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Trump Delivers SCORCHING CPAC Address Mocking Dems, Liberal Media, ‘Nutjob’ Maher

Trump Delivers SCORCHING CPAC Address Mocking Dems, Liberal Media, ‘Nutjob’ Maher

Despite having just addressed reporters and the nation on the coronavirus, President Donald Trump arrived Saturday in National Harbor, Maryland for his CPAC with his fastball. In an 84-minute speech, he reminded attendees, journalists, and viewers that CPAC shifted in the last four years from a gathering of thousands representing differing (and sometimes waring) factions on […]

Priti Patel urged to respond to bullying claims

Priti Patel urged to respond to bullying claims

Image copyright Getty Images/BBC Image caption Tensions had been reported between Priti Patel and Sir Philip Rutnam Home Secretary Priti Patel is facing pressure to respond to bullying allegations made by the former top civil servant in her department. Sir Philip Rutnam, the Home Office’s most senior official, resigned on Saturday citing a “vicious and […]

Lack of paid sick days and uninsured people raise COVID-19 risks

Lack of paid sick days and uninsured people raise COVID-19 risks

Whereas 93% of the highest wage workers had access to paid sick days, only 30% of the lowest paid workers were able to earn sick days. In this way, access to paid sick days increases with wages among workers, disproportionately denying workers at the bottom this important security. And, low-wage workers are more likely to be […]

Muhyuddin becomes Malaysia prime minister, Mahathir vows to fight | Malaysia News

Muhyuddin becomes Malaysia prime minister, Mahathir vows to fight | Malaysia News

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Muhyiddin Yassin was sworn in as Malaysia’s prime minister on Sunday, an hour after his predecessor and former ally, Mahathir Mohamad, claimed he was the one with enough support to form a government and would prove it with a vote in Parliament. “I am telling the public that I have the majority […]

For Buttigieg, a Search for Black Support That Never Arrived

For Buttigieg, a Search for Black Support That Never Arrived

Mr. Buttigieg kicked off the day before the primary with another monochrome campaign stop in Charleston, S.C. Sitting up front was Phyllis Johnson, an African-American Air Force retiree who said she admired Mr. Buttigieg’s youth, military service and his eloquent manner of speaking. But she too expressed dismay with the demographics of the crowd. “He […]

Joe Biden wins South Carolina primary

Joe Biden wins South Carolina primary

Joe Biden has won the South Carolina Democratic primary, in a decisive victory that reenergises his presidential campaign before Super Tuesday on March 3. As the polls closed on Saturday night, the Associated Press and all major US television networks projected, based on exit surveys, that the former vice-president under Barack Obama had won the […]

A clever student gets sweet revenge on group project slackers.

A clever student gets sweet revenge on group project slackers.

Source link When assigned to a group project there is one thing that seems inevitable – there will always be at least one person in the group who expects everyone else to do all of the work. It’s a tale as old as time. But if you’re really unlucky, like the person in this story, […]

Illinois billionaire-backed candidate runs against prosecutor fighting for criminal justice reform

Illinois billionaire-backed candidate runs against prosecutor fighting for criminal justice reform

Her Conviction Integrity Unit has overturned 95 convictions, bolstering Illinois to the top of the nation in exonerations following a Chicago police corruption scandal, and she has declined to prosecute more than 5,000 cases consisting of mostly drug possession and minor shoplifting charges, according to The Chicago Reporter and the Marshall Project. In short, she’s doing precisely […]

Billionaire Tom Steyer ends 2020 presidential bid

Billionaire Tom Steyer ends 2020 presidential bid

Billionaire Tom Steyer ended his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination after a disappointing finish in South Carolina, where he had hoped to make a stand. Steyer didn’t garner enough of the vote to get any delegates. He had been betting on a strong performance in that state after doing poorly in the first three […]

