Grand Jury’s ‘Myth’ Report On A California Jail Snitch Scandal Draws Criticism

June 24, 2017

… But that narrative disintegrated over the last two weeks of testimony as a deputy and a supervisor indicated that the departments upper management were aware of deputies actions with jail informants and that deputies received supervisor approval to do that work. Theres also a stack of internal memos that have been produced in court that detail the clear understanding of widespread use of jailhouse informants all the way up the chain of command at the sheriffs office for more than a decade. A …

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How to get a job at: Getty Images

June 23, 2017

… at this innovative organization at the intersection of creativity and technology. Rachel Bitte: What does Getty Images look for in applicants? A love of photography or creative pursuits in general? Katie Cushing: Outside of our photographers, were more about finding people who can appreciate creative visual work versus produce it. Im by no means a good photographer, but am constantly humbled and in awe of the work our teams do. For marketing, sales, or finance, for example, you still need to …

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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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How I transitioned into the freelance economy

June 22, 2017

… time, but I was laying the groundwork for becoming an on-demand worker, while my earning potential skyrocketed. In my first year, I earned three times what I did at my fashion writing job. Sound appealing? To make this transition work, I committed to three key steps: Reading the market for business trends The funny part is, this opportunity was staring me in the face the whole time the hardest part was recognizing it. Once crystallized, my plan made so much sense it would almost have been …

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Trump called on tech giants and most of them came

June 20, 2017

… Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, to drop out of the government’s business advisory council; he did not attend Monday’s events. Many of the world’s tech giants rely on the H1B visa program, which the administration has worked to dismantle. Trump’s travel ban drew ire from many in Silicon Valley, whose work force is made up of immigrants. No one from Facebook was in attendance, despite receiving an invite. A spokesperson for the world’s largest social network cited …

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Inside the exclusive world of Tinder Select

June 18, 2017

… not all the much is different. It’s not a separate area, rather your feed is the same, just with a few different colors. Other Selects show up and are labeled, but otherwise it’s basically your normal Tinder. SEE ALSO: Yeah, the Tinder pick up line from Master of None? It probably won’t work for you. Aaand who are these other chosen ones? Well, brace yourself. First of all, there appear to be very few of them not totally bizarre considering this is still a very experimental …

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Here’s What We Know About The U.S. Open Airship Crash

June 16, 2017

… follows airships when they are flying. It is unclear how many crew members were assisting AirSigns craft on ground, but a member of that team reportedly pulled the pilot from the wreckage, according to Wired. Pilots who have commercial licenses start training to be blimp pilots by working with ground crews and eventually work their way up to being airship pilots. Some companies require blimp pilots to complete a substantial amount of flight time before they are allowed to operate their …

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New smart home designs will come with dead zone-free Wi-Fi and Alexa

June 16, 2017

… partnership. However, other devices can also be connected. If you love your Google Home, it will work here too. Lennar, which operates in 19 states, will begin a phased rollout to offer the Wi-Fi Alliance-certified homes in some markets next month, and the Wi-Fi certification could become a major new aspect in home design if other builders follow and adopt the standards. We all want that perfect network connection and if your house is built with Wi-Fi as a central focus, perhaps we can finally …

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Instagram finally accepts branded content with official tool

June 15, 2017

… new tool for now. According to the team, they will educate users and gather feedback from partners before putting in an official policy. Only a small group of select creators and businesses have access to the tool as well. It will be introduced to all users, along with official enforcement guidelines, in the coming months. The tool isn’t as simple as it may look, Porch said. His team at Instagram had to debate the best language that would work across brands. “When you actually dive …

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Congressional baseball players: We must unite

June 15, 2017

… the partisan language that has come to occupy our political dialogue and get back to the issues at hand. While Wednesday gave us all a pause, on Thursday we get back to work both on the House Floor — and on the baseball field. Tim Ryan is the US representative for Ohio’s 13th District. He plays shortstop for the Democratic congressional baseball team. Kevin Yoder and Emanuel Cleaver: We will remain unified in Thursday’s baseball game and in Friday’s debates …

