For the uninitiated, Hopkins rose to fame as a villainous contestant on The Apprentice UK, where she drew attention for her acerbic, insulting comments.
In their opening remarks, they admonished the jury to consider only evidence presented in the trial.
New resources, of course, have long been on the wish list of public education advocates.
Far from disrespect, there is great affection for Petersen in the Boise State football complex and throughout the campus.
Alonso aggravated his existing back condition Tuesday night, while Norris’ situation was the result of a collision with Beltre at the plate on Tuesday.
When a flight attendant tried to calm Schneider, he became more agitated, swearing at the crew member, advancing on him and then pushing him.
This could be a legacy project for an ambitious local politician with his eyes on bigger things.
Their different responses to the unfolding economic drama underscore the strong ambivalence Americans feel about the Greek crisis.
The most exciting aspect of this field is that we don’t know which robotic sport will ultimately drive the most attention and amusement.
She feels like she is no longer as sharp as her colleagues, causing significant anxiety and depression.
No, it’s just something to encourage people to step out and stand up for themselves and not be apathetic.
It takes only one class of art history to learn the basic tools of art interpretation and appreciation.
Even so, many people are apprehensive about exercise after experiencing a heart attack.
And what is true of the biological variety should also be true of its artificial counterpart.
The former planned to definitively disprove Cook’s assertions, while the latter intended to defend the explorer’s honor.
The other patients died, but Silva’s tumors virtually vanished, to the astonishment of her doctors.
A maximum security prisoner is back behind bars in Australia after staging an audacious escape.
So averse was she to weapons when her children were young that she wouldn’t let them play with water pistols.
He has often seemed befuddled and confused, along with wrong about just about everything.
Lewis is a magnetic and intimidating Henry VIII, accomplishing more with a harsh whisper than he does with a bellicose tantrum.
A special session on a budget shortfall has so far been characterized by tensions and bitter divisions among legislators.
It’s also not quite so over-the-top and bombastic as Ghosts, though it’s a far cry from what anyone might describe as realistic.
There’s a common perception of entrepreneurs as bold, brash, and exceedingly confident individuals.
He’d been called a bully, but his brusque manner was seen as the sidecar to his ability to get things done.
Like death, his father’s presence was cold and often callous, but it was real- brutally honest, inescapably dependable.
It’s odd to hear such a candid admission from the chief of a company whose trade has always been exaggeration and excess.
Her candor and exquisite simplicity framed the rest of my trip and helped me better understand the land I was living in.
Saint-Saëns was on speaking terms with practically all of them, even if his prickly temperament and caustic wit tended to discourage close friendships.
“The prime minister is cavalier in his disregard of international law and agreements when it comes to the proliferation of nuclear weapons,” she told reporters.
He returned more choleric than before, calling those he met rebels and traitors, in his mad fury.
Of course, it’s churlish to speak sourly of a guiltless, newborn child.
Ferrell and Hart are two stars with clearly, cleverly designed personalities, but whose films are often lazy and coarse in execution.
He said his state was prepared for future hurricanes: “Our levies are stronger than they’ve ever been before, but we must not become complacent.”
As parental concern mounts, tech companies are eager to prove that they have the best interests of students at heart.
In theory a more conciliatory leader might offer some hope for compromise and peace.
“The owner is rude, condescending, arrogant, and way too full of himself. Not a good representation of the people of southern Utah.”
The spacious halls brought again the school feeling, however the atmosphere was not conducive to study but one of uneasiness.
Even surrounded by family and friend to console you, the world feels empty.
Some people become more contemplative as they age and take the time to reflect on the life they have lived.
At this moment, the respectful, cordial tenor of the meeting took a noticeably different and more contentious tone.
It seems contradictory to say Watson played the match of her life in defeat, but she did.
Star Wars was a breakout success for many well-discussed reasons, but one powerful factor was how it easily lent itself to creative backyard play.
