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Brant Daugherty & Kim Hidalgo Are Married!

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Brant Daugherty is a married man! The 33-year-old Fifty Shades Freed star married Kim Hidalgo on Saturday afternoon (June 15) in Northern California. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Brant Daugherty Brant and Kim, also 33, exchanged vows in
'Brant Daugherty is a married man! The 33-year-old Fifty Shades Freed star married Kim Hidalgo on Saturday afternoon (June 15) in Northern California. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Brant Daugherty Brant and Kim , also 33, exchanged vows in front of 200 close friends and family where the couple’s dogs Luna and Knuckles walked down the aisle with their flower girls and ring bearers. “We’re so excited to start this next chapter as husband and wife!” the newlyweds told People . After meeting three years ago on a dating app, Brant proposed to Kim during a trip to Amsterdam in February 2018. Congrats to the happy couple!'

Weathering steel is showcased on our Pinterest board

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Our Pinterest board is dedicated to interesting uses of weathering steel, including a California residence clad in weathered steel panels and a theatre complex in Denmark designed as a series of steel cubes.
'Our Pinterest board is dedicated to interesting uses of weathering steel, including a California residence clad in weathered steel panels and a theatre complex in Denmark designed as a series of steel cubes.Follow Dezeen on Pinterest › . The post Weathering steel is showcased on our Pinterest board appeared first on Dezeen .'

Kim Kardashian wore Vetements to announce a new initiative at the White House

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'Ultimate power suit.Kim Kardashian West continues to advocate for prison reform in the US with her recent visit to the White House.Kim Kardashian West spoke at a White House event on felons re-entering the workforce: “These people want to work.They want the best outcome.” She thanked Pres.Trump for “standing behind this issue.” https://t.co/qxkJEoRglF pic.twitter.com/S2ytb4hPRT — ABC News (@ABC) June 13, 2019 Standing alongside president Donald Trump, the reality TV star (who has taken on a four-year law apprenticeship with a goal of taking the bar in 2022) was dressed in an oversized green suit from Vetements that she styled with a Hermes Birkin bag.Second Chance Hiring & Re-entry event at the White House today pic.twitter.com/kEUgqITmIE — Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) June 13, 2019 She was in Washington to discuss her ride share partnership with Lyft –  transportation network company based in San Francisco, California – to give credit to recently released prisoners in order to help them get to and from job interviews. “Today, I’m honored to be a part of the announcement that the administration and the private sector are stepping up to create opportunities for these men and women to succeed once home,” she wrote on Twitter. “Proud to partner on this initiative with @Lyft, a company with a history of taking bold action to do what’s right for our community.” Kardashian West has become a regular at the White House.Notably last year she persuaded the president to to pardon 63-year-old grandmother Alice Marie Johnson who was serving a life sentence without parole for drug offences.Thank you @KimKardashian for your passionate advocacy of CJR and Second Chance hiring! pic.twitter.com/CMV1t1hoaO — Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) June 14, 2019 She has continued to show passion for the law and is determined to create opportunities for those coming home from prison, writing on Twitter: “While I have been able to offer support to some of the individuals I have met, the obstacles to success are an everyday struggle for thousands and more needs to be done.” For more about Dubai’s lifestyle, news and fashion scene straight to your newsfeed, follow us on Facebook  Images: Twitter . The post Kim Kardashian wore Vetements to announce a new initiative at the White House appeared first on Emirates Woman .'

Democrats Look To Repeal Justice Department Rule Barring Indictment of Sitting President

