Faith leaders shouldn’t predict elections. But our Sojourners team can tell you that when Donald Trump announced he was running for president, I thought he would win the Republican nomination and could run 50-50 with the most likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton — which anyone could win. Show More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has drawn up its shortlist of 20 films vying for Visual Effects Oscar nominations. As usual, the list is peppered with big-budget pics — some of which were massive hits (Deadpool, The Jungle...Show More Summary
Each year, the Tax Foundation honors state legislators, executives, and other individuals with its Outstanding Achievement in State Tax Reform award. As the name suggests, the honoree's accomplishments must be (1) outstanding, (2) an achievement (not...Show More Summary
Nominations for the 89th Oscars will be announced on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 The post 20 Contenders Advance in the VFX Oscar Race appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
The nomination of Donald Trump triggered a major see-saw reaction in the stock market. The S&P 500 immediately capsized 4% before recovering and surging 3%. A similar swing in the market was triggered by Brexit for the same...
President-elect plans to nominate retired Marine Gen. James Mattis as defense secretary
For the 10th year in a row, Lionel Messi has been nominated for FIFA’s best men’s player award. Previously called the World Player of the Year Award then the Ballon d’Or for the last six years, the award was renamed the Best FIFA Men’s Player this year when France Football reclaimed the Ballon d’Or title for its […]
Live like a Vanderbilt Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Location: Newport, Rhode Island Price:...Show More Summary
Last October, we were successful in garnering acceptance for the nomination of the Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary. A year later, we are working to move the proposal from the inventory list into the designation process. Join our list of supporters!
Civilian control of the military is a bedrock principle of the American system, which makes retired Marine Gen. James Mattis' nomination problematic.
Donald Trump has chosen a defense secretary—but retired Gen. James Mattis won’t need just the usual confirmation vote. Mattis retired from the Marines in 2013, and there’s a law prohibiting anyone who has been on active duty in the past seven years from becoming defense secretary. Show More Summary
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta nominated Amina Mohamed for the position of African Union Commission chair. Photo: East African Africa, the cradle of mankind and home to the youngest population in the world, has a historic opportunity...Show More Summary
Donald Trump is using his national ‘Thank You’ Tour to attack Hillary Clinton and his former opponents for the Republican nomination. Trump is taking a victory lap through the states he won on November 8. Trump has criticized Clinton and independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin. Show More Summary
The selection raises questions about increased military influence in a job designed to ensure civilian control of the armed forces. For Mattis to be confirmed, Congress would first have to approve legislation bypassing a law that bars...Show More Summary
FIFA announced Friday that Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann have been nominated as the finalists for the 2016 Best FIFA Men's Player Award. According to FIFA.com, Ronaldo, Messi and Griezmann were selected by captains and coaches of national teams, media members and fans, and the winner will be revealed Jan. Show More Summary
You’ve been begging for this for years – James Mattis will be nominated for the Secretary of Defense according to Fox News; At a rally in Cincinnati, Trump described Mattis as “one of our great, great generals” and added that a formal announcement would be made Monday, “so don’t tell anybody.” “They say he’s the […]
On the 10th November one of the team asked if FreshMinds would support #equalpayday and allow colleagues to stop work at 3.34pm, the time that women in the UK effectively start working for free in comparison to men, because of pay inequality. Show More Summary
President-elect Donald Trump says he will nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to be his defense secretary. Mattis, 66, is a Marine Corps general who retired in 2013 after serving as … Click to Continue »
New Comic: Nominative Determinism
Authored by Jesse Eisinger, originally posted at ProPublica.org, Steven Mnuchin has made a career out of being lucky. The former Goldman Sachs banker nominated to become Donald Trump’s treasury secretary had the perspicacity to purchase...Show More Summary