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Source: The Guradian

Trump responds to critics of healthcare order with claim 'millions' will benefit

Sunday 13:35 GMT

Donald Trump on Saturday heralded his latest moves to undermine Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, tweeting that “millions of people” would benefit from his executive order on access to cheaper insurance and his scrapping of federal subsidies under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

On Saturday, Trump tweeted: “Health insurance stocks, which have gone through the roof during the Obamacare years, plunged yesterday after I ended their Dems windfall!.. “Very proud of my executive order which will allow greatly expanded access and far lower costs for healthcare. Millions of people benefit!”. Democrats in Congress promised to press for a bipartisan deal to restore the subsidies by year’s end.

Source: The Guradian

Hillary Clinton: Brexit vote was precursor to US election defeat

Sunday 13:35 GMT

Hillary Clinton has said the vote for Brexit, specifically false claims made in the EU referendum campaign, was a forerunner of her defeat to Donald Trump in last year’s US presidential election.

During her interview for BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show, she said: “Looking at the Brexit vote now, it was a precursor to some extent of what happened to us in the United States.” Referring to “the amount of fabricated, false information that your voters were given by the leave campaign,” she added: “You know, the big lie is a very potent tool, and we’ve somewhat kept it at bay in western democracies, partly because of the freedom of the press.

Source: DW

Copyright restored to Albert Namatjira family in Australia

Sunday 13:35 GMT

The copyright of Australia's most well-known Aboriginal artist has been restored to his family after a years' long struggle.

Albert Namatjira's dynamic watercolor paintings have won plaudits around the world for the hues he brought to his depictions of Australia's Western Desert. Britain's Queen Elizabeth received one of Namatjira's paintings as a present for her 21st birthday in 1947, and he met the young queen during a coronation stop in Canberra in 1954.

Source: The Guradian

Reality bites: why Hollywood wouldn’t let Winona Ryder grow up

Sunday 13:35 GMT

As Karlyn says, making the link between her early roles and her current parts, “the fantasy around companionship is as strong as the fantasy that being a mother is going to give you a meaning to your life.”

While Ryder used to be a fierce outsider in her teen films it would appear as though Hollywood can only accept her as an adult if her adulthood is defined by the conventional trappings of grownup life: a husband (preferably a powerful one) and kids.

Source: NBC News

Puerto Rican legal weed industry took a big hit due to Hurricane Maria

Sunday 19:06 GMT

Puerto Rico’s fledgling legal marijuana industry is struggling to recover as the devastation delivered by Hurricane Maria may have cost the island trade millions of dollars in damage.

Its government legalized medical marijuana at the end of December, and the American territory had only just gotten its sea legs in the competitive industry when Hurricane Maria crippled what could have been a potential economic savior for an island $74 billion in debt.

Source: The Guradian

Last Isis fighters in Raqqa seek deal to leave Syrian city

Sunday 13:35 GMT

Islamic State fighters remaining in Raqqa, once the group’s de facto capital, are trying to broker a deal that would allow them to leave the city with a number of human shields, according to agencies in Syria.

Rami Abdurrahman, the head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said government troops backed by Shia militias had taken control of the town but were still combing it for militants.

Source: New York Times

An Alternate Universe of Shopping, in Ohio

Sunday 13:35 GMT

The metal-sheathed room looked out onto the promenade of an upscale shopping mall, and featured a large block of ice for a bench.

For shoppers, this city of 860,000 smack in the middle of a swing state, can feel like an alternate reality, a place where up is down and down is up. The ice box was a gambit designed to attract the one thing so many stores like Eddie Bauer seem to be missing these days — customers.

Source: Fox News

Former Trump campaigner and Rubio intern shot 13 times while sleeping

Sunday 13:35 GMT

A longtime GOP staffer who worked on President Trump’s 2016 campaign and interned for Sen. Marco Rubio in 2011 was discovered dead Tuesday after being shot 13 times in his sleep.

Nick Corvino, 30, of Kissimmee, Fla., was shot in his legs, back and head, the arrest affidavit stated, the Orlando Sentinel reported. Corvino’s roommate, Scott Waddell, 45, who was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, told deputies he “sometimes has homicidal thoughts about killing young men, but has never acted on them,” Osceola County Sheriff’s Office said.

Source: Global News

Oakland couple wouldn’t let California wildfires stop them from saying ‘I do’

Sunday 19:06 GMT

The wildfires in Northern California have flattened countless homes and buildings and have forced thousands of people to evacuate, but that wasn’t enough to stop the wedding of Rick Grenis and Bonnie Frazier from going forward.

