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    Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a speech at the Alumisourse Building in Monessen, Pennsylvania, U.S., June 28, 2016. REUTERS/Louis Ruediger - RTX2IQPG

    Trump Trade Talk Is Garbage—Literally

    Trump Trade Talk Is Garbage—Literally

    Here’s a shorter version of the trade policy speech Donald Trump gave in front of a pile of garbage on Tuesday: Don't do as I do. Do as I say.As the presumptive Republican nominee unveiled his new trade proposals at an aluminum plant in Penns...

    Candidate Donald Trump preached a protectionist trade policy he would never follow as Businessman Trump in front of a wall of garbage on Tuesday.

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    An anti-abortion protester with tape over her mouth demonstrates outside the U.S. Supreme Court before the court handed a victory to abortion rights advocates, striking down a Texas law imposing strict regulations on abortion doctors and facilities in Washington June 27, 2016.

    The Next Pro-Lifer Battle: ‘Fetal Pain’

    The Next Pro-Lifer Battle: ‘Fetal Pain’

    Today was one of the worst days for the pro-life movement since Roe v. Wade. Yet the fight over abortion rights is far from over—and activists looking to restrict abortion rights are already planning new strategies.On Monday, the Supreme Court ove...

    As pro-choicers celebrate the Supreme Court’s overturning of a restrictive Texas abortion bill, their foes are trying to figure out what to do next.

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    Did Team Trump Make Ugly Cruz Meme?

    Did Team Trump Make Ugly Cruz Meme?

    At 11:35 p.m. on March 23, an anonymous Twitter user posted an image with a side-by-side comparison of Ted Cruz’s wife Heidi and Donald Trump’s wife Melania. The caption read: “No need to “spill the beans.” The images are worth a thousand words.&q...

    A mysterious Twitter user's work of sleaze may be the creation of the candidate’s social media manager, a former campaign staffer claims.

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    Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a speech at the Alumisourse Building in Monessen, Pennsylvania, U.S., June 28, 2016. REUTERS/Louis Ruediger - RTX2IQPG

    Trump Trade Talk Is Garbage—Literally

    Trump Trade Talk Is Garbage—Literally

    Here’s a shorter version of the trade policy speech Donald Trump gave in front of a pile of garbage on Tuesday: Don't do as I do. Do as I say.As the presumptive Republican nominee unveiled his new trade proposals at an aluminum plant in Penns...

    Candidate Donald Trump preached a protectionist trade policy he would never follow as Businessman Trump in front of a wall of garbage on Tuesday.

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    Donald Trump and the Republican mutiny against him

    Mutiny Ahead for Trump Train

    Mutiny Ahead for Trump Train

    For down-ticket Republicans sitting in the path of Donald Trump’s potential tsunami of a presidential campaign, there seem to be three paths to survival.You can embrace Trump and hang on for the ride. You can ignore Trump and hope for the best. Or...

    Mark Kirk isn’t the only GOP lawmaker turning his back. As Trump’s poll numbers sink, veterans, candidates, and congressmen are voicing their opposition.

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    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell speaks outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, after the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the corruption case of McDonnell. The Supreme Court seems likely to overturn the conviction of McDonnell on political corruption charges and place new limits on the reach of federal bribery laws.

    Our New Political Pay-to-Play Golden Age

    Our New Political Pay-to-Play Golden Age

    The Supreme Court just threw a lifeline to politicians looking to play and get paid—and perhaps even to some big fish in New York who have already been caught and convicted for doing just that.In 2014, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was found ...

    “Every official (is) going to be waving this decision around like a flag.”

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    Entertainment

    Actor Jeff Bridges poses for a portrait after being nominated in the Best Actor category for the 82nd Academy Awards for his role in "Crazy Heart" in Los Angeles February 2, 2010. The Oscars will be presented in Hollywood March 7, 2010. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) - RTR29RRM

    Jeff Bridges: ‘I Don’t Go the Trump Way’

    Jeff Bridges: ‘I Don’t Go the Trump Way’

    To casual moviegoers he’ll perhaps forever be known as The Dude, the lovably lost hippie negotiating creepy pornographers, ferret-wielding nihilists, and Tara Reid in The Big Lebowski, but over the past 40-plus years, Jeff Bridges has risen to bec...

