Steve May 27, 2022

Those sentenced were found guilty of criminal association, war crimes, and participation in an insurrectional movement. Published On 27 May 202227 May 2022 A military court in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has sentenced to death eight soldiers and three civilians for selling arms to a violent rebel group. At a public hearing […]

Steve May 27, 2022

The Queer Eye host announced he has a small role in a Netflix drama. Food and Wine expert and Queer Eye hottie Antoni Porowski is going scripted in a new drama coming to Netflix. “New role? Challenge accepted!” Królowa, which translates to Queen in English, is a four-part drama series for Netflix Poland. According to […]

Steve May 27, 2022

Ahead of next week’s 50th annual United Nations Stockholm environmental conference in Sweden, a global coalition of parents, grandparents, and caregivers on Friday joined thousands of worldwide advocates calling on countries to back a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty to “give children a liveable planet.” “Our children deserve to live in a world that is safe. […]

Steve May 27, 2022

A child crosses under caution tape at Robb Elementary School.Brandon Bell/Getty Images Law enforcement noted they made the “wrong decision” when they didn’t confront the gunman sooner. Three days after an 18-year-old gunman fatally shot 19 students and two teachers and wounded 17 others in a fourth-grade classroom at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, […]

Steve May 27, 2022

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) spoke at the National Rifle Association convention in Houston on Friday ― three days after a gunman killed 19 elementary school students and two teachers in his state ― to argue that guns were not to blame for the latest mass shooting. “It’s a lot easier to moralize about guns and […]

Steve May 27, 2022

CLAIM: A compilation of screenshots shows that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has tweeted identical messages after 12 mass shootings in the U.S. from 2012 to 2022. AP’S ASSESSMENT: False. The image begins with a real message Cruz tweeted following Tuesday’s shooting at an Uvalde, Texas, elementary school, but the following 11 tweets have been fabricated […]

Steve May 27, 2022

The fact that the gunman responsible for this week’s massacre in Uvalde, Texas, was able to buy two AR-15s days after his 18th birthday highlights how much easier it is for Americans to purchase rifles than handguns. Under federal law, Americans buying handguns from licensed dealers must be at least 21, which would have precluded […]

Steve May 27, 2022

Placeholder while article actions load “When we passed the assault weapons ban, mass shootings went down. When the law expired, mass shootings tripled.” “There are, quote, ‘real’ gun laws in New York. There are ‘real’ gun laws in California. I hate to say this, but there are more people who were shot every weekend in […]

Steve May 27, 2022

MEXICO CITY —  Despite a major U.S. lobbying effort, the president of Mexico hinted strongly on Friday that he will not attend a high-stakes regional summit next month in Los Angeles because the Biden administration refuses to invite a trio of leftist governments. Mexico is arguably the most important Latin American participant in the upcoming Summit […]

Steve May 27, 2022

HOUSTON —  Thousands of people protested for gun control outside the annual National Rifle Assn. convention here Friday, days after the country’s latest mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, in which 21 people were killed, including 19 children. The scene reflected the mood of a deeply divided country, with NRA opponents and supporters arrayed on opposite sides […]

Steve May 27, 2022

Cockroach Reproduction Has Taken a Strange Turn (nytimes.com) Posted by msmash on Friday May 27, 2022 @05:20PM from the a-cockroach-story dept. In response to pesticides, many cockroach females have lost their taste for sweet stuff, which changes how they make the next generation of insects. From a report: When a male cockroach wants to mate […]

Steve May 27, 2022

Adult Fiction and Poetry Cait Corrain’s CROWN OF STARLIGHT, an irreverent, snarky, sexy and queer reimagining of the myth of Ariadne and Dionysus in a galaxy full of monstrous men, bloodthirsty gods, and love fierce enough to shatter the stars, to Del Rey, in a joint venture with Random House Canada, in a pre-empt. Author […]

Steve May 27, 2022

Source: Politico The Justice Department has released portions of a previously unseen alternative version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on ties between former President Donald Trump and Russia. However, the 37-page report prepared at the direction of Mueller deputy Andrew Weissmann and released this week under the Freedom of Information Act is heavily redacted. […]

Steve May 27, 2022

The S&P 500 wiped out its May losses and posted its biggest weekly gain since November 2020. By Abigail MosesBloomberg Published On 27 May 202227 May 2022 Stocks continued to rebound from a steep rout that drove the market down for seven straight weeks, with rebalancing from institutional investors potentially lifting equities at the end of […]