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This Former Reality TV Star Launched A Line of Athleiure That's Actually Kinda High Fashion

Last February, Morgan Fitzpatrick (née Stewart) arrived at the <i>InStyle</i> March Issue party in sky-high Jimmy Choo nude heels and a sheer black silk top. …

Trump just erased an Obama-era policy to protect the oceans

President Trump on Wednesday ended an eight-year-old policy to protect oceans, which was created as hundreds of millions of gallons of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico from a broken well, covering more than 65,000 square miles, killing untold numbers of wildlife and devastating fisheries in …

Oil & Gas Industry

Throw Away Your Tote — Fashion Girls Are Wearing These 11 Basket Bags This Summer

As you start to trade in your boots for sandals, it's also time to throw that leather tote in your closet and bust out the ultimate Summer bag. We have been spotting chic basket bags everywhere this season and are convinced it's our next investment. We shopped and uncovered so many pieces we love, …

Clothing

Driving test: Learners must be able to use sat navs

<b>Learner drivers will have to be able to follow directions from a sat nav and drive into a parking space to pass their test.</b><p>Ministers have announced four changes to the current test which will come into force on 4 December.<p>Drivers will also be expected to answer vehicle safety questions while on the …

Trump executive order prompts Google to recall staff

<b>Google has recalled travelling staff members to the US after an executive order from President Donald Trump restricting entry for nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries.</b><p>Syrian refugees are banned from entry until further notice, the order says.<p>Nationals of six further countries, including …

Trump executive order: US judge temporarily halts deportations

<b>A US judge has issued a temporary halt to the deportation of visa holders or refugees stranded at airports after President Donald Trump issued an order barring entry to them for 90 days.</b><p>The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a case in response to the order issued on Friday.<p>The White House …

Comedy writer Rich 'suspended' over Barron Trump jibe

<b>A Saturday Night Live writer has been suspended after posting a tweet mocking US President Donald Trump's son Barron, US media reports say.</b><p>They quote a person familiar with SNL's plans as saying Katie Rich was suspended indefinitely. The programme's network, NBC, is yet to comment.<p>On Friday, Ms …

Brexit: Supreme Court says Parliament must give Article 50 go-ahead

<b>Parliament must vote on whether the government can start the Brexit process, the Supreme Court has ruled.</b><p>The judgement means Theresa May cannot begin talks with the EU until MPs and peers give their backing - although this is expected to happen in time for the government's 31 March deadline.<p>But the …

Istanbul Reina attack suspect says nightclub was chosen at random

<b>The man suspected of killing 39 people in an attack on the Reina nightclub in Istanbul on New Year's Eve said the venue was chosen at random, local media report.</b><p>Abdulgadir Masharipov said so-called Islamic State (IS) initially told him to attack an area in Taksim Square.<p>He was forced to change his …

Studying at the Bahai secret university

<b>The largest non-Muslim minority in Iran, the Bahais, are persecuted in many ways - one being that they are forbidden from attending university. Some study in secret, but for those who want to do a postgraduate degree the only solution is to leave their country and study abroad.</b><p>"I remember my father …

Faraday Future's cash flow woe

<b>Faraday Future, the company hoping to beat Tesla in the electric car game, had to halt building its factory in order to afford its glitzy CES press event, the firm told the BBC.</b><p>The company broke ground on its enormous plant in the Nevada desert in April last year -  but work halted in October amid …

سيدة حرية سوداء لأول مرة على عملة أمريكية

تعتزم إدارة صك العملة في الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية إصدار قطعة نقدية ذهبية بقيمة 100 دولار تظهر عليها سيدة الحرية مجسدة بوجه امرأة أمريكية من أصل أفريقي، وذلك لأول مرة في تاريخ العملات الأمريكية.<p>وصكت القطعة، المصنوعة من ذهب عياره 24 قيراطا، بمناسبة مرور 225 عاما على تأسيس إدارة صك العملات، وتظهر …

Istanbul shooting: Horrifying scene inside massacre nightclub

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>In a New Year's terror attack on an Istanbul nightclub,</i> 39 people were killed and dozens injured by a lone gunman. CNN's Sara Sidner and Mohammed Tawfeeq gained access to the club and describe the distressing scene inside.<p>The Reina nightclub can be accessed two ways, by land or by sea. Its …

53 Celebrity Breakups That Prove Love Died In 2016

Love is dead, 2016 edition.

Rihanna Unfollows Jennifer Lopez on Instagram: Is Drake to Blame?

| Tue., Dec. 27, 2016 2:02 PM<p><b>Rihanna</b> just made a not-so covert statement regarding her thoughts on <b>Drake</b>and <b>Jennifer Lopez</b>.<p>Instagram devotees noticed …

Are Prince William and Kate Middleton Trading Norfolk for Kensington Palace in 2017?

