Pete Souza’s most legendary Donald Trump trolls

May 28, 2017

… of her medical bills, she would lose her house. “I carried Natoma’s story with me every day of the fight to pass this law,” President Obama said at the time. After the ACA was passed in 2010, Natoma was able to afford health insurance again. That was a good reason to celebrate. A post shared by Pete Souza (@petesouza) on May 5, 2017 at 7:12am PDT Troll Level: 7 This one is almost not troll-y enough it’s too sweet. But when you take into consideration that it’s a …

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Boy Comes Home From School And Finds Dad Has Been Deported

May 24, 2017

… 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 …

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Why Humans Love Robots Like People

May 21, 2017

… one leg because it was inhumane. Soldiers award robots with Purple Hearts and sometimes refuse to leave them behind. Military personnel develop close bonds when they depend on one another for survival; the same goes for the robots that help them. When it comes to our emotional responses to robots, something in the human brain overrides reason. It doesnt matter that the robot cant feel or think. A group of German researchers conducted a study in which they showed subjects two sets of videosone of …

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Instagram ranked worst for young people’s mental health

May 20, 2017

… feelings of anxiety worse. The report says one in six young people will experience an anxiety disorder at some point in their lives, with rates of anxiety and depression increasing by 70 percent over the past 25 years. The report notes that the visual nature of Instagram and Snapchat is the reason behind the ranking. “Its interesting to see Instagram and Snapchat ranking as the worst for mental health and wellbeing both platforms are very image-focused and it appears they may be driving …

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Superbug C. auris identified in 122 people across 7 states, CDC says

May 19, 2017

(CNN)The number of cases of an emerging and often multidrug-resistant fungus in the United States has grown from seven to 122 over the past nine months, according to a field report in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report issued Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The fungus, Candida auris, can cause severe illness with high mortality, especially among high-risk patients, including those in intensive care units, those with a central venous catheter and those who …

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Hope You Don’t Expect The Senate GOP To Be Transparent About Obamacare Repeal

May 14, 2017

… near-retirement seniors up to five times what they charge younger consumers and, simultaneously, by rearranging the Affordable Care Acts financial aid so that it doesnt provide extra help to people with high insurance costs. But they havent made the same fuss about the way the House bill also shifts assistance away from lower-income consumers, which is a big reason why so many people would lose coverage. And key members like Hatch seem committed both to cutting as much spending as possible …

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Ivanka Trump is not your friend

May 11, 2017

… Trump (@IvankaTrump) July 28, 2009 There’s nothing inherently wrong with these posts, there’s just no reason why they or other public statements should lead people to believe that Trump is capable of doing more than operating within the comfortable boundaries of corporate feminism. Provided that a cause aligns with her brand and maybe even expands her market share like promoting girls and women in STEM or highlighting female entrepreneurs Trump seems happy to serve up bland …

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Comey’s firing was Trump’s nuclear option on Russia probe

May 10, 2017

… sought to advantage Trump From the start, President Trump has showed little interest in finding out what happened during the election. This has been one of the most suspicious aspects of his response. He has attacked President Barack Obama with false allegations of wiretapping, he has dismissed all the evidence and accusations coming out about campaign officials, and he has taken a strident stand against all the institutions that show any sign of standing up to him. The reason …

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More than half of UK vapers ‘have given up smoking’ – BBC News

May 8, 2017

Rise ‘has peaked’ The main reason ex-smokers give for vaping is to help them stop smoking. Current smokers say they do it principally to reduce the amount they smoke. Scientists say current evidence suggests that the risks of exposure to toxins for e-cigarette users are likely to be low – and much lower than with tobacco. Deborah Arnott, the campaigning health charity’s chief executive, said the figures on vapers who had quit smoking were “excellent news” …

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Games for Change highlights impactful VR projects with its new summit

