Child protection scheme for Scottish sport ‘not working’ – BBC News

April 26, 2017

The Scottish government plans to have new legislation in place by 2019. Who needs to undergo background checks? But the committee said it believed action needed to be taken now to strengthen the PVG scheme and to ensure “unsuitable people” were prevented from doing regulated work. It also called for a strengthening of the “minimum operating requirements” that sport governing bodies are required to meet in relation to child protection. And it recommended that future …

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Facebook and GIPHY are now good friends

April 25, 2017

… GIPHY founder and CEO Alex Chung wrote to Lance in an email. “We think that’s really awesome. We hope Facebook will support the .gif native format someday and we are lobbying them to do so but that is up to them.” Back in 2013, Facebook did not provide a timeline for the future of GIFs on Facebook.com. GIPHY waited. Image: giphy Now, GIPHY and Facebook seem like the best of friends. Last week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his team presented the future of Facebook at …

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At 15 Years Old, My Fight For The Environment Is For The World I’ll Inherit

April 24, 2017

It was a typical freezing and rainy Seattle Saturday, grey skies as far as the eye could see. Now as a 15-year-old, Im terrified about what the future holds. Im terrified that by the time Im an adult, clean air and potable water will be a rare luxury. Thats why, Ive been spending the majority of my time since the election in non-stop hustle-mode, constantly in a frenzy, managing emails to and from organizers for dozens of environmental nonprofits, attending and holding activism events, and …

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CNN 10 – April 24, 2017

April 24, 2017

… some respects, believe in the future there will be a contest between powers who gets access to ’em. There’ll be a lot of economic and commercial competition. And the Russian view is, this is a very difficult area to operate. It’s going to take a long time for them to establish themselves there, so they want to get theirs first. TODD: Putin is aggressively navigating the region, even having a Russian flag planted on the Arctic Ocean floor. Russia has more arctic military bases …

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Dortmund Bus Attacker Hoped to Profit From Share Slump

April 23, 2017

… of the attack. He bought put options online via the IP address of the hotel, the prosecutor’s office said. The options grant their owner the right to sell shares at a fixed price in the future. The man had taken out a loan to finance the transaction, according to the statement. The man later placed three bombs in a hedge on the road that the team bus was due to take to the stadium, prosecutors said. The explosives contained metal pins, which after the explosion were found as far as …

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MashTalk: Facebook’s sci-fi future, Samsung Galaxy S8 review and more

April 22, 2017

Image: Lili Sams/Mashable Facebook clearly has big, long-term ambitions, and this weekwe learned just how big. At its annual F8 developer conference, the company let us take a peek into its future technologies, some of them pretty far out in every sense. On this week’s MashTalk, the team discusses Facebook’s big announcements and what they mean for its users, not to mention the world at large. We’re joined by Apps Reporter Karissa Bell, who attended F8 to watch the events …

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Everything you need to know about what Facebook announced at F8

April 20, 2017

Day 1 at Facebook’s annual F8 conference was filled with enhancing the present. Day 2 was all about setting the vision for the future, and things got weird. The company also stated a new goal to “create and ship new, category-defining consumer products that are social first, at scale.” New Surround 360 cameras Image: facebook Facebook began by announcing two new 360-degree developer cameras, the x24 and the x6, which will join the company’s Surround 360 line that …

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High school kicker becomes first female with NCAA football scholarship

April 19, 2017

… playing football with her at an early age. There was a female player on his high school team, so the future kicker thought nothing of stepping onto the field herself. In high school, Longo decided to try out for the team her sophomore year and made junior varsity. In a new school, she returned to the field her senior year, and began seeing football as something more than a than an after school pastime. The kicker explained that she contacted Adams State during her senior season, sent highlight …

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Malala Yousafzai’s mother: Out of the shadows – BBC News