Tom Steyer Calls Lindsey Graham A Disaster As He Suspends His Campaign

Tom Steyer Calls Lindsey Graham A Disaster As He Suspends His Campaign

Tom Steyer suspended his presidential campaign and called Sen. Lindsey Graham a disaster after the South Carolina primary. Steyer said, “And let me say this. I, of course, will be supporting — I’ve said from every Democrat is a million times better than trump. Trump is a disaster. And let me say this. I […]

Why Jennifer Lopez Says She Isn’t in a Rush to Marry Alex Rodriguez

Emma McIntyre/Getty Images When it comes to being with Alex Rodriguez, Jennifer Lopez is in it for the long haul. Last March, the retired professional baseball player got down on one knee and proposed to J.Lo in a romantic beach-side setting. Just like that, the two lovebirds were engaged! However, the Hustlers actress recently made it clear […]

Coronavirus: ‘Battle plan’ role for retired doctors

Coronavirus: ‘Battle plan’ role for retired doctors

Image caption Official health advice is to wash your hands more often and catch sneezes in a tissue Newly-retired doctors and nurses could be asked to return to the NHS as part of a UK “battle plan” to combat a possible further spread of coronavirus. If the outbreak worsens, people could also be urged to […]

Sophie Turner Covers Reported Baby Bump With Loose T-Shirt: Pic – Hollywood Life

Sophie Turner Covers Reported Baby Bump With Loose T-Shirt: Pic – Hollywood Life

Sophie Turner also held her adorable dog over her reportedly growing tummy as she stepped out for a casual walk with hubby Joe Jonas. Sophie Turner, 24, is keeping that bump covered! The Game of Thrones alum was once again spotted rocking a baggy ensemble amidst pregnancy reports. While stepping out with husband Joe Jonas, 30, and […]

Do-it-all defender Isaiah Simmons posts blistering 4.39 in 40-yard dash

INDIANAPOLIS — Clemson do-it-all defender Isaiah Simmons was the brightest star of the night Saturday at the NFL scouting combine. Simmons, who lined up almost everywhere at some point in the Clemson defense, was put with the linebackers in the on-field workouts at the combine. And he blistered the turf inside Lucas Oil Stadium with, […]

How Trump ‘sabotaged’ this country’s ability to respond to a coronavirus pandemic

How Trump ‘sabotaged’ this country’s ability to respond to a coronavirus pandemic

During a cringe-inducing press conference on Wednesday, accurately described by a former World Health Organization official as “incoherent,” Trump struggled to correctly count the number of American citizens confirmed to be infected with the virus, just before he summarily punted the entire issue to Vice President Mike Pence. The financial markets that Trump pays such close attention to […]

Chad Johnson Breaks His Silence After Being Hospitalized

ABC/Rick Rowell Chad Johnson wants his followers to know he’s doing “fine.” On Saturday, news broke that The Bachelorette alum was taken to the hospital following a suicide threat. Both TMZ and Us Weekly reported that police responded to a call and conducted a welfare check on the reality TV personality, which marked his second […]

Bears expected to add veteran QB, sources say

Mitch Trubisky is the Chicago Bears‘ starting quarterback in 2020, but he’ll be pushed. Multiple league sources expect Chicago to add an established veteran quarterback this offseason, most likely with pedigree and extensive starter’s experience. The Bears are evaluating options with the prevailing theme that an upgrade at the backup spot is necessary. Chase Daniel […]

China reports 573 new COVID-19 cases: Live updates | China News

China reports 573 new COVID-19 cases: Live updates | China News

Hello and welcome to Al Jazeera’s continuing coverage of the coronavirus. This is Kate Mayberry keeping track of the latest developments on the outbreak from our bureau in Kuala Lumpur. The virus continued to spread around the world on Saturday with countries in Europe announcing new cases, Iran revealing another jump in infections, and Qatar becoming the […]

