Physician Says Racist ‘White Doctor’ Rant Reflects Larger Issue In Canada

June 22, 2017

… student, as a resident and even as a practitioner. Its heartbreaking, she told the news station. You think that youre a Canadian,that this is your country, this is where you belong. And when someone accuses you that way or treats you that way, you feel like an alien. Alam also noted that she was taught to deal with hostile patients only in general and not specifically how to handle racist patients. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsB-Roll Club Silver 6m Bay Profits …

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Warmbier death raises pressure on White House

June 20, 2017

… what happened,” Panetta told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. Trump, who has said in the past he’d be “honored” to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has repeatedly said that if China doesn’t deal with Pyongyang, the US would be willing to go it alone. US reactions On Monday, the President expressed dismay at the news of Warmbier’s death, calling North Korea a “brutal regime” and telling tech CEOs gathered at the White House that a lot of bad …

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Carmakers call for transitional EU deal – BBC News

June 20, 2017

… fear is that, in two years’ time, we fall off a cliff edge – no deal, outside the single market and customs union and trading on inferior World Trade Organization terms. “This would undermine our competitiveness and our ability to attract the investment that is critical to future growth.” He called on the government to seek an interim arrangement, whereby the UK stayed in the single market and customs union until a new relationship was brokered. UK car manufacturing …

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News Daily: Van hits crowd near mosque – BBC News

June 20, 2017

Hello. Here’s your morning briefing: Brexit talks get under way Almost a year after the UK voted to leave the European Union, Brexit talks are finally starting. Brexit Secretary David Davis has promised a “deal like no other in history”, with subjects of early negotiations including the status of expats, the UK’s “divorce bill” and the Northern Ireland border. Things get started at about 11:00 BST. Grenfell Tower tragedy ‘preventable’ …

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Buying Whole Foods could be Amazon’s Waterloo

June 19, 2017

(CNN)When Jeff Bezos made his now-mythical car journey across the country to Seattle, he dreamed up the idea of an online store that could sell everything. The founder and chief executive of Amazon started with books, then moved into other products. The one sector of the retail market Amazon does not have a significant toe-hold in is the gigantic $800 billion a year grocery market. That is until now. With the deal to buy Whole Foods, the online retailer now has a small slice of the grocery …

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Philip Hammond attacks Tory general election campaign – BBC News

June 18, 2017

But a deal designed to “punish” the UK would be even worse, he said on BBC One’s Andrew Marr show. Campaign criticism Despite being one of the most senior members of Theresa May’s government, Mr Hammond did not play a leading role in the campaign before the general election, and it was reported he faced being replaced. “It’s true that my role [in the campaign] was not the one I would have liked it to be,” he said. He did not comment on his …

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Hammond flexes muscles over Brexit – BBC News

June 16, 2017

… date of March 2019. But the government will now act as final guarantor for those funds if the EIB demands extra assurances on the financial viability of the projects. The Treasury says it will use financing available from the British Business Bank to cover any shortfalls the UK faces. Although the guarantee is likely to be welcomed by business – which has often felt locked out of the Brexit process – much more important is the tone Mr Hammond will strike in his speech tonight. deal …

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Senate approves new Russia sanctions

June 15, 2017

(CNN)The Senate on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to enact new sanctions against Russia and make it difficult for President Donald Trump to lift them. The Russia sanctions amendment was added to an Iranian sanctions bill on the Senate floor after a deal was struck earlier this week between the Republican and Democratic heads of the Senate Foreign Relations and Banking Committees. …

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

June 14, 2017

… the youth vote Image copyright EPA Image caption Anti-hunting protesters marched on Downing Street It may simply have been a repetition of a longstanding Tory policy but Theresa May’s vow to hold a free vote on bringing back fox hunting is thought by some to have harmed her efforts to seal the deal with Labour voters flirting with the Conservatives. It came up a lot on the doorstep, according to some reports, helping to “re-toxify” the Conservative brand among voters in …

