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Source: BBC

The girls of Bessborough

Thursday 00:34 GMT

In 1930, the matron in charge of Bessborough said that “a number of the girls are weak willed and have to be maintained in the Home for a long period to safeguard them against a second lapse”.

The sister tapped her foot on a small, unmarked patch of grass, about three-quarters of the way down on the right-ha

Source: Common Domain

Snap is struggling in one area where it needs to succeed

Thursday 00:34 GMT

Snap Inc.’s user numbers were not as bad as expected in Tuesday’s earnings report, but the Snapchat parent company is suddenly struggling in the one area in which it must succeed.

Snap SNAP, +3.99% reported narrower-than-expected losses in the first quarter, and 4 million new users from the end of the year, 2 million more than Wall Street had been expecting. But Snap also reported that a closely watched number — average revenue per user, or ARPU — declined sequentially across all geographic regions, to $1.68 per user, down from $2.01 in the fourth quarter.

Source: BBC

Can you survive if you run out of air?

Wednesday 23:39 GMT

This vital umbilical cord to the world above carried power, communications, heat and air to his diving suit 100m (328ft) below the surface of the sea.

Over the next 30 minutes at the bottom of the North Sea, Lemons would experience something that few people have lived to talk about: he ran out of air. • What happens when the food runs out? • How and why religion evolved • The attack that made me a maths genius. “I’m not sure I had a full handle on what was happening,” recalls Lemons.

Source: BBC

Stampede of ostrich memes mocks Cuba's government

Wednesday 23:39 GMT

Memes replacing Mr García Frías' visage with that of an ostrich, or including the ostrich, and the crocodile and the jutía, in some of Cuba's best known revolutionary propaganda slogans and images, have flourished across social media.

Another dissident website, 14yMedio, run by anti-government blogger Yoani Sánchez, described the stampede of ostrich memes and parodies as a "political weapon against the [government] power in Cuba".

Source: The Guradian

Ole Gunnar Solskjær insists he is right manager for Manchester United

Wednesday 09:54 GMT

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has insisted he is the right manager to ensure success at Manchester United despite Sunday’s 4-0 defeat at Everton.

United produced their worst display under Solskjær, who has overseen 25 matches in all competitions, initially as interim manager and then the permanent No 1, at Goodison Park and the loss left the team on 64 points in sixth place, three behind Chelsea, who occupy the final Champions League place.

Source: BBC

NFL Draft 2019: The colourful and controversial Combine questions faced by prospects

Wednesday 09:54 GMT

Where the top college American football players prove themselves to NFL teams before being drafted into some of the richest locker rooms in sport.

The questions in the interview section, in which coaching staff from the NFL's 32 teams quiz prospects on playbooks and personal lives, can be the most puzzling. Menelik Watson went through Combine in 2013 before being picked up in the second round by the Oakland Raiders a couple of months later.

Source: The Week

The GOP's asymmetrical political warfare

Wednesday 09:54 GMT

This is the electoral version of asymmetrical warfare — the battle strategy frequently adopted by the weaker side in a military conflict.

On both domestic and foreign policy, on whether to pursue impeachment of President Trump, and on precisely how far they should go in attacking the right.

Source: The Guradian

Millennial climate protesters have called me out – and I love it

Wednesday 09:54 GMT

He happens to be in love with one, but wonders about who they really are, with their multiple allergies and support badgers.

For my various sins I have been blocked, deleted and “cancelled” on social media, which doesn’t resemble real life at all.

Source: Fox News

Tammy Bruce: 'Easter worshipers' How the language of the left avoids real discussion of terror

Wednesday 09:54 GMT

That would’ve been strange enough, but they chose instead to use the same odd euphemism for Christians, specifically “Easter worshipers.“

A number of high-profile Democrats apparently received the memo and suddenly House members, a governor, and a Democratic candidate for president were tweeting their condolences for the “Easter worshipers.” This new euphemism for Christians wasn’t happenstance or limited to Obama and Clinton.

Source: The Guradian

The US stock market will stop its charge – perhaps with a sharp shock

Wednesday 09:54 GMT

Driven by “animal spirits” – produce bull markets, frothiness, and sometimes outright bubbles; eventually, however, they overreact to some negative shock by becoming too pessimistic, shedding risk, and forcing a correction or bear market.

