‘Green Book’ Screenwriter’s Resurfaced Anti-Muslim Tweet Sparks Backlash

deleted his Twitter account after facing backlash for a resurfaced 2015 tweet that echoed an anti-Muslim conspiracy theory touted by then-presidential candidate Donald Trump.  assertion made by Trump that “people over in New Jersey … a heavy Arab population” had celebrated the fall of the twin towers. There is On Wednesday, “La La Land” producer Jordan Horowitz lambasted Vallelonga’s tweet as “disgusting” and pointed out that actor Mahershala Ali, who stars in “Green Book,” is Muslim. Vallelonga’s manager As In November 2018, actor Viggo Mortensen, who also stars in the film, came under fire for using the n-word during a Q&A session. Mortensen later “Green Book” director Peter Farrelly “True. I was an idiot,” Farrelly said in a statement, “Green …

Police suicides rising, union says media vilification is leading cause of despair

New York and Chicago lead the country with at least five police suicides – but Chicago’s force is notably smaller. So, by the numbers, it’s considered the worst among police suicides, according to Blue H.E.L.P. Smith’s stepfather, Jeffrey Sacks, raised Smith from a very young age and said Smith was a family man who enjoyed boxing and was open about his battle with depression. Smith was seeking treatment but his family did not see the suicide coming. DEATHS OF POLICE OFFICERS ON DUTY ON THE RISE IN THE US “He was always a guy that could handle himself. I was always the little guy that couldn’t handle myself in a physical situation,” Sacks said. “If he walked into a physical …

Son of American missing in Iran since 2007 pleas for his return

“He is being held against his will, with no human rights or access to his family,” David Levinson, 31, told Fox News in an interview last week. “It’s inconceivable that, almost 12 years later, we have no answers. The Iranian government knows what happened to my father and needs to send him now. We continue to push for more action by our government, and awareness of his case worldwide.” Despite unconfirmed reports their father died in Iranian custody, his family believes he is “alive and trying every day to come home.” The last affirmed proof of life emerged in late 2011, with photos of him donning an orange jumpsuit. Despite those images, Iranian officials have insisted they have no knowledge of …

40 Comics That I Made To Show The Differences And Similarities Between Chinese And Western Cultures

check it out). During the past year, besides cultural differences, I also realized the cultural connections and universal values we all share as people across cultures.  reply View More Replies… #2 What are you talking about when you say something is big or small? “A big house” in the U.K.may not mean the same thing as in the U.S.; “Not many people” in China may not mean the same thing as in Norway; “Too cold” in France may not mean the same thing as in Russia. It’s the reference point you are talking about. I recently realized that I tend to change the portion size of different meals as I travel from one country to another. This is all personal …

Not So Fast: Trump Called The Chinese ‘Motherf**kers’ In Vegas Speech

Donald Trump railed against the Chinese in a campaign speech in Las Vegas, he turned to a word he just bashed Rep. Trump presented the speech in spring 2011 shortly before he bowed out of the 2012 presidential election race. He ranted about Washington and China’s exports flooding America. What would he do about China? Trump quipped in a high-pitched voice that the message could come softly with someone saying: “We’re gonna tax you 25 percent.” Cue big applause, laughter and giddy sounds of excitement. But instead of applause Tlaib was lashed by Republicans — including Trump. comments were disgraceful,” the president told reporters outside the White House Friday. “I think she dishonored her family using language like that in …

Twins Who Played Rachel’s Baby On ‘Friends’ Are Grown Up And In Hot New Film

The twins who played their baby daughter Emma on Jordan Peele’s new horror movie “Us.” People was spreading the news about them on Wednesday. “So happy I got to be part of this movie,” Noelle wrote. “It looks amazing and terrifying!” What might be scarier than a film by Peele, who also made “Get Out,” is that the siblings turned 16 in June. Time goes frightfully fast. IMDB does not list the names of the twins’ characters in “Us,” but we know the film follows a family whose beach house is invaded by strangers. “ Cali Noelle and Cali, who previously appeared in a 2007 episode of “Life” on NBC, also have acted in several shorts, according to IMDB. RELATED… Jimmy …

California survivalist arrested in deadly shooting of scientist camping with daughters

Los Angeles County prosecutors also charged Rauda with ten counts of attempted murder in connection with other shootings in the vicinity and five burglaries. Prosecutors said Rauda, who was arrested last October, was the gunman who terrorized campers and motorists with gunfire in incidents dating back to November 2016. ARMED MAN ARRESTED NEAR CALIFORNIA PARK WHERE CAMPER WAS SHOT DEAD IN FRONT OF DAUGHTERS: COPS Beaudette’s two daughters were not hurt in the June 25 shooting. Prosecutors believe Rauda shot and wounded a man who was sleeping in a hammock in the Malibu State Park area in November 2016, the station reported. Less than a week later, he is alleged to have fired into a vehicle. He also allegedly fired …