April 29, 2017

… is curating the VR for Change Summit. While at the White House, Martin examined how to use emerging technologies like VR for various social impact and public interest projects. “Whenever you see a new technology coming down the pipe, its exciting to see all of the hype around new types of games and entertainment and IMAX-type experiences,” Martin said. “But the really compelling reason that anyone should care is that maybe it will actually help real people in some way.” …

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Prosecutor: ‘Brutal’ genital mutilation won’t be tolerated in US

April 27, 2017

… 44, and Attar, 53, also face one count of conspiracy to transport a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity — a charge that carries a potential sentence of up to life in prison. “Female Genital Mutilation has serious implications for the health and well-being of girls and women,” said Daniel Lemisch, acting US Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan. “This brutal practice is conducted on girls for one reason, to control them as …

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Christie gives Trump a ‘B,’ says WH staff need to ‘get their act together’

April 26, 2017

Washington (CNN)With a few days left of his first 100 days in office, President Donald Trump’s friend Gov. Chris Christie graded his performance so far as a “B.” “The reason I’d give him a B is first and foremost because of (Supreme Court Justice) Neil Gorsuch,” the New Jersey governor said on CNN’s “The Lead with Jake Tapper.” Christie, a Republican Trump supporter, said the impact of the successful Supreme Court nomination would survive …

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Reminder To Progressives: Abortion Is An Economic Issue

April 25, 2017

… concerns are a major reason why women chose to end pregnancies. Estimates suggest that between 40 and 75 percent of women seeking abortions do so for financial reasons. Low-income women are hit the hardest by unplanned pregnancies and by policies that limit abortion access. Low-income women also struggle to afford abortion, particularly because the Hyde Amendment has long restricted Medicaid coverage for abortion care. Research shows that in order to come up with the money necessary for the …

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Muslim Woman Runs Boston Marathon To Raise Money For Refugees

April 18, 2017

The runner, who was the Its not only a victory for Khatib this was the runners seventh marathon but also a triumph for Syrian refugees. In a pre-race Instagram post, Khatib revealed that she was tossing and turning all night before the race. But, she wrote, she knows God brought me here for a reason. I couldn't sleep. Was tossing and turning all night. The weather is supposed to be very hot not acclimated to that. But I know God brought me here for a reason. As my buddy …

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These 3 People Show Why Anti-Trump Tide Runs Against The GOP In Georgia’s Special Election

April 18, 2017

… $100 check to Democrat Hillary Clinton. During the election, I was called by Isaksons office and invited to attend a fundraiser, Rosenberg said. I told them that I would not vote for Isakson this go round because he has endorsed Trump. Rosenberg has known Isakson for years, and rejecting him wasnt an easy decision. But Isakson and Tom Price were just fine without her. Price went on to win re-election in November by some 24 points. But the man who was the reason Rosenberg had switched sides, …

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Here’s how iconic director John Waters ended up playing iconic director William Castle in ‘Feud’

April 17, 2017

… behind the scenes secrets of the latest episode, which set the stage for next phase in the acting legends Hollywood futures, their still-evolving antipathy, the unintended film sub-genre born of the surprise success of Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? and the reason behind one of the series most inspired casting choices yet. Why was Episode 6 an installment that you were particularly excited to direct, as opposed to working on only the script? I was excited to do anything on any of the episodes …

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‘The Fate of the Furious’ director on Jason Statham’s journey from villain to kinda-hero

April 16, 2017

… think people would expect and, again, thats part of the reason why you go see the movie, to see why. Yeah, that was one of my favorite parts of the movie. Yeah, hes awesome, and Im glad he was up for it, he was game. Like you said, without giving up too much, its such a fun part of the movie, especially given that theres pockets of drama throughout. WATCH: That sick ‘Fate of the Furious’ tank is a real Army vehicle? Hell yeah it is More From this publisher : HERE Recommended …

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‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’ ditches the Season Pass (maybe) and its fractured community

