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This Georgia missing child lawsuit led to a impressive disclosure in New Mexico

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( CNN) The gruesome disclosure of 11 emaciated children around a filthy New Mexico compound, along with a cache of handguns and the remains of a small son has captured headlines for epoches.

But the investigation started more simply, as a sought for small children reported missing months ago in Georgia.

One of the most recent chapters of the case purposed Thursday, when officials corroborated the remains found on the New Mexico compound were that of the missing boy, 3-year-old Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj.

Westminster attack ’82 seconds of terrible drama’

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Media captionCCTV footage shows Kurt and Melissa Cochran moments before Westminster attack

Lives were torn apart by “82 seconds of high and terrible drama” in the 2017 Westminster attack, an inquest into their deaths has been told.

Khalid Masood ran down and killed four people on Westminster Bridge before stabbing a policeman to death.

The attack, on 22 March, “cruelly and brutally” ripped victims from their families, said the husband of Aysha Frade, who was killed on the bridge.

Tributes to the five have been read out on the first day of the hearing.

Those hit by Masood’s car were Kurt Cochran, Leslie Rhodes, Aysha Frade, and Andreea Cristea.

PC Keith Palmer was killed in the forecourt of the Palace of Westminster. He made the “ultimate sacrifice”, a colleague told the Old Bailey.

Masood was shot dead at the scene by armed police officers.

‘Human bowling pins’

Judge Mark Lucraft QC, chief coroner of England and Wales, said “the lives of many were torn apart by high and terrible drama” that day in little more than a minute.

He warned that video footage shown during the inquest would be “graphic and shocking” and some family members chose to leave the court when it was played.

Among the images shown was one of the moment US tourist Kurt Cochran saved his wife’s life by pushing her away from the path of Masood’s car before being hit by it himself.

Gareth Patterson QC, representing three of the victims’ families, said people were hit like “human bowling pins” and “thrown in the air like rag dolls”.

Mr Patterson said Masood would have “seen and heard every impact as he drove over the bridge”, suggesting there was “no getting away from the barbarity of what happened and the inhumanity of what took place”.

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Image caption Clockwise from top left – PC Keith Palmer, Aysha Frade, Leslie Rhodes, Andreea Cristea and Kurt Cochran all lost their lives

Det Supt John Crossley, who led the police investigation, said the attack began at 14:40 when Masood’s vehicle, a rented Hyundai Tucson, mounted the kerb on Westminster Bridge, travelling at an average of 31mph.

Mr Cochran – who was standing with his wife at the south end of the bridge – was the first to be hit.

The CCTV also showed Mr Rhodes being knocked into the air and dragged by Masood’s car. He was taken to hospital, but died the following day from head injuries.

Ms Frade was thrown 17 metres into a bus lane, then fell under a slow-moving oncoming bus.

Ms Cristea was knocked into the Thames from the bridge and was in the water for nearly nine minutes before being rescued. She died just over two weeks later.

After crashing his car, Masood got out and ran around the fence to enter the Palace of Westminster’s Carriage Gate, where he continued his attack.

PC Palmer, who was unarmed, challenged him but was forced backwards into the Parliamentary estate and stabbed.

One of the CCTV images seen in court showed Masood standing over PC Palmer with a knife in each hand.

The court heard two of his colleagues ran towards the attacker to give PC Palmer the chance to get away, but he collapsed a short distance away.

Lost ‘man of my dreams’

At the beginning of the hearing, a minute’s silence was held and members of the victims’ families embraced one another.

The families and friends of victims read out tributes to their loved ones.

First was Mr Cochran’s sister-in-law, Angela Stoll, who read out a tribute on behalf of his wife Melissa, who had travelled to the inquest from the US.

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Image caption Melissa Payne Cochran’s sister read a statement on her behalf

She said: “I was so lucky to have had 25 wonderful years with the man of my dreams. He made me laugh every single day.

She said she was “forever grateful” for their time together, “and especially his heroic actions on that day, saving my life”.


From the courtroom

By BBC News correspondent Helena Lee, at the Old Bailey

Relatives of those who died came to court number one today, nearly 18 months after the attack, to share their memories, their pain and their loss.

They read, through tears, powerful tributes to their loved ones from the witness box in front of a full, hushed courtroom.

Pictures of those who died were put up on big screens for all to see.

