Physician Says Racist ‘White Doctor’ Rant Reflects Larger Issue In Canada

June 22, 2017

A lot of physicians who are visible minorities or have accents that suggest that theyre immigrants, they face this, Dr. Nadia Alam, leader of the Ontario-based organization and a blogger for HuffPost Canada, told CBC Toronto. When told to go to a hospital instead, the woman responded, Im not going there with all those Paki doctors. Alam told CTV News that she was horrified by the footage. It brought back memories of racism that I dealt with as a child, racism I dealt with as a medical …

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Otto Warmbier’s Family And Friends Remember Student With The ‘Biggest Heart Of Anyone’

June 21, 2017

I never saw him in a bad mood, Danica White, Warmbiers high school English teacher in Wyoming, Ohio, told HuffPost. He is the epitome of the kind of student wanted in a classroom. Sallee Ann Ruibal, a former classmate of Warmbiers who graduated with him from Wyoming High School, wrote about his nondiscriminatory friendliness and unending charisma. She said Warmbier felt like everyones friend, a man who would go out of his way to be kind. On Monday afternoon, Warmbiers parents, Fred and …

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10-Year-Old Invents Device To Prevent Hot Car Deaths

June 20, 2017

It kind of came in my head, Bishop told HuffPost of his device, the Oasis. Bishop Curry IV The Oasis would respond to rising temperatures by emitting cool air and use an antenna to signal parents and authorities. At the moment, Bishop only has a 3-D clay model of the device, but his father, Bishop Curry IV, began a GoFundMe campaign for the Oasis in January. Attorneys advised the family that the minimum amount theyd need for prototyping and manufacturing fees, as well as a patent for the …

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

June 18, 2017

… revenue and stores in 16 states plus D.C. provides her a much bigger platform to influence their lives than anyone in her family had two generations ago. Its also why shes decided to take on the president of the United States to stop him from rolling back decades of public land protections. We have to fight like hell to keep every inch of public land, Marcario, 52, told HuffPost last month. I dont have a lot of faith in politics and politicians right now. Ventura, California-based …

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Catastrophe Looms If NGOs Are Forced To Halt Rescue Missions In Mediterranean, Report Warns

June 18, 2017

… Humanitarian action is not the cause of this crisis but is a response to it, MSF told HuffPost in a statement. Frontex spokeswoman Izabella Cooper stressed in an email that the agency had never accused aid organizations of colluding with people smugglers. Frontex-deployed vessels have helped save tens of thousands of lives, she added. The agency said that its analyses had shown that In the past two years, the smugglers in Libya have changed their and have become more ruthless, Cooper told …

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‘Wheel Of Fortune’ Backdrop For ‘Southern Charm Week’ Appears To Feature Slaves

June 18, 2017

The game-show icons promoted the week by standing in front of a picture of an antebellum mansion.If you look closely at the screenshot, below, you can see what appear to be two African American woman slaves in the background. Wheel Of Fortune Screenshot The structure behind White and Sajak is part of theOak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana, which was built by slaves, according to the Daily News. A Wheel Of Fortune rep told HuffPost the plantation photo is …

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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

… maintains today, he told HuffPost. John Nation By 1991, however, Nation had become disillusioned with the restraints he felt the authority was putting on him and quit. Nation went on to forge a successful career in promoting dance music events across the U.K. and the NASS action sports and music show in Somerset. John Nation now guides visitors around Bristol’s street art scene via WhereTheWall. Pictured here is one his recent tour groups. In April, Nation curated his first …

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How A Carpetbagging Confederacy Fan Nearly Became Virginia’s Republican Nominee For Governor

June 15, 2017

… force every locality in the state to check the immigration status of criminals in its jails and prisons. The election outcomes, including Perriellos more distant challenge,show the ideological cleavages in both parties, according to Rush of Washington & Lee albeit more so on the Republican side. Sign up for the HuffPost Must Reads newsletter. Each Sunday, we will bring you the best original reporting, long form writing and breaking news from The Huffington Post and around the web, plus …

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Sanders Movement Plots Democratic Party Takeover At Weekend Gathering

June 13, 2017

… I think was very important, Wong said, likening it to a real-life incarnation of the type of socialism she and her peers want to see on a national scale. Daniel Marans/HuffPost Hillary Clinton. Kudos and congratulations to all the achievements, but its going to slow and there are limits to how much we can achieve as progressives within the Democratic Party. Rod Brana, 61 At times the Draft Bernie partisans scorn for Democrats led them to turn on Sanders himself, booing Sanders calls …

