A cruise ship crew member died last week of self-inflicted harm, the US Coast Guard said Wednesday as it confirmed the latest in a series of apparent suicides among such workers trapped at sea because of the coronavirus pandemic. A 32-year-old Filipino worker on a ship called Scarlet Lady, the only cruise ship owned by Virgin Voyages, died of "apparent self-harm," the Coast Guard told AFP. The Florida-based company founded by British billionaire Richard Branson expressed its condolences over the death of its employee but gave no details of what happened.
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Donald Williams claims that the officer whose knee was on George Floyd’s neck knew what he was doing.
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President Trump took to his favorite social media platform to attack social media platforms on Wednesday morning, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo certainly didn't do anything to help his boss' case.Shortly after Trump claimed on Twitter he would "strongly regulate" or "close down" social media platforms that are allegedly silencing "conservative voices," Pompeo sent out a tweet saying the U.S. "will not tolerate" government-imposed censorship or shutdowns.Pompeo's tweet isn't in response to Trump, exactly — it references the Freedom Online Coalition, a partnership of 31 governments seeking to improve Internet freedom. The group has been vocal about combating any attempts to limit freedom of expression or increase Internet surveillance as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.Trump's social media threats came after Twitter labeled two of his tweets as misleading on Tuesday, the first time that distinction was given to the president on the platform.Seeing as Pompeo specifically boosted the FOC's statement and has been vocal about combating COVID-19 disinformation, it's unclear if his tweet was a targeted dig at Trump's situation or just a case of bad-timing. Maybe these two should talk pic.twitter.com/it2Yu9eIIG — Ryan Lizza (@RyanLizza) May 27, 2020After all, Trump isn't exactly known for being on the same page as his employees.More stories from theweek.com New audio reveals what the mysterious narwhal sounds like: a chainsaw Why Biden benefits by disappearing Trump could have easily voted in person in Florida but chose to vote by mail
Kate Middleton Feels ''Exhausted and Trapped'' After Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Royal Exit: Report
Following Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal exit, it looks as though the royal world is caving in on Kate Middleton.
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The $100 million legal battle around Zion Williamson's representation remains ugly.
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All her life, 27-year-old Kiah Twisselman believed she just had "bad genetics," which prevented her from losing weight. "I just started showing up and doing it," Twisselman wrote in an Instagram post. In the new issue of People Magazine out this week, Twisselman's incredible weight loss journey -- along with that of several others -- is highlighted.