On Monday night, after President Donald J. Trump delivered a speech on Afghanistan, Philip Rucker, the Washington Post’s bureau chief for the White House, wrote on Twitter that he saw in that address “a new President Trump: Acknowledging a flip-flop and talking about gravity of office, history & substance.” Here was the long-awaited pivot to presidential behavior many had sought from Trump. On Tuesday evening, Trump came to Phoenix, Arizona, for a campaign rally, disregarding the calls by many-including that city’s mayor, Greg Stanton-to stay away. Speaking for more than an hour to a large and friendly crowd, Trump complained about the media, taunted liberal protesters and maligned Arizona’s two senators, both of whom are Republicans.
A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in the Saudi city of Jeddah for dancing to the Macarena song in a street. The boy was accused of "improper public behaviour" for enjoying the 1990s pop hit as he crossed a road. Jeddah boy dancing in the middle of Tahlia Street is the hero we need pic.twitter.com/fui9v2UuDF- Ahmed Al Omran (@ahmed) August 19, 2017 Mecca police said the unnamed boy also disrupted traffic. It was unclear if he was going to be formally charged. In a 45 minute video clip, shared widely on social media, the boy stops halfway across the road and starts the well-known dance routine. The footage was first posted last year, but his arrest was reported on Monday. Some said the boy was a "legend" and "hero", while others apparently agreed with the Saudi authorities, stating that he behaviour was "immoral". That's the kind of son I wanna have ������ https://t.co/iCDJ8Kyfdk- Sahira Nahari (@sahiranahari) August 22, 2017 I love him https://t.co/Joa5BHdkvJ- آيمي روكو (@AmyRoko) August 22, 2017 Earlier this month, a singer was arrested in the religiously conservative Islamic kingdom for using the 'dab' move in an onstage dance. Abdallah al-Shahani performed the dance at a music festival in the city of Taif in southwestern Saudi Arabia. The dance had been banned in the Kingdom by the National Committee for Drug Control, on the grounds that it advocated or encouraged drug abuse, according to Saudi media. A young woman was arrested last month after footage emerged of her wearing a miniskirt and crop top at an archaeological site. The woman is being questioned after footage emerged of her walking through a fort The unnamed woman was detained by Saudi Arabia’s vice and virtue police on charges of wearing “indecent clothing”. لو كانت اجنبية كان تغزلوا بجمال خصرها وفتنتة عيناها .. بس لانها سعودية يطلبوا محاكمتها ! #مطلوب_محاكمة_مودل_خلود pic.twitter.com/ttYqynySN2- فاطمة العيسى (@50BM_) July 16, 2017
Actor Tyrese Gibson just went through a three-hour surgery and had his two ladies right by his side the whole time. The "Fast & Furious" star didn't name his ailment but posted a picture in the hospital, with his daughter embracing him.
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A couple have been awarded compensation of $3.25m (£2.53m) after their adopted baby son was murdered by his birth father, weeks after he regained custody of the child. Rachel and Heidi McFarland sued their lawyer Jason Rieper for malpractice after he wrongly led them to believe three-month-old Gabriel's biological parents had signed release-of-custody papers. The couple had arranged to adopt the child from Rachel's teenage co-worker Markeya Atkins and were present at his birth in Des Moines, Iowa, in December 2013.
Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn is threatening legal action after "intimate" photos of her and ex-boyfriend Tiger Woods surfaced online earlier this week. “It is an outrageous and despicable invasion of privacy for anyone to steal and illegally publish private intimate photos," Vonn's rep told ABC News in a statement on Tuesday.