WATCH: Republican Sen. Mike Lee Blasts ‘Anti-American’ Groups: ‘The Mob Hates America on America’s dime’

 

Republican Sen. Mike Lee of Utah threatened Thursday to pull federal funding away from America’s cities and institutions of higher learning who he claimed have formed an “anti-American, anti-science, anti-establishment, anti-Constitution mob.”

In a Senate floor speech before Congress’s Independence Day recess, Lee introduced a non-binding resolution condemning “mob violence and criminal property destruction, not in service of any just or coherent cause, but simply as an arrogant, bullying tantrum of self-righteous illiberalism and rage.”

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Movie review: ‘The King of Staten Island’

 

If you haven’t found Pete Davidson funny after six years on “Saturday Night Live,” two hours watching his semi-biographical film “The King of Staten Island” likely won’t change your mind.

Prolonged adolescence, arrested development,and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors have become cultural mainstays for the generation who have grown up post-9/11, and Davidson is a member of that group. Davidson, who lost his father in the 9/11 attacks, has struggled with severe depression, a struggle mirrored in this Judd Apatow-produced Amazon special, available for streaming.

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Zimbabwean farmers get tech savvy to stay in business

 

HARARE, Zimbabwe—Quickfresh co-founder Rumbidzai Mbambo makes daily runs supplying fresh produce to her growing list of clientele. Today is no different.

Before winding up the last of her scheduled deliveries and returning to the warehouse in Waterfalls, the 27-year-old Mbambo sets course for Glen View, a high-density suburb in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe.

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16-year-old girl ‘sold’ to Kenyan man

 

Fourteen-year-old Maria Malaso was supposed to be married to a 64-year-old man a few weeks after the Kenyan government ordered the suspension of schools in mid-March due to the coronavirus.

“I woke up one morning and my father told me that we are poor and schools will never reopen,” she said. Her father explained that an older man from their village in Narok County would marry her and pay her bride price to balance their financial shortcomings.

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VIDEO: Endangered Maine senator (Susan Collins) calls for focusing coronavirus relief on small businesses

 

Employers with more than 300 employees might get kicked out of the Paycheck Protection Program, if one senator succeeds.

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VIDEO: Press secretary talks ‘white power’ tweet

 

President Donald Trump didn’t hear a supporter use the words “white power” in a video he retweeted, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Monday.

“He did not hear that particular phrase when he tweeted out the video,” she said in response to a reporter’s question.

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Motorbike mission: Activist delivers sunscreen to Ugandans with albinism

 

For street vendor Barbra Anyinge, who normally sells shoes in Lira, a town in northern Uganda, the pandemic has made one essential especially scarce: sunscreen.

While usually Anyinge’s difficulty in obtaining the recommended high-protection sunscreen is its up to $20 cost, the pandemic has made it even more challenging.

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From smoker to marathon woman: Brazil woman (Sara Velloso) completes six of the world’s biggest races

 

The Abbott World Marathon Majors comprises six of the world’s largest marathons, stretching from Berlin to Tokyo. It’s a feat for any runner, let alone one who once deemed herself a sedentary smoker.

Brazil native Sara Velloso, an avid smoker for 17 years, is now, at 52, an accomplished competitor in the six-marathon stretch.

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