Month: April 2019

The Interpreter: ‘Overrun,’ ‘Outbred,’ ‘Modified’: Why Ethnic Majorities Lash Out Over Unfounded Fears

The Interpreter: ‘Overrun,’ ‘Outbred,’ ‘Modified’: Why Ethnic Majorities Lash Out Over Unfounded Fears

The InterpreterImageBuddhist monks studying in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Though the Sinhalese, who are mostly Buddhist, make up three-quarters of the population and dominate politics, many see themselves as an embattled minority.CreditCreditAdam Dean for The New York TimesAsk a member of Sri Lanka’s dominant ethnic group why the country seems plagued by racial and religious strife,…

GOP beef up for Stephen Moore falls apart, leaving Trump’s Fed seize with slim probability of confirmation – The Washington Put up

GOP beef up for Stephen Moore falls apart, leaving Trump’s Fed seize with slim probability of confirmation – The Washington Put up

One GOP senator has come out against him and predicted Moore wouldn’t get confirmed. Stephen Moore, a Heritage Foundation fellow, is President Trump’s intended nominee for an opening on the Federal Reserve board, but some Senate Republicans are voicing concerns about Moore’s past. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) President Trump’s plan to put ally Stephen Moore on the…

Avengers: Endgame’s Females Deserved More – Gizmodo

Avengers: Endgame’s Females Deserved More – Gizmodo

Some of the women of Marvel.Image: MarvelAvengers: Endgame was a riot of flashy fights and fan service, with enough humor thrown in to sometimes feel like a great comedy. It was silly and nonsensical, but above all it was entertaining, and when it needed to hit the emotional, dramatic beats it usually nailed them. Yet…

NFC East 2019 draft grades: Washington edition – PhillyVoice.com

NFC East 2019 draft grades: Washington edition – PhillyVoice.com

After focusing on the Philadelphia Eagles’ draft since last Thursday, let’s take a look around at the rest of the NFC East, one team at a time. We started this morning with the cellar-dwelling New York Giants. We’ll continue on here with the Washington team.• Pick 15: Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State: Washington waited for Haskins…

A darkish cloud on commercial crew’s horizon – The Home Evaluate

  A SpaceX Crew Dragon prototype during an earlier test of the vehicle’s SuperDraco thrusters, implicated in the incident at Cape Canaveral April 20. (credit: SpaceX) by Jeff FoustMonday, April 29, 2019 It wasn’t clear at first what caused the dark cloud spotted that sunny Saturday afternoon on Florida’s Space Coast, but it couldn’t have…

The Mueller epic: A catalog of Seventy seven Trump group lies and falsehoods – CNN

The Mueller epic: A catalog of Seventy seven Trump group lies and falsehoods – CNN

Washington (CNN)The Mueller report documents at least 77 specific instances where President Donald Trump’s campaign staff, administration officials and family members, Republican backers and his associates lied or made false assertions (sometimes unintentionally) to the public, Congress, or authorities, according to a new CNN analysis. The plurality of lies came from Trump himself, and most…

AFC East draft grades: Did Pats dominate? – NFL.com

AFC East draft grades: Did Pats dominate? – NFL.com

Why provide instant grades on the selections of prospects who have yet to take an NFL snap? Well, you’re reading this, aren’t you? Considering the makeup of every roster and the factors surrounding each pick, Gennaro Filice and Dan Parr attempt a division-by-division assessment of the 2019 NFL Draft. Below is Dan’s review of the…

Oculus Quest Evaluate – IGN

Oculus Quest Evaluate – IGN

By Whitson Gordon Virtual reality is a total blast, but up until now, it hasn’t been very accessible to normal folks. The HTC Vive, for example, launched at $800 and required a beefy gaming PC to play, and the Oculus Rift also required a PC. The Oculus Quest changes that, offering a fully standalone headset…

Notes On The 2019 Redskins Draft Class – Redskins.com

Notes On The 2019 Redskins Draft Class – Redskins.com

Advertising Advertising Monday, Apr 29, 2019 11:27 AM NOTES ON THE REDSKINS’ OVERALL DRAFT Dating back to 2011, the Redskins have now selected at least seven players in nine consecutive drafts for the first time since the league adopted the seven-round format in 1994. The Redskins completed the 2019 NFL Draft without making a selection…

