'll come to Port of Spain to see you." See more stories on Insider's business page. Tucker Carlson used his Fox News show on ...
Tags: Politics, Entertainment, Nicki Minaj, Trends, News UK, Fox News, Trinidad, Tucker Carlson, Carlson, Port of Spain, Minaj, Coronavirus, Sinead Baker, YouTube Fox News Alert


Nicki Minaj’s tweets on a friend of a cousin’s alleged vaccine side effects being politicized Joy Reid says

Hip-hop star Nicki Minaj tweeting about a friend of a cousin in Trinidad who allegedly had a negative reaction to a COVID-19 vaccine was...
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Dr. Fauci responds to Nicki Minaj vaccine skepticism, says vaccines do not cause reproductive issues, swollen testicles

Pool / Pool/ Getty Images Dr. Fauci said it's a "resounding no," that COVID-19 vaccines cause reproductive issues. He was responding to a viral series of tweets by Nicki Minaj, where she said she was unvaccinated. Minaj's reason allegedly had to do with a cousin's friend and a hard-to-believe tale. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci responded to international star Nicki Minaj's vaccine skepticism during a CNN interview on Tuesday, saying tha...
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The Sackprint: Nicki Minaj Claims COVID Vaccine Swelled Her “Cousin’s Friend’s” Trini Testes, Shatters Dr. Fauci’s Internet

We compiled the funniest, wildest and messiest reactions to Nicki Minaj revealing that her cousin's friend in Trinidad suffered swollen family jewels and lost his wife after getting the COVID vaccine
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The Sackprint: Nicki Minaj Claims COVID Vaccine Swelled Her “Cousin’s Friend’s” Trini Testes, Sparks Messy Shenanigans Across Dr. Fauci’s Internet

We compiled the funniest, wildest and messiest reactions to Nicki Minaj revealing that her cousin's friend in Trinidad suffered swollen family jewels and lost his wife after getting the COVID vaccine
Tags: News, Instagram, Nicki Minaj, Newsletter, New, Jazz, Originals, Arts & Entertainment, Trinidad, Fauci, SMH, Multi, For Your Information, Shady, Hi Hater, For Your Viewing Pleasure


"[T]he study suggests that roughly half of all the hospitalized patients showing up on COVID-data dashboards in 2021 may have been admitted for another reason entirely, or had only a mild presentation of disease."

"This increase was even bigger for vaccinated hospital patients, of whom 57 percent had mild or asymptomatic disease. But unvaccinated patients have also been showing up with less severe symptoms, on average, than earlier in the pandemic: The study found that 45 percent of their cases were mild or asymptomatic since January 21.... [T]he latter finding may be explained by the fact that unvaccinated patients in the vaccine era tend to be a younger cohort who are less vulnerable to COVID and may be...
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22 of the very best Airbnbs across California, from beaches and deserts to wine regions and big cities

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Airbnb According to Airbnb, California is a top trending location for vacation rentals. Many Enhanced Clean Airbnbs in California are on the beach, in the desert, and near wine country. Experts say Airbnb may be safer than hotels because private rentals promote social distancing. The Golden State is a stunning example of raw natural beauty whether you seek the sprawling hills of wine country, fancy a d...
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Altheia Jones-Lecointe: the Black Panther who became a Mangrove Nine hero

She was at the forefront of the Black power movement in Britain in the 1960s and 70s – one of a group who took on and defeated the police in courtDr Altheia Jones-Lecointe describes her arrival in the UK as more than just a complete shock. The woman who would be labelled by Special Branch as “the brains behind the Black Panther Movement”, and go on to win a groundbreaking legal case against the government, says her move to Britain at the age of 20 was “mind-shattering”.Swapping Trinidad for 1960...
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New-look U.S. squad opens World Cup qualifying, 4 years after flop

By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — They landed on a charter flight, just three veterans of the devastating defeat four years earlier along with 20 fresh faces and a new coaching staff. Christian Pulisic and Zack Steffen were left behind. Rebuilding over, the U.S. opens 2022 World Cup qualifying at El Salvador’s Estadio Cuscatlán on Thursday night missing two of its top starters, one because of COVID-19 and the other back spasms. It will be the start of an unprecedented s...
Tags: Europe, Mexico, Sports, Sport, Canada, Atlantic, Soccer, Chelsea, World Cup, Nashville, El Salvador, Jurgen Klinsmann, Honduras, Major League Soccer, Costa Rica, Central America


The 21 best young adult romance books to read in 2021

The best young adult romance books include "Everything, Everything," "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," and "Red, White & Royal Blue." Amazon; Rachel Mendelson/Insider When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Young adult romance books are fun and full of hope as teenage characters fall in love. The YA books on this list span fantasy romances to buzzy rom-coms. Want more books? Check out the best young adult books published in 2021 so far. E...
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Alexander: For U.S. men’s soccer, the big task starts now

It has been a fun summer for the U.S. men’s national soccer team. They’ve lifted two trophies, beating archrival Mexico to win the CONCACAF Nations League title in Denver in early June and knocking off El Tri again on the first day of August to win the CONCACAF Gold Cup in Las Vegas. More significantly, they did so with essentially two different squads, one with a heavy emphasis on MLS players and the other primarily overseas-based. What does it mean in the big picture? Not nearly enough. “It’s ...
Tags: Europe, England, Mexico, Sports, Sport, Turkey, Canada, Soccer, Fifa, Mls, Nashville, Philadelphia, El Salvador, Jurgen Klinsmann, Honduras, Costa Rica


Ten TV Series That Can Help You Be Your Best Self

Most of us have watched more TV than usual during the COVID-19 pandemic—while depression and anxiety went through the roof as isolation and layoffs have taken their toll. That was true for those who worked in show biz. Even as viewership spiked, television production slowed almost to a halt. Actors, directors, editors, writers, location managers, camera and boom operators, grips, and gaffers were stuck at home, just like the rest of us, surrounded by disease, facing uncertain economic futures....
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hong Kong, Instagram, Parenting, Tig Notaro, New York City, Los Angeles, Ted, Star Trek, Bbc, Netflix, United States, Manhattan, Gillian Anderson, Emory


Outraged fishers show oil spill 'like porridge' in Trinidad sea – video

A group of fishers were outraged when they came across a large oil spill with 'clumps as thick as porridge' covering the Gulf of Paria in Trinidad.  Gary Aboud and Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) documented the spill and criticised the clean-up attempt by oil company Paria Fuel Trading Company Ltd, calling for the company to contain the oil and collect it instead of dispersing it with boats.  In a statement released on Monday, Paria said: 'The spill is contained, and a residual clean-up...
Tags: Oil, World news, Fish, Oil Spills, Fishing, Trinidad And Tobago, Trinidad, Gulf of Paría, Fishing Industry, Gary Aboud, Trinidad sea, Paria Fuel Trading Company Ltd, FFOS


‘It’s outrageous’: Trinidadian fishers film ‘half-hearted’ oil spill clean-up

Hundreds of spills off Gulf of Paria having ‘dire’ impact on local fishing in one of the most biodiverse areas of Trinidad and TobagoHands masked in thick black oil, the fisher drips toxic globules back into the sea as he pleads with the camera, urging viewers to “share this video”.In the footage, filmed onboard a small boat, Gary Aboud documents an oil spill this week in the Gulf of Paria, off the Caribbean coast of Trinidad. It is just the latest of many spills that threaten to wreak havoc on ...
Tags: Energy, Environment, Oil, Americas, World news, Marine Life, Fossil Fuels, Global development, Fishing, Caribbean, Trinidad And Tobago, Trinidad, Gulf of Paría, Gary Aboud