Are we sexist for gawking at Macron’s marriage?

April 25, 2017

… Emmanuel Macron, then 15, kisses the teacher, 40, who would later become his wife,” runs the headline for the Daily Mail. (Readers are also treated to a photo of Macron and Trogneux sharing a cheek kiss during a high school theater performance.) The New York Daily News is a bit more measured in calling Macron’s marriage “unlikely,” but their subtext is clear: There’s something not quite right about this relationship. Join us on Twitter and Facebook …

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Even Oprah gets intimidated

April 21, 2017

(CNN)Believe it or not, Oprah Winfrey gets nervous. “I didn’t want to take on this role,” Winfrey told CNN at New York premiere of her new HBO film “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” “I was intimidated by it. I was nervous. I just didn’t know if I could do it.” Based on a 2010 best-selling book, “Henrietta Lacks” tells the story of a woman being treated for cancer, whose cells were taken without consent in 1951 and used in …

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OReilly On Chopping Block Amid Claim He Called Black Woman Hot Chocolate

April 19, 2017

New York Magazines Gabriel Sherman reported Tuesday that the Murdoch family is leaning toward pulling Bill OReilly off of Fox Newsairwaves in the middle of growing pressure from advertisers and activist groups. David Folkenflikand CNNsBrian Stelterreported later Tuesday that an OReilly exit was being discussed. The board of 21st Century Fox, Fox News parent company, was to meet Thursday and was likely to discuss OReilly, according to CNN. Could Bill O’Reilly’s days at Fox News …

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Etan Patz case: Hernandez gets 25 to life in prison

April 19, 2017

(CNN)The bodega clerk convicted for the 1979 murder of New York first-grader Etan Patz was sentenced on Tuesday to 25 years to life in prison. Pedro Hernandez, 56, was convicted of kidnapping and murder in February, nearly 40 years after the 6-year-old disappeared on May 25, 1979. Etan left home to walk to a school bus stop and was not seen again. In the early 1980s, his photo appeared on milk cartons across the country, the first time the method was used to try to locate missing children. …

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A Look Back At 6 Seasons Of Perfect ‘Girls’ Quotes

April 17, 2017

… to go, Hannahs having a gay emergency with her gay dad. Elijah ** I just dont understand why you would want to leave New York, okay? Thats like something your family makes you do when youre too deep into crack to stop them. Its not something that a young, vibrant, albeit pregnant, person does. Elijah ** Ray broke up with me. Can you believe it? Marnie Mom, you cannot run away like that, okay? This is Brooklyn. Its one of the most dangerous places in America. You dont know the …

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Trump Avoids Tax March Protesters By Taking Scenic Route To Mar-a-Lago

April 16, 2017

NBC News reported that the demonstrators, part of anationwide protest highlighting Trumps lack of transparency, gathered along a bridge dividing Floridas Palm Beach and West Palm Beach hoping to catch the tycoons attention as he headed to his Mar-a-Lago estate. An estimated700 peopleattended the West Palm Beach protest.Across the country, tens of thousands gathered for more than 100 rallies, the largest events held in Washington D.C. and New York City. After Saturdays marches, Nelini …

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Dems Challenge Kushner’s Security Clearance Over Hidden Russian Meetings

April 15, 2017

Mr. Kushner must divulge the details of his meetings with foreign officials and explain why he did not reveal them when he was clearly required by to do so by law, the lawmakers said in a statement. The fact that Kushner is President Trumps son-in-law does not place him above the law. Anyone else would face severe discipline for failing to disclose meetings with foreign officials, a material omission which potentially amounts to a criminal offense. The letter cites a New York Times article …

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Some States, Cities Still Banning Government Travel To North Carolina

April 14, 2017

… states largest LGBTQ advocacy group, praised the cities and states continuing to oppose the North Carolina law. Other places that have reissued bans or are maintaining existing ones areMinnesota;Chicago; New York City; Seattle; Atlanta; Los Angeles; Salt Lake City; Cincinnati; Washington, D.C.; Portland, Oregon; Portland, Maine; Baltimore; Burlington, Vermont; San Francisco; Oakland, California; West Palm Beach, Florida; Wilton Manors; Florida; and Palm Springs, California. More From this …