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‘Terrorism Has No Religion:’ Muslims Across The UK Slam London Attackers

June 5, 2017

Terrorism has no religion, Imam Abdul Quddus Arif, of the local Ahmadiyya Muslim community, told HuffPost UK on Sunday,slamming the assailants twisted beliefs. Basically, not in my name, not in the name of Islam. I want to make that very clear. Imam Abdul Quddus Arif from the local Ahmadiyya Muslim community speaks out against Islamic extremism. Arifs message was echoed by other Muslim organizations across the country, condemning Islamic extremism. Their warped view of the world doesnt …

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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

… believe man-made climate change is real and is something to be concerned about. A HuffPost You/Gov poll earlier this year found that 61 percent of Americans supported staying in the Paris Agreement, including 31 percent of Trump voters surveyed. A Morning Consult/Politico poll conducted in April found that most Americans are concerned about climate change, including 50 percent of Republicans. And a March Gallup poll found that 68 percent of Americans believe humans are causing global warming. …

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Painful Chinese Foot-Binding Was More Than An Erotic Practice, Study Finds

… managed to interview many of them, Bossen told HuffPost. There is no other body of data based on interviews with foot-bound women that is as comprehensive as this. It was really a last chance to do it. Laurel Bossen The type of foot-binding practiced in rural communities was a form of discipline, the book argues.Mothers bound young girls feet so they would stay still and work with their hands, creating yarn and spinning thread, among other things, which families could use or sell. These new …

May 27, 2017
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New Republican Bill Makes Suing Cops For Civil Rights Violations Really Tough

… violence. Both caveats would have brash consequences for civilians particularly black and Latinx people who tend to have more unnecessary contact with law enforcement. For instance, an officer could justify their use of excessive force by charging someone with felony assault an issueexplained by HuffPost in Januaryregarding Louisianas law that made attacks on police a hate crime. But in light of the new bill, a civilian, regardless of whether or not they were engaged in felonies, could be …

May 27, 2017
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Ben & Jerry’s Bans Same-Flavored Scoops Until Australia Passes Marriage Equality

… statement to HuffPost. Ben & Jerrys has a long and proud history of commitment to social justice, including LGBTQI rights and marriage equality. This commitment is grounded in our companys core values and an unshakable belief that everyone deserves full and equal civil rights. Courtesy of Ben Jerrys Ben & Jerrys aims to have all messages from customers delivered before the final parliamentary session of the seasonon June 13th. …

May 27, 2017
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Huge Landslide Buries Already Damaged California Highway

A massive landslide covered a section of Californias famous Highway 1 last weekend thats been beset by falling rocks and debris this year. Mother nature hard at work, said a tweet from Caltrans, the states transportation department. We were fearful that something could happen, Shivers told HuffPost.We didnt think it would be anything like this. The highway hugs the California coast for about 655 miles and normally is a popular scenic route for motorists. The slide went from bad to …

May 24, 2017
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Man Arrested After Allegedly To Breach Cockpit During American Airlines Flight

A spokesperson for the airline confirmed to HuffPost that crew members on American Airlines Flight 31, which departed from Los Angeles, requested law enforcement to meet the aircraft at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport due to a disturbance. In response to the crew members disturbance report, U.S. Pacific Command deployed two F-22 Raptors from the Hawaii Air National Guard to escort flight AA31 into the Honolulu airport, Cmdr. Dave Benham, a spokesman for Pacific Command, told …

May 21, 2017
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Southern California D.A. Admits Jailhouse Snitches Are ‘Probably’ Liars

The interview comes from a preview of a 60 Minutes segment that will airSunday on CBS about the countys unfolding jail informant scandal, which HuffPost has been reporting on since it began to explode in 2014.In the segment, 60 Minutes correspondent Sharyn Alfonsi interviews longtime Orange County informant Mark Cleveland about the ways he has helped Rackauckas and his office. Cleveland claims in the interview that he worked directly with Rackauckas and would even call him personally about …

May 20, 2017
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Interior Secretary Claims He’s Made No Decision On Bears Ears. His Comments Raise Some Doubts.

… but also a number of other public lands issues. Lyman also said theres no question the Trump administration is moving in a certain direction when it comes to monument designations. Bruce Adams, chairman of the San Juan County Commission, also disputed the the E&E report. Although he hadnt read the story, Adams told HuffPost that at no point did Zinke tell the commission hes made up his mind. 27 American national monuments that together span more than 11 million acres of land and about …

May 20, 2017
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