Adam Driver Brings A Family To Tears With Life-Changing Surprise

June 28, 2017

… to help. Theres definitely a moment where they are realizing who you are. Were you at all nervous about, Oh, these people might not know who I am? (Lastly, yes, we did ask one question about Star Wars.) I said what Rian had written was remarkable. He created New rules for the Star Wars universe and balanced the familiar and unfamiliar very adeptly while respecting that his audience can handle ambiguity. Which you can see in his previous films. Characters and story are his priority. More …

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Lindsay Lohan Wants You To Pay For Her Beauty Tips On New Website

June 28, 2017

The actress announced shes launching a lifestyle site on Tuesday via Instagram. The New site is called Preemium and costs $2.99 a month to access. A post shared by Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) on Jun 23, 2017 at 7:01am PDT Lohans site resembles the Kardashian and Jenners sites and apps more than Gwyneth Paltrows Goop. Hopefully it wont end up like Blake Livelyslifestyle site, Preserve, which failed after about a year. A post shared by Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) on Jun 12, …

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White House Warns Syria Against Launching Another Chemical Weapons Attack

June 28, 2017

… main military backers. U.S. and allied intelligence officers had for some time identified several sites where they suspected the Assad government may have been hiding Newly made chemical weapons from inspectors, said one U.S. official familiar with the intelligence. The White House warning, the official said, was based on New reports of what was described as abnormal activity that might be associated with preparations for a chemical attack. At the time of the April strike, U.S. officials …

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‘Turn The Cameras On, Sean’: Spicer Is Taunted At Press Briefing

June 27, 2017

… lights are on … Now we see you on camera about once a week. Is that a New normal that we would expect? the second journalist asked. Then Acosta hammered Spicer again: Why are the cameras off, Sean? Can you just give us an answer to that? Can you tell us why you turned the cameras off? Its a legitimate question. You are a taxpayer-funded spokesman for the United States government. Can you at least give us an explanation for why the cameras are off? Then Trey Yingst, a White House …

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Canadian officer is first woman to lead Changing of the Guard

June 27, 2017

… given change day, in front of Buckingham Palace in central London. Music accompanies the marches of both the old guards out and the New guards in. The soldiers, who don iconic red tunics and tall black bearskin caps, are not just accessories to provide tourists with a photo opportunity. They are a highly skilled troop prepared to assume combat duty. Until now the honor of captain has been filled solely by men. “Back when we were training at my home base in Shilo [Manitoba], two of the UK …

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Trump and Modi reaffirm Indian-US relations with a hug

June 27, 2017

(CNN)The first face-to-face meeting between US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sealed with a bear hug Monday, as the two leaders looked to publicly underscore their New found friendship. Declaring the meeting a success, Trump went on to describe the relationship between India and the United States as having “never been stronger, has never been better.” Trump: We are world leaders in social media …

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How Harry Potter enchanted the world – BBC News

June 27, 2017

… For a generation of kids brought up on Thomas the Tank Engine and The Polar Express, there was suddenly a shiny New steam train in the engine shed. Yes, the Hogwarts Express. No trip to King’s Cross Station in London is complete without a selfie on Platform Nine and Three-Quarters. It introduced New words to the dictionary Image copyright Warner Bros/Getty Images Image caption Young stars: Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint Until recently, the eight Harry Potter …

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

June 26, 2017

Hong Kong (CNN)When Hong Kong was handed over to China in 1997 after more than 150 years of British rule, the Bauhinia flower was chosen as the symbol of the New Chinese special administrative region. How Hong Kong has changed What China’s scared of China’s Xi Jinping to make first visit Carrie Lam: Not appropriate to challenge China Secret negotiations sealed city’s fate The protesters were led by Joshua Wong, the former “Umbrella Movement” leader …

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Victim of a hate crime? Now there’s an app for that

June 26, 2017

(CNN)If you are the victim of a hate crime, what would you do? Who would you call? What are the laws in your city or state that could protect you? The Council on American-Islamic Relations launched a New civil rights app this week called “Making Democracy Work for Everyone.” It allows users to quickly report bias incidents they experience, “an important feature during a period of increased hate incidents targeting American Muslims and other minority groups,” says a …

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Wales teacher recruitment levels ‘bordering on crisis’ – BBC News

June 25, 2017

The government said, compared to overall graduate entry figures, teacher training recruitment remained strong and it was working closely with partners to identify and address issues. “We want teaching in Wales to be a first choice profession so we attract the very best,” the spokesman said, adding New rules announced in spring are a key part of the drive. Mr Hathway said pressures in the job were putting people off – with figures obtained by the NUT showing nearly 50,000 …

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Hill figures: The stories behind the scars on England’s skin – BBC News

June 24, 2017

… III The rather rude giant Image copyright Cerne Abbas Brewery Image caption A photocopied fig leaf was added to the beer pump clip in a Houses of Parliament bar Another giant Image copyright Jonathonjosh1 Image caption The Bulford kiwi photographed in 2013, following restoration and maintenance by a local scout group In 1919, following the end of World War One, officers commanding restless and homesick New Zealand troops wanted a task to distract their men and keep them out of …

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Saving the twins: Health scares and rehab for once-conjoined boys