As the events of that day last March were recalled, the coroner warned them of the harrowing and graphic footage ahead.

He told them they could leave if they wanted to – and some did.

Those left behind watched as the horrifying footage was played of the attacker driving erratically along Westminster Bridge and ploughing into pedestrians.

The families will return to the Old Bailey on Tuesday.

They’ll be hoping the days and weeks ahead will give them answers about the final moments of their loved ones’ lives.


Ms Frade’s husband John said she had been “cruelly and brutally ripped away from us”.

“Her spirit lives on in the eyes of her children,” he added.

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Image caption John Frade told the court his wife’s spirit lived on

Romanian interior designer Ms Cristea, who would have turned 33 on the day the inquest began, was walking with her boyfriend Andrei Burnaz on a visit to London when she was hit.

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Image caption Andreea Cristea was visiting London with her boyfriend

Her family described her as a “lovely, enchanting and life-loving” woman, who had a thriving business.

‘Brave actions’

PC Palmer’s sister Angela said he had “died protecting strangers whilst doing his job and he will be remembered by many for his courage and bravery”.

Chief Inspector Neil Sawyer said the 48-year-old constable had made the “ultimate sacrifice”.

Amanda Rhodes, the niece of retired window cleaner Mr Rhodes, told the inquest the family was “devastated” and “incredibly angry” about the 75-year-old’s death.

Image caption Flowers and candles were left on Westminster Bridge in tribute to the victims

The inquest is set to last about five weeks. A separate inquest into the death of Masood will be held but only once the one into his victims’ deaths has concluded.

The coroner is expected to examine Masood’s background, police records, and look into the fact that he briefly featured in MI5 investigations in 2009 and 2010. The absence of armed officers at the scene will also be examined.

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Fleeing Venezuelans face suspicion and antagonism as movement crisis worsens

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Ecuadorian border town struggling to is dealing with exodus driven by economic downfall and political turmoil

Nicolas Maduro has maligned hundreds of Venezuelans fleeing in the different regions of the Andes as gullible” slaves and panhandlers” deceived into rubbing foreign bathrooms by opponents of the Bolivarian revolution.

The United Nations said 2.3 million people, more than 7% of Venezuela’spopulation, have left the country since 2015, with most heading toward Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Half a million have arrived this year in Ecuador alone.

But when Daniel Luquez, an unemployed carpenter, set off from his home in the city of Guanare in July he was not, as Venezuela’s president recently scoffed, chasing” the honey” of their own lives abroad. He was fighting for his daughter’s life.

Two-year-old Jolismar was diagnosed with thoracic cancer last year after doctors obtained a small lump near her nerve. On Tuesday, and after an arduous three-week travel across Colombia, her parent arrived in the Ecuadorian borderline city of Tulcan determined to earn the money to support his ailing daughter as she experiences chemotherapy back in their rapidly unravelling nation.

” Getting here was tough, but I have to combat for their own families ,” said Luquez, 27, who hitchhiked and hobbled almost 1,200 miles to Ecuador. Six years ago his left leg was amputated from the consequences of a auto crash.

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Daniel Luquez, 27, wandered 1,200 miles and is one of more than 500 000 people who have bridged into northern Ecuador this year. Picture: Tom Phillips for the Guardian

Luquez is one of the more than 500,000 Venezuelans who have swept into northern Ecuador via Colombia this year as his country’s movement crisis intensifies. Regional authorities struggle to is dealing with the humanitarian and political fallout from one of the largest mass migrations in Latin American biography.

The exodus appears to have accelerated in recent weeks with almost 43,000 Venezuelans streaming into Tulcan over Rumichaca Bridge in the first 14 daytimes of August alone.

Jose de la Fuente, the regional is chairman of the UN’s refugee agency, UNHCR, said here count could thump 100,000 by the end of this month.” I don’t think anybody imagined a crisis of this length ,” he said.

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Andrea Obando, who is leading the humanitarian response for Tulcan’s town hall, said even 50 years of conflict involving Colombian paramilitaries and insurgents had not pushed so many people across the border.

Maduro, who took power after Hugo Chavez’s death in 2013, has struck a rebelliou color after the most recent attempt to assassinate him, detaining political foes and vowing to revive Venezuela’s nosediving economy.

