Conservative MP George Freeman. Photo: Nick Butcher Archant © 2017 Mid Norfolk MP George Freeman has broken rank to say it is “all over” for Prime Minister Theresa May. Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA WireThe Tory MP said in a series of Twitter posts on Saturday there was anger across the country and that a new leader was needed.It comes amid speculation that Conservative cabinet ministers are plotting a coup to get rid of Mrs May.One paper has claimed she could be forced to resign within days following backlash over the her handling of Brexit.The PM’s former policy advisor, Mr Freeman said on Twitter: “I’m afraid it’s all over for the PM. “She’s done her best. But across the country you can see the anger.“Everyone feels betrayed. Government’s gridlocked. Trust in democracy collapsing. This can’t go on. “We need a new PM who can reach out (and) build some sort of coalition for a … [Read more...] about ‘It’s all over’ for Theresa May, says Mid Norfolk MP George Freeman
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Steve Byrne Detroit Free Press Published 8:22 PM EST Feb 15, 2019 Saturday is an ideal day to waddle on down to Detroit's Beacon Park. As part of the downtown park's February Flicks series, Beacon is offering two free film screenings on Saturday in its heated tent. First up is "March of the Penguins 2: The Next Step." The 2017 sequel to the Oscar-winning documentary is a family-friendly movie that follows father-and-son Emperor penguins as they embark together on a dangerous journey into the unknowns of Antarctica. The film was made by the same creative team responsible for the original documentary, and once again is narrated by Morgan Freeman. "Penguins" is being co-presented by Freep Film Festival as part of its monthly screening series. Beginning at 3:30 p.m., there will be a penguin-related presentation by folks from the Polk Penguin Conservation Center at the Detroit Zoo. Kids will have the opportunity to make penguin-related crafts and get photos. … [Read more...] about See ‘March of the Penguins 2’ for free at Detroit’s Beacon Park
EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. – It was 10 a.m., and B. Smith was shuffling around her house in socks and leggings and a bright red sweatshirt emblazoned with “Wilhelmina,” the prestigious modeling house to which she once belonged. She is still model-slim at 69, actually. Her face, now framed with a halo of tight gray curls, is just as it was 20 years ago, when B. Smith was on TV, on the cover of magazines and books, when she had restaurants, when everyone seemed to call her “the black Martha Stewart,” as if it weren’t enough to just be B. Smith. Six years ago, she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The illness is particularly common among African Americans, and it struck B. Smith in her prime; it ravaged her brain, jumbling her memories, turning her sentences into alphabet soup. Not long after, B.’s restaurants shuttered. Her appearances dried up. With Dan Gasby, her husband and business partner of more than two decades, she turned her efforts … [Read more...] about Lifestyle guru B. Smith has Alzheimer’s. Her husband has a girlfriend. Her fans aren’t having it.
Mark Zuckerberg announced on Tuesday that he will host a series of public discussions about the future of technology in society, which the Facebook CEO admitted will require him to "put myself out there more than I've been comfortable with." "Every few weeks I'll talk with leaders, experts, and people in our community from different fields and I'll try different formats to keep it interesting," Zuckerberg wrote in a post on his personal Facebook page. "These will all be public, either on my Facebook or Instagram pages or on other media." The announcement comes in the form of Zuckerberg's annual personal challenge, which in previous years has included everything from killing the meat he ate to wearing a tie to work. It also points to growing skepticism from politicians, the general public and even many technologists over the possible harms of Facebook and other tech that has quickly taken hold in the lives of millions of people. Among the critiques leveled at technology companies is … [Read more...] about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces public discussion series on tech
Updated 5:10 am PST, Tuesday, December 18, 2018 FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2017, file photo, actress Shirley MacLaine poses for a portrait to promote the film, "The Last Word," at the Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. MacLaine will receive AARP The Magazine’s lifetime achievement honor at the Movies for Grownups Awards next year. The magazine announced Tuesday, Dec. 18, that MacLaine will accept the Career Achievement Award at a ceremony on Feb. 4, 2019 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP, File) less FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2017, file photo, actress Shirley MacLaine poses for a portrait to promote the film, "The Last Word," at the Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. MacLaine ... more Photo: Taylor Jewell, Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP … [Read more...] about Shirley MacLaine to receive AARP Movies for Grownups honor