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Now that nuclear weapons are illegal, the Pacific demands truth on decades of testing | Dimity Hawkins

With a 50th nation ratifying it, the treaty outlawing nuclear weapons for all countries will come into force in 90 daysNuclear weapons will soon be illegal. Just over 75 years since their devastation was first unleashed on the world, the global community has rallied to bring into force a ban through the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.Late on Saturday night in New York, the 50th country – the central American nation of Honduras – ratified the treaty. Continue reading...
Tags: New York, Environment, World news, Asia Pacific, Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Waste, South Pacific, Nauru, Honduras, Pacific, Fiji, Marshall Islands, Pacific Islands, Dimity Hawkins


New York grocery store sparked backlash with a 20% discount offer for Trump supporters

A Donald Trump sign hangs in the window in the town of Waynesburg near the West Virginia border on March 1, 2018 in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. Waynesburg, once a thriving coal industry center, has struggled to find its footing in the new energy era. Spencer Platt/Getty Images A New York grocery store that advertised a discount for supporters of President Donald Trump on Wednesday received a torrent of criticism and boycott threats this week. "We're supposed to live in a free country," store...
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Thousands of Nazis held big rallies in America less than 100 years ago

During the 1930s, thousands of Americans sympathized with the Nazis, holding huge rallies. The rallies were organized by the American German Bund, which wanted to spread Nazi ideology. Nazi supporters also organized summer camps for kids to teach them their values. Having radical fringe groups tearing at the seams of America is not a new phenomenon. Less than a 100 years ago, the Nazis were gathering for big rallies on U.S. soil, running youth camps, their numbers growing by tens of thousands.I...
Tags: Politics, New York, Children, Germany, Nazis, America, Society, History, Racism, United States, Innovation, Manhattan, Nazi, Hitler, Gizmodo, National Archives


Trump Votes In-Person After Years Of Casting His Ballot Absentee

President Donald Trump, a repeated absentee voter, broke with tradition on Saturday by appearing at library in Florida’s Palm Beach County to cast his ballot in person, a move that comes after repeatedly condemning mail-in voting. “It was a very secure vote, much more secure than when you send in a ballot,” Trump said on Saturday according to NPR, after telling reporters that he had “voted for a guy named Trump.”  Vice President Mike Pence also voted early a day earlier in Indianapolis....
Tags: Florida, New York, News, Supreme Court, White House, Joe Biden, Indianapolis, Ap, Philadelphia, Associated Press, Npr, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Palm Beach County


Get Help Managing the Pandemic at Upcoming Linkup Conference

As businesses deal with the struggles brought on by the pandemic, they need to build new business relationships, exchange ideas, shop from new vendors and learn from leading industry experts. The LinkUpConferenceShow, which will be held on December 8, 2020, online, will bring experts from financial technology and telecommunications. And the audience is going to be made up of presidents/founders, C-Level Executives, vice presidents/EVPs/SVPs, directors/managers, partners, and influencers. The ev...
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President Trump casts a 'very secure vote' for himself in-person in Florida

MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump on Saturday morning cast his early, in-person ballot at an early voting site in West Palm Beach, Florida. The trip would mark Trump's in-person early voting experience in the Sunshine State since switching his residency there from New York in 2019. First Lady Melania Trump did not accompany Trump to the voting site. Trump voted by mail in Florida for two primary elections earlier this year. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Voting, Trends, Getty Images, Pennsylvania, New York Times, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Pensacola, Trump, Melania Trump, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach, Sunshine State


TV Bits: ‘Billions’, ‘F is for Family’, ‘Teenage Bounty Hunters’, ‘Dickinson’, and More

In this edition of TV Bits: Billions renewed for season 6. F is for Family renewed for season 5, which will be the last. Teenage Bounty Hunters canceled by Netflix. Certain actors couldn’t return for the Supernatural final season because of COVID-19. Dickinson renewed for season 3 ahead of season 2 launch. Watch the trailer for The Expanse season 5. Get ready for High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special. Black Monday will be back for season 3. The Last O.G. renewed for season 4. L...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Florida, New York, Television, Gabrielle Union, Movies, Disney, Fox, Netflix, Brooklyn, Showtime, Supernatural, Tbs, The Expanse, Kirsten Dunst


Ivanka And Jared’s Lawyer Threatens To Sue Over The Lincoln Project’s Times Square Billboards

