France 24
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Michelle joined the Sidley Austin law firm in Chicago upon graduation and it was there that she met Barack Obama -- a young associate she was asked to mentor. That meeting would change her life. Obama's political career skyrocketed, and by January 2009, their family would move into the White House. - Her causes - At first, Michelle Obama focused her attention on getting the couple's two young daughters, Malia and Sasha, settled into their new home. "Those early years in the White House were a real adjustment for Michelle," David Axelrod, a former senior advisor to Barack Obama, told CNN. "She had to start over in so many ways and she had to do it under the watchful eye of the world. And that's a lot of pressure." The first lady soon found her stride, and steered clear of controversy, embracing causes with universal appeal. Her Let's Move" initiative to stamp out childhood obesity through healthy eating and exercise earned praise, as did her work to promote the wellbeing of military families.
BBC Four
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That, they said, was like having your cake and eating it. And they warned against her negotiating position. Throughout the speech there seem to be an implied threat that somewhere along the line if all her optimism of a deal with the European Union didn't work, we would move into a low tax, corporate taxation bargain basement economy on the shores of Europe.
BBC One Yorkshire
15 minutes
Until that person or those people come forward, we will not be able to move forward through the investigation. The last contact anyone had with Claudia Lawrence And what's your daughter's name? Claudia.
BBC One South
16 minutes
Tom's dad has been helping at the respite home and they also had to call in staff on days off to cope. Now the Priory Group, who run Tom's now former school, say where they can't accommodate pupils they work closely with social services to find alternatives. Hampshire County Council says it was not their decision to move Tom and the notice given by the school was inadequate.
Money News Companies
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General Motors Co. on Tuesday confirmed it will invest an additional $1 billion in its U.S. factories in 2017 and will move some parts production from Mexico to the United States that was previously handled by a supplier.
TIME - Top Stories
21 minutes
While growing up in Hollywood, Freidkin's parents worked in the film industry and had close friends that led full openly gay lives. He saw that world as a refuge and a place where gays were allowed to be themselves more than in any other place. But The Gay Essay really began while he explored the Los Angeles Gay Community Services Center where he met Morris Knight and Don Kilhefner, two men who ran the programs there and founded the Gay Liberation Front in Los Angeles in 1969 where they mobilized the community against the LAPDs harassment of homosexuals. They acted as Freidkins guides. They just helped me all around, he recalls. They especially helped me in learning how to listen, and really allowing peoples energy to come to me and through the lens of my camera. For Friedkin, the goal was to move past many stereotypes and deepen the representation of gay individuals of all types.
Daily Star - Football
24 minutes
DIEGO COSTA’S mooted move to China appears to be off for now and the striker was back in training today.
Al Jazeera
24 minutes
BBC One Channel Islands
27 minutes
They have assured us when the new hospital is built there will be a proper suites are available for mental health conditions and of course the provision will be much improved when the police move to the new police headquarters in March this year. With the new hospital at least six years away a short-term solution not involving police cells still needs to be found. Guernsey's Health and Social Care Committee is looking to "focus on the future, not the past" after it released the findings of the final visit by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
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India's southern state of Kerala is now home to the country's first school for transgender people. Set up by an LGBTQ activist in the city of Kochi, Sahaj International will admit transgender adults who dropped out of mainstream schooling because of discrimination, the BBC reported . SEE ALSO: India's first transgender college principal resigns as colleagues fail to get over her sexual identity The school has opened its doors to 10 students between 25 and 50 and they will be guided by teachers belonging to the same community a move aimed at protecting and encouraging the pupils. The head of the school has reportedly said, "The school aims at making [transgender people] eligible for taking decent jobs and living a dignified life." Read more... More about School , Transgender Rights , Social Good , Lgbt Rights , and Lgbt Issues
Daily Mail - Transfer news
30 minutes
The Manchester City midfielder is out of contract at the end of the season and has been approached by clubs from the lucrative Chinese Super League.
BBC One Oxford
33 minutes
Over in Banbury, the proposals include creating a centre for diagnostics and outpatient appointments at the Horton so that patients can be seen and treated closer to home. That could become a permanent move.
BBC One North West
33 minutes
47% of our trading in west is to the single market, though there has been a mixed reaction. Some say this issue is a significant clarity that means we can move forward. Others say it is brilliant, we're open for business. Lots of MPs are quite sceptical, many of them have said to me that what they would have liked to have seen is more details on a trading deal -- trading deal.
The Cornishman
34 minutes
Residents are furious that Bodmin's historic Public Rooms, a building that was originally gifted to the people of the town for community use, will now be transformed into a four screen cinema following a controversial town council vote.The move has been described as short sighted by a representative from the Bodmin Public Rooms Trust. People in Bodmin have been waiting for a verdict on the future of the popular building for more than a year, and the decision by Bodmin Town Council...
BBC One Oxford
36 minutes
Opponents say it will create a north-south divide. The chairman of Keep the Horton General's criticised proposals to move some acute services from Banbury to Oxford saying lives will be put at risk by having to travel further for emergency care. Katharine Da Costa explains. The NHS is struggling to cope with growing demand and over stretched resources. In Oxfordshire, managers say they need to save £200m over the next four years.
The Event Chronicle
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Daily Express - Football
40 minutes
Daily Mail - USA
an hour
For a second day in a row, movers were spotted outside of the new DC residence that the Obama family is set to move into after leaving the White House.
Daily Mail - Transfer news
an hour
The clubs have agreed an initial £9million down payment but are still negotiating on the add-ons with Brentford pushing for their £15m total. West Ham are understood to have offered around £13.5m.
BBC News 24
an hour
The members believe that if they get rid of barriers to trade and have goods, services and workers move freely across their borders, then their economies will grow. To make this happen, they agreed, trading rules. A widget made in Greece same as one made in Spain. They set up their goods and employ people from across the EU.
Washington Free Beacon
an hour
Netflix talk show host Chelsea Handler blamed President-elect Donald Trump's victory in November on the Kardashians' popular reality television show, Keeping Up With the Kardashians. Handler sat down for an interview with Ramin Setoodeh from Variety online in her Bel-Air home. The two discussed the latest season of her Netflix show Chelsea and her disdain for Donald Trump. Handler, who famously declared she wanted to move to Spain while crying on her talk show after Trump's win, revealed she decided to stay after her staff begged her. The millennial women in her office hugged her and begged her not to retreat, Setoodeh wrote. The talk show host has taken a harsh stance against Trump and blamed the Kardashian family for the president-elect's rise to power. “They [the media] were treating him as an entertainer first.
Auto Express
an hour
The process is a real eventbeginning with the rear buttresses arcing into the air while the roof peels back, before separating in two and neatly folding beneath the rear deck. • Best sports cars Unlike the soft-top you dont have to manually unlatch the roof from the windscreen to start the process. It’s fully automated and can even be done on the move – so long as you dont breach the 6mph limit. Image 2 of 15 Image 2 of 15 Around 45kg of additional weight has been added due to the roof’s folding mechanism, but little else has changed in transforming the MX-5 from a soft-top to a hard-top. As a result it’s agile, responsive and playful nature remains intact and as addictive as ever. Climb inside and you’re greeted with the same slightly awkward driving position found in the fabric-roofed car. There’s no reach adjustment for the steering wheel, for example, while headroom for taller drivers is limited with the roof in place.
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The Labour leader at Westminster said the prime minister's approach to Brexit presented many dangers. There seemed to be an implied threat that somewhere along the line, if all her optimism of a deal with the European Union did not work we would move into a low tax corporate taxation bargain basement economy.
Washington Free Beacon
an hour