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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Forget Gary Johnson. Trump’s presidency would be one long ‘Aleppo moment’ | Dave Schilling

The Libertarian is lampooned for gaps in his knowledge, but he looks like an amateur next to the giant ignoramus who actually has a chance of winning What does Gary Johnson know? After yet another easily avoidable televised blunder in which the Libertarian presidential candidate failed to name even one leader of a foreign country that he was fond of, ...

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Andrea Bocelli: I want to ‘share my luck’ with others

(CNN)Andrea Bocelli hopes he’s doing his part to “improve the world.” Right now, when he’s not busy with his day job as an acclaimed opera singer,Bocelli is focusing his efforts on Haiti.

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Reality Check: Trump’s debate excuses

Washington (CNN)Donald Trump offered some excuses for his widely-panned performance at Monday night’s debate. There was the bad microphone which no one, except for him, seemed to notice. Then there were the questions from the moderator, NBC’s Lester Holt, some of which Trump complained about the next day on “Fox and Friends.”

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Can Robots Write A Song In The Style Of The Beatles? Yes, Apparently

In this Feb. 9, 1964, file photo, Ed Sullivan, center, stands with the Beatles during a rehearsal for the British group’s first American appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show” in New York.  (AP Photo) There’ll never be a bona fide Beatles reunion, but scientists at Sony’s CSL research lab have come up with an alternative: a song written by artificial ...

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Who won the debate? A round-by-round analysis of Clinton v Trump

The first debate of the 2016 campaign was divided by NBC into three sections. Sabrina Siddiqui and Ben Jacobs investigate who won each of them Round one: Achieving Prosperity Clinton Hillary Clinton focused early on policy, laying out an economic agenda that called for reducing income inequality by raising the minimum wage, closing the gender pay gap and eliminating corporate ...

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If the average woman is ‘plus-sized’, why doesn’t our fashion reflect that? | Erika Nicole Kendall

Americans have much larger body sizes than previously thought, yet you wouldnt know that by looking at clothes available in your local mall Americas streets are full of what the fashion industry labels plus-sized women far more than we previously thought. Thanks to a new campaign No Angel, which featured women with a variety of body shapes, was a nod ...

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D.C. Area Sniper Fast Facts

(CNN)Here’s a look at what you need to know about the shooting spree that occurred in the Mid-Atlantic/Washington D.C. area in October 2002. Ten people are killed and three injured in sniper-style shootings. John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo are arrested, tried and convicted for the shootings. Muhammad receives a death sentence and is executed on November 10, 2009. ...

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Cesc Fbregas completes Chelseas 4-2 comeback win against Leicester City

Cesc Fbregas scored twice early in extra time to take the tie away from the home side, who were 2-0 up after 34 minutes, and secure a 4-2 win for Chelsea Chelseas ambitions stretch well beyond winning the EFL Cup this season, yet there was no hiding what this victory meant to Antonio Conte and his players. The Chelsea manager ...

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Fasten your boob belts! Eight trends from London fashion week

Designers presented a new lampshade look, goth got pretty and kick flares pushed out skinny jeans The boob belt Belt up: Donatella Versace for her label Versus, London fashion week S/S 2017. Photograph: Alastair Grant/AP Belts and boobs. No, not a Stereophonics B-side, but two problem areas for fashion. First, belts. The past couple of seasons have seen designers insist ...

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