Tag: Fired

North Korea Has Fired A Missile Over Japan Into The Pacific Ocean

North Korea Has Fired A Missile Over Japan Into The Pacific Ocean

North Korea fired a missile Friday morning over Japan, escalating an already-volatile situation in the region and prompting Japanese authorities to advise people to seek shelter.South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported the launch of an "unidentified missile" took place near Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea. The missile then flew east toward Japan.According to Japanese public broadcaster NHK, the missile entered Japanese territory at 7:04 a.m. local time, flew over the country's northern island Hokkaido at 7:06 a.m., then landed about 1,200 miles east of northern Japan in the Pacific Ocean at 7:16 am.The missile likely traveled at an altitude of 480 miles and flew for about 2,300 miles, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff told Yonhap. North Korea did not give its neighbors ...
No, Fired FBI Director James Comey Didn't Tweet "The Pee Tape Is Real"

No, Fired FBI Director James Comey Didn't Tweet "The Pee Tape Is Real"

Shortly after President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, a tweet purporting to be from him, saying that “the pee tape is real,” began racking up thousands of retweets.This tweet is not real. My god — Hippo (@InternetHippo) ID: 11045348 The tweet refers to the unverified dossier, first published by BuzzFeed News, claiming Russia had compromising information about Trump. Among the most headline-grabbing allegations was a claim that Trump had hired Russian prostitutes to pee on a hotel bed in Moscow. Trump has denied the allegations.Nevertheless, to some, the alleged Comey tweet apparently seemed like confirmation that Trump was compromised by the Russians — and that Comey
Texas Police Have Fired The Officer Who Shot And Killed A Black Teen Trying To Leave A House Party

Texas Police Have Fired The Officer Who Shot And Killed A Black Teen Trying To Leave A House Party

A suburban Dallas police department fired the officer who shot and killed a black teenager as he was leaving a house party on Saturday night, officials announced Tuesday.Jordan Edwards, a 15-year-old freshman at Mesquite High School, died after Balch Springs Police Officer Roy Oliver fired multiple rounds with his rifle into the car he was riding in. The car was filled with five teenagers, including Jordan's two brothers, who were trying to leave an end-of-the-year party that had become unruly after cops arrived.The freshman's 16-year-old brother was driving the vehicle during the shooting and noticed his brother's head was smoking, attorney Lee Merritt said, and then flagged police to help.On Tuesday, Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber said Oliver, who was the second officer at...
Marvel Fired An Artist After He Snuck Religious And Political Symbols Into A New X-Men Comic

Marvel Fired An Artist After He Snuck Religious And Political Symbols Into A New X-Men Comic

Indonesian artist Ardian Syaf added the images, which have been described as anti-Christian and anti-Semitic, in two of the panels of the newest comic in Marvel’s X-Men series. Indonesia is world’s most populous Muslim country. “The mentioned artwork in X-Men Gold #1 was inserted without knowledge behind its reported meanings,” Marvel said in a statement over the weekend. “These implied references do not reflect the views of the writer, editors or anyone else at Marvel and are in direct opposition of the inclusiveness of Marvel Comics and what the X-Men have stood for since their creation.” Indonesians on Reddit first noticed hidden images in several of the panels following the comic’s release in that country. They urged other comic book fans to share them and bring them