Monday, December 9, 2019

Progressive International Motorcycle Show 2019

Progressive International Motorcycle Show, Jacob Javits Center New York City

On the Red Carpet

Laquan Smith X Jordache Collaboration Celebration

September 2019 LaQuan Smith and Jordache teamed up for a capsule collection of denim looks. Models including Georgia Fowler, Halima Aden, and Alton Mason...

Events

Progressive International Motorcycle Show 2019

Progressive International Motorcycle Show, Jacob Javits Center New York City

Runway Fashion

EXPATS S/S 2020 Runway collection MBFW Russia

EXPATS debuts S/S 2020 collection founded by Stephan Rabimov during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia photos by Ik Aldama EXPATS, a newly established fashion collective of...

Bridal

Monique Lhuillier Wedding Weekend on Madison

Exclusive preview of Monique Lhuillier Fall 2020 bridal collection at her newly relocated New York flagship store on Madison ave Event co-hosted by Julie Sabatino owner...

Trump’s Boasts About Republican Unity Mask Possible Election Peril

(Bloomberg) -- Donald Trump likes to boast that he has unwavering Republican support even as the House impeachment advances, yet that backing is softer than he suggests, creating a potential risk for the president heading into 2020.“We have tremendous support. Probably the most united that our party has ever been,” Trump said Tuesday at a…

News

Polls show top tier 2020 Democrats widening lead over rest of presidential field

On the second night of the second Democratic primary debate, Joe Biden was center stage, and took the brunt of challenger attacks. Biden was prepped. USA TODAY WASHINGTON  Two polls released Tuesday, a week after the second Democratic primary debate, show …

‘Gaming the system’ — Uber and Lyft face a driver reckoning in California

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE June 2, 2019, 9:35 AM UTC SAN FRANCISCO Californias lawmakers on Wednesday took their first major step toward settling the debate about wh…

SoftBank Group plunges to $6.5 billion quarterly loss as tech bets stumble

TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) plunged on Wednesday to a quarterly loss that was far larger than analysts’ estimates, hit by the falling valuations of some of its biggest tech bets such as WeWork and Uber Technologies (UBER.N). The Japanese …

HSBC axes CEO Flint in shock shift to speed up strategy

HONG KONG/LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC (HSBA.L) ousted John Flint as chief executive after just 18 months in a shock move the chairman of Europe’s biggest bank said was needed to speed up progress on priority areas such as the turnaround of its U.S. business. Th…

Kim K Really Snapped With Her Elle Woods From “Legally Blonde” Costume via Hvper.com

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office, Florida, Tornado warning, Tornado SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) During the tornado warnings issued off coastal Santa Rosa County Wednesday evening, a waterspout was spotted off...

Health

Deadly virus detected in West Virginia white-tailed deer – WCHS-TV8

Deadly virus detected in West Virginia white-tailed deer - WCHS-TV8

Obesity and excess weight CAUSE heart disease, study shows in world-first – Daily Mail

After decades of research showing the impossibly close link between obesity and heart problems, a Swedish study has finally proven what we've long suspected: Excess weight does cause heart disease.  Obesity alone - without other risk factors like high choles…

Alzheimer’s Disease: Subtle Signs You Might Miss – Inside Edition

Dr. Mehmet Oz revealed that his mother has Alzheimer's disease. Im feeling guilty because I completely missed the signs until fairly late in the process, Oz told People. After Oz's father died last February, he said he now realizes there were subtle changes i…

Politics

Giuliani’s role in frozen Ukraine aid remains hazy

His note came less than two hours before POLITICO broke the story about the aid freeze and upended delicate negotiations led by Trump's handpicked backchannel to Ukraine to try to get an investigation announced into Joe Biden. At the time, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney was deeply enmeshed in the roots of the Ukraine saga…

Trump defends Joe Biden, hints at meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

U.S. President Donald Trump, seen here on Nov. 14, 2019, says in a tweeted message to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that Joe Biden 'may be Sleepy and Very Slow,' but says, 'he is not a rabid dog' and 'is actually somewhat better than that. Tom Brenner/Reu…

POLITICO Playbook: Pelosi noncommittal on impeachment vote timing

"It is self-evident that we have open hearings for the next week. I don't know if there are any beyond that," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said. "I have six committees who have been working on all of this." | Drew Angerer/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY Speaker …