June 23, 2017

Valhalla, New York (CNN)Nicole McDonald eases her silver minivan across Bear Mountain Bridge and hooks a right onto the steep two-lane highway. Nicole makes this trip every day from her home in upstate New York to see her twin sons, Jadon and Anias. The 21-month-old boys are at Blythedale Children’s Hospital 40 miles to the south, where they’ve been undergoing rehabilitation since mid-December. The twins, born joined at the head, captured the world’s attention after a …

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What an autopsy may (or may not) have revealed about Otto Warmbier’s death

June 23, 2017

… possibility, especially given how sudden this was.” Gupta, who has not reviewed Warmbier’s medical records, said Warmbier could have been given a New medication or have had an old medication withheld. For example, “he could have been treated for a body-wide infection such as sepsis, which is not uncommon in someone who is bedridden,” Gupta said. “The family could have decided to stop giving him antibiotics, then sepsis may have led to his death.” Given …

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Record-Breaking Heat Wave In Southwest Reportedly Claims 4 Lives

June 22, 2017

… have reached 120 degrees in the southwest this week. The bodies of a 57-year-old father and his 21-year-old son from Corpus Christi, Texas, were found earlier this week in the Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico, where they were hiking, media reported. The National Weather Service and local authorities issued heat advisories and warnings, urging residents to stay indoors and to drink plenty of water if they were outdoors. Power grid operators encouraged customers to use electricity …

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Teens are still having sex, most use contraception

June 22, 2017

(CNN)American teens’ sex habits and contraceptive use haven’t changed much over the past decade, according to a New report from the National Survey of Family Growth, which is administered by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In that time period, 42% of female teens and 44% of male teens reported having had sex at least once, a 1% decrease for females and a 2% increase for males over the previous four years, spanning 2006 to 2010. These differences are …

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Advertisers Are Actually Teaming Up To Fight Sexism. For Real.

June 20, 2017

Yes, sex sells. But sexism, increasingly, seems less and less marketable. The latest sign: On Thursday, some of the worlds largest companies and advertising agencies will announce a New initiative to banish gender stereotypes from advertising. The Unstereotype Alliance, which will be launched at Cannes Lions, an industry conference in France, is a partnership between U.N. Women and several major global companies, including Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Mattel and Diageo. …

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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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Trump defiant as pressure grows

June 19, 2017

Washington (CNN)America is edging ever closer to a New long, national nightmare, given President Donald Trump’s explosive response to signs that special counsel Robert Mueller is approaching the epicenter of White House power. Trump appears willing to test the bounds of convention and his own powers against a legal and political establishment that he believes is conspiring against him. The higher the pressure, the more defiant the President becomes. The tweet sparked …

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North Korea: Diplomatic delegation ‘mugged’ at JFK Airport

June 19, 2017

(CNN)North Korea says delegates it sent to a United Nations’ conference in New York were “literally mugged” by US authorities as they tried to leave John F. Kennedy International Airport on Friday. KCNA called the incident “an illegal and heinous act of provocation,” adding that US authorities behaved like “gangsters.” “According to the US State Department, the North Korean citizens were not accredited members of North Korea’s …

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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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Catastrophe Looms If NGOs Are Forced To Halt Rescue Missions In Mediterranean, Report Warns

June 18, 2017

… vessel intercepted that day. Together with the Italian Coast Guard, humanitarian organizations like Proactiva, Doctors Without Borders and Save the Children are the only actors now running proactive rescue missions in the Mediterranean. As the number of migrants and refugees attempting to reach Europe reached New highs in the past few months, non-governmental organizations have come under fierce criticism from European politicians and officials, who accuse them of Its almost as if the smugglers …

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

June 18, 2017

… voluntarily file his financial disclosure forms months ahead of time will become a New talking point for Trump and his aides whenever the questions regarding his taxes inevitably arise again. The key point to remember: Financial disclosures are simply no substitute for tax returns when it comes to understanding someone’s financial standing and various commitments. Think of it this way. You go to a baseball game. Financial disclosure forms are like sitting near the top of the upper deck. …

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US Open 2017: World’s top three miss cut as quartet battle for lead

June 17, 2017

… are out there.” READ: US Open day one — blimp crashes, Fowler leads READ: Dustin Johnson was ‘fed up with being good’ READ: Jon Rahm — the New Seve Ballesteros? READ: Sergio Garcia — Masters win was my destiny In all, eight of the top 12 players in the world missed the cut, including Masters runner-up Justin Rose, who shot 72, 74 for two over, Open champion Henrik Stenson and former Masters winner Adam Scott, who both finished three over, and two-time Masters …

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Foreign Carmakers Invoke Reagan To Sway Trump On Trade

June 17, 2017

… groups history. To accompany the ad, the trade group erected a website, , which features more of the data demonstrating the importance of foreign automakers in the United States economy. Foreign carmakers now produce of the cars made in the United States up from 1 percent in 1979, according to the AGAs analysis of its members data available on the New site. As a result, those German, Swedish, Japanese and South Korean companies with U.S. production plants directly employ 130,000 workers, the …

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Pentagon Reportedly To Send Nearly 4,000 More Troops To Afghanistan

June 16, 2017

… what he described as a stalemate. The New York Times notes the president rarely discussed the issue during the campaign and said, despite any increase in deployment, which would cost billions of dollars, … there is no guarantee of a clear win. While Americas combat mission in Afghanistan may be over, our commitment to Afghanistan and its people endures, Obama said in 2015. I will not allow Afghanistan to be used as safe haven for terrorists to attack our nation again. …

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