New England Patriots win Super Bowl LIII for 6th title

Atlanta (CNN)The dynasty lives on. “It probably won’t sink in for a very, very long time,” Brady said. “I’m just so blessed to play with the best teammates through the years from our ’01 team and all the way through now. I love all those guys. That’s what makes this special, man. It’s a brotherhood. All these relationship are so important in my life, and I can’t cherish it enough. It’s going to be a celebration tonight.” At 41 years old, Brady also is the oldest starting quarterback to win a Super Bowl, eclipsing Peyton Manning, who was 39 when he won Super Bowl 50. Belichick is the oldest head coach to win a Super Bowl at age 66, and …

Government housing delivery plan ‘flawed’

The Local Government Association (LGA) said the current formula did not take into account the needs of local communities. ‘Free-for-all’ Local authorities – by law – need to have an up-to-date plan for building new homes. If they are unable to prove that they have a five-year supply of land for housing, developers have greater freedoms to build where they want. The NAO points out that this risks ill-suited developments, while the LGA says it risks a “free-for-all”. The NAO says that between 2005-06 and 2017-18, 177,000 new homes per year were built on average, with the number never rising above 224,000. To meet its ambition for 300,000 homes a year, the department will need to oversee a 69% increase …

Anderson Cooper Shreds Trump’s Latest Gaslighting Attempt With Genius Caption

The host of CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360°” opened the show by saying Trump was “once again telling you not to trust your own eyes and ears, not to believe what you see and hear, but to believe only him.”  “This was not some secondhand reporting of whispers behind closed doors with anonymous sources. This was a Senate hearing. There was no misquoting, there was quoting. There was no taking things out of context, there was only what the intelligence chiefs said publicly.” Download Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Debate rages over Liam Neeson race row

The 66-year-old said he did not go through with any violence and expressed regret that he had reacted in such a “horrible” way. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionListen to Liam Neeson’s comments that sparked the outrage Speaking on ABC’s Good Morning America on Tuesday, Neeson denied he was racist and said he hoped his remarks would start a wider conversation about racism. That conversation shows no signs of abating and commentators had their say in the press on Wednesday. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Natasha Richardson, pictured with Neeson in 2008, died after a skiing accident in 2009 Gary Younge, The Guardian We should, at the very least, admire [Neeson] for his candour. For all …

J.D. Salinger’s Family To Publish Trove Of Secret Works, The Guardian Reports

“This was somebody who was He said his dad “wanted me to pull it together, and because of the scope of the job, he knew it would take a long time.” The last of Salinger’s modest body of published work was the short story “Hapworth 16, 1924” that appeared in The New Yorker in 1965 when Salinger was 46. Matt Salinger predicted the works will be “tremendously well received” by devoted readers. Download Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Two admit posting ‘Bulger killer photos’

The judge told the court there was a risk of someone being “killed or seriously injured”, including anyone who was wrongly identified as one of James Bulger’s killers. He said the “haunting images” of the two year old being led to his death by Venables and Thompson, would “remain forever in the minds of anyone who saw them”. The pair also admitted seeking information about Thompson. ‘Planned and deliberate’ The court heard McKeag admitted three breaches after posting an article on his website entitled “Jon Venables Pictured – Killer’s Identity Revealed”, in November 2017. The article contained photographs, said to be of Venables, and purported to reveal his new identity and place of work. Mr Justice Warby said McKeag’s offences …

Sen. Cory Booker says he is dating someone really special: I got a boo

Cory Booker was reportedly linked to actress Rosario Dawson. (Reuters) “I’m ready to put my heart, my spirit, my energy, my ideas, my love for the American people and let myself be judged,”  he concluded. Last month, Page Six reported that Booker was linked to actress Rosario Dawson. The two were spotted at the hit Broadway show “Dear Evan Hansen,” the media outlet reported. Booker announced his presidential bid last Friday. Before he was elected to the Senate, he served as the mayor of Newark from 2006 until 2013. Kathleen Joyce is a breaking/trending news producer for FoxNews.com.  Trending in Politics Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Parkland Dad Responds To Louis C.K.’s Murdered Kid Jokes With Chilling Standup

Manuel Oliver’s son Joaquin was one of 17 people killed in the Feb. 14 massacre at The video shows Oliver on a mock stage at a comedy club to the sounds of canned applause. Then things get dark, painful and uncomfortable ― and that’s the point. The video ends with footage of Joaquin sitting behind drums and telling this joke: “Why didn’t the skeleton cross the road? Because he didn’t have the guts!” he said, adding his own rimshot. “They testify in front of Congress, these kids, like what the fuck, what are you doing? You’re young, you should be crazy, you should be unhinged, not in a suit saying, “I’m here to tell…” Fuck you. You’re not interesting because …

