A U.S. official denied reports that Trump was considering pulling out of peace negotiations between Israel and Palestinians after a rift opened up in the first meeting between Trump aide and son-in-law Jared Kushner and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. London-based Arabic daily Al-Hayat reported Saturday that the meeting between Kushner and Abbas had been “tense.” Abbas was allegedly furious when Kushner relayed a set of demands from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to a translation of the report by the Jerusalem Post. Israeli daily Haaretz reported that Palestinian officials were “greatly disappointed” following their Wednesday meeting with Kushner and Jonathan
Dramatic video captures the moment a 14-year-old girl plummeted about 25 feet from a ride at an upstate Six Flags amusement park - and was caught by a group of guests and security workers. The teen fell from the Sky Ride, a gondola that spans several feet across Six Flags Great Escape, around 8 p.m. on Saturday, The Glens Falls Post-Star reported. The ride’s operator brought it to a stop after receiving a radio transmission from park staff on the ground that a rider was in distress, according to the report. “Her neck is stuck!” people down below yelled as the teen dangled from the car she was riding in, Facebook video posted by witness Loren Lent shows. She was in the car with a child relative,
According to the April statistical snapshot from the Social Security Administration (SSA), nearly 61.4 million people were receiving a monthly benefit check. A whopping 68% of these individuals are retired workers. More than 60% of these retired workers, per the SSA, count on their monthly benefit check to comprise at least half of their monthly income. Social Security simply is that important to the financial well-being of our nation's seniors. Social Security is less than two decades away from a big problem Unfortunately, Social Security itself isn't in great shape. To begin with, the ongoing retirement of baby boomers from the workforce is pushing the worker-to-beneficiary ratio ever lower.
A man is seen throwing multiple punches through the window of another car in an apparent case of road rage in Reseda Saturday.
The following story, "No, White Friend - You Weren't 'Embarrassed' by Barack Obama," was originally published on JohnPavlovitz.com. I remember the day after the Election, a friend of mine who happens to be white, remarked on social media that he "finally wasn't embarrassed of America and our President."
It seems like it would go without saying, but a little black bikini (LBB, if you will) is about as ubiquitous in your wardrobe as that go-to LBD: It never goes out of style and it can easily go from a formal affair (that super-chic pool party you just RSVP’ed) to a low-key bash (your bestie’s backyard rager). If you don’t already have one in the mix, the time to start shopping is now. To make things simple we’ve chosen a handful of styles to go with every kind of vibe-sporty, super-feminine and a few classic cuts in between. Trust us, you won’t know how you ever lived without an LBB.