P.C. Trump Abandons Radical Islamic Terror

May 24, 2017

President Donald Trump softened his anti-Islamic campaign rhetoric in a speech in Saudi Arabia Sunday meant to reset U.S. relations with the Muslim world, and spur Arab leaders to do more to fight terrorism, in return for Americas help countering their nemesis Iran. This is not a battle between different faiths, different sects, or different civilizations, Trump said in the lavish conference hall on his second day in Riyadh, Saudi…

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The Porn Business Isnt Anything Like You Think It Is

May 23, 2017

Midway through the second season of Silicon Valley, the HBO series that so skillfully spoofs the Bay Area tech scene, the plot turns to porn. Inside the offices of Pied Piper, the fictional startup at the heart of the show, a shaggy-haired coder hacks into a rival company. The rival, he discovers, has landed a $15 million contract with a porn outfit called Intersite, also fictional, agreeing to build software…

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Celebrities Tweet Support For Ariana Grande Concert Victims

May 23, 2017

Police said at least 19 people were killed and about 50 were injured in what they were treating as a terrorist incident. A witness told the BBC that as many as 30 people could be seen lying on the ground at the Manchester Arena concert venue, Europes largest indoor arena with a capacity for 21,000 people. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsWarlord Inner Circle Monthly Twitworkz Agency 2.0…

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Trump Reportedly Asked Intel Chiefs To Publicly Deny Russia Ties

May 23, 2017

According to the report, Trump asked Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers to publicly deny that there is any evidence of connections between Trumps team and Russia. Those requests reportedly came in late March, after then-FBI Director James Comey confirmedthat his bureau was looking into the Trump campaigns ties to Russia. The Post also said that White House officials sought to influence Comey…

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Manchester blast witness: ‘bodies scattered about everywhere’

May 23, 2017

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Ariana Grande concert incident: Live updates

May 23, 2017

(CNN)British police have confirmed 19 people have been killed in what’s being treated as a terrorist incident at Manchester Arena, after an Ariana Grande concert Monday night. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsMay 2017 Special: YEARLY Webinar JEO Webinar Software Webinar JEO complete Webinar Solution Yearly LicenseLivecaster Ace Livecaster is a powerful desktop based livecasting software for Facebook and YouTube.BleuPage Pro White-Label Platinum Prelaunch Now no need to…

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Hillary Clinton Unveils Her Next Venture, Onward Together. Its Reception Is Tepid.

May 23, 2017

Shes baaack. If you were wondering how Hillary Clinton will spend her days post-election, you finally have your answer. On Monday, Clinton announced through email and Twitter her new political action group, Onward Together. Onward will fundraise for five progressive groups: Swing Left, Emerge America, Color of Change, Indivisible, and Run for Something. Its name is a nod to Clintons presidential campaign slogan Stronger Together, and the organization will capitalize…

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David Fincher and Conan OBrien: Halo 4s Secret Weapons

May 22, 2017

A $100 million movie isnt cool. You know whats cool? A $500 million videogame. At least thats what David Fincher, the acclaimed director of The Social Network, seems to think. According to two Microsoft executives who have spoken exclusively to The Daily Beast, the auteurs next big project isnt a movie, or even a trailer for one. Instead, Fincher has produced a mysterious, two-minute teaser for a videogame: Halo 4,…

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Trump Flees D.C. Witch Hunt for World Tour

May 22, 2017

PARISThe trip was planned long before the rapid-fire revelations of the last week that have Washington talking about impeachment and reminiscing endlessly about the good-old bad-old days of Watergate. But, as with so much in the Trump administration, the optic is terrible. Just as President Donald Trump sets off to visit the Middle East and Europe on what was supposed to be a triumphant foreign tour, well, one cant help…

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General election 2017: Greens ‘to hold Tories to account’ – BBC News

May 22, 2017

Co-leaders Ms Lucas and Jonathan Bartley are set to focus on young people, claiming that a generation has been let down by a government “hell-bent on an extreme Brexit” and an economy that “fails the majority”. Guide to the Green Party Election 2017 poll tracker The party will pledge to immediately guarantee the rights of EU citizens, protect freedom of movement and give the British public, rather than just Parliament,…

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Brexit barriers ‘would harm science’, say universities – BBC News

May 22, 2017

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More die in bathtubs than in terrorism. It’s still worth spending billions to fight it

May 22, 2017

(CNN)More Americans die from accidents in the bathtubs than from attacks by terrorists. Should we then care so much more — and spend so much more — to prevent terrorist attacks than bathtub mishaps? We think so. The reason is simply human nature. And the terrorist attack last month in Paris, on the eve of the critical French elections, showed once again that human nature is, in many ways, unchanging….

