September 2016


Father of Muslim teen arrested for clock sues conservative media for defamation

The lawsuit claims that Glenn Beck, Fox and others wrongly floated the idea that Ahmed Mohamed deliberately brought a hoax bomb to school as a PR stunt The father of Ahmed Mohamed, the Muslim teenager arrested in Texas last year when he history of tension between the Muslim community and rightwing groups in Irving and […]

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Symbiosis: last vestige of authentic festival culture or hippie theme park?

Its now popular to attend a transformational event like Burning Man, but some say the spirit of rebellion has been lost can smaller festivals recapture it? Youll find your way. The woman with long, multicolored braids and a white fur coat slips a wristband over my hand and gestures into the darkness. Sorry, where do […]

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The Wrong Girl Zo Foster Blake’s bestseller brings Australia into the TV romcom revolution

Channel Ten has the right idea with The Wrong Girl, the TV adaptation of Foster Blakes tremendously fun novel of the same name As the television landscape expands and forms its myriad cult clusters, there is one genre that has flourished among the many small-screen niches: the humble romcom. On film the romantic comedy is […]

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Arrogant clot, for sure, but did this really merit England ditching Allardyce?

Sam Allardyces reign is over after only one game and 67 days, the buffoon paying the price for hawking himself around only a few weeks after landing the England job The cartoonist Mike Stokoe neatly sums up the madness of the England job with a wonderful little sketch that hangs from one of the walls […]

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Colin Kaepernick to Trump: ‘America has never been great for people of color’

San Francisco 49ers quarterback responds to Trumps ignorant statement: Lets make America great for the first time Colin Kaepernick has hit back at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trumps assertion that the quarterback should find another country that works better for him in response to his decision to kneel for the national anthem. Kaepernick, whose protest […]

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Friend texted about worries for boat trip that killed Jos Fernndez

Marcell Ozuna said he and his team-mates turned down invitations to go on a trip that ended in the death of the Miami Marlins pitcher Miami Marlins pitcherJos Fernndezwas a patron at a Miami River bar and restaurant the same night he and two friends were killed in a boat crash, a spokeswoman for the […]

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Leicester City see off Porto thanks to club-record signing Islam Slimani

The Dragon Slayer returned to haunt Porto with a header in Leicesters first home Champions League game in the clubs history The script had been written for Islam Slimani and Leicesters club-record signing followed it to the letter as the Algerian continued his remarkable scoring record against Porto to give Claudio Ranieris side a historic […]

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Son Heung-min secures Tottenham Hotspur vital win in Moscow

The South Korean continued his hot streak with the winner to get Spurs Champions League campaign up and running There is a quirky design feature at CSKA Moscows new stadium. In one of the corners, there is a skyscraper in the shape of the Uefa Cup, the trophy CSKA won in 2005 when they became […]

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Who won the debate? A round-by-round analysis of Clinton v Trump

The first debate of the 2016 campaign was divided by NBC into three sections. Sabrina Siddiqui and Ben Jacobs investigate who won each of them Round one: Achieving Prosperity Clinton Hillary Clinton focused early on policy, laying out an economic agenda that called for reducing income inequality by raising the minimum wage, closing the gender […]

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Anthony Vaccarello makes a brazenly sexy debut at Saint Laurent

The Belgian-Italian designers first show for the Parisian house was full of clothes almost exclusively not suitable for work For Anthony Vaccarello, the solution to the problem of going forward at Saint Laurent came from going back. Tuesday evening in Paris marked the Belgian-Italian designers first show for the Parisian house, following its previous, incredibly […]

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