April 16, 2017

… that there won’t be a Season Pass for Battlefront II. The reason, we were told, is because they couldn’t definitively say whether that would be the case, despite what Diemer said and expounded upon. It sounds like they weren’t ready to reveal this information yet, likely because the makeup of the Season Pass replacement hasn’t been nailed down. EA sent over the following statement to attempt to clarify Diemer’s remarks: While were not ready to confirm any live …

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UK funding increased to fight neglected tropical diseases – BBC News

April 16, 2017

… poverty with no way out. Yet they are treatable. “These diseases have been named ‘neglected’ for a reason, but I’m not prepared for them to be neglected any longer.” Related Topics Priti Patel More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsWML Developer Annual 1-Click Video Developers 5 Clients License ReClick Deal (Mints App Only) IPP – PLR Monthly Profit Pack Special – OTO! Lifetime Special access to our Top Quality PLR Membership website where we …

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United Airlines, David Dao, And The Way We Blame

April 12, 2017

… order given by an airline (ponder for a moment the absurdity of those words outside of any context other than the prevention or management of an aviation emergency) is sufficient reason to be beaten bloody; for others, Dao must be shown to have been in some other, more personal way deserving of pain and judgment, even if that justification is a decade old and totally irrelevant. This grim two-step is especially familiar in instances of police violence against ethnic minorities (the shooting of …

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‘Kindness is everything.’ It’s also your secret weapon for fighting Trump.

April 11, 2017

… of practicing kindness at least if the resistance has anything to say about it. We know what you’re thinking. Only saints, kindergarten teachers, and muppets are perpetually kind. The rest of us typically struggle to get through the day without side-eyeing a stranger or laying on the car horn in rush hour traffic. But there’s a good reason why kindness has become a mantra for those fighting Trump. After doing something nice for someone else, studies show we feel happier: That …

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An app that wants to help you make friends, not friends with benefits

April 9, 2017

… people for random reasons. Your profile is private (you fill it in by answering a series of game-like questions), and you’re matched into tribes using an algorithm that relies on more than 150 factors that encompass things like personality, lifestyle, and beliefs. You can leave a tribe at any time for any reason, and for now you can basically join as many as you’d like. Over time, the algorithm will use machine learning to optimize itself into making better and better matches. …

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His name was Henry Summers – but who was he? – BBC News

April 9, 2017

Image caption Henry lived in a top-floor flat in Leith They went to the door of his top-floor flat on Easter Road and knocked but got no answer. Image caption Police beat down the door to gain entry to Henry’s flat A few years before that a woman had been found dead in Edinburgh, undiscovered for five years. The media were full of recrimination and finger pointing. I used to work with old people and had seen this before. It’s easy to de-personalise older people. We …

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has never been more timely

April 8, 2017

… Tale’ trailer is getting a lot of people talking about Donald Trump And that’s the third and most important reason why you need to read The Handmaid’s Tale now it’s full of eerie parallels to our present time, as well as warnings about how we should never get too comfortable in thinking that hard-won rights for women will never be lost. Every aspect of Gilead, from the “aunts” who keep the other women in line to the red dresses worn by the sex-slave …

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Male contraception just took another big step forward. Thank goodness.

April 6, 2017

Can these guys be stopped?Image: Shutterstock / Kateryna Kon When it comes to birth control, men pretty much have two options: condoms and vasectomies. But is that finally about to change? The results of a new study, published Tuesday in Basic and Clinical Andrology, are giving us a reason to believe that we might someday have a real solution to the age-old problem of male contraception. The potential answer to our prayers is Vasalgel, a gel that essentially provides an easily reversed …

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One woman is knitting woolly boobs for breast cancer survivors

April 4, 2017

… after her mastectomy. Sharon and her team of fellow knitters who she calls “knockerettes” knit around 300 breasts a month, in an effort to provide lighter and more comfortable post-surgery protheses than the stick-ons offered by the NHS. “My reason and purpose is to make life better for people in the throes of cancer,” Sharon says. “Breast cancer isn’t pink and it isn’t fluffy. It’s a nasty, horrible disease that changes people’s …

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