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Locked out of China, South Korea’s K-pop stars are heading to the US

May 22, 2017

(CNN)China’s loss is America’s gain. “China is South Korea’s biggest trading partner and many Chinese are big fans of Korean pop culture,” said Ellen Kong, CEO of Elf Asia, a Hong Kong promotion company specializing in K-pop. “But the impact of THAAD has been substantial,” she added, referencing China’s staunch opposition to the US backed missile shield now housed in South Korea. “It’s meant China is no longer a viable…

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JPMorgan’s Dimon Signals Optimism on Economy, U.S. Rule Changes

May 22, 2017

Jamie Dimon To read about the bank’s most recent earnings, click here. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Citigroup Inc., which received its long-sought after investment-banking license in the kingdom last month, helped arrange a $17.5 billion Saudi bond sale last year and a $9 billion Islamic bond issue in April. Dimon said JPMorgan’s Saudi operations had boomed from two staff during his first trip to the kingdom to about 80 employees…

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LGBTQ Africans celebrate identity and community in this powerful photo series

May 21, 2017

Image: Mikael Owunna An ongoing photo series tells the complex stories of LGBTQ Africans, encouraging the celebration of two identities too many believe are at odds with each other. Queer Nigerian-American photographer Mikael Owunna created Limit(less) to debunk the myth that it’s “un-African” to be LGBTQ. The photographs also highlight queer African style, an essential point of self-expression for the community, according to Owunna. SEE ALSO: 6 ways allies still…

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Can you find the scared government official trying to hide?

May 21, 2017

Image: ambar del moral/mashable composite/getty images Washington in the middle of a crisis of historic proportions, and our brave leaders are responding the best way they know how: by hiding in the bushes. The past few months have produced story after story of elected officials trying to run from the people they’re supposed to have relationships with. Constituents can’t find their senators, senators can’t find other senators, and no one…

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This radical video by Shonda Rhimes and Dove is what unapologetic body positivity is all about

May 21, 2017

Fat girls dance. That three word statement may seem simple and declarative. Yet, the assertion that fat girls do dance challenges a ton of assumptions and stigma around what plus-size people can and can’t do. Cathleen Meredith, a self-proclaimed “fat girl,” knows the importance of dancing while people are watching. Meredith is the subject of the first video in an anticipated partnership between acclaimed producer Shonda Rhimes and Dove, called…

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Tips for dealing with a toddler and also Donald Trump

May 21, 2017

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Donald Trump is a man whose behavior follows the whim of his impulses and tantrums, much like a toddler, and the world is scrambling to accommodate it. Officials in the White House and from governments around the globe have tailored aspects of governance to the new president to fit his notoriously short attention span and…

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Could you last a whole gig without using your phone? – BBC News

May 21, 2017

But many concertgoers find the practice irrating, and now some performers are starting to object too. “No mobile phones, cameras or recording devices will be allowed at Chris Rock’s Total Blackout Tour,” read a message posted on ticketing websites when the comedian’s new UK dates went on sale this month. Image copyright Yondr Image caption Audience members keep the locked pouches with them throughout the evening Rock’s use of Yondr…

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Has the North East forgotten Margaret Thatcher? – BBC News

May 21, 2017

The name doesn’t seem to mean much to them. It would have been a different story 36 years ago, when the Thatcher government closed Consett’s steel works, with the loss of 3,700 jobs. The devastation inflicted on this remote town high on the edge of the Pennines, where unemployment soared to 36%, made the national news and became a symbol of the harsh medicine the Thatcher government thought it had…

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Chelsea Manning shares the picture of herself she wants the world to see

May 21, 2017

Chelsea Manning’s first photograph of herself as a free transgender woman is accompanied by six simple words. SEE ALSO: Chelsea Manning Instagrammed her ‘first steps of freedom’ “Okay, so here I am everyone!!” She posted the picture on Instagram after her release from military prison in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where she served seven years of her 35-year sentence for distributing troves of U.S. military documents to Wikileaks. In her stunning,…

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Conservatives stand by migration target ‘aim’ – BBC News

May 20, 2017

Neither Theresa May nor David Cameron has come close to meeting it as prime minister. The most recent figure was 273,000. The last year it was below 100,000 was 1997. ‘Unrealistic promises’ Despite this, the target has been retained in the 2017 manifesto, which states the party will deliver “controlled, sustainable migration” but does not set a timeframe. Get news from the BBC in your inbox, each weekday morning Related…

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Police probe UK links to Magnitsky money – BBC News

May 20, 2017

After reporting the alleged theft of $230m (150m) to the authorities, he was himself detained in 2008 on suspicion of aiding tax evasion and died in custody in November 2009. He acted as a legal adviser for London-based Hermitage Capital Management (HCM), where colleagues insist the case against him was fabricated to make him halt his investigations. Despite his death Russian prosecutors decided to put him on trial – a…

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Watch The Russians Laugh At Us In This Video Clip

May 20, 2017

The clip shows Lavrov and aides sitting down at a table for a meeting with Thorbjorn Jagland, secretary general of the Council of Europe. As a photographer snaps photos at the start of their talk on Thursday, Jagland jokes: These pictures wont cause any problems for you? The photo jab referred to the fact that the only photographer allowed in the meeting was one from the Russian government-run Tass news…

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