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Eat this, exercise now; new personalized software predicts and helps prevents blood sugar spikes

Not everyone has Type 2 diabetes, the disease that causes chronically high blood sugar levels, but many do. Around 9% of Americans are afflicted, and another 30% are at risk of developing it. Enter software by January AI, a four-year-old, subscription-based startup that in November began providing personalized nutritional and activity-related suggestions to its customers based on a combination of food-related data the company has quietly amassed over three years, and each person’s unique profile...
Tags: Health, TC, Stanford, Tech, SaaS, Venture Capital, Marissa Mayer, Jerry Yang, Felicis Ventures, Marc Benioff, Ame Cloud Ventures, Mike, Hashemi, Michael Snyder, SignalFire, Steve Chen


Eat this, exercise now; new personalized software predicts and helps prevent blood sugar spikes

Not everyone has Type 2 diabetes, the disease that causes chronically high blood sugar levels, but many do. Around 9% of Americans are afflicted, and another 30% are at risk of developing it. Enter software by January AI, a four-year-old, subscription-based startup that in November began providing personalized nutritional and activity-related suggestions to its customers based on a combination of food-related data the company has quietly amassed over three years, and each person’s unique profile...
Tags: Health, TC, Stanford, Tech, SaaS, Venture Capital, Marissa Mayer, Jerry Yang, Felicis Ventures, Marc Benioff, Ame Cloud Ventures, Mike, Snyder, Hashemi, Michael Snyder, SignalFire


Trump asked advisors for options to attack Iran's main nuclear site just days after sacking his Defense Secretary

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images President Donald Trump asked senior advisors to provide him with options for a military strike on Iran last Thursday, according to The New York Times. An array of top advisors persuaded Trump against pursuing such a strike with such a short time left in his presidency, warning the move could spark a broader conflict. Trump pushed the US and Iran to the brink of war at the beginning of 2020. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stor...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Iraq, Defense, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Getty Images, New York Times, Middle East, Tehran


Iraqi jihadism expert Hisham al-Hashemi killed

Renowned jihadism expert Hisham al-Hashemi was shot outside his home in Baghdad on Monday and died shortly thereafter at a local hospital, Iraqi officials told AFP. Hashemi was an authoritative voice on Sunni jihadist factions including the Islamic State group, but was also frequently consulted by media and foreign governments on domestic Iraqi politics and Shiite armed groups. The investigator assigned to the killing told AFP that Hashemi, 47, walked out of his home in east Baghdad and was ge...
Tags: News, Islamic State, Baghdad, Afp, Hashemi, Hisham al Hashemi


A Daughter Is Beheaded, and Iran Asks if Women Have a Right to Safety

The so-called honor killing of a 14-year-old girl in Iran has shaken the country and forced an examination of its failure to protect women and children.
Tags: News, Iran, Domestic Violence, Capital punishment, Women's Rights, Ali, Rouhani, Khamenei, Hassan, Shirin, Hashemi, Politics And Government, Women and Girls, Nasrin, Ebadi, Crime and Criminals


WeWork's new CEO just tapped AT&T and movie theater execs for c-suite roles to build out his leadership team

WeWork's executive team build out continues under its new CEO with the appointment of two new leaders. Marissa Shorenstein will join WeWork as chief communications officer from AT&T, where she last was the president of the northern region. Hamid Hashemi, who built movie theater-focused businesses, is the new chief product and experience officer, replacing Ralf Wenzel, a SoftBank managing partner who was named to the role in November.  For more WeWork stories, click here. Two executives will s...
Tags: Softbank, US, Alabama, Trends, Bloomberg, WeWork, Wall Street Journal, Signal, AT T, Ernst Young, Hashemi, Shorenstein, Wenzel, Sandeep Mathrani, Mathrani, McGrail


How Iran's millennials are grappling with crippling sanctions

In early January, after tensions between Iran and the United States escalated to the brink of war, President Donald Trump announced a detente of sorts, stating, “The United States is ready to embrace peace with all who seek it.” It may have sounded like a conciliatory gesture, but the Trump administration went on to levy additional economic sanctions against the country only two days later. As someone who has studied the lives of Iran’s working classes, I know just how damaging economic warfare ...
Tags: News, US, Iran, United States, Donald Trump, Trump, Ibrahim, Hashemi, Babak


