• Politics
    ABC News

    Former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale hospitalized after threatening to harm himself: Police

    President Trump's former 2020 campaign manager and current campaign senior advisor, Brad Parscale, was taken into custody Sunday evening by Fort Lauderdale Police after allegedly threatening to harm himself at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, ABC News has confirmed. The news was first reported by ABC News affiliate WPLG.

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  • Science
    Yahoo News UK

    Telescope glimpses ‘most extreme planet ever seen’ where surface is 3,200C

    WASP-189b was surveyed by the CHEOPS space telescope - and astronomers believe its surface is a blistering 3,200 Celsius, hot enough to turn iron to gas. 

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  • Politics
    Associated Press

    Trump's tax revelation could tarnish image that fueled rise

    The bombshell revelations that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for office and paid no income taxes at all in many others threaten to undercut a pillar of his appeal among blue-collar voters and provide a new opening for his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, on the eve of the first presidential debate. Trump has worked for decades to build an image of himself as a hugely successful business mogul — even choosing that moniker as his Secret Service code name. The development comes at a particularly precarious moment for Trump, whose Republican campaign is struggling to overcome criticism of the president's handling of the pandemic.

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  • Health
    Eat This, Not That!

    What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Beer Every Night

    It's National Drink Beer Day, a day that would, in normal times, provide a reasonable excuse to go to your favorite local tavern or brewery, belly up to the bar, and proceed to consume a reasonable amount of your favorite hoppy beverage. But, these are not normal times, and according to research by Nielsen, people are consuming way more alcoholic beverages during the coronavirus pandemic—when we've all been self-quarantining and/or following potentially life-saving orders to stay at home—than any other time.In other words, if drinking beer was your thing, it may really be your thing now to help cope with stress and anxiety. And hey, everyone deals differently.However, it's important to know how a nightly beer (or two) can be affecting your body and overall health. We reached out to registered dietitians to ask them what happens with a daily diet of your favorite beer.And for more, don't miss these 15 Classic American Desserts That Deserve a Comeback. How much beer is considered "in moderation"?The 2015-2020 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that if alcohol is consumed, it should be consumed in "moderation," according to Elizabeth Huggins, RDN at Hilton Head Health."When it comes to drinking, people often have different ideas of moderation, so if you are talking about a 12-ounce beer, that is one or less a day for women and two or less a day for men," says Huggins.RELATED: Sign up for our newsletter to get daily recipes and food news in your inbox! What does having a beer every night do to your body?"First, calories in beer can range from as low as 60 to as high as 240 calories per 12 ounces," says Huggins. This, of course, can be an innocent habit at first. "But it can lead to weight gain, especially if your beer enjoys the company of snacks."In addition to being a highly caloric indulgence, another side effect of drinking beer every night is lethargy. "It may relax you so well that you don't get off the couch to take that walk that you said you would take," says Huggins.There's no doubt that "resolve dissolves in alcohol!" And, especially during these difficult times, forcing yourself to move your body is crucial to stay healthy during quarantine—for however long it lasts. By not doing so, your body can get out of shape, and fairly quickly.What's more, regular beer drinking also "causes bloat and can irritate your digestive tract," says Nutritionist (MS) Katie Boyd.RELATED: This 7-day smoothie diet will help you shed those last few pounds."Drinking beer can make your stomach produce more acid than usual, which can turn into inflammation of the gut lining. This can have long-term side effects like gastritis," Boyd says. "They don't call it a 'beer belly' for nothing."Alcohol is also known to negatively impact your natural sleep cycle. "The more you drink and the closer to bedtime, the more likely you will experience diminished sleep quality," says Huggins. How so? "Alcohol in beer causes gastric acid to be secreted and could increase your chances of suffering from heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux, which in addition to being unpleasant, can also negatively impact sleep."While having a few beers may lead you to think you are sleeping well, it's poor sleep quality, which is less restorative. "We can all agree that poor sleep interferes with mental functioning and our energy level the next day," says Huggins.Boyd agrees. "Drinking too much beer can cause sleep disruption because it causes your insulin to spike in the middle of the night if drank later in the day, thus causing you to wake up. In the morning, you end up feeling groggy and not optimal for the rest of the day."READ MORE: How Much Sugar Is in the Beer You Drink? There's one benefit of having a brewski, though…The only silver lining of having a beer every night?  "Beer is touted as more nutritious than most other alcoholic beverages due to the hops and barley that is used in the creation and fermentation process," says Boyd. Beer is also relatively high in "vitamin B, antioxidants, and silicon that may strengthen and build stronger bones," she says.Plus, you may be helping to support a local craft brewer during these tough times if you're buying cases of their stuff.RELATED: Your ultimate restaurant and supermarket survival guide is here!But that certainly doesn't off-set all of the negatives of having a beer every night. And if you're going to have one, you should chase it with some water. (Or, better yet, replace that can or bottle altogether with H2O.)"One of the simplest things you can do to improve your body's vitality, aside from keeping the body running smoothly, is getting your recommended intake of water," says fitness trainer Corey Calliet. "It aids in the recovery, detoxification, and elimination processes within the body."Drinking water (not beer) consistently throughout the day can also curb cravings and keep you from eating excess calories.So, there you have it. If drinking beer is your thing, it's best to do it in moderation, not every night. While drinking beer every day may relax you during these tough times, there are some significant downsides: weight gain, poor sleep, bad gastrointestinal inflammation, and other issues that can outlast your time spent in quarantine.And for more, check out these 108 most popular sodas ranked by how toxic they are.

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  • Celebrity
    People

    Rihanna Claps Back at Instagram User Who Questions Her Use of SPF: 'You Gon Have Wrinkles!'

    "It's the ignorance for me!" the Fenty Skin founder and self-confessed skincare junkie said in response to one person who implied that sunscreen should not be used in the winter

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