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Cycling Jerseys before Rapha

When the celebrated yellow jersey first made its appearance at the Tour de France in 1919, its distinctive colour was due to expediency, not choice. …

Cycling

Minimalist, Never Published Soviet Logos Designed In The USSR

<b>The former USSR</b>, and the communist bloc in general, is not known for its exercise of creativity in its operations—however, a quarter of a century …

The best, most creative newsletters by designers for designers

This week we’ve decided to curate some of the coolest design newsletters with unique concepts. People in the design industry tend to be hungry to learn more and develop their skills, so the personal digests below are a great way to do that while staying updated on the latest news in the vast world …

UX Design

Trump supporters cheer his combative stance with the media

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Critics of President Donald Trump saw in his Thursday news conference a combative, thin-skinned chief executive who continues to blame the media for the controversies roiling his administration.<p>His supporters saw something else: A champion of Middle America who is taking on …

Donald Trump

Political Cartoon Compares Betsy DeVos to Civil RIghts Icon Ruby Bridges

A cartoon that draws on Norman Rockwell's iconic painting of an African-American girl defying school segregation to defend Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has sparked a firestorm of criticism.<p>Outraged that DeVos is being compared to Ruby Bridges, whose bravery was immortalized in the 1964 painting …

Betsy DeVos

Businesses across U.S. close, students skip school on 'Day Without Immigrants'

Across the nation, thousands of protesters took part in "Day Without Immigrants" events, from marching to boycotting jobs to keeping kids out of school in the hopes of underscoring how migrants form the lifeblood of the country's economy and society.<p>Many shop and restaurant owners in Atlanta, …

Immigration

Feds find crazy pot-flinging catapult on Mexican border fence

Border agents dismantle a weird-looking drug catapult used to toss marijuana over the fence between Mexico and the US.<p>A bizarre contraption caught the eye of federal agents patrolling along the US-Mexico border in Arizona last week. After seeing several people on the Mexican side running away from …

Chaffetz, Goodlatte ask government watchdog to investigate leaks

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Two top House Republicans asked the Inspector General on Wednesday to investigate leaks surrounding the ouster of former national security adviser Michael Flynn.<p>The request came in a letter from Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, and Rep. Bob …

Donald Trump

Brother of Kim Jong-un 'assassinated' in Malaysia

The brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has been killed in Malaysia. According to some reports, Kim Jong-nam was poisoned by two women, …

Ethics office says Kellyanne Conway likely broke federal rules

The director of the Office of Government Ethics said there is "strong reason to believe" that senior adviser Kellyanne Conway violated federal rules by endorsing Ivanka Trump's clothing line, urging the White House to investigate the matter and consider disciplining her.<p>In a Feb. 13 letter to White …

Kremlin denies allegations it violated U.S. missile treaty

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is committed to honoring its international obligations, including in relation to missiles, the Kremlin said on Wednesday, responding to reports it had violated a treaty with the United States by deploying a new ground-based missile.<p>“Russia has been and remains committed to …

Donald Trump
Middle East

Flynn saga shifts balance of power between president, Congress

Michael Flynn’s resignation as national security adviser is shifting the balance of power between President Trump and Congress, with Republican senators vowing to more aggressively exercise oversight of the new administration and Democrats seizing an opportunity to ask pointed questions about …

Donald Trump

Andrew Puzder withdraws as a labor secretary nominee

<b>(CNN) —</b> Andrew Puzder has withdrawn as President Donald Trump's choice for labor secretary, a dramatic decision caused by a GOP revolt that claimed the first Cabinet nominee of the new administration.<p>Puzder, the CEO of the company that owns the Hardee's and Carl's Jr. fast food chains, faced fierce …

Donald Trump

Trump and Netanyahu waver on support for two-state solution in Middle East

Gregory Korte, David Jackson | USA TODAY<p>WASHINGTON — President Trump hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House Wednesday for a series of meetings intended to "show there is no daylight" between the two leaders on a range of issues.<p>And that includes the so-called "two-state …

Pope Francis: Native people have rights over their lands

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis insisted Wednesday that indigenous groups must give prior consent to any economic activity affecting their ancestral lands, a view that conflicts with the Trump administration, which is pushing to build a $3.8 billion oil pipeline over opposition from American …

Health Care
Donald Trump
Russia

American Institutions Are Pushing Back Against Trump

The bureaucracy, the press, the judiciary, and the public are not only pushing back, they’re having some success.<p>Nothing Donald Trump has done since becoming President is particularly surprising. The attacks on judges and the press, the clash of civilizations worldview, the ignorance of public …

Donald Trump

Aetna-Humana & Anthem-Cigna: Two mergers die in one day

Two health care mega mergers appeared to have died in one day.<p>Aetna and Humana said Tuesday morning that they're calling off their $34 billion merger, and just hours later Cigna said it's calling off its $54 billion deal with Anthem.<p>Both deals were targeted by the Justice Department and were …

Health Care

75 Percent Of Immigration Raid Arrests Were For Criminal Convictions, DHS Says

<b>Updated at 6:25 p.m. ET</b><p>Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 680 people in raids across the U.S. last week, approximately three-fourths of whom had prior criminal convictions, according to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.<p>The convictions were for offenses "including, but not limited …

Immigration

Donald Trump is part of a 'fascist tradition of politics', says Archbishop

Donald Trump is part of the same “fascist tradition of politics” as far-right European politicians such as Marine Le Pen and Geert Wilders, the Archbishop of Canterbury suggested last night.<p>In his most outspoken comments since the American president’s ban on travellers from some Muslim-majority …

North Korea Can’t Launch A Nuclear Missile At The US Yet, But This Is How It’s Going To Try

On Sunday, North Korea tested a land-based version of a missile made to be launched from a submarine. But making an intercontinental ballistic missile that could threaten the US is much, much harder.<p>The missile that North Korea launched on Sunday wasn’t the test of an intercontinental ballistic …

Theresa May formally rejects petition calling for Donald Trump to be barred from making state visit to UK

Theresa May has formally rejected a petition signed by 1.8million people calling for a state visit by Donald Trump to be abandoned because it will "embarrass" the Queen.<p>The Government's response to the petition "recognises the strong views" of those who supported the petition but says he should be …

United Kingdom
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