How hot is it in the West? Let us count the ways

June 20, 2017

San Francisco, California (CNN)It’s so hot in the west that the scorching heat is breaking records, causing massive power outages and prompting flight cancellations. Las Vegas could also see peaks on Tuesday and Wednesday. The city could gamble with its highest temperature ever observed, which was 117 degrees Fahrenheit in 2013. What NOT to do in a heat wave …


News Daily: Van hits crowd near mosque – BBC News

June 19, 2017

… London’s Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan has said people in Kensington, west London. are “sick to death of platitudes from politicians” following the Grenfell Tower fire. He complained of “years of neglect” by the council and a “poor response” by the government to what he called a “preventable accident”. Meanwhile, ministers say households who lost their homes will receive 5,500 each. The BBC understands about 70 people may have died in last …


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

June 15, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMany witnesses have been talking about how they escaped Firefighters have worked through the night to dampen the deadly fire at a west London block of flats that killed 12 people and left many more missing. Flames could still be seen inside the tower block as crews used lights to search the building floor by floor. Sixty-five people were rescued after fire ripped through Grenfell Tower in north Kensington on Wednesday morning. …


Child found dead after being left in Arkansas day care van

June 13, 2017

(CNN)A 5-year-old Arkansas boy died Monday after he was left in a day care van all day, authorities said. west Memphis Police said the van for Ascent child care center picked up the boy before 7 a.m. and was supposed to drophim off at the center. The day care’s staff found him dead inside when they came to load children in the van to go home after 3 p.m. …


‘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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June 9, 2017

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

June 5, 2017

… Edgbaston ground in Birmingham, England. The west Midlands venue was hosting a game on Sunday as part of the two-week Champions Trophy tournament, which involves eight countries, including England. World cricket's governing body says extra security had been put in place after the Saturday night attacks in the capital. The International Cricket Council said in a statement that all team hotels went into lockdown and teams, match officials and staff were all quickly accounted for after the …


Election 2017: What do leaders do in their spare time? – BBC News

June 4, 2017

… accept one, it’s always a pleasure to have a shortbread.” One of his favourite places to eat is Gaby’s Deli in London’s west End. It’s been reported that he loves making jam with fruit grown on his allotment, and once belonged to an All Party Parliamentary Group for Cheese. But his second wife, Jane Chapman, has said Mr Corbyn never once took her out for dinner during their five years together, preferring instead to “grab a can of beans and eat it straight …


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

June 1, 2017

… really needs isnt funding, its the right attitude. Its not a matter of money, Pruitt told Fox News contaminated sitesabsolutely essentialcore missionlead- and arsenic-laden Superfund sitebecause its important that we restore confidence EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to the media after meeting residents at the west Calumet Housing Complex in East Chicago, Indiana, on April 19. Nearly all the residents were ordered to move because of high lead levels. It is now an EPA …


6 Subtle Ways Activists Shut Out Asian Americans

May 30, 2017

… appropriating or misrepresenting Asian culture—yes, that means you should probably take those chopsticks out of your hair and think twice about getting that Ganesh tattoo done. Anti-Asian racism doesnt just exist in John Hughes movies and history books, and its not always a blatant caricature or a shitty joke. Orientalism, an ideology that comes from the peak of anti-Asian racism in American history, generally manifests as a perception of Asian cultures (including west Asia AKA the Middle …


Kim Kardashian Posts Tribute To ‘Best Husband’ Kanye West On 3-Year Anniversary

… love than ever. And you guys can I be the most real with you? I really feel like these two are going to make it. Kim Kardashian west Today on Kims website, she posted some behind-the-scenes photos for her wedding dress fitting with Ricardo Tisci and some moving words in tribute to Kanye. Kim wrote, I cant believe its been 3 years! For our wedding anniversary, I wanted to share some BTS pics of my dress fitting with Riccardo Tisci. Kim Kardashian west The mother of two has been slowly …

May 26, 2017

It Doesn’t Sound Like Senate Republicans Are Anywhere Close To A Deal On Obamacare Repeal

… rearrange tax credits for people buying health insurance and dramatically cut funding for Medicaid leaving many millions of Americans without health insurance while exposing older, sicker people to some combination of higher premiums and out-of-pocket costs. The Medicaid cut is a big sticking point for senators from states such as Ohio and west Virginia that have expanded the program and have come to rely on it to finance treatment amid an opioid addiction epidemic. Its totally fluid. …

May 24, 2017

Instagram ‘worst for young mental health’ – BBC News

… that NHS England comes up with a vetting scheme for health and well-being information so young people are better able to judge whether information is trustworthy. Ms Cramer added: “As the evidence grows that there may be potential harms from heavy use of social media, and as we upgrade the status of mental health within society, it is important that we have checks and balances in place to make social media less of a ‘wild west’ when it comes to young people’s mental …

May 19, 2017

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