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Finsbury Park attack: Theresa May condemns ‘sickening’ terror attack – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage shows the suspected attacker being tackled to the ground before the police arrive Prime Minister Theresa May says the terror attack near a north London mosque is “every bit as sickening” as other recent ones to hit the UK. A man drove a van into worshippers close to the Muslim Welfare House in Finsbury Park as they were gathered to help…

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Professional artists re-created children’s monster doodles. They’re hideously cool.

Artist and designer Katie Johnson has a thing for monsters. Not those of the morbid variety, but the cutesy, kid-friendly kind. GIF from “Monsters, Inc.” She’s always loved the wide-open creative process of dreaming up a new monster and putting it on paper. “It’s a fun creative dump,” she said. “You can make a monster out of anything. So when I was younger, that was my go-to when I felt…

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‘I Love You, But…’: What Your Trump Vote Tells My Family

As the election approaches, I have not unfriended anyone on Facebook or turned away from them over their intended vote. But I have to admit, when I hear people who love me say that they are voting for Donald Trump, it wounds. I don’t mean that I’m irked or politically offended; I mean that it hurts my heart to understand that someone who claims to care about my family can…

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Patagonia Had $10 Million In Sales On Black Friday And Is Donating Every Cent To Save The Planet

Patagonia saw an astounding $10 million in Black Friday sales   five times its own expectations and, as promised, will donate every cent toward helping save the environment. The high-end outdoor apparel and gear retailer announced the record-breaking haul Monday, saying the “enormous love” its customers showed to the planet will benefit hundreds of grassroots environmental organizations around the world. Company spokeswoman Corley Kenna told The Huffington Post that the idea which…

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Bradley Lowery: Sunderland fan dies after long illness – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘Inspirational’ Bradley Lowery loses cancer battle Six-year-old Bradley Lowery, whose plight touched the lives of many people, has died after a long illness. The Sunderland fan was diagnosed with neuroblastoma – a rare type of cancer – when he was 18 months old. Bradley went on to be the club’s mascot and became “best mates” with his hero, striker Jermain Defoe. A…

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LEGO Creates Anti-LEGO Slippers To End 66 Years Of Horrible Pain

The slippers, which feature tons of padding, will be produced in a limited run of 1,500 and will be distributed randomly to people who fill out Christmas wish-lists on LEGO’s French website. This is the perfect way to make those lucky parents’ Christmas dreams come true! LEGOs are great, but they have one fatal flaw… Image credits: Piwee Almost finished… To complete the subscription process, please click the link in the…

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27-Year-Old Woman To Become First Female Ever To Visit Every Country On Earth

But that’s exactly what Cassandra De Pecol is doing. The 27-year-old from Connecticut has already visited 181 countries since July 2015, and with only 15 countries remaining and 40 days to go, she’s well on course to break the Guinness World Record for the fastest person to travel to all Sovereign States (plus an additional 11 countries). Her amazing journey is called Expedition196 and she’s traveling as an Ambassador for…

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Argentina Primaries Too Close to Call in Key Battleground

Exit polls were too close to call a winner in the primary race that will give Argentine President Mauricio Macri a good indication of the risks to his reform program and ex-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner whether she can return to the country’s political mainstage. After polls closed at 6 p.m. (5 pm EST), Macri’s Cambiemos alliance was leading in Buenos Aires city and in the provinces of Cordoba, Mendoza…

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Alibaba, Tencent Need to Deliver on Their Riskiest Bets in Years

Alibaba and Tencent can count themselves among the world’s costliest technology companies after a stellar run. To justify those lofty valuations, China’s two largest corporations have to deliver on some of the riskiest bets they’ve placed in years. Tencent Holdings Ltd. is extending a gaming empire built around social phenomenon WeChat, buying studios and creating content to evolve into an entertainment pullback, warns Neil Campling at Northern Trust Capital Markets. After rising…

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Merkel Challenger Slams Trump as German Election Draws Near

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief rival, Social Democrat Martin Schulz, slammed U.S. President Donald Trump and said he still stands a chance to win the election despite polls showing him trailing six weeks ahead of the contest. Schulz said he wouldn’t criticize Merkel’s approach to a possible nuclear conflict over North Korea, saying German political parties should stand together. Instead, he turned his ire to Trump, saying the U.S. leader…

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Take a good look at the events in Charlottesvillethis is America today

Image: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The eyes of the nation and the world turned to Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday after a “Unite the Right” white supremacist rally descended into chaos. The rally brought together the members of various white nationalist hate groups, including neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, and their smaller sub-factions. They were greeted by an army of protesters who were there to demonstrate that hateful ideologies aren’t welcome in…

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Google is giving users less reason to ever leave its sprawling walled garden

Image: mashable composite Google used to be about transporting you around the open web and connecting you with all the weird, wonderful stuff the internet has to offer. Not anymore. If it was up to Google, you’d never need to leave its growing internet real estate. It’s a scary proposition for just about everybody but Google. Between fast-loading AMP articles from major news brands hosted in its domain, full pages…

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The A-level failure who became a multi-millionaire – BBC News

Image copyright OSIT Image caption Tenants at its office near Monument in the City of London have access to a roof terrace Serviced offices provide everything an entrepreneur or company needs to go into business. In addition to office space, they have internet access, desks, chairs, meeting rooms and even reception staff they can rely on. The decision of Mr Fuchs and his sister to start OSIT was very much…

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Here are Trump’s remarks on the violence in Charlottesville

