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Hunter Biden watches as his daughter Naomi Biden testifies in court on Friday in Wilmington, Delaware.

It was clear that speaking about her father was a very painful subject for Naomi Biden. And even though she is a graduate of Columbia Law School, she appeared very uncomfortable on the stand after the defense called her to testify Friday in the trial against Hunter Biden. 

Naomi Biden entered the court on Friday with her husband, and first lady Jill Biden immediately motioned for him to come sit next to her among the Biden family and friends who make up at least the first two rows of the courtroom.  

Naomi Biden’s testimony focused on two instances in 2018 when she saw her father.  

The first was in August or September, when she went to visit her dad in Los Angeles. Hunter Biden had reached out to her to come visit him amid his stint in rehab. He offered to arrange the trip, and Naomi Biden said she agreed to go, even though she had not seen him in quite some time.  

On the stand, Naomi Biden came across as genuine and compelling as the child of an addict.  

She then testified about a trip to New York City, where Hunter Biden came to pick up a car. She described seeing him at the end of October, and said she felt “hopeful.” Naomi Biden said her father seemed the same as when she had seen him in Los Angeles. 

On cross-examination by prosecutor Leo Wise, she again testified about how she had not seen her father recently because “after my uncle died, things got bad,” around 2015.  

Prosecutors got her to concede that she really did not know what he was like when he was using drugs, because she had not seen him for quite some time.  

Prosecutors seemed to catch Naomi and defense attorney Abbe Lowell off guard when they introduced her to a series of texts she exchanged with her father during the trip to New York.    

Naomi Biden seemed a little confused and reticent when confronted with texts appearing to show her father to be somewhat erratic and non-communicative when trying to arrange the hand off of his car.  

She did not remember the exchange and started to appear increasingly uncomfortable when talking about texts her father sent her in the wee hours of the morning about exchanging his car.  

As she left the stand, Naomi Biden gave her dad a cool embrace, a kiss on the cheek, and was seen trembling and wiping away tears as she exited the courtroom. 

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The planet is getting hotter fast. This is what happens to your body in extreme heat



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Human-caused climate change has already made heat waves around the world more frequent and intense.

Scientists who study the role of global warming on weather say that every heat wave today bears the fingerprints of the climate crisis.

Climate change, driven primarily by humans burning fossil fuels, is worsening global extreme weather in general, but much of that change is related to heat.

In the US, heat kills more Americans than any other weather-related disaster, and it will only continue to worsen as the world heats up from burning fossil fuels.

Here’s what happens to your body in extreme heat, what you need to watch out for and how to stay safe.

What happens to your body

Normally, your body is used to a certain range of temperatures, usually between 97 to 99 degrees Fahrenheit. When your brain senses a change – either lower or higher than that – it attempts to help your body cool down or heat up, according to Dr. Judith Linden, executive vice chair of the department of emergency medicine at Boston Medical Center and a professor in the emergency medicine department at Boston University’s school of medicine.

“There are a number of different ways in which (the brain) attempts to cool the body down. One way, the most common way we think of, is that you sweat,” Linden said. “The pores open, the body sweats and the sweat evaporates, that cools the body.”

The second way your body cools itself down is by dilating vessels and upping your heart rate, which helps bring heat and blood to the surface of your body and helps releases that excess heat.

When you’re exposed to high temperatures, it becomes harder for your body to try and keep up with cooling itself down. And if your environment is hot and humid, sweat doesn’t evaporate as easily – which pushes your body’s temperature even higher, according to the Mayo Clinic.

“The higher the humidity, the lower temperatures you need for extreme heat,” Linden said.

High body temperatures can lead to damage to the brain and other vital organs, the CDC says. They can also lead to several heat-related illnesses.

Mild-heat related illnesses, including heat cramps, are most common, Linden said. Heat cramps can develop in people who sweat a lot, including during exercising. The excessive sweating uses up all of the body’s salt and moisture and can lead to muscle pains or spasms, usually in the abdomen, arms or legs, according to the CDC.

