There’s no happy ending, as the late Anthony Bourdain is heard saying in a new documentary about his life, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun along the way. “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain,” premiering Friday at the Tribeca Festival, dives into the highs and lows of the chef-turned-TV host and world traveler who tragically took his life three years ago this week. “Tony was one of the good guys,” Morgan Neville, who directed “Roadrunner,” told the Daily News. “He was fighting the good fight. He was trying to open people’s minds and showing the world to people and showing how, i...
Police in Toronto are asking for the public's help in finding multiple suspects after a shooting at a birthday party.
"We don't have any information on suspects, other than there were more than one. So what we're doing right now is appealing to the community, we're appealing to everybody in this area. This is a tragedy, there were three children who were shot here tonight, we absolutely need your help," a police spokesperson said in a briefing.
One of the children reportedly has life threatening injuries and a second has serious injuries. There is also a man with serious injuries. The third child and second man reportedly only have minor injuries, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reports.
Republicans in North Carolina were blasted for attempting to cheat in elections in a hard-hitting new editorial by the Winston-Salem Journal.
"A little context is in order. Over the years, Republican legislators in North Carolina have invested a considerable amount of time, money and energy in suppressing votes to retain power," the newspaper noted. "And they've accompanied these efforts with constant fairy tales of unsubstantiated 'voter fraud' intended to weaken the public's confidence in election results. That strategy, applied nationwide, contributed largely to the Jan. 6 insurrection."
"And they've not quit yet. Mimicking the nationwide effort to pass new voter-suppression laws — at least 389 bills with restrictive voting provisions have been introduced in 48 states this year, according to the Brennan Center for Justice — N.C. Senate Republicans passed a trio of election measures Wednesday, sending them to the N.C. House, that on the surface may seem benign, but are intended, once more, to suppress votes," the newspaper explained. "Again, these bills may seem harmless, even justifiable, but their intent is clear: to reduce the number of legitimate votes that are accepted and counted."
The newspaper explained how Republicans fear that their party does worse as turnout increases.
"It has been Republican orthodoxy for some time now that when more people vote, more Democrats win. It's an idea that once was only spoken quietly, but more recently has come closer to the surface. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called the idea of making Election Day a national holiday — an idea supported by 65% of the public — a Democratic Party 'power grab.' Last November, Sen. Lindsey Graham said, 'If we don't do something about voting by mail, we're gonna lose the ability to elect a Republican in this country.' And former President Trump said last year that if early and absentee voting options were expanded, as Democrats wanted, 'you'd never have a Republican elected in this country again.' But that doesn't justify cheating voters out of their vote," the newspaper explained.
The newspaper said they weren't asking much of Republicans.
"We're only asking them to win elections honestly — by appealing to a majority of voters. Or to at least stop trying to suppress Black votes," the Winston-Salem Journal wrote.
Two people were struck by a pickup Truck at a Pride parade in Wilton Manors, Florida.
"One of the victims has died, said Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis, who was at the parade," Local 10 News reports. "The white pickup truck was lined up with other floats when it hit the gas and ran over two people standing by to take part in the parade on Wilton Drive, as Local 10 News reporter Christian De La Rosa witnessed."
The surviving victim is in critical condition at Broward Health Medical Center.
"The truck narrowly missed hitting U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who was in a convertible participating in the parade," the newspaper reported.
Mayor Trantalis blasted the incident as a terrorist attack.
"This is a terrorist attack against the LGBT community," Trantalis said. "This is exactly what it is. Hardly an accident. It was deliberate, it was premeditated, and it was targeted against a specific person. Luckily they missed that person, but unfortunately, they hit two other people."
There is a suspect in custody.
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