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Source: Fox News

Ocasio-Cortez's right-hand man mocked for supporting Bernie Sanders' idea to allow felons to vote

Today 05:09 GMT

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff has been slammed after saying prisoners are “most affected by unjust laws” while endorsing Sen. Bernie Sanders’ idea to allow convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and other violent criminals to vote in elections.

Other Democratic candidates such as Sen. Kamala Harris and Beto O’Rourke somewhat toyed with the idea as well, with but drew a line at people who committed “extreme types of crimes.”

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Source: BBC

Is the 'sale' of a baby ever OK?

Today 05:10 GMT

For example, the case of baby Gammy shocked the world, when it was alleged the commissioning parents had intentionally left Gammy, who has Down's syndrome, in Thailand, while taking his non-disabled twin sister Pipah home to Australia.

For example, in the 2008 landmark baby Manji case, a child born to an Indian surrogate was left in limbo after the Japanese commissioning parents divorced before birth.

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Source: The Guradian

Runaway Saudi sisters call for 'inhuman' woman-monitoring app to be pulled

Today 01:30 GMT

Two runaway Saudi sisters on Wednesday urged Apple and Google to pull an “inhuman” app allowing men to monitor and control female relatives’ travel as it helped trap girls in abusive families.

Maha and Wafa al-Subaie, who are seeking asylum in Georgia after fleeing their family, said Absher – a government e-services app – was bad for women as it supported Saudi Arabia’s strict male guardian system.

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Source: The Guradian

Theresa May survives attempt to allow early no-confidence vote

Thursday 19:06 GMT

Theresa May has survived an attempt to change Tory party rules to make it possible to oust her within weeks, but backbench MPs have demanded a “roadmap” for her departure, in a fresh blow to her authority.

The prime minister saw off a no-confidence vote at the end of last year and the party’s rules stipulate that a fresh challenge cannot be launched for 12 months after that date. Brady said the decision by the committee on Wednesday was the result of “two lengthy meetings and a good, full and constructive debate, in a friendly and collegiate way”.

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Source: Global News

Dark Poutine podcast recap: The Halloween murder of Taylor Van Diest

Wednesday 06:05 GMT

On this week’s episode of the Dark Poutine podcast, we learn about the murder of Taylor Van Diest, on Halloween night in 2011.

The views, information and opinions expressed in Dark Poutine are solely those of the producer and/or the individuals involved in the production of Dark Poutine and do not necessarily represent those of Curiouscast, its affiliate Global News nor their parent company, Corus Entertainment.

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Source: Common Domain

A Guide to High-Tech Gadgets for Outdoor Entertaining

Wednesday 10:50 GMT

Coolest owners can upgrade their mobile fridge lid to include a built-in blender for mixing drinks on demand and/or a built-in solar panel to power the Coolest functions and your devices, as either upgrade includes USB ports for charging smartphones and tablets.

Below, we look at a few high-tech gadgets that you’ll want to have on hand the next time you host an outdoor hang session. Outdoor televisions may be nothing new—although sun-mitigating screen technology has grown leaps and bounds in recent years—but SkyVue brings this unique viewing experience into the modern era with their Fusion series.


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