Month: November 2018

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WORLD LEADERS GO SOUTH The U.S.-China trade dispute and the conflict over Ukraine could overshadow the usual agenda of issues like development, infrastructure and investment at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires. 295 more words
via 10 Things to Know for Today — National Post
Article and photos from A castle built on top of a Royal household once dubbed ‘the most gorgeous in Christendom’ has gone on the market for £2.5million. Devizes Castle in Wiltshire was once owned by the Crown for around 500 years after it was claimed by King Stephen of Blois in the 1130s. The Grade I-listed building has lots of period features, such as castellations, turrets, stone mullioned windows, impressive fireplaces and oak floors. It was passed down through the Royal family over the years and was frequently visited by monarchs including King John, Henry III and Edward I, while Henry VIII gifted it to his first wife Catherine of Aragon, although it was later reclaimed after the divorce.
via News Pictures – Historic castle goes on sale for £2.5m — News Exc Celebrity
Facebook is still reeling from the revelation that it hired an opposition research firm with close ties to the Republican party, but its relationship with Definers Public Affairs isn’t the company’s only recent contract work with deeply GOP-linked strategy firms. According to sources familiar with the project, Facebook also contracted with Targeted Victory, described as…
via Facebook quietly hired Republican strategy firm Targeted Victory — TechCrunch
You know, when it comes to 21st century parenting, let’s admit that we have an epidemic of people who simply aren’t interested in being a part of their kids’ lives. Am I talking about deadbeat dads? Nope. Absent mothers? Uh-uh. Unfortunately, I’m referring to something that is often considered mainstream and is all too often […]
via First World Problems: The INSANITY of 21st Century Parenting — There's No Place Like Home