Jason Entsminger

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Donald Trump's state visit to UK may be moved from London to Brexit heartland amid security concerns

Donald Trump’s controversial state visit to Britain could move from London to the Midlands to allow the US president to address a mass rally and raise money for Armed Forces veterans.<p>Ministers also say the trip could be delayed from June to July to coincide with Mr Trump’s visit to the G20 summit …

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This British government is cruel – and the opposition is useless

Theresa May can shut the door on child refugees and impose a hard Brexit because Jeremy Corbyn has no clue how to stop her<p>What kind of government breaks a promise to give shelter to 3,000 of the most desperate people on Earth, children fleeing war and devastation? What kind of government sneaks out …

Hard Brexit

As Tensions Rise, Steve Bannon and ISIS Get Closer to Their Common Goal: Civilizational War

The Trump administration has taken sweeping, drastic measures that it says are necessary to protect Americans from the threat of terrorism, including …

Political Science

GLAAD Launches Grant and Mentorship to Support LGBTQ Filmmakers and Stories

The media advocacy organization will award three grant recipients completion funds for an in-progress project, as well as an industry mentor.<p>Earlier …

LGBTQI

LGBT Community Centers in Los Angeles, Milwaukee Vandalized with Slurs

When employees at the Los Angeles LGBT Center arrived at work on Friday, they were shocked to find “F**k Trannies” spray-painted in large letters across the outer walls of one of the center's buildings. The phrase was repeated twice, along with graffiti reading “F**k All Y’all” scrawled next to …

Los Angeles

Why the Census Needs to Ask People About Their LGBTQ Identity

Experts spoke to how paltry the data we currently have on LGBTQ Americans is, and how that hampers research and public policy.<p>Thanks to the federal government's national data surveys, we know with great accuracy what percentage of American workers carpool (9.4) and what percentage of American homes …

Teacher suspended for showing class an LGBTQ anti-bullying video

A North Carolina teacher has returned to work after being suspended for showing her high school students a video about the dangers of bullying LGBTQ …

Deluge of new state bills would curtail LGBT rights

After making major leaps forward under the most assertively pro-gay rights administration in U.S. history, LGBT groups are girding for a far …

LGBTQI

Inside Renaissance-Era Rome’s Gay Marriage

Gay marriage didn’t only emerge in recent years as a key issue. Its history dates back to the late 16th century.<p><i>By</i> <i>Gary Ferguson, Douglas Huntly</i> …

LGBTQI

Trade Punishment for Trump Voters

Protectionism is already hurting the Farm Belt.<p>President Trump meets with Shinzo Abe on Friday, and one subject is sure to be trade. The Japanese Prime Minister may be too diplomatic to say it, but someone should tell Mr. Trump the damage that his trade policies are already doing to the rural and …

Voting

How Your Gut Bacteria May Be Thwarting Your Diet

As if changing dietary habits weren’t hard enough, it turns out there are other elements at play which slow things down: The microbes that live inside us. A new study in the journal <i>Cell Host & Microbe</i> offers some clues as to why it sometimes the body doesn’t seem to respond to changes in eating …

Holistic Medicine

New UN chief wants consensus but faces antagonistic Trump

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Antonio Guterres takes the reins of the United Nations on New Year's Day, promising to be a "bridge-builder" but facing an …

Donald Trump

Trump leaves open possible Taiwan meet, questions Russia hacking | Reuters

PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday left open the possibility of meeting with Taiwan’s president if she visits the United States after he is sworn in on Jan. 20 and also expressed continued skepticism over whether Russia was responsible for computer hacks of …

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Opinion: Turbulent election year ahead for Germany

You want a forecast for the election year 2017 in Germany? Forget it! Actually, you should probably consult your crystal ball. Or you can read this …

Surging stock markets say Trump is a conman and May a phoney

Markets are betting that they won’t address the economic grievances that propelled both of them to power<p>So you thought 2016 was an unpredictable bastard. Now meet 2017, his wilder sister. This is the year that Brexit turns from conjecture into trajectory. The process of departure will start to …

