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While the youth in the United States shout for their lives, Facebook users are quitting the platform, Russians are being expelled, Stormy Daniels is speaking publicly; the Philippines has nothing better to do this Lenten season than relive the pageantry? You call yourselves Christians? Shame on all of us! </donvy>
from Manila Bulletin Online on YouTube: We gave Binibing Pilipinas Queens a chance to change or retain their answers during the coronation night. Here’s what they’ve got to say.
Intensifying Hurricane Maria is a severe threat to the Caribbean and Puerto Rico; Jose to scrape Northeast coast
The role of companies like Facebook in spreading online falsehoods is limited in Germany, Mr. Scott said, because social media does not play as significant a role in everyday politics as it does in the United States.
Ornithologists who study migratory patterns say that tens of millions of birds wintering in the southern hemisphere appear hesitant to fly north to summer breeding grounds due to President Donald Trump’s proposed travel ban.
“The last weeks of February into early March is when we typically see migratory bird species bulking up on fatty seeds and grubs in preparation for the seasonal movement northward,” said Dr. Rubin Lotanden, Director of Migratory Bird Studies at the National Audubon Society. “This year the birds seem in no rush to begin the long flight to breeding sites in the United States. We suspect the president’s travel ban is making them think twice.”
As Donald Trump is sworn in as 45th president of the United States today, his divisiveness has transcended politics.
His pick to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development has never been in urban planning or government. His secretary of education has never attended public school and believes some students need guns to fight off grizzly bears. He is reportedly planning to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts. He has spent months spewing insults at women and minorities.
The United States of Television: America in Primetime
Alan Yentob presents a series documenting the history of primetime television in America, from the age of mass television in the 1950s to the present.
SENT will be the first major exhibit of phonecam art in the United States. We’ll explore the camera phone’s potential as a creative tool in two ways: through an online public dialogue in which amateur photographers and phonecam users around the world share mobile snapshots of their lives; and through an invitational exhibit in which professional photographers, artists, and public figures test the limits of creative possibilities offered by these hybrid devices.