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner’s lawyer is threatening to sue The Lincoln Project for billboards the Republican group installed in Times Square that feature the two White House senior advisers smiling alongside body bags and a staggering coronavirus death toll. “I am writing concerning the false, malicious and defamatory ads that the Lincoln Project is displaying on billboards in Times Square,” Marc Kasowitz — a longtime outside counsel for President Donald Trump from the New York-based law f...
Tags: New York, News, White House, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Times Square, Nashville Tennessee, Ivanka Trump, Marc Kasowitz, Jared Kushner, Kasowitz, President Trump, Kasowitz Benson Torres, Kushner Ivanka Trump, Lincoln Project


One of the largest airlines in the US just ceased operations but most flyers wouldn't even recognize it – here's why

A United Express Embraer ERJ145 operated by ExpressJet Airlines. Austin Deppe/Shutterstock.com American regional carrier ExpressJet Airlines ceased operations on September 30 after decades of flying. United Airlines had opted not to renew a contract with the airline, crippling its flying business despite having a reputation for being a reliable carrier.  Thousands of employees were laid off as a result and America lost one of its largest airlines. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more...
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President Trump casts a 'very secure vote' for himself after voting in-person in Florida

MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump on Saturday morning cast his early, in-person ballot at an early voting site in West Palm Beach, Florida. The trip would mark Trump's in-person early voting experience in the Sunshine State since switching his residency there from New York in 2019. First Lady Melania Trump did not accompany Trump to the voting site. Trump voted by mail in Florida for two primary elections earlier this year. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Voting, Trends, Getty Images, Pennsylvania, New York Times, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Pensacola, Trump, Melania Trump, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach, Sunshine State


President Trump says he casted a 'very secure vote' for himself after voting in-person in Florida

MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump on Saturday morning cast his early, in-person ballot at an early voting site in West Palm Beach, Florida. The trip would mark Trump's in-person early voting experience in the Sunshine State since switching his residency there from New York in 2019. First Lady Melania Trump did not accompany Trump to the voting site. Trump voted by mail in Florida for two primary elections earlier this year. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Voting, Trends, Getty Images, Pennsylvania, New York Times, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Pensacola, Trump, Melania Trump, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach, Sunshine State


Executive presence for women leaders

Research conducted by the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI), a nonprofit research organization in New York, defines the three pillars of executive presence (EP) as gravitas, communication, and image. Stated differently, EP reflects how you act, how you speak, and how you look. CTI concluded that when people are perceived as capable of becoming leaders, […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump threatened to sue an anti-Trump super PAC for putting up billboards showing them smiling next to the US COVID-19 death toll

The new billboard featuring Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner in Times Square, New York on October 22, 2020. Noam Galai/Getty Images The Lincoln Project, a super PAC founded by Republicans against President Donald Trump, on Friday unveiled two billboards in Times Square attacking Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner over the US COVID-19 death toll. One billboard shows Ivanka Trump smiling and gesturing next to the New York and US coronavirus death tolls. The other shows Jared Kushner smiling next t...
Tags: Politics, New York, White House, US, Trends, News UK, PAC, Donald Trump, Jared, Trump, Times Square, Ivanka, Ivanka Trump, Johns Hopkins University, Kushner, Times Square New York


Climate change activists have found their next big target: mega-law firms

Climate activists participate in an Extinction Rebellion protest in New York, New York, October 10, 2019. Andrew Kelly/Reuters Climate groups are starting to hold law firms accountable for their huge role in supporting the fossil fuel industry. This is a smart move, and the latest in a line of new fronts in the climate battle targeting the industries the fossil fuel industry needs for survival. In the very near future we are going to see the first law firms distance themselves from fossil ...
Tags: New York, Trends, ExxonMobil, Bloomberg, United States, Rhode Island, University Of Michigan, New York New York, United State, Simpson, Paul Weiss, Yale Harvard, Hutz, Chevron Corporation, Allen Overy, Lucy Williams


New York's famous Strand bookstore says it could become a Covid casualty

The Strand has survived almost a century as perhaps New York's most famous bookstore, with its "18 Miles of Books" earning diehard loyalty from countless tourists and locals alike.
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LA County kicks off in-person voting today as Nov. 3 Election Day draws near

