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    A California woman who was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear in Montana last summer was the victim of a rare predatory attack by a bear that had learned to seek out human food and was likely attracted scents near her tent and others left behind from recent Independence Day picnics, wildlife officials said in a new report.  Leah Davis Lokan, 65, of Chico, was dragged out of her tent and mauled in the pre-dawn hours of July 6, 2021 in the small town of Ovando, along the banks of the Blackfoot River, made famous by the movie 'A River Runs Through It.'  About an hour before the mauling, the bear had approached the tents where Lokan and a Texas couple were camping behind a museum. She awoke to the massive 417-pound bear so close to her that she heard when he 'huffed' at her head.  The campers were able to scare the bear off. Lokan moved her food from her tent to a nearby building and armed herself with a can of bear spray. But she declined an offer...
    Weighing young children in an attempt to reduce obesity could end up making them fatter, a psychologist has claimed. Dr Angela Meadows, a psychology lecturer at the University of Essex, appeared on Good Morning Britain today, alongside Tam Fry, chair of the National Obesity Forum to debate the issue.  Tam Fry, who believes weighing very young people could help tackle obesity, said the 'object of the exercise is to catch the early signs' that a child is heading towards obesity, in a 'preventative not curative manner'. However Dr Meadows argued that when young people are told they are too heavy, they often engage in weight controlling behaviours.    'And all of the evidence shows that the most common outcome of dieting is weight gain,' she said. 'So when that doesn't work, then they start trying more severe things.'  Dr Angela Meadows, a psychologist at the University of Essex, argued that weighing children can lead to weight gain and harmful attempts at weight loss However the National Obesity Forum's chair Tam Fry said that preventative - rather than curative - weighing could help...
    (CNN)The US and its allies have been weighing how the West could provide Ukraine with alternative security guarantees should it forgo its NATO membership bid as a concession to Russia to end the war, multiple sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.The discussions, which have included the Ukrainians directly, are in very early phases because it is not clear to US, Western and Ukrainian officials that the Russian negotiations are anything more than a smokescreen.But it is unlikely, they noted, that the US and its allies will ultimately offer Ukraine the kinds of legally binding protections it is requesting.In peace talks with Russia in Istanbul this week, Ukrainian negotiators proposed that Ukraine might be willing to commit to neutrality when it comes to NATO. But at the same time, they want Western countries, including the US and UK, to guarantee via ratified treaties that they would protect Ukraine should Russia invade again in the future. Such an agreement would mirror NATO's Article V, which states that an attack on one member of the alliance is an attack on all members....
    THIS is the moment a stunned fisherman reeled in a huge 11ft "living dinosaur" fish weighing a whopping 42st. Yves Bisson was fishing in the Fraser River in Canada when he captured the beast - which he believed may have been up to 100 years old. 2Fisherman Yves Bisson was shocked when he caught the massive fish 2He spotted 11ft creature in the Fraser River in Canada The fishing guide shared a clip on TikTok of his catch, showing off the massive size of the fish. "Check this out, this fish is 10 and a half feet, probably 500, maybe 600lbs," he said, holding the creature. "We were just able to tag it, it has probably never been caught and now we are going to release it back into the river." According to Yves, the fish was a sturgeon - a species often referred to as "living dinosaurs" as they date back to the Jurassic era. Read More on The SunSICK VLAD Nine chilling signs Putin is ‘suffering serious disease & on verge of breakdown’IT'S ON Champions League quarter...
    U.S. stock index futures slid on Monday, as the prospect of a ban on oil imports from Russia briefly pushed oil above $130 a barrel and added to concerns over spiraling inflation and slowing economic growth.  At 8.41am, the Dow was down 214 points, or 0.64 percent. The S&P 500 dropped 0.55 percent and the Nasdaq lost 0.61 percent. Countries from Japan to the United States discussed banning Russian oil imports in response to the country's invasion of Ukraine, fueling an 18 percent jump in crude oil on top of a 21 percent surge last week. West Texas Intermediate and Brent crude both breached $130 per barrel for the first time since 2008. For every $10 increase in oil, the price of gasoline increases about 20 cents per gallon. Investing Privacy Policy West Texas Intermediate breached $130 per barrel on Monday for the first time since 2008 Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange last week. Higher energy prices added to fears of inflation and slower growth, sending stocks down on Monday The all-time high...
