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Trump Says Brett Kavanaugh Is The One ‘Being Assaulted’ Amid New Accusations

Donald Trump argued that Supreme Court justice. Two New York Times reporters additional tweet, quoting “ “Just Out: ‘Kavanaugh accuser doesn’t recall incident,‘” Trump tweeted, attributing the quote to Fox News’ morning show. “DO YOU BELIEVE WHAT THESE HORRIBLE PEOPLE WILL DO OR SAY. They are looking to destroy, and influence his opinions ― but played the game badly. They should be sued!” tweeting that the justice should “start suing people for [libel], or the Justice Department should come to his rescue.”  Prior to this most recent allegation, Christine Blasey Ford, delivered an…

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Check Out the Incredible Head Stabilization of this Male Kestrel

Wildlife enthusiast Anthony Roberts (@ZedAnthony) recently shared this fascinating clip of a Male kestrel hunting at South Stack Island in Angelesey, Wales. Despite the strong winds, the bird can be observed using its remarkable head stabilization and maintaining his focus on his prey. You can see the original tweet embedded below. Just look at that head stabilisation! Male kestrel hunting at South Stack, Anglesey yesterday. pic.twitter.com/z1KKrvPR8S — Anthony Roberts (@ZedAnthony) June 6, 2019 Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/incredible-head-stabilization-of-male-kestrel-bird/

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Kim Jong-un invites Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang report

Letter from North Korean leader comes as talks between the men have stalled North Korean leader Kim Jong-un invited US president Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday, citing diplomatic sources. The letter pre-dates North Koreas latest last met at the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas in June and agreed to restart working-level negotiations that had been stalled since an unsuccessful second summit between the two leaders in Vietnam in February. Last weeks round of short-range missiles…

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Apple could release an update to the Apple TV

All eyes are on the next iPhone, but Apple could also be working on a new Apple TV. The device could be announced next week, or maybe later this fall. The anonymous Twitter account @never_released shared the codename of a new Apple TV — AppleTV11,1 or J305AP. They have been accurate when it comes to finding codenames of various unreleased Apple products in the past.

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‘Game Of Thrones’ led Creative Arts Emmy wins

(CNN)“Game of Thrones” led the charge at the Creative Arts Emmys with a total of 10 wins for the fantasy show. Amazon’s popular comedy “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” also did well during the night, with a total of six wins. Netflix had another hit with “When They See Us,” with casting directors Aisha Coley and Ashley Ingram winning an award, which they dedicated to the exonerated men who were known as the “Central Park Five,” and the project’s director, Ava DuVernay. Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” took home both drama guest…

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Sean Hannity: Let Me Cry a River for Joe Bidens Family!

Fox News host Biden family members tried to family name. Theres no allegation, as far as I know… Hannity, meanwhile, brought up accusations that Biden used his power and influence as vice president to stop a Ukrainian investigation into his son Hunter and to help Hunter has said there is no evidence of wrongdoing by either of the Bidens and neither are under investigation.) You can blame him for that, too, and if his other family are getting special treatment, of course hes knowing whats going on, Hannity exclaimed. Well,…

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Christopher Eccleston: ‘I’m a lifelong body-hater’

“I never have. I always thought of it as a filthy secret, because I’m northern, because I’m male and because I’m working class.” From the age of six he was concerned he had a “pot belly” and “knobbly knees”. The father-of-two was diagnosed with clinical depression after splitting from his wife Mischka in 2015 and says it was then that he considered taking his own life. “I was in a state of extreme anxiety, convinced I was either going to die or I was going to kill myself,” wrote the…

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Id ask my mum: why do you drink? Andie MacDowell on childhood and Hollywood

She learned responsibility young, caring for her mother then became a stunningly successful model and screen star. The actor talks about ageing on screen, why she eschews drugs, and her pride in her daughters acting careers Andie MacDowells career as a successful model, who went on to become a successful actor, almost ended before it began. It was 1979, in the middle of the Studio 54 era, when she moved to New York. She was 21 years old, had just been signed by the Elite model agency and appeared to…

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Can the rest of the world save itself from climate breakdown without the US?

With Trump expected to skip the UN climate summit, the question will be: whats possible if the most powerful nation is pulling away from action? This story originally appeared in Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. As world leaders converge on New York City for the United Nations climate action Summit on 23 September, they enter what may be the most consequential week in climate politics since Donald Trumps surprise election as president of the United States…

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A Chilling Compilation of the Fires Currently Raging Across the Amazon

The following excerpt is from Brian Kahn’s article on Earther: What began as a “day of fire†a week and a half ago has now turned daytime skies in São Paulo an inky black. The Amazon has been in deep, deep trouble ever since far-right president Jair Bolsnaro took over running Brazil. Advocates feared his regime would commit ecological “genocide†in the Amazon and with each passing month, those fears are becoming reality.   Deforestation rates have spiked in recent months, and now large swaths of the world’s largest rainforest…

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