How Hollywood Celebs Like Johnny Depp Are Hurting the Liberal Cause

June 26, 2017

… hope that some of Mr. Depps colleagues will speak out against this type of rhetoric as strongly as they would if his comments were directed to a Democrat elected official. The Depp imbroglio also, as expected, sent right-wing media into a tizzy, with everyone from Fox News and Breitbart to Rush Limbaugh tying Depp to a Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar featuring a Trump-like protagonist; a photo of Kathy Griffin posing with a severed mannequin head of Trump; Madonnas idiotic …

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The Perfect Emmys Ballot: The TV Shows and Actors Who Should Be Nominated

June 26, 2017

… of the most brutal and brutally funny takes on the family man in a show that does the same for parenthood and marriage. Anderson is the narrator and beating heart of a broadcast sitcom that takes equal pleasure in its high-octane energyled by Andersons performanceand its ability to say something meaningful. Tambor takes the idea of saying something meaningful and spins it on its head, offering up the idea that these protagonists who are changing the world can still be fallible, even terrible, …

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MashTalk: What is Uber’s future without Travis Kalanick?

June 25, 2017

After this week, Uber is forever changed. Co-founder Travis Kalanick was forced to resign as CEO after pressure from investors over recent scandals. Those scandals? Where to begin: There are the allegations of sexual harassment and HR incompetence from Susan Fowler Rigetti. There’s the ongoing lawsuit from Alphabet’s Waymo that alleges Uber benefited from intellectual property that the now-fired head of self-driving may have stolen. There’s the Greyball program that the …

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How to get a job at: Getty Images

June 23, 2017

… purest form of communication embodying the companys core values of trust, transparency, and openness. Getty Images powerful visual content appears every day in the worlds most influential newspapers, magazines, films, books and media, and the company has job opportunities all around the world. The best part? You dont have to be a pro photographer to have a chance at this company. I sat down with Gettys Global head of Talent Acquisition, Katie Cushing, to find out how to get a foot in the door …

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Theresa May to present Brexit plans to EU leaders – BBC News

June 23, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNot got long? Here’s the Queen’s Speech in 90 seconds UK Prime Minister Theresa May is to address EU leaders on her plans for the issue of expats’ rights after Brexit. Mrs May will head to Brussels for her first European summit since she lost her Commons majority in the general election. It comes the day after measures to enable Brexit dominated the Queen’s Speech and with the Conservatives still trying to …

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Keith Olbermann: We Need To Help Donald Trump Self-Destruct

June 20, 2017

… head-spinning speed. The president has insisted repeatedly that hes not under investigation then tweets that he is. (His personal attorney Jay Sekulow seemed to say in television interviews Sunday that Trump wasnt under investigation … then said that maybe he is.) In yet another Trump oddity, Olbermann noted the presidentsbizarre boast during a meeting Monday with Panama President Juan Carlos Varela. Trump said the U.S. did a good job building the Panama Canal. Olbermann also points …

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Miley Cyrus and Dolce & Gabbana are in a political Instagram feud. Alright!

June 19, 2017

Miley Cyrus is not noddin' her head like yeah to Dolce & GabbanaImage: Stevan A Henry/Getty Images The greatest celebrity social media beefs are the ones we never saw coming, and Miley Cyrus vs. Dolce & Gabbana over Melania Trump certainly checks that box. What a truly dizzying collection of proper nouns! It started, as these things often do, with one of the less famous members of a famous family getting a pretty sweet modeling gig thanks to his hard work and nothing else. …

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Facebook and Google are taking unprecedented steps to crack down on bad ads

June 19, 2017

… Articles, Facebook stressing friends over news, or Facebook shutting outlets out of its trending topics (Facebook is a bit of a preoccupation.) Vice Media head Shane Smith has warned of an impending “media bloodbath” every few months for the past year. Each of those threats has certainly contributed to a slow-burn decline of the media business that’s killed off publications, made mass layoffs a regular occurrence, and gradually drummed out an experienced workforce in favor of …

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Trump Killed A Key Obama Immigration Program. But What He Didn’t Do Matters More.

June 17, 2017

… for American Progress, was the most visible thing on the chopping block. A group of college and university presidents to maintain DACA. The American Medical Association for Dreamers, some of whom had enrolled in medical school after its creation. United We Dream, a youth-led immigrant-rights group, asked lawmakers to press Trumps eventual nominees to head DHS and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on plans for DACA. Senators also crafted a bipartisan bill to maintain protections if …

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Ralph Northam Wins In Democratic Primary For Virginia Governor

June 14, 2017

… the Kidd of Christopher Newport University nonetheless predicted that the disappointment of Perriellos loss for many progressives would not undermine Northams general election bid. Julia Galdo, a 70-year-old Falls Church resident on hand at Perriellos concession speech on Tuesday night,plans to vote for Northam, but she is not happy about it. She poked her head into the enclosed media area to express her anger at the party machine for blocking Perriellos path. As for Dominion Energy, Galdo, …

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Jeff Sessions And The Trump Team Really Don’t Want To Say ‘Executive Privilege’

June 14, 2017

… with the president is a long-standing executive-branch-wide practice, a Justice Department spokesman told HuffPost. The basis for this historical practice is laid out in the 1982 memos from President Reagan and then-Assistant Attorney General [Theodore] Olson. Pending a final Presidential decision on the matter, the Department head shall request the Congressional body to hold its request for the information in abeyance, Reagan wrote. The Department head shall expressly indicate that the …