Yet someone who’s tired or distracted will likely be less critical, and will simply accept what you say as true.
His male supporters regard his crude sexism not as juvenile behavior but as a transgressive political statement.
My squid dream got me curious: Can cephalopods—a group that includes squid, octopuses, and cuttlefish—dream?
There was no explanation given in the curt, two-paragraph news release that the Dodgers sent out to announce the bizarre move.
While we know children are impressionable, they are also discerning and optimistic, often noting the best in people rather than taking a more cynical view.
“I have waited in deference while others expressed their feelings, beliefs, confusions and even conclusions – absent the full story.”
He has rarely looked so dejected, so beaten, so incapable of the rousing return for which many golfing fans long.
Yes, it was see-through – and there was latex! – but it was oddly demure, covered up, with just a hint of suggestion.
In the darkness, the players spent Saturday morning as punching bags for the coaches’ derisive comments.
If we truly stopped to think about what each such death meant for victims and their families we would surely become overwhelmed by despair.
Tiger’s despondent press conferences will persist, and the press will hang on his words to see if there’s even a glimmer of hope.
The Newsroom is a didactic show, by which I mean, when it presents an argument, it hints pretty clearly which side it believes is right.
His manner is diffident and reserved, but the music-making is intense, full of character and rendered on the highest technical level.
— Washington Post (Mar 30, 2015)
The library’s executive team testified before Congress in the spring about the dire need for more storage space for its ever-increasing collections.
But that didn’t stop the haters, who seized the new forum to rally their disdain.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released thousands of complaints Thursday from disgruntled customers of banks, credit card companies and other providers of financial services.
He rolled his eyes and walked away in disgust.
“I can’t help but cry … because I thought people would defend me and say something. Some people just shook their heads in dismay.”
The opera is no masterpiece, but disparagement of the score as uninspired has never seemed justified on the rare occasions we hear it.
Of course football has its celebrated chess-like aspects, but the game’s primal appeal is in the physical domination of some men by some other men.
Some of the claims are dubious, though startling if true.
The good news for veterans is that, because of their service, most Americans are eager to help them succeed in their job searches and careers.
In photographs taken just after the baby was born, she cuddles the infant, looking ecstatic and proud.
It’s being called both a “comedy smash” and “really funny,” among other effusive compliments.
She ended the class elated and high-fived Victoria: “I built a website!
It’s an elegiac message of farewell—whether to a romantic partner who is leaving or do life itself is subject to the listener’s interpretation.
“I can feel your pain without going through it myself,” says the empathetic person.
“It is important to emphasize that this study is insufficient to draw any firm conclusions regarding cause and effect,” he added.
It is seductive, engaging, and lit, despite the odds, by a vitality that is in itself a form of hope.
As enthusiastic as he was to climb in the Himalaya, Chin didn’t know the first thing about launching an international expedition.
He had been his father’s exuberant companion, who had, Emerson wrote, “touched with his lively curiosity every trivial fact & circumstance in the household.”
“We have a very facetious Liverpool sense of humour, laughing at things which are stupid,” says Wells.
Despite first being proposed more than a century ago, the idea of a space elevator has always appeared fanciful.
“This is a fatuous show with nothing fresh to say about popular culture and our fixation with fame,” his one-star write-up continued.
Mr. Elwes said it has attained such a large and fervent following thanks largely to pre-Internet word-of-mouth raves and home video rentals.
Much work goes into the ceremonies, market officials said, though they only last a fleeting few minutes.
“Any reprimand has to be taken seriously, so I don’t want to come across as flippant about it,” he said.
But something else bothered him – a cold sense of foreboding, as if he hadn’t heard the worst news yet.
The image of forlorn bears on small rafts of ice has become a symbol of the dangers of climate change.
She suggests that its appeal lies in its frank treatment of topics usually left undiscussed.
A finance ministry official said both genuine and forged passports were in the packets intercepted in the post.
