(Anaheim, CA-AP) — Walt Disney Company’s CEO says it will be “very difficult” for the company to continue filming in Georgia if a new restrictive abortion law goes into effect. Bob Iger said that many people will not want to work in that state after it passed a law that bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.
In some cases that could be as early as the sixth week of pregnancy. Disney filmed blockbusters “Black Panther” and “Avengers: Endgame” in Georgia. Iger made his comments in an interview with Reuters.
He said he doesn’t see how it’s practical for them to continue to shoot there. The state’s law faces legal challenges.
(Houston, TX) – It’s one of those occurrences that can totally ruin a game. Ball pops up into the stands and strikes a fan.
79-year old Linda Goldbloom was killed after she was hit in the head with a baseball at a Dodger’s game while celebrating her birthday last year. John ‘Jay’ Loos sued the Cubs after a foul ball struck him and caused him
The stories go on and on with concerns that fans will continue to get hit by balls until more protective netting is put in place.
It happened again during the Cubs-Astros game in Houston. Albert Almora Jr. hit a liner into the stands down the third-base line in the fourth inning and it struck a little girl. The youngster was filmed crying as her parents carried her out of the ballpark.
Almora couldn’t bear the thought as he was seen putting his hands on his head and dropping to his knees near home plate. No word on the little girl’s condition.
(Washington, DC-AP) – The Secret Service says a man lit himself on fire yesterday at the White House Ellipse, a park outside the White House gates.
It happened around 12:20 in the afternoon near a security checkpoint. Witnesses watched on as the burning man walked around in flames. He was taken to the hospital; his identity or motive haven’t been revealed.
We have to note that it is obvious that he is wearing some sort of protective suit.
(Los Angeles, CA-AP) – Actor Ashton Kutcher is now done testifying in a Los Angeles serial murder trial. A man named Michael Gargiulo is accused of killing a woman he was set to go out on a date with in 2001. On the stand yesterday, Kutcher said that on the night of the murder, he was stopping by to pick up Ashley Ellerin.
She didn’t answer the door. When he looked through the window he spotted what he thought was spilled red wine on the floor. He assumed she had already left for the night. Her body was discovered the next day.
(Los Angeles, CA-AP) — The L.A. Crips street gang is filing a trademark application in hopes of taking over murdered rapper Nipsey Hussle’s slogan – “The Marathon Continues.”
The idea is to use the phrase in collaboration with services geared toward gang prevention and community building. Hussle was affiliated with the Rollin’ 60s Crips which is considered the largest black criminal street gang in the city.
It’s unclear if the gang is looking to make money with the trademark.
(Sunland Park, NM-AP) — A private group building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border is being issued a cease-and-desist order by the mayor of a New Mexico town. The Texas Tribune says the order was issued yesterday by the mayor of Sunland Park, just north of El Paso, after it was determined that the group did not have the proper permits for construction.
A half-mile border wall was constructed over the Memorial Day weekend on private property owned by a brick company in Sunland Park. The construction was paid for by a private group called We Build The Wall, which has raised 22-million-dollars to build a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico.
(Dayton, OH-AP) — At least one person is dead and several are injured after multiple tornadoes hit Ohio last night. The mayor of Celina, a town located about 60 miles north of Dayton, confirmed one death and seven other injuries after a twister struck.
The National Weather Service says several destructive tornadoes touched down near Dayton, injuring several. There is extensive damages to homes and roads and mass power outages throughout state.
Tornadoes also struck in several other states including Colorado, Iowa, Indiana, and Oklahoma.
(Washington, DC-AP) — The Supreme Court is striking down part of an Indiana abortion law signed by then-Governor Mike Pence. Today, the High Court affirmed the lower court ruling that invalidated part of the law that prohibited abortion because of the gender, race or disability of the fetus, such as Down syndrome.
The Supreme Court did uphold a portion of the law that required the fetal remains from abortions be buried or cremated. Pence signed the bill into law three months before then-candidate Donald Trump selected him to be his running mate in 2016.
(Washington, DC – AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding a Pennsylvania school district policy that allows transgender students to use the bathroom matching their gender identity. Today, the High Court turned down an appeal from students who are concerned they may encounter transgender students who are not fully clothed.
The students argued in their appeal that the policy violated their right to privacy under the 14th Amendment and Title Nine. The transgender bathroom policy was put in place during the Obama Administration.
(Paris-AP) — Rihanna is unveiling her first Fenty fashion line at a pop-up shop in Paris this weekend. The line includes clothing, shoes, accessories and eyewear.
It is available online everywhere on May 29th. Rihanna is the first black woman to head a luxury brand in Paris.