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Ron DeSantis has released an ad indoctrinating his children into Trumpism – video

In a new campaign ad Ron DeSantis playfully jokes about the only thing to his candidacy is his close relationship with the president. Trump is everywhere in DeSantis’ campaigning material, mentioned every other sentence in his speeches. The description text of his website, the bit that comes up in Google search results, simply reads: ‘Ron […]

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Skripal suspects show impressive command of Wikipedia | John Crace

They were just two ordinary guys who had wanted to see Salisbury cathedral’s 123-metre spire The bidding had been intense. Both the BBC and Channel 4 had put up six-figure offers, which had then been topped by NBC slamming $1m on the table. But in the end it had been RT’s offer of a lifetime’s […]

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Car crashes into crowd in China killing nine and injuring dozens

Police reported to have arrested a 54-year-old suspect previously convicted of arson and assault An SUV has crashed into a crowd at a public square in central China, killing at least nine people and injuring more than 40 others, government officials said. Police arrested the suspected driver of a red SUV that struck a large […]

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New Yorkers to get third gender option on birth certificates

A new bill is aimed at adults who don’t identify as either male or female and would prefer to be categorized as X M, F – or X? New Yorkers are to be given the option of choosing a third gender on their birth certificates, under legislation that passed in the city on Wednesday. The […]

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Defiant residents rush to prepare as Florence barrels towards Carolina coast

With Florence looming in the Atlantic, the city’s residents are defiant, stubborn, and asking for divine intervention to get through yet another Carolina hurricane After an hour-long wait outside on a balmy end-of-summer morning, Christian Endreson, 68, picked up the three pieces of plywood he needed to board up his daughter’s home and got in […]

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Spanish actor detained after ridiculing 'God and the Virgin Mary'

Willy Toledo to face Madrid court after not showing up for questioning over Facebook post A Spanish actor accused of ridiculing God and the Virgin Mary has been detained for questioning by a judge, police have said, in the latest high-profile case to raise freedom of speech fears in the country. Willy Toledo, a cinema […]

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Manchester's building boom has left poorer families 'out in the cold'

Report says regeneration strategy has failed to remedy inequalities within boroughs Glitzy high-rise developments have been on the march in Manchester for the past 30 years but they have left poorer families out in the cold, according to a damning report. Predictions have been made that Manchester is facing a looming housing crisis due to […]

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Talks to end 'scallop wars' between UK and France collapse

French minister ‘regrets’ failure to reach agreement to end the fisheries dispute in the Channel Negotiations between British and French fishermen to end the ‘scallop wars’ in the Channel have collapsed. Industry leaders had been working to agree compensation for UK mariners to prevent them foraging for the molluscs in a disputed territory during a […]

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Workplace gender discrimination remains rife, survey finds

Young women in England and Wales enduring harassment, job insecurity and low pay compared with male peers Gender discrimination in the workplace remains rife, with many young women experiencing sexual harassment, job insecurity and low pay compared with male peers, a survey has found. Almost a quarter (23%) of females aged between 16 and 30 […]

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