Escaping homelessness can feel impossible. This shelter’s making it easier.

When you’re homeless, finding a clean place where you feel safe can seem impossible. Homeless shelters used to be nearly identical: they offered temporary shelter for a few hours a night. In most cities, people started lining up for shelters well before dusk. They’d get a meal and a few hours of sleep in a crowded room before being sent back out early in the morning. And shelter for the next night would not be guaranteed. While these types of shelters certainly still exist, they’re no longer the only option. In fact, more and more city governments are changing the way they think about fighting homelessness, moving away from a model where temporary shelter is seen as a solution to …

Lucy Flores: ‘This Isn’t The First Time’ Joe Biden Acted Inappropriately With Women

Lucy Flores responded Sunday to In an op-ed published Friday, Flores did I believe I acted inappropriately.” Flores claimed Biden came up behind her, placed his hands on her shoulders, smelled her hair and kissed the back of her head at a 2014 Democratic campaign event in her state. showing him touching shoulders and, in one infamous instance in 2013, a Flores said part of her motivation to go public with her experience was because Biden’s “behaviors were not being taken very seriously.” Flores, who attended a rally for 2020 hopeful Beto O’Rourke and supported Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) 2016 presidential bid, has received support for her story from Sanders and additional Democratic candidates including Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) and …

MPs to vote on part of May’s Brexit deal

The prime minister has already lost two such votes on the full deal by large margins, and Commons Speaker John Bercow had ruled out bringing the same motion back a third time without “substantial” changes. However, the government says a vote on the withdrawal deal alone – the “divorce deal” – will be enough to meet the criteria laid down by EU leaders for the postponement of Brexit from 29 March to 22 May. Brexit: What could happen next? What are MPs doing on Friday? DUP will vote against deal, says Dodds With Labour and the DUP planning to vote against it, the BBC’s political editor Laura Kuenssberg said it looked like the prime minister was heading for another loss …

30 Famous People Who Didnt Make It Until After Age 30

A lot of people give up on their dreams because they think they are too old. But how old do you have to be to know for sure that the success has passed you by? Well, judging from the stories of so many successful people, if you’re are in your 20’s, there’s a good chance success is still coming to you. Yet it doesn’t always feel like that, especially when it looks like everyone has flourishing careers by the time they turn 25. We here at Bored Panda gathered a list of extremely successful and famous people to prove that sometimes it takes a little longer to get at the top of your game. Scroll below to read their stories! …

Kris Jenner Had To ‘Pray’ To Get Through Tristan Thompson’s Cheating Scandal! – Perez Hilton

Kris Jenner had to rely on her faith amid Khloé Kardashian‘s breakup with baby daddy, Tristan Thompson. On Friday, the momager spoke to Ryan Seacrest on On Air with Ryan Seacrest, where she opened up about the various dramas plaguing her famous family. When asked how she copes with difficult events in life, the 63-year-old responded: “First of all, I pray about it. I really do… I find the spiritual side of me has to kick in because otherwise I feel like I wouldn’t survive. But, I think that my kids make really good decisions… and as challenging as some of these situations are, I think that because they have one another and they try to make really good decisions, that they’re going …

Brexit supporters hold Parliament protests

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLeave supporters have gathered outside Parliament Thousands of Leave supporters have protested at Westminster against the delay to Brexit, on the day the UK had been due to leave the EU. Some demonstrators reacted with cheers, while others shouted “shame on you”, as MPs rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s EU withdrawal agreement. The March to Leave – which began in Sunderland two weeks ago – arrived in Parliament Square on Friday afternoon. A separate Make Brexit Happen rally, organised by UKIP, was also held. The rally was backed by English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson, who spoke to crowds, along with UKIP leader Gerard Batten. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The …

Early Dinosaurs And Mammals Inhabited A Plain Like Nothing Since

If you like big things, the Triassic era might be for you. Not only were dinosaurs evolving towards world domination, but some of that occurred on a geological feature 15 times the size of any modern equivalent. A vast delta plain on the edge of the Northern Ocean covered more than 1 percent of the Earth’s land mass at the time. A new study has explained how it became the biggest such plain we can find in Earth’s history. Delta plains may not attract the awe of mountain ranges or coral reefs, but they are important for planetary ecology. Regular flooding by silt-laden waters makes the place where meandering rivers meet the sea exceptionally fertile. The flourishing of plants and animals …

The Jussie Smollett prosecutor ‘misled the public’ about the dropped felony charges, a lawyers group says

(CNN)Prosecutors who dropped felony charges against actor Jussie Smollett over his report of a hate crime attack “have fundamentally misled the public on the law and circumstances surrounding the dismissal,” an Illinois lawyers group said. Meantime, Chicago’s corporation counsel on Thursday asked Smollett to pay $130,106.15 to cover the cost of the investigation into his claims of an attack. Calls for an investigation grow Smollett, who is black and gay, told police two men attacked him on January 29, yelling racist and homophobic slurs while striking him, police said. Smollett said the incident ended with a noose placed around his neck and bleach poured on him, police said. Chicago police investigated the case as a possible hate crime, then later …

