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Brazilian butt-lift surgery death ginger tok-tok between Turkey and UK

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https://www.bbc.com/pidgin/articles/cglpn0ekxxgo

Buttock enlargement surgery – wey pipo also sabi as Brazilian butt-lift (BBL) – na di fastest-growing cosmetic surgery procedure but also one of di most dangerous.

UK government tok say dem go meet wit officials for Turkey to discuss regulations around medical and cosmetic tourism.

Dis meeting dey come afta reports of several deaths of pipo wey travel go Turkey for buttock enlargement.

Melissa Kerr, 31, bin die for private Medicana Haznedar Hospital for Istanbul for 2019 during buttock enlargement (Brazilian butt-lift) surgery.

One fatal clot bin travel go her lungs afta dem remove fat from one part of her body during one liposuction procedure come inject am into her buttocks.
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Michigan legislature violated law to push untruthful antigun propaganda

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https://www.freep.com/story/news/politics/2023/11/17/judge-upholds-new-gun-laws-in-michigan/71623415007/
Judge finds House violated open meetings act, but dismisses gun group complaint
Arpan Lobo
Detroit Free Press
In this file photo, customers shop for a handgun at Metro Shooting Supplies on November 12, 2014, in Bridgeton, Missouri. A Michigan Court of Claims judge ruled Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023, that the Michigan House of Representatives violated the Open Meetings Act when it held committee hearings on the legislation which eventually created new gun safety laws.
Editor's note: This story has been corrected to reflect that the court's ruling this week was confined to a complaint alleging violations of the Open Meetings Act.

A Michigan judge partly agreed with pro-firearm groups that alleged the Legislature violated open meetings laws when holding public hearings on bills that eventually created new gun safety laws.

Court of Claims Judge James Robert Redford ruled Thursday that the Michigan House of Representatives violated the state's Open Meeting Act (OMA) when holding committee hearings on bills that eventually turned into new laws expanding background checks for gun purchases in Michigan, implementing so-called “red flag” laws allowing a court to temporarily confiscate a firearm from an individual and mandating safe storage requirements to secure guns in homes where children are present.

While Redford agreed that the House violated the OMA by limiting testimony, he wrote there was no reason to issue an injunction against the House, since there’s no indication the House won’t adjust its rules on public testimony moving forward. Redford also wrote there was no indication the Senate violated the OMA. After Redford's ruling, the complaint has been dismissed.
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Right-Wing Figures Go All In On Antisemitism

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https://www.huffpost.com/entry/musk-carlson-kirk-antisemitism-israel-palestine-gaza-great-replacement_n_6557be0fe4b05723e4bd2e5a

All at once, major American conservative figures seem to be using the Israel-Hamas conflict as an opportunity to flaunt antisemitic views.

After Hamas’ deadly incursion into Israel last month, and as the death toll continues to climb in Gaza from Israel’s ongoing retaliatory invasion, right-wing leaders from Charlie Kirk to Elon Musk have found a way to fault Jews worldwide.

Essentially, they argue that left-wing Jews who have supported progressive causes have incited racial division and hatred. Antisemitic claims along these lines have been around for years — they’re just usually dressed up as opposition to “cultural Marxism.”

Musk is perhaps the most notable example recently. On Wednesday, one user on X — the social media company Musk owns that was formerly known as Twitter — shared a video of an advertisement about combating antisemitism. The user, whose X profile indicates that he identifies as Jewish, urged anyone who anonymously posts “Hitler was right” to “say it to our faces.”

“Okay,” another user posted in a response. “Jewish [communities] ... have been pushing the exact kind of dialectical hatred against whites that they claim to want people to stop using against them. I’m deeply disinterested in giving the tiniest shit now about western Jewish populations coming to the disturbing realization that those hordes of minorities that support flooding their country don’t exactly like them too much.”

In other words, the post not only accused Jews collectively of pushing hatred against white people, but further suggested that Jews’ supposed actions justified attacks against them by “hordes of minorities.”

“You have said the actual truth,” Musk replied in agreement.
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Colorado judge rejects bid to keep Trump off the state's 2024 ballot

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https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/colorado-judge-rejects-bid-keep-trump-2024-ballot-rcna125451

A Colorado judge on Friday dismissed an effort to keep former President Donald Trump off the state’s ballot in 2024.

Colorado District Court Judge Sarah B. Wallace issued a ruling in the Trump ballot eligibility case, ordering the Colorado secretary of state to place Trump on the state’s primary ballot for next year.

The ruling is another victory for Trump after courts in Minnesota and Michigan this month rejected similar legal efforts to disqualify him from running for president in those states.

