Medical Groups Warn Climate Change Is A ‘Health Emergency’

The new climate change agenda released by the groups, including the American Medical Association and the American Heart Association, comes amid early jostling among Democratic candidates over whose environmental platform is more progressive. The health organizations’ policy recommendations, while a stark departure from President Donald Trump’s approach, represent a back-to-basics approach for an internal Democratic climate debate that has so far revolved around the liberal precepts of the Green New Deal . Among other things, the groups are pressing elected officials and presidential candidates to “meet and strengthen U.S. commitments” under the 2015 United Nations climate agreement from which Trump has vowed to withdraw. They’re also pushing for some form of carbon pricing, although without any reference to potential taxation …

Karlie Kloss Goes Full Yeehaw For Second Wedding With Joshua Kushner

Take model and “Project Runway” judge tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in upstate New York. Kloss and Kushner, whose brother Donald Trump, took over the Brush Creek Ranch in Wyoming with attendees like Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom, Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis and Garage magazine founder Dasha Zhukova. The festivities included horseback riding, dancing and tequila drinking. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Derek Blasberg (@derekblasberg) on Jun 23, 2019 at 2:57pm PDT There were plenty of videos and photos on social media this weekend of Perry and Bloom in full cowboy get-ups. The group was just as committed to the turn up, as everyone came together for a party one night with the couple of the …

BET Awards 2019 Winners: The Complete List

BET Awards like Cardi B and she likes it like that.  on the red carpet.  Cardi B, who is opening the ceremony with a sure-to-be-buzzworthy performance, is the night’s most decorated nominee with seven nods, including female hip-hop artist and album of the year. Drake, however, trails not too far behind with five nominations across major categories with Travis Scott, J. Cole and Beyoncé also up for top awards. During the show, the late rapper Nipsey Hussle will posthumously receive the Humanitarian Award in recognition of his community activism and philanthropic work in his hometown of Los Angeles.  Issa Rae WINNER: Regina King Tiffany Haddish Anthony Anderson Denzel Washington WINNER: Michael B. Jordan Caleb McLaughlin WINNER: Marsai Martin Miles Brown …

Take me to the Boom Boom Room! Inside the risqu hotel for 24-hour party people

Americas raciest hotel chain has turned a boring British office block into an Austin Powers-style crash pad complete with retro reception, leftie library and rooftop baths. Groovy baby! When the clerks of Camdens highways department were issuing parking fines from their gloomy office in the 1970s, little can they have imagined that jet-setting hipsters would one day be supping cocktails in the public library below them before taking an al fresco dip up on the roof. Maligned for years as the concrete egg box of Euston Road, the Shawn Hausman, the Los Angeles-based designer behind the Standards flamboyant interiors, who started out creating film sets for live models in a vitrine behind the reception desk, part of an art installation …

South Bend bar shooting kills 1 person and wounds 8 others the same day as Pete Buttigieg’s town hall

(CNN)A melee at a South Bend bar left one person dead and eight victims injured just as mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg gets ready to address issues in his Indiana city. The shooting happened the same day that Buttigieg is scheduled to speak at a town hall with South Bend’s police chief. The event, moderated by NAACP South Bend Chapter President Michael Patton, will outline the process for officer-involved shooting investigations. Buttigieg has touted his leadership of South Bend on the presidential campaign trail. But he’s come under criticism in recent weeks after an officer shot and killed a man who was allegedly breaking into cars with a knife in hand. In response, Buttigieg canceled an appearance at a …

The Impeachers review: Andrew Johnson and the men who nearly trumped him

Brenda Wineapple has written a book entirely right for its moment, a history of the perils and politics of impeachment Brenda Wineapples new book was surely timed for this moment. Working with the support of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in 2016 and 2017, her research predated the Mueller investigation. But in some quarters, the tantalising thought of a third impeachment of a president was already in the air. Her book, therefore, is not merely the story of a trial (and likely associated corruption), engrossing though that is. It is also the story of how a nation torn by civil war and grieving the memory of Abraham Lincoln took a very different turn during the presidency …

Scotland crash out of Womens World Cup after dramatic Argentina comeback

Scotland drew 3-3 with Argentina and have crashed out of the Womens World Cup despite having a three-goal lead in the second half Scotland crashed out of the World Cup in dramatic style after throwing away a three-goal lead against Argentina. They looked to be cruising to victory until a five-minute capitulation saw Milagros Menndez score and goalkeeper Lee Alexander deflect the ball into her own net to put Shelley Kerrs side on the brink of disaster. In added time Florencia Bonsegundo pushed Scotland over the edge from the spot. Alexander thought she had saved Scotland with a fine stop but the penalty was ordered to be retaken after intervention by the VAR. Bonsegundo made sure with her second effort …

Facebook usage has collapsed since scandals, data shows

Companys own upbeat figures thrown into doubt by business analytics firm Mixpanel Facebook usage has plummeted over the last year, even as the company continues to insist that its use has stayed stable or even grown in the same period, according to data seen by the Guardian. Since April 2018, the first full month after the news of the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke in the Observer, actions on Facebook such as likes, shares and posts have dropped by almost 20%, according to the business analytics firm Mixpanel. Taking that month as a baseline, total actions fell by more that 10% within a month, recovered a bit over the summer, and then fell again over the autumn and winter of 2018, …

Florida officer guilty of negligence for shooting caretaker

MIAMI – A Florida police officer has been found guilty of culpable negligence for shooting at a severely autistic man and wounding the man’s caretaker. News outlets report North Miami police Officer Jonathan Aledda was found not guilty Monday of attempted manslaughter. Arnaldo Rios Soto fled his group home in 2016 with a shiny silver toy truck. A passerby reported a possibly armed man, and police soon surrounded Soto and caretaker Charles Kinsey. Aledda says he thought Soto’s toy was a gun and Kinsey was being held hostage. Aledda then fired his rifle at Soto, striking Kinsey while he lay in the street and begged police not to shoot. Officers testified radio communication clarified the toy wasn’t a gun. Trending …

New Hampshire woman allegedly pushed dog into lake, let it drown: police

Nancy Bucciarelli, 66, was arrested for allegedly pushing her dog into a lake and letting it drown. (Merrimack Police Department) MASSACHUSETTS WOMAN CHARGED AFTER 21 DOGS, MACAW FOUND LIVING IN SQUALOR  Bucciarelli allegedly pushed the dog — who witnesses said appeared winded during the walk — into the water and didn’t attempt a rescue as the canine struggled and sank. Passersby jumped in to try and pull the dog from the water, but ultimately it died, Merrimack Police Chief Denise Roy told WMUR. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP “It is a sad story,” Roy said. “It’s unconscionable to think what this defendant is charged with.” Bucciarelli was arrested Friday on a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge and is due to appear in court …