Trump’s big EPA website change should worry you

April 30, 2017

… use the website to understand the agency’s current efforts,” the EPA’s statement reads, adding that “content related to climate and regulation is also under review.” On eve of #climatemarch, Trump EPA releases quiet, mumbling press release signaling censorship of climate change content from EPA website. https://t.co/MUxAIf5XMs John Walke (@jwalkenrdc) April 28, 2017 The EPA has a link back to an archived view of the site from before Trump took office on Jan. …

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Where the Mexico City Policy matters the most

April 29, 2017

(CNN) She has five children and works as a farmer in Budadiri, Uganda, east Africa. “I want to look after my children,” Mudua says. “But I am a woman alone, and any time a man could force me into sex and I could get pregnant.” Women like Mudua, thousands of miles away from Washington and the White House, are the ones starting to feel the reverberations of US President Donald Trump’s Mexico City Policy, reintroduced in …

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United Airlines had the most animal deaths of all U.S. airlines two years in a row

April 28, 2017

… nothing like this has happened before, Simon’s breeder, Annette Edwards told The Sun. Edwards also told The Associated press that Simon was checked by a vet shortly before traveling and “he was fit as a fiddle.” The Humane Society recommends owners strongly consider the risks before taking pets on airplanes and seek out alternatives to flying whenever possible. “We strongly discourage having your pet travel by air in the cargo hold of a plane. It can be dangerous and …

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Canada now has a beer dedicated to fake news and we’ll be right there

April 15, 2017

… The spread of fake news has been on a devastating rise since the start of the 2016 election and, though we’re all doing our best to fight it, Canada thinks maybe it’s time we kick back, relax and enjoy a cold one. While Northern Maverick made it clear in a press release that “no American president has endorsed this beer,” the drink features a stunning photo of Trump on the cans and the brewery trolls him and his administration with one of the cheekiest ale descriptions of …

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Trump Rushes Into World Affairs

April 13, 2017

… Bannon in a corner. Yes, the meister was laughing in the front row of Wednesdays press conference with the head of NATO. But it was a chuckle of the condemned. Everyone in town saw the presidents dismissive distancing of himself from Bannon in Trumps hometown newspaper, the New York Post. Everyone also has seen Tillerson, Defense Secretary James Mattis and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster shred Bannon to pieces for the amusement of vengeful First Son-in-Law Jared Kushner. …

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Get psyched for the highest-definition livestream from space

April 12, 2017

… the National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas. Amazon Web Services will livestream the event. According to a press release, devices capable of showing 4K ultra high-definition content will be needed to get the full experience, but lower resolution streams will be broadcast on NASA’s Facebook page, the agency’s website, as well as NASA TV. An ultra high-definition video encoder and a RED Epic Dragon Digital Cinema camera were sent to the Space Station aboard a Japanese …

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To fight Amazon in India, Flipkart buying Ebay’s business in the country

April 12, 2017

… technology,” they said in a press statement. Ebay India and Flipkart believe the convergence of their businesses will offer customers “access to the wide array of global inventory on eBay, while eBays customers will have access to more unique Indian inventory provided by Flipkart sellers.” “Ebay is committed to winning in India in partnership with Flipkart. Our exclusive global trade partnership will allow eBay and Flipkart to reach even more consumers around the …

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Hospital parking ‘unreasonably stressful’, says RAC – BBC News

April 7, 2017

… regarding this unacceptable overcharge, which we regard as simply a tax on ill health.” Last year a report from the press Association suggested hospitals in England collected more than 120m from parking fees in 2015 – up by 5% on 2014. Many trusts defended the charges, saying the money was put back into patient care or maintaining car parks. The chief executive of the Patients Association said it was unfair that hospital parking in Wales and Scotland was largely free, while …

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Apple’s brutal breakup with Imagination is a warning to its other partners

April 5, 2017

Image: Lili Sams/Mashable You know when your significant other begs and pleads for you not to break up with them? Maybe even going so far as to threaten to wreck your stuffor worse? That’s what Imagination sounds like in its press release, which revealed Apple just dumped the company like a boyfriend who’d sent one too many texts. If you don’t know Imagination, a little background: The company built and maintained the graphics engine in the iPhone, eventually spreading to all …

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People are selling old girl scout cookies on Amazon. Not cool.

April 4, 2017

… SEE ALSO: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Girl Scout Cookies The good news, of course, is you can now online shop for Girl Scout cookies at your leisure, in bulk, without having any actual connection to a Girl Scout or going out of your way to try to find cookie tables outside of grocery stores. But wait! A press representative with the Girl Scouts of the USA informed us of the negatives, and there are some major negatives: “We caution against purchases of Girl Scout Cookies found …

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#BlackWomenAtWork uncovers the everyday racism black women face at work

March 30, 2017

The disrespectful and condescending treatment of two prominent black women in the U.S. has sparked a global hashtag campaign about everyday racism. On Tuesday, Fox News commentator Bill O’Reilly said he couldn’t listen to Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ latest speech about Trump because of her hair, which he called “a wig.” Later that day, U.S. press Secretary Sean Spicer told veteran journalist April Ryan to “stop shaking her head” in response to an answer …

