Washington Free Beacon
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Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair candidate Raymond Buckley reflected on Monday about a phone call that he received from his niece sobbing' because Donald Trump won the election. Buckley was discussing the “Black Lives Mattermovement at the DNC Chair Candidates Forum and criticizing Republicans for attempting to change the subject on the topic when he began reflecting on the election results and the impact that it had on his twenty-year-old niece. Buckley said he and Democrats were all grieving after the election and that he only got two hours of sleep before his niece, who is African-American, called him at 6 AM. “At 6 o'clock in the morning, I was woken up. I saw that it was my niece, Taneisha, and what had not even processed in my mind when I was so upset about what the results were was how she, as a young African American twenty-year old, how she processed what happened the night before and she was sobbing so hard that I couldn't understand at first what she was saying,” Buckley said.
The Huffington Post
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Breitbart News
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For the first time Patriots quarterback Tom Brady spoke openly about his friendship with President Donald Trump, but he still doesn't understand what the media fuss is all about.
Voice Of America
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But experts said the Astana meetings were conducted "in some way as a rejection of the United States." "I think this is all part of sort of a wide political scheme in order to present the United States with certain facts and get it on board largely with what is a Russian position," Michael Kofman, from the Center for Naval Analyses, told VOA. Kofman added, "I have no doubt that Russia, Iran and other countries understand it's very difficult for them to actually have serious talks and lock in gains without U.S. involvement." Heather Conley, former deputy assistant secretary of state, said the brokering of the Astana talks by Russia, Iran and Turkey "was done in some ways as a rejection of the United States." She said to keep an eye on Turkey. "The Turkish-Russian rapprochement is something that we have to follow closely to understand what the principles of that relationship will be," Conley said at a recent event at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
BoingBoing
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I love this idea - the media should s top interviewing Trump spokesperson Kellyanne Conway . Almost nothing she says is true or useful. It's entertaining on some level, but it's easier to find better entertainment elsewhere. “The logic is, this is a representative of the president,” [journalism professor Jay] Rosen said. “This is somebody who can speak for the Trump administration. But if we find that what Kellyanne Conway says is routinely or easily contradicted by Donald Trump, then that rationale disappears.” “Another reason to interview Kellyanne Conway is, our viewers want to understand how the Trump world thinks,” he added. “But if the end result of an interview is more confusion about what the Trump world thinks, then that rationale evaporates.”
Max Keizer
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As such, I fully understand and appreciate the role of non-violent protest and civil disobedience in the Trump era, just like I understood it and advocated for it during Obama’s transgressions. Trump’s administration got off to a serious bang with the Women’s March over the weekend, which were unquestionably large events. While I think protest is important, and I dont want to minimize the achievement of getting that many people out in the streets, there were many aspects of it that left a very foul taste in my mouth. Let’s start off with some of the people actively involved. Read the rest here .
Techradar - Reviews
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If you don't follow Leica M cameras closely, it might be hard to understand what the fuss over the M10 is about. But for those who do, the new camera represents a big step forward. There are other models in the Leica portfolio to take care of cutting-edge technical innovation, and the Leica M has a different role. Here, Leica's aim is to balance the long tradition of its M-series cameras with the needs of today's photographers. People buy Leica Ms because of what they are, and they don't want things changed so every new feature in the M10 is designed to make it better at what it already is, not to turn it into a different kind of camera. And for its $6,495 (5,599, AU$9,699) price tag, the Leica M10 caters to a very niche audience. Given that Leica is committed to keeping the design and function unchanged, it's perhaps no surprise to find the M10 looks superficially just like the Leica M , the M-P, and even the M9, launched eight years ago.
BoingBoing
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Amy Walker is well known for her celebrity impersonation and accent demonstration video. Here, she practices impersonating Trump as an exercise to better understand him. This video fascinated me. I love it when people experiment on their own nervous systems like this. This is not a parody. It's an exercise in #CourageousCompassion. Empathy. To understand President Trump from the inside out, that I may know myself better - especially any part of me that I'd not identified with and projected onto him. To see all as equal. As one. As Meryl Streep said, "We have to remind each other of the privilege and the responsibility of the act of empathy."
