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Source: Global News

GoFundMe to helicopter stranded Canadian nurses to Haiti airport beats goal by over $7,000

16-Feb-2019

Eight nurses from Canada are currently trapped in a compound in the community of Grand Goave, Haiti, and their supplies are running out.

Canadian embassy closed as violent protests in Haiti trap Quebec tourists. They could try to make it to the airport over the weekend, but the GoFundMe page said they wouldn’t be able to sleep in the airport, forcing them to the streets of Port-au-Prince.

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Source: Fox News

Jackie Kennedy's sister, Lee Radziwill, dead at 85

Sunday 02:23 GMT

Style icon and lifelong socialite Lee Radziwill, the younger sister of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, has died at the age of 85.. Radziwill had suffered from age-related disease in recent years, but was still in good health, maintaining her reputation of elegance up until she died at her home on Friday, Feb 15, WWD reports.

It’s the end of an era.”. Lee and her older sister, Jackie were the "it girls" of the 1960s, though Lee admitted that she often felt overshadowed by the former First Lady. In her biography, she reportedly wrote that their father favored Jackie over her, writing: "That was very clear to me but I didn't resent it because I understood he had reason to."

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Source: Fox News

Jackie Kennedy's sister, Lee Radziwill, dead at 85

Sunday 02:23 GMT

Style icon and lifelong socialite Lee Radziwill, the younger sister of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, has died at the age of 85.. Radziwill had suffered from age-related disease in recent years, but was still in good health, maintaining her reputation of elegance up until she died at her home on Friday, Feb 15, WWD reports.

It’s the end of an era.”. Lee and her older sister, Jackie were the "it girls" of the 1960s, though Lee admitted that she often felt overshadowed by the former First Lady. In her biography, she reportedly wrote that their father favored Jackie over her, writing: "That was very clear to me but I didn't resent it because I understood he had reason to."

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Source: The Guradian

Lee Radziwill, Jackie Kennedy's younger sister, dies aged 85

Sunday 21:49 GMT

Radziwill came to resent media attention based on her famous sibling, telling Vanity Fair in 2016: “Please tell me this is not a story about my sister and me.

Radziwill nonetheless frequently discussed her time in and around the Kennedy White House, telling the New York Times she could not “deny those few years were glamorous. It’s like we’re Siamese twins!” Vanity Fair duly told Radziwill’s story as it intertwined with that of Kennedy Onassis.

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Source: BBC

Jackie Kennedy's sister Radziwill dies

Sunday 23:38 GMT

Lee Radziwill, the socialite and younger sister of former US first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, has died at the age of 85, US media report.

Radziwill was said to be close to her sister Jacqueline, who died in 1994, although there were also US media reports of sibling rivalry. In an interview with the New York Times in 2013, Radziwill said she felt "lucky that there was so much more interest in my sister", but that "at times it was annoying, at times funny".

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Source: BBC

Jackie Kennedy's sister Radziwill dies

Sunday 23:38 GMT

Lee Radziwill, the socialite and younger sister of former US first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, has died at the age of 85, US media report.

Radziwill was said to be close to her sister Jacqueline, who died in 1994, although there were also US media reports of sibling rivalry. In an interview with the New York Times in 2013, Radziwill said she felt "lucky that there was so much more interest in my sister", but that "at times it was annoying, at times funny".

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Source: The Guradian

Malcolm X at Oxford: 'They're going to kill me soon'

Tuesday 15:25 GMT

As a result, the debate took place and is now part of Malcolm X’s history: two books on his visit to the Oxford Union; a movie under way, and, later this week, a documentary to launch the Smithsonian Channel in the UK.

Asked to comment, Malcolm calmly informed US TV reporters that he was not at all surprised that “the chickens were coming home to roost”. It was November 1963 and he was by then a leading member of the Nation of Islam, a black separatist organisation.

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Source: BBC

Burberry sorry for 'suicide' hoodie

Wednesday 20:00 GMT

Burberry boss Marco Gobbetti said the brand was "deeply sorry for the distress" caused, adding: "It was insensitive and we made a mistake."

Model Liz, who had been part of the Burberry show but didn't wear the hoodie, said the design was "not glamorous nor edgy". She wrote on Instagram: "How could anyone overlook this and think it would be okay to do this especially in a line dedicated to young girls and youth?

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Source: Fox News

Burberry apologizes for 'insensitive' noose accessory at London Fashion Week

Wednesday 23:40 GMT

Burberry is apologizing after one of its fashion accessories displayed on a runway during London Fashion Week — a hoodie with strings tied into the shape of an apparent noose — stoked outrage.

Riccardo Tisci and everyone at Burberry it is beyond me how you could let a look resembling a noose hanging from a neck out on the runway," she wrote. Kennedy questioned how "anyone could overlook this and think it would be okay to do this especially in a line dedicated to young girls and youth," before mentioning "rising suicide rates" worldwide and "the horrifying history of lynching."

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Source: The Guradian

'It was insensitive': Burberry apologises for 'noose' hoodie after model complains

Wednesday 23:40 GMT

The chief executive and chief creative officer of luxury fashion brand Burberry have apologised for putting a hoodie with strings tied in the shape of a noose on its London Fashion Week runway.

Liz Kennedy, a model, posted a photograph of the hoodie on Instagram with a long message directed at Burberry and Tisci. Riccardo Tisci, Burberry’s creative director, also apologised, saying “while the design was inspired by a nautical theme, I realize that it was insensitive”.

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Source: Global News

‘It was insensitive’: Burberry apologizes for sending noose down runway

Thursday 06:04 GMT

Two Burberry executives have apologized for putting a hoodie with strings tied like a noose on the runway at London Fashion Week on Sunday.

The plan includes a pledge to hire with diversity in mind, the creation of a new “global director of diversity and inclusion” role, a multicultural design scholarship and a diversity workshop, which will be mandatory for all employees globally.

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Source: The Guradian

Too much, too young Mayor could become the first millennial president

Today 14:29 GMT

He is the son of a Maltese immigrant, Christian, contemporary of Mark Zuckerberg at Harvard, Rhodes scholar at Oxford, city mayor before his 30th birthday, Afghanistan war veteran, piano player, polyglot, fan of James Joyce and, now, at the grand old age of 37, would-be first millennial president.

Elected mayor of South Bend at 29, he came out publicly in a column in the South Bend Tribune newspaper while seeking re-election.


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