Scoring leader Nikita Kucherov of the Lightning has charged to the top of the Hart Trophy ranks. Who’s ahead for all the major awards?
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With the G20 in full swing, the powers that be gathered Friday night at the leaders’ dinner at Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires. First Lady Melania Trump dressed for the occasion in a custom Reem Acra column dress with a vintage belt and metallic pumps. Her yellow diamond stud earrings were chosen to accent the glittery belt. FLOTUS originally selected the dress for another occasion, but it turned out to be better suited for this one, her stylist Hervé Pierre said.
She and Acra, who is based in New York, are “very good friends,” and the designer suited up Trump for a formal dinner the night before last year’s inaugural, the stylist said. Describing Acra as “a dream,” Pierre said, “Designers can be difficult. [laughing] She is really nice.”
Of course, speculation centered on diplomatic relations, especially Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s welcome to Russian President Vladimir Putin, as well as the overheard informal exchange between the prince and French President Emmanuel Macron. While Trump met with prime minister of India Narendra Modi and Japan’s prime minister Shinzō Abe earlier in the day, the dinner lends itself to more relaxed conversations among world leaders. German Chancellor Angela Merkel had some ground
One month into the 2018-19 season, Ducks goalie John Gibson is giving the Edmonton Oilers star a run for his money for MVP. Here’s an early look at players in the mix for all the major awards.
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Kourtney Kardashian is taking on Washington, D.C.! The reality star addressed congressional leaders on behalf of the Environmental Working Group, urging lawmakers to consider new cosmetics regulation first introduced through a bill by Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Susan Collins in 2017. Kourt is already an established beauty mogul, but could she have a political career in her future?
Since our last edition, the PHWA released its midseason awards winners. Basically, it reaffirmed the chalk favorites for the awards, including some picks we frankly disagree with. Here’s the latest insight on all the major races.
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To combat declining membership and amend relationships with donors, the Boy Scouts of America will begin accepting openly gay adults in leader positions, though the organization says religiously affiliated troops may continue selecting heterosexual leaders to align with their values. What do you think?
Government officials in Nepal and India are digging into their own pockets to help alleviate devastation caused by a magnitude-7.8 earthquake that rattled the region on Saturday.
During a Constituent Assembly meeting on Monday in Nepal’s capital city of Kathmandu, all legislators agreed to donate the equivalent of one-month salary to relief efforts, Ekantipur reported. According to the outlet, that’s about $ 41.4 million Nepalese rupees — more than $ 400,000.
In India, Nepal’s neighbor to the south, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu said on Monday a similar effort was being made among Indian officials, ANI reported.
“As a parliamentary minister, I proposed that we should all contribute one-month of our salary for rehabilitation program in Nepal and the affected states in India,” he said, noting all political parties unanimously agreed, according to ANI. “The entire house joined together in expressing solidarity to the people affected in the Nepal earthquake.”
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A man holds the hand of a Nepalese child injured in the earthquake at a hospital in Pokhara on April 27. (Photo: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)
Residents line up for food in an evacuation area set up by authorities in Tundhikel Park on April 27. (Photo by Omar Havana/Getty Images)
Indian Muslims offer prayers for victims of Nepal’s earthquake in Ahmadabad, India, on April 27. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
According to the Associated Press, more than 4,000 were killed in the earthquake, which was the worst to hit Nepal in 80 years. The disaster resulted in the deadliest day ever on Mt. Everest, NBC News reported.
Several international aid groups — including the American Red Cross, UNICEF and Save the Children — are aiming to save lives and provide crucial resources to those affected.
“We are in the process of mobilizing resources and figuring out how to get them in,” Jana Sweeny, a spokesperson for the American Red Cross, told The Huffington Post. She noted the humanitarian group is working with the International Federation of the Red Cross and the Nepal Red Cross Society to best serve Nepalese victims. “We are looking at what resources we can provide them in terms of specialists or supplies and financial support.”
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