Nebraska Democrat fired for saying he was ‘glad’ Rep. Scalise was shot

June 25, 2017

Washington (CNN)A member of the Nebraska Democratic Party was fired Thursday morning after an audio recording of him surfaced on YouTube saying he was “glad” House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot at a congressional baseball game practice and wished the Louisiana Republican was dead. “This motherf***er, like, his whole job is like to get people [to] convince Republicans to f***ing kick people off f***ing health care,” Montag can be heard saying in the recording in …

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Wales teacher recruitment levels ‘bordering on crisis’ – BBC News

June 25, 2017

The government said, compared to overall graduate entry figures, teacher training recruitment remained strong and it was working closely with partners to identify and address issues. “We want teaching in Wales to be a first choice profession so we attract the very best,” the spokesman said, adding new rules announced in spring are a key part of the drive. Mr Hathway said pressures in the job were putting people off – with figures obtained by the NUT showing nearly 50,000 …

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Grand Jury’s ‘Myth’ Report On A California Jail Snitch Scandal Draws Criticism

June 24, 2017

… week that the report confirms the steadfast position of the district attorneys office and that the grand jury debunked the media witch hunt for agency corruption. Mike Blake / Reuters Would an illegally operated informant program have job descriptions and calendaring of events? Grand jury thinks it must. That narrative does not stand up to factual validation, the report reads. The grand jury says it found no evidence of a strategic plan or schedule for jail snitches, no formal training, …

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San Francisco’s Transit Agency Promises No Immigration Raids

June 24, 2017

The transit agencys board passed a resolutionthat prohibits the use of its funds or resources to enforce federal immigration law. The measure, called the Safe Transit Policy, bans employees from seeking riders immigration status, limits the cooperation of employees with federal authorities in conducting immigration checks and arrests, and prevents BART from asking job applicants about their immigration status. The BART resolution was floated in March by board member Lateefah Simon, who …

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Uber’s HR chief Liane Hornsey should be the next to go

June 23, 2017

… surprise me, was when I did the listening sessions, this didnt come up as an issue. It wasnt one of our big themes. Other things came up that are in that area, that our values are masculine and a little aggressive, but the harassment issue, I just didnt find that at all. That’s good PR. For HR, not so much. Uber’s gender discrimination and harassment scandal has now claimed the job of Travis Kalanick, the cofounder and CEO, whose resignation caps off a brutal stretch in which Uber …

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LeBron James celebrates Father’s Day with loving slam dunks on his son

June 20, 2017

… to be your Father! Love you!” It’s a sweet moment in time in which James does a great job of making Father’s Day about his children, even as he licks his wounds from a brutal championship loss last week. If you’re not a LeBron fan, this video will make that bit of sports haterism just a little harder to justify. WATCH: With a ton of cardboard boxes, you could make your very own Optimus Prime costume More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsInstaConsultant …

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Everything we know so far about Beyonc and Jay Z’s twins

June 19, 2017

Bey & Jay 1.0Image: francis specker/CBS via Getty Images After Beyonc and Jay Z did such a great job of being themselves, they kindly welcomed miniature versions into the world. The superstar couple’s twins are reportedly a boy and a girl. What a perfect Father’s Day gift for Jay Z, who is the only dad in the entire world today. SEE ALSO: Jay Z calls out bail bond industry in Father’s Day column According to TMZ, the twins were born a few days ago but remain in the …

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There’s a good reason governments aren’t startups

June 18, 2017

… at all’ about job-killing AI “When an entrepreneur has too much success, he gets stigmatized and, in general, he gets taxed. This is over!” Macron told a crowd of techies in Paris, according to Reuters. “We will drive through these [sic] transformation without delay.” That transformation involves cutting corporate taxes, peeling back France’s stringent labor laws, and deregulating small businesses. “To put it in one word: Entrepreneur is the new …

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‘She’s A Human Being’: Reality Winner’s Parents Assert Her Innocence

June 9, 2017

… ended up leaving the Air Force and taking a job as an intelligence contractor in Augusta. While her stepfather that she was a lonely in the new environment, he stressed to HuffPost that the community in the small town was friendly and tight knit. Exercise provided her with a rhythm. Winner, passionate about CrossFit, also worked as a yoga instructor.She believes yoga is the way to a peaceful world, her mother said. Whatever she does, she does it 100 percent. She wants to help that culture, …

