Tools

Livin’ the Dream With YouTube’s Most Popular Treasure Hunter

Jake Koehler is a pretty regular dude. He loves surfing, fishing, freediving and hanging out at the Chattahoochee River in Columbus, Georgia. Jake's found a lot of cool stuff on his dives, from GoPros and iPhones lost by rafters to knives and pistols. Jake started filming his adventures, and his river treasure hunting videos have really taken off. His YouTube channel has 3.2 MILLION subscribers, and he's been able to make diving and creating his videos a full-time job. Not too shabby for a day on the river, right?
Load more
Read full article on: greatbigstory.com
Ted Cruz Says 'I Don't Know' When Asked If Republicans Will Have the Votes to Confirm Trump's SCOTUS Nominee
"I think it is particularly important that the Senate take it up and confirm this nomination before the election," the Texas Republican said.
newsweek.com
Jets obliterated by 49ers in another embarrassing loss
The Jets’ “brilliant offensive mind” and their “dominant” defense have a lot work to do. The injury-depleted 49ers blew away Gang Green in the Jets’ home debut, treating Adam Gase’s team like an ill-equipped sparring partner that didn’t belong in the same ring. From the game-opening 80-yard touchdown run by Raheem Mostert to Jerick McKinnon...
nypost.com
Biden condemns push to fast track Supreme Court confirmation as 'exercise in raw political power'
Joe Biden on Sunday made a personal appeal to the handful of Senate Republicans who will determine if President Trump’s pending Supreme Court nominee will go forward.
foxnews.com
Biden says he won't be releasing a list of potential Supreme Court nominees
Democratic nominee Joe Biden said Sunday that he won't be releasing a list of potential Supreme Court nominees to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat. "Putting a judge's name on a list like that could influence that person's decision-making as a judge and that would be wrong," Biden said.
cbsnews.com
Biden indicates he won't release SCOTUS nominee list
"To jam this nomination through the Senate is just an exercise in raw political power," Biden said in his remarks.
cbsnews.com
Storm-Lynx WNBA playoff semifinal postponed just before tipoff
COVID-19 tests for Seattle Storm players come back inconclusive. League postpones Game 1 of series vs. Lynx "out of an abundance of caution."       
usatoday.com
Salvation Army starts 'Rescue Christmas' fundraising campaign early amid coronavirus pandemic
The Salvation Army has provided more than 100 million meals, 1.5 million nights of safe shelter, and emotional and spiritual support to over 800,000 people since March.
foxnews.com
Commentary: How many MVPs should LeBron James have?
How many NBA MVP awards should LeBron James have won in his career?        
usatoday.com
Herschel Walker reveals ‘truth’ about BLM, Trump: 'I'm going to fight for' America
Former NFL player Herschel Walker urged BLM supporters to think about what they're promoting and defended President Trump's character.
foxnews.com
Kevin Durant insists he ‘didn’t pick’ Steve Nash to be Nets coach
Kevin Durant is aware of the narratives that he hand-picked the Nets coach. But he insists he didn’t select Steve Nash and only supported him. Brooklyn general manager Sean Marks always said that both Durant and Kyrie Irving would have input in the coaching search, and that the former had been a loud voice in...
nypost.com
Vermont grocery store employee fired after stopping robbery, recovering purse
After stopping a purse snatching, the employee was suspended pending an investigation, which resulted in his firing.
foxnews.com
Our Days Have Always Been Running Out
I greet autumn with a stillness I never felt when I was younger and in such a hurry.
nytimes.com
Dusko Todorovic vs. Dequan Townsend targeted for UFC event on Oct. 3
A middleweight bout is in the works for the UFC’s first October event.        Related StoriesDusko Todorovic vs. Dequan Townsend targeted for UFC event on Oct. 3 - EnclosureDonald Cerrone recaps 'worst performance I've ever had' after majority draw with Niko PriceUFC on ESPN+ 36 rookie report: Grading the newcomers in Las Vegas 
usatoday.com
Bill Gates: It's 'outrageous' Americans can't get coronavirus test result in 24 hours
Bill Gates is frustrated by the way coronavirus testing is behind handled in the United States.
edition.cnn.com
Sunday Night Football: Patriots vs. Seahawks Kickoff Time, Live Stream, TV Channel
The Seahawks and the Patriots meet in a rematch of Super Bowl XLIX after both made winning starts to the season.
