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

April 23, 2017

… your budget, clipping coupons, or scouring the Internet for the best deal instead of enjoying your life, then its time to reevaluate the situation. The purpose of saving is so that you have the money to take that family trip, make home improvements, or invest in new business. That doesnt mean that you eliminate the important things in life, such as spending time with your family, just for the sake of saving. By all means, be frugal but not when its consuming too much of your life. 3. Loyalty …

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General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows to ‘change poll’s course’ – BBC News

April 20, 2017

The Commons vote, by 522 to 13, paved the way for a seven-week campaign that has taken the country by surprise. ‘Cosy cartel’ In a speech in London, Mr Corbyn will say: “Much of the media and Establishment are saying this election is a foregone conclusion. “They think there are rules in politics, which if you don’t follow by doffing your cap to powerful people, accepting that things can’t really change, then you can’t win. “But of course those …

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Donald Trump: ‘You always have to be concerned’ about thermonuclear war with North Korea

April 19, 2017

(CNN)President Donald Trump said Tuesday ‘you always have to be concerned’ when he was asked how worried Americans should be about the possibility of nuclear war with North Korea. “Look, you always have to be concerned,” Trump told CNN affiliate WTMJ in Wisconsin. “You don’t know exactly who you’re dealing with. I had a great great meeting with the president of China and that meeting tells me a lot and you’ve seen a lot of things happen. They …

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Sarah Paulson is itching for a ‘Feud’ of her own after playing Geraldine Page

April 17, 2017

… York in the theater community who told me a lot of things about her that were utterly useless to me in what was required of me in this part, in terms of what I was having to do, admits Paulson. I was serving a bigger picture story of Joans and her need, so it wasnt about Geraldine. So some of the information I had gathered, I had to kind of chuck out, because it wasnt really about that. Paulson adds that shes itching to reprise the role, should opportunity knock: Boy, would I long to play her in …

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

April 17, 2017

Sunshine. Warm weather. Flowers. Bees. Allergies. All of these things arrive with a little thing called spring. Much of the country has been suffering through the snow and cold, but it’s almost all over. There are many ways we can start preparing for spring, and one of the ways is to fully, shamelessly, immerse ourselves in everything cherry blossom. The cute flower has become synonymous with springtime, as thousands of the blossoms come into full bloom during the season, coating areas …

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

April 16, 2017

… facts] and deliver them to the American public. Every day we see bad things about the Trump team and Russia. This leads me to believe we’re going to see even worse.” It’s why Lieu’s Twitter feed has continued to follow the Russia story, even as he tries to keep abreast of the day’s daily outrage. Despite everything, Lieu actually has . . . hope “President” @realDonaldTrump threatens to hurt the lives of Americans out of spite. Retweet if this makes …

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Trying to avoid care home fees? Think twice, consumers told – BBC News

April 15, 2017

… questions.” Image copyright Getty Images Universal is one of a number of firms offering such services. Almost all are unregulated, so customers have nowhere to complain if things go wrong. In 2013, Chris Grayling, then Lord Chancellor, turned down a recommendation from the legal industry and consumer groups that will-writing should be regulated. And the government has delayed the introduction of a 72,000 cap on the amount anyone has to pay towards their care. Originally scheduled for …

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How Kim Jong Un has tightened his grip on power

April 11, 2017

(CNN)Since succeeding his father in 2011, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has impressed and confounded with his rise from political novice to adept operator. On Tuesday, the country’s political elite from Pyongyang and across the country will descend on the capital to attend the Supreme People’s Assembly, a largely symbolic meeting which Kim is expected to attend as the guest of honor. As he is once again feted by the country’s political class, how has the young leader fared …

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‘Kindness is everything.’ It’s also your secret weapon for fighting Trump.

