Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Donald, Melania, Ivanka, and Jared Frequented the Taj Mahal. Their Poses Spoke Volumes. – The Daily Beast

identified the one piece as made by Trump’s stylist, Hervé Pierre). It came with a moss green sash made of “vintage Indian textile” that slightly clashed with her husband’s canary yellow tie. Still, the First Lady—known for looking absolutely miserable when out with her husband—appeared happy, or at least flashed a few more step-and-repeat smiles than…

The Dow fell by far more than 1,000 points at its small — here’s how the stock sector tends to perform after big drops...

It finally happened. A bona fide selloff took hold Monday on Wall Street after investors spent weeks attempting to come to terms with the potential impact of the COVID-19 outbreak as it spreads in countries outside of China, notably Italy and Iran, threatening to dent global supply chains and economies. There are now 79,339 cases…

Supreme Court agrees to critique spiritual liberty dispute around foster care and same-intercourse partners – Fox News

The Supreme Court announced Monday that it has agreed to hear a case involving a Catholic social services agency that sued the city of Philadelphia for cutting ties with them over their refusal to place children in foster care with same-sex couples.The Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the city, which put a…

Coronavirus Checks Europe’s Open Borders as Italy Dying Toll Rises – The Wall Avenue Journal

Italy reported a sixth death from the coronavirus Monday, as authorities imposed quarantines and other restrictions in the country’s economic heartland to fight what is now the world’s third-biggest national outbreak after China and South Korea. Italian authorities on Monday shut down schools, universities and museums across the country’s north, and banned public and private…

Middle East

EU blacklists seven far more men and women in Russian-annexed Crimea

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union added seven Russian-backed officials in Crimea to its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday for organizing local elections in the peninsula last year.The decision came after Cyprus came on board, as any EU move on sanctions requires unanimity. Nicosia had stalled the process in recent weeks, diplomats said, trying to push…
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No new coronavirus signage at YVR, even with Iran situation – Kamloops Issues

There are no plans to change the signage at YVR or adjust the questions asked of arriving passengers, despite a woman being diagnosed with coronavirus after travelling in Iran. To date, much of the signage placed around the terminals at Vancouver Airport have made specific reference to passengers who’ve travelled from China, the epicentre of…

After 15 hours in business class on the soon-to-be-extinct Airbus A380 with Etihad, I fully understand how both got their glitzy, luxurious reputation

The Airbus A380 superjumbo jet is the largest and most expensive passenger plane in history.Although the plane has been largely a bust for Airbus, which will soon stop producing it, two major Middle Eastern airlines — Etihad and Emirates — have used it to introduce incredible new levels of luxury for first-class passengers.But business class…

1-Skillet Ground Turkey Thai Curry Is Fantastic for Meal Prep

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PayPal Holds Payments to Magazine’s Staff members Immediately after Publisher Stated Short article on Iran in Notes

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images)What happens when PayPal, the Treasury Department, and a New York magazine walk into a bar together? Nothing good!Jacob Plitman, publisher and CEO of NYC-based magazine Jewish Currents, says that PayPal held paychecks for nine of the publication’s staff and contributors this week after he listed “January plus Iran piece” as…

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‘They will not serve cheeseburgers’: Trump’s beef-significant diet program mainly consists of speedy meals and steak but he’ll be dwelling on vegetarian meals in...

President Donald Trump, who is a fan of beef and fast food, is visiting India, where cows are sacred among Hindus, the country's majority population.Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is hosting the president and first lady Melania Trump, is vegetarian.An unnamed source who has eaten with the president multiple times told CNN, "I have…

EU blacklists seven far more men and women in Russian-annexed Crimea

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union added seven Russian-backed officials in Crimea to its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday for organizing local elections in the peninsula last year.The decision came after Cyprus came on board, as any EU move on sanctions requires unanimity. Nicosia had stalled the process in recent weeks, diplomats said, trying to push…

Wise speaker revenue reached new history of 146.9M in 2019, up 70% from 2018

Global smart speaker sales hit a record high last year with shipments of 146.9 million units, up 70% over 2018, according to a recent report on the state of the smart speaker market from Strategy Analytics. Though Amazon still leads in the U.S. by a wide margin, its portion of the worldwide market is now…

Donald, Melania, Ivanka, and Jared Frequented the Taj Mahal. Their Poses Spoke Volumes. – The Daily Beast

identified the one piece as made by Trump’s stylist, Hervé Pierre). It came with a moss green sash made of “vintage Indian textile” that slightly clashed with her husband’s canary yellow tie. Still, the First Lady—known for looking absolutely miserable when out with her husband—appeared happy, or at least flashed a few more step-and-repeat smiles than…