3 Things We Learned From Joe Biden’s South Carolina Blowout Win

3 Things We Learned From Joe Biden’s South Carolina Blowout Win

Former Vice President Joe Biden blew out Bernie Sanders in South Carolina, and his win provided some insight into where the primary could be going. 1). Joe Biden’s campaign is alive and well – Biden dominated the primary with African-American voters, which punched a hole in the idea that Sanders had expanded his appeal […]

Daniel Radcliffe reveals why he’s not ‘rushing’ to be Harry Potter again

Daniel Radcliffe reveals why he’s not ‘rushing’ to be Harry Potter again

After all this time … Daniel Radcliffe finally “revelios” why he’s Sirius about not Weasleying his way back into his breakout Harry Potter role in a new interview. Radcliffe — who played The Boy Who Lived for the first eight films in J.K. Rowling’s world-famous franchise — told Variety he “doesn’t like to say no […]

Bachelorette’s JJ Lane Marries Kayla Hughes in Leap Day Wedding

Bachelorette’s JJ Lane Marries Kayla Hughes in Leap Day Wedding

JJ Lane is no longer a Bachelor! The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise alum married Kayla Hughes in Denver on Saturday, Feb. 29 (Leap Day), which comes a little more than a year after they got engaged. The two wed at the private event venue Ironworks in front of family and friends, including Lane’s daughter Gemma from a previous […]

Biden wins South Carolina, hopes for Super Tuesday momentum

Biden wins South Carolina, hopes for Super Tuesday momentum

Joe Biden scored a convincing victory in South Carolina’s Democratic primary on Saturday, riding a wave of African American support and ending progressive rival Bernie Sanders’ winning streak. The victory came at a crucial moment in Biden’s 2020 bid as the moderate Democrat bounced back from underwhelming performances in the first three contests. The race […]

6 Music Festival: ‘When bands smash guitars it breaks my heart’

6 Music Festival: ‘When bands smash guitars it breaks my heart’

Image copyright Ghana/Vela/Titlow/Louth Page one of the rock ‘n’ roll handbook – historically given to artists on arrival – promises a life of sex, drugs and TVs being thrown out of hotel windows, guilt-free. There’s very little mention of job insecurity, funding applications and how to market merchandise. But these are just a few of […]

Kylie Jenner Enjoys a Girls’ Trip With Her Daughter Stormi and Friends

Kylie Jenner is living her best life! The 22-year-old beauty mogul and reality TV personality has been enjoying a mini getaway with her favorite gal pals, and 2-year-old daughter, Stormi Webster. On Saturday, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took to social media to share her girls’ trip festivities, which have included soaking up the sun […]

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CB James Bradberry seeks deal worth $15M or more per year

Free agents are ready to reset the NFL’s cornerback market. Carolina Panthers cornerback James Bradberry, one of the top cover corners on the market, is aiming for $15 million or more per year on a new deal, according to sources, with the Washington Redskins among teams widely expected to be interested. Bradberry believes his combination […]

Plastic pollution: Snowdon research is a ‘wake-up call’

Plastic pollution: Snowdon research is a ‘wake-up call’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The lake is said to have once contained King Arthur’s sword Excalibur – but now harbours plastic The discovery of microplastic pollution near the top of the highest mountain in England and Wales is a “scary wake-up call”, environmentalists have said. Traces of plastic have been found in samples […]

Timothée Chalamet wins Paris Fashion Week in a T-shirt and backpack

Timothée Chalamet wins Paris Fashion Week in a T-shirt and backpack

Timothée Chalamet just won best dressed at Paris Fashion Week in the most low-key look ever. The 24-year-old fashion icon posed for frenzied photographers as he made his way to his front row seat at this morning’s Haider Ackermann show. Given his penchant for eye-catching threads (he’s topped countless best dressed lists for wearing embellished […]

Scottish surveillance testing system for Covid-19 begins

Scottish surveillance testing system for Covid-19 begins

Image copyright Getty Images Testing of patients in Scotland with flu-like symptoms is to begin as part of measures to combat Covid-19. A surveillance network of 41 GP practices will submit samples, even if patients have not travelled to an area affected by the new coronavirus. The plan makes use of an existing system recording […]

