8 Ways To Sleep Better When It’s Blistering Hot Outside

June 22, 2017

… what you eat during the day can affect the quality of your sleep. Dr. Joyce Walsleben, a sleep expert and retired professor of medicine at New York University, recommends eating a bit less during the day and choosing lighter foods so your gut isnt working overtime and creating more heat. Or a towel, or a teddy bear, or a water bottle the point is to take something cold with you to bed to help cool your sleep environment. 6. Take a cool shower or bath before bed A cool shower or bath can …

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A First-Grader’s Picasso-Like Painting Is Now Hanging At The Met

June 20, 2017

For the past 10 years, The Met has hosted a group exhibition entitled P.S. Art, featuring artwork from a variety of media highlighting the innovation and skill emerging from public art education programs in and around New York City. On opening night, the young artists were given lanyards to distinguish them from the hundreds of visitors clamoring to get a glimpse of the work. Visitors were encouraged to approach any and all lanyard-wearers, providing the ever-rare opportunity to discuss an …

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North Korea: Diplomatic delegation ‘mugged’ at JFK Airport

June 19, 2017

(CNN)North Korea says delegates it sent to a United Nations’ conference in New York were “literally mugged” by US authorities as they tried to leave John F. Kennedy International Airport on Friday. KCNA called the incident “an illegal and heinous act of provocation,” adding that US authorities behaved like “gangsters.” “According to the US State Department, the North Korean citizens were not accredited members of North Korea’s …

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

June 19, 2017

New York On a cloudy May morning, Rose Marcario, the chief executive of outdoor retailer Patagonia, stared out a second-story window of a Manhattan restaurant, watching construction workers jackhammer the street below. The workers made her think of her grandfather, an Italian immigrant who, after making it through Ellis Island in the 1920s, got his first job digging the streets of this city. He earned 10 cents a day and had to bring his own shovel. People regularly spat at him and sneered at …

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Pentagon Reportedly To Send Nearly 4,000 More Troops To Afghanistan

June 16, 2017

… what he described as a stalemate. The New York Times notes the president rarely discussed the issue during the campaign and said, despite any increase in deployment, which would cost billions of dollars, … there is no guarantee of a clear win. While Americas combat mission in Afghanistan may be over, our commitment to Afghanistan and its people endures, Obama said in 2015. I will not allow Afghanistan to be used as safe haven for terrorists to attack our nation again. …

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Ted Nugent: ‘I’m Not Going To Engage In Hateful Rhetoric Anymore’

June 16, 2017

I have reevaluated my approach, he told Curtis Sliwa and Eboni Williams on ABC radio in New York. He said he was a street fighter who used certain harsh terms. But he said he plans to watch himself now. And I encourage even my friends/enemies on the left in the Democrat and liberal world that we have got to be civil to each other, that the whole world is watching America, where you have the God-given right to life,liberty and the pursuit of happiness, and we have got to be more respectful …

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No one knows what the GOP health plan is, even Republicans

June 14, 2017

(CNN)Senate Republican leaders say they still hope to vote on a bill to repeal Obamacare before lawmakers leave town for the July 4th recess. Since House Republicans passed a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare last month after much hand-wringing and drama, a “working group” of Senate Republicans have been meeting to share their preferences for a health care bill. It is now up to the Senate Budget Committee — in consultation with key senators and leadership — to draft …

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Dr. Jill Biden Receives Standing Ovation After Her Tonys Speech

June 13, 2017

… see a full list of the 2017 Tony Award winners here. Related… A Complete List Of The 2017 Tony Award Winners Queen Bette Midler Finally Wins Her First Competitive Tony Award Here Are The 2017 Tony Award Nominations Kevin Spacey Is Here To Save The 71st Annual Tony Awards New York, NY – JUNE 11: Andrew Rannells and Christian Borle perform with the cast of ‘Falsettos’ onstage during the 2017 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 11, 2017 in …

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At a New York pub, the UK election is the main event

June 10, 2017

New York (CNN)British expats, vacationers and political geeks packed into the Churchill Tavern in midtown Manhattan on Thursday night to watch the results of Britain’s general election roll in. As the work day came to a close, a small crowd grew to more than 100. It was the second time in one day that some bars in the US would be packed with politics, not sports, fans. The testimony of former FBI director James Comey before Congress drew crowds in DC bars earlier in the day. …

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

June 4, 2017

… Edge of Time, a 1976 story by Marge Piercy that’s considered a feminist classic. It tells the story of a working class Mexican-American woman living in a rough area of New York. Ms Wood has said reading it was “as though someone had removed a blindfold”. Nicola Sturgeon names Sunset Song, a story of a young woman’s struggles growing up in a dysfunctional family in a farming community in Scotland, published in 1932, as her favourite book of all time. She also says James …

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Mr. Met Loses It, Flips Off Fans

June 1, 2017

Twitter user Tony T said he was reaching over for a high five when the iconic mascot responded not with five fingers… but one: Mr. Met doesnt have five fingers. He has four, so technically he cannot flip the middle one. But given the panache with which he delivered the gesture,he was certainly not inviting fans to step right up and greet the Mets. The gesture went viral online and landed the mascot on the back page of the New York Daily News: New York Daily News …

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Twitter Had Lots Of Theories About Those Flashing Red Lights On The White House

May 30, 2017

… correct. The New York Post reported Monday that the Secret Service said a medical incident occurred outside the White House grounds, and the lights were a reflection from the emergency vehicles responding to the matter. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsWP FanMachine 2.0 – Developer License 10 Clients Humalytics Unlimited Package (Monthly) Upgrade to “Humalytics Unlimited Package” Today For Just $1.Email Tools – Email Mastery Learn from my 8+ years of Email Marketing …

