• Anti-Trump Shirt Inspired By America Ferrera Is The Perfect Political Accessory
  • 19 Clever Ways To Transform Ordinary Paint Samples Into Adorable Crafts
  • Big four supermarkets report a drop in summer sales – BBC News
  • Canada’s stolen daughters: Sex traffickers target indigenous Canadians
  • Why A Single-Payer Healthcare System Is Inevitable

Anti-Trump Shirt Inspired By America Ferrera Is The Perfect Political Accessory

Here’s one more anti-Trump accessory for the fall, courtesy of America Ferrera.  The 32-year-old actress and some of her “Superstore” cast mates showed up to a live-tweet session in honor of the NBC show’s latest episode, which aired Aug. 19, wearing a “Make America Ferrera Again” T-shirt.   The red shirts took aim at Donald Trump’s own “Make America Great Again” slogan, which has often been accused of having racist undertones.  But Ferrera, who…


19 Clever Ways To Transform Ordinary Paint Samples Into Adorable Crafts

Painting a room or a piece of furniture is always exciting. It’s like giving new life and new personality to something with one relatively simple process. And the possibilities are endless. You can choose a color (or several) that reflect your unique personality and sense of style. But if you’re a creatively minded and visual person, there’s a particular challenge that comes with picking out your colors. When you walk…


Big four supermarkets report a drop in summer sales – BBC News

Asda remained at the bottom, with sales down 5.5%. Last week, Asda reported its worst quarterly performance on record. Sainsbury’s saw sales fall 0.6% and Morrisons by 1.8%. Sunshine sales Market researcher Nielsen, which has published industry data in the 12 weeks up to 13 August, found similar trends. It and Kantar noted that promotional sales had dropped, reflecting the big four supermarkets’ move towards simpler pricing models and permanent…


Canada’s stolen daughters: Sex traffickers target indigenous Canadians

Winnipeg, Canada (CNN)As Lauren Chopek painfully details her story, she does so with the reticence of a survivor, as if somehow remaining silent would have been better. “I used to blame myself for everything. But, like I, I would say I let them do that to me. I am dirty. It’s my fault,” says Chopek through tears. JUST WATCHED Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH


Why A Single-Payer Healthcare System Is Inevitable

The best argument for a single-payer health plan is the recent decision by giant health insurer Aetna to bail out next year from 11 of the 15 states where it sells Obamacare plans.Aetna’s decision follows similar moves by UnitedHealth Group, the nation’s largest health insurer, and by Humana, another one of the giants. All claim they’re not making enough money because too many people with serious health problems are using…


Jeremy Corbyn pledges to ‘renationalise’ the NHS – BBC News

“The Tories have run our treasured National Health Service into the ground and we need to get serious about stopping them,” he will say. “The next Labour government would go further than reversing Tory cuts – it would deliver a modern health and social care service that is fully publicly provided and fully publicly funded.” ‘Paramount importance’ Citing figures from the NHS Support Federation which he says show 16bn in…


Second-hand car sales hit record level in first half – BBC News

“The growth in the used car market has reflected the record demand for new cars in recent years, but future growth in high-cost purchases will depend on stable consumer and business confidence,” he added. Outstripping Car sales are widely seen as a key indicator of economic activity and consumers’ willingness to spend money. The half-year rise in second-hand sales was far in excess of the growth of the wider economy,…


Child Suicide Bombings Rise As Tactic For Militants’ Attacks

By Patrick Markey ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The boy looked scared and younger than 16 when Iraqi police grabbed him on the street in the northern city of Kirkuk. Pulling off his shirt, they found a two-kilogram bomb strapped to his skinny frame. That was last Sunday. Less than a day earlier, Turkey was less fortunate: a teenage bomber detonated his suicide vest among dancing guests at a Turkish wedding party,…


Here’s Another Reason To Be Worried About Bottled Water

The bottled water industry is in the midst of a banner year. Bottled water sales are set to outstrip soda sales in the U.S. for the first time since the Beverage Marketing Corporation began tracking the industry in the 1970s, according data the firm released earlier this month.  On one hand, this could be viewed as a public health victory, especially since industry leaders say rising health concerns linked with the consumption…


Counterfeit Pills Containing Fentanyl Found At Prince’s Estate

Counterfeit pills containing the synthetic opioid fentanyl were found at Prince’s estate in Minneapolis, the Associated Press reported Sunday.  A source associated with the investigation told the AP that inspectors found pills in an Aleve bottle that were falsely labeled as “Watson 385,” a common marking for pills that contain acetaminophen and hydrocodone. However, the AP reports that at least one of the pills tested positive for fentanyl, which is thought to…


The Gordon Gekko period: Donald Trump’s lucrative and controversial time as an activist investor

New York (CNN)At the height of the US economic boom in the 1980s, there was one clear star of Wall Street: the corporate raider, high-flying takeover artists registering big headlines and even bigger paydays. Naturally, real estate magnate Donald Trump wanted in on the game. For Trump, his brief period as an activist investor of sorts was a lucrative turn in his career — at one point netting him more…