In an open letter, the coalition says Twitter’s ban “holds grave consequences for free expression and transparency around the world.”
Aren’t entrepreneurs supposed to be gregarious and commanding—verbally adept and able to inspire employees, clients and investors with the sheer force of their personality?
What we can do is hopefully have a detached perspective, without being pompous and haughty.
He said it was heroic of the officer to put himself in danger to protect the children, who were unhurt.
The mildness of Dellavedova’s provocations only makes the histrionic local reaction to them – the impassioned denunciations, the drippingly earnest think pieces – all the more hilarious.
Speaking about political dialogue, Assad said any initiative that is not based on fighting “terrorism” will be “ hollow” and “meaningless.”
“A socially inclusive Singapore that is prosperous because it is innovative, and where people always feel hopeful about making progress in their lives.”
There are four months left for the neighbors to patch things up, but for now the mood is hostile.
Today’s foreign-policy thinkers must also test their idealistic notions of American possibility on a geopolitical landscape littered with the wreckage of ideals past.
Porter is imposing enough physically — he is stocky and more than 6-foot tall — but he can be soft-spoken.
Clearly that was unwise, and to bail out management and investors, let alone reward them for imprudent decisions, is not proper.
But anyone who relishes elegant and incisive writing and speech will be glad that Vidal was fated to explain, rather than practise, politics.
In the case of Guzmán, many Mexicans are particularly incredulous as this was his second escape from a supposedly high-security prison.
I seethed with envy, indignant that they enjoyed the honest freedom I had denied myself.
But as representatives of the National Socialist Front show up to offer support, the town is plastered with neo-Nazi flags, swastikas and other inflammatory material.
He was very inquisitive — he kept asking and I kept answering.
Of course, if used poorly, the suggested questions can come across like bad pickup lines, rehearsed and insincere.
“You are insolent. I suppose that is only to be expected of a wildling. We must find you a husband who can teach you courtesy.”
But it was exciting, and inspiring, to live in a country where people had fought and won the fight for democracy and openness.
“If you don’t want a session that is too competitive you can choose one that is less intense.
The police said they did not yet know if the shooting was accidental or intentional.
Horns honked, and an irate motorist yelled, “Get out of the street so people can get to work!”
She continues with a irreverent speech that blends slightly off-color jokes with sincere praise and gratitude.
When they travel, rich 20-somethings are drawn toward gregarious pleasures that can be shared on social media to make their friends jealous.
But in their translation into the bald language of reality—the jejune prose of fact—our dreams have a way of losing their finer essence.
“We’re not pushing a hardcore agenda. The events tend to be very friendly and jovial, but safety is our No. 1 concern.”
Thus began one of West’s familiar monologues on the fashion industry’s judgmental nature — its bullying and mean-girl tendencies and refusal to recognize his brilliance.
And yes, as we’ve read in laudatory profiles and seen in TV spots, the rookie is smart, studious, humble, and looks fantastic in denim.
Supreme Court rulings are typically dry legalistic documents, but Friday’s decision recognizing gay marriage nationwide was more lyrical than most.
China’s Internet police issued warnings against those who sought to point fingers or spread malicious rumors online.
As a child she was a shy, melancholic loner riddled with very early-onset teenage angst.
But though his aesthetic has been mercurial, his theme has arguably stayed the same.
But the decision we came around to was that it was editorially important to show how methodical, planned and deliberate this was.
Others found ways of mocking it, calling it – not so politely – a waste of time.
The Supreme Court is on the verge of a momentous decision that could legalize gay marriage across the country.
The amiable Brian takes refuge in mordant humor: “Bad luck. Good luck. It’s all chance,” he says, then adding darkly, “Rotten sort of lottery, life.”
Eeyore, the morose donkey in Winnie-the-Pooh, at one point complains: ‘A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.’
To feel motivated to clean something, you’ve first got to notice, and care, that it’s dirty.
