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

June 18, 2017

NEW YORK On a cloudy May morning, Rose Marcario, the chief executive of outdoor retailer Patagonia, stared out a second-story window of a Manhattan restaurant, watching construction workers jackhammer the street below. The workers made her think of her grandfather, an Italian immigrant who, after making it through Ellis Island in the 1920s, got his first job digging the streets of this city. He earned 10 cents a day and had to bring his own shovel. People regularly spat at him and sneered at …

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NHS cyber-attack was ‘launched from North Korea’ – BBC News

June 17, 2017

… money-making scheme that got out of control, particularly since the hackers do not appear to have retrieved any of the ransom money as yet. Although the group is based in North Korea the exact role of the leadership in Pyongyang in ordering the attack is less clear. Detective work Private sector cyber-security researchers around the world began picking apart the code to try to understand who was behind the attack soon after. Adrian Nish, who leads the cyber threat intelligence team at BAE, saw …

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Ted Nugent: ‘I’m Not Going To Engage In Hateful Rhetoric Anymore’

June 16, 2017

I have reevaluated my approach, he told Curtis Sliwa and Eboni Williams on ABC radio in New York. He said he was a street fighter who used certain harsh terms. But he said he plans to watch himself now. And I encourage even my friends/enemies on the left in the Democrat and liberal world that we have got to be civil to each other, that the whole world is watching America, where you have the God-given right to life,liberty and the pursuit of happiness, and we have got to be more respectful …

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

June 15, 2017

… their prejudices. CheoandInkiewere among the first generation of budding street artists to attend the center, which had the added appeal of being the only one in the city with an indoor skate ramp. Before long, the artists covered most of the building with their work. John Nation / Jody Thomas Once word got out that it was a safe environment to paint and look at books and photographs and watch films about graffiti, then people from across the city started coming, Nation said. Once you had …

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Theresa May: 10 reasons why the PM blew her majority – BBC News

June 14, 2017

… went for means-testing the winter fuel allowance and ending the “triple lock” that guarantees a minimum 2.5% increase in the state pension. Mrs May might have got away with the rapid U-turn on social care – something that is almost unheard of the middle of an election campaign – if she had owned up to it but she continued to insist that nothing had changed. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: This is the right way forward Anna …

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Remembering Jo Cox: Her family one year on – BBC News

June 13, 2017

… behind her with a big smile on his face. They bustle around, getting the kettle on, as their daughter Kim makes the introductions. Within minutes, everyone is huddled around Kim’s phone as she shows a video of her and Jo doing karaoke together. Image caption Jo Cox was MP for Batley and Spen in Yorkshire Jean remembers the moment when she got the call telling her that her daughter been attacked: “The phone rang and it was her aide. “He said, ‘Jo’s been …

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Dr. Jill Biden Receives Standing Ovation After Her Tonys Speech

June 12, 2017

… of fellow veterans attempting to acclimate to post-war life in a competition for Americas hottest new swing band. got Your 6, Biden explained, has also partnered with Bandstand to highlight the experiences and talents of Americas veterans. As the daughter of a World War II signal man and the mother of an army captain, Ive seen how the scars of service can haunt even in the best of situations, she said. Former Vice President Joe Biden was caught by cameras beaming in the audience. You can …

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Bill Maher Is A Dangerous White Man

June 11, 2017

… black personmustknow this. Its not like I made a career with this. I grew up in Jersey in the 50s and 60s. Race wasnt even an issue. It didnt exist. I dont wanna pretend this is more of a race thing than a comedian thing. During the interview, Maher even made a point of conveying to the audience how formidable an inquisitor Dyson was, saying I feel like I got Robert Mueller here in reference to the special prosecutor investigating the Trump administration. It is not apologies …

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Boobs and Brass: The female band raising cash for breast cancer – BBC News

June 10, 2017

That first show attracted a big crowd – some of whom, Mrs Betts suspects, were only there because they were curious about the name. “I don’t think they were quite sure what they were getting,” she says. “They might have been disappointed! “All the girls said, ‘That was brilliant, we’ve got to do it again.’ And it’s just never stopped since.” Image copyright Boobs and Brass The struggles of those band members have made the …

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Ice Cream for Breakfast! | Healthy Vegan Recipe

June 9, 2017

I’m so glad I finally got to make this video for you all (and give myself an excuse to make this for myself this morning!) Let me know if you decide to give it a try and tag me in the picture if you post it so I can check them out! Thank you all so much for watching my video! If you have any comments, questions, or video suggestions, please comment them down below and don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE! | Social Media | Instagram: JessicaMedley Tumblr: JessMedley Twitter: JessMedley27 | …

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Deaf Singer Wows America’s Got Talent And Earns Golden Buzzer

June 8, 2017

… people but then you show up, he continued. Just the fact that you are you. But it was your voice, your tone, the song was beautiful congratulations, you are straight through to the live shows. I look in this photo and see not only a special memory I will cherish for a lifetime but deaf applause … a small gesture of another broken barrier of communication. My heart is overwhelmed! Thank you Americas got Talent and all the judges but most of all thank you! Related… 12-Year-Old …

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Amid Backlash, Fox News Host Neil Cavuto Doubles Down On Trump Criticism

June 8, 2017

The segment was praised by some and derided by many others namely the presidents supporters. Theres nothing fake about what I said, bottom line, Cavuto said. Regular viewers of this program also know theres nothing new about what I said. I figure Im on three hours a day between two networks here, so Ive got time to cover both, Cavuto said. Fake is sometimes in the eye of the beholder. To a president who hates any bad press, fake is coverage he doesnt really like. But fake can also be the …

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London Mayor: UK Shouldn’t Host Donald Trump On A State Visit

