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City Council Stalls Vote on De Blasio's Horse Carriage Proposal

Mayor <b>Bill de Blasio</b>'s plans to cut down on the number of horse carriages in the city, and to relocate the stables to <b>Central Park</b> may have reached a standstill. While presenting the proposal to the <b>City Council</b>, mayoral aides were unable to answer several of the Council members' most basic questions …

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Hardcore Amish horse and buggy pulls tanker truck out of snow

A truck driver from Philadelphia had some problems in the snow in Central Pennsylvania. Good thing the Amish were there to help them out.For the best …

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For First Time in History, Women Can Become Navy SEALs

For far too long (let’s call it: forever) American women have had a hard time being accepted in the military. Considered not strong enough—or simply, …

Marine corps' intention to bar women from combat roles at odds with navy

General Joseph Dunford’s tentative plan has inflamed debate over whether navy secretary Ray Mabus, who sides with other branches against exemption, can veto<p>The US marine corps is expected to ask that women not be allowed to compete for several frontline combat jobs, inflaming tensions between navy …

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First 4 Enlisted Women Will Soon Report For Duty Aboard U.S. Navy Submarine

“It will be good for the navy, it will be good for the young ladies, it will be good for the submarine force.”<p>2016 will be a milestone year for the U.S. military, a year when one of its few remaining gender barriers will be dismantled as four enlisted women become the first to integrate into the …

Zuckerberg’s Baby Leave Is a Win for Women

I grew up when women had to be our own wives. When I started college in the 1960s, with my youngest of three children just four months old, I …

Having a Baby Is Hard in Ethiopia: Women Walk A Lot, and Wait A Lot

Ruth Jackson, <i>Deakin University</i><p>Maternal health has made great advances in Ethiopia. In my 10 years conducting research on maternal health, I've seen a big push to build more health facilities and to provide ambulances to transport pregnant women to these facilities.<p>But one of the big challenges for …

How Major Investors Are Anticipating the Risks of Climate Change

The highest town in Europe has welcomed the annual smattering of the world's political and business elite to the World Economic Forum's (WEF) yearly conference. Set to build on the Paris climate agreement finalised in December, the participants convening in Davos aim to explore how businesses and …

Walmart Canada plans to stop handing out free plastic bags

Walmart Canada will begin to charge customers for plastic bags as part of its strategy for cutting the amount of plastic that often ends up in …

Meet The Woman Driving Sustainability And Corporate Responsibility At Tiffany & Co.

Leading sustainability for a global brand is not only challenging, but requires knowledge of the entire organization. And then adding to the task is the additional job of running a major corporate foundation. For most companies, these demanding leadership roles are held by separate people, but at …

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The Guardian view on population control: empowering women may not save the environment

Rich people have smaller families but consume more resources. Curbing population growth is not on its own going to help the planet<p>The United Nations has published its latest projections for world population. It predicts that the current 7.3bn people on the planet will reach 8.5bn in 2030, and could …

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Bill Gates' mastery of this productivity technique fueled his massive success

It was February 1975 and Bill Gates, a Harvard sophomore who looked 15 years old at best, typed line after line of code that would become the software behind Microsoft, which would launch two months later.<p>Gates, his business partner Paul Allen, and a Harvard math student named Monte Davidoff spent …

Microsoft's Cortana can now remind you to follow through on email promises

Microsoft's assistant Cortana keeps getting smarter.<p>Cortana can now send reminders for tasks based on the contents of your inbox, Microsoft announced …

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5 Daily Habits Of High Achievers

2016 is going to be your year. It’s going to be the year you finally achieve those big, hairy, audacious goals you’ve been thinking about for many …

What Successful Students Do Differently

My school introduced a new schedule this year. Which hasn't been a problem for me, but for many its effects have been detrimental. <i>The-effects-of-Alan-Rickman's-death-on-the-Harry-Potter-fandom</i> detrimental. There are a few key differences in the habits of those who are handling his death - I mean …

Beating Procrastination: 72 Successful People Reveal their Most Powerful Tips

Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow?<p><i>"This isn't important right now, I will get to it later." "This is too difficult, let's keep it for next week." "I need to be in the right mood." "I work better under pressure."</i><p>It comes in various forms (as above), but it has one name. …

The First 4 Surprises of Parenting

Shares 0<p><i>Becoming a parent for the first time comes with it’s share of surprises. Here are 4 that stand out.</i><p>—<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and …

Parenting isn’t supposed to be pleasurable—but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth it

Our kids were fun to make.<p>My now-husband and I wrapped up a great third date by doing all the things that they warn you not to do in eighth-grade sex education class. Turns out that they were right, because roughly nine months later, our son was born. A few years after that, our daughter came …

A Parenting Question...

My friend Sharon, a mother-of-three, has a theory: Everyone has an age that they’re especially good at with kids. Maybe it’s wriggly newborn babies. …

Parenting

Kate Hudson talks football, motherhood: 'Parenting is where I feel...my strongest'

Kate Hudson may wear her heart on her sleeve, but she wears her football fandom on her upper left arm.<p>Just check it out: During her visit to TODAY Monday, the co-star of "Kung Fu Panda 3" showed up in a sleeveless top that prominently showed her toned arms ... one of which was wrapped in a …

U.S. Navy Sailors Detained by Iran Arrive Home in San Diego

Ten Sailors detained and freed by Iran earlier this month have arrived safely in San Diego to reunite with their families, the Navy announced.<p>Read more here.

Breakdowns leave 2 of Navy's newest ships stuck in port

<b>(CNN) —</b> The past two months have been anything but smooth sailing for the U.S. Navy's newest class of warship, the littoral combat ship.<p>Troubles for the ships, which cost around $360 million apiece, began in December, when the USS Milwaukee (LCS 5), broke down off the East Coast and had to be towed …

Military

Here's How Every Aircraft Carrier in the World Stacks Up to the U.S. Navy's

There are only 36 total carriers at sea.<p>Only a handful of countries have aircraft carriers in their arsenals. They form an exclusive club, one whose members have decided their interests stretch so far from their own waters they need to put air power at sea.<p>Broadly speaking, today there are three …

Australian leaders unite for split with Britain's Queen Elizabeth

As Australia prepares to commemorate Australia Day, seven of its eight state and territory leaders have called for the country to become a republic. …

This App Shows How Climate Change Is Affecting the World Around You

You’ve heard about what climate change is doing the arctic and to the sea levels around the world. But sometimes it can be hard to understand what’s …

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