- Entertainment Complex
Earlier this year, Cardi B faced a backlash after an old video in which she admitted to drugging and robbing men when she was a stripper surfaced.
- U.S. The National Interest
The summer season has ripped off the thin scab that covered an American wound, revealing a festering disagreement about the nature and origins of the United States.The San Francisco Board of Education recently voted to paint over, and thus destroy, a 1,600-square-foot mural of George Washington’s life in San Francisco’s George Washington High School.Victor Arnautoff, a communist Russian-American artist and Stanford University art professor, had painted “Life of Washington” in 1936, commissioned by the New Deal’s Works Progress Administration.A community task force appointed by the school district had recommended that the board address student and parent objections to the 83-year-old mural, which some viewed as racist for its depiction of black slaves and Native Americans.Nike pitchman and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick recently objected to the company’s release of a special Fourth of July sneaker emblazoned with a 13-star Betsy Ross flag. The terrified Nike immediately pulled the shoe off the market.The New York Times opinion team issued a Fourth of July video about “the myth of America as the greatest nation on earth.” The Times’ journalists conceded that the United States is “just OK.”During a recent speech to students at a Minnesota high school, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., offered a scathing appraisal of her adopted country, which she depicted as a disappointment whose racism and inequality did not meet her expectations as an idealistic refugee.Omar’s family had fled worn-torn Somalia and spent four years in a Kenyan refugee camp before reaching Minnesota, where Omar received a subsidized education and ended up a congresswoman.
- World AFP
San José (AFP) - Alcohol tainted with potentially toxic levels of methanol has killed 19 people in Costa Rica, where authorities issued an alert against drinking some half-dozen brands. The Ministry of Health issued the national warning Friday while also updating the death toll. Authorities warned that it was not known how much alcohol had been adulterated, but have confiscated some 30,000 bottles and are carrying out a countrywide investigation.
Isabela Moner flaunted her bikini body during a beach day in Miami.
- U.S. HuffPost
The rapper has been detained for his potential involvement in a Stockholm street fight.
- Entertainment Deadline
Anthony Mackie And Sebastian Stan Take Hall H For ‘The Falcon And The Winter Soldier’; Daniel Bruhl Returns As Baron Zemo - Comic-Con
Comic-Con's Hall H pivoted from the big screen to the upcoming streaming service Disney+ with The Falcon and the Winter Soldier series starring Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan. The two took the stage with the Captain America shield. "I'd like to explore the Falcon as a character - what kind of man is this man?" joked […]
- Business MarketWatch
A YouTuber named “Bearded Picker” once pocketed $2,500 in a single day by buying discounted “Monopoly for Millennials” games at various WalMarts (WMT)and selling them on Amazon (AMZN)for triple the price. This is known as retail arbitrage, and, as wealthy entrepreneur and social-media star Gary Vaynerchuk points out, it's become a real moneymaker at a time when side hustles have grown increasingly popular, especially among millennials.