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Cardi B claims she hired private investigator after ‘Trump supporter’ leaked her address

Cardi B hired a private investigator after her address was leaked online (Rex Features)
Cardi B hired a private investigator after her address was leaked online (Rex Features)

Cardi B has claimed that she had to hire a private investigator after her address was posted online by an alleged Donald Trump supporter earlier this year. 

The “WAP” artist said in an Instagram live that her outspoken views on politics, including her dislike of the US president, had made her a target for trolls who leaked her personal information.

“They be making fun of me. I ignore them. I don’t give a f***,” she said. “Let me tell you something. S**t gets so intense that a Trump supporter posted my address and encouraged people to dox my home, to put my house on fire.”

She continued: “I literally hired a private investigator, and serve them with a warrant and arrest this boy. This boy was a f***ing teenager. His parents were shook.”

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion in the video for ‘Wap' (Photograph: YouTube)
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Trump gets Republican nomination and claims election being rigged

President Donald Trump opened his bid for a second term after securing the Republican nomination Monday in typically combative, dark fashion with a claim that Democrats are working to “steal” the election that polls currently show him losing.

Minutes after the party completed the formal nomination vote confirming Trump as the candidate on November 3, he appeared on stage at the convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, to deliver a rambling speech that lasted close to an hour.

From the opening words, he said Republicans should be on alert for what he claimed was a Democratic plan to rig the contest through increased use of mail-in voting — a measure that Democrats are pushing so that people don’t have to risk catching COVID-19 in crowded polling stations. 

“They are trying to steal the election,” he told party delegates. “The only way they can take this election away from us is if

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Have toxic workplace claims and quarantine struggles caused fans to flee?

What happened to Ellen?

Once a venerated, respected and beloved figure in American pop culture, the comedian and daytime talk show host has spent the past few weeks making tearful apologies as allegations of sexual harassment, racism and general workplace toxicity at “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” surfaced. An investigation by studio Warner Bros. has so far resulted in the ousting of three producers.

Since the #MeToo movement gained traction in 2017 with sexual assault and harassment accusations against power producer Harvey Weinstein, it has become clear that Hollywood is often a much darker place than the movies and TV shows it produces. But to see upsetting claims about DeGeneres and her show, which aims to promote positivity and kindness, is particularly jarring to many of her fans. The hosts signs off with the mantra, “be kind to each other.”

Ellen DeGeneres on the set of
Ellen DeGeneres on the set of

But for some, myself included,

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Rose McGowan Claims Alyssa Milano Made ‘Charmed’ Set ‘Toxic AF’ in Heated Twitter Feud

Rose McGowan is pulling her punches in a war of words with her former Charmed co-star Alyssa Milano. A feud between the actresses escalated quickly over the weekend, and led to allegations of a toxic workplace on the set of their old supernatural drama series.

McGowan and Milano’s Twitter feud apparently kicked off on Friday, in the wake of the final night of the Democratic National Convention. McGowan criticized the Democratic Party for what she saw as their failure to “accomplish” anything for the people they represent.

In response, Milano began tweeting “a thread of all the things the Democratic Party has done to make the world a better place.”

This included the creation of the 19th Amendment, writing, “Under the leadership of Democratic President Woodrow Wilson, the U.S. Constitution was amended to grant women the right to vote.”

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California lawmakers ask Newsom to act immediately on unemployment claims

Joe Marquez, a former sheet metal worker from La Habra, looks for jobs at the One-Stop center in East Los Angeles. <span class="copyright">(Damian Dovarganes / Associated Press)</span>
Joe Marquez, a former sheet metal worker from La Habra, looks for jobs at the One-Stop center in East Los Angeles. (Damian Dovarganes / Associated Press)

More than half the members of the California Legislature called on Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday to immediately begin paying unemployment benefits to many of the more than 1 million jobless workers whose claims have been stalled in the system as the state works to clear a months-long backlog.

