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Mayor Says New York City Schools Will Not Fully Reopen In September

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New York City’s 1.1 million public school students will attend class part-time this fall according to a preliminary plan announced today by Mayor Bill de Blasio in a  press conference . Students will spend one to three days in the classroom each week. On staggered schedules, there will likely be only a dozen people gathered together at a time, including students, teachers and aides. The nation’s largest school system , which has more than 1,800 schools, has long been plagued by overcrowding, with classes held in hallways and trailers . Most classes in middle and high school have at least 30 students . De Blasio and schools chancellor Richard Carranza, said they will adhere to the school safety guidelines laid out by the CDC, which recommend that students and staff stay six feet away from one another. De Blasio laid out three possible scenarios. In one, school buildings would accommodate 50% of the number of students they had taken in the past. Students would get live instruction the s

Tech CEO Apologizes After Viral Video Captures His Racist Rant At Asian Family

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Michael Lofthouse, the CEO of a San Francisco-based tech company, Solid8, apologized on Tuesday after he was caught on camera making racist comments to an Asian family at a California restaurant, saying he “lost control and made incredibly hurtful and divisive comments.” KEY FACTS Lofthouse told an Asian family holding a birthday celebration at a restaurant in Carmel, California, that“Trump's gonna f**k you. You f*****g need to leave. You f*****g Asian piece of s**t,” a video of the incident shows. In an Instagram  post , Jordan Chan, the woman who recorded the Video Viral , said her family was singing happy birthday and taking pictures when Lofthouse started speaking to them. An employee at the restaurant then stepped in between Lofthouse and the family, saying, “You do not talk to our guests like that. They are valued guests. Get out!" She then escorted him off the property. In a  statement  to a local ABC affiliate, Lofthouse apologized: “My behavior in the video is appal

Sick Nazi song goes viral on TikTok with more than 6.5 million views

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Just in case you thought pop culture hasn’t already hit  “Tokbottom”  of late, a Nazi-themed song went viral on TikTok, racking up more than 6.5 million views across multiple videos before getting pulled. The now-banned jingle, which was sourced to a teenager in the UK, featured appalling anti-Semitic lyrics such as, “We’re going on a trip to a place called Auschwitz, it’s shower time,”  reports the BBC.  The words were in reference to the Nazi death camp in Poland where Jewish prisoners were mass-murdered during World War II under the guise of taking a communal shower. The song was featured in over 100 videos after first surfacing as the soundtrack to a clip of a giant swastika-emblazoned scorpion attacking and killing people. It also appeared in a first-person shooter game where players kill enemies using poison gas, a clip from the computer game “Roblox” featuring a Hitler doppelgänger, and others depicting footage from documentaries of the Holocaust. “It was incredibly distressin

Bone Soup (Sup Tulang)

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Thick soup . Can be served with garlic bread in place of stew or mushroom soup. Adjust ingredients according to the amount of the meat/soup bone Ingredients Step 1 2 kg  Soup Bone (see pic) Enough water to boil the meat Step 2 Spices 4  Star Anise 4  Cardamoms 4  Cinnamon Sticks Step 3 Blend 2-3 tbsp  Kurma powder (see pic) 1 tbsp  turmeric powder 2  big brown/yellow onion 4  garlic 2  " ginger 1  big green chilli 5  bird eyes chillies (more for extra punch) 1 tbsp  Pepper (finely crushed using mortar & pestle) Step 4 2 sticks  carrot - cut 3  big potatoes - cut into cubes 1 tbsp  rice flour/corn flour To taste  - Chicken Seasoning powder To taste  - salt

07 Just Stay Home Japanese Recipes Everyone Can Make

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For pantry-led and creative cooking , here are  easy Japanese recipes you can make at home anytime. You’ll also find quick tips and resources on how to make the best of your pantry meals. Pantry meals exist for a good reason. Whether you’re a home cook or a college student, there will be times when we find ourselves relying on pantry items to cook up lunch or dinner. In my kitchen, I always make sure I have staples such as rice, dried noodles, tofu, eggs, and frozen vegetables. Not only they are convenient, they really can save the day when I need to feed my hungry family in an unexpected situation. Bonus points: cooking at home is always so much better than taking out . We save a lot of money, time and essentially eating healthier. In this pantry meal guide, you’ll find easy Japanese recipes that are pantry-friendly, along with tips, ideas, and resources on maximizing pantry staples. Staying at home? No problem. These recipes will empower you to eat well and nutritiously anytime!

Zosui (Japanese Rice Soup)

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Zosui is a comforting Japanese rice soup that works beautifully with pantry-ready ingredients like ready-cooked rice , eggs, and leftover ingredients. The easy template is flexible, yet you’re guaranteed a nourishing meal at the end of the day. Substitutions:   Use fish (salmon, cod), tofu, or other protein if you don’t have chicken. No shiitake mushrooms? Don’t worry, any mushrooms are fine, or just skip them. This is a very flexible recipe. I think non-Japanese rice works for this recipe (I never tried it but Jasmine rice or any long-grain rice is ok!) Variations: Okayu (Japanese Rice Porridge)  –  You can serve anything you like with this plain rice porridge. Ochazuke  –  Use canned salmon to replace fresh salmon if needed.

Classic Fried Rice

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I believe fried rice was created out of necessity . It is indeed the most convenient and comforting meal that turns leftovers into something so delicious! You can whip up this classic Fried Rice under 20 minutes. Substitutions:  I used ham, egg and green onion in the recipe, but you can easily use bacon, frozen edamame, crab sticks, green peas or whatever you have in the fridge. Variations: Shrimp Fried Rice  –  Use frozen shrimp. Kimchi Fried Rice  –  Kimchi + eggs = excellent fried rice! Salmon Fried Rice  –  I usually use leftover salmon to make this fried rice, but you can use canned salmon. Chicken Fried Rice  –  Yep, that’s the one from Netflix® Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories.