Tommy Robinson loses harassment case

‘Not as well known’ Sgt Paul Street, who asked Mr Yaxley-Lennon to move on from the pub, told the court he did not know what Tommy Robinson looked like and thought the name referred to an “’80s football hooligan”. He said he moved Mr Yaxley-Lennon on due to intelligence that he was a football supporter likely to cause trouble, and was with a group of other “risk” supporters. Giving her judgement following a four-day hearing, Ms Walden-Smith said: “Mr Lennon isn’t as well-known as he and his supporters may think.” Ms Walden-Smith ruled that all of his claims, including several under the Human Rights Act, had failed. Mr Yaxley-Lennon said he had been with his three children, aged between five …

Nick Boles ‘hasn’t given up’ on Tory party

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNick Boles: “I’m not going to be bossed around by a very small number of people” Tory MP Nick Boles, who quit his local party on Saturday over his stance on Brexit, says his priority lies with his constituents and he will not be “bossed around by a small number of people”. He told the Andrew Marr Show he thought about standing as an independent MP. But he said he had decided to remain as he was not “ready to give up on the Conservative Party yet”. Mr Boles, MP for Grantham and Stamford, has been an outspoken critic of leaving the EU with no deal. The MP – who is in …

Jews, Christians, Sikhs And Others Mourn With Muslims After New Zealand Attack

deadly terror attack at two New Zealand mosques. Associated Press reports. The New York Times. He also live-streamed video of the carnage online. Kai Schwoerer via Getty Images A floral tribute on Linwood Avenue near the Linwood Masjid on March 15, 2019, in Christchurch, New Zealand. the Forward reported. The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand said it was devastated that people were attacked “in a place of worship and peace.” said in a statement. Guru Nanak’s Free Kitchen Auckland, a Sikh volunteer organization, said in a asking its members to volunteer to provide food and funeral assistance to Christchurch’s Muslim community. “As members of two faith traditions, born out of a shared Abrahamic inheritance, we stand in solidarity with you,” the …

SEE IT: Strong winds blow over tractor-trailer traveling in Texas

The truck was one of several rigs that were toppled over by extreme wind exceeding 70 mph in north Texas and New Mexico on Wednesday, KFDA reported. In some areas, trees were uprooted by the wind and tossed onto vehicles and homes, the report said. Emergency officials in Johnson County say a mobile home rolled onto a parked vehicle about 20 miles south of Fort Worth. One person in the residence, near Cleburne, was injured. GET THE FOX NEWS APP Amarillo residents cited in the report called the weather the most extreme the area has ever experienced. The Associated Press contributed to this report Bradford Betz is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @bradford_betz.

MotoE: Fire destroys entire fleet of electric bikes ahead of championship

(CNN)A major fire has destroyed the entire roster of electric bikes ahead of the MotoE World Cup — the electric spin off of MotoGP. READ: Charlie Whiting: Formula One race director dies suddenly, aged 66 READ: The ‘new futuristic championship’ likened to Mario Kart READ: From a roar to a whirr — MotoGP goes electric The all-electric series was planned to serve as a supplement to MotoGP and race on the same weekend, with 12 teams signing up for the MotoE World Cup last year. The entire field had attended the test day ahead of the championship’s scheduled start at the Spanish Grand Prix on May 5. MotoE confirmed the championship will still take place in 2019 but a revised …

ASMR: ‘It helps people, it’s not sexual’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLauren’s attempts to create brain tingles has attracted 125,000 subscribers In Lauren’s most popular ASMR video she “role-plays” a hairdresser, inviting the viewer to relax as she pretends to trim their beard. “If you are a girl, it is OK to imagine you have a big beard,” she says. Why would a video of someone acting out cutting an imaginary beard be watched 700,000 times? Lauren, whose YouTube channel is called Scottish Murmurs, says it is because of the up-close personal attention she gives and the sounds she creates such as the click of the scissors or the squelch of the shaving cream. This brain tingle sensation is the hallmark of ASMR …

