Here Your Weekly Horoscopes For January 8-14

January 16, 2018

… in one of your money houses. Just because you have cash doesn’t mean you should spend it. Keep hoarding money like the President hoards burgers at dinner time and you’ll have a rainy day fund the next time Mercury in retrograde rolls around. Cancer The fab five planets in Capricorn are directly opposite your sign as a Cancer. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. Venus is still pulling you to work on relationships and grow closer to friends and lovers, but Mars will make you …

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Ivanka Trump, husband agreed she’d be the one to run for president, book says

January 16, 2018

Washington (CNN)Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, made a deal when they came to Washington to serve in the White House that the first daughter would become the first female President if the opportunity arose, according to a forthcoming book obtained by The Guardian. “Between themselves, the two had made an earnest deal: If sometime in the future the opportunity arose, she’d be the one to run for President,” says a New York magazine story adapted from Wolff’s …

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Trump supporters react to his derogatory remark, in their own words

January 15, 2018

(CNN)Reports that Donald Trump referred to certain nations as “shithole countries” during a Thursday meeting in the Oval Office have inflamed his critics and drawn condemnation from the international community. CNN spoke to several of them to see whether they still support the President after his comments. Here’s what they had to say. Sen. Durbin: Trump said those hateful things …

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US To Become World’s Leading Producer Of Oil In 2018, Says New Report

January 15, 2018

… machine,” said Nadia Martin Wiggen, Rystad’s vice President of markets, reports CNN Money. A move towards shale oil and fracking (the hugely controversial process involved in the production of shale oil) has meant that US reliance on foreign oil has dropped substantially. Basically, oil imports are down while oil exports are up.  Another point to consider is the role of the Trump administration, which has been notoriously pro-oil and anti-EPA. The US has been …

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Donald Trump Might Ruin The Royal Wedding For Everyone

January 15, 2018

… Trump had already screwed himself out of an invite for basically ignoring England in his first year as President. He was supposed to have a full state visit this fall, but that got pushed to 2018 before getting downgraded to a “working trip,” where he won’t even meet the Queen. Okay, a “working trip” sounds like the equivalent of spending a six-hour layover in Madrid and later telling people you “spent time in Spain.” Like, you were physically there, but …

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GM Will Launch Robocars Without Steering Wheels Next Year

January 14, 2018

… GM’s President. “You can safely assume that the fourth generation won’t be the last.” While Waymo, Uber, and others in this space are building webs of partnerships to deploy their autonomous tech, GM is going for vertical integration. It spent a reported $600 million on Cruise Automation, and put the San Francisco–based startup in charge of its effort to develop fully autonomous vehicles. It bought its own lidar manufacturer: Strobe, a Pasadena-based outfit GM …

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Trump Slams Protections For Immigrants From ‘Shithole’ Countries

January 13, 2018

“Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” the President said, sources told The Washington Post. Trump reportedly followed up suggesting the U.S. should welcome more immigrants from countries like Norway.  Trump’s remarks sparked immediate outrage from progressive organizations and Democratic lawmakers, including Reps. Barbara Lee (Calif.), Bonnie Watson Coleman (N.J.), Jim McGovern (Mass.) and Karen Bass (Calif.).  On Friday, the …

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Sessions’ DOJ Charged A White Supremacist With Terrorism. They Just Didn’t Tell Anyone.

January 12, 2018

… when they tell the attorney general that a suspect is a U.S. citizen. Some DOJ officials think that indicates Sessions’ “innate suspicion about people from certain ethnic and religious backgrounds,” the Post reported.  NICHOLAS KAMM via Getty Images President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. In a jail phone call shortly after his arrest, Wilson seemed surprised that the media account of the incident that his mother recounted didn’t have …

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The internet’s cracking up over this very telling pic of Doug Jones’ son.

January 12, 2018

… catch people’s attention. The image captured Jones’ son Carson appearing to give some some serious side-eye to Vice President Mike Pence during his father’s swearing-in ceremony. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images. Carson is openly gay. Pence openly hates gay people. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images. And that look truly is worth a thousand words. No one confirmed Carson was staring maliciously at Pence, of course. In all likelihood, Carson’s expression was …

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Trump: I’m a ‘very stable genius’

January 11, 2018

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump slammed reports questioning his mental stability in a series of tweets Saturday morning, writing he’s a “very stable genius” after the publication of an expos about his first year as President put the White House into damage-control mode. “Actually, throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart,” the President continued. “Crooked Hillary Clinton also played these …

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The GOP Tax Bill Would Hit Women Hard, & Heres What You Need To Know

January 11, 2018

… Dec. 19, the House of Representatives passed the reconciled tax reform bill. And while the House will have to go back and vote on Dec. 20 due to a “procedural snag,” it’s still on its way to the Senate. After a frantic weekend of negotiations with on-the-fence Republicans, the Senate, in all likelihood, will also pass the bill. According to , Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell expects to pass the bill and have it to President Donald Trump’s desk as early as …

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This week in black women: Shonda Rhimes delivers, Tiffany Haddish slays, and more.

