Mysterious White Creature Identified As Young Albino Porcupine

The young rodent turned up Tuesday at Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, perplexing the staff, who sought help identifying it via social media. The consensus was it’s an albino porcupine. The Portland Press Herald reports the animal appeared to be a baby because its quills had not yet hardened. A spokeswoman for the museum said midday Wednesday that it hadn’t yet been seen again, but it was assumed to be lurking in the area. Download Join HuffPost Plus Original Article : HERE ;

Teens now missing in Canada days after Australian man, North Carolina woman killed along remote highway

Bryer Schmegelsky (left) and Kam McLeod (right) were reported missing after their camper van was found burnt out on Friday and their families lost contact with them, according to police. (Dease Lake RCMP) “It is unclear at this time how this deceased male might be connected with the vehicle fire or the two missing men,” RCMP spokesperson Dawn Roberts said in a news release. The incident came just a few days after the bodies of a young couple were discovered on the side of a highway in northern British Columbia, roughly 292 miles away from where the body was discovered Friday. While authorities have not said there’s any connection between the two incidents, officials acknowledged Sunday there are “growing community …

Lil Nas X is ready for the Area 51 raid. And his new ‘Old Town Road’ music video proves it

(CNN)Looks like Lil Nas X is ready to answer the call to storm Area 51 with an Old Town Raid. According to the Facebook event, the raid is scheduled for September. More than a million people have signed up to attend and the plan has inspired thousands of memes on social media even though the creators have posted a disclaimer saying they do not “actually intend to go ahead with this plan.” But if the raid wereto happen, we’re sure it would look a lot like what Lil Nas X showed us. There were aliens In the video, there was a sleepy guard, a “BRUH MOMENT” button, lots of grilled cheese sandwiches and uniformed men pointing guns at the intruders. …

Abigail Disney has a point. Paying more to rank-and-file workers can be good for business

New York (CNN Business)The pay gap between CEOs and their employees is huge and getting bigger. Who is Abigail Disney? Abigail Disney visited Disneyland undercover. She is ‘livid’ about what she saw Billionaires say: Tax the wealthy more Abigail Disney tells Congress companies must change the way they ‘practice capitalism’ The granddaughter of the Walt Disney Company’s co-founder has recently reignited a conversation about wage inequality in America. She lambasted Disney CEO Bob Iger’s $66 million pay package, appeared before Congress to advocate for higher worker wages and signed a letter with other rich Americans in support of a wealth tax.

Trump’s race tweets send Washington into midsummer madness

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump might finally have broken Washington. Only four Republicans voted with the Democrats. The rest of their party instead tried to censure Speaker Nancy Pelosi — surreally accusing her of breaking the chamber’s arcane manners when she said Trump’s rhetoric was “disgraceful and disgusting” and “racist.” At one point, the presiding officer, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Missouri, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, laid down his gavel and walked out in frustration. Republicans twisted themselves in knots to avoid angering constituents by condemning the President’s tweets, and sought to rebrand them as a patriotic denunciations of the extreme socialism they say is infecting the Democratic Party. “I think this party has been very clear, we are the …

Ocasio-Cortez gets new 2020 challenger: a Republican immigrant from Jamaica

TRUMP FIRES BACK AT SQUAD, CHALLENGES HOUSE TO ‘REBUKE’ THEM FOR ‘FILTHY AND HATE LACED’ LANGUAGE “There is a crisis in Queens, and it’s called AOC,” Murray told Fox News. “And instead of focusing on us, she’s focusing on being famous. Mainly rolling back progress and authoring the job-killing Green New Deal and killing the Amazon New York deal.” Murray, who was born in Jamaica and moved to the United States when she was 9, is officially launching her campaign Wednesday with an introductory video that takes sharp jabs at the 29-year-old Ocasio-Cortez. ‘There is a crisis in Queens, and it’s called AOC.’ — Scherie Murray “Your representative in Washington chooses self-promotion over service, conflict over constituents, resistance over assistance,” Murray said …

Brit Ambassador Charged That Trump Killed Iran Deal Because It Was Obama’s: Report

Donald Trump scrapped the Iran nuclear pact in part simply because it was forged by his White House predecessor, another leaked diplomatic memo.   Sir Kim Darroch declared that Trump’s actions The newspaper vicious attack on Darroch by Trump and In the latest leaked cables to his government, Darroch said the Trump administration was “set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism, seemingly for ideological and personality reasons — it was Obama’s deal,” the newspaper reported, referring to the Iranian pact. Darroch also referred to disagreements within the administration, with Secretary of State Pompeo, Vice President John Bolton were unable to “articulate why the president was determined to withdraw, beyond his campaign promises,” Darroch reportedly wrote. Darroch wrote the memos in May of last …

Hunt v Johnson: The business view

Paul Danson owns the architectural design firm Imagineering Global, which specialises in large-scale leisure design projects such as shopping centres, bars and restaurants. “”Historically I’ve been a Conservative. I’m potentially still a Conservative. But what I really like is characters, so I do like Boris Johnson, I do like Nigel Farage and, everyone’ll probably hate me to say it, I do like Donald Trump, because they say it like it is. “Jeremy Hunt reminds me of my geography teacher at school: grey suit, boring. I don’t know if he’s out of the same camp of what’s-his-name, the old grey guy off Spitting Image [John Major], but I think if I was being serious, I do like Boris Johnson. I do …

