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Booker Prize 2019: Margaret Atwood leads six authors in the frame to win

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The winner of this year’s Booker Prize is to be named later, with the six contenders led by Margaret Atwood for her follow-up to The Handmaid’s Tale. Atwood’s The Testaments is the bookmakers’ favourite to scoop the prestigious literary award. The other nominees are Lucy Ellmann, Bernardine Evaristo, Chigozie Obioma, Sir Salman Rushdie and Elif Read More

US-oriented IMF & its austerity package guilty of chaos in Ecuador – ex-Central Bank official to RT

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The protests that have engulfed Ecuador and nearly brought the country’s oil industry to a halt are triggered by economic policies imposed by the IMF, guided by none other than US foreign interests, an expert told Boom Bust. “The IMF is heavily guided by the hand of Department of State and Department of the Read More

California ban on new fur products is first in US

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law Saturday, making the state the first to ban the sale of new fur products. Los Angeles and San Francisco have already put fur bans in place and last month the governor signed a law banning commercial fur trapping. Newsom also signed another bill Saturday, banning most Read More

Trump OKs $50M to aid Syria amid outrage over US military pullout, Turkish offensive

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President Trump announced Saturday that he had authorized the release of$50 million in aid to human rights groups and other aid organizations in Syria in an apparent attempt to counter criticism of his pullout of U.S. forces there. “Other presidents would not be doing that, they’d be spending a lot more money but on things that Read More

Trump announces $50M in aid to Syrian groups amid outrage over pullout, Turkish offensive

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President Trump announced Saturday that he had authorized the release of$50 million in aid to Syrian human rights groups and other aid organizations in the war-torn country in an apparent attempt to counter criticism of his pullout of U.S. forces there. “Other presidents would not be doing that, they’d be spending a lot more money Read More

Dr. David Jeremiah: The Bible verse that reminds me we’ve got everything we could ever need

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People often ask me, “Pastor, what’s going on in the world today? What’s the biggest issue we face?” I have many answers, and each contains the same overarching word—pressure. Family pressure. Time pressure. Financial pressure. Unprecedented pressure to compete and succeed by society’s standards — at work, in school, in our communities, and maybe even Read More

Kate Middleton dyes hair blonder than ever?

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She always seems to be having a great hair day. The Duchess of Cambridge has allegedly dyed her hair blonder than ever before, some eagle-eyed royal watchers are claiming. Kate was all smiles as she stepped out to visit London’s Natural History Museum on Wednesday with distinctively “blonder” tresses, according to The Sun. One beauty industry insider Read More

Cambridge University: ‘Stormzy effect’ helps rise in black students

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The “Stormzy effect” has contributed to more black students being admitted to the University of Cambridge, it has said. For the first time, black students made up more than 3% of new undergraduates, according to figures released by the university. Grime artist Stormzy has pledged to fund the tuition fees and living costs of two Read More

Larry Elder: Young, black conservatives are on the rise — Here’s why

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This past weekend, I spoke for the second time at the second annual Black Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., hosted by Turning Point USA. Turning Point was founded in 2012 by then-18-year-old Charlie Kirk. Its website describes its goal as seeking “to identify, educate, train, and organize students to promote the principles of freedom, free Read More

Who are Extinction Rebellion — the ‘eco-activists’ grounding planes & shutting down cities

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Calling for civil disobedience in the face of climate change, Extinction Rebellion protesters have been remarkably successful in thrusting themselves into the headlines. But what is the movement all about? And who’s behind it? Best known for shutting down the streets of London in April, Extinction Rebellion upped its game on Thursday, with a protester Read More