In a letter to the governor, a bipartisan group of 61 lawmakers issued a series of requests for immediate action at the state Employment Development Department, including calls for the agency to ensure service representatives do not hang up on callers whom they can’t help, and implement an automatic call-back system to quickly respond to those who cannot reach a live operator. The lawmakers also called for the agency to expedite its approval of unemployment

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US deaths surpass 1,000 for second straight day, jobless claims rise for first time since March; baseball is back

The daily U.S. death toll surpassed 1,000 for the second straight day and hospitalizations were again peaking as the paralyzing coronavirus pandemic showed little sign of easing Thursday.

The Johns Hopkins University data dashboard reported 1,195 U.S. deaths Wednesday, high by standards of recent weeks but still only half of the daily toll during the outbreak’s deadly peak in the spring. The Covid Tracking Project, however, showed almost 60,000 people are currently hospitalized, less than 200 short of the highest totals from April. 

The Labor Department reported Thursday that 1.4 million people filed intial applications for unemployment benefits last week, the first weekly increase since March.

Major League Baseball was providing a silver lining, opening its season Thursday. The virus-shortened season comes almost four months late and minus fans in the stands. The Washington Nationals, last year’s World Series champs, were hosting the venerable New York Yankees – with the

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DCMS report claims ‘current football business model is not sustainable’

Up to 15 professional football clubs are in danger of going bust as the coronavirus pandemic exacerbates a “broken” business model, MPs have warned.

The caution features in a stark report from the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee into the impact of Covid-19 on sporting and cultural sectors.

Sport has been severely impacted at recreational and professional levels and there are fears for the future of numerous organisations.

Bury were expelled from the EFL last year after running into financial difficulties (Peter Byrne/PA)

In terms of football, the committee has called for a “reset” of the game’s financial operation, particularly in the lower leagues, with the cash-rich Premier League doing more to help.

“The current football business model is not sustainable,” the report from the DCMS Committee, which scrutinises the work of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, read.

“The Covid-19 crisis has shone a stark

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Telefilm Canada Launches Investigation Into Top Film Executive Following Misconduct Claims

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Canadian government funding org Telefilm has launched an investigation into one of its top film executives following allegations of misconduct.

Telefilm has faced extensive backlash in the last week after Canadian independent filmmaker Pavan Moondi, who is now based in Los Angeles, raised questions about the org’s selection criteria for funding and demanded clarity around its diversity standards.

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Moondi — a former “Schitt’s Creek” story editor and writer-director of feature films such as 2017’s “Sundowners” — took to Twitter on July 3 to share his experiences with Dan Lyon, Telefilm’s feature film executive for Ontario and Nunavut, whom Moondi named in an extensive thread that used screenshots of a recent email exchange between the two.

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Business interruption insurance claims are a worry, BoE says before court rules

By Carolyn Cohn and Huw Jones

LONDON (Reuters) – The biggest uncertainty now facing insurers is whether they will have to pay for a raft of business interruption claims, the Bank of England said, as a court prepares to rule on whether existing policies cover big losses caused by the coronavirus crisis.

Anna Sweeney, the BoE’s executive director for insurance, said the sector has remained robust in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on assets they hold and on liabilities.

“The highest level of uncertainty remains around business interruption,” she told a City & Financial online event.

Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority goes to court this month to clarify whether an array of wordings in business interruption insurance policies back claims for compensation for disruptions caused by pandemic lockdowns.

“A number of insurers are taking steps to make sure there is no ambiguity about who is and isn’t covered for

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Boohoo to investigate Leicester supplier over exploitation claims

Fast fashion retailer Boohoo has said it will investigate one of its suppliers following reports that staff are earning less than the minimum wage amid unsafe working conditions.

The Sunday Times reported that workers at Jaswal Fashions in Leicester could expect to be paid £3.50 an hour.

It also saw little evidence of measures to stop the spread of coronavirus at a time when Leicester is in lockdown.

Boohoo said if the report was true, the conditions were “totally unacceptable”.

It comes as the National Crime Agency confirmed it was investigating Leicester’s textiles industry over allegations of exploitation, although it did not comment on Boohoo specifically.

An NCA spokesman said: “Within the last few days NCA officers, along with Leicestershire Police and other partner agencies, attended a number of business premises in the Leicester area to assess concerns of modern slavery and human trafficking.”

‘Immediate action’

Jaswal Fashions appears to

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