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 ProductsPayDrill Monthly Autopixar – The VIP …

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Friend or food? China’s ‘civil war’ over dogs

June 22, 2017

… urbanized and will become only more so, marginalizing rural values and ultimately I believe demand for dog meat will die out. However, managing this “civil war” in a way that doesn’t disrupt social stability is a daunting task for the Chinese government at this time of rapid social transformation. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsContent Rocket – Youtube subtitles to wordpress post – 10 sites license Get Unique, readable and user engaging content for free …

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Hanok homes: South Korean architects look to the past in their push to modernize

June 21, 2017

… [traditional] stylistic elements to modern buildings. Now, architects are more interested in a process of ‘critical reinterpretation’ — and applying that principle to a modern building.” Read: Saving China’s abandoned Tulou homes Leading Advocates Hanok design reflects the Asian way of living “very close to the floor,” says Pai. In Japan, this principle meant the widespread use of tatami — floor mats made from rice straw. But hanoks come with …

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Warmbier death raises pressure on White House

June 20, 2017

… Secretary of Defense under President Obama between 2011 and 2013, noted that “we have sanctions in place,” adding that “they could be enforced in a more vigorous way by ourselves as well as the Chinese.” Panetta said that in the wake of Warmbier’s death, the Trump administration’s options include demanding an explanation from China, diplomatic protests, and increased sanctions. “This is not acceptable and the Chinese government needs to find out …

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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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Hospital designs that are changing the way you’re cared for

June 19, 2017

… again the same way.’” A balancing act? Design firms must also balance the technical needs of doctors and staff with the comfort of patients. This is where innovative solutions come into play. At the Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla, California, the design director of CannonDesign’s Yazdani Studio, Mehrdad Yazdani, created sculptural walls behind patients’ beds to house medical equipment that is usually left out in the open. “You see [headwalls] in most hospitals. But …

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Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 18, 2017

… state under consideration, said on Monday. If the administration moves forward with that plan, if he puts this plan before Congress, I will fight him every step of the way. Patagonia said it would also consider its legal options if Congress acts, but would likely have a tougher time with that. At the very least, the company said its already considering putting its efforts behind pro-environment candidates in the 2018 election. Marcario said she had no interest in directly funding individual …

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

June 18, 2017

… the Mediterranean Sea near Libya Thursday. The large number of boats intercepted on Thursday was no rare occurrence. In the past few months, a staggering number of migrants and refugees attempted the 70-miles crossing from Libya to Italy. More than migrants and refugees have arrived in Italy since January 2017, up 18 percent on the same period last year. At least people have died trying to reach Europe this year. Many more are believed to have perished while making their way across Sub Saharan …

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Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey meets disease survivors – BBC News

June 16, 2017

… caption The Kerry Town centre has been demolished to make way for a hospital Image caption Pauline ran despite having a weak leg and sore joints as a result of her Ebola Image caption Isetu looks after her granddaughter Mariama and her seven siblings Related Topics Sierra Leone More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsVNP Cash Hive Membership Trial Offer Bulk Like The Hulk PLR – Upsell Brand New, High Converting Biz in a Box You Can Sell As Your Own And Keep …

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Here’s What We Know About The U.S. Open Airship Crash

June 16, 2017

… follows airships when they are flying. It is unclear how many crew members were assisting AirSigns craft on ground, but a member of that team reportedly pulled the pilot from the wreckage, according to Wired. Pilots who have commercial licenses start training to be blimp pilots by working with ground crews and eventually work their way up to being airship pilots. Some companies require blimp pilots to complete a substantial amount of flight time before they are allowed to operate their …

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After the game, can the good feelings last?

June 16, 2017

… concerned about their own safety are now talking about the need to conduct political debate in a more civil way. Many connected the shooting rampage to the fearsome tone of current political rhetoric, since the shooter, James Hodgkinson, from Illinois, left anti-Trump screeds on his social media page. “The poisonous atmosphere in Washington and the polarization in our country causes warped, twisted minds to do terrible things,” Maine Sen. Susan Collins told CNN on Thursday. …

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Lindsey Vonn wants “Battle of Sexes” ski race before Olympics

June 15, 2017

(CNN)Hurtling down the mountain at speeds of over 80 miles-per-hour, Lindsey Vonn has never let anything get in the way of achieving her goals. In the 1973 “Battle of the Sexes”, tennis star Billie Jean King easily beat Bobby Riggs in three straight sets. Ski stars thrill crowds in St. Moritz Top 5 moments of the 2016/17 Alpine Edge year …

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

June 14, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images This was Theresa May’s election – the Conservatives were some way off in the distance, if they were visible at all, at the start of the campaign. But was she the right kind of candidate to be placed front and centre like this? Katie Perrior, Mrs May’s former director of communications thinks not. Writing in the Times, she said: “If you run a presidential-style campaign with a woman who doesn’t like media interviews, then you have to …

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

June 14, 2017

… itd be rigged, he said. I knew she was lying to me. I knew she was deceiving. I knew it was a giant hit piece. Jones said the only way he could fail was to not do the interview. He said he warned NBC they were walking into his trap by sitting down with him. Jerome Corsi, a leading proponent of the racially fueled birther conspiracy theory aimed a former President Barack Obama, now Infowars Washington bureau chief, speculated that Kelly could have been assigned to interview Jones as part of a …

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Sanders Movement Plots Democratic Party Takeover At Weekend Gathering

