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Meghan King Edmonds claps back at trolls with sultry snap: ‘Brb gotta go live my best life’

Meghan King Edmonds is firing back at online trolls in a rather sultry manner.

The former “Real Housewives of Orange County” star took to Instagram on Saturday to clap back at haters who have been questioning her parental choices as of late.

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“PS To all the “Nancy’s in Nebraska”: as you become overly concerned with a stranger just remember ima still do me✌🏼,” King Edmonds wrote on Instagram. “Brb gotta go live my best life byeeeee.”

The 35-year-old reality star’s controversial drew the ire of many Instagram commenters, with some claiming that her moves are merely “calculated.”

“Everything she does is calculated. From the barbies to the arm lifted to make the ribs stick out even more,” one user critiqued. “Master of media manipulation.”

“pathetic how desperate for attention you are. No one needs to see your pale scrawny body. Sad that you crave attention that much,” said one user.

“I’ll never understand why you have to insult and lash out like you do. It’s gross. Grow up,” another user lambasted.

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However, King Edmonds did receive some support amidst the social media negativity.

“You so strong and pretty! You got this mama!” said one user in defense of the reality star.

“Always stunning but most of all kind and a good mom,” said another user.

“De-stigmatizing bodies is important!” one user commented on the star’s slim figure. “A body is natural and doesn’t have to be sexual. You’re being a good mom by teaching your kids these things and using your platform to teach others!”

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Meghan King Edmonds and her estranged husband Jim Edmonds. (Instagram)

King Edmonds has been embroiled in controversy since last fall after a public series of setbacks with husband Jim Edmonds. The problems began with Jim’s alleged sexting relationship with another woman followed by allegations he had an inappropriate relationship with a nanny.

In June, Jim admitted he had a “lapse in judgment” regarding the text affair but denied it was physical. In October, he shot down Meghan’s allegations of an affair with a nanny and filed for divorce.

Fox News’ Melissa Roberto contributed to this report.

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Adam Sandler mocks ‘handsome’ Oscars nominees in expletive-filled speech at Independent Spirit Awards

Adam Sandler may not have scored an Oscars nomination despite an overwhelmingly positive response to his lead performance in “Uncut Gems,” but the actor did appear to get the last laugh at the Independent Spirit Awards one night prior.

The 53-year-old actor took the stage at the Spirit Awards to accept the accolade for best male lead for the film, in which he plays a jeweler and gambling addict, where he delivered an epic, expletive-filled speech while mocking the nominees of Sunday night’s 92nd Academy Awards.

“Tonight, as I look around this room, I realize the Independent Spirit Awards are the best personality awards of Hollywood,” Sandler said to the crowd on Saturday (via Variety).

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dam Sandler and Jackie Sandler arrive at AARP The Magazine’s 19th Annual Movies For Grownups Awards at the Beverly Wilshire on Jan. 11. (Amanda Edwards/WireImage)

Sandler continued: “So let all of those feather-haired douchebag motherf–kers get their Oscars tomorrow night. Their handsome good looks will fade in time, while our Independent personalities will shine on forever.”

The award-winning actor also mocked “Uncut Gems” producer, Scott Rudin.

“Scott said the words that would forever change my life: ‘No, those aren’t homeless rabbis, those are the Safdie brothers,'” Sandler laughed.

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Adam Sandler was snubbed for an Oscars nomination for his role in “Uncut Gems” but took home the award for best male lead at the Independent Spirit Awards on Feb. 8. (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

The actor also took a swipe at Netflix executive Ted Sarandos, whom Sandler claimed he had to get “stoned.”

The “Saturday Night Live” alum concluded with a nod to independent films, hilariously recalling some of his greatest roles.

“From my first film — a fearless look in the American education system through the eyes of a privileged sociopath by the name of Billy f–king Madison — to my searing exploration of American college foosball and it’s manipulation of socially challenged athletes like the Mr. Bobby Boucher, I have tried to sell my truths with a truly independent spirit, while also cashing some truly disturbingly large paychecks,” he quipped.

Sandler also thanked his wife, Jackie Sandler, and his daughters, Sadie, 13, and Sunny, 11, for motivating him to take on his role as Howard Ratner in “Uncut Gems.” In December, he admitted he was at first reluctant to take it on.

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“I read it and I loved the movie but I was scared to do it and then I asked Jackie to read it. We do this together. We discuss what I’m going to do. She gives me strength and courage to jump into this stuff,” Sandler said at the time.

He added: “She read it and she’s like, ‘You have to do it,’ and right when she says I have to do it, I’m right in there. I jump in.”

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Biden, in New Hampshire, jokingly calls student ‘a lying, dog-faced pony soldier’

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Presidential contender Joe Biden jokingly called a college student in New Hampshire a “lying, dog-faced pony soldier” during a campaign event on Sunday, just two months after he unloaded on an Iowa voter whom he called a “damn liar.”