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The Revolutionary Street Art Project That Inspired Banksy And Empowered A City’s Youth

June 15, 2017

… the art form. Inspired by movies such as Wild Style and Beat Street and the painting of Bristols earliest-recognized graffiti artist 3D (a.k.a. Robert Del Naja from Massive Attack), Nation said theyd spend hours copying outlines of the work featured in the seminal book Subway Art. Barton Hill was rough, Nation said. At that time the club was very territorial, seen as right wing, predominantly white and very hostile to outsiders. Its exterior walls, he said, were mainly daubed with …

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Travis Kalanick takes leave of absence to work on Travis 2.0

June 15, 2017

… the ride-hailing giant. Her claims included her manager discussing his sex life over work chat and having the company’s human resources department ignore her situation and then suggest that she move teams. But after her viral blog post, the concerns were finally no longer ignored. More people stepped forward, and in just the day after, Uber had enlisted Holder to conduct an investigation into Uber’s workplace culture. Kalanick revealed his decision to step down Tuesday, which he was …

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London fire: Lives claimed at Grenfell Tower – BBC News

June 14, 2017

… social housing complex of nearly 1,000 homes. Grenfell Tower underwent a two-year 10m refurbishment as part of a wider transformation of the estate, that was completed last year. work included new exterior cladding and a communal heating system. The 24-storey tower, containing 120 flats, is managed by the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (KCTMO) on behalf of the council. The local Grenfell Action Group had claimed, before and during the refurbishment, the block constituted a …

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Remembering Jo Cox: Her family one year on – BBC News

June 13, 2017

… based in London – her parents decided to extend their home. They built a loft conversion on their bungalow for Jo to work from. Gordon admits he couldn’t go up to the room for the three months after she died. But now, when their grandchildren come to stay, they all sleep in the loft together. Kim is a devoted auntie – and says her love for the children is “100 times deeper now”. She admits that Jo’s death has not fully hit her yet. “I’ve got …

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Justin Bieber’s Instagram finally reflects how bizarre it is to be Justin Bieber

June 11, 2017

… he took a little time away from the spotlight and it seemed to work. Boundaries are critical. He can’t get behind awards shows, so he was a no-show at the Grammys even though he was up for the night’s top prize. He enforces a no photos policy with fans who meet him on the street and decided when he’d be down to hug. Ros, apparently, greases the wheels. Bieber’s performances lately have been lively. His set at Ariana Grande’s One Love benefit for Manchester was …

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Boobs and Brass: The female band raising cash for breast cancer – BBC News

June 10, 2017

… started, the name Boobs and Brass “shook a few people” – and some people still find it distasteful, Mrs Betts says. She tells any critics about the work they do and assures them they are “not just a load of silly girls dressing up and flashing our boobs”. But they have provided a refreshing change in the brass band world, which has traditionally been overwhelmingly male. Mrs Betts was the first woman to be allowed to play in her local brass band in 1969. “It …

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Facebook’s Instant Articles are getting more ads after publishers began to flee

June 9, 2017

… didn’t. Publishers weren’t finding success and began to walk away. While The New York Times was a launch partner, the media outlet dropped Instant Articles last month. “The simple answer is [Instant Articles] simply wasnt performing for us on an advertising and subscription conversion front,” Kinsey Wilson, editor for strategy and innovation at The New York Times, told Mashable in April. “Were not testing an ideological position. We continue to work closely with …

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

June 8, 2017

… faces arriving in Hawkins to round out the case. The most important of the bunch may be Max (Sadie Sink), who attempts to work her way into their tight-knit group. “She’s this sort of tomboy, badass little skateboarder punk,” Wolfhard says. “She shows the boys that you can be a lot more inviting.” While breaking into their very exclusive clique may seem difficult at first, if anyone is up for the task it’s Max. “It’s tough because because …

