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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Watch The Russians Laugh At Us In This Video Clip

May 20, 2017

… 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 …

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Hot Barber Styles Clients’ Hair With A Giant Flame

May 19, 2017

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? …

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Another Trump crisis craters GOP agenda

May 16, 2017

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 …

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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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A 22-year-old \

May 16, 2017

… 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 …

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

May 15, 2017

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 …

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

May 14, 2017

… (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 …

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Since when are laptops on planes such a threat?

May 13, 2017

… ALSO: What to bring on a plane if your laptop is banned Laptops have been a key feature of International travel for years, with passengers in both business and economy classes tapping away on long flights to get work done or pass the time. As the administration of Donald Trump considers forcing certain travelers to check laptops into cargo holds, thus risking cracked screens and possible fires, it is reasonable to ask what’s changed and if this is anything more than security theater. …

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Delta might have jumped the gun on the broader laptop ban

May 13, 2017

A Delta airlines plane is seen on the tarmac of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on July 14.Image: Joe Raedle/Getty Images UPDATED 10:55 a.m. PT with information from Delta. Abandon all devices bigger than a smartphone, ye who board here. We just got our first look at an airline warning passengers that they cannot bring laptops, tablets, or e-readers in their carry-on bags. This: .@Delta tells @ABC: The sign was posted in error and has been taken down. …

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How I manage a business with depression and anxiety

May 11, 2017

… business. Even with the struggles, I wouldnt want to choose any other path. Hopefully, some parts of my experience can help you with your own journey. And, if things are tough, theres no shame. It isnt easy for any of us. For more resources on how to seek professional help, visit the American Psychological Association’s website. For International resources, this list is a good place to start. If you need urgent assistance, text the Crisis Text Line at 741-741. …

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What does it mean to be an Arab man?

May 11, 2017

(CNN)Do Arab men support gender equality? What challenges do they face in their daily lives? What does it mean to be a man in the Middle East and North Africa in 2017? These are some of the questions that 10,000 men and women across Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon and the Palestinian territories were asked in the International Men and Gender Equality Study in the Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES MENA). “The findings are, in essence, a powerful riposte to the …

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CNN 10 – May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017

… terrorist group has been going on for almost seven months. ISIS has been in control of Mosul since 2014, and the Iraqi civilians who have escaped say life inside is hopeless, that ISIS has destroyed education, culture and ways to make a living. They’re dug in enough with traps and explosives to make the fight a hard one for the Iraqi, American and International forces trying to push them out. ISIS frequently uses car bombs to attack, and until this year, U.S. and coalition forces had to …

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Eurovision Song Contest: Bluff your way through this year’s show – BBC News

May 9, 2017

… return visit to the Ukrainian capital Kiev, 12 years since it was first held there in 2005. This year’s contest comes from Kiev’s International Exhibition Centre, a giant complex with capacity for up to 11,000 spectators. Image caption Sir Terry Wogan was a Eurovision fixture for many years Thanks in part to the mocking asides that Sir Terry Wogan used to issue from his commentary booth, Eurovision-bashing has become a national pastime for us Brits. Yet the competition is …

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The future of the iPhone 8 may rest in Qualcomm’s hands

May 5, 2017

Could Qualcomm block the upcoming iPhone 8 at the import gates?Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock This is war. Qualcomm, which has been in a heated battle with technology partner Apple over patent royalty payments, may be pursuing the nuclear option, according to a Bloomberg report, possibly asking the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) to block iPhone imports. At the root of the dispute between Apple and Qualcomm are cellular communication technology patents that Apple and others …

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FIFA Official Sheikh Ahmad Resigning Amid Bribery Claims

May 2, 2017

… Sheikh Ahmad's reputation as an election "kingmaker" took a hit last year when Infantino won the FIFA presidency ahead of his preferred candidate, Sheikh Salman of Bahrain. Although Sheikh Ahmad was not named in Department of Justice and court documents last week, he has become one of the most significant casualties of the sprawling U.S. federal investigation of bribery and corruption in International soccer revealed two years ago. The sheikh could be identified in a transcript of …

