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Budding little makeup artist melts hearts during her first tutorial

If you want to make your dreams come true, it's never too early to start. Evie Mitchell from Bellshill, Scotland, has launched a career as a budding famous makeup artist at just 5 years old by creating her first tutorial. Although it's her first one, she pretty much has the lingo and the format down pat. Evie's mom Stephanie...

US Navy ship fires multiple warning shots at Iranian boat in Persian Gulf

A U.S. Navy ship fired multiple warning shots at an Iranian vessel in the Persian gulf that came within 150 yards of the American ship, a U.S. official confirmed. The Iranian ship, believed to belong to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, was approaching the USS Thunderbolt at a high rate of speed and ignored warnings from the U.S. ship...

Phelps, Discovery Channel defend Shark Week special after backlash

Michael Phelps' Shark Week special on Discovery Channel caused a stir on social media, with some viewers expressing disappointment that Phelps didn’t race a real-life shark in “Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs Great White.” Now Phelps and Discovery are defending the program, which was criticized for its use of a computer-generated shark. Phelps said in a Facebook Live...

Toddlers dragging suitcases – this is passengers’ Ryanair revenge

“Passengers are taking the piss” says Ryanair’s chief financial officer, Neil Sorahan, commenting on their propensity for dragging more and more luggage on to the plane to avoid charges for checking in bags. Presumably he’s still in recovery after an operation to repair the self-parody bypass which is a precondition for Ryanair executives. What did he expect? Of course...

Teenage driver livestreams crash that killed sister

(Merced County Sheriff via AP). This July 22, 2017 photo provided by the Merced County Sheriff, shows Obdulia Sanchez in Merced, Calif. Sanchez has been arrested in California on suspicion of causing a deadly crash that she recorded live on Instagram. ... Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A teenage driver lost control of her car while she was...

Michael Kors to Buy Jimmy Choo in $1.2 Billion Deal

LONDON — Michael Kors has picked out some new shoes to go with its handbags. On Tuesday, Michael Kors Holdings said it had agreed to buy the luxury shoe company Jimmy Choo for 896 million pounds, or about $1.2 billion, the latest push by an American luxury conglomerate to find sources of growth in an increasingly competitive retail landscape....

Time, not material goods, ‘raises happiness’

Using money to free-up time is linked to increased happiness, a study says. In an experiment, individuals reported greater happiness if they used £30 ($40) to save time - such as by paying for chores to be done - rather than spending the money on material goods. Psychologists say stress over lack of time causes lower well-being and contributes...

Unrest bubbles among Trump’s key foreign policy aides – sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Frustration is mounting among leading foreign policy officials in President Donald Trump's administration as they chafe at some policy and bureaucratic defeats and complain they lack independence to do their jobs, officials say.The clash between internationalists urging the traditional U.S. leadership role in the world and advocates of an "America First" approach has worn down foreign...

The Atlantic Daily: Kushner Speaks

Jared Kushner returns to the West Wing after speaking to journalists at the White House on July 24, 2017. What We’re Following ‘I Did Not Collude With Russia’: That’s what the president’s son-in-law told the Senate Intelligence Committee, and repeated in a statement to the press today. Jared Kushner’s prepared remarks to the committee described attempts from the Russian...

Tom Brady compares doubts about holistic medicine to lack of action on climate change

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks during a promotional event in Shanghai on June 20, 2017. Despite his cautious public brand, Tom Brady has never been muted in his advocacy of holistic medicine or his criticism of Western health practices. And in a Sports Illustrated piece Monday, the New England Patriots quarterback offered a theory as to why...

Police Taser a man suspected of carrying a crossbow and knife in Manchester.

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