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

April 27, 2017

… energy resources to power their operations. Google, for example, plans to power 100 percent of its data centers and offices with renewable energy starting this year. President Donald Trump shakes hands with employees from Rosebud Mining Company. Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock “U.S. business interests are best served by a stable and practical framework facilitating an effective and balanced global response,” the letter states. Trump has launched an all-out assault on former president …

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Shea Moisture apologizes after Twitter slammed its ad: ‘We really f-ed this one up’

April 26, 2017

… Beautiful. “I can tell you that’s never going to happen,” Dennis said in response to concerns the line would lose focus on its black customers. Yet the latest ad, in which white women outnumber the sole woman of color, compounded the brand’s public relations problem. Monday’s apology came after Twitter users had dragged the company for hours over what they saw as the whitewashing of its marketing. As of Monday afternoon, “Shea Moisture” was the top …

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Georgia student in police beating video says he feared for his life

April 18, 2017

(CNN)The 21-year-old Georgia college student seen on cell phone video being beaten by two Georgia police officers says he thought he was going to die during the traffic stop on April 12. Demetrius Hollins was pulled over on a busy suburban Atlanta road by Gwinnett County Police Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni for not having a license plate, according to the police report. Hollins said the license plate was in the rear window. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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Dems Challenge Kushner’s Security Clearance Over Hidden Russian Meetings

April 14, 2017

… significant issue for the Trump transition, notes the letter, pointing to Michael Flynns ouster as Trumps national security adviser after lying about foreign contacts during the transition. We are concerned that Jared Kushner may have engaged in similar deception, the letter adds. There was no immediate response to the letter from the FBI. The Senate Intelligence Committee plans to quiz Kushner as part of its ongoing probeinto the Trump teams Russian ties. Related Coverage More Power For …

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CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… of gratitude as well to the emergency services and their rapid response to the attack on Friday. So, people are laying flowers on police cars for example with cards saying, “We’re proud of what you did.” Max Foster, CNN, Stockholm, Sweden. (END VIDEOTAPE) AZUZ: The U.S. government now says it’s a priority to remove Syria’s leader from power. That’s a significant change for the Trump administration. It previously did not prioritize the ouster of Syrian …

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So, Bad News: Now Militants Are Using Drones as Projectiles

April 10, 2017

… International Studies The Defense Department wouldn’t comment on the specifics of the drone attacks against the Gulf coalition in Yemen, or whether it’s reviewing the security of its own Patriot batteries in response. In a statement to WIRED, Pentagon spokesman Christopher Sherwood did say that the department is “aggressively pursuing” counter drone technologies and that it has “deployed multiple systems from portable to larger more capable systems to protect both …

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Eiffel Tower Goes Dark To Mourn Victims Of Stockholm Attack

April 8, 2017

At least four people were killed and more than a dozen injured after a vehicledrove into a crowd of peopleat a shopping district in Stockholm. This is the second time this week the Eiffel Tower has shut off its lights to show respect and solidarity with a country reeling from tragedy.The tower went dark Tuesday in response to an explosion thatkilled 14 people and injured 50 others in a subway in St. Petersburg, Russia. Paris Mayor Anne HidalgocalledFriday for the Eiffel Towers lights to be …

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Congress Loves The Syria Strike. But Senators Can’t Say Why Trump Thinks It’s Legal.

April 8, 2017

… inherent authority. I think the president should be able to act, said Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.), the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The president is commander-in-chief, said Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). Its the same rationale that Ronald Reagan used after there was a bombing of a bar, a disco in Berlin, and . This is not the first time a president of the United States has acted militarily in response to a crisis, and a necessity for us to react. If there was no clear …

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Here Are All The Advertisers Fleeing Bill O’Reilly’s Show

April 6, 2017

Since Monday night, more than 40 companies that advertise with Fox News have announced theyre splitting from the show a response to a bombshell New York Times reportindicating that OReilly and Fox News have paid around $13 million in settlements to address complaints brought by five of his former female colleagues. Fox News did not immediately respond to a question about whether any companies have pulled ads from the network entirely. Mercedes-Benz was the first company and one of six …

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Sexism is the new clickbait. It’s time to find another route to internet fame.