June 13, 2017

… activists mobilized en masse to win delegate spots to the state convention, their preferred candidate for chair, Kimberly Ellis, lost by a handful of votes to establishment favorite Eric Bauman. (Ellis and her backers are calling for an independent audit of the votes, alleging there were irregularities in the way proxy votes were counted.) Dan Gordon, left, talks with with fellow California activists Marcia Martin, center, and Melissa Demyan after Bernie Sanders’ speech at the …

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

June 11, 2017

… turnout. However, the prime minister has said she will not resign and will find a way to form a minority government, indicating the Conservatives will seek the support of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). Under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011, general elections take place on the first Thursday in May every five years but there are some ways in which another election could be called. First, it could happen if two-thirds of MPs back a motion calling for an early election. It’s …

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Sanders allies emboldened by Labour’s gains in UK election

June 10, 2017

… opportunity over the past 24 hours to cast Corbyn’s strong showing as further proof that, as their saying goes, “Bernie would have won.” The phrase, a meme that serves as a love note to Sanders and mocks the argument that he was unelectable in 2016 (it is also frequently used to troll Clinton supporters), flooded social media as it became clear that Labour was on its way to serious gains. Moumita Ahmed, founder of “Millennials for Revolution,” told CNN in Chicago …

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Trump: Qatar must stop funding terrorism

June 10, 2017

… reconciliation and pointed to the human cost of the Saudi-led blockade, mentioning shortages of food, the way families had been separated and they way some children have been pulled out of school. “Unintended consequences” “We believe these are unintended consequences, especially during the holy month of Ramadan,” Tillerson said, referring to the most important holiday on the Muslim calendar. “They can be addressed immediately,” he said. The White House …

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One Dead, Nearly Two Dozen Injured After Bus Crash Near Atlanta

June 10, 2017

The bus was on its way to the Atlanta airport so the youth group could catch a Thursday night flight to Africa for a mission trip, said Detective P. Smith of the Fulton County Police Department. There were 38 people on board when the bus was involved in an accident with a vehicle carrying two people, Smith said. Police could not say whether the deceased was a child or an adult. Video from Atlanta television stations showed the bus upside-down on the side of a busy four-lane road in …

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The best maple syrup taffy in Montreal

June 9, 2017

… and veg during the off-season, before it transforms into a sugar shack come February. You can grab your taffy on the go on your way into the neighboring metro station. Sucerie de la Montagne 300, Chemin St-Georges, Rigaud, QC J0P 1P0 Tel: +1 450 451 0831 Terrasse Nelligan 106 Saint-Paul West, 5th floor, Old Montral, QC H2Y 1Z3 Tel. +1 514 788 4021 Kiosque Mont-Royal 482 Mont Royal E, Montreal, QC H2J 1W1 Tel. +1 514 281 7537 More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsLiveSuitePro …

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

June 8, 2017

… way of keeping the sheer horizontal sprawl of the American city in check. The 528-floor tower, with its twin helipads and 56 atomic-powered elevators, however, remained a dream, although it proved that Wright had become ever more radical with age, and that he was, as he had been since he first promoted his Prairie Houses, still a highly talented publicist. Wright has been described, time and again, as narcissistic and egotistical. He was, though, an exceptionally talented architect, and never …

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Playboy Playmates Recreate Their Iconic Covers And Look As Fierce As Ever

June 8, 2017

… Turlington to Naomi Campbell posed nude,” Tenison said. “I see it as art. Not everybody sees it that way, but that’s how I see it.” In a clip on Twitter, the 25-year-old admitted that the thought came to him while he was chatting with his mom, 1989s Playmate of the Year Kimberly Conrad Hefner. The younger Hefner announced the move to return to the mags roots on Twitter earlier this year, saying, Ill be the first to admit that the way in which the magazine portrayed …

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Companies get ready for day of protest to save net neutrality

June 7, 2017

… (FCC) has proposed rules that would gut net neutrality regulations put in place in 2015, which assured that internet service providers would provide equal access to all sites. Fight for the Future, Free Press Action Fund, and Demand Progress are organizing companies to make sure those rules stick around. “The FCC wants to destroy net neutrality and give big cable companies control over what we see and do online,” the protest website states. “If they get their way, theyll allow …

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

June 6, 2017

… opportunity for public and private sectors to define a new way of working together in order to drive further economic growth. “Business investment is imperative to the long-term health and growth of the Scottish economy but is currently subdued. “Government can help de-risk investment by supporting the development of skills and infrastructure that businesses need so that companies can feel confident they can maximise their investment.” Labour market ‘improving’ …

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Reality Check: What is the Prevent strategy? – BBC News

June 5, 2017

… them and are then vilified”. The Muslim Council of Britain says Prevent is too intrusive and references are over-zealous. It gives an example of two college students stopped by a lecturer who noticed they had made way for two female students and lowered their gaze. The Council says they were reported to the senior team for “concerning behaviour”. Another problem is it is very difficult to measure the full extent of the strategy’s successes and failures. It is impossible …

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Taking his own path: The world’s leading maze designer – BBC News

June 5, 2017

And there seems to be no job too small, or too outlandish, as his work ranges from tiny finger mazes that you can trace with a single digit, to an entire side of the 210m (689ft) tall Al Rostamani Maze Tower that was completed in Dubai in 2011. But how do you ever become a maze designer? For Mr Fisher it was a lucky turn in the maze we all walk through in life. Image copyright Adrian Fischer Image caption He designs everything from finger mazes to giant cornfield mazes Over the past …

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