Hong Kong handover: The protest symbols China’s scared of

June 26, 2017

… seeing anything that displeases him, drowning out the many Hong Kong protest songs might be a more difficult task. “Boundless oceans, vast skies,” a barnstorming ballad released in 1993 by the Hong Kong rock band Beyond has long been the unofficial anthem of the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement due to its lyrics about freedom and hope written by front man Wong Ka-kui, who died in a freak accident shortly after its release. While “Do you hear the people sing?” — a …

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One week. 52 senators. Can Mitch McConnell get it done?

June 23, 2017

Washington (CNN)The math isn’t there yet for Mitch McConnell. The swift rejection may be a negotiating ploy, but the public nature of it is a reminder for McConnell of the deep reservations running through his own conference on a proposal that conservatives do not believe goes far enough to repeal Obamacare — and the monumental challenge that lies ahead as he looks for 50 “yes” votes. Protesters dragged away from senator’s office …

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Bodies Of Missing USS Fitzgerald Sailors Found In Flooded Compartments

June 19, 2017

… the time of the 2:30 a.m. crash Saturday morning. The Fitzgerald suffered extensive damage on its starboard side. Cmdr. Bryce Benson, the destroyers commanding officer,was injured in the collision and airlifted There were no injuries reported on the container ship. This has been a difficult day, 7th Fleet Commander Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin said in a statement after the destroyer returned to base. I am humbled by the bravery and tenacity of the Fitzgerald crew. Now that the ship is in …

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Why we still really need to see Donald Trump’s tax returns

June 18, 2017

… disclosure forms is that they only require ranges of assets and liability — making it extremely difficult to get an accurate sense of what Trump true’s wealth is. For example, consider these two paragraphs on Trump’s loans from the CNN story by Cristina Alesci and Jill Disis: “Overall, Trump reported liabilities of at least $311 million — mortgages and loans. But the number could be much higher because he was required only to report a range in value for each …

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Theresa May: 10 reasons why the PM blew her majority – BBC News

June 14, 2017

… accept that it’s better to do them and run the risk that they go badly than look like you are running scared. Furthermore, if you want to brag that your candidate is a bloody difficult woman, then she has to show some empathy to remind people she is human after all.” Image copyright Reuters Sporting history is littered with underdogs triumphing because they wanted to win more than their opponents, or put in more effort. The same sometimes goes for politics. In this election Mrs …

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Could football help ease tensions between North and South Korea?

June 13, 2017

(CNN)Tensions in northeast Asia are among their highest in decades, amid continued missile testing by Pyongyang and saber-rattling from Tokyo, Beijing and Washington. In discussions with FIFA President Gianni Infantino this week, the South Korean President suggested a “regional bloc” including both Koreas, China and Japan could join forces to host the 2030 football World Cup. If Moon were to achieve his vision, it would require a difficult balancing act. Since his …

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Senators reach Russia sanctions deal

June 13, 2017

Washington (CNN)Senate leaders struck an agreement Monday to roll out additional sanctions on Russia and make it difficult for the President to lift them. The legislation is expected to be attached as an amendment to an unrelated bill involving sanctions on Iran. Sen. Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate foreign relations committee, had previously been hesitant to take up a Russia sanctions bill in his committee. But he said last month that he wanted to see progress with Russia or …

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Still-Blinking Beached Humpback Whale Euthanized After Failed Rescue

June 11, 2017

… own. Due to rough waters, rescuers determined that it was too dangerous for the boat to try to tow the whale back out to seaand that it was time to end the whales suffering, according to Australias ABC News. Its been a very, very difficult afternoon for everybody involved, Shona Lorigan, vice president of the marine rescue organization ORRCA, told the Sydney Morning Herald.Mother natures not helped us today;the waves are getting bigger as I watch,Lorigan said As the weather grew worse, the …

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General Election 2017: The EU citizens in the UK who can’t vote – BBC News

June 5, 2017

… elections but not in national elections. It’s frustrating because I can’t get my voice heard. I’ve been living here for 16 years and I still can’t do anything. The only thing I can do is be more vocal on social media. I can get other friends to see my point of view. I’m applying for permanent residency. It’s really, really difficult because I don’t know what’s going to happen to me. And I still need to look after my partner. What’s going to …

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Drug shrinks ovarian tumours in early trial – BBC News

June 3, 2017

However, ovarian cancer is a difficult disease to treat, and the prognosis in the advanced stages is very poor. Marianne Heath, 68, one of the patients who received the drug, said: “I had no other treatment choices, so I felt this was my only option. “I just want to keep going so I can keep the tumours at a level where I can enjoy my life. It isn’t a cure, but it is life extension for me.” Marianne had treatment over six months, and the drug shrunk all three tumours …

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Bill OReilly’s ‘Killing Patton’ Movie Gets Killed By Fox’s NatGeo

June 2, 2017

According to The Hollywood Reporter,OReillys latest movie adaptation of his best-selling Killing book series has been scrapped by the National Geographic Channel but apparently not for the reasons youre thinking. Despite multiple sexual harassment claims against him, and Fox News, which is also owned by 21st Century Fox, severing ties with OReilly, NatGeo told THR the movie was just a difficult project to crack creatively. The movie, which is about World War II General George S. Patton, …

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New Republican Bill Makes Suing Cops For Civil Rights Violations Really Tough

… abuse with the new federal crime of assaulting a police officer. It wouldnt be difficult. Weve seen plenty of video now where a clear victim of police brutality was initially arrested and charged with battering one of the officers who beat him. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsLinkFresh – LLEdition (Jacque) Live Leap Funnel 3 pay Coming SoonNgage- Single Site License One of its kind plugin that allows you to cash in the visitors you are loosing on your website and convert …

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

… to their definition, not the other side’s definition.” Trust One of the most difficult challenges facing Trump is trust between the two parties involved, according to former US Envoy to the Middle East, Dennis Ross. Ross, a William Davidson distinguished fellow and counselor at the Washington Institute, helped establish the 1995 Interim Agreement between Israel and the Palestinians as well as the 1997 Hebron Accord. A part of both the George H.W. Bush and Clinton …

May 22, 2017
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Seth Meyers on Paul Ryan and keeping up with the news cycle

(CNN)Seth Meyers may have issued an on-air invite to House Speaker Paul Ryan, but the “Late Night” host is not holding his breath waiting for the RSVP. Being turned down by prospective Republican guests is nothing new for Meyers. Back in October, just weeks before Donald Trump would win the election, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” did four nights of shows from Washington D.C. and found it difficult to book Republican guests — despite, as Meyers put it, …

May 22, 2017
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Biden Reportedly Slams Hillary: ‘I Never Thought She Was The Correct Candidate’

… difficult primary, I think I could have won. I dont know, maybe not. But I thought I could have won, he said, The Hill reported at the time. I dont think she ever really figured it out, Biden said, according to the Los Angeles Times. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsHealthy Primal Living – Complete Sales Funnel With PLR Brand New, High Converting Biz in a Box with PLR You Can Sell As Your Own And Keep 100% Of The Cash In Your Pockets For Years To ComeSocialX – Bundle …

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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Pay will continue to be squeezed, employers’ survey suggests – BBC News

… economic growth in recent months. “The weak pay data is no surprise given the continued weak productivity growth in the UK,” Mr Davies said. With less than four weeks to go before the general election, one thing is becoming clear. Whoever wins on 8 June will be facing a difficult opposition. Not the one sitting opposite the Prime Minister in the House of Commons. But the economy across the country, where people will be facing the fact that they have worked hard all year only to see …

May 16, 2017
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