Kanye West met quietly with Jared Kushner in Colorado last weekend, for some reason

Kanye West, who may be seriously running for president this year or not, met privately with President Trump’s de facto campaign chairman, Jared Kushner, in Colorado last weekend, The New York Times reported Wednesday. West had apparently been camping in Colorado with his family and flew, alone, to Telluride, where Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, were vacationing. When contacted by the Times, West said he and Kushner had discussed a book on Black empowerment. I’m willing to do a live interview with the New York Time about my meeting with Jared where we discussed Dr Claude Anderson’s book Powernomics — ye (@kanyewest) August 12, 2020 West has freely acknowledged… Read More

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Ontario’s Deficit Projected To Hit $38.5 Billion By End Of 2020-2021

TORONTO — The COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on Ontario, the province’s finance minister said Wednesday as he announced the government has nearly doubled its deficit projection in just three months. Rod Phillips said the pandemic has created an “unprecedented health crisis” and the province had to spend billions to support the health-care sector and help businesses and residents weather the storm. In March, the Progressive Conservative government said the deficit would reach $20.5 billion by the end of 2020-2021, but Phillips said Wednesday that due to billions more in spending required by the ongoing pandemic, the number is set to reach $38.5 billion. “We remain in… Read More

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So Neck Gaiters Don’t Make Good Face Masks. What Should I Use Instead?

Until this week, Nate Favini, MD, religiously wore a neck gaiter on his daily runs. He also avoided saying hello to people, instead opting to “wave, and sort of bow my head to say thank you if they moved out of the way for me.” He took these precautions in order to minimize the spread of COVID-19, which can be passed via respiratory droplets exhaled when you speak, or cough, or sneeze. But this morning, he switched up this routine, ditching the gaiter for a proper mask. The reason for the change: On Tuesday, August 11, a study was published that looked into the effectiveness of 14 different types of… Read More

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Jamaicans, Indians Love Kamala Harris For VP. Do Her Policies Support Black Lives?

An excerpt of the text he sent on Tuesday afternoon: “Joe Biden here. Big news: I’ve chosen Kamala Harris as my running mate. Together, with you, we’re going to beat Trump.” Big news, indeed! To announce Senator Harris, of California, as his vice-presidential running mate was also to set off the inevitable chain of jubilant headlines, each declaring the seemingly triumphant, “historic” nature of the occasion. Harris, 55, is the first Black woman and the first person of Indian descent to be nominated for the national office by a major political party. This title, to some, was immediately deemed a sign of progress. Now, some quickfire background. Harris is the… Read More

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8 At-Home Facial Tools That’ll Turn Your Bathroom Into A Spa

We’ve lost count of the number of times we’ve squinted into our magnifying mirror during quarantine and thought, “Damn, I need a facial.” But even though social distancing has put a damper on our quarterly pore-purging appointments, that doesn’t mean our skin has to suffer for it. You can play at-home facialist with the products already in your bathroom cabinet, but the right tools will get you even closer to the professional experience. Whether it’s a stone roller to massage away tension and puffiness or a vibrating cleansing device to go deep into your pores, we’ve rounded up some of the best tools to add to your routine. Now, light… Read More

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Two Florida Men Were Arrested For Selling A Deadly COVID-19 “Cure”

Colombian officials arrested two Florida men who were wanted in the United States for illegally selling a chemical solution similar to pool cleaner through their church as a miracle cure for the coronavirus. Mark and Joseph Grenon, father and son, were arrested in Santa Marta where they were shipping their “Miracle Mineral Solution” to clients in the U.S., Colombia, Africa, and elsewhere. Mark Grenon is the archbishop of the Genesis II Church of Health and Healing in Bradenton, FL. One of the beliefs it espouses is the use of toxic chemicals as a sacrament to cure all manner of illnesses and conditions —from cancer to autism, and now COVID-19. The… Read More

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