The Huffington Post
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These changes are now an accepted part of American life. Not all liberal reforms have been successful or devoid of negative, unintended consequences, of course. Liberal misjudgments and over-reach (just like conservative ones) are by-products of their values, limited viewpoints, and electoral over-confidence. The balance that conservative values and ideas bring to the public square serves as a set of needed, contrasting views. Just as surely, liberalism will need to serve as a corrective for the excesses of the coming wave of conservative legislation and leadership. So, the first message to liberals: stop acting as if you are unappreciated and misunderstood. The fact that people take your accomplishments for granted is a sign of success, not ingratitude. Second, communicate better what you have accomplished. Don't be reluctant to remind Americans of how their lives are better.
Nottingham Evening Post
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The greatest heroes are still human at heart, and Nelson's passion for his mistress Emma Hamilton is one of the greatest love stories in history, as a newly-discovered letter proves, writes Nigel Kirk.A passionate letter from Lord Nelson on HMS Victory, sent only shortly before the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, vividly conveys both the great man's sense of longing for the love of his life, and his duty. That's quite some duty when we consider that the future of the nation and the peace of Europe...
Evening Standard - Life & Style
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When I was a pubescent teen at an all-boys boarding school, porn was the equivalent of a prison currency. In those distant days it only existed in magazine form, but if you could smuggle in a copy of Mayfair or Men Only you could feast on Curly Wurlies and Opal Fruits for weeks from your ill-gotten proceeds. Get caught, on the other hand, and you could probably expect to be caned, which is ironic because some of the teachers would probably have paid good money for film footage of that... But that's another story altogether, and too dark for this place.
ITV
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.. had the time of my life You sound like a dying cow! CHUCKLING Nissan Qashqai. The original urban crossover. # Nothin' here to see # Just a kid like me # Trying to cut some teeth # Trying to figure it out If you go with second best, there will always be second thoughts.
The Sun Daily
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Scenes are either framed as if they are based on a description, or are shot with so many cuts that they feel like flashes of short sentences. There are also a lot of closeups of MacDougal who shines even though he is standing alongside big stars such as Weaver – who surprised me with a passable English accent – as well as Neeson, Kebbell, and Jones. Whether you like the movie or not will hinge on how relatable the characters feel to you. For example, Conor can come off as a brat full of anger one minute and the next, as a child coping with sadness that is heavy beyond his years to bear. For fans of this children fantasy book-turned-movie, A Monster Calls hits all the familiar notes – like the same four-chord progression that makes up a pop song. As the credit rolls, I feel this would have been better left as a book for children and young adults to understand the realities of life through reading its story. Watch the trailer here :
Plymouth Herald
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For life-enhancing escapism and sheer Abba magic, here is a Mediterranean sunburst of entertainment.In a super-slick show sparkling with vitality, the company keeps the action and emotion flowing throughout this feel-good tale set on a Greek island.To be fair, if you are a fan you could have an excellent evening simply listening to a good Abba tribute band. You could alternatively enjoy an equally enjoyable Abba-less evening immersed in the romantic intrigues of the engaging Mamma Mia!...
Plymouth Herald
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A man has been airlifted to hospital after three car collision closed a main road. Exeter road has been closed in Newton Poppleford at the Halfway Inn.One elderly man was trapped in car but reported to be conscious and breathing.He has now been taken to hospital by the Air Ambulance, but he said to be in a stable condition and his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.Two other occupants from the other vehicles are out of their cars. Their injuries are unknown, but a woman is being...
Auto Express
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PC Pro
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Nicole Kobie 15 min 6 sec ago Life Culture The ascension of Donald Trump to the presidential hot seat is enough to worry even the calmest soul that the apocalypse is nigh. Be it nuclear armageddon, a Russia-sparked world war, or a plague of tangerine zombies, such disaster scenarios somehow now seem plausible. With the inauguration looming, there’s never been a better time to turn “prepper” and follow the lead of survivalists making ready for apocalypse by storing food supplies and preparing a “bug-out bag” for when the shit hits the fan (SHTF). There are a few items common on bug-out bag listsrope, knives, rain poncho, long-lasting food, water – that you should surely include, although there’s debate over exactly what to bring, as it depends on where you live and your own personal preferences. But alongside keeping fed and fending off thieves, we’d also like to stay connectedlife without the internet simply isnt worth living, and if Trump is going to spark a real-life disaster movie, we’d like to monitor the end of days via his Twitter stream (“Zombies made up.
BBC News - Technology
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Nintendo signals the "end of life" for its Wii U games console, which was first released in 2012.
ITV
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I think everyone is good. I think you are more cynical. I think all of us in a business world are not necessarily nice. If you can't be nice in business, you can't be in real life. I don't believe that either. You can be a lovely businessperson and in real life.