A group of Colorado voters filed a legal challenge to Trump’s candidacy in September, arguing that his efforts to overturn the 2020 election results and his and conduct surrounding the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot violated Section 3 of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution, making him ineligible for office.

In her ruling, Wallace found that Trump did engage in an insurrection by inciting a riot on Jan. 6, 2021, but that the president is not subject to Section 3 because they are not an “officer of the United States.”

She disputed that Section Three of the Fourteenth Amendment applied to Trump, noting that the clause in question explicitly lists all federal elected positions but it does not include the president.
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Jimmy Carter's Wife Died

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Rosalynn Carter, mental health activist, humanitarian and former first lady, dies at 96
By Keith Allen and Kate Andersen Brower, CNN
Updated 5:43 PM EST, Sun November 19, 2023

https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2023/11/19/politics/rosalynn-carter-mental-health-activist-humanitarian-and-former-first-lady-dies-at/index.html

Rosalynn Carter, who as first lady worked tirelessly on behalf of mental health reform and professionalized the role of the president’s spouse, died Sunday at the age of 96, according to the Carter Center.

Rosalynn Carter passed away peacefully with family by her side at her home in Plains, Georgia, the center said in a statement.

“Rosalynn was my equal partner in everything I ever accomplished,” her husband, former President Jimmy Carter, said. “She gave me wise guidance and encouragement when I needed it. As long as Rosalynn was in the world, I always knew somebody loved and supported me.”

The Carter Center announced Friday that the former first lady had entered hospice care. She was diagnosed with dementia in May. Her husband began home hospice care in February, following a series of hospital stays.

Jimmy Carter was defeated in a landslide by Ronald Reagan four years after being elected. His single term in the White House included forging a rare peace agreement between Israel and Egypt that continues to this day, but it was also marked by soaring inflation and the Iran hostage crisis. Through it all, Rosalynn was by his side, and often whispering in his ear.
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The Walls Are Closing In:More Trump Flippers in Classified Documents Fiasco.

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Trump dismisses report that Mar-a-Lago workers may testify in classified documents case
BY LAUREN IRWIN 11/10/23 09:09 AM ET

https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/4304010-trump-dismisses-report-mar-a-lago-workers-may-testify-classified-documents-case/amp/

Former President Trump early Friday dismissed CNN reporting that employees at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida may be called upon by federal prosecutors to testify in the upcoming criminal trial about classified documents.

“Fake News CNN just did a story, leaked by Deranged Prosecutor Jack Smith and his massive team of Radical Left Lunatics, that various people saw papers and boxes at Mar-a-Lago,” Trump posted on his social media platform Truth Social. “Of course they did!”

“They may have been the boxes etc. that were openly and plainly brought from the White House, as is my right under the Presidential Records Act,” he added.

CNN reported that a plumber, a maid, a chauffeur and a woodworker are among the workers who may be called to testify in the case against Trump over the former president’s alleged mishandling of classified documents found at Mar-a-Lago.

Unidentified sources told the network that witnesses may include members of Trump’s inner circle during his time in business and politics, Secret Service agents, former intelligence officials and the “workers rarely noticed” by the resort’s wealthy guests.
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Israel's credibility problem

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After telling a bunch of lies, Israel is trying to understand why people aren't trusting them on the world stage
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/information-missteps-led-questions-israels-credibility-rcna125723
Information missteps have led to questions about Israel’s credibility
Israel has released several pieces of incorrect or disputed information, leading to weakened credibility and online ridicule.
Israel’s public-relations machine has gone into overdrive in recent weeks to make the case that its pummeling of Gaza has been necessary and conducted in a way meant to minimize civilian deaths. It has allowed journalists, including those from NBC News, to embed with its soldiers in Gaza, maintained a steady drumbeat of social media posts, and made Israeli representatives available for TV appearances.

But in its recent outreach to global allies, Israel has released several pieces of inaccurate or disputed information including claiming that an Arabic calendar was a shift schedule for Hamas kidnappers, and using curtains as evidence that hostage videos had been filmed in a hospital.

The widespread reaction calling out these questionable pieces of evidence has weakened Israel’s credibility, according to some experts, and could lead to a boy-who-cried-wolf situation unless concrete evidence for a Hamas headquarters is found beneath Gaza’s Al-Shifa hospital, one of Israel’s key contentions at this stage of the war

Israel knows the international debate matters. While the White House backs Israel’s stated goal to destroy Hamas in response to its Oct. 7 attack that killed some 1,200 people, Biden administration officials have privately expressed concerns that the Israel Defense Forces are not doing enough to avoid civilian deaths, of which there have been more than 12,000, over half of whom were women and children, according to Palestinian health officials.
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Apple To Pause Ads On X After Elon Musk Endorses Antisemitic Post: Reports

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The tech company's decision, reported by several news outlets, comes after the billionaire owner backed an antisemitic post on the platform formerly called Twitter.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/apple-twitter-ads-elon-musk-x_n_6557c4afe4b05723e4bd348d

Apple announced Friday that it will temporarily pull its advertising from X (formerly known as Twitter) after the platform’s owner, Elon Musk, showed support for an antisemitic X post, Axios and The New York Times reported.

