Starbucks, meanwhile, employs 182,000 people in the United States and around the world, and I’d argue that most of those jobs came about because they grew the pie and changed the culture. Before Starbucks, there wasn’t as much of a coffeehouse routine; we generally drank really cruddy diner coffee. Now, high end coffee and a “third place” are baked into the national routine.

The humanitarian crisis in Goma provided the perfect opportunity safe and then easy to sell for Western governments, media organisations and NGOs to step in and pretend they had been there from the start. Sadly it was too little too late. Around 800,000 Rwandans had died by then..

Kinmen Island is heeding Yang’s message. Decades after a bloody battle made the island, also known by its historical name Quemoy, the frontline of a long standing cold war between Taiwan and China, relations are thawing. Its population of 130,000 belongs to Taiwan, but its island motherland is 120 miles away, and the steel and glass towers crowding mainland China’s city of Xiamen beckon to residents of a largely rural island..

One exception is Teddy Baker of Bay St. Louis, who said that while the election is serious business to his family, it’s admittedly not a big topic of conversation. “I don’t know how important it is to everyone else, but it’s important to us,” he said as he waited to ride the new ferry to Pass Christian.

You don’t have to like him or anything but I feel like if anyone was on a path to redemption it was him. He really tried to be better, he expressed remorse and did many positive things since blowing up. His persona was a 180 to a Chris Brown basically.

But Hatch has apparently calculated that it is too risky to upset the half of the GOP electorate that wants Trump to stay in. He assumes no one will remember that he stood up to Trump, but that Trump supporters might seek revenge if he snubs him. Especially if he somehow winds up in the reality TV star’s crosshairs..

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