Often disruptive behaviors involve major negative interactions, like screaming at a nurse or harshly insulting a colleague.
“Leaving a child unattended in a car or a house is negligent conduct,” Judge Mary Catherine Cuff wrote.
If I have strong views, I’m probably not going to be a good editor: it’s hard for me to write in a neutral way.”
Finally, highly-math-anxious parents may become flustered when their children’s teachers use novel strategies that parents themselves never learned.
It is important as a scientist, irrespective of belief, to be as objective as possible and steer clear of overtly political, advocacy, or activist stances.
Their representative assemblies passed obsequious resolutions expressing loyalty and gratitude to the King, and the people; and erected his statue in a public place.
An obstinate captive raven nearly brought photographer Vince Musi to tears last week when the bird refused to stand still for a picture.
Ominous foreshadowings at the film’s beginning hint how that story ends, but the derring-do along the way is something to see.
Growing up, she played football with brothers and cousins and rushed to join the team, despite opposition from relatives.
Physicists are optimistic the mystery will be sorted out soon with more data.
Still, it’s the outspoken, go-for-broke honesty that has helped him with audiences.
To see it otherwise, he said, “implies that the media are passive observers rather than active participants who can do something about it.”
The term “tolerance” itself is problematic for its patronizing implications, for the “tolerant” one is always the one in the dominant position.
They speak in an over-precise way with much pedantic insistence on letters not generally sounded, especially Hs.
Perry is extremely socially perceptive, a quality that has helped him connect with people from many different backgrounds.
So, while there is pressure on young men and women to look like models there is another equally pernicious trend emerging – the normalisation of obesity.
While the judge’s ruling is not binding on other states, it’s forceful and it might be persuasive from one judge to another.
What I resist most is the insistent, pervasive, inescapable message that we all must be happy.
“But lawyers are trained to always look for the worst-case scenario. They benefit more from being pessimistic, and that takes a toll.”
Nick Saban, the Alabama coach, stamped out of one news conference last week like a petulant child, all because reporters dared to do their jobs.
She clasped her hands in her lap and her face was placid, the worries from a few moments ago having transformed to a deep calm.
But a series of poignant, heart-wrenching tweets from Parker’s boyfriend laid bare the tragic human consequences of the horrific episode.
Moviegoers had an overwhelmingly positive response toward the film, giving it an average A grade, according to audience polling firm CinemaScore.
For the Hawaiians, who invented the sport, surfing was no mere pastime but a profound expression of their religion and culture.
She’s not afraid to push buttons and be the provocative journalist she should be.”
Such puerile charges remind me rather of the tricks of children than actions of men.
He’s quarrelsome on Twitter, always ready to tussle with any old nobody who’s talking trash.
Perhaps it is because patients fear the quizzical look and follow-up question: “You’re eating what?”
The brothers had a rancorous split and have essentially not talked since.
Sometimes she seems receptive to advice, but more often she just has an answer for everything and gets really defensive.
It came after a night of drinking and reckless stunt driving at a construction site in which he and a passenger could have been killed.
When he talked of the pain of rejection, the heartbreak of grief, he knew exactly what he was talking about, both personally and politically.
Montgomery officials are proceeding slowly in addressing the problem sidewalks, reluctant to move forward until they have more laboratory findings.
In a statement, Booker voiced deep reservations but concluded: “It is better to support a deeply flawed deal, for the alternative is worse.
They are so overwhelmed by juggling demands that many have moved from frustration and anxiety to resignation and despair, which is worse.
And while typically you speak in a reverent voice in respect for the dead, tonight, feel free to speak up and ask questions.
When you’re too rigid or strict or hard on yourself, willpower becomes white-knuckling, and there’s nothing fun or inspiring about that.
As the sanguine reaction from investors indicates, amid the gloom there may be some reason to be optimistic.
Humor must lie beneath the surface, ready to materialize in the form of a sardonic quip, or a quick dose of withering wit.
