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It's 2017 And Nivea Wants To 'Visibly Lighten' Dark Skin

It's 2017 And Nivea Wants To 'Visibly Lighten' Dark Skin The model beams noting that the " visibly fairer skin " makes her feel "younger". Hundreds of furious social media users have called for a boycott of Dove products calling the ad "disgraceful". Whitening and lightening creams are not only physically damaging, but also ethically wrong". But in a statement, NIVEA said that the company develops products with the aim of helping consumers take ca... [Full Article...]

WWE Releases Official Statement Concerning "Viral Infection"

WWE Releases Official Statement Concerning Wyatt has been replaced by SmackDown's AJ Styles , who will meet Finn Balor in a one-on-one match. In a statement to ESPN , a WWE representative said, "We have confirmed that three of our performers have been diagnosed with a viral infection". [Full Article...]

Pollution killed 9mn people in a year, 2.5mn in India

Pollution killed 9mn people in a year, 2.5mn in India Based largely on 2015 data from the Global Burden of Disease, the report estimates that at least 9 million premature deaths were caused during the year by diseases from toxic exposure. While Canada has one of the lower death rates due to pollution compared with places like India and Somalia, Environmental Defence program manager Muhannad Malas says it is one of the few developed nations that doesn... [Full Article...]

EU27 give go-ahead for second phase of Brexit talks

EU President Donald Tusk said reports the talks were in deadlock were "exaggerated", hailing a speech May made in Florence, Italy, last month for breaking the impasse. Those include the exact sum of Britain's divorce bill — which the European Union estimates at 60-100 billion euros ($70-120 billion), compared with a possible 20 billion euro offer from London — the rights of citizens affected by ... [Full Article...]

Federal court rules against Travel Ban 3.0 because it discriminates against Muslims

Federal court rules against Travel Ban 3.0 because it discriminates against Muslims Health-care reforms are flailing , tax reform is in danger, the border wall remains metaphorical and, yesterday, Trump's beleaguered travel ban, now in its third iteration, was slapped down by Honolulu-based U.S. Hawaii's attorney general says the state is ready to defend against what he calls a discriminatory travel ban by the Trump administration. Unlike the Hawaii ruling, however, the decision... [Full Article...]

Area Trio Arrested After Shooting Near White Nationalist's Florida Rally

Area Trio Arrested After Shooting Near White Nationalist's Florida Rally Police say the victims were at a bus stop not far from the event, when a Jeep with four men inside pulled up and started yelling at them. Gainesville police confirmed Friday the arrests were related to the event. Tenbrink went on to recite the "14 words" used as a motto by white supremacists: "We must secure the existence of our people and a future for white children". [Full Article...]

Malaysia will focus renewed MH370 search where Australia refused to look

Malaysia will focus renewed MH370 search where Australia refused to look A report by Australia's ABC News claimed that Malaysia has reached an agreement with USA company Ocean Infinity to revive the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370). The plane carried mostly Malaysian and Chinese passengers, but individuals from 14 different countries were also on board MH370. Some debris definitively linked to the plane has been found, but for the most part i... [Full Article...]

PM Modi with the Army at LoC on Diwali

In his interaction with jawans, PM Modi said that he considers them as a part of "his family". But do you know where PM Modi is going to celebrate this Diwali and with whom? After his visit to Kashmir in Diwali 2014, this was his second visit to Kashmir on Diwali. [Full Article...]

North Korea Threatens "Unimaginable" Strike

North Korea Threatens The US should expect that it would face [an] unimaginable strike at an unimaginable time", said a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan said Washington views diplomacy as the primary means for solving the crisis, but it must be prepared for "any eventuality". [Full Article...]

GM Reaches $120m Settlement With States Over Switches

GM Reaches $120m Settlement With States Over Switches The settlement concludes the state investigations. The settlement also addresses additional GM recalls that involved unintended rotation of ignition switches. The company ended up recalling more than 30 million vehicles worldwide. Of its share, $350,000 would go into the AG's Consumer Protection Fund, and the rest into the state's "rainy day, " or General Fund. [Full Article...]