A heat rash can also develop. That’s a skin irritation caused by too much sweating in hot and humid weather, and is most common in young children, the CDC says. It is usually a red cluster of pimples or blisters, and tends to be in places including the neck, upper chest or in elbow creases.

When your body’s beginning to exceed its ability to cool itself down, you can develop what’s known as heat exhaustion.

“In this case you’re going to see excessive sweating because your body is really going to try and keep up with that extra heat. You’re going to feel light-headed, you may feel dizzy, often people present with nausea, headaches and their skin often looks pale and clammy and their pulse is often fast,” Linden said.

“This is the body’s last attempt to cool itself before it really goes into a point of no return.”

A heat stroke is the most serious heat-related illness, and, if left untreated, can lead to death.

“That’s where your body’s temperature goes above 104 to 105 degrees or so, and this is where your mechanisms are starting to fail,” Linden said.

Warning signs may include extremely high body temperatures, red and dry skin, a rapid pulse, headache, dizziness, nausea or loss of consciousness, according to the CDC.

The hallmark of a heat stroke is confusion and agitation, Linden said.

“So when somebody’s in the heat and they become confused and agitated, that’s heat stroke until proven otherwise and you need to call 911 for that or get help immediately and get the person out of the heat.”

Elderly, people with chronic medical conditions as well as children are at higher risk for severe heat-related illnesses.

The elderly and people with chronic medical conditions may be less likely to sense and respond to temperature changes and may be taking medication that make the heat effects worse, the CDC said.

“Very young (people) as well, because they’re less likely to recognize heat-related illness and they’re less likely to get out of the heat if they’re starting to feel overheated,” Linden said.

Student-athletes and pets are also at higher risk, she added.

“In this weather, you must never, ever, ever leave a child or a pet in the car for even a minute,” Linden added.

When your community is facing extreme heat, there are several things you can do to keep yourself and others safe.

First, keep an eye out for symptoms of heat exhaustion or other illnesses. “If somebody starts feeling light-headed, dizzy, nausea or headache, that is the time to act immediately,” Linden said. “That means getting them out of the heat and into a cool environment.”

Putting water on someone who may be experiencing symptoms and giving them fluids can help cool them down. If someone is starting to lose consciousness or has nausea or vomiting, call 911.

“If you see anybody with any type of confusion, that’s an immediate red flag,” Linden added.

When it’s hot outside, try to avoid outdoor activities – especially between the hours of 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., according to Linden. If you have to go outside, wear light-colored clothing, cover your head and drink plenty of fluids.

Don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink water – as that can be a sign of dehydration. Linden recommends drinking at least one glass of water – or more – an hour.

“If you do start to feel light-headed, dizzy, sweating, fast pulse, get out of the heat immediately,” Linden said.

Try to find air conditioning, or places in your area where you can go to stay cool, according to Ready.gov. Even spending a few hours in a shopping mall or public library can help.

When you’re home, fans can help, but don’t rely on them as your only way of cooling down – while it may feel more comfortable, they won’t help prevent heat-related illness.

“If you’re in a super hot room, if you’ve got a fan, is it helpful? No. I think, if you’ve got a fan, and you’re able to mist yourself … then fans can be helpful,” Linden said. “Fans are not foolproof.”

Finally, make sure you’re checking on your neighbors, parents and friends – especially older individuals who may be living alone or are isolated, Linden said.

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Vulnerable Dem senator breaks silence on Biden’s fitness, demands president prove ability

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Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said President Biden needs to prove his ability to serve a second term in the White House, joining a group of Democratic lawmakers scrutinizing the president after a lackluster debate performance last month and a sit-down interview that failed to calm concerns. 

“President Biden has got to prove to the American people—including me—that he’s up to the job for another four years,” Tester said in a statement Monday.

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“Meanwhile, I’ll continue to do what I’ve always done: Stand up to President Biden when he’s wrong and protect our Montana way of life,” he added. 

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Tester is up for re-election to the Senate in red state Montana, which was won twice by former President Trump. 

