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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Republicans Hold On To Mick Mulvaney’s Old House Seat In South Carolina

June 21, 2017

… to be a neck-and-neck special election Tuesday in Georgias 6th congressional district overshadowed the race in South Carolina. Shortly after Parnell released an internal poll at the end of May showing that he had narrowed Normans lead to 10 percentage points, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee contributed $275,000 to his bid. Republican Ralph Norman, right, campaigns in South Carolina’s 5th District. Parnell was previously a tax adviser for Wall Street giant Goldman …

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Clutter wants to store your stuff but help you not forget it exists

June 15, 2017

Image: clutter Clutter is disrupting its own name. SEE ALSO: This startup wants to be the QVC of your smartphone The two-year-old startup takes the stuff you don’t use out of your home and makes sure you don’t just put it in a disorganized storage unit. Clutter, based in Los Angeles, employs movers and software engineers who work together to build a sophisticated system of packing and storing, where each item is photographed and catalogued on a platform. Clutter announced Tuesday …

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Uber board member resigns after making ridiculous, sexist joke

June 14, 2017

Image: ERIC RISBERG/AP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK Update, Tuesday June 13, 6:30 pm PST: An Uber board member who made a misogynistic remark in a meeting to address the company’s systemic sexual harassment resigned late Tuesday, an Uber spokesperson confirmed. David Bonderman reportedly caused a stunned silence at an all-hands meeting earlier in the day when he joked that a company board with more than one woman means “it’s more likely that there will be more talking,” according …

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PM ‘must listen’ to other parties over Brexit says Cameron – BBC News

June 14, 2017

… trade”. ‘Death row’ The Times is reporting that Chancellor Philip Hammond is pushing for the UK to remain in the customs union to minimise the impact of withdrawal on trade. Labour MP Hilary Benn, who is seeking re-election as chair of the Brexit select committee, told BBC’s Newsnight this was “the first and clearest sensible step to take” to support business. Speaking on Tuesday, French President Emmanuel Macron said the possibility of the UK remaining in the …

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Ralph Northam Wins In Democratic Primary For Virginia Governor

June 14, 2017

… and not left. Northam, a 57-year-old pediatric neurologist from the Hampton Roads area, will now face off against Republican gubernatorial nominee Ed Gillespie. Gillespie,a Beltway power broker and former Republican National Committee chairman,consistently led in the polls against state Sen. Frank Wagner and Corey Stewart, at-large chairman of Prince William County. He beat Stewart by a narrow margin Tuesday night. Northam is highly favored to win both because of the relative popularity of …

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

June 14, 2017

… on Tuesday, forced to argue that he was protecting the presidents right to assert executive privilege in the future. That claim might hold up if the attorney general had beenambushed by some unexpected question about internal conversations, Julian Sanchez, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, said. It rings a bit false when its been obvious for some time that Sessions would be asked these questions. Declining to answer questions at a congressional hearing about confidential conversations …

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Kim Jong Un Pal Dennis Rodman Reportedly Heading To North Korea

June 13, 2017

Rodman was spotted at Beijing International Airport Monday and is expected to land in North Korea Tuesday, two Pyongyang officials told CNN. Rodman knows PresidentDonald Trump personally he was a contestant on Trumps TV reality program Celebrity Apprentice and endorsed him during the campaign. Rodman said at a talk three months ago at West Point that Trump told him he wanted to visit North Korea. Rodmans agent,Chris Volo, said at the West Point talk that Dennis would do anything for …

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Facebook adds badges so your politicians know who you are

June 8, 2017

… decade, Facebook has been focused on making the world more open and connected and we’re always going to keep doing that. But now it’s clear we have to do more. We also need to bring people closer together and build common understanding,” Zuckerberg wrote Tuesday in a Facebook post about the Communities Summit. WATCH: Researchers are using sound to levitate objects, and it’s changing the medical industry More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsMailGet …

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James Comey Reportedly Will Testify He Never Told Trump He Wasn’t Under Investigation