” I want the country to recover and I have the formula. Trust me ,” he said in a televised address on Friday, announcing a major money reduction numerous economists say will see the situation even more severe.

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Crowds of Venezuelan migrants wait to cross into Ecuador on the Rumichaca bridge. Photograph: Tom Phillips Latin America correspondent for the Guardian

But with no hint of the financial or migratory emergencies easing, Venezuela’s neighbours appear to be losing patience.

Brazil, which has taken in tens of thousands of Venezuelans, briefly shut its northern border in early August, with regional dominions claiming they could no longer coping.” If we carry on like this, following completion of the year we will have lost verify of the city ,” warned the mayor of Boa Vista, which is near the border.

On Saturday, indignant Brazilians prepared fire to migrant campsin the frontier town of Pacaraima and pushed about 1, 200 Venezuelan immigrants back over their own bordersafter a eatery owned was robbed and stabbed- supposedly by Venezuelans. The Venezuelan foreign ministry expressed concern over the two attacks and pushed Brazil to protect the immigrants and their belonging. Brazil said it would cast additional units to the Roraima border to counter the unrest.

Earlier this year, Chile and Colombia introduced measures designed to deter Venezuelans from coming, and the coming week Ecuador and Peru followed suit, announcing they would only acknowledge those with passports, something numerous shortage because of the disturbance back home.

Ecuador’s decision was denounced by activists as unconstitutional and inhumane. But it will please some in Tulcan, a picturesque but economically depressed settlement of about 60,000 occupants.

Hundreds of them rallied through its streets on Thursday, demanding urgent action from President Lenin Moreno to rescue its economy and slow the influx of Venezuelans, some of whom can be seen sleeping rough and beg in ballparks and squares.

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Hundreds of neighbourhoods take to the streets of Tulcan, Ecuador to protest against the entrance of thousands of Venezuelan migrants. Picture: Tom Phillips Latin America correspondent for the Guardian

” You can help five, 10 or 20 Venezuelans but you can’t help … 10,000 ,” said Jairo Pozo, a business owned behind the assert, alleging” these Venezuelan gentlemen” of stealing Ecuadorian jobs and wallets.

Marco Sanchez, a 32 -year-old demonstrator, said he was disturbed by the presence of” this type of person”, claim:” Lots of people mostly come here be coming home with steal .”

Obando said she was concerned about rising xenophobia and blamed local media for sensationalising a handful of offences committed by Venezuelans. Depriving incomers had committed some inessential violations, she said, but added that official people leaved lie to claims Tulcan was in the clutch of international crimes wave.

She said Ecuador’s ” arbitrary ” decision to bar passport-less Venezuelans would strand many in Tulcan or push them into the hands of people smugglers. Approvals already knew of 25 smuggling paths around the town, she said:” This is going to soar .”

That Venezuela’s exodus will continue is obvious from the narrations of anguish that abound on Rumichaca Bridge, where thousands assemble each day on the way to a brand-new living and a Jehovah’s Witness volunteer has erected a mansion constituting the question on everyone’s judgment:” When will the sustaining tip ?”

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Yemila Urribarri, a 42 -year-old psychologist from Maracaibo who is absconding to Peru with her 14 -year-old son, Jhoel. Image: Tom Phillips, Latin America correspondent for the Guardian

Yemila Urribarri, a 42 -year-old psychologist from Maracaibo who is absconding to Peru with her 14 -year-old son, said her country was deteriorating.” There are children dying of hunger ,” she said, her seeings glazing over with tears.

AndresChacin, a 21 -year-old politics postgraduate who was Argentina-bound, said his generation had also lost hope:” 80 per cent of your best friend had previously been immigrated .”

With Maduro grasping on and Venezuela’s opposition divided, Chacin said he investigates international pres as the only luck of change.” Vladimir Putin will decide[ what happens ]. Xi Jinping will decide. Latin American administration will decide. Nobody else ,” he said.

Others on the bridge had most extreme propositions.” There’s only one way to solve this: kill him- a bombard on Miraflores ,” said Alex Ribero, a gold-miner from Ciudad Bolivar, referring to the presidential palace.

A group of backpackers from Germany and New Zealand examined on in skepticism having unwittingly stumbled into the humanitarian emergency.” I’ve never been part of something like this … I had no idea what we were going to be coming into ,” said Ashleigh Mcquarters, a 32 -year-old accountant who was among the crowd queuing to enter Ecuador.

