5 Trump theme songs as sung by his lawyer’s ’70s rock cover band

June 22, 2017

… Monday when CNN’s Andrew Kaczynski linked to a SoundCloud account that appeared as if it might be Sekulow’s, but his firm, ACLJ, denied it. The page was subsequently deleted. Even without that, though, there is still the Jay Sekulow Band. SPIN did a terrific job of flagging some of the original songs Sekulow and his bandmates which include a former member of Christian rock outfit Petra and the guy who briefly filled in for Steve Walsh in Kansas have spun out. But there’s an …

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Megyn Kelly’s Alex Jones Interview Had Lower Ratings Than A Game-Show Rerun

June 20, 2017

… job and that the parents of the 20 students slain at Connecticuts Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 were actorswho helped fake the slaughter of children and school employees. Followers include President Donald Trump, who appeared on Jones radio show during the presidential campaign. The NBC affiliate in Connecticut, where the Sandy Hook shooting happened, chose not to air the interview, putting a small dent in Kellys ratings.The affiliate came to the decision after it listened intently to …

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Ahead Of NBC Profile, Alex Jones Talks About Bullets In Wolf Blitzer’s Head

June 16, 2017

… job and that the murder of 20 children at Sandy Hook elementary school were possibly faked in a bid to win stricter gun laws. News that he would be featured on Kellys show triggered outrage from Sandy Hook parentsand inspired a #shameonNBC hashtag. Kelly has defended the upcoming program, saying that it will give people an opportunity to know Jones. She might get to know him a bit more than she would like if he follows through with a threat he made on Twitter Thursday to release footage of …

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Jeff Sessions’ explanation for firing Comey just doesn’t make sense

June 15, 2017

… testified, under oath, that Trump called him several times in the first part of this year to tell him how great a job he was doing.) Then there was the fact, revealed in Sessions’ testimony yesterday, that he had never met with Comey to discuss what he took to be his poor performance. This back and forth with Mark Warner, D-Virginia, the vice chairman of the intelligence committee, gets at that oddity: WARNER: So you were his — his superior, and there were some fairly harsh things …

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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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Frank Lloyd Wright: What his 5 best buildings tell us about his life and work

June 8, 2017

… architect’s “most beautiful job.” Wright’s star was in the reascendant. A museum since 1964 and in danger of collapse by the end of the century, Fallingwater has been beautifully restored to enchant and inspire future generations. A rhyme in a caf on nearby Route 381 said “Frank Lloyd Wright built a house over falling water/which he really shouldn’t have oughta.” Most of us are glad he did. 1959: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York) …

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After sexual harassment investigation, Uber fires more than 20 employees

June 7, 2017

… Travis Kalanick in February. This isn’t the first major departures from Uber even since Fowler’s blog post in February. Uber’s SVP of engineering Amit Singhal resigned shortly thereafter, when reports surfaced that he left his previous job at Google due to sexual harassment allegations. Uber has made some other changes in the name of improving the workplace environment. In March, it released its first-ever diversity report. Earlier this year, Uber recruited Frances Frei, a …

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Waymo is now working to add trucks to its self-driving fleet

June 3, 2017

… the job easier for drivers and they could fill the gap to combat the projected driver shortage facing the industry in the coming years. By using its autonomous platform on trucks, Waymo could play a big part in transforming American highways. But it’s far from the first player to enter the self-driving truck space. There are projects currently in the works from established companies like PACCAR, the manufacturer behind the Peterbilt brand, which is working with Nvidia, and smaller …

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Election 2017: Five key things about the Question Time special – BBC News

June 3, 2017

… Victoria Davey, over the 1% cap on annual public sector pay rises, asking how was it “fair” that her 2009 pay slip “reflected exactly” what she earned today. Mrs May said she recognised the job nurses did, but the Conservative Party “had had to take hard choices across the public sector”. Another woman with mental health issues was close to tears as she spoke about being asked about suicide attempts during a work capability assessment. Mrs May said she would …

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Election 2017 debate: Parties clash on Brexit – BBC News

May 31, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrexit clash in Welsh election debate Mr Millar, the Tory education spokesman and AM, said the 8 June vote was a clear choice between Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Attacking the other party leaders, he said: “We can ill afford to have them taking our seat at the negotiating table. We need a prime minister who is up to the job and ready to deliver for the people of Wales.” BBC Wales TV …

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Liam Gallagher: ‘I love you Manchester…’ – BBC News

May 31, 2017

Image copyright PA Gallagher once said that he would never go solo, as he was not an idiot (shall we say, as we can’t bring you the actual naughty word here). But things change, and eight new solo tracks from forthcoming album As You Were, like Wall of Glass – which was partially leaked last week – were greeted with warm cheers and applause. The most rapturous noises of the night were, of course, reserved for the epic Oasis songs that helped the snarling singer make …

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How ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has become the meme of the resistance

May 29, 2017

Image: Christopher Mineses / mashable  Earlier this week, 18 women dressed up in red cloaks and white bonnets, stood in pairs in the rotunda of the Texas state capitol, and began chanting, “Shame!” in unison. They didn’t stop shouting for eight minutes. They call themselves the Texas handmaids. You probably first saw them back in March, when images of their original protest in Austin went viral. That’s when they sat silently in the Texas senate gallery, watching as …

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

May 29, 2017

… child started school. She has since become a senior engineer at the company. “The Skanska job was the first to hit all the boxes. It was part-time, location-wise it was flexible and it was relevant to my engineering skills,” she says. “I had heard some horror stories from people with big gaps in their CV where the initial [recruitment] filter just puts them straight in the bin.” But she says a returnship is “good for both sides”. “Going in for three …

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If MacGyver lived today this is probably how he’d survive in the wild

… job is as a assistant professor at the National University of in Singapore, goes into some of the world’s most remote regions armed with nothing but pieces of everyday technology. Forget food rations, water purifiers, or even mosquito repellent Quitmeyer, who calls himself a “digital survivalist” is equipped with laptops and digital cameras to survive. In the very first episode of the series, Quitmeyer is dropped into the jungle for four days, during which he creates his own …

May 27, 2017
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REPORT: Trump To Set Up ‘War Room’ To Repel Russia Probe Attacks

… join the administration as early as next week, a source close to him said. This month, the Justice Department named Robert Mueller, a former FBI director, as an independent special counsel in the probe. Trump has been frustrated of late that his communications team hasnt done a more effective job at making the case that he isnt implicated in the Russia probe and highlighting his administrations successes, sources close to the president said. Another Republican close to the White House said …

May 27, 2017
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Can you find the scared government official trying to hide?

… ALSO: Neoliberals are trying to do the impossible: Make their memes cool Every American should be able to reach out and find their representative, but half of the time reporters can’t even locate their whereabouts. Take a look to see if you can do a better job. 1. Where oh where hath Spicey gone? Image: ambar del moral/mashable composite/getty After Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, Sean Spicer courageously confronted reporters by cowering amongst the bushes. 2. Can you find …

May 21, 2017
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Learn how to ace the new rules of the job application process

If you’re a professional in today’s working world, you’ve probably realized that the process of acquiring a new job is rapidly evolving. The traditional, pre-digital method of searching through newspaper ads for positions or even walking into companies to personally drop off your resume are practices of the past. The new reality is that by the time you’re responding to a job posting, you’re probably already behind. Rather, in today’s business world, you …

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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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
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