Myanmar anti-coup forces retain optimism in face of air attacks | Conflict News

Resistance to military rule in Myanmar has been defined by optimism. When the military first seized power on February 1, 2021, the mass peaceful protests that emerged were reminiscent of a jubilant street party. Demonstrators sang in the streets, wore silly costumes and carried humorous signs. There were no illusions about what might come next … Read more

Ohio school district cancels ‘vulgar’ musical because it featured Jesus and two gay parents

An Ohio school district has canceled a school’s planned musical after officials deemed the production – which features several gay characters and a cameo from Jesus Christ – ‘not family-friendly.’ Officials from the Cardinal Local Schools District aired the decision in a letter to parents Monday, slamming Cardinal High School’s spring production, The 25th Annual … Read more

Jennifer Lopez lists her 9-Bedroom Bel Air Mansion with 100-Seat Amphitheater for $42.5 MILLION

Jennifer Lopez has officially listed her nine-bedroom home in Los Angeles for a whopping $42.5 million seven years after she purchased it for $28 million. The Bel Air home comes equipped with an outdoor amphitheater, a private lake and beach, an indoor movie theater, an infinity-edge pool, a gym, and 13 bathrooms. Lopez, 53, may … Read more

Myanmar anti-coup forces retain optimism in face of air attacks | Conflict News

Resistance to military rule in Myanmar has been defined by optimism. When the military first seized power on February 1, 2021, the mass peaceful protests that emerged were reminiscent of a jubilant street party. Demonstrators sang in the streets, wore silly costumes and carried humorous signs. There were no illusions about what might come next … Read more

Pakistan mosque bombing survivors traumatized but undeterred | News

Peshawar, Pakistan – Naib Rehman lies on his hospital bed with his leg wrapped in plaster. The 44-year-old recalls that as he stood for the afternoon prayer along with 300 other worshippers, a massive blast shook the mosque in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar. At least 100 people, most of them policemen, were killed … Read more

Blinken criticizes settlements but stresses US support for Israel Israel-Palestine conflict News

OnIn rare — albeit implicit — criticism of Israel, United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken has called out Israeli policies, including settlement expansion and home demolitions, as detrimental to the two-state solution. Still, at a news conference at the end of his trip to Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories on Tuesday, Blinken reaffirmed … Read more

DL Hughley says 5 cops charged in Tyre Nichols’ death were arrested quickly BECAUSE they are black

Actor and funnyman DL Hughley has insinuated that he believes the five cops charged over Tyre Nichols’ death were arrested so quickly because they are black. Memphis officers Justin Smith, Desmond Mills Jr., Emmitt Martin III, Demetrius Haley and Tadarrius Bean were charged with second-degree murder, assault, kidnapping, official misconduct and oppression over Nichols’ death. … Read more

Marilyn Manson sued for sexual assault of underage girl

Marilyn Manson is being sued for allegedly grooming and assaulting an underage girl multiple times in the 1990s, according to a new lawsuit. The singer, 54, is listed as a defendant alongside his former labels Interscope and Nothing Records. The plaintiff submitted it anonymously and claims Manson repeatedly raped and sexually assaulted her from the … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy says Russia’s ‘big revenge’ has begun Russia-Ukraine war News

Russia has begun its “big revenge” for Ukraine’s resistance to its invasion, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said, as Russian forces claimed a series of incremental gains in his country’s east. Zelenskyy has been warning for weeks that Moscow aims to step up its assault on Ukraine after about two months of virtual stalemate along … Read more