April 10, 2017

… no mistake the focus on kindness isn’t a way to prioritize empathy for Trump voters above all else, as some pundits controversially suggested the opposition do in the wake of the election. It’s about discovering how solidarity and kindness are intertwined at the personal and institutional level, and understanding their combined potential to bring about change. “The more positive things you put out there … the more [kindness] can replicate itself,” says Jennifer …

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CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… debate, which means to force an actual majority vote, you needed always to have 60. It required typically some bipartisan consensus building, because neither party often had 60-plus seats in their control. When you remove that, you start to slide even further down the slippery slope that Harry Reid started us all on in 2013. If we’ve already wiped out the use of the traditional filibuster, that 60-vote margin on several things including Supreme Court nominees, what’s to stop either …

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Donald Trump, Xi Jinping and the Mao factor

April 4, 2017

… terrible,” said He. “Trump may be …illogical or clueless about politics, but he knows that things have to change — and the only way to do so is through unconventional means.” “As he turns the world upside down, China must feel nervous.” Giant gold Mao statue torn down Hands off Despite Trump’s fiery attacks on the campaign trail — accusing China of “raping” the US economy and stealing millions of American jobs, among other …

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It’s plausible Trump incited violence, federal judge rules in OK’ing lawsuit

April 4, 2017

… protesters who are bad dudes. They have done bad things. They are swinging. They are really dangerous and they get in there and they start hitting people,” he said, claiming it was often local police who removed the protesters from his rallies. “It’s not me. It’s usually the municipal government, the police, because I don’t have guards all over these stadiums.” More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsiGloo Templates (downsell) Igloo enables you to …

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Lots of people applied to work at this very fake smart home startup

April 2, 2017

This April Fools’ Day, one joke long in the making about Silicon Valley got kind of out of hand. An Indiegogo campaign for “Hub: the ultimate IOT smart device” got the attention of students at Yale University so much so that some applied to work at the burgeoning campus startup. But the entire project was a joke, meant to mock smart home devices like Alexa and Google Home, along with the rest of the ever-proliferating internet of things. SEE ALSO: Edward Snowden explains …

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The only 4 things you need to know about Trump and Russia

April 1, 2017

… Trump campaign and the Russian government, and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia’s efforts.” Stay tuned. That one could take a while. But in the meantime. Trump accused Obama of wiretapping him. That never happened. But this did… It is Saturday morning, March 4, at 6:49 a.m. Trump is tweeting about his predecessor, President Barack Obama. Here’s where things really go off the rails. The accusations are baseless. There is no evidence …

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You use this word all the time to get through hard times

March 26, 2017

… small experiments to determine when people use the generic you and how it made them feel after writing about difficult moments in their lives. The researchers found that the linguistic device helps people express norms in both everyday and emotional circumstances, which improves their ability to derive meaning from things that happen in their lives. “Whats kind of interesting about these studies is people tend to do this fairly spontaneously,” says co-author Ariana Orvell, a doctoral …

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London mayor shuts down Trump Jr. tweet: I have more important things to do

March 24, 2017

(CNN)A day after a terror attack in his city left three people dead and as many as 40 wounded, London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he has more important things to do than respond to a tweet from Donald Trump Jr. Wednesday, President Trump’s son tweeted, “You have to be kidding me?!” in response Khan’s assertion in 2016 to The Independent newspaper that terror attacks are “part and parcel” of living in a major city. “I’m not going to respond to a tweet …

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Ex-spies weigh in on Russian hacking allegations

March 24, 2017

(CNN)President Donald Trump’s campaign and its alleged ties to Russia has been a big part of the political conversation this week. Russia’s interest in the United States is not new. During the Cold War, Russian agents were planted on US soil to spy on the country, and many of them were caught by the FBI. CNN spoke to KGB and FBI agents about the Russia hacking allegations and how espionage has changed over the years. Jack Barsky …

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Tillerson plan to skip NATO, visit Russia puts allies on edge

