Senate intel digs for more Michael Flynn documents

June 21, 2017

(CNN)The leaders of the Senate Russia investigation are probing for more information from former national security adviser Michael Flynn, a process that is ongoing as he provides additional documents in response to their subpoenas. Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the investigation, said they planned to discuss more what they were looking for in the second batch of documents they are seeking from Flynn. …

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News Daily: Van hits crowd near mosque – BBC News

June 20, 2017

… London’s Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan has said people in Kensington, west London. are “sick to death of platitudes from politicians” following the Grenfell Tower fire. He complained of “years of neglect” by the council and a “poor response” by the government to what he called a “preventable accident”. Meanwhile, ministers say households who lost their homes will receive 5,500 each. The BBC understands about 70 people may have died in last …

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Catastrophe Looms If NGOs Are Forced To Halt Rescue Missions In Mediterranean, Report Warns

June 18, 2017

… Humanitarian action is not the cause of this crisis but is a response to it, MSF told HuffPost in a statement. Frontex spokeswoman Izabella Cooper stressed in an email that the agency had never accused aid organizations of colluding with people smugglers. Frontex-deployed vessels have helped save tens of thousands of lives, she added. The agency said that its analyses had shown that In the past two years, the smugglers in Libya have changed their and have become more ruthless, Cooper told …

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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 …

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NBC Has A Right To Book Alex Jones, But Does It Have A Good Enough Reason?

June 14, 2017

… Trumps fondness for Infowars as justification for booking Jones on her Sunday evening newsmagazine in response to criticism that has included complaints from families of Sandy Hook victims and calls on social media to boycott the network. Networks have aired interviews with mass murderers like Charles Manson and brutal dictators like Syrias Bashar Assad. So its tough to argue that the appearance of Jones on broadcast television should be taboo. Apromotional clipreleased Sunday from the …

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Sanders allies emboldened by Labour’s gains in UK election

June 10, 2017

… “Labour’s surge shows that progressive populism is a powerful political response to a global economy dominated by bankers and billionaires,” Cohen wrote in an email. “Bernie 2016 and Our Revolution have proven that this model is just as important here as it is in the UK.” After a bruising primary campaign that exposed rifts among Democrats that deepened in the aftermath of Hillary Clinton’s defeat last November, many of Sanders supporters have also taken the …

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EPA Inspector General Probing Whether Agency Staffer Colluded With Monsanto

June 7, 2017

The inspector general for the Environmental Protection Agency is initiating a probe into possible collusion between a former high-ranking EPA official and Monsanto, the maker of the herbicide glyphosate, the IG sent to a lawmaker last Friday that HuffPost has obtained. The inspector generals move comes in response to Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) for an investigation into whether the EPA staffer colluded with the agricultural giant to bias research on glyphosate, a key component of the product …

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General election 2017: Security dominates campaigning – BBC News

June 6, 2017

… Secretary Karen Bradley told the BBC that the fight against online radicalisation meant getting “access to information as required” from tech firms. Pressed on whether this meant penetrating encrypted messaging services, she said the tech industry had done the “right thing” in the past in terms of removing indecent images from their platforms and now ministers wanted the “same response” over extremist material. “We know it can be done and the internet …

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Will Arnett is so overcome with email he’s working with a startup to solve the problem

June 5, 2017

… He’s working with the email management company Timyo, whose app and Chrome browser extension aim to make email less time-consuming. The product is designed to bring “clarity, productivity and peace” to email by allowing you to indicate to your recipient if you need them to just read, reply or do something else in response to the message and by when. It’s supposed to take the guesswork out of emailing and make it so everything doesn’t seem urgent. Arnett says he …

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UFC fighter delivers knockout win just before proposing to his sweetheart in the octagon

May 30, 2017

… Sunday. Welcome my princess Ava. Amazingly proud of mom Moa and her strength during the delivery. Happiest man alive pic.twitter.com/uGD9yQ1ukU Alexander Gustafsson (@AlexTheMauler) May 12, 2017 Her response couldn’t be heard over the cheers, but she put on the ring and gave Gustafsson a teary-eyed kiss as the two embraced in front of the massive crowd of fans. What makes the proposal even more perfect is the fact that Gustafsson was fighting in his home country of Sweden (in the …

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EXCLUSIVE! Model Who Claims Drake Got Her Pregnant Shows Off Baby Bump, Sonogram, & Unbelievably Drake-Centric Due Date!

We wonder if Drake and his reps will have a better response this time… Sophie Brussaux, the model/artist who claimed Drizzy asked her to get an abortion after getting her pregnant has shared her very first public baby bump photo (above) exclusively with PerezHilton.com! Video: Drake Gets Us Soaking Wet With Explosive Performance At The Billboard Music Awards! In addition, you can also see her sonograms (below)! Of course, you can’t really see the resemblance to the Hotline Bling …

May 25, 2017
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Lenovo’s Profit Tops Estimates as PC Market Levels Off

… confidence in Lenovo’s capability to achieve a break-even in the second half of fiscal year 2018,” Mark Po, a China Galaxy International analyst, wrote in a memo ahead of the earnings release. Lenovo however warned that the supply of PC components will remain tight for the industry as a whole, potentially weighing on margins. In response, it plans to focus on faster-growing markets while continuing to build branding in smartphones, an area in which it continues to lag …

May 25, 2017
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Sturgeon: ‘Be vigilant but not alarmed’ – BBC News

… said: “While raising the UK terror threat level to ‘critical’ has been judged a necessary response to the despicable attack in Manchester, we must not allow terrorism to triumph. “I urge the people of Scotland to be vigilant but not alarmed and, as far as possible, to go about their business as usual. “Police Scotland have already visibly increased their presence in locations such as transport hubs and city centres as a precaution. “Security arrangements for …

May 25, 2017
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Elon Musk’s Twitter feed is the one you need to pay attention to

… messages don’t generate the same level of emotional response, but matter much more to our future. It would surely pain President Trump to read this, but @elonmusk is actually Twitter’s most important handle. SEE ALSO: Groom credits Tesla Model X for saving his life the night before his own wedding Elon Musk is undeniably one of the most remarkable public figures of the modern age. He’s a billionaire eccentric, a renowned genius, a multi-hyphenate executive juggling multiple …

May 20, 2017
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