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Obama: Boris Nemtsov Killing A Sign Of Worsening Climate In Russia

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:38 GMT // 0 Comments

President Barack Obama said the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov is a sign of a worsening climate in Russia. –US President Barack Obama pauses while making a statement to the press after a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House March 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama met with members of […]

Poor Farmers Lose Income When Milk Spoils During Delivery. This $5 Jug Helps Solve That

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:36 GMT // 0 Comments

In Kenya alone, 80 percent of the milk is produced by small-scale farmers who helplessly watched their income source spill and spoil during delivery. For dairy farmers in developing countries, one of the greatest challenges is safely transporting milk to its destination, since the flimsy pails they relied on couldn’t handle the task. That’s what […]

Who Are Assyrian Christians? Islamic State’s Latest Captives Are Part Of A Long-Persecuted Group

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:34 GMT // 0 Comments

Islamic State militants have reportedly released 19 Assyrian Christians who were abducted from a village in northeastern Syria last week. News of the Sunday release offered some hope to the Assyrian Christian community worldwide — but the fate of more than 200 believers left behind remains unclear.Assyrian Christian women and their daughters, who had fled […]

Should Pregnant Women Eat More Tuna?

by The New York Times // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:34 GMT // 0 Comments

Experts agree that seafood is a rich source of important nutrients, and that most of us don’t eat enough of it. Fish is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, B vitamins, iodine, selenium and vitamin D. And numerous studies show that the nutrients in fish are particularly important for brain development in fetuses and nursing infants. […]

City Of Cleveland Apologizes For Blaming Tamir Rice For His Own Fatal Shooting

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:28 GMT // 0 Comments

An ongoing federal lawsuit filed by the family of Tamir Rice prompted a response from the city of Cleveland last week arguing that the 12-year-old was responsible for his own death. The city’s claims caused outrage from family and community members — and perhaps led to a public apology from Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson who […]

CUNY Will Refund Thousands Of Tuition Dollars To Immigrants

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:28 GMT // 0 Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — City University of New York is returning thousands of dollars to about 150 immigrant students who live illegally in the U.S. and overpaid for their tuition.City University of New York student Monica Sibri, right, speaks during an interview as student Freddy Vicuna listens in the school cafeteria, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, […]

HUFFPOST HILL – Beeee My, Be My Bibi

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:26 GMT // 0 Comments

For the last 25 years, Benjamin Netanyahu has insisted Iran’s nuclear bomb has been three-to-five years away, proving that Iran has secretly been developing the Second Avenue subway. A painter snuck a reference to Monica Lewinsky’s blue dress into a portrait of Bill Clinton, though some critics insist the dress is white and gold. And […]

HUFFPOST HILL – Beeee My, Be My Bibi

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:26 GMT // 0 Comments

For the last 25 years, Benjamin Netanyahu has insisted Iran’s nuclear bomb has been three-to-five years away, proving that Iran has secretly been developing the Second Avenue subway. A painter snuck a reference to Monica Lewinsky’s blue dress into a portrait of Bill Clinton, though some critics insist the dress is white and gold. And […]

Cameron Diaz Thinks Social Media Is A ‘Crazy-Ass Experiment On Society’

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:23 GMT // 0 Comments

Newlywed Cameron Diaz has plenty of exciting news to share, but you won’t catch her tweeting about any of it. “I think social media is a crazy-ass experiment on society,” the 42-year-old told Cosmopolitan U.K. as cover star of the April 2015 issue. “The way people use it to get validation from a bunch of […]

How Republicans Could Cut Food Stamps This Year

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:23 GMT // 0 Comments

WASHINGTON — The Republican Party’s new point man on food stamps, Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Texas), insists that he doesn’t want to cut nutrition assistance benefits. Instead, Conaway is leading a multiyear review of the program, just to make sure it’s the best it can be.UNITED STATES – JANUARY 27: Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., chairs the […]

‘Game Of Thrones’ Star Natalie Dormer Makes Out With Strangers In New Hozier Music Video

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:16 GMT // 0 Comments

From Renly Baratheon to Joffrey, and likely Tommen next season, Natalie Dormer’s Margaery Tyrell has had to kiss a bunch of guys (more like boys) on “Game of Thrones.” But in Irish singer-songwriter Hozier’s new music video, Dormer only imagines that she’s kissing people. In the new video for “Someone New” from the “Take Me […]

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Changes Controversial Tagline For Season 7

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:13 GMT // 0 Comments

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” is about to unleash some new drag slang into the world. – “RuPaul’s Drag Race” season seven kicks off on Monday, March 2 at 9pm ET on Logo. For more info, head here.

Benham Brother Says Gay Man Abandoned His ‘Lifestyle’ After He Bought Him Cubs Tickets

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:10 GMT // 0 Comments

Those must have been some seats. David Benham, one of the twin brothers who lost their HGTV reality show after their anti-gay views came to light, says a gay man decided to “walk away from [his] lifestyle” after he gave him Chicago Cubs tickets.David Benham, left, says a gay man changed his ‘lifestyle’ after he […]

Vast Majority Of Us Would Prefer A Thicker Smartphone If It Meant A Better Battery

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:09 GMT // 0 Comments

Americans don’t want thinner phones. At least, not if that means shorter battery life. A new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds that an overwhelming majority — 73 percent — of adults polled would prefer a thicker phone with longer battery life to a thinner one with shorter life. An employee shows the curved screen of a new […]

Nemtsov’s Companion, Witness to Killing, Says She’s Barred From Leaving Russia

by The New York Times // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:02 GMT // 0 Comments

