August 2019

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How big pharma is targeting India’s booming opioid market

As India loosens its stringent narcotics laws, US companies including Johnson & Johnson, Abbott Laboratories and a network affiliated with Purdue Pharma are rushing in Pain, like death, is a universal phenomenon. The grimace on the womans face, registering her agony to Dr GP Dureja in his East Delhi office, would be recognized anywhere. Slouched […]

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UFC 241 Live Stream: How To Watch Daniel Cormier Vs. Stipe Miocic on ESPN+

Stipe Miocic has plenty of reasons to be hungry for his rematch vs. Daniel Cormier at UFC 241. Miocic was the heavyweight champion for two years before Cormier, who was moving up from light heavyweight, crushed him for a first-round knockout at UFC 226 in July 2018. So, obviously, Miocic (18-3) wants to redeem himself […]

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Flying a jet and firing a gun: Thailand releases rare photos of King’s royal consort

(CNN)Thailand’s royal palace has released candid photographs of the king’s newly-anointed consort, offering a rare and intimate window into the lives of the Thai royals. In one shot, Sineenat and Vajiralongkorn are wearing military fatigues and holding the King’s royal poodle. In another, the two are wearing casual clothes and laughing naturally. The images received […]

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Ohio GOP lawmaker blames mass shootings on Obama, ‘fatherlessness’ and ‘drag queen advocates’

Washington (CNN)An Ohio Republican state lawmaker on Sunday blamed mass shootings in the US on former President Barack Obama, “fatherlessness,” video games and “drag queen advocates” following two shootings this weekend in Texas and Ohio that left more than 30 dead. The state’s Republican Party is now calling for her resignation. Along with other things […]

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Celebrity Paparazzi Pics That Are Just Thinly Veiled Sponsored Content Betches

At this point, we’re all pretty accustomed to celebrities doing sponsored posts on Instagram. At first, it seemed random and desperate for A-listers to be earning their paychecks over Instagram, but things have changed a lot. These days, even the biggest names are doing ads for everything from food products to lube, so not much […]

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NJ Cop Sent to Psychiatric Ward After Wifes Slaying Will Finally Face Judge

A New Jersey cop accused of breaking into his estranged wifes home, shooting her, and then chasing her into the streets to put a final bullet in her headall while in uniformwill finally face a judge next week. Newark Lt. John Formisano was arrested a couple of hours after the July 15 slaying. But instead […]

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YouTube Disables Disinformation Campaign Targeting Hong Kong Protests

YouTube announced Thursday that it had disabled more than 200 accounts on its platform running a propaganda campaign on behalf of the Chinese government. The 210 channels behaved in a coordinated manner while uploading videos related to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, a security researcher for Google, which owns YouTube, wrote in a no […]

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Gerard John Schaefer: A Serial Killer Who Wrote Killer Fiction

Jim Goad Updated August 21, 2019 Jim Goad Updated August 21, 2019 True-crime writing usually sucks because its authors are normally voyeurs rather than criminals. Since most of them have never done anything more nefarious than run an occasional red light, their writing suffers from an implicit lack of authenticity. At a safe distance from […]

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Read This If You Recently Texted Your Ex (And Know It Was A Mistake)

Holly Riordan Updated August 6, 2019 By Annie Spratt Don’t feel guilty about texting your toxic ex. It’s normal to have regrets over your old loves. It’s normal to give into the temptation to get back together again — or at least talk again. You’re allowed to make mistakes in love. You’re allowed to screw […]

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20 Pieces Of Advice That Have Truly Shaped Me This Year

Jennifer Kurack Updated August 6, 2019 By Evie Shaffer 1. Who you are becoming doesn’t have 2-day shipping. You can’t expect to arrive by just announcing you want to change. The person you want to be will show up day by day as you do, with your head down willing to do the work. 2. […]

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