El Hadji Diouf of Senegal on why he is not ‘a bad guy’ – BBC News

June 26, 2017

… El Hadji Diouf and I let them talk but I know in my heart I am a good guy. My family know, my population knows, my continent knows I am a good guy and that’s the best thing. The rest is not my problem.” Despite this defence, Diouf admits he has done some bad things. When asked why, for example, he used to spit at opponents, he says: “Maybe they used to tell me something I didn’t want to hear. I did that, I paid and now it’s finished.” Image copyright El …

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Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 18, 2017

… first two years after Marcario took the top spot in 2014. But she grew dismayed as environmental and climate issues took a backseat in the 2016 election, Despite the stark difference between the two top candidates views. She worried the vicious mudslinging of the election would turn off voters. George Frey/Getty Images completely closed down 500 million all $10 millionNov. 28 blog post grew up campingtold Field & Stream magazine threatenedpulled out of the show review all national …

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Pentagon Reportedly To Send Nearly 4,000 More Troops To Afghanistan

June 16, 2017

… what he described as a stalemate. The New York Times notes the president rarely discussed the issue during the campaign and said, Despite any increase in deployment, which would cost billions of dollars, … there is no guarantee of a clear win. While Americas combat mission in Afghanistan may be over, our commitment to Afghanistan and its people endures, Obama said in 2015. I will not allow Afghanistan to be used as safe haven for terrorists to attack our nation again. …

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Here’s What We Know About The U.S. Open Airship Crash

June 16, 2017

… propane burners to fill the balloon with hot air. Pilots of commercial thermal airships usually ride alone. Thermal airships typically carry only the pilot, Alvaron Bellon, a trustee of the Lighter-Than-Air Society, an organization for blimp and airship pilots, told HuffPost in an email. In the case of the traditional helium-filled blimps, the pilot would be accompanied by a television operator. Despite earlier reports, Thompson did not deploy a parachute prior to the crash.The pilot …

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The Revolutionary Street Art Project That Inspired Banksy And Empowered A City’s Youth

June 15, 2017

… go. Many of these guys had their own crazy, little dreams and he said what Barton Hill showed him was very powerful, that you could go on to follow those dreams. John Nation At that time, Nation says Banksy (who Despite multiple attempts and theories has never been officially identified), wasnt producing the political or social commentary pieces that hes since become globally famous for. Nation claims Banksy is without doubt the biggest contemporary artist in the world right now, but …

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Still-Blinking Beached Humpback Whale Euthanized After Failed Rescue

June 11, 2017

A beached juvenile humpback whale has been euthanized in Australia Despite a heroic effort by scores of volunteers to save it. Even as experts were deciding whether to euthanize the animal, the whale was blinking, watching the humans around it and feebly moving its flippers. Officials told The Guardian they have no idea why the whale beached at Sawtell Beach on Australias northeast coast but said inexperience could have been a factor. This may have been the yearlings first migration on its …

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Love Island: What’s the big deal? – BBC News

June 11, 2017

… First series hopefuls Josh Ritchie went on to star in Ex On the Beach. But there have been other more lucrative successes – last year’s runner-up Olivia Buckland launched her own clothing range earlier this year. She also secured a number of endorsement deals with her Love Island partner, Alex Bowen, including Christmas pudding flavoured condoms. And they do find love Yes they do apparently, although most haven’t. Despite promising to stay together forever on the show, Cara …

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General election: Sadiq Khan warns of ‘unsustainable’ police cuts – BBC News

June 6, 2017

… argument”. The BBC’s assistant political editor Norman Smith said he expected there to be a remorseless focus on the issue of security in the final 48 hours of the election campaign before Thursday’s poll Despite attempts by the Conservatives to focus on Brexit. Labour has accused Theresa May of “letting austerity damage her ability to keep us safe” by allowing total police officer numbers to fall by nearly 19,000 while she was home secretary. ‘Deeply …

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Vladimir Putin Suggests American Hackers Framed Russia

June 4, 2017

… may have framed Russia for the hacking. His comments came one day after he said patriotic Russian hackers may have attempted to sway the 2016 election, but again insisted there was no state involvement. Despite U.S. intelligence linking Russian officialsto efforts to sway the outcome of the election in Trumps favor including reports that Putin himself directed the hacks the Russian president has denied any state involvement in the hacks, which included breaches of Democratic National …

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Lawsuit Accuses Glass Artist Dale Chihuly Of Plagiarizing Work

June 3, 2017

The suit, filed by the lawyers of Michael Moi in King County Superior Court and the U.S. District Court for Western Washington, claims the prolific decorator of botanical gardens has been involved in a myriad of clandestine painting sessions with Moi, but has never compensated him or given him credit for his efforts, Despite the artists promises otherwise. In a press release sent to HuffPost, Chihulys camp strongly refutes Mois claims, dubbing the lawsuit baseless. Moi also alleges …

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Actually, Mike Pence, Climate Change Has Nothing To Do With A ‘Liberal’ Agenda

June 3, 2017

… And, contrary to Pences comments, there are plenty of moderate and right-leaning politicians who have publicly warned of the dangers of rising global temperatures. 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney Secretary of State Rex Tillerson After Trumps announcement, he said he hopes the U.S. will reduce greenhouse gas emissions Despite leaving the accord. Energy Secretary Rick Perry Perry, however, expressed support for Trumps decision following the announcement. One man cannot …

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9 Times Donald Trump Twisted Facts In His Speech Quitting Paris Accord

June 2, 2017

… Trump got wrong: reportcurrent proposalsrealistic plans Kevin SteinbergerAmanda Levinwrote 2. Exiting the agreement protects the United States from future intrusions on the United States sovereignty and massive future legal liability. Believe me, we have massive legal liability if we stay in. The Paris Agreement is legally nonbinding, meaning the United States cant be punished for failing to meet the 26 percent to 28 percent commitment made in 2015. Despite arguments from the White House to …

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Bill OReilly’s ‘Killing Patton’ Movie Gets Killed By Fox’s NatGeo

June 2, 2017

According to The Hollywood Reporter,OReillys latest movie adaptation of his best-selling Killing book series has been scrapped by the National Geographic Channel but apparently not for the reasons youre thinking. Despite multiple sexual harassment claims against him, and Fox News, which is also owned by 21st Century Fox, severing ties with OReilly, NatGeo told THR the movie was just a difficult project to crack creatively. The movie, which is about World War II General George S. Patton, …

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Southern California D.A. Admits Jailhouse Snitches Are ‘Probably’ Liars

… programs existence. The evidence began to surface in the case against his client Scott Dekraai, who pleaded guilty to murdering eight people at a Seal Beach hair salon in 2011. The sentencing of Dekraai remains in limbo now amid the allegations of misconduct by prosecutors and sheriffs deputies stemming from the discovery of the use of an informant. Prosecutors apparently relied on information from Cleveland Despite the district attorneys offices own records that labeled him aproblem …

May 20, 2017
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Trump Fired The FBI Chief. Now An FBI Veteran Is Hired To Probe The Trump Team

The newly named special counsel, Robert Mueller, was James Comeys predecessor as FBI director. He and Comey drew widespread attention, and admiration, in an infamousshowdown during the George W. Bush administration. Mueller was the longest-serving head of the bureau since J. Edgar Hoover, holding the position for 12 years. The 2001 George W. Bush appointee was set to step down in 2011 but was asked to stay on by President Barack Obama, Despite the positions 10-year term. Obama asked Congress …

May 18, 2017
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