Venezuela uprising are residing updates: Opposition leader Juan Guaido requires militia uprising in opposition to President Nicolas Maduro, who calls it a “coup strive” – CBS News

Venezuela uprising are residing updates: Opposition leader Juan Guaido requires militia uprising in opposition to President Nicolas Maduro, who calls it a “coup strive” – CBS News

Video in the player above shows Venezuelan opposition supporters clashing with security forces. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed troops early Tuesday in a bold attempt to lead a military uprising against President Nicolas Maduro.The early-morning rebellion seems to have only limited military support, but…

Doctors newly account for one other form of dementia, each and every so continuously rude for Alzheimer’s – CNN

Doctors newly account for one other form of dementia, each and every so continuously rude for Alzheimer’s – CNN

(CNN)Doctors have newly outlined a type of dementia that could be more common than Alzheimer’s among the oldest adults, according to a report published Tuesday in the journal Brain.The disease, called LATE, may often mirror the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, though it affects the brain differently and develops more slowly than Alzheimer’s. Doctors say the…

Synagogue suspect faces hate-crime allegations. His family calls his device of thinking a ‘horrid mystery’ – CNN

Synagogue suspect faces hate-crime allegations. His family calls his device of thinking a ‘horrid mystery’ – CNN

(CNN)The man accused in the deadly Chabad of Poway synagogue shooting in California could face the death penalty because he is accused of killing someone because of her religious beliefs.As authorities scrutinize what led to Saturday’s shooting — including a threatening manifesto posted online under the defendant’s name shortly before the attack — defendant John…

Clashes Flare After Venezuela Opposition Leader Requires Navy Rebel – The Unusual York Instances

Clashes Flare After Venezuela Opposition Leader Requires Navy Rebel – The Unusual York Instances

VideoThe Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó called for the military to rise up against the government of President Nicolás Maduro on Tuesday.CreditCreditCarlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters• Clashes between anti-government protesters and law enforcement officers erupted in Caracas on Tuesday after the Venezuelan opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, appeared alongside soldiers at a military base and called for the…

Controversial Survey Suggests 15,600-12 months-Passe Impression Is the Oldest Human Footprint Ever Came across within the Americas – Gizmodo

Controversial Survey Suggests 15,600-12 months-Passe Impression Is the Oldest Human Footprint Ever Came across within the Americas – Gizmodo

A photograph of the impression (left), a 3D perspective (top right), and cross-section (bottom left).Image: K. Moreno et al., 2019An apparent human footprint uncovered by archaeologists in Chile has been dated to 15,600 years old, placing it among the oldest prints ever found in the New World. It’s an intriguing discovery that suggests an early…

For weeks, a U.S. Military ancient plotted a scare advertising and marketing campaign all over L.A., authorities dispute – Los Angeles Cases

For weeks, a U.S. Military ancient plotted a scare advertising and marketing campaign all over L.A., authorities dispute – Los Angeles Cases

The targets kept changing, but investigators say Mark Steven Domingo’s mission remained as bloody as it was simple. In one conversation, prosecutors said, the 26-year-old U.S. Army veteran spoke of spraying a Los Angeles police cruiser with bullets. Other times, his rage allegedly redirected toward a nearby synagogue. Sometimes he wanted to kill Christians, authorities…

Chronicles of the Rings: What Trees Say Us – The New York Cases

Chronicles of the Rings: What Trees Say Us – The New York Cases

TUCSON — From the early 1700s until the 1960s, the fast moving river of wind known as the North Atlantic Jet Stream, which drives weather extremes over Europe, was pretty steady on its course. Then it became less predictable. But instrument data alone can’t tell the jet stream’s movements for comparison over the centuries, given…

Xi Jinping praises a historical student notify. It would possibly perchance most likely per chance per chance almost definitely never happen this day – CNN

Xi Jinping praises a historical student notify. It would possibly perchance most likely per chance per chance almost definitely never happen this day – CNN

