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 market for …

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Intel officials: Trump disclosure ‘carelessly’ threatened relationship with ally

May 16, 2017

Washington (CNN)A Washington Post report that President Donald Trump shared highly classified information with Russian diplomats in a meeting last week drew immediate reactions from intelligence officials, who warn any revelations jeopardizing “a critical source of intelligence on the Islamic State” would severely impact international cooperation on matters of national security. The report claims that Trump relayed sensitive details gathered through an intelligence-sharing …

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Can the ad industry beat ad blockers with … ad blockers?

May 11, 2017

… means Facebook or Google. That’s why it was seen as a big deal when Facebook took up the mantle against ad blockers last fall, the biggest company yet to do so. The ramifications of Facebook’s decision were limited to its own walled garden, however. The crackdown was also derailed by a protracted battle with open-source developers intent on undermining it. Google, which places ads across thousands of websites in the open web, would no doubt have more of a rippling impact. Lesser of …

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How Leftfield’s Leftism redefined dance music – BBC News

May 11, 2017

… its 22nd year. Ahead of the tour dates, Barnes and Daley chatted to the BBC about the making of Leftism, its impact, and their ear-splitting live shows. Image caption The berimbau is instantly recognisable in the opening bars of Afro Left John Lydon has called Open Up one of his favourite lyrics. Did you realise it was special at the time? NB: I think it’s one of the best songs he ever wrote. When he came in and did the vocal, we realised we had to get the rest of the backing track …

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Here’s what you can do to fight global warming, beyond changing lightbulbs

May 7, 2017

… Look not just to D.C., but also to your local community its there that many of the most consequential battles will happen over the next four years, and its there that you can have outsized impact. Take part in sustained organizing, and also make sure you show up to flashpoints of unity and momentum like marches, rallies, and protests. Resistance groups like Indivisible and the Town Hall Project offer resources on how to effectively pressure elected officials. You may also be able to bring …

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How female support can aid career growth

May 6, 2017

… spots. But instead of competing against each other, women can work together to break that mold. Mentors can have a positive impact on the attitudes of those they’ve taken under their wing, encouraging them to achieve big things. This could be extremely helpful for women trying to make it in male-dominated fields. It’s sometimes an uphill battle, and having someone on your side that provides a boost of confidence can be a real game-changer. That is why it is so important that when …

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Where the Mexico City Policy matters the most

April 29, 2017

(CNN) She has five children and works as a farmer in Budadiri, Uganda, east Africa. “I want to look after my children,” Mudua says. “But I am a woman alone, and any time a man could force me into sex and I could get pregnant.” Women like Mudua, thousands of miles away from Washington and the White House, are the ones starting to feel the reverberations of US President Donald Trump’s Mexico City Policy, reintroduced in …

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Go with your gut: Harnessing the power of intution

April 26, 2017

… Century. More recently, intuition has been linked to successful executive management and been favored by successful individuals like Steve Jobs, who said, Intuition is a very powerful thing, more powerful than intellect, in my opinion. Thats had a big impact on my work. However, intuition also has a bad reputation. Dr. Gerd Gigerenzer, a German social psychologist and director at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, told The New York Times that is because it is not thought to be …

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Brexit university brain drain warning – BBC News

April 25, 2017

The cross-party committee of MPs, investigating the potential impact of Brexit on the higher education sector, heard warnings about the negative impact if EU staff, worried about their future status, were poached by universities in other countries. The report from MPs said their right to work and stay should be given unilaterally before the end of this year if there is no reciprocal deal with other EU countries Mr Carmichael said: “Higher education in the UK is a world leader but …

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UK’s online shoppers top global spending survey – BBC News

April 21, 2017

… retailers have felt a significant impact from the online shopping habits of customers. Earlier this week, High Street retailer Debenhams announced a change of strategy owing, in part, to fast-growing “mobile interaction”. The plan means up to 10 of its 176 UK stores may be closed over the next five years. A central distribution warehouse and about 10 smaller warehouses could also be shut. A further cost burden was also felt, particularly by clothes retailers, as a result of online …

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10 online classes in 10 different fields to help you figure out your career path