Eleven Days and counting … starting now. With Nov. 3 11 days away, early in-person voting is set to kick off en masse this morning at 118 vote centers across Los Angeles County in what is already a historic election in the region. The kick-off is the first of a two-phased opening of an array of what will be 766 centers throughout vast L.A. County, where 5.6 million voters are registered. The centers will be open for the 11 days (including today) leading up to and including Nov. 3. A second batch...
Tags: Politics, Elections, New York, News, La, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Associated Press, Los Angeles County, South Bay, LA County, San Fernando Valley, Antelope Valley, County Board of Supervisors, 2020 Elections


LA County kicks off early voting as Nov. 3 Election Day draws near

Eleven Days and counting … starting now. With Nov. 3 11 days away, early in-person voting is set to kick off en masse this morning at 118 vote centers across Los Angeles County in what is already a historic election in the region. The kick-off is the first of a two-phased opening of an array of what will be 766 centers throughout vast L.A. County, where 5.6 million voters are registered. The centers will be open for the 11 days (including today) leading up to and including Nov. 3. A second batch...
Tags: Politics, Elections, New York, News, La, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Associated Press, Los Angeles County, South Bay, LA County, San Fernando Valley, Antelope Valley, County Board of Supervisors, 2020 Elections


There are 10 days until Election Day. Here's what you need to know

Early voting begins Oct. 24, for registered voters in New York. For prospective voters in Massachusetts, today is the last day to register to vote.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Boris Johnson's Conservatives are abandoning Trump in anticipation of a Biden victory

Business Insider Getty With less than two weeks until the election, one of Trump's closest allies is preparing for him to be booted out of office.Boris Johnson has enjoyed a strong working relationship with President Trump since becoming the UK's prime minister last year.The pair have repeatedly lavished praise on one another, with Trump endorsing Johnson in the UK's 2019 general election, describing him as a "fantastic man" and "the exact right guy for the times." Trump was also...
Tags: Politics, UK, New York, Washington, France, White House, Germany, Angela Merkel, Russia, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Eu, Reagan, Conservative, European Union


'We cannot survive': New York's Strand bookstore appeals for help

Proprietor Nancy Bass-Wyden appeals to customers as literary landmark suffers the effects of the pandemicThe Strand Bookstore, a landmark of literary New York, is in serious trouble, appealing for customers to help it stave off closure amid the coronavirus pandemic. Related: New York's Strand bookstore fights back over landmark status Continue reading...
Tags: Books, New York, US news, Booksellers, Nancy Bass Wyden


‘Dash and Lily’ Trailer: An Unlikely Teen Romance Begins in Netflix Christmas Series

A slew of new Netflix Christmas movies hit the streaming service every year, but how about a whole series set around the holiday? Check out the trailer for Dash and Lily, a young adult romance set at Christmastime in New York City, when a budding relationship begins in a most unlikely manner: through the pages of a notebook passed back and forth throughout the city. Dash and Lily Trailer Based on the young adult book series Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares from authors Rachel Cohn and David ...
Tags: New York, Television, Movies, Romance, New York City, Christmas, Teen, Netflix, Ocean, David Levithan, Lily, J J Abrams, Lilly, Dashiell Hammett, Doug Dorst, TV Trailer


License Plate City Skyline Art

It's a challenge to fully appreciate the beauty of a US license plate while driving 70 mph or more (it's OK, we sometimes speed too). What most motorists overlook as nothing more than highway scenery, maker Aaron Foster views as an aluminum-based palette for one-of-a-kind collages. Choose one of ten iconic skylines hand-carved out of vintage plates from that city's home state. From New York's Empire State Building to St. Louis' Gateway Arch, each rustic work of art is a nostalgic nod to your hom...
Tags: New York, Shopping, US, St Louis, Empire State Building, Aaron Foster


Coronavirus live news: Brazil's death toll reaches 156,000; Wales 'firebreak' lockdown begins

Spain stops short of curfew; non-essential shops and restaurants in Wales shut for two weeks; Italy reports nearly 20,000 new casesHalf a million Americans ‘could die of Covid by end of February’Full lockdown with new ‘harsh measures’ looms in BelgiumCzech health minister set to lose job after breaching his own Covid rulesFacebook moderators forced to work in Dublin office despite lockdown 11.26pm BST The Australian state of Victoria has reported seven new cases of Covid-19 overnight.Despite...
Tags: New York, Science, Wales, New York City, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Ap, Infectious Diseases, Italy, United Nations, Brazil, Bill De Blasio, Victoria


The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to HBO Max in November 2020

I can’t believe October is almost over, but it is. Which means it’s almost November, which also means the year is almost over. Here’s hoping we can close out 2020 with some good news since there has been a distinct lack of it going around. At the very least (and I mean very least), we’ll have new stuff to watch on HBO Max! Here are the best TV shows and movies coming to HBO Max in November 2020. Thief Michael Mann‘s feature debut Thief is a sharp, melancholy, stylish thriller that has Jam...
Tags: Hbo, New York, Movies, Scotland, John Oliver, Christopher Walken, Jim Jarmusch, Santa, Thief, Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Jason, Continental, Carol, Malibu, Hamburg


Oil falls about 2% on Libyan output, COVID-19 demand concerns | Reuters

Oil falls about 2% on Libyan output, COVID-19 demand concerns | ReutersOil fell nearly 2% on Friday, finishing lower for the week, in anticipation of a surge in Libyan crude supply and demand concerns caused by surging coronavirus cases in the United States and Europe.Crude prices sank after Libya’s National Oil Corp (NOC) said it lifted force majeure on exports from key ports and output would reach 1 million barrels per day in four weeks.“As soon as that came out, the market cratered,” said Bob...
Tags: Travel, Europe, New York, United States, Libya, Reuters, Mizuho, National Oil Corp NOC, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Bob Yawger


Why Is Socialism Becoming Less Scary?

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  In her extraordinary new documentary film, “The Big Scary ‘S’ Word,” director Yael Bridge examines the surprising rebirth of American socialism. “Socialism is as American as apple pie,” notes one of the film’s interviewees, Harvard University philosopher and activist Cornel West. That statement becomes the film’s theme.  Of course, many would dispute West’s statement. “America will never be a socialist country,” P...
Tags: New York, News, Sweden, Minneapolis, Congress, Virginia, Massachusetts, Milwaukee, India, America, Reagan, Marine, Austria, West, United States, Harvard University


How to buy the best patio heater

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Patio heaters have been in short supply as folks attempt to set up their outdoor spaces for the fall and winter. While we haven't been able to get our hands on many patio heaters to test, we talked to three experts about what to consider when buying a patio heater.We recommend choosing a heater from a trusted brand that is independently certified by UL. Most people will get the best use out ...
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Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann's friendly relationship with Jared Kushner reportedly led to meeting Trump and a White House visit

Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann. Michael Kovac/Getty Images for WeWork Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann's friendly relationship with Jared Kushner led him to visit the White House, and eventually led him to meet President Donald Trump in 2018. The relationship is chronicled in the new book "Billion Dollar Loser," which follows the rise and fall of Neumann and WeWork.  According the book, Neumann and Kushner met as young real estate moguls in New York City. After Trump's victory in 2016, Neuma...
Tags: New York, White House, Softbank, New York City, Trends, Tech, New Jersey, WeWork, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Neumann, Ivanka Trump, Adam Neumann, Rebekah, Kushner


Census takers fall short of target goal in US count

By Mike Schneider | Associated Press From tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico to storm-battered Louisiana, census workers who go door to door were unable to reach all the households they needed for a complete tally of the U.S. population, a count that ended abruptly last week after a Supreme Court ruling. Community activists, statisticians and civil rights groups say racial and ethnic minorities are historically undercounted, and shortcomings in the 2020 census could set the course of life in...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Supreme Court, Congress, California, US, Sport, Soccer, House, Arizona, Manhattan, Navajo Nation, New Mexico, Louisiana, Jackson


Insider Retail: Malls seek solutions for salvation, luxury goods are booming in China, and retail employees push back against being forced to return to corporate offices

It was a big week for plant-based foods. Beyond Meat Why hello there, happy Friday. For those of you who don't know me, my name is Bethany Biron, and I'm happy to announce I will be joining my colleague Shoshy Ciment to help deliver Insider Retail — our weekly round-up of everything you need to know about the world of restaurants and retail — to your inboxes. So without further ado, I present this week in the wild and wonderful world of retail. (And if you haven't already subscribed, click ...
Tags: Europe, New York, Washington, China, US, Trends, Vienna, Ubs, Starbucks, Seattle, Burger King, Gucci, Banana Republic, Reuters, Blue Bell, Chandler Ariz