Beijing (CNN)In a country whose leadership has little tolerance for open dissent, it is rare to hear Chinese President Xi Jinping praise a student protest against the government.Speaking in Beijing on the 100th anniversary of the May 4 student movement, a critical moment in Chinese history, Xi hailed it as a “great patriotic revolutionary movement.”He…

The NRA and the warfare against itself – CNN

The NRA and the warfare against itself – CNN

WASHINGTON (CNN)As gun violence erupted across the country over the weekend, the nation’s foremost gun lobby struggled with one of its biggest crises in decades.The bitter leadership battle — centered on the finances and management of the National Rifle Association — comes as the political landscape on guns undergoes dramatic change: Gun safety groups are…

Wirecard: A Reward Served On A Silver Platter? – Wanting for Alpha

Wirecard: A Reward Served On A Silver Platter? – Wanting for Alpha

Be greedy when others are fearful, and fearful when others are greedy – Warren Buffett A Short Review Most recently, on March 21, 2019, I published an article about Wirecard (OTCPK:WRCDF;OTCPK:WCAGY) on Seeking Alpha, “Ignore The Noise And Focus On Fundamentals?” In the aforementioned article I presented the current allegations, the business model, the growth…

Asylum Seekers Face Current Restraints Beneath Most modern Trump Orders – The Current York Times

Asylum Seekers Face Current Restraints Beneath Most modern Trump Orders – The Current York Times

ImageCustoms and Border Protection agents with migrants hoping to apply for asylum at the border between Mexico and the United States.CreditCreditJose Luis Gonzalez/ReutersWASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday ordered new restrictions on asylum seekers at the Mexican border — including application fees and work permit restraints — and directed that cases in the already clogged…

2019 Dynasty fantasy football rookie rankings – NFL.com

2019 Dynasty fantasy football rookie rankings – NFL.com

With the NFL Draft in the books, it’s officially time to start gearing up for 2019 fantasy football leagues. This exciting time begins with a look at the incoming rookie class and how we should view player talent, their team fit, and their immediate and long-term opportunity. Since individual ranks don’t always do the best…

War Over Spiritual Exemption For Vaccinations Heats Up in Albany – Gothamist

War Over Spiritual Exemption For Vaccinations Heats Up in Albany – Gothamist

People walk past a sign outside of health clinic with warnings about measles in the Orthodox Jewish area of the Williamsburg neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. (Justin Lane/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) The fight over measles is moving from the streets of Williamsburg to the gilded halls of the State Capitol in Albany. There, lawmakers, local politicians and anti-vaccination…

The Lengthy Shadows of a Failed Battle – The Fresh York Times

The Lengthy Shadows of a Failed Battle – The Fresh York Times

There has been an emperor in Japan for more than 15 centuries, making the Chrysanthemum Throne the world’s oldest monarchy. On Tuesday, Emperor Akihito will step down, yielding to his eldest son in the first abdication in 200 years. In Episode 1 of this series, Akihito was the 12-year-old prince of a nation defeated in…

Victims of Seattle crane accident are known and remembered – NBC Files

Victims of Seattle crane accident are known and remembered – NBC Files

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEApril 30, 2019, 2:05 AM UTCBy Alex JohnsonThe victims of the construction crane accident in Seattle over the weekend were identified Monday as a college freshman who wanted to be a nurse, a retired city worker who championed…

As security officials prepare for Russian attack on 2020 presidential bustle, Trump and aides play down chance – The Washington Publish

As security officials prepare for Russian attack on 2020 presidential bustle, Trump and aides play down chance – The Washington Publish

In recent months, U.S. national security officials have been preparing for Russian interference in the 2020 presidential race by tracking cyber threats, sharing intelligence about foreign disinformation efforts with social media companies and helping state election officials protect their systems against foreign manipulation.  But these actions are strikingly at odds with statements from President Trump,…

Bucks target vitality bump, no longer sport idea, for G2 – ESPN

Bucks target vitality bump, no longer sport idea, for G2 – ESPN

6:50 PM ETTim BontempsESPN MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks spent the 82 games of the regular season, followed by the four more it took them to dispatch the Detroit Pistons in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs, playing one way. Doing so allowed the Bucks to post the NBA’s best record and Giannis…