    The Oscar-winning actor opens up about his superb new film ‘Hell or High Water,’ talk of a ‘Big Lebowski’ sequel, why he’s voting for Hillary, and the Hollywood gun control squad.

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    Samantha Bee Warns: Trump Is Our Brexit

    Samantha Bee Warns: Trump Is Our Brexit

    Samantha Bee dedicated the opening of her Full Frontal show Monday night breaking down just how the UK decided to Brexit the European Union last week. But it was the second segment that should strike fear in the hearts of most reasonable Americans...

    On Monday’s ‘Full Frontal,’ Samantha Bee said the lesson of Brexit must be Donald Trump losing in a “fucking landslide.”

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    ‘Game of Thrones’: What to Expect in S7

    ‘Game of Thrones’: What to Expect in S7

    Game of Thrones’ breakneck-paced sixth season ended with a bang, to put it mildly, and set into the place the show’s final moving pieces: Jon Snow is King in the North, Cersei now rules in King’s Landing, and Daenerys is fast approaching Westeros ...

    Here’s what will likely happen next season in Westeros. WARNING: Spoilers abound.

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    Jesse Williams’s History of Activism

    Jesse Williams’s History of Activism

    Jesse Williams, with his piercing blue eyes and make-you-short-of-breath smile, always grabs attention, but never has he captured our gaze—and our minds, our hearts, and our passion—more than with his powerful acceptance speech at the BET Awards S...

    In the wake of the ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ actor’s powerful BET Awards speech, we dig into his long, profound, and tireless history of working for social justice and equality.

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    Samantha Bee Warns: Trump Is Our Brexit

    Samantha Bee Warns: Trump Is Our Brexit

    Samantha Bee dedicated the opening of her Full Frontal show Monday night breaking down just how the UK decided to Brexit the European Union last week. But it was the second segment that should strike fear in the hearts of most reasonable Americans...

    On Monday’s ‘Full Frontal,’ Samantha Bee said the lesson of Brexit must be Donald Trump losing in a “fucking landslide.”

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    Cersei, the Baddest Bitch in Westeros

    Cersei, the Baddest Bitch in Westeros

    Winter is here, dragons are coming, and the Game of Thrones endgame has begun.The “Winds of Winter,” the Season 6 finale named for the still-unreleased George R.R. Martin book, mercilessly cleared the board of all but the final players in the figh...

    The thrilling finale to the HBO epic saw several major developments take place, from Cersei’s vengeance to the series’ biggest reveal yet. [Warning: Spoilers]

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10:  Singer Justin Timberlake attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

    Timberlake Dragged Over BET Awards Tweet

    Timberlake Dragged Over BET Awards Tweet

    It began with a seemingly innocuous tweet. After being awarded the 2016 BET Humanitarian Award, Grey’s Anatomy star and activist Jesse Williams delivered a moving, monumental speech about how much Black Lives Matter, and how black lives have been ...

    The ‘SexyBack’ singer complimented Jesse Williams’ poignant Black Lives Matter speech at the BET Awards. Then Black Twitter went after him.

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    John Oliver

    John Oliver Loses It Over Brexit

    John Oliver Loses It Over Brexit

    Last week, British satirist John Oliver spent a considerable portion of his late-night HBO program, Last Week Tonight, addressing the upcoming EU referendum, and urging his viewers that it would be “absolutely crazy” for Britain to leave the Europ...

    The British comedian addressed the Brexit fallout and Trump’s idiotic reaction to it on the latest edition of his HBO series, ‘Last Week Tonight.’

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    Cersei, the Baddest Bitch in Westeros

    Cersei, the Baddest Bitch in Westeros

    Winter is here, dragons are coming, and the Game of Thrones endgame has begun.The “Winds of Winter,” the Season 6 finale named for the still-unreleased George R.R. Martin book, mercilessly cleared the board of all but the final players in the figh...

