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Journalist Julia Ioffe Apologizes for 'Tasteless' Tweet About Donald and Ivanka Trump

The letter, which was obtained by TheWrap, continued: "Julia Ioffe's tweet this afternoon about President-elect Trump - now and understandably racing across social media - is a clear example of the opposite of what we were talking about". None of which excuses Ioffe, or justifies what's now being said about her by Trump-loyal Twitter trolls. Eastern on Twitter that The Atlantic has decided not ... Continua a leggere...

BC government launching downpayment loan program for first-time homebuyers

Speaking to The Times Colonist , Tom Davidoff of UBC's Sauder School of Economics said that making it easier for people to buy homes when the province's ability to increase housing supply is limited may drive up home prices. On completion of the sale, program funds will be advanced and the loan will be registered as a second mortgage on the property's title. "There are many potential buyers in BC ... Continua a leggere...

California electors favor changing Electoral College

How far fetched is this idea? In it, law professor (and former presidential candidate) Lawrence Lessig doesn't exactly argue against the concept of the Electoral College itself, as many have; in fact, he argues that electors are there as "a circuit breaker - just in case the people go insane". Continua a leggere...

Central Intelligence Agency refuses House intel committee request for briefing on Russian Federation hacking probe

Central Intelligence Agency refuses House intel committee request for briefing on Russian Federation hacking probe In a blunt statement that exposed raw feelings and hinted at deeper conflicts, Rep. Devin Nunes, a California Republican, declared it was "unacceptable" that representatives of what is collectively called the Intelligence Community would not be appearing Thursday before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Continua a leggere...

More First State travelers expected over the holidays

Officials from AAA believe the increase in holiday travel will be spurred on by additional consumer spending, labor market improvement, rising wages, low gas prices and increased consumer optimism. For drivers braving winter weather, AAA suggests keeping tools like a flashlight, ice scraper, jumper cables and extra warm clothing in your vehicles. Continua a leggere...

These are the country's best and worst airports

Overall, the results were similar to the 2015 ratings, though this year Tampa International was able to close the gap with Portland by 11 points. But America's airports are getting record high marks from travelers. But J.D. Power predicts that the renovations will eventually improve satisfaction. In the past year, Cleveland Hopkins completely renovated the facade of its terminal, built canopies ... Continua a leggere...

Trump to Appoint Ex-General, Conservative Pundit to National Security Council

Trump to Appoint Ex-General, Conservative Pundit to National Security Council President-elect Donald Trump tapped Monica Crowley to join his cabinet as senior director of strategic communications for the National Security Council Thursday. Fox News immediately terminated Crowley's contract Thursday after her appointment to Trump's National Security Council was confirmed, a spokesperson for the network told both the Hill. Continua a leggere...

Black unemployment rate falls to 8.1 percent in November

Black unemployment rate falls to 8.1 percent in November Andy Condon, director of the state Department of Labor's office of research, said rapidly falling unemployment at the same time as zero job growth might be increased self-employment and growth in out-of-state commuting. At the same time, the sector that includes warehouses is up 3.4 percent, of 1,700 jobs. Here are the Top 10 American cities that lost the most jobs in 2016 (click on the city for... Continua a leggere...

Vietnam says Trump, in phone call, hoped to promote ties

Vietnam's relationship with the United States lifted to a new level under the Obama administration as it faces down fellow communist neighbour China's challenge to its territorial claims in the busy waterway of the South China Sea. Vietnam is expected to lose out if Trump honors his vow to cancel the 12-nation Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement. Following Trump's victory, Phuc announced... Continua a leggere...

School bus driver buys hats and gloves for students in need

School bus driver buys hats and gloves for students in need When John Lunceford, an Army veteran who's been driving for the district for three years, stopped to pick up a student on December 8, he noticed how red the child's exposed hands and ears were. That's when a little girl also said she didn't have a hat. He returned to the school and, not knowing the boy's name, asked a school administrator to help him find the child who almost froze that morning. Continua a leggere...

