Trump to reinstate US military ban on transgender people

August 17, 2017

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he plans to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving “in any capacity” in the US armed forces. “After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military,” Trump said in a series of tweets Wednesday morning. “Our military must…

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Trump announces ban on transgender individuals serving in military

August 17, 2017

President Trump touched off a firestorm Wednesday after tweeting that he wants to ban transgender people from serving in the U.S. military in any capacity — citing advice from his “generals” and medical costs. In a series of tweets, he wrote:  “After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow…Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the…

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The Worlds First Water Park For People With Disabilities Has Just Opened, And Its The Best Thing Ever

August 17, 2017

Water parks are notoriously inaccessible for the disabled, but Morgan’s Inspiration Island aims to change all that because it’s the world’s first water park designed specifically for people with disabilities. The venue offers traceable bracelets that allow parents to locate their children, and it also provides PneuChairs, air-powered, waterproof wheelchairs that families can rent for free. Every part of the park is wheelchair-accessible and children with “special needs” can enter…

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The Definition Of Hell For Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type

August 17, 2017

They say that one man’s heaven is another man’s hell and that couldn’t be truer when it comes to the sixteen Myers-Briggs Personality Types. Each one is inspired, enraged and absolutely tortured by something slightly different. Here’s the destiny that would psychologically destroy each Myers-Briggs Personality type. ESTJ – An incredibly impractical person is put in charge of all of your major life decisions. You have to do whatever they…

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Youre Allowed To Leave

August 17, 2017

“If you ever find yourself in the wrong story, leave. Mo Willems. Youre allowed to leave any story you dont find yourself in. Youre allowed to leave any story you dont yourself in. Youre allowed to leave a city that has dimmed your light instead of making you shine brighter, youre allowed to pack all your bags and start over somewhere else and youre allowed to redefine the of your…

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This Is How You Love Someone With Anxiety

August 17, 2017

Someone with anxiety is inclined to assume everyone is going to leave. So much so, sometimes they might be the ones to ruin a relationship. The truth is they battle something they cant control and there is a sense of insecurity within themselves when it comes to relationships. They know its difficult and they dont want to burden you with their irrational thoughts and worries. So instead, they push you…

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Lawsuit demands US remove ‘In God We Trust’ from money | Fox News

August 16, 2017

(Marius Becker/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images) A new lawsuit filed on behalf of several Atheist plaintiffs argues the phrase “In God We Trust” on U.S. money is unconstitutional, and calls for the government to get rid of it. Sacramento attorney Michael Newdow filed the lawsuit Monday in Akron, Ohio. He’d unsuccessfully sued the government at least twice challenging the use of the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance. Throughout much of…

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This Kid Was Bullied A LOT. He Could Have Told His Teacher Or His Principal. He Had Bigger Plans.

August 16, 2017

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19 Things Only Women With A Low Maintenance Fashion Sense Understand

August 16, 2017

1. You have three hairstyles: down, ponytail, and bun. 2. You have one pair of shoes that you wear with 95% of your wardrobe. 3. Most of your outfits are just some combination of t-shirts and jeans. 4. This makes getting ready massively easy. What are you going to wear? Throw on the first pair of jeans and t-shirt you can find. Put on aforementioned shoes. Boom. Done. 5. Sundresses…

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This school replaced detention with meditation. The results are stunning.

August 16, 2017

Imagine you’re working at a school and one of the kids is starting to act up. What do you do? Traditionally, the answer would be to give the unruly kid detention or suspension. But in my memory, detention tended to involve staring at walls, bored out of my mind, trying to either surreptitiously talk to the kids around me without getting caught or trying to read a book. If it…

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Please read this before you post another RIP on social media.

August 16, 2017

Grieving in the technology age is uncharted territory. Ill take you back to Saturday, June 9, 2012. At 8:20 a.m., my 36-year-old husband was pronounced dead at a hospital just outside Washington, D.C. By 9:20 a.m., my cellphone would not stop ringing or text-alerting me long enough for me to make the necessary calls that I needed to make: people like immediate family, primary-care doctors to discuss death certificates and…

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What Its Like To Be In Love When You Have Depression

August 15, 2017

No one will love you until you learn to love yourself is an easy enough phrase to believe is true. But its terrifying, especially when you have depression. What if you never learn? As a teenager, it made me fear for my life as an adult. I was certain I would never be capable of being in a relationship, but I was very wrong. Honestly, I do not like myself…

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What Anxiety Actually Is, Because Its More Than Just Worrying

August 15, 2017

Anxiety is the restless nights of sleep, as you toss and turn. Its your brain never being able to shut off. Its the thoughts you over-think before bedtime and all of your worst fears become a reality in dreams and nightmares. Its waking up tired even though your day just started. Anxiety is learning how to function with sleep deprivation because it took you until 2 am to shut your…

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One man turned nursing home design on its head when he created this stunning facility.