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Politics US News Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty ImagesSpecial counsel Robert Mueller speaks on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election at the U.S.
'Politics US News \t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t.bsaProContainer-1 {\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\tdisplay: none;\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t}\t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images Special counsel Robert Mueller speaks on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election at the U.S.Justice Department in Washington, D.C., on May 29, 2019. (Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images) While a decades-old internal Justice Department guideline protects a sitting president from being indicted by the federal government, some congressional Democrats appear to be weighing legislation to repeal this rule.The informal rule has come under heavy criticism in recent weeks after special counsel Robert Mueller cited it as a reason for not bringing any obstruction charges against President Donald Trump. “In response to the special counsel’s report, Democrats are piecing together a package of legislation focused largely on shielding elections from foreign influence, including proposals to bar candidates from accepting foreign help of any kind, while making it mandatory that campaigns alert the FBI when such offers are extended,” The Hill reported Saturday.But that’s not all. \t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t.bsaProContainer-1 {\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\tdisplay: none;\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t}\t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t Some Democrats also want to use the legislative process to nullify the long-standing rule that says sitting presidents can’t be federally indicted.TRENDING: Employees Turn Their Backs on Ag Secretary in Silent Protest as He Announces Decision To Move Two Agencies “It’s definitely on the menu,” Virginia Democrat Rep.Gerry Connolly, who’s on the Oversight and Reform Committee, told The Hill. \t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t.bsaProContainer-1 {\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\tdisplay: none;\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t}\t\t\t\t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t “I’m in favor of expanding enforcement tools and accountability tools, and that’s definitely one of them,” he said.New York Democrat Rep.Hakeem Jeffries echoed that sentiment, calling such legislation a “reasonable thing to do.” “It’s fair to say that one of the options we should consider is revisiting that Department of Justice rule so you don’t have a rogue and lawless president immunized from criminal prosecution,” Jeffries, chair of the House Democratic Caucus, told The Hill.Do you think a sitting president should be indicted? 0% (0 Votes) 0% (0 Votes) The Hill noted it’s unclear how the measure could be introduced, whether it be in a spending bill “or as an authorization bill out of the House Judiciary Committee.” Regardless, Connolly said “it will be a topic of discussion.” But some Democrats aren’t so sure it’s such a good idea.Democrat Rep.Maxine Waters of California, for instance, said such a proposal might not be as effective as Democrats hope, suggesting officials within Trump’s own Justice Department would be hesitant to charge him with a crime. “That’s why we have impeachment ,” Waters told The Hill. “Because when the president is unfit — and it doesn’t have to be criminal — when the Congress decides that he’s not fit to be president, then that’s what impeachment is for.That’s what we’re supposed to do.” RELATED: House Democrats Are Reportedly Turning Against Nadler over Handling of Mueller Report Hearings The DOJ policy in question comes from a 1973 memorandum from the DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel, written while then-President Richard Nixon was mired in the Watergate scandal “A President may not be able fully to discharge the powers and duties of his office if he had to defend a criminal prosecution,” the document reads.In 2000, after then-President Bill Clinton was impeached, the DOJ noted that “the conclusion reached by the Department in 1973 still represents the best interpretation of the Constitution.” Last month, Mueller cited this rule in explaining why he did not charge Trump with a crime. “The Special Counsel’s Office is part of the Department of Justice and, by regulation, it was bound by that department policy,” he said . “Charging the president with a crime was therefore not an option we could consider,” Mueller added.We are committed to truth and accuracy in all of our journalism.Read our editorial standards . Source link . The post Democrats Look To Repeal Justice Department Rule Barring Indictment of Sitting President appeared first on EPeak World News .'