The statement from the Montana Democrat on Biden and his ability to serve another four years came more than a week after Biden’s poor debate showing and several days following his ABC News interview. 

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Tester’s campaign previously did not respond to a request for comment from Fox News Digital after the debate. 

In the past, the Democratic senator has assured Biden’s fitness as president, saying last year he was “absolutely 100% with it.”

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Tester stands a significant chance of being unseated come November, with Republican entities putting substantial resources into backing Senate candidate Navy SEAL Tim Sheehy. Cook Political Report rates the race as a “Toss Up.”

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Reporter’s Notebook: Backlash in the halls of Congress

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It’s a challenge to protect 535 members of Congress. 

That’s to say nothing of guarding their offices on Capitol Hill, along with their offices back in their home states or districts. And in many cases, even their homes and loved ones.

That’s why some on Capitol Hill found the vandalism to an exterior wall of the office belonging to Rep. Brad Schneider, D-Ill., in the Cannon House Office Building so alarming last week.

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“My Capitol office was vandalized yesterday in a vile act of hate in which the posters of the more than 100 people still held hostage in Gaza (including 8 Americans) were ripped from the wall, shredded and tossed across the hallway,” said Schneider in a post on X Friday morning, just after the July 4th holiday.

Some of the posters were strewn about the floor in front of Schneider’s office door. Other posters were crumpled or peeling from the wall, still half-attached. Several rows of other posters remained affixed to the wall, apparently out of reach of the vandal or vandals. 

Schneider is one of the most outspoken advocates for Israel in Congress. Contrary to some of his Democratic colleagues, Schneider welcomes a visit to Capitol Hill later this month by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to deliver a speech to a joint meeting of Congress. 

This incident comes just days after anti-Israel demonstrators rallied outside Schneider’s home in Highland Park, Illinois, in the middle of the night. They banged drums and blew trumpets until police finally dispersed the crowd of about three dozen. Some chanted antisemitic slogans.

“We are aware and investigating. To protect the investigation, we cannot provide any more information at this time,” said the U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) in a statement.

It is against House rules for members to post anything on the outside walls of their offices in the Capitol complex. But it is rarely enforced. This is a long-running dispute between lawmakers and House officials. It came to a head during the war in Iraq – circa 2003 – when members made a point of posting pictures of U.S. servicemen and women killed in the conflict.

No one was injured in the vandalism at Schneider’s office near the Cannon House Office Building Rotunda. No one tried to break in. But here is some important context about what happened: someone inside the Capitol complex ripped the posters of the hostages from the wall.

Here’s some sleuthing. 

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The Cannon House Office Building is open to the public during normal business hours. But the facility was mostly closed to the public for the July 4th holiday. There’s an exception to that on July 4th. Dozens of lawmakers and aides bring hundreds of guests into the Capitol for the Independence Day concert on the West Front. They serve people drinks and sandwiches and often escort them to the Capitol itself or even the Speaker’s Balcony to watch the show and view a spectacular fireworks display on the Mall.

On another holiday besides July 4 – say Thanksgiving or New Year’s Day – the Capitol complex would practically be deserted. It would be devoid of staff, lawmakers and certainly guests. No concert or festivities.

That brings us to who else is allowed inside the Capitol complex on a holiday: anyone with a permanent hard pass is authorized to be there, 24/7. That includes lawmakers, congressional aides, journalists, Capitol Police officers, along with maintenance and custodial staff. So, there is a defined universe of people who are permitted to be anywhere in the Capitol buildings.

The Cannon House Office Building would have a usual contingent of USCP officers patrolling it on a holiday. Moreover, USCP has a number of cameras trained on a variety of halls and locales throughout the congressional facilities. It’s unclear if there is video of this incident. In addition, there would even be more USCP officers at the Capitol complex on July 4 than on another holiday. That’s because of the tens of thousands who pour onto the grounds for the concert and fireworks. However, most of the focus is on keeping order and securing the concert.

