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Dr. Katie Bouman Gets Accused Of Taking All The Credit For Black Hole Pic, Her Male Colleague Clears The Air On Twitter

In a reverse ‘Hidden Figures’ these trolls began digging around the internet to find the real (man) person responsible for this scientific feat. They landed on Andrew Chael, listed on GitHub as the primary developer for one of the algorithms of the monumental discovery – but he was quick to shut them down. Computer scientist Katie Bouman has become the face of the first black hole photo in history – and internet trolls are not pleased Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Unknown Thousands of people started upvoting/giving attention to…

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The 9-year-old girl mowed down in a grisly hit-and-run is speaking out

(CNN)Not even a fractured skull and a shattered pelvis can keep LaDerihanna Holmes down. Gabriel Fordham faces charges of failure to maintain lane, failure to stop at a stop sign, reckless driving, hit and run and serious injury by vehicle. Fordham, 28, is being held on no bond, his attorney Ryan Williams said Monday after his court appearance. Fordham has been in jail since the incident, his attorney said. Fordham didn’t get bond on Monday because of a probation order from seven years ago, Williams said. A new court date…

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Man convicted of 5 murders in Kansas City cul-de-sac in 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A man with a violent past has been convicted of killing five people in 2014 in a quiet cul-de-sac in south Kansas City. Brandon Howell, 39, was found guilty Monday on five counts of first-degree murder and seven other felonies in the killings. Prosecutors have said they intend to seek the death penalty. The Jackson County jury deliberated less than two hours after getting the case Monday morning. The defense did not call any witnesses or present any evidence during the weeklong trial, The Kansas City…

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Mueller’s Trump-Russia report to be released on Thursday

William Barr will release a redacted version of the near 400-page report to Congress and the public, spokeswoman said Special counsel Robert Muellers said. Opponents of Trump hope the report will answer longstanding questions about his ties to Russia, including what transpired at Sign up for the US morning briefing Mueller is also expected to shed light on whether, once in the White House, Trump sought to obstruct justice, for example by firing James Comey as FBI director in May 2017, when the agency was heading the Russia investigation. But…

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This Man Couldnt Afford Clothes For His Graduation So Twitter Users Made Sure He Has The Best Graduation Ever

Friendships are one of the most valuable treasures of life. Having good friends can completely change your life and help you get through the tough times. While not everybody is lucky enough to have strong and lasting friendships, those who do have connections like that reminds how important friendships truly are. Denga from Johannesburg, South Africa has exactly a friend like that. They both recently graduated from the University of Witwatersrand. The recent graduate shared online how much her friend has helped while they were studying. Recently, a woman named…

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Cops: YouTube Mom Pepper-Sprayed Fantastic Adventure Kid Stars to Force Them to Perform

To millions of viewers, the Fantastic Adventures YouTube channel portrayed the perfectalbeit chaoticsuburban Phoenix lifestyle of seven adopted kids. Dozens of videos, which racked up a quarter of a billion views, featured cute cookie capers or superhero kids taking part in backyard light-saber battles. What the viewers didnt see was an alleged reign of terror taking place off-camera. The YouTube channels creator, and the familys off-screen momager, was Machelle Hobson, 48, from Maricopa, Arizona. She is now in jail, accused of abusing her seven adopted children if they refused to…

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Part Of The Climate Solution: Elizabeth Warren Lays Out Vision For Public Lands

America’s public lands to work in the fight against climate change, vowing to ban new fossil fuel leases and dramatically boost renewable energy on federal lands and waters. “The Trump Administration is busy selling off our public lands to the oil, gas and coal industries for pennies on the dollar, threatening the health and safety of our local communities and pouring an accelerant on our climate crisis,” Warren said in an email statement. “We can’t allow corporations to pillage our public lands and leave taxpayers to clean up the mess.”…

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