Milano apre in positivo (+0,76%) Occhi puntati su Mediaset e Mps

In calo anche Mps che dopo aver aperto in rialzo dello 0,8% cede il 3,22%: la Bce ha formalizzato il no alla proroga per la ricapitalizzazione e oggi si riunisce il cda a Siena per capire se procedere o meno con l'operazione 'privata'. Londra e' in rialzo dell'1,13% a 6.968,57 punti. Contrastati i futures Usa in attesa di numerosi dati, dalle partite correnti ai sussidi di disoccupazione, dalla fi... Continua a leggere...

Delitto di Cernusco: confessa l'assassino di Gabriella Fabbiano, fermato il complice

Delitto di Cernusco: confessa l'assassino di Gabriella Fabbiano, fermato il complice La circostanza ha portato il compagno a rendere le prime ammissioni in merito alle proprie responsabilità, successivamente formalizzate nel corso dell'interrogatorio reso alla presenza del Pm titolare delle indagini, Francesco Cajani, e del proprio legale. Continua a leggere...

Arlington Students Arrested After Gun Confiscated

Arlington Students Arrested After Gun Confiscated A 14-year-old Reynoldsburg High School student is expected to remain in custody of Licking County Juvenile Court at least until December 21 after he was arrested last week at the school's Summit Road campus. According to police, officers arrived on scene and located the student driving on a street south of the school. The gun had been stolen out of Hampton. Continua a leggere...

Two people robbed outside Calgary shopping centre

The female victim was allegedly struck in the face with a gun. "The first is described as wearing a camo jacket and trousers, a hoodie, slim and about 6'2" tall. Both victims were treated by EMS and police said they are now looking for two suspects who may have fled in a small grey vehicle. Officers are canvassing the area for witnesses and CCTV footage. Continua a leggere...

Georgia police officers shot in just 6 days

Georgia police officers shot in just 6 days The college urged all faculty, staff and students to gather at the corner of Glessner Street and Georgia Southwestern State University Drive to pay respects to officer Smith as he was carried through campus to Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel. Police have said Smarr was responding to the call Wednesday when he and Smith were fired upon. The suspected gunman was found dead later - apparently of a self... Continua a leggere...

US Renews Anti-Iran Sanctions Though Obama Fails to Sign It

The president, who had previously been expected to sign the measure, symbolically let slide a midnight deadline to ink his name on the legislation - which he has called unnecessary - meaning the 10-year sanctions renewal will automatically become law. Continua a leggere...

Paesi nel mondo serviti da Amazon Prime Video

Paesi nel mondo serviti da Amazon Prime Video A parlare il CCO, Chief Content Officer di Netflix , Ted Sarandos , al quale sono state proposte delle domande in merito al colosso di e-commerce , che da poco si è avvicinato al mondo dello streaming di contenuti multimediali, facendo un importante investimento che mira alla creazione di contenuti originali. Continua a leggere...

Tunisian man found guilty for 700 Mediterranean deaths

Tunisian man found guilty for 700 Mediterranean deaths Tunisian, Mohammed Ali Malek thought to be the boat's captain, will spend 18 years in jail. He also sentenced his assistant, 25 years Syrian, for five years. Malek's lawyer Massimo Ferrante told AFP his client had been "naturally shocked by the verdict, but told me he wants to fight". After the collision, passengers rushed from the side that had been hit. Continua a leggere...

Dalia Dippolito won't testify in murder solicitation retrial

Dalia Dippolito won't testify in murder solicitation retrial Prosecutors asked Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley to show it to jurors after Dippolito defense attorney Brian Claypool made reference to it several times while questioning Boynton Beach Police Public Information Officer Stephanie Slater. Dippolito's attorneys claim she was pressured to meet with the undercover hit man. Prosecutors argued Williams should not have been allowed to testify because his co... Continua a leggere...

Wednesday marks Sandy Hook's fourth anniversary of school massacre

Wednesday marks Sandy Hook's fourth anniversary of school massacre The $50 million, 86,800-square-foot replacement building opened last summer. They'd like legislation for tighter restrictions on background checks for gun purchases. In the meantime, Sandy Hook students are taking classes in a building in the neighboring town of Monroe. WNYC's Shumita Basu speaks to Nicole Hockley of Sandy Hook Promise about the objective of the video. Continua a leggere...


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