Must-see moments from ABC’s Democratic debate

(CNN)All of the top 2020 contenders were on the same stage for the first time during ABC’s Democratic presidential debate in Houston. Did the discourse get as heated as the Texas weather? Watch below to find out. The early portion of the debate was dominated by healthcare talk. Former HUD secretary Julian Castro launched an early attack on former Vice President Joe Biden’s memory, drawing gasps from the crowd. Biden, Sanders and Warren clash over health care Anticipation was high for the three leading Democratic candidates in the polls to share one stage together. Biden, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren didn’t disappoint as they sparred over “Medicare for All.” O’Rourke takes fiery stance on guns Buttigieg: …

‘We are a target’: wave of xenophobic attacks sweeps Johannesburg

Migrants in South Africas commercial capital face looting, violence and sometimes even death In the Kismayo meat restaurant at the heart of the Mayfair neighbourhood of Johannesburg, the elders of the citys Somali community hold urgent meetings about the attacks on foreign-owned businesses and traders that have been surging for more than a week. On Sunday, two people were reportedly killed and the police had to use teargas and rubber bullets to disperse groups of men armed with machetes and sticks while shouting anti-immigrant slogans. Officials believe at least 11 people have died and scores of shops have been burned. Many more have been injured and looting has been widespread. The elders have many questions: when will the next outbreak …

Toddler Best Friends Hug Like They Havent Seen Each Other For Years When Its Actually Just Been 2 Days

When is the last time you met up with your best friend? For some of us, modern life is so busy that we sometimes forget about the people closest to us. Sometimes half a year goes by without seeing our pals, even though we think it’s been a few weeks, tops. Children are always honest about their feelings — they do what their hearts tell them, and we can all stand to (re)learn something from them. A video of two ‘besties’ running towards each other and hugging it out has captured the internet’s heart because of how genuine the 2-year-olds’ love for one another is. Be prepared to go ‘aww’ because your heart will melt. Be sure to share this …

Sam Bee Rips Rudy Giulianis Fascist Fever Dream Tribute On 9/11

Samantha Bee ended Wednesday’s broadcast of “Full Frontal” with a swipe at Donald Trump’s attorney marked the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. posted (among a series of tweets) part of a commercial for clothing company Grunt Style which showed a riot police officer about to beat up protestors. “GOD BLESS AMERICA!” Giuliani captioned the clip. Bee described the video, above, as a “fascist fever dream.” Check out the video here: RELATED… Trump Sparks Anger With 'Never Forget' 9/11 Tweet Schwarzenegger Breaks Down His Beef With Trump, And It's Actually About Love Don Lemon Reveals The Trump Rule He Lives By At Home REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that …

KitKat Japan Is Ditching Plastic Packaging For Paper Which You Can Fold Into Origami

Greenwashing. Have you ever heard of it? It is essentially the false impression that a company or its products are more environmentally sound than they really are. For a company like Nestlé, one of the world’s many scandals over the years and have repeatedly shown that they have incrediblylittle interest in social responsibility. For these reasons, marketing stunts like these, designed to go ‘viral’ and get people talking about them in a positive light, must be taken with a pinch of salt. Image credits: Image credits: vowed to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025, after facing increasing pressure from environmental groups. Greenpeace Plastics Campaigner throwaway plastics that persist in our environment for lifetimes.” Nestlé Japan The NGO is …

How you can help Hurricane Dorian disaster relief

The UN has said 70,000 have been made homeless in the Bahamas heres how to help The devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas has left dozens of people confirmed dead, and potentially thousands still missing. We have no food. No water. Were abandoned here, a survivor in one of the worst-hit areas of Grand Bahama told the Guardian. Dr Hubert Minnis, the prime minister of the Bahamas, called the damage unprecedented. Another official estimated the damage could take hundreds of millions, if not billions of dollars, to repair. A wide range of organizations are raising money to provide immediate disaster relief to survivors in the Bahamas. Some have argued that donors who want to make a real difference …

30 Heartbreaking Stories That Show How The Lives Of US Muslims Changed After 9/11

The 9/11 terrorist attacks that devastated the United States in 2001 have had profound political, economic and social effects that still reverberate to this very day. However, most people don’t focus on the consequences that the attacks had on the social fabric of America, even though they were incredibly impactful. US Muslims and people of color turned to Twitter to tell the stories of how their lives were changed by the 9/11 attacks. Using the #AfterSeptember11 and #After911 hashtags, they revealed the intense persecution they and their family members faced because of their religious beliefs, how they looked, and how they dressed. The following is a list of the most poignant stories. Upvote the ones you felt touched you the …

The Betches Bachelorette Guide To Manhattan | Betches

Planning sucks, and bachelorette parties are a ton of work. So we’re taking all the guesswork out of planning a bachelorette party by breaking down top bachelorette destinations. Our guides will tell you where to stay, eat, party, how to get around, and give you a sample itinerary that you can follow. You’re welcome. 🎶 “Concrete jungle where (bachelorette) dreams are made of…” 🎶 Manhattan is an obvious choice for a weekend of debauchery and making poor decisions life-long memories with your best friends. Not only is it one of the easiest cities to get to—and get around in—but it has everything, and we mean everyyyyyything going for it. World-class shopping (or questionable thrifted finds), 5-star hotels and spas (plus …

