What little subtlety remained in Donald Trump’s tendency to project his own racism, misogyny, and hate was obliterated this fine Sunday morning, and what’s left is the naked face of a monster occupying the White House.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an outbreak in the densely populated area along the Rwandan border.
Peretz also caused outrage earlier this month over reported comments to a cabinet meeting. Israel’s Channel 13 reported that he told ministers that Jewish intermarriage and assimilation, particularly in North America, are like a “second Holocaust.”
Thousands of protesters have urged the electoral commission to reinstate independent candidates for elections in September. One candidate said authorities are “stealing these elections, they are stealing our future.”
On Saturday, Johansson said those comments were subsequently edited in other publications for “clickbait”. “I personally feel that, in an ideal world, any actor should be able to play anybody and Art, in all forms, should be immune to political correctness,” she said in a statement. “I recognize that in reality, there is a wide spread discrepancy amongst my industry that favors Caucasian, cisgender actors and that not every actor has been given the same opportunities that I have been privileged to.”
The US President tells a number of prominent Democratic congresswomen to go back to the “totally broken and crime-infested places from which they came”, despite them all being American citizens and all but one being born in the US.
After an explosive leak, the British ambassador resigned. The special relationship has been propelled into a strange and uncertain new era
Donald Trump, president and showman, was staging a military pageant to celebrate the Fourth of July and independence from the British empire. George Washington’s soldiers, he told a rainsoaked crowd in Washington, toppled a statue of King George and melted it into bullets for battle.
Prospectors dig up remains of extinct animals for trade worth an estimated £40m a year
Activists and officials in northern Russia have warned of a “gold rush” for mammoth ivory as prospectors dig up tusks and other woolly mammoth remains that can net a small fortune on the rapacious Chinese market.
Melting permafrost from global heating has made it easier for locals to retrieve the remains of woolly mammoths, which have been extinct for thousands of years, and sell them on to China, where the ivory is fashioned into jewellery, trinkets, knives, and other decorations.