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Day: March 28, 2017

Why Men Never Use The Second Button On Suits
ENGLISH, Life Style

Why Men Never Use The Second Button On Suits

    It’s a well-documented style rule that men should never button the second button of a two-button suit jacket. It’s considered appropriate to button the top one when standing, sure, but never the second. So if no one’s supposed to use the bottom button, why does it exist? As with many fashion curiosities, history reportedly factors in. Legend goes that Britain’s Edward VII ― a king with several famous appetites ― grew too large for his suit and had to stop using the second button as a result. Not wanting to embarrass him, others followed. The tradition stuck. Other theories include dandies who wanted to show off multiple layers of clothing, the comfort of horse-riding in a suit, and the favored style of an exclusive club at Eton. But GQ’s UK fashion director Robert Johnson ...
Donald Trump is an embarrassment for the world: Sir Richard Branson
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Donald Trump is an embarrassment for the world: Sir Richard Branson

    Donald Trump is an embarrassment for the world, Sir Richard Branson has said. The billionaire businessman said the president's first two months in office had been disastrous and he predicted the US leader will only last a maximum of one term in office. I've found it rather an embarrassment for the world to have an individual running America who does not speak the truth all the time, who tries to, instead of opening borders to immigrants, has made it really difficult to get in to America, and the list goes on and on and on, Branson told New Zealand radio station, NewsHub, during a visit to the country. There are a lot of great business leaders like [Michael] Bloomberg who would have been great presidents of America. I think Trump is the one businessperson I know who is cert...
Trump calls Modi to congratulate him on electoral success
America, ENGLISH

Trump calls Modi to congratulate him on electoral success

    US President Donald Trump on Monday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi and congratulated him on his recent electoral success, the White House said. Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters that Trump congratulated Modi on his success in the assembly polls. Following the elections held in five states that begun on February 4 and ended on March 9 after polling was rescheduled on some seats, Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) formed the government in four states: Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur. It, however, lost Punjab to main rival Congress after the results were announced on March 11, reports the Press Trust of India. Anchored mainly by Modi and his aide Amit Shah, the BJP juggernaut rolled on in UP and in the neighbouring state of Uttarakhand, bagging thre...
Westminster killer Khalid Masood’s wife totally condemns attack
ENGLISH, London

Westminster killer Khalid Masood’s wife totally condemns attack

    The wife of Westminster killer Khalid Masood has said she is saddened and shocked by his murderous rampage which left four dead. Rohey Hydara, who is understood to have lived with Masood in Birmingham, said: “I totally condemn his actions. I express my condolences to the families of the victims that have died and wish a speedy recovery to all the injured. It comes soon after his mother also branded his actions as an atrocity. Mark Rowley, Metropolitan Police assistant deputy commissioner, named the Westminster attacker as 52-year-old Adrian Russell Ajao, who later changed it to Khalid Masood. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, calling Masood a soldier of the Islamic State. In the attack, five people - including the attacker - have died and at least 50 inj...
US parents sue Georgia for right to call baby girl Allah
America, ENGLISH

US parents sue Georgia for right to call baby girl Allah

    ACLU A civil rights group sued Georgia over the state's refusal to allow a couple to officially name its 22-month-old child "Allah." The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed the lawsuit recently in Fulton County Superior Court on behalf of the couple, Elizabeth Handy and Bilal Walk. At issue is the young girl's proposed last name of Allah. State law requires a baby's surname to be either that of the father of the mother for the initial birth record, lawyers for the Georgia Department of Public Health told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution . State officials say the child's name - ZalyKha Graceful Lorraina Allah - should either be Handy, Walk or a combination of the two. The couple gave her the name Allah because it is "noble," they told the newspaper. "Simply put,...