POLITICO Playbook PM: Another House Republican heads for the doors

Rep. Pete King (R-N.Y.) has been a leading voice in national security issues, and a close ally of the leadership for years. His Long Island district is going to be very competitive. | Alex Wong/Getty Images PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP this morning, at a wreath-la…

Bernie Sanders ‘Disgusted’ By Michael Bloomberg’s Huge Ad Buy

Bernie Sanders said he is “disgusted” by reports that billionaire Michael Bloomberg plans to spend millions of dollars in television ads for his presidential campaign. Bloomberg is set to spend around $30 million for ads that are set to start airing on Monday, Politico reported Friday. Sanders criticized Bloomberg later that day. “I’m a little old-fashioned,”…

Health

California’s Surprise-Billing Law Protects Patients But Aggravates Many Doctors

More than two years after California’s surprise-billing law took effect, there’s one thing on which consumer advocates, doctors and insurers all agree: The law has been effective at protecting many people from bills they might have been saddled with from doctors who aren’t in their insurance network. But the consensus stops there. “In general, the…

Cancer cure search is overshadowing progress of sufferers living longer with the disease, experts warn – The Telegraph

9 December 2019 • 12:01am The search for a cancer cure is overshadowing "huge" progress being made in allowing sufferers of the disease to live longer, the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has warned. Survival time from cancer has roughly doubled in a decade, with the average patient now living more than 10 years after first…

US FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Mushrooms Creating Big Opportunity

PALM BEACH, Florida, Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year, the U.S. FDA designated psilocybin, a compound found in hallucinogenic mushrooms, as a "breakthrough therapy" for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD). "This designation, which is designed to expedite the development and review of drugs—given out only for therapies that have shown strong…

Meru among regions with high stomach cancer cases globally – Standard Digital

Gatonye Gathura 09th Dec 2019 02:00:00 GMT +0300 Meru region has some of the highest cases of stomach cancer in the world, a new study at Meru Hospice shows. The study published last week shows among all cancers in the area, that of the stomach is highest. The cases of stomach cancers in Meru, the…

How reducing air pollution benefits health

A new report details the drastic improvements in health outcomes that occurred as a result of decreasing air pollution across various countries, including the United States. Share on PinterestNew research details the health benefits of pollution-reducing interventions. There is no doubt that air pollution adversely affects health.Some of the studies reported by Medical News Today…

Talk About Bad Aim

One of the best things about having mouthy friends who are in long-term relationships is that they tend to spill the beans about super-secret man tendencies that we single chicks miss out on. Like this fun tidbit, I learned this weekend from a married friend of mine. She says that when her husband comes home…

Study finds ‘time-restricted eating’ may prompt weight loss – Minnesota Public Radio News

A new study finds that time-restricted eating helped overweight people who were at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes lose about 3 percent of their body weight, reduce belly fat and feel more energetic.Getty ImagesThere's a lot of enthusiasm for intermittent fasting — a term that can encompass everything from skipping a meal each day to…

Eat For 10 Hours, Fast For 14: Daily Fasting Helps People Slim Down, Study Finds : The Salt – NPR

A new study finds that time-restricted eating helped overweight people who were at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes lose about 3% of their body weight, reduce belly fat and feel more energetic. erhui1979/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption erhui1979/Getty Images A new study finds that time-restricted eating helped overweight people who were at…

Is marijuana use associated with a higher risk of cancer?

As the use of marijuana is increasing in the United States, researchers are asking whether the use of this substance — particularly smoking joints — is associated with an increased risk of any form of cancer, and, if so, which. Share on PinterestA new meta-analysis suggests that there is still no end in sight for…

Scarlet fever outbreak: Hundreds of cases reported across England and Wales – the symptoms – Express

Scarlet fever, a contagious infection which causes flu-like symptoms and a rash, appears to be making a comeback with a recorded 450 cases in England and 30 in Wales in the week ending December 1.Figures released by Public Health England (PHE) have recorded a dramatic rise in the number of reported cases between 2013, when…

News

Julie Bowen Worked Out Tipsy (and Late at Night!) While Shooting Modern Family in Paris

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DOJ inspector general will unveil a major report today on the FBI’s handling of the Russia probe. Here’s what you need to know.