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‘Survivor’ Contestant Outed As Transgender During Shocking Tribal Council

April 14, 2017

… CBS Photo Archive via Getty Images Smith, a 29-year-old asset manager from Brooklyn, New York, said he never wanted his trans identity to play a part in how he was seen or treated during the competition. He added: Its important people see he lost that fight. The message should be clear that hate will always lose. Zeke Smith, and transgender people like him, are not deceiving anyone by being their authentic selves, and it is dangerous and unacceptable to out a transgender person, Adams …

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Trump Rushes Into World Affairs

April 13, 2017

… Bannon in a corner. Yes, the meister was laughing in the front row of Wednesdays press conference with the head of NATO. But it was a chuckle of the condemned. Everyone in town saw the presidents dismissive distancing of himself from Bannon in Trumps hometown newspaper, the New York Post. Everyone also has seen Tillerson, Defense Secretary James Mattis and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster shred Bannon to pieces for the amusement of vengeful First Son-in-Law Jared Kushner. …

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United Airlines, David Dao, And The Way We Blame

April 13, 2017

… Michael Brown comes particularly to mind, with his actions on the day examined in microscopic detail while his past led to the infamous no angel article in the New York Times); it is probably not a coincidence that we find it now in a case where the man subjected to unwarranted violence by law enforcement, in this case to preserve the convenience of United Airlines, belongs to an ethnic minority. These are not majority positions, but if this tendency in public discourse is narrow, the Dao …

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9 of the greatest rivalries from breakfast to best Australian city

April 10, 2017

… national cricket rivalry has been dubbed by The New York Times as the Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox plus Barcelona vs. Real Madrid plus England vs. Australia (in any sport) “distilled and deepened with an extra dose of hostile geopolitics and the passions of 1.4 billion people.” Since their first test match in 1952, only three wars, a political assassination and a major terrorist attack in Mumbai could keep these two teams away from their drawn-out pursuit for cricket supremacy — …

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Hillary Clinton Calls For Strike On Syrian Regime’s Airfields

April 7, 2017

Clinton, the 2016 Democratic nominee, said at the Women in the World summit in New York City that a retaliatory strike would prevent Assad from carrying out similar attacks in the future. U.S. officials believe Assads regime is responsible for Tuesdays sarin gas attack on the opposition-held town of Khan Skeikhoun. Hillary Clinton said the U.S. should “take out” the Syrian regime’s airfileds.  I still believe we should have done a no-fly zone, she said.We should …

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Anderson Cooper questions Trump’s ‘biggest story’

April 6, 2017

(CNN)CNN’s Anderson Cooper questioned Wednesday how President Donald Trump could say Susan Rice is the biggest story of the moment, just one day after the deadliest chemical gas attack Syria has seen in years. Trump told the New York Times that former national security adviser Susan Rice may have committed a crime by requesting the names of Trump associates who were incidentally mentioned on intercepted communications during the Obama administration. The President offered no evidence to …

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Donald Trump, Xi Jinping and the Mao factor

April 4, 2017

… and combats his political enemies — including the news media — through bouts of insulting tweets shared with his millions of Twitter followers. “Trump and Mao have a very similar anti-establishment and also anti-intellectual tendency,” said Orville Schell, a leading US scholar on China who has been visiting the country since the Mao era and now heads the Center on US-China Relations at the Asia Society in New York. …

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US takes turn atop UN Security Council

April 4, 2017

United Nations (CNN)Some pundits predict United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley will one day run for president, but for a month, at least, she will be — of the 15-nation UN Security Council. Ambassadors take up the post each month, and April fell to Haley. While the former South Carolina Governor, who so far has been outspoken in her brief tenure in New York, said she is supposed to remain somewhat guarded as the leader of the 15-nation council, she told a packed news conference Monday …

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Rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker dies at 65

April 1, 2017

(CNN)Gilbert Baker, the designer of the iconic rainbow flag, has died. In 1978, Baker sewed a multicolored flag that became the symbol of the LGBT community across the world. Baker, 65, died Thursday in his sleep, said Cleve Jones, an AIDS activist and Baker’s longtime friend. He died in New York City, the medical examiner’s office there said. The 30-by-60 feet flag flew on Gay Pride Day on June 25, 1978. “We needed something to express …

