A SNAP showing supermarket display of traditional treats from the UK has puzzled Brits on social media. The image shows Union flag-emblazoned products sold under a “United Kingdom favourites” banner - but they're hardly what you might call the best of British. But people from Britain have questioned the selection of treats which includes vodka and champagne. It was shared by Redditor Emailrob, who is apparently a British man living Stateside. He had spotted the display in World Market, a local department store in California. But rather than be hit by pangs of nostalgia he was baffled the selection which was either mundane or with products not native to his homeland. MOST READ IN NEWSFATAL ERROR Magaluf death plunge Brit, 20, ‘jumped over wall thinking there was no drop' SHARK HORROR Teen DIES after shark rips off penis despite sunbathers' fight to save him VILE VIEWS US 'politician' wants paedophilia legalised and says sex with kids aged 10 is OK WARNING FROM … [Read more...] about US supermarket’s ‘United Kingdom favourites’ display mocked as it contains champagne, bounty bars and vodka
POLITICS 10/29/2018 08:39 pm ET There are multiple pieces to everyone's identity. A new poll highlights the divides in which ones we feel matter. By Ariel Edwards-Levy American women, as a whole, are not the biggest fans of the current presidential administration. If only women voted in next week’s midterms, they’d likely hand Democrats a substantial overall victory. But that doesn’t mean women are an indivisible political bloc. Views about gender often diverge more sharply between Democrats and Republicans than between men and women. And included in that partisan divide, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds, is a sharp disagreement between Republican and Democratic women over whether they feel a sense of kinship along gender lines at all. Half of female Democrats say they share a lot of common interests and concerns with other women. Just 27 percent of female Republicans say the same. (Fewer than a quarter of men in either party say they … [Read more...] about Democratic Women Feel United By Gender. Most Republican Women Don’t.
It started with a passenger refusing to give up his seat aboard a Sunday evening United Express flight from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport to Louisville, Ky., last April to make room for airline employees.Within 24 hours, cellphone video of the bloodied 69-year-old man being dragged down the aisle had gone viral, sparking outrage worldwide and embroiling United Airlines in one of the worst public relations crises in its history.Legislators hauled executives from United and other airlines to Capitol Hill and threatened new regulations. United CEO Oscar Munoz promised a “culture shift” and a list of policy changes, including additional employee training and limiting use of law enforcement on aircraft to safety and security issues. Other airlines chimed in with plans to limit problems resulting from overbooking.A year later, airlines have followed through on promises to help prevent some of the worst experiences passengers can have while flying. But the … [Read more...] about It’s been a year since Dr. David Dao was dragged off a United flight. Here’s how flying has changed, and how it hasn’t.
World Japan Shinzo Abe World War II For the first time since World War II, Japan has activated a Marine unit, a force that could one day protect the country from a possible threat from China. On Saturday, around 1,500 members of the newly formed Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade took part in a ceremony on the Japanese island of Kyushu, Reuters reported. In the exercise, the members pretended to recapture an island from invaders. After World War II, the Japanese constitution declared that the country would not have the right to wage war. But Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sought to increase the country’s military presence, and the new marine brigade is part of a growing force that could one day face off with China, whose military capabilities are also said to be increasing. The Japanese unit includes helicopter carriers and other ships, and assault vehicles, according to Reuters. Members of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force’s Amphibious Rapid Deployment … [Read more...] about With China Threat Growing, Japan Launches Marine Unit for the First Time Since World War II
U.S. allies are lining up behind President Donald Trump’s promise to make Syrian dictator Bashar Assad pay a “big price” for his latest use of chemical weapons. Syrian forces are reportedly on alert and bracing for possible coalition strikes at military bases across the country. On Tuesday morning, the White House announced that President Trump was canceling his planned trip to South America to “oversee the American response to Syria.” This would presumably include coordinating with U.S. allies who have condemned the attack and indicated they are prepared to respond.British Prime Minister Theresa May denounced the chemical attack as “barbaric” and discussed it with Trump on Monday. “The regime and its backers, including Russia, must be held to account,” she declared. “We are working urgently with our allies to assess what has happened and we are also working with our allies on what action might be necessary.” May charged … [Read more...] about U.S. Allies United Against Assad as Syrian Forces Prepare for Military Action