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Source: The Guradian

Rose McGowan: ‘Being sexually assaulted threw a wrench in my thinking'

Sunday 14:28 GMT

The world tried to tell me I was worthless, but I always knew I was worth quite a lot and that I was destined for a really big life.

By then I was living in the back room of a friend’s house in Hollywood and had about 25 cents to my name, so I represented myself in court.

Source: The Guradian

Fantasy or transformation New York’s $25bn Hudson Yards set to open

Thursday 14:30 GMT

At the development overlooking the Hudson River, called Hudson Yards, soaring office and apartment towers now stand on top of active rail yards, creating a new business district west of the heart of midtown Manhattan.

While Friday marks the official opening for the $25bn project, some of the 15 buildings slated for the 28-acre site are already open, and some are still years off. Planning for the area dates back decades, when the city hoped to host the 2012 Olympics and envisioned a new football stadium in one of the last large undeveloped areas in Manhattan.

Source: Fox News

Beto O'Rourke's 2020 bid draws mixed reactions in El Paso, Texas

Friday 03:20 GMT

The clothing featured phrases like “Beto 2020” with an image of the former El Paso, Texas, congressman wearing Old Glory sunglasses. “It’s cool to know that someone from El Paso, a town like ours, can strive to do something that incredible,” designer Patrick Gabaldon said of Beto O’Rourke’s decision to enter the crowded field of Democratic presidential candidates.

Though some say O’Rourke’s candidacy raises excitement among Texans, politics professor Todd Curry, from the University of Texas at El Paso, is wary of notions that the candidate could flip this red state.

Source: Fox News

Lori Loughlin appeared ‘arrogant’ in court while Felicity Huffman looked ‘more genuine,’ says sketch artist

Friday 16:21 GMT

Edwards’ colorful sketches of actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman facing the judge for their alleged involvement in a massive college admissions scandal quickly spread throughout social media.

Unlike Huffman, Loughlin had the luxury of negotiating her surrender and appeared in court with full hair and makeup done, along with a defiant look.

Source: DW

Alcohol: it gets better without it

Friday 16:21 GMT

However, Helmut Karl Seitz, the director of the Centre for Alcohol Research (CAR) in Heidelberg, doesn't believe in coincidence.

The fact that I jump out of bed before my son, who is a seriously early riser, could be due to the fact that I can sleep much better without alcohol. The Professor of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology is sure that a lot has already happened in my body during these three weeks.

Source: The Guradian

Lionel Messi’s masterclass gives Barcelona resounding win over Lyon

14-Mar-2019

Lyon momentarily made a match of this, but there is no match for the Argentinian and ultimately Barcelona eased into the quarter-finals.

At just one goal, Barcelona remained on a knife-edge and that was underlined when Nabil Fekir and Moussa Dembélé opened Barcelona up, Clément Lenglet needing to make a sharp block. Although he tried to pull out at the last moment, the challenge on Suárez from Jason Denayer was not exactly subtle; the finish from Messi was, dinking in a gentle Panenka penalty to give Barcelona the lead.

Source: Common Domain

MIT AI-Enables Education With Interdisciplinary College

Friday 16:21 GMT

A few months ago, MIT President Rafael Reif announced the launch of the Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing in an e-mail to the MIT community: “This new College is our strategic response to a global phenomenon – the ubiquity of computing and the rise of AI…” Mr. Reif wrote.

The new Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing aims to educate students in every discipline on how to responsibly use and develop AI

Source: BBC

Are there good and bad sugars?

Saturday 00:34 GMT

Food manufacturers don't have to state how much sugar they've added to food, but instead they give a figure for the total sugars.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) strongly recommends we reduce our daily intake of free sugars to 5% of our total calorie intake (about 7 teaspoons per day). Research suggests that added sugar is now the main source of sugar in our diets.

Source: BBC

Greta Thunberg, 16, up for Peace Prize

Thursday 14:30 GMT

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish schoolgirl who has inspired an international movement to fight climate change, has been nominated as a candidate to receive this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

"We have proposed Greta Thunberg because if we do nothing to halt climate change, it will be the cause of wars, conflict and refugees," Norwegian Socialist MP Freddy Andre Ovstegard told AFP news agency. If she were to win, she would be the youngest recipient since Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, who was 17 when she received the prize.

Source: Fox News

Newfound spiders named for 'Star Wars' Stormtroopers

Friday 16:21 GMT

Like the Stormtroopers, the spiders "are very similar to each other, with some capacity for camouflage"; the sci-fi soldiers and the newfound spiders are also alike in being somewhat clumsy, according to the study.

