Sen. Bernie Sanders: ‘Democratic brand is pretty bad’

June 23, 2017

… clear to working people of this country that the Democratic Party is on their side,” Sanders exclaimed. “The Democrats need a progressive agenda. They need to rebuild the party in states they have ignored for decades, where they have almost no presence right now and create a 50-state party.” More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsReClick 2.0 Performance InstaStore – DFY (Monthly) With this upgrade: – Get 10 New DFY Stores for both AliExpress and Amazon – Get a new …

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Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff Falls Short In Bid For U.S. House Seat

June 21, 2017

The outcome is especially painful for Democrats who viewed Ossoffs candidacy as a prime opportunity to land a blow against President . Handel, a 55-year-old former Georgia secretary of state, replaces Republican Tom Price, who left Congress to become Trumps secretary of health and human services. Ossoff, a 30-year-old documentary filmmaker and former congressional aide, was ultimately unable to peel away enough anti-Trump Republicans or mobilize enough new Democratic-leaning voters to …

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GOP Senators Still Frustrated With Obamacare Repeal Bill, Still Doing Nothing About It

June 19, 2017

A bunch of Republican senators are frustrated with leadership plans to pass a sweeping health care bill with almost no public deliberation. In fact, they are so frustrated that they seem to have forgotten it would take just three of them to force a slower, more open process. The latest GOP senator to express concern is , of Florida. Toward the end of his appearance Sunday on CNNs state of the Union, his discussion with host Jake Tapper turned to health care legislation specifically, the bill …

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Hospital designs that are changing the way you’re cared for

June 19, 2017

(CNN)While the healthcare system in America is in a state of crisis, the hospitals, care centers and research facilities that make up the industry — in the states and abroad — have never looked better. “We’re seeing a lot of intersections with corporate America, retail, hospitality and civic [architecture],” she says. “It’s about: How do you attract and retain your community and your patients? How do you attract and retain doctors and …

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Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 18, 2017

… state under consideration, said on Monday. If the administration moves forward with that plan, if he puts this plan before Congress, I will fight him every step of the way. Patagonia said it would also consider its legal options if Congress acts, but would likely have a tougher time with that. At the very least, the company said its already considering putting its efforts behind pro-environment candidates in the 2018 election. Marcario said she had no interest in directly funding individual …

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Four employees fired over day care van death

June 16, 2017

(CNN)Four Arkansas day care employees were fired Wednesday after the death of a 5-year-old who was left inside a van all day. “There are simply no words to express the overwhelming sadness we feel at the death of this child. We are heartbroken and our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Ascent will continue to fully cooperate with the authorities and state agencies as they investigate this tragic incident,” Sullivan said. …

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

June 15, 2017

… anti-authority slogans such as No Police state in Barton Hill or ones promoting the far-right movement, the National Front. John Nation These guys produced a piece that was so vibrant, Nation said. It helped break down some barriers. Lots of these guys listened to hip hop, reggae and black-inspired music. Lots of the artists they looked up to were black, hispanic and Puerto Rican, but they were in a predominantly white area. Being involved in graffiti opened their eyes and helped to lower …

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19 Epic, Endangered Places You Should Visit Before It’s Too Late

June 15, 2017

This week,UNESCO released its annual state of conservation reports, which outline which of its famous designatedWorld Heritage Sitesare in danger of losing the historic, cultural or natural characteristics that made them World Heritage Sites in the first place. Tourism can harm the worlds wonders, but it can also help them when done responsibly. Below, find 19 places from UNESCOs conservation reportsthat warrant a responsible visit. To compile this list, we pulled spots that appear on the …

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Ralph Northam Wins In Democratic Primary For Virginia Governor

June 14, 2017

Although Perriello enjoyed greater support among millennials, liberals and residents of Southwestern Virginia, his campaign hopes depended on getting many of them to turn out for the first time. Its still an uphill climb for groups that are farther to the left to succeed even in a Democratic Primary, said Geoffrey Skelly, an expert in state politics at the University of Virginia. Theres a lot of excitement. But at the end of the day, there are a lot of Democratic voters that are center-left …

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

June 14, 2017

… went for means-testing the winter fuel allowance and ending the “triple lock” that guarantees a minimum 2.5% increase in the state pension. Mrs May might have got away with the rapid U-turn on social care – something that is almost unheard of the middle of an election campaign – if she had owned up to it but she continued to insist that nothing had changed. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: This is the right way forward Anna …

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Sanders Movement Plots Democratic Party Takeover At Weekend Gathering

June 13, 2017

… activists mobilized en masse to win delegate spots to the state convention, their preferred candidate for chair, Kimberly Ellis, lost by a handful of votes to establishment favorite Eric Bauman. (Ellis and her backers are calling for an independent audit of the votes, alleging there were irregularities in the way proxy votes were counted.) Dan Gordon, left, talks with with fellow California activists Marcia Martin, center, and Melissa Demyan after Bernie Sanders’ speech at the …

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Dennis Rodman hopes to do ‘something pretty positive’ in North Korea

June 13, 2017

… for removing a political sign. Kim Sang Duk, also known as Tony Kim, a university professor, was detained in Pyongyang in 2017 and accused of attempting to overthrow the government. Kim Hak-song, a native Korean born in China (Jin Xue Song is the Chinese version of his name) and professor working at the same university as Tony Kim was detained May 6 on suspicion of “hostile acts” against the regime. Madeleine Albright, the US Secretary of state under President Bill Clinton, …

