Are Republicans feeling the pressure on health care? They’re sure acting like it

June 27, 2017

… undecided, Cassidysaid. There are things in this bill that adversely affect my state, that are peculiar to my state. Sen @BillCassidy on if he'll support the GOP Senate Healthcare bill: Right now I am undecided. pic.twitter.com/OPbNAUag6D — Face The Nation (@FaceTheNation) June 25, 2017 The Senates revision of the American Health Care Act the House passed in March, and the BCRA has yet to receive a score from the Congressional Budget Office. When the AHCA was scored following its …

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How Playing a One-Armed Badass Helped Suki Waterhouse Get Over Heartbreak

June 26, 2017

… And it was, I guess Im really lucky, it was one of those things where she saw me and it was like, Oh thats the girl. And I got really attracted to, I remember on the audition email it said dont try out for this movie unless you understand that its going to be really brutally difficultand that made my antenna just go whoopme please! So that drew me in, and obviously I had seen her first movie before so I was just praying every night that I could maybe get it. I went to the second audition, and …

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

June 26, 2017

… Aisha Hinds Underground Chrissy Metz This Is Us Thandie Newton Westworld Yvonne Strahovski The Handmaids Tale Kate Walsh 13 Reasons Why Samira Wiley Orange Is the New Black Just missing the cut: Ann Dowd The Handmaids Tale, Winona Ryder Stranger things, Aubrey Plaza Legion, Amy Brenneman The Leftovers, Bellamy Young Scandal Best Reality-Competition Program Chopped Match Game RuPauls Drag Race Survivor Top Chef The Voice Just missing the cut: The Amazing Race, Dancing with the Stars, …

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Could Trump’s vague plan to expand rural broadband actually work? It’s hard to tell

June 25, 2017

… mechanisms in cooperation with state and local governments. It won’t be easy, but the prospect could certainly be promising. ‘Removing stop signs and traffic lights’ Trump’s FCC chair Ajit Pai has already said he wants to make broadband access a top priority, despite having voted against various items that would have furthered this agenda as a commissioner. “One of the most significant things that Ive seen during my time here is that there is a digital divide in …

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Here are the funniest lines from a coal CEO’s attempted takedown of John Oliver’s coal industry takedown

June 23, 2017

… Murray’s lawyers seem to be working under a loose definition of “good faith efforts” that encompasses cease-and-desist letters. Neither ceasing nor desisting “Intentionally and in obvious retaliation for this humanitarian request, Defendant Oliver boldly announced ‘[a]s we have been explicitly told to cease and desist, let us do neither of those things, and let’s talk about Bob Murray.’” How many lawsuits are able to claim that a defendant explicitly …

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Marco Rubio gives Ivanka Trump a vastly one-sided hug

June 22, 2017

This is just awkward.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Sometimes a photo really is worth a thousand words. Ivanka Trump arrived at the Capitol Tuesday morning to talk paid family leave with Sen. Marco Rubio and others, but things got a little weird before they got down to business. SEE ALSO: Marco Rubio pretends he’s a winner, convinces no one Rubio went in for a hug from the first daughter and judging by this snap she was really not here for it. Nothing about @IvankaTrump‘s body …

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Fitbit will bring wearables to the NBA with brand new sponsorship deal

June 21, 2017

… recovery is really exciting for the athletes, trainers, and our research teams.” Minnesota’s fans will have a shot to get in on some new fit tracking opportunities, too. “The fan experience is going to be a big focus for us, and we’re going to try a lot of different things,” Casson said. That experience will start at the Timberwolves’ home arena, the Target Center, during games. Fitbit is working to integrate its tech into the concession stands. When fans …

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How I transitioned into the freelance economy

June 21, 2017

… lucrative opportunities (dont believe the myth that on-demand work is less profitable than full-time). Spotting new business in my existing network Though my employer gave me the greenlight, I knew this yes represented a future of many nos. I wasted no time engaging brands about my newly available services and even created a list of soft leads folks who, during my full-time job, said things like Do you think our company could benefit from your social media services? Youd be surprised how many …

