Arizona’s Green Party candidate drops out of Senate race and endorses Kyrsten Sinema

Arizona’s Green Party candidate announced she is dropping out of the state’s Senate race and is endorsing the Democratic candidate Rep. Kyrsten Sinema. Sinema is locked in a tight race with Republican Rep. Martha McSallyMartha Elizabeth McSallySenate battles tighten in two key races GOP Senate candidates dodge on Trump’s plan to end birthright citizenship Poll: Dems hold …

Bupa nursing home in South Hobart stripped of federal funds over failure to meet regulator standards

Updated November 02, 2018 09:49:32 Photo: Bupa provides aged care to “more than 6,700 residents” across Australia, the company website states. (ABC News: Jack Tegg) Related Story: Nursing home in Hobart too understaffed to feed its residents, audit finds Map: South Hobart 7004 An aged care home in Hobart, managed by health care giant Bupa, …

Royal Australian Mint launches a Willy Wonka-style treasure hunt

For the chance to win, people must collect one of each of the specially marked coins.Credit:Royal Australian Mint The eight winners – picked from each state and territory – will also get the opportunity to mint their own one-kilogram pure silver coin and receive a VIP tour of the mint. Royal Australian Mint chief executive …

UK Liberals Trash Female Cop For Suggesting Police Should Focus on Real Crimes Instead of ‘Misogyny’

“Guess they’re going for the crimes rather than the causes of crimes.” ​ A British police chief incurred the wrath of Twitter for suggesting that police should focus more on investigating crimes like burglaries and cases of violence instead of spending resources on combating “misogyny.” Chief Constable Sara Thornton, who chairs the National Police Chiefs’ Council, said in …

The Trump Administration’s Proposed “Redefinition” of Gender Is Scientifically Absurd

According to a recent report in the New York Times, the Department of Health and Human Services is “considering narrowly defining gender as a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth.” While the department’s memo purports to be “grounded in science,” the arguments and conclusions are not. Specifically, the memo argues that sex should …

Prince Harry Took the Cutest Photo of Meghan Markle Cradling Her Baby Bump

PHIL WALTER/AFP/Getty Images Get ready for cuteness overload!  On Thursday, Kensington Palace shared a photo Prince Harry took of Meghan Markle during the couple’s royal tour to Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. The adorable snapshot was taken during the couple’s Redwood Treewalk in Rotorua, New Zealand and featured the Duchess of Sussex cradling her …

Facebook apologizes after blocking pro-life group’s ads for GOP Senate candidates

Facebook admitted late Thursday that it improperly had removed two advertisements paid for by the pro-life Susan B. Anthony List that endorsed Republican Senate candidates. On Thursday morning, the organization tweeted that Facebook had “banned” a 30-second ad supporting Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., in her race against Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen. The Susan B. Anthony List …

Reactions To Timberwolves City Edition Uniforms | Minnesota Timberwolves

As a nod to Minnesota icon Prince and the Minneapolis sound he pioneered, the Minnesota Timberwolves unveiled the team’s Prince-Inspired City Edition uniforms. Here’s a look at some reactions we saw on Twitter. (Spoiler alert: People really, really like them.) Too much sauce from the @Timberwolves right now! Give us a second to catch our …

Doctor wrongly removes woman’s KIDNEY during routine back surgery

Dr Ramon Vasquez (pictured) wrongly removed a healthy kidney from Maureen Pacheco, 53, during a back operation after he mistook the organ for a cancerous tumor A doctor wrongly removed a healthy kidney from a woman during an operation to fix her lower back pain after mistaking the organ for a cancerous tumor. Maureen Pacheco, now …

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker calls Obama the ‘biggest liar of the world’

Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker (left) on Thursday called former President Barack Obama (right) “the biggest liar of the world.” (Reuters) Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday called Barack Obama “the biggest liar of the world,” in reference to the former Democratic president’s infamous claim that people could keep their health care plans under …

Kathryn Dennis Files to Modify Custody After Thomas Ravenel Arrest

Kathryn Dennis Calhoun and Thomas Ravenel Brianna Stello/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Kathryn Dennis, who shares two children with Thomas Ravenel, filed for a modification of custody and visitation after the former Southern Charm star was arrested for battery and assault, Us Weekly can confirm. Most Tumultuous Relationships in Reality TV History Dennis, 27, filed …

Rose’s Quiet Hard Work Led To A Night For The Ages | Minnesota Timberwolves

Derrick Rose put the Wolves on his back last night against the Jazz, scoring a career-high 50 points in the victory. After the game, Rose’s teammates and coaches justifiably had a ton of praise for his performance. They talked about his game, but everyone also mentioned how focused Rose is on getting the team a …

49ers cheerleader takes knee during national anthem

A cheerleader for the San Francisco 49ers kneeled during the national anthem of Thursday’s home game against the Raiders in San Francisco. While all cheerleaders stood in a uniform position during the anthem, one can be seen kneeling alone in line. ADVERTISEMENT Kneeling during the national anthem to raise awareness around injustices facing people of …

Crohn’s, colitis rates in children grew by 50 per cent in last 15 years: report

The prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) among Canadians is growing at an “alarming” rate, particularly in children and seniors, according to a new report. Crohn’s and Colitis Canada released the findings of a multi-year report on the impact of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis – the main two forms of IBD – in Canada …

SCREEN GEM

In the second-floor study of his house in La Costa, with the bright California sunshine fighting to pierce the carefully shaded windows, 79-year-old Sid Gillman is putting together history’s greatest study of offensive football. There are maybe 500 cans of film in that room, gray cans for reels that show passing, blue for runs. Cut-ups, …

Pete Davidson jokes about his failed engagement in an ‘SNL’ promo and Ariana Grande responds

What’s tragedy plus just a couple weeks? For Pete Davidson, it’s material for an SNL promo. In a teaser for this week’s episode with host Jonah Hill, Davidson jokingly proposed to musical guest Maggie Rogers. “Hi Maggie, I’m Pete… You wanna get married?” a blue-haired Davidson asks the singer. When Rogers rejects him, Davidson quips, “0 for …

Apple to Stop Disclosing How Many iPhones, iPads, Macs It Sells

Apple’s quarterly conference calls with Wall Street analysts can be tepid affairs, with little news or excitement. But that wasn’t the case on Thursday evening, as CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri dropped a bit of a bombshell on the investment community. The surprise spooked shareholders and briefly pushed the Apple’s stock market value …

1,600 Scientists Just Signed A Letter Opposing A Legal Definition Of A Gender Binary

An open letter that denounces attempts to define gender as a binary trait based on anatomy or genetic tests has gathered signatures from more than 1,600 scientists. The letter, which includes the signatures of eight Nobel laureates, was written in response to a memo drafted in spring of 2017 by the Department of Health and …