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California Attorney General To Trump: Keep Your Hands Off Our Public Lands

June 9, 2017

National monument designations protect the irreplaceable natural and cultural heritage that belongs to all Americans, ensuring that the haste or greed of one generation does not squander those gifts at the expense of future generations, Attorney General Xavier Becerra wrote in a letter dated Thursday to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. Six protected national monuments in the state were targeted for review by President Donald Trump in an executive order in April.Reviews could open up the public …

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Donald Trump hasn’t tweeted in a very long time

June 9, 2017

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Senate Republicans Are Closer Than Ever To Repealing Obamacare

June 7, 2017

… seems highly unlikely that conservative Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) or moderate Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) will vote for the legislation. That means the majority leader must pressure, cajole or even deploy state-specific giveaways that could risk the support of other senators in order to keep the rest of his caucus in line. phaseout of Obamacares Medicaid expansion than the House bill entails and a shifting of tax credits from younger people to older people.Unlike the House version, the Senate …

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

June 5, 2017

… Intelligence Group says Islamic state's news agency is claiming fighters for the extremist group carried out the van and knife attack in London that left seven people dead. SITE said in a statement Sunday that the Islamic state's Aamaq news service cited "a security source" in the Arabic-language posting claiming the attack. Islamic state has often made such claims not just when it has sent attackers, but when extremists carrying out deadly plots were inspired by the …

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Gulf States In Diplomatic Crisis As Multiple Countries Cut Ties With Qatar

June 5, 2017

The coordinated move dramatically escalates a dispute over Qatars support of the Muslim Brotherhood, the worlds oldest Islamist movement, and adds accusations that Doha even backs the agenda of regional arch-rival Iran. Economic disturbances loomed immediately, as Abu Dhabis state-owned Etihad Airways said it would suspend all flights to and from Doha from Tuesday morning until further notice. (Qatar) embraces multiple terrorist and sectarian groups aimed at disturbing stability in the …

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Lawsuit Accuses Glass Artist Dale Chihuly Of Plagiarizing Work

June 3, 2017

… possession of Chihulys private documents, including medical papers and personal letters, that would be substantively uncomfortable if released to the public, the statement adds. In February, the statement continues, Moi asked for $21 million, threatening to publicly file a lawsuit if his demand for money was not met. Earlier this month, when Chihuly had not agreed to pay him, Moi served Chihulys legal counsel with a state court complaint. TIMOTHY A. CLARY via Getty Images Chihuly Inc.asserts …

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Key Witnesses In A California Jailhouse Snitch Scandal Refuse to Testify

June 3, 2017

… the case. (The state attorney generals office inherited prosecution of the case after Goethals ejected the entire Orange County district attorneys officefrom it Sheriffs Supervisors Claim That Theres No Jail Informant Program And That They Are Puzzled By The Deputies Log He said deputies sometimes interviewed inmates who wanted to share information about goings-on in the jail or perhaps other crimes but that they worked only as liaisons. Johnson said he handed information over to other …

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

June 3, 2017

… And, contrary to Pences comments, there are plenty of moderate and right-leaning politicians who have publicly warned of the dangers of rising global temperatures. 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney Secretary of state Rex Tillerson After Trumps announcement, he said he hopes the U.S. will reduce greenhouse gas emissions despite leaving the accord. Energy Secretary Rick Perry Perry, however, expressed support for Trumps decision following the announcement. One man cannot …

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9 Times Donald Trump Twisted Facts In His Speech Quitting Paris Accord

June 2, 2017

… Susan Biniaz, the state Departments former lawyer on climate change issues, told Thursday. We negotiated it largely to U.S. specifications and to fix the Kyoto problems. Reuters Photographer / Reuters 6. Yet, under this agreement, we are effectively putting these [energy] reserves under lock and key, taking away the great wealth of our nation its great wealth, its phenomenal wealth. Natural gas, made cheap by a drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is largely …

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Trump’s EPA Chief Aided Polluters For Years. Now Suddenly He Says The Mess Is A Priority

June 1, 2017

… designed to deal with expensive, complicated contamination cleanups that often have no responsible party and are not being handled at the state or local level. A cut to the program literally means longer exposure and preventing economic recovery for communities, former EPA official Mathy Stanislaus told HuffPost. The response should be fact-based. Tell me how the facts support cutting funding to a program that already has a backlog of sites? Stanislaus oversaw Superfund as part of the EPAs …

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43 Percent Of Kids Killed In Car Crashes Aren’t Properly Restrained

June 1, 2017

… Getty Images The data varied based on geography. On a state level,car accident-related mortality rate per 100,000 children ranged from 0.25 per 100,000 in Massachusetts to 3.20 per 100,000 in Mississippi. In the United states, unintentional injury is the most common cause of pediatric death, and the motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of injury. …

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How a Silicon Valley veteran created an app that 400 nonprofits use to help refugees

May 30, 2017

Image: Mashable Composite; RefAid / Trellyz Shelley Taylor calls herself a Silicon Valley veteran. Veteran, she tells me, “means old.” Raised in Palo Alto, Taylor has an extensive tech background. She isn’t an engineer, but she wrote the “bible of user interface” back in 1995 at the dawn of website creation, inventing a lot of the language still used to this day to describe websites and ecommerce. She’s launched a bevy of startups and advised companies like …

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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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