Trump Press Sec to Media: We’re Committed to Free Press, Your Job Is to Be Accurate petr.svab 2018-05-090 views White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders answered a question about a tweet of President Donald Trump that earlier on Wednesday, May 9, brought up the idea to strip White House press credentials from “Fake News” media after a report showed that evening news coverage of Trump presidency on network television has been overwhelmingly negative.
“We’re very committed to free press and I think that we demonstrate that every single day,” Sanders said.
She said a number of reporters commended the administration for running “one of the most accessible White Houses.”
“The fact that I’m standing here taking questions, the fact that the President took questions from your colleagues just two hours ago demonstrate this White House’s commitment to accessibility and to providing information to the American public,” she said. “At the same time the press has a responsibility to put out accurate information.”
She pointed out that just a day earlier The New York Times ran a story accusing State Secretary Michael Pompeo of going AWOL (leaving without permission) during Trump’s announcement of withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. Meanwhile, Pompeo was on his way to North Korea to bring back three Americans released from detention by the communist dictatorship.
Sanders slammed the Times’ piece. “AWOL! When he was flying across the globe to bring three Americans home. That was an outrageous claim,” she said.
She was asked to respond to the responses of Obama, Clinton, and Kerry to Trump’s announcement of withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.
“I think based on each of these individuals lack of success in this entire process on foreign affairs they would probably be the last three people that we would look to for advice and counsel and whether or not we had made the right decision,” she said.
Trump has severely criticized the deal negotiated by Kerry under Obama.
On Tuesday Trump called it “horrible, one-sided deal that should have never been made.”
The tanker was filled with gasoline, the driver told Mobile Fire-Rescue.
“For the safety of the public, teams of fire personnel evacuated civilians from homes and businesses in the immediate vicinity of the burning truck,” a statement from Mobile Fire-Rescue, cited by WKRG, read.
In a video shared on the zoo’s official Facebook page, the little joey can be seen climbing out of his mother’s pouch and taking his first few hops in the world. The zoo announced the joey’s emergence from his mother’s pouch on April 10 in a press release. The baby kangaroo is a boy but has not been named yet.
As of writing, the footage has over 50,000 views on Facebook.
A clip shared to the Tucson Fire Department Facebook page shows two firefighters high on a fire truck ladder working to free the man stuck among hanging palm tree branches. The footage shows the tree trimmer falling several feet as firefighters cut away branches.
Captain Andy Skaggs of the Tucson Fire Department said the tree trimmer works by himself in the area and had the necessary equipment but told firefighters he made a mistake and “put himself in that scenario,” Tucson News Now reported.
Firefighters were trained in palm tree rescue on April 12 and April 13.
The dog was found with multiple injuries and brought to the Second Chance Rescue NYC Dogs. The pup underwent a hernia operation and other treatment and was brought to a stable condition. But she still wouldn't move her rear legs.
Then one day the staff noticed an incredible change—Banky was trying to stand up. It wasn't much, but enough to hint a recovery.
The rescue organization first posted about Banky on its Facebook page on April 10. Then, on Wednesday, April 18, it posted this video showing Banky's progress.
Credit: Second Chance Rescue NYC Dogs via Storyful
The male Pomeranian vanished on April 9, and the family said a security camera footage shows a van pulling up and somebody taking the dog.
The family and friends conducted an extensive social media campaign to find Bear. A Facebook group dedicated to returning Bear to his home had over 1,300 members at time of writing.
Then, on Tuesday, the family was informed that Bear was handed in to a veterinarian and identified. The moment he was reunited with the family was recorded by his owner Josephine Cordell. The video shows the family's children huddling around the dog and petting him with big smiles on their faces.
"We can’t thank everyone enough for all the help you have given to get Bear home. Thank you so so so much," Cordell wrote.
The blast flung large slabs of concrete up into the air and gallons of water erupted from the ground in Cleckheaton, West Yorks.
A loud "bang" woke residents in Sycamore Drive just after 5 a.m. on Friday, April 13, as the area flooded within minutes.
