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Here Are The Top 10 Part-Time Jobs For 2015

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 05:00 GMT // 0 Comments

As the country has slowly recovered from the Great Recession in recent years, many workers have been forced to take on part-time or temporary work, as full-time options are often more limited. But choosing a part-time job should not mean that workers have to sacrifice their happiness or well-being.Garry Gay via Getty Images Job database […]

Republicans run down Obama’s clock

by CNN // March 2, 2015 // Updated 23:55 GMT // 0 Comments

It looks like the Republicans in Congress have failed again. House Republicans defeated a plan pushed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to fund the Department of Homeland Security, money that congressional Republicans have been holding hostage in their effort to overturn President Obama’s executive order on immigration. McConnell proposed that there would be a […]

The Problem With ‘Last Man On Earth’ No One Is Talking About

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 23:09 GMT // 0 Comments

This piece contains spoilers about “The Last Man on Earth.” The only critic on Earth who doesn’t like Fox’s “Last Man on Earth”? You’re reading her right now.The problem with “Last Man on Earth.” | Fox It’s not strange for there to be an outlier on a show that has otherwise enjoyed a positive consensus. […]

Climate Change Helped Fuel The Syrian Conflict, New Paper Finds

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 20:43 GMT // 0 Comments

An unprecedented climate change-fueled drought contributed to the political unrest in Syria, a new paper published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences concludes. A new study finds that climate change fueled a record drought that helped contribute to the conflict in Syria. | izustun via Getty Images The Syrian drought, which […]

Marshawn Lynch On Last Play Of The Super Bowl: ‘I Was Expecting The Ball’

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 15:58 GMT // 0 Comments

Marshawn Lynch has a famously contentious relationship with the media, so it’s somehow fitting that his first substantial interview since the Super Bowl would take place on the other side of the world in a foreign language. Also not surprising: Lynch said he was expecting to get the ball on Seattle’s controversial last play of […]

#TheDress: 73 million page views

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 05:31 GMT // 0 Comments

Tumblr also pointed out that BuzzFeed, which spotted the Tumblr post, has written 31 articles regarding #TheDress just in the past five days. It was a winner for BuzzFeed as well. It’s original post “What Colors Are This Dress?” garnered nearly 38 million views.

A bank is offering scented credit cards to Middle Eastern women

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 04:13 GMT // 0 Comments

The bank also came out with a “selfie” credit card, which allows users to upload photos of themselves from their phones and have them printed on their cards. According to Mary Dean, founder of KickSkirt, an advertising agency specializing in marketing to women, these cards are enticing because they allow women to express individuality. – […]

News Corp. Set to Rehire Rebekah Brooks, Acquitted Executive

by The New York Times // March 2, 2015 // Updated 01:48 GMT // 0 Comments

Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch’s media holdings in Britain, acquitted last year on charges related to the phone hacking scandal, is likely to return to News Corporation to focus on new avenues for digital and social media, people familiar with the company’s plans said. Rebekah Brooks arriving at the Old Bailey, London’s main […]

Will Smith’s ‘Focus’ Tops Box Office With $19.1 Million

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 01:33 GMT // 0 Comments

Will Smith’s con-man caper “Focus” dethroned “Fifty Shades of Grey” at the box office, but the film’s modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once unstoppable star.LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 24: Actor Will Smith arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures’ ‘Focus’ at the Chinese Theatre on […]

The argument for a basic income

by CNN // March 1, 2015 // Updated 20:12 GMT // 0 Comments

I went to Cherokee to explore the idea of a “universal basic income,” which is a fancy way of saying something that’s really quite simple: Give everyone cash, just for existing. The goal, according to proponents of such a policy, is to alleviate, if not eliminate, the scourge of poverty. And, more importantly, to reduce […]

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu Heads To Washington For Congress Speech

by The Huffington Post // March 1, 2015 // Updated 12:38 GMT // 0 Comments

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu headed to Washington on Sunday to press his case against an emerging deal on Iran’s nuclear program in a contentious address to the U.S. Congress, which he said he is delivering out of concern for Israel’s security.In this handout provided by the Israeli Government Press Office, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu […]

