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|How to watch the final presidential debate live on Yahoo
President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will face off in their last presidential debate Thursday at 9 p.m. ET at Belmont University in Nashville.
POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2020 8:00 AM
|Treasure hunter dug through Yellowstone cemetery looking for famous bounty, feds say
He was allegedly seeking the coveted Forrest Fenn treasure, officials said.
POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2020 8:03 PM
|Who the hell are nonvoters? We polled them and found the 6 kinds of people who don't vote.
If "did not vote" were a presidential candidate in 2016, it would have received 100 million votes and won in a landslide.
POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2020 3:58 PM
|Turkish burgers off the menu in Saudi Arabia as trade boycott bites fast food industry
With its spicy sauce and Ottoman-themed packaging, the “Turkish burger” is one of the more exotic choices on the menu at Saudi Arabian restaurant Herfy. Or, at least, it was. This week, the Turkish patty has vanished from the menu and been replaced with an identical “Greek burger,” the latest casualty of Saudi Arabia’s unofficial boycott of Turkish products. “It’s the same thing,” one Herfy worker, Mahmood Bassyoni, told customers as he offered them a taste of the burger, according to Bloomberg news agency. “Just the name changed.” The boycott reportedly began after Recep Tayyip Erdogan outraged Riyadh, one of its main rivals in the Middle East, by claiming that “Arab countries in the Gulf will not exist for long but Turkey will always remain powerful.” Tensions have also simmered over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia’s Istanbul consulate and differing attitudes towards Islamist groups in the region. Mr Erdogan has accused Mohammed bin Salman, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, of ordering the murder personally, something that he vehemently denies. The Telegraph approached Herfy for comment on whether the rebranding was related to the boycott but had not received a response at the time of publication. According to Arab News, a Saudi news website, the boycott has been gaining steam in recent weeks, with major supermarket Al Sadhan Group expressing support for the campaign. This was followed by dairy firm Tamimi Markets adding its voice to the backlash against Turkish goods, along with a number of online fashion retailers.
POSTED OCTOBER 23, 2020 8:38 AM
|Texas Boogaloo Fired AK at Minneapolis Police Precinct, Feds Say
A member of the far-right “Boogaloo” movement allegedly opened fire on a Minneapolis Police building in May at the height of protests over the killing of George Floyd, according to federal charges announced Friday.Ivan Hunter, 26, is accused of one count of riot for his alleged participation in the protests, during which prosecutors say he fired 13 rounds from a semi-automatic rifle into the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct. Hunter is also accused of close contact with a man accused of two murders earlier this year. Both are self-described members of the “Boogaloo” movement, a loosely affiliated far-right and libertarian coalition that preaches insurrectionary violence in the hopes of setting off a civil war.It was not immediately clear whether Hunter had an attorney.Boogaloo members have had a visible and sustained presence at racial justice protests this year. Some claimed to support Black Lives Matter, or at least oppose police, a pervasive villain in Boogaloo circles. In private, some Boogaloo groups were more open about hoping to co-opt the protests to boost their own message: a Boogaloo trio arrested in Nevada earlier this year is accused of trying to spark violence at a Black Lives Matter protest in order to incite unrest.According to a criminal complaint, Hunter and other members of his Boogaloo group traveled to the Minneapolis protests, in part to rally their cause. “Lock and load boys. Boog flags are in the air, and the national network is going off,” one member of the group allegedly posted to social media ahead of the trip. Some of the men allegedly traveled far for the event; Hunter is from Texas. At least two other members of that crew, Michael Solomon and Benjamin Teeter, were arrested earlier this year for a weird plot to overthrow the government that allegedly involved attempting to provide aid to the foreign extremist group Hamas. Those arrests are among more than two-dozen recent busts on Boogaloos, including some accused of fomenting a plot foiled by state and federal law enforcement to kidnap or possibly even kill Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer this month.Boogaloo Protesters Get PA System and Milk From CopsWhile in Minneapolis on May 27, Hunter allegedly helped set the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct building on fire and shot 13 rounds into it before running off shouting, “Justice for Floyd,” an act said to be captured on camera. Other protesters are believed to have been in the building at the time, the criminal complaint alleges.Hunter allegedly bragged about the incident