Some locals were evacuated as several properties on the street bore the brunt of the water cascading down inside their homes,
The road will also remain closed until Monday lunchtime, groundwork teams said.
There have been no reports of customers with a loss of water supply, said a spokesperson for Yorkshire Water.
“Due to the work that needs to be carried out to repair the main, our contract partner Morrison Utility Services has had to close the road, with diversions put in place," the spokesperson said. "Work will continue on site over the weekend and we are hopeful of the road being open again by Monday lunchtime.
Victoria Heaney shared the video on Twitter on April 11, writing, "My family left a hockey stick on our porch for the Humboldt Broncos, and our ring doorbell caught this video of my little brother looking at the stick when he came home from school. Watch until the end, heartbreaking. "
In the video, the boy pauses as he sees the stick. He then picks it up and tests its strength for a moment. As he returns it to its original place, he plants a kiss on it. The video was viewed over 600,000 times and shared over 7,000 times.
A Go Fund Me account set up to help the families of the victims of the crash had passed $10 million at the time of writing.
It all started with the Dec. 31 emergency call reporting an "Active Childbirth." Oklahoma City Fire Department's Engine 15B crew responded.
The mother, Jerany Santiago, had only found out earlier that day that she was 23 weeks pregnant, hours before she gave birth in her bathroom, KFOR reported.
The twin girls were incredibly small upon arrival, the firefighters noted. It was also very cold that night. The firefighters worked quickly to get the babies to a hospital.
They rode to the hospital with the infants, one in each ambulance. "One of the firefighters rode on the cot while holding the baby next to him to keep her warm," the fire department wrote on Facebook.
"The firefighters left the hospital fearful that the babies would not survive."
A clip shared to the department’s Facebook page shows the firefighters involved—Travis Fryrear, Timothy Radford, Nathan Vandervort, and Chad Grant—taking advantage of a rare chance to reunite with people they helped, meeting the twins and their mother.
Credit: Oklahoma City Fire Department via Storyful
The Ironwood High School student in Glendale, Arizona, gave an electrifying performance of the Star Spangled Banner during a school pep rally on Friday, April 6.
After playing the glorious last notes, he was given a great round of applause by his fellow students.
Brown’s special education teacher, Sean Hegarty, shared a clip of Brown’s performance to Facebook on April 6. "He is amazing!" the the teacher wrote. "Ridge is a young man with autism and this was his first public performance. Please share and help him go viral!"
Video shows the rabbit evading one officer as he tries to capture it in a cardboard box. A second officer appears with another cardboard box, and the video ends with both officers cornering the rabbit on the bridge.
While the finale does not appear, a police spokesman said on Twitter that the rabbit had been captured. There were no reports of injuries to the officers or rabbit.
Irish musician David Dockery is known for his intricate drum pieces to accompany scenes from movies and TV shows.
His latest video, shared on Friday, April 6, features a segment from the Twilight Zone episode "The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street." In the episode, a group of residents on a quiet suburban street become paranoid after a strange event shuts down power, communications, and even cars. The scene which inspired Dockery’s piece shows the residents keeping a watch on the home of their neighbor, Les Goodman, at night, after they have accused him of acting mysteriously. Another neighbor, Steve Brand, approaches Goodman but after a short exchange becomes himself a target of suspicion when confronted by a third neighbor, Charlie Farnsworth.
Dockery masterfully matches the actors' cadence with his own and finds beats fitting each actor's presentation highlighting not only his drumming skills, but also the rhythm of the dialog.
Dockery’s work has previously combined drum solos with scenes from "It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia," "School of Rock," and "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" among others.
A number of videos posted online show Russian chocolate that smokes and burns, rather than melts. Many uploaders said this showed a suspect quality of chocolate.
However, Rospotrebnadzor, the Russian federal service for consumer protection, noted in its announcement that the propensity for food to burn was a “natural physiochemical process.” It urged consumers not to trust “random” sources of information.
