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McDonald’s Provides Inspiration for Miami International University Fashion … – Miami New Times

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Fashion is an ever-changing business. Each season, clothing companies must come out with a new breakthrough hit utilizing colors, fabrics, hemlines, and even pop culture. Take, for instance, fashion company Moschino, which recently launched clothing lines inspired by Looney Tunes, Teddy bears, dinosaurs, and fast food. Recently, fashion students at Miami International University of Art & Design took fashion one step further — using actual fast-food products as both inspiration…

​Will the US raise the minimum wage to $15? – CBS News

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The “Fight for $15″ faces a heck of a fight. The labor movement on Tuesday staged its largest rally to date, holding 270 strikes and demonstrations across the U.S. in an effort to win support for a nationwide minimum wage of $15 an hour. So far, the Fight for $15, which is backed by the Service Employees International Union, has hit upon a successful strategy of targeting cities and states…

New Polls Show Carson, Trump Dominant Going into GOP Debate – NBCNews.com

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

A slew of recently released polls paint a picture of exactly where the 2016 race stands heading into the fourth Republican presidential debate Tuesday night. And on the GOP side, there is no doubt that Ben Carson and Donald Trump are the top dogs. Trump and Carson still dominating field A new national McClatchy/Marist poll reveals that Carson and Trump are neck-and-neck at the top of the Republican presidential field….

Apple has learned nothing from Microsoft’s Surface – The Verge

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro goes on sale tomorrow, and that means CEO Tim Cook is ready to drum up interest in his company’s giant tablet. In a series of interviews with UK publications, Cook has been discussing how a bigger iPad will change the world, but one particular quote really stands out. “I think if you’re looking at a PC, why would you buy a PC anymore?” asks Cook, in an…

How people who don’t work in news consume their news – Poynter.org

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

by Melody Kramer Published Nov. 10, 2015 6:57 am Updated Nov. 10, 2015 6:57 am How do you get your news? (Photo by CANNIK/Flickr) The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated that there were 42,280 reporters and correspondents working in the United States in 2014. That number includes people who report for newspapers, news magazines, radio, and television, but excludes broadcast news analysts. (They have their own category.) Every so often,…

Mass media professor under fire for confronting video journalist at Mizzou – Washington Post

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Tim Tai was just a stringer on assignment for ESPN — one of many trying to document protests at the University of Missouri over incidents of racism that resulted in the resignations of the school’s president and chancellor. [U. Missouri president, chancellor resign over handling of racial incidents] But Tai, taking photographs of an encampment built on Mizzou’s campus by a group called Concerned Student 1950, was challenged by protesters who didn’t want…

Apple 21.5-inch iMac with Retina 4K Display (2015) review: Display dazzles … – ZDNet

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The 27-inch version of the iMac has received a number of major updates in the last year or so — most notably, of course, the introduction of the Retina 5K Display that effectively repositioned the larger iMac as a workstation for professional graphics and video-editing. In contrast, the 21-inch version of the iMac has largely been ignored in recent years, and although its elegant design has found a home in…

Surface Book vs Macbook Air 2016: Head-to-Head Spec, Feature & Price … – Latino Post

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Microsoft and Apple battle head-on as the Cupertino-based company’s MacBook Pro 2016 challenges Surface Pro 4 to earn the title of being the “best productivity tablet” in the market. According to Yibada, Microsoft’s latest addition to Surface Pro tablet-laptop hybrid family currently holds the title but is faced with a highly anticipated device that is rumored to be released before the year ends. With its jam-packed specifications…

I’m not buying Tim Cook’s claim that the new iPad can replace your laptop – Tech Insider (blog)

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Apple See Also In an interview with British newspaper The Independent this week Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the upcoming iPad Pro could replace your laptop.  “The thing that’s interesting about this is that the hardware, combined with the software, especially with features such as split view multitasking, means that this iPad now appeals to virtually everybody. You can marry it with a keyboard cover that turns it into…

University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe’s very telling resignation speech – Washington Post

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

It was a speech that clocked in at less than five minutes. But it was also chock full of meaning. In fact, almost nowhere in this still-young week has there been a better example of the tension between the conservative and liberal views of race and the politics around it than behind the podium where University of Missouri President Timothy M. Wolfe stood and resigned Monday. The Fix is aware…

Bush Vs. Rubio Sets The Stage For Tonight’s Debate – NBCNews.com

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Another Bush-vs.-Rubio fight sets the stage for tonight’s GOP debate: Tonight’s fourth Republican presidential debate picks up where the last one left off — with Jeb Bush in desperate need of a strong showing, and with his team (this time his Super PAC) picking a fight with Marco Rubio. The Right to Rise Super PAC “has filmed a provocative video casting his rival Marco Rubio as ultimately unelectable because of…

Court blocks Obama immigration plan. Executive abuse of power? – Christian Science Monitor

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

President Obama wants to protect from deportation an estimated 5 million people living in the United States illegally but a federal appeals court said no. The 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against Mr. Obama Monday in a 2-1 decision that upheld a Texas-based federal judge’s injunction blocking the immigration plan. Obama’s plan would defer deportation for some 5 million illegal immigrants, including children brought to the US illegally,…

Person of Interest Arrested in Texas Judge Ambush Case – ABC News

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

A person of interest has been arrested who authorities say may be connected to the targeted attack on a judge in Texas. Few details have been released about the individual, though the Austin Police Department reported Monday that the person was arrested “for unrelated charges.” Judge Julie Kocurek was attacked outside of her home late Friday night when a suspect fired shots at her as she exited her vehicle, police…

Fast-food workers strike, seeking $15 wage, political muscle – USA TODAY

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Last SlideNext Slide Low wage workers and supporters protest for a $15 an hour minimum wage on November 10, 2015 in New York City.(Photo: Spencer Platt, Getty Images) Fast-food workers demanding a $15 an hour wage walked out in dozens of cities early  Tuesday morning, kicking off a year-long campaign to muster the political power of 64 million low-wage workers in next year’s presidential election. The protests, which will take place…

Man stole laptop from funeral of six-year-old boy – The Guardian

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

A thief stole a laptop from the funeral of a six-year-old child after it was used at the service to show photographs of the boy. The boy’s father had left the laptop in a bag in the Pentecostal City church, in north London, while the family went to the burial ceremony in Kensal Rise, about a mile away. CCTV images from the church show a limping man walk into the…

I’m not buying Tim Cook’s claim that the new iPad can replace your laptop – Tech Insider (blog)

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Apple See Also In an interview with British newspaper The Independent this week Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the upcoming iPad Pro could replace your laptop.  “The thing that’s interesting about this is that the hardware, combined with the software, especially with features such as split view multitasking, means that this iPad now appeals to virtually everybody. You can marry it with a keyboard cover that turns it into…

Apple has learned nothing from Microsoft’s Surface – The Verge

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Apple’s 12-inch iPad Pro goes on sale tomorrow, and that means CEO Tim Cook is ready to drum up interest in his company’s giant tablet. In a series of interviews with UK publications, Cook has been discussing how a bigger iPad will change the world, but one particular quote really stands out. “I think if you’re looking at a PC, why would you buy a PC anymore?” asks Cook, in an…