This brings us to the disturbing part of the equation: whoever vandalized the posters outside Schneider’s office was either someone who was brought into the building by a lawmaker or people who worked there. This wasn’t done by someone from the public just roaming the building by themselves on a random Thursday afternoon because the facility is open.

But this is just another example of the rising trend of violence and threats against lawmakers, family members, staff and congressional property over the past few years.

“Have you noticed a noticeable increase in criminal activity perpetrated against members of Congress in the last year or two?” asked Rep. Andrew Clyde, R-Ga., at a House hearing earlier this spring.

“Over the last couple of years, it’s been a concern,” replied Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger.

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There were 8,000 threats against lawmakers last year. That’s an exponential spike, up from just 2,000 a few years ago.

“We’ve seen carjackings. We’ve seen one of our colleagues attacked in an elevator in her building,” said Rep. Stephanie Bice, R-Okla.

Bice is referring to the carjacking of Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, not far from the Capitol. A thug accosted Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn., at her D.C. home.

Muggers pistol whipped an aide to Rep. Brad Finstad, R-Minn., last year after the congressional baseball game at nearby Nats Park.

“The level of threat has escalated,” said Rep. Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y.

A man savaged two aides to Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., with a baseball bat at his northern Virginia district office in 2023. And then there was the brutal beating of Paul Pelosi, husband of former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.

There have been instances of some local prosecutors refusing to take cases involving threats and violence against lawmakers.

“That falls at the hands of these prosecutors and the city councils that run these cities and run these areas,” said Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla.

A U.S. attorney in Indiana failed to prosecute a man who threatened to kill Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind. 

The U.S. Capitol Police recently hired special, legal liaisons in California and Florida to assist local officials with these special prosecutions involving members of Congress.

“We didn’t see that level of prosecution that we wanted,” said Manger. “Not everyone understands how to work a hate crime.”

Manger says he wants all threats against lawmakers investigated. Otherwise, he worries that someone who could do harm might slip through the cracks. That’s why Capitol Police continue to probe the incident at Schneider’s office on Capitol Hill.

If they find something potentially criminal, it will be up to local officials in Washington, D.C., to prosecute. It demonstrates the backlash that Schneider and others face for supporting Israel. And it underscores that people holding those views face threats amid what should be the relative sanctity and security in the halls of Congress.

 

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Prominent Democrat: ‘Voters have been voicing’ Biden concerns for months

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Former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau is arguing Monday that “voters have been voicing” concerns about President Biden for months as the 81-year-old is resisting calls to end his re-election bid. 

Favreau, in a post on X, rejected Biden’s claim that calls for his withdrawal are only coming from “elite” sources. He cited a pre-debate poll from the New York Times/Siena College that found 64% of all voters wanted Biden replaced on the Democratic ticket, including 48% of people who planned to vote for Biden, and that 69% of the electorate finds Biden too old to be an effective president. 

“This is not an elite thing. This is not a media thing. This is not a one-bad-debate-freakout thing,” Favreau wrote. “The voters have been voicing these concerns for months now. Denying them or dismissing them is not the way to overcome them.” 

Favreau, who is one of the hosts of Pod Save America, also flagged that 55% of Black voters and 66% of Hispanic voters want Biden replaced as the nominee. 

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The post came after Biden made a surprise appearance Monday morning on MSNBC in which he challenged fellow Democrats to run against him for the nomination and dismissed widespread calls for him to drop out of the presidential race. 

“I’m getting frustrated by the elites – not you guys – the elites in the party, oh, they know so much more. Any of these guys that don’t think I should run, run against me. Announce for president, challenge me at the convention,” Biden said.  

BIDEN CALLS INTO ‘MORNING JOE,’ REMAINS DEFIANT ABOUT STAYING IN THE RACE 

Then in a letter fired off to congressional Democrats today, Biden urged his party to stop questioning whether he should end his re-election bid and “move forward as a unified party” in order to defeat former President Trump in their 2024 election rematch. 

Biden reiterated in the letter that he’s “firmly committed to staying in this race” and argued that any further questioning of his candidacy “only helps Trump and hurts us.” 

