Analyst Warns GOP: House Majority Is In Danger In 2018

June 23, 2017

… districts leanings by an average of 8 points. If Democrats were to overperform by that much nationwide next year, it could swing 80 seats. But these results fit a pattern that should still worry GOP incumbents everywhere, regardless of Trumps national approval rating and the outcome of the healthcare debate in Congress, he said. Not everyone agrees with that assessment. This is a district that Donald Trump won by 1.5 percent. A metro area, urban district that frankly should be trending …

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Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 18, 2017

… registered as a benefit corporation, or B corp, meaning the company has committed to adhering to rigid environmental and charitable standards, submitting detailed annual progress reports, and giving 1 percent of its pre-tax profits to green causes each year. Patagonia donated $800,000 We have to fight like hell to keep every inch of public land. Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario We have such a close connection to the area, Hilary Dessouky, Patagonias general counsel, told HuffPost by phone this …

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Catastrophe Looms If NGOs Are Forced To Halt Rescue Missions In Mediterranean, Report Warns

June 18, 2017

… the Mediterranean Sea near Libya Thursday. The large number of boats intercepted on Thursday was no rare occurrence. In the past few months, a staggering number of migrants and refugees attempted the 70-miles crossing from Libya to Italy. More than migrants and refugees have arrived in Italy since January 2017, up 18 percent on the same period last year. At least people have died trying to reach Europe this year. Many more are believed to have perished while making their way across Sub Saharan …

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Foreign Carmakers Invoke Reagan To Sway Trump On Trade

June 17, 2017

… groups history. To accompany the ad, the trade group erected a website, , which features more of the data demonstrating the importance of foreign automakers in the United States economy. Foreign carmakers now produce of the cars made in the United States up from 1 percent in 1979, according to the AGAs analysis of its members data available on the new site. As a result, those German, Swedish, Japanese and South Korean companies with U.S. production plants directly employ 130,000 workers, the …

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Here’s What We Know About The U.S. Open Airship Crash

June 16, 2017

… depressurize, The Guardian reported. Walsh told Milwaukee news station WTMJ-TV that Thompson was an experienced and careful pilot who was wearing a fireproof flight suit at the time of the crash. The crash left Thompson with burns on 40 percent of his body. Thursdays crash involved a hot air balloon known as a thermal airship, according to Jon Radowski, owner of hot air balloon manufacturer Apex Balloons.Unlike a traditional blimp, which is inflated with helium, a thermal airship uses …

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How A Carpetbagging Confederacy Fan Nearly Became Virginia’s Republican Nominee For Governor

June 16, 2017

Defying polls that showed Gillespie ahead by as much as 20 percentage points, Stewart held Gillespie to a margin of victory of a mere 1.2 percentage points. The share of the Republican primary electorate from the predominantly moderate and affluent suburbs of Northern Virginia declined from 34 percent in the 2016 presidential primary to 30 percent in Tuesdays statewide contest, according to an analysis of official data by Geoffrey Skelley, an expert at the University of Virginia Center for …

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Filippo Minelli uses smoke to spotlight political and social issues

June 9, 2017

… — what kind of existence might we be able to imagine for ourselves? “I’m very happy when what I do manages to have people thinking. I don’t really care about having someone agree with me,” says Minelli. “Art should be that thing that bugs you, makes you feel not a hundred percent comfortable, and makes you wonder outside of the mental schemes of the moment.” More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsBuilderall Internet Marketing Platform – …

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Second Lady Pence Pushes Bee Conservation, An Effort One Critic Labels ‘Hypocritical’

June 8, 2017

… departments, which play a role in monitoring and maintaining pollinator populations, are facing cuts of 20and 12 percent, respectively. rusty patched bumble beebecameland on the endangered species list. But the protection came only after a delay by the Trump administration. designation was frozenuntil March 21 as part of a sweeping executive order by Trump that imposed a 60-day waiting period on new regulations.The Natural Resources Defense Council responded by a species currently facing an …

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London attacks: At least 6 dead, more than 40 injured after van ramming, stabbings

June 5, 2017

… they believe all the attackers were killed, the investigation continued. “We believe three people were involved, but we still have got some more inquiries to do to be 100 percent confident in that,” he said. As dawn broke over the capital, a large area on the south bank of the River Thames remained cordoned off. Police told people to avoid the area, leaving tourists and revelers struggling to get home. Only hours before, bursts of gunfire echoed through the streets likely from armed …

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Albert Pujols hits his 600th career home run

June 4, 2017

… this year. “This guy is probably the toughest ballplayer I’ve ever seen,” Scioscia said. “To be able to go out there at maybe 50 percent and still be productive, what he means to the team in the dugout, in the clubhouse, you can see why he’s been a winner his whole career.” Pujols made nine All-Star teams for St. Louis and won three MVP awards, two NL home run titles and the 2003 batting crown. More importantly to Pujols, the Cardinals won the World Series in …

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9 Times Donald Trump Twisted Facts In His Speech Quitting Paris Accord

June 2, 2017

… Trump got wrong: reportcurrent proposalsrealistic plans Kevin SteinbergerAmanda Levinwrote 2. Exiting the agreement protects the United States from future intrusions on the United States sovereignty and massive future legal liability. Believe me, we have massive legal liability if we stay in. The Paris Agreement is legally nonbinding, meaning the United States cant be punished for failing to meet the 26 percent to 28 percent commitment made in 2015. Despite arguments from the White House to …

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43 Percent Of Kids Killed In Car Crashes Aren’t Properly Restrained

June 1, 2017

A report published in the The Journal of Pediatricspresented the factors that may increase the likelihood of a child dying in a car accident in the U.S. based on four years of data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Overall, nearly 16 percent of those children were killed in these fatal accidents. Forty-three percent of the children who died were unrestrained or improperly restrained, and 13 percent were inappropriately seated in the front seat of the car. zenstock via …

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