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Banking with your personal assistant will be the future, whether you like it or not

June 11, 2017

… is in the bank’s interests to push the service as it helps cut back on manpower and costs,” Chia Tek Yew, head of Financial Services Advisory at KPMG Singapore, told Mashable. “And at home, it will be a convenient channel of choice given the prevalence of home assistants Amazon Echo, Google Home and Apple HomePod,” Chia added. “[People] will be drawn to shop and transact via voice.” A customer sets the Touch ID of his new iPhone 7 at an Apple Store in …

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Election 2017: What you want to know about the result – BBC News

June 11, 2017

Members are elected for four-year terms by a joint session of both houses of parliament, although in practice changes in membership are rare, making the Federal Council one of the world’s most stable governments. Each year a different member of the council fills the largely ceremonial post of federal president on a rotating basis. However, the office does not confer the status of head of state, which is held jointly by all the councillors. In the UK the House of Commons is the …

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Keele students ‘stopped from voting by admin error’ – BBC News

June 9, 2017

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Election 2017: Seat-by-seat result forecasts – BBC News

June 9, 2017

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A comprehensive look at the antics of national court jester Sean Spicer

June 6, 2017

Sean Spicer drinking his iced coffee from what appears to be a small coffee stirrer, not a straw.Image: REX/Shutterstock Throughout President Trump’s brief time in office, an MVP has stood out in the administration like a head emerging from some neatly trimmed bushes: Sean Michael Spicer. In just a few months, Trump’s White House Press Secretary has distinguished himself as America’s very own court jester, distracting from the political chaos by providing the nation with an …

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Savings would last about a month on average, report says – BBC News

June 5, 2017

… their main source of income. Mr Kateley, head of intermediary development for L&G said: “We merely rent our lifestyles and we pay each month for it through our earnings. Take away those earnings and it may not just be your house that you are thrown out of, but your entire lifestyle.” How long on average before your lifestyle might suffer? Scotland, 31 days Wales, 26 days Northern Ireland, 36 days North East England, 33 days Yorkshire and the Humber, 34 days East Midlands, 34 …

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Election 2017: Five key things about the Question Time special – BBC News

June 3, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSee the tough questions to Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in a special BBC Question Time show Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn faced a grilling from members of the public in a BBC Question Time election special. Here are five key takeaways. 1. The audience was on fire It might not have been the head-to-head many people wanted – which Mr Corbyn said was a “shame” – but the audience didn’t hold back when it …

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Cringeworthy TV interview shows tennis player harassing female reporter

June 2, 2017

A French tennis player has been banned from the French Open after a cringeworthy live TV interview in which he repeatedly tried to kiss a female reporter. SEE ALSO: Cricketer’s sexist behaviour spotlights how female sports reporters are treated Maxime Hamou, 21, kissed journalist Maly Thomas on the head and neck while wrapping his arm around her shoulder, as she tried to sneak away. Commentators in the studio of Eurosport programme Avantage Leconte clapped and laughed as the harassment …

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These new 3D scan fit helmets could make football safer

May 28, 2017

Riddell's next step in football helmet technology includes personalized 3D head scans.Image: lili sams/Mashable Helmets already make the violent game of football safer, but one of the biggest equipment makers in the sport is making them even better. It’s developed a new process to create helmets that could play a role in preventing the traumatic head injuries that currently plague the game and threaten its future. Riddell, the company behind the helmets worn by around 60 percent of …

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Report: Russian Billionaire Linked To Manafort Seeks Immunity To Testify

May 27, 2017

… Access To Trump Infrastructure Contracts Trumps Former Campaign Manager Paul Manafort To Register As Foreign Agent: Reports White Houses New Tactic On Former Campaign Chief: Manafort Who? Paul Manafort Resigns As head Of Trump Campaign More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsMailGet Email Marketing Service (10 Days Trial) MailGet is an affordable and easy email marketing solution. No hosting, no complicated setup required. Send emails via Amazon SES and other SMTPs on …

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Jared Kushner Reportedly Draws Interest Of FBI In Russia Investigation

May 26, 2017

The FBI is looking at Jared Kushner, President Donald Trumps son-in-law and an influential White House adviser, as part of its investigation into Russias influence in the 2016 election, The Washington Post and NBC News reported Thursday evening. Kushner met with Kislyak in December and Sergey Gorkov, the head of Vnesheconombank, a state-owned bank, after Trump was elected, at Kislyaks request. U.S. intelligence officials have already concluded that Russia interfered in the U.S. election …

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Investors Just Pulled the Most Cash From Small Caps in a Decade

May 25, 2017

The small-cap trade got a lot less crowded. Investors pulled $3.5 billion from the biggest The biggest outflow in 10 years comes less than a month after small caps roared to an all-time high on speculation Trump administration policies would supercharge growth in the world’s largest economy. For Andrew Brenner, head of international fixed income for National Alliance Capital Markets, the money draining from small caps signals the market’s gearing up for a protracted downturn. …

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Move Over Tesla, Europe’s Building Its Own Battery Gigafactories

May 24, 2017

… electricity output from the plant by as much as 30 percent. “Batteries are clearly a key enabler for renewables penetration,” said Riccardo Amoroso, the head of innovation at Enel. “We have seen impressive results in our pilot industrial scale projects, especially in terms of increased programming and reduced intermittency.” Greener Power Finland’s the early 1990s in consumer electronics such as computers and phones, lithium-ion batteries have made a leap into …

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