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This non-profit is fighting to house all homeless children in San Francisco 2020 - and tech companies are helping

According to the common stereotype, San Francisco tech companies are full of white guys who grew up in the burbs and went to expensive colleges, and are here only for the high-paying jobs and fancy beer bars. Every few months, a newShow More Summary

Mapping out the best and worst cities for retirees

The thought of retirees moving to states filled with sunshine after kids move out and the house gets empty is a common one -- but not everyone is built for California or Florida. Yes, both states remain popular destinations for the 55-plus...Show More Summary

Trump Now Hitting Up Iceland MPs for Cash

Today TPM's Caitlin MacNeal brought us the news that Donald Trump and his scion Donald Trump Jr have been bombarding members of the UK House of Commons with fundraising email spam asking for contributions to his political campaign. He...Show More Summary

Press Still Promotes or Is Uninterested In Acknowledging Pranked, Bogus Brexit Referendum Petition

It is now two days since it became obvious that the claim that "millions of Britons" have signed a House of Commons petition advocating a do-over Brexit vote is bogus. The petition's buildup to millions of "signatures" was predominantly...Show More Summary

Site-specific artwork by Jorge Otero-Pailos presented at at Westminster Hall

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Opening on June 29, The Ethics of Dust is a major temporary site-specific artwork commissioned and produced by Artangel for Westminster Hall, the oldest part of the Houses of Parliament, home of the UK?s House of Commons and House of Lords. Show More Summary

International Incident

This may technically be illegal. But surely it's just an example of the Trump campaign's epic incompetence. Members of the House of Commons (that's the UK, yes, at least for now) have been bombarded for the last week by fundraising emails from Trump and Trump Jr asking for money for his campaign.

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Britain may be on the verge of defying its vote on Brexit and rejoining the common market. Huh? Remember: The UK is not just England. The House of Lords said in an April report that any decision to exit the European Union would have to be approved by the Parliaments of Scotland, Northern Ireland and [...] The post Brentrance appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

Republicans’ Report on Benghazi ‘Conspiracy Theory on Steroids’

Democrats of the US House of Commons called the report of US House Benghazi Committee on the 2012 attack on the US diplomatic compound in Libya 'a conspiracy theory on steroids.'

This is how politicians could block Brexit, according to a constitutional expert

The House of Commons and the House Lords could block Britain leaving the European Union because there is no mandate on how it should be done, a constitutional expert has told Business Insider.  "The detail of a Brexit is totally unclear,"...Show More Summary

Quick Takes: More Brexit Fallout

Apparently British Labour Party MP’s are not happy with their leader Jeremy Corbyn. At an extraordinary meeting of the Parliamentary Labour Party in the House of Commons Monday, Jeremy Corbyn fought for his political life. MP after MP lined up to attack the Labour leader and demand his immediate resignation, according to several MPs... Read more »

Senate to deal with insanely stupid Zika bill passed by the House during sit-in

Remember last week when Democratic Representative John Lewis was leading a sit-in with hopes that some kind of common decency would compel House leadership to bring at least one piece of gun legislation up for a vote? As RepublicansShow More Summary

UK PM Cameron To Tell Parliament "No Second Referendum" - Live Feed

In a much anticipated speech to The House of Commons, UK PM (for now) David Cameron is expected to tell his parliamentary peers that he and his cabinet agree there will be no second referendum as part of a formal statement on the Brexit vote. Show More Summary

Petition for Another Brexit Referendum to Go to Parliament on June 28

House of Commons will dirscuss a petition to hold a second referendum on the United Kingdom membership in the European Union on June 28, according to local media.

What Can Canada Do For Justice In Iraq And Syria?

Survivors of ISIL at a refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan On June 14th, the House of Commons was the scene of a remarkable debate. The opposition had tabled a motion declaring atrocities by the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against Iraqi Christians, Yazidis, Shia, and other minorities as "genocide". Show More Summary

John Byam Liston Shaw (British, 1872 - 1919), “When Love...

5 days agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

John Byam Liston Shaw (British, 1872 - 1919), “When Love came into the House of the Respectable Citizen” by Sofi John Byam Liston Shaw (13 November 1872 – 26 January 1919), commonly known as Byam Shaw, was a British painter, illustrator, designer and teacher.

Democrats continue sit-in on gun vote, Republicans flee in dead of night for their July 4th vacation

Nearly 24 hours after it began, the Democrats’ sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives, to demand votes on common sense gun reform, continues. And the Republicans? They adjourned and fled in the dead of the night to begin their Fourth of July vacation. Show More Summary

WATCH: Colbert Stunned by Republicans' Totalitarian Control Over Media

The “small government” party is looking a bit like Big Brother. House Democrats began staging a sit-in Wednesday led by civil rights icon John Lewis, who demanded common sense gun control. “I ask that all of my colleagues join me on the floor," Lewis announced yesterday, when he took the podium. Show More Summary

Rainbow Flag Flies Over Parliament For The First Time

last weekLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Today the rainbow flag flew above The British Houses of Parliament for the very first time, after leaders in the House of Commons and the House of Lords gave special permission.

6 Common Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

Not hiring a professional team can cost you The housing market shows no signs of slowing down. According to TD Bank’s Fourth Annual Mortgage Service Index, 56 percent of American homeowners feel it’s a "good time" to purchase a home,...Show More Summary

How Big Can Bug Nests Actually Get?

A wasp's nest, up close. (Photo: Matt/CC BY-SA 2.0) The Vespula germanica species of wasps, one of the most common in the world, build nests that typically reach the size of a five-gallon bucket. They’ll house one queen and 15,000 or...Show More Summary

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