Congress seeks new ways to prevent shutdowns from happening

Washington (CNN)As the country recovers from the longest government shutdown in United States history, Democratic and Republican lawmakers alike are saying they don’t want a shutdown to happen again. Some are even pushing legislative proposals aimed at preventing the gears of government from grinding to a halt in the future. The threat of a shutdown is currently a deterrent that’s supposed to encourage lawmakers to work together to pass needed, annual spending bills on time to fund the federal government. Some of the proposals that have been introduced in Congress to avert shutdowns would automatically renew funding at existing levels through the implementation of stopgap spending legislation, but would pair that with measures intended to bring lawmakers to the table …

Prosecutors lay out volume of evidence collected from Roger Stone’s hard drives, email accounts

Washington (CNN)Information the Justice Department collected from Roger Stone’s iCloud accounts and email accounts and on computer hardware spans “several years,” special counsel Robert Mueller said Thursday. Mueller wants to place a protective order that would lock down the confidentiality of evidence collected against Stone, as the prosecutors begin sharing the documents with his legal team. DC US Attorney Jessie Liu wrote in the filing. Orders like these are fairly typical in high-profile cases and are meant to prevent leaks of documents in the case. The prosecutors also hope the judge will agree that the amount of evidence in this case should allow for more time before a trial Stone is scheduled to appear Friday afternoon before DC District Judge …

Trump said he has not thought about pardon for Roger Stone

(CNN)President Donald Trump said he has not thought about pardoning his longtime ally and adviser Roger Stone and sought to distance Stone from his 2016 presidential campaign. Stone was indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury on charges of obstruction, false statements and witness tampering. The indictment alleged that Stone sought stolen emails from WikiLeaks during the 2016 campaign and coordinated his outreach with top Trump campaign officials. Stone pleaded not guilty to the charges last week. Trump told The New York Times in a recent interview that he had “never” spoken with Stone about WikiLeaks. As for the special counsel investigation, the President once again lamented that the Russia probe is a “total witch hunt” and insisted that …

Florida Girl Stole Papa John’s Delivery Car To Visit Boyfriend: Police

pizza delivery driver’s car early Wednesday morning. ordered two pizzas and had them sent to a neighbor’s house in Lehigh Heights. When the driver went to the door to deliver the pizzas, Bigelow allegedly popped out of some nearby bushes and stole his unlocked 2006 Ford Taurus, according to The driver, WBBH. Police said Bigelow first drove to Lehigh Acres Middle School, but when a policeman approached the car, she drove off quickly. Her wild ride was tracked by a police helicopter, according to the She was eventually apprehended about six miles away from her house. Bigelow’s father, Joseph Bigelow, told WBBH that his daughter’s plan was to meet her boyfriend. “I sent the cop text messages of her and her …

Democratic anxieties over ‘Medicare for all’ kick off first 2020 primary fight

(CNN)The fight to preserve Obamacare kept ambitious Democrats in near lockstep during the first two years of Donald Trump’s presidency. But as the party begins the process of selecting a 2020 nominee, the future of health care in America has emerged as an early flashpoint. The other 2020 contenders have offered more nuanced — or muddled, depending on how you view it — takes on the issue. Though there remains broad agreement among them that health care is a human right — one that the government should guarantee, even if only as a last resort — questions over how to get there have yielded a variety of answers. Sen. Kamala Harris at a CNN town hall a week ago said …

Super Bowl LIII security: Tackling human trafficking by air, land and water

8,000 Uber and Lyft drivers were trained to spot human trafficking in Atlanta. (Fox News) “Do you all talk about [human trafficking] a lot, at school or groups, anything like that?” Perrymond asked a Georgia State University law student. This week alone, Homeland Security Investigations made 40 arrests tied to human trafficking and rescued four victims in the Atlanta area. “We’re also ensuring that criminals don’t use these events to exploit the most vulnerable among us,” Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen said at a press conference in Georgia’s capital Wednesday. CLICK HERE FOR FULL SUPER BOWL COVERAGE “ICE HSI has seen first-hand the negative impact of human trafficking following the mass movement of people in the metro Atlanta area …

CCTV footage shows acid attack on boy

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe boys looked at footballs moments before an acid attack, a jury heard CCTV footage of the moment a three-year-old boy had acid thrown over him in a shop has been shown to a jury. The boy suffered serious burns when he was splashed with acid at the Home Bargains store in Worcester on 21 July 2018, a court has heard. Jurors were told the attack happened in a matter of seconds while the boy was looking at toy footballs. His father, who cannot be named, denies conspiring to commit grievous bodily harm at Worcester Crown Court. The trial previously heard that three of the defendants, Adam Cech, Jan Dudi and Norbert …