SAO PAULO (AP) — Some of the biggest demonstrations since the end of Brazil’s 1964-85 dictatorship broke out across this continent-sized country, with more expected Tuesday, protests uniting multitudes frustrated by poor transportation, health services, education and security despite a heavy tax burden.
OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The FBI saw enough merit in a reputed Mafia captain’s tip to once again break out the digging equipment to search for the remains of former Teamsters union leader Jimmy Hoffa, last seen alive before a lunch meeting with two mobsters nearly 40 years ago.
The Guardian Vice apologizes for suicide-themed fashion spread, removes it from websiteFox NewsNEW YORK – After being widely condemned for publishing a fashion spread featuring models posing as female writers who killed themselves, Vice Magazine has removed the “Last Words” photo essay from its website. “The fashion spreads in VICE …VICE’s Suicide-Themed Fashion Feature: Art, Offensive, Or Both?Refinery29Vice magazine bases fashion… Read more →
A Fundraiser Goes Off the Tracks When the Fashion World Tries to Raise Money …ForbesThe road to marketing hell is often paved with good intentions. I recently got an invitation to a fashion show raising money for Rosie’s Place, a Boston women’s shelter. The ad copy for the show promised to bring together “ladies from around Greater …
Maveron-Backed DarbySmart Launches DIY Crafting Marketplace For Fashion …TechCrunchEnter DarbySmart, a do-it-yourself crafting startup working with top Pinterest designers of DIY accessories, fashion and home items to Kit, market and sell their projects to consumers, complete with all materials and instructions needed to complete the … and more »
Sorry, Fashion Apps, Here Are 7 Apps Fashionistas Would Actually UseTechCrunchThis started out as a list titled “Fashion Apps Actual Fashionistas Would Use,” but in sifting through numerous style-centric apps, I realized that girls like Alexa Chung aren’t going to be using any of them. Outfit selfie services like Pose and Cloth …
Slate Magazine Kanye West’s Yeezus: No Prisoners, No ApologiesMTV.comOn his defiant new album, West pulls no punches, and makes no amends, in Bigger Than the Sound. By James Montgomery (@positivnegativ). Is there anyone other than Kanye West capable of making an album like Yeezus? The answer, of course, is yes …The Key to Kanye West’s Music: LampsSlate MagazineKanye West’s ‘Yeezus’ —… Read more →
Stock futures tick up, all eyes on Fed – Chicago Tribune AFP Stock futures tick up, all eyes on FedChicago TribuneNEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Tuesday, trading in a tight range ahead of the start of a highly anticipated Federal Reserve meeting and before inflation and housing market data. The Fed’s policy-setting Federal Open… Read more →
Wider tick spreads for small company stocks may be on the way – MarketWatch Wider tick spreads for small company stocks may be on the wayMarketWatchSpecifically, the “Tick Size Flexibility Act of 2013” seeks to give corporations dubbed emerging growth companies with less than $1 billion in annual revenue the choice of a 5 cent spread, a 10 cent spread… Read more →
6-year-old's death from tick bite in Texas prompts awareness – KVUE 6-year-old’s death from tick bite in Texas prompts awarenessKVUEA six-year-old girl has died from the infection caused by a tick bite. She was vacationing in Texas over the Memorial Day weekend when she was bitten. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the illness has increased during… Read more →