With America No Longer A ‘Friend,’ Angela Merkel Looks To China As New Partner

July 6, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Berlin this week for whats been described as a highly-symbolic state visit. Welcoming Xi on Wednesday, Merkel said the meeting happening just days before the start of the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg was a good opportunity for the two countries to expand and broaden our extensive strategic relations. She did not elaborate on these comments, but her words have been interpreted as…

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Google NHS deal rebuked again by DeepMind panel – BBC News

July 6, 2017

The panel also acknowledged that this first contract had differed from the standard ones the NHS signed with third-parties despite the fact that DeepMind had said its deal was “no different” from the multitude of other data-sharing deals done within the NHS. Although most of the ICO’s criticism was of the Royal Free, which controlled patient data, the panel had the following advice for DeepMind. “It would be well-advised to…

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Manchester International Festival: Putting women in control of the world – BBC News

July 5, 2017

“I think there would be a different sense of care. Definitely.” Image copyright BBC/Getty Images Image caption Director Vicky Featherstone (left) and writer Abi Morgan have helped create the show “But your question to me was, do you think the world would be a better place if women did [rule it]? “At the moment, it isn’t equal. It is men ruling the world. And I think it would be a…

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Inside the secret and lucrative world of ‘the super tutor’ – BBC News

July 5, 2017

The next thing he knew, he was being woken up by the mother standing over him, shouting “You think this is some kind of holiday?”. Given the high fees charged by such tutors and the intense competition for places at top British schools it’s perhaps not surprising that tensions can sometimes run high. “In an already privileged world, tutoring is an extra level of pushing,” he says. Image copyright Getty…

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Kidnap Exclusive Trailer (2017) | ‘Save’ | Movieclips Trailers

July 5, 2017

Kidnap Exclusive 'Save' Trailer (2017): Check out the new trailer starring Halle Berry, Sage Correa, and Dana Gourrier! Be the first to watch, comment, and share trailers and movie teasers/clips dropping soon @MovieclipsTrailers. ► Buy Tickets: Watch more Trailers: ► HOT New Trailers Playlist: ► What to Watch Playlist: ► Even More on COMING SOON: A mother stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son. About Movieclips Trailers: ► Subscribe…

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Borg vs. McEnroe Red Band Trailer #1 (2017) | Movieclips Trailers

July 5, 2017

Borg vs. McEnroe Red Band Trailer #1 (2017): Check out the new trailer starring Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgård, and Tuva Novotny! Be the first to watch, comment, and share trailers and movie teasers/clips dropping soon @MovieclipsTrailers. Watch more Trailers: ► HOT New Trailers Playlist: ► What to Watch Playlist: ► Epic Action Trailer Playlist: Borg/McEnroe is a film about one of the world's greatest icons Björn Borg and his biggest…

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War for the Planet of the Apes Trailer (2017) | ‘Legacy’ | Movieclips Trailers

July 5, 2017

War for the Planet of the Apes Trailer – Legacy (2017): Check out the new trailer starring Woody Harrelson, Judy Greer, and Andy Serkis! Be the first to check out trailers and movie teasers/clips dropping soon @MovieclipsTrailers. ► Buy Tickets to War for the Planet of the Apes: Watch more Trailers: ► HOT New Trailers Playlist: ► What to Watch Playlist: ► Indie Trailers Playlist: A nation of genetically evolved…

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Is there institutional racism in mental health care? – BBC News

July 5, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEche explains how he was Tasered when sectioned under the Mental Health Act Black people are being failed by the UK’s mental health services because of “institutional racism”, it has been warned. How does this affect those who experience it? When Eche Ogbuono, who has bipolar disorder, was sectioned under the Mental Health Act, he should have been taken to a safe…

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News Daily: North Korean missile and Grenfell ‘frustration’ – BBC News

July 5, 2017

Get news from the BBC in your inbox, each weekday morning Grenfell: Survivors express frustration Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire have held a meeting with a coroner, expressing frustration at a lack of information from the authorities. During the three-hour discussion, Dr Fiona Wilcox, coroner for Westminster, described the scenes inside the building, where at least 80 people died last month, as “apocalyptic”. Meanwhile, the Grenfell response team says…

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Tim Cook’s July 4th Tweet Has A Not-So-Subtle Message

July 5, 2017

Remember, remember always that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists, FDR said. The Apple CEO was a vocal opponent of the ban since the Trump administration first announced it in January.Apples founder, Steve Jobs, was the son of an immigrant from Syria, one of the six countries included in the travel ban.

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How Americas Aircraft Carriers Could Become Obsolete

July 5, 2017

President Donald Trump has been consistent in his argument that the U.S. Navy has shrunk to a woefully inadequate size. The Republican has repeatedly said he wants the service to expand, including a fleet of a dozen aircraft carriers. That plan isn’t in the Pentagon’s current budget, but on July 22 the Navy will formally commission precautionary signal to North Korean aggression. The is the first of four planned -class carriers,…

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Daenerys Targaryen has the best names for her ‘Game of Thrones’ wigs

July 4, 2017

Image: hbo Daenerys Targaryen’s dragons aren’t the only ones with badass names… Apparently Emilia Clarke has also given each of her Game of Thrones wigs a spunky nickname, because why not? While reporting for the recent Time cover story on Game of Thrones, the publication learned the secrets ofClarke’s hair transformation into the glorious Mother of Dragons. SEE ALSO: Here’s how they make the ‘Game of Thrones’ music so spine-tinglingly…