April 11, 2017

… same time The Work Hack You Need When Other People Are Holding You Up 4 Things to Do at the End of a Meeting (if You Don’t Want it to Be a Waste of Time) Your 4-Step Plan for Bouncing Back When You Don’t Get the Job Offer Cybersecurity Will impact the Future of Tech Careers This article originally published at The Muse here More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsCovert Content Wizard WP TweetMachine v2 – Single Site License Stupidly Simple Arbitrage VIP Free Smart …

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CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… actors were all students with hearing loss. And since then, the No Limits group has produced 100 plays in 13 states and includes three education centers. Its founder is a CNN hero who wants to give all students the tools to do well in life. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) MICHELLE CHRISTIE, CNN HERO: A child with a hearing loss can achieve anything. When you grow up, what do you want to be? UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I want to be a successful businessman. CHRISTIE: Hearing loss does not impact your intellect. But …

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The ‘Something To Wrestle’ podcast sparks nostalgia for old-school WWE hilarity

April 3, 2017

… but after seeing the impact of Something To Wrestle, impact Wrestling (basically, the second most important wrestling promotion in the U.S. today) hired him last month as a consultant (probably in part because Prichards show attracts exponentially more listeners than impact does for its TV shows). On Sunday, the WWE will present Wrestlemania 33 on its biggest day of the year. Prichard and Thompson will have already completed their first live show, an event in Orlando, Florida, the night before …

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Meet Memoji, the app that turns you into an emoji

April 3, 2017

… like this otherwise cute selfie I took in February that will now give my friends nightmares: Or this gif I saved of Daniel Radcliffe that will never be the same: “Emojis have become a part of everyday conversation and guide the way we chat and share our emotions, but the overall reach and impact of this important technology is limited,” said Nir Pochter, chief marketing officer of Lightricks, in a statement. “As emoji connoisseurs, we knew that the next level of …

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Samsung is going to sell refurbished Note 7s because some things will never die

March 28, 2017

… the Note 7’s explosive faults will be fixed before they hit the market again, or where in the world the company is planning to release the phones, but a Samsung spokesperson told us we shouldn’t expect to see the Note 7 come back to life in the U.S. “The objective of introducing refurbished devices is solely to reduce and minimize any environmental impact,” they said via email. “The product details including the name, technical specification, and price range will …

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Facebook releases ‘Town Hall’ feature to connect you to your local officials

March 28, 2017

U.S. President Barack Obama greets the audience as he arrives at a town hall style meeting at Facebook headquarters on April 20, 2011 in Palo Alto, California.Image: justin sullivan/getty images Like it or not, Facebook has an impact on politics. The social network contributed to President Donald Trump’s successful election, as much as CEO Mark Zuckerberg tried to lessen the blame on the rise of fake news. SEE ALSO: Facebook’s new ‘Trending Topics’ update is here now …

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Ive Been Married 20 Years. Now, My Wife Wants A Threesome With Her Best Friend

March 17, 2017

… Alternatively, it will be temporarily fun for you and the friend, followed by awkwardness and tension between all three of you. I somehow doubt that a threesome would make you fallfor the friend, but it could have a profound impact on how your wife sees you. Before you jump into anything, talk to your wife. Make sure she’s truly interested in exploring a mnage trois. I would also suggest introducing the fantasy in the bedroom before sampling the reality. Once you’re sure that the …

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Trump Officials Credit Him For Fewer Border Crossings. It’s Not That Simple.

March 10, 2017

… Secretary John Kelly referenced changes that have taken place since Trump won the election in November and was inaugurated on Jan. 20. [T]he early results show that enforcement matters, deterrence matters, and that comprehensive immigration enforcement can make an impact, Kelly . They could be right. Experts agree that enforcement along with other factors like the economy and conditions in an immigrants native country has an effect on border crossings. And the drop in apprehension numbers is …

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3 myths that shape the transgender bathroom debate

March 8, 2017

(CNN)The debate over transgender rights in America often gets reduced to bathroom talk. Supporters of so-called bathroom bills say they will protect public safety by ensuring that all people, including transgender men and women, use public restrooms that correspond to their sex at birth. Opponents say their impact is much wider. Critics call them thinly veiled attempts to discriminate against and stigmatize transgender people to score political points. Transgender …

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