Why Did An Idaho Lawmaker Yell At Students Who Wanted To Discuss A Birth Control Bill?

While many were enjoying the President’s Day long weekend, 19-year-old Nicole Skinner and a group of students from the University of Idaho drove about seven hours in the snow to the state’s capitol in Boise. The students, who belong to the school’s Planned Parenthood-affiliated group Generation Action, were there to meet with several lawmakers to discuss comprehensive sex education and a bill allowing women to receive up to a year-supply of prescribed birth control. One of them was supposed to be state Sen. Dan Foreman, but he cancelled their 9 a.m. meeting because he refuses to meet with groups associated to Planned Parenthood, Skinner told Refinery29. A few hours later,… Read More

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This Instagram-Famous Brand Is Finally Coming To Ulta

Even if you think you haven’t heard of Storybook Cosmetics, you’ve probably drooled over the brand’s game-changing releases on Instagram. That’s because the one-year old indie darling has been kicking out palettes that channel Harry Potter, Game of Thrones and Mean Girls Burn Books, along with Shakespearean and Potter-inspired wand brushes. Each release from the brand is packed with so much artistry and nostalgia that it’s hard not to share on social — and even harder not to want it all. The only hitch? Each release sells out like that, leaving us with little more than a folder of bookmarked posts and a yearning for those cool-ass makeup brushes. Thankfully,… Read More

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Obama portraits drawing huge crowds to gallery

By Peggy McGlone | Washington Post WASHINGTON – The Smithsonian’s presidential portraits are feeling the selfie love. The new paintings of former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, attracted big crowds to the National Portrait Gallery last week, where thousands of visitors lined up for hours to see the works and snap selfies in front of them. Start your day with the news you need from the Bay Area and beyond. Sign up for our new Morning Report weekday newsletter. The gallery commissioned contemporary powerhouse Kehinde Wiley and emerging star Amy Sherald to create the paintings of the former first couple. The portraits attracted international attention when they were… Read More

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Marchesa Co-Founder Claims Business Is Still Strong

Following the news of Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual harassment and assaults which dismantled Hollywood (resulting in the subsequent #MeToo and #TimesUp initiatives), many wondered how the scandal would affect his estranged wife, Georgina Chapman and her fashion line Marchesa, a mainstay on the red carpet (until now). During New York Fashion Week, Chapman and her co-founder Keren Craig decided to forgo the traditional runway show and present their fall 2018 collection in “an updated format,” releasing it digitally. Despite not showing during Fashion Week, Craig insists it’s business as usual for the celebrity favorite brand. In an interview with Grazia, she says the company lost a jewelry deal, but “‘all… Read More

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Carl’s Jr. begins N.J. expansion, 2 more locations to open this year

Carl’s Jr. will open locations in North Bergen and Brick in 2018. A post shared by George khorozian (@gmoney4free) on Nov 12, 2017 at 11:37am PST Jersey’s fast-food selection is growing by a burger chain this year, as Carl’s Jr. will open two more locations in the state in 2018. The first-ever Jersey Carl’s Jr. opened in the fall in Somerset, and two more will start serving up the chain’s all-natural burgers this year — first in North Bergen (mid-April) and later in the year in Brick, according to Somerset owner Bhupen Patel. Patel said the Somerset location has done well, but he expects even more traffic at the North… Read More

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Donald Trump Jr. praises India’s ‘poorest of the poor’ for smiles during trip promoting luxury towers

In an interview Tuesday with India’s CNBC TV18, Donald Trump Jr. praised the “spirit” of people living in poverty in India. The eldest son of President Trump made the remarks during a press tour promoting luxury Trump Tower apartments being built in New Delhi. “I don’t mean to be glib about it,” Trump Jr. said, “but you can see the poorest of the poor [in India], and there’s still a smile on a face.” He continued: “It’s a different spirit that you don’t see in other parts of the world, where people walk around so solemn.” The president’s son went on to say that the unbending positivity of even the… Read More

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