newsweek.com
Second GOP Senator Publicly Opposes Filling Ginsburg’s Supreme Court Seat Before Election
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski joins Maine Sen. Susan Collins in saying the election winner should nominate Ginsburg's successor
time.com
NFL injuries dominate Week 2 headlines as several stars leave their games hurt
Injuries to NFL stars dominated the headlines during the second week of the season Sunday.
foxnews.com
Texas prepares water rescue teams as Tropical Storm Beta threatens 'torrential rainfall'
Beta, with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph, was forecast to make landfall Monday or early Tuesday in Texas between Corpus Christi and Galveston.        
usatoday.com
Pine-Sol cleaner has been approved to kill coronavirus on hard surfaces
Pine-Sol's original cleaner has been approved by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a product that can kill the coronavirus on frequently used surfaces.
edition.cnn.com
Shuttle bus runs light and crashes into Aston Martin, ejecting passenger
A man was ejected from a shuttle bus after it ran a red light and crashed into an Aston Martin in Brooklyn early Sunday, cops said. The two vehicles were at Myrtle Avenue and Suydam Street in Bushwick when the bus struck the sports car around 4:30 a.m., according to police. A 38-year-old man was...
nypost.com
Bill Clinton Says Trump and Senate GOP's Position Is to Do Whatever Keeps Them in Power: 'Ruth Ginsburg Was the Reverse'
"Their position is, 'Do whatever maximizes your power. If it's totally inconsistent with what you said before, don't worry about it,'" said Clinton, in reference to the Trump administration and Senate GOP, on Sunday.
newsweek.com
Reports Claim Bahrain Stopped Iran-Backed Militants Planning Attacks
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain broke up a plot by militants backed by Iran to launch attacks on diplomats and foreigners in the island nation home to the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet, Saudi state television and local media
breitbart.com
Biden urges Senate Republicans not to vote for SCOTUS nominee before election
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday pleaded with Senate Republicans not to vote on President Trump’s nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the election. “I’m not speaking to President Trump who will do whatever he wants. I’m not speaking to Mitch McConnell who will do what he wants and what he does....
nypost.com
Broncos' Drew Lock ruled out after shoulder injury as NFL sees league-wide injuries
Denver Broncos’ quarterback Drew Lock was ruled out for the remainder of Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers after suffering a shoulder injury early on. 
foxnews.com
Reality TV couple who won Alaskan lodge say they’ve been swindled
A UK couple says their dream of winning a reality their own Alaskan lodge in a TV show competition for turned into a nightmare when the owner flipped the script on them and decided to keep the home. Emily Padfield, 37, and Mark Warner, 53, competed against five other couples for a chance to win...
nypost.com
Supreme Court Live Tracker: Updates as Biden Speaks on Trump, Ginsburg Vacancy
Lisa Murkowski of Alaska became the second Republican senator to say the Senate should not consider a nominee before the presidential election.
nytimes.com
Live updates: Washington looks to improve to 2-0 with road test against the Cardinals
Follow along for live updates during Sunday's game in Arizona.
washingtonpost.com
Donald Cerrone recaps 'worst performance I've ever had' after majority draw with Niko Price
Donald Cerrone says he's treating his majority draw with Niko Price at UFC on ESPN+ 36 as his fifth straight UFC defeat.        Related StoriesSean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Tyron Woodley after UFC on ESPN+ 36 loss?Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Colby Covington after UFC on ESPN+ 36 win?Video: Israel Adesanya, Paulo Costa size each other up in 'Fight Island' run-in before UFC 253 
usatoday.com
Friends Give Apartment to Handyman Who Went Viral Asking for Work
Community members in Louisville, Kentucky, gave a local handyman and his loved ones a huge surprise on Friday.
1 h
breitbart.com
Michael Moore Urges Pelosi to Shut Down Government to Block GOP from Filling Ginsburg's Seat
Documentary filmmaker and hard-left activist Michael Moore has suggested that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shut down the U.S. government to prevent President Trump from filling the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
1 h
breitbart.com
Mark Levin rips Democrats in Supreme Court clash: ‘They hate the Constitution’
Fox News host Mark Levin weighs in on Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court vacancy and how the Democrats plan to "sabotage" the Constitution.
1 h
foxnews.com
Murkowski Becomes Second GOP Senator to Oppose Vote on Supreme Court Nominee Before Election
The Alaska senator was less specific in her statement than Sen. Susan Collins, who said the winner of the presidential election should pick the nominee.
