Images of students’ arrests ‘shocking’, France in ‘exceptional violence’ – education minister

French education minister Jean-Michel Blanquer admitted that the images of students on their knees, while being arrested by baton-wielding officers are “shocking.” The controversial video from Mantes-la-Jolie released late Thursday has been a hot topic of discussion on social media. Depicting rows of education reform protesters on their knees, hands on heads, with helmeted police […]

‘Not only Pompeo thinks US is exceptional, this is the air Americans breathe’ – Peter Kuznick

We’ve already heard about US exceptionalism from Albright, Obama, and Clinton, but we are no longer in the 1990s, we are in a multipolar world, says Peter Kuznick, professor of history at American University. Donald Trump’s new pick for America’s top diplomat, Mike Pompeo, has gone through the required Senate grilling while outlining his view […]

Tuttle: ‘Thorny’s been exceptional’

Video Tuttle: ‘Thorny’s been exceptional’1:00 NRC: The Canberra Vikings will host the surprising Queensland Country in the grand final of the National Rugby Championship. November 8th 2017 2 hours ago /display/ news and galleries/ Sport NRL News AFL Rugby Gold Football Cricket SuperRacing MotorSport Tennis Boxing Basketball Golf Cycling US Sports More Sports Tuttle: ‘Thorny’s […]

Rome fountains run dry as heat wave sparks ‘exceptional’ drought across Italy

Published time: 30 Jun, 2017 16:35 Rome’s traditional water fountains will be shut off for the first time in more than 140 years as a punishing heat wave continues to affect much of Italy. READ MORE: ‘Pompeii-like’ discovery made in Rome during metro construction (PHOTOS, VIDEO) The fountains – nicknamed ‘nasoni,’ or big noses for […]

The Two Counterintuitive Traits That Make Steve Jobs and Elon Musk Exceptional Leaders

It’s the night of November 9th, 2001. The iPod is launching the following morning. Steve Jobs, sits down with a model, plugs in the earphones and listens to a song…only something isn’t right.[1] Steve tries again, and though it functions, there is something about it he doesn’t like. So picks up his phone and calls […]

‘Only in exceptional cases’: Europe lights up no landmarks for victims of St. Petersburg bombing

Published time: 4 Apr, 2017 01:22Edited time: 4 Apr, 2017 01:23 Eleven were killed and 45 injured in a suspected suicide bomb blast inside a train in the St. Petersburg Metro, but you won’t see the expression of solidarity in European cities often displayed when other nations suffer similar heinous attacks. That fact was not […]

A psychologist reveals the 7 empathetic traits that exceptional leaders share

AFGE/Flickr Emotions are the universal language. The way the emotions are felt is the same in each of us. What triggers our emotion is individual, but if we can feel our own pain then we can know what it is like for another to feel their pain. Because of this projective identification, it allows us […]

’Exceptional’ Walker to keep captaincy

Video Image ALFW Adelaide Crows player Kellie Gibson3:01 Adelaide Crows AFL Women’s player Kellie Gibson’s weekly Facebook video chat. February 8th 2017 12 hours ago /video/ Taylor Walker set to be appointed for a third season as captain. Picture: Sarah Reed Andrew CapelThe Advertiser Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share […]