Hundreds of Dell laptops and desktops are on sale

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Hundreds of Dell laptops and desktops are down by 14%. Image: Pexels By Joseph GreenMashable Shopping2020-02-17 12:00:26 UTC TL;DR: Get 14% off hundreds of Dell laptops and desktops, or save up to £310 on limited-time deals. Dell is…

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The Kindle Paperwhite is ready for summer time

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The Kindle Paperwhite is on sale for £99.99. Image: amazon By Joseph GreenMashable Shopping2020-02-10 10:54:43 UTC TL;DR: The Kindle Paperwhite is on sale for £99.99 on Amazon, saving you 17% on list price. We're all patiently waiting for…

Hundreds of Dell laptops and desktops are on sale

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Hundreds of Dell laptops and desktops are down by 14%. Image: Pexels By Joseph GreenMashable Shopping2020-02-17 12:00:26 UTC TL;DR: Get 14% off hundreds of Dell laptops and desktops, or save up to £310 on limited-time deals. Dell is…

Realme C3 with Helio G70 chipset, massive 5000mAh battery launches in India

Realme today launched the world's first smartphone to be powered by MediaTek's Helio G70 chipset, dubbed the Realme C3. The new Realme C3 is the latest addition to the company's entry-level smartphone lineup for the Indian market. It succeeds the Realme C2 that the brand had launched in April last year. The phone will be…

Donald, Melania, Ivanka, and Jared Frequented the Taj Mahal. Their Poses Spoke Volumes. – The Daily Beast

identified the one piece as made by Trump’s stylist, Hervé Pierre). It came with a moss green sash made of “vintage Indian textile” that slightly clashed with her husband’s canary yellow tie. Still, the First Lady—known for looking absolutely miserable when out with her husband—appeared happy, or at least flashed a few more step-and-repeat smiles than…

Food Pakistan courtroom frees Pashtun activist

His lawyer Saeed Akhtar said that he had already been bailed on three of five complaints against him A Pakistani court on Saturday ordered the release of a Pashtun rights leader critical of the military, his lawyer said, weeks after he was arrested on sedition charges.Manzoor Pashteen, chief of the Pashtun Protection Movement (PTM), was…

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Sports

Hard time ahead for Hodgson as England start Euro qualifying campaign

 The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to everyone and always smile. Refreshingly,...

Scotland and Germany play rock-paper-scissors during Euro 16 qualifier

 The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to everyone and always smile. Refreshingly,...

Romania, defeated by France 3-2, fails to qualify for Fed Cup final

 The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to everyone and always smile. Refreshingly,...

Jennifer Aniston’s Ex Justin Theroux Wishes Her Happy Birthday on Instagram

 The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to everyone and always smile. Refreshingly,...

Lady Gaga and Cardi B Meet at the Grammys

 The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to everyone and always smile. Refreshingly,...

Caster Semenya will be forced to alter her body to comfort slower runners

 The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to everyone and always smile. Refreshingly,...

Russia & China

Air China cuts flights involving China and U.S. because of to coronavirus epidemic

BEIJING (Reuters) - State carrier Air China (601111.SS) (0753.HK) said late on Saturday it will “adjust” its flights between China and the United States due to the coronavirus epidemic. A statement on the airline’s Weibo microblog showed that flights between Beijing and Washington, and Shenzhen and Los Angeles had been canceled. China’s civil aviation authority…

No new coronavirus signage at YVR, even with Iran situation – Kamloops Issues

There are no plans to change the signage at YVR or adjust the questions asked of arriving passengers, despite a woman being diagnosed with coronavirus after travelling in Iran. To date, much of the signage placed around the terminals at Vancouver Airport have made specific reference to passengers who’ve travelled from China, the epicentre of…

After 15 hours in business class on the soon-to-be-extinct Airbus A380 with Etihad, I fully understand how both got their glitzy, luxurious reputation

The Airbus A380 superjumbo jet is the largest and most expensive passenger plane in history.Although the plane has been largely a bust for Airbus, which will soon stop producing it, two major Middle Eastern airlines — Etihad and Emirates — have used it to introduce incredible new levels of luxury for first-class passengers.But business class…

1-Skillet Ground Turkey Thai Curry Is Fantastic for Meal Prep

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PayPal Holds Payments to Magazine’s Staff members Immediately after Publisher Stated Short article on Iran in Notes

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images)What happens when PayPal, the Treasury Department, and a New York magazine walk into a bar together? Nothing good!Jacob Plitman, publisher and CEO of NYC-based magazine Jewish Currents, says that PayPal held paychecks for nine of the publication’s staff and contributors this week after he listed “January plus Iran piece” as…

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Food Wanted: much less regulations for start out-ups, claims CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian

India needs to work on improving the ease of doing business, especially the ease of starting business, registering property, paying taxes, or enforcing contracts, according to the Economic Survey 2019-20.“One of the very important aspects of wealth creation is economic freedom, and here the ease of doing business is really critical. While India has certainly…

