‘Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club’ Recap: Welcome To Mykonos, Betch Betches

When Lindsay Lohan first announced her new reality show last summer, I’ll admit I was skeptical. Would it be good? Would it ever even happen? Well, the answer to that second question is yes, and in terms of the first question, we’re about to find out. Welcome to the first-ever Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club recap; I’m sure we’re in for a wild ride. We open on a moody montage of Lindsay talking about her life. Lindsay has been working for 28 years, and I’m exhausted just thinking about that. Why can’t I disappear and then emerge as a club owner in Mykonos? Is this a career path I can pursue? HMU on LinkedIn if you know of any opportunities. Now …

Why the Dow has spiked 2,000 points since Christmas Eve

New York (CNN Business)Investors have decided that maybe the world isn’t coming to an end after all. “All of a sudden, sentiment has shifted,” said David Joy, chief market strategist at Ameriprise Financial. Mounting evidence of an economic slowdown sparked the stock market’s worst December since the Great Depression. The Nasdaq plunged into a bear market. The S&P 500 nearly followed. Investors were scared that a record $84 billion was yanked out of global stock funds during the six weeks ending January 2, according to EPFR data. The exodus surpassed the previous six-week high that was reached during the 2008 financial crisis, according to UBS. “Stocks went too far. The market was pricing in a recession — but the fundamentals …

Progressive Groups Blast Centrist Tilt Of House Democrats Campaign Arm

Several progressive organizations criticized the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s leadership for lacking representation from the party’s left wing. Rep. Cheri Bustos (Ill.), the newly elected chairwoman of the DCCC, which helps elect Democrats to the U.S. House, announced her leadership team on Wednesday, according to . Bustos has tapped Reps. Pete Aguilar (Calif.), Val Demings (Fla.) and Donald McEachin (Va.) to head up the DCCC’s candidate recruitment efforts for the 2020 election cycle. And she selected Reps. Ami Bera (Calif.), Suzan DelBene (Wash.) and Brad Schneider (Ill.) to lead the campaign arm’s Frontline program to defend vulnerable incumbents in the House.  That’s a source of concern for some progressive groups that were critical of the DCCC in the 2018 election …

Human trafficking is a global crisis. Dignity Health is innovating how it’s fought.

Human trafficking is one of the most devastating human rights crises the world faces today. All pictures courtesy of Dignity Health. According to the International Labour Organization, more than 40 million people are victims of human trafficking around the world. And more than three quarters of these victims are women and children who are forced into labor in many different industries — including sex work. Tragically, this crisis may only be getting worse. Human trafficking is a lucrative business, bringing in more than $150 billion in profits annually. While organizations worldwide are working to end this pandemic, they’ll only be successful with the help of people who know what human trafficking is and what to do if they suspect someone’s …

Cuban government accused of censoring negative text message about new constitution

But not everyone is on board with the new version, as it would pave the way for the legalization of same-sex marriage and wouldn’t overhaul the country’s socialist economic system or embrace private property. Some have accused the government, which is backing the proposed constitution, of rigging the debate and the upcoming vote. JOHN STOSSEL: TRUMP DOESN’T NEED TO MEDDLE IN CUBA BECAUSE THINGS ARE ALREADY TURNING AROUND Eduardo Sánchez, 23, told Miami’s WPLG-TV that the alleged suppression of text messages first spread by the word of mouth. But then he tried to test the allegations by himself to find out whether the Cuban government was engaging in censorship. He claims that only positive messages about the constitution, with hashtags like …

How is Dublin preparing for a possible no-deal Brexit?

Politicians here refer to that option as a “hard” Brexit. What does Ireland do if there’s no deal? All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU Brexit: Your simple guide to the UK leaving the EU The International Monetary Fund forecasts that Ireland’s economic growth would take a 4% hit “in the long run” if there is a “cliff-edge” break with the EU, because of the highly integrated nature of the Irish and UK economies. And the independent Dublin-based think tank The Economic and Social Research Institute estimates that a “hard” Brexit could cost households up to €1,400 (£1,260) a year, because of a potential increase in food prices and possible trade tariffs. Image copyright Getty Images …

Sellers evicted from Amazon and eBay

The new rules were introduced in 2016, but the crackdown has been stepped up in the last year. The tax authority said that it had recouped about £200m in VAT after sellers have registered to pay VAT following an alert, officially called a Joint and Several Liability notice. Since 2016, the number of applications for VAT registration rose to 58,000 compared with 1,650 applications between 2015 and 2016. “These figures show that HMRC, working closely with the major online marketplaces, is making real headway tackling this serious and damaging evasion,” said Mel Stride, financial secretary to the Treasury. Criticism Last year, a report by the Public Accounts Committee of MPs said that up to £1.5bn has been lost from third-party …

