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Lindsay Lohan Claims She Was Lindsay Lohan Claims She Was "Racially Profiled" While Wearing Headscarf
- February 22, 2017

The incident made Lohan pause for a moment to check her privilege as a white, famous, non-Muslim person. She seems more grounded lately than she has in a long time. Rumour has it that the star is now converting to Islam and although she did not out-and-out admit the change in religion, the Mean Girls star explained that she has an interest in it and that she's studying the Quran. (more...)
Oxford To Protest Trump Visit Plans Oxford To Protest Trump Visit Plans
- February 21, 2017

President Donald Trump. Trump's state visit is being arranged despite an e-petition against it reaching over 1.8m signatures . Outside parliament on Monday, protester Benjamin Kari said people needed to stand up against Trump's policies and avoid becoming complacent. (more...)
Ecuador election could end a decade of left wing rule Ecuador election could end a decade of left wing rule
- February 21, 2017

Mr Moreno was quick to declare himself the victor of the election based on inconclusive exit polls and called on Mr Lasso to recognise defeat. To win the first round, a candidate must secure more than 50% of the votes or more than 40% provided that his lead over the closest rival is more than 10%. (more...)
#LastNightInSweden is born after Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident #LastNightInSweden is born after Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
- February 21, 2017

Who would believe this?" The account's current administrator said: "Nothing has happened here in Sweden". Trump tweeted Monday: "Give the public a break - The FAKE NEWS media is trying to say that large scale immigration in Sweden is working out just beautifully". (more...)
52000 additional troops sent to western Mosul in fight against Daesh 52000 additional troops sent to western Mosul in fight against Daesh
- February 21, 2017

Backed by aerial support from the US-led worldwide coalition, Iraqi police, CTS and regular army troops launched an offensive on Sunday to retake western Mosul from ISIL following a 100-day campaign that pushed the fighters from the eastern half of the city. (more...)
US Household Debts Climbed in 2016 by Most in a Decade US Household Debts Climbed in 2016 by Most in a Decade
- February 21, 2017

Total household debt reached $12.58 trillion a year ago. Share of credit that is delinquent was 3.3 percent at the end of the year, well below the 8.5 percent of late 2008, while debt considered seriously delinquent, defined as being 90 days or more past due, was down to 3.3 percent from 5.1 percent. (more...)
Hugh Jackman Reveals Deadpool Regret Hugh Jackman Reveals Deadpool Regret
- February 21, 2017

Could he become X-23's mutant mentor, granted he doesn't die in this next film? The box office performance of Logan may yet be a determining factor. Although some of the impact is lost considering this character got vaporized onscreen awhile back and yet was miraculously resurrected, but I digress. (more...)
Uber investigating sexual harassment claims by ex-employee Uber investigating sexual harassment claims by ex-employee
- February 20, 2017

The manager told her he was in an open relationship, and that his girlfriend was having an easy time finding new partners but he wasn't. He was trying to stay out of trouble at work but couldn't avoid it because he was attempting to get women he could hook up with, according to messages sent to Fowler. (more...)
Alexander Acosta Nominated for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Nominated for Labor Secretary
- February 20, 2017

Maybe the biggest departure is the reaction to Trump's pick for Labor Sectretary. R. Alexander Acosta, a former federal prosecutor in South Florida and dean of Florida International University's law school, has a strong record of leadership and is highly regarded as a pragmatist. (more...)
India Conveys concern to USA on proposed changes in H1B visa norms India Conveys concern to USA on proposed changes in H1B visa norms
- February 01, 2017

In a year, almost 200,000 H-1B visa applications are approved, including visa renewals, extensions and other exempt categories, according to industry estimates. Is there a silver lining? Lofgren said, "it removes the "per country" cap for employment based immigrant visas so that all workers are treated more fairly and to move to a system where employers hire the most skilled workers without regard to national origin". (more...)
Pentagon IDs Navy SEAL killed in Yemen Pentagon IDs Navy SEAL killed in Yemen
- February 01, 2017

At least three other US service members were injured in the raid. Owens enlisted in August 1998 and has been assigned to East Coast-based special warfare units since 2007, according to a biography provided by the Navy. "We saw that female fighters ran to pre-established positions, as though they had trained to be ready, and trained to be combatants and engaged with us", said Captain Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman. (more...)