Shoppers to pay plastic bottle deposit

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow Norway is tackling the problem of plastic waste People in England will soon have to pay a deposit when they buy drinks bottles and cans in a bid to boost recycling and cut waste. The deposit will increase prices – but consumers will get the money back if they return the container. The scheme is expected to cover single-use glass and…

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US Cops Find Huge Amount Of Makeup Contaminated With Human Fecal Matter

If you are a fan of cheap makeup and live in or have recently visited Los Angeles, we have some bad news: You may have been smearing human fecal matter all over your face and lips. After several complaints of adverse reactions to makeup in LA, a major taskforce was set up to investigate. Members of the public were having troubles with their skin after using makeup purchased in the…

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100,000 California teens have preregistered to vote

Washington (CNN)California teens are prepared to rock the vote when they turn 18. Padilla’s announcement was tied to the launch of HighSchool.sos.ca.gov, a new portal on the secretary of state’s website connecting youth with civic engagement opportunities. Later this month, Padilla said, he will kick off California High School Voter Education Weeks, where he will hold rallies and speak to thousands of students about the importance of voter registration and…

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Don’t believe that fake viral photo of Emma Gonzlez ripping up the Constitution

Emma Gonzalez attends March For Our Lives on March 24, 2018 in Washington, DC.Image: Noam Galai/WireImage Emma González’s arresting speech at the March for Our Lives is one we won’t forget for years to come.  But, as González and millions of people marched to demand legislation to prevent gun violence, fake images of the activist ripping the U.S. Constitution were being circulated by self-professed NRA supporters.  SEE ALSO: Emma Gonzalez’s…

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TV presenter Dale Winton dies aged 62

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch five of Dale Winton’s funny TV moments TV and radio presenter Dale Winton has died at the age of 62. The former Supermarket Sweep host died at his home earlier on Wednesday, his long-term agent Jan Kennedy said. Winton spent nearly a decade hosting the ITV daytime hit but also hosted the BBC’s lottery show In It To Win It and…

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Ed Helms explains the controversial Kennedy cover-up unveiled in his new film ‘Chappaquiddick’

Fox News wants to tell people the truth, including how no one trusts them.  The network did just that Sunday when it had Republican strategist Frank Luntz on to talk about how President Trump was not getting enough credit for the economic recovery.  Host Howard Kurtz asked Luntz what is keeping all that sweet attention away from our commander in chief, and he posited that it is obviously the media. …

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Almost Everyone In A Photo Of Southwest’s Emergency Landing Wore Their Oxygen Mask Wrong

A Southwest Airlines airplane suffered a major engine failure during a flight on Tuesday. Engine shrapnel pierced the airplane’s fuselage, blew out a window, and caused the cabin to depressurize. One passenger died. Some passengers wore their oxygen masks incorrectly during the emergency landing, according to a former flight attendant. Not breathing enough oxygen at high altitudes can lead to loss of consciousness and hinder evacuation procedures. Southwest Airlines Flight 1380…

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Renewables Generated 104 Percent Of Portugal’s Electricity Usage In March

Portugal’s renewable electricity generation has been reported to have exceeded demand for the first time in four decades. In fact, for the month of March, renewables supplied 103.6 percent of the country’s electricity consumption. It wasn’t a clean run, so to speak: On some days, fossil fuels were required to meet the demand for Portugal’s electricity grid, but overall, clean energy won out. This is all according to a report…

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Trump: ‘We’re going to be guarding our border with the military’ until wall complete

(CNN)President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he’s calling on the military to guard the US-Mexico border until his long-promised border wall is complete. Trump has privately floated the idea of funding construction of a border wall with Mexico through the US military budget in conversations with advisers, two sources confirmed to CNN last week. His remarks Tuesday come on the heels of multiple days of hardline immigration rhetoric from the…

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Extra glass of wine a day ‘will shorten your life by 30 minutes’

Drinking is as harmful as smoking, and more than five drinks a week lowers life expectancy, say researchers Drinking will shorten your life, according to a study that suggests every glass of wine or pint of beer over the daily recommended limit will cut half an hour from the expected lifespan of a 40-year-old. Those who think a glass of red wine every evening will help keep the heart healthy…

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GM Firing 1,500 Workers Undermines Trump’s Boasts on Auto Jobs

General Motors Co. will fire as many as 1,500 workers at the end of June at the Ohio factory building the Chevrolet Cruze compact car, undercutting President Donald Trump’s bombast about bringing back auto jobs. The Lordstown assembly plant will operate on only one shift as part of the cutback, spokeswoman Dayna Hart said in an email. The company will be roughly halving the workforce at the factory, though Hart…

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US, UK and France launch Syria strikes targeting Assad’s chemical weapons

Washington (CNN)The US, UK and France launched strikes against targets at three sites in Syria in the early hours of Saturday morning, following a week of threats of retaliation for an alleged chemical weapons attack on civilians in the Damascus enclave of Douma. Official: US response to Syria is not over Russia’s news agency TASS reported that none of the missiles fired by the three western nations struck areas near…

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Judge OKs Cohen’s request for review of documents seized in raid

New York (CNN)A US judge said President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen could review materials seized when the FBI raided his home, office and hotel room last week for any communications with the President, but held off on deciding how prosecutors will ultimately be able to use the evidence. “I have faith in the Southern District US Attorney’s Office that their integrity is unimpeachable,” Wood said. “So I think…

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Green-haired turtle that breathes through its genitals added to endangered list

With its punky green mohican the striking Mary river turtle joins a new ZSL list of the worlds most vulnerable reptiles It sports a green mohican, fleshy finger-like growths under its chin and can breathe through its genitals. The Mary river turtle is one of the most striking creatures on the planet, and it is also one of the most endangered. The 40cm long turtle, which is only found on…

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Heartbeat actor Bill Maynard dies at 89

Other roles included Oh No, It’s Selwyn Froggitt!, The Gaffer and In Sickness and In Health. He also made appearances in Carry On films Carry On At Your Convenience, Carry On Matron and Carry On Dick, and was Sergeant Beetroot in TV series Worzel Gummidge in 1980. Maynard’s most recent role was a brief appearance in 2017 drama The Moorside, about the disappearance of Shannon Matthews. Image copyright Getty Images…

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BofA Will Stop Lending to Makers of Assault-Style Guns

Gunmakers’ reaction is ‘mixed,’ as Brady Campaign praises move ‘Why would anyone want to help finance assault weapons?’ Read more: Wells Fargo’s relationship with the gun industry Citigroup Inc., the nation’s fourth-largest bank, said in March it plans to prohibit retail chains that are its customers from offering bump stocks or selling guns to anyone who hasn’t passed a background check or is younger than 21. Investors including BlackRock Inc….

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House Speaker Paul Ryan won’t seek re-election: ‘I like to think I’ve done my part’

Washington (CNN)House Speaker Paul Ryan is not seeking re-election and will retire from Congress after this year, the Wisconsin Republican announced Wednesday. Ryan’s departure is a blow to GOP members who saw the Wisconsin Republican as a stable and policy-oriented leader in a party shaken by the tumultuous Donald Trump presidency. He has been a fundraising juggernaut ahead of the midterms this fall, and helped translate GOP agenda items into…

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