Stormtroopers are a common sight across the Empire's conquered worlds in the "Star Wars" universe, and Colombia's bald-legged spiders turned out to be surprisingly numerous, too.

Source: The Guradian

Nilüfer Yanya: Miss Universe review – anxiety dreams from a true original

Thursday 14:30 GMT

In between the mock adverts, Miss Universe throws up a ragged miscellany of styles – rackety alt-rock, radio-ready pop, saxophones that appear to have escaped from a Sade album, jagged left-field guitars, primitive drum machines and what sounds like an attempt to make the kind of 80s AOR ballad that’s popular with Magic Radio on a lo-fi, bedroom-bound budget – all blessed by the melodic facility already in evidence when Yanya made her debut.

Source: Common Domain

Jerome Robbins’s Hamptons Bungalow Asks $15M

Friday 16:21 GMT

The Hamptons home of Broadway icon Jerome Robbins, a choreographer and director who shaped modern musical theater, is selling for the first time in 40 years, Mansion Global has learned exclusively.

Flanked on either side by larger, contemporary houses, the modest 750-square-foot bungalow evokes a different era of the Hamptons. Robbins treated the place like a true beach house, keeping the floors bare so he could sweep off the sand, Mr. Greenberg said.

Source: The Guradian

Press stop: why Hollywood needs to quit relying on the vlogger

Friday 08:05 GMT

Either way, storytelling becomes a lot easier and duller when characters have an excuse to splay out all their interiority for their own camera, having been forbidden by good taste to do so for ours.

The vlog is our 21st-century voiceover, a physical occasion providing an excuse to have characters spell out everything in their head instead of leaving their words to float in a non-space. Any idiot can write voiceover narration to explain the thoughts of the character.”

Source: The Guradian

DNA from 200-year-old pipe sheds light on life of enslaved African woman

Sunday 11:45 GMT

Archaeologists used DNA taken from a broken clay pipe stem found in Maryland to build a picture of an enslaved woman who died around 200 years ago and had origins in modern-day Sierra Leone.

The pipe stem was found at the Belvoir plantation in Crownsville, Maryland, where enslaved people lived until 1864 and where a likely slave cemetery was recently found. DNA taken from the pipe linked back to a woman either directly from or descended from the Mende people, who lived in west Africa, in an area now part of Sierra Leone.

Source: The Guradian

From casinos to cannabis: the Native Americans embracing the pot revolution

Friday 08:05 GMT

Indian country had been abuzz about cannabis since the previous autumn, when the Justice Department had released a memorandum which seemed to open the way for tribal cannabis as a manifestation of tribal sovereignty.

Some, like Eddy, think pot shouldn’t necessarily be a tribal enterprise, but rather something tribal individuals can participate in, another small-business opportunity that can help make up an income.

Source: Global News

British PM Theresa May has requested a three-month delay for Brexit. What’s next?

Today 08:05 GMT
Source: BBC

'Tired' public needs Brexit decision, says PM

Today 08:05 GMT
Source: Reuters

Exclusive: Lion Air pilots scoured handbook in minutes before crash...

Today 08:05 GMT
Source: The Guradian

'New bizarre low': Trump faces backlash after reviving McCain attacks

Today 08:05 GMT
Source: CTV

Tories launch what could be overnight marathon voting session over SNC-Lavalin

Today 08:05 GMT
Source: The Guradian

The Guardian view on Theresa May and Brexit: a prime minister gone rogue

Today 08:05 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Senate panel to hold aviation safety hearing after two Boeing 737 Max crashes

Today 08:05 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Tesla’s Elon Musk unveils Model Y crossover, with $47,000 price tag

Friday 21:50 GMT
Source: The Guradian

WS Merwin, Pulitzer-winning former US poet laureate, dies at 91

Sunday 01:29 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Tesla Unveils the Model Y Crossover

Saturday 18:10 GMT
Source: Global News

Man cleans ear with cotton swab, suffers seizures from a skull infection

14-Mar-2019
Source: Fox News

Tesla bets on Model Y for main street appeal

Saturday 08:59 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Tesla’s introduction to the Model Y underwhelms and stock promptly falls

Saturday 20:53 GMT
Source: Common Domain

John Varvatos and HBO Launch ‘Game of Thrones’-inspired Capsule Collection

Saturday 13:35 GMT

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