‘At a time when the devastating impacts of racism in Black communities have been made so painfully clear—from racial disparities in COVID-19 outcomes, to harassment of essential workers on the frontlines—it is appalling to see these types of ugly threats directed at one New Yorker by another,’ Sapna Raj, deputy commissioner of the Law Enforcement Bureau at the Commission on Human Rights, told the NY Post. … [Read more...] about Black victim of white woman banker in Central Park who called cops on him when he asked her to put lead on her dog says he is upset she has been sacked and getting death threats
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9. Maximum Overdrive (1986) Stephen King’s only directorial credit – largely because, in his own words, “I was coked out of my mind all through its production, and I really didn’t know what I was doing” – is a horror movie about inanimate objects that come to life, maybe because of aliens or something. We meet a newlywed couple – one of whom is played by Yeardley Smith, the voice of Lisa Simpson – as they embark on a honeymoon road trip. However, they are soon set upon by a bunch of unmanned lorries that only stop when Pat Hingle, from Splendor in the Grass, blows them up with a rocket launcher. Did I mention that cocaine was a factor in the production of this film? … [Read more...] about Ill-advised car journeys on film – ranked!
“It’s fantastic to see this important landscape finally getting the protection it deserves … the lesson that should be learned here is that major development projects don’t belong on conservation land.” said Forest & Bird’s Chief Executive Kevin Hague. … [Read more...] about ‘A good day’: New Zealand adds area half the size of Auckland to national park
Play golf and tennis Golf courses and tennis courts will reopen from May 13, with social distancing relatively easy to achieve, although you can play only with people in your household. Team sports such as football are not likely to be encouraged, as social distancing is difficult and more people than the average household would be required … [Read more...] about Weekend getaway to start as 20C heat lures lockdown Brits to parks and beach
Two women, aged 27 and 35, who were in the same car as the deceased man, have been arrested on suspicion of kidnap and causing death by dangerous driving … [Read more...] about Five people are arrested as man dies and two women are seriously injured in car crash during a suspected kidnapping