    The thrilling finale to the HBO epic saw several major developments take place, from Cersei’s vengeance to the series’ biggest reveal yet. [Warning: Spoilers]

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    World News

    A bar in Dublin has specially made a Brexit beer for the results of the British EU Referendum called 'Big Mistake' in Ireland, June 26, 2016. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX2IC7U

    Dublin Prepares for a Brexit Boom

    Dublin Prepares for a Brexit Boom

    DUBLIN—In recent months, several Dublin commercial estate agents report they have been haunted by a shadowy cabal of well-fed, well-toned gentleman, seeking office space and speaking in educated East Coast American accents.“We were calling them th...

    If grim insecurity has pervaded England since the Brexit vote, in Dublin, capital of Ireland—which is in the E.U.—real estate brokers are looking to attract big companies and fresh b...

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    Pope Francis, flanked by Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II and Armenia's President Serzh Sarkisian, attends a farewell ceremony at Yerevan's Zvartnots Airport on June 26, 2016.

    Pope Francis’s Mea Culpa on Gays

    Pope Francis’s Mea Culpa on Gays

    ROME — By now it is no big secret that Pope Francis is one of the most open-minded pontiffs in the history of the Roman Catholic Church, especially when it comes to traditionally taboo topics. He started his pontificate by shocking the world with ...

    Returning from Armenia, a well-meaning Pope Francis says the church should apologize for the harm it has done to LGBT people and other wronged groups.

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    Spain's acting Prime Minister and Popular party leader Mariano Rajoy poses for the media during a meeting at the party headquarters the day after the Spanish general election, in Madrid, Monday, June 27, 2016.

    Spain Is Pulling a Reverse Brexit

    Spain Is Pulling a Reverse Brexit

    On Sunday, general elections were held in Spain, the second in less than a year. In the previous elections, last December, all the candidates won at once. Or all of them lost. Hard to tell, since none reached an agreement to govern and we’ve spent...

    The much-ballyhooed far-left Podemos party fell far short of its ambitions. So did the centrist Ciudadanos, but its message of moderation dominated the elections.

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    Subhi Nahas Pride Parade

    He Escaped ISIS to Lead NYC Pride

    He Escaped ISIS to Lead NYC Pride

    You can understand why Subhi Nahas and his boyfriend, Mark Averett, might be looking a little shell-shocked—in the happiest way—as they exit the elevator of their swish Manhattan hotel, bedecked in rainbow flags.It is late Sunday afternoon, and a ...

    An ISIS operative once threatened to kill Subhi Nahas. On Sunday, he was one of the grand marshals of the NYC Pride parade.

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    Pope Francis, flanked by Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II and Armenia's President Serzh Sarkisian, attends a farewell ceremony at Yerevan's Zvartnots Airport on June 26, 2016.

    Pope Francis’s Mea Culpa on Gays

    Pope Francis’s Mea Culpa on Gays

    ROME — By now it is no big secret that Pope Francis is one of the most open-minded pontiffs in the history of the Roman Catholic Church, especially when it comes to traditionally taboo topics. He started his pontificate by shocking the world with ...

    Returning from Armenia, a well-meaning Pope Francis says the church should apologize for the harm it has done to LGBT people and other wronged groups.

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    Customers walk past a shop with Russian matryoshka dolls decorated with portraits of the founder of the Soviet State Vladimir Lenin (L), Soviet dictator Josef Stalin and Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) at a market in the centre of St.Petersburg, December 1, 2007.  REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk  (RUSSIA) - RTX4989

    Putin’s New Rival: Stalin

    Putin’s New Rival: Stalin

    MOSCOW — The recent anniversary of the day Hitler invaded the Soviet Union, June 22, was the occasion for thousands of modern-day Communist Party members to take to the streets.This time, the enemy they marched against was not the Nazis, they decl...

    As the Kremlin stokes Russian fears of the West, some young people long for what they think they know about the dictator who saw them through World War II.