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Latimer Grange home ‘humiliated’ blind-deaf dementia patient – BBC News

June 9, 2017

… fed properly by carers at the home in Burton Latimer. She recorded all her concerns in a diary, in which she wrote: “Dad saturated in urine, sitting in chair, wet to his knees and up his back. “Anthony Lampitt drew a chalk ring around my Dad and made him sit back down. He was utterly humiliated.” One former care worker, who did want to be named, told the BBC it had been her job to return Mr McKinlay to the chair. ‘I felt like crying’ A chalk circle had been drawn …

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Senate Republicans Are Closer Than Ever To Repealing Obamacare

June 7, 2017

… in place, but that could be problematic for conservative members. Rand Paul, for one, has citedany failure to fully wipe out Obamacare as a reason to vote no on a replacement bill. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told reporters on Tuesday that he thought Paul was irretrievably gone on health care, although Pauls office later quipped that Graham had not yet applied for the open press assistant job in Pauls office. Other potential swing votes include Sens. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), whose …

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Apple gave us new Photos, Maps, and Siri: Check out what you missed at WWDC

June 6, 2017

… answer to the Amazon Echo, only it’s designed with an emphasis on music. That means HomePod is bigger since it needs to house a four-inch woofer in addition to seven tweeters. Siri is of course built-in so users can interact via voice and it has the new job of “musicologist,” responding to natural-language commands about music (“Play something mellow,” et al.). HomePod will also do common tasks like alarms, timers, conversions, and some web-search queries, and it …

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Funny Cats Compilation 2017 – Best Funny Cat Videos Ever — Funny Vines

June 6, 2017

… videos, cats attacking people, cats and dogs full movie, cats and carp, a cats 9 lives, a cat's life, a cat's purpose, a cat's meow, a cat's guide to winter, a cat's tale, a cats day, a cat's life minecraft, a cat's job, a cat's eye, cats brain freeze, cats broadway, cats broadway musical, cats being scared, cats being funny, cats being scared by cucumbers, cats brain freeze compilation, cats breeding, cats being cute, b.a.d. cats, b.a.d. cats tv show, …

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General Election 2017: The EU citizens in the UK who can’t vote – BBC News

June 4, 2017

… all. Maybe there should be a separate vote for British people at the general election and another for the EU citizens who live here. I think it’s very important their opinions are heard – as well as those of British people who live in EU countries, what about their opinions? ‘I haven’t come here to steal someone else’s job’ Italian Maria Iacuzio, 45, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey I have been with my British boyfriend for 12 years. He suffers from a …

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Funny Cats and Kittens Meowing Compilation 2017

June 4, 2017

… videos, cats attacking people, cats and dogs full movie, cats and carp, a cats 9 lives, a cat's life, a cat's purpose, a cat's meow, a cat's guide to winter, a cat's tale, a cats day, a cat's life minecraft, a cat's job, a cat's eye, cats brain freeze, cats broadway, cats broadway musical, cats being scared, cats being funny, cats being scared by cucumbers, cats brain freeze compilation, cats breeding, cats being cute, b.a.d. cats, b.a.d. cats tv show, …

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Election 2017: Five key things about the Question Time special – BBC News

June 3, 2017

… Victoria Davey, over the 1% cap on annual public sector pay rises, asking how was it “fair” that her 2009 pay slip “reflected exactly” what she earned today. Mrs May said she recognised the job nurses did, but the Conservative Party “had had to take hard choices across the public sector”. Another woman with mental health issues was close to tears as she spoke about being asked about suicide attempts during a work capability assessment. Mrs May said she would …

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How ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has become the meme of the resistance

May 29, 2017

Image: Christopher Mineses / mashable  Earlier this week, 18 women dressed up in red cloaks and white bonnets, stood in pairs in the rotunda of the Texas state capitol, and began chanting, “Shame!” in unison. They didn’t stop shouting for eight minutes. They call themselves the Texas handmaids. You probably first saw them back in March, when images of their original protest in Austin went viral. That’s when they sat silently in the Texas senate gallery, watching as …

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