CLOSEWASHINGTON – As recently as last month, President Donald Trump accused the FBI of trying to "overthrow the presidency." It's the latest in a barrage of attacks against the law enforcement agency and the former officials who launched the Russia investigation, which has cast a shadow over Trump's presidency.Chief among Trump's allegations is that political enemies in his own government…

A better way for the Trump administration to end HIV/AIDS

Leana S. Wen is an emergency physician and a visiting professor at George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health. She was Baltimore health commissioner from 2015 to 2018 and chief executive of Planned Parenthood Federation of America from November 2018 until July.The Trump administration announced last week a new program that will provide…

Labour’s McDonnell: No run on sterling if we win election

Britain's Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John McDonnell speaks on the economy in London, Britain, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas MukoyaLONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s opposition Labour Party is not expecting a run on the pound if the party wins Thursday’s election, Labour’s would-be finance minister John McDonnell said on Monday, adding that he thought the currency…

Lil Bub was so much more than an internet cat. Here’s what made her special.

From the moment I adopted Lil Bub in 2011, I could tell right away that she was a special cat. She was my fifth rescue cat and I was enamored of her immediately, as were a lot of my friends. Before she went viral on Tumblr on the way to becoming one of the most…

What are the similarities with the Bill Clinton and Donald Trump impeachment investigations? – CNN Video

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Raising boys: Is there a better way to raise boys to avoid toxic masculinity? – CBSN Originals documentary

Roe Anderson, a lifelong Tennessee resident and mother of a 10-year-old son, sits at her dining room table and recalls the earlier years of her son's childhood. She was excited to find out she was having a son, believing that boys were easier to raise than girls because they were tough enough to fend for…

Live grenade found in dresser donated to North Carolina thrift store

The Habitat for Humanity ReStore was evacuated as a result.December 8, 2019, 7:20 PM3 min read A live grenade was found in a dresser donated to a North Carolina thrift store. An employee noticed the explosive in one of the drawers after the furniture was donated to the Habitat for the Humanity ReStore in Durham…

Exclusive: Head of Jewish Democratic Council of America denounces Trump speech as anti-Semitic

In this Dec. 3, 2015, photo, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition Presidential Forum in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP) The head of the Jewish Democratic Council of America told Salon that Trump has "a very negative stereotype of Jews" Matthew Rozsa December 8, 2019 7:00PM (UTC) The executive director…

Business

Weekly Link Love — Edition 58

Research of the Week Time-restricted eating improves body composition, weight loss, blood lipids, blood pressure, and sleep quality in patients on statins. Social media abstinence fails to produce improvements in psychological well-being. Using springy bamboo poles makes it easier to carry more than your bodyweight. The more you run each week, the lower your omega-3…

The ‘Princess’ and the Prisoner: How China’s Huawei Lost Public Support at Home

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Jeff Bezos says Silicon Valley should ignore employee protests and sell to the US military – Business Insider

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos threw his support behind the US Department of Defense on Friday, saying big tech firms have a responsibility to collaborate with the military or else "this country is in trouble."Employee movements within big tech companies including Amazon, Microsoft, and Google have been known to scupper big contracts with the Pentagon, the…

Tesla Cybertruck In The Wild Near LAX, With An Infamous Driver Whizzing On By

December 9th, 2019 by Cynthia Shahan  The recently unveiled Tesla Cybertruck exploded to become a directly famous (or infamous) EV personality all its own — eclectic, fascinating, colossal, and beguiling to fans and everyone else. So, many of us wanted to see more, know more. Well, most recently, codysimms reported that he saw “Cybertruck in…

Canada’s big banks end their fiscal 2019 grappling with the new ‘normal’: lower profits and higher loan-loss provisions

A new “normal” appears to be setting in for Canada’s biggest banks that is driving up the amount of money they need to put away for bad loans — and helping to put a dent in their bottom lines.The change in credit conditions was on display in the latest round of quarterly results, which wrapped…

Entertainment

The $68 Jumpsuit I’m Wearing to Every Holiday Party on My Calendar

I love a good outfit repeat. Not only is it simpler to throw on a formula I already know I'm into, but it's easier on my wallet, too. What's more, I live for the challenge of styling a single piece multiple ways; the result always leaves me with a fresh-feeling outfit that A) helps satiate…

