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Source: DW

Rise of drones: African journalists counter lies with tech

Tuesday 20:58 GMT

Drones and satellites are helping African journalists to expose lies and shed light on underreported issues in regions that are largely inaccessible.

He said legal barriers could perpetuate the inequality already in place in many African countries if access to drones remains in the hands of the wealthy.

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Source: Global News

N.L. town hears rainbow crosswalk pitch again after rejection sparks province-wide debate

Tuesday 20:58 GMT

A students group has made another pitch to a Newfoundland town council to allow a rainbow crosswalk to be painted in their small community after councillors initially rejected the idea, sparking a province-wide debate over the issue.

READ MORE: Canadian celebrities roast Newfoundland town council for rejecting rainbow crosswalk. Christina Pelley, one of the group’s teacher sponsors, said council made no decision after the three girls talked about everything from what their group is and statistics on mental health and LGBTQ youth, to what a rainbow crosswalk represents.

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Source: Common Domain

The Fed is not in the mood for ferocity, says former vice chairman Blinder

Tuesday 20:58 GMT

Arguably, it was his appointment to the central bank by President Bill Clinton in 1994 that did more than anyone to transform the U.S. central bank from a secretive, closed-door approach to one where the Fed chairman holds a press conference every quarter.

Blinder insisted the Fed should explain what it was doing and why, and practiced what he preached, not ducking questions from reporters. This stance meant he quickly ran afoul of then-Chairman Alan Greenspan, and Blinder didn’t last long at the central bank, but the die was cast.

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Source: Common Domain

Brain-Computer Interfaces: ‘The Last Frontier of Human Privacy’

Tuesday 20:58 GMT

That is the last frontier of human privacy, and if we walk into the future with our current disposition toward privacy, I think we’re headed for trouble.

Bryan Johnson, the founder and CEO of neurotech company Kernel, on the issues surrounding direct access to our most valuable data

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Source: Common Domain

Chipotle: Can a New Ad Campaign Boost Sales?

Tuesday 20:58 GMT

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Bernstein’s analysts aren’t fans of Chipotle Mexican Grill ’s (CMG) past marketing efforts, saying last year’s national “As Real as It Gets” campaign was “undermined by ineffective messaging.” But they’re happier with the latest one (you can see three videos on the Nation’s Restaurant News site), which they said “rightly focuses on food imagery and ingredient quality.”

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Source: NBC News

Closing arguments begin in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial

Tuesday 20:58 GMT

Closing arguments in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial began Tuesday, the culmination of a dramatic retrial in which a series of women testified that the comedian drugged and assaulted them.

On Tuesday morning, as the defense and prosecution prepared for their closing arguments during a 12th day of trial, Cosby's wife, Camille, entered the courtroom alone. She went up to her husband at the defense table, offering him words of encouragement and a kiss before taking her seat in the front row.

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Source: CBS News

FDA cracks down on Juul e-cigarettes popular in schools

Tuesday 20:58 GMT

FDA regulators are asking manufacturer Juul Labs to turn over documents about the design, marketing and ingredients of its devices.

Federal health officials are cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it had issued warnings to 40 retail and online stores as part of a nationwide operation against illegal sales of Juul (JOO'-uhl) to children.

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Source: NBC News

Hubble telescope celebrates 28 years of mind-blowing space pictures

Tuesday 20:58 GMT

NASA astronauts Steven Smith and John Grunsfeld perform a spacewalk during a December 1999 mission of the space shuttle Discovery to service the Hubble Space Telescope.

The first major optical telescope to be placed in space, Hubble has circled Earth more than 163,500 times and traveled even farther than the distance from Earth to Pluto. Here's a small sampling of some of the dazzling images captured by Hubble that have changed the way we view the universe.

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Source: Common Domain

Once Controversial, This ’65 Chevy Survives

Tuesday 20:58 GMT

A car collector will always love his fleet of Chevrolet Corvairs, a subject of ‘Unsafe at Any Speed’ by Ralph Nader

Also, at about that same time, Ralph Nader published a book called “Unsafe at Any Speed,” about how unsafe American cars were. In 1964, however, the Ford Mustang came out, at about the same price, and that basically killed the Corvair.

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Source: New York Times

‘Viva Verdi,’ Say Fans With Very Verdian Names

Sunday 21:51 GMT

Their first is the composer Giuseppe Verdi, so much so that the club’s members are assigned specific names when they are admitted — the titles of Verdi’s operas, but without the quotation marks.