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Katy Perry’s ‘Witness’ is a bleak crusade for intimacy in the digital age

June 7, 2017

… telephone is endlessly romantic the smartphone, so far, not so much. More often than not, it comes off as pure novelty. Britney Spears’ “Email My Heart” is a banner example as well as its dirtier counterpart, *NSYNC’s “Digital Getdown.” Beyonc made it work, but it was all in her delivery slinky and self-assured. Tackling the way we communicate now with Drake’s ease in a pop song is no small feat. Carly Rae Jepsen, though she doesn’t make the same …

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No wand? No problem. Anyone can apply to audition for roles in the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ sequel

June 7, 2017

… roles of Newt, Leta, and Sebastian, actors must be between the ages of 13 and 16. Actors between the ages of 16 and 18 are sought for Gellert and Albus’ roles. The Pottermore website notes that no prior acting experience is necessary, but applicants must be eligible to work in the UK so if you want to apply, make sure you are at least a UK, Irish or EU passport holder. Oh, and, applications are due pretty soon. June 20, to be exact. The sequel is set to be released on Nov. 16, 2018. Seem …

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Teen’s family recreates her mom’s special graduation photo

June 6, 2017

… School, Madeleine had the idea to recreate the photo in honor of her parents’ hard work, and the result is pretty adorable. Madeleine with her parents at her high school graduation, still on her dad’s shoulders. Image: Madeleine Tarin “I’ve always wanted to recreate this photo. Recreating it, I thought, would show my parents that all their hard work paid off,” Tarin explained. “I’m sure it hasn’t been easy for them, but we made [it] and …

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The Secret Sorority at Penn States Deadly Hazing Party

June 5, 2017

… sororities must adhere to. Our chapters also register all social interactions with the governing board, so we know where they are, when, and with who. We work hand in hand with the university and operate from our national organization. To be in a Panhellenic chapter there are GPA requirements and other responsibilities. We have standards of excellence, which must be met each year pertaining for educational programming, philanthropy, and community service. The student also noted that Trilogy was …

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Hey Corporate America, Please Sponsor This Column!

June 5, 2017

… were just following the standards of the White House. Anybody got a problem with that? Of course, theres another issue given my current life: Could this work for us journos who now practice our craft in print, or on the web? Let me ponder this with research, thanks to my new favorite search engine More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSyndranker: Elite SyndRanker – Elite – 5000 Syndications per month – 50 RSS Feed Campaigns – 15 Apps including, FB Page, FB Timeline, Medium, …

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Manchester attacks: MI5 probes bomber ‘warnings’ – BBC News

May 29, 2017

… overlooked, while a separate report is being prepared for ministers and those who oversee the work of the service. A Whitehall official said previously that Abedi was one of a “pool” of former subjects of interest whose risk remained “subject to review” by the security service and its partners. Born in Manchester to Libyan parents. BBC Newsnight reported that when Abedi was 16 he fought against the Colonel Gaddafi regime with his father during the school holidays. It was …

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Anita Borg Institute ends Uber partnership over Uber’s treatment of women

… culture and the specific challenges facing women in technical jobs, and improve recruiting practices for women in technical fields. “Although we had concerns about the companys reputation, we opened a dialog with Uber leadership and Ubers internal resource group for women technologists,” the institute wrote. Now, those concerns are enough to dissolve the two parties’ relationship. As a refresher, multiple women who worked at Uber have described a work environment rife with …

May 27, 2017
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VS Angel Stella Maxwell Reveals A Bold Trend You Can Rock At The Beach This Summer

… trendy and fashionable which I think is all I want. I want to feel good when I work out. It just adds to your confidence. Amen, sister. When can I get a pair?! To help launch the collection, Stella attended a Ballet Beautiful Class with Mary Helen Bowers. Ive personally never done ballet before, but the 27-year-old Angel filled me in on what to expect from a class: Basically, we were with Mary Helen here at Ballet Beautiful and she didnt go too easy on us which is great because she gave us …

May 25, 2017
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