Rock band The Slants’ victory in court secures your rights

June 20, 2017

(CNN)In the 1971 free speech case, Cohen v. California, the Supreme Court said, “One man’s vulgarity is another’s lyric.” That rings very true today. Now, I get to say: “I told you so.” Join us on Twitter and Facebook Justice Kennedy summed it up perfectly: “By mandating positivity, the law here might silence dissent and distort the marketplace of ideas.” Today, because of a little-known band and a naughty word, you are all more …


Foreign Carmakers Invoke Reagan To Sway Trump On Trade

June 17, 2017

… access to Canadian and Mexican consumer markets, and parts suppliers elsewhere in North America. Of course, experts disagree about the net employment effects of this bilateral trade, let alone its benefits for consumers. Some 17 percent of the value of Mexican automotive exports to the U.S. comes from components, chemicals and services that originated in the United States, according to an estimate by the economic think tank Bruegel. The type of NAFTA reform that Bozzella said the AGA …


Overweight pregnancy increases risk of birth defects, study says

June 16, 2017

(CNN)Risks of major birth defects increased in step with the severity of a mother’s obesity or overweight, a study published Wednesday in the BMJ medical journal found. The study’s findings are not entirely new, but “expand on previous knowledge,” Persson said in an email. Past studies have shown an increased risk of congenital malformations among obese mothers. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. The …


Theresa May: 10 reasons why the PM blew her majority – BBC News

June 14, 2017

… children were being axed, when in fact the plan was to end the free lunches for all infants, which benefits the better-off. 6) Not reacting to the Labour surge Image copyright Getty Images People knew very little about Theresa May before the campaign started – she had been home secretary for a long time but had not courted publicity like some of her cabinet colleagues. An introvert, by Westminster standards, who does not like talking about her private feelings, she tended to come …


Nearly 200 Congressional Dems Sue Trump For Violating Constitution

June 14, 2017

… about these emoluments, to disclose the payments and benefits that he is receiving, mean that we cannot do our job. We cannot consent to what we dont know, said Senator Richard Blumenthal, one of the lawmakers bringing the lawsuit, in a conference call on Tuesday. The Justice Department declined to comment. They allege that Trumps acceptance of payments from foreign and U.S. governments through his hospitality empire puts other hotel and restaurant owners at an unfair disadvantage and …


EY report: Scottish economy ‘stuck in slow lane’ – BBC News

June 6, 2017

… and smarter to achieve sustained growth. “The economy has to rebalance and shift away from a reliance on public-funded major infrastructure projects. “Sector diversification is also required to help move away from an over-reliance on the oil and gas, construction and financial services sectors.” He added: “Stimulating business investment in Scotland both in terms of physical assets and skills could deliver extensive, long-term economic benefits. “This presents an …


Coral Reefs Are Changing So Fast, Scientists Say We Need To Rewrite The Playbook

June 2, 2017

… benefits that they provide to people, he added. Theyre just going to be very different ecosystems. Global warming often garners the majority of attention, as it is by far the biggest threat to coral formations sensitive to even slight changes in temperature. But the papers authors say many reefs are also suffering death by a thousand cuts. A mass bleaching event killed more than two-thirds of parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Scientists predict such events could happen …


6 Relaxation Hacks For People Who Hate Meditating

June 1, 2017

… including but not limited to coloring, pottery and knitting Being artistic calms the nervous system because when were focused on creative activities, our attention moves away from constant worrying, New York therapist Kimberly Hershensonsays. This helps the nervous system regulate, allowing our brain to clear space to process difficult issues. There are a multitude of benefits that come from practicing yoga, and a quieter mind is just one of them. Its basically active meditation, which is …


Election blind dates: Georgia Toffolo and Jack Monroe – BBC News

May 31, 2017

… police and how there is a rise in that and how we all have to adjust to it and and the reasoning behind that. What did you disagree on?: I found some of her views on welfare difficult to listen to as someone who had quite a difficult time on benefits. To hear her saying, ‘Oh the Conservatives are taking money from people who don’t need it’, and you’re like, ‘No they’re not, they’re taking money from people like me’. Best thing: I thought she was …


If you’re reading this, you should probably update your LinkedIn profile

Image: Abscent/shutterstock Okay, so youve created a LinkedIn profile with your name, current job and title. Youve got a thorough and well-formatted Word Doc resume, ready to hand off to hiring managers. Done, right? Wrong. Youre missing the point of LinkedIn if you think having a print resume, and a short LinkedIn profile is the entire arsenal your job search requires. Keeping your LinkedIn up to date is something that requires little time, but may end up having big benefits. Any recruiter …

May 27, 2017

Rocket Lab Reports Launch Into Space From New Zealand

… the first visible sign of a space industry in New Zealand and is an achievement Rocket Lab, and all New Zealanders can be proud of.” Bridges said New Zealand is now one of 11 countries currently able to launch satellites into space from their own territory and the first to launch from a fully private orbital launch range, adding “the potential benefits for our economy are very significant.” 3D-Printed Engines With a height of 17 meters and a diameter of 1.2 meters, and …

May 25, 2017

Saudis, UAE pledge $100 million to Ivanka Trump-proposed fund

(CNN)Just two days into President Donald Trump debut foreign trip, a member of his inner-circle has already reaped benefits to the tune of $100 million. In a sunlit ballroom Sunday morning at the Tuwaiq Palace in Saudi Arabia, Ivanka Trump’s proposed Women Entrepreneurs Fund — a concept she first shared during her own inaugural international trip as first daughter last month to Berlin, Germany — was promised a combined $100 million by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates …

May 22, 2017

What Snapchat vs Facebook means for the media

… secretive about when and how the benefits would flow in. It seems that, no matter how much Snapchat and Facebook claim to fight for the benefit of publishers, the only winners – for now at least – will be themselves. Raghav Bahl is the founder of Quintillion Media and board member at Silicon Valley based Quintype, a data-driven platform for publishers. WATCH: Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is waging a war on fake news More From this publisher : HERE Recommended …

May 20, 2017

Artist Projects ‘Pay Trump Bribes Here’ Message On President’s D.C. Hotel

Robin Bell, a Washington-based artist known for his political projections, said the work was meant to highlight benefits Donald Trumpcontinues to reap since his ascension to the presidency, including revenue generated at his D.C. hotel. The artwork, which went up around 10 p.m. local time, quickly spread on Twitter before it was shut down by hotel security. Staff reached at Trump International Hotel declined to comment about the messages. Liz Gorman Liz Gorman Legal experts have said …

May 16, 2017