Kylie Jenner Is ‘Open’ But ‘Cautious’ About Rebuilding Her Relationship With Jordyn Woods! – Perez Hilton

Kylie Jenner is slowly, but surely rebuilding her friendship with Jordyn Woods. According to an ET source on Thursday, the Life of Kylie star is “open” to reconciling with the 21-year-old model — but is “cautious.” Per the insider: “Kylie is open to having a relationship with Jordyn Woods again, but is cautious. She’s in a tough place because Jordyn was Kylie’s best friend and rock for a very long time, but Kylie is loyal to her sister, Khloé [Kardashian].” Earlier this year, the Revenge Body host broke up with baby daddy Tristan Thompson after he allegedly had an affair with Woods (which she has denied). As we wrote, last Friday, the two former BFFs were both at Bootsy Bellows in WeHo …

8th American Tourist Dies Mysteriously In Dominican Republic – And Her Son Demands Answers! – Perez Hilton

Another name has been added to the list of deaths in the Dominican Republic in the last year: an American tourist named Leyla Cox. The MRI tech from New York City was in the Caribbean celebrating her 53rd birthday — not knowing it would be her last. Like CNN reports the Excellence Resort first claimed she was taken to the hospital — then later admitted she died in her room. Why the discrepancy?? Hmm… Leyla’s son Will Cox has been trying to get more out of the Dominican government but tells NBC News his efforts are being blocked: “The Dominican Republic has put every roadblock in my way to prevent me from finding the answers that I need to sleep at night. It …

Woman That Grew Up Poor Shares The Harsh Reality Of Why Poorer Families Buy Junk Food

According to the Sun, Oliver has a Cookies and Cream drink, served in a chocolate cup, which contains 46 teaspoons of sugar, which is six times the daily recommended amount of sugar for a child. This was not the only fact people took issue with. Twitter user Ketty Hopkins wrote a thread, that has since gone viral, which explains exactly why the tax would harm lower-income communities rather than help them. Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has been on a crusade to tax fatty and sugary junk food, which he said will help disadvantaged communities – but not everyone agrees Image credits: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jamie Oliver (@jamieoliver) on Image credits: Image credits: Twitter user Ketty …

Congress Weighs Limits On Market Power Of Facebook And Google

The collapse of the news industry at the hands of those digital behemoths was the topic of Tuesday’s hearing before the House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust subcommittee. And for a rare moment, lawmakers from both parties seriously questioned committee witnesses about a pressing concern in American life and largely agreed on the needed solutions.  Tuesday’s hearing was built around bipartisan legislation offered by Cicilline and Collins. Their bill would allow news publishers to band together in order to negotiate with digital platforms like Facebook and Google that are monopolizing the online advertising market. Current antitrust laws forbid news publishers from working together in that way. “The current antitrust laws protect Google and Facebook from us,” said David Chavern, president of the News …

The mindfulness conspiracy

The long read: It is sold as a force that can help us cope with the ravages of capitalism, but with its inward focus, mindful meditation may be the enemy of activism Mindfulness has gone mainstream, with celebrity endorsement from Oprah Winfrey and Goldie Hawn. Meditation coaches, monks and neuroscientists went to Davos to impart the finer points to CEOs attending the World Economic Forum. The founders of the mindfulness movement have grown evangelical. Prophesying that its hybrid of science and meditative discipline has the potential to ignite a universal or global renaissance, the inventor of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Jon Kabat-Zinn, has bigger ambitions than conquering stress. Mindfulness, he proclaims, may actually be the only promise the species and …

Jada Pinkett Smith Reveals Why She Didn’t Feel Worthy Of MTV Trailblazer Award

Jada Pinkett Smith brought “Red Table Talk” to the 2019  After a heartfelt introduction by her “Girls Trip” co-star Tiffany Haddish, who made note of the actress’ philanthropic work, and a few shoutouts from friends Alicia Keys and Queen Latifah, Pinkett Smith took the stage with her son, Jaden. “It’s a trip, because when MTV called me to receive an award for trailblazing, I was like, ‘I don’t know if I deserve this quite yet,’” she said on stage. “But then I had to think — I said, ‘Jada, why don’t you think you deserve this award?’ And it was because I was comparing myself to all the many trailblazers that I admire.” Past recipients of the award include Lena Waithe, Channing …

Ariana Grande Donates Proceeds From Georgia Concert To Planned Parenthood

Ariana Grande has donated around $250,000 she made from a recent concert in Atlanta to abortion law, the organization confirmed Wednesday. signed the so-called “heartbeat bill,” which bans abortion as soon as a doctor can detect “Ariana Grande’s generous donation comes at a critical time — in Georgia and across the country, anti-women’s health politicians are trying to ban all safe, legal abortion,” said Planned Parenthood Action Fund President Dr. Leana Wen in a statement to HuffPost. “This is not what the American people want, nor is it something they’ll stand for. Thanks to inspiring support like hers, Planned Parenthood can continue to fight back — in the courts, in Congress, in state houses, and in the streets — against these …

Cardi B Vows To Never Get Plastic Surgery Again After Suffering Complications! – Perez Hilton

No more plastic surgery for Cardi B! After being completely open with fans about the effects she’s suffered since going under the knife, the rapper took to Twitter this week to say she’s done for good. On Wednesday, Kulture‘s momma wrote: “I been working out for the past 2 weeks cause bitch I ain’t getting surgery again😂😂😂but let me tell you I haven’t got a headache ever since.” As we reported, the 26-year-old was forced to cancel multiple concerts due to complications she was dealing with after undergoing liposuction and breast augmentation procedures, sparking some criticism from those who wanted to see her perform. A couple weeks later, Cardi was back on stage, making her comeback at Hot 97’s Summer Jam at Metlife Stadium …

