GOP Is Punishing Rep. Steve King For Racism. But Newsflash: He’s Always Been A Bigot.

“We will not tolerate this in the Republican Party,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) declared Monday, referring to King’s racist views. including President Donald Trump — has shown to King’s lengthy history of bigotry. King, who was As HuffPost’s Christopher Mathias put it last year: “All the evidence is there: King is a white supremacist.” “For everyone who’s a valedictorian, there’s another 100 out there who weigh 130 pounds — and they’ve got calves the size of cantaloupes because they’re hauling 75 pounds of marijuana across the desert,” the congressman King has also The U.S. should pick only the best immigrants the way one chooses the “pick of the litter,” King told his constituents in a 2012 Iowa town hall. …

‘Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club’ Recap: Oprah Is My 911 Betches

It’s been a week since our first taste of Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club, and I’m ready for more. Seriously, so many people have asked me about the show in the past week that I really haven’t stopped thinking about it. What will happen tonight? Will the Beach House turn into a prostitution ring? Will Lindsay’s Turkish accent truly come out? So many possibilities. All of the ambassadors are getting ready and talking about how they want to learn as much as possible from Lindsay. They’re acting like Lindsay is a life coach and not a ticket to Instagram influencer status. This should be a good episode, I can feel it in my bones. Lindsay says that, “after a rough start,” …

This Wellness Article Is Going Viral For All The Wrong Reasons

Trump. Brexit. Climate change. It’s only two weeks into 2019 and we’ve already had spiders falling from the sky. It’s understandable to crave a little bit of self-care, a trend clearly reflected in our Internet histories. Search results for “wellness” has almost doubled over the past 10 years, with a particularly noticeable spike in February 2017. But while we credit the wellness movement for encouraging people to prioritize their mental wellbeing, we have to admit, at a certain point, it goes way too far. That point is gushing about the life-changing benefits of hyperbaric oxygen chambers, human chargers, and pink coconut water. Because white coconut water, apparently, is just not hydrating enough. These are just a few of the frankly bizarre wellness practices mentioned in a recent Times …

How does Brexit affect the pound?

Exporters, such as carmakers, are importers themselves, buying in raw materials such as oil or copper. While Britons living abroad but drawing a UK pension have suffered as the pound has declined. Why does the pound move? Since 1992, the pound has floated freely on currency markets, meaning that traders – buyers and sellers – determine what it’s worth. When the pound rises in value, more of the currency is being bought. When it goes down, more is sold. “If that’s the worst case scenario, it [the pound] will rally if hard Brexit seems unlikely.” Similarly, talk of putting Brexit on hold has boosted the pound, as it gives businesses more room to plan, she says. A softer Brexit could …

‘Hugely heavy’ hippo sculpture stolen

‘Hard to sell’ Rural crime taskforce PC Nick Lingham said: “The hippo is extremely heavy and in the past it has taken five people to lift it.” “It is clear those responsible would have needed a large vehicle such as a flatbed truck and may have also needed to lift it by mechanical means. “It is a hugely distinctive object and it is unlikely the offenders will find it that easy to sell on as scrap or to a collector.” On its website, Chilstone is described as a maker of “bespoke” garden ornaments which boasts Royal Palaces and National Trust properties as customers.

Quiz caught in fashion downturn

After the announcement its shares slumped by 33% in London trading. Shops saw ‘worst Christmas in a decade’ Sales slide at Debenhams and M&S Fashion price-cutting hits Asos profits The profit warning comes despite reports that its revenues are growing. The group said that Christmas trading – between 25 November 2018 and 5 January – saw revenues rise 8.4%. The group’s online revenue jumped by 34.1% during the period. Founder and chief executive Mr Ramzan said: “Against the backdrop of challenging trading conditions over recent months, Quiz has delivered further revenue growth over the Christmas period driven by the performance of our own websites. “ But he said the growth and the margin achieved had “been below our initial expectations”. …

Guardian switches to potato starch wrapping

The packaging, produced by environmental manufacturer Ecover, has a silky feel and is not entirely transparent like plastic. The company has received the composting seal of approval from OK Compost Home, which certifies products. Recycled packaging ‘may end up in landfill’ Why are 99.75% of coffee cups not recycled? Why 12 is the magic number when it comes to composting The Guardian said the wrap was suitable for domestic composting and designed to “completely compost within six months in a well-maintained compost heap or food waste bin”. Reaction on social media has been mainly positive, although some readers were unsure whether their local authority would allow it in their food waste bin and whether it would ever fully break down. …

