Coroner Reveals Details Of Carrie Fisher’s Death

June 17, 2017

Fisher, 60, had fatty buildup in the walls of her arteries and had taken multiple drugs before her death, the statement said. Officials were unable to conclusively determine the exact cause of her death, according to The Associated press. The manner of death would be listed as undetermined, the coroners office said. Sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing pauses for up to several minutes during sleep, according to the National Institutes of Health. Untreated, it can increase the risk of …

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The Revolutionary Street Art Project That Inspired Banksy And Empowered A City’s Youth

June 15, 2017

… the day his trial was due to begin after prosecutors offered no evidence of incitement. Nation says he then consciously used the subsequent press coverage to promote his projects work and to argue that without a place to legally paint, the illegal culture of the art form just gets reinforced. Nation says the publicity did inspire, however, a new generation of artists to begin visiting the project with one of them being Banksy. He says he called it his religious pilgrimage every weekend to …

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

June 14, 2017

… squeezes. Many commentators, on the left and right, who had written Jeremy Corbyn off as vote-losing liability have had to eat their words since the election. Just about everyone underestimated his appeal, once he was given a chance to air his views unmediated by a largely hostile press. 5) Manifesto policies Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAnna Soubry has given a frank assessment of her party’s campaign The turning point of the campaign, according to …

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

June 12, 2017

… Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions) Theo Wargo via Getty Images NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 11: Cynthia Nixon, winner of the award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for The Little Foxes, poses with Christine Marinoni outside the press room during the 2017 Tony Awards at 3 West Club on June 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic) Theo Wargo via Getty Images …

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GOP’s New Defense of Trump: The Guy’s A Toddler, He Doesn’t Know Any Better

June 9, 2017

… crucial U.S.air base when he issued a statement via Twitter accusing that nation of supporting terrorists. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the MSNBC report on Qatar was not accurate. 100 percent false, he said. Alex Wong via Getty Images As it happens, Trumps ignorance actually seemed a feature on the campaign trail, as many of his core supporters justified their allegiance in spite of his clear and sometimes admitted lack of knowledge on a range of issues, from health care to …

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‘Body Slam’ Candidate Issues Lengthy Apology To Reporter He Attacked

June 8, 2017

… already donated money to the group from a GoFundMe account set up so he could buy new glasses. Jacobs said he accepts the apology. Gianforte acknowledged the critical role of journalists, and that First Amendment protections for the press are core to American democracy. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsAffiliate Commission Landslide With Resell Rights The Secrets Behind A “Snowload” Of Affiliate Cash!Unstoppable Cash Explosion Video Titan 2 ONE TIME Discount Start …

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Senate Republicans Are Closer Than Ever To Repealing Obamacare

June 7, 2017

… in place, but that could be problematic for conservative members. Rand Paul, for one, has citedany failure to fully wipe out Obamacare as a reason to vote no on a replacement bill. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told reporters on Tuesday that he thought Paul was irretrievably gone on health care, although Pauls office later quipped that Graham had not yet applied for the open press assistant job in Pauls office. Other potential swing votes include Sens. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), whose …

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URGENT: The Latest: 3 Australians Among Injured in London Attacks

June 5, 2017

… attackers dead. Hundreds ran for their lives in the chaos. ___ 3:55 p.m. Former Secretary of State John Kerry says Britons are going to have to sort out whether tolerance of extremism has gone on for too long, as British Prime Minister Theresa May has said. Kerry tells NBC's "Meet the press" that "a lot of ingredients" went into the attacks on London Bridge and at nearby restaurants Saturday night that left seven dead and nearly two dozen injured. Twelve people have been …

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Election 2017: Five key things about the Question Time special – BBC News

June 3, 2017

… “make no excuses” for the way she had been treated and people with mental health issues had to be given “more support at an early stage.” But BBC political correspondent Gary O’Donoghue said Mrs May seemed uneasy and was “reluctant to engage and empathise beyond a few carefully chosen words”. Image copyright Getty Images The Labour leader, who’s made no secret of his long-held opposition to Trident despite agreeing to press ahead with renewal …

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Lawsuit Accuses Glass Artist Dale Chihuly Of Plagiarizing Work

June 3, 2017

The suit, filed by the lawyers of Michael Moi in King County Superior Court and the U.S. District Court for Western Washington, claims the prolific decorator of botanical gardens has been involved in a myriad of clandestine painting sessions with Moi, but has never compensated him or given him credit for his efforts, despite the artists promises otherwise. In a press release sent to HuffPost, Chihulys camp strongly refutes Mois claims, dubbing the lawsuit baseless. Moi also alleges …

