" ... In a situation like this, even if you're clearing an area, we have got to ensure that there is a safe spot for journalism to tell the story. The issue here is trust. The community that's down there that's terrorized by this, if they see a reporter being arrested, their assumption is something is going to happen that they don't want to be seen. And so that is unacceptable. We will continue to strive to make sure that accessibility is maintained, that not only that, the protection and security and safety of the journalists covering this is a top priority, not because it's a nice thing to do, because it is a key component of how we fix this. Sunshine, disinfectant and seeing what's happening has to be done. So, again, I appreciate President Zucker's call, I appreciate his understanding in a situation that he was rightfully incredibly angry, and that falls squarely on me. That apology has been issued. And I think going forward to make sure it doesn't happen again." … [Read more...] about The governor of Minnesota just showed what leadership in a crisis looks like
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"But most certainly not 22. This is the first-thing-in-the morning me, no coffee and hair all accidentally waved from sleeping with it in a bun. Looking at my selfies now, I always wonder what’s up with my nose? It keeps getting in the way! 😁#nofilters #nointerventions #notouchups #noretouching #betweenjloandbettywhite," Porizkova added. … [Read more...] about Paulina Porizkova reveals what she ‘actually’ looks like in the morning: ‘Not bad for 55’
Mike Douglass, owner of the East J Barbershop, mops the floor of his shop on May 27 in Sacramento, Calif. Douglass said he will reopen in a few days so he has time to get his shop ready to adhere to the new guidelines that must be followed due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) … [Read more...] about What will hair salons, barber shops look like in post-quarantine America?
Sources confirmed that Taibbi has been absent from the office for several weeks, only returning on one brief occasion to address the staff. Although those hired have been reassured that the project would continue on during the unspecified term of Taibbi’s absence, the launch date for Racket — which Taibbi indicated in September would be coming “in a month” — now appears to have been pushed off. … [Read more...] about Matt Taibbi Leaves Omidyar’s First Look Media [Updated]
Earlier this month, NASA had to delay its launch of the Atlas V rocket, US Space Force mission due to Tropical Storm Arthur. It launched the following day after the storm cleared out. … [Read more...] about Weather will likely make the historic SpaceX launch come down to the wire, once again