August 15, 2017

92-year-old Norma had a strange and heartbreaking routine. Every night around 5:30 p.m., she stood up and told the staff at her Ohio nursing home that she needed to leave. When they asked why, she said she needed to go home to take care of her mother. Her mom, of course, had long since passed away. Behavior like Norma’s is quite common for older folks suffering from Alzheimer’s or other…

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20 Diversion Tactics Highly Manipulative Narcissists, Sociopaths And Psychopaths Use To Silence You

August 15, 2017

Danielle Drislane Toxic people such as psychopaths and those with antisocial traits engage in maladaptive behaviors in relationships that ultimately exploit, demean and hurt their intimate partners, family members and friends. They use a plethora of diversionary tactics that distort the reality of their victims and deflect responsibility. Although those who are not narcissistic can employ these tactics as well, abusive narcissists use these to an excessive extent in an…

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Hate To Break It To You But You Are The Reason Your Life Sucks So Much

August 15, 2017

If you think your life sucks, it probably does. If you think the world is out to get you, it probably is. If you think you deserve more, you probably do. The only thing in the world holding you back from achieving greatness is in fact you. If you think the world is out to get you its because you have a shit attitude towards life youre looking at everything…

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Civil rights leaders demand Trump disavow white supremacists

August 15, 2017

Washington (CNN)A coalition of major civil rights and faith groups on Sunday called on President Donald Trump to “directly disavow the white supremacists” who participated in violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend — a reference to Trump’s remarks condemning the deadly clashes on Saturday. Farhana Khera, the president and executive director of Muslim Advocates, said that Bannon and Gorka’s presence in the administration sends the “silent message to extremists…

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North Korea nuclear acceleration prompts church intervention

August 15, 2017

As the threat of nuclear conflict escalates between the U.S. and North Korea, religious leaders are stepping into the firestorm in an urgent quest to calm the rhetoric between President Trump and dictator Kim Jong Un. The Catholic Church has been a leader against nuclear proliferation, and the Church has been able to act in different areas around the world where others cant, Christopher Hale, a senior fellow at Catholics…

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‘El Chapo’ seeking new lawyers in US drug trafficking case

August 14, 2017

NEW YORK –  Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman wants to hire new lawyers in his U.S. drug trafficking case, but there’s questions about how they’ll get paid. Guzman is set to appear Monday in federal court in Brooklyn where a judge is expected to address questions about whether he can replace his public defense lawyers with private ones. His current legal team has asked for…

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‘Bachelor’ alum loses twin daughters 18 weeks into pregnancy

August 14, 2017

Vienna Girardi, an alum from The Bachelor, said on Facebook Sunday that she had a miscarriage and lost her twin daughters 18 weeks into her pregnancy. Girardi said that the twins died on August 5 and that she underwent emergency surgery. She said she was in the ICU for four days and at one point had a 104 degree fever. Advertisement On Our Radar MTV shuts down party TMZ More…

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Tillerson, Mattis present united front on North Korea, urge China to act

August 14, 2017

(CNN)As America’s top military official arrived in South Korea, two of the Trump administration’s most senior figures attempted to present a clear, united position on North Korea’s ongoing threats. “We have no desire to inflict harm on the long-suffering North Korean people, who are distinct from the hostile regime in Pyongyang,” they wrote. Top US military official arrives in SK Guam islanders caught in the middle Can US shoot down…

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Guam’s faithful look to God as North Korea threat looms

August 14, 2017

Hagata, Guam (CNN)Father Paul Gofigan began his homily with a question for the parishioners in Guam’s biggest place of worship — the Catholic Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica. Gofigan was referring to the length of time the Guam Homeland Security department estimates it would take a North Korean missile to reach the island. It’s not idle debate. Last week, North Korean state media said it was drawing up plans…

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Why Trump’s words — and omissions — matter

August 14, 2017

Washington (CNN)From time to time, in moments of tragedy or international peril, a president is called up on to say the right words at the right time and foster the national unity or summon the gravity such events often produce. Trump did hit out at an “egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence” on Saturday after a woman died when a man with reported neo-Nazi sympathies allegedly rammed protestors opposing…

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Omarosa Manigault spars with black journalist convention panel

August 14, 2017

Washington (CNN)White House aide Omarosa Manigault’s chilly reception on a panel at a convention for black journalists Friday spiraled into a screaming match following questions about President Donald Trump’s views on police brutality. Gordon pressed Manigault about her role as director of communications for the White House’s Office of Public Liaison and her views on the current state of the criminal justice system. Manigault began by talking about the deaths…

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Amid 2020 buzz, Warren urges Democrats to reject centrist policies and move leftward

August 14, 2017

Atlanta (CNN)In the aftermath of last year’s election, the centrist old guard is out and progressives have won the battle for the soul of the Democratic Party, Elizabeth Warren declared Saturday. In a speech that outlined Warren’s vision for the party’s future, the Massachusetts senator offered a series of policy prescriptions, calling on Democrats to push for Medicare for all, debt-free college or technical school, universal pre-kindergarten, a $15-an-hour minimum…

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