Fox News’ Paul Steinhauser and Patrick Ward contributed to this report. 

 

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Tiger Woods makes decision about US Ryder Cup captaincy in 2025: report

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Tiger Woods has made a decision with regard to the possibility of becoming the U.S. Ryder Cup team captain in 2025. 

According to The Telegraph, Woods turned down the opportunity to captain the U.S. against Europe at Bethpage Black in Long Island, New York next year. 

Woods reportedly believes he would not have the time to handle the many demands that come for a team captain. He is also one of those involved in the PGA Tour’s talks with the Public Investment Fund, the Saudi Arabia backbone for LIV Golf, as a merger remains possible.

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Woods was an assistant captain in the past for the Ryder Cup squad, which led many to believe he could be a possibility for 2025. 

Now that he is reportedly out of it, The Telegraph cited Stewart Cink, a PGA Tour veteran, as someone who could land the captaincy. 

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The Times’ Tom Kershaw spoke to Cink at the Genesis Scottish Open, where he asked about Woods turning down the captaincy. 

“Tiger should have first run, and he has, but it doesn’t surprise me that he turned it down,” Cink told Kershaw. “The PGA Tour is pretty busy right now, and he’s got a lot on his plate.”

There is also Davis Love III, a captain in 2012 and 2016, as well as Fred Couples among the possible choices for this year. 

Another report also said that Keegan Bradley, who Johnson infamously left off the U.S. team last year, could be chosen as captain as well. 

The U.S. was captained by Zach Johnson last year, but things went awry in Rome during the Ryder Cup that saw Europe win, 16 ½ to 11 ½, after getting off to an early lead. 

Woods has extensive Ryder Cup experience, though it hasn’t been the greatest of performances. He went 13-21-3 during his Ryder Cup matches. He went 4-2-2 in singles matches, 4-9-1 in foursomes and 5-10 in four-ball. 

His last outing was in 2018 at Le Golf National, where Europe won 17 ½ to 10 ½. Woods was dismal with an 0-4-0 record throughout the tournament. 

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Tennis legend Serena Williams confirms she once tried to cash $1 million check at bank drive-thru

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Tennis legend Serena Williams has made millions over the course of her illustrious career, and she admitted trying to cash one of those checks at a drive-thru ATM. 

Yes, Williams confirmed on the popular show “Hot Ones,” that the story of her trying to cash a $1 million check at a bank’s drive-thru ATM was 100% true. 

“I never really spent a lot of money,” she told host Sean Evans. “I was just so serious. I don’t know what happened to me. I used to be serious.”

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“So, I just went to the drive-thru, and the guys was like, ‘Uh, I think you need to come inside for this,’” Williams added. 

Williams made an immense impact on tennis and women’s sports in general with her dominance on the court. With that success came many millions, as the 23-time major champion earned $94.8 million over her career, and that’s without the many endorsements she’s acquired over that span. 

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Williams is the highest-paid female tennis player of all-time, and with that came moments like these, which taught some valuable life lessons. 

During the interview, Williams also noted how she never played the game for money. 

“I played because I loved the sport,” she said instead. “I wanted to be the best. I wanted to win. I didn’t even know at the time if I wanted to be the best. I just wanted to win.

“My tax guy, he would be like, ‘You didn’t get your money,’ and I was like, ‘You didn’t get your money,’ and I would be like, ‘Oh, I didn’t get that one in Zurich, I forgot that one in Moscow.’ I was just playing to win, and if I didn’t win, I was just not thinking. I was just so angry I wanted to just figure out a way to get better and win the next time.”

Williams, 42, has retired from tennis, focusing more time now on her family with husband Alexis Ohanian and their two daughters, 6-year-old Olympia and 11-month-old Adria. 

According to Forbes, Williams’ net worth is $290 million. 