Over coffee and cake , now unbelievable indulgences back home, Luquez echoed starting his expedition in July with less than a dollar in his pocket. He swept into Colombia at the town ofArauquita and initially planned to stay in Bogota . But he vacated Colombia’s capital after being accosted by a local resident who told him “venecos”, a disparaging text for Venezuelans, were not welcome.

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Daniel Luquez in Tulcan. Picture: Tom Phillips Latin America correspondent for the Guardian

On his crutches, Luquez hitched and hiked his space south through Cali, over Ecuador’s border and finally to Tulcan where he exchanges sweets on street corners from 7am to 7pm to promotion pay for his daughter’s management.

” It’s hard. You become three or four days without cleansing … and if you do take a soak it’s in a creek … I never thought I’d follow up something like this. I never envisioned I’d have to leave my country ,” he said. “Never.”

That night Luquez retired to the squalid $50 -a-month hostel where he has hired a room with assistance from an international kindnes. He logged on to its wi-fi network and typed a content into his phone.

” My pedigree is the most important thing to me ,” it read.” You don’t know how much I please they were here with me .”

Bulletins Daily: May ‘to stay’ and Diana’s legacy – BBC News

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Theresa May: I’m here to stay

She’s faced immense analysi since the Conservative lost their House of Commons majority in the snap election she called for, but Theresa May insists she wants to remain prime minister “for the long term”. She told the BBC’s Ben Wright she could win the forthcoming elections, are planned for 2022.

“What me and my government are about is not just be conducted in conformity with Brexit but delivering a brighter future for the UK, ” she said. Mrs May, described as a “dead woman walking” by former Chancellor George Osborne, has sought to consolidate her berth by reaching a addressed with the Democratic Unionist Party.

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson predicted Mrs May his “undivided backing”, but Labour’s Jon Trickett said the prime minister was “deluding herself” and contributing a “zombie government”.

Dugdale: I was outed as homosexual against my will

Labour’s former ruler in Scotland has told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme she was forced to come out as homosexual after commentaries about her sexuality were included in a magazine article. Kezia Dugdale, who resigned from her political persona on Tuesday, said she had asked for the repeats not to be used in the Fabian Review. But the article’s columnist said “at no point” had she received this petition. Ms Dugdale is in a relationship with an SNP politician, which she said parties procured more “fascinating” than her sexuality.

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Texas chemical plant are forecast to explode

The aftermath of Storm Harvey, which has killed at least 33 people, have continued cause damage, with security of energy supplies affected and petroleum business shutting down pipelines. Now it’s been revealed that a chemical plant near the flooded municipality of Houston is expected to explode or catch fire, as there is no way to chill the complexes obstructed there. The smoke produced at the Arkema plant will harass surface, attentions and lungs, the public has been warned.

Diana remembered

It’s 20 times since Diana, Princess of Wales, died in a vehicle accident in Paris. Royal correspondent Peter Hunt asks how the Royal Family has changed during the years since. And the BBC’s Alex Regan looks at the legacy Diana left her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, only 15 and 12 when she died.

North Korea: What are the options?

By Justin Bronk, Royal United Services Institute

A successful intrusion of North koreans led by the US would leave it responsible for rebuilding a shattered country. North koreans has existed in an unparalleled government of mental manipulation, chronic economic hardship and separation for over 60 times. The stupendous enterprise of reintegrating Eastern germany after the Cold War pallids for purposes of comparison. The world is that none of members of the military options available to the US for dealing with North Korea come without high costs and significant risks – thoughts which it will have to weigh up against ambiguous and problematic potential outcomes.

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What the working papers say

Several newspapers precede with Theresa May’s remarks on wanting to remain in capability for several years, with the Daily Telegraph announcing them a “radical departure” for the prime minister, who previously devoted remained on only as long as her defendant missed her to. The Times says she wants to stay on to focus on social right as well as Brexit and feels “emboldened” by a lack of Republican challengers. Meanwhile, the Daily Mail reports on the “moving” viewing by Sovereigns William and Prince Harry of floral tributes to their father, Diana, Princess of Wales. “She’s still the people’s princess” is the Sun’s headline.

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Elon Musk opens up about the toll Tesla takes on him

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Elon Musk's tweeting frequently gets him in trouble.
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Elon Musk has finally come to his senses.