Politico
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Fischer finally took notice of Spicer’s tweets Monday and extended an overture, given ice cream’s stature as one of America’s favorite treats. “We understand that ice cream is a serious matter,” he wrote. “And running out of your favorite flavor can feel like a national emergency!” DippinDots are made in Kentucky, and the company is “doing great,” according to Fischer, who cited double-digit growth in sales over the past three years. “That means we’re creating jobs and opportunities. We hear that’s on your agenda too,” Fischer said. “We can even afford to treat the White House and press corps to an ice cream social. What do you say? Well make sure there’s plenty of all your favorite flavors.” President Donald Trump has touted an America-first policy and met with business leaders on Monday at the White House, where he restated his pledge to slash business taxes and regulations.
Ruptly TV
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As well here we have brought forward a lot, we have shown openness and readiness for rapprochement. This readiness has to be there on both of the sides. I always say that if I came to Germany from Syria or Afghanistan, I probably couldn't immediately understand everything either, how everything is organised and governed here, it is not so easy, believe me. It wasn't so easy even after the German unification to copy everything instantly, how things are done here." Angela Merkel, German Chancellor (German): "But naturally Germany is a country into which a lot of people flee and want to come, because we have order, legal order, which secures justice and human dignity, and that's exactly why we wait that those who come here to us hold this legal order, our constitution, and understand that freedom of religion, freedom of opinion, protection of citizens and people, requires not only tolerance but also respect from each person and that only with this respect towards our order a peaceful coexistence is possible.
The Points Guy
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Frankly, my body hurts just thinking about that trip. However, I have no shame in saying I happily go to bed at 8:00pm exhausted, but reflecting back on how much fun it was making memories with my family after a full day in the sun and sand with my beach-bum kiddos. When in doubt, head to the nearest beach. Image courtesy of Angelina Aucello. Frequent Travel is Part of Our Lives Just like I dedicated the time it took to understand the nooks and crannies of award travel and to fully make it a lifestyle, I put in the effort it required to make travel a top priority for my family. Traveling with my kids early on exposed them to a new normal, making them more adaptable to new environments and showing them that there is not a single way of doing things in this world. They’re fascinated by the littlest things, are relatively-inexpensive traveling companionsembrace the lap-child days — and best of all, they're flexible and resilient.
Windows Blog
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Security threats are some of the leading concerns our customers have with technology today and that’s why we’ve built Windows 10 to be the most secure version of Windows ever. With comprehensive, built-in security features, Windows 10 provides protection from viruses and malware threats including ransomware, safer authentication with Windows Hello using your smile or fingerprint to login and ongoing security updates delivered monthly through Windows Update, to name a few. But you dont need to be a security expert to help secure your device and understand the protections you have in place. In the Windows 10 Creators Update, we will introduce a new experience called the Windows Defender Security Center to make it is easier for you to view and control the security protections you choose and better understand the security features already protecting you on your Windows 10 device.
Windows Blog
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The Cornishman
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A prospective future Olympian from Penzance has controversially been stripped of her world title, writes Will Michell. Lucy Payne, 23, from Penzance, has been stripped of her WBC (World Boxing Council) Muay Thai belt, due to a 'technicality', after training for it for eight years and she said: It's so wrong and I don't understand why they have done this to me.Lucy trained out of Touchgloves Gym in Penzance, under the instruction of the gym's owner Nathan Kitchen, who said: Lucy...
Ars Technica
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Mondoweiss
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HubSpot Marketing Blog
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4. Listen to your stakeholders Here’s where marketing can help too. By listening to your stakeholders and carrying out market research on what they think is the best way your company can contribute to society, you are giving them a chance to become involved in what traditionally is a business decision. Further, taking your stakeholder opinions into consideration gives them ownership over the initiative and encourages them to become more involved with the business . The Body Shop is one good example. By listening to their customers and pursuing and ethical, no animal testing approach to their production process, they’ve won over the hearts of many existing and new consumers. They’re even going further and ensuring that their products are not only cruelty-free, but environmentally sustainable as well. 5. Track your performance Like with almost every other campaign, you should aim to track the performance of your CSR initiatives to understand how it can be improved.