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Trump focused on campaigning, as Dems are ‘in disarray’ amid Biden chaos

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EXCLUSIVE: The Trump campaign doesn’t want to “get in the way” of Democrats “shooting at each other” over President Biden’s re-election chances, with a source telling Fox News Digital that the former president prefers to focus on campaigning and the upcoming Republican National Convention instead of on his rival’s implosion.

Other than challenging Biden to a second debate – one that he proposes occur without any moderators – former President Trump has been measured in his attacks on Biden. When asked about the strategy, a Trump campaign source said Trump is, instead, focused on his campaign and winning. 

“Democrats are in disarray,” the Trump campaign source told Fox News Digital. “Why get in the way of them shooting at each other?” 

The Trump campaign has its sights set on the GOP nominating convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which begins July 15 and runs through July 18, the source told Fox News Digital. Trump is expected to be formally nominated during the convention as the 2024 Republican presidential nominee. 

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“We have the convention coming up, we have two rallies coming up, and we have the VP announcement coming up,” the source said. “We are focused on what we have to do and the big news coming from us.” 

The Trump campaign source added: “We’ll let the Democrats shoot at each other all day long.”

Biden has been reeling amid mounting pressure to step aside and suspend his 2024 campaign, including calls to quit the race from many within the Democratic Party. The concerns began to manifest after Biden’s disastrous performance at the first presidential debate against Trump last month. 

BIDEN’S ‘DISASTER’ DEBATE PERFORMANCE SPARKS MEDIA MELTDOWN, CALLS FOR HIM TO WITHDRAW FROM 2024 RACE

Top Biden campaign aides and White House officials have been engaged in damage control ever since, with the president himself sending a letter to Democrats in Congress on Monday morning. In the letter, Biden stressed his commitment to staying in the race and beating Trump in November. 

Trump is expected to sit down for his first interview since the debate on Monday with Sean Hannity on “Hannity” at 9 p.m. ET on Fox News.

Trump is set to hold a rally at his golf club in Doral, Florida, near Miami on Tuesday night. On Saturday, Trump is expected to travel to Pennsylvania for another rally at the Butler Farm Show. 

Meanwhile, Biden, in his Monday letter to Democratic members of Congress, urged them to stop questioning whether he should end his re-election bid and “move forward as a unified party.” 

Biden wrote that he is “firmly committed to staying in this race” and argued that any further questioning of his candidacy “only helps Trump and hurts us.”

TRUMP APPROVAL RATING TOPS 50% AS HE LEADS BIDEN ON VOTERS’ TOP TWO ISSUES: POLL

The 81-year-old Biden is the oldest president in the nation’s history. His halting delivery and stumbling answers at the debate in Atlanta sparked widespread panic in the Democratic Party and a rising tide of public and private calls from within his own party for him to step aside. 

Trump’s approval rating has surpassed 50%, and the presumptive Republican nominee leads Biden on voters’ top two issues, the economy and immigration, according to a new poll. 

The poll by USA Today/Suffolk University was conducted on a sample of 1,000 registered voters between June 28 and 30, after Biden’s debate debacle sent shock waves through the Democratic Party. 

It shows 51% of respondents said they approve of Trump’s job performance as president from 2017 to 2021, compared to 41% who said they approve of Biden’s current job performance.

Regarding two of the top issues of the 2024 campaign, the economy and immigration, more registered voters said they believed Trump would do a better job than Biden. 

The poll found 53% of registered voters trust Trump to handle immigration compared to 40% who said the same for Biden. 

Respondents also viewed Trump as more capable than Biden of handling national security, 52% to 42%, and on dealing with China, 51% to 41%. 

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Cara Delevingne admits to getting drunk at 8 years old: ‘Crazy age’

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Cara Delevingne is opening up about her struggles.

The model turned actress has been sober for nearly two years, and in a new interview with the Sunday Times, she spoke at length about her health journey – including an admission that she once got drunk at only 8 years old.

The conversation began when reporter Vassi Chamberlain recalled meeting Delevingne for the first time at a wedding in 2001 – Chamberlain was a guest while Delevingne was a bridesmaid.

