Daily Archives: August 10, 2019
(CNN)The apparent suicide of financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein early Saturday could lead to more accusers and witnesses stepping forward as well as a flurry of civil suits against the multimillionaire’s estate, according to legal experts. … [+6364 chars]
Germany might have a recession in 2019. Commerzbank Chief Economist Joerg Kraemer and Kiel Institute economist Jens Boysen-Hogrefe agreed that while there is more pain to come for Germanys manufacturing sector, the nations current construction boom would inhi… [+271 chars]
60 Minutes: Father of alleged Canadian killer reveals he gave son practice rifle so he could ‘play with his fr
A home video obtained by 60 Minutes shows accused killer Bryer Schmegelsky shooting a realistic airsoft rifle in imitation military clothing.
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Second-year linebacker Oren Burks, penciled in as a starter in the Green Bay Packers base defense, is believed to have a torn pectoral muscle, a source told ESPN on Saturday. More tests are scheduled to determine the course of action, anot… [+1620 chars]
Jeffrey Epstein was found unresponsive in a New York City jail cell and was later pronounced dead. Arick Fudali is a victim’s rights attorney at the The Bloom Firm, which represents some of Epstein’s alleged victims. Fudali spoke to CBSN about his clients’ re… [+18 chars]
economy Germany might have a recession in 2019. Commerzbank Chief Economist Joerg Kraemer and Kiel Institute economist Jens Boysen-Hogrefe agreed that while there is more pain to come for Germanys manufacturing sector, the nations current construction boom w… [+2199 chars]
Soccer chief Gordon Taylor was told of horrific child abuse 20 years ago by a victim of football scout Eddie Heath but wrote back telling him to seek counselling. Russell Davy sent a hand-written letter in 1999 to the Professional Footballers Association the… [+7907 chars]
As with every mass shooting, the tragic events that occurred last weekend in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, have left us with only questions and heartache. This weeks photo stories offer a visual of issues surrounding race and violence, and with that, an o… [+963 chars]
r/politics – Megathread: AG Barr, Gaetz, AOC, others call for investigation into the death of Jeffery Epstein
Several members of Congress are calling for investigations following the apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein, the disgraced financier who faced federal sex trafficking charges before his death. Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, called Epstein’s suicide an ‘impossibili… [+1472 chars]
r/aww – It has taken 2 years since we adopted her, but Reba has dropped more than half her weight and I couldn’t be more proud of her.
I disagree that corgis are hard to keep slim, or dogs in general Humans control their food intake, which is primarily how one controls weight gain and loss Just because a doggy looks at you with those cute baby dog eyes doesn’t mean they should get a piece … [+242 chars]
r/Showerthoughts – Dads probably bond with dogs so much because, in our society, men don’t get shown a lot of affection but dogs give tons of affection regardless
This is exactly why my wife and I got a cat instead of a dog. We both love dogs but they need a decently large space, regular walks, regular play, etc. Cats just need regular food, for you to scoop the litter, and the occaissional play/snuggle. Big differenc… [+90 chars]
Oh MAN. Embarrassing story time. My parents were very careful about which games I could and could not play. Of course, I found ways around this. Like, I got MK3 on genesis, and promised to ‘turn off blood’ [because, of course it’s the blood that makes it vio… [+1367 chars]
Well, they do have plenty of reason to believe either or both of those. Look at the Snowden issue as a prime example. Pretty much every adult with working ears and eyes learned at least the basics of what is happening, a large portion got really pissed, and … [+95 chars]
r/mildlyinteresting – Defrosted some meat and the letters melted off the label. I now have errant letters all over my counter.
Aww, cripes. I didn’t know I’d have to write a description. How many words is that so far, like a hundred? Soooo, yeah. Mildly interesting stuff. Stuff that interests you. Mildly. It’s in the name, ffs.
Of course, Wal-Mart corporate is just catering to their fundie, armchair-sociologists base. Its a PR stunt and not genuine concern for societys welfare. All the latest research debunks the link between video games and violence but that doesnt matter to the gu… [+146 chars]
Emmerdale star Mark Jordon has told of his year of hell after being accused of beating up a pensioner in a beer garden – and how his family and castmates dragged him back from despair. Mark, 54, who played Daz Spencer in the ITV soap , poured his heart out… [+6008 chars]
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) delivered a powerful condemnation of President Donald Trump’s racist rhetoric on Saturday, again linking it to last week’s El Paso, Texas, shooting in which a gunman targeted Mexicans, killing 22 people and injuring dozens more. … [+2339 chars]
As they say, The Boys are back in town. Filming has already begun on The Boys season 2, continuing the story of Amazon’s R-rated superhero-bashing series, and showrunner Eric Kripke has “a small token” for those fans who helped make the show one of the most … [+1855 chars]