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    Iran's Air Force

    Iran’s Trying to Rebuild Its Air Force

    Iran’s Trying to Rebuild Its Air Force

    After decades of financial and technological strangulation, the Iranian air force—at one time among the most advanced in the world—finally has an opportunity to modernize and potentially become a serious aerial opponent for the United States and o...

    Iran used to have one of the best equipped air forces in the world. Now it’s a joke.

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    CORRECTION - Pro-government Egyptians holding national flags gather on Cairo's landmark Tahrir Square on January 25, 2016, as the country marks the fifth anniversary of the 2011 uprising.
Egyptians marked the fifth anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak amid tight security and a warning from the new regime that demonstrations will not be tolerated.

    The Seething Anger of Egypt’s Students

    The Seething Anger of Egypt’s Students

    CAIRO — On a warm spring day in late March this year, a now rare site gripped the upper reaches of Cairo’s Kasr al-Aini Boulevard leading to Tahrir Square. Around 100 protestors waving banners and shouting against government inaction, gathered out...

    When Abdel Fattah el-Sisi overthrew the elected but inept Muslim Brotherhood government, hope was in the air and many young people exulted. But no more.

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    Customers walk past a shop with Russian matryoshka dolls decorated with portraits of the founder of the Soviet State Vladimir Lenin (L), Soviet dictator Josef Stalin and Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) at a market in the centre of St.Petersburg, December 1, 2007.  REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk  (RUSSIA) - RTX4989

    Putin’s New Rival: Stalin

    Putin’s New Rival: Stalin

    MOSCOW — The recent anniversary of the day Hitler invaded the Soviet Union, June 22, was the occasion for thousands of modern-day Communist Party members to take to the streets.This time, the enemy they marched against was not the Nazis, they decl...

    As the Kremlin stokes Russian fears of the West, some young people long for what they think they know about the dictator who saw them through World War II.

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    U.S. News

    In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt smiles as a banner is raised in her honor before the team's NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in Knoxville, Tenn. Amid reports of Summitt’s failing health as her Alzheimer’s disease progresses, her family issued a statement Sunday, June 26, 2016, asking for prayers and saying that the former Tennessee women’s basketball coach is surrounded by the people who mean the most to her.

    Pat Summitt Remembered as a Trailblazer

    Pat Summitt Remembered as a Trailblazer

    After news broke Tuesday morning that legendary Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt had passed away at age 64, colleagues, sports players, and celebrities took to social media to remember the winningest coach in NCAA history. Su...

    ‘She outworked her rivals… and became a role model to millions of Americans,’ President Obama said.

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    Dylan Noble

    Country Boy Shot by Cops Was No Racist

    Country Boy Shot by Cops Was No Racist

    The big Confederate flag was what caught the attention of the news cameras at the protest following Saturday’s killing of an unarmed white teenager by police in Fresno, California.“White lives matter!” protesters were heard to shout.The coverage o...

    The vigil for 19-year-old Dylan Noble, killed by cops during a traffic stop, made headlines for a Confederate flag and shouts of ‘White lives matter!’ But friends say he was no bigot.

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    Long Island Nazi brother and the Hitler Techno subculture

    The Secret Nazi Dance Music Underground

    The Secret Nazi Dance Music Underground

    Jungle beats hypnotically hammer as Hitler’s words flash across the screen: “I shall annihilate everyone who is opposed to me.”In this music video, the track’s heavy baseline pulsates, and instantly, you’re flying above a bombed-out Berlin circa 1...

    Before Edward Perkowski was arrested for hoarding assault rifles, he is believed to have been uploading pro-Hitler EDM tracks as ‘DJ Ghost of the Reich.’

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    In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt smiles as a banner is raised in her honor before the team's NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in Knoxville, Tenn. Amid reports of Summitt’s failing health as her Alzheimer’s disease progresses, her family issued a statement Sunday, June 26, 2016, asking for prayers and saying that the former Tennessee women’s basketball coach is surrounded by the people who mean the most to her.

    Pat Summitt Remembered as a Trailblazer

    Pat Summitt Remembered as a Trailblazer

    After news broke Tuesday morning that legendary Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt had passed away at age 64, colleagues, sports players, and celebrities took to social media to remember the winningest coach in NCAA history. Su...