‘I should have been challenged on my transition’

‘I should have been challenged on my transition’

Keira Bell transitioned to a male when she was a teenager, taking puberty blockers provided after consultations at the Tavistock, the UK’s only gender-identity development service. The 23 year old says she should have been challenged more by medical staff over her decision. She stopped taking cross-sex hormones last year. The Tavistock said it always […]

NHS gender clinic ‘should have challenged me more’ over transition

NHS gender clinic ‘should have challenged me more’ over transition

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKeira Bell: ‘I should have been challenged on my transition’ A 23-year-old woman who is taking legal action against an NHS gender clinic says she should have been challenged more by medical staff over her decision to transition to a male as a teenager. A judge gave […]

South Carolina primary 2020: Live results and updates

South Carolina primary 2020: Live results and updates

Joe Biden will win the South Carolina Democratic primary, NBC News projected Saturday, in a needed boost for a flagging 2020 presidential campaign.  The former vice president came into South Carolina looking for a clear mandate to revive his push for the White House. Once the overwhelming leader in national polls, he stumbled in early nominating contests with fourth, fifth and […]

Hundreds rally in US cities against anti-Muslim violence in Delhi | USA News

Hundreds rally in US cities against anti-Muslim violence in Delhi | USA News

Hundreds of Indian Americans of different faiths rallied outside Indian consulates in major American cities on Friday evening to protest against the recent violence in Delhi that has killed at least 42 people, and injured hundreds. Violence erupted in the Indian capital on Monday, leading to a three-day-long rampage, with Hindu mobs attacking Muslim homes, […]

Berlin International Film Festival: Iranian film about executions wins top prize

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Rasoulof is banned from leaving Iran A film by an Iranian director about capital punishment has won the top prize at the Berlin International Film Festival. Mohammad Rasoulof was banned from directing in 2017 and produced There Is No Evil, his sixth film, in secret. He is unable […]

Coconut crabs are chatty when they have sex, study says

Ooh, pinch me harder — pleeeease. Humans aren’t the only creatures who talk when they have sex. Coconut crabs do, too. The gigantic crustaceans — you’ve seen that photo of a mega-monster climbing a trashcan — chat each other up with vibrating clicks, a study in the journal Zoology shows. Researchers had known the critters […]

F.D.A. Expands Coronavirus Testing in the United States

F.D.A. Expands Coronavirus Testing in the United States

“Because of these limited resources, we could not get some of our patients tested,” said Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease specialist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Dr. Schaffner said he had a patient come in earlier this week who had developed symptoms of an upper respiratory infection after traveling to Italy, where […]

Coronavirus Highlights Dangers of Trump’s Destruction of the U.S. Public Sphere

Coronavirus Highlights Dangers of Trump’s Destruction of the U.S. Public Sphere

It’s easy to sell people on lower taxes and to encourage people to hate paying taxes.  Few politicians, even those who promise to provide health care, better public education, student debt relief, and so on, rarely explain in detail what Americans are getting in return for the investments their taxes fund or the bills […]

Two D-linemen make history with sub-4.8 40s

INDIANAPOLIS – One night after some of the biggest offensive lineman wowed scouts with their speed, it was the defensive linemen’s turn Saturday at the NFL scouting combine, as Nebraska’s Khalil Davis and Oklahoma’s Neville Gallimore carved out a little history. Davis, at 6-foot-1, 308 pounds, ran an official clocking of 4.75 seconds in the […]

She Looks Like Daughter’s Twin – Hollywood Life

She Looks Like Daughter’s Twin – Hollywood Life

Kim Kardashian posted a throwback photo from her high school yearbook, and fans are losing their minds because she looks just like her daughter Chicago! Kim Kardashian just shared a MAJOR throwback pic, and fans can’t believe how much she looks like her daughter Chicago. The Skims founder, 39, took to Instagram on Feb. 28 […]

