Rock band The Slants’ victory in court secures your rights

June 20, 2017

(CNN)In the 1971 free speech case, Cohen v. California, the Supreme Court said, “One man’s vulgarity is another’s lyric.” That rings very true today. Now, I get to say: “I told you so.” Join us on Twitter and Facebook Justice Kennedy summed it up perfectly: “By mandating positivity, the law here might silence dissent and distort the marketplace of ideas.” Today, because of a little-known band and a naughty word, you are all more …

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Theresa May Fast Facts

June 12, 2017

… Bhutto, later the prime minister of Pakistan. Lost both of her parents in her twenties. Co-founded Women2Win, an organization dedicated to increasing the amount of conservative women in Parliament. Is the second female prime minister of Great Britain. Margaret Thatcher was the first. She served from 1979 to 1990. Timeline:1977 – Takes a job with the Bank of England. 1985 – Begins working for the Association for Payment Clearing Services as an adviser on International affairs. …

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Sanders allies emboldened by Labour’s gains in UK election

June 10, 2017

… the triumph of moderate liberal technocrats in France and Canada — both closer philosophically to former President Barack Obama than Sanders — as the more appealing International parallel. Former Sanders campaign digital organizing director Claire Sandberg emailed her concerns from the UK, as she made her way to the Midwest after a whirlwind spell supporting Labour-aligned groups ahead of the vote. “I fully expect Establishment Democrats to reject the obvious lessons from …

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Universities challenged on top 1% advert – BBC News

June 8, 2017

… ahead with a formal investigation or ruling. Top 10 QS World University Rankings Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Stanford Harvard California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Cambridge Oxford University College London Imperial College London Chicago ETH Zurich There are many different university rankings, including for individual subjects as well as for institutions, and the results are often used as evidence of International status. And the challenge over how such rankings are …

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After sexual harassment investigation, Uber fires more than 20 employees

June 7, 2017

Image: ap/rex/shutterstock Uber has made a big move in its efforts to improve its workplace culture. The San Francisco-based ride-hailing giant has fired more than 20 people following a sexual harassment investigation, Bloomberg reported, citing an anonymous source familiar with the matter. SEE ALSO: Uber’s self-driving car program just dodged a huge bullet but still lost a key member The firings stem from an investigation by Perkins Coie, an International law firm that often works …

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EPA Inspector General Probing Whether Agency Staffer Colluded With Monsanto

June 7, 2017

… application allowing glyphosate to stay on the market in the European Union, said Bart Staes, a Belgian member of parliament representing the Green Party. There has been a political and scientific debate for the last two years because the authorization to bring glyphosate to the market has expired and we need to make a decision by the end of the year, said Staes. The International Agency for Research on Cancer, the World Health Organization division focused on cancer, issued a conclusionin …

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With A Flick Of His Mood, Trump Throws Allies Off Balance

June 7, 2017

… diplomatic flare-up in the Middle East, Mattis and had both expressed hope the tension between Qatar and the United Arab Emirates would be resolved soon. , Trumps national security team was also blindsided by his belligerent NATO speech. Trumps volatility when it comes to International alliances and agreements has already had far-reaching implications. In the past weeks, the leaders of some of Americas most powerful traditional allies have signaled they perceive a fundamental change in the …

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

June 5, 2017

… Edgbaston ground in Birmingham, England. The West Midlands venue was hosting a game on Sunday as part of the two-week Champions Trophy tournament, which involves eight countries, including England. World cricket's governing body says extra security had been put in place after the Saturday night attacks in the capital. The International Cricket Council said in a statement that all team hotels went into lockdown and teams, match officials and staff were all quickly accounted for after the …

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How a Silicon Valley veteran created an app that 400 nonprofits use to help refugees

May 30, 2017

Image: Mashable Composite; RefAid / Trellyz Shelley Taylor calls herself a Silicon Valley veteran. Veteran, she tells me, “means old.” Raised in Palo Alto, Taylor has an extensive tech background. She isn’t an engineer, but she wrote the “bible of user interface” back in 1995 at the dawn of website creation, inventing a lot of the language still used to this day to describe websites and ecommerce. She’s launched a bevy of startups and advised companies like …