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“You know I got drunk that day,” she shared. “I was 8, what a crazy age to get drunk.”

Just two years later, Delevingne began modeling with a photo shoot for Vogue Italia, and not too long after, she began partying in earnest.

Delevingne told Vogue last year, “I was happy as a kid for sure, but I think when I grew up, I looked back and realized, That’s not normal. And then as a teenager, it just all came plummeting down. That’s also when I started drinking and partying. There was this need to escape and change my reality as I was hit with just huge questions: What am I doing here? Who am I trying to be?”

Speaking now to the Times, the “Suicide Squad” actress explained, “I used to think drugs and alcohol helped me cope… but they didn’t, they kept me sad and super depressed. I feel like I’ve got my power back and I’m not being controlled by other things.”

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Delevingne hails from a famous London family – her father, Charles, is a property developer and the son of socialite Angela Delevingne. One of her sisters, Poppy, is an actress and a model in her own right, and her mother, Pandora, was a socialite.

Pandora has also been open about her issues with addiction

“I do think the older I get, the more I see how similar me and my mother are,” Delevingne explained. “She has managed to survive through so much. She’s whip smart. I think there are really beautiful things about my mother and really sad things too. It makes the whole situation complex.”

The model also spoke about the March fire that burned down her Los Angeles home, and how differently she would have reacted if she hadn’t been sober.

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“It sucks, but everyone was safe and, like anything, if I’d not been sober I would still be reeling over that. It would still affect me really deeply,” she said. “Of course it affected me, it’s super sad. It never won’t be. But I don’t use it as a tool to keep myself sad.”

At the time, Delevingne was in London performing in a stage production of “Cabaret.” There were people inside the home during the fire, one who suffered from smoke inhalation.

Her cats were inside the house as well, but they were rescued.

 

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Single mom travels to 17 countries with baby during 3-year paid maternity leave

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A single mother is living her best life after deciding to travel the world with her toddler while on a three-year paid maternity leave. 

Sarah Noack, 26, of Frankfurt, Germany, just recently ended her maternity leave and quit her job. 

The flight attendant became pregnant with her first child, Luana Noack, in 2021 and was told she could not work for the airline while pregnant. 

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That meant that Sarah Noack would be placed on maternity leave from then on. 

She told SWNS, however, that her company would also allow mothers to continue on maternity leave during their breastfeeding journey — which for this mom would be for roughly two more years. 

“Flight attendants aren’t allowed to work when they are pregnant at the airline I was with, so I was still having a full salary but not working,” she said.

“I have been on parental leave since my daughter was born,” she added, as “we have a breastfeeding policy where you get your whole salary while breastfeeding.”

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Sarah Noack decided to take the time off as an opportunity to travel the world with her newborn daughter. 

“I wanted to have an adventurous life and have a child,” she told SWNS. 

The single mom took her two-week-old baby to Barcelona, Spain, to start out her traveling adventure. 

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From there, baby Luana Noack took her first steps on a beach in Bali and spoke her first words in Indonesia — something her mother said was a memorable experience. 

Although traveling full-time with a newborn baby likely sounds difficult in theory to many, Sarah Noack said she actually found it to be easier than “having a normal routine in Germany.”

She said, “Backpacking hasn’t been difficult with a baby as she was so small, [but] it is getting harder now [that] she is getting bigger and has started running around.”

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Today, the pair have been to 17 countries in the first two-and-a-half years of the toddler’s life. 

The mom of one, who is now a freelance social media manager, told SWNS the pair have spent a month in Thailand, two months in Portugal and three weeks in Cambodia, to name a few stops. 

Sarah Noack said her favorite country to visit was Nepal because of its rich culture. 

She said, “The country blew me away. It was beautiful [and] so different to every other place I have ever been to.”

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She has also started a podcast discussing her adventure as a full-time traveling mom called “Hot Mum Things.” 

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With over 60,000 followers on Instagram, Sarah Noack shares the daily realities of traveling the world with her toddler. 

Fox News Digital reached out to Sarah Noack for further comment.

 

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