Connect with us

Us

St. Louis couple pulls firearms from protesters outside their home

Published

on

st louis gun lady.jpgquality90stripallw1200 scaled


A married couple brandished firearms at a group of protesters who marched through their exclusive St. Louis neighborhood on Sunday night to call for Mayor Lyda Krewson’s resignation.

The male owner was barefoot on his Renaissance-style porch in the Central West End neighborhood while carrying a semi-automatic weapon around 6 p.m. Local time, as his wife pointed a gun at the meeting.

A video on Twitter showed that the woman pointed the firearm at protesters who passed by while screaming.

A protester wearing a T-shirt that says “Hands up, don’t shoot,” urges participants to take to the streets in an attempt to calm the situation.

Protesters were on their way to Mayor Lyda Krewson’s home to demand her resignation after she released the names and addresses of residents who suggested refinancing the police department, KSDK reported.

The couple’s “Palazzo del Midwest” home appeared in St. Louis magazine in August 2018 after completing a major renovation.

They showed the gilded ceiling of the dome and the double curved marble staircase that led to the second and third floor landings.

“The glass in the windows” are from the second-floor reception hall at the 14th-century Palazzo Davanzati in Florence, “and the blinds, at least the hardware, are probably original,” the couple told the magazine.

.

News
Source From ”Nypost.com”

Us

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tells the country to “go back to work”

Published

on

200711 boris johnson coronavirus.jpgquality90stripallw1200 scaled


Get back to work, and that’s an order, according to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Johnson wants employers to tell their subordinates to return to the office next week whenever it is safe to do so, the Daily Mail reported Saturday. It is all to get Britain’s devastated economy, which shrunk by 25% during March and April, back to work.

Officials must lead by getting off their couches and returning to their desks at work, Johnson said. He also intentionally asked companies like Goldman Sachs to encourage employees to return to the office.

“I want people to go back to work as carefully as possible,” Johnson said in a question-and-answer session with members of the public.

“It is very important that people go back to work if they can, now. I think everyone has taken the ‘stay home if you can’ (advice). I think we should now say ‘go back to work if you can.’

British Finance Minister Rishi Sunak said on Wednesday that the government would pay bonuses to employers returning to work to temporarily laid off staff.

.

News
Source From ”Nypost.com”

Continue Reading

Us

California to Release 8,000 Prisoners to Stop the Spread of COVID-19

Published

on

200711 california prisons coronavirus.jpgquality90stripallw1200 scaled


California will release 8,000 prisoners in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 within state fences.

“These actions are taken to ensure the health and safety of the incarcerated population and staff,” Ralph Diaz, secretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, told Reuters.

Only prisoners with less than one year remaining on their sentences will be eligible to be released. Those with a violent history or convictions for sexual offenses will be excluded from the program.

As the United States continues to face tens of thousands of new cases daily, prisons have been particularly affected. In California’s 35 state jails, nearly 2,400 people tested positive for the virus.

Across the country, states have been releasing nonviolent criminals for similar security concerns, including Michael Cohen. The former dishonored attorney for President Trump was later ordered to return to the clink after he was arrested for dinner with his wife at a posh Upper East Side restaurant last week.

.

News
Source From ”Nypost.com”

Continue Reading

Us

Teen dies after shark attack in Australia

Published

on

200711 mani hart deville australia shark attack.jpgquality90stripallw1200 scaled


An Australian teenager is dead after being bitten by a shark in the country’s 10th attack by maneaters this year.

Mani Hart-Deville’s legs were mutilated by what authorities believe was a great white shark. As the creature made multiple passes to the 17-year-old, his beachmates tried to defend themselves, according to news.com.au.

Hart-Deville was treated on the beach but died on the spot, Reuters reported. The beach was closed.

“What happened there this afternoon would shock everyone,” Jim Simmons, the mayor of nearby Clarence Valley, said in a statement, reported by The Guardian. “It is terribly shocking. All our condolences, from people in the area, go to the boy’s family.”

The attack occurred on Wooli Beach, on the country’s east coast, near Coffs Harbor, approximately 240 miles south of Brisbane.

.

News
Source From ”Nypost.com”

Continue Reading

Trending