At least 17 killed in bombings near Somali government offices, market | Fox News

The site of one of the explosions in Somalia. (APTN) A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gates of a local government headquarters in Somalia while another bomber targeted a nearby marketplace, killing at least 17 people and wounding more than 30 others, police said Sunday. Abdisalam Yusuf with the police said one bomber rammed the car into a checkpoint in Galkayo town Sunday morning after reaching the…


Somali bombings leave 23 dead; Al-Shabaab claims responsibility

Mogadishu, Somalia (CNN)A pair of suicide car bombings struck a government building in Somalia on Sunday, killing 23 people, including two attackers, authorities said. Many of the fatalities are students and local traders who were at a nearby school and market in the town of Galkayo, police said. Gunmen storm hotel in Mogadishu Just days prior, suicide bombers detonated two vehicles laden with explosives near the capital’s Aden Adde International…


Expert advice on how to shop for furniture

 (Havertys Furniture/Houzz)  (Benjamin Rugs and Furniture/Houzz)  (Baker Furniture/Houzz) Previous Next Once youve decided what you want your home to look like, picked your colors, and figured out how much you can afford to spend, its time to turn your attention to furniture. Whether youre fresh out of college or entering your golden years, chances are, youve already accumulated some pieces. But should you keep them or start from scratch? Where…


16th-century shipwrecks found amid rocket debris off Florida coast | Fox News

The French fleur-de-lis symbol engraved on a 16th-century bronze cannon discovered in a shipwreck off the coast of Cape Canaveral in Florida. (Global Marine Exploration, Inc.) It’s relatively common to find debris from rocket launches in the waters off Cape Canaveral in Florida, but divers exploring the seabed recently uncovered artifacts from an age of exploration long before America’s space program: 22 cannons and a marble monument in what they…


#HongKongisnotChina: ‘Arrival’ film’s poster blunder draws scorn

(CNN)For a movie whose plot is all about trying to communicate, Paramount’s upcoming film ‘Arrival’ did a horrible job of getting its own message across. The sci-fi flick waded into a firestorm of controversy when newly-released promotional posters showed Hong Kong’s skyline but with a very alien addition — Shanghai’s Pearl Oriental Tower. Hong Kong indie film beats ‘Star Wars’ at some theaters ‘Ten Years’: Dark vision of Hong Kong’s…


‘World’s cutest sheep’ go on show in Carlisle – BBC News

Image copyright Valais Blacknose society Image caption The Valais blacknose has been bred in Switzerland for the past 300 years Jamie Wood, who has about 60 blacknoses on his farm at Whittingham which is also home to 3,000 other sheep and 200 cattle, said the Swiss have been rearing the breed for about 300 years. Image copyright Valais Blacknose Society Image caption The perfect Valais blacknose has an all black…


Bargain hunting at the Monterey car auctions

Previous Next Generally, ones chances of snagging a bargain at the Pebble Beach auctions during Monterey Car Week are up there with finding a payday loan storefront on Rodeo Drive. With a cooling market though, this year might be a bit different. Here are a few cars that may sell reasonably this weekend: 1956 Austin-Healey 100/4 BN2– Barn finds have to be a finite resource, right? At some point, the…


Indonesian booze ban could hurt tourist hot spot Bali | Fox News

Want to enjoy a drink on the beach? That may soon be banned in Bali. (iStock) Indonesia is considering a new law that would ban the production, distribution and consumption of alcohol across the country, including in Bali. And while booze makers and sellers warn the move would crush Balis tourism industry, it may also fuel sly-grogging on the island a deadly problem that claims tourists among its victims. A…


Airbus has a wild plan to introduce flying cars to combat traffic

 (Airbus) Just when you were getting used to the concept of autonomous vehicles, a company has decided to kick things up a notch. To combat traffic problems across the globe as a result of increasing urbanisation in megacities, Airbus has wild plan. Techies in Silicon Valley invent hi-tech products every day. However, they still do not have a solution for one of their biggest problems: rush hour, Airbus wrote on…


Why I Have ‘Grave Concerns’ About Dr. Drew’s Medical Misinformation

In a recent radio interview, reality television doctor Drew Pinsky weighed in regarding his opinions about the medical condition of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Pinsky claimed that he and fellow reality TV doc Robert Huizinga have reviewed the 2015 medical letter released by Secretary Clinton’s physician, and that they are “gravely concerned about her health care.” Appearing on KABC’s McIntyre in the Morning radio show, Pinsky said: I’m very concerned…


‘El Chapo’s’ kidnapped son potential bargaining chip | Fox News

In this Jan. 8, 2016 image released by Mexico’s federal government, Mexico’s most wanted drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, stands for his prison mug shot with the inmate number 3870 at the Altiplano maximum security federal prison in Almoloya, Mexico. (Mexico’s federal government via AP) For the ambitious Jalisco New Generation cartel, it must have seemed like a gift: Imprisoned Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s son, partying…


Americans Are Eating More Meat, But Not For The Reasons You Might Think

It seems the U.S. just can’t get enough meat. Or does it? According to data released this week by Rabobank, a research firm specializing in food and agriculture, per-capita meat consumption in the U.S. last year rose at a higher rate than any other year over the past four decades — to roughly 193 pounds of meat annually, 3.7 pounds a week.   This news comes after U.S. consumption of meat…