India facing another summer of deadly heat

April 25, 2017

… have introduced early warning systems, public awareness campaigns and increased training for medical professionals, according to Dileep Mavalankar, an expert at the India Institute of Public Health (IIPH). But he warned that the apparently lower figures for heat deaths in 2016 were likely a result of “gross under-reporting.” “There’s no systematic way of reporting a heatstroke death,” Mavalankar said. Anup Srivastava, a consultant with the Indian National …

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Reminder To Progressives: Abortion Is An Economic Issue

April 24, 2017

But Mellos progressive credentials are questionable at best.As a state senator, he co-sponsored a bill requiring that abortion providers tell women they can have an ultrasound first, and mandating that providers who use ultrasound display the image in a way women can see if they choose. He said it represented a positive first step to reducing the number of abortions in Nebraska. Unintended pregnancies place an enormous financial burden on women. Women in this country already face a …

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WH officials: Busy week, but no health care vote or shutdown

April 24, 2017

… “There’s no interest in a shutdown,” an official says, adding they will “do what it takes” to avoid one. A flurry of executive orders are coming this week. There will be at least four, and possibly as many as six, as the West Wing tries to show action, officials told CNN. Orders are expected on veterans’ issues, energy, agriculture and trade. This is the top way the administration “hopes to show action” this week given the absence of legislation, …

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Homeless girls bond in Girl Scout Troop 6000

April 24, 2017

… scouts ages 5-14. “We have Brownies all the way to Cadettes,” said Burgess. Cost isn’t stopping girls from participating. The Girl Scouts of Greater New York is covering the cost for the girls, including the membership fee; a starter kit of patches, pins, workbooks and vests; and monthly dues. Donations are also being accepted. “They are our future engineers, fashion designers, athletes, doctors, activists and community leaders. With Troop 6000, these girls now …

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‘Digital wellness lady’ wants students to unplug or at least look up

April 23, 2017

Put down the phone.Image: bob al-greene/mashalbe Step into the Center for Digital Wellness and you’ll likely hear people chatting and that’s about it. Because that’s what the Wi-Fi disabled room at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, is for re-connecting and interacting with your fellow humans no screens, gizmos, or gadgets in the way. You might find the center’s founder, Sylvia Frejd, a minister and counselor by training, in the conversation corner with the …

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Women in science share a message: Don’t give up

April 23, 2017

Washington (CNN)From across the fields of science they came, marching to show that women in science have a lot to say. Biologists and ecologists, medical researchers and EMTs, doctors and nurses, biomedical engineers and neuroscientists came with stories of why they fell in love with science. They ranged from little girls to seasoned science veterans, all carrying a message of what they’d like to tell other women. …

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5 ways inclusive marketing can benefit your business feat. Nigel Barker

April 22, 2017

… the other side of the coin, not all brands utilize inclusive marketing correctly. There have been a handful of brands over the past several months who have tried to take a stab at inclusive marketing, but to their dismay, their message was not received by the masses in the way they had hoped (looking at you, Pepsi). However, when executed correctly, inclusive marketing has the potential to make serious impacts for any business of any size. Nigel Barker, internationally renowned photographer whos …

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25 ways to save $250 a month that everyone is messing up

April 22, 2017

Image: Faberr Ink/shutterstock When it comes to saving money, not every way is the right way. A lot of it depends on your lifestyle and the goals that youve established. At the same time, there are plenty of mistakes we typically make when it comes to saving like the 25 ways listed below. 1. Not monitoring your budget When it comes to saving some cash each month, nothing beats a budget. Heres the problem. You base your budget on your fixed expenses like rent, insurance, and utilities. But, …

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Not Everyone Is High On This Police Department’s 4/20 Tweet

April 21, 2017

The weed is illegal in Minnesota, which is why some people arent high on this 4/20 tweet from the police department in the town of Wyoming. Yes, the tweet was meant to be funny, and many people took it that way. It has been retweeted more than 126,000 times, and liked more than 228,000 times. Others mocked the cops for engaging in stoner stereotypes. Police spokesman Paul Hoppe told HuffPost the tweet wasnt meant to entrap people, but A few hours after the first tweet, the police …

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This couple met through a dating app for marijuana users

April 20, 2017

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These 3 People Show Why Anti-Trump Tide Runs Against The GOP In Georgia’s Special Election

April 18, 2017

… Donald Trump, only beat Clinton in the district by less than 2 percentage points. Rosenberg spent election night in tears, and her 16-year-old daughter cried on the way to school the next day, dreading the prospect of facing a pro-Trump teacher whod been relentlessly stumping for his man. Rosenberg called the school counselor to make sure her daughter would be okay. When Trump tapped Price and a special election was called for his vacant congressional seat, Rosenberg jumped into the game. I …

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Make it a crime to show killing on Facebook

April 18, 2017

(CNN)A manhunt continues for Steve Stephens, who is suspected of shooting dead 74-year-old Robert Godwin on Sunday near Cleveland, and then posting a video of the killing to Facebook. People are calling it a sad statement about social media. No question: it is. Given that live broadcast via social media is here to stay, with Facebook as just the beginning, there’s really no easy way to prevent the next fame-hungry criminal from simulcasting a senseless act of violence. Replay …

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20 cherry blossom items to indulge in if you’re ready for spring