1 h
slate.com
Jessica Mulroney addresses Meghan Markle friendship amid rumored falling out
Speculation about the status of their friendship first swirled in June.
1 h
nypost.com
Michael Moore Calls on Americans to Get 'Out in the Streets' over SCOTUS Pick -- Be 'Ruthless'
Liberal documentary filmmaker Michael Moore called on Americans to get "out in the streets" and protest Republican Senators possibly pushing a Supreme Court nomination before the November election following the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Sunday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Weekends."
1 h
breitbart.com
Trump vs Biden on Covid-19
Joe Biden has questioned the reopening strategy around the country and called for an emphasis on testing. President Donald Trump has pushed for businesses and schools to open and has downplayed the importance of testing.
1 h
edition.cnn.com
A North Carolina couple married for over 50 years died minutes apart of Covid-19 while holding hands
A couple married for over 50 years died of coronavirus only minutes apart holding hands.
1 h
edition.cnn.com
Trump campaign promises to nominate a woman to fill Supreme Court vacancy
President Trump's 2020 campaign released a statement Sunday, saying the commander-in-chief will nominate a woman to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat left open following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 
1 h
foxnews.com
Taking out the moves: NJ trash men caught on video dancing in the street
A trio of New Jersey garbage men was caught on now-viral video busting out moves in the middle of the street while working. As singer Cupid’s 2007 dance hit the “Cupid Shuffle’’ blared from speakers on the Roselle Sanitation truck in Keansburg in Monmouth County last week, the workers boogied while emptying residents’ trash cans....
1 h
nypost.com
Fitness influencer shows how 'before and after' photos are manipulated
The Internet is full of lies.
1 h
foxnews.com
Performer accidentally shot during Kansas ‘cops-and-robbers’ reenactment
A Roaring ’20s cops-and-robbers reenactment at a Kansas museum got too real when one of the performers was hit with an actual bullet. The Friday night “Coppers Raiding the Bootleggers” reenactment at the Old Cowtown Museum in Wichita, which was supposed to use blanks, instead left one unidentified participant with a real wound to the...
1 h
nypost.com
Three 49ers stars suffer game-ending injuries vs. Jets
The San Francisco 49ers had three key injuries in their game against the New York Jets on Sunday afternoon.
1 h
foxnews.com
Ohio high school students awarded college scholarships for carrying flags onto football field
Two Ohio high school students have been awarded scholarships after being briefly suspended from their football team for carrying flags onto the field during a game on September 11.
1 h
foxnews.com
GOP Breaks Record by Raising $67.6 Million in August
The Republican Party shattered its previous fundraising record by hauling in $67.6 million in August 2020.
1 h
breitbart.com
Joe Biden Says He Should Choose Supreme Court Nominee 'If I Win This Election'
Biden said Sunday that if he defeats President Donald Trump in the upcoming election, then his Supreme Court justice nominee should be withdrawn.
1 h
newsweek.com
A rare blue moon will light up the sky on Halloween
Spooky season is almost upon us -- and this year it will be a little bit spookier.
1 h
edition.cnn.com
Schumer: “Nothing is off the table” in Supreme Court nomination fight
Sen. Chuck Schumer speaks in New York City in September 2020. | Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket/Getty Images Democrats signal they won’t rule out court-packing or other significant changes. In the wake of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death on Friday, President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have announced their intention to fill her seat on the Court as swiftly as possible. Democrats have not yet settled on one particular strategy to counter the Republican agenda, but they’re signaling that they’re not ruling out aggressive responses like rebalancing the Court through court-packing or seeking unconventional ways to delay the nomination. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said during a Democratic caucus call on Saturday that “everything Americans value is at stake” and that he is willing to consider all options should Republicans begin the process of filling Ginsburg’s seat this week, as is planned. “Let me be clear: If Leader McConnell and Senate Republicans move forward with this, then nothing is off the table for next year,” Schumer said. “Nothing is off the table.” Democrats are furious that McConnell plans to proceed with the nomination process despite having led the Republican effort to block President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in February 2016. At that time, McConnell said the “vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president” given that it was an election year. “Mitch McConnell set the precedent. No Supreme Court vacancies filled in an election year,” Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) tweeted Friday. “If he violates it, when Democrats control the Senate in the next Congress, we must abolish the filibuster and expand the Supreme Court.” Enacting either of those policies would transform American political life. Ending the filibuster would allow legislation to pass the Senate with a simple majority of more than 50 votes. If Democrats won control of the Senate in