UK drawing up post-Brexit sanctions plan – BBC News

April 29, 2017

… level. The EU currently imposes some 30 sanction regimes, of which about half flow from the UN. These involve restrictions against people and institutions and trade in Russia, North Korea, Syria, Iraq, Iran and many other countries. The new laws will allow the UK for the first time to impose substantial sanctions on another country’s trade by itself. At the moment, the UK has only limited powers to impose some financial sanctions unilaterally, such as through the Terrorist Asset …


Head to head: How Le Pen and Macron compare

April 24, 2017

… Champs Elysses unfolded, he balanced the need to respond and protect French citizens with solidarity with the EU. “All of this makes me only too well aware that we are being attacked in the heart of our nation. We are under threat. I want to make sure we are protected. We must not give into fear, and we must not give in to their trap. It is not a moment to doubt the EU. Following the shooting, Macron took a stance which seemed to address Le Pen’s approach to terror. “Do not …


FGM: The mother trying to protect her daughters – BBC News

April 23, 2017

My mother told my sister in the weeks before: “Someone is coming to cut you, like I cut your sisters, my mum cut me and my great-grandmother cut her. It is nothing.” Then I asked her about it. She said it was a man who cut me, I bled for an hour and nearly died. After that they didn’t cut my sisters until they were a bit older as they were scared they would die. Even though I knew this, I couldn’t tell my sister because if she didn’t have it done or tried to run …


Around the world in seven years… on a bike – BBC News

April 23, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLeigh Timmis ran out of money. But he didn’t go home. He kept cycling. Leigh Timmis has been cycling around the world since 2010 – and on Saturday he’s coming home. His seven years in the saddle have seen him confront a mountain lion and sing to a bear, all on a globetrotting budget of 5 (6.40) a day. As he reaches the final leg of his journey home to Derby, Leigh, 35, thinks back over the previous 43,000 miles …


VP Pence heads to Asia-Pacific amid North Korean posturing

April 14, 2017

(CNN)Amid increasing tension with North Korea, Vice President Mike Pence will travel to South Korea Saturday, on a scheduled trip as part of his first official visit to the Asia-Pacific region. The trip comes at a critical moment for the Trump administration and US allies, after escalated posturing from North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un and growing concerns that the country may mark its most important holiday on Saturday with its sixth nuclear test. Along with his visit to Seoul, the vice …


CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… window. And instead of just leaving it there, people are coming here and it’s so much turned into a makeshift shrine. You can see messages there. People have penned the message “RIP”, but most noticeably and repeatedly the word “tillsammans” which means together. All the flowers have been taken from areas like this and place on some steps around the corner for a vigil that was a national moment for the country to come together. There’s been a huge outpouring …


Masters 2017: Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia lead into final round at Augusta

April 9, 2017

… behind,” said Spieth, who squandered a five-shot lead on the 10th tee while bidding for back-to-back wire-to-wire titles last year. “In order to win this golf tournament you have to play to win.” ‘Round of my life’ Barring one bad swing on the 16th — perhaps his Jordan Spieth moment — the 40-year-old Hoffman showed he has the mettle to contend, and has the experience of playing in the penultimate group in 2015 before finishing ninth. Moore, 34, is …


Anderson Cooper questions Trump’s ‘biggest story’

April 7, 2017

(CNN)CNN’s Anderson Cooper questioned Wednesday how President Donald Trump could say Susan Rice is the biggest story of the moment, just one day after the deadliest chemical gas attack Syria has seen in years. Trump told the New York Times that former national security adviser Susan Rice may have committed a crime by requesting the names of Trump associates who were incidentally mentioned on intercepted communications during the Obama administration. The President offered no evidence to …


‘People who just dont exist’: 6 things to keep in mind as gay men disappear in Chechnya.

