Director secretly screened gay-themed 'The Wedding' in the Middle East – New York Post

Director secretly screened gay-themed 'The Wedding' in the Middle East – New York Post

For a quiet, relationship-driven indie, director Sam Abbas’ first feature film is making some serious noise. “The Wedding,” which opens here Friday, is the first gay-themed film to screen in several Middle Eastern countries, and did so under incredibly tight security, Abbas, an Egyptian-born resident of Bushwick, tells the Post. The 25-year-old Abbas plays the […]

The Italian Mafia activities are expanding in Europe – Business Insider

The Italian Mafia activities are expanding in Europe – Business Insider

Members of the Italian mafia like to travel abroad – not necessarily for pleasure, but to make money. And the harm they are doing to European economies is often underplayed, trivialised or ignored. Organised crime groups are good at exploiting business opportunities away from home. Companies set up for money laundering purposes distort European economies […]

Spend the night in the world's tallest treehouses – CNN

Spend the night in the world's tallest treehouses – CNN

(CNN) — It’s the stuff of childhood dreams. As the sun begins to break through the darkness in Laos’ Nam Kan National Park, the cries of wild, black-crested gibbons echo through the jungle air. Crawling out of our mosquito-net covered beds, perched high in wooden treehouses that tower over the jungle floor, we grab our […]

Financial Focus: Saving for a down payment on a house – KOAA 5

Financial Focus: Saving for a down payment on a house – KOAA 5

COLORADO SPRINGS – It’s the American dream for some people to own a home, but making this dream a reality can be a huge financial hurdle. Carl Carlson, CEO of Carlson Financial, explained what a smart down payment is and tips to help you save. “How in the heck do we save this much money […]

Life Insurance Application Denied Because Nurse Applicant Carries Naloxone : Shots – Health News – NPR

Life Insurance Application Denied Because Nurse Applicant Carries Naloxone : Shots – Health News – NPR

Isela was denied life insurance because her medication list showed a prescription for the opioid-reversal drug naloxone. The Boston Medical Center nurse says she wants to have the drug on hand so she can save others. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption toggle caption Jesse Costa/WBUR Isela was denied life insurance because her medication list showed a […]

Brexit: Your simple guide to the UK leaving the EU – BBC News

Brexit: Your simple guide to the UK leaving the EU – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Feeling a little lost on Brexit? Never really got your head around it in the first place? Let us walk you through it. What is Brexit? Brexit is short for “British exit” – and is the word people use to talk about the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the EU (European Union). […]

Key lawmakers seek to haul in Trump associates working with Mueller – CNN

Key lawmakers seek to haul in Trump associates working with Mueller – CNN

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