Steve King Gets Duped, Shares Tweet Calling Himself A White Supremacist

Steve King (R-Iowa), who was white nationalist rhetoric, got duped twice in one night, causing his name to trend on Twitter. One called him a white supremacist. The other suggested he drinks pee.  “He’s in the Marines and spending the 4th overseas keeping our nation safe,” Klippenstein wrote, sharing an image of his supposed uncle.  A Few Good Men.”  HuffPost But later he replied to another Twitter user ― and that second user changed their name as well: As of early Friday, the “pee pee” tweet remained on King’s timeline.  RELATED COVERAGE Rep. Steve King, Longtime White Supremacist, Compares Himself To Jesus White Nationalist Rep. Steve King Is Getting Buried By GOP Challenger's Fundraising Steve King Promotes White Nationalist On …

No more ‘Beijing bikini’: Chinese city calls topless men ‘uncivilized’

Beijing (CNN)Each summer, as Chinese cities swelter under the baking heat, middle-aged men across the country roll their T-shirts up above their bellies to cool down. The sight of middle-aged men in China relaxing in public places with their shirt rolled up to expose their stomach, or going completely topless, is a common one throughout the country. But Jinan authorities aim to rectify such “uncivilized behavior,” according to the notice, which added that citizens had complained about the “uncivilized phenomenon” which damaged the image of the city. Authorities said they planned to crack down on “improper dressing in public places,” which included “shirtlessness” and “wanton exposure of body parts.” Public bickering, jumping queues, littering, and “uncivilized dog walking” are also …

ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue Georgia Over 6-Week Abortion Ban

It was the latest lawsuit in a campaign to push back on recent abortion bans introduced across the U.S. The ACLU and Planned Parenthood The Georgia bill bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, purportedly once a fetal “heartbeat” is detectable by doctors, with the exceptions for rape and incest and if the patient is at risk of death or severe harm. It will begin to take effect on Jan. 1, 2020. People who perform abortions could face up to 10 years in prison. The ban is “in particular an attack on low-income Georgians, Georgians of color, and rural Georgians, who are least able to access medical care and least able to overcome the cruelties of this law,” the groups argue …

Elton John Calls Out Vladimir Putin For His LGBTQ ‘Hypocrisy’

Vladimir Putin. Elton John called out Putin on Friday after the Russian president told the  his country has “no problem with LGBT persons” while declaring that “t Putin then insisted Russia has been unfairly accused of homophobia, while he made a statement that seemingly reeked of homophobia. “I am not trying to insult anyone because we have been condemned for our alleged homophobia. But we have no problem with LGBT persons. God forbid, let them live as they wish. John was quick to respond with And it got personal, especially when the singer pointed out how his biopic, Download Join HuffPost Plus Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

EU requires carmakers to add fake engine noises to electric cars

London (CNN Business)Electric vehicles have been hailed as part of the answer to the climate crisis, but for some people they represent a new danger. The sound, produced by an acoustic vehicle alert system (AVAS), will be similar to that of a standard internal combustion engine, and drivers will be able to temporarily disable it if they want. The measure was passed by the European Parliament in 2014, according to a press release from the European Commission, and a five-year transitional period has now ended. From July 2021, the regulation will be to all new electric and hybrid vehicles registered in the bloc. “The government wants the benefits of green transport to be felt by everyone, and understands the concerns …

‘Charlie’s Angels’ Reboot Trailer Brings The Action, Wigs And Ariana Grande

Charlie’s Angels” reboot only. new crop of angels is reporting for duty. Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska take on hordes of bad guys, sport even more wigs and, yes, receive orders from the titular speaker box.  Stewart has teased as being more “grounded” — still looks like plenty of fun, balancing wild action set pieces with quippy dialogue and globe-trotting. And if that’s not enough to get you in the theater, the trailer also features a brand-new collaboration between Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey and Ariana Grande, who is co-executive producing the soundtrack. “Charlie’s Angels” hits theaters Nov. 15. Let Kristen Stewart Explain Why 'Charlie's Angels' Needs A 'Grounded' Reboot The Criticism That 'Irritated The Crap' Out Of This …

Liza Minnelli Fast Facts

(CNN)Here is a look at the life of Liza Minnelli, award winning singer and actress. Father: Vincente Minnelli, director Mother: Judy Garland, actress and singer Marriages: David Gest (March 16, 2002-April 2007, divorced); Mark Gero (December 4, 1979-January 27, 1992, divorced); Jack Haley Jr. (September 15, 1974-April 9, 1979, divorced); Peter Allen (March 3, 1967-July 24, 1974, divorced) Other Facts:Nominated for five Emmy Awards and won once. Nominated for two Academy Awards and won once. Nominated for three Tony Awards and won two. Also received a Special Tony Award in 1974. Has struggled with addictions to alcohol and painkillers. Has suffered numerous health problems, including hip replacement surgery, throat surgery and encephalitis. Timeline:1949 –Makes her first film appearance, uncredited, “In …

