Models 'raped, groomed and sold by agents' in fashion's 'darkest secret'

Jun 21, 2022

Model Carre Sutton was just 17 when she says she was repeatedly raped by one of the industry's most powerful men. Gerald Marie was married to Linda Evangelista - the famous supermodel - but when his wife was out of town, Sutton says she was sexually assaulted by the French agent "sometimes several times a week" over multiple weeks in 1986. "He basically forced himself on me and raped me," Sutton says in a tearful interview for a new documentary. "I remember being so devastated and terrified." N ...read more

Energy price cap in Britain could near £3,000 this autumn

Jun 21, 2022

The energy price cap could reach nearly £3,000 in the Britain at the beginning of October, with the planned increase possibly being more than £1,000 according to a new forecast. It is expected to rise to £2,980.63 for the next period, which runs between October and December, after another spike in wholesale demand prices last week. It is now at £1,971, the highest since the cap was introduced in Britain – Northern Ireland has a separate energy regulator – beating the previous high by 5 ...read more

IRGC: Sabotage behind death of Iranian defense ministry employee

Jun 21, 2022

The commander of Tehran-based Imam Hossein Military University, affiliated with Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), has confirmed that the martyrdom of a defense ministry employee several weeks ago was due to sabotage. Brigadier General Hassan Ahangar did not specify where the act of sabotage took place. But Iranian media say he was speaking about an explosion that happened on May 25 in a ministry of defense facility in Parchin east of Tehran. Ahangar said the martyr was not the ...read more

”It always wins”: North Korea may declare COVID-19 victory

Jun 21, 2022

It’s only been a month since North Korea acknowledged having an COVID-19 outbreak, after steadfastly denying any cases for more than two years. But already it may be preparing to declare victory. According to state media, North Korea has avoided the mass deaths many expected in a nation with one of the world’s worst health care systems, little or no access to vaccines, and what outsiders see as a long record of ignoring the suffering of its people. Daily updates from official media make it ...read more

How did it get there? Weird balancing rock on Mars has the internet crying aliens

Jun 21, 2022

NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover has been hard at work snapping pictures of oddities found on the surface of the red planet, and its finds are sending alien conspiracy theorists into a frenzy. Since Perseverance landed on Mars on Feb. 18, 2021, it has been exploring the Jezero Crater area, which was created by the impact of an ancient meteorite. This location was selected because more than 3.5 billion years ago, scientists believe that a lake once filled the crater and may have been home to m ...read more

Crossing fire threshold can quickly turn blazes dangerous

Jun 21, 2022

An experimental fire in Lopé National Park in Gabon. Credit: Anabelle Cardoso Global climate change has already exacerbated the risk of fire and is likely to fuel even more change as accelerating feedback loops create disastrous consequences for both biodiversity and human populations. Yet accurately predicting the risks and impact of bush and wildfire globally is still a work in progress. In a new study, a team of Yale scientists and colleagues from South Africa, Gabon, and the U ...read more

Ben Stiller meets Zelensky in Kyiv as ambassador for UN refugee agency

Jun 21, 2022

US actor Ben Stiller has met with Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv, as part of his role as ambassador for the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR). Stiller told the Ukrainian president that he was his hero, and complimented his previous acting career. DOWNLOAD Stiller has been working as a Goodwill ambassador the UNHCR since 2016. Source: https://warritatafo.com/ben-stiller-meets-zelensky-in-kyiv-as-ambassador-for-un-refugee-agency/ ...read more

Former guerrilla Gustavo Petro wins Colombian election to become first leftist president

Jun 21, 2022

Colombia has elected a former guerrilla fighter Gustavo Petro as president, making him the South American country’s first leftist head of state. Petro beat Rodolfo Hernández, a gaffe-prone former mayor of Bucaramanga and business mogul, with 50.47% of the vote in a runoff election on Sunday and will take office in July amid a host of challenges, not least of which is the deepening discontent over inequality and rising costs of living. Hernández had 47.27%, with almost all ballots counted, ...read more

Coalmine fined $150,000 for cracking NSW sandstone formations millions of years old

Jun 21, 2022

A major coalmining operation has been fined $150,000 for damaging sandstone rock formations in New South Wales, some of which are estimated to be millions of years old. The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) has fined Centennial Coal’s Mount Airly operation after an investigation found the sandstone formations had been cracked and damaged by the mine. “Following an investigation by our compliance officers, we have determined the breaches are unacceptable,” a DPIE ...read more

Huge fire engulfs upper floors of luxurious mall in Tehran’s north

Jun 21, 2022

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Big Freedia Talks ‘Surreal’ Collaboration With Beyonce on ‘Break My Soul’

Jun 21, 2022

No one is more excited about Beyonce’s new single than Big Freedia. As the guest vocalist on “Break My Soul,” the New Orleans bounce artist has good reason. Queen Bey’s Renaissance era begins with “Break My Soul,” which dropped late Monday night (June 20), and, in true Beyonce fashion, came as a big, early surprise. At the moment of release, Big Freedia was feeling the love, and tripping out a touch. Soon after, she turned to social media to give a shout out to her collaborator. ...read more

Cambodia, a people raised from the ashes, calls for nation-building to save the one place we call home

Jun 21, 2022

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, June 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In the face of armed conflicts the world over, the Prime Minister of Cambodia, Samdech Hun Sen, speaks on behalf of a nation that has risen from the ashes of unspeakable strife: “Cambodia weeps for the multitudes who are suffering. We cannot choose war to end war. We must remain steadfast in our efforts to grow and to strive for a better future.” “A better future dwells in a healthy environment. Climate change is at the heart of the o ...read more

Science coverage of climate change can change minds—briefly

Jun 21, 2022

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Science reporting on climate change does lead Americans to adopt more accurate beliefs and support government action on the issue—but these gains are fragile, a new study suggests. Researchers found that these accurate beliefs fade quickly and can erode when people are exposed to coverage skeptical of climate change. "It is not the case that the American public does not respond to scientifically informed reporting when they are exposed to it," sa ...read more