Politics

May 19, 2019

Deutsche Bank staffers flagged suspicious transfers from Jared Kushner’s companies to Russians

Congressional investigators have long suspected that President Donald Trump’s relationship with Deutsche Bank could be key to understanding his Russian ties and the possible leverage Vladimir Putin’s regime holds over him. On Sunday, the New York Times reported that staffers at the international banking behemoth flagged suspicious activities involving accounts controlled by Trump and his […]
May 19, 2019

House intel chair: Even with Justin Amash’s comments, GOP Senate isn’t willing to remove Trump

House Intelligence chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) said Sunday that even though Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash recently called for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, it is unlikely that an impeachment trial will be successful in the Senate. Speaking to CBS’s Face the Nation, Schiff said, “We see no signs of that yet.” “I respect what Justin […]
May 18, 2019

Jim Jordan claims horrific report on sex abuse at Ohio State exonerates him. It doesn’t.

Richard Strauss, who worked as an Ohio State doctor from 1978 to 1998, sexually abused at least 177 men during his time at the university, according to a 182-page report released by the law firm Perkins Cole on Friday. The report detailed how Strauss, who committed suicide in 2005, would shower with student-athletes, often multiple […]
May 18, 2019

The rise in extreme anti-abortion bans

There’s a new state trend in 2019: passing extreme anti-abortion legislation to spark legal challenges that could prompt the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade. Since the beginning of the year, 15 states have introduced so-called “heartbeat bills,” ...
May 16, 2019

The Republican congressmen banning abortion have no idea how bodies work

As a number of states have recently advanced increasingly severe abortion restrictions, it’s important to remember many of the lawmakers pushing this legislation don’t actually understand abortion or the way pregnancy works. Last week, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) signed into law a ban on abortion after just six weeks, before many people even know […]
May 16, 2019

Trump’s new immigration plan is short on the details. Here’s what we do know.

President Donald Trump unveiled his latest immigration plan, emphasizing “merit-based” immigration and increased funding for border security. “Our plan achieves two critical goals,” Trump said at the White House Rose Garden Thursday. “First, it stops illegal immigration and fully secures the border and second it establishes a new legal immigration system that protects American wages, promotes American values, and […]

Trends

May 18, 2019

Bird-Honoring Luxe Fashion Designs – Thom Browne’s Beach Capsule Spotlights the Seagull (TrendHunter.com)

(TrendHunter.com) Fashion label Thom Browne is often recognized for its beautifully tailored silhouettes and bold animal prints—the latest Beach capsule by the brand follows the same theme. It immortalizes a...
May 17, 2019

Digitally Savvy See-Through Logos – The New IKEA Logo is a Way for the Brand to Connect with People (TrendHunter.com)

(TrendHunter.com) The new IKEA logo is slick, elegant and digitally savvy. The furniture megastore attempts to transport its business into the digital era by redesigning a fundamental part of its identity. The latest...
May 17, 2019

Fruit-Inspired Cannabis Accessories – Flower by Edie Parker Has a Strikingly Adorable Demeanor (TrendHunter.com)

(TrendHunter.com) Flower by Edie Parker is a line of premium cannabis accessories that boasts an eclectic range of materials. This includes vessels like pipes and bongs made out of ceramics, acrylic or hand-blown...
May 16, 2019

Revolutionary Vehicle-Charging Concepts – ‘ELISA’ — a Six-Mile eHighway in Germany, is being tested (TrendHunter.com)

(TrendHunter.com) As electric automobiles are moving in to be the primary mode of transportation of the future, numerous vehicle-charging concepts are popping up to address usability, user comfort, among other things....
May 16, 2019

Vacuum-Powered Oral Care Devices – The Dr. Pik ‘Vumblr’ Massages, Cleans an Whites Teeth (TrendHunter.com)

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May 15, 2019

The Digital Human – Doug Roble’s Talk on Digital Humans Showcases Some Cutting-Edge Technology (TrendHunter.com)