April 5, 2017

… Human Rights in France. Tragically, even talk of gay pride parades emboldened anti-LGBTQ law enforcement, and the move by galvanized authorities to push back against even an attempt at pursuing equality. In Chechnya, the command was given for a prophylactic sweep,” Novaya Gazeta reported. “And it went as far as real murders.” Confirming the exact number of men affected by the “sweep,” however, is near-impossible at the moment. 2. Hard facts have …


Greek Thomson: Scotland’s other great visionary architect – BBC News

April 2, 2017

… surviving children, has not caught the public imagination in the same way as the glamorously brilliant Mackintosh and his waxed moustache. Image caption The Caledonia Road Church in the Gorbals marks the moment when Thomson became ‘Greek’ Image caption St Vincent Street Church in Glasgow is the only one of Thomson’s grand kirks to survive intact Image caption St Vincent Street Church was built in 1859 Image caption The church takes references from the …


#TBT: Margaret Chase Smith and her ‘place in the sun’

March 31, 2017

… in her daily work, Smith fought for women in the military. She was the driving force behind the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act, which, when signed into law by President Harry S. Truman in 1948, granted women serving in the military regular status. What can perhaps be called Smith’s brightest moment in the national spotlight came in 1950, when Smith spoke out on the Senate floor against anti-Communist Sen. Joseph McCarthy in her “Declaration of Conscience” speech. …


Healthy Baby Food Recipe – Egg rice for Toddler & Kids l Egg drop Khichdi l 12+ months

March 25, 2017

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Marion Cotillard And Guillaume Canet Welcome Baby Girl

March 21, 2017

… both whom I deeply respect, will find peace in this very tumultuous moment. With all my love Marion Ceci sera la premire et seule raction que j'aurai concernant la dferlante inoue qui commenc il y a de a 24 heures et laquelle je suis mle malgr moi. Je n'ai pas pour habitude de commenter ni de prendre au srieux le tas d'absurdits dverses mon sujet mais la situation prenant une telle tournure et affectant des gens que j'aime, je me dois de m'exprimer. Pour commencer, j'ai …


Trump’s wiretapping accusation comes to a head at Comey hearing

March 20, 2017

(CNN)The bizarre saga of President Donald Trump’s claims that he was wiretapped by President Barack Obama last year reaches a dramatic climax Monday with FBI Director James Comey’s testimony to the House Intelligence Committee. It’s a moment of political theater that could end in humiliation for Trump, with Comey expected to say that there was no wiretapping, debunking allegations that Trump has repeatedly refused to withdraw. The hearing could also shed light on the state of …


Looking back on the political gambles of May and Sturgeon – BBC News

March 19, 2017

… he didn’t want to get into “my mandate is bigger than your mandate”, and he’s probably right – there’s enough ammunition for each side that this is not the field where the battle will be decided. Sufficient support? Image caption What will it take to send Scotland back to the ballots? So how will all this be resolved? At the moment, it seems like the two sides are locked in a bit of an impasse. Could the SNP plough ahead and hold an …


‘Fresh Off The Boat’ Explains The ‘Asian Flush’ Phenomenon

March 18, 2017

This weeks episode of ABCs Fresh off the Boat touched on a red-hot issue that has plagued the Asian American community for years: the Asian flush. Its called the Asian flush. Its an allergic reaction, Louis, who also happens to be red-faced from drinking, tells his son. Your body lacks the enzyme to process alcohol. The episode, which guest starscomedian Ali Wong and NBA star Jeremy Lin, highlighted an embarrassing moment that many Asian people have had to reckon with. The Asian flush (aka …


Why Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ just made history

March 15, 2017

… filmmaking is transitioning, with today’s technology, and groundbreaking ways to consume media, if Hollywood doesn’t catch up to the rest of the country, major movie studios stand to lose millions. Lastly, here is a reason why “Get Out” has hit all the right notes. Similar to the release of Wes Craven’s “Scream,” or Tobe Hooper’s “Poltergeist,” the film perfectly captures the fears of the culture at the moment of its release. Join us …