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Trump’s wiretapping accusation comes to a head at Comey hearing

March 20, 2017

… administration’s isolation was clear on the eve of the hearing Sunday. Rep. Adam Schiff: ‘No, wiretap is a wiretap” “Was there a physical wiretap of Trump Tower? No … there never was,” Republican House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes told “Fox News Sunday.” The top Democrat on the committee, Rep. Adam Schiff, added on NBC’s “Meet the press”: “I hope that we can put an end to this wild goose …

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Pill presses for counterfeit drugs seized in record numbers

March 18, 2017

… critical role in getting deadly counterfeit drugs onto American streets. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. “A kilogram of fentanyl wholesale is about $3,500 to $5,000. The pill press, let’s say you buy it for about $1,000 and the die for $100, that’s not a huge investment. You get the binding material … on the dark net, and you can start making these pills,” he said. “So there’s huge profit …

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Democrats urge one another not to get distracted by Trump’s taxes

March 15, 2017

… voting,” the Democratic nominee said on November 7 in Michigan. “And that sort of suggests there must be something really terrible in those tax returns because everyone else for more than 40 years has released them. So we will still wonder.” Brian Fallon, former national press secretary to Clinton’s campaign, also urged Democrats to focus. “Dems should return focus to Trumpcare tomorrow & the millions it will leave uninsured, not get distracted by two pages from …

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Breitbart: Price health care vow ‘lie of the year?’

March 13, 2017

Washington (CNN)Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Sunday that the House Republican health care plan will not leave anybody worse off, prompting the conservative news site Breitbart to question in bold type whether that wouldn’t turn out to be a fib. “Nobody will be worse off financially in the process that we’re going through,” Price said on NBC’s “Meet the press.” The former Georgia congressman also said that a lot of people were …

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A new bill could let employers force their workers to submit genetic test results

March 12, 2017

… with dementia press for more rights and respect Despite those wins, the business community chafed at what it saw as the last obstacles to unfettered implementation of wellness programs: the genetic information and the disabilities laws. Both measures, according to congressional testimony last week by the American Benefits Council, put at risk the availability and effectiveness of workplace wellness programs, depriving employees of benefits like improved health and productivity. The council …

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10 Easy Stretches That Can Relieve Your Painful Gas

March 12, 2017

… Sit back onto your heels and spread your knees apart just wider than your hips. Reach your arms out forward and press your forehead to the ground. Hold this position for five breaths or longer. According toHealth, this should be a relaxing stretch that allows you to breathe slowly. 2. Wide-Legged Forward Bend C Janine Ngai for LittleThings In a standing position, spread your legs wide to the sides, facing one of your feet outward. Keeping your legs straight, bend your body toward …

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GOP House Chair Tells Sean Spicer To Mind His Own Business On Obamacare Repeal

March 9, 2017

WASHINGTON A Republican House committee chair said he would like White House press Secretary Sean Spicer to keep his nose out of Congress business on Obamacare repeal, highlighting the tensions between the two branches as they try to come to an agreement on the best path forward. Spicer tried to assure reporters Wednesday that President Donald Trumps administration was approaching health care legislation thoughtfully by reaching out to lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. During a House …

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Justice Department Says It’s Not Trying To Be A Buzzkill On Legal Weed Yet

March 5, 2017

The Department of Justice is seeking to tamp down fears of an impending crackdown on legal marijuana after Attorney General Jeff Sessions and White House press secretary Sean Spicer hinted at a potential policy shift. Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) also told Politico that Sessions had privately assured them that he didnt intend to interfere with states that have legalized weed for recreational use. Theres still a federal law that we need to abide by when it comes to …

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Check Out Mitch McConnell’s Face As An Angry Voter Lets Him Have It

February 22, 2017

… the Senate floor earlier this month that silenced Sen. Warren(D-Mass) when she tried to read a letter critical of Jeff Sessions, the then-Alabama senator who is now U.S. attorney general. I do, she said. I do. A reporter from local ABC station WHAS asked why he declined to respond. Earlier, McConnell had been greeted by about 1,000 protesters outside the event, a luncheon for the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce in Lawrenceburg, The Associated press reported. …

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A Sad Timeline Of Donald Trump’s First Month In Office Complete With GIFs Of Bachelor Contestants Crying!

February 21, 2017

… filed, but at least now there’s finally bipartisan support to investigate Trump’s red ties. February 15 – Trump gets combative in his press conference with Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu to complain about the way Michael Flynn (whom HE just fired btw) is being treated by the press. But he made himself feel better by talking about beating Hillary Clinton again. February 17 – Trump specifically names almost every major news organization in a tweet calling the press …

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New voice for disabled consumers – BBC News

February 21, 2017

… director at UKActive (leisure) Chris Veitch, co-founder of Access New Business (tourism) Robbin Sheppard, chairman of Bespoke Hotels (hotels) Dan Brooke, head of marketing, press and publicity at Channel 4 (media) Sam Phillips, chief marketing officer at Omnicom Media Group (advertising) Michael Connolly, regional training and standards manager at OCS Ltd (airports) Jane Cole, managing director at Blackpool Transport Services (buses) Trudie Hills, disability manager at Lloyds Bank (banking) Jo …

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