Jeffrey Epstein’s Death Underlines A Nationwide Problem

at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan while awaiting trial. The 66-year-old registered sex offender was part of an elite social circle and spent more than a decade evading federal criminal charges for his litany of alleged crimes. Had he been convicted, he could have faced up to 45 years in prison. His death “raises serious questions that must be answered,” U.S. Attorney General William Barr said in a statement Saturday. Epstein was found unconscious following a suspected suicide attempt just last month in his jail cell at MCC, which is operated by the Justice Department’s Federal Bureau of Prisons. But he wasn’t on suicide watch when he died, according to several news outlets, leading many people to wonder how …

How Rumer Willis Got Over Being Viciously Body Shamed As A Teen

Growing up in the glare of public opinion, when blogs were coming of age, has had a lasting effect on Rumer Willis. As the eldest daughter of the then-power couple of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, Willis was a frequent target of tabloid vitriol. In fact, a quick Google search reveals how common and awful the likes of Perez Hilton’s online bullying of her was in the mid-2000s ― with headlines and photos that would make even the most heinous Regina Georges of the world blush with shame. “They said I had a huge jaw. They said I had a ′potato head,’” Damon Dahlen/HuffPost Willis, now 30, said she makes a conscious effort to ground her own social media messages …

The real price of buying cheap clothes

But how is that even possible? And what of the environmental cost of our shopping habits? The relationship between shopper and fashion industry may have become dysfunctional. Katharine Hamnett: Fashion tax is ‘stupid’ Boohoo’s recycled clothes ‘will not solve fast fashion waste’ MPs call for end to ‘throwaway clothes’ era A BBC Radio 4 investigation for the Today programme took us from Spain to Ethiopia as we examined whether the planet, and some of its poorest inhabitants, are footing the bill for our unquenchable thirst for fashion – and how we should tackle that. How do they do it? The pressure on brands to get trends from catwalks to our backs cheaply, and deliver profits for investors, can lead to …

Mum and son footpath feud killers jailed for life

The judge said the pair had carried out the killing in “wicked and cruel” fashion. Image copyright Family Handout Image caption Mr Dean was also a keen cyclist The school where she worked once received a letter claiming she should not be allowed to work with children as Mr Dean had attempted to lure youngsters into the woods with him. But a local authority safeguarding inquiry found nothing to support the allegation and her husband was never arrested, the court heard. Amid the dispute, the Dawsons tried to secure a restraining order against Mr Dean after complaining to police about him, saying he was damaging their property, and a “stay away” sign had been erected, jurors heard. In a statement, …

Owner of SoulCycle and the Miami Dolphins faces outrage and calls for boycott over Trump fundraiser

(CNN)The billionaire owner of Equinox is planning a high-dollar Hamptons fundraiser for President Donald Trump, leading to calls for a boycott of the luxury gym and its associated businesses SoulCycle and Blink Fitness. “Sorry @soulcycle … you can’t peddle ‘inspiration’ in your classes and have an owner funding hate and racism in the back room,” actor Conrad Ricamora wrote. “Byyyeeeeeeeeeee.” Ross responded in a statement to CNN, saying that “I have always been an active participant in the democratic process. … I have known Donald Trump for 40 years, and while we agree on some issues, we strongly disagree on many others and I have never been bashful about expressing my opinions. … I have been, and will continue to …

Native American War Bonnets Banned At San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music Festival

San Francisco’s popular Golden Gate Park have banned “ The music event, which Childish Gambino, Paul Simon, Blink-182, The war bonnet ban was hailed by hundreds of different Native American cultures. But she added in a tweet: “I’ll take it!” Keene has frequently lashed what she calls “hipster headdresses” that have become part of festival fashion.  Keene called out two women for wearing headdresses at the Coachella music festival in California two years ago. One of them apologized in response, saying: “I am all about love, peace and understanding. I’m human and I admit there are many things I’m still unaware of.”  The banned “all feathered war bonnets” in 2014. “We understand why people are attracted to war bonnets,” a festival statement said …

Trump Accuses Dems Of Playing ‘Race Card’ In New Attack On Cummings, Baltimore

Donald Trump renewed Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and the city of Baltimore on Sunday, taking aim at another U.S. city in the process: San Francisco. Nancy Pelosi, who was recently called racist by those in her own party, that there is nothing wrong with bringing out the very obvious fact that Congressman Elijah Cummings has done a very poor job for his district and the City of Baltimore,” Trump tweeted, bringing the House speaker and California Democrat into the fray. The president has faced intense backlash since berating Cummings, who is black, and maligning his majority-black district that includes much of Baltimore as a “rodent infested mess” on Saturday. “The Border is clean, efficient & well run, just very crowded,” Trump …

