Whaling’s ‘uncomfortable’ scientific legacy – BBC News

June 26, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRichard Sabin: “We actively use this data for marine conservation purposes now” It’s a curious thing to see a group of early whale foetuses up close – to see beings so small that have the potential to become so big. But what really strikes you, especially in those initial developmental stages, is how familiar the forms look. How like an early human foetus, they appear. “This is something you see time …

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‘I kept my daughter’s body at home for three weeks’ – BBC News

June 24, 2017

Gilli’s other children – including Niamh’s twin, Zach – were at school or college. But through the blur of upset and sorrow, Gilli knew one thing clearly: she wanted to donate Niamh’s eyes, the only part of the little girl unaffected by disease. Organ donation is very important to Gilli’s family – as a baby, one of Niamh’s brothers had a heart transplant after contracting a serious chest infection. She needed to act fast. By 5pm she was in …

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Teens are still having sex, most use contraception

June 22, 2017

… not statistically significant. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. But Cushman also thinks there may be room to expand the scope of questions on the annual surveys. “Very often, when we look at reports like this, we get focused on the clinical details around pregnancy prevention and STD prevention. And those are certainly important topics,” she said. “But when we work with actual teens, what they often remind us of …

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Journalists Lash Out As Georgia Campaigns Bar Media Right And Left

June 20, 2017

The conservative Washington Free Beacon said its reporter was escorted out ofa campaign event Monday night before Democrat Jon Ossoffwas scheduled to speak on the eve of the election. And a reporter from liberal ThinkProgress said she was barred from events by Republican Karen Handel. Journalists ripped the actions on Twitter. The controversy erupted just hours before the polls were to open Tuesday to decide who will represent Georgias 6th Congressional District. The winner will …

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Advertisers Are Actually Teaming Up To Fight Sexism. For Real.

June 20, 2017

… Facebook, Google and Twitter have also signed on, as well as major ad agencies WPP and IPG. Every day, hundreds of millions of people around the world are exposed to the communications our industry creates, said Martin Sorrell, chief executive of WPP. That influence can either be used to reinforce negative stereotypes or to set new standards of empowerment and equality. The new initiative is the brainchild of Unilever, which committed itself to ridding its own advertising of sexist stereotypes …

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Trump defiant as pressure grows

June 19, 2017

Washington (CNN)America is edging ever closer to a new long, national nightmare, given President Donald Trump’s explosive response to signs that special counsel Robert Mueller is approaching the epicenter of White House power. Trump appears willing to test the bounds of convention and his own powers against a legal and political establishment that he believes is conspiring against him. The higher the pressure, the more defiant the President becomes. The tweet sparked …

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

June 18, 2017

… Africa to the Libyan coast. heated Twitter exchange with little choice but to attempt the crossing, whether rescue missions were operating or not. launched into ties between the humanitarian groups and Libyan smugglers. Three months later, Carmelo Zuccaro said in court he had found no evidence proving the hypothesis. While far more measured in his analysis, Humanitarian organizations carrying out search and rescue at sea are saving tens of thousands of people from drowning every year. …

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‘Blood of Steve Scalise is on your hands!’ Protesters disrupt ‘Julius Caesar’

June 18, 2017

… run cold seeing Americans cheering a depiction of their president being stabbed 100 times with 100 blades.” He said it turned his stomach.  “This Manhattan Central Park crowd was on their feet cheering – they were cheering as an actor dressed as the president was stabbed to death,” he told me.  Not all conservatives are cheering the disruption. “This is total, complete horse crap,” conservative columnist Ben Shapiro wrote on Twitter. “She …

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Gabrielle Giffords’ Call For Sympathy And Understanding Is Met With… Hate

June 16, 2017

On Wednesday, she reacted to the news of ashooting at a congressional baseball practicewith deep sympathy for those affected. She also expressed appreciation for the Capitol Police, whose quick response undoubtedly stopped a tragic situation from becoming worse: While the vast majority of respondents from all sides of the political spectrum welcomed the compassionate tweet: Instead, a subset of angry internet trolls latched onto Giffords as a target, attacking her on Twitter and accusing …

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Dennis Rodman hopes to do ‘something pretty positive’ in North Korea

June 13, 2017

… Globetrotters and a crew from VICE News. RELATED: Dennis Rodman Fast Facts “I come in peace. I love the people of North Korea!” Rodman said on Twitter as he arrived. The group traveled for a basketball exhibition that pitted the Americans against North Koreans. Though the game ended in a 110-110 tie, all eyes were on the jarring sight of the rebellious 6-foot-7 ball player sitting next to the the short, clean-cut dictator in a Mao suit. Rodman told Kim he has a “friend for …

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Donald Trump hasn’t tweeted in a very long time

June 10, 2017

(CNN)Donald Trump is a big fan of Twitter. He sees it as a direct pipeline to supporters, an end run on the so-called “fake news” media. Which makes any extended period of time without a tweet from the President worth nothing. And we are in the midst of such a drought right now. This last 37 hours is not at all like those past Trump Twitter deserts. The last day and a half has seen not only the release of former FBI Director James Comey’s written testimony Wednesday …

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Question Trump’s FBI nominee — but give him a fair hearing

