Author: Benjamin Bosisto

Halyna Hutchins was a cinematographer who died after the prop gun Alec Baldwin was using was fired at “Rest” in New Mexico. Director Joel Souza was also struck and injures, but has since been released. The sheriff is currently investigating the matter and there are many unknowns, such as whether Hutchins was hit with a real bullet or a blank.On movie sets, weapons masters manage the weapons and must be present whenever a weapon is being used. Actors’ Equity Associates guidelines require that firearms be loaded only by the gun master or propmaster.WHAT IS A PROP FIREARM?According to the Associated…

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Many Facebook users discover that their accounts are not accessible because someone has hacked them.A woman struggles to get her Facebook page — and her friends — back.Cathy Ebert uses Facebook more than a decade ago to stay in touch with college friends and colleagues she worked with as a hospital researcher. She tried to log in to her account recently, but she was unable access it. “One day I went on Facebook and was denied access to my page,” said Ebert.Ebert was locked out by someone, cutting off her contact with many of her former colleagues around the globe.…

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The sun just rose over Maple Hill Cemetery in Dorset (VT), giving the headstones an extra warmth that isn’t available until late fall. These tombs can be traced back to the 18th Century. Some are covered in moss. But you can still hear the sound of scrubbers in the background. CaitlinAbrams is just starting to work. Abrams exclaimed, “There is no shortcut to this,” as she filled the small pressure washer that she used to keep the marble stone wet. Abrams is on an ambitious mission to restore old tombstones.After scraping and scrubbing the headstone, she applies a solution that…

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SkyWest, a regional airline that serves major US cities, cancelled hundreds of flights over the past two days.According to CNNAccording to the airline, it was dealing with an “operational error” that had a cascading effect that continued Friday.About 700 flights were cancelled on Thursday, and 500 on Friday. Numerous flights were also cancelled. That reports CBS News.SkyWest is a partner of American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines. It has hubs located in many cities including Chicago, Detroit and Houston as well as Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Houston, Salt Lake City and Los…

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PORT-AUPRINCE (AP) – A Haitian religious group of Americans whose 17 members were abducted in Haiti has asked supporters to share their stories with the victims’ families about how faith helped them get through difficult times. The sixth day was when they attempted to return them. Christian Aid Ministries in Ohio released the statement one day after a video showing the leader from the 400 Mawozo gangs threaten to kill abductees if he doesn’t meet his demands. The FBI assists the Haitian authorities in finding 16 Americans and a Canadian. According to a local human rights group, their Haitian driver…

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Officials claim that an elephant killed a suspected poacher at South Africa’s Kruger National Park.The body was found by park rangers on Thursday, after they followed tracks. Officials believe that the poacher may have been left behind by other members of their group. According to the park, no dead animal was found within the immediate area. “KNP management continues warning poachers it is dangerous to kill illegally in KNP,” said the park in a statement. “Criminals will soon lose their lives and freedom.”Kruger National Park is not only a popular safari destination but is also a hot spot for poaching.…

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Walmart, CVS and Walgreens have announced they now offer the Moderna COVID-19 booster shot.Walgreens and Walmart also sell Johnson & Johnson booster shots.All three retailers still offer Pfizer vaccine boosters. On Thursday, boosters from Moderna & Johnson were approved by the Centers for Disease Control. The previous authorization for the Pfizer booster recording was granted by the CDC.The CDC also permits mixing and matching booster vaccinations. Individuals 65 and older, people at high risk of serious illness or those who work in high-risk areas are eligible for the Moderna or Pfizer boosters.Johnson & Johnson boosters are available to anyone 18…

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ASHLAND CITY, Tennessee (WTVF)—A Tennessee elementary school administrator fulfilled his childhood dream and published a book with a teacher who encouraged him to write again.”I met Ms. Deona. She is the coauthor of the book. It just clicked. She is my best friend. “You know, I don’t know, and I don’t know what I’d be without her,” stated Paul Lewis Jr., East Cheatham Elementary School administrator.Lewis was astonished to discover that he would become the author of “Chronicles of the Nine Isles, The Lost Dragon and the Widow of Ellamar” when he founded the school in 2018.He stated that he…

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Major John Rigsbee of the US Central Command stated that a senior al-Qaeda leader in Syria had been killed in an airstrike by the US.The military claimed that it killed Abdul Hamid al-Matar in northern Syria using an MQ-9 jet.Rigsbee stated, “The removal this senior al Qaida leader will hinder the terrorist organization’s ability to further plan for and carry out attacks that threaten American citizens and our partners as well as innocent civilians.”Rigsbeee said that there was no evidence that civilians were hurt in the attack.It came just days after an attack on a US military outpost in Syria.…

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ATLANTA, Ga. – It was an unprecedented year for new voting laws. Some laws make it easier to vote while others make it more difficult.Eliza Sweren Becker is the Suffrage and Electoral Council of Brennan Center for Justice. This is a group which has closely followed the changes.Sweren-Becker stated that “that volume of voice restrictions was really unprecedented.” “Unfortunately, voting in some states makes it more difficult. This is because it’s already difficult to vote. It is easier to vote in states that are already relatively accessible.Twenty-five states have passed at most 62 laws that expand voter access. Sweren-Becker claims…

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