    ‘She outworked her rivals… and became a role model to millions of Americans,’ President Obama said.

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    NYC Sports sexual violence

    NYC Sports’ New Normal: Sexual Violence

    NYC Sports’ New Normal: Sexual Violence

    They’re carefully worded statements, to be sure, and though brief, it’s clear that agents, various handlers, and front office representatives worked diligently to make sure the right pitch and tone was struck.Still, José Reyes chose to portray all...

    Two players returned this year following suspensions for domestic violence allegations. One is on trial for rape. And no one knows how to talk about it.

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    Muslim cops who went to Saudi with Mateen

    Muslim Cops Make America Great Again

    Muslim Cops Make America Great Again

    The good of Islam shone only brighter as the last light of the longest day of the year dimmed.The moment was coming when the assembled members of the NYPD Muslim Officers Society would break their fast for Ramadan.This room on the fifth floor of t...

    A recent gathering of Muslim NYPD cops revealed how in the face of bigotry we can still find what makes America special.

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    Tech + Health

    Men, Stop Excusing Online Rape Threats

    Men, Stop Excusing Online Rape Threats

    Men, Stop Excusing Online Rape Threats

    In Australia last year, a young woman named Olivia Meville faced an onslaught of Tinder shaming by strange men for simply posting a Drake lyric in her bio—“The type of girl that will suck you dry and then eat some lunch with you.”The first wave of...

    ‘I was drunk,’ ‘I was joking,’ ‘It’s free speech’: men are making awful excuses for why they harass women online.

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    Twitter trolls harassing LGBT and atheist Arab women

    Twitter Trolls Terrorize Muslim Girls

    Twitter Trolls Terrorize Muslim Girls

    A band of Twitter trolls alleging to be from the Middle East spent Sunday and Monday repeatedly reporting “atheist” and pro-LGBT girls and women to the local authorities in places where blasphemy laws allow for punishments as severe as death.Stori...

    In Kuwait, the penalty for blasphemy can be death. That’s why a new campaign to dox young Kuwaiti women with independent minds is so dangerous.

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    Mandy Hargraves

    Mom Used Kids to Fake Cancer for Cash

    Mom Used Kids to Fake Cancer for Cash

    Mandy Hargraves was addicted to dying.She had been on the outs with her husband and going broke before cancer. Then her estranged husband returned and money started rolling in as donations to fund her fight against stage 4 stomach cancer.Except Ha...

    When Mandy Hargraves announced her diagnosis, she got her estranged husband back and tons of donations. Then the authorities saw her medical history.

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    The Truth About the New Probiotics Trend

    The Truth About the New Probiotics Trend

    Tiffany Ayuda, Life by Daily Burn Got your gut on your mind? Then you’re probably up on the health benefits of probiotics. From boosting immunity to improving digestion, probiotics have been touted as the “superhero” of the gut bacteria underworld...

    Here’s what you need to know before giving your gut the royal treatment.

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    Twitter trolls harassing LGBT and atheist Arab women

    Twitter Trolls Terrorize Muslim Girls

    Twitter Trolls Terrorize Muslim Girls

    A band of Twitter trolls alleging to be from the Middle East spent Sunday and Monday repeatedly reporting “atheist” and pro-LGBT girls and women to the local authorities in places where blasphemy laws allow for punishments as severe as death.Stori...

    In Kuwait, the penalty for blasphemy can be death. That’s why a new campaign to dox young Kuwaiti women with independent minds is so dangerous.

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    Who Will Win the Billionaire Space Race?

    Who Will Win the Billionaire Space Race?

    Who Will Win the Billionaire Space Race?

    Look out, Richard Branson. Here comes Jeff Bezos rocketing into your space.The Amazon billionaire’s once secretive program to take paying passengers to the edge of space now appears to be set to overtake Branson’s Virgin Galactic project to inaugu...

    Space tourism was supposed to arrive years ago, but its chief apostle is yet to deliver and suddenly faces a formidable challenger.

