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Stepmums and birth mums figure out how to get along

BBC News - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 6:55pm
What happens when you get stepmums and birth mums in a room together to 'talk it out'?

Drag World: Where the biggest US stars meet rising UK talent

BBC News - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 6:41pm
Drag World brings some of the biggest performers in the world, and their hectic schedules, to the UK.

Do we have more rooms per person than ever before?

BBC News - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 6:40pm
Is the co-leader of the Green Party right to say that rooms per person are at the highest we've seen in our lives?

100 Women: The artist redrawing 'sexist' comic book covers

BBC News - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 6:37pm
An artist in India is challenging sexist drawings of women in comic books, by reimaging male heroes.

Ex-CIA officer Phil Mudd: ‘The president can call us dogs, but he will never muzzle us’

The Raw Story - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 6:32pm

Former senior intelligence officials signed a letter standing in solidarity with former CIA director John Brennan after President Donald Trump revoked his security clearance. “We feel compelled to respond in the wake of the ill-considered and unprecedented remarks and actions by the White Hous...

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Crazy Rich Asians: The film burdened with 'crazy' Asian expectations

BBC News - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 6:31pm
Like the proverbial "tiger mum", many Asians have huge expectations for the Hollywood film.

Erdogan to Turkey: The West Is Waging ‘Economic War’

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 6:30pm
Turkey’s president turns American actions against Turkey to his advantage, appealing to national pride and deflecting responsibility for the lira’s collapse.

Parents' rage as Carmarthen Vue cinema charges 'double'

BBC News - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 6:21pm
Cinema chain Vue is accused of charging almost twice as much for tickets in one theatre.

Week in pictures: 11 - 17 August 2018

BBC News - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 6:14pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

The cycling start-up company turning trash into cash

BBC News - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 6:12pm
The entrepreneurs finding a way to turn trash from the slums into cash for the people living there.

Black New York firefighters have been taken out of firehouses because of skin condition: report

The Raw Story - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 6:10pm

After being put on “light duty” four black firefighters fear that they could be fired over a skin condition they can’t control, reported the New York Daily News. On Friday, firefighters Salik Bey, Terrel Joseph, Steven Seymour and Clyde Phillips filed a federal discrimination lawsu...

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MSNBC panelist pounds Trump as a ‘junior player’ in authoritarian bloc with Russia and the Philippines

The Raw Story - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 6:09pm

While discussing Kellyanne Conway’s bizarre suggestion that media are too “obsessed with the president,” MSNBC panelists got into a heated back-and-forth about whether Donald Trump can be considered “the leader of the free world.” After Real Clear Politics’ Caitli...

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What's the truth about spiders in our homes?

BBC News - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 6:07pm
Animal expert Dr Tim Cockerill talks us through the truth about spiders.

Putin set to attend Austrian foreign minister's wedding

BBC News - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 6:03pm
Russian president will "drop by" for a controversial appearance on the way to Germany for talks.

Hairy Mountain Beasts and Franglais Humor: The Canada Letter

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 5:48pm
The sasquatch gets its day in court and Montreal’s multilingual comedian.

Ex-Met terror chief: 'Extreme right infiltrating politics'

BBC News - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 5:46pm
Ex-Met terror chief Mark Rowley warns "aggressive intolerance" is finding its way into mainstream political debate.

England v India: Ben Stokes 'desperate' to move on from affray trial - Joe Root

BBC News - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 5:40pm
England all-rounder Ben Stokes is "desperate to get out there" in the third Test against India, says captain Joe Root.

FBI probing cyber attack on congressional campaign in California – sources

The Raw Story - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 5:38pm

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating a cyber attack on the congressional campaign of a Democratic candidate in California, according to three people close to the campaign. The hackers successfully infiltrated the election campaign computer of David Min, a Democratic candidate fo...

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Northern Cyprus looks to Ankara as Turkish lira's woes bite

Al Jazeera - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 5:31pm
Island's Turkish part operates in lira but many items are priced in foreign currency leaving it exposed to fluctuations.

Trump, Elon Musk, Turkey: Your Friday Evening Briefing

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 5:15pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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