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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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Here’s why these companies want Trump to stay in the Paris Climate Agreement

April 27, 2017

… energy market, and would avoid risks to businesses from climate impacts such as more severe storms and sea level rise. “We urge that the United States remain a party to the Paris Agreement, work constructively with other nations to implement the agreement, and work to strengthen International support for a broad range of innovative technologies,” the letter states. Google data center in Georgia. Image: Google/REX/Shutterstock Other companies that signed the letter include the …

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Brexit university brain drain warning – BBC News

April 25, 2017

… Brexit risks damaging our International competitiveness and the long-term success of our universities. “The government must act urgently to address the uncertainty over EU staff and avert the risk of a damaging brain drain of talent from our shores.” ‘Light-touch controls’ The MPs highlighted the economic value of the UK’s higher education sector – quoting an estimate that it was worth 73bn per year and supported 750,000 jobs. There are 127,000 students from …

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Amazon announces big Australia expansion plans

April 22, 2017

Jeff Bezo's Amazon is coming, take cover Australia!Image: DAVID RYDER/GETTY IMAGES The moment Australian retailers have dreaded is here. Amazon is expanding Down Under, opening warehouses thatll enable cheap, fast local shipping, and letting small businesses sell goods through the sitea development an Amazon employee reportedly said would “destroy the retail environment in Australia.” Shopping on Amazon.com is already available to Australians, but with International shipping …

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United booted an engaged couple headed to their wedding in Costa Rica

April 18, 2017

… refusing to give up his $1,000 seat to “somebody more important.” A man on a flight from Houston to Calgary was stung by a scorpion after it fell on his head. Competing airlines trolled United, and Saturday Night Live made fun of it, too. Rev. Jesse Jackson leads a small protest outside the United Airlines terminal at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. Image: scott olson/Getty Images Dao was forcibly removed to make room for United crew members. This weekend, the …

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Leather & lather: The Cut-throat Racer – BBC News

April 17, 2017

It is four years since she set up shop in the quiet, picturesque Gwynedd village of Llanbedr – a place whose claims to fame are a campsite on the coast boasting it is the biggest in Europe, and an ex-Raf airfield that wants to become an International space port. But this spring, it is Sophie making the headlines in the village, in north Wales – and beyond. She has just been named the best cut-throat shaver in Wales – the first woman to take the title. It also means …

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Struggling Tech Giant LeEco Loses Global Corporate Finance Head

April 16, 2017

LeEco Inc.’s global head of corporate finance is leaving, according to a person familiar with the matter, the latest sign of retrenchment by the Chinese technology giant. Winston Cheng, who joined LeEco in 2015, will be president of International at Chinese e-commerce company JD.com Inc., leading new business initiatives including investments and mergers and acquisitions, the person said. LeEco declined to comment. JD.com didn’t respond to a request for comment on Friday. …

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This Uber-like taxi service is saving pregnant women’s lives in Tanzania

April 16, 2017

… just unbelievable. It just shouldn’t happen.” So, as a corporate foundation, they wanted to move away from simply writing checks and use the company’s expertise in mobile technology to prevent the problem, rather than cure it. With the support of partners such as USAID, Pathfinder International, and the Touch Foundation, Vodafone launched its $5 million “Mobilising Maternal Health Program.” One of its main features is a customized mobile app to educate 250 community …

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How many bombs has Britain dropped in 2017? – BBC News

April 15, 2017

Where the number wasn’t known, the BBC presumed one bomb was dropped. The most commonly used weapon is the Paveway IV precision guided bomb. At least 129 have been used against IS targets by the RAF this year. Through Operation Shader, the RAF is supporting Iraqi ground forces as part of a US-led International coalition. @media only screen and (min-width: 1px) { .ns_datapic_stat–bombs-2017 .ns_outer_wrapper { background-image: none; } .ns_datapic_stat–bombs-2017 .ns_outer_wrapper …

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