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Wednesday's Morning Email: Election Night A Win For Conservatives

The Huffington Post The Huffington Post 4/11/2015 Lauren Weber

morning email © Provided by The Huffington Post morning email equal rights houston © Provided by The Huffington Post equal rights houston TOP STORIES ELECTION NIGHT A WIN FOR SOCIAL CONSERVATIVES From the governorship win in Kentucky to the striking down of the Equal Rights Ordinance in Houston, here's how conservatives walked away with major wins on Tuesday. [Marina Fang, HuffPost]

CHINA SPEWING MORE COAL THAN IT HAS REPORTED Over 17 percent more, which is about an extra 1 billion tons of emissions. [NYT]
AP: TEENS SPEND NINE HOURS ON SCREENS EVERY DAY Not to sound like an old-timer, but go outside and run around or something! [AP]
DOZENS DEAD IN SOUTH SUDAN PLANE CRASH At least 41 were killed after a Russian-built cargo plane crashed into a group of fisherman near the banks of the White Nile River. [Reuters]
EL CHAPO'S U.S. INFLUENCE, IN ONE MAP Jail time and being on the lam clearly hasn't slowed down the drug kingpin. [Roque Planas, HuffPost]
MALDIVES DECLARE STATE OF EMERGENCY After an assassination attempt on the country’s president. [Reuters]
MEET AFGHANISTAN'S WAR WIDOWS "Many widows lack the support of relatives whose lives too have been upended by the country’s continuous violence and poverty. Few have any job prospects where women rarely work outside the home. And those who should qualify for government support often aren’t aware that they are entitled to it." [WSJ]
To get The Morning Email, HuffPost's daily roundup of the news, in your inbox, sign up here. And listen to the news in under two minutes here.WHAT’S BREWINGPREDICTING THE FIRST DAY OF SNOW IN YOUR AREA Winter is coming. [CityLab]
GMAIL COULD SOON RESPOND FOR YOU Well, it'd be great to get from 4,783 unread to 0, after all... [Wired]
HOPE YOU HAVEN'T GOTTEN ATTACHED TO THESE FALL TV SHOWS Things for "Minority Report" and "Blood & Oil" aren't looking good [WaPo]
JON STEWART SIGNS CONTRACT WITH HBO "Stewart’s first project will be the creation of 'short-form digital content' in which he riffs on 'current events through his unique prism,' HBO said." [HuffPost]
DO YOU LOVE TWITTER'S NEW HEART BUTTON INSTEAD OF THE CLASSIC STAR? The Internet is not a fan of the change so far. [Daily Dot]
PEOPLE CAN SEE WHAT INSTAGRAM PHOTOS YOU LIKE A friendly PSA from New York Magazine. [New York Magazine]
For more from The Huffington Post, download our app for iOS or Android.WHAT'S WORKINGWHY YOU SHOULD HIRE PURPOSE-DRIVEN WORKERS "Purpose-oriented workers tend to be better employees because they are motivated by the meaning they find in or bring to their work, not the paychecks or fancy titles their jobs yield, according to co-author Aaron Hurst, chief executive of the firm Imperative, which helps companies identify purpose-driven candidates." [HuffPost]
ON THE BLOG'HOW MY STUDENTS AND I BUILT A CLASSROOM OF SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY' "More importantly, I grew as a human being by working with my students as a team to create a classroom centered around scientific inquiry and social justice, and was proud to see them hurdle over entire grade levels of science content on their way to high school." [HuffPost]
BEFORE YOU GO
~ J.K. Rowling has already started writing another children's book!
~ The social media star coming clean about the editing that goes into that photo with a zillion likes.
~ It's official: Derek Jeter is engaged.
~ A coloring book, through a 4-year-old and 24-year-old's eyes.
~ We don't really know what to do with Joe Jonas's cover of Adele's "Hello," in which he is fully dressed as a clown.
~ Robin Williams' wife says he was battling diffuse Lewy body dementia at the time of his death.
~ Adele couldn't look better on the cover of "Rolling Stone."
~ Slack just made your life even easier.
~ Quentin Tarantino's first interview after being blackballed by the police unions.
~ *NSYNC finally spills why there was a star in their name.
~ Inside the "safe exchange zones" emerging for Craigslist transactions.
~ Lyra is coming to a screen near you: The BBC is adapting the "Dark Marterials" trilogy.
~ Yeah, we have bikini body envy over these shots of Blake Lively.
~ What an inheritance really means.
~ People pay $10 for this app that appears to sell luck, which is about as absurd as it sounds.
~ "Get the most dip for your chip."
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