May vows to protect pensions from ‘unscrupulous bosses’ – BBC News

April 30, 2017

… security for families, and it’s another example of the choice in this election.” The Pensions Regulator would also be able to impose large fines on bosses who “wilfully left a scheme under-resourced”, she said, and company directors could be struck off in more serious cases. The Tories will also consider a new law to make it illegal to intentionally or recklessly put a pension scheme at risk. In an interview with the Mail on Sunday, Mrs May criticised Labour leader Mr …

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President Trump, protecting South Korea is not a real estate deal

April 30, 2017

(CNN)In President Donald Trump’s book “The Art of the Deal,” he writes about how important it is to know one’s market, to study hard. He wrote that he likes to gather as many disparate opinions and views about a potential real estate deal as he can before making any final decisions about how it will affect a given area or neighborhood. So it was a bit surprising to hear him say in an interview Thursday night that he expects South Korea to reimburse the United States …

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Trump says he would consult with China’s Xi before speaking to Taiwan

April 28, 2017

(CNN)US President Donald Trump has said that he would want to consult with Chinese President Xi Jinping before speaking to Taiwan’s leader. In an interview with Reuters news agency, Trump said he wouldn’t want to “cause difficulty” for the Chinese leader by again breaking with the “one China” policy. “He’s a friend of mine. He’s actually a — I think he’s doing an amazing job as a leader, and I wouldn’t want to do anything …

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Ivanka Trump heads to Berlin to work on special relationship

April 26, 2017

… her scheduled peppered with roundtable discussions and panels. Her first media interview came earlier this month, when she told CBS’ Gayle King that she (hoped) to make a positive impact” in her new role. She has long been a key trusted adviser to her father, through her young adulthood to her time as executive vice president of real estate development and acquisition at the Trump Organization, and, ultimately, to his 2016 presidential campaign. Trump has made women’s …

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Will Trump follow his heart or his head on French election?

April 24, 2017

Washington (CNN)Sunday’s French election result sets up a battle between the heart and the head of the Trump White House. In the latest blow to establishment party politics in the Western world, two outsider candidates — centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen — advanced from a crowded field to a run-off for the Elysee Palace on May 7. Le Pen has risen on the same populist politics, rooted in anger over immigration policies, globalization and middle class …

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Sarah Palin Reacts To Bill O’Reilly’s Exit By Victim Blaming

April 22, 2017

During an interview with Jake Tapper on CNNs The Lead, Palin hinted that she wasnt happy during her time as a Fox News contributor but would not divulge details even when asked about Fox News corporate culture in the age of Bill OReilly. Then Palin turned her focus on the women who made accusations of sexual harassment, telling them that its their responsibility to quit their jobs and change the workplace culture. As a strong woman, she added, I say we should feel more empowered than that …

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Sarah Palin Rips Elizabeth Warren For Saying ‘Fight Like A Girl’

April 21, 2017

In a recent interview with Breitbart News,Sarah Palin blasted Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) for using the phrase, which has long been a favorite of the former Alaska governor. The 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate was quoted as saying: Needless to say, the phrase long predates 2011. I saw this little girl, and she was riding on her daddys shoulders, and shes holding up this sign, and the sign said, I fight like a girl, Warren told NPR. And I thought, Me too, sweetie! You …

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Trump may have to be patient about North Korea

April 18, 2017

… strategy is all that different from previous administrations — which for the last quarter century have failed to stop his nuclear march. “The era of strategic patience is over,” Vice President Mike Pence told CNN’s Dana Bash during an exclusive interview on a trip to South Korea Monday. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Replay More Videos … MUST …

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Fox News Host Lectures Muslims: ‘Don’t Burn People Alive And Set Off Bombs’

April 17, 2017

Fox & Friends Weekend was discussing comments made by actorMandy Patinkin, who said his show Homeland would try to be part of the cure by offering a more positive portrayal of Muslims. In an MSNBC interview, Patinkin noted that this seasons storyline would show that maybe its the… white men in the government and the military establishment that are the bad guys, not the Muslim community. Do we remember who the bombers of the Boston Marathon were? cohost Jon Scott asked.I mean, just …

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Prince Harry sought counseling to cope with Diana’s death

April 17, 2017

(CNN)Britain’s Prince Harry has revealed that he sought counseling four years ago to deal with the grief of losing his mother, Princess Diana. In a candid interview with British newspaper The Telegraph, the fifth in line to the throne said the loss of his mother at such a young age had led to a period of “total chaos.” “I can safely say that losing my mum at the age of 12 and therefore shutting down all of my emotions for the last 20 years has had a quite serious effect …

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VP Pence heads to Asia-Pacific amid North Korean posturing

April 14, 2017

… missile and nuclear programs. Security will almost certainly be a key point in discussions with Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, who said Thursday that North Korea may now may have the capability to deliver missiles equipped with sarin nerve gas. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH USS Carl Vinson heads to Korean Peninsula And, in a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, President Trump said he would be willing to make concessions on trade with China …

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Trump, shocked by Assad, discussed chemical weapons history at Mar-a-Lago

April 13, 2017

(CNN)President Donald Trump, consumed by the idea that a world leader would use chemical weapons on his own people, discussed with staffers and close confidantes at his Mar-a-Lago club Friday about the historical and philosophical context for the use of chemical weapons, aides and people who spoke to Trump told CNN. Full interview: Sean Spicer’s apology An administration document on the use of chemical weapons since World War I was also part of a briefing provided to the …

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What it means to be pansexual

April 13, 2017

(CNN)The concept of pansexuality has been around since the days of Sigmund Freud, but it took a shout-out from Miley Cyrus to bring it back into vogue for the 21st century. The word has been among Google’s top search terms since the pop star declared herself pansexual in an interview with Paper magazine in July. As she put it, “I am literally open to every single thing that is consenting and doesn’t involve an animal and everyone is of age. Everything that’s legal, …

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15 celebrities wanted you to see how they are when the camera’s off. So they took photos.

April 5, 2017

Andrew H. Walker has photographed a lot of celebrities in his life. But at the 2016 Toronto Film Festival, he decided to try something … different. “[Actors] have, not only this personal inside voice, but they have a public persona that they put out there, and they also have their private self,” said Walker, a staff photographer at Shutterstock, in an interview with Mashable. “There’s this whole other layer of themselves as people. I found that really, really …

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Peter Taylor: How has terror changed in 50 years? – BBC News

March 31, 2017

… Northern Ireland Prison Officers Association. As a unionist prison officer, what he said came as a surprise. He agreed to do an interview despite the Northern Ireland Office advising him against it. I felt he wanted to get his message across. I asked if he respected the prisoners for their protest. “I don’t think they just do it mainly for publicity but because it’s their belief. I suppose one could say a person who believes sincerely in what he is doing, and is prepared to …

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