Crowning of first transgender woman in local Miss America pageant sparks 'woke' criticism
Miss Greater Derry, a local scholarship pageant under the Miss America Organization, has faced online criticism after crowning its first transgender woman winner earlier this month. Brían (pronounced "Bree-ann") Nguyen, a 19-year-old social media influencer and business management student, was crowned Miss Greater Derry 2023 on Nov. 6 and will be competing against other local title holders for Miss New Hampshire 2023 in April. “In the 100-year history of Miss America, I have officially become the FIRST transgender titleholder within the Miss America Organization,” she wrote in a post shared by the Miss Greater Derry Instagram page about her historic win.news.yahoo.com
Coroner Reveals Slain University of Idaho Students Were Slaughtered in Bed
Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/InstagramPolice arrived at the home of the four University of Idaho students who were slain on Sunday to discover their lifeless bodies still in bed, where the local coroner said it’s “likely” the friend group was slaughtered while they slept just hours prior.Latah County Coroner Cathy Mabbutt dished the shocking detail on Thursday in a late-night interview on NewsNation’s Banfield, where she also revealed each victim was stabbed multiple times.Prior to Mabbutt’s cnews.yahoo.com
Miami Heat looks to rename arena following FTX bankruptcy
On Saturday, Nov. 12, the Miami Heat posted a joint statement with Miami-Dade County on Instagram announcing their decision to “terminate” their partnership with FTX following the cryptocurrency company’s file for bankruptcy. The collaboration between the former American Airlines Arena and FTX was just shy of its two-year anniversary. Ideas included the Café Bustelo Arena, El Palacio de los Jugos Arena and Versailles Arena, each one a reflection of the 305’s culture. “I wasn’t too surprised by the name change,” Farr said. In the meantime, I’ll be over here counting the days until my next Heat game at the ______ Arena.themiamihurricane.com
Drake Apparently Unfollowed Taylor Swift After Sharing A Screenshot Of The Billboard Charts With “Anti-Hero” Erased From The Top Spot And People Really Aren’t Happy About It
Drake is being called out for belittling women’s success after covering “Anti-Hero” in his pic of the charts, with fans suggesting that Taylor would be “dragged for the rest of her life” if the roles were reversed.View Entire Post ›news.yahoo.com
‘Crime Of Passion:’ Cops Identify Four University of Idaho Students Found Dead in Home
Instagram/The Daily BeastThe four University of Idaho students allegedly slain in a home just off campus on Sunday were identified Monday as detectives continue to search for their killer. Police identified the victims are Ethan Chapin, 20; Madison Mogen, 21; Xana Kernodle, 20; and Kaylee GonCalves, 21. Cops have remained tight-lipped about what happened Sunday afternoon, declining to say how the four students were killed or what potential motive their killer may have had. Art Bettge, the mayornews.yahoo.com
Cops Identify Four University of Idaho Students Found Dead in Home
Instagram/The Daily BeastThe four University of Idaho students allegedly slain in a home just off campus on Sunday were identified Monday as detectives continue to search for their killer. Police identified the victims are Ethan Chapin, 20; Madison Mogen, 21; Xana Kernodle, 20; and Kaylee GonCalves, 21. Authorities have remained tight-lipped about what happened Sunday afternoon, declining to say how the four students were killed or what potential motive their killer may have had. Tributes to thenews.yahoo.com
A Nigerian influencer who was known for flaunting photos of watches, jets, and clothes on Instagram has been sentenced to 11 years for money laundering and fraud
Ramon Abbas frequently flaunted his lavish lifestyle on his now-deactivated Instagram account, posing in designer clothing with luxury vehicles and jets.news.yahoo.com
The Fabulous Reason Why Kanye Can’t Sell His ‘White Lives Matter’ Shirts
via TwitterKanye West isn’t just blocked from tweeting and posting on Instagram, as the disgraced rapper also can’t sell his “White Lives Matter” shirts... because two Black men own the trademark.Ramses Ja and Quinton Ward, hosts of the radio show Civic Cipher in Phoenix, Arizona, were given the legal trademark from a listener who secured it to ensure it didn’t fall into the hands of someone wanting to profit off of hate speech, such as Kanye West. “This person who first procured it didn’t reallnews.yahoo.com
UM Reacts to Recent Ye Antisemitism
“I’m a bit sleepy tonight but when I wake up I’m going death con 3 On JEWISH PEOPLE,” Ye posted on Twitter on October 8. Twitter eventually took down the post for violating community guidelines and Ye was suspended from the app along with social media platform Instagram. There are 15 million reported Jewish people internationally–6 million of whom live in the United States. They said they would continue to appreciate his music, as they grew up listening to West’s music at parties with friends. As a leader in the Jewish population on campus, Rothman believes West is incapable of repentance, at this point.themiamihurricane.com
Judge in Nikolas Cruz’s trial reverses her decision to restart jury selection
Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer’s search for the jurors who will have to decide if Nikolas Cruz should be killed as a punishment for the 2018 Valentine’s Day massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland continued Wednesday.
Instagram adds fundraising to Reels to help nonprofits
Meta Platforms Inc., the social media giant formerly known as Facebook, plans to celebrate Earth Day by expanding its offering of fundraising tools and making them more easily available to more than 1.5 million nonprofits on its Facebook and Instagram platforms, including those involved in fighting climate change.
China used TV, TikTok stars in discreet Olympics campaign
A “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” TV star, a Paralympic swimmer and a self-described “brand king” were among the Instagram and TikTok influencers who were paid by Chinese officials for a discreet campaign that promoted the Beijing Winter Olympics, new Justice Department documents reveal.
Family of Broward teen falsely arrested over school threat files lawsuit
The family of 13-year-old Nia Whims, who was falsely arrested last year after being impersonated online by someone who posted threatening messages toward her school announced Wednesday that they have filed a lawsuit against Renaissance Charter School, Meta (Facebook) and Instagram.