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Sanders Movement Plots Democratic Party Takeover At Weekend Gathering

June 13, 2017

They wanted to know Sanders advice for talking to kids about climate change, overcoming Republican gerrymandering in the South and how to deal with losing elections, something a questioner comically noted Sanders knew a thing or two about from his early years in politics. Thank you very much, Kendrick, Sander deadpanned, eliciting laughs from the audience. Kendrick makes a good point: Dont get locked into a moment, because things change and sometimes they change very, very rapidly. The …

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Election 2017: What you want to know about the result – BBC News

June 11, 2017

… out by the Act. How will a hung Parliament affect Brexit? The single reason Mrs May said she called the election was to strengthen her position in negotiating a good Brexit deal. It is inevitable now that with a reduced majority she will have to compromise her aims in order to get support from the other parties. In particular the DUP – with whom Mrs May has said she will work – could be very influential here. Time is of the essence though, as negotiations with the remaining European …

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Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos and more tech CEOs are set to attend a White House summit with Jared Kushner

June 11, 2017

Ready for part 2.Image: Evan Vucci/AP/REX/Shutterstock Leaders from the largest technology companies are set to visit the White House later this month for an inaugural meeting of President Donald Trumps group formed to modernize government services, according to three people familiar with the plans. They will arrive weeks after many tech chiefs publicly split with Trump on his decision to exit the Paris climate deal. The American Technology Council meeting will include a gathering of top …

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Election results 2017: May to finalise cabinet amid DUP talks – BBC News

June 10, 2017

… had a “strong relationship” and that she intended to form a government which could “provide certainty and lead Britain forward at this critical time for our country”. DUP leader Arlene Foster confirmed she had spoken to Mrs May and that they would speak further to “explore how it may be possible to bring stability to this nation at this time of great challenge”. Mrs May’s decision to seek a deal with the DUP has prompted concerns from some Tories. …

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General election 2017: Security dominates campaigning – BBC News

June 6, 2017

London attack: Latest updates PM’s condemnation of tech firms criticised How terror attack will influence campaign Downing Street sources said the prime minister would deliver a speech pledging the “leadership” needed to keep the country secure from terrorism, strike a Brexit deal, and manage the economy. On Sunday she called for new measures to tackle extremism – including online – saying in a speech outside No 10 that “enough is enough”. Culture …

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General Election 2017: The EU citizens in the UK who can’t vote – BBC News

June 4, 2017

… are forced on Estonia. So I think the UK should try to negotiate a better deal – for example, follow a similar path to Norway, staying a member of the single market. I think most British people are tolerant and are OK with immigrants who offer some sort of value to the system. Talent is always valued and with British people it’s always easy to make friends. What annoys people is immigrants who are disrespectful towards their country’s culture, laws and customs. I think if you …

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

June 3, 2017

… change. ExxonMobil chief Darren Woods Mr Woods argues that staying in the accord will mean the US keeps a seat at the negotiating table to ensure a level playing field for all energy sources, and can argue for the most cost-effective greenhouse gas reduction options and support for innovation Liveris, whose company gave $1 million to Trumps inauguration, was the driving force behind a letter from 30 major company executives backing the deal, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. The frequent …

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9 Times Donald Trump Twisted Facts In His Speech Quitting Paris Accord

June 2, 2017

President Donald Trump announced plans to withdraw from the Paris climate accord on Thursday with a White House speech that made the historic agreement sound like a trade deal, which it isnt. But that was just one of the thorns in his Rose Garden statement. The nonbinding pact to reduce planet-warming emissions, approved by every country but Syria and Nicaragua, commits its signatories to slashing greenhouse gas outputs and coming back to the negotiating table every five years to seek more …

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

May 31, 2017

… offered a recipe book deal and life went stratospheric. Political beliefs: I’ve been a member of the Labour Party on and off for the past few years, about six or seven years, eight maybe. I’ve also been a member of the Green Party at that time. I’m also a member of the Women’s Equality Party and the National Health Action party. How was your date?: I think it went well. It was nice to meet Georgia and talk to her and try to understand her point of view a bit more. First …