Missing UK teens seen on video in Turkey before going to Syria

by CNN // March 1, 2015 // Updated 11:09 GMT // 0 Comments

Images show the teens boarding a bus in Istanbul, Turkish HBR television reported. It’s the first sighting of the girls since they left London almost two weeks ago. Authorities have said they have no reason to believe the girls are still in Turkey and believe they have crossed into neighboring Syria, parts of which have […]

After Boris Nemtsov’s Assassination, ‘There Are No Longer Any Limits’

by The New York Times // February 28, 2015 // Updated 20:39 GMT // 0 Comments

On Friday evening, Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition leader and former first deputy prime minister under Boris Yeltsin, went on a prominent Moscow radio station to exhort his fellow citizens to come out to protest President Vladimir Putin’s policies. There would be a rally on Sunday, a spring march, to demonstrate against the deepening economic […]

Team behind ‘Fault in Our Stars’ reunites for next John Green adaptation

by CNN // February 28, 2015 // Updated 19:16 GMT // 0 Comments

And now, the writing duo and Temple Hill have signed on to Paramount’s adaptation of Green’s first novel, “Looking for Alaska.” Neustadter and Weber will write the screenplay for the film, which centers on a teen named Miles who goes to boarding school for his junior year. There, he meets a enigmatic student named Alaska […]

Team behind ‘Fault in Our Stars’ reunites for next John Green adaptation

by CNN // February 28, 2015 // Updated 18:45 GMT // 0 Comments

And now, the writing duo and Temple Hill have signed on to Paramount’s adaptation of Green’s first novel, “Looking for Alaska.” Neustadter and Weber will write the screenplay for the film, which centers on a teen named Miles who goes to boarding school for his junior year. There, he meets a enigmatic student named Alaska […]

Wesleyan Struggles To Deal With Student Drug Use

by The Huffington Post // February 28, 2015 // Updated 16:21 GMT // 0 Comments

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — As drug overdoses left two Wesleyan students fighting for their lives, witnesses helped investigators quickly identify the suspects: The drug-dealing was an open secret, according to court documents, even as the university has gotten tougher on drug violations.FILE – In this Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, Wesleyan University sophomore Rama Agha […]

Diamond Thief Gets 15 Years in Paris Heist

by The New York Times // February 28, 2015 // Updated 04:15 GMT // 0 Comments

PARIS — A French court meted out a prison sentence of 15 years on Friday to a convicted drug trafficker considered the ringleader of a spectacular $100 million diamond heist at a Harry Winston jewelry store that thieves in flowing wigs carried out with inside knowledge from a security guard. Throughout the trial, which lasted […]

Diamond Thief Gets 15 Years in Paris Heist

by The New York Times // February 28, 2015 // Updated 03:26 GMT // 0 Comments

PARIS — A French court meted out a prison sentence of 15 years on Friday to a convicted drug trafficker considered the ringleader of a spectacular $100 million diamond heist at a Harry Winston jewelry store that thieves in flowing wigs carried out with inside knowledge from a security guard. Throughout the trial, which lasted […]

I will not be silenced: Australian Muslim fights Twitter ‘troll army’

by CNN // February 28, 2015 // Updated 02:37 GMT // 0 Comments

And they have been. “Leave now before we behead your mother and bury you all with pigs…” said one tweet from an account, which has since been suspended. Many of the messages include extremely offensive hashtags. Veiszadeh, an Australian lawyer and founder of the Islamophobia Register, which tracks instances of abuse against Muslims, knows exactly […]

Here’s What Will Happen If The DHS Shuts Down

by The Huffington Post // February 28, 2015 // Updated 00:56 GMT // 0 Comments

Feb 27 (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress was scrambling before a deadline at midnight on Friday to pass a $39.7 billion funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security, which is charged with securing U.S. borders, airports and coastal waters.Win McNamee via Getty Images The following is a rundown of what would likely happen if […]

