Advertisers Are Actually Teaming Up To Fight Sexism. For Real.

June 20, 2017

… Facebook, Google and Twitter have also signed on, as well as major ad agencies WPP and IPG. Every day, hundreds of millions of people around the world are exposed to the communications our industry creates, said Martin Sorrell, chief executive of WPP. That influence can either be used to reinforce negative stereotypes or to set new standards of empowerment and equality. The new initiative is the brainchild of Unilever, which committed itself to ridding its own advertising of sexist stereotypes …

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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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North Korea: Diplomatic delegation ‘mugged’ at JFK Airport

June 19, 2017

… spiked over Pyongyang’s pursuit of nuclear weapons and numerous missile tests this year. The US has responded with military shows of force in waters around the Korean Peninsula. KCNA said North Korea regarded the JFK incident as just the latest example of US hostility towards it. “This mugging act of the US serves as a graphic account telling the world how reckless and despicable the US hostile policy towards (North Korea) has become,” the KCNA report said. “The US should …

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Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey meets disease survivors – BBC News

June 17, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEbola nurse Pauline Cafferkey: The Western world has moved on Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey has returned to Sierra Leone for the first time since contracting Ebola there in 2014. She went back to fundraise for children orphaned by the epidemic and to close a chapter of her life. The last time Mbalu met Pauline, the teenager was sick with Ebola and fighting for her life. Pauline cared for her while smothered in a personal …

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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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After the game, can the good feelings last?

June 16, 2017

… scars for years to come. Many people in the political world had quietly worried that violence was a lamentably possible extension of a presidential campaign in which Trump baited angry crowds and liberals ridiculed and insulted him. In a sign of how the political dialogue has deteriorated, it’s now normal for the President of the United States to spread obvious falsehoods, to brand the media the “enemy of the American people” and for his opponents to openly call him a liar. …

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19 Epic, Endangered Places You Should Visit Before It’s Too Late

June 16, 2017

This week,UNESCO released its annual state of conservation reports, which outline which of its famous designatedworld Heritage Sitesare in danger of losing the historic, cultural or natural characteristics that made them world Heritage Sites in the first place. Tourism can harm the worlds wonders, but it can also help them when done responsibly. Below, find 19 places from UNESCOs conservation reportsthat warrant a responsible visit. To compile this list, we pulled spots that appear on the …

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Executions in Pakistan: Is ISIS targeting China?

June 15, 2017

… Istanbul nightclub attack. Unwanted consequences President Xi Jinping’s ambitious plans to transform the world economy with its Belt and Road Initiative to link Asia, Europe. the Middle East and Africa with physical and financial infrastructure, makes the threats to China’s foreign policy interests global in scope The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a case in point. A 3,000 kilometer, $46 billion initiative to develop a network of roads, railways and pipelines to …

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Bill Clinton: TED Prize wish: Let’s build a health care system in Rwanda

June 14, 2017

  Recommended ProductsViral Image Curator Pro Developer Edition (CCSF 2.0) Web Dimensions’ award winning image searching, meming and posting softwareSocial Titan – ONE-TIME DISCOUNT Get Social Titan – at the ONE-TIME discounted price!Video Ad Mastery Create and Convert Niche Passionate Audiences On Facebook Using Simple Video Ads And Evergreen RetargetingKeyword Supremacy | Hubble Package (75 Credits) Keyword Supremacy | Hubble Package (75 Credits)   Accepting the 2007 TED Prize, Bill Clinton asks for help in bringing health care to Rwanda — and the rest of the world. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers are invited to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes — including speakers such as Jill Bolte Taylor, Sir Ken Robinson, Hans Rosling, Al Gore and Arthur Benjamin. TED stands for Technology, …

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What the Qatar crisis means for Hamas

June 13, 2017

(CNN)When Palestinian militant group Hamas announced its new charter to the world, it wasn’t from Ramallah or Gaza City, but from the Sheraton hotel’s gilded Salwa Ballroom in Doha. “Qatar is quite important for Hamas,” said H.A. Hellyer, a senior non-resident fellow at the Atlantic Council. “Qatar provides strong financial aid to the occupied Palestinian territories and is a safe haven for a number of Hamas leaders.” Qatar crisis threatens …

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Could football help ease tensions between North and South Korea?

June 13, 2017

(CNN)Tensions in northeast Asia are among their highest in decades, amid continued missile testing by Pyongyang and saber-rattling from Tokyo, Beijing and Washington. In discussions with FIFA President Gianni Infantino this week, the South Korean President suggested a “regional bloc” including both Koreas, China and Japan could join forces to host the 2030 football world Cup. If Moon were to achieve his vision, it would require a difficult balancing act. Since his …

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Dr. Jill Biden Receives Standing Ovation After Her Tonys Speech

June 13, 2017

… of fellow veterans attempting to acclimate to post-war life in a competition for Americas hottest new swing band. Got Your 6, Biden explained, has also partnered with Bandstand to highlight the experiences and talents of Americas veterans. As the daughter of a world War II signal man and the mother of an army captain, Ive seen how the scars of service can haunt even in the best of situations, she said. Former Vice President Joe Biden was caught by cameras beaming in the audience. You can …

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The ‘Black Panther’ Trailer Just Dropped With A Star-Studded Cast

June 10, 2017

In the nearly two-minute teaser, Chadwick Boseman reprises his role as TChalla (aka theBlack Panther)and returns home as king of Wakanda a mysterious, powerful and vividly colorful African world. There, we meet a star-studded cast with Lupita Nyongo as Nakia, Danai Gurira as Okoye and, TChallas nemesis, Erik Killmonger, played by Michael B. Jordan. Explorers have searched for it, called it El Dorado, Klaw growls. They looked for it in South America, but it was in Africa the whole time. …

