South Korea, which last year overtook Brazil as the plastic surgery capital of the world, is now home to the highest number of cosmetic procedures performed per capita.
And for one young writer, the country’s extreme emphasis on appearance and immersion in western celebrity culture was so overwhelming that she decided to quit her teaching job and move back to America.
In an essay for Buzzfeed, Ashley Perez, who identifies as Cuban, Filipino and Korean-American, reveals how during a [...]
(CNSnews.com) – According to a Pennsylvania grand jury, Dr. Kermit Gosnell, the wealthy Philadelphia abortionist now on trial for seven counts of murdering babies who had survived his late-term abortions, repeatedly sliced the necks of born babies in front of a teenage employee, and once told his long-time assistant (the teenager’s mother) that a writhing born baby whose neck he had just severed was like a “chicken with its head [...]
by Bix Weir, Road To Roota:
So it looks like the week is getting off to an interesting start with the head of RISK at JP Morgan’s infamous CIO London Office taking a much needed, and well overdue leave of absence later this month (as in the next 4 days!). JPMorgan Chief Risk Officer Hogan to Take Temporary Leave
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Chief Risk Officer John Hogan, whose tenure included the bank’s [...]
Alaska’s fleet of F-22 fighter jets and their elite pilots have been deployed to an airbase in the Pacific U.S. territory of Guam, according to officials at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage. The deployment has been planned for some time, but happens to coincide with a period of escalating tension in the Pacific Theater, as Japan and China dispute who has the rights to a set of uninhabited, resource-rich islands.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Ask Americans how race relations have changed under their first black president and they are ready with answers.
Ashley Ray, a white woman, hears more people debating racial issues. “I know a lot of people who really thought we were OK as a nation, a culture, and now they understand that we’re not,” she says.
Karl Douglass, a black man, sees stereotypes easing. “White people deal with me and [...]
Ashley Moser, 25, was in the theatre with her daughter Veronica, 6
Veronica was youngest of the 12 fatalities and Ashley is still considered to be in critical condition after being shot three times
Ashley and her unborn child are both still both alive
Relatives were nervous to tell her about Veronica’s death because of her condition and she is said to be devastated
James Holmes, 24, opened fire in packed movie theatre in [...]
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One thrill-seeking exhibitionist has been arrested after allegedly masturbating in open view of other motorists on Highway 484 in Ocala, Florida and trying to bite a police officer with ‘a love tap’.
Thirty-five-year old Ashley Holton caused traffic along the busy highway to back-up for 30 minutes with some drivers reportedly performing illegal u-turns to get a second look.
According to witnesses, Holton was wearing nothing more than a pink shirt when [...]
BY: AMANDA JAMES - AJAMES@NEWSOBSERVER.COM
Tags: Cary crime | wheelchair basketball
CARY — Seated in his wheelchair, Nolan Turner, 12, staked out his neighborhood Thursday evening to sell water bottles and raise money to bring his wheelchair basketball team to his elementary school.
“Everybody at school has been asking me what it’s like to (play basketball) in a wheelchair, and I want to show them,” the Briarcliff Elementary fifth-grader said.
He had already collected more than $250 – kept [...]
Princess Cruises has announced delayed embarkation times for the next sailings of Crown Princess and Ruby Princess, following an increased number of Norovirus cases on each of the ships’ current voyages.
According to statements from the line, 92 of Ruby Princess’ 3,133 passengers and 13 of its 1,186 crewmembers have come down with the virus. Meanwhile, 364 of 3,103 passengers and 30 of 1,168 crew on Crown Princess were affected.
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About a dozen moms met at the Target at 2656 N. Elston in Chicago and began breastfeeding at 10 a.m. inside the Starbucks, with support from the store.
Nursing moms upset with breastfeeding preferences at Target stores staged a “nurse-in” Wednesday at locations in Chicago and across the country.
Local moms say the demonstration is meant to raise awareness about controversies over nursing in public. [...]
NORTHRIDGE (CBS) — A video of CSUN student behaving erratically in the university’s library has gone viral after another student posted it on Facebook.
Monroe Ashley claims the young woman in the video melted down because she thought other students in the library were breathing too loudly as they studied for finals.
“Okay this isn’t a scary movie, you need to calm your dramatic a** down,” someone can be heard telling the upset [...]
Wiedemer: US Treasurys Now a ‘Toxic Asset,’ Debt Deal Won’t Fix It
Saturday, 30 Jul 2011 04:13 PM
By Forrest Jones and Ashley Martella
The United States may lose its AAA rating by defaulting on its debt and it will be very hard to get that rating back, says Robert Wiedemer, financial commentator and best-selling author of “Aftershock.”
Lawmakers are at an impasse on agreeing on terms to lift the [...]
The latest raid targeted a poker game inside a private residence in the Bexhill subdivision in West Knox County, according to a KCSO spokeswoman Ashley Haynes.
Deputies discovered eight people around one poker table at 1304 Buxton Drive, and seized approximately $1,000 cash, Haynes said.
No arrests were made, but all information was turned over the Knox County District Attorney General’s Office for possible charges, she said.
ROUND ROCK — On his way home Tuesday from Jim Plain Elementary School in Leander, fourth-grader Marshall May, sitting in the passenger seat of the family minivan, was ticketed for not wearing his seat belt properly.
Problem is, Texas law says a person must be at least 15 years old to commit such an offense. If a child isn’t properly secured by a seat belt, the [...]
Officials are investigating the events around an overnight shoot out where an estranged husband ultimately turned the gun on himself after kidnapping his pregnant wife and young son.
Police say the family of Ashley Varela-Gonzalez, 26, contacted police Tuesday evening to report their daughterâ€™s kidnapping.
The family told police eight months pregnant Varela-Gonzalez and her 2-year-old son had been kidnapped from Pecos by her estranged husband Diego Gonzalez, [...]