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Everyone is freaking out over the Everlane X Nordstrom pop-up shop

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 13:30

Known for their ethically-made minimal clothing and their best-selling shoe called "The Day Heel" (which had a 28,000 person waitlist), the brand we all know and love has officially launched at Nordstrom today. Up until November 12th, you can find Everlane's most classic styles online and in selected stores. Everlane is all about the simple and timeless pieces that are actually worth the investment.

The 'Harvest Moon' is finally set to make an appearance in October

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 13:19

Stargazers are in for a treat next week as a special full moon will be visible in the night sky.

Iran's foreign minister urges Europe to defy US if Trump sinks nuclear deal

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 13:10

Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has called on Europe to defy US sanctions if the Trump administration torpedoes the international nuclear agreement with Tehran. Zarif warned that if Europe followed Washington’s lead, the deal would collapse and Iran would emerge with more advanced nuclear technology than before the agreement was reached in Vienna in 2015.

Melania Trump fires back at Mass. librarian who rejected her donated books

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:41

First lady Melania Trump slammed on Friday the Massachusetts elementary school librarian who rejected her donation of children's books.

Librarian Rejects Melania Trump's Gift Of Dr. Seuss Books

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:30

A Cambridge, Massachusetts, librarian is making headlines after declining a gift of Dr. Seuss books from first lady Melania Trump.

Trump economic adviser worth $266m thinks a car costs $1000

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:28

It appears that Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser Gary Cohn does not know how much the average family pays for a car or home improvement project. Mr Cohn appeared at the White House’s press briefing to tout how middle-class families would benefit under the Republicans’ latest tax proposal – hours after the President falsely claimed that “the wealthy are not getting a tax cut”. Based on the administration’s assumptions, Mr Cohn said, a typical family that has two children and earns $100,000 per year can expect annual tax savings of about $1,000.

Besty DeVos called 'White Supremacist' at Harvard

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:21

Harvard University students silently protested Education Secretary Betsy DeVos's speech Thursday.

More Than Half A Million Rohingyas Fled Myanmar In A Single Month

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:58

It’s been just over a month since Myanmar’s military launched a brutal campaign against minority Muslims living in Rakhine state, sparking what the United Nations has called “a human rights nightmare.”

Poll: Majority wish Obama were president, as Trump labeled 'mentally unstable'

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:03

A majority of Americans wish former President Barack Obama was still in the White House and in charge of the nation according to a new poll.

Mercedes boss slams 'worst Friday I can remember' in Malaysia

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:37

Disappointed Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff described his team's woeful performance in practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix as "the worst Friday I can remember". Wolff did not pull his punches after championship leader Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas could manage only sixth and seventh fastest respectively in both of Friday's practice runs. "Whether it was in the wet, the dry, long runs or single lap, we lacked pace today," team principal Wolff told a press conference.

Portraits of earthquake volunteer rescuers in Mexico

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:29

Mexicans have responded to last week’s 7.1-magnitude earthquake with an outpouring of neighborly charity and civic activism. Here, snapshots of volunteers.

Rush Limbaugh Says Anthem Protests Are Leftist Plot To 'Damage' NFL

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:13

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh got a chance Thursday to weigh in on the NFL’s national anthem protests during an appearance on Fox News ― and he took the ball and ran with it.

Scientists Say They've Found What Could Be the Oldest Life on Earth

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:03

Organic material dating back 3.95 billion years found in Canada may be the some of the earliest known life on Earth

Air Force Academy head to cadets: 'If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect, then get out'

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 09:31

Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria told his cadets they “should be outraged, not only as an airman, but as a human being” over racial slurs found on Air Force message boards.

Tom Price Isn’t Actually Paying the Full Cost of Those Private Plane Rides That Had Trump Open to Firing Him

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 08:32

He's offered $51,887.31. Guess how much they actually cost

Puerto Rico rejects loans from hedge funds 'trying to profit from hurricanes'

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 08:18

Puerto Rico has rejected a $1bn (£748m) loan from a group of investment funds in the wake of Hurricane Maria, accusing the group of trying to profit from the disaster. The PREPA (Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority) was left devastated by the hurricane, but an investment group, which holds bonds in the authority offered a $1bn loan and a discount on a portion of existing debt after Maria, which came days after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on the island. Maria crippled the island's electrical grid, leaving some 97 per cent of the island's 3.4 million residents without electricity.

Newborn with jaundice dies after parents refuse treatment saying ‘God makes no mistakes’

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 07:17

A mother ignored a midwife’s warning their newborn baby could die of jaundice on religious grounds and refused to seek treatment for her child. Rachel Joy Piland, from Michigan, told the midwife “God makes no mistakes”, according to a police detective who testified in court last week. Detective Peter Scaccia said: "Rachel declined to seek any medical treatment for Abigail, stating God makes no mistakes.

Body-positive model Instagrams photo of her cellulite to encourage women to love their bodies

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 06:14

A body-postive model has posted an empowering photo of her cellulite on Instagram in an effort to encourage women to love their bodies.  SEE ALSO: Women destroy body-shamer's tweet in most empowering way Model Sophie Turner posted an image of herself taken from a photo shoot, expressing how it made her feel "angry" to see her cellulite.  "It was on my mind but why should it? I am more than cellulite, I am more than the belly rolls, and the back fat, and cellulite is normal!!" she wrote.  A post shared by S O P H I E T U R N E R  (@sophieeturner) on Sep 26, 2017 at 8:51am PDT Turner wrote that "it's natural for us ladies" to have cellulite, and "we need to stop seeing it as disgusting or ugly." "I’ve had cellulite since I was about 12 which is normal. After living with something for a decade it’s all a part of being me," she added.  Love the skin you’re in ❤️ #nophotoshop #noretouchingneeded #nofilterneeded A post shared by S O P H I E T U R N E R  (@sophieeturner) on Sep 25, 2017 at 9:35am PDT But, she says she's "still learning to love" her cellulite and "not hate it."  "It’s a slow road to self love but it’s the best thing you can do for your confidence and mental health," she continued.      WATCH: Why you probably, definitely shouldn't buy into this beauty trend

ICE Arrests Nearly 500 In Massive Crackdown On Sanctuary Cities

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 05:23

President Donald Trump’s administration ramped up its crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities this week when U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out countrywide detention raids, arresting 498 people from 42 different counties for alleged violations of federal immigration laws.

Vietnam court sentences to death PetroVietnam ex-chairman in mass trial

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 04:42

By Kham Nguyen HANOI (Reuters) - A court in Vietnam sentenced to death a former chairman of state -run PetroVietnam on Friday after finding him guilty in a mass trial of 51 officials and bankers accused of graft and mismanagement that led to losses of $69 million. The death sentence for ex-PetroVietnam chairman Nguyen Xuan Son was the first time in years it had been given to such a senior former official and comes amid an intensifying corruption crackdown and maneuvering within the ruling Communist Party. The death penalty had been recommended by the state prosecution.