On a day when white nationalists marched through the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, and their planned rally escalated into violence that left one dead, President Donald Trump decided to go ahead with a press conference covering veterans’ healthcare. Before signing a bill, Trump did address the situation in Virginia. Earlier in the day he had tweeted about the violence, saying “Charlottesville sad!” SEE ALSO: A round of applause for student…

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Sobering scenes of racists marching in Charlottesville as state of emergency is declared

Unite the Right white nationalist marchers in Charlottesville.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Nazis, white nationalists, and other hate groups are marching in Charlottesville, Virginia ahead of a rally to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Hours before the rally was scheduled to start, racists streaming into Charlottesville have been marching through the city, where they’ve been met by counter-protesters. Shortly before 12 p.m. on Saturday, Virginia’s governor…

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Trump finally comments on white nationalist rally, violence in Charottesville

Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock After hours of silence, President Donald Trump finally commented on the white nationalist rally and related violence happening in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday. Am in Bedminster for meetings & press conference on V.A. & all that we have done, and are doing, to make it better-but Charlottesville sad! Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 12, 2017 SEE ALSO: A round of applause for student counter-protesters who stood up to…

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Racists have reappropriated the Detroit Red Wings logo, and the team is not happy

Image: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Many Detroit Red Wings fans were confused to see their favorite team’s logo waving among swastikas, confederate flags, and other symbols of hate at a massive white supremacist gathering in Virginia on Saturday. One widely shared video shows a group of racists carrying homemade shields marked with the team’s insignia and chanting the Nazi slogan “blood and soil” as they poured into Charlottesville. SEE ALSO: Trump…

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Lib Dems claims FoI changes undermine investigative journalism – BBC News

Some information can be exempt but an organisation must explain the exemption which applies. The Lib Dems claim the new system of open publication is “devaluing the information”. MSP Tavish Scott said ministers had “figured out they can evade scrutiny, deter the submission of requests and spike stories”. There has been a row over Scotland’s freedom of information system after a group of journalists signed an open letter voicing concerns.

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Philip Hammond and Liam Fox in post-Brexit deal call – BBC News

At-a-glance guide to Brexit negotiations Brexit: What is at stake in EU-UK talks? Hammond: Brexit talks must prioritise jobs Fox holds firm on opposing free movement Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, Mr Hammond and Mr Fox said the UK definitely will leave both the customs union and the single market when it exits the EU in March 2019. They said a “time-limited” transition period would “further our national interest and…

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Brawl breaks out after Middlesbrough-Sheffield game – BBC News

Cleveland Police Assistant Chief Constable Jason Harwin said the force would “absolutely not tolerate violence of this nature”. He added: “The vast majority of fans accept that football is a family game, watched by children, parents and grandparents. “It’s terrifying for children to witness such violence, or be innocently embroiled in it as their parents frantically try to keep them safe. “Unfortunately a small minority of people behave in a…

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Bill Hader nails ‘The Mooch’ on SNL’s ‘Weekend Update: Summer Edition’

The first of four episodes of Weekend Update: Summer Edition aired Thursday night, and while Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump didn’t show up, there was a very special guest: Anthony “The Mooch” Scaramucci, played by SNL alum Bill Hader. The Mooch’s appearance like his tenure as White House communications director was short and sweet. And full of profanity. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsWP Tweet Machine PRO – Single…

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Pete Souza abandons Instagram to take down Trump on Twitter

Image: alex wong/Getty Images Hold Pete Souza’s beer and camera America. The former Obama White House photographer is so fed up with Donald Trump’s behavior that he abandoned his primary medium of trolling, Instagram, to appeal to an audience more familiar with Trump’s outrageous antics: Twitter. SEE ALSO: Forget shade, Pete Souza throws straight fire at Putin On Friday morning Souza posted a tweet concerning Twitter’s harassment policy, specifically posting…

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Pussy Riot wants YOU to become a Russian prisoner in a new theatre performance

Image: PUSSY RIOT/Jonas Akerlund You may remember that famous scene in House of Cards where Pussy Riot humiliate the fictional Russian President Viktor Petrov, a caricature of Vladimir Putin. That cameo was just the latest stepping stone in Pussy Riot’s rise to global notoriety as female icons of resistance. But in real life, the Russian feminist punk rock group have paid a heavy price for their dissident voice. Two members…

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Twitter is probably not gonna suspend Trump for those North Korea tweets

A president.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Welcome to Friday, where we’ve entered what feels like round 57 of “Is THIS finally what gets Twitter to ban Trump?” The answer is almost certainly no, to the point that I wish Vegas would put odds on this, because there are few things in this world more certain than that Twitter will not ban the president of the United States. SEE ALSO: Giant inflatable chicken with…

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Government to consider laser pen licence after attack rise – BBC News

How dangerous are lasers to planes? Earlier this year, the government said it would introduce a new law meaning people who deliberately shone lasers at aircraft could face larger fines or even a jail sentence. However, the proposal was dropped from the government’s legislative programme after June’s general election. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has now launched an eight-week consultation on the issue. Get news from the…

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Magazines: How print is surviving the digital age – BBC News

News and current affairs magazines are becoming more popular – but celebrity, gossip and fashion publications are still struggling. It’s a trend that Sarah Penny, editor of Fashion Monitor, puts down to the news agenda. “I think that we can all agree that the past 18 months have been pretty tumultuous within current affairs,” she says. Image copyright Inez and Vinoodh/Vogue Look – weekly sales down 35% year on year…

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