A young woman has told of a terrifying acid attack on her 21st birthday that left her hospitalized and her cousin in a coma. Resham Khan said she was in a car traveling through Beckton, East London, on June 21 when the horrific incident occurred. Resham tweeted: “On my actual birthday, my cousin and I went for a drive in the morning, blasting music and chilling like cousins do, hyping it as I WAS 21.” But out of nowhere, she said a man approached the car as they waited at a traffic light and threw a liquid at her through the open window. Resham, who said she had just returned from a year exchange in Cyprus, told how the assailant ran around to the other side and threw more over her cousin. She
NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on a retracted CNN story about a supposed investigation in a Donald Trump associated and the head of a Russian investment fund (all times local):
The University of Delaware has cut ties with a part-time professor who said in a Facebook post that U.S. student Otto Warmbier “deserved to die” after visiting North Korea. The Newark college said it would not again employ Katherine Dettwyler, who had taught at Delaware’s Department of Anthropology during the spring semester. Dettwyler had called Warmbier "young, white, rich, clueless" in a now-deleted Facebook post on June 21, following the 22-year-old’s death.
A CNN reporter has argued with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer over the West Wing’s decision to bar cameras from broadcasting the daily press briefings. Jim Acosta, the White House correspondent for the cable news network, challenged Mr Spicer after the White House representative admonished the reporter while he was trying to ask a question on healthcare. “There’s no camera on, Jim”, Mr Spicer said .
Kelly has been left fuming.
Lauren has been pregnant since 2012 . . . with the same baby, because she can't afford to take time off work from her job that doesn't have paid leave . . . so she's just decided to stay pregnant until she racks up enough vacation days to have a baby. OK, so Lauren's case is impossible, but the message behind her it-would-be-funny-if-it-weren't-true situation is applicable to many moms (and dads) all over the US who don't receive paid leave. This video from the National Partnership For Women and Families seeks to bring light to this issue with a touch of humor and a whole load of truth bombs. "It's absurd that most US workers - 86 percent - don't have paid family leave through their employers,"