Currently, Prince George attends nursery school at Westacre Montessori School in Norfolk, located just 10 miles away from his family home on the …

Prince William

الغارديان: "أوباما وحلفاؤه يسعون لعزل نتنياهو قبل تسلم ترامب السلطة"

<b>الغارديان نشرت تقريرا لمحرر الشؤون الدولية لديها جوليان بورغر بعنوان "أوباما وحلفاؤه يسعون لعزل نتنياهو قبل تسلم ترامب السلطة".</b><p>يقول بورغر إن هذه المحاولة تسعى إدارة الرئيس الأمريكي باراك اوباما إلى إنهائها بالتعاون مع حلفائها الدوليين في سباق مع الزمن لحماية ما تبقى من عملية السلام في الشرق الأوسط …

ترامب يطلب من اسرائيل "الصمود" حتى يدخل البيت الأبيض

حث الرئيس الأمريكي المنتخب دونالد ترامب اسرائيل على التماسك أمام الموقف الدولي تجاه المستوطنات حتى يتولى مهام منصبه رسميا الشهر المقبل.<p>وكتب ترامب على صفحته على تويتر "ظلوا أقوياء".<p>وأضاف "لا يمكننا السماح لمعاملة اسرائيل بهذا الإزدراء وعدم الاحترام".<p>وقال "البداية كانت مع الاتفاق النووي مع ايران ثم …

How to Be Happier in 2017: 9 Science-Backed Habits That Will Leverage the Power of Positive Psychology

A step-by-step guide to becoming a happier, more positive, and other-centered person in the new year.<p>What are your resolutions for 2017? Lose weight? Finally start that business you've been talking about? Travel more, or finally get organized?<p>How about resolving simply to be happier?<p>Meet Mike …

Happiness

UK-made cluster bombs used in Yemen, Michael Fallon confirms

<b>Cluster bombs made in the UK have been used in the conflict in Yemen, the government has confirmed.</b><p>Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said Saudi Arabia had confirmed munitions bought from the UK in the 1980s had been dropped.<p>Since 2010 it has been illegal under British law to supply the bombs, which …

HB2 law: North Carolina to repeal 'bathroom bill'

<b>North Carolina lawmakers will repeal a controversial HB2 law which limits protections offered to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.</b><p>Democratic Governor-elect Roy Cooper announced the repeal after Charlotte City Council voted to strike down a local law that prompted HB2.<p>The law requires …

Study: Obamacare repeal means a $197,000 tax cut for the 0.1 percent

Repealing Obamacare wouldn’t just end health coverage for 20 million people. It would also mean a significant tax cut for the wealthiest Americans.<p>These tax figures are important for understanding why Republicans are so committed to Obamacare repeal. It’s not just about delivering on a campaign …

Corpus Christi, Texas, residents warned to avoid tap water

<b>Residents of a Texas city have been warned by officials not to drink or bathe in the tap water because of a chemical contamination.</b><p>Wednesday's advisory applies to more than 300,000 people in Corpus Christi on the Gulf of Mexico coast.<p>Boiling, freezing, filtering, adding chlorine or other …

Police crackdown on use of mobiles when driving

<b>Police in England and Wales are conducting a week-long crackdown on motorists who use their mobile phones while driving.</b><p>The operations will include dedicated patrols and messages on road signs.<p>The move follows government plans to double fines and points for using a mobile while driving.<p>The National …

How common is Trump's $1 salary?

<b>President-elect Donald Trump has announced he will give up his presidential salary of $400,000 (£319,500) and take just $1 a year.</b><p>He revealed his plan to receive nominal pay during an interview with 60 Minutes' Lesley Stahl on CBS News.<p>Though he was unaware of how much a president made, Mr Trump …

Egypt wins approval for $12bn loan from the IMF

<b>The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a three-year $12bn (€11bn) loan for Egypt to help the country out of its deep economic crisis.</b><p>Egypt will receive $2.75bn immediately, with the rest subject to its economic performance and further reforms.<p>IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said …

Trump: Obamacare key provisions to remain

<b>US President-elect Donald Trump has said he is open to leaving intact key parts of President Barack Obama's healthcare bill.</b><p>Mr Trump, who has pledged to repeal the 2010 law, said he will keep the ban on insurers denying coverage for pre-existing conditions.<p>He told the Wall Street Journal that he …

The private dance video that went viral

An 18-year-old Egyptian woman, Ghadeer Ahmed, sent a video of herself dancing in a short dress to her then boyfriend in 2009. After they broke up, three years later, he posted it on YouTube. But when critics started to shame her on social media, by linking to the video, Ghadeer bravely reposted it …

Northolt armed stand-off police fear petrol stockpile

<b>A man at the centre of a stand-off with armed police in north-west London is feared to have stockpiled petrol.</b><p>The Met Police say they are "treating seriously" reports that the man has "quantities of petrol and combustible material" at his home in Northolt.<p>Armed officers have been outside since the …

US election poll tracker: Who is ahead - Clinton or Trump?

<b>Americans are voting to choose their next president.</b><p>The numbers running up to election day tightened amid crises affecting both Democratic contender Hillary Clinton and her Republican rival Donald Trump.<p>Use our tracker to see how it has played out and scroll down for some explanation on what the …