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Instagram creates an art gallery for Cannes called #WanderandWonder

June 21, 2017

… #canneslions2017 A post shared by Pasin Pitithanarith (@puthology) on Jun 19, 2017 at 5:40am PDT The things we do to be live #WanderandWonder #CannesaLions #instagram A post shared by Omar (@ommy1282) on Jun 18, 2017 at 7:21am PDT First artist takeover in our @instagram frame is the awesome @azxd #WanderandWonder #StepIntoTheFrame #CannesLions2017 A post shared by innovision (@weareinnovision) on Jun 17, 2017 at 12:53pm PDT Fun in the Instagram exhibit at …

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June 20, 2017

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‘The Plot Against America’ is even more relevant today

June 19, 2017

… nominate, nor America elect, a completely qualification-free celebrity to replace a popular Democratic president and run the country at a time of great global peril. Especially not when that celebrity had said lots of nice things about and was not-so-secretly colluding with the most infamous autocrat on the planet. Surely America’s Greatest Generation would never have gone along with that! Well, now that Philip Roth has turned out to be the seer of seers, prognosticator of prognosticators, …

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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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3 Healthy Sandwich Recipes, Healthy Recipes For Weight Loss

June 19, 2017

… Healthy Vegetable Fry Up Cabbage for Sunday Dinner! Weight Loss Breakfast Healthy Smoothies Drink How to Make EGG in BREAD Simple Quick Breakfast recipe Quick and easy breakfast recipe Omelets recipe for weight loss Egg rolled omelets healthy breakfast recipes Potato Cutlets How to Make Potato Smiley Easy Snacks for Kids Lunch Box If You Eat 2 Bananas per Day for a Month, This Is What Happens To Your Body EAT JUST 4 ALMONDS EVERY DAY! AMAZING things WILL HAPPEN TO YOUR …

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Boomer Phelps’ Instagram is the best thing about social media these days

June 19, 2017

… so we did the only logical thing: called his mom. Nicole Phelps, 2010s Miss California USA and mother of the best baby on Instagram, gave us an inside look at all things Boomer, sharing the story behind his account and revealing who runs it, along with her son’s 2032 Olympic plans. But most importantly, she confirmed what we already knew to be true: the kid is freaking adorable. Here are a few of the many things we love about Boomer. Hes a mini Michael Phelps You know that saying, …

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

June 19, 2017

… and massive power. Whatever happens, there’s little chance the crackdown will be bloodless. Death by duopoly In the last three months, about $0.70 out of every dollar spent on online advertising went to either Google or Facebook, according to a report this week from Pivotal Research Group. Around half of the remaining $0.30 is (separately and loosely) estimated to go to a collection of minor platform players ranging from Snapchat to Twitter to Amazon. things get a bit messier in the race …

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Dennis Rodman just gave Kim Jong-un Trump’s key to success, and hoo boy here we go

June 17, 2017

… Perhaps how to successfully negotiate in a windy setting when your tie is taped to your shirt? Maybe, but here are nine of the most important things Trump’s book will teach Kim: You can’t fool people forever, or at all Kim will soon learn that you can’t con people. Wait. Maybe you can? But not for long … you must deliver those goods. I like thinking big. To me its very simple: if youre going to be thinking anyway, you might as well think big. The Art of The Deal …

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Someone in Hong Kong just bought a parking space for $664,260

June 16, 2017

Image: Vincent Yu/AP/REX/Shutterstock In a city where land is sparse, even parking lots go for a premium. A parking space in Hong Kong has been sold for a record $664,260 (HK$ 5.18 million) making it the most expensive parking space in the world, according to the South China Morning Post. SEE ALSO: Would You Live in These Tiny Apartments? At just 188 square feet, or 17.5 square metres, that works out to a staggering $3,500 per square foot. To put things in context, apartments in New York …

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How to achieve your summer travel goals without breaking the bank