Golden Knights’ ideal draft pick could be goalie Spencer Knight

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Team Langenbrunner goalie Spencer Knight (30) kicks the puck into the corner during the USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game between Team Leopold and Team Langenbrunner on September 19, 2018 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, MN. Team Leopold
'Team Langenbrunner goalie Spencer Knight (30) kicks the puck into the corner during the USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game between Team Leopold and Team Langenbrunner on September 19, 2018 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, MN. Team Leopold defeated Team Langenbrunner 6-4.(Photo by Nick Wosika/Icon Sportswire) (Icon Sportswire via AP Images) His last name is Knight, for criminy sakes. It’s perfect! Spencer Knight is a match made in marketing heaven for the Golden Knights, with all kinds of promotional possibilities. He’s also the top-ranked goaltender entering the NHL draft and could be available for the club with the 17th overall selection when the first round takes place Friday in Vancouver, British Columbia. “I’m not really worried about where I go,” Knight said at the NHL Combine. “At the end of the day, there’s nothing different about you regardless of where you go. For me, I just want to take it all in. There’s obviously a lot of good players, and people ask them about the draft after a couple years of being in the NHL and they say they wished they enjoyed it more. So, for me, I just really want to do that.” Knight, 18, set the U.S. National Team Development Program record for career victories (59) and went 32-4-1 with a 2.36 goals-against average and .918 save percentage for a loaded NTDP squad this past season. His 32 wins matched the single-season program record held by Vancouver Canucks prospect Thatcher Demko. But similar to the NFL and running backs, NHL teams often are reluctant to invest a first-round pick on a goaltender. Since 2012, when Andrei Vasilevskiy and Malcolm Subban went 19th and 24th, respectively, two goaltenders have been taken in the first round — Washington’s Ilya Samsonov (22nd in 2015) and Dallas’ Jake Oettinger (No. 26 in 2017). The last netminder selected in the top 10 of the draft was Carey Price, who went fifth overall to Montreal in 2005. The 6-foot-3-inch, 193-pound Knight appears to be one of the rare first-round exceptions, as he impressed scouts during the physical testing at the combine and is regarded as an elite athlete at the position. The Knights eventually need to find the heir apparent to Marc-Andre Fleury, who turns 35 in November and is at the start of a three-year contract. Knight is headed to Boston College and won’t be ready for the NHL anytime soon. If the Knights look elsewhere in the first round, here are seven skaters (in alphabetical order) worth watching: Thomas Harley, D, Mississauga (OHL) — The native of Syracuse, New York, was named best offensive defenseman and most improved player in the Ontario Hockey League Eastern Conference coaches’ poll after he posted 58 points (11 goals, 47 assists) for the Steelheads. Harley, 17, finished No. 11 among North American skaters in the NHL Central Scouting Bureau rankings, and as one of the youngest prospects in this draft class, he is projected to fill out his 6-3, 193-pound frame. Peyton Krebs, C, Kootenay (WHL) — The touted playmaker was projected as a possible top-10 pick until he suffered a partial Achilles tear during training this month and underwent surgery. He is expected to make a full recovery, but the Knights could benefit if he slips. Krebs (5-11½, 183 pounds) had 19 goals and 48 assists while playing for one of the worst teams in the Western Hockey League, which made it difficult for scouts to evaluate him. He was 10th in the final CSB rankings for North American skaters. Raphael Lavoie, F, Halifax (QMJHL) — Opinions vary on the 6-4, 199-pounder, who pumped in 20 goals in 23 postseason games to help the Mooseheads reach the Memorial Cup final. Lavoie is regarded as a good skater for his size and was named the best pro prospect in the Quebec junior league. But he also is one of the oldest players in this class — he turns 19 on Sept. 25 and was 10 days shy of being eligible for the 2018 draft — and a modest regular season (32 goals, 41 assists in 62 games) turned off some scouts. Alex Newhook, C, Victoria (BCHL) — A native of Newfoundland, Newhook played in the Junior A British Columbia Hockey League rather than major junior to maintain his college eligibility. The Boston College commit had a league-leading 102 points in 53 games — 18 more points than the next closest player. Newhook (5-10½, 192) is an explosive skater and tied with Krebs as Team Canada’s leading scorer at the Under-18 World Championships with 10 points in seven games, but he needs to improve his shot. Victor Soderstrom, D, Brynäs IF (Sweden) — There’s no consensus on the next-best defenseman after projected top-five pick Bowen Byram, with some draft boards preferring the 6-foot, 182-pound puck mover and others liking fellow Swede Philip Broberg, Harley, Moritz Seider of Germany or American Cam York. Soderstrom was the No. 3 European skater in the final CSB rankings and is a right shot, which is coveted by scouts. He posted four goals and seven points in 44 games as a 17-year-old in the Swedish pro league. Ryan Suzuki, C, Barrie (OHL) — Yes, he’s the younger brother of Nick Suzuki, which would make them some sort of hockey Eskimo brothers if he’s also selected by the Knights in the first round. Ryan Suzuki (6-0¾, 180) had 25 goals and 75 points in 65 games and is regarded as an elite playmaker. But he dropped from 10th among North American skaters in the CSB midterm rankings to 18th, and his tendency to drift on the perimeter is a concern. Cam York, D, U.S. National Team Development Program — The Southern California native set a USNTDP record for defensemen with 65 points (14 goals, 51 assists), and his playing style has drawn comparisons to Toronto’s Morgan Rielly. He is the No. 12 skater in the CSB North American rankings. The knock against York is his lack of size (5-11¼, 172 lbs) and whether the Michigan commit will hold up against stronger opponents in the defensive zone. Contact David Schoen at dschoen@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5203. Follow @DavidSchoenLVRJ on Twitter. NHL draft ■ When: 5 p.m. Friday (first round) ■ Where: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia ■ TV: NBCSN (Cox 38/1038, DirecTV 220, CenturyLink 640/1640, DISH 159) ■ Golden Knights picks: No. 17 (first round), No. 48 (second round), No. 79 (third round), No. 82 (third round), No. 86 (third round), No. 110 (fourth round), No. 135 (fifth round), No. 139 (fifth round), No. 141 (fifth round) ■ Top prospects: Jack Hughes, C, U.S. National Team Development Program; Kappo Kakko, C, TPS (Finland); Alex Turcotte, C, U.S. National Team Development Program; Bowen Byram, D, Vancouver (WHL); Kirby Dach, C, Saskatoon (WHL) First-round draft order 1. New Jersey Devils 2. New York Rangers 3. Chicago Blackhawks 4. Colorado Avalanche (from Senators) 5. Los Angeles Kings 6. Detroit Red Wings 7. Buffalo Sabres 8. Edmonton Oilers 9. Anaheim Ducks 10. Vancouver Canucks 11. Philadelphia Flyers 12. Minnesota Wild 13. Florida Panthers 14. Arizona Coyotes 15. Montreal Canadiens 16. Colorado Avalanche 17. Golden Knights 18. Dallas Stars 19. Ottawa Senators (from Blue Jackets) 20. New York Rangers (from Jets) 21. Pittsburgh Penguins 22. Los Angeles Kings (from Maple Leafs) 23. New York Islanders 24. Nashville Predators 25. Washington Capitals 26. Calgary Flames 27. Tampa Bay Lightning 28. Carolina Hurricanes 29. Anaheim Ducks (from Sharks via Sabres) 30. Boston Bruins 31. Buffalo Sabres (from Blues)'

