‘God Help America’: Philando Castile’s Girlfriend Speaks Out After Cop’s Acquittal

June 18, 2017

… own trial in their own defense that he or she thought that they were gonna get killed and thats why they used deadly force, Stinson said. Even when the prosecution has gone to great lengths to put on expert testimony and other police officers to show that a reasonable officer on the objective standard would not have perceived that threat, he added, when the officer gets on the stand and subjectively says, I thought my life was in danger, its almost as if the jury at that point cant process …

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

June 15, 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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London Bridge attack : ‘I helped 200 people hide in a pub cellar’ – BBC News

June 11, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionInsp Jim Cole rushed to the scene to give first aid One of the first police officers on the scene of the London Bridge attack has told how he helped 200 people hide from danger in a pub cellar. Inspector Jim Cole said he had been confronted by people wounded and in a “state of panic” in Borough Market. Khuram Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba killed eight people on 3 June, running over pedestrians on the bridge …

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Bill Maher Is A Dangerous White Man

June 11, 2017

… and welcomed among the masses. Espousing regressive views about people of color doesnt deny you a television show. Often, in fact,espousing these viewsearnsyou one. It is their passivity amid this controversy which poses clear danger and also betrays the phenomenon of White Liberalism, a unique sort of performance art which has come into focus with the help of incisive social media scrutiny and the historic success of Jordan Peeles film Get Out. Whiteness, in its very existence, is …

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Frank Lloyd Wright: What his 5 best buildings tell us about his life and work

June 8, 2017

… Mahony, Wright’s first assistant, and interior designer George Mann Niedecken for Frederick C. Robie, a 28-year old Chicago businessman. With its steel frame and brick skin, the construction of the house was considered highly advanced. Named a US National Historic Landmark in 1963, it has been under threat of demolition twice: in 1941 and again in 1957, both times by the Chicago Theological Seminary, its owner since 1926. “It all goes to show,” said Wright, “the danger …

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Mountain Climber Makes History With Rope-Free, Death-Defying Ascent At Yosemite

June 5, 2017

… hours and 56 minutes, he shared a photo of his climb via Facebook and said he was so stoked to realize a life dream today. A free-solo climb on smooth granite face nearly a mile-and-a-half high means theres no margin for error. A misplaced foot could spell death, which Honnold is well aware of. With free-soloing, obviously I know that Im in danger, but feeling fearful while Im up there is not helping me in any way, Honnold told the magazine. Its only hindering my performance, so I just set …

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General election 2017: New warning over social care plans – BBC News

… set up. Some councils in England had not signed any agreements to let people defer their payments, while in other areas more than 100 agreements had been signed. Sir Steve said: “It is clear that there is already a lottery as to whether people facing significant care costs can exercise their legal right to defer their payments under the existing system. “The government will need to investigate very quickly why the present system is not working properly, otherwise there is a danger of …

May 22, 2017
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Trump Finds It Harder To Recruit Talent As His Scandals Pile Up

… been barred from serving in this administration because they opposed candidate Trump, said Richard Haass, president of the nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations and author of a new book, A World in Disarray. The danger now for the country is that many of these same people will opt to stay out because they oppose President Trump. The onslaught of unflattering revelations has even some Republican lawmakers calling for changes. Tennessee Republican and chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations …

May 17, 2017
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