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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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The Unethical Appeal may be used to lie, rile, and show contempt for the very reaction it seeks. It longs to drink “Liberal tears.” Recent, though hardly unfamiliar, the Unethical Appeal is the primary rhetorical style of the new administration....
From: The Millions | By: M.C. Mah | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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In Europe, a reproductive rights issue yields an unlikely partnership.
From: The Atlantic | By: Anna Momigliano | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The former chancellor’s new job as editor of The London Evening Standard is not good for either politics or journalism.
From: New York Times | By: ALAN RUSBRIDGER | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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My Dad (75, moderately computer literate) has an iPhone, iPad and a Mac. Tonight I tried to change his Apple ID password for him, but couldn't because 2-factor authentication is switched on; he says not by him. Has his account been hacked, and if so,...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: meronym | 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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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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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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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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This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The fingerprint of human-caused climate change has been found on heat waves, droughts and floods across the world, according to scientists....
From: Mother Jones | By: Damian Carrington | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Research on the benefits of varied tasks.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Rellie Derfler-Rozin | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The mayors of Paris, London and Seoul are creating a system to grade vehicles based on their emissions in real-life conditions, after growing uncertainty about automakers' efforts to skirt rules intended to limit pollutants....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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British police officers will be linking hands with members of a Muslim youth group on a London bridge to mark last week's attack outside Parliament that killed four people....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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British Prime Minister Theresa May is officially triggering Article 50, the process of extricating the U.K. from the European Union.
From: NPR | By: Frank Langfitt | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The European Union has blocked the planned merger of Germany's Deutsche Boerse and the London Stock Exchange.
From: Fox News | Wednesday, March 29, 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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It’s biggest cliché on Earth…‘I want to move to New York someday,’ but you owe it to yourself to make it happen.
From: IrishCentral | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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by Leonard Hyman and Bill Tilles for Oilprice.com International news services now report that Japan’s Toshiba Corporation (9502.T) is preparing to make a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in the US for its Westinghouse Electric subsidiary. For most of our...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 8 a.m.
From: Fox News | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Britain is set to formally file for divorce from the European Union, ending a 44-year relationship following the decision made by U.K. voters in a referendum nine months ago....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Andrew Freeman has joined H.I.G. Middle Market, the middle market affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, as a managing director. Freeman is a former partner at Paine & Partners.
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Slaven Bilic must find a way to negate the injury crisis that has hit West Ham United. A week at West Ham United is rarely dull. Whatever other criticisms can be leveled at the club, supporters can rarely complain that they are unable to get involved...
From: ESPN | By: Peter Thorne | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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John Alexander Skelton is a young designer who does things differently, staging his latest menswear show on a windswept Friday evening in March two months after London Fashion Week Men's. The York-born designer, whose Central Saint Martins MA graduate...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Ongoing nuclear projects could end up as liabilities for big utilities.
From: Business Insider | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival has unveiled the lineup for its 3rd annual celebration of women in cinema, and “3 Generations,” a transgender drama starring Elle Fanning, Naomi Watts, and Susan Sarandon, has been selected as the opening...
From: The Wrap | By: Jeremy Fuster | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The leader of a group that represents the world's major airlines just blasted the new laptop restrictions put in place by the United States and the United Kingdom....
From: CNN | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Brexit engineer was hired to help break California into two separate states
From: Salon.com | By: Salon Staff | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Theresa May will issue an appeal to the country to "come together" as she formally launches the process for the UK to leave the European Union.
From: Fox News | By: Jon Craig | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Prime Minister Theresa May says she will enter European Union exit talks representing everyone in Britain — including millions of EU nationals living in the U.K....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Scottish Parliament is expected to demand a second referendum on independence from the United Kingdom on Tuesday. Supporters want the vote to be in 2019 or 2020, just as Brexit negotiations are due to reach their final stage.
From: NPR | By: Frank Langfitt | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The wife of London attacker Khalid Masood has said she is "saddened and shocked" by his actions.