Techradar
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Inevitably many of the memories will be mundane, but mixed in with them there'll be key moments from your life and good days you'd almost forgotten. If you don't have a photographic memory Timehop's ability to keep the past current makes it more than worth the download. Boost your productivity with Pushbullet , which lets you view your Android phone's notifications and messages directly on your desktop PC. It means if you get a text message you can read it there and then without having to take your phone out of your pocket or bag. You can also quickly send files from your computer to your phone with only a few clicks, and if you regularly find that you email links to yourself just to open them on your smartphone, then you'll never have to do that again thanks to Pushbullet's link sharing features. Snapseed is Google's own photo editor that's been designed from the ground up to make tweaking your snaps as easy and fun as possible on a touchscreen Android device.
Mirrorspectrum
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Warts can app0ear on your skin and they represent mostly an aesthetic problem. These can be removed using one simple ingredient. Before we start, let me ask you a question – do you know what are fibroids? Well, that’s easy, fibroids are the little growths on our skin. Medical experts around the world claim that these skin growths are actually benign tumors of the connective tissue. Fibroids actually look like small soft nodules and they range from few millimeters to a centimeter. You should also know that fibroids usually have the same color like our skin, but that’s not always the case. Sometimes fibroids can be brightly pigmented as well. The changes arent malignant – but they can grow more and become more noticeable, and they will become more serious aesthetic problem.
Mirrorspectrum
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It is believed that President Bush knows a lot about UFO classified information. I know some. I know a fair amount. — George Bush replying in 1988 to a question about UFOs while campaigning to become President. I am very careful in public life about dealing with classified information. — Bush in 1988 debate with Dukakis Of all the Presidents that have been faced with the UFO problem, George Bush seemed, on the surface, to be the best qualified President to have been given the secret. He spent a year as Director of Central Intelligence, the head of the entire United States Intelligence Community for President Ford.
Beijing Bulletin
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Voice Of America
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"That red button," she said. York, Pennsylvania That guy [Trump], he knows a lot of tricks. He is smart, he is a businessman. And if you want to do something great for this country, he will do it," said Greek-American Yani Pripas, who came to the U.S. in 1975. Owner of Greek Super Foods at the York Central Market, he voted for President Barack Obama twice, but this year he went for Trump. What he wants is for Trump to make life in America like it was in the 1970s. "People, they used to be happy. They had money. It was not as many strangers in this country," he said. On the day before the inauguration, a daily lunch group convened at the market in downtown York. The group was a mixture of Republicans and Democrats and included attorneys, a sheriff and business owners. They meet and talk about their lives, their community — and today, for VOA, their politics.
Lincolnshire Echo
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A former Retford schoolboy who is now a fully-qualified police officer has lifted the lid on life as a busy Notts PC as part of a recent recruitment drive.PC Adam Pace, who went to Clarborough Primary School and is based in Mansfield, recently passed his two years' probation and is now a qualified PC.Adam, who is also Police Cadet leader, gave an insight into his role, which he describes as 'the best job in the world'.READ MORE: Vulcan bomber mothballed and staff laid off as cash crisis bitesThe...
The Week
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Image 2 of 6 Credits Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo, transferred from the Netherlands Institute for cultural heritage in 2005 Description Bart van der Leck, Composition 1916 no.4, 1916 In the early 1900s, the art world in the Netherlands was very much oriented towards the past, and a young generation of artists wanted to break away. The weight of tradition created a pressure cooker, so to speak, and it took almost five years for the new movement to flourish. When a small group of artists, spearheaded by Mondrian and Bart van der Leck, finally succeeded in exploring new frontiers, what they found was remarkable: an art that was as direct as life itself, modern and future-oriented. I would say that De Stijl was exactly "on time", although only a few people understood this new art movement, let alone liked it. So for that reason one could say it was ahead of its time.
Mashable
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Sometimes we're so focused on the job at hand that we forget the world just outside the window. Read more... More about Work , Lifestyle , Office Life , and Watercooler
Daily Express - Health
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OBESE patients are less likely to die in hospitals after heart surgery than patients who are a normal weight.
BBC Parliament
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He also added that the two articles in question deals with the right to respect for private life and freedom from discrimination. The commission concluded that the law Northern Ireland breached this. The case was then referred to the European Court of Human Rights, who have taken into account the argument put forward by her Majesty's government that the existing law Northern Ireland was justified by the emphasis placed on religious and moral factors, and decided there was not sufficient reason that the interference with private life entailed in the present law in Northern Ireland.
ITV
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.by: Now: With: Blends away first greys. No commitment. So, why not? Live Pink. It's my life in colour. ..by: First grey hair? We're worth it. This winter at DFS, get special introductory savings on sofas like the Guild recliner, now just: But only until Monday.
ITV
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And my life is actually full of wonderful things. And plain Christine made me really value that. -- Playing Christine. There is a your calls on the subject of random acts of kindess.
ITV
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There are several triggers, other factors that lead up. But at the end of it all, the point of the movie is she doesn't have tools like other people to deal with the pressures that life throws at her. That is the ultimate tragedy. In many ways, it is quite arbitrary, these things, social context, brain chemistry, gender Playing as an actor, you get into that mindset and body and betray that.