British Attitudes Survey: More Britons ‘back higher taxes’ – BBC News

June 29, 2017

… 77% of people feel a person with a painful incurable disease should be able to legally request that a doctor end their life Brexit and immigration The research – carried out in the months after last year’s EU referendum – suggested that views on immigration had become more polarised, with the young and highly educated more likely to believe that immigration was good for the economy, while older people and non-graduates were more likely to say it was bad. 76% of people said …

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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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‘I kept my daughter’s body at home for three weeks’ – BBC News

June 24, 2017

… common for family and friends to view a body in a casket just before burial or cremation. But Cara Mair says that for some clients this is important. “When the coffin’s closed, they know they’ve been the last to see that person, so they can rest assured they’re undisturbed. “It’s not the same for everyone – this might freak some people out. But the choice to do it needs to be there, and the funeral profession needs to be comfortable with it.” …

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Ellen Caught A Guest Stealing And Promptly Roasted Her

June 23, 2017

To celebrate her shows 14th season,Ellen DeGeneres decided to give audience members some items from The Ellen DeGeneres Showgift shop. The instructions were clear and courteous: Please pick 1 item to commemorate your visit.Only 1 per person please. The host called out Nancy for grabbing too many goods. Let that be a lesson to you. You think nobodys watching you, and you just need to be a good person … You go sit in that Ellen chair right now. CORRECTION:This article has been …

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Record-Breaking Heat Wave In Southwest Reportedly Claims 4 Lives

June 22, 2017

The first two fatalities recorded in the three-day heatwave took place on Monday in Santa Clara County, California, south of San Francisco, and included a homeless person found in a car, the San Jose Mercury News reported. It is tragic when someone dies of hyperthermia since in most every case it could have been prevented, Dr. Michelle Jorden of the Santa Clara County Coroners Office told the newspaper. A Phoenix area cement truck operator uses a water hose to cool down. Temperatures …

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Don’t lose sleep over apnea, but treatment is crucial

June 21, 2017

(CNN)Last week, actress Carrie Fisher’s autopsy report contained a surprising detail: The Los Angeles medical examiner listed sleep apnea as a factor in the “Star Wars” actress’ death. Sleep apnea is when a person stops breathing while sleeping, for 10 seconds to a minute or longer. This can happen repeatedly during the night, causing blood-oxygen levels to dip and putting a strain on the heart. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on …

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Otto Warmbier’s Family And Friends Remember Student With The ‘Biggest Heart Of Anyone’

June 21, 2017

… the result of a mix of sleeping pills and a case of botulism and not ill treatment, although doctors have also said there was no evidence of that either. We choose to focus on the time we were given to be with this remarkable person, they said. You can tell from the outpouring of emotion from the communities that he touched Wyoming, Ohio, and the University of Virginia, to name just two that the love for Otto went well beyond his immediate family. In his high school salutatorian speech …

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North Korea: Diplomatic delegation ‘mugged’ at JFK Airport

June 19, 2017

… Convention, diplomatic couriers “shall not be liable to any form of arrest or detention” and the diplomatic bags they carry may not be opened or detained. The convention also says any person claiming courier status must carry proper accreditation and any courier bags they carry must be visibly marked as such. The North Koreans were not held by US authorities but refused to board their flight out of JFK, the DHS statement said. The incident comes as US-North Korea tensions have …

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Parking Cop Reacts To Conscientious Driver’s Plea In Best Possible Way

June 14, 2017

Parking control officer Jim Hellrood discovered a car parked by an expired meter in downtown Wausau on Thursday morning. CBS News reports that Hellrood interpreted the note to mean the person possibly drunk alcoholand thought walking home was the safer option. Wausau Police Department shared a photograph of the note and the warning ticket to Facebook on Monday. The post is now going viral,and earning both Hellrood and the unidentified driver plenty of kudos from people online: Related …

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Five things to watch: The Comey hearing

June 8, 2017

… “It’s seven pages of very fine print and what it describes is a professional law enforcement person, who is Jim Comey, who comes up against a president who knows no limits in terms of a proper relationship,” Feinstein said Tuesday of Comey’s testimony. “It was really pretty remarkable that he put this in writing (the night before the hearing.) We will see how much he’s prepared to do verbally.” Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the committee, …

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Mountain Climber Makes History With Rope-Free, Death-Defying Ascent At Yosemite

June 5, 2017

The 31-year-old elite climber on Saturday became the first person to scale the nearly 3,000-foot face of Yosemites El Capitan granite formation without ropes or safety gear, an act known in mountaineering as free-soloing. National Geographic, which exclusively reported Honnolds ascent, called it perhapsthe greatest feat of pure rock climbing in the history of the sport. Fellow elite climber Tommy Caldwell had another way of describing Honnolds feat: After Honnold completed his climb in 3 …