The Tesla CEO and erratic tweeter has shared a new blog post explaining his decision to keep the electric car company public instead of taking it private as he had previously suggested on Twitter.

Though Musk initially believed taking Tesla private would allow the company to have better long-term sustainability, allowing it to focus on making great electric vehicles instead of answering to Wall Street every quarter for missing production schedules, he’s now changed his mind.

Musk shared his three main reasons for keeping Tesla a publicly traded company:

• Given the feedback I’ve received, it’s apparent that most of Tesla’s existing shareholders believe we are better off as a public company. Additionally, a number of institutional shareholders have explained that they have internal compliance issues that limit how much they can invest in a private company. There is also no proven path for most retail investors to own shares if we were private. Although the majority of shareholders I spoke to said they would remain with Tesla if we went private, the sentiment, in a nutshell, was “please don’t do this.”

• I knew the process of going private would be challenging, but it’s clear that it would be even more time-consuming and distracting than initially anticipated. This is a problem because we absolutely must stay focused on ramping Model 3 and becoming profitable. We will not achieve our mission of advancing sustainable energy unless we are also financially sustainable.

• That said, my belief that there is more than enough funding to take Tesla private was reinforced during this process.

Musk’s troubles first started when he tweeted out earlier this month that he was considering taking Tesla private when the stock price hit $420 (a possible weed joke, but who knows?!) and that funding was secured.

Of course, that wasn’t true. While Musk had reportedly been in talks with Saudi Arabia to collect the funds needed to take the company private, it appears they were purely discussions, and he hadn’t actually locked any investments in.

The tweet prompted the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to start investigating Musk for potentially misleading investors. The SEC reportedly served Tesla with subpoenas, according to Fox News.

In an interview with the New York Times, Musk opened up about being under immense stress and pressure this year, recalling how he’s slept at Tesla’s factories in order to help solve Model 3 bottlenecks that were preventing the company from reaching its weekly production goals.

In addition to helming Tesla, SpaceX, and The Boring Company, it appears Musk’s personal life hasn’t been smooth sailing either, which could have also contributed to his irresponsible tweeting.

The billionaire entrepreneur was dating musician Grimes for several months, but after his Twitter meltdown prompted her to withhold his phone, the two may have split up. Musk and Grimes unfollowed each other on Twitter and while neither has officially confirmed the breakup, it’s 2018 and we’re not stupid. 

Musk’s decision to keep Tesla public will brush much of the blowback under the rug for a little bit and buy him some much-needed time away from the spotlight, but things won’t get easier. Next quarter is right around the corner and Wall Street will be back to eat him and Tesla up. 

Honestly, it might be time for Musk to grow some thicker skin, especially if he’s in it for the long haul. And maybe tweet less, too. 

Read more: https://mashable.com/2018/08/25/elon-musk-keeps-tesla-public-company/

Prince Harry: I regret not talking about my mother’s extinction sooner

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Prince tells episode for mental health donation Heads Together that he opened up about Dianas death only three years ago

Prince Harryhas gleaned on his experience of losing his mother to highlight mental health problems, disclosing that he regrets not talking sooner about how her fatality feigned him.

The 31 -year-old spoke to footballer Rio Ferdinand, a papa of three whose partner, Rebecca Ellison, died as a result of cancer last year, about addressed with the deaths among a parent.

Harry, who firstly spoke publicly three years ago about the implications of the deaths among Diana, Princess of Wales in a vehicle gate-crash in 1997, when he was 12, told the former England and Manchester United footballer: You know, I really regret not ever talking about it.

The exchange took place at a Kensington Palace barbecue attended by a number of boasts starrings hosted by Heads Together, lay out by Harry with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to bring together eight mental health issues donations and organisations with the aim of tackling the stigma around sadnes and other mental health problems.

Ferdinand, the athletes Dame Kelly Holmes and Iwan Thomas, and the cyclist Victoria Pendleton were among the guests.

The prince told the BBC: The key theme here today is that everyone can suffer from mental health issues. Whether you are a member of the royal family, whether you are a soldier, whether you are a sports wizard, whether you are a unit play, individual boast, whether you are a white van operator, whether youre a mother, father-god, a child, it doesnt really matter.