On Wednesday, Musk wrote “You have said the actual truth” in response to another X user’s antisemitic comments, which suggested that Jewish communities support “dialectical hatred against whites.”

A group of Jewish leaders, rabbis and organizations promptly called out Musk’s amplification of the post, claiming that he was spreading “the kind of antisemitism that leads to massacres.”

In a statement, those leaders called on major companies, including Apple, Amazon and Disney, to pull their advertisements from the platform. Apple’s decision to pull its ads followed a similar move by IBM on Thursday.

In the wake of Musk’s comments this week, X leaders are scrambling to address the fallout as more advertisers — such as Lions Gate Entertainment, Disney and the European Commission — reportedly announced that they, too, were pulling back from the platform.

Apple CEO Tim Cook told CNBC in September that, as a company, they constantly ask themselves if they should pull advertisements off of X because of the promotion of antisemitism on the platform.

Apple did not immediately respond to HuffPost’s request for comment.

On Friday, the White House decried Musk’s “abhorrent promotion of antisemitic and racist hate.”
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Israel - the greatest modern evil

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Israel, the greatest of modern day evils, has completed the game of "Geneva Convention Bingo"
Genocide (check)- Killing members of the group; Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part;
Crimes against humanity (check) -The crime of apartheid; Other inhumane acts of a similar character intentionally causing great suffering, or serious injury to body or to mental or physical health.
War crime (check) - Attacking or bombarding, by whatever means, towns, villages, dwellings or buildings which are undefended and which are not military objectives; Intentionally directing attacks against civilian objects, that is, objects which are not military objectives; Intentionally directing attacks against the civilian population as such or against individual civilians not taking direct part in hostilities;
Ethnic Cleansing - rendering an area ethnically homogeneous by using force or intimidation to remove persons of given groups from the area.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/siladityaray/2023/11/17/aid-deliveries-to-gaza-halted-amid-communications-blackout-and-fuel-shortages/
Aid deliveries to Gaza were halted on Friday due to fuel shortages and a communications outage in the Palestinian enclave, United Nations officials said, while issuing dire warnings of people possibly facing starvation.
In its daily update, the UN’s Humanitarian Affairs Office (OCHA) said the aid supply from the Rafah border crossing with Egypt stands halted as it is “impossible to manage humanitarian aid convoys” while facing a communication outage and fuel shortages

The update noted that no trucks were able to enter the Gaza Strip on Thursday, due to a lack of fuel.

All telecom services in Gaza were shut on Thursday evening.

The UN’s World Food Program warned Gazans are facing starvation, as the enclave is receiving only 10% of the food supply it needs.
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They couldn't find the tunnels

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Israel has finished their month long siege of a civilian hospital in gaza which they claimed housed terrorist tunnels.
After confirming that they were able to kill all the children in the hospital in as slow and terrifying manner as possible, they finally decided to roll their tanks thru the front door.

They never did find the tunnels, but they did stage a couple of rifles, a radio and a computer near an MRI machine for a photo shoot.
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/israel-says-it-found-evidence-of-hamas-activity-at-gaza-hospital/ar-AA1jXLwG
Israel released footage from Gaza’s largest hospital on Wednesday that it said proved the site was being used by Hamas militants, after searching buildings in an operation that carries high stakes for both sides of the war.

The footage showed the MRI wing of the sprawling Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, where Israel said it found AK-47s, grenades, military uniforms and a battle vest with the insignia of Hamas’s military wing. In a video, an Israeli military spokesman pointed to a laptop, a hand-held tactical radio and a set of discs as evidence of a Hamas command center in the hospital, although the laptop screen was blurred and he didn’t specify what was found on it.

Israeli military spokesman Rear Adm. Daniel Hagari said Israeli troops also found Hamas military uniforms thrown on the floor

The Israeli military didn’t show evidence Wednesday of underground complexes or prove its allegations of a Hamas tunnel network connecting to the hospital, but said it was still in the process of combing through the medical complex.

Near the U.S. Capitol Wednesday night, about 150 protesters, calling for a cease-fire in Gaza, faced off with police at the Democratic National Committee headquarters. Arrests were made, the Capitol Police said on social media.
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