Broadway star Ta’Nika Gibson reveals horrific childhood abuse

Broadway star Ta’Nika Gibson reveals horrific childhood abuse

Playing the role of Diana Ross and other Motown singers in the Broadway show “Ain’t Too Proud” six nights a week, Ta’Nika Gibson cuts a glamorous figure. Anine Bing blazer, $349, and trousers, $229, both at Shopbop; La Fetiche sweater, $475 at Matches Fashion; Laurence Dacade mules, $298 at SaksFifthAvenue.com; “Bianca” clear quartz and 12-k […]

NCAA faces pressure to hold March Madness without audience

NCAA faces pressure to hold March Madness without audience

The Virginia Cavaliers tip off against the UMBC Retrievers in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Spectrum Center on March 16, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Streeter Lecka | Getty Images The National College Players Association is calling on the NCAA to consider holding the March Madness men’s basketball tournament […]

Michael Bloomberg Will Address Coronavirus in Prime-Time TV Ad

Michael Bloomberg Will Address Coronavirus in Prime-Time TV Ad

Seeking to draw a direct contrast with President Trump and present himself as the best Democratic alternative, Michael R. Bloomberg will deliver a three-minute prerecorded address on the coronavirus outbreak in an ad on network television Sunday night, his campaign announced. It was not immediately clear how much of Mr. Bloomberg’s personal fortune he spent […]

Source — Top WR prospect Laviska Shenault to have surgery

INDIANAPOLIS – Colorado wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr., one of the top wide receiver prospects available in this year’s NFL draft, will have surgery in the coming week to repair a core muscle injury, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The surgery will sideline Shenault for at least four to six weeks, the source said. […]

First Death in U.S. from New Coronavirus​ Announced in Washington State

First Death in U.S. from New Coronavirus​ Announced in Washington State

The first death in the United States of Covid-19 was announced Saturday by Washington state health officials. The development, first reported by the Associated Press, comes soon after four people on the West Coast were reported to have the virus who had no known travel history and no known contact with anyone who’d previously been […]

Jennifer Lopez Is a ”Proud Mama” Watching Her Son Sing in Play

Jennifer Lopez is her kids’ biggest cheerleader. The Hustlers star might be used to being the center of attention, with cameras and lights facing her. However, on Friday night, all eyes were on her 12-year-old son, Maximilian David Muñiz, whom she shares with Marc Anthony. Lopez proudly showed off her son’s major singing and acting skills, as […]

Life Inside an Afghan Women’s Prison

Life Inside an Afghan Women’s Prison

While reporting the story on single mothers (a concept that exists and yet has no word to describe it, neither in Dari nor Pashto), I learned of children living with their mothers inside prisons because they didn’t have anyone outside to take care of them. I was very keen to see it for myself. The […]

Bella Hadid hits the runway in Vivienne Westwood and more star snaps

Bella Hadid hits the runway in Vivienne Westwood and more star snaps

February 29, 2020 | 4:45pm 1 of 14 Bella Hadid walking Vivienne Westwood’s Women’s Fall-Winter 2020-2021 show. Getty Images 2 of 14 Celine Dion is hard to miss rocking bold hues in Brooklyn. BACKGRID 3 of 14 Actress Kiernan Shipka seen filming scenes for “Swimming With Sharks.” BACKGRID 4 of 14 Dua Lipa celebrates with […]

Modern Orthodox Jewish couples court controversy with religious prenup

Modern Orthodox Jewish couples court controversy with religious prenup

Before Shanee Markovitz and Tani Kay get married this May, the couple gathered their close friends together recently to celebrate … their prenup. “I want my friends to see this as a huge part of our wedding. It’s as important as every other piece, if not more,” says Markovitz, 20. “We’re going to announce it […]

First lady Barbara Bush’s friends reveal her best ‘Pearls of Wisdom’

First lady Barbara Bush’s friends reveal her best ‘Pearls of Wisdom’

