Emmanuel Macron vows to avoid ‘the mistake Hillary Clinton made’

April 28, 2017

(CNN)The man who’s hoping to become France’s next president says he’s not assuming he has the win in the bag. “That was almost certainly the mistake Hillary Clinton made,” Emmanuel Macron told CNN’s Melissa Bell on Thursday. “I’m absolutely not playing that game. Right from the first day, that hasn’t been the way I defended myself or how I fought.” The 39-year-old, who’s never held elected office, won the most votes in the …

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Why China’s craft breweries are tapping into ancient beer recipes

April 26, 2017

(CNN)China is home to one of the oldest civilizations, so it’s only fitting that it’s home to ancient beer as well. The 5,000-year-old brewery is the earliest evidence of barley- and millet-based beer-making in the country. Inspired by the scientists’ findings, two breweries — Jing-A Brewing Co in Beijing and Moonzen Brewery in Hong Kong — set out to give the modern world a taste of an ancient experience by recreating the original beer recipe. …

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Reminder To Progressives: Abortion Is An Economic Issue

April 24, 2017

But Mellos progressive credentials are questionable at best.As a state senator, he co-sponsored a bill requiring that abortion providers tell women they can have an ultrasound first, and mandating that providers who use ultrasound display the image in a way women can see if they choose. He said it represented a positive first step to reducing the number of abortions in Nebraska. Unintended pregnancies place an enormous financial burden on women. Women in this country already face a …

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O’Reilly’s firing: What took so long?

April 21, 2017

… home. In this instance, Fox has essentially said the familiar phrase to O’Reilly: “you don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here.” But is Fox compelled to pay him all this money? The answer is no. Fox could opt to enforce the “morals clause” which is typically in such contracts, and which is a provision mandating that he not act in any way that’s detrimental to Fox, or that otherwise impairs their brand. But from a practical perspective, this …

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Painter Barkley Hendricks Dies At 72

April 20, 2017

… Barkley's groundbreaking oeuvre represents everyday people, shining a light on subjects who werent typically depicted in life-sized oil paintings. His work paved the way for a new generation of figurative painters, and his absence in the art world will surely be felt. #BarkleyHendricks #RIP #jackshainmangallery A post shared by Jack Shainman Gallery (@jackshainman) on Apr 18, 2017 at 9:06am PDT As Huey Copeland wrote in Artforum in 2009, Hendricks not only valorized blackness but gave …

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Trump’s Erdogan call reflects terrorism focus, White House says

April 19, 2017

Washington (CNN)The Trump administration issued one mightily mixed message Monday. President Donald Trump congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on a contested referendum that granted him broad new powers and deepened concern about the NATO ally’s growing authoritarianways. Trump’s outreach to Erdogan put him on a very short list of those who praised the results, including Hamas, the Palestinian militant group labeled a terrorist organization by the United States. …

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These 3 People Show Why Anti-Trump Tide Runs Against The GOP In Georgia’s Special Election

April 18, 2017

… Donald Trump, only beat Clinton in the district by less than 2 percentage points. Rosenberg spent election night in tears, and her 16-year-old daughter cried on the way to school the next day, dreading the prospect of facing a pro-Trump teacher whod been relentlessly stumping for his man. Rosenberg called the school counselor to make sure her daughter would be okay. When Trump tapped Price and a special election was called for his vacant congressional seat, Rosenberg jumped into the game. I …

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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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Prince Harry sought counselling after hiding Diana death grief – BBC News

April 17, 2017

… but my work as well.” He added: “I have probably been very close to a complete breakdown on numerous occasions when all sorts of grief and all sorts of lies and misconceptions and everything are coming to you from every angle.” ‘Head in the sand’ The Princess of Wales died in a car crash in Paris in August 1997. Prince Harry said: “My way of dealing with it was sticking my head in the sand, refusing to ever think about my mum, because why would that …

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

April 17, 2017

… no to sh*t you hate. Hannah ** I have a job to do now. Im trying to focus. Im not here to fill up your life with f**king stories for your f**king Twitter. Adam Ill have a bunch of party pictures that I can post to Instagram. Because I know he checks it … He f**king checks it. Marnie ** Theyre both white? Marnie By the way, TMI is such an outdated concept. Theres no such thing as too much information, this is the information age! Hannah ** Your voice is great. …

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Joey McIntyre Reveals The Best Advice Donnie Wahlberg Ever Gave Him

April 17, 2017

… hosting role instead. It features a slew of guest stars, including January Jones, Joey Fatone and Jenny McCarthy. And its co-executive produced by a familiar face: fellow NKOTB member Donnie Wahlberg. Pop TV Had so much fun at @buildseriesnyc! And caught this pic of the best EPs any guy could ask for. If ya want something done ask a #Wahlberg- and I'm partial to @donniewahlberg. Much thanks to him and my sister @jennymccarthy for helping (in a huge way) make #ReturnoftheMac!!! …

