A First-Grader’s Picasso-Like Painting Is Now Hanging At The Met

June 19, 2017

For the past 10 years, The Met has hosted a group exhibition entitled P.S. Art, featuring artwork from a variety of media highlighting the innovation and skill emerging from public art education programs in and around New York city. On opening night, the young artists were given lanyards to distinguish them from the hundreds of visitors clamoring to get a glimpse of the work. Visitors were encouraged to approach any and all lanyard-wearers, providing the ever-rare opportunity to discuss an …

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Jews, Christians and Muslims make holy ground in America’s heartland

June 19, 2017

Omaha, Nebraska (CNN)When most people think of Omaha, they imagine sizzling steaks, billionaire Warren Buffet or even former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning calling out before the snap. (Remember “Omaha-Omaha”?). A rabbi, a reverend and an imam (no, it’s not a setup joke) are partners in a decadelong quest to bring together the three Abrahamic faiths — Judaism, Christianity and Islam — to share and worship on the same property. …

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Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 18, 2017

NEW YORK On a cloudy May morning, Rose Marcario, the chief executive of outdoor retailer Patagonia, stared out a second-story window of a Manhattan restaurant, watching construction workers jackhammer the street below. The workers made her think of her grandfather, an Italian immigrant who, after making it through Ellis Island in the 1920s, got his first job digging the streets of this city. He earned 10 cents a day and had to bring his own shovel. People regularly spat at him and sneered at …

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Los Angeles lights Bat-signal for Adam West

June 16, 2017

(CNN)Holy Bright Knight! Related: ‘Batman’ actor Adam West dies The actor played his premiere role as millionaire Bruce Wayne and superhero Batman in the 1960s television series. The Bat-signal was used in the show when the fictitious Gotham city Police Department needed to summon the superhero. According to an announcement from DC Comics, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Chief Charlie Beck joined “Bat-guests” to light the Bat-signal in …

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Borough Market opens after London Bridge terror attack – BBC News

June 15, 2017

… the River Thames between the city of London and Southwark, in central London. It is often depicted in films, news and documentaries showing the throng of commuters journeying to work into the city from London Bridge Station. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsLiveSuitePro Ninja OTO2 LiveSuitePro Ninja Unlimited Video Repurposing Video Analytics Monetisation Triggers – Overlays (Logos, CTA’s etc.) Facebook Mastermind GroupWP Contentio – Unlimited Reseller License Get the …

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What the Qatar crisis means for Hamas

June 13, 2017

(CNN)When Palestinian militant group Hamas announced its new charter to the world, it wasn’t from Ramallah or Gaza city, but from the Sheraton hotel’s gilded Salwa Ballroom in Doha. “Qatar is quite important for Hamas,” said H.A. Hellyer, a senior non-resident fellow at the Atlantic Council. “Qatar provides strong financial aid to the occupied Palestinian territories and is a safe haven for a number of Hamas leaders.” Qatar crisis threatens …

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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Was Basically The ‘Hamilton’ Of The Tonys This Year

June 13, 2017

… album debuted at No. 8 on the Billboard chart, becoming the highest debut by a cast recording since Camelot placed at No. 4 in 1961. (Thats right, Dear Evan Hansen bested even Hamilton: An American Musical in opening album sales.) Theo Wargo via Getty Images NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 11: Kevin Spacey performs onstage during the 2017 Tony Awards at Radio city Music Hall on June 11, 2017 in New York city. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions) Kevin …

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The ‘Boy In The Ambulance’ Emerges In Interviews With Pro-Assad Media

June 7, 2017

Omran had just been pulled from the rubble after an airstrike on the Syrian city of Aleppo. His older brother would later die of wounds sustained in the attack. With his image circulating on the internet, Omran came to be known simply as the boy in the ambulance, a symbol of the terror that Syrian children are forced to endure in a civil war. Kinana Allouche, a pro-Assad journalist, shared on Facebook photos of her interview with a healthy-looking Omran with his family, including his father, …

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James Corden Making Major Changes To Show After London Attacks

June 6, 2017

Corden, a London native, planned to filmThe Late Late Show in the city beginning Tuesday, but the incident pushed producers to alter plans for the shows special London edition.He will reportedly change the shows opening. Three attackers killed seven people and injured nearly 50 on London Bridge and Borough Market over the weekend. In one sense, of course its a sad time to be here, but in another sense, actually maybe bringing a show that airs I think in 153 countries to London for three …

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Champions League: 170,000 football fans head to Cardiff – BBC News

June 3, 2017

South Wales Police Assistant Chief Constable Richard Lewis said: “We will have in the region of 2,000 police officer deployments across Cardiff, with every officer fully aware of the huge task ahead and committed to ensuring residents and visitors to the capital have a safe and enjoyable experience. “We continue to advise people who don’t have tickets to the match to avoid travelling by car or public transport to the city centre due to the unprecedented influx of visitors …