“She called her style a ‘benevolent dictatorship’, ” Barbara Pierce Bush’s son Jeb, the former governor of Florida, said at her funeral in 2018. “But honestly it wasn’t always benevolent.” The feisty “First Lady of the Greatest Generation” always knew her mind — and never hesitated to speak it. As the wife of one American […]

How Dani Shapiro and her podcast sparked a DNA revolution

How Dani Shapiro and her podcast sparked a DNA revolution

Dani Shapiro’s 2019 memoir “Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity and Love” (recently published in paperback by Anchor Books) was an exploration of DNA and the many secrets it can contain. In 2016, Shapiro had submitted a kit for DNA analysis through Ancestry.com. She didn’t expect much. “I spent 54 years believing that I absolutely […]

Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Harry Styles and more

Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Harry Styles and more

February 29, 2020 | 4:06pm 1 of 28 A HIGH NOTE Harry Styles pleases fans while performing on the “Today” show at Rockefeller Center. Getty Images for Citi 2 of 28 SPLITTING UP Jonathan Van Ness flexes onstage during his comedy show in Perth, Australia. FAITH MORAN / BACKGRID 3 of 28 HOME RUN Jennifer […]

House probe finds Georgia Republicans celebrating voter suppression, lying to voters

House probe finds Georgia Republicans celebrating voter suppression, lying to voters

In addition to laughing at voter suppression and celebrating when they felt that people wouldn’t understand what was going on, Kemp and his team routinely lied to the public. According to the House Oversight Committee’s report, “state election officials claimed in public to lack authority over polling locations, while behind the scenes they were advising counties on closing, […]

Why these black former Democrats are voting for Trump in 2020

Why these black former Democrats are voting for Trump in 2020

Four years ago, candidate Donald Trump’s pitch to African Americans heading to voting booths was simple: “What do you have to lose?” While he captured just 8 percent of the black vote in 2016, recent polls suggest things could be different this time around. In November, an Emerson poll reported a 34.5 percent approval rating […]

One way the wealthy hope to avoid coronavirus? Private jets

One way the wealthy hope to avoid coronavirus? Private jets

Growing fear over coronavirus is battering commercial airline stocks, but private jet operators are seeing a spike in demand as well-heeled travelers look to minimize their public exposure and find alternatives to suspended flights. “There’s undoubtedly been a rise in demand for short-notice, on-demand charter,” said Adam Twidell, chief executive officer of jet charter provider […]

US hails signing of peace deal with Afghan Taliban

US hails signing of peace deal with Afghan Taliban

The Trump administration has hailed a peace deal signed with the Afghan Taliban as the first significant step towards ending the longest-running US war.  The deal commits the US and allied forces to withdraw all their troops within 14 months, including a cut of about 4,000 US troops in the next 135 days, bringing the […]

I taste-tested a bug diet in Mexico City

It’s time to bug out. Literally. Global warming and drastic climate change are wreaking havoc on our planet, thanks in part to a growing global population that relies on animals (especially in the developed world) for its protein. Animal farming has unduly contributed to greenhouse gasses, deforestation in the Amazon and African rainforests and, according […]

Who Is Paulina Porizkova? 5 Things To Know About Ric Ocasek’s Wife – Hollywood Life

Who Is Paulina Porizkova? 5 Things To Know About Ric Ocasek’s Wife – Hollywood Life

Supermodel Paulina Porizkova is speaking out for the first time since she was cut from her late husband Ric Ocasek’s will. The interview will air on CBS on March 1. Five months after the passing of her late husband, supermodel Paulina Porizkova, 54, has revealed she felt “betrayed” after getting cut out of The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek‘s […]

For Boris Johnson, Britain’s Baby Boom Starts at 10 Downing

For Boris Johnson, Britain’s Baby Boom Starts at 10 Downing

LONDON — Of all the glad tidings that Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised would flow from Brexit, one of the most far-fetched was a baby boom. But at least in his own case, Mr. Johnson has actually delivered on that pledge. The 55-year-old prime minister and his partner, Carrie Symonds, 31, said on Saturday that […]

Hot Temper! MSNBC Goads Congressman to Threaten to Fight Donald Trump Jr.

