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Miss USA says health care is a ‘privilege,’ not a right, sparking debate during pageant – Washington Post

The question-and-answer session during beauty pageants is often a fraught situation. Contestants are given only about 30 seconds on live television to answer questions about how to stop terrorism or whether America has an immigration problem. In other words, it’s a segment primed to go viral (see: Miss Teen South Carolina’s infamous response in 2007), as any good TV producer would hope. As a result, it’s rare to see anyone answer a question directly. Contestants often spout…

Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Lawmakers slam reports Trump revealed classified intel to Russians – USA TODAY

CLOSE x Embed x Share During the daily White House briefing, Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters that the President believes there is no need for a special prosecutor to investigate ties between Russia and the Trump Campaign. (May 15) AP President Donald Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, left, next to Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak at the White House in Washington, May 10, 2017.(Photo:…

Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

HelloAva launches a chatbot for personalized skin care recommendations – TechCrunch

Can a chatbot replace a dermatologist’s recommendation for skin care products? That’s the idea behind HelloAva, a startup launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, which aims to walk people through a series of questions to determine their skin type, then make recommendations as to which products to buy. HelloAva’s co-founder and CEO Siqi Mou, a former Bloomberg anchor who spent a lot of time doing television, says she came up with…

Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Internet explodes over Miss USA, Wonder Woman and a former female Olympian – USA TODAY

Gal Gadot in ‘Wonder Woman.’(Photo: Clay Enos, DC Comics) A beauty queen, a superhero and a gymnastics star walk into the Internet It’s been a complicated 48 hours for feminism. OK, it’s been complicated longer than that, but here’s the latest: 1. Warner Bros. decides to make a blockbuster movie about iconic female superhero Wonder Woman, a huge opportunity to celebrate female power. But part of the promotion for the film has Wonder…

Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

TV Ratings: Miss USA Pageant Tumbles Again in Second Year on Fox – Variety

The 2017 Miss USA pageant saw a significant decline in the broadcast ratings for the second straight year, according to Nielsen overnight data. Airing on Fox from 8-10 p.m., the pageant drew an estimated 0.8 rating in adults 18-49 and 2.9 million viewers. Compared to last year (1.1, 4 million), that is a decline of over 27% in both key measures. Last year’s pageant was down a similar percentage compared to…

Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The new Miss USA raises some eyebrows with her thoughts on healthcare and feminism – Los Angeles Times

“As a woman scientist in the government, I’d like to lately transpose the word feminism to equalism,” she said when asked what she thinks feminism is and if she considers herself a feminist. The audience loudly cheered her response,  according to the Washington Post. “I don’t really want to consider myself — try not to consider myself like this diehard, you know, like, ‘Oh, I don’t really care about men.’…

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

‘Once Upon A Time’ Ratings Hit Finale Low, NBA Playoffs Score, Miss USA Falls – Deadline

On the day before the network’s 2017 Upfronts start, Sunday was a night of finales and a pageant and one hell of a basketball game in the afternoon. And by that, I don’t just mean for the Golden State Warriors as they came back from a 25-point deficit to beat the San Antonio Spurs 113-111 in Game 1 of the NBA’s Western Conference finals. No, the 3:30 PM ET-starting game…

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

‘Miss USA 2017’: Highlights, lowlights, and a winner – Boston Herald

At one point early in the Miss USA 2017 competition, host Terrence J instructed the viewers to “Give it up for yourself!” And you know what, I’m going to go ahead and take him up on that now because not only did I endure two hours of watching Miss USA contestants without attacking my teeth with a year’s supply of Crest Whitestrips or joining 18 gyms at once, the pageant…

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

RISE: N. Korea’s new missile; Miss USA; more cyber chaos – The State Journal-Register

Pyongyang takes another step in developing nuclear capabilities; winner – Miss District of Columbia – born in Italy; Clapper says US under assault; China, Japan wake up to cyber issues. wire reports North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke   SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Monday the missile it launched over the weekend was a new type of “medium long-range” ballistic rocket…