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

June 5, 2017

… monocultural towns are not safe places to be immigrants. EU migrants didn’t vote in the referendum either. I feel like this whole situation has happened because of how disenfranchised immigrants are. The person who has been given the biggest voice and listened to the most is the small-town working-class person who doesn’t like immigration. I remember feeling angry when Russell Brand was saying: “I can’t be bothered voting.” As someone who couldn’t vote, I …

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The Portland Heroes Who Stood Up To Hate

What they shared, according to friends and family, was a willingness to put others first and stand up to wrongdoing. He was saying things about how Muslims should die and how theyve been killing Christians for years, Dyjuana Hudson, one of the girls mothers, said. Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler on Saturday called all three men heroes. Man, hes just the best person. Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche was a friend who would never forget about you, said Christoper Landt, who grew up with him in …

May 29, 2017
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Ben Stiller And Christine Taylor Split After 17 Years Of Marriage

… over a quick period of time, maybe seven or eight months, he said. We just started hanging out with each other and it developed into, Wow, this feels great. I really like this person. I think I love this person. I really do – I love this person. It hit me out of the blue. I think you got to laugh. Because you know after a while you know life is life you know? Stiller said in February 2016.We all have to deal with what life throws at us, so you got to have a sense of humor about it. If …

May 28, 2017
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REPORT: Trump To Set Up ‘War Room’ To Repel Russia Probe Attacks

… has gained new urgency since the Justice Department appointed a special counsel to head the investigation, the sources said. A person in regular touch with the White House said it needed a different structure to focus on the new reality that there would be continued leaks to the media from the law enforcement and intelligence communities, leaks that have increased in frequency since Trump fired former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey on May 9. The White House declined to …

May 27, 2017
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The Definition Of Hell For Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type

They say that one man’s heaven is another man’s hell and that couldn’t be truer when it comes to the sixteen Myers-Briggs personality Types. Each one is inspired, enraged and absolutely tortured by something slightly different. Here’s the destiny that would psychologically destroy each Myers-Briggs personality type. ESTJ – An incredibly impractical person is put in charge of all of your major life decisions. You have to do whatever they say and are powerless to …

May 25, 2017
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To The Girl Who Has Never Fallen In Love, You Dont Need A Relationship To Be Complete

Paulette Wooten You may have been led to believe that your 20s were prime time for the right person to make an appearance in your life, maybe buy you a drink, shock you with their wit, and sweep you off of your feet. Instead, your expectations have been met with walks in the park with your thoughts, days and nights spent working endlessly on doing a good job at work, bettering yourself, communicating with your family, and having a blast with your friends. You dont even notice that you are …

May 25, 2017
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You Are Not Perfect, But You Are All Of These Things

Brooke Cagle I have something to tell you. You are smarter than you know. Things dont fall into your mind or into your lap. You have to reread, rethink, and ask quite a few questions on the way. Youre the person who asks questions. The person who asks questions is fearless in the pursuit of what they want. Youre a good girlfriend. Possibly better than what he deserves. He has a good heart, you think, but if he doesnt start to show you in words and deeds just how important you are to his world, …

May 25, 2017
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Has the North East forgotten Margaret Thatcher? – BBC News

… electoral wipe out the Conservatives would experience across large parts of Northern England and Scotland, which it still trying to recover from today. Thatcher and “the Tories” remain dirty words to the former steel workers in Consett but few young people I spoke to could recognise her and those that did regarded her as a distant historical figure. Image caption Alex Blackham: ‘May is the only person for the job’ She will have experienced at first hand how …

May 22, 2017
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First on CNN: Comey now believes Trump was trying to influence him, source says

Washington (CNN)Former FBI Director James Comey now believes that President Donald Trump was trying to influence his judgment about the Russia probe, a person familiar with his thinking says, but whether that influence amounts to obstruction of justice remains an open question. Comey will testify publicly before the Senate intelligence committee after Memorial Day, the panel’s leaders announced Friday. The central question at that blockbuster hearing will be whether Comey believed the …

May 21, 2017
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Here’s who Trump has called a ‘nut job’

Washington (CNN)“Nut job” seems to be one of President Donald Trump’s favorite insults for his political foes. The President — who The New York Times reported Friday bragged to two Russian officials that firing “nut job” FBI Director James Comey eased “great pressure” on him in regard to the Russia probe — has a history of slapping the label on people he disagrees with. By definition, nut job means a “mentally unbalanced person,” …

May 20, 2017
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Biden Reportedly Slams Hillary: ‘I Never Thought She Was The Correct Candidate’

I never thought she was the correct candidate, Biden said at the SALT conference in Las Vegas, according to Fusion reporter Hamilton Nolan.I thought I was the correct candidate. No man or woman should announce for the presidency unless they genuinely believe that for that moment in the nations history they are the most qualified person to deal with the issues facing the country, TheStreet quoted him as saying. I had planned on running for president, and although it would have been a very …

May 19, 2017
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