Take Notice, Hollywood. Latinos Are Part Of The New Mainstream.

Watching the Golden Globes last Sunday night, I recalled the story Diego Luna shared on Twitter of an older Hispanic man who cried after watching Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and for the first time being able to relate to a hero (Luna) in a blockbuster movie, a character who looked and sounded like…

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Meet Dina Powell, Ivanka Trump’s woman in the White House

Washington (CNN)Goldman Sachs executive Dina Habib Powell is joining the Trump administration in a senior role focused on entrepreneurship, economic growth and the empowerment of women. President-elect Donald Trump’s transition Team announced the position for Powell, 43, who previously served in the Bush White House and State Department, confirmed the new position to CNN Wednesday,…

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The boss who lives as a medieval knight – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe boss in shining armour. By video journalist Greg Brosnan Jason Kingsley seems far too relaxed about the fatal dangers inherent in his daredevil hobby. “There have been some deaths in jousting,” he says. “But it is usually through inexperience, the wrong safety equipment, and a lot…

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‘We’ve shown that we can’: Obama’s last letter to the American people full text

The outgoing US president reflects on the state of the nation after eight years of progress while looking ahead to what can be accomplished in the future A letter from Barack Obama to the American people, written to accompany sharing them with you. And I hope youll share them with others, and do your part…

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The business of free: How to boost your chance of getting a freebie – BBC News

It is a deliberate move by the company to target the so-called trendsetters and influencers, in the hope that they will speak positively about the product, giving it a word-of-mouth buzz. Image copyright Helen Soteriou Image caption Lipton said it wanted to create a “clearly different brand experience” This is not simply because of the…

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Live by Night: how the gangster film went from top of the world to sleeping with the fishes

Mobster movies were once the pinnacle of film-making. Ben Afflecks homage to the classics could sound the genres death knell It is rarely a good sign to find yourself yowling with laughter while watching a film thats supposed to lull you into solemn contemplation. There are a few such moments in Dennis Lehanes novel (Affleck…

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How paella got punked and the Valencian chefs trying to save it

Paella is the history of Spain on a plate, so why did aficionados have to start Wikipaella to protect it? In this extract from his new book, Matt Goulding heads for Valencia in search of the perfect dish If you look closely enough, you will find the entire history of Spain within the perimeter of…

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What The ACA Means To Me As A Member Of The LGBTQ Community

Before 2014, I was the archetypal young invincible abandoning my traditional career path in favor of entrepreneurship, and often without health insurance. My decision to get (or keep) health coverage (or not) was a function of how my startup was performing and my ability or patience to navigate the enrollment process. Frankly, it was an…

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Noel Edmonds seeks 50m damages for HBOS fraud – BBC News

The HBOS managers were then compensated with bribes including cash and prostitutes. They were eventually jailed along with four other people involved in the scam. Lloyds subsequently set up a 100m fund to compensate 64 victims of the fraud. Lloyds to pay 100m fraud compensation Mr Edmonds’s lawyer Jonathan Coad, from Keystone Law, said he…

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GOP health care plan is a ruse

(CNN)It’s your health care or your iPhone. Republicans say it’s high time Americans have some skin in the health care game. Never mind all the voters who’ve confronted their representatives for weeks now about the stark, life-or-death choices they endured before Obamacare: lost jobs, lost homes, bankruptcies. The newly introduced American Health Care Act is…

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