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

June 20, 2017

… vicinity of the work at the opening. When asked if there were any salient themes tying the sundry works together, Jackson-Dumont responded: There are a lot of portraits in the show, which I think communicates a sense of self-realization. PS Art This year marks the 15th iteration of P.S. Art and the 10th housed in The Mets hallowed halls. As the tradition continues and evolves, Jackson-Dumont hopes to expand upon the number of works selected and exhibited. Currently approximately one out of …

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Jews, Christians and Muslims make holy ground in America’s heartland

June 20, 2017

Omaha, Nebraska (CNN)When most people think of Omaha, they imagine sizzling steaks, billionaire Warren Buffet or even former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning calling out before the snap. (Remember “Omaha-Omaha”?). A rabbi, a reverend and an imam (no, it’s not a setup joke) are partners in a decadelong quest to bring together the three Abrahamic faiths — Judaism, Christianity and Islam — to share and worship on the same property. …

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Trump defiant as pressure grows

June 19, 2017

… political legitimacy and constitutional process that have the potential to sour life in Washington for years in the future. Trump’s in ‘a political fight and he’s going to fight it’ Back in the present, the President’s mood is fueling the sense of crisis. “One thing we’ve learned I think from the testimony of multiple people now is the President’s pretty fired up about this, OK?” Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said on NBC’s …

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Trump family makes first visit to Camp David

June 18, 2017

Washington (CNN)Think “Trump orbit” in a recreational sense, and it’s likely golf or gilded interiors come to mind — a vision of uber-comfortable playgrounds replete with ribeye steaks and crystal chandeliers. It’s an unusual decision for the President, who is widely known as someone who doesn’t like to disrupt his daily routine or spend weekends anywhere except at Trump-branded properties. …

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London fire: Queen reflects on ‘sombre national mood’ – BBC News

June 17, 2017

… The BBC understands those missing could number about 70, with the 30 likely to be among that number. Three of those who died have been identified. Image copyright PA Image caption A vigil has been set up near to the site of the disaster Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police surrounded a car outside the church and community centre Fragile government facing huge challenge Families appeal for missing relatives sense of community shines through Requisition houses, urges Corbyn …

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Gulf crisis threatens to separate Qatari mom from her children

June 12, 2017

Doha, Qatar (CNN)In a large villa on the outskirts of Qatar’s capital Doha, one family gathers to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, handing out candy and singing songs. Dr Wafaa al-Yazeedi, a mother of three, is a Qatari single mother. Bahrain has asked her children, all Bahraini citizens, to leave Qatar. Food, fuel and flights: How Qatar may suffer …

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Bill Maher Is A Dangerous White Man

June 12, 2017

… utterance to the conclusion of this Fridays episode, was troublesome theater the chronicle of a racially insensitive joke from birth to burial, all before a predominately white audience while paying very little deference to black people who the joke concerned. The cover-up is worse than the crime itself In this sense, racism is never inexcusable it is integral to our present society. Rather, it is the perpetrators of racism who are inexcusable never to be banished, always to be forgiven …

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Brad Pitt Forecasts ‘No Future’ Thanks To Trump

June 9, 2017

… Jefferies, clearly a little startled by the news, then asked the weather man/Pitt about any future forecasts. Climate change is an issue Pitt has spoken out about for a while, so the surprise appearance in response to Trump withdrawing from the Paris Accord makes sense for the actor, as ridiculous as it was. …

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James Corden Making Major Changes To Show After London Attacks

June 6, 2017

Corden, a London native, planned to filmThe Late Late Show in the city beginning Tuesday, but the incident pushed producers to alter plans for the shows special London edition.He will reportedly change the shows opening. Three attackers killed seven people and injured nearly 50 on London Bridge and Borough Market over the weekend. In one sense, of course its a sad time to be here, but in another sense, actually maybe bringing a show that airs I think in 153 countries to London for three …

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Ben Stiller And Christine Taylor Split After 17 Years Of Marriage

… over a quick period of time, maybe seven or eight months, he said. We just started hanging out with each other and it developed into, Wow, this feels great. I really like this person. I think I love this person. I really do – I love this person. It hit me out of the blue. I think you got to laugh. Because you know after a while you know life is life you know? Stiller said in February 2016.We all have to deal with what life throws at us, so you got to have a sense of humor about it. If …

May 28, 2017
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I Invited A Guy From Tinder Over, He Didnt Look Like His Pics

… reached out to me after we matched. He asked specific questions about some of the interests I listed in my profile. We hit it off. I thought I could sense he was a decent guy. He even seemed cautious about meeting , which felt like a total green light. So, after twenty five minutes of rapid-fire back and forth, I invited him over to my one-bedroom apartment in an urban (but residential) neighborhood about thirty minutes from where he said he lived, out in the burbs. I was very nervous, but I …

May 25, 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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Trump vs. Comey: Who will America trust?

Washington (CNN)America faces a fateful choice: Does it believe Donald Trump or James Comey? A theatrical showdown is now looming between the President with a hazy relationship with the truth and the FBI director he fired, whose finely tuned sense of his own integrity has often steered him into rocky political waters. The epic head-to-head was set up by stunning allegations that in February Trump pressured Comey to shut down the FBI’s Russia probe that was, among other avenues of inquiry, …

May 17, 2017
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