March 22, 2017

Washington (CNN)The State Department scrambled Tuesday to suggest new dates for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to attend a meeting of NATO foreign ministers after his plan to skip the annual gathering — but travel to Russia — came to light. Tillerson’s decision to miss his first NATO meeting but visit Russia a week later plunged his department into damage control, frustrated allies and left analysts scratching their heads at an administration that once again is rubbing …

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Why Trump just can’t (and probably won’t) quit the wiretap story

March 18, 2017

… Trump against almost everybody, a vantage point that allows him to constantly be the embattled, populist outsider, even as he sits in the White House. Justice Department provides wiretap documents to Congress Key to his birtherism claims were constant promises of the big reveal. Investigators had been dispatched to Hawaii, Trump claimed. Once that approach grew thin, Trump’s relationship to birtherism devolved into a constant cliffhanger, which is precisely where things stand now with the …

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Dina Powell to be named deputy national security adviser for strategy

March 16, 2017

… seeing the big picture and putting in place the details. She has a real gift for partnerships, it’s one of the things that makes her so effective,” Hughes told CNN when Powell first joined the Trump administration. During her time at State, Powell connected business leaders with the government to provide disaster relief and worked with college presidents to recruit international students. Powell, the official said, will focus on long-term planning for the National Security Council …

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House Minority Whip Hoyer: Trump wiretap allegation is ‘alternative fact’

March 15, 2017

… but more importantly the American people and President Trump would have been happy to do that.” “The fact is I think his representation was untrue. It’s an alternative fact. It’s either made up in his own head and there’s no evidence to corroborate that,” he said. “So, he may be extremely confident, but we’ve seen him day after day after day be very confident that things were as they are not. He makes it up as he goes along.” The Trump …

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McDonald’s must have been trolling with this Shamrock Shake tweet

March 13, 2017

What do tartans, bagpipes and Stonehenge have in common? None are Irish. And yet, McDonald’s stirred up a lot of anger earlier this week when it shared a tweet promoting its Shamrock Shake featuring all three of those decidedly un-Irish things. SEE ALSO: McDonald’s re-engineered super-straw is not an early April Fools joke In the now-deleted tweet, McDonald’s included a borderline creepy video of a man dressed in tartan slurping a Shamrock Shake as images of Stonehenge played …

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Amazon isn’t solely to blame for wreckage in the retail industry

March 11, 2017

… intriguingly. “It’s a store where Best Buy doesn’t really sell anything. Most of what gets sold is either sold directly from the brand or it’s sold online.” “But the store is just something that is just absolutely incredible. You walk in, you see products you’ve never seen before, you’re able to see demonstrations and take classes, and you’re able to try things out, and it’s virtually such a great experience that you would pay a …

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Instead of telling women who could get pregnant not to drink, try trusting them

March 10, 2017

Image: Shutterstock / Pra Chid Say it together now: Women know their bodies. Women can be trusted with their bodies. It’s not every day that a reputable study comes along to support these obvious truths, given that women, of course, still routinely hear patronizing messages including from the medical community about things like menstruation, birth control, abortion and childbirth. Now a new study provides strong evidence that medical guidelines issued last year about pregnancy and …

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How to build a complete Safety, Health & Environment Management System 2017

March 10, 2017

… resources and dollars spent within the SH&E scope of business. This process accomplishes the following: • Identifies the things that need to be managed within the function • Construct a process, tool, or mechanism that best manages each of those things identified • They are usually a set of standards, practices and programs that are built specifically for a particular function • Build the standard, practice or program so that it can be adjusted according to results • Build a …

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Sturgeon: Autumn 2018 ‘common sense’ for indyref2 – BBC News

March 10, 2017

Media captionNicola Sturgeon was interviewed by BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg Scotland’s first minister has said autumn 2018 would be a “common sense” date for any second independence referendum. Nicola Sturgeon continued to insist, however, that no final decision had yet been made on holding such a vote. In a BBC interview she would take things forward at “the pace that I think is right for the country”. Ms Sturgeon has previously said another referendum …

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