Author Archives: Taiwo Talabi

Clinton winning by landslide at polling station on Canadian couple’s front lawn

[ad_1] (Courtesy of Jennifer April and Michael Matich) Jennifer April and Michael Matich’s front lawn in Burnaby, B.C., has recently hosted an assemblage of voters eager to fulfill their civic duties — to the country south of the border. For years, the married retired nurse and chartered accountant have watched U.S. presidential elections unfold from afar, listening to the talking heads on ...

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Shimon Peres's Health – The Atlantic

[ad_1] Updated on September 14 at 8:20 a.m. ET Former Israeli President Shimon Peres is in “critical but stable” condition after suffering a stroke Tuesday, his doctor said Wednesday. Raphy Walden, who is Peres’s personal physician as well as his son in law, said “there was no imminent threat to” the former president’s life. Peres’s chances of survival, Valden said, ...

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Tips, secrets, and our favorite sites for finding the cheapest plane tickets

[ad_1] Everybody loves a good deal, and air travel is expensive, which is why there are plenty of travel websites designed to help you do just that: finding the cheapest flights available. The question is, is it still possible to find a cheap ticket? Although more people are flying than ever, airfares have remained high, and there are several reasons ...

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Doctors say ex-Israeli leader Shimon Peres in ‘serious but stable’ condition after massive stroke

[ad_1] Former Israeli President Shimon Peres during a 2015 interview. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty) JERUSALEM — When former prime minister and Nobel peace laureate Shimon Peres suffered a massive stroke late Tuesday, Israelis braced for the worst. Peres is 93 years old. Reporters camped at the doors of the Tel Aviv hospital, where he was undergoing treatment. Media in Israel began ...

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Israel's Peres in serious but stable condition after stroke – U.S. News & World Report

[ad_1] FILE – In this Tuesday, July 15, 2014, file photo, Israel’s President Shimon Peres speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, at his residence in Jerusalem. Former Israeli President Shimon Peres on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, suffered a stroke and was rushed to a hospital, where he was sedated and placed on a respirator ahead of a brain ...

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How Justin Mares Validated His Business in 2 Weeks With $100

[ad_1] There’s no excuse for creating a product that doesn’t sell . . . yet many new entrepreneurs continue to spend significant amounts of time and money building products that no one will buy. That’s why Justin Mares, the 26-year-old founder of the bone broth company Kettle & Fire, made sure he validated his business by getting people to pay him money before ...

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Distributed Teams Are Disrupting Tech. Here's How to Join Them.

[ad_1] Whether their members are outsourced, independent contractors or employees allowed to work from home, distributed teams are on the rise globally. In fact, a Global Leadership Summit survey found that 59 percent of companies surveyed planned to have more than half their teams working remotely by 2020. Related: 4 Ways to Create Effective Standards for Remote Workers It’s not hard to see why: Distributed ...

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Kuwait plans to create a huge DNA database of residents and visitors. Scientists are appalled.

[ad_1] Kuwaiti security forces check Shiite Muslim men as they arrive to perform the morning prayer of the Eid al-Adha holiday at the al-Sadeq mosque in Kuwait City on Sept. 12. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/Agence France-Presse) It sounds like an idea from a bad science-fiction novel. Kuwait is planning to build an enormous DNA database that would compile the genetic makeup not only of citizens living in the Gulf ...

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Filipino filmmaker Lav Diaz grabs top prize at the Venice Film Festival

[ad_1] Lav Diaz wins Golden Lion for best film for the movie ‘The Woman who left’.Image: Dave Bedrosian/Geisler-Fotopress/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images By Gerry Plaza, ABS-CBN2016-09-14 04:08:09 UTC Filipino filmmaker Lav Diaz made history over the weekend when he won his country its first-ever Golden Lion, the top prize at the Venice Film Festival.  His winning film, The Woman Who Left (Ang Babaeng ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Cops hunt man who set fire to Muslim woman in NYC – New York Daily News

[ad_1] The NYPD released surveillance video Tuesday showing the cruel suspect who they believe set fire to a 35-year-old Scottish tourist wearing traditional Muslim garb in Midtown. The victim was window-shopping outside a pricey Fifth Ave. boutique Saturday around 9 p.m. when she noticed the sleeve of her blouse was smoldering, police said. As the stunned woman ...

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12 Rules Entrepreneurs Must Know About Cap Table Management

[ad_1] Capitalization tables (Cap tables) are among the most important documents every entrepreneur should understand. This misleadingly simple document, which looks like a standard spreadsheet, lays out who the stakeholders are in a company and how many shares each person owns. However, this simplification does not do justice to the complexity that cap table management entails. As a company grows, more people will ...

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Internet Explorer 11 will soon refuse to load outdated versions of Flash Player

[ad_1] The Microsoft Edge team said on Tuesday that Internet Explorer 11 will soon begin blocking outdated installs of Flash Player from automatically loading. However, this block will only affect machines running Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2. The post Internet Explorer 11 will soon refuse to load outdated versions of Flash Player appeared first on Digital Trends. ...

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How to Fight Burnout, Encourage Team Loyalty and More

[ad_1] On this episode of Answers to Questions, Entrepreneur Network partner John Meyer discusses a number of topics, from the best infographic courses to parental leave policies to methods for fighting burnout.  To start off, Meyer answers the question: Where can I learn more about creating infographics? Meyer suggests using the course offered at Lemonly, where he is CEO, and ...

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South Africa bars American pastor who calls gay people ‘perverts’

[ad_1] By Krista Mahr September 13 at 4:27 PM JOHANNESBURG — A controversial American pastor has been officially deemed persona non grata by South Africa’s government, with Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba saying in a statement  on Tuesday that Steven Anderson and his church associates are barred from entering the country. The move comes after months of lobbying by members of South Africa’s LGBT community, who asked the ...

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