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Jonathan Trott, Rio Ferdinand, Prince Harry and Iwan Thomas at the Heads Together barbecue at Kensington Palace in London. Picture: Thoughts Together/ PA

Ferdinand later told the broadcaster: Hes[ Harry] are going through different stages in his life that my teenagers are going to be going towards. So, to get some of its own experience is very rewarding for me and exceedingly educational in many ways.

Harry said afterward: It is very easy to look at person like Rio Ferdinand and say, You get paid all the money in countries around the world, you are a successful footballer, you have fast cars. But at the end of the day his wife was snatched from him during the early stages of his life with her. So, of course “hes going to” digest, it doesnt content if he has an astonishing job.

The prince said the event was an opportunity to show that even unflappable sporting personalities could suffer mental health problems. He told BBC Breakfast: It is OK to stand, but as long as “youre talking about” it. It is no longer an weakness. Weakness is having a problem and not recognising it and not solving it.

He also spoke to Holmes, who acquired a amber medal at the 2004 Olympics in the 800 metres and 1,500 metres, and who discovered her know of hollow in her autobiography. She said: I had feeling going through my athletics career , no one knew at all what I was going through. She said it has there been in the last few years that she had been more open.

Thomas advised anyone knowledge mental health issues issues: Dont feel embarrassed, dont feel vile about it if you see it as a weakness, as I did.

I felt mentally I was weak, because I had gone from someone who was mentally tough, mentally very strong, someone physically strong, to the ones who felt susceptible and weakened. And you are not weak. You are just going through a tough time in their own lives, where, if you can talk to someone, hopefully, they will help you through the other side.

The prince has been a visible champ of taboo topics. Earlier this month he prevailed praise from the Terrence Higgins Trust for taking an HIV measure live on Facebook, with the donation describing him as a groundbreaking minute in the fight against HIV.

His character in attempting to destigmatise HIV/ Aids has been compared to that of his late mother, who was photographed meeting Aids patients in the 1980 s in an effort to change public opinion over how the virus was transmitted.

Since leaving the army, Harry has also campaigned to break the stigma of mental health issues that often beset war veterans as they represent transition periods back into civilian life.

He founded the Invictus Games for wounded, disabled and sick servicemen and women. Describing what inspired video games, he told Good Morning America host Robin Roberts in March it was after he was withdrawn from the frontline in Afghanistan when news of his secret first deployment disclosed.

Again, outlining on his personal experience, he said he felt separated at having to leave his boys behind. And then I find myself on a plane and while I am sitting there I look through the drapery to the front and there are three of our boys wrapped up in plastic, missing limbs, he said. One of the guys[ is] clutching a little test tube of shrapnel that had been removed from his head, and he was in a lethargy clutching this.

And I unexpectedly thought to myself, people dont get to see this. In all of the members of those 10 weeks, I never ascertained the trauma place, I simply heard about it. Thats how everything there is started for me. Its like these people are role models and it was necessary to celebrated more among culture, he said.

Chrissy Teigen & John Legend Try But Fail To Hitch A Ride With The ‘Property Brothers’ At The Emmys! – Perez Hilton

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Just because you have an EGOT, doesn’t mean you can ride with the Property Brothers!

On Tuesday, HGTV star Jonathan Scott shared a hilarious video from the Emmys where Chrissy Teigen and John Legend try to get in his and brother Drew‘s car to go to the Hulu after party!

However, Jonathan wasn’t having it! He can be heard saying:

“Don’t let these people in, Drew… Roll the window up.”

WATCH the funny clip (below):

[Image via Drew Scott/Twitter.]

Read more: https://perezhilton.com/2018-09-19-chrissy-teigen-john-legend-property-brothers-hulu-after-party-emmys/

Ritz Paris robbery: pearls worth EUR4. 5m confiscated in armed heist

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Terrified guests secrete in kitchen as masked men maintaining axes and knives make off with priceless from display cases

Five masked men armed with axes and spears moved into the Ritz hotel in central Paris on Wednesday and left shortly afterwards with an estimated EUR4. 5 million merit of jewels.

French police on patrol outside the five-star inn caught three of the robbers after tasering them as they absconded on foot. The standing two escaped through a back entrance and shaped their getaway on a scooter.