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‘Babe’ actor and activist will serve one week in jail for climate protest

July 4, 2017

Actor and activist.Image: Matt Baron/BEI/Shutterstock The friendly farmer from Babe is facing jail time for a cause. James Cromwell, a climate activist, was sentenced to one week in jail for his arrest during a protest at a New York power plant in 2015. Two other environmental activists, Pramilla Malick and Madeline Shaw, were also sentenced by a judge in Wawayanda, N.Y. Cromwell helped stage a sit-in at a natural gas…

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This Canada Day, let’s celebrate Justin Trudeau, the guy who distracts us from Trump

July 4, 2017

Image: Mashable composite: pool/getty images O Canada! it’s a big day, eh? To celebrate Canada Day 2017, which marks 150 years since the country’s founding on July 1, 1867, please allow us to reminisce fondly on Justin Trudeau‘s year in the spotlight. In the midst of America’s own political dumpster fire, Canada’s prime minister has captured hearts and inspired joy with his charming demeanor and undeniably adorable antics. We thank…

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Sick Day Recipes (Vegan/Plant-based) | JessBeautician

July 4, 2017

INSTAGRAM: @jessbeautician TWITTER: BLOG: SNAPCHAT: jessbeautician FACEBOOK: CREAMY COCONUT & BANANA PORRIDGE (Serves 1): 1/2 can coconut milk: 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup oats 1 banana Almond butter: Flaked almonds First add the coconut milk and water to a small pan on a low heat. Leave that to gently simmer whilst you slice up half of the banana. Take the other half of the banana and mash it until smooth…

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Facebook is winning the social networking war, but here’s how Amazon almost did it first

July 4, 2017

Amazon CEO Jeff BezosImage: David Ryder/Getty Images It may seem like Amazon is suddenly hungry to take over the world, but the company has been focused on dominating the internet for a very long time, a fact we were recently reminded of via a profile on early social networking site PlanetAll. If you’ve never heard of PlanetAll, that’s because it’s one of the few social networks born in the ’90s…

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This week in apps: Watch videos with friends and island hop with UberBOAT

July 4, 2017

Download those new apps ASAP.Image: drew angerer/Getty Images It’s completely possible that you weren’t able to keep up with app updates this week considering all of the speculation of what the iPhone will look like in 2020. If that’s the case, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered. SEE ALSO: Why your iPhone photos look so bad Each week we round up the most important app news along…

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J.K. Rowling has a theory for why Trump is constantly tweeting

July 4, 2017

Hmm.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock President Donald Trump has been on a roll recently when it comes to tweeting offensive, nonsensical thoughts early in the morning. After another week of sexist insults, media-bashing, and voter fraud paranoia on Twitter, J.K. Rowling came up with one explanation for our new presidential reality. A rather deep exchange between Trump and Buzz Aldrin at the signing of the Executive Order on the National Space Council today……

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This course can help you finally figure out how to make money while using Facebook

July 3, 2017

Image: Pixabay Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Let’s be real. After you picked up that fancy diploma, you lost all interest in learning skills that won’t help you earn a higher paycheck. If you work in marketing, you probably already know the importance of Facebook in advertising, building brand awareness, and driving purchases. But nearly anyoneeven marketing neophytescan…

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Listen to review bodies on public sector pay, says Gove – BBC News

July 3, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGove’s quick-fire answers on the Andrew Marr show – Brexit and his return to the cabinet The government should listen to review bodies’ recommendations for public sector pay, Michael Gove has said. His comments come as the prime minister and chancellor face increasing pressure from ministers and backbenchers to end the 1% public sector pay cap. The environment secretary did not call…

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Borg vs McEnroe Teaser Trailer #1 (2017) | Movieclips Trailers

July 3, 2017

Borg vs McEnroe Teaser Trailer #1 (2017): Check out the new trailer starring Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgård, and Tuva Novotny! Be the first to watch, comment, and share trailers and movie teasers/clips dropping soon @MovieclipsTrailers. Watch more Trailers: ► HOT New Trailers Playlist: ► What to Watch Playlist: ► Epic Action Trailer Playlist: Borg/McEnroe is a film about one of the world's greatest icons Björn Borg and his biggest rival,…

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UK to withdraw from international fishing arrangement – BBC News

July 3, 2017

“Brexit poses very serious challenges to the seafood sector and this announcement will form part of the negotiations,” he said. The Scottish government backed the idea, saying it had been pressing for it “for some time”. The London Fisheries Convention sits alongside the EU Common Fisheries Policy, which allows all European countries access between 12 and 200 nautical miles of the UK and sets quotas for how much fish nations…

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Quick & Easy Snack Ideas | Healthy Vegan Recipes

July 3, 2017

If you follow me on insta you know that I eat these snacks all the time. So excited to finally share them with you peeps! Watch my previous video here ↠ hhttp://bit.ly/2lcHGnw Shoutout to Claire Marshall for inspiring me to make hand-written titles. Watch her video on it here↠ Aaaand shoutout to my boo AmandaRachLee for inspiring this edit! Go subscribe to Amanda↠ INSTAGRAM : TWITTER : SNAPCHAT : jaclynforbes…

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Grenfell Tower fire: No prosecutions for subletting of flats, government promises – BBC News

July 3, 2017

All of the material checked so far in the wake of the tragedy on 14 June has failed the tests. However, the Department for Communities and Local Government said it was testing the buildings it was most worried about first. Where have cladding fire tests failed? What we know so far Who were the victims? Earlier this week, police warned it would not know the final death toll until at…

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