MOSCOW — They met three years ago, by some accounts on a vacation to Turkey, and soon enough became a couple. Though she was less than half his age, Anna Duritskaya, a Ukrainian model, was often with Boris Nemtsov, a beleaguered Russian opposition leader, including on Friday evening, when a gunman carried out the highest-profile […]

Despite India’s Wealth, Pregnant Women Are Dangerously Underweight, Study Finds

by The New York Times // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:02 GMT // 0 Comments

NEW DELHI — Her first child survived eight months before succumbing to pneumonia; her second was stillborn; her third, delivered in a rickshaw, gasped for an hour before dying. When she got pregnant for a fourth time, Juhi, a woman from a South Delhi slum who uses only one name, was spotted by a local […]

Despite India’s Wealth, Pregnant Women Are Dangerously Underweight, Study Finds

by The New York Times // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:02 GMT // 0 Comments

NEW DELHI — Her first child survived eight months before succumbing to pneumonia; her second was stillborn; her third, delivered in a rickshaw, gasped for an hour before dying. Mothers and babies shared a bed last year at a public hospital in Gurgaon, India. The poor health of children in India, even after decades of robust economic […]

Speakership in play? Boehner peering over DHS funding cliff’s edge

by CNN // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:01 GMT // 0 Comments

The speaker has five days before a short-term bill that funds the Department of Homeland Security runs out on Friday, though his practical deadline is actually Thursday night, as a bipartisan group of about 100 lawmakers is scheduled to travel to Selma, Alabama, for the 50th anniversary of the “Bloody Sunday” march for civil rights. […]

LA police shooting: What we know and don’t know

by CNN // March 2, 2015 // Updated 21:58 GMT // 0 Comments

Because the man appears in the four-minute video to be on his back on the ground when shots are fired, some have blasted the police, saying excessive force was used. The police, who said they were answering a call about a robbery, have said they are investigating the incident. Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck […]

You Can Manufacture What You Desire

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 21:54 GMT // 0 Comments

Peter Diamandis recently spoke with The WorldPost about his new book, “Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World.” He is also founder of the XPRIZE Foundation and co-founder of Singularity University, Planetary Resources and Human Longevity Inc.Futuristic illustration of artificial burger and french fires created using a 3D printer. | Maciej […]

Vine Star Jeffrey Marsh Has #GotYourBack In Inspiring Campaign For LGBT Youth

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 21:53 GMT // 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: Jeffrey Marsh is open to the use of any pronoun, but for the purposes of this story, we are using “they/them/their.” –Vine Follow HuffPost Teen on Twitter | Instagram | Tumblr | Pheed |

Student Group Turns Bruised Fruit, Canned Veggies Into Balanced Meals For Homeless People

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 21:46 GMT // 0 Comments

One Philadelphia homeless shelter used to have a major pea problem. Bethesda Project’s My Brother’s House had an abundance of smooth Alaska peas for its clients, but demand did not match supply, Drexel Now reported.chefs doing kitchen preparation and service | Drexel Food Lab “One of the problems we struggle with is how to be […]

What It Would Look Like If The Dowager Countess Leaves ‘Downton Abbey’

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 21:44 GMT // 0 Comments

With the Season 5 finale of “Downton Abbey” on Sunday night, we said farewell to our vaguely high brow soap opera. It was a bumpy season, one that started off on fire and saw its way through more bigotry, marriage, eavesdropping and prison time for the Bateses. HuffPost Entertainment spoke with executive producer Gareth Neame […]

Man Fatally Shot By LAPD Reached For Cop’s Gun, Chief Says

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 21:43 GMT // 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row during a “brutal” videotaped struggle in which a rookie officer cried out that the man had hold of his gun before three other officers opened fire, the Los Angeles police chief said Monday. Chief Charlie Beck said video showed the man reaching […]

Cleveland mayor apologizes for ‘insensitivity’ in Tamir Rice legal case

by CNN // March 2, 2015 // Updated 21:41 GMT // 0 Comments

The mayor’s statement Monday came days after a city court filing said the death of Tamir, a 12-year-old who was shot by police in November, was the sixth-grader’s own fault. – CNN’s Eliott C. McLaughlin contributed to this report.

Moms Post #Brelfies In Response To Critic Who Called Breastfeeding Photos ‘Naked Exhibitionism’

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 21:40 GMT // 0 Comments

Mothers all over the world shared breastfeeding selfies aka “brelfies” on social media last week after a British commentator called the practice “an attention-seeking spectacle” and criticized women who partake in such “naked exhibitionism.” In a February 25 brelfie-themed segment on the U.K. talk show “This Morning,” mom and freelance journalist Angela Epstein accused mothers […]

Richard Sherman Wants The SuperSonics Back In Seattle

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 21:40 GMT // 0 Comments

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman wants another team back in town: the SuperSonics. The NFL star, who has been playing in Seattle since 2011, lamented the loss of the city’s NBA team in a YouTube video posted Saturday, saying that he’s “still trying to bring the Sonics back.” – “I feel like we could team […]

These Two Teens Aren’t Just Sisters — They’re Twins

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 21:39 GMT // 0 Comments

When Lucy and Maria Aylmer tell people they are twins, disbelief is one response. – “Now we have grown older, even though we still look so different, the bond between us is much stronger,” Lucy said. “Now we are proud of the fact that we are each other’s twin sister. Maria loves telling people at […]

62 Takeaways From CPAC 2015, Ranked

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 21:37 GMT // 0 Comments

Any time a thing happens in politics, the media has “Takeaways” about that thing. And whenever the media has a bunch of Takeaways, Eat The Press gathers all of those Takeaways in one place, so that you can sate your yawning hunger for Takeaways. This past weekend, the Beltway played host to the annual Conservative […]

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