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Actually, Mike Pence, Climate Change Has Nothing To Do With A ‘Liberal’ Agenda

June 3, 2017

… the table as the rest of the world addresses these issues. Withdrawing from the Paris Agreement is misguided, and harms the ongoing effort to fight climate change while also isolating us from our allies. Murkowski addressed Trumps decision on Thursday, KTOO reported: Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) According to the Times Free press, Alexander said in a statement Friday that while he doesnt think withdrawal from the Paris Agreement is catastrophic for climate progress, he believes the most …

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France’s president knew the Trump arm-yank handshake was cominghere’s how he countered it

… immortalized in this decidedly awkward video, and by the time the two sat down for their first formal meeting with the press in attendance, the French president had another plan in place. From the looks of the video, the 70-year-old Trump doesn’t have quite such an easy time strong-arming people when they’re prepared for it. In short, any world leaders who haven’t yet met with Trump ought to take note of this. It’s clearly something he tries out on everyone at least …

May 29, 2017
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How ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has become the meme of the resistance

Image: Christopher Mineses / mashable  Earlier this week, 18 women dressed up in red cloaks and white bonnets, stood in pairs in the rotunda of the Texas state capitol, and began chanting, “Shame!” in unison. They didn’t stop shouting for eight minutes. They call themselves the Texas handmaids. You probably first saw them back in March, when images of their original protest in Austin went viral. That’s when they sat silently in the Texas senate gallery, watching as …

May 29, 2017
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Economics not sex was behind this cruel Chinese practice, according to new research

… was widely believed to have had an erotic appeal. SEE ALSO: China ironically decides to clamp down on online news outlets on World press Freedom Day “Women’s small feet came to be considered as the most intimate part of her body, the very symbol of femininity, and the most powerful centre of sex appeal,” writes Robert van Gulik, a scholar of East Asia, who authored a study on the sexual life of the ancient Chinese in 1961. But a new book, Bound Feet, Young Hands, by Laurel …

May 27, 2017
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The Most Futile Fight In Washington: Authorizing Wars

WASHINGTON At a time when health care reform and Russia investigations are sucking all the oxygen out of Congress, two senators a Republican and a Democrat filed into a small press gallery on Thursday to try and shine a spotlight on another pressing matter: war. Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) introduced against the Islamic State, al Qaeda and the Taliban. It would give Congress new oversight over military action against those groups and over the countries in which U.S. …

May 27, 2017
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Boy Comes Home From School And Finds Dad Has Been Deported

… those subject to deportation to include people such as Massie,who dont have criminal records. Rev. Seth Kaper-Dale, of the Reformed Church of Highland Park. Theres no reason to send him away right now; hes absolutely not a criminal. These are family people who happen to have final deportation orders, Kaper-Dale told the Associated press. An immigration attorney is arguing to legal authorities that Massie needs to come back to America to be with his son, Joel. He may have a harder time …

May 24, 2017
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Trump Administrations Womens Rights Lip Service Turns Irony Up to 11

Today, White House press secretary Sean Spicer announced to a room of incredulous reporters that President Donald Trump made womens empowerment a priority during his campaign. But that wasnt even the emptiest gesture the Trump administration made for womens rights today. After civilization collapses and humans are all but wiped from Earths memory, all that will be left are cockroaches and the echoes of bitter guffaws of feminists who watched this years International Women of Courage Awards. …

May 24, 2017
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10 new features coming to your phone in Android O

… Image: google 4. Notification Snoozing Android O is placing a lot of emphasis on improving notifications. One notable tweak will be the ability to snooze a notification for later. 5. Badge Notifications One of the biggest changes to notifications is the addition of badge notifications small dots that appear over an app icon to indicate a new notification from that app. Additionally, you can long press on an app to check its notifications. Image: google 6. Background colors for …

May 21, 2017
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White House struggles to answer GOP questions on Capitol Hill

Washington (CNN)As the White House rushed to contain the fallout on Capitol Hill during a head-spinning week of controversies, one senator resorted to mime to describe his reaction. He mimicked a cat, claws out, hanging on for dear life by clinging to a tree. “We’re all just like this,” the senator told CNN, shaking his head. Chaffetz: I’m ready to subpoena for Comey memo Senator: Trump’s request impeachable, if true …

May 17, 2017
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