on Facebook, posting, “I’ve burned police stations with black panthers in Minneapolis.” In a private message, he allegedly told a friend that “My mom would call the fbi if she knew what I do and at the level I'm at w[ith] it."An often-murky set of characters has been accused of property damage following Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis in May. Four men were previously charged for allegedly helping set the city’s Third Precinct building on fire, a blaze that was cheered by some protesters and disavowed by others. In at least one case, an associate of a white supremacist group is accused of breaking windows near the protests while dressed in black in an apparent attempt to make protesters look bad.That man, Mitchell Carlson, was identified in a search warrant, and has not yet been accused of a crime. The search warrant for Carlson, filed in July, sought cell phone tower data about his whereabouts, indicating an active and high-tech effort to identify people accused of property damage during the protests.The Boogaloo movement began coalescing online in late 2019. Hunter and Steven Carrillo, an Air Force sergeant accused of murdering two law enforcement officers, were apparently early members of the scene. The criminal complaint against Hunter indicates the pair were in communication by at least December.On March 14, Hunter allegedly messaged Carrillo to “start drafting that op [operation]. The one we talked about in Decembre. I’ma green light some shit.”The two stayed in contact even after Carrillo allegedly carried out his first murder, on May 29, of a federal security officer in California.“Go go go,” Hunter allegedly messaged Carrillo four hours after the killing, which took place two days after Hunter allegedly fired into the police station. Carrillo responded with a question mark.“Boog,” Hunter clarified. “Boog” or “boogaloo” is also the name of the group’s prophesied civil war.“Did,” Carrillo responded.Hunter: “Luv”Carrillo: “Currently in hide mode”Hunter: “Go for police buildings”Carrillo: “I did better lol.”While Carrillo was on the run, he allegedly sent Hunter money. On June 6, Carrillo was accused of shooting and killing a second police officer and arrested after a car chase during which he reportedly wrote “boog” on the hood of a car in blood.Hunter allegedly told an FBI source that he and Carrillo were founding members of a Boogaloo group called the “Happy Friends Group,” which encouraged violence if police tried to take their guns. After another Boogaloo adherent’s arrest, Hunter allegedly said he would start “killing people” in retaliation.On his Twitter, which was still live on Friday, Hunter had previously pushed back on allegations that the Boogaloo movement was violent.“We are not violent Extremists, we are for liberty and freedom from oppression,” read a June post he retweeted.Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast hereGet our top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now!Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the stories that matter to you. Learn more.
POSTED OCTOBER 23, 2020 2:02 PM
|Dems' Senate hopefuls are raising serious cash — and spending it
Even as Democrats raked in cash, a Republican Senate super PAC had more cash on hand than most of those candidates combined heading into the final stretch.
POSTED OCTOBER 23, 2020 3:21 PM
|A 73-year-old in Colorado was fined more than $1,000 after her pet deer gored a woman walking her dog
Tynette Housley, 73, was cited on misdemeanor charges of illegal possession of wildlife and illegally feeding wildlife.
POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2020 4:10 PM
|Christian singer to host evangelical ‘worship protest’ on Washington DC’s National Mall with 15,000 expected to attend
The event scheduled this weekend will not require attendees to wear masks or social distance
POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2020 5:06 PM
|China and Germany heading for superpower status as U.S. influence wanes, says Putin
The era when the United States and Russia decided the world's most important questions is in the past, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, saying China and Germany were now heading for superpower status. Addressing a meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club, Putin suggested that the role of the United States had waned, along with that of Britain and France, while Beijing and Berlin - in terms of political and economic weight -- were heading for superpower status. If Washington was not prepared to discuss global problems with Moscow, Russia stood ready to have that discussion with other nations, said Putin, who was speaking via video link.
POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2020 11:27 AM
|Trump defends family separation in debate, says immigrant kids whose parents can't be found are 'so well taken care of'
During a rare presidential debate exchange about immigration, President Trump defended his administration’s family separation policy for undocumented immigrants, which has left hundreds of children without their parents for years, saying the kids are “so well taken care of” in federal facilities.
POSTED OCTOBER 23, 2020 12:04 AM