While the couple spent the following Monday mourning the wedding that almost was, on Tuesday, the couple and their family rallied together to put on the best wedding they could, despite the circumstances.

Source: The Guradian

Tony Blair: ‘We were wrong to boycott Hamas after its election win’

Sunday 19:06 GMT

Tony Blair has said for the first time that he and other world leaders were wrong to yield to Israeli pressure to impose an immediate boycott of Hamas after the Islamic faction won Palestinian elections in 2006.

Blair did not elaborate on subsequent “informal” dealings with Hamas but he appears to be referring to clandestine contacts between MI6 and Hamas representatives during and possibly after the kidnap of BBC journalist Alan Johnston by an extreme fundamentalist group in 2007.

Source: CBS News

Steve Bannon says Catholic Church has "economic interest" in "unlimited illegal immigration"

Sunday 13:35 GMT

In his first extensive interview since leaving the Trump administration, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is speaking out about President Trump's decision to end the DACA program.

To – to come to grips with the problems in the church, they need illegal aliens, they need illegal aliens to fill the churches.

Source: Common Domain

Johnny Carson's longtime Malibu estate gets another moment in the spotlight

Sunday 19:06 GMT

Fashion tycoon and film producer Sidney Kimmel and his wife, Caroline, have listed the former Johnny Carson estate in Malibu for sale at $81.5 million.

The longtime "Tonight Show" host, who died in 2005 at 79, bought the Point Dume estate in 1984 for about $9.5 million, The Times previously reported, and owned the property for more than two decades. The Kimmels acquired the home and two adjacent parcels from Carson's widow, Alexis, in 2007 for about $46 million.

Source: CBS News

Breitbart's Bannon declares war on the GOP

Sunday 13:35 GMT

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, during his brief tenure in the West Wing and his few months as CEO of President Trump's campaign, earned many nicknames among his admirers and his ever-expanding list of enemies.

STEVE BANNON: I was of the opinion that you should condemn both the racist and the Neo-Nazis because they're getting a free ride on--. STEVE BANNON: Hang on, they're getting off a free ride off Donald Trump.

Source: NBC News

"Not a white LGBTQ organization": Atlanta Pride strives to be more inclusive

Sunday 13:35 GMT

Green-Ferguson is the executive director of Atlanta Pride, the organization responsible for producing the annual Atlanta Pride Festival during LGBTQ History Month.

Part of this perception is a result of there being two prides in the city: the Atlanta Pride Festival and Atlanta Black Gay Pride, which takes place during Labor Day weekend. Over the years, some have considered the yearly event to be a predominantly white celebration.

Source: Common Domain

Leonardo's Unfinished Legacy

Sunday 10:54 GMT

The life of Ulysses S. Grant; how the Soviet Union starved Ukraine; George Martin and Muhammad Ali; Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro; and more.

A rainforest fungus—the largest, most adaptive living thing on Earth—attempts to eliminate all threats to its existence in a new sci-fi novel. A rainforest fungus—the largest, most adaptive living thing on Earth—attempts to eliminate all threats to its existence in a new sci-fi novel.

Source: NBC News

Civilians to be evacuated from ISIS holdout, says U.S.

Saturday 16:24 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Revealed: catalogue of failings that sank Falklands warship HMS Sheffield

Monday 00:37 GMT
Source: New York Times

Forest, Forest Everywhere. But Not an Acre to Touch.

Tuesday 10:53 GMT
Source: BBC

Do our tongues have different ‘taste zones’?

Thursday 10:54 GMT
Source: CBS News

Man treads water, drifts for 17 hours after kayak sinks

Tuesday 10:53 GMT
Source: The Week

The stark beauty of Chile's Atacama Desert

Thursday 10:54 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Trump mocks ‘Liddle’ Bob Corker, says senator was ‘made to sound a fool’

Wednesday 13:37 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Alpine Ski Resorts Luring Buyers with Year-Round Activities

Monday 21:01 GMT
Source: The Guradian

James Corden faces backlash for Harvey Weinstein jokes

Monday 14:32 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Li Yuchun: meet the pop star taking gender neutral style to China

Monday 08:06 GMT
Source: New York Times

Nike’s Chief of Design Doodles All Day

Monday 21:01 GMT
Source: DW

Beethoven's Fifth played at Swiss Le Rosey Concert Hall for 'Innocence in Danger' benefit

Monday 07:00 GMT
Source: CBS News

Harry Styles goes in a new direction

Monday 09:58 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Healthy meal prep ideas

Monday 09:01 GMT

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