The surprisingly good EarFun Free earphones are now on sale for $35 – CNET

This picture doesn't tell the whole story. That's a wireless charging case. But it also accepts USB-C. Sarah Tew/CNET This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2019, your source for the season's best gifts and deals, hand-picked by the experts at CNET. I'm feeling a crusade coming on. When I see people walking (or…

Silicon Valley boss on cliffhanger series finale, who popped up — and who didn’t

“We have to s— ourselves to death.” For six seasons, the Pied Piper crew has worked to revolutionize the world of tech, and in the series finale of HBO comedy Silicon Valley, they finally did it… too well. Told through present day and the filming of a documentary 10 years in the future, “Exit Event”…

Frozen II Threepeats at #1, Disney Crosses $10 Billion Mark Worldwide

Frozen II continues to freeze out box office competitionWalt Disney Studios’ animated sequel Frozen II continued to dominate at the box office for the third straight weekend as it once again landed at #1 with $34.6 million for a domestic total of $337.5 million and a worldwide cume of $919.6 million. It looks likely to…

Americans Believe Marijuana Is Safer Than Tobacco, Alcohol

Considering that, not long ago, across the whole country, police arrested people for possessing even small amounts of cannabis, this is a big deal. Image credit: Tunatura | Getty Images dispensaries.com Guest Writer Easy Search. Quality Finds. Your partner and digital portal for the cannabis community. November 26, 2019 3 min read Opinions expressed by…

Facebook is Becoming Less Personal and More Professional

Facebook started life as the place to go meet the people at your college. It then became the place to meet the people you used to know at college. Now it’s not quite clear what it’s for. User growth is continuing, but more slowly than in the past which means that everyone you want to…

Watchmen’s Dr. Manhattan on his big twist, epic romance, and nude scene

Dr. Manhattan may know his entire future, but the actor playing him in HBO’s Watchmen had no idea he was going to be portraying the iconic god-like character when he first started filming the breakout drama series. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II had earned critical acclaim for his roles in The Get Down and Aquaman when he…

Watchmen composes the greatest love story ever told

Photo: Mark Hill (HBO)TV ReviewsAll of our TV reviews in one convenient place.The Watchmen comic series shed light on the morally corrupt, broken, and deranged beings the comic-book world lifted to superhero status. The popularity of these fictional beings impacted how people wanted to see themselves—physically perfect, wealthy, and willing to break the law to…

‘Blitzed’ Will Leave You Feeling Warm And Tipsy

Alexa Martin's Playbook series is addictive enough to convert a non-sports fan into a football junkie, and her new novel Blitzed — the third in the series — is an electrifying cocktail of girl power, adorable romance, and enough drama to rival a reality show (which the series incidentally introduces in its universe). Set in…

First footage of Marvel’s The Eternals debuts, boss Kevin Feige talks franchise future

Marvel boss Kevin Feige was treated like a rockstar at Brazil Comic Con in Sao Paolo, where he debuted the first footage of the highly anticipated The Eternals on Saturday. Feige stood before a rowdy audience who were chanting his name before they were treated to a surprise sneak peek of the Chloe Zhao-directed film starring…

Sports

Gucci’s Newest Sneaker Is Releasing in Miami for Art Basel

Brand: Gucci Model: Tennis 1977 Key Features: Gucci’s Tennis 1977 features canvas construction, heritage logo stitching, a classic web stripe, and a Tennis 1977 label. Release Date: December 4 Price: $630 Buy: Gucci’s Miami locations at Miami Design District, Bal Harbour Shops, and Aventura Mall Editor’s Notes: Gucci is launching its newest sneaker, the Tennis…

Tatum wise beyond his years with his $7.8M salary

BOSTON — With Gordon Hayward set to return possibly as early as Monday night’s game against Cleveland, he’ll be rejoining a squad that’s playing great basketball which has them among the NBA’s top teams. But here’s the thing.  Before suffering a fourth metacarpal fracture in his left hand which has been surgically repaired, Hayward and the…

