O’Reilly’s firing: What took so long?

April 21, 2017

(CNN)Yet another seismic shift has occurred at Fox News, as conservative talk show host Bill O’Reilly is officially out amid a sea of sexual harassment allegations. And people are asking some important questions, like: Why did it take so long for the company to act on allegations of harassment that had been developing for years? And why did Fox pay O’Reilly tens of millions of dollars to leave? This follows Roger Ailes’ exit this past July, with allegations that sound eerily …

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Indian ad with transgender mom stirs debate — and tears

April 20, 2017

New Delhi (CNN)An advert challenging the norms of a traditional family in India has gone viral, with more than 9 million views on YouTube. The ad’s storyline pushes the issue of transgender rights within the country and reveals the human side of the issue in just three and a half minutes. Released online on March 31, the commercial by medicine company Vicks tells the true story of Gayatri, a young Indian orphan who was adopted by Gauri Sawant, a 37-year-old Mumbai-based transgender woman …

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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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How Trump could make US a climate pariah over Paris pact

April 18, 2017

(CNN)Reports have it that President Donald Trump will assemble his advisers on Tuesday to decide on whether to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement. Naturally, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, a career-long, oil-industry shill from Oklahoma, is arguing to pull out. Yet even Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, former CEO of ExxonMobil, is arguing to stay. If Trump goes with Pruitt instead of Tillerson, he will immediately create a worldwide consensus on climate action: to fight the …

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Why some Brits are opting for Belgian citizenship – BBC News

April 16, 2017

She described it as her insurance policy. “If the UK had voted to leave it would have been essential for me to stay in Europe with no worries,” she explained. “If the UK had voted to stay then it was a vote of confidence in my now home country.” Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Just over a thousand UK citizens currently work for the EU Commission questions and rumours abound in the expat community, from which commune has the most relaxed attitude …

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Trump Administration Won’t Release Logs Of Visitors To The White House

April 15, 2017

… to the Post. Trump has faced numerous questions about potential conflicts of interest after refusing to release his tax returns. Trump, who as a candidate pledged to drain the swamp of Washington insiders, had previously accused then-President Barack Obama of a lack of transparency. Visits to the White House became a matter of particular interest after Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) met with sources on White House grounds who supposedly told him the Trump campaign had been caught up in …

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Dems Challenge Kushner’s Security Clearance Over Hidden Russian Meetings

April 15, 2017

… Ivanka And Jared Is A Dangerous Thing Jared Kushner Helped Push Steve Bannon Out Of The NSC The Mystery of Jared Kushner Jared Kushner Went To Iraq And Couldn't Have Looked More Out Of Place Jared Kushner Hired 'The Purge' Publicist, An Expert In Marketing Dystopia Trump's Son-In-Law Jared Kushner To Face questions On Russia Ties White House Announces Jared Kushner Is Now Responsible For Everything More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsMy Unfair …

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From Syria to Black Lives Matter: 3 ways WWI still shapes America

April 10, 2017

… and children? Does the US welcome too many immigrants? Are corporations too powerful? Are women treated like second-class citizens? Those might seem like questions ripped from today’s headlines, yet they literally provoked riots and lynch mobs during World War I, the film shows. Few people today, however, know how relevant the war remains because it seems so distant, trapped forever in wobbly black-and-white silent film, historians say. “The First World War is the most important …

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CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… questions we get, what’s the difference between a watch and a warning? Well, just for comparison’s sake, let’s take the stop light, green light, yellow light, red light. Sometimes, the National Weather Service will issue a hazardous weather outlook and advisory. Treat that as a green light. Know that the possibility of rough weather is there, but go about your day as you would, just stay alert. But as conditions tend to ripen, you may see a tornado watch issued by the …

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Stonewall calls for ‘gender X’ option on passports – BBC News

April 5, 2017

The passport proposal comes days after HSBC let its customers choose non-gender specific titles such as Mx, M and Misc for their bank accounts. ‘Afraid to travel’ It is estimated that about 650,000 people identify as trans in the UK. Stonewall said many were “afraid to travel abroad” because they feared intrusive questions at passport control. In Australia, passport-holders can choose “X” as an option if their gender as indeterminate, as part of changes …

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The only 4 things you need to know about Trump and Russia

April 1, 2017

(CNN)Donald Trump’s Russia problem is getting worse — and more complicated. questions about his campaign’s alleged ties to Moscow seem to proliferate by the hour. The mushroom cloud surrounding his baseless allegations that President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower is spreading faster. The investigations have become difficult to keep track of — and those are just the ones we know about. But the revelation on Thursday that fired former Trump national security …