Now that the Russia investigation is over, Trump may avoid issuing destabilising statements (or tweets) that could rattle the stock market, given that it is a key benchmark by which he judges his own success.

Source: The Guradian

His wife died in combat. His daughter is American. And yet Ice targeted him

Wednesday 09:54 GMT

Once permitted to live and work in the United States because the mother of his child died in active duty in Afghanistan, his future in the United States is now uncertain as Donald Trump pressures immigration authorities to deport non-criminal immigrants like him.

On 7 April, Gonzalez Carranza had a good job, a house with a red tiled roof in a cookie-cutter housing development, a red pickup truck with flames painted on the side, bills to pay, and a complicated relationship with his natural daughter.

Source: Common Domain

10,000-Square-Foot Mansion on Florida’s Hyper-Exclusive Indian Creek Island

Wednesday 09:54 GMT

This fully renovated Mediterranean-style home is on the hyper-exclusive Indian Creek Island, a wealthy, 34-home enclave—and its own village—in northern Miami-Dade County, Florida.. "It has a 13-man police force for 34 residences," listing agent Nelson Gonzalez said. "All of the lots are 400 feet deep, so they have a long estate feel to them, with a nice long driveway."

The clubhouse at Indian Creek Country Club was designed by Maurice Fatio, a "famous architect who designed some of the big estates in Palm Beach on the ocean," Mr. Gonzalez said.

Source: Fox News

Peter Navarro: President Trump’s Conventional Arms Transfer policy is strengthening America and its allies

Wednesday 09:54 GMT

One year ago, under the strategic banner of “economic security is national security,” President Trump introduced a new Conventional Arms Transfer (CAT) policy.

This month, as we celebrate the one-year anniversary of the president's robust, successful conventional arms transfer policy and cut a new ribbon in Greenville, let us all remember this essential truth: When we promote and strengthen our manufacturing and defense industrial base, we empower our allies, grow our workforce, and keep Americans safe.

Source: Fox News

Tucker Carlson: Our leaders ignore Christian persecution because they believe Christians are the problem

Wednesday 09:54 GMT

For example, less than 20 years after we overthrew Saddam Hussein, three-quarters of Iraq's once-thriving Christian population is gone.

You can talk to the hundreds of thousands of Christians who fled the country since the U.S. began supporting the overthrow of Bashar al-Assad if you want to know details.

Source: Global News

Britney Spears fans stage protest, demand she be released from psychiatric facility

Wednesday 15:25 GMT

Passionate fans of the world-renowned pop sensation Britney Spears, gathered outside of West Hollywood’s City Hall on Monday to protest against the mental health facility which the star is currently receiving treatment from.

The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, Depression Hurts and Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868  all offer ways of getting help if you, or someone you know, may be suffering from mental health issues.

Source: BBC

Nasa lander 'detects first Marsquake'

Tuesday 22:45 GMT
Source: Common Domain

What to do when saving enough money to retire demands drastic action

Sunday 21:48 GMT
Source: Fox News

Maid of honor claims nearly 100 goldfish died after 'crappy' bride insisted on giving them as wedding favors

Monday 19:04 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Bolsonaro's motorbike escapade provokes helmet backlash

Monday 19:04 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Polly Higgins, lawyer who fought for recognition of 'ecocide', dies aged 50

Monday 14:30 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Logistics Report: Logistics for Thin Mints; Following the Robots; Resetting Railroad Maps

Monday 14:30 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Mastercard and Visa Stock Will Gain Because Strong Earnings Growth Will Continue, Analyst Says

Wednesday 16:21 GMT
Source: DW

China tries to allay fears over Belt and Road policy

Today 06:04 GMT
Source: Fox News

Newt Gingrich: China wants to replace America as THE global superpower -- Here's what we must learn

Today 06:04 GMT
Source: Fox News

Veterans should have choice on health care provider: Dan Caldwell

Thursday 17:16 GMT
Source: DW

Deutsche Bank hands over Donald Trump loan documents: reports

Thursday 21:51 GMT
Source: Fox News

Biden's Senate records held by his alma mater won't be released until late 2019, possibly even later

Today 06:05 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Trump says stocks have hit records ‘close to or over a 100 times’ since he took office — but he may be understating it

Thursday 19:06 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Oil prices expected to spike in summer as US toughens stance on Iran sanctions

Today 06:05 GMT

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