June 7, 2017

… he fired him. according to The New York Times Trumps formerI hope you can let this go. Comey was also apparently so disturbed by Trumps requests about Flynn that afterward he reportedly asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions not to let him be alone with Trump. On Monday, the White House said Trump would not claim executive privilege to block Comey from testifying. On Tuesday, Trump simply said he wished Comey good luck. …

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With A Flick Of His Mood, Trump Throws Allies Off Balance

June 7, 2017

President Donald Trump on Tuesday into a complex and escalating dispute between the state of Qatar and several of its Middle Eastern neighbors. Trump tweeted his support for the decision by Saudi Arabia and several other Persian Gulf nations to cut ties with Qatar, accusing the longtime U.S. ally and host to an instrumental U.S. military base of funding extremists. Trumps brazen comments Tuesday were the latest in a series of diplomatic moves that have antagonized foreign governments and …

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We (Still) Dont Know If Trump Believes In Climate Change

June 3, 2017

But as he pulled the United States out of the Paris climate agreement Wednesday, officials wanted to do anything but discuss the presidents current views on the issue. Asked about Trumps climate views on Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said he hadnt discussed the matter with the president. On Friday, Spicer again said he hadnt had a chance to talk to Trump about it. There is widespread scientific consensus that climate change is real and human beings contribute to it. In …

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Vox could become a better version of Mediumand The Ringer could be its first step

June 1, 2017

… fast. On Tuesday, Vox announced a deal with The Ringer to power the company’s technology and advertising. The Ringer, which had previously operated on Medium, is the sports and culture website started by sports media mogul Bill Simmons. After gaining a large following as a columnist at ESPN, he helped start Grantland and the “30 for 30” documentary series, before a falling out with the media company led Simmons to strike out on his own. “Vox Media’s expertise is …

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Airbnb removes tone-deaf teepee ad after Native American activist backlash

May 31, 2017

Image: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Airbnb is in hot water over its clumsy treatment of Native American culture. The housing rental service hastily scrubbed an ad from its social media profiles on Tuesday after Native American scholars and activists slammed it for racial insensitivity. The post featured a listing for an “off-the-grid” teepee, where visitors are promised a “true Sioux style” experience. @NativeApprops @Airbnb Companies only show parts of Indigenous …

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White House Dodges Questions About Kushner Meetings With Russians

May 31, 2017

White House press secretary Sean Spicer dodged questions Tuesday afternoon about President Donald Trumps son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and what Trump did or didnt know about Kushners meetings last year with Russian officials. Mr. Kushners attorney has said that Mr. Kushner has volunteered to share what he knows with Congress about the meetings, Spicer told reporters during the daily press briefing. The Washington Post and other major outlets reported last week that Kushner and Russian officials …

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South Carolina Democrat’s Poll Shows Progress Against GOP Rival

May 31, 2017

… more moderate rival in a close primary, is an ardent proponent of Obamacare repeal and has said he would consider joining the ultraconservative House Freedom Caucus if elected. (Mulvaney was a founding member of the group.) The cerebral and soft-spoken Parnell hardly embodies the populist mood currently sweeping the Democratic Party; he most recently held a top post at Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs. In a new video advertisement released Tuesday, Parnell makes light of his wonkish …

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J.K. Rowling claps back at Fox contributor in the wake of the Manchester attack

May 26, 2017

J.K. Rowling was not impressed with Laura Ingraham's tweet.Image: James Gourley/REX/Shutterstock/mashable composite Tributes and vigils have been taking place across the world in the days following Monday’s bomb attack in Manchester. The Eiffel Tower went dark on Tuesday to honour the victims. This is something that’s been done before in the wake of previous terror attacks. It’s meant as a show of solidarity, and a way to pay tribute to those who lost their lives. SEE …

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VS Angel Stella Maxwell Reveals A Bold Trend You Can Rock At The Beach This Summer

May 26, 2017

… Angel? LOL, literally no one. On Tuesday, May 23, Elite Daily had the chance to speak with model Stella Maxwell about her workout advice and the bold trends shell be rocking this summer. When I asked Stella to give me advice on how to look my best while working out in the warm weather, she suggested I check out the new ballet inspired Victoria Sport collection, White Hot Summer. If you go directly to the VS website, youll see the gorgeous collection on the homepage. Stella said the sportswear …