PM faces confidence vote after huge defeat

At Wednesday’s PMQs the prime minister said again that she would listen to “the views of the House” in order to “identify what could command the support of this House”. Brexit Live: Reaction to May’s defeat How did your MP vote? Pound regains ground after Brexit vote Pregnant MP reignites proxy voting debate Reality Check: Does Brussels blink? Dublin steps up Brexit no-deal plans “There are actually two ways of avoiding no deal,” Mrs May told MPs. “The first is to agree a deal. The second to revoke Article 50 – that would mean staying in the European Union, failing to respect the result of the referendum, and that is something that this government would not do.” But Labour Leader …

So far, 2019 is proving the #MeToo fight is just beginning

(CNN)Hollywood’s attempt to deal with sexual misconduct seemed to be entering a new phase in the first few days of 2019. But a stark reminder that sweeping change won’t occur overnight came days later. On Thursday, John Lasseter, the former Pixar chief who was ousted after being accused of inappropriate conduct, found a new job in Hollywood. (Lasseter apologized for making his former colleagues feel “uncomfortable.”) On the same day, Harvey Weinstein, the former movie mogul whose downfall helped spur a movement against sexual harassment in the industry and beyond, scored a partial victory in a civil suit brought by Ashley Judd. If 2018 was the year when women in Hollywood and their allies called for change, this year may …

FOX NEWS FIRST: Trump mulls ‘right’ to declare emergency at border; Questions surround missing girl found alive

Trump did not lay out a specific timetable for when he might take such a step, saying: “I think we’re going to see what happens over the next few days.” The president spoke to FOX News in Texas, on the banks of the Rio Grande, where he visited the border region to argue that a barrier would deter drug and human trafficking into the United States. Back in Washington, Democrats in the Senate on Thursday failed to proceed with House-passed spending bills that would fund the government and end the partial shutdown without new border-wall money. White House directs Army Corps of Engineers to look at ways to fund border security Lindsey Graham: It’s time for Trump ‘to use emergency …

Broadway Legend Carol Channing Dies

Whether you knew her as Dolly, Lorelei, Muzzy or just Carol, Channing was a one-of-a-kind talent who captivated any audience. Her razor-sharp wit, gravelly voice and big, bright smile became the trademarks of a performer who originated some of Broadway’s most iconic roles throughout the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s. Channing continued to share her gifts on stage into her late 90s, enshrining her in a class of Broadway luminaries all her own.  “I admired her before I met her, and have loved her since the day she stepped… or fell rather… into my life,” the publicist said in a statement. “It is so very hard to see the final curtain lower on a woman who has been a daily part of …

Someone Mocks Person For Being Just A Package Delivery Guy, Gets Perfect Lesson On Respect

With high street stores struggling and online sales booming, your friendly delivery guy has found himself at the center of the modern economy. Business is booming for companies like FedEx and UPS, and I know from personal experience that being out and about on your route, getting some exercise while meeting people and picking up a good paycheck is certainly nothing to be sniffed at. Image credits: stevecoleimages (not the actual photo) HellooNewmann coming to the rescue to stand up for delivery drivers is delicious, and this response was as poetic as one could expect from the portly postman. Because come on, shitting on somebody for simply trying to make an honest living is lame. Through our work, we are all …

Ford is shedding thousands of jobs in Europe

London (CNN Business)Ford is cutting thousands of jobs, ending production of some models and closing a plant in Europe ahead of a possible alliance with market leader Volkswagen. “We are taking decisive action to transform the Ford business in Europe,” Steven Armstrong, Ford’s president for Europe, Middle East and Africa, said in a statement. The carmaker said in July that it would spend $11 billion over the next three to five years to reshape its business around the world. Ford’s sales and profitability are strong in the United States, but the company is trailing competitors badly in China and continuing to struggle in Europe and Latin America. In the first nine months of 2018, Ford reported European losses of $199 …

Electric cars idea to keep Ford jobs

“However, what they do know is that they have got a willing partner within Welsh Government. “Welsh Government has traditionally invested a heck of a lot within the Ford plant and if we need to invest again, I know the Welsh Government will want to.” He called on the company to work with the Welsh Government to look at new production lines and make electric and battery-powered cars. Related Topics Bridgend Ford Wales Business Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific