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Day: November 24, 2016

Single dad reveals the 5 things he wishes people would stop asking him
ENGLISH, Life Style

Single dad reveals the 5 things he wishes people would stop asking him

    Being a single parent can be difficult without adequate support, but for single fathers it can mean a whole different set of challenges. Michael Ray, father of four-year-old Charlie, finds that going out in public with his daughter can be hard when strangers - often women - feel the need to make comments about his parenting. Ray told kidspot: "Women are mostly supportive but some say patronising things. The majority of women I encounter are wonderful and so supportive and complementary but while I’m aware that our family situation is slightly different from the norm it shouldn’t be seen as anything different to a single mum." There are five questions in particular, which Ray often has to deal with: 1. How do you manage? Like every other parent. 2. Are you baby-sitting toda...
The countries that are worse to visit than North Korea
Asia, ENGLISH

The countries that are worse to visit than North Korea

    North Korea is about as low as a country can get in the international reputation stakes. One of the world's most secretive states, it frequently makes headlines for its nuclear testing, and its terrible human rights record. Visitors are unlikely to see this side of the country; tourism is tightly controlled and limited to organized groups. However, the experience can take a dark turn for those who don’t follow the rules, such as the American tourist jailed earlier this year for apparently trying to steal a propaganda poster. Yet, there are destinations that are just as bad if not worse – for tourists to visit.
Nigel Farage meet to Donald Trump team on unofficial diplomatic: planning to move to US
America, ENGLISH

Nigel Farage meet to Donald Trump team on unofficial diplomatic: planning to move to US

    Nigel Farage is planning to visit Washington DC early next month to meet again with aides to US President-elect Donald Trump. amid claims he is planning to move across the Atlantic. The visit to the US capital will be seen as part of an unofficial diplomatic offensive by Mr Farage to forge links with Mr Trump’s team which will undermine Theresa May, the Prime Minister, who is still yet to meet with the President-elect. Sources close to the interim leader of the UK Independence Party (Ukip) said he will be meeting with the team around Mr Trump. It comes as friends of Mr Farage told the Times that he is preparing to emigrate to America with his wife Kirsten. He is reportedly hoping to escape from the public eye. Mr Farage is due to travel with the same group who met Mr Trump...
US Results In 3 Swing States May Have Been Hacked, Activists Say
America, ENGLISH

US Results In 3 Swing States May Have Been Hacked, Activists Say

    A group of computer scientists and election attorneys are urging Democrat Hillary Clinton to call for a recount in three swing states where President-elect Donald Trump won, New York Magazine reported Tuesday. The group, which includes voting-rights attorney John Bonifaz and J. Alex Halderman, the director of the University of Michigan Center for Computer Security and Society, said they had found evidence indicating the results in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan may have been manipulated or hacked. The group has not gone on record with their findings yet and is lobbying in private for Clinton to demand a recount. The findings do not prove that the results in the three states were hacked or manipulated but the group said it believes the evidence merits a recount. The a...
Police slammed over stop and search of terrified 10 year old girl
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Police slammed over stop and search of terrified 10 year old girl

    Police in Northern Ireland have been slammed after an officer was pictured performing a stop and search on a girl of 10. The image was posted on social media showing the youngster, dressed in a purple coat, being spoken to by the female cop on a footpath. The incident took place in the Falls Road area of West Belfast on Tuesday night. Republican group Saoradh have condemned the stop and search, saying it left the girl “terrified”, Belfast Live reports . However, they and the police have issued statements about the incident offering differing versions of events. West Belfast police commander, Chief Inspector Norman Haslett confirmed that a police patrol stopped a vehicle on the Falls at around tea time “to speak with the driver and an adult passenger”. He added: “From the o...