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Try Not To Laugh At This Womans Super Relatable Amazon Order Fail

May 31, 2017

She designs wigs and decided she wanted to dedicate a space in her apartment to her hobby, which is turning into a budding business. The chair Blaque ordered. She added the $5 chair to her cart, thinking she scored a great deal and placed the order. Even still, I thought it was kind of small to hold a chair, she said. But theres one small white box left and Im trying to figure out what it is I ordered I think we are all guilty of forgetting what we buy online, she told …

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Taking a break? The 1.7bn career gap – BBC News

… couldn’t get back into a high-level corporate role. And you could see the reality of that [on the ground] – it was very hard to get back in.” ‘Career break penalty’ She points out that the “career break penalty” means it’s not just the economy that is getting a raw deal. Image copyright Tania Ash Image caption Tania Ash found it hard to rejoin the IT industry after taking time out to spend with daughter Marie “I have a business …

May 29, 2017
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USA 1967: When American soccer’s Summer of Love ended in tears – BBC News

Their positive reaction to the football – a sport most viewers actually knew little about – prompted a group of US businessmen to get together to draw up plans to establish a professional football, or soccer, league in the country. Image copyright Keystone/Getty Images Image caption The Beatles led the so-called British Invasion of the US in the 1960s Back then Mr Rothenberg was a lawyer for sports entrepreneur Jack Kent Cooke, owner of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball …

May 27, 2017
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Report: Russian Billionaire Linked To Manafort Seeks Immunity To Testify

Lawmakers have so far turned down the demands of aluminum billionaire Oleg Deripaska, lest an immunity deal compromise criminal investigations into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to influence the election,according to the Times. Manafort is said to be a key figure in the FBIs investigation. Manafort was forced out as campaign chairmanshortly after the Republican National Convention last year, when AP revealed he had helped a Ukrainian political party linked to Russia secretly …

May 27, 2017
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REPORT: Trump To Set Up ‘War Room’ To Repel Russia Probe Attacks

… the new team is taking a page out of former President Bill Clintons playbook. When Clinton faced impeachment in the late 1990s, he assembled a crisis-management operation that dealt with fallout from his affair with Monica Lewinsky while allowing the rest of the White House to deal with day-to-day policy matters. Christopher Ruddy, chief executive of Newsmax Media and a Trump friend, said he expects the president will travel more when he returns from overseas and encouraged the White House to …

May 27, 2017
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If you’re reading this, you should probably update your LinkedIn profile

… credibility as a leader, even without extensive full time work experience. However, if youve been working for over a decade, it might be wise to leave off that award Panhell gave you back in college. Including internships, volunteer experience, or TA work as a recent grad is also a great idea. Also, if youre trying to build up your client base, reach out to recent customers whove had positive experiences for a short quote. Having reviews isnt a deal breaker, as your experience should speak for …

May 27, 2017
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Target backs mattress startup Casper in a bid to catch up with online rivals

Image: Alex Wong/Getty Images Target is betting big on mattresses in the mail. The big box chain is investing $75 million in bedding delivery startup Casper as it looks to bolster its e-commerce offerings in the face of the tanking brick-and-mortar market, Recode reported Thursday. A source familiar with the deal confirmed that amount. SEE ALSO: The mobile online shopping revolution is definitely comingbut nobody’s sure when Casper has sought to upend a $14 billion industry with foam …

May 26, 2017
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Joss Whedon Replaces Zack Snyder On ‘Justice League’ After Family Tragedy

During an interview on the Warner Bros. lot where a rough cut of the film was screened, Snyder revealed that his 20-year-old daughter, Autumn Snyder, died by suicide in March. He is taking time off to take care of his family and deal with her death, while Avengers director Joss Whedon will help bring the film across the finish line. In my mind, I thought it was a cathartic thing to go back to work, to just bury myself and see if that was the way through it, Snyder told The Hollywood Reporter …

May 24, 2017
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