(TrendHunter.com) Doug Roble—a computer graphics software researcher, delivers a TED talk on digital humans while displaying the technology that his team is developing. The experience is quite interesting as...
May 15, 2019

Modern Alcohol-Free Bars – Getaway Bar is Completely Alcohol-Free and Growing in Popularity (TrendHunter.com)

(TrendHunter.com) The rise of alcohol-free drinks is becoming more noticeable, with places like Getaway Bar in Brooklyn, New York deciding to forgo booze altogether in its cocktails. And no, this isn't just a...
May 13, 2019

App-Connected Digital Pet Toys – The All-New ‘Tamagotchi On’ Supports Cross-Platform Connectivity (TrendHunter.com)

(TrendHunter.com) Tamagotchi is now introducing ‘Tamagotchi On' for the North American market, which introduces a new way for people the play with the nostalgic digital pet toys. While Tamagotchi On...
May 13, 2019

Futuristic Carbon Fiber Wheelchairs – The Conceptual ‘Oracle’ Wheelchair Reduces User Effort (TrendHunter.com)

(TrendHunter.com) The conceptual ‘Oracle' wheelchair has been designed by Miguel Mojica as a futuristic mobility aid that aims to deliver a more comfortable, personalized experience for users to appreciate....

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May 25, 2019

Saturday’s Best Deals: Timbuk2, Lawn Care Essentials, Twelve South’s AirFly, and More

Baggu’s Memorial Day Sale, PowerBlock adjustable dumbbells, and discounts at Joe’s New Balance Outlet lead off Saturday’s best deals.Read more...
May 25, 2019

‘Serious’ accident shuts M6 motorway in Staffordshire

All four lanes northbound were shut along with three of four southbound between junctions 15 and 16.
May 25, 2019

Spice Girls: Fans take to Twitter over Dublin gig sound

Mel B says she hopes the sound quality will improve on the rest of their tour after Dublin show complaints.
May 25, 2019

A Maui yoga instructor who vanished weeks ago after a hike has been found – CNN

A Maui yoga instructor who vanished weeks ago after a hike has been found  CNNYoga teacher found alive after missing for 2 weeks in Hawaii forest  ABC NewsReaction to rescue of missing Maui hiker Amanda Eller  Star-Adverti...
May 25, 2019

Sheikh to pay Dubai horse fall woman’s medical bills

Rebecca Chisholm, 24, is left "caked in blood" with serious brain injuries when the horse bolted.
May 25, 2019

Alesha MacPhail tribute unveiled on Isle of Bute

A special bench, paid for by the local community, has been revealed in the "children's corner" area of the beach at Rothesay.
May 25, 2019

Trump visits Japan — live updates – CNN

Trump visits Japan -- live updates  CNNTrump visits Japan as first state guest for new emperor | Al Jazeera English  Al Jazeera EnglishFor Trump, a ‘very big event’ in Japan that he struggles to explain  The Washington Pos...
May 25, 2019

Everest: British man among latest mountain deaths

Ten people have now died climbing the world's highest peak this season, amid reports of overcrowding.
May 25, 2019

Sir Philip Green to close 25 more Evans and Miss Selfridge stores

The latest closures by his struggling Arcadia empire will include mostly Evans and Miss Selfridge shops.
May 25, 2019

Meet Belfast’s young climate change protesters

Young people all over the world are walking out of school in protest of climate change - and Belfast is no different.
May 25, 2019

First American security flaw leaked 885 million real estate documents

First American Financial Corporation left as many as 885 million real estate documents dating as far back as 2003 exposed, according to Krebs on Security. The company, one of the largest real estate title insurance firms in the US, has already...
May 25, 2019

Four times more data breaches logged in UK

No companies have been fined in the first year of tough new data laws, despite a sharp rise in breaches.
May 25, 2019

Universities told not to ‘scaremonger’ ahead of fee cut

Education Secretary Damian Hinds rejects claims of universities going broke, ahead of tuition fee cut.
May 25, 2019

Homeowners in England free to build bigger extensions

Rules in England making it easier to build extensions of up to 8m are being made permanent.