• White House Warns Syria Against Launching Another Chemical Weapons Attack
  • ‘Turn The Cameras On, Sean’: Spicer Is Taunted At Press Briefing
  • Kim Kardashian Faces Criticism For Car Seat Photo
  • Shift the mood of any room with these low energy smart bulbs
  • Kayak adds emoji to search, making San Francisco a smartphone and Tokyo a sushi symbol

White House Warns Syria Against Launching Another Chemical Weapons Attack

The White House said in a statement released late on Monday the preparations by Syria were similar to those undertaken before an April 4 chemical attack that killed dozens of civilians and prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to order a cruise missile strike on a Syrian air base. If … Mr. Assad conducts another mass murder attack using chemical weapons, he and his military will pay a heavy price, he…

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‘Turn The Cameras On, Sean’: Spicer Is Taunted At Press Briefing

The ugly confrontation was the latest conflict between journalists and the White House press secretary after broadcasters were forbidden from filming most of the months press briefings. Spicer and deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders have increasingly chosen off-camera gaggles, answering questions from reporters in privatesettings. Acosta angrily replied: Maybe we should turn the cameras on. Why dont we turn the cameras on? Why not turn the cameras on, Sean?…

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Kim Kardashian Faces Criticism For Car Seat Photo

On Saturday, Kardashian posted a photo of her 18-month-old son, Saint, sitting in a car seat. While many commenters pointed out how adorable Saint is, others also took the opportunity to voice concerns about the safety of his car seat setup specifically the fact that the toddler appeared to be front-facing. The comments section is filled with similar concerns, as well as responses from fans defending the celebrity. The American…

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Shift the mood of any room with these low energy smart bulbs

Image: veho Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. If you’re still using regular incandescent light bulbs, you’ve been left in the dark. Traditional bulbs waste more electricity, burn out in months, and offer little variation in the type of light they provide.purchase from the Mashable Shop. Kasa’s LED technology provides 400% more efficiency compared to traditional incandescent bulbs. This…

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Kayak adds emoji to search, making San Francisco a smartphone and Tokyo a sushi symbol

Image: kayak Travel should be fun, not a hellish slog through dystopian security checkpoints and zombie-service employees with penal institution levels of charm. That’s why Kayak’s decision to add a bit of whimsy into the travel process by adding an emoji search function is more than welcome. SEE ALSO: World travelers will love this suitcase that doubles as a scooter If you’re not emoji fluent, this is the perfect excuse…

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John McDonnell: Grenfell victims ‘murdered by political decisions’ – BBC News

It’s thought the building’s recently-installed cladding may have helped the fire to spread. Since then, cladding on 60 high-rise buildings in 25 areas across England has failed fire safety tests. Image copyright AFP After the Grenfell fire, the Metropolitan Police said cladding and insulation failed safety tests. Cladding is now being tested from up to 600 tower blocks across England. On Sunday, the government reported that cladding on 60 high-rise…

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Holland & Barrett sold for 1.8bn to Russian billionaire – BBC News

Holland & Barrett has opened more than 300 stores in the seven years since the private equity takeover, the Financial Times reported. Rush on rosemary sales for exam season H&B accused of squeezing suppliers The purchase is the first by L1 Retail, which was set up in late 2016. It aims to invest $3bn in a small number of retail businesses that it believes can be market leaders by “moving…

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BMA chief: NHS is ‘running on fumes’ – BBC News

NHS staff shortages: Why so persistent? You’ll wait longer for ops, says NHS boss He said: “We have a government trying to keep the health service running on nothing but fumes. A health service at breaking point. “Run by ministers who wilfully ignore the pleas of the profession and the impact on patients. “It doesn’t have to be this way. It is the result of an explicit political choice.”

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Church leaders in power-sharing plea to NI politicians – BBC News

The appeal is made in a letter signed by Church of Ireland Primate Richard Clarke, the Catholic Primate of All-Ireland Eamon Martin, Laurence Graham, President of the Methodist Church in Ireland, Bishop John McDowell, President of the Irish Council of Churches and Noble McNeely, Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. The letter was sent to DUP leader Arlene Foster, Sinn Fin’s leader in Northern Ireland Michelle O’Neill, Alliance Party…

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Here Are All The Winners Of The 2017 BET Awards

Iconic stars filled into the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday to celebrate the work of distinguished artists across the fields of music, film and more. Check out the full list of nominees below, which will be updated throughout the night as the winners are announced! Best Male R&B/Pop ArtistBruno MarsChris BrownThe WeekndTrey SongzUsher Best CollaborationBeyonc Ft. Kendrick Lamar FreedomChance The Rapper Ft. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne No…

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Scheme to limit commercial bins on city streets launched – BBC News

One-hour limit Councillor Kenny McLean said: “This project will make Glasgow city centre more attractive for all those who work, live, study in or visit the area. “Clearing commercial waste bins from our streets will make the city centre cleaner, greener and safer, and we have received great support from local businesses and residents for the pilot scheme. “We are greatly encouraged by the input of businesses within the project…

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The ‘forgotten city’ of the 2007 summer floods – BBC News

“We thought, ‘wait a minute, we’ve had it to the waist’.” Image copyright Barnett family Image caption Michael Barnett’s death prompted a coroner to call for efforts to address a “gap” in underwater rescue provision What happened in June 2007 – the damage caused was put at more than 40m and affected over 10,000 properties – prompted an independent review of the region’s flood defences and led to millions being…