For sale: handbags and conservative ideology

by CNN // February 27, 2015 // Updated 20:25 GMT // 0 Comments

But two floors below the Conservative Political Action Conference’s cavernous ballroom, there’s an entirely different show. An eclectic — and sometimes bewildering — mix of more than 120 vendors are peddling everything from handbags and advanced degrees to atheism and books. It’s a mix of unvarnished capitalism and old school political recruiting. But perhaps most […]

Here’s How NYC Says It’s Saving 800 Lives A Year By Cleaning Up The Air

by The Huffington Post // February 27, 2015 // Updated 18:43 GMT // 0 Comments

It’s been a cold winter in New York City, which means a lot of building owners are turning up the heat — and pumping more pollutants into the city’s air. But the amount of black smoke billowing above the five boroughs is dramatically less than it was just four years ago. Since 2011, according to […]

Jimmy Fallon’s #EmailFail Tweets Prove Technology Is Hilarious

by The Huffington Post // February 27, 2015 // Updated 16:31 GMT // 0 Comments

A recent Gmail glitch caused users to send emails to the wrong people, which potentially led to a lot of awkward situations. In honor of all the awkwardness, Jimmy Fallon made this week’s hashtag #EmailFail. And FYI, these are hilarious: – “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m. ET on NBC.

Activist Pens ‘A Letter To Young Muslim Girls’ Considering Joining ISIS

by The Huffington Post // February 27, 2015 // Updated 11:00 GMT // 0 Comments

The Islamic State has run a slick media campaign to lure young recruits to its ranks — and the strategy has attracted women as well as men. On Feb. 17, three teenager girls boarded a plane to Turkey from London and were subsequently smuggled into Syria with hopes of joining the militant group, according to […]

With White-Knuckle Grip, February’s Cold Clings to New York

by The New York Times // February 27, 2015 // Updated 10:01 GMT // 0 Comments

It will end. Allegedly. It will get warmer. One day. Someday. Clockwise from top left, pedestrians navigating the snow, ice and puddles along Manhattans streets; dog owners were among the few in Riverside Park during a storm on Feb. 2; ice on the Hudson River on Feb. 17; planes are de-iced at La Guardia Airport. […]

How to tour ‘The Sound of Music,’ 50 years later

by CNN // February 27, 2015 // Updated 06:12 GMT // 0 Comments

The film was, of course, “The Sound of Music,” the biggest grossing musical of all time, if receipts are adjusted for inflation. Its core family values, hummable tunes and stunning scenery turned it into a worldwide success. It also ensured that Salzburg, with two dozen locations featured in the film, would never be the same […]

San Francisco Police Officer Hits, Kicks Homeless Man Who Slept On Bus (VIDEO)

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 22:18 GMT // 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO — Video recorded on a city bus shows a San Francisco police officer kicking and hitting a homeless man after the officer apparently struggled to wake the man up. Officer Raymond Chu also allegedly pepper sprayed 36-year-old Bernard Warren, according to the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office, as their scuffle moved from inside […]

F.B.I. Warrant in Insider Trading Cases Is Unsealed

by The New York Times // February 26, 2015 // Updated 20:20 GMT // 0 Comments

The scene sent a chill through Wall Street and fueled some of the biggest insider trading convictions in a generation: F.B.I. agents marched into hedge fund offices in Manhattan, Connecticut and Boston and walked out carrying stacks of boxes marked “evidence.” Anthony Chiasson was charged and convicted of insider trading. But his conviction was recently overturned. […]

Guy Says Scarlett Johansson Stole His Band Name, ‘The Singles’

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 20:10 GMT // 0 Comments

www.newser.com: Scarlett Johansson just announced her new band last week, and already it’s embroiled in controversy. The Singles is a pop supergroup the actress formed with Haim’s Este Haim, as well as musicians Holly Miranda, Kendra Morris, and Julia Haltigan (listen to the first single here). Just one problem: There’s already a band called The […]

What terrorists are really angry about

by CNN // February 26, 2015 // Updated 16:03 GMT // 0 Comments

But what we do know is that it has become common, even routine, to argue that there exists a process by which potential terrorists become “radicalized.” The concept, which has become something of a buzzword, suggests that the central motivation for terrorist violence is ideological. However, Islamist terrorists in the West have generally been set […]

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