    As much as it’s uncommon for NFL quarterbacks to walk away from the game at an MVP level, Tom Brady will be 45 years old next season and retirement is inevitably coming. Brady has been answering questions about his play slipping and the prospect of retirement for nearly a decade. But the iconic quarterback would always find the fountain of youth and push the retirement goal posts further. Monday afternoon, on his SiriusXM Radio show co-hosted by Jim Gray, Brady spoke about retirement differently, admitting he was going to take time and discuss the matter with his family, following the Tampa Bay Buccaneers disappointing playoff loss to the Rams on Sunday. “As I’ve gotten older I think the best part is, football is extremely important in my life and it means a lot to me and I care about what we’re trying to accomplish as a team, and I care a lot about my teammates,” Brady said on Let’s Go! “The biggest difference now that I’m older is I have kids now too. And I care about them a lot...
    A huge two-stone cat from Russia that is thought to be the world's largest is so big it is often confused for a dog. Kefir, named after the fermented milk drink, is an oversized Maine Coon belonging to Yulia Minina in Stary Oskol. She bought Kefir nearly two years ago as a kitten and says the pet is still growing. A huge two-stone cat from Russia that is thought to be the world's largest is so big it is often confused for a dog Kefir, named after the fermented milk drink, is an oversized Maine Coon belonging to Yulia Minina in Stary Oskol Yulia said: 'I could not even think that an ordinary baby can become so big. 'He not only grew up big in appearance, he is also very smart and always behaves calmly. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Narrow squeak! Piglets have a lucky escape when leopard... Owner is reunited with lost cat Barnaby who was missing for... Share this article Share 'The look is generally like that of a...
    A PREGNANT mum of 11 has revealed she spends NO money in January. Courtney Rogers, 36, was a virgin bride when she married pastor husband Chris, 32, in October 2008 - adding she DOESN'T use contraception. 4Courtney Rogers had 10 kids in 10 yearsCredit: PA Real Life 4Courtney is doing a 'no buy January'Credit: Instagram/@littlehouseinthehighdesert They now have six boys and five girls aged between five months and 10 years - and she's expecting again. Courtney and Chris home-school their huge brood and ferry them around the neighbourhood where they live on a 12 acre plot in Santa Fe county, New Mexico, USA, in a 15 seater van. Their monthly food bills are $1,200 (£975) and last January they were forced to cut out all meals and days out, as they were costing them well over $1,000 (£812) a month. Now Courtney has revealed this year she's spending NO cash, calling it 'No Buy January'. She explained it on her Instagram page. "We take the month of January and "fast" from unnecessary purchases. We try our best NOT to...
    Ben Stiller weighed into an awkward debate about nepotism in Hollywood on social media on Thursday.  Thoughts: Ben Stiller, 55, gets into an awkward Twitter debate about nepotism The 55-year-old star responded to criticism about Steven Spielberg's daughter Destry Spielberg's new movie The Rightway, as the cast includes children of famous actors including Sean Penn and Robin Wright's son Hopper Penn. The short film is also written by Stephen King's son Owen King, and news of the movie prompted Vanity Fair contributing editor Franklin Leonard to tweet: 'Hollywood's a meritocracy, right?'   Stiller called the criticism 'too easy' offering: 'People, working, creating. Everyone has their path. Wish them all the best.' He added: 'Just speaking from experience, and I don't know any of them, I would bet they all have faced challenges. Different than those with no access to the industry. Showbiz as we all know is pretty rough, and ultimately is a meritocracy.'  However, many Twitter users labelled the Along Came Polly star as a 'hypocrite', as he is the son of legendary comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, prompting...