The campaign trail headscratchers came as Biden, 77, has gone on the offensive following his disappointing fourth-place finish in last week’s maligned Iowa caucuses, well behind rivals Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.

The student, Madison, of Mercer University in Georgia, began by asking Biden how he could remain competitive in the race after that performance.

“It’s a good question,” Biden responded. “Number one: Iowa’s a democratic caucus. You ever been to a caucus? No you haven’t. You’re a lying, dog-faced pony soldier. You said you were; but now you got to be honest. I’m gonna be honest with you.”

Biden had used the bizarre phrase in January as well, in response to a question about President Obama’s broken promise that individuals would be guaranteed the option to keep their doctors under the Affordable Care Act. Contrary to reports that the line was from a John Wayne movie, TMZ reported that the phrase may have come from the 1952 Tyrone Power film called “Pony Soldier.”

Nevertheless, the moment drew mockery from conservatives and other commentators.

“You’re a lying, dog-faced pony soldier.”

— Joe Biden

“If he can’t handle a simple question from one of his own supporters, how can Joe Biden possibly take on Donald Trump one on one for six months?” asked Donald Trump, Jr., on Twitter.

George Washington University law professor and GOP impeachment witness Jonathan Turley added: “Hmmm, Biden does not appear to be confining his ‘go negative’ strategy to [Pete] Buttigieg, but seems to think it will work with voters. Calling a voter ‘a lying dog-faced pony soldier’ must be a new voter suppression strategy by targeting your own voters.”

Also in New Hampshire, Biden forcefully echoed failed presidential contender Eric Swalwell in dismissing Second Amendment advocates, claiming personal gun ownership is an ineffective defense against government tyranny. (In an infamous tweet, Swalwell informed a gun-rights proponent that the government “has nukes” and could defeat an uprising in a “short war.”)

“Those who say ‘the tree of liberty is watered with the blood of patriots’ — a great line, well, guess what: The fact is, if you’re going to take on the government you need an F-15 with Hellfire Missiles,” Biden said. “There is no way an AK-47 is going to take care of you, if you’re worried about the government coming and knocking down your door.”

Biden’s defensiveness on the campaign trail has raised questions among some Democrats about his possible electability issues, especially given President Trump’s propensity for hammering the Bidens’ perceived corruption. This past December in Iowa, Biden slammed a voter who questioned Hunter Biden’s business dealings as a “damn liar” who needed to take an “IQ test.”

The former vice president also seemingly called the man “fat,” although the Biden campaign said he had been misunderstood.

Biden has stepped up his aggressiveness in recent days, although his attacks have been increasingly directed not just at individual voters, but also other rivals for the White House.

“This guy’s not a Barack Obama. Barack Obama had been a United States senator of a really large state,” Biden said this weekend, referring to Buttigieg. “This is a very different situation.”

Biden spoke with reporters hours after his campaign went up with a new digital ad suggesting the 38-year old candidate — who’s nearly four decades younger than Biden — didn’t have enough experience to be president.

The spot used a clip of then-President Obama calling Biden “the best vice president America’s ever had,” before going on to compare arguable successes of the Obama administration with mundane mayoral actions by Buttigieg, such as installing “decorative lights under bridges.”

Buttigieg’s team, in response, argued: “Vice President’s decision to run this ad speaks more to where he currently stands in this race than it does about Pete’s perspective as a mayor and veteran.”

Asked about his campaign’s digital video, Biden explained: “What I’m doing is responding to what Pete’s been saying for the last two months, that all the problems we have today are from the recent past.”

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“When you get attacked, you have to respond. I kept my mouth shut for a long time. I haven’t responded at all. But it’s been constant, a constant assertion that the problems we’re facing today are somehow because of our administration. That’s simply not true,” Biden said.

Fox News’ Paul Steinhauser in Manchester, N.H., contributed to this report.

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Air Force suicides last year surged to highest levels in 30 years

Suicides in the U.S. Air Force surged in 2019 to the highest levels in at least three decades, despite years of effort by all military services to counter a problem that parallels the U.S. civilian population, The Associated Press reported citing unpublished preliminary data.

The figures showed the Air Force had 84 suicides among active-duty members last year – up from 60 the year before. The jump followed five years of relative stability, with the service’s yearly totals fluctuating between 60 and 64.

Official figures aren’t set to be published until later this year.

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Suicides in the active-duty Air Force surged last year to the highest total in at least three decades, even as the other military services saw their numbers stabilize or decline, according to a report. (AP, File)

Air Force officials said they knew of no higher number in recent years. Data and studies previously published by the Pentagon and Air Force showed that 64 suicides in 2015 had been the highest total for the Air Force in this century. A 2009 Air Force study showed suicides between 1990 and 2004 averaged 42 a year, never exceeding 62.

