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Party guests ‘chased down’ knife attack suspect

The clubhouse manager, 60, who asked not to be named, said a man ran towards the party from a nearby playing field and “called for help” before collapsing. A second man could be seen further back on the club’s football pitch appearing to “goad” the guests. Partygoers slowly approached the suspect “somehow got him on the floor and sat on him until police came,” the manager said. Image caption The clubhouse manager said the attack “did not happen on the club’s ground”, which was open for a football match on…

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Bernie Sanders Joins Joe Biden In Vowing To Release Medical Records Before The Primaries

Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) followed will release his medical records before the Democratic presidential primaries. “Absolutely,” he responded. “You know, I think it’s the right thing to do. The American people have the right to know about whether the person they are going to be voting for for president is healthy, and we will certainly release our medical records before the primaries.” before there’s a first vote.” He added: “There’s no reason for me not to release my medical records.” The Iowa caucuses are Feb. 3. Biden’s mental acuity has been…

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Takes Executive Action To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

Andrew Cuomo (D) is taking emergency executive action to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in the state amid a national investigation by health officials into hundreds of cases of lung illness and six deaths that may be related to “New York is confronting this crisis head-on and today we are taking another nation-leading step to combat a public health emergency,” the governor said Sunday during a press conference to announce the measure, calling out manufacturers of the products for “intentionally and recklessly targeting young people.” Across the state, On Thursday,…

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John Legend Makes A Case For Lowering Felicity Huffman’s Sentencing

John Legend weighed in on the controversy over 14-day sentencing for her part in the controversial college admissions bribery scam. The 10-time Grammy Award winner offered a solution that doesn’t pit the rich against the poor: Stop sending people to jail. Many were outraged over what they saw as a light sentence for Huffman, which pales in contrast to other people of color who are poor and received harsher punishments for lesser crimes. nationwide college admissions scam involving wealthy parents paying large sums to help get their sons or daughters…

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I left Russia to escape Putins assault on reason. Now I fear the UK is on the same path | Peter Pomarentsev

We need to develop a more collaborative political discourse, built on facts, not spin Nothing is true and everything is possible. That was my one-line attempt to sum up the politics and propaganda that enveloped Russia at the start of the 21st century. It was a world where politicians no longer cared whether they were caught lying; where old ideologies were dead and conspiracy thinking had become the new way to explain the world; where all the old political categories (socialist and liberal, conservative and communist) seemed utterly meaningless and…

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Yemen’s Houthi rebels claim a ‘large-scale’ drone attack on Saudi oil facilities

(CNN)Yemen’s Houthi rebels have attacked Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities with drones, the Houthi-run Al-Masirah news agency said Saturday. Saudi Arabia has been leading a military campaign to quash the Houthi rebels in Yemen since March 2015. The conflict is widely seen as a proxy war between the Saudis and Iran, which has been backing the Houthis. “We promise the Saudi regime that the next operation will be wider and more painful if the blockade and aggression continues,” the spokesman added. The Saudi-led coalition battling the Houthi rebels said in a…

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Kylie Jenner And Travis Scott Are Doing ‘Playboy’ | Betches

Just when we thought Kylie Jenner’s Instagram literally couldn’t get more insane, she proves us all wrong. On Tuesday morning, while I was minding my own business at work, she posted a naked photo of her and Travis Scott that literally made my jaw drop. Apparently they’re doing Playboy, and I need every single detail right now. In the photo, Kylie appears to be fully nude, hugging a Travis who’s just wearing jeans. They’re up against some kind of leafy backdrop, and honestly they look so f*cking good. I’m not…

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Pompeo blames Iran for drone attacks on Saudi oil field

Washington (CNN)Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pinned the blame on Iran for an attack at a Saudi oil field in a pair of tweets Saturday. Saudi Arabia has been leading a military campaign to quash the Houthi rebels in Yemen since March 2015. The conflict is widely seen as a proxy war between the Saudis and Iran, which has been backing the Houthis. Pompeo also called for other countries to denounce Iran and promised American efforts to help support the energy market. “We call on all nations to publicly and…

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Ex-Ethics Chief Breaks Down Why The Trump-Turnberry Story Is Such A Big Deal

Donald Trump’s Turnberry golf resort in Scotland. Walter Shaub wrote Friday that the focus should not be on whether Trump had ordered anyone to stay there, which he doubted, or even on when anyone first stayed there. Instead, he said, it was to do with “the questions raised by these trips.” Barack Obama and then Trump for six months until he resigned in July 2017. “He dispatches his VP and appointees to speak to his paying customers. He tweeted that officials who stayed at Turnberry showed ‘good taste,’” Shaub continued.…

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