Food A Boeing passenger aircraft has crashed in Afghanistan

The US military said a surveillance plane crashed in eastern Afghanistan on Monday.Videos shared on social media showed the wreckage of a US Air Force Bombardier E-11A.It was thought to be carrying about half a dozen passengers.The plane was first thought to be a commercial aircraft operated by Ariana Afghan Airlines.Visit Business Insider's homepage for…

Food Factbox: 7 Household Democrats to argue impeachment case versus Trump in Senate

(Reuters) - Seven members of the House of Representatives will act as prosecutors in the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump, which begins in earnest on Tuesday. ADAM SCHIFF, lead manager The House Intelligence Committee chairman, 59, has been a leading figure in the impeachment inquiry that preceded the House vote. Schiff spearheaded…

Food Attacks in Afghanistan spike as US weighs troop drawdown

Washington (CNN)As the Trump administration weighs significant US troop reductions in Afghanistan, the number of attacks carried out by the Taliban and other anti-government forces reached a record high in the last three months of last year, according to a new report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.Despite the continued violence, the Trump…

Food A airplane crashed in Taliban territory in Afghanistan, but authorities cannot concur on who it belongs to

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.A US Air Force surveillance plane crashed in eastern Afghanistan on Monday.A US military official told Fox News' Lucas Tomlinson it was a Bombardier E-11A airborne communications plane.It crashed in Taliban-controlled territory at 1:10 p.m. local time.A statement from a Taliban spokesman, Zabiullah Mujahid, said that all passengers, which…

The Indian journalists preventing bogus news

Indian journalist Bharat Nayak knows misinformation can have dangerous consequences. He’s witnessed it too often in his home state of Jharkhand, India. According to Bharat, “Indian society has been gravely affected by ‘fake news’, which has  contributed to a rise in hatred and violence, and horrific incidences of lynching.” Concern about misinformation was especially pronounced around…
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UK & Europe

New archaeology findings are redefining human history faster than ever

In 1924, a 3-year-old child’s skull found in South Africa forever changed how people think about human origins. The Taung Child, our first encounter with an ancient group of proto-humans or hominins called australopithecines, was a turning point in the study of human evolution. This discovery shifted the focus of human origins research from Europe…

Disney+ to launch a week early in Europe

Image caption Star Wars spin-off The Mandalorian has been a hit thanks in part to a character nicknamed Baby Yoda The new streaming service Disney+ is to launch on 24 March in the UK, a week earlier than originally planned.Pricing has also been revealed - it will cost £5.99 per month or £59.99 a year,…

Earth shares skid on rising virus fears Dow drops five hundred – AOL

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock tumbled at the open on Wall Street following a sell-off in markets in Europe and Japan as investors grow more concerned about the potential economic impact of an outbreak of a deadly coronavirus. Chinese authorities reported 2,744 people sickened and 81 killed by the new virus first found in the…

six of the best chilly-push juicers in the Uk

Centrifugal juicers might work instantaneously, but cold-pressed juice has triple the shelf life. By Team Commerce2020-02-04 15:04:10 UTC Raw. Organic. Superfood. Buzzwords that would have been roasted in an early 2000s episode of Sex and the City have turned into the pillars of modern wellness. The green juice trend is one that has really taken…

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Entertainment

Brad Pitt’s BAFTAs royal loved ones joke resulted in some serious awkward laughter

By Sam Haysom2020-02-03 09:00:19 UTC Brad Pitt couldn't be there in person to collect his Supporting Actor BAFTA, so Margot Robbie had to do it for him. She had to read out his speech, too – Brexit and royal family jokes included. "He says, um, he's going to name this Harry," says Robbie, holding up…

Donald Trump impeachment will get the fantasy do-around on ‘SNL’

"That is too dumb even for this," Kenan Thompson says at one point during this cold open sketch. He's wrong, though. It's all too dumb. What the hell? Saturday Night Live's latest cold open re-wrote the script for the Donald Trump impeachment trial. Things definitely happen! They're not especially funny or entertaining things, but they…

Will Arnett and Aaron Paul interrogating James Corden is as ridiculous as it sounds

By Sam Haysom2020-02-13 08:48:44 UTC You'd normally expect the people featuring in a police lineup not to want their name to be called. But when James Corden finds himself standing alongside three strapping, muscular suspects, all he really wants is to be included. In the sketch above for The Late Late Show, Will Arnett stars…

John Oliver and Stephen Colbert improvising pretend motion picture plots warrants a show of its very own

Did you know John Oliver and Stephen Colbert starred in a bunch of movies together recently? Neither did they. But in the segment above for The Late Show, it's their job to talk through the posters for these (very much not real) cinematic projects that they're only just remembering. If you're thinking that setup sounds…