“Suicide is a difficult national problem without easily identifiable solutions that has the full attention of leadership,” Lt. Gen. Brian Kelly, the Air Force’s deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services, said.

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Suicide risk factors are often thought to include stress related to deployment to combat zones in Iraq and Afghanistan. But, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 2013 pointed to other factors. Among them: bipolar disorder, being male and engaging in heavy or binge drinking.

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The Air Force’s preliminary data came amid all services struggling with higher suicides since about 2005-2006, which coincided with a cycle of exceptionally stressful deployments to Iraq for the Army and Marine Corps.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Florida sees confusion a year after allowing convicted felons to vote

More than a year after Florida voters approved a constitutional amendment restoring voting rights to an estimated 1.4 million people with felony convictions, widespread confusion surrounds its implementation.

A law aimed at carrying out the amendment has sparked legal battles that remain unresolved, the state has provided little guidance to local elections officials, and some counties are filling the void with inconsistent remedies. Many people with felony records say they aren’t sure how to meet requirements they face and fear running afoul of the law by registering to vote.

Amid the uncertainty, a Feb. 18 deadline is approaching to register to vote in the March 17 presidential primary in Florida, a critical swing state known for close elections.

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Leonel Frage, 60, who hasn’t been able to vote in over 15 years, holding a paper restoring his right to vote during a special court hearing in Miami-Dade County in November 2019. (AFP via Getty Images, File)

“It is a confusing, Byzantine morass,” said Myrna Pérez, director of the Voting Rights and Elections Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, which sued the state over the issue.

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Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis’s office and GOP Secretary of State Laurel Lee’s office didn’t respond to requests for comment. Republican state Rep. James Grant, who sponsored the law aimed at implementing the amendment, said, “We’re going to continue to do everything we can within our purview to get it right.”

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The 2018 amendment, which was approved by nearly 65 percent of Florida voters, ended the state’s permanent disenfranchisement of felons. The measure restored voting rights to those who completed their prison terms as well as parole or probation, except people with murder or felony sexual-assault convictions.

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Naval Academy midshipman who died during physical readiness test is identified

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The U.S. Navy revealed the identity of a midshipman who died during a fitness test at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., on Saturday.

“U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman 3rd Class (sophomore) Duke Carrillo, 21, of Flower Mound, Texas, died while taking the semi-annual physical readiness test, Feb. 8. Carrillo collapsed during the 1.5 mile run portion of the PRT; initial responders provided exhaustive resuscitation efforts. He was rushed to Anne Arundel Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at 12:23 p.m. Circumstances surrounding the cause of his death are under review,” the academy wrote in a message posted to Facebook.

Carrillo was a quantitative economics major who had earned a 4.0 last semester.

He had served as a Naval Academy Summer Seminar squad leader this past summer and had aspirations of being a naval aviator.

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He was a member of the 24th Company, an avid intramural athlete, and a member of the Naval Academy’s Flight Training Squadron, VT-NA.

“Duke was an active member of 24th company; he was able to have a special and close relationship with each of his classmates and company mates,” said 24th Company Officer Lt. Sara Lewis in a statement in the academy post. “I am honestly able to say he was friends with everyone and uplifted those around him. Due to his calm and loving personality, he will be especially missed in 24th company.”

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Academy officials said grief counseling would be available to anyone affected.

Carrillo was survived by his parents, Gerald and Jennifer, and his brothers Dylan and Jake, both of them Naval Academy midshipmen.

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Naval Academy midshipman who died during physical readiness test is identified

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The U.S. Navy revealed the identity of a midshipman who died during a fitness test at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., on Saturday.

“U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman 3rd Class (sophomore) Duke Carrillo, 21, of Flower Mound, Texas, died while taking the semi-annual physical readiness test, Feb. 8. Carrillo collapsed during the 1.5 mile run portion of the PRT; initial responders provided exhaustive resuscitation efforts. He was rushed to Anne Arundel Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at 12:23 p.m. Circumstances surrounding the cause of his death are under review,” the academy wrote in a message posted to Facebook.

Carrillo was a quantitative economics major who had earned a 4.0 last semester.

He had served as a Naval Academy Summer Seminar squad leader this past summer and had aspirations of being a naval aviator.

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He was a member of the 24th Company, an avid intramural athlete, and a member of the Naval Academy’s Flight Training Squadron, VT-NA.

“Duke was an active member of 24th company; he was able to have a special and close relationship with each of his classmates and company mates,” said 24th Company Officer Lt. Sara Lewis in a statement in the academy post. “I am honestly able to say he was friends with everyone and uplifted those around him. Due to his calm and loving personality, he will be especially missed in 24th company.”

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Academy officials said grief counseling would be available to anyone affected.

