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The Freedom Caucus gets in the way of the Republican health care bill, much to our president's dismay
From: Salon.com | By: Bill Moyers, BillMoyers.com | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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For his Christmas party in Milan, fashion designer Philipp Plein took his 400 employees to the circus. He donned a red nose and performed magic tricks with Zippo the Clown while staff dined among lions and scantily clad tamers. To see Plein dressed in...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Today President Donald Trump signed an executive order rolling back scores of Obama-era regulations aimed at mitigating anthropogenic climate disruption. The executive order constitutes an assault on the environment that will annihilate Obama's environment...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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It’s even worse than you thought.
From: Grist | By: Rebecca Leber | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This will be the Korean smartphone giant's biggest test since the recall of Note 7 last year.
From: Khaleej Times | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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What it does, what comes next
From: The Atlantic | By: Robinson Meyer | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Scott Pruitt, before his confirmation as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, in Washington, January 18, 2017. As the Attorney General of Oklahoma, Pruitt sought to kill the Clean Power Plan. (Photo: Gabriella Demczuk / The New York Times) An...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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For almost two years, Mayor Bill de Blasio has been arguing that Albany should allow New York City to levy a new tax on home sales above $2 million. It hasn’t worked out.
From: New York Times | By: J. DAVID GOODMAN and WILLIAM NEUMAN | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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From emerging social media channels to the rise of artificial intelligence, the exciting cyclone of change often drops us marketers into unfamiliar territory—and we have to find our way home. Thankfully, the marketing industry is flush with talented...
From: Online Marketing Blog | By: Caitlin Burgess | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Fox News host—like White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer—landed himself in hot water Tuesday for responding to how a woman of color looked, and not to what she said.
From: The Atlantic | By: Alex Wagner | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Does he wash the cars too? Kushner apparently does everything in the Trump administration — when he's not skiing
From: Salon.com | By: Heather Digby Parton | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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President Donald Trump declared the end of a "war on coal" Tuesday, as he moved to curb rules that underpin American emissions targets and a major global climate accord. The post Trump signs order to roll back Obama climate measures appeared first on...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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California last week resolved to push full speed ahead with its greenhouse-gas emissions standards and zero-emission-vehicle (ZEV) program for 2022 through 2025. Some see this as strong pushback against the leadership of the federal EPA, which is signaling...
From: Car and Driver | By: Bengt Halvorson | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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As Women Writers Week continues at RogerEbert.com, the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) has just announced the winners of the 2017 Gracie Awards, honoring the achievements of female luminaries in new and traditional media platforms. This...
From: Roger Ebert | By: Chaz Ebert | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Immaculately dressed with his tie worn loosely around his neck, William Eggleston certainly doesn’t fit the image of a typical photographer. His speech is slow and considered and he is seldom seen without an ice cold drink in his hand. Yet despite...
From: Selectism | By: Charlie Haywood | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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At the kind of journalism conferences that I attend, Aron Pilhofer, who had key roles in the digital operations of The New York Times and The Guardian in recent years, has been asking a very good question: What if news organizations optimized every part...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Jay Rosen | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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In an exhibition game, Gary Sanchez batted second, Greg Bird hit right behind him, and Jacoby Ellsbury dropped to the fifth spot.
From: New York Times | By: BILLY WITZ | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Bestselling young adult "Everything, Everything" author Nicola Yoon explains why she writes YA books
From: Salon.com | By: Mary Elizabeth Williams | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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House GOP leaders and the White House are already negotiating with conservatives, despite Trump’s vows to move on
From: Salon.com | By: Sophia Tesfaye | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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To read more on the Twin Peaks revival, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands. You can buy all the covers now, or purchase the individual issues featuring the owl, donuts, and pie. Don’t forget to subscribe for more exclusive...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jeff Jensen | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The president signed an executive order that will begin rolling back Obama-era rules curbing greenhouse-gas emissions.
From: The Atlantic | By: Elaine Godfrey | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Giraffe baby watch is officially underway and according to new photos released by the Harpursville, New York zoo, Animal Adventures Park, there’s growing reason to believe April the giraffe could have her baby within two days. If the baby isn’t born...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Charisse Van Horn | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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This year marks the third birthday of the Bentonville Film Festival, co-founded by Academy Award winner Geena Davis with a mission to champion women and diverse voices. The 2017 festival, which runs from May 2-7 in Bentonville, Arkansas, unveiled its...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Sara Vilkomerson | Monday, March 27, 2017
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“Eighteen days does not a final product make.”