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The teenagers growing up with cancer – BBC News

For Natasha, and for all patients undergoing chemotherapy, going bald changes the way they see themselves and how other people view them. She says: “It is so confusing because I miss the old self. “Before I thought I’m never going to walk out bald, I’ll always have my wigs on every time I walk out of the house. “But now I don’t care if people are looking at me because…

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Five ways politicians can win over young voters – BBC News

And what’s more, this section of the electorate is now “anyone’s to play for”, Caroline Macfarland, director of think tank Common Vision, says. Breaking down the boundaries to politicians Image copyright Reuters “These are people who aren’t concerned with immigration, but are worried about the environment,” says Dr Sloam. “The environment wasn’t even an issue in this election. Here, young people can have more influence in the debate.” Dr Avril…

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Ivanka Trump Ordered Deposed In Suit Accusing Her Of Ripping Off Shoe Designs

In a statement filed with the court June 16,Trump said she had no involvement in the conception, design, production or sale of the Hettie shoe, the sandal at the center of the suit by Florence shoemaker Aquazzura. She said her only involvement was afinal sign-off of each seasons line after it was first reviewed and approved by the companys design team. Trumps public statements regarding active and comprehensive brand management…

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Man Cited For Driving Motorcycle Through Crowd Of Trumpcare Protestors

Around 20 protestors, including seniors and people with disabilities, were staging a die-in by lying on the street outside of the San Francisco Federal Building on Wednesday afternoon, CBS San Francisco reported. The man rode his motorcycle down the wrong way on Seventh Street, through the crowd, then turned and drove through the crowd again, activist Emily Lee told KRON4. San Francisco police surrounded Dillon with their guns drawn, according…

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Lady Gaga wore a ballgown and heels on a hike to show the world that she DGAF

Lady Gaga never fails to flaw us with her exquisite style. But her latest outfit, worn while on a hike in Montauk, New York, is perhaps her most diva-esque outfit to date. SEE ALSO: Lady Gaga pens touching note for her late best friend While most of us don leggings, hoodies, trainers, or hiking boots, when out for a hike with her boyfriend Christian Carino Gaga opted for something a…

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The most difficult-to-reach Snapchat geofilters

Putting a snazzy geofilter on your Snapchats is something many of us don’t think twice about. But, have you ever swiped right in some of the world’s most far-flung and hard-to-reach places? Even in remote spots like waterfalls, caves and forests, there are snazzy geofilters for you to spruce up your travel snaps. SEE ALSO: How to make money designing custom Snapchat geofilters Never mind the ‘pics or it didn’t…

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Building society’s account deadline axed – BBC News

It was staggering the flow of letters to affected customers to avoid a rush of inquiries, and has now written to 70% of those affected. The remaining letters will be sent by the end of July. ‘Real shame’ The Yorkshire will close 28 N&P branches this year. The remaining branches will be rebranded as Yorkshire Building Society branches. A spokeswoman for the Yorkshire said: “We are continuing to work closely…

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Trump Reaches Out To Lawmakers On Healthcare As Another Says ‘No’

President Donald Trump made calls to fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Friday to mobilize support for their partys healthcare overhaul while acknowledging the legislation is on a very, very narrow path to passage. White House officials said on Friday that Trump has been in touch with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and made calls on Thursday and Friday to other lawmakers. Were pleasantly surprised with a lot of…

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REPORT: Under Pressure, Western Tech Firms Share Cyber Secrets With Russia

Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks on the West, a Reuters investigation has found. But those inspections also provide the Russians an opportunity to find vulnerabilities in the products source code – instructions that control the basic operations of…

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Trump Touts Putting ‘Minors’ Back To Work, Twitter Gets Giddy

Thats all it took for Twitter to gleefully go nuts. Lots of Facebook comments pointed out the spelling error, but it remained on Trumps page Friday night, five hours after it was posted. Some tweeters pointed out the same mistake was made in a joke scene on the filmGalaxy Quest. Related Coverage Scott Pruitt's Big Coal Lie Proof That Trump Cares More About Coal Money Than Coal Miners More From…

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Grand Jury’s ‘Myth’ Report On A California Jail Snitch Scandal Draws Criticism

At the center of the scandal are allegations that sheriffs deputies have for decades planted informants next to targeted inmates in the countys jails and have directed them to fish for incriminating evidence to help secure convictions. While its legal for law enforcement authorities to use informants to help bolster cases, in many Orange County trials, its alleged that the informants questioned inmates who were represented by lawyers, violating their…

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Brexit and the UK economy one year on – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images ‘Wheels coming off’ David Owen, chief European financial economist for Jefferies, still thinks the UK could be in for a rough ride. “For six months or so after the Brexit vote, the UK economy as a whole also held up surprisingly well, helped by the significant monetary easing announced by the Bank of England last August and the move down in the currency,” he says. Image…

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7 days quiz: What caused a titter before the Queen’s Speech? – BBC News

It’s the weekly news quiz – have you been paying attention to what’s been going on in the world over the past seven days? Click to see content: qotw_23_06_17 If you missed last week’s quiz, try it here Picture credits: PA, Reuters, Getty Images and Mattel. Join the conversation – find us on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsMailGet Email Marketing Service (10…

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