Inaugural fashion, politics are intertwined this time

Inaugural fashion, politics are intertwined this time
NEW YORK: What’ll she be wearing? It’s a question that fascinates fashion-watchers — and lots of others — every four years: Which designer will the new US first lady choose to wear on Inauguration Day and, more importantly, on Inauguration Night?
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A Brief History of Sustainable Fashion
In this series we’ll take a fresh look at resources and how they are used. We’ll go beyond natural resources like air and water to look at how efficiency in raw materials can boost the bottom line and help the environment. We’ll also examine the …
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Fashion Sketching 101: How to Draw Fashion Figures
One of the cornerstones of fashion school is learning how to sketch fashion figures. However, as fashion school students learn, there’s a big difference between proper body proportions in art and in fashion. In art, the body’s proportions are measured in …


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Image processed by CodeCarvings Piczard ### FREE Community Edition ### on 2015-05-20 00:46:55Z | |$Why Politics Still Matters
It’s not news that politics can be dreary and dysfunctional. For this reason, as we begin another long season of presidential election politics, many Christians are running for cover, eager to avoid politics as much as possible. The reasons for …
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Last Words on the 2016 Election: Not all Politics is Identity Politics
They fail to understand that “identity politics” is a phrase in which the adjective is inseparable from the noun. Its grammar is similar to the term “mental error.” One can say all errors are mental, and similarly one can say that all politics is b …
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Tech nerds are smart. But they can’t seem to get their heads around politics.
We live in an age of nerds. Sometimes I try to explain to my kids that I grew up in a time — a dark age known as The Eighties — when reading comic books, playing fantasy-based card games, watching Doctor Who, or being really into computers could get …
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ON POLITICS; Politics in His Blood? Must Be From Jersey City
LAWRENCEVILLE— Nick Acocella was born 60 years ago at the Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital, which Frank Hague had built in Jersey City and then, like a good political boss, had named after his mother. So Mr. Acocella guesses that politics was part of …
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How to Play Clean Office Politics
Most people think that office politics is bad for business. Nothing could be further from the truth. Office politics are an integral part of getting things done, regardless of whether you’re the CEO, a salesperson, or an intern working over the summer.
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Tebow won’t say retired, intrigued by coaching, politics

trendTebow won’t say retired, intrigued by coaching, politics
Tim Tebow will not call himself a retired football player though he could see himself as a future coach. A career in politics also could be appealing down the road. One thing is for sure, he’ll always be a Gator. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and former …
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Democrats renew push for gun bans, convinced mass shootings have changed politics
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Election 2016: Ricky Muir says farewell to politics…for now
Accidental senator Ricky Muir has bid a proud farewell to his rollercoaster ride in federal politics, happy that he “did not fall victim to the two-party political games” and reminding all voters that they are “entitled to a voice”. And while the 35-year …
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?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Game of Thrones: The Ultimate Defense of Politics?
There is much to love about Game of Thrones. Part epic, part tragedy, part comedy, part romance, part zombie apocalypse—it spans almost the full range of genres. Its sets are breathtaking, its architecture and landscapes inspiring. It has sword fights …
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Judge rules politics not a factor in security team selection
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has ruled against four Chicago police officers who contended they were transferred off Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s security detail for political reasons. U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber on Wednesday ruled there was no …
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Looking for something? Read this to find out where our local politics stories have gone
We’re making changes to our website, and as part of that, we are no longer updating this blog. But have no fear! We are still posting the kinds of stories you’re looking for. To read the latest on what’s going on with Dallas City Hall, please head to …
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Connect to Congress: Protest, politics, and pastime ahead of break

trendConnect to Congress: Protest, politics, and pastime ahead of break
The U.S. House of Representatives will head out for a week of recess in just a few days. House Democrats are saying not so fast, however. They’re calling on Congress to stay in session until gun legislation is voted on in that chamber, staging a sit-in on …
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Blame It on Rio: Politics, Propaganda, and the Weaponization of the Olympics
The decision by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to ban the Russian track and field team from competing in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro is as much about politics as it is about doping and fair play. Indeed, while the …
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Capital Link’s McGonegal: Brexit Is All About Politics
June 23 — Brett McGonegal, chairman and chief executive officer at Capital Link International, discusses the U.K. referendum and its impact on markets. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Rosalind Chin, Juliette Saly, Yvonne Man and David Ingles on “Asia Edge.”


Are Office Politics Ruining Your Career? Try This

trendAre Office Politics Ruining Your Career? Try This
Office politics are an inevitable game, and at times can be extremely exhausting. In a politically charged environment, carefully calculated efforts must be put forth to ensure your success. The key to staying afloat within the organizational politics …
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Can a Book With Bad Politics Be a Good Book?
Good books with bad politics are not a new problem. On the contrary, the subject is one of the oldest in Western thought, going all the way back to Plato’s “Republic.” For the ancient Greeks, the “Iliad” was the ultimate good book, playing a formative …
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Donald Trump and the Rise of Loudmouth Politics
Donald Trump has overturned American politics in ways we can’t even imagine yet. His signature policies—building the wall, banning the Muslims, a trade war with the Chinese and Mexicans—are ridiculous, but his signature style has rendered the status …
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Opposition to Broadband Subsidies Is More About Politics Than Tech

Thomas Wheeler, chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), speaks at INTX: The Internet & Television Expo in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. The event, formerly known as the The Cable Show, has been the reimagined for doing business in the digital economy by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA). Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Thomas WheelerOpposition to Broadband Subsidies Is More About Politics Than Tech
Nearly 30 percent of Americans still don’t have broadband at home, which remains too expensive for many of the nation’s poorest families. That’s why the Federal Communications Commission has updated a Reagan-era subsidy originally intended to help the …
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Bowser aide calls furor over St. Elizabeths chief executive ‘DC politics
The city official behind the selection of the chief executive of St. Elizabeths Hospital, who abruptly resigned this week amid questions about his qualifications, defended the choice to the D.C. Council on Wednesday. At a budget hearing for her agency, …
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For the Record: A hodgepodge of politics
We’ve finally wrapped our heads around the (not particularly surprising) Wisconsin results. And we’re ready to move on. Next up to the plate? Well, technically the Wyoming Democratic caucus on Saturday, but eh, no one’s really talking about it all that …
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is using the image of a bird that flew on to a lectern where he was speaking in Portland to promote his vision of America. And it couldn’t be more different than the one Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump offers.
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Former Tory MP’s scathing Boris Johnson attack deepens party rift
Parris, a former aide to Margaret Thatcher, denounced Johnson for alleged dishonesty, vacuity, sexual impropriety and veiled homophobia. “Somebody has to call a halt to the gathering pretence that if only you’re sufficiently comical in politics you can …
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Week In Politics: Brussels Terror Attacks, Trump V. Cruz
NPR’s Audie Cornish speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and the Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the presidential candidates’ reactions to the terror attacks in …
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trendU.S. High Court Rejects Republicans on North Carolina Voting Map
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Donald Trump Calls Pope’s Criticism ‘Disgraceful’
“No leader, especially a religious leader, should have the right to question another man’s religion or faith,” Mr. Trump said, going on to claim that the pope was being used for political purposes by the Mexican government. “They are using the pope as …
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A New Era in Conservative Politics: The Tea Party’s Lasting Influence
Less a new, independent movement than a reinvigoration of conservatism, the Tea Party has transformed American politics. It has reestablished the centrality of the U.S. Constitution in public discourse, made the federal debt a national-level question …