Grenfell fire: Families given 200,000 from emergency fund – BBC News

June 21, 2017

… Brigade, said in a statement that “we completely accept residents’ wishes to remain close to the community”. Get news from the BBC in your inbox, each weekday morning More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsGFX Firesale – BIGGEST FIRESALE 2016 Get This Bundle Graphics for Lowest Price Ever20 Minute Blogs Weight Loss Edition-2 20 Minute Blogs the Weight Loss Edition is a high quality high converting review website. It offers 6 top selling Clickbank …

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

June 19, 2017

… timber building hovers over a landscaped garden, offering serene views of the horizon and the nearby Pennines mountain range. Architecture as an oasis One of dRMM’s co-founders, Alex de Rijke, calls it an “oasis” and a “manifesto for healthy architecture.” “We tried to make a building that offered a three-dimensional statement about what healthcare architecture could be,” he says. “That’s important to me, as is the idea that we’re …

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You’ll absolutely fall in love with this colorful, unicorn-inspired apartment

June 19, 2017

… a problem, but I wanted to make it a real strength,” Micciolo said. She used the “cave-like” feel of the room to channel the natural elements she was originally influenced by into a dreamy den. Image: studio mucci Mucciolo’s wall of fun, novelty bags Image: studio mucci Her favorite feature of her apartment, though, is a splatter paint rainbow wall, originally born from a mistake. She knew she wanted a very strong rainbow statement somewhere in her home, so she, …

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

June 18, 2017

… terse statement that day. An attempt to change the boundaries ignores the review process of cultural and historical characteristics and the public input. Reversing Obamas Bears Ears designation would be an unprecedented assault on a presidential prerogative created in the 1906 Antiquities Act. Nearly every president has wielded the act to preserve tribal lands and natural wonders. Only Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush declined to use the law, according to . But no White House …

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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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Four women face charges in Arkansas hot car death

June 17, 2017

… policies and procedures. Had they followed protocol “this tragedy would not have occurred,” he said in a statement. Taylor checked the boy off a list used to account for all the children traveling on the van without ever seeing him, police said. She was covering for someone else who wasn’t there that day, Baker said. Phillips’ responsibilities as the driver also included unloading the children and Robinson’s job was to assist her. Washington, called a …

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London fire: Tower victims ‘may never be identified’ – BBC News

June 16, 2017

… which “met all required building regulations as well as fire regulation and health and safety standards”. The tower is managed by the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation on behalf of the council. In its latest statement, it offered its “sincere and heartfelt condolences” to those affected and said its immediate concern and focus was working with the council to assist the residents of the tower block. Media playback is unsupported on your device …

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London fire: Crews work through night at tower block – BBC News

June 15, 2017

… the refurbishment, said it was “shocked to hear of the devastating fire”. It originally stated that the work “met all required building control, fire regulation and health and safety standards”. It later issued a new statement, removing the previous mention of the building meeting fire regulation standards, instead saying the project met “all required building regulations”. In a statement, Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation, said it was …

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Ralph Northam Wins In Democratic Primary For Virginia Governor

June 14, 2017

… incumbent Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and disdain for President Donald Trump in the Old Dominion State. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton defeated Trump in Virginia by 5 percentage points, and as of May, just 36 percent of Virginians approved of Trumps performance. In choosing Ralph Northam, Virginia Democrats have anointed an extreme, far-left nominee that is hopelessly out-of-touch with Virginia voters, said RGA communications director Jon Thompson said in a statement Tuesday. …

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Lincoln Memorial Pool To Be Drained After 80 Ducklings Die

June 11, 2017

The first batch of the dead ducklings was discovered May 20 and the rest were found over a two-day period. Necropsies by the U.S. Geological Surveys National Wildlife Health Center determined they had died of high levels of microscopic parasites that develop in snails living in the pool, according to a statement from the park service. The parasites are ingested by the ducks when they eat the snails. The deaths followed a heat wave in D.C. There have been snails in there for as long as anyone …