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US signals openness to Assad staying put

March 31, 2017

… the Syrian people.” And in New York, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley was even stronger about the Trump administration’s decision not to push for Assad’s departure. “Our priority is no longer to sit and focus on getting Assad out,” Haley told wire reporters Thursday, according to AFP. …

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Grieving father: ‘I don’t play Trump songs anymore’

March 22, 2017

(CNN)Last year, Kraig Moss sold the equipment for his construction business in upstate New York and stopped making mortgage payments so he could follow Donald Trump on the campaign trail. The amateur country crooner sang pro-Trump ditties while strumming a guitar emblazoned with Trump campaign stickers, earning him the moniker “Trump Troubadour.” International media dubbed him “the voice of unheard America.” See the latest news and share your comments with …

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CNN’s Brian Stelter Slams Trump For Being A ‘Fox News Presidency’

March 19, 2017

… He watches Fox a lot. He tweets about Fox. He gives most of his interviews to Fox. He hires former Fox staffers. He peddles information from Fox. Three of the last five news storiesTrump has tweetedabout in the past week were from Fox News.The others were from the New York Times a newspaperhe insists is fake news and Brietbart, a pro-Trump site with white nationalist sympathies. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsRepwarn Business Account Repwarn Keyword monitoring will scour …

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Which Republicans are opposing the Obamacare repeal bill?

March 16, 2017

… (Alabama) 7. Leonard Lance (New Jersey) — “I do not want to vote on a bill that has no chance of passing over in the Senate.” 8. Claudia Tenney (New York) — “Just looking at what the CBO report came out with, and some of the issues in New York, I’m leaning toward voting no.” Update: The graphic has been updated to more accurately represent the number of lawmakers leaning against the bill. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsTraffic …

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Trump defends wiretap accusation amid doubts

March 16, 2017

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended his baseless accusation that President Barack Obama wiretapped him at Trump Tower, saying the media reports and the initial proof he had at the time made his claim appropriate. Trump said in an interview that his accusation was grounded in a New York Times story and a Fox News report, and that he currently has additional proof that he has yet to make public. The President, pressed by Fox News’ Tucker Carlson about why he …

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Trump is looking for a place to donate his paycheck

March 14, 2017

… The New York Times, NBC and CNN, as the “enemy of the American people.” Members of the media already have ideas for where the money should go. One reporter in the briefing called out, “Perhaps the White House Correspondents’ Association journalism scholarship?” “That would be a great way to do it,” Spicer replied. Meanwhile, other journalists took to Twitter to voice their proposals, listing — among other organizations — journalism …

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How to Send your content VIRAL using BoltPublisher Instant Article Publishing App

March 12, 2017

How to Send your content VIRAL using BoltPublisher Instant Article Publishing App If you haven't yet heard about Facebook Instant Articles then here is what you need to know. Right now BIG companies such as New York Times, Mashable and HootSuite are using Instant Articles. Why? Because they WORK! Here are the results that HootSuite recorded in a recent test of this new platform: 37 percent increase in reach 22 percent increase in shares 83 percent increase in Likes 57 percent …

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After Refusing To Resign, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Says He Was Fired By Trump Justice Department

March 12, 2017

Preet Bharara, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, and one of the most high profile federal prosecutors in the country, says hes been fired after refusing to resign his post. In a full statement Saturday, Bharara reiterated that he had been fired. The Department of Justice asked the nations 46 federal prosecutors on Friday, something that previous administrations have also done after coming into power. I The president-elect asked, presumably because hes a New Yorker …

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How to Grow a big following build your brand and DOMINATE any niche using BoltPublisher Instant Arti

March 12, 2017

How to Grow a big following build your brand and DOMINATE any niche using BoltPublisher Instant Article App If you haven't yet heard about Facebook Instant Articles then here is what you need to know. Right now BIG companies such as New York Times, Mashable and HootSuite are using Instant Articles. Why? Because they WORK! Here are the results that HootSuite recorded in a recent test of this new platform: 37 percent increase in reach 22 percent increase in shares 83 percent increase in …

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