The Radical Empathy of Novelist Tim Murphy

Photos by Laurel Golio Calling someone a “gay writer” (or “queer,” “lesbian” or “trans”) can still have dire repercussions. The writer is often pigeonholed, and their work risks being relegated to special shelves in bookstores or lost in some algorithmic niche on Amazon. And so writer Tim Murphy chooses carefully whether and how to engage with the label when discussing his new novel, “Correspondents.” “I will say… I don’t think this book is very gay, compared to the last one,” Murphy offers cautiously, lounging on his couch in his light-filled apartment in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn. Though “Correspondents”becauseNew York TimesThe NationPOZ ChristadoraThe Great Believers also confidently flips through time, and Murphy once again draws upon his expertise as a …

Give 16-year-olds more choice – employers

Short-term politics ‘harms skills training’ First T-level colleges announced In a consultation that has just closed, the government has asked for views on withdrawing public funding from qualifications for 16 to 19-year-olds that overlap with either A-levels or T-levels. Any qualifications that aren’t proven to help teenagers get into further study or work would also be under threat. While there is support for the principle of a simpler system, with strong technical options for students, many organisations are expressing concerns about too much change too quickly. Image caption City and Guilds is one of the longest established bodies for trades and crafts David Hughes, chief executive of the Association of Colleges, said it was important to remember that 40% of …

Cardi B. vows she’s never getting plastic surgery again

(CNN)Cardi B is quitting plastic surgery. She’s been under strict orders from her doctor to take the proper time to heal before returning to the stage. “You know, I hate canceling shows because I love money,” Cardi told followers in May on Instagram. “I’m a money addict, and I get paid a lot of money, a lot of money for these shows … like I’m cancelling millions of dollars in shows. But like, health is wealth, so I have to do what I have to do. My breasts gotta f—- heal, and it is what it is.” Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Black Hat scraps Rep. Will Hurd as keynote speaker amid voting record controversy

Rep. Will Hurd will no longer give the keynote address at the Black Hat security conference amid questions about his voting record on women’s rights. Hurd, a Texas Republican congressman, was scheduled to headline the conference later this year, but the organizers decided to walk back the decision a day later. “Black Hat has chosen to remove U.S. Representative Will Hurd as our 2019 Black Hat USA Keynote. We misjudged the separation of technology and politics,” said a statement. “We will continue to focus on technology and research, however we recognize that Black Hat USA is not the appropriate platform for the polarizing political debate resulting from our choice of speaker.” “We are still fully dedicated to providing an inclusive …

Bill Gates Posts Data Of Causes Of Death In The US, Is Amazed By The Disconnect Between News And Reality

The media isn’t accurately reflecting what we’re dying from Image credits: The data that Bill Gates tweeted comes from a project, titled For their project, the students look at four sources: The Center for Disease Control’s WONDER database for public health data (1999-2016), Google Trends search volume (2004-2016), The Guardian’s article database, and The New York Times’ article database. “For all of the above data, we looked at the top 10 largest causes of mortality, as well as terrorism, overdoses, and homicides, three other causes of death which we believe receive a lot of media attention,” they wrote. For each, the relative share of deaths, share of Google searches, and share of media coverage, were calculated. Image credits: “Immediately, we …

Suspected Christchurch Gunman Pleads Not Guilty To Mosque Massacre

The suspect in the massacres at two New Zealand mosques pleaded not guilty on Friday local time to all charges related to the mass shooting. Brenton Harrison Tarrant pleaded The Guardian reported according to The Washington Post. This is the suspect’s third formal court appearance since the March 15 attacks on Al Noor and Linwood mosques. He was charged at his last appearance in April with 50 counts of murder and 39 of attempted murder, but the charges were amended after the . The suspect is the first person to be charged under New Zealand’s Terrorism Suppression Act of 2002, which was created after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in the United States. appears to be a white supremacist reportedly …

Johnson to take part in BBC TV debate

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJohnson: I want grown-up discussion Boris Johnson has said he will take part in Tuesday’s televised Tory leadership debate on the BBC. The frontrunner in the contest to replace Theresa May said the programme, which will be shown after the second round of MPs’ voting, was the right forum to debate the big issues. Rival candidates have accused Mr Johnson of avoiding media scrutiny. He said he was “very keen” on TV debates but viewers might not like too much “blue-on-blue action”. Mr Johnson, however, will not be taking part in Sunday’s debate on Channel 4, with his team reportedly having reservations about its proposed format. He added: “We don’t necessarily need …

State projects leave tens of thousands of lives in the balance in Ethiopia study

Giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations mean people in lower Omo valley face starvation and conflict, says US thinktank A giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations are wreaking havoc in southern Ethiopia and threaten to wipe out tens of thousands of indigenous peoples , a US-based thinktank has claimed. The Gibe III, Africas tallest dam. Since late 2015, the dam has stopped the rivers annual flood, a natural event that the valleys inhabitants have relied upon for centuries for farming. As a result, entire communities have been tipped into destitution. Responding to the report, Seleshi Bekele, Ethiopias minister of water, irrigation and electricity , said that while the government accepts there are problems, the points raised in the paper are …