Hot Temper! MSNBC Goads Congressman to Threaten to Fight Donald Trump Jr.

On MSNBC Live on Friday morning, anchor Hallie Jackson teed up a harsh and hyperbolic quote from Donald Trump Jr. to Rep. John Garamendi (D-Calif.), who suggested he would have a “serious altercation” with the president’s son if he said that in his presence.  Jackson: “The president’s son….was on this morning and suggested, or said outright […]

Astrology, Tarot Cards and Psychotherapy

Astrology, Tarot Cards and Psychotherapy

Waves of wackiness are sweeping the U.S., as people troubled by reality seek comfort in pseudoscientific nonsense. That, at any rate, is how a science-minded skeptic might respond to a flurry of media coverage of people turning to astrology, tarot cards and psychic readings as alternatives or supplements to conventional psychotherapy. “People are putting their trust […]

What its like living semi-quarantined amid coronavirus outbreak in China

What its like living semi-quarantined amid coronavirus outbreak in China

I knew there would be risks and challenges in moving to China eight years ago, but the possibility of semi-house arrest to avoid becoming a disease vector was not one I had considered. Luzhou, our Chinese hometown of 4 million in the south of Sichuan Province, is not that close to Wuhan, the epicenter of […]

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds engaged and expecting baby

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds engaged and expecting baby

Image copyright Reuters Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds are expecting a baby in early summer and are engaged, the couple have announced. Ms Symonds wrote on Instagram that they got engaged at the end of last year, adding she felt “incredibly blessed”. Mr Johnson, 55, and Ms Symonds, 31, became the […]

Coronavirus: Nasa images show China pollution clear amid slowdown

Coronavirus: Nasa images show China pollution clear amid slowdown

Image copyright NASA Satellite images have shown a dramatic decline in pollution levels over China, which is “at least partly” due to an economic slowdown prompted by the coronavirus, US space agency Nasa says. Nasa maps show how levels of nitrogen dioxide have fallen this year, and compared to the same period in 2019. It […]

Kylie Jenner Fuels Reconciliation Rumors With Travis Scott

Are Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott back together? The 22-year-old Keeping Up With the Kardashians star posted on her Instagram Story on Friday three photos of her and the rapper chatting and staring at each other affectionately while sitting courtside at an Oklahoma City Thunder-Houston Rockets NBA playoffs game in 2017, when they first started hanging out. Kylie’s throwback photos […]

Washington state confirms first US death from coronavirus

Washington state confirms first US death from coronavirus

A pedestrian wearing a protective mask stands on Mission Street in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Bloomberg The U.S. reported on Saturday its first death from the coronavirus in King County in Washington state.  Jamie Nixon, a public information officer with the Washington State Department of Health, said that a patient […]

Negotiating Instruction In Courses With No Syllabus In A Military Setting

Negotiating Instruction In Courses With No Syllabus In A Military Setting

This article discusses the effective use of learning contracts (LC) as a tool to promote learners’ autonomy while gathering their learning needs to negotiate instruction during a 4-week Spanish language familiarization course that had no predetermined syllabus. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Source link

Trump Is Asking For A Do-Over After His First Coronavirus Press Conference Flopped

Trump Is Asking For A Do-Over After His First Coronavirus Press Conference Flopped

After his first coronavirus press conference flopped on live TV, Donald Trump is hoping for a do-over to prove that he is completely capable of leading the global coronavirus response. After an usually quiet Saturday morning on Twitter for the president, he announced he would be holding another press conference on the coronavirus, which […]

