Michelle Mark, provided by Published 9:48 pm CDT, Saturday, April 6, 2019 Associated Press/Jacquelyn Martin President Donald Trump on Saturday mocked asylum-seekers at the border and said migrants "look like they should be fighting for the UFC." Trump accused lawyers of coaching the migrants on what to say at the US-Mexico border to request asylum, at one point imitating a migrant reading from a script. "'I am very fearful for my life. I am very worried that I will be accosted if I am sent back home,'" Trump said. "No, no. He'll do the accosting." Trump's remarks came amid a surge of Central American migrants seeking asylum in the US — many of them families. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump on Saturday denounced US asylum law as a "scam" and implied that the wave of Central American families seeking asylum in the US were actually dangerous gang members. "The asylum program is a scam," Trump said. "Some of the roughest … [Read more...] about Trump mocks asylum-seekers at the border, says they ‘look like they should be fighting for the UFC’
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Walmart has its hand in retail and e-commerce in 27 countries worldwide, according to its website. The company’s first store outside the United States was a Sam’s Club in Mexico City, which opened in 1991, according to its website. Walmart has struggled to expand into markets abroad for years. Competing discount chains across the globe that are able to offer shoppers better prices and service shoppers with unique needs pose a threat that the company doesn’t quite face in the US. After trying and failing at putting its own name on stores in certain countries, the biggest retailer in America – and the world – decided to start acquiring or investing in existing warehouses and wholesalers to keep its hand in the international business game. Some locations, like Brazil and China, continue to be challenging for Walmart. See what the Walmart banners look like around the world and what some of these stores are selling. On February 1, 2018, the retail … [Read more...] about Walmart is the biggest retailer in the world, but its stores in other countries often go by different names. Here’s what they look like and what you can buy there.
The term “supermodel” was coined in the ’80s to describe the newest generation of models that had taken over the world. Supermodels like Naomi Campbell and Cindy Crawford reigned supreme until the 2000s. It’s been decades since these famous faces first entered our lives but, spoiler alert, they still look great today. For the last two decades of the 20th century, a group of women essentially controlled the fashion game. Their presence could make or break a runway show, and their exploits plastered covers of tabloids, from their relationships to their all-night parties. From Claudia Schiffer to Tyra Banks, these 13 women were inescapable for the better part of the ’80s and ’90s – and we loved them for it. Here are 13 of the biggest supermodels of the ’80s and ’90s at the height of their fame, and what they’re up to today. In 1996, Tyra Banks became the first black woman to appear on the cover of the Sports Illustrated … [Read more...] about THEN AND NOW: 13 iconic supermodels from the ’80s and ’90s and what they look like today
By Alix Martichoux, SFGATE Updated 1:10 pm PST, Thursday, January 17, 2019 Heavenly Mountain reported 12 inches of snow in 24 hours Thursday morning. Heavenly Mountain reported 12 inches of snow in 24 hours Thursday morning. Photo: Heavenly Mountain Resort Photo: Heavenly Mountain Resort Image 1 of / 37 Caption Close Image 1 of 37 Heavenly Mountain reported 12 inches of snow in 24 hours Thursday morning. Heavenly Mountain reported 12 inches of snow in 24 hours Thursday morning. Photo: Heavenly Mountain Resort Sierra resorts can count snowfall totals in feet. Here's what they look like on Thursday. 1 / 37 Back to Gallery Several ski resorts in the Tahoe area, including Squaw Valley … [Read more...] about Sierra resorts can count snowfall totals in feet. Here’s what they look like on Thursday.
THERE have been plenty of mothers depicted in film – good mothers, bad mothers, evil, tragic and heroic alike.From Sarah Connor in Terminator and Wendy Torrance in The Shining to Margaret White in Carrie and Joan Crawford in Mommie Dearest, we have seen endless mums on the big screen over the years.But Sandra Bullock, herself a mother-of-two, is adamant that we rarely see the full complications that come with raising children.She hopes to change that with her new film, Bird Box, in which she plays Malorie, who is desperate to save her two children when a mysterious force starts wiping out the world's population."Before I made this film, I knew the way motherhood has been represented on film needed to not just change," she says, "but it needed to expand, because the complexities of being a mum have not been fully represented cinematically."And Malorie is someone who is not a natural parent, or at least you think so. This is not someone who has a natural inclination to be a mum, … [Read more...] about Sandra Bullock: We need to change film’s fairytale idea of what motherhood looks like