Beijing says United States should 'abandon biased views' of China

Beijing says United States should 'abandon biased views' of China Tillerson, who will visit India next week, described India as America's partner and said Washington can not have the same relationship with "non-democratic" Beijing as it has with New Delhi. Healthy relations between China and the United States are good for the people of both nations and are expected by the Asia-Pacific region, he added. [Full Article...]

Millions worldwide taking part in 2017 Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills

Millions worldwide taking part in 2017 Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills At exactly 10:19am everyone is asked to drop, cover and hold on . A total of 2.7 million people participated in the Great ShakeOut nationwide, including 2.7 million in Missouri. Hundreds of aftershocks would follow, a few of them almost as big as the original event, according to the USGS. The Board of Supervisors today proclaimed this week as quake and Tsunami Preparedness week, and ShakeOut ... [Full Article...]

46% think media make up stories about Trump

46% think media make up stories about Trump President Trump regularly accuses much of the USA media of fabricating reports about him, and it appears nearly half of Americans believe that to be true. He's been particularly irked the past few weeks after NBC News published a story that claimed his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called him a "moron" and wanted to resign this summer. [Full Article...]

WH: 'Appalling and Disgusting' for Congresswoman to Politicize Widow's Talk with Trump

WH: 'Appalling and Disgusting' for Congresswoman to Politicize Widow's Talk with Trump The president also came under fire on Wednesday after reportedly telling the widow of a soldier killed in combat that her husband "knew what he signed up for" in a phone call. She said she was in the vehicle when the call happened. Some Gold Star families who lost members in wartime told AP of acts of kindness from Mr Obama and George W Bush when those commanders in chief consoled them. [Full Article...]

White Nationalist, Richard Spencer, to Speak at UF Today

White Nationalist, Richard Spencer, to Speak at UF Today Spencer, whose last major public appearance with other white nationalists ended with a riot in Charlottesville, Va., this year, was expected to speak during the afternoon at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on an isolated corner of the campus. [Full Article...]

Minnesota Gets A One Year Real ID Extension

Minnesota Gets A One Year Real ID Extension The extension gives the division time to develop procedures, hire staff and purchase equipment needed to implement REAL ID , she said. More information about what documents will be required is available on PennDOT's Driver and Vehicle Services website . [Full Article...]

Bomb-Sniffing Dog Fired By CIA Finds Happy Ending

Bomb-Sniffing Dog Fired By CIA Finds Happy Ending The CIA reckons this normally lasts for maybe one or two days. According to a news release on the CIA's website, K-9 Lulu was dropped from the CIA's fall 2017 " puppy class" for dogs being trained to detect explosive odors . Thank you, CIA , for having Lulu's best interests at heart'. The agency described the decision to drop Lulu from the program as "extremely hard". [Full Article...]

White House chief cites son's loss in emotive Trump defense

White House chief cites son's loss in emotive Trump defense Kelly said he was so stunned and brokenhearted by a Congresswoman's criticism of Trump's phone call to a Gold Star family that he went to Arlington National Cemetery to walk among the "stones" of the nation's heroes. The Florida Democratic congresswoman said she overheard the call on speakerphone while traveling with Myeshia Johnson , the wife of Sgt. Kelly did say that he believed phone calls ... [Full Article...]

Himachal Pradesh Elections 2017: BJP releases a list of 68 candidates

Himachal Pradesh Elections 2017: BJP releases a list of 68 candidates The party's central election committee had met on October 15 to discuss the candidates but did not announce the names, leading to speculation that there might have been disagreement on some names. According to the Congress' list, Virbhadra Singh, who represented Shimla Rural in the outgoing assembly, will contest from Arki and the state party chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu will from Nadaun. [Full Article...]

10000-15000 Rohingyas flee to Bangladesh in 48 hours

10000-15000 Rohingyas flee to Bangladesh in 48 hours Myanmar's government has said it was responding to attacks by Muslim insurgents, but the United Nations and others have said the response was disproportionate. The video showed thousands upon thousands of Rohingya trudging along a narrow strip of land alongside what appears to a rain-swollen creek in the Palong Khali area in southern Bangladesh. [Full Article...]


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