A San Fernando Valley-based scam targeted buyers of high-end autos, DA says

SAN FERNANDO – Two Los Angeles men have been charged with 40 felony grand theft auto charges stemming from an alleged San Fernando Valley-centered scam targeting buyers of high-end cars like Bentleys and Maseratis that robbed victims of nearly $4 million, L.A. County prosecutors said Monday. Arman Mave Hazarian, also known as Dean Hazarian, of Tarzana, and Afshin Hashemi, also known as Al Hashemi, of Hollywood, also face six additional felony counts of grand theft. The charges include allegation...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Sport, Soccer, Courts, California Highway Patrol, Local News, Daily News, Tarzana, San Fernando Valley, Hashemi, Automobile Insurance Fraud, Top Stories LADN, Auto-theft, SAN FERNANDO Two Los Angeles, Arman Mave Hazarian


Iranian Journalist Marzieh Hashemi Released By Officials After Grand Jury Appearances

Officials haven't said what the grand jury is investigating. Hashemi hasn't been accused of any crime. She was held as a material witness and now has been released from further grand jury obligations.(Image credit: Cliff Owen/AP)
Tags: News, Hashemi, Marzieh Hashemi


US releases American journalist working for Iranian state TV after uproar

Marzieh Hashemi was held for 10 days as witness in unspecified criminal case, sparking anger in US and IranAn American newscaster for the Iranian government’s Press TV was released late Wednesday after her 10-day long detention in federal custody provoked outrage in the US and Iran.FBI agents arrested Marzieh Hashemi, a US citizen, at St Louis airport on 13 January. She was held as a material witness in an unspecified criminal proceeding, according to documents unsealed by the Department of Just...
Tags: US, World news, US news, Iran, Fbi, Middle East and North Africa, Department Of Justice, St Louis, Press TV, Hashemi, Marzieh Hashemi, Iran FBI


Son: Jailed Iranian TV anchor won't be released yet

Marzieh Hashemi was taken to court in Washington to testify before a grand jury, her son Hossein Hashemi told The Associated Press. Marzieh Hashemi, who worked for the Press TV network's English-language service, was detained by federal agents on Sunday in St. Louis, where she had filmed a Black Lives Matter documentary after visiting relatives in the New Orleans area, her son said. Hashemi, 59, is a U.S. citizen and was born Melanie Franklin.
Tags: News, Washington, New Orleans, Associated Press, St Louis, Hashemi, Marzieh Hashemi, Hossein Hashemi


FBI Arrests American Journo From Iranian TV, Iran Media Decries ‘Saudi-Style Behavior’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran kept up its criticism Thursday of the FBI’s apparent arrest of an American anchorwoman from Iran’s state-run English-language TV channel, with its foreign minister saying “she’s done nothing but journalism.” The hard-line Vatan-e Emrooz paper criticized the detention of Press TV’s Marzieh Hashemi as “Saudi-style behavior with a critical journalist.” That’s a reference to the Oct. 2 assassination of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Con...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Washington, Iraq, Iran, Ap, Fbi, United States, New Orleans, Associated Press, St Louis, Istanbul, University Of Colorado, DUBAI United Arab Emirates, Mohammad Javad Zarif, Zarif


Movie-theater insiders explain why Netflix's strategy for Oscar frontrunner 'Roma' proves it still has a lot to learn about the industry

For the first time, Netflix decided this year to release some of its movies exclusively in theaters before making them available to watch on its streaming service. One of those titles is "Roma," Alfonso Cuarón's critically acclaimed movie that has become an Oscar frontrunner. But getting the movie into theaters turned out to be a major challenge because of numerous factors, including the terms Netflix had for theaters to play it. Here's an inside look at how Netflix has inched closer to playin...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Hollywood, Russia, Los Angeles, Trends, Netflix, Manchester, Oscar, Idris Elba, Scorsese, Roma, Business Insider, Midwest, Martin Scorsese, Dolby Atmos


Movie theater insiders explain why Netflix's strategy for Oscar frontrunner 'Roma' proves it still has a lot to learn about the industry

For the first time ever this year, Netflix decided to release some of its movies exclusively in theaters before they were available to watch on its streaming service. One of those titles is "Roma," Alfonso Cuarón’s critically acclaimed movie that has become an Oscar frontrunner. But getting the movie into theaters turned out to be a major challenge due to numerous factors including the terms Netflix had for theaters to play the movie. Here's an inside look at how Netflix inched closer to playi...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Russia, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Netflix, Manchester, Oscar, Idris Elba, Roma, Toronto International Film Festival, Business Insider, Midwest, Martin Scorsese, Dolby Atmos


With more alcohol and plush seating, are SoCal movie theater upgrades working? The proof may be in the pudding