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

June 9, 2017

… to shore up the fossil fuel industry,May Boeve, executive director of environmental group350.org, said in a statement after Trump called for the review. On top of all the attacks on our climate, now well have to defend our parks and monuments from Big Oil as well. There was no immediate response from the White House. Related Coverage. Secretary Zinke: Please Leave Our National Monuments Alone Why Trump Doesn't Have The Power To Mess With National Monuments Here Are The 27 National …

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

June 8, 2017

I made a mistake and humbly ask for your forgiveness, Gianforte says in his letter, acknowledging that his behavior was unprofessional, unacceptable and unlawful. Jacobs said Gianforte body-slammedhim and broke his glasses. The candidates team issued a statement blaming the liberal reporter. The following day, Gianforte won the special election, despite being charged with misdemeanor assault. Gianforte said he was making a $50,000 donation to the Committee to Protect Journalists. Jacobs has …

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Second Lady Pence Pushes Bee Conservation, An Effort One Critic Labels ‘Hypocritical’

June 8, 2017

Pence and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdueunveiled the new hive home to a growing population of some 20,000 bees at an event Tuesday and urged Americans to do their own part to help reverse an ongoing worldwide decline in the bee population, according to a White House release. Friends of the Earth, called the White House request extremely hypocritical in light of the administrations proposed cuts to funding for environmental protection. In a statement accompanying the White House …

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Scientists Are Running For Congress Because “The Future Hangs In The Balance”

June 6, 2017

… curious number that appears all around us in nature and our everyday lives. Like Pi, science is all around us, the groups mission statement reads. Now that thousands of scientists across the US have joined their movement, this sentiment is particularly apt. Asked about the caliber of the scientists actually running for Congress, Naughton quickly responds: Theyre awesome! This isnt difficult to agree with. Youve got Californias Jess Phoenix, an appropriately named, globe-trotting, thrill-seeking …

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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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‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ gets more screenings after Paris Climate Agreement fallout

June 4, 2017

… scheduled screenings include Boston, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, and Voorhees, New Jersey, with updates being added to the site as they are scheduled. Directors Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenkissued a statement following Trump’s decision: “We were shocked and disappointed to hear President Trump’s announcement…In our new film,An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power,we filmedbehind-the-scenes in Paris to show thehard work, finesse, and passion …

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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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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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Trump casually pre-games climate announcement with jazz band

June 2, 2017

While the world anxiously waited to hear whether or not President Trump would pull out of the Paris Agreement, a jazz band outside the White House kept things chill AF. After much anticipation, Trump announced on Twitter that he would be making a statement about the country’s future with the major climate agreement on Thursday in the White House Rose Garden. They’re playing smooth jazz in the Rose Garden ahead of the president’s announcement on the Paris climate accord …

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

June 2, 2017

President Donald Trump announced plans to withdraw from the Paris climate accord on Thursday with a White House speech that made the historic agreement sound like a trade deal, which it isnt. But that was just one of the thorns in his Rose Garden statement. The nonbinding pact to reduce planet-warming emissions, approved by every country but Syria and Nicaragua, commits its signatories to slashing greenhouse gas outputs and coming back to the negotiating table every five years to seek more …

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

June 1, 2017

… use of settlements with polluters. The budget will also provide the agency with an opportunity to identify what barriers have been preventing sites from returning to communities and design solutions to overcome those barriers, the White House wrote in its justification for slashing Superfund. Pruitt celebrated the budget proposal, saying in a statement that it and supports EPAs highest priorities. But Superfund experts say Pruitt doesnt seem to understand the basics of the program, which is …

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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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Rocket Lab Reports Launch Into Space From New Zealand

… increase the pace and affordability of sending up imaging and communication gear used for services including weather monitoring, natural disaster management and crop surveillance. The company said in 2015 that it should be able to offer a launch service for less than $5 million. “Today’s successful launch is a major milestone in the development of New Zealand’s space industry,” Simon Bridges, Minister for Economic Development, said in a statement. “It is …

May 25, 2017
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