Trailer Devs Season 1 dal 05 marzo 2020 su FX ed HULU

Trailer Devs Season 1 dal 05 marzo 2020 su FX ed HULU

#Devs #DevsSerie #SpacciatoreSeriale “Niente accade senza una ragione. Tutto è determinato da qualcosa di precedente”. Anno 2019: Alex Garland presenta il suo progetto per una mini-serie TV al New York Comic Con. Di quest’ultima se ne conosce soltanto il titolo, Devs, e pochi altri dettagli: si sa articolerà la narrazione in otto episodi, che tratterà […]

A Good Week for Planet Formation

A Good Week for Planet Formation

It can come as a surprise just how uncertain we still are about the mechanisms and timelines for planetary origins. After all, with exploration of our own solar system and the discovery of thousands of worlds around distant suns we’ve assembled a remarkable overview of the workings of planetary systems and the possibilities for their […]

Chelsea earn late draw at Bournemouth, relief for West Ham

Chelsea earn late draw at Bournemouth, relief for West Ham

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea’s erratic week ended with another topsy-turvy affair as they eked out a dramatic 2-2 Premier League draw at struggling Bournemouth on Saturday thanks to a double from their goal-hungry defender Marcos Alonso. Soccer Football – Premier League – AFC Bournemouth v Chelsea – Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth, Britain – February 29, 2020 […]

Hilary Duff begs Disney+ to move ‘Lizzie McGuire’ reboot to Hulu

Hilary Duff begs Disney+ to move ‘Lizzie McGuire’ reboot to Hulu

This is not what dreams are made of. Hilary Duff posted on Instagram asking Disney+ to move the reboot of her show “Lizzie McGuire” to Hulu, where the story wouldn’t have to live under a “PG rating.” “Was incredibly excited to launch ‘Lizzie’ on D+ and my passion remains! However, I feel a huge responsibility […]

Local spread of coronavirus marks turning point in U.S.

Local spread of coronavirus marks turning point in U.S.

(Reuters) – U.S. public health officials have identified four “presumptive” coronavirus cases believed to have emerged from community transmission of the infection, signaling a turning point in strategies needed to contain the disease in the United States. A woman wears a mask on Wall St. near the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, […]

How the super-rich bypass the rest of us to get special treatment

How the super-rich bypass the rest of us to get special treatment

Getting to the airport can be a hassle for anybody, from highway gridlock to the long security lines. But thanks to Manhattan-based helicopter service Blade, you can travel from the West Side of Manhattan to JFK or Newark in just 10 minutes for $195 per person — three times the cost of a taxi. And […]

Masks, raw hands, empty planes and paranoia

Masks, raw hands, empty planes and paranoia

I’ll admit — I was a little concerned. I’d been planning a trip to Thailand and Malaysia for a few months with Candace Bushnell, the creator of “Sex and the City” and fashion designer Nicole Miller — for the ultimate girl’s trip. We were set to stay at the exclusive five-star Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant […]

The Pied Pipers of the Dirtbag Left Want to Lead Everyone to Bernie Sanders

The Pied Pipers of the Dirtbag Left Want to Lead Everyone to Bernie Sanders

The topic is inequality, raging against the rich. Progressives who are more concerned with racial equality or gender parity have had to figure out how to either go against the Dirtbag movement or resign themselves to this singular focus, which occasionally runs roughshod over all the rest. “I’m a news junkie, and it’s good to […]

Actionable big data: How to bridge the gap between data scientists and engineers

Actionable big data: How to bridge the gap between data scientists and engineers

The buzz around big data has created a widespread misconception: that its mere existence can provide a company with actionable insights and positive business outcomes. The reality is a bit more complicated. To get value from big data, you need a capable team of data scientists to sift through it. For the most part, corporations […]

New coronavirus case confirmed at Tenerife hotel on lockdown By Reuters

TENERIFE (Reuters) – An Italian national staying at a hotel in Tenerife which has been placed on lockdown after four cases of the coronavirus were detected has tested positive for the virus, regional health authorities confirmed on Saturday. The Italian national, part of the same group as the four original cases at the H10 Costa […]