Trump Officially Moves To Remove US From Paris Climate Agreement

The Trump Administration has submitted formal notification to the United Nations to officially start the US withdrawal process from the Paris Agreement, according to an announcement made today from the White House. “President Trump made the decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement because of the unfair economic burden imposed on American workers, businesses, and taxpayers by US pledges made under the Agreement,” said Secretary of State Michael Pompeo in a statement. “The United States has reduced all types of emissions, even as we grow our economy and ensure our citizens’ access to affordable energy.” He also cited statistics that claim carbon emissions and pollutants have declined in recent years. (However, a study this year found that US air pollution is steadily …

Biden Defends His ‘Vision’ Against Warren’s Indirect Attacks

It was a departure from Biden’s usual campaign speech and signaled perhaps a new phase of Democrats’ search for a nominee to take on President Donald Trump, with Warren, the leading progressive candidate, and Biden, the top choice for most moderates and establishment liberals, ratcheting up the intensity three months ahead of the Iowa caucuses. Without naming Warren, the former vice president said his ideas — such as a “public option” to compete alongside private health insurance, as opposed to Warren’s “Medicare-for-All” plan run altogether by the government — actually set the progressive standard in 2020 for a simple reason: They’re more achievable. With reporters afterward, Biden zeroed in on Warren’s estimated $20 trillion price tag for the first decade …

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Has Been Blocked, & Here’s What Happens Now

Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images News/Getty Images Alabama’s Abortion Ban Has Been Blocked, & Here’s What Happens Now By Madhuri Sathish Oct 29, 2019 Back in May, Alabama lawmakers passed one of the strictest abortion laws to date, banning abortion at any stage of pregnancy without any exceptions in cases of rape or incest. The law would have gone into effect on Nov. 15, but thanks to a federal judge, Alabama’s abortion ban has been blocked temporarily. So, what happens next? On May 15, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a near-total abortion ban into law. The law bans abortion in almost every case, with the only exception being if the life of a pregnant person is in danger, and also makes performing …

Juvenile is a primary suspect in shooting that left trick-or-treater, 7, critically wounded

(CNN)A juvenile is a primary suspect in the shooting of a 7-year-old trick-or-treater in Chicago that left the girl in critical condition, a police spokesman said. The girl, dressed as a bumble bee, was out with her family around 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Little Village neighborhood when a group of men chasing another man began shooting, Chicago police Sgt. Rocco Alioto told reporters. The child was shot in the lower neck, police said, and is in critical condition at Stroger Hospital. The child is “fighting for her life,” Alioto said. “This is unacceptable. It’s a 7-year-old girl that’s trick-or-treating with her family out here and happens to get shot because a group of guys want to shoot at another …

Seth Meyers Goes Off on Laura Ingraham for Smearing Vindman

On Monday, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a National Security Council official who sounded the alarm on the Trump administrations concerted efforts to push Ukrainian officials to investigate political rival Joe Biden and his son Hunter, paint Vindman as having dual loyalty to America and Ukraine given his Ukrainian backgroundeven though Vindman is an Iraq War hero, Purple Heart recipient, active military, and American citizen whos lived in the States since he was 3 years old. Here we have a U.S. national security official who is advising Ukraine while working inside the White House apparently against the presidents interests and usually they spoke in English. Isnt that kind of an interesting angle on this story? exclaimed Fox News Laura Ingraham, oozing …

SNLs Kellyanne Conway and the Hero Dog Mock Trump

After a brief hiatus, took aim at Trump for his bizarre Twitter obsession with herand musical guest Coldplay, who performed one of the most cursed woo-woo songs Ive heard in a long time. And, after a cold open featuring Kate McKinnons Elizabeth Warren (one of her better impressions, though the bit lacked any bite), struggling to explain to Iowans how she plans to pay for Medicare for All, the late-night show aired a White House press briefing featuring none other than Kellyanne Conway (again McKinnon). It is I, Kellyanne Conway, and if youre watching this you are going to die in seven days, she announced. Mmkay. As youve probably noticed, the White House has not held a formal press briefing …

Hibernation Vibes: Weekend Horoscopes November 1-3 | Betches

Happy psycho Scorpio season, Karen! Now that it’s November, we’re moving past the spooky season, and truly living our best lives by wearing body-concealing sweaters, the stretchiest high-waisted pants, and eating until we can’t feel feelings anymore. It’s all about that hibernation vibe, fam, so don’t expect this weekend to be too crazy. Even though we’ve officially entered a period of Mercury in retrograde, try not to get too stressed about it. All hope is not lost for this weekend. The planets are ready to get cozy and push you into some romance, adventure, and whatever other bullsh*t they can muster up this weekend. Yay, stars. Sagittarius It’s the perfect weekend to review your f*cking finances, Sagittarius. It may seem …

Greta Thunberg Turned Down A Nordic Council Award In An Iconic Way

FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images Greta Thunberg Turned Down A Nordic Council Award In An Iconic Way By Shelby Black Oct 30, 2019 What was life like for you at 16? For me, I was learning how to drive and procrastinating on homework, but for climate activist Greta Thunberg, she’s making waves across the world. On Wednesday, Oct. 30, she did it again. NBC News reported that Greta Thunberg turned down a Nordic Council award, and her reason is huge. According to NBC News, 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg turned down a Nordic Council prize, one of the biggest environmental honors given in Nordic countries including Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and her home country, Sweden. Thunberg, who is currently living in California, …

