Hickenlooper defends his disapproval of Green New Deal by touting record on climate change

Washington (CNN)Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper isn’t running away from his record on climate change. And in a move that may prove politically risky, Hickenlooper sought to burnish his pragmatic image by announcing last week his opposition to the Green New Deal, the sweeping Democratic proposal that would radically alter the United States’ approach to combating climate change. ‘We have to have dreams,’ but Green New Deal unfeasible, Hickenlooper says “The Green New Deal sets us up for failure,” reads the title of his op-ed in the Washington Post. In the piece, Hickenlooper says he supports the “concept of a Green New Deal” but, “given the scope of the threat of global climate change,” he can’t back the proposal because …

‘Mum died doing what she loved most’

However, they were hit by a freak wave and Agnes was swept into the sea. A search was carried out and her body was later found on the shoreline. Image copyright Agnes Proudhon-Smith Elliot, who lives in Paris but was brought up in London, believes it was his mother’s first time in Scotland. “As far as I know this was her first trip there,” he told the BBC Scotland news website. “She had been to these countries all over the world and I think she just wanted to travel around Britain a bit more.” Agnes lived in Esher on the outskirts of London and had taken photographs in locations across the world, including Greenland, Iceland, India, Bolivia and throughout Europe. …

Don Lemon Nails Why Trumps Ridiculous ‘Tim Apple’ Lie Matters

Don Lemon broke down on Monday why President referring to Apple CEO Tim Cook as “Tim Apple” matters. contrasting But Lemon rolled the tape that undeniably showed Trump making the mistake. “Why am I talking about this?” he continued. “This is why it matters. Because he’s the president and there’s apparently nothing that is too small, too insignificant for this president to lie about. OK?” Check out the clip here: RELATED… Ocasio-Cortez Chews Up Conservative Writer's Girl Scout Cookie Boycott Dan Rather Rips Manafort Sentence: Black Kids In Projects Routinely Get Worse Glenn Beck Suggests Trump Is 1 Of The Last Male Role Models And It Doesn't Go Well

Amy Schumer reveals husband is on autism spectrum

(CNN)Amy Schumer opens up about her husband in her new Netflix special “Growing,” which started streaming Tuesday. “And once he was diagnosed, it dawned on me how funny it was, because all of the characteristics that make it clear that he’s on the spectrum are all of the reasons that I fell madly in love with him,” she said. “That’s the truth.” The comic said her husband is unable to lie and “says whatever is on his mind.” “He keeps it so real,” Schumer said. “He doesn’t care about social norms or what you expect him to say or do. If I say to him ‘Does this look like s**t?’ he’ll go ‘Yeah, you have a lot of other clothes, …

Accusation of dipping testicles in customer’s salsa is no laughing matter, judge tells defendant

The defendant, Howard Matthew Webb, 31, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of misdemeanor assault/offensive touching, according to a local paper. Webb reportedly laughed after entering his plea, drawing the judge’s ire, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported. SUSPECT IN FATAL KIDNAPPING APPEARS IN COURT, EXTRADITED   The defendant was arrested last month and initially charged with felony adulteration of food, liquids or pharmaceuticals. A female delivery driver, with whom Webb had tagged along Jan. 12, recorded Webb allegedly in the act and posted the video online, saying it was retribution for an 89-cent tip for an almost 30-minute drive. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP News outlets reported that Webb was sentenced to six months’ of supervised probation and is …

The Story Behind Heath Ledger’s Bleacher Scene In ’10 Things I Hate About You’

Heath Ledger’s first day on the set of “ “A white worn-out leather belt, some crazy pair of white shoes, a hat and who knows what shirt,” Junger continued, listing the various elements of Ledger’s Day One ensemble. “I looked at him and thought to myself, ‘If I put on any one of those pieces of clothing, everybody around me would burst out laughing.’ But for whatever fucking reason, on Heath it was so cool. He could sell anything.” Julia Stiles) to date him. He had to be grungy yet charismatic. A likable loner.  “10 Things I Hate About You” is a modern adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew,” centered on a major conflict: Because of their father’s …

‘Upbeat’ refugee tale wins book prize

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow a new children’s novel is bringing the refugee crisis to the classroom A debut novel about a refugee whose new classmates embark on a quest to find their friend’s parents has won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. Onjali Q Raúf’s The Boy At The Back Of The Class, won the £5,000 prize, which was inspired by people she met while working in refugee camps. Waterstones children’s buyer, Florentyna Martin, described the novel as a “future classic”. Tomi Adeyemi’s Children Of Blood And Bone won the older fiction category. Raúf is founder and CEO of Making Herstory, a human rights organisation working in partnership with other movements to end the abuse, trafficking …

Killed in 2019: The UK’s first 100 victims

UK killings 2019 100 homicides in total Tudor Simionov 1 January Central London Tudor Simionov, 33, was working as a doorman at a private New Year’s Eve party. Mr Simionov, a Romanian national, was stabbed to death when a group of men tried to gatecrash the party. A woman and two of his male colleagues were also found with stab injuries. Billy Hicks 1 January Kirton, Lincolnshire Billy Hicks died in a house fire with two other people on New Year’s Day. He was described by his family as “a very caring and loving person”. Jay Edmunds and Ashley Martin also died in the fire. Police suspect Mr Martin started the blaze. David Capseed 3 January Old Swan, Liverpool David …

