Camille Patton

45 Flips | 14 Magazines | 21 Likes | @CamillePatton | Keep up with Camille Patton on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Camille Patton”

Trump's proposal to arm teachers panned by experts as a 'colossally stupid idea'

President Donald Trump has proposed a solution to end classroom massacres once and for all: Arm some of America's teachers with concealed weapons, and train them to "immediately fire back if a savage sicko came to a school with bad intentions," he said Thursday.<p>But gun violence experts, educators, …

Guns

President Robert Mugabe given midday deadline on Monday to resign after delivering a rambling address on live television that offered no concessions<p>Zimbabwe’s ongoing crisis descended into outright chaos on Sunday after president Robert Mugabe failed to announce his resignation as widely expected …

Africa

A Texas Republican Brought This Chart To An Important Hearing And Everyone Is Very Confused

It is...something else.<p>Several hours into Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Rep. Louie Gohmert, a Texas Republican, had a staff member display a giant sign behind him, detailing alleged connections between the Obama Justice Department and Russian interests — as …

U.S. Carries Out Drone Strikes in Somalia

U.S. forces carry out three strikes within 24 hours in coordination with Somalia’s government<p>MOGADISHU, Somalia—U.S. forces say they have carried out three drone strikes within 24 hours in Somalia, stepping up their campaign against the Islamic extremist rebels of al-Shabaab and the Islamic State …

Extremism

Woman solves mystery of man who left flowers at her 12-year-old brother's grave for nearly 70 years

A mystery man who left flowers at a 12-year-old boy scout's grave for nearly 70 years has been revealed to be a childhood friend who was with him just before he died.<p>Ronald Seymour-Westborough, 84, has been visiting the grave of Karl Sharp, who died in 1947 on a Scouting trip, since he was 18 …

Charlie Hebdo receives death threats over Tariq Ramadan front page

French police are investigating death threats against satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo over a cartoon of Oxford scholar Tariq Ramadan, who is facing rape allegations.<p>The provocative magazine, which suffered a deadly jihadist attack in January 2015 after publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, …

Islam

Donald Trump reacts and a crisis is born

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's chronic inability to turn the other cheek to a perceived slight has landed the White House with a crisis on multiple fronts over his handling of the ISIS ambush in Niger that killed four US troops.<p>Trump's reflexive boast that he was more attentive to the relatives …

Donald Trump

Freed Taliban hostage says captors raped his wife, authorized child's killing

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Canadian man who was freed along with his family after five years in militant captivity in Afghanistan said his captors authorized the killing of one of his children and raped his wife.<p>"The stupidity and the evil of the Haqqani network's kidnapping of a pilgrim and his heavily pregnant …

Want to Be a Better Leader? Ask Your Employees These 3 Questions | Inc.com

From professors to managers to mentors, I've had the opportunity to be inspired by some great leaders so far in my somewhat short professional life.<p>When thinking about what they have in common, it's easy for me to come up with some shared characteristics. They were all supportive, encouraging, …

Leadership

WATCH: You Should Be Putting This In Your Mashed Potatoes

When it comes to Thanksgiving, Southerners are picky. We have very specific recipes that we turn to for beloved dishes, and these recipes have often …

6 Smart Things Super Productive People Do to Get More Things Done Every Day | Inc.com

Ever wish you had more than 24 hours in a day to get more things done? I'm with you. In the struggle to be more productive amid so many distractions, we need tools and techniques that work to our advantage without us working ourselves to death.<p>While these may not involve the benefit of technology …

Time Management

Ten uncomfortable deeds that will pay off forever

T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, “If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” The very act of stepping …

Self-help

You'll Never Become an Expert In Anything Unless You Embrace This 1 Truth | Inc.com

To uncover the secrets of success, everyone looks to industry experts and global influencers for answers. After all, they've been there and done that. However, replicating Oprah's daily habit or waking up at 5 A.M. every morning won't help you become an expert or achieve your own success.<p>After …

Self-improvement

10 Things Incredibly Likable People Never, Ever Do (and Why You Love Them for It) | Inc.com

Some people are incredibly likable because of the things they do. Some people are incredibly charismatic because of the things they do.<p>And some people are incredibly likable because of the things they <i>don't</i> do.<p>If you know someone who possesses the following qualities, share this with them -- and …