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

Your daily 6: Congress wants any Trump tapes, new Miss USA and white nationalist protest – STLtoday.com

The worldwide “ransomware” cyberattack spread to thousands of more computers on Monday as people logged in at work, disrupting business, schools, hospitals and daily life, though no new large-scale breakdowns were reported. In Britain, whose health service was among the first high-profile targets of the attack on Friday, some hospitals and doctors’ offices were still struggling to recover. The full extent of the damage from the cyberattack felt in 150…

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

Government scientist from DC wins Miss USA title – ABC News

Kara McCullough, a scientist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, has been crowned Miss USA. McCullough, who represented the District of Columbia in the decades-old pageant, was born in Naples, Italy, and raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She said she wants to inspire children to pursue careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. “I love science,” McCullough said after the Sunday event. “I look at this…

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

‘Miss USA 2017’: Highlights, lowlights, and a winner – Boston Herald

At one point early in the Miss USA 2017 competition, host Terrence J instructed the viewers to “Give it up for yourself!” And you know what, I’m going to go ahead and take him up on that now because not only did I endure two hours of watching Miss USA contestants without attacking my teeth with a year’s supply of Crest Whitestrips or joining 18 gyms at once, the pageant…

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

North Korea v USA LIVE: Updates and latest news as Kim Jong-un threatens war with Trump – Express.co.uk

1.40pm BST: North Korea says it will continue to carry out intercontinental ballistic missile launches “any time, any place”, defying UN Security Council resolutions.  “The test-firing of ICBMs will occur at any time and place, at the will of North Korea’s highest leadership,” North Korea’s ambassador to China, Ji Jae Ryong, told the press in Beijing.  The UN Security Council is expected to meet tomorrow to discuss the North’s latest…

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

Miss District of Columbia Kára McCullough crowned Miss USA 2017, – Chron.com

Caption Close “You were real cute in your hometown. Not so much here.” – @LuSierra_Lu #MissUSASource: Twitter “You were real cute in your hometown. Not so much here.” – @LuSierra_Lu #MissUSA Source: Twitter Photo: Twitter I wonder how I can sign up to help the #MissUSA contestants down the stage. Lucky guys.Source: Twitter I wonder how I can sign up to help the #MissUSA contestants down the stage. Lucky guys….

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

US Tops Slovakia, 6-1, at MWC – USA Hockey

Team USA took a 1-0 lead at 8:12 of the opening period thanks to the fifth goal of the tournament by Clayton Keller (St. Louis, Mo./Arizona Coyotes/Boston University). Keller put home a loose puck in front of the net after Anders Lee (Edina, Minn./NY Islanders/University of Notre Dame) had his point-blank attempt at the side of the goal stopped by Julius Hudacek. The U.S. killed off a pair…

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

Miss USA pageant: Miss District of Columbia wins crown – Fox News

The District of Columbia has won back-to-back Miss USA titles. Kara McCullough, a 25-year-old chemist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, was crowned Sunday at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on the Las Vegas Strip. She will go on to compete on the Miss Universe contest. The runner-up was Miss New Jersey Chhavi Verg, a student at Rutgers University studying marketing and Spanish. The second runner-up was…

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

District of Columbia Contestant Named Miss USA – U.S. News & World Report

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

DC Does it Again! Miss USA 2017 Is Kara McCullough, Miss District of Columbia – PEOPLE.com

A new Miss USA has been crowned! Kara McCullough, 25, from the District of Columbia, took home the coveted title on Sunday night during the live competition in Las Vegas. McCullough was named the winner over first runner-up Miss New Jersey, Chhavi Verg, and second runner-up Miss Minnesota, Meridith Gould. McCullough is a nuclear scientist at the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Her win gives the District of Columbia back-to-back victories…

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

Miss District of Columbia Kára McCullough Crowned Miss USA 2017 – E! Online

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Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

Miss District of Columbia Kara McCullough Crowned Miss USA 2017 – WZZM

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017