Scaramucci Grilled On What Prompted His Massive Fallout With Former Pal Trump

Anthony Scaramucci has recently flip-flopped from staunch CNN morning show host Alisyn Camerota wants to know why. admitted he was “wrong” about Trump, and the two have been exchanging barbs for weeks. “Man, when you fall off the Trump train, you fall off the Trump train,” Camerota interrupted. “It’s as though you’ve just taken off blinders that you would say that you had for all these years, and I’m just curious.” “It’s not under my skin. Honestly, it’s not,” Scaramucci shot back, saying that he “accepted responsibility” for allowing the “gaslighting to affect me,” and he referenced a Washington Post opinion article he penned last month in which he detailed his errors in judgment about the president. He called on “responsible” …

Inters Romelu Lukaku is the latest victim of ultras warped loyalty | Nicky Bandini

A group of Inter supporters defending the abuse of their own player was the latest sign that ultras have more loyalty to one another than to their clubs Romelu Lukaku has adapted quickly to life in Serie A, scoring in his first two games for Internazionale. Sadly, he received a similarly swift introduction to some of the worst elements of Italian football culture. Targeted with monkey chants during the win at Cagliari, he was then addressed with an open letter from a group of his own clubs ultras insisting he ought not to interpret such abuse as racist. You have to understand that Italy is not like many other north European countries where racism is a REAL problem, said the …

Former Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles suffers broken collarbone in Jaguars debut, out indefinitely

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles, right, sitting on the bench after his injury Sunday. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton) “It was unfortunate,” Marrone said after the loss. “You’d really like to see how the game would’ve worked itself out with Nick.” Foles suffered the injury on a play that saw Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones drive the QB into the ground as Foles released the ball on a 35-yard touchdown pass to DJ Chark. Foles left the field right away and received X-rays before returning in a sling. “This one’s worse than 2014, but I’m optimistic it will heal quicker,” Foles said at a postgame news conference in Jacksonville. ROB GRONKOWSKI INCLUDED IN CRYPTIC VIDEO WITH CAPTION ‘NEWS WILL DROP TOMORROW NIGHT’ One silver …

‘This tape rewrites everything we knew about the Beatles’

Mark Lewisohn knows the Fab Four better than they knew themselves. The experts tapes of their tense final meetings shed new light on Abbey Road and inspired a new stage show TRingo Starr is in hospital, undergoing tests for an intestinal complaint. In his absence, Paul McCartney and Mary Hopkin, the Welsh folk singer. I recorded it, a drowsy Paul says, because I liked it. A mapping of the tensions that would lead to the dissolution of the most famous and influential pop group in history is part of a webcam is trained on it 24 hours a day, observing the comings and goings of fans from every corner of the world, infuriating passing motorists as these visitors pause to …

Chrissy Teigen & Donald Trump’s #FilthyMouthedWife Twitter Feud, Explained | Betches

Need the news explained, but like, in a hilarious way you can relate to? Subscribe to The ‘Sup and get our 5x/weekly newsletter straight to your inbox. I love a good Twitter feud, and the more random the better. Today’s feud certainly delivers, pitting MVP Twitter troll Chrissy Teigen against our President, Donald Trump. Both super famous, both prolific tweeters, but how did this come about? Here’s what you need to know about this spectacularly random feud, and how #PresidentPussyAssBitch came to be a thing. On Sunday, MSNBC hosted a town hall about criminal justice reform. The town hall was hosted by Lester Holt, and featured John Legend speaking to prison inmates about the impact their incarceration has had on …

Ministers reverse May-era foreign student rules

They must be studying at an institution with a track record in upholding immigration checks. Under the proposals, there is no restriction on the kinds of jobs students would have to seek and no cap on numbers. “If one needed evidence of a new approach to immigration within government, today’s announcement allowing all foreign students to stay for two years after graduation is just that,” the BBC’s home editor Mark Easton said. “Where Theresa May introduced what she called a hostile environment around migration rules, with an ambition to reduce net migration to the tens of thousands, Boris Johnson has promised to scrap that target and encourage the “brightest and best” to come and live and work in ‘global Britain’.” …

Astronomers Find The Ringing Of A Newly Born Black Hole

Space-time is constantly being strummed by all the events that are happening in the universe. The vibrations, which we call gravitational waves, resonate across the cosmos. Since the first direct detection of gravitational waves in 2015 – and the following discoveries of several collisions between black holes, neutron stars, and each other since then – we have been able to listen to the “sounds” of these events. Now, for the first time, researchers have detected two tones from a newly formed black hole. It had previously been assumed that just one tone could be detected, and any others would be too faint for our current technology to pick up. The gravitational event GW150914 that kicked it all off in 2015 saw a …

Meet Garlic 2.0, Chinas First Cloned Kitten

When Huang Yu was left devastated following the death of his 2.5-year-old British shorthair named Garlic, he knew there was only one thing to do: make another one exactly the same. Cue Sinogene, a Bejing-based pet cloning company that has already cloned more than 40 pet dogs, including the world’s first police pup. The somatic cell cloning techniques of animal species is a relatively new technology and certain challenges persist when it comes to making clones of felines. But they were up to the challenge. “The reproductive and physiological characteristics of cats are different from those of most animals. Because cats are not spontaneous ovulation animals, they are one of the few ovulation-inducing animals,” said veterinarian Shi Zhensheng in a statement. …