During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) stated that President Trump has “presided over the most corrupt administration in history.”Transcript as Follows: “Hi, I’m Congresswoman Barbara Lee, and I’m proud to represent the beautiful 13th District of California in Congress. Every February, we celebrate Black History Month. But this year is particularly meaningful, as we mark the 400th year since the first African slaves arrived on the shores of America. Families were separated, children were taken from their parents, and they entered into lives of bondage and unspeakable cruelty. From this painful history, African Americans have risen – to lead our nation, transform music and art, pioneer new inventions, and speak as the conscience of this country. I stand on the shoulders of Black leaders who spoke truth to power. Visionaries like James Baldwin, a clear-eyed social critic who told the stories of … [Read more...] about Dem Rep. Barbara Lee: Trump Has ‘Presided Over the Most Corrupt Administration in History’
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INTRUSIVE, barbaric and cruel — female genital mutilation is becoming an increasing problem within British society. Also known as FGM, the sick practice involves cutting or injuring women and girls' genitals with no medical reason — but why's it carried out? What is female genital mutilation? FGM is usually carried out in a warped act of religious piety. It is routinely practised by obscure Islamic sects or people with links to African tribes who have termed it as sunna, gudniin, halalays, tahur, megrez and khitan among other namess. FGM is usually carried out on girls between infancy and the age of 15, most commonly before puberty starts. It's very painful and can seriously harm their health. It can also cause long-term problems with sex, childbirth and mental health, according to the NHS. Somali-born Hibo Wardere, from London, told The Sun Online of the horror of being cut when she was six, which almost killed her. Types of FGM1. Clitoridectomy: 2. Excision: 3. … [Read more...] about What is FGM? Why is female circumcision performed and is female genital mutilation illegal in the United Kingdom?
0 Have your say Police have named the woman killed in a fatal crash on the A16 in Crowland. Katy Cunningham, 46, of Temple Grange, Werrington, Peterborough died when the grey Peugeot 3008 she was driving was involved in a collision with a silver Vauxhall Vivaro van on Wednesday, January 23. An 11-year-old child remains in a critical condition.In a statement, Katy’s family said: “Katy was a devoted mum, loving sister, wonderful aunt and an amazing friend to us all.“She was a shining light and will be greatly missed, especially by her two beautiful children. She can now join her daughter Sophie, who sadly died during childbirth 14 years ago.”Cambridgeshire police said an 11-year-old passenger in the Peugeot remains in hospital in critical but stable condition. A second passenger, an eight-year-old, has been discharged from hospital today.The driver of the van remains in hospital in serious but stable condition.The driver of a third … [Read more...] about Tributes to ‘shining light’ killed in crash near Peterborough as 11-year-old remains in critical condition
Nov 23, 5:40 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Vaishnavi Vaidyanathan 11/23/18 AT 5:10 AM An American mother, who was suffering from severe postpartum depression, threw her two-month-old infant out from a moving car before jumping out herself in Bali on Tuesday evening, Indonesian police said Wednesday.The driver and the guide said Nicole Stasio, 32, vaulted out of the vehicle without warning. They said they were initially not aware about what happened to the infant.Residents in South Denpasar found the baby with severe injuries, a few meters from where Stasio jumped out of the car. The infant was taken to the hospital where she died seven hours later. Her mother was still being treated at the same hospital, Daily Telegraph reported.South Denpasar police Chief Nyoman Wiarajaya told a news conference the woman, born in California, travelled to Bali with her parents in July this year. Her parents left after … [Read more...] about Woman Throws Her 2-Month-Old From Moving Car, Killing The Baby
EGYPTIAN archaeologists have unearthed the grave of a pregnant woman who died about 3,700 years ago after suffering a fractured pelvis. The woman, believed to have been about 25 years old, was due to give birth to the near-term baby, which was found in a head-down position, say researchers. Inside her tomb, uncovered near Aswan in southern Egypt, were beads made from ostrich egg shells, pottery and jars. The joint Italian-American archaeological mission found the burial place of the pregnant woman in her last months during work on the Kom Ombo archaeological project in Aswan, the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities announced on Facebook. “Initial analysis of the woman's womb revealed problems or imbalances in the pelvic area, which indicated that she was probably suffering from a fracture that was treated incorrectly and probably caused death,” it explained. Preliminary studies indicated the woman’s age at the time of her death was “about 25 years”. The … [Read more...] about Ancient skeleton of Egyptian woman who died in childbirth found buried with unborn baby still inside her after 3,700 years