April 1, 2017

… Wilde said “the only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about”. Brand managers are well aware of this,” says Anthony Patterson, professor of marketing at Liverpool University. A “response whether outrage or support demonstrates that consumers are engaging with their brand.” Patterson says the willingness of brands to court controversy stems from their worry that their latest campaigns will go unnoticed and ignored by “an indifferent and …

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People are outraged that a magazine compared soup dumplings with popping zits

March 31, 2017

… reads. In the video, Time Out describes the soup dumplings as “exploding dumplings” that are “super dribbly.” Naturally, people were outraged at the strange comparison of eating soup dumplings to popping pimples: People also slammed Time Out for wasting all that soup: In response to an email from Mashable, Dumplings Legend said simply: “It is clear that there are many different ways to eat [soup dumplings].” “What is right and what is …

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Brexit sovereignty plan set out in Great Repeal Bill – BBC News

March 30, 2017

… you need to know about Brexit In response, Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament’s chief Brexit negotiator, said he would not accept any attempt to “bargain” between trade and security. Mr Tusk, who told the UK “we already miss you” as he received Mrs May’s letter, is expected to set out the EU’s draft negotiating principles in the coming days. In a brief statement on Wednesday, he said it was not “a happy day” for him or for the EU and …

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Don’t dismiss these alleged ‘Call of Duty: WWII’ leaks so quickly

March 27, 2017

… Activision’s Call of Duty games are built and released on a three-year development cycle, so the series roadmap was locked through 2016 by the end of 2013. I would guess that the publisher’s forward-looking soothsayers saw something in Ghosts that raised alarm bells and then three subsequent Call of Duty games with a similarly futuristic setting. Call of Duty: WWII seems like the natural response to me. It very much brings the series back to its “roots” the first three …

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Trump campaign’s latest email poll feels a lot like middle school drama

March 24, 2017

Do u like Trump? Yes or no.Image: shutterstock Hey friends, it’s time for another riveting poll from President Trump’s campaign. Woo hoo! On Thursday, Trump Headquarters sent out another one of its middle school-esque email polls, but rather than solely throwing shade at the media, this poll simply inquired whether the recipients stand with President Trump. Sounds like a simple choice, right? Well, wait until you have a look at the response options. SEE ALSO: Trump follows up …

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London mayor shuts down Trump Jr. tweet: I have more important things to do

March 24, 2017

(CNN)A day after a terror attack in his city left three people dead and as many as 40 wounded, London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he has more important things to do than respond to a tweet from Donald Trump Jr. Wednesday, President Trump’s son tweeted, “You have to be kidding me?!” in response Khan’s assertion in 2016 to The Independent newspaper that terror attacks are “part and parcel” of living in a major city. “I’m not going to respond to a tweet …

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A city stilled, shocked and then enraged by attack

March 23, 2017

… are only allowing people to cross over but not return toward the city. Pedestrians must go around another way. Emergency response vehicles continue to stream past every few minutes. London Ambulance Service vehiclesare parked in a barrier across the south end of Westminster Bridge and in front of St. Thomas’ Hospital. Up ahead, blue flashing lights signal where people in white crime-scene bodysuits have come to examine the scene. …

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While Washington Investigates Russian Meddling, Moscow Is Expanding Its Global Influence

March 22, 2017

… Putin proposed to open discussions on a follow-up to the New START arms control agreement, and Trump dismissed it as a bad deal that favored Russia. General Khalifa Haftar, pictured in Moscow, is aiming to establish a military regime in Libya and is backed by Russia. Recognizing the Wests indifferent response to the Libyan civil war, Russia has backed Marshal Khalifa Haftar, a former Gaddafi loyalist turned dissident who lived for two decades in the United States and opposes Libyas …

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Looking back on the political gambles of May and Sturgeon – BBC News

March 19, 2017

… that might be, but on those terms it doesn’t seem likely a new vote could happen anytime before late 2020. The Europe question Image copyright Scottish Parliament Image caption Votes on many Holyrood motions are not binding The Scottish government now argues that the Holyrood vote on a Section 30 order is more important than ever. In the end, it was the focus of Ms Sturgeon’s big conference speech. But Mrs May’s response assumes that this vote will be approved. Ms …

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

March 17, 2017

… Can you guide me in what I should do or how I should handle this? Anonymous Dear Anon, In your letter, you talk about your daughter and use the words “she” and “her.” For the purposes of this response, I’m going to refer to your child as your son, and use the pronouns “he” and “him.” I hope you will understand that this is not a judgment of your words, but an attempt to acknowledge what your child istelling you right now. …

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Somalia drought: At least 110 die as fears of famine grow

March 5, 2017

… famine. “If we do not scale up the drought response immediately, it will cost lives, further destroy livelihoods, and could undermine the pursuit of key state-building and peace-building initiatives,” he warned, adding that a drought — even one this severe — does not automatically have to mean catastrophe. According to the United Nations, “Somalia is in the grip of an intense drought, induced by two consecutive seasons of poor rainfall. In the worst-affected areas, …

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