Elizabeth Warren downplays rise in polls: `It’s way too early’

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Sahil Kapur Bloomberg Published 5:49 PM EDT Jun 15, 2019 Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren shrugged off surveys showing her gaining support nationally and in California, an important early primary state, to place second behind
'Sahil Kapur Bloomberg Published 5:49 PM EDT Jun 15, 2019 Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren shrugged off surveys showing her gaining support nationally and in California, an important early primary state, to place second behind front-runner Joe Biden. “It’s way too early to talk about polls. What are we, eight months away from the first caucuses and primary elections?” the Massachusetts senator told reporters Saturday in Charleston, South Carolina. A national Economist/YouGov poll released on Wednesday showed Warren in second place among the large Democratic field with 16%, behind former Vice President Biden’s 26% and ahead of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’s 12%. A poll of likely California voters by UC Berkeley’s Institute of Government Studies out Thursday also put Warren in second with 18%, behind Biden’s 22% and a point better than Sanders at 17%. California, the most populous U.S. state, moved its primary this year to early March from early June in 2016. Iowa will be the first state to hold a 2020 nominating contest. A week ago, a survey released by the Des Moines Register and CNN gave Warren 15% backing, placing her third behind Biden’s 24% and Sanders’s 16%. Iowa holds its caucus Feb. 3. “I’m out there doing what I believe in,” Warren said. “I get a chance to talk about what’s broken in America, how we can fix it, and build a grassroots movement to get that done. And I get to do it every day.” “I’ve done 90-plus town halls, I’ve taken more than 2,000 unfiltered questions, I’ve been to 20 states and Puerto Rico, I think we’re closing in on 30,000 selfies,” she said. Warren, 69, discussed the latest polls after speaking at the Black Economic Alliance forum, where she proposed narrowing the racial wealth gap by setting aside $7 billion for equity investments in black and other minority-owned businesses. She brushed aside reports that the Trump campaign is planning to sharpen its attacks on her based on her rise in the polls. “Donald Trump is going to do whatever he thinks helps Donald Trump,” she said. “The way that we win is to go out and talk to people all across this country about our plans for the future, about our vision, about what we’re willing to get in there and fight for.”'