April 18, 2017

… as she remembers watching Malala fighting for her life in hospital. Her hands twist together and she cries but her smile comes back quickly when she thinks about her daughter’s life now, the success she has already had and what the future holds. Every year of Malala’s life is a bonus for Toor Pekai. “Last year I wrote in her birthday card ‘you are my four year old daughter’ because I now keep count of the years since the attack. It’s like she is reborn from …

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CNN 10 – April 17, 2017

April 17, 2017

… diary scenario in his book, “Ghost Fleet,” and he now advises the Defense Department on just this type of threat. SINGER: You are now in World War III. So, besides losing your ability to take out money from an ATM, your nation is in World War III. SCIUTTO: This is not fantasy. This is the future, a future for which the U.S. is now urgently preparing. GEN. JOHN HYTEN, COMMANDER, U.S. STRATEGIC COMMAND: If you say, is it inevitable and the answer is probably yes. SCIUTTO: General John …

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How ‘Fixer Upper’ star Joanna Gaines is keeping up with Kim Kardashian

April 17, 2017

… #kanye #takemeback #iwassoemotional lol #oct2616 A post shared by TJ (@tarrrrajean) on Mar 26, 2017 at 11:24pm PDT Joanna studied Communications at Baylor with the dream of becoming a television newscaster. In the meantime, she worked at the family business an auto shop and got a taste of the spotlight starring in commercials. Her future husband, Chip Gaines, saw her in a family photo at the business and knew she was the one. “Her dad made the mistake of putting a pic of the family …

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Atlanta Braves begin new ballpark chapter at SunTrust Park

April 15, 2017

Atlanta (CNN)As Chipper Jones hung out in the Atlanta Braves dugout Friday afternoon, a few hours ahead of the Braves’ first regular-season home game at their new stadium, SunTrust Park, the future Hall of Famer fielded a question about what fans might be saying as they entered the ballpark for the first time. “I would venture a guess the word mumbled the most — maybe not even mumbled — would be ‘Wow,’” the Braves’ icon said. “I mean, look at that …

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StubHub doesn’t want you to go to concert alone anymore

April 12, 2017

… “It’s what has my network done or is doing.” Connecting with friends via Facebook on the StubHub app Image: stubhub StubHub added a new tab on the profile screen for friends. There, it pulls from your Facebook friends list if you give it permission and you can then choose to add them to your StubHub friends list. In the future, StubHub plans to incorporate phone numbers and other social networks. “Facebook as the inventor of social is the big dog in town, and thats …

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Woman discovers the perfect way to prank her unsuspecting boyfriend

April 11, 2017

… reverse, a terrifying photo of the internet’s favorite actor is there, starring deep into the lens with all his creepiness. SEE ALSO: How teens are pranking your Facebook News Feeds with random events The results are absolutely terrifying. Be safe out there, motorists. WATCH: The earbuds of the future will let you control your phone with just the look on your face More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsAdsviser 2.0 Full Launch Pad Platinum Apprentice FanContact 5k Get …

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Would U Choose To Have A High Risk Pregnancy?

April 10, 2017

Relieved this worked itself out the healthiest way for a future baby! Listen to much more from The PHP: Perez Hilton Podcast on iTunes or directly at PerezPodcast.com! Related Stories This Week In Celebrity Twitpics & Instagrams! Worst Dressed Celebs Of The Week! Kim & Kourtney Kardashian Were Grunge Goddesses In The ’90s! Danny Masterson Announces Bijou Phillips Is Recovering After A ‘100% Successful’ Kidney Transplant More From this publisher : HERE …

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Hillary Clinton Calls For Strike On Syrian Regime’s Airfields

April 7, 2017

Clinton, the 2016 Democratic nominee, said at the Women in the World summit in New York City that a retaliatory strike would prevent Assad from carrying out similar attacks in the future. U.S. officials believe Assads regime is responsible for Tuesdays sarin gas attack on the opposition-held town of Khan Skeikhoun. Hillary Clinton said the U.S. should “take out” the Syrian regime’s airfileds.  I still believe we should have done a no-fly zone, she said.We should …