November and scrapped the filibuster, they’d be able to pass ambitious legislation with far greater ease than they could during the Obama administration. And court-packing is a bold strategy that Democrats could use to gain ideological influence over the Court if they win back the Senate in the 2020 elections. “If Democrats control the White House and the Congress, in other words, they can pass a law adding seats to the Supreme Court. If Biden is president, he could then quickly fill them (with the consent of the Senate),” Vox’s Ian Millhiser recently wrote. “And four new seats could give Court a Democratic-controlled majority, despite another Trump pick.” Leaders of the anti-Trump group Indivisible, the abortion rights organization NARAL, and the court advocacy nonprofit Demand Justice reportedly discussed the maneuver on a call on Friday. So far, it’s unclear which, if any, of the potentially sweeping policies like packing the Court or ending the filibuster are being taken seriously by Democratic leadership or could emerge as tangible threats against the GOP. Sunday on NBC’s Meet the Press, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) was asked to explain what Schumer meant by “nothing off the table“ and declined to offer specifics. “I think he’s talking about the fact that there’s reforms that we’ve all looked at that you could consider ... but, again, I’m not going to concede this,” she said. WATCH: Judiciary Comm. Member @amyklobuchar points out the only time a justice died this close to the election, President Lincoln decided to wait until after to fill the seat. #MTP"This is the position of a woman that never gave up. ... I'm not going to give up." pic.twitter.com/Ym62rgOXRn— Meet the Press (@MeetThePress) September 20, 2020 She continued by arguing that Republicans need to be consistent in their statements, pointing out that a number of Republicans previously publicly said they would follow 2016’s precedent if faced with a Supreme Court vacancy ahead of November’s election. Some of these Republicans, such as Sen. Lindsey Graham (SC), have since said they’ve changed their minds; others, like Sens. Susan Collins (ME) and Lisa Murkowski (AK), have argued following Ginsburg’s death for waiting until after the election to seat a new justice. Nancy Pelosi signals potential receptivity to a number of options During an appearance on ABC’s This Week on Sunday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi also signaled an openness to aggressive strategies. ABC’s George Stephanopoulos asked Pelosi about the idea floated by some activists that Democrats could use impeachment hearings against Trump or Attorney General Bill Barr to tie up the Senate if Republicans try to push through a nomination during a lame-duck session (after a potential win for Democrats in Congress and the White House). “Well, we have our options,” Pelosi replied. “We have arrows in our quiver that I’m not about to discuss right now, but the fact is we have a big challenge in our country. This president has threatened to not even accept the results of the election with statements that he and his henchmen have made.” Stephanopoulos pressed Pelosi further on the issue, and tried to get her to confirm that she wasn’t “ruling anything out” as an option, and she again said her party feels it has a number of options at its disposal. “We have a responsibility. We’ve taken an oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States,” she said. “We have a responsibility to meet the needs of the American people. That is when we weigh the equities of protecting our democracy requires us to use every arrow in our quiver.” During the interview, Pelosi did rule out using a looming government shutdown as leverage over Republicans but refuses to issue a statement on adding justices to the Supreme Court. What is clear is that Democrats do not yet have the votes to block a Trump nominee in the Senate. They will need four Republican senators to either abstain or vote no on that nominee; as of Sunday, only two — Collins and Murkowski — have said they believe the Senate shouldn’t vote on the president’s nominee before November’s election. Trump is expected to announce his nominee this week, meaning Democrats will need to unveil a firm strategy soon. Will you help keep Vox free for all? The United States is in the middle of one of the most consequential presidential elections of our lifetimes. It’s essential that all Americans are able to access clear, concise information on what the outcome of the election could mean for their lives, and the lives of their families and communities. That is our mission at Vox. But our distinctive brand of explanatory journalism takes resources. Even when the economy and the news advertising market recovers, your support will be a critical part of sustaining our resource-intensive work. If you have already contributed, thank you. If you haven’t, please consider helping everyone understand this presidential election: Contribute today from as little as $3.
1 h
vox.com
Ted Cruz on why Senate must confirm SCOTUS nominee before election: 'It's precedent'
Sen. Ted Cruz on Sunday made a case for why the Senate must confirm Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's successor before election day.
1 h
foxnews.com
'Tenet' hits $250K globally, but moviegoers are mostly staying home amid COVID-19 pandemic
About three quarters of the country's movie theaters are open, but Americans are not going back in significant numbers in the COVID-era.        
1 h
usatoday.com