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The UK Parliament just blew up Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans

The British Parliament has made Boris Johnson’s premiership very difficult. Saturday was no exception. This time, it spoiled the vote on his Brexit deal. On Saturday, Parliament approved an amendment, 322 to 306, that basically forced Johnson to ask for a Brexit delay. And it foiled what should have been a dramatic vote on the prime minister’s new Brexit deal by effectively postponing that decision. The amendment, introduced by Sir Oliver Letwin, a former Conservative member of Parliament (MP) who’s now an independent, was intended to eliminate the possibility of an “accidental” no-deal Brexit on October 31, the current Brexit deadline. That’s...

Vox Sentences: Impeachment, Day 24

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. This week in impeachment The impeachment process could be going on a while: The Republican-controlled Senate is making plans for a trial before the end of the year, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the timeline will depend on the “truthline.” So what happened this week? A lot of testimony before Congress — all of which made clear that President Donald Trump was...

No one expected The Athletic could get people to pay for...

Pay for sports? Sure. Pay for sports news? No way. That has been the conventional wisdom in the media industry for years. Alex Mather says it’s wrong. And for now, Mather looks like he’s correct: The CEO of The Athletic says his sports news service has signed up more than 600,000 paying subscribers in less than four years and is on its way to a million. Mather’s company attracts quite a bit of attention from people in the sports media industry and the media industry in general because it may be the most ambitious subscription-only news service to launch in years. It...

Why a vote to close New York’s Rikers Island is being...

For the better part of eight decades, Rikers Island Jail has been a glaring symbol of the most negative aspects of New York City’s justice system. Now, the sprawling complex is potentially on its way to being closed — but there are plenty of questions and concerns about what will replace it. On October 17, the New York City Council voted to support a $8 billion plan to replace Rikers with four smaller jails located in all but one of the city’s five boroughs. Under the plan, the new facilities would be located in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and...

World Travel- Travelling the Planet Earth

Another revolution impacted the world travel tremendously by making advances to the modes of transportation. The Industrial Revolution totally changed the outlook of the Travelling history.  For about 200 years the world travels were the privilege of the wealthy. However, the industry developed and the possibility of domestic and international tours raised for the ones who stood low on the social ladder. In the modern world, there is huge tourism across the globe. The Motives of the World Travel Transportation means are...

Use of iptv system is increasing

Would you like to look at the menu on a tv in your hotel room and order room service with a touch of a button? Or get information about what evening events on your cruise? Or would you like to get a personalised offer of hotel services? That is one of the things that iptv system can do. You are not just a number in a hotel, on a cruise, in a hospital, while you are studying, in a conference room. With the help of iptv system, you become you again and things you are interested in...

Camping Tents

You could seek all this good input for just your own benefit, but it’s all the better when shared with the significant others in your life.  Tent campers give all sorts of reasons why they like outdoor living. It’s a return to a simpler life or a simple change of pace. It’s a challenge of self-sufficiency, or a get-together with friends. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRH9F5cQcnM Some try to define it in more cerebral terms, like filling the voids in life with beauty or serenity, freedom...

Try These Best Exercises After Giving Birth

Working on your deep breathing is among the best exercises after giving birth that you can do while your baby is taking his first breath of the world. Your breathing will likely feel different for the first several days after you give birth. This is because your organs are returning to their original positions. The breathing exercise is somewhat deeper than the usual. Put your hands on the lower part of your abdomen then practice breathing in slowly until you feel your hands moving as...

Find Out the Truth about NYX Make Up

It isn’t surprising that NYX make up is one of the most known cosmetics products shopped by a lot of consumers and makeup artists worldwide. The reasons behind it is that NYX make up products are like prestige brands, but the best thing about them is that they will not let you sacrifice your budget.  Finding make up that will provide you exceptional results and easy on your pockets can be challenging to find, but once you’ve found it, you will surely hold onto it. This is why NYX make up products are highly...