June 16, 2017

… Credit Card from Chase Image: southwest airlines The Rapid Rewards points you earn with the Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Card from Chase can be used for things like flights, car rentals, hotels, and More Rewards. But the coolest thing you can get with this card might be Southwests Companion Pass benefit. Once a Cardmember earns 110,000 qualifying points or flies 100 qualifying one-way flights in a calendar year, they earn Companion Pass status. With this awesome perk, you can bring a …

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Today in reality, a congressman has officially introduced the ‘Covfefe Act’

June 14, 2017

Today in “things we really wish didn’t need to happen,” Democratic Representative Mike Quigley has introduced the Covfefe Act. No, we’re not kidding. The Illinois congressman shared a statement on his website on Monday morning explaining that the Presidential Records Act has been expanded to include any social media posts shared by the President of the United States, not just posts shared from the official @POTUS accounts. SEE ALSO: Words with Friends adds …

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Payday loan complaints see sharp rise despite new rules – BBC News

June 13, 2017

… and our job is to unravel what’s happened and find a fair way to put things right by looking at individual complaints.” Other areas of complaint included hire purchase agreements and debt collecting. The most-complained about financial product was still Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) which led to 168,769 inquiries in 2016-17 – just over a half of the ombudsman’s workload. The loan insurance was mis-sold to millions of people who did not want or need it, or who were …

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

June 11, 2017

… authorities,” Eldridge said. Still, most banking security standards written by regulatory bodies like the European Banking Authority and the FFIEC have required multi-factor authentication for bank transactions. Multi-factor authentication depends on more than one of three things what you are, like your fingerprint or iris pattern; what you have, like a physical token, an ATM card or your phone; and what you know, like a password. So while banks could integrate biometrics into a …

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This chatbot took over Tinder to engage with young UK voters

June 10, 2017

… location to a marginal seat somewhere in the UK, and it sent an automated message to matches asking if they were voting, and who they were voting for? Image: Rachel hunter Engaging with the electorate The responses, scripted by Rodrigues Fowler, focused on key topics that would interest younger voters; things like affordable housing and the minimum wage. On 8 June, the bot messaged all matches a link to their nearest polling stations. Those who lent their profiles didn’t have to stay …

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Let’s Be Honest, Donald Trump Will Survive James Comey’s Testimony

June 8, 2017

… Hillary Clintons press secretary during the 2016 campaign. While this scandal feels like its playing out at lightning speed, it is still going to take months to fully get to the bottom of things. The Comey hearing may well be an iconic moment, but it wont be the ballgame. Among many impassioned critics of the president, a belief persists that a single act of sheer stupidity or controversy or embarrassment will undo Trump. Its a theory that extends back to Trumps formal entrance into electoral …

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Simply saving falls short: Why young adults should embrace investing

June 7, 2017

Image: pixabay “Investment strategy” is one of those things you know youre supposed to master in order to officially join the world of adulthood. But its easier said than done: After all, youre still figuring out how to fit your morning coffee habit into your monthly budget. Many young adults believe that simply putting a portion of their income into a savings account is enough; because “saving” is something thats drilled into our heads at a young age, and financial …

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Guys seeking a ‘generic’ dad on Craigslist ad want a paternal presence at their BBQ

June 7, 2017

Polish up those resumes, dads, because your services are seriously needed. A few young roommates in Spokane, Washington, recently created a Craigslist ad in search of one lucky, “generic” dad who could perform some much-needed dad duties for their upcoming backyard barbecue. SEE ALSO: There’s now a Roomba for your lawn, but it’ll cost ya What kinds of dad things? The usual: – Grilling hamburgers and hotdogs (whilst drinking beer)– Bringing your own grill …

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Donald Trump’s tweet against London Mayor has everyone in the UK against him

June 6, 2017

… Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 4, 2017 Khan didn’t lose his cool. His spokesman said the mayor had more important things to do than respond to Donald Trumps ill-informed tweet that deliberately takes out of context his remarks. Ministers in the Tory government criticised Trump’s tweets, and prime minister Theresa May defended Khan by saying he’s doing an “excellent job” after the tragic events. But she stopped short from attacking Trump. Trump’s …

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