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Trump Should Be ‘Scared’ Of Comey Testimony, Says Former FBI Director’s Friend

May 25, 2017

President Donald Trump should be concerned when former FBI Director James Comey testifies before Congress later this month. That, at least, is the view from a self-described confidant of Comeys, Benjamin Wittes. Wittes spoke to CNNs Anderson Cooper on Tuesday night, telling the anchor, I thoughtit was interesting and very telling that he [Comey]declined any opportunity to tell his story in private. He clearly wants to do it in a public setting And I think thats a reflection of the fact that …

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Manchester Arena attack: Scots girl still missing – BBC News

May 24, 2017

‘Shock and disbelief’ Mr MacNeil told the BBC on Tuesday: “Laura is in hospital. She’s alive, she’s in a serious condition. We are still very worried for her, of course, the whole island is worried. “We are very worried for Eilidh MacLeod. Our hearts go out to both families. It’s been a huge shock to everyone on the island.” UK threat level raised to highest level Scots in hospital after Manchester attack Manchester explosion: Latest updates …

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Parents Of Slain DNC Staffer Call Conspiracy Theories ‘Unspeakably Cruel’

May 24, 2017

… murder had any connection to his job at the Democratic National Committee or his life in politics, Richs parents wrote. Anyone who claims to have such evidence is either concealing it from us or lying. Even after Fox News retracted and removed its story Tuesday, network host Sean Hannity continued to push the conspiracy theoryabout Rich. On his radio show Tuesday, Hannity blasted his critics as phony hypocrites for continuing to report on probes into possible collusion between the Trump …

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It Doesn’t Sound Like Senate Republicans Are Anywhere Close To A Deal On Obamacare Repeal

May 24, 2017

… until theyd worked out a deal capable of just barely getting enough votes to pass. It looks as if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is trying to do the same thing by having his caucus work out a deal behind closed doors and then bring it to the floor right when he is within striking distance of a majority. Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) is among the senators whoarent happy about the process. On Tuesday, that irritation came to a boiling point for him. Its a very awkward process, at …

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Labour’s Emily Thornberry ‘wrong’ over Trident review – BBC News

May 20, 2017

… the missile system could not be guaranteed following a defence review. Tory MP Bob Neill said Labour wanted to put the UK’s “security at risk”. Labour’s manifesto – launched on Tuesday – included support for the nuclear deterrent. Image caption Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry says she is “sceptical” about Trident The shadow foreign secretary said the UK needed to keep updating its defence policy and make sure any war would be …

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France fines Facebook over alleged privacy violations

May 18, 2017

… investigations cited “several failures,” including the collection of “data on browsing activity of internet users on third-party websites,” and “massive compilation of personal data of internet users in order to display targeted advertising.” Those concerns were echoed by the Dutch Data Protection Authority. The authority released a similar statement on Tuesday, saying Facebook “violates Dutch data protection law” by “giving users …

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Election 2017: People turn to Google ahead of election – BBC News

May 18, 2017

The data reveals “who should I vote for” was more popular in Willesborough in Kent than anywhere else between 9 May and Tuesday. The area comes under the Ashford constituency, which was last won by the Conservatives in 2015. Second on the list is Chorley in Lancashire, which was last won by Labour. Election 2017: All you need to know What do new voters make of the election? The maps that reveal where the election could be won How Google Trends works Google Trends combined …

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Fox Stands By DNC Murder Conspiracy Theory Even After Main Source Changes Story

May 18, 2017

Fox News and its Washington, D.C., affiliate, Fox 5, are that slain Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich was connected to WikiLeaks before he was shot to death in July even as those stories fall apart. Fox News and Fox 5 published separate stories about the supposed links on Tuesday. But since then, the main source has changed his story, D.C. police and the FBI have disputed the most explosive claims, and Richs family has called on the network and station to issue retractions, …

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