    This article was medically reviewed by Zlatin Ivanov, MD, who is certified in psychiatry and addiction psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology at Psychiatrist NYC. Medically Reviewed Reviewed By Check Mark Icon A check mark. It indicates that the relevant content has been reviewed and verified by an expert Our stories are reviewed by medical professionals to ensure you get the most accurate and useful information about your health and wellness. For more information, visit our medical review board. Though many people report smoking weed to treat their anxiety, the drug could actually make anxiety symptoms worse for some people. Sharon Mccutcheon / EyeEm/Getty Images Marijuana may help some people calm anxiety, but that doesn't mean it's a safe or effective treatment.  Marijuana can also contribute to anxiety symptoms, as well as other health risks and side effects.  Research is limited on marijuana for anxiety, so it's important to be cautious and check with your doctor before using it.  This story is part of Insider's guide on Anxiety.  Research is scarce about how marijuana can affect anxiety symptoms like irritability,...
    An Idaho court heard the horrific testimony about the death of a young a boy after he was allegedly starved and tortured to death including trauma to his penis by his stepmom who worked from home during lockdown. Erik and Monique Osuna appeared in court on Wednesday for a hearing in which prosecutors presented witnesses to try to convince the judge that first-degree murder charges were warranted, KTVB reported. Emrik Osuna, 9, died in September after paramedics arrived at his parents' residence in Meridian and found him not breathing with vomit crusted in his hair. The court was shown photos taken at their apartment the night he died in which he is seen lying naked and unconscious on the floor with bruises covering his body, the outlet reported. An Idaho court heard the horrific testimony about the death of a young a boy, Emrik Osuna, after he was allegedly tortured, beaten and starved to death Stepmom Monique Osuna, 27, (left), and the boy's father, Erik Osuna-Gutierrez, 29 (right), have been charged with murder for the boy's horrific death ...
    An enormous goldfish weighing 9lbs, 15 times bigger than the regular pet, was found in a South Carolina lake.  The 'Frankenstein' fish is about 15 inches long and was discovered during a routine fish survey in a lake in Greenville. The 15in-long creature, which has been compared to the Loch Ness Monster, leapt out of the 65-acre lake while the fishermen were electrofishing, because it was too big to be paralysed by the small voltage. Ty Houck, 49, and his team temporarily stun the fish so they float to the surface to be counted, documenting the health of the fish population in the city's lakes.  The large 15in-long goldfish was found during a fish health exercise in the lakes of Greenville, South Carolina The director of greenways, natural and historic resources at Greenville County Parks, Recreation and Tourism board, described the moment the mammoth fish was caught. He said: 'The dude had basically been hiding out for a couple of years and the jolt had just woken him up. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Female...
    CHICAGO — As Chicago weighs a school reopening plan for the year’s second quarter, one thing is conspicuously absent: an agreement with the city’s restive and powerful teachers union. In some other large urban districts, such as Los Angeles and Boston, written agreements with unions have spelled out issues like contact tracing plans and learning hours in this unprecedented school year.  But though Chicago schools officials have met regularly with the Chicago Teachers Union representatives, they haven’t agreed on a road map or even on the need for one. That lack reflects a deep, long-standing tension between the union and the city. The union does not want to return to buildings without a long list of safety measures and assurances, while the city has indicated it wants to open campuses where possible. The split adds to citywide uncertainty about how schools can reopen and function. Now the union’s criticism of the district is growing more pointed, and more public, as leaders say they want to be brought in to Chicago’s reopening conversations. But the union has limited options.  If the...
