Monday, June 1, 2020

MixedTimes - Ben Kew

Chrissy Teigen to Donate $200,000 to Bail Out Protesters

Chrissy Teigen to Donate $200,000 to Bail Out Protesters

Far-left activist and model Chrissy Teigen announced her intention on Saturday to donate $200,000 for the bailing out rioters currently inflicting widespread chaos and destruction across America.

Cardi B: Minnesota's Protesters Left With 'No Choice' But to Loot

Cardi B: Minnesota's Protesters Left With 'No Choice' But to Loot

Rapper Cardi B says the people who broke into and looted stores in Minnesota on Wednesday were left with "no choice" but to resort to violence and steal from stores in response to the death of George Floyd, whose neck was kneeled on byMinneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.

Reports: Venezuelan Migrants Flooding Guyana's Gold-Rich Border

Reports: Venezuelan Migrants Flooding Guyana's Gold-Rich Border

Venezuelan migrants have been flooding the border with neighboring Guyana in recent weeks as the dire economic situation continues to worsen in their homeland as a result of the prolonged lockdown imposed in response to the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.

Sheryl Crow, Whoopi Goldberg to Host Joe Biden Fundraiser

Sheryl Crow, Whoopi Goldberg to Host Joe Biden Fundraiser

Country star Sheryl Crow and The Viewco-host and actress Whoopi Goldberg will headline a virtual fundraiser next week with former Vice President and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden as the campaign steps up its efforts to build a war chest for the presidential election.

Russia Planning to Open Consulate in Wuhan

Russia Planning to Open Consulate in Wuhan

Russia is planning to open a consulate general in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province and the city where the coronavirus pandemic originated, the country'sAmbassador to Beijing Andrei Denisov announced on Wednesday.

W.H.O. Warns Countries Against Spraying Streets with Disinfectant

W.H.O. Warns Countries Against Spraying Streets with Disinfectant

The World Health Organization (W.H.O.)warned countries this weekend against spraying disinfectants on the streets in an effort to contain the Chinese coronavirus, arguing that it does not reduce the risk of contagion and may present health risks.

Venezuelans Break Lockdown to Protest Six Weeks Without Water

Venezuelans Break Lockdown to Protest Six Weeks Without Water

Residents from the Altagracia neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela, ignored the ongoing lockdown measures and took to the streets on Thursday to demand the restoration of the water supply after nearly six weeks without service.

Hackers Steal Personal Info of Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, Lady Gaga

Hackers Steal Personal Info of Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, Lady Gaga

A law firm representing high-profile musicians such as Lady Gaga,Madonna,Nicki Minaj,andBruce Springsteen and moreconfirmed toRolling Stoneon Tuesday that its internal data systems were subject to a cyberattack that could potentially expose their client's sensitive data.

South Korea Rise in Coronavirus Cases Linked to Gay Nightclubs

South Korea Rise in Coronavirus Cases Linked to Gay Nightclubs

South Korea experienced a considerable uptick in cases of the Chinese coronavirus this weekend linked to the re-opening of the nightclub district in the capital of Seoul, with many of the affected establishments catering to members of the LGBT community.

W.H.O. Chief Tedros Applauds Venezuelan Regime for Coronavirus Response

W.H.O. Chief Tedros Applauds Venezuelan Regime for Coronavirus Response

The head of the World Health Organization,Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, applauded Venezuela's socialist regime for"sharing [its]staged approach" towards the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, omitting the fact the country is responsible for one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world.

Report: 'No Slow Down at All' in North Korea Nuclear Program

Report: 'No Slow Down at All' in North Korea Nuclear Program

Satellite photos of a new missile facility near the North Korean capital of Pyongyang provide further evidence the communist regime is continuing to expand its nuclear program, according to a report from the Washington-based think-tankThe Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

India: Delhi Imposes 70 Percent 'Corona Tax' on Alcohol

India: Delhi Imposes 70 Percent 'Corona Tax' on Alcohol

Authorities in the Indian capital of Delhi this week introduced a 70 percent tax on retail alcohol to help prevent large gatherings, as the government attempts to slowly ease lockdown restrictions imposed in response to the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.

NASA Teams with Tom Cruise to Shoot Action Film in Space

NASA Teams with Tom Cruise to Shoot Action Film in Space

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has confirmed that it is working on a film project featuring Tom Cruise that will be filmed onboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Vladimir Putin Awards Kim Jong-un World War II Medal

Vladimir Putin Awards Kim Jong-un World War II Medal

Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un a commemorative war medal to mark the 75th anniversary of the victory of Britain, Russia, and other allied forces over Nazi Germany in World War II, the Russian embassy in Pyongyang announced on Tuesday.

Venezuela: Maduro Abducts Two Americans Following Failed 'Coup'

Venezuela: Maduro Abducts Two Americans Following Failed 'Coup'

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro announced on Monday that authorities had abducted two American citizens on charges of working with an alleged U.S. military veteran who claimed to carry out a failed coup against his socialist regime.

Report: Russian Doctor Falls Out Window During Tense Coronavirus Argument

Report: Russian Doctor Falls Out Window During Tense Coronavirus Argument

A top Russian doctor plunged 50 feet from her office window during a government conference call on Saturday after being told her hospital would have to take in Chinese coronaviruspatients without the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE), according to local media reports.

Michael Moore to Colbert: America Needs Liberation from 'Trump Virus'

Michael Moore to Colbert: America Needs Liberation from 'Trump Virus'

Far-left documentary filmmaker Michael Moore responded to President Donald Trump's calls to "liberate" the state of Michigan from coronavirus lockdown measures by arguing that what the entire country needs is its own liberation from the "Trump virus.

Chinese Coronavirus Forces Indonesia to Ban Ramadan Celebrations

Chinese Coronavirus Forces Indonesia to Ban Ramadan Celebrations

Indonesia on Tuesday announced the banning of Idul Fitri, the annual exodus at the end of Ramadan where people return home to their villages and see their families, over fears it could worsen the spread of the Chinese coronavirus.

Cynthia Nixon: Biden 'Courting Hardcore Racists' with China-Focused Coronavirus Ad

Cynthia Nixon: Biden 'Courting Hardcore Racists' with China-Focused Coronavirus Ad

Actress and and former New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon launched a scathing attack on former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential campaign, accusing him of "courting hardcore racists" after he released an ad touting how he would have dealt with China amid the coronavirus pandemic compared to President Donald Trump.

Venezuelans Break Quarantine to Demand Water

Venezuelans Break Quarantine to Demand Water

Demonstrations broke out in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas on Thursday demanding better access to food and gasoline, in violation of the country's nationwide quarantinein response to the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.

Melissa Etheridge, Billy Porter to Appear in Joe Biden's Virtual Fundraiser

Melissa Etheridge, Billy Porter to Appear in Joe Biden's Virtual Fundraiser

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is planning to hold a series of virtual fundraisers with several celebrity guests as an alternative to the traditional campaign events as most states in the U.S are locked down as a result of the Chinese coronavirus.

Justin Timberlake Says '24-Hour Parenting Is Just Not Human'

Justin Timberlake Says '24-Hour Parenting Is Just Not Human'

It would seem that for pop superstar Justin Timberlake, spending several days incoronavirus quarantinein Montana with his wife, actressJessica Biel, and their five-year-old son Silashas made the Grammy-winning singer realize that '24-hour parenting is just not human.