CNN's Jim Acosta was greeted at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Friday with chants that his network “sucks” and asked about scant coverage of the Andrew Cuomo scandal. Acosta, a CNN anchor and its chief domestic correspondent, arrived at the conservative conference in Orlando, Florida, to a crowd that shouted, “CNN sucks." Then a correspondent for the conservative magazine The Federalist, David Marcus, cut him off mid-interview to inquire about CNN’s skimpy coverage of New York’s embattled Governor Cuomo . Marcus recorded video of himself approaching Acosta who was interviewing a man about former President Donald Trump’s scheduled speech at the conference on Sunday. Acosta asked the interviewee if it was healthy for Trump “to come here and peddle the big lie” that he won the 2020 presidential election, to which the man replied he was not sure what Trump would say. “Hey Jim, I’m Dave Marcus from The Federalist,” the conservative journalist … [Read more...] about Moment CNN’s Jim Acosta is told network ‘sucks’ at CPAC and is confronted over coverage of NY Gov Cuomo scandals
Many of us know how frustrating it is to spend the night tossing and turning, unable to drift off. And sometimes not even counting sheep, listening to the sound of rain or dousing our pillow in lavender spray helps. Thankfully, Dr Andrew Weil, a specialist in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona, is here to explain a breathing technique which is, what he calls, "the single best method" for drifting off to sleep. The 4-7-8 method, also known as "relaxing breath", can help people get to sleep in just one minute. Rhythmic breathing is a core practice derived from Indian yogis who use it during meditation - and there's a number of benefits. Although the method is best known to help insomniacs, it can also help to calm over-stressed minds, manage anxiety as well as cravings and control anger responses by forcing your heartbeat to slow down. Speaking on MedicalNewsToday , Dr Weil said: "It’s the single best method that I’ve found for dealing with getting back to … [Read more...] about Fall asleep in just 60 seconds using the 4-7-8 breathing technique
A LITTLE primary in a sleepy countryside village has become Britain’s first net-zero school. St Andrew’s CofE Primary School in Chedworth village in Gloucestershire has carried out a string of upgrades to slash emissions. The youngsters are recycling everything and have even ditched their gluesticks in favour of more environmentally friendly options. The school has changed their high ceilings to bring them closer to the floor to stop heat escaping, and solar panels are set to be installed. Headteacher, Mrs Nikita Smith, said she had been inspired by her own kids' passion for the planet. She wanted to show them everyone could make a difference to help go green. She told The Sun it was a "moral" decision for her to act now for future generations. Mrs Smith said: "It is vital that we teach children that what they do matters, whether this be in their actions towards our planet, or actions towards each other. "Both the parents and kids are so passionate about it - … [Read more...] about Primary in sleepy rural village becomes Britain’s first net-zero school
Israelis are being asked for evidence of vaccinations status before being allowed into busy locations such as bars, shopping centres and theatres. Only those with a 'green passport' are permitted to enter certain locations as the country tries to reopen following the Covid-19 pandemic. People who have received the required two vaccinations receive the green passport which allows them greater freedom. Israel has been leading the world on the roll-out of Covid-19 vaccinations, but only half of its population of nine million people has so far received the required two jabs for a passport. Israelis seeking to visit busy locations such as bars, restaurants, theatres and shopping centres have to prove they have either had Covid-19 or received two vaccines against the disease by showing a digital green passport These people in Jerusalem were attending a theatre performance on Tuesday night The Israeli policy of allowing greater freedom for those with … [Read more...] about Israel enters the era of vaccine passports as crowds of up to 300 pack into bars and nightclubs
NICOLA Sturgeon is expected to announce her roadmap out of lockdown TODAY. The First Minister will make an announcement on the planned easing of current restrictions from the Scottish Parliament this afternoon. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates The current stay-at-home curbs are in place until at least the end of the month, but they may be extended once again into March. Schools returned for some children yesterday, with a phased return for the rest of the pupils expected to be laid out in today's framework. Ms Sturgeon has said her focus is on the safe return of schools , followed by youth sports and limited adult interaction. Britain now has the highest Covid death rate in the world with 935 fatalities a day, study finds The FM revealed the cautious approach will be done in phases “with periods of at least three weeks between them”. And it is expected there will be a return to local tiered restrictions … [Read more...] about Nicola Sturgeon’s briefing: When is today’s update on the roadmap out lockdown?