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CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… did it. SEN. HARRY REID (D), NEVADA: It’s time to get the Senate working again, not for the good of the current Democratic majority or some future Republican majority, but for the good of the United States of America. CILLIZZA: The filibuster, whether real or threaten, had always been a way that the Senate distinguish itself from the House. The House very much runs in a “majority rule” rule. If you have the votes, you have the votes. In the Senate, in order to close off that …

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JPMorgan might be getting in on the roboadvisor game

April 6, 2017

JPMorgan is getting its own roboadviser, maybe.Image: andrew burton/Getty Images If you cant beat em, join em. In the summer of 2016, JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon said his firm could give clients a free, automated investment service as part of a future bundle of digital-banking products. Well, he just revealed the bank is following through on that promise and building one. SEE ALSO: Video gaming becomes a scholarship sport We are currently developing some exciting new products and …

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Amazon won NFL Thursday Night Football rights, so what’s next for Twitter?

April 6, 2017

… Vines (RIP) and following trends about One Direction had just beaten out tech giants for some of TV’s most lucrative rights? Well, it turned out pretty awesome (at least, concept wise) and now live video has become a pillar of Twitter’s core offerings, with the company appearing to be betting big on this content as part of the company’s future. This year, the tech press were shook yet again, but this time for quite different reasons. Twitter lost out to Amazon for this …

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Marvels The Defenders teaser had a big fat Easter egg did you find it?

April 5, 2017

… Rands marketing team thought itd make sense for an ad to link to a private social media profile, rather than, like, the company website. The second question is what this means about the future of the Meachums. Neither Tom Pelphrey nor Jessica Stroup have been announced as part of the Defenders cast, and the ending of Iron Fist Season 1 gave us no reason to believe theyd return so quickly. But the Bulletin page also features a video interview with the Meachums, in which Ward spouts some cryptic …

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Disney’s ‘That’s So Raven’ sequel is taking off

April 5, 2017

Image: Matt Baron/BEI/Shutterstock If you could gaze into the future, you’d see Disney Channel’s That’s So Raven sequel, Raven’s Home, coming soon to a TV near you. The multi-camera comedy has received an official series order at Disney Channel, where it will introduce a new generation of children and teens to Raven’s super psychic powers. SEE ALSO: Raven-Symon is leaving ‘The View’ for a reason that’s so Raven Raven Symon announced in 2016 …

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Why developers struggle to make video game cameras that don’t annoy you

April 4, 2017

Image: vicky leta/mashable Final Fantasy XV was in development for 10 years. Hundreds, maybe thousands of people across six different game development studios helped created it. Yet its camera a fundamental part of the way players interact with the games world is severely flawed. The weight on the games metaphorical shoulders was enormous not just for the future of Final Fantasy as a game series, but possibly for the entire future of game consoles in Japan, according to game director Hajime …

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Aerial footage of Colombian floods shows an avalanche of mud

April 3, 2017

… of future catastrophes. Santos urged local and national authorities to redouble their efforts to prepare and respond to such emergencies this spring. A Colombian soldier carriers a girl in the flooded city of Mocoa, Colombia, April 1, 2017. Image: @COL_EJERCITO Rescue workers on Sunday continued combing through the muddy aftermath in Mocoa. Authorities said they expect the death toll to rise. The natural disaster is no doubt one of the worst in the Andean nation’s recent history, …

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Big brands are latching onto viral sensation April the giraffe

April 1, 2017

… the zoo, has got you covered. The company created giraffe emoji of April and her future offspring, available for $1.99 through their downloadable app. The profits from the emoji app are apparently going back to April, her mate, Oliver, and the new calf. “We plan on continuously updating the app to help sustain their park and raise preservation awareness,” CEO Oliver Camilo wrote in an email. Fun fact: April is more popular than pop singer Zayn Malik’s emoji, Camilo said. …

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