This Guy Snapped on His Pumpkin Carving This Year

Artwork by Andy Manoloff For this year’s pumpkin carving, Indiana-based artist Andy Manoloff spent approximately 8 hours creating this epic image of Tony Stark aka Iron Man. Manoloff says the pumpkin was carved by hand using an X-Acto knife, you can find a time-lapse of the pumpkin carving below. And be sure to check out his incredible pumpkin from last year as well! We can’t wait to see what he comes up with next year. [via DoggieDoc83 on reddit] Artwork by Andy Manoloff Artwork by Andy Manoloff Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Virgin Galactic launches (on the New York Stock Exchange)

Public investors now able to buy shares as Sir Richard Bransons space tourism venture seeks funds for takeoff Virgin Galactic has taken a giant leap towards space as shares in the billionaire Sir Richard Bransons space tourism venture started trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Public investors are now able to buy shares under the stock market ticker symbol SPCE in the human spaceflight company which is betting that enough wealthy tourists will pay the $250,000 (195,000) ticket price to justify investments worth hundreds of millions of dollars. rocket company founded by Elon Musk, the chief executive of electric carmaker Tesla, and Blue Origin, the company owned by the Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, which aims to talks with the …

2 People Killed, At Least 14 Injured In Shooting At Off-Campus Texas A&M-Commerce Party

killed and 14 others injured in a shooting late Saturday at a party celebrating Texas A&M University-Commerce’s homecoming weekend, according to authorities. “It was complete chaos as people fled for safety and deputies attempted to locate the shooter,” Meeks said of the scene. “Right now we still believe there was just one shooter.” Five of those injured remained hospitalized Sunday afternoon, with four of them in critical condition, Meeks told local reporters. “At this time, we can confirm four of our current students were treated and released from local hospitals. We are currently reaching out to these four affected students. We will continue to monitor this situation,” he The shooting is believed to have started as a targeted attack, with the gunman …

Ryan Reynolds Has Tastiest Response To Robert Downey Jr.’s ‘Eat Me’ Taunt

Robert Downey Jr. told fellow Marvel star Downey Jr. (aka Iron Man) taunted Reynolds (Deadpool) with this video on View this post on Instagram A post shared by Robert Downey Jr. Official (@robertdowneyjr) on Oct 31, 2019 at 1:08pm PDT Huffington Post Ryan Reynolds View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ryan Reynolds (@vancityreynolds) on Oct 31, 2019 at 1:19pm PDT RELATED… Celebrities Pile On Ryan Reynolds With Birthday Troll-Fest Ryan Reynolds Zings Paul McCartney Over Their 'Dream' Meeting Ryan Reynolds Celebrates Disney's Fox Takeover With Typical Deadpool Troll REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.

Couple Poses With Face Masks In Haunting Wedding Photo Backed By California Wildfire

Photographer Karna Roa, owner of Kincade fire that has been ablaze since last Wednesday. Roa — who told HuffPost that she’s had four weddings affected by wildfire in the past three years — had some ominous thoughts while snapping the shot. Karna Roa/KMR Photography Karna Roa The couple’s rehearsal dinner had to be relocated to an alternative location. And although the ceremony took place outside in its intended location, due to the smoke, the wedding was moved indoors to an air-filtered reception room after the 20-minute ceremony. “Kenwood lost power partway through the reception,” Roa told HuffPost. “The evening was kept going on generators.” Karna Roa/KMR Photography The happy couple. thousands have been evacuated. still without power. sparked the massive …

The majority of 11-year-olds own smartphones. And experts are worried | Nancy Jo Sales

When you raise the question of not giving kids phones at all, parents balk. How can we do that? they ask. But what alternative is there? A report released by Common Sense Media on Tuesday found that by age 11, 53% of kids in the US have their own smartphone. And 69% do by the time theyre 12. This surge in phone ownership and the increased screen time associated with it comes amid growing concerns from experts and people like me that phones are bad for kids. Ive traveled the country over the last few years talking to parents and teachers about kids and social media. Ive heard stories about everything from non-consensually shared nudes in their schools to smartphone …

Brazilian president’s son suggests using dictatorship-era tactics on leftist foes

Eduardo Bolsonaros incendiary remarks prompted many across the political spectrum to condemn him Voices from across Brazils political spectrum have condemned the son of the far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, after he suggested hardline dictatorship-era tactics might be needed to crush his fathers leftist foes. Eduardo Bolsonaro made the incendiary remarks which many observers suspect were a deliberate distraction from the interview the 35-year-old congressman claimed without offering evidence that the lefts return to power in Argentina were part of a Cuba-funded conspiracy to bring revolution to Latin America. If the left radicalizes to this extent [in Brazil] we will need to respond, and that response could come via a new AI-5, said Bolsonaro, who is the regional representative of Steve …