Taxes

Pot blocks: obstacles keep small business owners from a multibillion-dollar market

This year’s election may have been dominated by Donald Trump, but it was also about marijuana. California, Massachusetts and Nevada made recreational use legal as a bunch of other states moved to legalize medical use. The victories weren’t all about getting high. The promise of marijuana is money – …

Cannabis

Here are 10 movies you had absolutely no idea Carrie Fisher helped write

We continue to be bereft at the news of Carrie Fisher’s death. Honestly, we fear we will never recover. After all, Carrie Fisher was — and continues …

Black America Steels Itself for Obama’s Departure and a Future Under Trump

It’s going to be painful for African Americans to watch Obama leave the White House only to be replaced by that man. And that’s just for …

Black Voters

5 Simple Low-Cal Dinners That AREN'T Salad

There are multiple factors that determine whether a meal is healthy or not, but one of the most universally recognized ways to make smarter meal …

Nutrition

Take A Look At How Technology Makes Smart And Sustainable Farming

Technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) has made its way into our lives and businesses.<p>According to the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA), technology is about more than better and faster, it’s also about sustainability. For farmers and ranchers, this translates into how food is grown …

Farming

These 16 Great Videos Remind Us What It Meant To Be LGBTQ In 2016

It was a year on the move, in more ways than one.<p>2016 will be remembered as a particularly challenging year for many people, including those in the LGBTQ community.<p>The June 12 Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida and the controversy surrounding transgender “bathroom bills” in states like …

LGBTQI

5 ways the new connected agriculture world changed in 2016

The world of agriculture technology, or agtech, is rapidly evolving from an industry entrenched in tradition to one that is fast embracing change. It’s automating laborious tasks and providing farmers and growers with greater knowledge and insight into their crops than ever before. As technology …

Texas federal judge halts Obama protection of transgender health rights

Rules at stake seek to prevent discrimination by doctors and hospitals Judge Reed O’Connor blocked Obama on transgender bathroom access<p>A federal judge in Texas has ordered a halt to another Obama administration effort to strengthen transgender rights, this time over health rules that social …

LGBTQI

By Returning To Farming's Roots, He Found His American Dream

Eighteen years ago, on New Year's Eve, David Fisher visited an old farm in western Massachusetts, near the small town of Conway. No one was farming there at the time, and that's what had drawn Fisher to the place. He was scouting for farmland.<p>"I remember walking out [to the fallow fields] at some …

Farming

What the ‘Godfather of Populism’ Thinks of Donald Trump

In the 1970s, Fred Harris invented the “new populism.” Now, with a so-called populist taking the White House, he’s aghast—and wants to reclaim the term.<p>On November 14, Fred Harris, the man Jesse Jackson once called the “Godfather of Populism,” sat hunched in a chair, shaking a Navajo rattle and …

Middle-class

It doesn't matter how many US jobs Trump 'saves' — in the long run, we still have a giant problem

But it doesn't employ a single cashier. Instead, there are rows of machines that allow you to select and place your order. A few minutes later, you pick up your meal, hardly having to interact with any humans.<p>This is an example of automation. A traditional low-skill job being replaced by technology …

7 Fatty Foods that Blast Belly Fat

Seriously, can we declare 2016 the year low-fat diets officially die?<p>"All that fat ultimately becomes the modern equivalent of acid-washed jeans," I told my friend as we overheard someone at our nearby Whole Foods grimace about a food that actually contained perfect amounts of healthy …

NCAA Coach: I Was Fired for Being Gay

A Drake University basketball coach claims her employer sacked her after she brought her girlfriend to a home game.<p>An ex-NCAA women’s basketball …

LGBTQI

Here's why the road to Trump's inauguration runs through Missouri

WASHINGTON — Sen. Roy Blunt is not known as a party planner extraordinaire.<p>But the Missouri Republican now finds himself in charge of Washington’s biggest political extravaganza: the presidential inauguration on Jan. 20, when Donald Trump will become America’s new commander in chief. Blunt is …

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