Shoshana Chatfield Will Be The US Naval War College's First Woman President

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In a historic first, the U.S. Navy has announced that a woman will head the U.S. Naval War College. Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a naval aviator who has served in Afghanistan and Guam, will be the college's first female president, according to a…
'In a historic first, the U.S. Navy has announced that a woman will head the U.S. Naval War College . Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a naval aviator who has served in Afghanistan and Guam, will be the college's first female president, according to a statement from the Navy. \'Rear Admiral Chatfield is a historic choice for the Naval War College,\' Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer said in a statement last week. \'She is the embodiment of the type of warrior-scholar we need now to lead this storied institution as it educates our next generation of leaders.\' Chatfield's appointment comes on the heels of the college's former president, Rear Adm. Jeffery Harley, being \' administratively reassigned pending the final report of an ongoing Inspector General investigation,\' according to a Navy press release. Harley, who took over as president of the Naval War Colleg in 2016, was named Director of Navy Staff. On Friday, Spencer said Chatfield would help lead the college as it established and integrated a new Naval University system. \'As our Education for Seapower (E4S) Study noted, our capacity for critical thinking in an age of increasing complexity will be our most important strategic advantage,\' he said. \'Admiral Chatfield will play a pivotal role in leading the War College as it integrates into the new Naval University system we are now establishing to foster a culture of continuous learning in the naval services.\' According to a biography supplied by the Navy, Chatfield was born in Garden Grove, California, before graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and French Language and Literature in 1987 from Boston University. Chatfield went on to be commissioned into the Navy via the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) in 1988, earning her \'wings of gold\' in 1989, designating her a naval aviator. After winning the Navy's Political/Military Scholarship, she attended the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, where she received a Master of Public Administration in 1997. Years later, in 2009, she received a Doctor of Education from the University of San Diego, according to her military biography. During her career in the Navy, Chatfield has reportedly deployed to the Western Pacific and Arabian Gulfs as part of helicopter detachments supporting Carrier Strike Group and Amphibious Ready Group Operations. She has also commanded a joint provincial reconstruction team in Afghanistan, the HSC Wing, and the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Currently, Chatfield serves as the commander of the Joint Region Marianas in Guam. It was unclear from Friday's press release exactly when Chatfield would take over at the Naval War College. According to the press release, the U.S. Naval War College is \'the oldest institution of its kind in the world,\' having been established in 1884. In 1885, the college's first class comprised of just nine students graduated. Since then the institution claims to have graduated more than 50,000 students. The Navy also reports that roughly 300 of its active duty admirals, generals, and senior executive service leaders can be counted as alumni.'

Democrats favor more access to capital for black businesses

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CHARLESTON, S.C. — Four Democrats vying for their party’s presidential nomination honed in on the economic concerns of the black community during a forum Saturday in South Carolina, a state where nonwhite voters will play a major role in next year’s
'CHARLESTON, S.C. — Four Democrats vying for their party’s presidential nomination honed in on the economic concerns of the black community during a forum Saturday in South Carolina, a state where nonwhite voters will play a major role in next year’s primary election. Appearing on stage one at a time, Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, and former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke all stressed the need to increase access to capital for black business owners as part of a broader effort to address wealth inequality. Warren expounded on what she’s called her tax on “ultra-millionaires,” which she says would fund her education proposals, including student debt cancellation for many and additional funding for historically black colleges and universities. “It’s about building opportunity,” Warren said at the forum sponsored by the Black Economic Alliance, noting that she feels her plan would be met with support even from some Republicans. “They understand that this economy is badly broken.” Warren opened her remarks in Charleston with a moment of remembrance for the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church shooting, four years ago this weekend, in which nine black churchgoers were killed during Bible study. Buttigieg focused on increasing the number of federal government contracts awarded to black-owned businesses, saying this would provide a major boost. Asked what he would do to increase his outreach to black voters — an area where Buttigieg has acknowledged he has work to do — he said he’s making an effort to get to know them. “We have to have an authentic encounter with people,” Buttigieg said, noting that events like the forum were a piece of that agenda. O’Rourke said he would push for more affordable housing options, giving a nod to Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin’s efforts in the state capital. “We’re going to complement extraordinary local leadership with federal resources and funding,” he said. The last to address the group and the only black candidate at the forum, Booker said he wants as president to address inequalities in all sectors of America, although “poverty is disproportionately impacting communities of color.” Noting, as he often does, that he lives in a low-income community himself, Booker said he’s more in tune with people struggling with issues like skyrocketing rents. “This isn’t just about African American communities,” Booker said. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sens. Kamala Harris of California and Bernie Sanders of Vermont sent videos outlining some of their plans for addressing economic issues pertinent to the black community. Before the forum, O’Rourke, Booker and Buttigieg spent time with striking McDonald’s workers in the Charleston area who want the company to allow its employees to organize. A $15 national minimum wage has become a popular Democratic campaign promise, but the party itself is split over putting it in place. Ahead of the candidates’ appearances, Tony Coles, co-chairman of the Black Economic Alliance, said the group chose South Carolina because of its prominent position on the presidential primary calendar. The state, where the majority of Democratic primary voters are non-white, holds the first balloting with a largely black electorate. In the 2018 midterms, Coles said, the alliance spent $3.8 million on efforts to increase black voter registration and turnout.'