Glastonbury: Freya Ridings’ crowd-surfing fantasy

She describes it as a “time capsule” of the last 10 years of her life – as she fought dyslexia to win a place at the Brit School, and made her name at open mic nights before signing a record deal. Arriving at Glastonbury at the crack of dawn to speak to the BBC, she was full of wide-eyed wonder. “Just being here is like having a caffeine hit,” she said as she sat down to chat. Report End of Youtube post by Freya Ridings Image Copyright Freya Ridings Freya Ridings Report End of Youtube post 2 by Freya Ridings Image Copyright Freya Ridings Freya Ridings Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The singer plays two shows at Glastonbury over …

To spite Putin, come visit Georgia

(CNN)Dear travelers, wine drinkers, hikers and beachgoersDear epicureans, romantics and historiansDear anybody looking for an adventure or wanting to spite Russian President Vladimir Putin. The country of Georgia needs you. If you’ve ever considered visiting this small Black Sea nation nestled between Russia and Turkey, now is the time. For those of you who have already been, it is time to return. It was not. But because of Putin’s actions (and a previous Soviet strategy to divide and conquer the region) 20% of this country is occupied by Russian forces. The truth is complex, but it’s not hard to understand: Georgians want their country back. And they want to share it with visitors because they are proud of this land. …

The care home that built a replica High Street

Image caption The care home is also home to animals, including some hungry goats “It just got bigger and bigger and it was like, ‘Let’s do this, let’s not just have shop fronts but spaces people could actually use, that families could use,’” says Anthea Reid, the care home’s manager. Next to the cages housing the parrots there are guinea pigs, ducks and those hungry goats – all aimed at stimulating residents’ senses. Image caption Audrey, next to her daughter Viv, has lived at the home for two years “I think it’s excellent, it gives them a talking point,” says Viv Semmens, whose 90-year-old mum Audrey has lived there for two years. Audrey is living with dementia, like more than …

Beyonc Fans Rejoice: ‘Lion King’ Director Promises A Lot More Nala

Beyoncé fans will be feeling the love at this news: Nala, her character in “ Jon Favreau told  The new film also takes advantage of Beyoncé’s pipes by having her sing a new song written especially for the film that she wrote with [music producer]  Although Favreau said Beyoncé was “ “The Lion King” debuts in theaters July 19. REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.

Putin fires back at Elton John over gay rights in Russia

(CNN)Russian President Vladimir Putin fired the latest round Satuday in a tiff with Elton John over gay rights. “Let everyone be happy, we have no problem with what,” Putin told the outlet. “But this must not be allowed to overshadow the culture, traditions and traditional family values of millions of people making up the core population.” John, who is gay, fired back in a social media post Friday, saying he was “deeply upset” by the interview and strongly disagrees with Putin’s view. “I find duplicity in your comment that you want LGBT people to ‘be happy’ and that ‘we have no problem in that’. Yet Russian distributors chose to heavily censor my film ‘Rocketman’ by removing all references to my …

Tom Holland And Jake Gyllenhaal’s Outfits Freak Everyone Out At Premiere

Tom Holland and The “ Many noticed the resemblance on Thursday after Wednesday’s screening. That is some seriously funny cosplay if that was their intention. There are a few differences between the Marvel movie pair and the nightclub knuckleheads of yore. But, damn, those outfits are really close. And fans loved it.  RELATED… Tom Holland Saves Fan From Being Crushed By Autograph Seekers The Way Tom Holland Drinks Water In His Spider-Man Costume Is Weird But Genius This 'Spider-Man' Scene Answers 1 Burning Marvel Question REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.

Sheryl Sandberg Donates $1 Million To Planned Parenthood’s Advocacy Efforts

Sheryl Sandberg is making a $1 million personal donation to the political arm of abortion restrictions signed into law by Republican governors, including in Alabama, Georgia and Missouri. “I think this is a very urgent moment where the rights and the choices and the basic health of the most vulnerable women — the women who have been marginalized, often women of color — are at stake,” she told HuffPost in an interview. “And so all of us have to do our part to fight these draconian laws.”  Sandberg previously Trump’s reinstatement and expansion of what’s known as the “global gag rule,” which bans federal funding for international health organizations that speak about abortion as a family planning option.  Unlike in …

Apollo Mission Control Center restored to its former glory

Houston, Texas (CNN)The Apollo Mission Control Center once buzzed with excitement as flight controllers communicated with the first astronauts to orbit the Earth, land on the moon and pilot shuttles. It’s where dedicated experts oversaw operations for each mission, hour by hour. But since 1992, the rooms that bore witness to so many awe-inspiring moments at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston have fallen silent. They were used as Mission Control for the Gemini, Apollo, Apollo/Soyuz, Skylab and Space Shuttle program missions.

More music venues aim for a 50/50 gender split

“We need to see a more balanced workforce. Image copyright Gareth Cattermole Image caption The Royal Albert has signed up to the pledge, as well as Opera, the venue hosts the Bafta film awards 60 new organisations have signed up to Keychange including the Royal Opera House, English National Opera, Bella Union record label and the EarTH music venue in east London. “There has been a tradition of commissioning more male composers than female in the classical world,” she explains. “That is why we have encouraged orchestras, labels publishers, venues, concert halls to sign up.” She says it is all about making sure younger women can see it is possible to be a producer, label manager or headline a festival. …