Yacht’s sex tape hoax undermines real ‘revenge porn’ victims, say activists

The LA band is facing backlash over its fake sex tape stunt, which activists say may make it harder for real victims of non-consensual porn to be believed Experts on sexual assault have criticised LA band Yacht for creating a fake sex tape to promote their new album, something activists say may make it harder […]

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Black West Point cadets will not be punished for raised-fists photo

US Military Academy says an internal inquiry found the sixteen female cadets had not violated defense department rules limiting political activity Sixteen black West Point cadets who

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Discovery Girls magazine under fire for swimsuit tips for pre-teen girls

Publisher apologises after article encouraging 8- to 12-year-olds to add curves and draw the eyes down left her lost for words The publisher of a US magazine aimed at 8- to 12-year-old girls has apologised for offering tips on choosing bathing suits based on size and curves. Tween girls who are curvy up top were […]

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Google proposes new set of female emojis to promote equality

The 13 new representations presented at the Unicode consortium include cartoon female engineers, chemists, plumbers and farmers Google employees have proposed a new set of emojis aimed at promoting gender equality in the workplace, including cartoon female engineers, chemists, plumbers and farmers. The Google team Unicode Consortium, a Silicon Valley not-for-profit group that runs an […]

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Hillary Clinton may have lost West Virginia by a landslide. The truth is, she doesn’t need it | Lucia Graves

The white, male voters of this coal-mining state left us in no doubt of their support for Bernie Sanders. But among every other demographic, Hillary leads Hillary Clintons earlier this spring. But theres little reason to think these losses mean a loss come November. Most every hypothetical matchup shows Clinton trouncing Donald Trump in a […]

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Two killed in stabbing attack at shopping mall and home in Massachusetts

Police say a man stabbed two people at a home south of Boston, then crashed a car through a Macys store and stabbed two other people at the mall Two people have been killed in attacks at a shopping mall and a home in Massachusetts, and the suspect also is dead. State police say a […]

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Trump news gets chilly reception from returning GOP senators

Washington (CNN)Faced with the reality that Donald Trump is now the face of their party, Republican senators appeared squeamish as they returned to the Capitol on Monday for the first time since the billionaire became the presumptive nominee of the Republican party. It’s been a little less than a week since Trump effectively secured the […]

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Carson on finding Trump VP: ‘Not going to be a problem’

Washington (CNN)Ben Carson said Monday he and the other Donald Trump supporters leading the search for his running mate were not worried about a lack of candidates interested in being the the presumptive GOP nominee’s vice presidential pick. Carson pushed back on the notion that Trump could have trouble finding high-quality people to staff his […]

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RNC: Clinton aide’s emails still missing

(CNN)The State Department has not been able to locate emails sent and received by IT staffer Bryan Pagliano during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State, according to a filing by the Republican National Committee, which is suing the Department for those records. Pagliano has come under scrutiny over the past year for his role […]

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Young son watches as mother shot to death on Mother’s Day

(CNN)Police in Louisville, Kentucky, don’t have a motive or a suspect in the death of a 27-year-old woman who was shot and killed on Mothers Day as her 8-year-old son watched. Angelina Pressley and her family were returning from a party when neighbors heard shots. Residents rushed to help, but Pressley died at the scene.

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