TPG says it has fired Bill McGlashan ‘for cause’ over ties to college admissions scheme

New York (CNN Business)The private equity firm TPG says it has fired executive William McGlashan, who this week was charged in a nationwide scheme to get students into elite colleges. “[W]e believe the behavior described to be inexcusable and antithetical to the values of our entire organization,” TPG said in a statement. CNN Business could not immediately reach McGlashan for comment. McGlashan is the founder and served as managing partner of TPG Growth, which has invested in companies such as Airbnb, Spotify and Uber. He also started TPG’s Rise Fund, which has partnered with Bono and focuses on investments that promote environmental and social good. In December 2017, McGlashan allegedly paid $50,000 to the charitable arm of the college prep …

Ajax’s ‘Super Jews’ keep on singing amid rising anti-Semitism

Amsterdam (CNN)It takes less than a minute to walk from Amsterdam’s beautiful Portuguese Synagogue to the “De Dokwerker” statue. Follow @cnnsport But the nature of the vandalism, the green and yellow paint on the statue, and the painting of green swastikas on the street, suggested a blurring of the lines between anti-Semitism, and hatred of the city’s football club, Ajax. Throughout the Netherlands, and much of Europe, Ajax is known as a “Jewish club.” The vandalism, allegedly carried out by supporters of a rival football club in the Hague, shone a light on the complicated and often uneasy relationship between Ajax, the Jewish community and the anti-Semitism that it often attracts. ADO Den Haag, issued a statement in which it …

Here’s The Thing That Grosses Dr. Pimple Popper Sandra Lee Out More Than Cysts

Dr. Sandra Lee is by now, you’ve either been living under a rock or ― more likely ― you actually do but know her only by her now iconic alias:  In 2015, the Los Angeles-based board-certified dermatologist posted a Four years and over her own reality show on TLC, a new book, Lee’s rise to viral skin-repairing-sensation status and fame happened fast ― and shows no signs of slowing down. She recently dropped by HuffPost to chat about the impact fame has had on her professionally and personally, why she thinks people are so obsessed with her videos, and the things that gross her out way more than a cyst ever could. What is it about pimple popping that you think …

A family lost five members in the Ethiopian Airlines crash. One had a premonition about the flight

Nakuru, Kenya (CNN)A week before Carol Karanja boarded the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed Sunday on its way to Kenya, she sent a message to her sister, saying she had an uneasy feeling. “10th. Will let you know the time,” Carol Karanja messaged. Carol Karanja never made it to their Kenyan homeland. She was among the 157 people killed when the plane crashed just minutes after take off from Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa.  Also killed was her mother, Ann Wangui Karanja, and her three children: Ryan Njoroge, 7, Kellie Pauls, 4, and 9-month-old daughter, Rubi Pauls. Rubi was born in Ontario, where the family lived. She was going home for the first time to meet her Kenyan …

For God’s sake, Oscars, let Britain’s ‘Favourite’ win

(CNN)It’s been a difficult week in Britain. The Brexit mess deepened, the auto industry shed more jobs, and both major political parties saw significant splits, as liberal centrists within them left to form a new group. This version of Queen Anne is chronically insecure; she’s also addicted to hot chocolate and capable of childlike glee (“Oh, it is fun to be queen sometimes!”, she squeaks, as she officiates over a spontaneous and advantageous midnight marriage for Abigail, much as you or I might preside over an impromptu midnight feast). In other words, she’s what any of us might become, were we just a bit more indulged. Colman has made a career out of playing unattractive characters in unattractive worlds. That …

Can art help find these missing people?

She is one of 17 missing people whose portraits will feature in a new exhibition which opens next week. The show, entitled Unmissable, has been organised by the charity Missing People, which supports family and friends looking for their loved ones. Someone is reported missing in the UK every 90 seconds, according to the charity. ‘We would tell the boys ‘mum’s poorly” Two men were arrested on suspicion of murder after Georgina went missing but were later released with no further action. Since she was reported missing, investigators say they have responded to nearly 60 sightings of her. Image copyright Charming Baker Image caption Mohamed said Fatima was devoted to her family and always had a smile “After work I …

10 digital tricks youll wish you knew before now

Nowadays, with so many tricks, niches, and shortcuts, those special operations look downright quaint. Many operations are well known, and most of them are tiny and frivolous. Don’t get me wrong. It’s a lot of fun to find a treasure trove of classic arcade games on your Android device. Some tricks remain obscure, and they can change your life. You might find yourself using one of these operations every day, but only if you realize it exists. To bring you up to speed, here are 10 of my favorite tech tricks – what they’re for, how to use them, and the ways they’ll change your experience. Meanwhile, here’s a list of nifty tricks specifically for iPad, and here are some …

Winklevoss twins on their bitcoin bet: ‘Money is the oldest social network’

Austin, Texas (CNN)For years, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss were known for the company they didn’t launch: Facebook. Now, the pair hope to be known for their bet on cryptocurrency, which they liken to a different kind of social network. “Yes, there’s been some ups and downs in between, but overall if you zoom out long enough, the trend is going in the right direction,” Tyler Winklevoss told CNN Business at SXSW in Austin. “The graph is still up and to the right.” Although they wouldn’t discuss their trading behavior or whether they’d sold a major portion of what they own, Tyler Winklevoss confirmed they still have holdings in various cryptos, including bitcoin, ether, bitcoin cash, tezos and filecoin. But he …