Other videos posted online, such as this one, showed people burning chocolate from other countries, to illustrate that it too burned.
Rachel Dang shared a video on Twitter of her dad waving chopsticks in the air as he supports his wife, who is singing karaoke in their home with a Bluetooth microphone. “I hear my mom singing downstairs and I go to look and LOOK AT THIS !!! MY DAD IS WAVING CHOPSTICKS IN THE AIR!!!!!” Dang tweeted. As of writing, the video has over 6 million views on Twitter and over 120,000 retweets.
According to the Orlando Fire Department the dog was rescued from a vehicle “after two vehicles were engulfed in fire” in the City Commons parking garage on Boone Ave. The dog was not in one of the burning vehicles, the department stated on Twitter.
The bears, named Nora and Hope, came to Utah’s Hogle Zoo in September—the former from the Oregon Zoo and the latter from the Toledo Zoo.
“Following many weeks of introductions, both bears keeping a wary eye on one another, figuring out the nuances of each, checking out their surroundings and so forth—we are pleased to share with you this wonderful video taken yesterday of Hope and Nora playing together,” the Utah Zoo wrote on Facebook on Dec. 12.
As it quickly turns out, the officer was proposing to his girlfriend, a soldier with the Israeli Defense Forces. The crowd cheered them on as the couple embraced.
The video was recorded at Mount Herzl where border guards, soldiers, and police officers were practicing for a ceremony due to be held on April 18 for Israel’s 70th Independence Day celebrations, Israeli Channel 20 reported.
Ronnie Fernando, who was travelling in a nearby aircraft, took video showing smoke billowing from the Delta plane at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
The plane was travelling to Ecuador when a mechanical issue forced it to return to Atlanta, the landing gear caught fire after landing, CBS News reported. The flames were quickly extinguished before the passengers were taken to a replacement aircraft to continue their journey, the report said.
Zookeepers said they noticed a carrot at the bottom of Elvis’s pool on Friday morning and tried to retrieve it with a pool scoop, while the 16-foot, half-ton reptile took a like to it. This video shows a keeper successfully fishing out the scoop after Elvis let go of it. The video then zooms in on the damage caused by his jaws.
The saltwater crocodile was first found attacking fishing boats and stealing barramundi in Darwin Harbour, the Northern Territory. He was then sent to the park in Somersby, New South Wales, in 2007, but the move did not tame his tamper. Elvis ate his stable mates, and lost two teeth after attacking keepers and their lawnmowers in 2011, ABC reported.
Israeli Police Learn Too Few People Came to Boy's Bar Mitzvah—This is What They Did petr.svab 2018-03-290 views Police officers in Jerusalem said they stepped in to help a boy celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Wednesday, March 28, after his celebration failed to draw a large crowd. In a video posted on Facebook and Twitter by Israeli police, a boy named Reuben can be seen dancing on top of someone’s shoulders as police officers cheer and dance around him. The low turnout “quickly came to the attention” of the police, the Facebook post reads, and before long, dozens of officers showed up to help Reuben celebrate, including officers who weren’t on duty at the time.
Trish Allen shared a video of her 10-year-old son, Seth, absolutely delighted by the new installation at Creekmore Park. According to a local media report, Seth suffers from several ailments that stem from a stroke he had as an infant. Allen said in the post, “So glad to have this in our community.” As of writing, the video has over 2.3 million views on Facebook.
The Australian fur seal, which was first seen on Saturday, is unlikely to return after the City of Sydney cordoned off the area and, after the seal returned to the water, blocked its access to the park, ABC reported.
Rescuers said the adult male appeared healthy, and warned the public that despite their adorable appearance, seals would bite with their sharp teeth if they felt threatened.
Grammer broadcast the performance via Facebook Live, and described Asche as “an incredible soul.” The singer performed several songs in Asche’s living room, including “Good to Be Alive” and “Keep Your Head Up.”
According to a “GoFundMe” page, Asche is currently receiving treatment for colon cancer.