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Filippo Minelli uses smoke to spotlight political and social issues

June 9, 2017

… performances and incorporates them into his art installations, which ultimately ask us to rethink our reactions to crisis, and our relationships to the political world. Suppose we could get past our ideas of what emergencies are worth gawking at, he proposes — could we become more sensitive to more languid, but perhaps more serious problems like inequality, surveillance, climate change? If we sensitize ourselves to the absurdity of dividing people under differently-colored banners …

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Gulf rift: Qatar ‘not ready to surrender’

June 9, 2017

Doha, Qatar (CNN)Qatar has said “it’s not ready to surrender” as the diplomatic stranglehold placed on the tiny oil-rich country by its neighbors intensifies. “The State of Qatar has never seen such hostility, not even from a hostile state,“ a Foreign Ministry statement said Thursday. Unraveling the Qatar crisis Social sympathizers could face jail US suspects Russian hackers world cup a bargaining chip Qatar keeps gas flowing Philippines stops …

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Brad Pitt Forecasts ‘No Future’ Thanks To Trump

June 9, 2017

Comedian Jim Jefferies closed out the debut of The Jim Jefferies Show on Tuesday by throwing it to his weather man. The mystery weather man was supposedly there to address Trump announcing the United States withdrawal from the Paris Climate Change Agreementand the environmental impact we can expect. Pitt, posing as a weather man in front of a very red-looking map of the world, motioned to everywhere, saying, Things are going to be getting warmer in this area here and this area here. …

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U.S. Lashed As ‘Main Threat’ To Environment At UN Ocean Conference

June 7, 2017

Morales called the U.S. one of the worlds main polluters. In opting to exit the Paris Agreement, he said, it is denying science, turning your backs on multilateralism and attempting to deny a future to upcoming generations. That has made it the main threat to Mother Earth and to life itself. U.N. Secretary-General Antnio Guterres told representatives of about 200 countries in the General Assembly that oceans are thelifeblood of the world and under threat as never before. We must put aside …

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London Mayor: UK Shouldn’t Host Donald Trump On A State Visit

June 6, 2017

Following the deadly terrorist attack in London over the weekend that killed seven people and injured 48, Trump sent out a series of tweets about the incident, one of which misquoted Khan and lashed out at him. Trumps tweet came under sharp criticism as other world leaders sent messages of support and solidarity to the U.K. Amid the backlash, Trump followed up with yet another tweet attacking Khan. I dont think we should be rolling out the red carpet to the president of the USA in the …

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‘Terrorism Has No Religion:’ Muslims Across The UK Slam London Attackers

June 6, 2017

Terrorism has no religion, Imam Abdul Quddus Arif, of the local Ahmadiyya Muslim community, told HuffPost UK on Sunday,slamming the assailants twisted beliefs. Basically, not in my name, not in the name of Islam. I want to make that very clear. Imam Abdul Quddus Arif from the local Ahmadiyya Muslim community speaks out against Islamic extremism. Arifs message was echoed by other Muslim organizations across the country, condemning Islamic extremism. Their warped view of the world doesnt …

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Now You Can Read A 100-Year-Old Elven Love Story By J.R.R. Tolkien

June 5, 2017

… couples shared headstone. So, for those whove read The Silmarillion from cover to cover, theres plenty more of Tolkiens world to explore. Related… 2 New Poems By J.R.R. Tolkien Discovered In School Magazine New Tolkien Book Will Tell The Sweetest, Most Middle Earth Love Story Of All Time Early, Unfinished J.R.R. Tolkien Story Headed To Bookshelves More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsConvertri Annual – with $1.00 trial SpinnerBros – White Label (100 users) …

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Actually, Mike Pence, Climate Change Has Nothing To Do With A ‘Liberal’ Agenda

June 3, 2017

For some reason or another, this issue of climate change has emerged as a paramount issue for the left in this country and around the world, Pence said. Its long been a goal of the liberal left in this country to advance a climate change agenda. Hes also disregarding that some of his fellow Republicans have also urged action on what he describes as the climate change agenda. Recent polls also show that many Republican voters including those who sided with Trump in the 2016 election …

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Bill OReilly’s ‘Killing Patton’ Movie Gets Killed By Fox’s NatGeo

June 2, 2017

According to The Hollywood Reporter,OReillys latest movie adaptation of his best-selling Killing book series has been scrapped by the National Geographic Channel but apparently not for the reasons youre thinking. Despite multiple sexual harassment claims against him, and Fox News, which is also owned by 21st Century Fox, severing ties with OReilly, NatGeo told THR the movie was just a difficult project to crack creatively. The movie, which is about world War II General George S. Patton, …

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‘The Avengers’ as you’ve never seen them before

June 1, 2017

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Meet the women and girls who rocked Comic Con – BBC News

May 30, 2017

… respectful environment where you can express yourself. There’s a lot of amazing female characters in the comic, anime and film world, so there’s a lot of inspiration.” Eliza: “I love young Maleficent because her wings are ginormous and she can fly very fast and she’s cool. My dad made my wings and I bought my necklace here. “I love the different types of costumes here, they’re all related to comics.” Phoebe and Martha – as Fionna from TV …

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Jessica Chastain Calls Out Cannes Films For Dismal Portrayal Of Women Characters

May 30, 2017

The one thing I really took away from this experience is how the world views women, from the female characters that I saw represented, Chastain said during a press conference. Coppola was honored for her work directing The Beguiled, a remake of the 1971 Civil War drama about an injured Yankee soldier who seeks shelter at an all-girls boarding school in rural Virginia. The film stars Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, Oona Laurence, Angourie Rice and Colin Farrell. Chastains …

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