How to get a job at: Getty Images

June 24, 2017

… Getty Images. My favorite answers tend to do with people reflecting on current events. In a world where journalism can be skewed, a picture is its own story. From triumph to tragedy, the Olympics to the refugee crisis, we document the whole human experience, and candidates need to grasp that. The best ones can articulate how they relate to our mission to move the world with images. The Takeaway:Think critically about your passion. RB: Feels like you truly have a great grasp on what candidates …


Wokeness won’t solve Katy Perry’s identity crisis

June 19, 2017

… Perry is staging that struggle before millions of people. The resulting spectacle isn’t about what’s righteous. Perry’s gestures of solidarity instead seem all too often about her spiritual crisis of piecing together her own fragmented identity. SEE ALSO: Katy Perry’s new songs have been pretty terrible, and that’s a problem When she spent last weekend live streaming her life for 96 hours to promote her new album Witness, a tearful session with a therapist …


Grenfell Tower fire: Government staff sent in to Kensington and Chelsea Council – BBC News

June 18, 2017

… seemed to “lack the resources to deal with a crisis of this magnitude”, despite being the country’s “wealthiest borough”. ‘Suspicion’ Meanwhile, Labour MP David Lammy, whose friend Khadija Saye is among the dead, has called for urgent action to make sure all documents relating to the refurbishment and management of the Grenfell Tower fire are protected. After speaking to residents, he said: “Suspicion of a cover-up is rising. “We need to make …


Catastrophe Looms If NGOs Are Forced To Halt Rescue Missions In Mediterranean, Report Warns

June 18, 2017

… Humanitarian action is not the cause of this crisis but is a response to it, MSF told HuffPost in a statement. Frontex spokeswoman Izabella Cooper stressed in an email that the agency had never accused aid organizations of colluding with people smugglers. Frontex-deployed vessels have helped save tens of thousands of lives, she added. The agency said that its analyses had shown that In the past two years, the smugglers in Libya have changed their and have become more ruthless, Cooper told …


URGENT: The Latest: 3 Australians Among Injured in London Attacks

June 5, 2017

… killed seven people. Marielle de Sarnez expressed her condolences to the families affected and "absolute solidarity" with the British in a statement on Sunday. Meanwhile, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe visited a crisis center at the French Foreign Ministry that fields calls from anxious citizens after attacks. Philippe noted the attack came as French living overseas begin voting in advance of June 11 first-round legislative elections. He said voting in London would continue …


REPORT: Trump To Set Up ‘War Room’ To Repel Russia Probe Attacks

… the new team is taking a page out of former President Bill Clintons playbook. When Clinton faced impeachment in the late 1990s, he assembled a crisis-management operation that dealt with fallout from his affair with Monica Lewinsky while allowing the rest of the White House to deal with day-to-day policy matters. Christopher Ruddy, chief executive of Newsmax Media and a Trump friend, said he expects the president will travel more when he returns from overseas and encouraged the White House to …

May 27, 2017

All the weird news that happened on the day ‘Star Wars’ opened 40 years ago

… 25, the Pentagon was moving a load of Agent Orange across country by train so it could be burned in the Pacific (harmlessly, officials claimed). A cargo plane at Oakland Airport had exploded on the night of May 24, leaving two maintenance workers dead and eight injured. It wasn’t terrorism. Terrorists were doing far worse things in those days. For example, a group of former colonial subjects in the Netherlands had just taken 160 children hostage on a train; the crisis would last for …

May 26, 2017

P.C. Trump Abandons Radical Islamic Terror

… just a year ago said he believed that Islam hates us, on Sunday called it one of the worlds great faiths. He echoed some of the more theologically diplomatic language of his predecessors, declaring, Terrorists do not worship God, they worship death. Absent from the remarks was his trademark phrase radical Islamic terrorism, which he said as recently as February. But he also called on the Muslim world to confront the crisis of Islamic extremism, the Islamists, and Islamic terror of all kinds, and …

May 24, 2017

Can you find the scared government official trying to hide?

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 wants to find President Trump. SEE …

May 21, 2017

Pay will continue to be squeezed, employers’ survey suggests – BBC News

… overhang from the financial crisis, which left many under threat of unemployment. That did not materialise, with employees often sacrificing wage increases for job security. The recession of 2009 also meant that businesses invested less in profit enhancing improvements such as new machinery or technological enhancements. Productivity – the creation of wealth – suffered, and Britain’s chronic problem of low productivity was exacerbated. The UK is in the slow lane In the time it …

May 15, 2017