June 6, 2017

… circumstances where his policies go against everything we stand for, said Khan, who has heavily criticized Trump since he called for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States when he was still a presidential candidate. I think one of the things when you have a special relationship, its no different to when youve got a close mate, Khan continued. You stand with them in times of adversity, but you call them out when theyre wrong. And there are many things about which …

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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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Election blind dates: Peter Stringfellow and Mary Beard – BBC News

June 2, 2017

Mary Beard Describe yourself: I’m Mary Beard and I am a professor of classics at the University of Cambridge. My day-job is working on Roman history and ancient Roman history. A few years ago now, I started doing Roman documentaries on both BBC Two and BBC One. It’s got my face out there – for better or worse. Political beliefs: I would summarise my politics very simply as the maverick left and proud. How was your date?: I had a good time. He’s an engaging old …

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People Across Manchester Are Getting Bee Tattoos To Honor Bombing Victims

May 31, 2017

Hundreds of people across the U.K. are getting bee tattoos in honor of the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing that claimed 22 victimsduring an Ariana Grande concert. Weve actually got a lot of family members of some of the victims coming forward who want it as a memorial tattoo now,Barber told the BBC late last week.Paramedics and health workers who were on the scene, who were there in the aftermath, who also want to come together and get that tattoo done. This Sunday I will be …

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Ben Stiller And Christine Taylor Split After 17 Years Of Marriage

May 28, 2017

… over a quick period of time, maybe seven or eight months, he said. We just started hanging out with each other and it developed into, Wow, this feels great. I really like this person. I think I love this person. I really do – I love this person. It hit me out of the blue. I think you got to laugh. Because you know after a while you know life is life you know? Stiller said in February 2016.We all have to deal with what life throws at us, so you got to have a sense of humor about it. If …

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Trump Declares Victory, Heads Home To Face More Russia Scandal

… were pleased to hear following eight years of criticism on the issue from Obama. Things started going downhill for Trump, though, in Rome. For the first time, there were protests against him, albeit not very large, thanks to the mayor whose party leader, Beppe Grillo, admires Trump. And although the White House got the Vatican audience it wanted, Pope Francis dour facial expressions likely were not the images it had hoped for. At the unveiling of a memorial at NATO headquarters to the …

May 28, 2017
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Josephine Bowes: The forgotten ‘pioneer’ of the art world – BBC News

Image copyright The Bowes Museum Image caption The Bowes Museum is celebrating its 125th anniversary Her journey from Parisian clockmaker’s daughter to wealthy wife of a British aristocrat began in 1847, when she was introduced to John Bowes, the illegitimate son of the 10th Earl of Strathmore and a distant ancestor to the Queen Mother. Image copyright The Bowes Museum Image caption John financed the Bowes Museum while Josephine filled it with works of art Josephine’s …

May 28, 2017
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USA 1967: When American soccer’s Summer of Love ended in tears – BBC News

Their positive reaction to the football – a sport most viewers actually knew little about – prompted a group of US businessmen to get together to draw up plans to establish a professional football, or soccer, league in the country. Image copyright Keystone/Getty Images Image caption The Beatles led the so-called British Invasion of the US in the 1960s Back then Mr Rothenberg was a lawyer for sports entrepreneur Jack Kent Cooke, owner of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball …

May 27, 2017
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REPORT: Trump To Set Up ‘War Room’ To Repel Russia Probe Attacks

… focus on issues that pump up his base voters. Trump has scheduled a political rally for next week in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The White House said other similar events are in the planning stages. What we really want to be able to do is tend to our business, Mike Rounds, a Republican Senator from South Dakota, told Reuters. Weve got a healthcare bill were working on. Weve got tax reform that we think is important. He talks when he shouldnt, he said. (Reporting by Jeff Mason, Richard Cowan and …

May 27, 2017
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The Best Boyfriends Know Little Gestures Mean More Than Anything Else

… walk you to the bathroom in the middle of the night when you’re sick, the oneswho say “what do you need?” and take care of you as you do them. The best boyfriends aren’t the “cool guys,” they aren’t the bros who are too detached to care about love. They’re the ones who want to try. The ones who would do for you everything that you’d do for them. They’re the ones whotext you to make sure you got home alright. Who will listen to you …

May 25, 2017
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Manchester Arena: Eyewitnesses describe blast horror – BBC News

… Twitter @ILYSBvamps Gary Walker, from Leeds, and his wife were just metres from the explosion, waiting for their daughters to come out. He told BBC 5 live: “We heard the last song go and then suddenly there was a massive flash and then a bang and smoke. I felt a pain in my foot and my leg. “I turned around to my wife who was standing at the side of me and she said, ‘I need to lay down.’ “She’s got a stomach wound and possible a broken leg. …

May 24, 2017
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WATCH: Rock’s Biggest Acts Honor Chris Cornell With Moving Tributes

… Ian Astbury said, Today is a very hard day for us. Chris Cornell… Cmon, get it out. If youve got tears, now is the time to let it go. Everything… fucking everything. All of it. All the shame, all the fucking regret, the things you didnt do, the people you didnt tell that you loved that left, the girl that left, the guy that left.Young brother, life, its profound, its fragile. You know, we all make choices. Jam band Umphreys McGee performed the Temple of the Dog tune Hunger Strike …

May 22, 2017
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Has the North East forgotten Margaret Thatcher? – BBC News

… factory he worked at in the 1980s. But he adds: “Funnily enough, I’ll be voting Conservative. Because I think Corbyn is a waste of time. “He can’t give a definitive answer on defence. He’s got all these plans for spending loads of money but the figures just don’t add up….so much though I don’t want to vote Conservative that’s the way I’m voting.” He says the North East has “forgiven but not forgotten” Thatcher, …

May 21, 2017
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