These are the companies supporting the global climate strike

(CNN)A handful of brands and retailers are backing the global climate strikes, as a message to government leaders that it’s time to do something about the climate crisis. Here is a growing list of some of the companies showing their support for the strikes: 3P Partners, Inc. 450 Architects, Inc. A Better World A.K. A Coach and Company Aegis Renewable Energy AGL Media Group Allbirds Alston C Lundgren, MD, PC American Sustainable Business Council Amicus Solar Cooperative Appropriate Technology Group …

Michael Owen tips English club to win Champions League again

(CNN)Before Liverpool stormed to victory in the Champions League final in June, there was a spell where English football seemed off the pace of Europe’s elite. READ: Italian soccer pundit fired for racist on-air comments about Romelu LukakuREAD: Comparing Joao Felix to Cristiano Ronaldo is ‘unfair’, says Benfica boss EPL quality Owen’s prediction comes off the back of one of the most tightly fought Premier League campaigns in the competition’s history. Both Liverpool and eventual champion Manchester City set new …

Hillary Clinton Slams Facebook For Allowing ‘Trump’s Propaganda’ To Thrive

Hillary Clinton served Donald Trump with a massive platform for his reelection fight, which reportedly includes fake endorsements, money-making scams and deceptive information. In Defense of American Democracy” conference at George Washington University, Clinton sounded the alarm on “Trump’s propaganda efforts,” citing a “very disturbing” investigation into his advertising by journalist Judd Legum. Clinton added that “even though these posts violate Facebook’s stated terms of service, they’re still up.” Facebook did not respond to HuffPost’s request for comment. Popular Information, the …

How has Scotland changed since the indyref?

What has happened during this extraordinary period of political turmoil, and where does it leave us? Changing faces Image caption The SNP almost wiped their rivals off the map entirely in 2015 For the losers, the headline was Labour’s near wipeout, losing 40 seats. But the Lib Dems, fresh from five years of coalition with the Tories, also saw their vote utterly collapse, losing more than half their support and 10 seats. All of a sudden, the SNP were the …

UK government releases no-deal Brexit paper — but refuses to publish internal communications

London (CNN)Boris Johnson’s government has released its “Operation Yellowhammer” planning document, which warns of medicine shortages, severe delays at the Dover-Calais crossing and an increase in food prices if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal. The Operation Yellowhammer document reports that disruption at English Channel crossings could last up to three months before it eases, with up to 85% of heavy goods vehicles unprepared for new French customs checks that will be introduced on day one after …

Trump blitzes into California for major $15M fundraising push, irritating celebrities, activists

President Donald Trump boarding Air Force One in Albuquerque on his way to California on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) About 100 protesters lined the road about a mile from Trump’s luncheon site in Portola Valley, with demonstrators inflating giant Baby Trump and Trump Chicken balloons. Trump, for his part, tweeted a cheery message as he departed New Mexico on Tuesday to fly to the state: “Just departed New Mexico for California, where we are delivering results!” The tweet included statistics …

No asylum seeker evictions ‘without a court order’

Court defeat for Glasgow asylum seeker lock-change case What is the Glasgow asylum row all about? Asylum seekers who have already been told they cannot stay in the UK will continue to be housed by Serco, pending the outcome of legal challenges. The new Mears deal was made with the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF). ‘A better way’ A Mears spokesman said it had agreed an approach for …

Pet Shop Boys bring a pop masterclass to Hyde Park

Radio 2 In Hyde Park – full coverage The 40,000-strong crowd returned the generosity by joining in with classics like Suburbia, It’s A Sin and Left To My Own Devices. Never natural showmen, the duo provided visual spectacle via a large troupe of dancers, who energised Vocal with a spectacularly kinetic push-pull routine, and provided dashes of colour in their inflatable balloon costumes during the encore. Skip Twitter post by @BBCRadio2 pic.twitter.com/SFclaAb3CW — BBC Radio 2 (@BBCRadio2) September 15, 2019 …

Kamala Harris rode the Kavanaugh wave once. Can she do it again?

(CNN)Simmering anger in the Democratic Party over the handling of Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing has suddenly roared back to life, amid new details about sexual misconduct allegations against the justice. And for Sen. Kamala Harris, who built her national profile in the contentious hearing, it has provided a fresh opportunity for her to potentially rekindle the fire in her 2020 campaign. “Brett Kavanaugh lied to the U.S. Senate and most importantly to the American people,” she tweeted on …

Five things to look out for at Lib Dem conference

The Liberal Democrats gather for their annual conference in Bournemouth on Saturday with a real spring in their step. The venue may be familiar – it’s their third visit to the south coast in the past five years – but in every other respect things look rather different. The resurgent party has a new leader, quite a few more MPs, growing political momentum and a new-found hope of playing a pivotal role in the unfolding Brexit drama. So what can …