January 10, 2018

… with her while she was sworn in. Yes, ma’am!   “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” Yesterday, because of your all’s support, I was sworn in as a Cincinnati City Councilwoman and President Pro Tempore of Council. Because of you, we’re bringing a folding chair to City Hall. Thank you! pic.twitter.com/o0IrgYO6jR — Councilwoman Tamaya Dennard (@tamayaforcincy) January 3, 2018 3. The city council of …

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Oprah And Stedman Hint She’s Open To Presidential Run

January 9, 2018

Social media lit up with calls for the media mogul to run for President following her moving speech, which she gave after becoming the first black woman to win the Cecil B. DeMille Award. When the Los Angeles Times asked if she’d think about a 2020 bid, Winfrey slyly responded, “OK.” When asked if she had plans to run, Winfrey replied that, “I don’t ― I don’t.”  George Pimentel via Getty Images Oprah Winfrey poses with …

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Sessions Ending Obama-Era Policy That Ushered In Legal Weed

January 9, 2018

… the first action he’s taken that deviates significantly from the Obama administration. Many in the industry said the news is unsurprising but disappointing. “While dismantling the industry will prove impossible, the move by Sessions will sow more seeds of uncertainty in an industry that already has its fair share of risks and unknowns,” said Chris Walsh, vice President of Marijuana Business Daily. “Businesses could be in for a bumpy ride amid this uncertainty, …

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Some Trump Supporters Think Mueller’s Grand Jury Has Too Many Black People

January 9, 2018

… who most likely hate President Trump” and said it was “way past time for the unconstitutional witch hunt to be shut down.” But the complaints about the racial makeup of the jury seize upon widespread misunderstanding of the role of a federal grand jury and represent an attack on a fundamental component of the federal criminal justice system that you wouldn’t typically expect to hear from supporters of a President who ran a “law and order” …

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Tehran Police Say Women Will No Longer Be Arrested For Violating ‘Islamic’ Dress Code

January 8, 2018

… government ruling passed in the wake of the 1979 Iranian Revolution that required women to wear headscarves in public. Iranian millennials have been especially defiant of the policy through social media protests and street marches. The decision marks another step toward social progress under Iran’s relatively moderate President Hassan Rouhani, though some Iranians question just how large of a step it is. “They should understand that in this day and age, how women dress is …

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Trump Says Bannon Lost His Mind After Leaving White House

January 8, 2018

President Donald Trump denounced his former top strategist, Steve Bannon, on Wednesday in a dramatic break from the man considered an architect of Trump’s populist campaign. “When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind,” Trump said in a statement issued after the publication of excerpts of a new book in which Bannon criticizes the President and his family. “Now that he is on his own, Steve is learning that winning isn’t as easy as I make it …

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The Ten Worst Things Scott Pruitts EPA Has Already Done

January 7, 2018

… appliance certification program has been slated for reduction. 3. The Clean Power Plan Power plants account for approximately 35 percent of U.S. carbon emissions. Without tackling power plants, you cant address climate change. And without unified federal action, you cant address power plants. The Clean Power Plan was born on Aug. 3, 2015, when it was finalized by President Obamas EPA, and it died on March 28, 2017, when President Trump called for a review. To no ones surprise, in October, the …

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21 Memes That’ll Definitely Make You Feel Better About Being Single In 2017

January 6, 2018

… for a reason — (@pariskealohi) # Naps for President. 13. When You Realized You Loved The Most @dinahjane97 Single af😩 https://t.co/2Ub8QaOuDc — (@shilpa_bhabhor) # Why get a bae when you’ve got yourself? 14. When You Just Cringed At The Realness Of This This is a brand new realisation for me. I LOVE IT! Where did they even go before…? #single #SingleAF #singlelife — (@30nsingleaf) # This is so real, it hurts. 15. When You Got Your Relational …

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‘Breakthrough’ deal in Brexit talks

January 6, 2018

… £39bn, Downing Street sources say. The European Commission President said it was a “breakthrough” and he was confident EU leaders will approve it. Brexit deal as it happened Full text of the EU-UK statement Kuenssberg: Theresa May buys breathing space So, did ‘soft Brexit’ just win? Brexitcast – EU deal special Reality Check: What next for talks? They are due to meet next Thursday for a European Council summit and need to give their backing to the deal if …

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