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Tillerson plan to skip NATO, visit Russia puts allies on edge

March 22, 2017

… Europe the wrong way and raising questions about its commitment to its Western allies. “Seeing the Chinese, then going to Russia and avoiding NATO in the middle — it’s weird,” said one NATO diplomat, referring to Tillerson’s travel to China this month and the news that he would head to Moscow next. “It showsthat they don’t care about NATO. They are not multilateral.” Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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Plug the leaks and stop blaming Russians for Clinton’s loss

March 21, 2017

… opened the door to further discussion on questions regarding the protection of intelligence and personal information. Democrats tried their best to blame their loss on Russian involvement and Republicans sought to plug intelligence leaks. Getting the answers to these questions is not about partisanship. It’s about patriotism. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSocial CPA Academy OTO2 – Case Study This is a comprehensive FB and CPA course will covering, crafting high …

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Trump’s wiretapping accusation comes to a head at Comey hearing

March 20, 2017

… his administration that he is unlikely to pay a heavy price among his devoted supporters. Trump on wiretapping: Talk to Fox News But the episode has again raised questions about whether Trump’s penchant for defying facts and evidence that helped him in his campaign could exert a significant price on his presidency. RELATED: Why Trump just can’t (and probably won’t) quit the wiretap story Some observers believe Trump is eroding credibility that he will need to …

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Why Trump just can’t (and probably won’t) quit the wiretap story

March 18, 2017

… the GOP. Long after most had given up speculating about Obama’s birthplace — and years after Obama released his birth certificate — Trump clung to the racially charged conspiracy theory, insisting that there were still more unanswered questions. It took him five years to finally let it go. Now, it seems, Trump may have landed on a conspiracy theory that has equal staying power. In fact, the contours of his recent Obama fixation have much in common with birtherism. With his …

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

March 12, 2017

… multiple high profile New York elected officials on corruption charges while in office. He is also conducting an investigation into . And as New York Magazines Gabriel Sherman , a candidate to replace Bharara is Marc Mukasey, a lawyer for former Fox CEO Roger Ailes, who resigned last summer amidst a number of sexual harassment allegations. But beyond those questions, request for Bhararas resignation and his potential firing also illustrates the deterioration of Trumps relationship with the …

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Why Trump’s Failed Attempt To Prioritize Christian Refugees Never Had A Chance

March 12, 2017

… of Lent. The government would end up implicitly having to define the boundaries and borders of the religion in order to decide who would be in and who would be out, she said. In most cases religiosity of each claimant takes a backseat to the more pressing questions of the situation on the ground in the country of origin, the credibility and documentary evidence of the story of the applicant, and the individual characteristics of each claimant that may generate persecution, Helge rsheim, a …

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Republicans Obamacare Replacement Just Got A Powerful Enemy

March 8, 2017

… politician-speak for overcharging older Americans for their health insurance while lining the insurance companies pockets. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), right, addresses questions about the American Health Care Act with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Tuesday. Across the board, what it does is shift costs from younger people to older people, said Timothy Jost, a leading health reform expert and emeritus professor at the Washington and Lee University School of …

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GOP tries to keep agenda on track, despite Trump tweets

March 7, 2017

Washington (CNN)Republicans in Congress are determined to push full steam ahead with a key campaign pledge — repealing and replacing Obamacare — despite the President’s bombshell wiretapping claims that have put pressure on congressional committees to launch investigations and answer questions about a claim for which they’ve seen no evidence. In what’s become a ritual, GOP lawmakers are returning to Washington to take action on a major agenda item but are once …

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Oklahoma legislator’s questionnaire asks Muslims: ‘Do you beat your wife?’

March 6, 2017

(CNN)Three Muslim students who wanted to talk with an Oklahoma state legislator about Islam were told to fill out a questionnaire first, said a state leader of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. “Do you beat your wife?” said one question on the form Rep. John Bennett’s assistant gave them. “Do you denounce the terrorist organization Hamas?” was another. The law student and two high school students were shocked and insulted because the 17 questions were …

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CNN 10 – March 6, 2017

March 6, 2017

… who actively use it every month. (END VIDEO CLIP) AZUZ: And what’s amazing is what Internet experts can learn by people’s activity on social media. It’s been said that anyone who wants true privacy should avoid the Internet, whether it’s connected systems in your home that don’t just answer questions or do your shopping, but here, everything you say or know when you get back from work, or the political leanings of people you follow online, everything that interests …

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