Raptors’ load management of Kawhi is all the evidence Clippers need

If a Kawhi Leonard load manages his body in Toronto and the NBA isn’t around to hear it, does it make a sound?The absolute outrage over the past few days because the two-time Finals MVP was ruled out of an ESPN televised game against the Milwaukee Bucks has been perplexing from a Raptors perspective because…

The Hollywood Rams Are Back and Coming for the NFC

Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated PressA mere two weeks ago, many of us were ready to leave the Los Angeles Rams for dead following a blowout prime-time loss to the Baltimore Ravens. But the defending NFC champions are experienced, well-coached and resilient, and the NFC has to be conscious of the fact that the Rams are very…

Pacers brace for Pistons in finale of season series

Every NBA team plays its division rivals four times during the regular season.It's rare to complete that series by early December, but that will be the case when the Indiana Pacers visit the Detroit Pistons on Friday.The Central Division foes faced each other three times by early November. The Pistons won the first two meetings…

The ESPN Daily: Damian Lillard keeps that same energy, inside the Patriot way and Pope Francis bestows favor on the Ravens?

Dec 5, 2019Tory BarronESPN Editor CloseTory Barron is a Bristol-based writer and editor for ESPN.com. After retiring from playing lacrosse at UConn, the DC native decided to try her hand at writing about people playing sports.GOOD MORNING!Hey, we made it to Thursday. Good for us. Things are undoubtedly looking up. Today's newsletter is going to…

Everything Bagel Seasoning Ingredients, Ranked

Happy Thanksgiving, all y’all! Got something on your mind? Email the Funbag. Stretch that stomach out in advance by feasting on the tastiest dish of all: your letters! Kyle: Everything bagels are clearly the tastiest bagel option, but which toppings are the best? I'm referring to the things baked into the bagel that make it…

NFL Playoff Picture: Who’s in, Who’s Out After Week 14? – Sports Illustrated

Chuck Cook-USA TODAY SportsEven if this is the only intrigue we get—the Seahawks and 49ers trading the No. 1 spot in the NFC West like a pair of Indy cars coming down the stretch— it was a good run, though there are a few interesting subplots brewing in the 2019-20 playoff race. On one side…

Brendan Rodgers ‘happy’ for Leicester to be left out of title race chat

Media playback is not supported on this device Foxes were 'absolutely amazing' on historical day - Brendan RodgersLeicester City boss Brendan Rodgers says he is happy for his side to be left out of the Premier League title conversation after an eighth win on the bounce kept the Foxes second in the table.Leicester thrashed Aston…

Patriots’ home streak ends at 21 as rally falls shy

7:59 PM ETMike ReissESPN Staff Writer CloseCovered Patriots since 1997 Joined ESPN in 2009FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots had their 21-game home winning streak (including playoffs) snapped Sunday with a 23-16 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs as their late comeback bid fell short.The loss, which included two questionable officiating calls that went…

Technology

This Week in Apps: Black Friday’s boost, security news and the year’s biggest apps

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. What are developers talking about? What do app publishers and marketers need to know? How are politics impacting the App Store and app businesses? And which apps…

Real X-Wings took flight at Disney’s new Star Wars ride grand opening thanks to Boeing

Boeing might be taking the last crucial steps to prepare for its first crewed Starliner capsule spaceflight, but it’s also busy turning sci-fi into reality right here on Earth – by helping Disney build X-Wing large-scale starfighters to celebrate the opening of the ‘Rise of the Resistance’ ride at Disney World in Florida. Earlier this…

Facebook sells off Oculus Medium to Adobe

Facebook is selling Oculus Medium — a 3D virtual reality sculpting tool for creatives — to Adobe. The team was an expensive effort for Oculus and its sale signifies a broader rethinking within Facebook in what virtual reality projects they tackle in-house. It’s clear that Oculus pumped an awful lot of money into Medium over…

Reddit links UK-US trade talk leak to Russian influence campaign

Reddit has linked account activity involving the leak and amplification of sensitive UK-US trade talks on its platform during the ongoing UK election campaign to a suspected Russian political influence operation. Or, to put it more plainly, the social network suspects that Russian operatives are behind the leak of sensitive trade data — likely with…

Startups Weekly: U.S. VCs eye European startups

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about Chinese investor activity in Africa. Before that, I noted Airbnb’s issues. Remember, you can send me tips, suggestions…
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