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Trump Declares Victory, Heads Home To Face More Russia Scandal

… victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, Trump used the occasion to scorch Americas military allies for failing to spend as much on defense in recent years as Trump would have wanted. In his view, their failure to do so unfairly burdened U.S. taxpayers an opinion other NATO members do not share, a sentiment made clear by their facial expressions as he spoke. Finally, at the G-7 meeting of the worlds largest democratically run economies, Trump would not …

May 28, 2017
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Greenpeace Shines Message For Trump On Vatican Before His Visit With The Pope

… Exxon Mobil, has advised the president to remain in the deal, according to reports from The New York Times. If Trump decides to abandon the Paris deal, he will not only harm the planet but also his own country, Andree Boehling, an energy expert at Greenpeace Germany, said in a statement. It would be ecologically and economically foolish to try and slow down the clean energy transition. People across the world are demanding action and its time to deliver. …

May 25, 2017
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Ariana Grande On British Concert Horror: ‘Broken.’

The 23-year-old star was unharmed in an attack just outside the Manchester Arena by a suspected suicide bomber. At least 22 people were killed and 50 injured in the explosion. Scooter Braun, the New York company that represents Grande, also said in statement: Our hearts are broken. Words cannot express our sorrow for the victims and families harmed in this senseless attack. We mourn the live of children and loved ones taken in this cowardly act. The bomb exploded just as people were …

May 23, 2017
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Can Donald Trump solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

… administrations, Ross says the challenges are as much psychological as they are practical. “The level of disbelief between the Israelis and Palestinians, not just the leadership, but also the public, has never been wider,” Ross told CNN. “You have to somehow recreate a sense of possibility which has been completely lost.” It’s nearly seven years since Netanyahu and Abbas took part in a trilateral meeting with then US President Barack Obama in New York in …

May 23, 2017
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Here’s who Trump has called a ‘nut job’

Washington (CNN)“Nut job” seems to be one of President Donald Trump’s favorite insults for his political foes. The President — who The New York Times reported Friday bragged to two Russian officials that firing “nut job” FBI Director James Comey eased “great pressure” on him in regard to the Russia probe — has a history of slapping the label on people he disagrees with. By definition, nut job means a “mentally unbalanced person,” …

May 21, 2017
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Besieged at home, Trump sets off for ‘do-or-die’ foreign trip

… election hacking effort capped a stunning rush of events unleashed by the President’s firing of FBI Director James Comey, who declined Trump’s request to shield former national security adviser Michael Flynn in the Russia probe, The New York Times first reported and CNN confirmed. Trump says his staff can’t keep up Trump still threatening to quit NATO Pres. Carter hopes Trump pushes Mid-East peace …

May 19, 2017
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Driver charged with murder in Times Square crash

New York (CNN)Richard Rojas, the man who allegedly struck a group of pedestrians with his vehicle in Manhattan’s Times Square Thursday, has been arrested and charged with murder, 20 counts of attempted murder and five counts of aggravated vehicular homicide, according to a press release from the New York City Police Department. An 18-year-old woman was killed and at least 22 people were injured, city officials said. Police identified the woman as Alyssa Elsman, a resident of Portage, …

May 19, 2017
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Now it’s up to the special counsel

Washington (CNN)A bad day for the White House could turn out to be a good day for justice and democratic accountability and institutions. Robert Mueller’s appointment Wednesday as special counsel to probe Russian election meddling and any collusion by Trump campaign aides elevates the investigation clear of partisanship and the threat of White House interference. It therefore may offer the best chance for a politically bulletproof accounting of the guilt or innocence of members of the …

May 18, 2017
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Tucker Carlson: No Special Prosecutor Until Penn Station Men’s Room Is Clean

New York City Councilman Corey Johnson, a Democrat, was on Tucker Carlson Tonighton Tuesday to talk about a bill that wouldcompel Trump to release his tax returns. Its OK if you dont like Trump. Im not mad about that, Carlson said. But how about filling some potholes and arresting some public urinators. Seriously! Have you been in Penn Station recently? Carlson asked. Its like a homeless shelter. Its disgusting. Im serious. I go there every week. And thats yours? Penn Station is yours? …

May 17, 2017
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Mother Dies On Mother’s Day Saving Teenage Daughter’s Life

Diane Aluska, 55, of Lindenhurst, New York, was walking with her 16-year-old daughter, Jenna, when a Toyota Corolla barreled toward them in reverse. Instead of going forward, the car went backwards, jumped the curband headed toward the two women, according to the New York Post. Diane Aluska put her hand on her daughters shoulder and attempted to push her out of the way, Detective Sgt. James Murphy told the New York Post. I have no doubt that she saved her daughters life, Murphy told …

May 17, 2017
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Psaki: Trump is destroying the trust of our allies

(CNN)As news broke on Monday evening that Donald Trump had, according to reports from the Washington Post and later the New York Times, shared code word (highly classified) intelligence with the Russian Foreign Minister during his visit to the Oval Office last week, the shock wave was felt far beyond the beltway. When Washington wakes up on Tuesday, leaders in Middle Eastern and European capitals — and elsewhere around the world — could be hours into re-evaluating their …

May 16, 2017
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‘Big Bang Theory’ Star Jim Parsons Marries Longtime Partner Todd Spiewak

There arent many details about the wedding, but Page Six reports the nuptials took place at The Rainbow Room in New York City. So much of my adult life, that wasnt really a possibility, and I have grown more interested in the idea, and certainly supportive of the notion, and if my [getting]married would help the notion in general, even that would be enough to make me want to do it, he said. I met this guy (the one with the mic) 14 years ago today and it was the best thing that ever happened …

May 15, 2017
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