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15
Oct

Men and boys chained up at Islamic ‘school’

Men and boys chained up at Islamic ‘school’

15
Oct

LeBron James criticises NBA manager’s China tweet

Image copyrightReutersImage caption LeBron James is known for speaking up about social issues like police brutality Basketball superstar LeBron James has weighed in on a row between the NBA and China, saying a team manager who caused uproar with a tweet ab…

15
Oct

Pharrell says he’s ’embarrassed’ by Blurred Lines

Image copyrightGetty Images Pharrell Williams says the controversy surrounding Blurred Lines made him realise some of his songs “catered” to a sexist culture. The singer says at first he didn’t understand why some people saw the lyrics as “rapey”. But he …

15
Oct

UK family ‘traumatised’ after arrest at US border

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Protesters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, calling for immigration detention centres to be shut down earlier this year. The British couple detained are not pictured here A British couple say they have been detained i…

15
Oct

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes calls out NBC leadership over Ronan Farrow claims – Business Insider

As NBC faces allegations it engaged in a cover-up of alleged sexual abuse by former “Today” host Matt Lauer, MSNBC host Chris Hayes took on the allegations himself in his Monday night show — and sent a powerful message to the executives at his own network.  …

15
Oct

More than half of millennials have credit card debt – Business Insider

Many millennials are in the red. More than half (51.5%) have credit card debt, according to a new survey from Insider and Morning Consult. The survey polled 2,096 Americans about their financial health, debt, and earnings for its new series, “The State of Ou…

15
Oct

Instagram influencer on how much money she earns from sponsored post – Business Insider

Many influencers earn the bulk of their money online by promoting products to their followers on Instagram and name-dropping brands on YouTube. Katy Bellotte, a social-media influencer and YouTube creator, started her YouTube channel when she was 14 years ol…

15
Oct

Oilers @ Blackhawks 10/14/19 Highlights – NHL

Extended highlights of the Edmonton Oilers at the Chicago Blackhawks

15
Oct

Andrew Friedman On Kenley Jansen – MLB Trade Rumors

Not long ago, it would been almost impossible to imagine anyone but Kenley Jansen serving as the Dodgers’ closer. But after an uncharacteristically pedestrian 2019 season for the long-dominant right-hander, Jansen may not be a lock for the role next year. Pre…

15
Oct

Bad News for the Highly Intelligent

There are advantages to being smart. People who do well on standardized tests of intelligence—IQ tests—tend to be more successful in the classroom and the workplace. Although the reasons are not fully understood, they also tend to live longer, healthier lives…