Reese Witherspoon wishes ‘bright light’ son Deacon a happy 17th birthday
Reese Witherspoon has wished her "bright light" son a happy 17th birthday.The 'Big Little Lies' star heaped praise on her youngest child and Deacon as she praised him for being "hardworking, fun-loving and deeply kind".She wrote on Instagram: "Happy Birthday to my wonderful son @deaconphillippe! ... My bright light/ hardworking / fun-loving / music making / deeply kind son, who always finds the good in everyone and everything. What a pleasure to watch you grow into an amazing young man who is always curious and endlessly creative. Can’t wait to celebrate! I love you so much ...#17 (sic)"Meanwh...
New study sheds light on the link between Christian conservatism and opposition to sexual- and gender-minority rights
Views on Christian privilege and the role that Christianity should play in society help explain the link between conservatism and opposition to LGBT rights, according to new research published in the American Journal of Community Psychology.“Although same-sex marriage is now the law of the land in the United States, there continues to be problems with employment discrimination, housing discrimination and other types of discrimination against sexual and gender minorities,” said study author Nathan R. Todd, an associate professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.“One of the key ...
Egypt to see light to moderate rainfall over the weekend
Meteorologists predict unstable weather accompanied by rain to fall across Egypt from Thursday until Sunday.A decrease in temperatures will begin on Thursday, with moderate weather prevailing in Cairo and the north coast, moderately hot weather in South Sinai and northern Upper Egypt, and hot weather in southern Upper Egypt.Light rainfall is expected in Cairo in Thursday, with moderate rainfall hitting the Delta Governorates, the north coast, and parts of the western desert including Siwa.Daytime temperatures on Friday will be slightly lower than Thursday, and moderate rainfall will cover all ...
Cricket back on track as SLC gets green light to complete Youth U-23 tournament | Daily FT
Cricket is back on track with the SLC Major Youth Under-23 knockout matchesDates set for semi-finals and final—27 and 29 OctoberBy Sa’adi ThawfeeqCricket is back on track following the emergence of the new COVID-19 cluster, after Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) yesterday got the green light to complete the Major Youth Under-23 semi-finals and final.The tournament was halted on 7 October, the day the semi-finals were to be played, following the current COVID-19 outbreak.“We got the okay yesterday to finish the Under-23 tournament, so we are playing the two semi-finals on 27 October and the final on 29 ...
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The Things They Say:
"We’re just still mourning Chad, so it’s not something I even want to think about. The thought of doing it without him is kinda strange. We’re just grieving at the moment, so it’s trying to find the light in the midst of it.” Letitia Wright on reprising her Black Panther role following the death of co-star Chadwick Boseman.©2020 WENNProvided by SyndiGate Media Inc.
Idris Elba wants to 'shine a light' on those impacted by climate change
Idris Elba wants to use his platform to “shine a light” on those most affected by global warming.The 48-year-old actor has said that whilst there is “no shortage of voices” speaking out about climate change in general, he doesn’t think enough people are talking about the communities that “suffer” the most due to the impact global warming has on the world around us.Speaking to Liz Bonnin for BBC Radio 5 Live’s new podcast ‘What Planet Are We On?’, he said: “There’s no shortage of voices talking about climate change and the green debate, but there’s not much visibility on the people that haven’t...
United says 2,700 jobs it cut during the pandemic likely won't return, though it sees 'light at the end of the tunnel'
United Airlines said the 2,700 corporate jobs it has cut since the coronavirus pandemic began likely won’t return, even as CEO Scott Kirby said the airline is starting to see the “light at the end of the tunnel.”“The next 12 to 15 months are still going to be difficult and the recovery will not be a straight line. But we’ve done what we believe it takes to get through,” Kirby said during a call with analysts discussing the company’s third-quarter results. “We can see the recovery on the horizon and our attention can now be firmly focused there.”Still, United executives said they continue to be...
Ofel now over West PH Sea, parts of Luzon to have light to moderate rain
Parts of Luzon may experience light to moderate rains as Tropical Depression Ofel continues to move westward over the West Philippine Sea, the state weather bureau said Thursday.In its 11 a.m. weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Ofel will bring light to moderate with at times heavy rains over mainland Cagayan Valley, the Cordillera Administrative Region, and Central Luzon.Meanwhile, rains are also expected over Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, Samar, and Palawan (including Calamian, Cuyo, and Kalayaan Islands) because ...
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International Vision Day sheds light on problems faced by the blind
International Vision Day, October 15, will highlight the difficulties faced by those who suffer from a vision impairment, whose lives have become significantly more difficult with the coronavirus pandemic.About 125,000 people in Israel have some form of vision impairment which cannot be solved by using glasses or contact lenses, of which 24,000 are considered legally blind.The coronavirus has caused several significant changes to the lives of those suffering from a sight impairment, as many services such as ordering items online or signing up for medical services have not been made accessible ...
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Intriguing perspectives of light
In his photo exhibition “In The Mid(d)st Of Pale Breathe”, artist Viriya Chotpanyavisut showcases things that surround us from extraordinary angles and creative perspectives as he turns a fogged-up camera lens, a light shining through the crack of a roof, flooding and the reflection of the Moon in a puddle into intriguing images.Most of the photos in the collection focus on capturing light as if it was the main character of the show. To present the unusual lights, “In The Mi(d)st Of Pale Breathe” is being displayed in a dark room where each photo glows in its spot.“This exhibition captures the...
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