Irina Shayk shows ex Bradley Cooper what he’s missing after split

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Irina Shayk shows ex Bradley Cooper what he’s missing as she puts on a cheery display and showcases her model frame in a TINY Versace mini skirt in Italy after their split They split last week, ending a four-year relationship that began in April
'Irina Shayk shows ex Bradley Cooper what he’s missing as she puts on a cheery display and showcases her model frame in a TINY Versace mini skirt in Italy after their split They split last week, ending a four-year relationship that began in April 2015.And Irina Shayk showed ex Bradley Cooper what he’s missing as she put on a cheery and leggy display in Milan, Italy, on Saturday.The supermodel, 33, flashed a smile to photographers as she showcased her slender figure in a tiny black Versace mini skirt with a daring slit, which was perilously fastened with a gold heart safety pin.What split?Irina Shayk showed ex Bradley Cooper what he’s missing as she put on a cheery and leggy display in Milan, Italy, on Saturday Irina teamed the item of clothing with a tiny white T-shirt, which she tied into a knot to tease a glimpse of her washboard abs.Adding some glamorous touches, the model accessorised her look with a pair of gold Versace earrings, oversized black sunglasses and heeled biker boots.Irina styled her brunette locks into a sleek sweptback bun, she added a slick of glamorous make-up.The mother-of-one appeared in very good spirits despite her recent high-profile split as she flashed a smile to photographers while exploring the Italian capital.Wow: The supermodel, 33, flashed a smile as she showcased her slender figure in a tiny black Versace mini skirt with a daring slit, which was perilously fastened with a gold heart safety pin Star: The beauty was later spotted arriving at the Versace Fashion Week Men’s show in Milan The stunning brunette joins an array of supermodels who have jetted into Italy and on Thursday she walked the LUISAVIAROMA runway with Gigi and Bella Hadid.Irina’s appearance comes after she shared a sultry swimsuit snap from a work trip to Iceland on Tuesday, amid claims her ex Bradley was ’emotionally absent’ as he worked on his movie, A Star Is Born.Putting on a defiant display, the Russian beauty exhibited her pert derrière in a high-cut black swimsuit as she posed on a rock and stared into the distance at a scenic waterfall.Accessories: Adding some glamorous touches, the model accessorised her look with a pair of gold Versace earrings, oversized black sunglasses and heeled biker boots Sleek: Irina styled her brunette locks into a sleek sweptback bun, she added a slick of glamorous make-up The black swimsuit drew the eye to the star’s toned legs and hugged her slender waist and pert cleavage as she struck the smouldering pose.Her brunette tresses were styled in soft waves as the star posed in the stunning surroundings of the Nordic Island country.Irina has jetted to Iceland for a work trip just days after the split was confirmed and has now gone onto Florence, Italy.Over: They split last week, ending a four-year relationship that began in April 2015 (Irina and Bradley pictured at the Met Gala in May 2018) Wow: Irina’s appearance comes after she shared a sultry swimsuit snap from a work trip to Iceland on Tuesday, amid claims her ex Bradley was ’emotionally absent’ during A Star Is Born It comes amid claims that the model and Bradley continue to put on a united front for the sake of their two-year-old daughter Lea.A source has told People the pair, who recently split after four years together, spend time together ‘as a family’ for their toddler.  ‘For Lea’s sake, they keep spending time together as a family,’ a source told the site. ‘Bradley is a great dad.He has always been very involved with his daughter.’  Happier times: It comes amid claims that the model and Bradley continue to put on a united front for the sake of their two-year-old daughter Lea (pictured January 2019) Though the couple recently split after four years together, they remain dedicated to the well-being of their daughter and are on the ‘same page’ about how to raise her.   ‘They want her to live a normal life, be surrounded by friends and thrive through play.They are both wonderful parents,’ the source indicated.Irina has continued to make her daughter a top priority, with a source telling the site the model has been taking her ‘to the park, to classes, to play dates’ as she ‘just adores’ her.Dedicated to their daughter: A source has told People the pair, who recently split after four years together, spend time together ‘as a family’ for their toddler (pictured October 2018) Bradley and Irina’s daughter Lea seemed to be the biggest reason the couple remained together towards the end of their relationship.Irina reportedly decided to end their relationship at the end of last month because she rarely spent time with Bradley.According to Page Six, the couple were unable to ‘make a life together outside of the child’, and had broke up several times once the ‘lust’ wore off.Though they had been together for years and even had a child together, Irina reportedly longed for a stronger commitment from Bradley.Family: Bradley and Irina got together in 2015, and two years later welcomed daughter Lea De Seine Shayk Cooper together (pictured in October 2018)   ‘They never shopped for their own house in California.It was just his house.There were no moves in that direction.Then there’s the fact that they never got married after they had a kid.  ‘She was certain that would happen.It felt like they weren’t truly making a life together outside of the child.’ Bradley and Irina got together in 2015, and two years later welcomed daughter Lea De Seine Shayk Cooper together.On Monday claims emerged that Bradley was ’emotionally absent’ from her as he was working on his critically acclaimed movie A Star Is Born.The actor was distant ‘during the long time filming’ the musical drama with Lady Gaga, a source told People on Monday. ‘Same page’: Though the couple recently split after four years together, they reportedly  remain dedicated to the well-being of their daughter and are on the ‘same page’ about how to raise her (pictured in May 2019)  ‘They tried to save the relationship but it had changed,’ an insider said of the A-list actor and Victoria’s Secret model, who share two-year-old daughter, Lea.The Yemanzhelinsk, Russia native and Limitless actor were able to maintain privacy amid the troubled times, the source told the publication. ‘Since Bradley and Irina have always been very private about their relationship,’ the source said, ‘few knew there was really for sure something going on.’ Cooper directed and starred in the motion picture, which earned eight Oscar nominations.He acknowledged the long hours he poured into the project at the BAFTA awards in London earlier this year, thanking Shayk for her patience through the process.Claims: On Monday claims emerged that Bradley was ’emotionally absent’ from her as he was working on his critically acclaimed movie A Star Is Born (pictured in character with co-star Lady Gaga)   ‘I have to thank Irina,’ he said, ‘for putting up with me for all the music I was trying to make in our basement for a year.’ Cooper was intense and focused while making and promoting A Star Is Born, a source told CNN last week. ‘He’s into bettering himself, and his career and doesn’t want distractions,’ the insider said. ‘When he does a role, he stays in character, at least partly, all during filming.’ Following the conclusion of awards season with the Academy Awards – in which Cooper and Gaga created buzz for their chemistry-packed performance of Shallow – the actor spent ‘every day with his family’ following the Hollywood frenzy, a source told People.Another source told the magazine last week that the pair ‘were living totally separate lives,’ noting that ‘if he was in LA, she’s out of town, and if she was in town, he was out of town.’   Alleged: The actor was distant ‘during the long time filming’ the musical drama with Lady Gaga, a source told People on Monday (pictured together in the film)  Source: Read Full Article . 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Several States Want To Use Credit Cards At EV Stations, Security Concerns Arise