Judge blocks Trump administration birth control coverage rules in 13 states, DC

But Gilliam limited the scope of the ruling to the plaintiffs and rejected their request that he block the rules nationwide. The changes would allow more employers, including publicly traded companies, to opt out of providing no-cost contraceptive coverage to women by claiming religious objections. Some private employers could also object on moral grounds. NEWSOM PUSHES SWEEPING NEW CALIFORNIA HEALTHCARE PLAN TO HELP ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS, PROP UP OBAMACARE California and the other states argue that women would be forced to turn to state-funded programs for birth control and experience unintended pregnancies. “The law couldn’t be more clear — employers have no business interfering in women’s healthcare decisions,” California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said in a statement Sunday. “Today’s court ruling …

Fox News Legal Analyst Warns Trump Off New Wall Plan: ‘He’s In Dangerous Waters’

“ Napolitano said the president does have certain emergency powers.  Napolitano added: Trump also can’t take money from other programs and use it for a wall.  Napolitano made similar comments earlier in the day on Fox Business. That’s not me saying no,” he told Maria Bartiromo, “because the Supreme Court said no when Harry Truman attempted to do that.”  “I think this is a bargaining technique,” Napolitano said. “Donald Trump is the master bargainer.”  

Ocasio-Cortez hits back at Dems fretting over her Twitter star status

That sentiment was echoed by former Sen. Joe Lieberman, who said on Fox Business Network that Ocasio-Cortez should not be the future of the party. “With all respect,” he told Fox Business’ Neil Cavuto on Thursday, “I certainly hope she’s not the future and I don’t believe she is.” OCASIO-CORTEZ BLASTS TRUMP SPEECH, SUGGESTS ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS ‘MORE AMERICAN’ “None of you understand. I’m not locked up in here with YOU. You’re locked up in here with ME,” she wrote. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP  Her tweets do appear to be having an effect on lawmakers, as Politico reported that some Democrats have withheld their criticism of Ocasio-Cortez in case she goes after them on the social media platform. “People …

People Are Applauding The Way This Employee Got Revenge On His Boss Who Made Him Work While Sick

There’s no denying it, we all work too much these days. As it’s gotten so much easier to take our job home and on holiday with us, the temptation to do a little extra here and there and never fully switch off is real and has even become an expectation in some companies. (Facebook cover image: Kai Hendry) Image credits: r/MaliciousCompliance, is a perfect example of a pushy manager refusing to respect his employees’ boundaries, to the point of ridiculousness. Marketing manager  Ben’s voice has thankfully returned and he’s doing well, although not much has changed at the company. “I think presenteeism is definitely an issue in a lot of modern workplaces, especially those that are business services related,” he explained to …

Dunkin’ is ‘not surprised’ about McDonald’s rumored plans for Donut Sticks

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP “We’re not surprised to see competitors imitate our success with Donut Fries given their popularity with customers, and we will continue to lead the way in introducing fun, unique, delicious items that bring smiles and keep people energized any time of day,” a spokesperson told Boston.com. Dunkin’ began testing its Donut Fries in June 2017 and expanded the item nationwide by the end of that month. It still remains on the online menu, available at participating locations. A spokesperson for the chain would neither confirm nor deny Business Insider’s report, but told Fox News that “more delicious and craveable news” is coming in 2019. “Our customers have been lovin’ the quality and …

Lionsgate lays off 25 staffers

New York (CNN Business)Lionsgate, the entertainment studio which has struggled in recent years, laid off approximately 25 employees on Friday, people familiar with the matter told CNN. In a note sent to employees, Joe Drake, chairman of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group, said he wished departing staffers “the very best on their continued career trajectory.” “We are constantly looking at ways to better align our company with our industry’s evolving landscape and therefore the needs of the audience and our customers,” Drake wrote. “We couldn’t be more thrilled about what 2019 has in store for us as a company, our exciting upcoming film slate, the new leadership team, as well as the agility that has always been a cornerstone of the …

Stella & Dot ‘to exit European market’

Skip Twitter post by @LoveOnlineStyle Thoughts on 1000’s of UK woman losing their businesses and/or second incomes as Stella & Dot withdraw trading from Europe? @jeremycorbyn @theresa_may#peoplesvote #brexit to late for a #2ndReferendum #stopbrexit #nodeal #mondaymotivation pic.twitter.com/mxlu7eY1o0 — LoveOnlineStyle (@LoveOnlineStyle) January 7, 2019 Related Topics Retailing Companies Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Shareholder sues Alphabet board over handling of harassment

San Francisco (CNN Business)An Alphabet shareholder is suing the company’s board of directors, claiming it helped cover up allegations of sexual misconduct by former Google executives. The New York Times first revealed details about harassment claims against multiple executives and their exit packages in October. The Information technology news website had previously reported that Google investigated whether Rubin had an inappropriate relationship while at the company. Martin’s lawsuit says that after the board investigated Rubin over sexual harassment claims, it was directly involved with approving his $90 million exit package when Rubin left the company in 2014. Alphabet board members Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Eric Schmidt, Sundar Pichai and John Doerr are some of the defendants named in the lawsuit. …