He was, in short, what is called a deep designing villain, and the saturnine and sinister expression of his countenance at once proclaimed this.
The spy agency had a scandalous reputation in the years before South Korea embraced democracy in the 1980s, and was involved in abductions and killings.
A deep, scornful hatred, like black syrup pumping thick through my heart.
He finds pleasure in thinking itself, surrendering to the seductive pull of creative association.
All around us, seemingly happy celebrity couples are calling it quits, prompting many people to declare that “love is dead.”
But there is one area students can accidentally get into some serious trouble: their finances.
Before sentencing Holmes, Samour tried to reassure victims who were upset at the lack of a death penalty that Holmes’ punishment would still be severe.
It is real and sincere, a reflection of the authentic desires and feelings of the People.
More sinister are the nameless, faceless critics lurking on social media and comments sections, giving voice to a society’s most hateful impulses.
OpenDaylight’s success comes as a shock to those of us that were initially skeptical of its legitimacy and relevance.
Perhaps they would have pulled it off, had it not been for the smug, self-satisfied expressions on their faces as they pretended to be offended.
One step at a time, in solemn synchrony, the casket team carried the coffin up the grassy hill on Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery.
The commemoration of this event provides a somber occasion to take stock of losses.
Elsewhere in the Hungarian capital, thousands marched in solidarity with the migrants, and demanded the government do more to help them.
Seeking stability in an unsteady economy, investors had begun parking their money in Washington real estate.
Photographic, video and eyewitness accounts have been assembled to substantiate the allegations, officials said.
Except for their accents, these people are identical to a certain class of spoiled, supercilious New Yorkers who exude a smug sense of entitlement.
Alongside the superficial changes, more fundamental shifts are under way as rebel leaders seek to eliminate European influences and align their region with Russia.
Rugby league people insist, in all seriousness, that rugby league is the greatest game of all, that it’s superior to all other games.
Managers who were perceived as kind and caring, and who could inspire and coach employees would do better than bosses who were mean and surly.
Government officials and others have called for compassion and tolerance, and the overwhelming reaction to the migrants has been sympathetic.
Other of my friends seem to pity me, although they are usually tactful enough to not say it out loud.
Apologizing often makes you seem tentative and unsure — and that’s definitely not a plus in the workplace.
Where the U.S. could have been aggressive in its pursuit of additional bi- and multi-lateral trade agreements, it has been timid.
Classicists insist the only syrup to use is Fox’s U-bet, chocolate being the most traditional flavor, though vanilla and strawberry are certainly not unheard of.
“It’s unpredictable, unanticipated, and it’s simply an unfortunate accident when it happens.”
When singing about searing indignities, that unctuous and unbothered voice of his makes it sound as if he’s just buttering up his adversary.
Bypassing the system of checks and balances would only cause chaos and undermine the legitimacy of the state.
In an unprecedented show of military might Beijing has promised never-before-seen firepower on display.
While the process can often take up to a year or more, the outbreak created a sense of urgency that could speed things up.
Folks tend to be either hardcore cloud “fans” or vehement cloud “detractors”, and often there is not much middle ground between them.
These are questions that for years have vexed the courts, which have struggled to define the difference between permissible and illegal computer use.
We know these cities, at their best, can all be inviting, vibrant, and dynamic destinations.
If you read the online versions of newspaper columns you can click over to the reader comments, which are often critical, vituperative and insulting.
“Patients today are unyielding in their desire to continue to be active and maintain a physically vivacious life,” Grossman said.
At age 40, most men can take a wistful look back and think of a few things they wish they had done in their youth.
The whole evening was a strange yet fluid mix of witty comments and funny anecdotes with thoughtful reflection about literature and poignant personal disclosures.
A zealous prosecutor, Elizabeth Scheibel, went on a crusade, bringing criminal charges against six teenagers that held them directly responsible for causing…death.