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Scrapped free schools ‘wasted’ nearly 140m, says NUT – BBC News

April 16, 2017

… programmes cannot attract sufficient numbers of pupils.” Labour’s shadow education secretary, Angela Rayner, said it was further evidence that the “free schools programme is a deeply inefficient way to provide the new school places that are desperately needed”. The Department for Education said free schools were popular with parents and their creation had given parents more choices in finding good local schools. “The construction costs of a newly-built free school …

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UK funding increased to fight neglected tropical diseases – BBC News

April 16, 2017

… poverty with no way out. Yet they are treatable. “These diseases have been named ‘neglected’ for a reason, but I’m not prepared for them to be neglected any longer.” Related Topics Priti Patel More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsEZ Video Profit Multiplier EZ Video profit Kit is the first optional upgrade of our great productYOUR BUSINESS PAGE An easy to use system that creates social-powered business landing page in seconds.Explaindio Video …

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Scott Pruitt Heads To Coal Mine To Pitch New EPA Agenda

April 14, 2017

SYCAMORE, Pennsylvania The head of the Environmental Protection Agency chose a Pennsylvania coal mine with a history of violating environmental laws as his venue for unveiling a new plan to refocus his agency in a way that he says will both protect offered roughly 75 miners at the Harvey Mine this hopeful message: The regulatory assault on coal is over. Pruitt, aclimate change denier and longtime ally of the fossil fuel industry, claimed that coal, oil and gas companies are both …

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What it means to be pansexual

April 13, 2017

… gender neutral norms. “It is a broad word, and that is because people want to have the freedom to self-identify any way they want without being labeled by anyone else,” said psychotherapist and sex therapist Michael Aaron. “It has cultural resonance because it is so broad and allows for so much flexibility and choice.” More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsLogo Studio PRO Incredible upgrade to Logo StudioInstaConsultant Toolkit 2.0 Pro Upsell [MRR] Turbo …

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United Airlines, David Dao, And The Way We Blame

April 13, 2017

… order given by an airline (ponder for a moment the absurdity of those words outside of any context other than the prevention or management of an aviation emergency) is sufficient reason to be beaten bloody; for others, Dao must be shown to have been in some other, more personal way deserving of pain and judgment, even if that justification is a decade old and totally irrelevant. This grim two-step is especially familiar in instances of police violence against ethnic minorities (the shooting of …

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Beyond pho: 5 of Hanoi’s top noodle dishes

April 11, 2017

… fish sauce, vinegar, lime and sugar. Vermicelli noodles, fruits and veggies, such as carrots and green papaya, accompany the glorious pork. “It’s a deconstructed noodle salad,” says Le. Plus, it’s a meal fit for a president. Where to try it in Hanoi: Bn ch Ca ng, 41 Ca ng Street, Hon Kim District; +84 90 458 1964 Bn c Hi Phng On the way to the Pandora-like islands of Ha Long Bay, you’ll pass Hai Phong, one of Vietnam’s most important seaports and, …

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9 of the greatest rivalries from breakfast to best Australian city

April 10, 2017

… politicians, even more-despised international rivals and a hundred other things that confirm these two places actually have way more in common than they’d ever care to admit. Every Barcelona has its Madrid. Every Dallas its Houston. Moscow its St. Petersburg. Sao Paolo its Rio. But Australia’s two biggest cities have been relentlessly butting heads since Melbourne was founded in 1835 by exactly the sort of industrious Tasmanian pastoralists that Sydney’s founding felons …

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‘SNL’ gets Trump and O’Reilly just right

April 10, 2017

(CNN)“Saturday Night Live” returned after a three-week hiatus and delivered a stinging and bold comedic takedown of both Bill O’Reilly and President Donald Trump’s alleged history of sexual misconduct with women. Although “SNL” was unfair in one way — it lumped Trump and O’Reilly’s history of sexism together — when in reality Trump’s is far worse. The show opened the show with Alec Baldwin as Trump at a town hall meeting in …

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His name was Henry Summers – but who was he? – BBC News

April 9, 2017

… talk about parents and pensioners as if they are conversation-starters about social issues. But the way someone dies isn’t a summary of their whole life. Who was Henry Summers? A year after his body was found, I wanted to find out who Henry Summers had been during his 80-something years of life. My detective work was for a BBC Radio Scotland documentary and it began with the reports of the incident in the local papers. Journalist John Connell had interviewed neighbours at the time the …

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Masters 2017: Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia lead into final round at Augusta

April 9, 2017

… second to the young American, and was tied 10th last year. “You’ve got to be aggressive at times, there’s certain pins you’ve got to take advantage of but this is a golf course you’ve got to pick your moments,” Rose told Sky Sports. “That will be the gameplan.” Garcia, 37, part of a four-way share of the lead at halfway with Hoffman, Fowler and Pieters, is still chasing a first major title in his 74th attempt, a run which has included 22 top …

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