‘US troll’ probed for swatting UK families

Ms Gazi’s attorney, Martin J Jennings Jr, said Ms Gazi would be denying the charge and he was “unaware” of any complaints relating to other alleged victims. ‘I was shaking’ Mr Hussain, a music promoter, said a woman he believed to be Ms Gazi had contacted him via social media in September, pretending to be a major promoter in the US. Image caption Rizwan Mahmood says he had his front door smashed down by police as a result of trolling The police said a neighbour had claimed he was hitting his wife’s head with a gun. “I said ‘my wife’s asleep upstairs’. They searched my house and spoke to my wife,” Mr Hussain said. “It was terrifying. We have a …

Seattle Judge Tosses Lawsuit Against Officers Who Fatally Shot Pregnant Woman

Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother of four who was killed by Seattle police. according to The Seattle Times. When a case is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled but may be appealed to a higher court. still stands. In the wake of the shooting, questions were raised about why the officers did not use nonlethal force on Lyles, who had mental health issues. transcripts of interviews with the officers, when Lyles moved toward them with the knife, McNew asked Anderson to use a Taser on her. Anderson said he did not have his Taser — he had left it in his locker — and they both shot her. transcript of McNew’s interview, “one of the little babies” crawled into …

A Complete Breakdown Of Kourtney Kardashian’s Many Jobs Betches

People always accuse Kourtney Kardashian of being the most boring Kardashian, largely because she doesn’t seem to have the most hectic work schedule compared to the rest of her family (or most contributing members of society). Her own sisters agree with the haters: Khloé once told her mom on national television, “Kourtney is no dynamo, she’s like watching paint dry” and Kim told Kourtney to her face that she’s “the least interesting to look at.” However, I beg to differ. Sure, in a family of women who have extensive CVs (and a brother who has a sock line), it may seem like Kourtney doesn’t do much except take bikini selfies, date barely-legal models, and eat nothing but apple cider vinegar shots …

Chinese People Create A New Viral Meme Involving 4 Generations Of Family Members And Its Adorable

There are many people who are fortunate enough to have their grandparents and even great-grandparents alive and well. So why not share this joy with others? A new meme went viral in China where people proudly show 4 generations of their family. These videos start with a woman calling out her mother, and when her mother appears she calls her mother who also shows up in the video, the same was repeated with men who calls their fathers. If you’re tired of challenges where people endanger themselves, you’re definitely going to like this wholesome challenge, scroll below to see it! Here’s how people reacted kassy cho CatherineShu stevemacken Some even shared their own photos and videos of 4 generations Image …

Guy Tries To Take A 15 Min Shortcut Suggested By Google Maps, Gets A Lesson And A Trip Of A Lifetime

This story proves however that there’s still hope for the technologically-enslaved romantic. Even Google gets it wrong sometimes! Driving to a campsite in Australia’s gorgeous Ultimately though, Bruce’s adventurous detour led to a fair dinkum camping trip, catching up with some old mates. “It was just a quick one-nighter as we could only really manage to get the 5 mates together for that one night,” he told us. “As soon as I’d set up, it was beers and steak with the boys. We do these trips every few months – as we’re all from different areas, it’s one way we can always meet up.” “So I have a reasonably heavily upgraded Ford Ranger, and when google maps told me that …

76th Annual Golden Globes Recap: I Would Die for Sandra Oh And You Should Too Betches

Welcome to award season, Betches. Last night, everyone who mattered in Hollywood over the past year (and Ryan Seacrest) gathered together for the 76th Annual Golden Globes. For the uninitiated, the Globes are basically prom for the TV and film industry. Think about it:  everyone is wasted but pretending they aren’t, the venue is too small, the night is an hour and a half longer than anyone wants it to be, people in attendance do a poor job of concealing their open hatred for each other, and no matter who wins, someone will be mad. The Globes are the best event of award season for the sole reason that it’s the one night a year that we are reminded that …

We Made A List Of Hobbies Kristen Doute Should Pursue Betches

Okay, so Kristen Doute was the token crazy chick on Vanderpump Rules for the first couple of seasons. Now, she’s developed into a mostly stable, somewhat self aware, moderately functioning human being. Thanks a lot, therapy and having a healthy relationship! You’ve taken Krazy Kristen away from us! And now, Kristen has taken a turn for the worse. Don’t get us wrong, it’s not because she’s pulling stunts like attempting to air out her ex-boyfriend for cheating on his new girlfriend in Miami (we’re all in agreement that Tom did cheat, right?) or having a toxic relationship with James Kennedy. Instead, she’s trying to play martyr and seek revenge on toxic individuals in the interest of her friends. She may …