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California GOP Mayor Says Attracting Asians And The Gays Helps Reduce Crime

June 1, 2017

In a recentinterview with Vice magazine, Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parrissaid that increasing the Asian population and the gays, as he called members of the LGBTQ community,can do a lot of good for a city like Lancaster, which, as Vice pointed out, is now known for its neo-Nazis and meth labs. Parris, whos been described by friends as a staunch, conservative, Republican, no bull kind of guy, according to a 2009 Los Angeles Times profile, is no stranger to questionable actions or comments. …

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People Across Manchester Are Getting Bee Tattoos To Honor Bombing Victims

May 31, 2017

… raising money for those affected by this tragedy… please email me at sambarbertattoo@gmail.com to book! Please share! And any artists wanting to take part just repost! #manchestertogether #standtall #staystrong A post shared by Sam Barber (@sambarbertattoo) on May 23, 2017 at 4:34am PDT Those looking to show their permanent love and support for the city lined up for their worker bee tattoos at participating tattoo parlors across Manchester. Two tiny bees in aid of the …

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Toxic foam floods the streets of Bangalore

May 31, 2017

New Delhi (CNN)In the southern Indian city of Bangalore, where April temperatures can reach up to 39 degrees Celsius (103 degrees Fahrenheit), the arrival of cooling monsoon rain is something to be celebrated. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsAdConnect Lifetime AdConnect LifetimeAuction List Building Exposed – Done For You Service Auction List Building Exposed – Legally Build Your List from Auction TrafficFunnel Boss VIP CLUB MONTHLY Buzzinar is a viral traffic getting …

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The Portland Heroes Who Stood Up To Hate

… most of his coworkers today, and several of them said its just like Rick to step in and help somebody out. In a 2014 profilethat ran during his campaign,the Oregonian/Oregon Live said that Best repeatedly stresses that he stands by his moral convictions, no matter what. Best also rejected campaign contributions, even from people who wanted to purchase a yard sign to support him in his unsuccessful bid. Best worked as a technician for Portlands city Bureau of Development Services a job …

May 29, 2017
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Baltimore Mayor Says City Will ‘Look To’ Removing Confederate Monuments

In an interview with the Baltimore Sun, mayor Catherine Pugh said,The city does want to remove these. We will take a closer look at how we go about following in the footsteps of New Orleans. Before leaving office, the Baltimore Sun reported Rawlings-Blake placed signs in front of four Confederate monuments that called the statues part of a propaganda campaign of national pro-Confederate organizations. These statues are not just stone and metal, Landrieu said before a crowd. They are not …

May 29, 2017
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Who is Nicola Sturgeon? A profile of the SNP leader – BBC News

After studying law at Glasgow University and working as a solicitor at the city’s Drumchapel Law Centre, Ms Sturgeon’s entry into full-time politics came at the age of 29, when she was elected to the new Holyrood parliament in 1999, as a Glasgow regional MSP. As a frontbench opposition spokeswoman, she sought to hold the Labour-Lib Dem coalition government to account on education, justice and health. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Salmond-Sturgeon leadership …

May 27, 2017
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Can Donald Trump solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

(CNN)Jerusalem: US President Donald Trump arrives in Israel Monday in search of what he has called “the ultimate deal”. But like so many US presidents who have believed it their duty to bring peace to the region, Trump will face a series of challenges, which have grown increasingly insurmountable. Seven years on since Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last held talks, the same issues remain — disagreements over borders, security, Jerusalem, a right of return …

May 22, 2017
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Ferry between Russia and North Korea starts regular service

(CNN)A cargo-passenger ferry service linking Russia and North Korea completed its first trip Thursday. The Man Gyong Bong ferry left the North Korean port city of Rason Wednesday and arrived in Russia’s Far Eastern city of Vladivostok at 8:00 am local time Thursday, according to Russian state news agency TASS. The trip marked the beginning of a once-weekly regular cargo-passenger service, according to TASS. …

May 19, 2017
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Can South Korea and China patch things up over THAAD?

Beijing (CNN)Jeong Min-young is worried. Since the beginning of the year, relations between Beijing and Seoul have soured over the deployment of a US missile defense system — THAAD — in South Korea. On the Chinese internet, patriotic citizens posted calls for boycotts of South Korean goods and even staged performative displays of destroying make-up and other popular products, generating approving columns in Chinese state media. …

May 18, 2017
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Apparent airplane debris found off coast of Bahamas

(CNN)The US Coast Guard is searching for survivors after finding what is believed to be airplane debris 15 miles east of an island in the Bahamas on Tuesday. The Coast Guard had been searching for an airplane with four Americans aboard that was reported missing Monday. On board were Jennifer Blumin, 40, from New York city, Nathan Ulrich, 52, from Lee, New Hampshire; and Blumin’s 3-year-old and 4-year-old sons. …

May 17, 2017
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