Carrillo was survived by his parents, Gerald and Jennifer, and his brothers Dylan and Jake, both of them Naval Academy midshipmen.

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Norovirus outbreak at Louisiana casino sickens at least 200, prompts investigation

An outbreak of the highly contagious norovirus at a Louisiana casino last week has sickened at least 200 people, according to state health officials who are investigating the matter.

Louisiana’s Department of Health confirmed in a statement Thursday that the illnesses reported at L’Auberge Casino in Lake Charles were caused by the norovirus, a gastrointestinal illness that can cause vomiting, diarrhea and stomach pain.

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Health officials said an outbreak of the norovirus at L’Auberge Casino in Louisiana has infected at least 200 people. (Google Maps)

The agency’s regional medical director Dr. Lacey Cavanaugh said several hundred people attended the casino’s most recent events. She said the agency has received at least 200 surveys from people self-reporting virus symptoms.

Cavanaugh said people would be contagious whenever they showed symptoms — and sometimes up to three weeks after the symptoms are gone.

“How it started at this point doesn’t really matter anymore, because now we are getting transmission within the community,” she said. “So, however people picked it up in that setting, they are now taking it home and spreading it from one family member to another family member to another family member, so that is the real message that we need to get out today.”

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To stop the spread, officials said people should stay home, wash their hands thoroughly and disinfect areas with bleach-based household cleaners.

The Department of Health said anyone who has become ill with any of the norovirus symptoms should complete a survey online.

The casino declined Fox News’ request for comment.

Lake Charles is located in southwestern Louisiana, about 200 miles west of New Orleans.

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The outbreak came amid the much larger coronavirus outbreak from Wuhan, China, which as of Sunday has infected nearly 37,600 and killed more than 800.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Utah ATM robbery botched despite use of stolen ‘heavy equipment’ to smash machine, police say

A group of thieves in Utah failed to make off with an ATM early Saturday despite smashing the money machine to pieces with stolen “heavy equipment,” investigators said.

The botched robbery unfolded at a Wells Fargo Bank just after 4 a.m. in Hurricane, a city in southwestern Utah, police said in a news release.

The suspects triggered several thousand dollars in damage in their attempt to rip out the ATM using a stolen truck, a trailer and heavy equipment, cops said. They did not elaborate on what the “heavy equipment” exactly was.

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The ATM and bank building sustained thousands of dollars in damages, police said. (Hurricane City Police Department)

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Pictures from the scene showed pieces of the ATM at the bank’s drive-thru service strewn around the area along with panels from the overhang above.

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The robbers used a truck, a trailer, and unspecified heavy equipment in an unsuccessful bid to steal an ATM machine, police said. (Hurricane City Police Department)

Unable to remove the machine, the suspects sped away and crashed the truck a short distance from the bank, police said. Despite efforts from officers and K-9s to search the area, they did not immediately find any suspects.

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Detectives were following several leads as part of the ongoing investigation, according to the department.

Meanwhile, all the stolen property was recovered at the crash site and returned to its respective owners.

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Buttigieg holds largest Dem rally in New Hampshire this election season

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Former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg held the largest campaign rally in New Hampshire by a Democrat this election season when a crowd of more than 1,800 people showed up Saturday to hear him stump at Keene State College.

Buttigieg, riding high after a strong performance in the Iowa caucuses last week, has been aiming to continue the momentum with a victory on Tuesday in the nation’s first primary election.

Buttigieg was sitting in second in an average of New Hampshire polls behind Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, but has been hoping to pull off another upset Tuesday.

While Buttigieg has held the largest rally of any Democrat in New Hampshire this election cycle, the record for the largest rally overall would still go to President Trump, who filled the Southern New Hampshire University Arena in downtown Manchester last August for a campaign rally.

That rally saw around 11,000 people inside the arena and a large overflow crowd outside.

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Trump is set to return to that exact same arena for another rally Monday night on the eve of the primary.

The Buttigieg campaign has flooded the Granite State in the run-up to Tuesday’s primary with the mayor himself attending six events on Saturday ahead of his appearance Sunday on six morning political news shows.

“We are building the movement that is going to defeat Donald Trump,” Buttigieg told “Fox News Sunday.” “I want everybody to help out.”

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Buttigieg on Saturday encountered loud chants of “Wall Street Pete” and “Medicare-for-all” from Sanders supporters making their presence known with blinking pink “Bernie” signs. Buttigieg’s supporters, in yellow T-shirts and armed with noisemakers, began loud chants of “Boot-Edge-Edge” and waved blue and yellow signs as Sanders declared victory in Iowa, citing the popular vote.

The Associated Press has not called a winner in the contest, but Buttigieg and Sanders were leading, and both have taken on strength in recent days.

Fox News’ Chris Wallace and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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