Self-improvement

Background check chief has 'never seen' mistakes and omissions at level of Jared Kushner forms

<b>(CNN) —</b> The head of a government bureau responsible for clearing background checks told lawmakers Wednesday he has "never seen that level of mistakes" when asked about numerous omissions in Jared Kushner's security clearance application.<p>Charles Phalen, the director of the National Background …

Dangerous sound? What Americans heard in Cuba attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — It sounds sort of like a mass of crickets. A high-pitched whine, but from what? It seems to undulate, even writhe. Listen closely: There are multiple, distinct tones that sound to some like they're colliding in a nails-on-the-chalkboard effect.<p>The Associated Press has obtained a …

Music Production

Wonder Wings

<b>Recipe: Wonder Wings</b><p>We all love gathering around the tailgate to celebrate our teams, but arguably the best part of tailgating is the food. …

Dove ad that shows a black woman turning herself white sparks consumer backlash

The Dove brand sheepishly admitted that it had "missed the mark" with a not-so-vaguely racist advertisement that has made it the latest target of consumer rage.<p>But many angry and befuddled Dove lovers spent the weekend wondering what mark Dove was trying to hit in the first place.<p>The ire-inducing …

Feminism

Cam Newton Says It's 'Funny' Hearing Female Reporter 'Talk About Routes'

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton appeared to make a sexist comment during Wednesday's press conference.<p>Newton chuckled and said it was funny to hear Jourdan Rodrigue, a female reporter for the <i>Charlotte Observer</i>, ask him about passing routes. Bridget Condon of ABC 11 in Durham, North …

Football (U.S.)

Trump responds to NFL protests: 'Standing with locked arms is good, kneeling is not acceptable'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump responded to protests across the National Football League on Sunday over his remarks about players taking a knee during the national anthem, expressing approval for those who locked arms, but not those who knelt.<p>"Great solidarity for our National Anthem and …

The U.S. Thought It Was Rid Of Hookworm. Wrong

The U.S. thought it wiped out hookworm decades ago. But a new study shows that it never truly went away.<p>Hookworm thrives in regions of extreme poverty with poor sanitation and affects some 740 million people worldwide. Developing nations with warm, moist climates, in regions like South America, …

Black journalists' conference panel erupts over Omarosa Manigault appearance

White House aide Omarosa Manigault's panel appearance caused an uproar at the National Association of Black Journalists annual conference in New Orleans on Friday.<p>Manigault, director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison and an assistant to president under Donald Trump, repeatedly …

David Rockefeller — Philanthropist, Banker And Collector — Dies At 101

David Rockefeller, who died Monday morning at the age of 101, leaves a legacy that eludes a simple description. At once the grandchild and heir of oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller and a globe-trotting billionaire banker in his own right, Rockefeller also earned a reputation as a prodigious patron of …

Fidel Castro

What Exactly Happens When You Inbreed?

You've probably heard that inbreeding is not a good thing. But is it really that bad? Yes, yes it is. Inbreeding is defined as mating between …

Trump seeks Congress' help on wiretap claim; FBI disputes it

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump turned to Congress on Sunday for help finding evidence to support his unsubstantiated claim that …

Despite showman reputation, Trump inauguration shaping up as low-key | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump made his name with opulent hotels and a dramatic reality TV show, but his inauguration on Friday as the 45th U.S. president is shaping up as a more understated affair, with big names in entertainment staying away.<p>Preparations are finalized on the West Front of …

15 fascinating maps that will change the way you see the world

From gun ownership to Miss World winners, we've mapped the world in some weird and wonderful ways.<p>1. Who's got the most guns?<p>Data from the Small Arms Survey, supported by more recent figures from other sources, puts the US way out in front in terms of guns per 100 residents, with 112.6, meaning …

Obama: I could have won third term

President Obama suggested in an exit interview with his former top adviser that, had he been able to run, he could have won a third term in the White House.<p>Describing his confidence in an America that is “tolerant” and “full of energy,” Obama said: “I am confident in this vision because I'm …

This is the time of day when you’re the most productive

If you’re a morning person, chances are you’re more inclined to handle your workload with ease before lunch time rolls around. When nighttime …

The Product Management Tool Kit - Essentials for Every Product Manager

This guest column is authored by Rahul Kumar, Director – Product Management, Zopper.com<p>Thanks to all technology team members who motivated me through …