August Ventura, a New York opera lover who is producing a document about Verdi and Il Club dei 27, arranged a busy week for the members who made the trip. Before “Luisa Miller” — with quotation marks — there was a “viva Verdi” toast at the august Metropolitan Opera Club, which has its own room on the dress-circle level of the Met.

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Source: DW

'Photo madness' threatens Bonn's cherry blossom trees

Tuesday 20:58 GMT

German police are investigating after posters appeared in Bonn threatening to hammer 7,000 nails into the city's cherry trees.

If the cherry blossom festival isn't immediately enjoyed and the photo madness isn't stopped, we'll drive 7,000 copper nails in the trees.

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Source: Fox News

'Nazi Scum, Get Out': Milo Yiannopoulos Heckled by Crowd, Driven Out of Manhattan Bar

Tuesday 20:58 GMT

Candace Owens on Praise From Kanye: The Left 'Will Not Allow Him to Think Differently'. Conservative writer Milo Yiannopoulos was driven out of a New York City bar Saturday by a crowd of people who heckled him.

Were at The Churchill Tavern, where the New York City chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America also convened after a meeting.

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Source: Washington Post

Make this one-pan Spanish Eggs and Potatoes, and you’ll learn how to fry

Sunday 21:51 GMT

Handful of your favorite fresh herbs, preferably a blend, such as mint, basil and thyme. For the eggs and potatoes: Heat the oil in a 9-inch cast-iron or ovenproof skillet, over medium heat.

You drain the oil and save it; once cooled, you’ll find it has taken on the wonderful aroma and flavor of the onion, and, yes, you can then use that oil for all manner of things, such as vinaigrettes and sauteing vegetables.

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Source: The Guradian

Kalidou Koulibaly’s late header seals victory for Napoli over Juventus

Sunday 21:51 GMT

Napoli threw the Serie A title race open in dramatic style on Sunday when Kalidou Koulibaly scored with a towering header in the last minute to give them a 1-0 win at the leaders, Juventus.

Napoli dominated the match but seemed to have run out of ideas and energy until the final minute when José Callejón’s outswinging corner was met by the Senegal international with a mighty header which left Gianluigi Buffon helpless.

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Source: Fox News

Bunny Ranch brothel lets visitor pay with bitcoin for first time ever

Tuesday 20:03 GMT

Bunny Ranch sex worker Alice Little explained: “While my client wears a headset and views VR hentai porn, I mimic the sensual actions of the animated character with my actual body creating an amazingly convincing sexual fantasy for my clients that yearn to get it on with an animated lover."

Sex worker Lana West, who works at Nevada's Moonlite Bunny Ranch, exchanged her "intimate" services for thousands of dollars worth of Bitcoin.

Source: The Guradian

Macron’s charm offensive on Trump is part of his bid to lead Europe

Today 07:03 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Iran threatens to withdraw from nuclear weapons treaty

Today 07:02 GMT
Source: CBS News

Trump welcomes Macron to the White House

Today 07:02 GMT
Source: Global News

Alek Minassian, Toronto van attack suspect, to appear in court Tuesday morning

Today 06:06 GMT
Source: Reuters

Toronto police eye deadly van attack suspect's 'cryptic message'

Today 06:07 GMT
Source: CBS News

Melania Trump's hat has the internet in formation, comparing her to Beyoncé

Today 00:10 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Ronny Jackson, Trump's pick for veterans affairs job, faces hearing delay

Today 06:06 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Tencent Music: Tune In, But Don’t Turn On Yet

Tuesday 11:48 GMT
Source: BBC

The words that change what colours we see

Monday 15:27 GMT
Source: Common Domain

$110 Million Malibu Beach Home Sets Los Angeles Price Record

Today 07:03 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Don’t blame oil prices for a narrowing gap in government bond yields, says BMO

Tuesday 19:10 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Advertising Guidelines for Online Sponsored, Branded & Featured Content

Today 07:03 GMT
Source: New York Times

‘I Feel Pretty’ and the Rise of Beauty-Standard Denialism

Tuesday 13:38 GMT
Source: Global News

Streaming has changed the way we deal with music — let us count the ways: Alan Cross

Sunday 14:30 GMT

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte