Posts Tagged ‘slipping’

Afghan President Was Politically Isolated Before Slipping Into Exile

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani slipped out of his country Sunday in the same way he had led it in recent years — a lonely and isolated figure. Ghani quietly left the sprawling presidential palace with a small coterie of confidants — and didn’t even tell other political leaders who had been negotiating a peaceful transition […]

Slipping, sliding and skating: Ice covers the Ukrainian capital Kyiv

Heavy rain and sub-zero temperatures have covered the Ukrainian capital Kyiv in ice. Videos captured in recent days have shown cars skidding on icy roads, pedestrians sliding down pavements and even a German diplomat skating to work. The downpours, which began earlier this week, left surface water that froze quickly creating vast areas of ice. […]

UK COLUMN: BREXIT Slipping, Assange Deconstructs Russiagate, Oxfam Corruption Crisis

BREXIT looking more unlikely, Julian Assange tears apart the latest Russian Troll indictment, UN and Oxfam corruption crisis and more. UK Column News anchor Mike Robinson and guest host Patrick Henningsen with yesterday’s news round-up. Watch: . START – Brexit: EU will crumble in Brexit talks… 03:14 – UK accounts for 40% of EU spending […]

Why Trump’s Support Among His Base Is Slipping

Donald Trump was elected president by successfully fuzzing the political tension between economic concerns and cultural factors.  His core constituency is broadly conceived as disaffected white working-class men, 40-plus years old, with less than a college degree, self-identifying as evangelical Christians and Republican voters.  He promised – and spent his first year in office — successfully […]

Unpaid Labourers Are ‘Slipping Pleas For Help Into Zara Clothes’

The workers claim they’re owed several months wages Shoppers at fashion retailer Zara have found unusual notes in their clothes from workers claiming they have not been paid for making the merchandise. Worth an estimated £8.6 billion and with more than 2,200 stores worldwide, Zara might be one of the world’s most successful fashion brands, but, once […]

The Trump “Resistance” Is Slipping Through Our Fingers

Above Photo: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Social movements are notoriously finicky. They can peter out quickly or grow into a transformative force. Their longevity is questionable, but eventually the establishment re-establishes its power or the social movement rebalances the political equilibrium; or smashes it altogether. Without optimal strategy movements tend to have short lives, and the pendulum swings […]

Legendary women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt dies five years after early-onset Alzheimer’s diagnosis

(NaturalNews) Coaching legend Pat Summitt has died at age 64, after being diagnosed with early-onset dementia just five years ago. The loss of the beloved University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach at such an early age has highlighted the importance of Alzheimer’s research, as well as of events such as the upcoming online […]

Europe on brink of new refugee swarm

From: After an unparalleled tide of asylum seekers washed onto European shores last summer and fall, the continents leaders vowed to use the relative calm of winter to bring order to a process marked by chaos. But with only weeks to go before more favorable spring currents are expected to […]

Deceased humpback whale turns up in Lloyd Harbor: Second dead whale for New York coast within a week

     Humpback whales have been spotted playing in Long Island Sound waters several times in the past month. But unfortunately, a not-so-happy whale sighting was reported in Lloyd Harbor this weekend. A dead humpback whale was found in the harbor after a local resident noticed that the whale may have been in distress on Saturday, […]

Poll finds opposition to gay marriage slipping

A poll conducted for a religious conservative group that has worked to defeat gay-rights laws in Washington state found fewer than half of voters surveyed last month say they oppose same-sex marriage. The results represent the first time that support for Faith and Freedom Network’s position on the question of marriage equality in Washington slipped […]

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