Detectives say the men entered the Ritz on rue Cambon, near the Place Vendome, at around 6.30 pm. They apparently crushed several display windows inside the inn with the axes and grabbed the gems, substance them into pouches before leaving.

Witnesses said staff in the hotel’s Hemingway bar told terrified guests to get down on the storey for their safety as the raiders struck. Other guests took refuge in the hotel kitchen.

” We listened a thunderous racket and lots of racket in the street ,” one inn hire told AFP.” Passers-by took refuge in the inn. We didn’t know what was going on until someone told us there had been a robbery .”

Witnesses said at least 10 shots were fired, and hotel guests reported visualizing one Ritz employee injured.

However, French police said there had been no harms. A police officer said the exact price of the jewellery stolen in the heist is not aware, but was thought to be” various million euros “. Le Parisien newspaper reported that the three arrested doubts were well known to police.

French writer Frederic Beigbeder was among guests sucking in the Hemingway bar at the time of the attack. He told journalists he took refuge in the basement.

Gerard Collomb, the French interior minister, praised the police response following the arrests.” Armed theft at the Ritz: three of the presumed thieves already arrested by police from the 2nd arrondissement. Their sing froitd , their professionalism and their speedy reactions do the police proud. I am grateful to them ,” Collomb tweeted.

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Vol a prime armee au Ritz: 3 des auteurs presumes ont d’ores et deja ete interpelles par les policiers du 2e arrondissement.
Leur sang froid, leur professionnalisme& leur reactivite font honneur a notre Police. Ils ont toute ma reconnaissance. #FiersDeNosPoliciers

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The Ritz is owned by billionaire Egyptian businessman Mohamed Al Fayed. Diana, Princess of Wales died in a high-speed automobile disintegrate shortly after leaving the inn with Al Fayed’s son Dodi in August 1997.

Security was stepped up in and around Place Vendome in 2014 after a series of stealings on luxury browses and jewellers in the square, which is also dwelling to France’s Ministry of Justice.

The French capital’s most high-profile recent jewellery steal was carried out in October 2016, when jewellery merit 10 million euros was stolen from US reality television star Kim Kardashian.

Five mortals, some wearing cases with police insignia, comprised her at gunpoint, acquiring off with various fragments of golden and diamond jewellery.

Attorney onslaughts Trump’s ‘ghoulish’ comments on death of Colts’ Edwin Jackson

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Prosecutors filed offense charges on Wednesday against an immigrant illegally living in the US who is suspected in a drunkard driving crash

Massachusetts officer loses home while trying to save teen killed in gas explosions

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A Massachusetts police officer put others before himself and went to help his community after a series of gas explosions ignited fires in at least 39 homes – including his own home.

Officer Ivan Soto of the Lawrence Police Department told Boston 25 News he witnessed his residence go up in flames but went back to work after ensuring his family was safe on Thursday.

“I knew my family was okay, so as long as they were okay, I wanted to make sure everyone else’s family was okay,” Soto told Boston 25 News. 

BOSTON-AREA EXPLOSIONS HAVE MASSACHUSETTS GOVERNOR DECLARING STATE OF EMERGENCY

Soto tried to save Leonel Rondon, 18, who was killed in the incident after a chimney toppled by an exploding house crashed into his car. He was rushed to a Boston hospital but pronounced dead in the evening.

“We jumped on the car, and we were trying to pull the chimney,” Soto said. “We just want to get it off of him, you know. We wanted to save him.”

A GoFundMe was set up for Soto’s family by his neighbors to help raise money for the belongings they lost in the fire. Soto’s wife, Veronica, told Boston 25 News the family lost their two cats in the fire.

“We lost everything material which can be replaced,” Veronica Soto said. “We did lose our fur babies, which that, that’s the hardest part.”

BOSTON-AREA GAS EXPLOSIONS KILL AT LEAST 1, INJURE 20, TRIGGER EVACUATIONS, OFFICIALS SAY

The officer said he was thankful for the donations but wanted the community to help Rondon’s family first. A GoFundMe page has been set up for Rondon’s family.

“I just wanna make sure that Leo’s family is taken care of, too, and people can donate,” Soto said.

The explosions injured at least 25 people and left an estimated 8,000 people displaced. State and local authorities were investigating.  

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Kathleen Joyce is a breaking/trending news producer for FoxNews.com. You can follow her at @Kathleen_Joyce8 on Twitter.

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