London fire: Inquest versus inquiry – BBC News

June 23, 2017

… to master technical evidence and regulations (this will cover complex construction issues and building regulations in the case of Grenfell Tower), and the personality to drive the inquiry legal teams effectively and efficiently. Which works best for victims and their families? Both can work well. Hillsborough is an example of a long and painstaking inquest that addressed the needs of victims’ families. Image copyright PA Image caption Lord Justice Leveson had to conduct his inquiry …

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The 2018 Olympics will have Intel all the way inside

June 22, 2017

… Skier. However, Yiannis Exarchos, CEO of Olympic Broadcasting Services, said IOC broadcast partners have been using drones to broadcast the Olympics since Sochi and Rio and that they have plans to do so again in PyeongChang. Intel’s live 5G demo featuring Olympian Kerri Walsh (center). Image: Lance Ulanoff/Mashable “Safety is the priority,” Exarchos, who added that they will use drones to cover sporting events, “as long as athletes are comfortable.” Sports fans …

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Grenfell Tower fire: Government staff sent in to Kensington and Chelsea Council – BBC News

June 18, 2017

… seemed to “lack the resources to deal with a crisis of this magnitude”, despite being the country’s “wealthiest borough”. ‘Suspicion’ Meanwhile, Labour MP David Lammy, whose friend Khadija Saye is among the dead, has called for urgent action to make sure all documents relating to the refurbishment and management of the Grenfell Tower fire are protected. After speaking to residents, he said: “Suspicion of a cover-up is rising. “We need to make …

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Instagram finally accepts branded content with official tool

June 15, 2017

… into this, its much harder than you think. We’re trying to cover media companies and musicians, people who have different kinds of deals, sponsorship with brands over years or a one-off,” Porch said. So is this the end of #ad? Not so fast. “Creators should still check with their own team and their counsel,” Porch said. It’s only available to a handful of creators so far. WATCH: This cutting board has a built-in knife so you can chop like a pro More From this …

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Katy Perry talks about the Taylor Swift feud again oh my god why

June 10, 2017

Image: jo hale/Redferns/getty If Katy Perry would like to be excluded from the “Bad Blood” narrative, it’s far too late for that. In her new NME cover story, she explained why she chose to respond in the first place. I mean, Im not Buddha things irritate me. I wish that I could turn the other cheek every single time, but Im also not a pushover, you know?” said Perry. “Especially when someone tries to assassinate my character with little girls. Thats so messed up! …

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‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 will explain what’s wrong with Mike

June 8, 2017

… the lead in Power Rangers but I like taking that and making him a terrible person. It was fun. He’s the human villain.” SEE ALSO: ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 will have ‘more horror’ With so much story to cover and so many new characters to introduce, the nine-episode second season of Stranger Things (one installment longer than Season 1) has its work cut out for it. If the happiness and pride that the cast and crew show after wrapping production is any …

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Here’s a Twitter list for Comey’s Senate testimony

June 8, 2017

… on the House Intelligence Committee. Rep. Maxine Waters @MaxineWaters The outspoken California representative usually brings it on Twitter. Sen. Lindsey Graham @LindseyGrahamSC He’s one of the few Republicans publicly speaking out against Trump. Journalists who cover national security, politics, Trump, and Russia Jim Scuitto @jimsciutto CNN’s chief national security correspondent. David Corn @DavidCornDC Mother Jones‘ Washington, D.C., bureau chief. Dana Bash @DanaBashCNN …

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Ravaged By Climate Change, The Great Barrier Reef May Never Be The Same

June 2, 2017

… have coal mines operating in 60 years time, and still hopes to have a healthy reef, Terry Hughes, director of the ARC Center of Excellence for Integrated Coral Reef Studies and a member of the Independent Expert Panel, told The Conversation in 2015. cover more than 170 square miles(or about 80,000 football fields).Government officials have insisted the project wont negatively impact the reef and will create thousands of domestic jobs. Conservationists, however, have called this rationale …

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Liam Gallagher: ‘I love you Manchester…’ – BBC News

May 31, 2017

Image copyright PA Gallagher once said that he would never go solo, as he was not an idiot (shall we say, as we can’t bring you the actual naughty word here). But things change, and eight new solo tracks from forthcoming album As You Were, like Wall of Glass – which was partially leaked last week – were greeted with warm cheers and applause. The most rapturous noises of the night were, of course, reserved for the epic Oasis songs that helped the snarling singer make …

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U.S. Stocks Advance, Bonds Mixed as Oil Tops $51: Markets Wrap

… weakening as much as 0.4 percent. The euro dropped 0.5 percent to $1.1180. Brazil’s real strengthened 0.1 percent to 3.26477 per dollar after falling to a five-month low last week amid corruption allegations against President Michel Temer. Bonds The yield on 10-year Treasury notes rose three basis points to 2.29 percent, as bonds fell for a fourth day. Tuesday’s $26 billion two-year note sale drew a yield of 1.316 percent, with a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.9, the highest in a year. …

May 25, 2017
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It Doesn’t Sound Like Senate Republicans Are Anywhere Close To A Deal On Obamacare Repeal

WASHINGTON It took the House months of infighting and a failed first attempt to ultimately pass a bill torepeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. More than two weeks later, Senate Republicans are nowhere near reaching an agreement on a bill of their own. As scandal after scandal piled up for the Trump administration last week, Republicans were given some cover. Rather than being flooded with questions as they exited multiple meetings about their own disagreements on how to repeal and …

May 24, 2017
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CNN 10 – May 15, 2017

… witnessing a total solar eclipse. (END VIDEO CLIP) AZUZ: And one of those is likely to be one of the first stories we cover after our summer break. Our new season begins on August 14th, and exactly a week after that, on August 21st, a total solar eclipse is expected to cross the continental U.S. In fact, everyone in North America could notice when the sun is at least partially covered by the moon. For those in the passing shadow, the landscape will appear darker, the temperature could drop. …

May 16, 2017
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The Story Behind Ellens Coming Out: The Puppy Episode Turns 20

On April 30, it will be 20 years since Ellen DeGeneres told Laura Dern, the passengers at an airport terminal, and, with them, the world that she is gay. It was a week after her famous Yep, Im Gay Time magazine cover, in an hour-long special episode of her sitcom, Ellen, called The Puppy Episode. The innocuous title served two purposes: to keep the actual mission of the episode a secret, and to flip a middle finger at a studio executive whose response to DeGeneres pitch for her character come …

May 15, 2017
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Alec Baldwin: People Love Me Because of Trump

… mean, can you have a lot of gay friends and be homophobic? To me theres this disconnect within you: Youre this huge star, but you dont seem to believe that youre beloved. Youre on the cover of Vanity Fair. People say, Oh, I love Alec Baldwin. Bringing down Trump is beloved, Im not beloved. You really feel that way? Totally, totally. I never confuse the two. Well, why are you on the cover of Vanity Fair? Because [Graydon] Carter is obsessed with (Trump). Carter coined the phrase Short-fingered …

May 15, 2017
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