SiteProNews
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If you own a business, have an online presence, or want to expand your footprint in the digital world, it's critical, now more than ever, to optimize your content for mobile. Today, we're going to dig into this: why is it true, how do you do it and why does it matter? Read on. Mobile Optimization: The One True Competitive Advantage Today, virtually anyone can be a publisher. Platforms like WordPress make it incredibly easy to write a blog and post it online. It's also easy to be a graphic designer, social media guru, and digital marketer. In light of this, many marketers are a little concerned about what, if any, competitive advantage still exists in the digital world. Rest easy, though -all hope is not lost. While it's true that anyone can be a publisher, not anyone can be a great publisher. What's more, very few of the people publishing content and today's online environment understand what it takes to cater to users, rank well, and attend to all of Google's continuous changes.
ScienceDaily
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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has become a global epidemic. There is not only a great interest worldwide to understand the causes and consequences of fatty liver disease, but also to diagnose fatty liver disease at an early stage. Researchers have now generated a new index from clinical data which can predict the presence of fatty liver disease with high accuracy.
21stCenturyWire
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The march’s official website says, “We stand together, recognizing that defending the most marginalized among us is defending all of us.” Many people turned out to be a manifestation of that ideal, but it’s important to understand the reality of what is happening on a strategic political level as an inorganic politically contrived and funded event. This, in no way, takes away from the validity of standing up for women’s issues but is important to note that women are being used as pawns in a larger ideological political game that has international overtones of power politics. These marches were largely billed as “spontaneous” and “grassrootsactions, by publications like The Guardian and Vox. However, the reality exposed by an investigation by self-described liberal feminist Asra Q. Nomani, writing for New York Times affiliate Women in the World , revealed that after studying the “funding, politics and talking points of the some 403 groups that are ‘partners’ of the march,” contrary to the non-partisan rhetoric used in these marches, they were not really “women’s march” but were rather “for women who are anti-Trump.
Washington Free Beacon
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Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair candidate Raymond Buckley reflected on Monday about a phone call that he received from his niece sobbing' because Donald Trump won the election. Buckley was discussing the “Black Lives Mattermovement at the DNC Chair Candidates Forum and criticizing Republicans for attempting to change the subject on the topic when he began reflecting on the election results and the impact that it had on his twenty-year-old niece. Buckley said he and Democrats were all grieving after the election and that he only got two hours of sleep before his niece, who is African-American, called him at 6 AM. “At 6 o'clock in the morning, I was woken up. I saw that it was my niece, Taneisha, and what had not even processed in my mind when I was so upset about what the results were was how she, as a young African American twenty-year old, how she processed what happened the night before and she was sobbing so hard that I couldn't understand at first what she was saying,” Buckley said.
Politico
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“I think sometimes we can disagree with the facts, he said. There are certain things that we may not fully understand when we come out, but our intention is never to lie to you.” For some, the Spicer who appeared in the briefing room on Monday was not the one who angrily strode out on Saturday, where he took no questions after his five minute statement. “This Sean Spicer is closer to the one many of us have known than the one who appeared Saturday. Just one reason that [Saturday] 'briefing' was so odd,” Boston Globe’s Matt Viser tweeted. Spicer even managed to garner some guarded praise from Democrats. In contrast to Saturday's screed, he was very composed, delivered information, answered questions and shared the president's thinking on a variety of issues,” said David Axelrod, former top adviser to former President Barack Obama, in an email.
Politico
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“It’s an honor to do this, and yes, I believe that we have to be honest with the American people,” Spicer told reporters at Monday’s briefing. “I think sometimes we can disagree with the facts. There are certain things that we may not fully understand when we come out, but our intention is never to lie to you.” In an interview with POLITICO, Spicer declined to say what the president told him after Saturday's briefing or whether the president instructed him to say the exact words that he said in that appearance. Of course I got feedback, Spicer said. I don't discuss private conversations. Earlier Saturday, Trump had insisted in remarks at CIA headquarters that the media had lied about attendance at his swearing-in, claiming areas of the Mall were full though aerial photographs showed the crowds there were sparse. At Monday’s briefing, Spicer reframed his earlier comments as a plea for more favorable media coverage.
BBC News 24
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When they have information about people and it is insiders, properly two thirds of the time, research shows, insiders are collusive and involved in this. The business very often is the. So I find it very reassuring that companies are coming forward, and they are disclosing this, because then we can start to understand it and act on it, and get these people before the courts in these kinds of cases.