From: Fox News | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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With the release of iOS 10.3 on Monday, Apple has also extended Wi-Fi and VoLTE (voice-over-LTE) calling to more carriers worldwide, most notably enabling both options for the U.K. branch of O2....
From: Apple Insider | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A painting by Thomas Gainsborough at the National Gallery in London has gone back on display after being attacked with a sharp instrument.
From: New York Times | By: CHRISTOPHER D. SHEA | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Samantha Morton and Lesley Manville star in this new TV drama about prostitution in 1763 London.
From: New York Times | By: MIKE HALE | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Harry Styles is making his solo debut on Saturday Night Live this April, the NBC show announced Tuesday. The announcement comes on the heels of a video teaser that aired this past weekend in the U.K. that showed Styles opening a door as piano music...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Ariana Bacle | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Lawmakers gave First Minister Nicola Sturgeon the power to pursue a referendum on independence — Scotland's second in several years. The move sets up a showdown with the U.K. government.
From: NPR | By: Colin Dwyer | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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How some media outlets magnified the problems with a controversial new paper
From: The Atlantic | By: Ed Yong | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Get a load of the new Lara Croft. Warner Bros. and MGM have released the first official photos of Alicia Vikander in the Tomb Raider reboot, which promises to explore the swashbuckling archaeologist and adventurer’s origin story and early exploits....
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Oliver Gettell | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Card payment firm Square is expanding its reach into Europe, with the launch of the Square Reader in the U.K., offered as a way for small businesses to easily accept card payments using chip and PIN, contactless transactions, and mobile payments including...
From: Apple Insider | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Now in its third year, the Arkansas festival continues to champion diverse voices....
From: Indiewire | By: Kate Erbland | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Mary J. Blige’s next album is on its way. The Grammy-winning singer just announced Strength of a Woman arrives April 28 and also revealed the record’s cover art on her Instagram. This is Blige’s first album since 2014’s The London Sessions. She...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Ariana Bacle | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Anyone paying attention to the U.K.’s Red Nose Day/Comic Relief charity drive on Friday can likely tell you who was accounted for in Richard Curtis’ delightful short film Red Nose Day Actually. The 14-years-later check-in with the characters from...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Joe McGovern | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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On Wednesday, Britain’s exit from the EU becomes very real. That doesn’t mean it’s going to go according to plan.
From: The Atlantic | By: Linda Kinstler | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Superwoman's book How to Be a Bawse includes solid life lessons, plus the BTS scoop on the A-list "camp" she attended with Pharrell and Alicia Keys The post 8 Things We Learned About Lilly Singh from Her “Bawse” New Book appeared first on Flare....
From: Flare | By: Ishani Nath | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Not only does Derek Hough have a record-breaking run on Dancing with the Stars (and two Emmys for choreography, to boot) under his belt, but the Hairspray Live! alum is now setting his sights on a new project: directing himself in a music video. This...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jami Ganz | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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HBO is releasing a Big Little Lies soundtrack this Friday — the next best thing to receiving a personalized playlist from the drama’s resident pint-sized music lover Chloe herself. The tracklist includes series opener Michael Kiwanauka’s “Cold...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Ariana Bacle | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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On the day Sampha's debut album Process was released, Boiler Room threw a session with the soulful singer in London. The performance finds the crooner flexing his vocal chops while playing a baby grand piano. Listen to the ten-minute performance above....
From: Hypebeast | By: Hypebeast | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Uber's fleet of electric vehicles in London is set to rise in the coming weeks after the company announced an expansion of its partnership with Nissan. The two companies have committed to deliver an additional 100 Nissan LEAF EVs, trebling the number......
From: Engadget | By: Matt Brian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A front page with Theresa May, Britain’s prime minister, and Nicola Sturgeon, the first minister of Scotland, elicited immediate outrage.
From: New York Times | By: SEWELL CHAN | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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