From: Reason | By: Eric Boehm | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Next month, concert promoter The Bowery Presents opens its latest venue, Brooklyn Steel — and the concert hall announced Tuesday that revered New York dance-rockers LCD Soundsystem will play five consecutive concerts to kick off the space’s programming....
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Eric Renner Brown | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A suburban New York woman has been sentenced to 19 years in prison for killing her 14-month-old daughter, who was found lifeless in a playpen with her arms sticking up in the air and may have been refrigerated....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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They said they'd try to get along, but imminent battles over the Supreme Court and government funding will test that proposition.
From: Politico | By: Burgess Everett | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A U.S. airstrike in Mosul could have caused the largest civilian casualties since the start of the Iraq War.
From: Reason | By: Ed Krayewski | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York City.
From: New York Times | By: ROSALIE R. RADOMSKY | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Jill Filipovic is a modern wonder of opinion journalism. Never before have I seen a writer who is so devoid of rationale and reason. She is the writer’s equivalent of the artist, Jackson Pollock. She sprays words on a screen and whatever the result,...
From: Red State | By: Jay Caruso | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A judgment last week in Virginia provides a template for other courts—including the Supreme Court—to rule in the president’s favor.
From: The Atlantic | By: Matt Ford | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Donald trump's Russia problem still looms over all of us like those in-laws who overstayed their welcome on Thanksgiving. So how did we get here? Here is a good read from Mother Jones that might shed some light on that question. The Field Negro education...
From: The Field Negro | By: field negro | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A New York State Supreme Court judge on Tuesday upheld a rent freeze on certain one-year leases, rejecting a landlord group’s arguments that the Rent Guidelines Board didn’t have the authority to keep rents flat. The decision was a harsh blow to...
From: The Real Deal | By: Kathryn | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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President Donald Trump will issue his long-promised executive order rolling back federal government efforts to fight climate change Tuesday. The wide-ranging order, which will be accompanied by other environmental directives, targets Obama-era policies...
From: Mother Jones | By: Rebecca Leber | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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While many rejoiced over news of TheBlaze network firing polarizing hostess Tomi Lahren, the schadenfreude could be both short-lived and premature. There’s so much conflicting information on this topic right now that it’s still TBD how exactly Tomi...
From: The Sports Bank | By: paulmbanks | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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An artful alphabet book; a little girl imagines she has a dinosaur as a pet (don't we all?); and a Spanish-language book about a horse who is mistaken for a unicorn by the other farm animals
From: School Library Journal | By: SLJ | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Don’t expect to see any advertisements for the app maker Giga Entertainment on the Green Monster for Opening Day next Monday. The Red Sox have sued Giga for failing to live up to its advertising contract with the ball club. The Long Island, New York,...
From: Boston Business Journal | By: Greg Ryan | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Everything Raf Simons touches turns cool. The Belgian-born fashion designer is a household name among interior designers and sneakerheads alike (not to mention the slim overlap of that sartorial Venn diagram), having collaborated and worked with brands...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Monday, March 27, 2017
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I wrote about young Jared for Salon this morning:For a few days last week the scuttlebutt held that President Donald Trump’s most trusted adviser might be on the outs with the boss because he decided to take the...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Jules Wainstein‘s estranged husband accused her of hiding assets during a New York Court hearing – but that wasn’t his only allegation against The Real Housewives of New York… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Teresa Roca | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Can you guess what it is?Photo: garann/flickrOne of the best gotchas of financial clickbait journalism is the promise of achieving lofty goals at a young age. A young person buys a house or an apartment “on their own,” on a salary that sounds impossibly...
From: The Billfold | By: Megan Reynolds | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The second year of the Legacy wing features a batch of stars from a bygone era that you may not be familiar with. We're here to help.
From: With Leather | By: billhanstock | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says the statue, which faces down the 'Charging Bull,' will be allowed to stay until February 2018.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Wednesday: Tracing tattoo history, tap dancing through Midtown, and commemorating women’s suffrage.
From: New York Times | By: ALEXANDRA S. LEVINE | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Where’s the money? Jules Wainstein‘s estranged husband demanded the former Real Housewives of New York star starting paying up to chip away at the family’s overwhelming debt, RadarOnline.com can… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Teresa Roca | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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How Northwell and agency JWT New York focused on creating a brand act over a brand ad, and ended up with innovation that helps people. How Northwell and agency JWT New York focused on creating a brand act over a brand ad, and ended up with innovation...
From: Fast Company | By: Jeff Beer | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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We're only three quarters of the way through the US's violent century and there's more to come. (Photo: Senior Airman Tyler Woodward / US Air Force) This essay is adapted from "Measuring Violence," the first chapter of John Dower's new book, The Violent...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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