Washington Post editor’s deleted tweet claims white women ‘lucky’ others are ‘not calling for revenge’

Washington Post global opinions editor Karen Attiah reportedly declared, “White women are lucky that we are just calling them ‘Karen’s.’ And not calling for revenge,” in a since-deleted tweet. Attiah, who is black, listed multiple things that she feels white women are responsible for and warned her 185,000 followers that worse things could happen than simply being referred to as “Karen,” which has emerged as a disparaging term for […]

Outrage over Trump’s retweet of supporter shouting ‘white power’ – live | US news

US health secretary Alex Azar has warned that “the window is closing” on the country’s chance to take action to effectively curb the coronavirus, as the number of confirmed cases surpassed 2.5m. The Health and Human Services secretary pointed to a recent spike in infections, particularly in the south and said people have “to act […]

New Zealand military team recovers 6 more bodies after White Island volcano eruption, pushing death toll to 14

Military specialists on New Zealand’s White Island have recovered six more victims’ bodies after a deadly volcanic eruption, bringing the confirmed death toll to 14. Two others remain missing and are presumed dead, but Thursday’s recovery mission — an arduous affair for military specialists searching under the threat of another eruption — did not find them. The effort began Friday […]

White Island volcano: New Zealand troops land to recover bodies

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Relatives waited for the return of the rescue mission New Zealand troops have landed on the White Island volcano to recover the bodies of people who were killed when it erupted on Monday. The “high-speed” operation was launched despite the risk of another eruption. Relatives waited anxiously for the mission’s […]

White Island volcano: New Zealand’s eruption leaves dozens of Australians feared missing

A criminal investigation has been launched after a volcanic eruption in New Zealand killed five with eight more presumed dead. Forty-seven people were on White Island, 50km north-east of New Zealand, when the volcano erupted with a large plume of ash and steam at 2.11pm on Monday. Police Deputy Commissioner John Tim announced the investigation […]

Wheel Of Fortune fans lend support to spinning star Vanna White as she steps in for host Pat Sajak

VANNA White took centre stage on Monday. The Wheel of Fortune letter-spinner was seen for the first time in 37 years stepping into the host role. 10 Vanna White was seen hosting Wheel of Fortune on Monday, for the first timeCredit: Wheel Of Fortune The 62-year-old beauty delighted fans of the show, as she filled […]

White Island volcano eruption: dozens missing after fatal incident in New Zealand | World news

One person is dead and as many as 27 people are unaccounted for after New Zealand’s White Island volcano erupted on Monday, with police and emergency services unable to search the island for the missing due to unstable conditions, toxic gases and ash fall. The country’s most active cone volcano erupted at 2.11pm on Monday […]

Mystery missile battery spotted on roof of building across street from White House – Defence Blog

NBC News reported Tuesday that the White House and the U.S. Capitol were put on temporary lockdown following an airspace violation in Washington D.C., according to law enforcement sources. The Secret Service said in a statement that the brief lockdown was due to a “potential violation of the restricted airspace in the National Capital Region.” […]

White House on lockdown, no further details available: Fox news

A Secret Service agent scans the skies over the White House during a lockdown because of reporters of a stray airplane over Washington, U.S. November 26, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House was placed on lockdown Tuesday after an air space violation was reported in the area, according to media reports. Nearby […]

‘Couldn’t believe what I was hearing’: White House aides testify in impeachment probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior U.S. officials told impeachment investigators in Congress on Tuesday they were concerned by President Donald Trump’s effort to get Ukraine to investigate a political rival, with one White House official calling it a “shock.” The third day of impeachment hearings conducted by the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee marked the first […]