Meghan guest edits Vogue’s September issue

Meghan, who gave birth to her first child in May, said she had spent the last seven months working on the project “to take the year’s most-read fashion issue and steer its focus to the values, causes and people making impact in the world today”. “Through this lens I hope you’ll feel the strength of the collective in the diverse selection of women chosen for the cover as well as the team of support I called upon within the issue to help bring this to light,” she said. “I hope readers feel as inspired as I do, by the forces for change they’ll find within these pages.” The issue includes a conversation between Meghan and former US First Lady Michelle …

Jenna Bush Hager Blames Sunglasses For Prince Harry Not Being Her Brother-In-Law

Jenna Bush Hager thinks she could be related to a royal if she had just avoided wearing sunglasses. The “Today” show host and daughter of former President Prince Harry ― but the Hager said she interviewed the Prince in 2016 before the The future looked bright until Harry suggested he and Hager wear sunglasses, a decision she regrets in hindsight because the glasses made it seem as if there was a “barrier between us.” As the video below shows, Hager had no problem asking Prince Harry about his love life.  “I have a single sister,” she interjected. “Listen, she’s available. She’s going to kill me.” Meghan Markle, two months later. The blatant on-air attempt may have humiliated Hager’s sister, but …

Robert Mueller tells Congress his report did not exonerate Trump

(CNN)Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller told Congress on Wednesday that his investigation did not “totally exonerate” President Donald Trump as the President has claimed. After weeks of negotiations, twists and turns over Mueller’s appearance and a pair of subpoenas, the former special counsel is now answering questions about his probe for the first time before the House Judiciary Committee, and will appear at noon ET before the House Intelligence Committee. The former special counsel’s testimony is the closest thing to a make-or-break moment as it gets for Democrats in their investigations into the President. It’s a potential turning point for the House Democratic impeachment caucus that’s banking Mueller can reset the conversation about the special counsel investigation and convince the …

Here’s Why Meghan Markle Didn’t Want To Be On The Cover Of British Vogue

Meghan Markle’s role with Vogue has finally been unveiled. confirmed Sunday that the Duchess of Sussex guest-edited the September 2019 issue of British Vogue, alongside Editor-in-Chief Edward Enninful. She is the first guest editor of a September issue ― generally seen as In a statement shared on the Sussex Royal page, Meghan said it was “rewarding, educational and inspiring” to work on the issue, which is titled “Forces for Change.” Handout via Getty Images The Duchess of Sussex, a patron of the charity Smart Works, in the workroom of the Smart Works London office. There is also a blank spot on the cover, which Enninful said the duchess requested. It’s supposed to represent a mirror that will show the reader how …

Are you ready for the 35C heatwave?

But the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) says a limit cannot be introduced because some industries have to work in high temperatures. You must enable JavaScript to view this content. Compare the temperature where you are with more than 50 cities around the world, including some of the hottest and coldest inhabited places. Enter your location or postcode in the search box to see your result. Find a location °C °C °C This temperature comparison tool uses three hourly forecast figures. For more detailed hourly UK forecasts go to BBC Weather. If you can’t see the calculator, tap here Image copyright Getty Images That’s not an option open to everyone, so an electric fan can be a handy substitute. A …

Why ‘Love Island’ soared in the UK and sank in the US

(CNN)“All you need is love,” sang The Beatles. Is the US simply a higher-minded nation than Britain, with a population too virtuous to enjoy snogging contests and on-camera sex in the coyly misnomered “Hideaway” suite? Unlikely. But the failure of “Love Island” to land stateside does remind us that Britain and America are still two very different nations, especially when it comes to our big obsessions: class and competition. In both Britain and America, “Love Island” pretends to be a show about finding love. Perhaps, at a cursory view, in both places it’s a show about sex. But in Britain — like everything else — it’s really a show about class. Watch an hour-long episode of the British edition, and …

Miss Michigan Dethroned Over Racially Charged, Islamophobic Social Media Posts

On Thursday, Kathy Zhu, 20, shared an email she received from Miss World America notifying her she was to stop claiming to be part of its events and take down any social media photos in which she’s wearing her sash or tiara. In a 2018 Facebook post, Zhu bashed a World Hijab Day event at the University of Central Florida where she studied before transferring to the University of Michigan. In a CNN interview Monday, Zhu defended both of the posts, claiming that the tweet on black deaths was in response to a user “talking about how all cops are bad people, that they kill innocent black people.” Doubling down on her statement about Muslim women, Zhu claimed that “there …

Back off! We’ll use our emojis however we want

(CNN)There are more than 3,000 emojis, and there’s no one way to use these little digital icons. The upside-down face 🙃 It’s the emoji that commonly is used to express silliness. But it’s also used to show distress, frustration and sarcasm. So you’re smiling about whatever is going on in your ordinary life… just upside-down. Example 1: Guess who just forgot to add milk to her cereal this morning? 🙃 Example 2: My friend’s 3-year-old just spilled juice all over my new blouse. 🙃 Example 3: No, it’s fine. Everything is fine. 🙃 The folded hands 🙏 These two hands pressed together in the skin tone of your choosing look like they’re intended to symbolize prayer. Not religious? Don’t you …