Recent polymer films conduct warmth moderately than trapping it – Phys.Org

Recent polymer films conduct warmth moderately than trapping it – Phys.Org

By mixing polymer powder in solution to generate a film that they then stretched, MIT researchers have changed polyethylene’s microstructure, from spaghetti-like clumps of molecular chains (left), to straighter strands (right), allowing heat to conduct through the polymer, better than most metals. Credit: Gang Chen et al. Polymers are usually the go-to material for thermal…

Feds arrest suspect in alleged terrorism space aimed at ‘more than one targets’ in Southern California – FOX eleven Los Angeles

Feds arrest suspect in alleged terrorism space aimed at ‘more than one targets’ in Southern California – FOX eleven Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FOX 11) – Federal and local authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with an alleged domestic terror plot aimed at “multiple targets” in Southern California, officials announced Monday. Mark Steven Domingo, 26, of Reseda, a former U.S. Army infantryman who served in Afghanistan, was arrested Friday after he received what he…

Why Airbus is never pouncing on Boeing’s 737 MAX turmoil – Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) – When Boeing launched its 737 MAX jetliner in response to Airbus’s record-selling A320neo, a wave of poker-faced satisfaction spread through Airbus headquarters in France. FILE PHOTO: The Airbus logo is pictured at Airbus headquarters in Blagnac near Toulouse, France, March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Regis DuvignauIts reasons for cheering Boeing’s decision to make a…

eight-yr-faded helps sister recede would-be kidnapper – AOL

eight-yr-faded helps sister recede would-be kidnapper – AOL

A 10-year-old girl in Ohio escaped a would-be kidnapper, thanks to her quick-thinking little brother, police said.The children’s great-grandmother, Nita Coburn, 69, told police she had been dropping off a relative at the emergency room at Atrium Medical Center in Middletown, Ohio, on Friday when the terrifying incident occurred. Coburn parked in front of the hospital…

How the 1992 L.A. uprising may possibly affect 2020

How the 1992 L.A. uprising may possibly affect 2020

Betsy Hodges is a former mayor of Minneapolis and fellow at the Harvard Institute of Politics. The views expressed here are hers. View more opinion on CNN. (CNN)Twenty-seven years ago, on the night of April 29, 1992, my life changed forever.Before that night, I was working the late shift at a home for people with…

Draft hauls I enjoy/enjoy/loath – NFL.com

Draft hauls I enjoy/enjoy/loath – NFL.com

The Ravens cleaned up. So did the Patriots. And Chris Ballard took the Colts on another gem-hunting expedition — something that should terrify opposing general managers. Meanwhile, John Elway made smart moves in Denver. The Jets owned Round 1 (… before rolling the dice the rest of the way). And Mike Mayock had a strong…

Kate Middleton and Prince William roasted for celebrating their anniversary amid dishonest rumors – AOL

Kate Middleton and Prince William roasted for celebrating their anniversary amid dishonest rumors – AOL

While the world is still on tenterhooks waiting for Meghan Markle to give birth, her in-laws are celebrating a significant milestone of their own. April 29 marks the eighth wedding anniversary of Kate Middleton and Prince William.Want daily pop culture news delivered to your inbox? Sign up here for Yahoo Entertainment & Lifestyle’s newsletter.Kensington Palace marked the occasion with a tweet sharing photos…

Trump officers clash with Congress over listening to demands – Fox Recordsdata

Trump officers clash with Congress over listening to demands – Fox Recordsdata

A series of battles between Trump administration officials and congressional Democrats escalated over the weekend as one high-profile Cabinet member threatened to boycott a scheduled hearing and another official was facing the threat of contempt proceedings.Attorney General Bill Barr has been slated to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday to testify on the process behind…

What to Know About the Poway Synagogue Taking pictures – The New York Times

What to Know About the Poway Synagogue Taking pictures – The New York Times

California TodayImageRabbi Yisroel Goldstein, center, surrounded by his congregants on Sunday outside the Chabad of Poway. Rabbi Goldstein was shot in an attack at the synagogue on Saturday.CreditCreditSandy Huffaker/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesGood morning.(Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.)On Saturday, another community was stunned by an attack on a house of…