Bernie Sanders Tests An Updated Pitch In Once-Hostile Territory

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. ― When Sen. (I-Vt.) traveled to South Carolina for the first time as a 2020 presidential candidate on Thursday,  in the state’s Democratic presidential primary three years earlier seemed like a distant memory. Mounting the stage in the gymnasium of a Baptist church to the Doobie Brothers’ “Taking It To The Streets,” Sanders received the kind of fawning reception to which he has become accustomed in larger and more liberal American cities. The crowd, 1,600 strong, according to Sanders’ campaign, welcomed him with chants of “Ber-nie” and roars of support that initially made it hard for him to complete his sentences. “Thank you for being part of a campaign which is not only going to win the …

Trump Raises Specter Of Supporters Turning Violent If They Don’t Get Their Way

Donald Trump warned in an interview that his supporters could “play tough” and make things “very, very bad” if they “reach a certain point.” He cited the police, military and Bikers for Trump as his backers. “I have the support of the police, the support of the military, the support of Bikers for Trump,” he said. “I have the tough people, but they don’t play it tough until they go to a certain point, and then it would be very bad, very bad.” Trump has hinted at possible violence by his supporters a number of times and has even supported it. During his campaign, he once encouraged supporters to “ Trump hinted at possible plausible deniability” should violence erupt. Trump’s …

Apology for “pain” of McGuinness award

“As part of San Francisco’s annual St Patrick’s Day festivities, the Mayor of San Francisco has traditionally provided Certificates of Honor to the Honorary Grand Marshalls selected by the United Irish Societies of San Francisco,” she said. “San Francisco values means respect for the democratic process and non-violent political actions. “The language on the Certificate of Honor should have taken more care to apply these values when reflecting the history of Mr McGuinness’s life towards peacemaker and his role in the peace process that resulted in the Good Friday Agreement.” Ms Breed said she apologised for “the pain this certificate has caused”. Claudy bomb victims Mary Hamilton who was injured in the IRA bombing of Claudy in 1972 described the …

Brexit deal: How did my MP vote?

Did your MP vote for or against the provisional Brexit deal? Enter a postcode, or the name or constituency of your MP Seat vacant Click here if you cannot see the look-up. Data from Commons Votes Services. The last time Mrs May’s withdrawal agreement was put to Parliament in January, it was voted down by a margin of 230. In Tuesday’s vote, 39 Conservative MPs who had previously voted against Mrs May’s deal backed it. Related Topics Brexit Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Boeing a major lobbying player on Capitol Hill

Washington (CNN)Boeing, one of the world’s largest aircraft manufacturers, also is one of the biggest players in the Washington influence game — spending millions to lobby Congress and the executive branch each year. Further cementing the company’s Capitol Hill ties, a former Boeing lobbyist now serves as staff director on the Senate’s Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. The committee on Tuesday announced it would hold a hearing at a future date about aviation safety, following Sunday’s deadly crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft on a flight from Ethiopia to Kenya. John Keast, a former principal at Cornerstone Government Affairs, lobbied the House and Senate last year on Boeing’s behalf, according to lobbying reports filed with the Senate. Boeing …

Family ‘desperate’ over missing Briton

“So this is unusual behaviour which gives us great concern for her safety. Please help us to find her.” Ms Shaw has been travelling since September and had previously visited Mexico and California. A Foreign Office spokeswoman confirmed it was supporting the family of a British woman and were “in contact with the local authorities as they search for her”. Skip Twitter post by @MissingAbroad Video appeal from the parents of Catherine Shaw, #missing in #SanPedro #Guatemala. Please RT especially if you are in the area. pic.twitter.com/fMMVnFjjLb — Lucie Blackman Trust (@MissingAbroad) March 9, 2019 In a video posted on Twitter by the trust, her mother urged her to get in touch, while her father added: “Your friends, your family …