Or not it’s Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Let’s birth up here.
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1. ‘If they must hotfoot away, they might be able to hotfoot away’
President Donald Trump doubled down on his attacks on four minority Democratic congresswomen on Monday, denying that it was once racist to state them to “hotfoot abet” to the build they came from, regardless of the truth they’re all, clearly, American voters, and three of them were born within the U.S.
“All they assemble is complain,” he told newshounds on the White Residence. “So all I am asserting is, if they must hotfoot away, they might be able to hotfoot away.”
Democrats gather up a united entrance, blasting Trump’s remarks, because the modern “Squad” made up of Reps. Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez held a joint news conference Tuesday telling Americans his “bigoted” attacks are a “distraction.”
A few Republicans criticized the attacks, including Sen. Tim Scott, the lone African American Republican within the Senate, nonetheless many GOP participants tried to dodge addressing the controversy altogether, in accordance with ABC Info Senior White Residence Correspondent Cecilia Vega.
“For all intents and functions, these tweets were racist, and has gather his occasion in a extremely melancholy put,” she says on “Commence Here.”
2. Epstein faces alleged victims
A federal deem on Monday said he’d maintain whether to grant bail to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein at a court hearing later this week.
Epstein, who’s pleaded not guilty to federal sex-trafficking charges, came nose to nose with two alleged victims within the course of his detention hearing, both of whom spoke in assist of maintaining him locked up.
ABC Info’ Aaron Katersky tells “Commence Here” that after witnessing the deem’s pointed questioning, “At the same time as you were studying tea leaves, you would be laborious pressed to deem that Jeffrey Epstein goes to be free on bail.”
three. Vatican mystery
There is a brand fresh twist in the case of a 15-twelve months-former daughter of a Vatican employee who disappeared in Rome nearly four decades ago.
Closing week, investigators acted on an nameless tip that said Emanuela Orlandi’s remains were buried in a Vatican cemetery “the build an angel was once pointing,” within the tombs of two nineteenth century German princesses, nonetheless the grave was once empty, including to the mystery.
Vatican officials then expanded their investigation over the weekend, discovering two items of remains beneath a stone slab. The converse has been sealed off till investigators can settle later this week whether the remains belong to Orlandi, the princesses or someone else fully.
Or not it’s not the first time Orlandi’s family has pursued a lead into her disappearance, ABC Info Senior International Correspondent Ian Pannell tells us.
“The family were gather by diagram of this a pair of times,” Pannell provides. “They are saying they’re getting used to it in some senses, tragically, nonetheless clearly they peaceable need answers.”
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In diversified places:
‘Skedaddle discuss your Mexican at dwelling’: Two elderly white women folks state a Burger King manager to “hotfoot abet to Mexico.”
‘Bleeding from every go of her physique’: A dogs buried alive on a shoreline is saved.
‘Every rescue attempt was once made’: A three-twelve months-former dies after falling into a restaurant’s grease entice.
From our pals at FiveThirtyEight:
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In “The Lion King: Can You Feel The Love Tonight with Robin Roberts,” which airs tonight at eight ET on ABC, the stars and creative minds on the abet of the extremely anticipated photo practical version of “The Lion King” shared their fondest recollections from the Disney classic and the musical moments they’re most aroused to come at some level of enjoyed by a brand fresh technology of followers.
Donald Glover, who voices Simba, said he vividly remembered the first time he encountered the usual “Lion King,” when he was once in fourth grade. He known as it a “pivotal second” when he saw the trailer for the 1994 movie.
“I do not omit that sizable neatly attributable to I assemble not deem any one’s done a trailer delight in that, since, genuinely, the build or not it’s, delight in, no words,” he said. “Or not it’s devoted song and stuff, and then it says, ‘”Lion King” coming almost at present.’ You’re delight in, ‘Who’s “Lion King?” I must meet him.'”
Even now, the Grammy-a hit singer said, “I take into accout how influential it was once on me.”
“I take into accout watching on the dwelling videos, the on the abet of the scenes — the minute one singers and stuff. I started writing my have songs,” Glover added. “I take into accout being delight in, ‘You is prone to be that young and assemble that.'”
Ogle more from the filmmakers and the massive title-studded solid in “The Lion King: Can You Feel The Love Tonight with Robin Roberts” tonight at eight ET on ABC.