Shame on you: six new things to feel guilty about | Brigid Delaney

Theres probably a German word for enjoying an autumn swim thanks to global warming, but since I am Catholic the only word I can think of is guilt Yippee! Ive said every day Ive woken up this week, looked out the window and seen that today is yet another beach day when we should be […]

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Softball star Monica Abbott first woman in US team sports to sign $1m contract

Monica Abbott has become the first woman in US team sports to sign a contract worth $1m Softball star Monica Abbott has become the first woman in US team sports to sign a contract worth $1m. The pitcher won a silver medal the 2008 Olympics with the US team and now plays for Houstons Scrap […]

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How Donald Trump defied all odds

(CNN)Everyone said it wouldn’t happen. Everyone was wrong. Donald Trump pulled off one of the most unlikely electoral coups of modern times this week, toppling the political and media establishment to become the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. His domination of the primary season, which effectively ended Wednesday when Ohio Gov. John Kasich dropped the last […]

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Cinco de Mayo do’s and don’ts

(CNN)If you didn’t already know, Cinco de Mayo is a bigger deal in the United States than in Mexico. Here, this unofficial holiday is almost as popular as, oh, St. Patrick’s Day — which means it’s unfortunately become a drinking holiday. So much so that it’s been nicknamed, Cinco de Drinko and even Gringo de […]

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McConnell ‘committed to supporting’ Trump

Washington (CNN)Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’s committed to supporting Donald Trump’s presidential bid. But, the Kentucky Republican wrote, he has expectations of Trump — who he said “now has the opportunity and the obligation to unite our party around our goals.”

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Man allegedly lured Navajo girl in to van to sexually assault her but left her to die

Affidavit says he removed her clothes, preparing to sexually assault her, then hit her twice in the head with a crowbar because she begged to be taken home A man who allegedly lured an 11-year-old girl and her brother, nine, into his van, attempted to sexually assault her, and left her to die in the […]

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Windows 10 updates are now ruining pro-gaming streams

Forcing a gaming PC to update mid-game during a livestream to up to 130,000 followers isnt best advert for the software Perhaps theres nothing more annoying than going in for the kill to suddenly be automatically install midway through a forecast, Windows 10 is starting to wreak havoc with gamers. Ex-professional Counter Strike player turned […]

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Holocaust survivors ‘dying in poverty while awaiting compensation’

Campaigners call on 47 countries to honour pledge made seven years ago to ensure restitution for theft of property Tens of thousands of Holocaust survivors are spending the final years of their lives in financial hardship while waiting for governments across Europe to compensate them for property stolen during the Nazi era. Despite a declaration […]

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California governor signs bill raising smoking age to 21

Buying tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping by 18- to 20-year-olds will no longer be allowed in the state starting 9 June The governor of California on Wednesday approved raising the age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21. Democratic governor Jerry Brown said he signed the measure […]

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Argentina ‘dirty war’ suspect Omar Graffigna goes on trial aged 90

Former head of Argentinas air force and two ex-subordinates charged over disappearance of activist couple during 1976-1983 dictatorship The former head of Argentinas air force and two ex-subordinates are on trial for alleged abduction and disappearance of activists during the

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