    The longest alligator to be killed in Arkansas's history dragged a boat around for two hours before it was slain. Travis Bearden spotted the 13ft 11.5in, 800lb alligator while hunting with his father Gary, brother Cody and friend Tommy Kelley on Lake Merrisach.  The four men were hunting on the last weekend permitted on Travis's licence this year on Saturday when they harpooned the beast. Travis Bearden (second left) caught the largest alligator in Aransas's history at 13ft 11.5in and 800lb while hunting with his father Gary (left), brother Cody (far right) and friend Tommy Kelley (second right) on Lake Merrisach RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Gator-aid! Bob the 660-pound alligator is moved from Florida... Drone footage reveals the trail of devastation left by... Alabamans film 12ft 'monster' alligators swimming through... Tourist captures hilarious moment 'social distancing... Share this article Share They had been hunting the previous weekend but were unsuccessful, making the catch even more exciting.  It pulled their boat around the lake for two hours before Travis...
    By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Neumann wrestled with the decision for weeks. She worried about the backlash, the impact it would have on her career, potential threats to her family. But the former Department of Homeland Security official, who had resigned in April, reached a breaking point after President Donald Trump deployed Homeland Security agents to Portland, exacerbating tensions there. She decided it was worth the risk to speak out against Trump, whom she had come to view as a threat to the country. “Enough is enough," said Neumann, the former assistant secretary of counterterrorism and threat prevention. “People need to understand how dangerous a moment we are in.” There are plenty of others weighing the same decision. With just weeks left before the Nov. 3 election, now is the moment of truth for current and former Trump administration officials debating whether they, too, should step forward and join the chorus of Republican voices trying to persuade on-the-fence voters to help deny Trump a second term. “It’s now or never," said Miles Taylor, former chief of...
    WASHINGTON – Elizabeth Neumann wrestled with the decision for weeks. She worried about the backlash, the impact it would have on her career, potential threats to her family. But the former Department of Homeland Security official, who had resigned in April, reached a breaking point after President Donald Trump deployed Homeland Security agents to Portland, exacerbating tensions there. She decided it was worth the risk to speak out against Trump, whom she had come to view as a threat to the country. “Enough is enough," said Neumann, the former assistant secretary of counterterrorism and threat prevention. “People need to understand how dangerous a moment we are in.” There are plenty of others weighing the same decision. With just weeks left before the Nov. 3 election, now is the moment of truth for current and former Trump administration officials debating whether they, too, should step forward and join the chorus of Republican voices trying to persuade on-the-fence voters to help deny Trump a second term. “It’s now or never," said Miles Taylor, former chief of staff at DHS, who has...
    The Trump administration announced on Tuesday it will reject new applications for the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program despite a federal judge’s order earlier this month that new applicants should be given consideration. The judge's order came after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June that the Department of Homeland Security didn’t follow proper procedure when it ended the program in 2017 and allowed DACA to stand. But on Tuesday, DHS Acting Secretary Chad Wolf said he was instructing staff “to take all appropriate actions to reject all pending and future initial requests for DACA” and exercise its authority to “to terminate or deny deferred action at any time when immigration officials determine termination or denial of deferred action is appropriate.” As of December 2019, there were about 107,000 Texans with DACA permits, according to federal statistics. The program applies to undocumented immigrants who came to the country before they were 16 and who were 30 or younger as of June 2012. The program gave them a renewable, two-year work permit and a reprieve from deportation. The DHS...
    New York (CNN Business)In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, while many people were learning how to bake sourdough or plant a garden, Mark Cuban was considering a run for president. He even hired a pollster. The billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner has criticized President Donald Trump and discussed harboring presidential ambitions for years. But several weeks ago, Cuban hired someone to gauge his chances in the 2020 race, he told David Axelrod on The Axe Files podcast Thursday."My family voted it down," Cuban said of a presidential bid. "Otherwise I would have." Cuban said he would have run as an independent candidate, and wanted to know how he would fare against Trump and the presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden. The pollster, Cuban said, told him he could pull around 77% of independent votes, and take some votes from Trump and Biden. However, he ultimately felt his chances weren't good enough. Mark Cuban has a plan to get more Americans working and spendingRead More"I dominated the independent vote," Cuban said. "But in aggregate, I was only able to get up to...
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