Going to the movies isn’t just going to the movies anymore. With bars and restaurant food, luxury seating in the auditoriums and increasing amounts of other entertainment options in the lobbies, the old multiplex is turning more and more into a one-stop, night out entertainment destination. And it’s happening across Southern California, from Orange County to the San Gabriel Valley, and into the Inland Empire.
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, California, Amc, Uncategorized, Disney, Samsung, Sport, Netflix, Soccer, Studio Movie Grill, Las Vegas, Cinepolis, Pasadena, Chatsworth


With more alcohol and plush seats, SoCal movie theaters go luxe to bring in the bucks

Going to the movies isn’t just going to the movies anymore. With bars and restaurant food, luxury seating in the auditoriums and increasing amounts of other entertainment options in the lobbies, the old multiplex is turning more and more into a one-stop, night out entertainment destination. And it’s happening across Southern California, from Orange County to the San Gabriel Valley, and into the Inland Empire.
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, California, Amc, Uncategorized, Disney, Samsung, Sport, Netflix, Soccer, Studio Movie Grill, Las Vegas, Cinepolis, Pasadena, Chatsworth


Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince is meeting with everyone from Trump and Mattis to The Rock and Oprah on a crazy US tour

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is currently on a multi-week tour across the US — and he's meeting with everyone from President Donald Trump to Oprah. Starting with Trump, MbS, as he is known, has since gone on to meet other important politicians in Washington, including influential members of Congress and a number of Trump Cabinet officials. But the crown prince isn't just meeting with politicians. The Independent reported that a leaked copy of his itinerary revealed meetings wi...
Tags: Congress, Washington, Saudi Arabia, White House, US, Trends, United States, Middle East, Yasser Arafat, Donald Trump, Oprah, Trump, King Salman, Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Donald Trump Trump


Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince is taking a landmark US tour, meeting with with stars from Elon Musk and Bill Gates to Oprah

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is currently on a multi-week tour across the US, meeting with heavy hitters in government, business, and the media. Starting with President Donald Trump, MbS, as he is known, has since gone on to meet other important politicians in Washington, including influential members of Congress and a number of Trump Cabinet officials. But the crown prince isn't just meeting with politicians. The Independent reported that a leaked copy of his itinerary reveal...
Tags: Elon Musk, Congress, Washington, Saudi Arabia, White House, Defense, US, Trends, Iran, Bill Gates, Middle East, Donald Trump, Oprah, Trump, King Salman, Mohammed bin Salman


The Moving Reason This Restaurant's Unlikely Policy Is Going Viral

A Middle Eastern restaurant called Marché Ferdous has recently garnered a lot of attention for an unlikely policy it instated three months ago. It's not uncommon for restaurants to give out freebies once in a while, but the Montreal-based establishment is charitable on a whole other level.The eatery is now known for providing free meals to customers who can't afford them. A lot of the publicity came after a Facebook user named Sean Jalbert posted two photos of the restaurant along with a few pa...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Montreal, Middle Eastern, McDonald, BuzzFeed News, Hashemi


Muslim-Owned Eatery Offers Free Food To Anyone Who Needs It

A small restaurant is giving with a big heart. Marché Ferdous, a Muslim-owned eatery in Montreal, hands out free meals to anyone who is hungry and can’t afford to pay. And it does this entirely based on good faith. “We do not ask any questions, we do not judge people,” co-owner Yahya Hashemi told Global News. “They want to eat, [we] give them the food. That’s it, that’s all.” Hashemi and his staff came up with the idea in the fall of 2015 after noticing a large number of homeless people in the ...
Tags: Facebook, News, Iran, Canada, Muslim, Montreal, Huffington Post, Elyse Wanshel, Hashemi, Global News


Husband of UAE's 'Reem Island Ghost' on trial for Daesh support

The Daesh "emir" was married to the Ala'a Bader al-Hashemi, recently executed for the murder of American schoolteacher Ibolya Ryan. A man said to have taken an oath of allegiance to Daesh and named the group's emir in the UAE had his hearing adjourned to February 22 for lawyers to make their case, the Federal Supreme Court heard yesterday .
Tags: Ibolya Ryan, Uae, Daesh, Hashemi, Federal Supreme Court


Abu Dhabi Burqa Stabbing Suspect Arrested, Home 'Base of Operations' for Terror Network

Authorities in Abu Dhabi arrested 38-year-old Dalal al Hashemi, an Emirati citizen, who allegedly stabbed to death American teacher Ibolya Ryan with a large knife that was hidden in her burqa. Hashemi did not act alone. [Link to media]
Tags: Abu Dhabi, Ibolya Ryan, Hashemi, Dalal al Hashemi