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Most current electric vehicles chargers use an app or secure, contactless payment methods.
'A number of states across the U.S. are proposing to install magnetic stripe credit card readers at publicly-funded electric vehicle charging stations – and that’s causing concern among security experts. Tech Crunch reports that most current EV charging station rely on a credit card linked through an app or contactless payments with RFID-enabled credit cards or a driver’s smartphone or smartwatch. Not only are contactless payments easy, but they are also very secure and reduce the chance of cards being cloned or having data skimmed. Also Read: Electrify America And ChargePoint To Simplify EV Charging In The U.S. Despite this, states including Arizona, California, Nevada, Vermont, and those in New England may introduce more traditional card readers. “While these proposals may be well-intentioned, they could expose drivers to new security risks while providing cybercriminals with easy access to attractive targets,” security researchers April Wright and Jayson Street said in a report from the Digital Citizens Alliance . “These proposals would effectively reverse the industry’s careful considerations regarding EV charger payment options.” The report went on to state that charging stations don’t have security measures and aren’t always populated, meaning they could attract criminals who could install machines to steal credit card data without detection. The states considering the introduction of more traditional credit card readers re reportedly considering doing so for ‘ease of use’ purposes. Tech Crunch notes that the continued reliance on magnetic stripe cards across the United States remains an issue as data can be skimmed off them much easier than more secure chip-and-PIN cards frequently used in other parts of the world.'