Cardi B Shows Support For Rep. Ilhan Omar With Beyonc Lyrics Amid Trump Backlash

Cardi B has been blowing up social media with her political viewpoints this week and made a special show of support for Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). View this post on Instagram A post shared by MOSTHATEDCARDI (@iamcardib) on Jul 17, 2019 at 7:01pm PDT renewing his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen of color at a rally for his reelection campaign in North Carolina on Wednesday. After a week of racist tweets and doubling down on his rhetoric, Trump again went after Omar, as well as Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), Ayanna Pressley (Mass.) and Rashida Tlaib (Mich.).  Cardi B is no stranger to piping up about political happenings. Earlier this week, she Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).  Download Join HuffPost Plus Original Article : …

Britain’s new Prime Minister will have only 30 days to get Brexit done

London (CNN)When the UK’s new prime minister takes over from Theresa May next Wednesday, he might immediately come to regret taking on this unenviable job. But dig down into the detail, and the reality is that there’s even less time. Take into account the parliamentary recess (lawmakers need vacations, too). Then add the three weeks or so that the House of Commons doesn’t sit in the fall to allow political parties to hold their annual conferences. Throw in weekends, and that leaves about 30 days of parliamentary time to force through a vote on the deal and all of the associated legislation that’s required to get the UK out of the EU. So how do the two leadership hopefuls plan …

Military sex claims ‘not properly recorded’

The MoD says it has accepted all 36 of the report’s recommendations to tackle the problems it uncovered. Army head condemns sexual harassment The service police is made up of the Royal Military Police, Royal Navy Police and Royal Air Force Police. For service personnel, sexual offences can be dealt with either in the civilian justice system or the service justice system – comprising service police, service prosecutors and courts martial. Data on sexual offences investigated within the service justice system is published by the MoD in an annual sexual offences bulletin. The department reported that a total of 288 service police investigations into alleged sexual offences took place in the years 2017 and 2018. However, the figures did not …

Baby boy dies after choking on food at nursery

A spokesman said: “Our thoughts are with the family at this time. “The safety and wellbeing of the children in our care is our absolute priority. The nursery will be closed whilst we support our staff and families. “In the meantime we have arranged for our families to be offered alternative care at neighbouring nurseries.” Related Topics Corstorphine Edinburgh Original Article : HERE ;

Amanda Seyfried Starts Instagram Feud With Influencer Arielle Charnas

Amanda Seyfried couldn’t hold back from calling out an influencer over a postpartum bikini photo.  Something Navy on Instagram ― after Charnas posted a picture of herself in a swimsuit with the caption “Proud of my body after two kids” earlier this week. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Arielle Noa Charnas (@ariellecharnas) on Jul 9, 2019 at 5:26am PDT Though the “Mamma Mia” actress didn’t name Charnas directly, she reposted a comment her friend left on Charnas’ page. Seyfried, who has a 2-year-old daughter, then relayed her own thoughts about the photo in her caption.  who collaborates with Nordstrom and whom Women’s Wear Daily called a “super influencer” — a “semi-influencer.”  “If you know who you are- take …

Obama Gives U.S. Womens Soccer Team Ultimate Shoutout For World Cup Win

Barack Obama said he was “proud to rep” the World Cup-winning U.S. women’s national soccer team in a photo shared on social media Wednesday showing him posing with a team jersey. Michelle Obama shared her own tribute on Sunday after the team’s had not yet invited the players to celebrate at the White House, and said she and every teammate she’d spoken to wouldn’t go anyway. Xinhua News Agency via Getty Images And some wags on Twitter suggested a cheeky way Obama could help them mark the back-to-back victories that may get Trump all wound up: RELATED COVERAGE 'Photoshop Battle' Kicks Off Over Alex Morgan's World Cup Trophy Pose Download Join HuffPost Plus Original Article : HERE ;

The surprising history of impeachment and what it means for Trump

Washington (CNN)As Democrats try to square growing calls for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump with hesitation from party leadership — and the political reality of a Republican-controlled Senate — it’s worth understanding what’s behind the concept of impeachment and why it should or shouldn’t apply to Trump. CNN: I found it really interesting the way you tied the idea of impeachment back to the Magna Carta and how lords used it almost as a form of protection against the king. Is there anything left from that original meaning in the way it is applied today? BOWMAN: For centuries, the kings and queens of England were the dictators of their age, with the added advantage that they could claim a …

Nicki Minaj Drops Saudi Arabia Show Amid Outcry From Human Rights Activists

Nicki Minaj has canceled “After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move forward with my scheduled concert at Jeddah World Fest,” the rapper said in a statement. “While I want nothing more than to bring my show to fans in Saudi Arabia, after better educating myself on the issues, I believe it is important for me to make clear my support for the rights of women, the LGBTQ community and freedom of expression.” On Friday, the Human Rights Foundation, a nonprofit based in New York and collaborating with activists worldwide, “If you move forward with this performance for a festival sponsored by the Crown Prince, you will be in league with the people who respond to freedom of …