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“You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
Yesterday, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced they would be striking down gender barriers in the armed forces stating “As long as they qualify and meet the standards, women will now be able to contribute to our mission in ways they could not before.” This will take place following a 30-day review period.
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The names of the 14 people killed has been released. stopped going to his mosque three weeks ago and reportedly was teased about his beard and had an argument with a Jewish co-worker Nicholas Thalasinos. Syed Raheel Farook, brother of the shooter Syeed Farook is a decorated Navy veteran honored for his role in the war on terror, who will now adopt their six month old daughter. Though the investigation is still ongoing, nearly 5,000 rounds of ammunition were found at their home, as well as 12 pipe bombs and tools that could be used to make explosive devices. Syed Rizwan Farook was born in Chicago.
• Dick Cheney’s a bust at the U.S. Capitol! Former President George W. Bush, Vice President Joe Biden, Cheney’s wife Lynne, and grandchildren were all on hand for the unveiling in the Capitol Visitor Center’s Emancipation Hall of his bust…Former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman 48-year-old Scott Weiland was found dead in his tour bus hours before he was set to perform with his band Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts in Minnesota…Samsung has confirmed that it will pay Apple $548 million before December 14th if it receives an invoice from the iPhone-maker before the weekend, five years after Apple originally sued Samsung for infringing smartphone patents…A firebomb attack on a nightclub in central Cairo early Friday killed at least 16 people and wounded three others.
GQ Men of the Year party at the Chateau Marmot in West Hollywood with Amy Schumer, Dylan Penn, …Amy Poehler was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday.
Celebrity makeup artist and beauty maven Charlotte Tilbury who recently opened her first flagship beauty store in London’s Covent Garden celebrated with naughty Christmas party attended by Francois-Henri Pinault and Salma Hayek Pinault, Amal Clooney …Givenchy opened its first U.S. based pop-up beauty store on Thursday in NYC (155 Spring Street in SoHo), where customers had the chance to preview products not hitting other retail outlets until March.
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