April 18, 2017

… where they are planted with pink magicalness. Tokyo, Japan Image: Aflo/REX/Shutterstock You may not know where the closest cherry tree is, but have no fear. You can bring the blossoms to the comfort of your home with this handy list of 20 great cherry blossom things to get you in touch early to the spring that’s on its way. 1. Fairy lights Image: MariskaPatterns/etsy Twinkle, twinkle little blossom. Set the mood for spring and romance simultaneously with cherry blossom fairy …

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Prince Harry sought counselling after hiding Diana death grief – BBC News

April 17, 2017

… but my work as well.” He added: “I have probably been very close to a complete breakdown on numerous occasions when all sorts of grief and all sorts of lies and misconceptions and everything are coming to you from every angle.” ‘Head in the sand’ The Princess of Wales died in a car crash in Paris in August 1997. Prince Harry said: “My way of dealing with it was sticking my head in the sand, refusing to ever think about my mum, because why would that …

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Ted Lieu, Congressman and Twitter King, is beating Trump at his own dumb game

April 17, 2017

… have to call their office. Now people tweet at me,” Lieu said. “I can engage in multiple different conversations with people on Twitter it’s actually a more intimate way of contacting someone.” He’s got the fourth highest Twitter following in the House of Representatives, just under California social media powerhouses including Adam Schiff, Maxine Waters and Nancy Pelosi. His next question is what to do with it all. Lieu is trying to focus people’s attention …

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UK funding increased to fight neglected tropical diseases – BBC News

April 16, 2017

… poverty with no way out. Yet they are treatable. “These diseases have been named ‘neglected’ for a reason, but I’m not prepared for them to be neglected any longer.” Related Topics Priti Patel More From this publisher : HERE Recommended Products$100K Social Workshop $100K Social Workshop – 20 HQ videos, each one hour long, teaching prople from scratch making $100k a year with FB traffic.Profit Renegade Pro In just 3 simple steps, Profit Renegade will deliver …

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It pays to get bumped now that Delta offers almost $10,000

April 15, 2017

It looks like Delta has seen what happened with United Airlines‘ overbooked passenger fiasco and is making some serious changes to its compensation policies serious as in way more cash monies to entice volunteers to give up their seats on oversold flights. SEE ALSO: Unsettling video captures United passenger being forcibly removed from overbooked flight The Associated Press reported Friday that an internal memo from Delta shows gate agents can now offer up to $2,000 in compensation, …

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Never say never again: When celebrities eat their words – BBC News

April 14, 2017

In 2015, John Cleese said there was “no way” he’d ever work at the BBC again. Now he has changed his mind after announcing he will make a new BBC sitcom that will reunite him with his Clockwise co-star Alison Steadman. Cleese isn’t the first celebrity to go back on his very public word. From Charlie Simpson’s Busted to Bond star Sean Connery, it’s wise to never say never again. Image copyright Handout Image caption Gervais returned to the Globes not once, …

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Scott Pruitt Heads To Coal Mine To Pitch New EPA Agenda

April 14, 2017

SYCAMORE, Pennsylvania The head of the Environmental Protection Agency chose a Pennsylvania coal mine with a history of violating environmental laws as his venue for unveiling a new plan to refocus his agency in a way that he says will both protect offered roughly 75 miners at the Harvey Mine this hopeful message: The regulatory assault on coal is over. Pruitt, aclimate change denier and longtime ally of the fossil fuel industry, claimed that coal, oil and gas companies are both …

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Trump: Flip, flop or flexibility?

April 14, 2017

Washington (CNN)One of Donald Trump’s many memorable lines on the campaign trail was about ISIS. “I would bomb the s**t out of ’em. I would just bomb those suckers,” he said. Given that, launching the so-called “mother of all bombs” against an ISIS target makes a lot of sense. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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Shanay Walker abuse death: School and care workers criticised – BBC News

April 13, 2017

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United Airlines just lost a lot of value

April 13, 2017

… hasn’t seen much change at all. The chart below shows United’s market capitalization over the last five days. Market cap is a generally accepted way to value companies based on stock price. The entire Internet: SCREW United! I’ll never fly them again. Wall Street: BUY! BUY! BUY! pic.twitter.com/QFDWk4L4Cr Nick Bilton (@nickbilton) April 10, 2017 Continental is still worth around $21.8 billion dollars, so the company isn’t exactly in dire straits. There’s …

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United finally issued an actual apology

April 12, 2017

… the customer forcibly removed and to all the customers aboard,” he said in a new statement on Tuesday afternoon. “No one should ever be mistreated this way.” Here is the apology in full: United CEO response to United Express Flight 3411. pic.twitter.com/rF5gNIvVd0 United (@united) April 10, 2017 Perhaps Munoz finally decided that a stronger apology was in order. Or perhaps you are someone who believes the world is a soulless place guided only by the scent of freshly …

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Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey to return to Sierra Leone – BBC News

April 12, 2017

… Ms Cafferkey, 41, who lives in Glasgow, said the trip would give her “closure in a positive way”. She first went to Sierra Leone as part of a team of British volunteers at the Kerry Town Ebola treatment centre. Image copyright PA Image caption Pauline Cafferkey has survived having Ebola twice, and also contracted meningitis Now working as a health visitor support nurse in South Lanarkshire, she is returning to Sierra Leone – where Ebola has since been eradicated – …

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