Three-words ‘map’ used in rescue

But the location system has also gained the attention of emergency services and has recently been adopted by Avon and Somerset, Humberside and West Yorkshire police services, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire fire and rescue services and the British Transport Police. It has been used in several other cases, including: A call handler used it to send someone to rescue a victim of sexual assault being held hostage and capture the offender A member of the public used it to locate a remote riverside path where she had found a lost child A taxi driver used it to locate a drunk man lying in a road It was used to pinpoint the exact location of a road accident Related Topics Avon …

Canadian film made in language spoken by just 20 people in the world

The film aims to preserve the endangered dialects of British Columbias Haida people Plenty of films are somewhat incomprehensible, but a forthcoming movie is in a language that only about 20 people in the world can speak fluently. With subtitles, audiences will be able to understand a feature film titled SGaawaay Kuuna, translated as Edge of the Knife, which has its UK premiere in April. It is in two dialects of the highly endangered Haida language, the ancestral tongue of the Haida people of British Columbia. It is unrelated to any other language, and actors had to learn it to understand their lines. The film is playing an important role in preserving the language, its director Gwaai Edenshaw said. He …

Woman Who Pushed 16-Year-Old Friend Off Bridge Sentenced To 2 Days In Jail

Clark County District Court Judge Darvin Zimmerman sentenced 19-year-old Tay’lor Smith on Wednesday, saying she should do some jail time in light of Jordan Holgerson’s serious injuries. Amanda Cowan/The Columbian via AP Tay’Lor Smith fights back tears as she is escorted out of the courtroom in handcuffs after being sentenced at the Clark County Courthouse in Vancouver, Wash., on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. The 50-foot fall broke Holgerson’s ribs, caused severe bruising and punctured her lungs. Holgerson started to cry during her statement to the judge and an advocate then read it for her, saying Holgerson was terrified when she was pushed and when she was in the water thought she was going to die. “We feel lucky today that …

R. Kelly Accuser Lanita Carter Breaks Her Silence On Past Sexual Assault For The First Time – Details DNA Evidence Against The Singer – Perez Hilton

One of the anonymous accusers in R. Kelly‘s criminal case is speaking out publicly for the first time. Lanita Carter is identified as one of the four alleged victims who came forward with their stories of sexual abuse, which led to the Cook County State’s Attorney to Speaking to CBS This Morning on Thursday, Lanita explains that she met the R&B singer when she was 24-years-old and had been his hairdresser for over a year before anything went down between them. Carter says that she “Two words: perfect gentlemen. I would tell people, ‘Pray for him. Pray for him. I do his hair. He is nothing like what they say!’” The hairdresser continues that everything changed on February 19, 2003 when she …

Vote Leave drops appeal against fine

Vote Leave’s Cummings urges new party Vote Leave fined over 194,154 spam texts Vote Leave campaign broke electoral law The Vote Leave campaign, fronted by Boris Johnson and Michael Gove, was found by the Electoral Commission to have funnelled £675,315 through pro-Brexit youth group BeLeave, days before the referendum in 2016, which helped ensure it did not breach its £7m spending limit. The founder of BeLeave, Darren Grimes, was fined £20,000 and referred to the police, along with Vote Leave official David Halsall. ‘Serious offences’ Vote Leave bosses say they were given the go-ahead to give the money to BeLeave and they had acted within the rules. But the Commission found there was “significant evidence of joint working” between Mr …

Trump’s border emergency declaration stands after House vote falls short

Lawmakers fail to reach two-thirds majority to override veto as Pentagon reallocates $1bn to help fund Trumps border wall Donald Trumps emergency declaration over the US border with Mexico remained in force after the House failed to garner the two-thirds majority needed to overturn the presidents veto. The House voted 248-181 on Tuesday to override Trumps veto, the first of his presidency. Democrats succeeded in attracting 14 Republicans to join them in the effort, but still fell 38 votes short of their target. The result was seized upon as yet another victory by Trump, who is already on a high after the special counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. In a tweet, …

Trump Could Be A Modern-Day Queen Esther: Mike Pompeo

Mike Pompeo Christian Broadcasting Network, Trump has adopted a hard-line stance towards Iran ever since he became president. Last year, Trump imposed new sanctions on Iran. “I am confident that the Lord is at work here,” Pompeo said.  The theory that God played a role in Trump’s election is not uncommon in certain evangelical circles. Even though many white evangelicals Evangelical leaders have often drawn comparisons between Trump and various Biblical figures to prove this point.  King Cyrus, an ancient Persian king who was This isn’t the first time Trump has evoked comparisons to Esther. Paula White, a prosperity gospel preacher and the president’s spiritual advisor, has also According to the Biblical story, Queen Esther was an orphaned Jewish woman who married …

Kris Humphries Has A Lot To Say About His Marriage To Kim Kardashian Betches

It’s a momentous day. It appears as though, finally, Kris Humphries’ NDA has expired, and he was allowed to speak about his marriage to Kim Kardashian for what feels like the first time. Is it the actual first time ever? Probably not, but I don’t have the time or patience to go down that rabbit hole of disappointment. In case you’re one of those people who pretends to be too cool to know who the Kardashians are, allow me to give you a quick refresher: Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian were famously married for 72 days. They were dating less than a year before Kris popped the question, which I just feel is indicative of things to come. (And yes, …