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Taking a break? The 1.7bn career gap – BBC News

May 29, 2017

… months on a returnship means people do not expect you to immediately get there, and they know you have your family life. You know that if it’s a disaster you can think, ‘well, I’ve tried it and it doesn’t work right now,’ so it takes the pressure off.” Image copyright Fidelity International Image caption “Recruiters were reluctant to put my CV forward,” says Natalie Lang While Julianne Miles’s Women Returners project is still …

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This ‘Famine Food Truck’ Is Countering Trump’s Budget

Staffers from nonprofit Oxfam America are manning a Famine Food Truck to spread awareness of food crises leaving20 million people acrossSomalia, Nigeria, Yemen, and South Sudanon the brink of starvation. Outlined in Marchdetailed on Tuesday, famine in parts of South Sudan in February, and International officials fear that Yemen, Somalia and Nigeria could soon face similar fates. Several factors contribute to these crises, according to Oxfam, including drought, climate change, conflict, and …

May 24, 2017
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Locked out of China, South Korea’s K-pop stars are heading to the US

(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 …

May 22, 2017
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Watch The Russians Laugh At Us In This Video Clip

… of a beaming Trump shaking hands with Lavrov and Kislyak, which the White House had reportedly been assured would not be done. The controversial meeting was the day after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey over the Russian thing with Trump and Russia, the president later told NBC News. The mortifying video clip of Lavrov joking about the president is another example that America isnt so much becoming great again, but an International laughingstock, several publications pointed out. Trump …

May 20, 2017
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Hot Barber Styles Clients’ Hair With A Giant Flame

Young people in Cairo are visiting hairstylist Mohamed Hanafy so he can set their hair on fire, according to news station CGTN Africa, the International branch of China state broadcaster CCTV. Its a technique that Hanafy says he learned after watching a YouTube video showing a Pakistani barber using a similar technique. destroysremoves dandruff. How can I tell them that I will set their hair on fire and convince them that it wont harm them at all that on the contrary it would improve it? …

May 19, 2017
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Another Trump crisis craters GOP agenda

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump’s governing agenda, which only 10 days ago showed signs of gaining steam, appears to have derailed after he allegedly shared classified information and dismissed FBI director James Comey, both of which threaten to alienate Republicans while bogging down the White House once again. Hours after The Washington Post reported Trump shared information about terror plots with Russian officials in the Oval Office, alarmed lawmakers on Capitol Hill were …

May 16, 2017
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Intel officials: Trump disclosure ‘carelessly’ threatened relationship with ally

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 …

May 16, 2017
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A 22-year-old \

… than 70 experts, though Russia was hit the hardest. European cybercrime experts are “working closely with affected countries’ cybercrime units and key industry partners to mitigate the threat and assist victims,” Europol, the European Union’s police agency, said on Saturday in a statement. “The recent attack is at an unprecedented level and will require a complex International investigation to identify the culprits,” Europol said. Associated Press contributed …

May 16, 2017
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In ancient city of Xi’an, China hopes to restart the Silk Road

Xi'an, China (CNN)Michael Chang’s love of noodles should make his adopted home a perfect fit. Growing up poor in eastern China, Chang crowded around one of the only two televisions in his village to watch Hong Kong soap operas and TV dramas. “They were all in these fancy offices eating instant noodles,” he said. ” I wanted that to be me.” China’s party ruined by N. Korea missile What is China’s grand plan for the world? In …

May 15, 2017
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Bafta TV awards: What to look out for at this year’s ceremony – BBC News

… (Princess Margaret) are all nominated for their supporting roles. Last year Bafta changed its rules on eligibility which has allowed shows with International funding, such as The Crown, to be entered outside the International category. The best actress race is one to watch Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The cast of Netflix’s Stranger Things Yes, we’re talking about those shows that weren’t made for the traditional broadcast channels. Netflix has never …

May 14, 2017
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