June 8, 2017

… until 2027. Join us on Twitter and Facebook At this time in our country, thank goodness there is a desire to fight. Not just in Washington, but around the country.And when it comes to fighting back against healthcare “reform” that will result in millions of people with pre-existing conditions losing their coverage, or efforts to roll back environmental regulations that protect our air and drinking water and provide opportunities to empower and encourage the growth in clean …

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Donald Trump May Find Time To Live-Tweet James Comey’s Testimony

June 7, 2017

… driving the process. Its going to be a very busy day, as all of his days are, Spicer said during the daily White House press briefing. Trump will give a speech at a conservative conference in Washington on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. during Comeys hearing. But it would be unsurprising for him to tune in to Comeys testimony before or after the speech with unfiltered commentary on Twitter. Just on Tuesday morning, Trump re-tweeted two clips from “Fox and Friends.” Spicer on …

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London attacks: British police officer seriously injured responding to incident

June 5, 2017

… London Bridge and got out and stabbed several more. Police said the assailants were shot and killed. At least 48 others were taken to five hospitals, the London Ambulance Service said. The Associated Press contributed to this report. Ryan Gaydos is a news editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @RyanGaydos. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsKambo-Xpress KamboXpress Brings You Cash-Generating Viral Traffic From Instagram With The Push Of A Button!Fan Marketer Agency …

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Pence tells ‘Hannity’ he’s ‘cautiously optimistic’ about ObamaCare repeal

June 3, 2017

… the U.S. economy by turning back unnecessary regulation and continue to take steps to rebuild the military in a cost-effective way. Pence said he told the Naval Academy last week that Trump will have their back and be the best friend our armed forces have ever had. Edmund DeMarche is a news editor for FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @EDeMarche. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsCredi Response Lifetime Credi Response sends an automated response to anyone who comments on …

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Mr. Met Loses It, Flips Off Fans

June 1, 2017

Twitter user Tony T said he was reaching over for a high five when the iconic mascot responded not with five fingers… but one: Mr. Met doesnt have five fingers. He has four, so technically he cannot flip the middle one. But given the panache with which he delivered the gesture,he was certainly not inviting fans to step right up and greet the Mets. The gesture went viral online and landed the mascot on the back page of the New York Daily News: New York Daily News …

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Meet the women and girls who rocked Comic Con – BBC News

May 30, 2017

“I love the movie and the character. She’s passionate and kind so I was inspired to be like her. “I love the atmosphere here – it’s really good for young women because it’s non-judgmental. Sophie: “I’m playing Maleficent, the Angelina Jolie version. I love cosplay because it gives you the chance to play someone else for a day. It’s escapism, pure fantasy. “You can be covered or wear the smallest of clothes, it’s a very …

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Twitter Had Lots Of Theories About Those Flashing Red Lights On The White House

May 30, 2017

A local Fox station, which had its camera feed pointed at the White House, said the flashes could be seen around 8:30 p.m. EDT from windows on the executive mansions second-floor. The lights seemed to be strobing inside the building, the news station wrote on its Facebook page. Were working to find out what those were. No explanation was immediately available from the White House, so naturally Twitter users started offering up some thoughts: Apparently, Johnsons speculation was …

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Report: Trump Tells ‘Confidants’ U.S. Will leave Paris Climate Deal

On Saturday, Trump said in a Twitter post he would make a decision on whether to support theParis climate deal next week. A source who has been in contact with people involved in the decision told Reuters a couple of meetings were planned with chief executives of energy companies and big corporations and others about the climate agreement ahead of Trumps expected announcement later in the week. It was unclear whether those meetings would still take place. The summit of G7 wealthy nations …

May 29, 2017
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White House Facebook Page Snubs Gay Prime Minister’s Husband, Fixes It After Backlash

The photo, posted to an album titled President Trumps Trip Abroad, featured the spouses of NATO leaders gathering before dinnerat the Royal Castle of Laeken in Brussels. Twitter users were quick to point out the missing name and accused the White House of doing it on purpose.Scott Bixby of The Daily Beast called the caption homophobic. Thousands of photos were taken over the course of a very big, very busy international trip, deputy press secretary Stephanie Grisham told Johnson in an …

May 28, 2017
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‘Dancing With The Stars’ Crowns Its Newest Champion

… people to enjoy watching me on the dance floor, Jennings told People, reflecting on his journey throughout the season.I hope people get up on their couch and dance when theyre watching at home. I just wanted to bring fun to the dance floor. Of course, Twitter was quick to weigh in on the outcome with many celebrating Jennings win, while others lamented Kordeis loss after a season of consistently high scores and expert dancing. Dancing with the Stars will return for Season 25 this …

May 24, 2017
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Report: Sheriff Clarke Plagiarized Parts Of Thesis On Homeland Security

… Commission, the Government Accounting Office, as well as sections from a textbook, a Washington Post article and George W. Bushs book Decision Points. In this particular case, we would be unable to determine any violation until the full investigation is complete, the spokesman said in a statement to the network. Clarke has dismissed the story on Twitter saying that CNNs MO method of operation is to accuse plagiarism. Im next. He also called reporter Andrew Kaczynski a sleaze bag. Clarke …

May 21, 2017
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