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    Revenge Porn Victims: It Gets Better

    Revenge Porn Victims: It Gets Better

    “Shit,” Chiarini realized. “She’s going to pee all over the house if I do this.”It’s that thought that cut short what she later realized would have been an unsuccessful suicide attempt anyway. The medication she had been downing would not have bee...

    “You think right now that it is the end of the world but, trust me, it isn’t.”

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    Football Stars: Weed Helps Brain Injury

    Football Stars: Weed Helps Brain Injury

    The only thing weirder than men in suits selling weed soda at a pot conference is NFL players mingling among them.Such was the scene at the Cannabis World Congress this week in New York City, where more than 75 businesses, non-profits, and drug po...

    Former NFL players took the stage at the Cannabis World Congress to advocate for medical marijuana to treat the symptoms of CTE.

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    Who Will Win the Billionaire Space Race?

    Who Will Win the Billionaire Space Race?

    Who Will Win the Billionaire Space Race?

    Look out, Richard Branson. Here comes Jeff Bezos rocketing into your space.The Amazon billionaire’s once secretive program to take paying passengers to the edge of space now appears to be set to overtake Branson’s Virgin Galactic project to inaugu...

    Space tourism was supposed to arrive years ago, but its chief apostle is yet to deliver and suddenly faces a formidable challenger.

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    How Not To Have a Hamptons Sex Orgy

    How Not To Have a Hamptons Sex Orgy

    One thing I learned at a supposedly high-class daytime sex orgy in the Hamptons this past weekend: approach daytime sex orgies in the Hamptons with caution, particularly when it comes to the provision of food.I’d been to the inaugural Killing Kitt...

    When around 40 people gathered for a supposedly ‘elite’ orgy in the Hamptons this weekend, they ended up being more ravenous for food than sex.

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    A bar in Dublin has specially made a Brexit beer for the results of the British EU Referendum called 'Big Mistake' in Ireland, June 26, 2016. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX2IC7U

    Dublin Prepares for a Brexit Boom

    Dublin Prepares for a Brexit Boom

    DUBLIN—In recent months, several Dublin commercial estate agents report they have been haunted by a shadowy cabal of well-fed, well-toned gentleman, seeking office space and speaking in educated East Coast American accents.“We were calling them th...

    If grim insecurity has pervaded England since the Brexit vote, in Dublin, capital of Ireland—which is in the E.U.—real estate brokers are looking to attract big companies and fresh b...

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    Former London mayor and Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson walks through buildings inside the Houses of Parliament and Portcullis House in central London on June 27, 2016.
Britain should only trigger Article 50 to leave the EU when it has a "clear view" of how its future in the bloc looks, finance minister George Osborne said Monday following last week's shock referendum. London stocks sank more than 0.8 percent in opening deals on Monday, despite attempts by finance minister George Osborne to calm jitters after last week's shock Brexit vote. / AFP / JUSTIN TALLIS        (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

    Beware Boris Johnson, the Cunning Clown

    Beware Boris Johnson, the Cunning Clown

    Amid the post-referendum rending of garments over Brexit, it has become settled wisdom that it was older working-class voters who spearheaded the Leave vote. But plenty of older upper-class voters were just as rabid in their eagerness to stick it ...

    Boris Johnson may appear shambolic. He is anything but. The UK’s possible next prime minister is an upper-class master of schmoozing and game-playing.

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    Subhi Nahas Pride Parade

    He Escaped ISIS to Lead NYC Pride

    He Escaped ISIS to Lead NYC Pride

    You can understand why Subhi Nahas and his boyfriend, Mark Averett, might be looking a little shell-shocked—in the happiest way—as they exit the elevator of their swish Manhattan hotel, bedecked in rainbow flags.It is late Sunday afternoon, and a ...

    An ISIS operative once threatened to kill Subhi Nahas. On Sunday, he was one of the grand marshals of the NYC Pride parade.

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    A bar in Dublin has specially made a Brexit beer for the results of the British EU Referendum called 'Big Mistake' in Ireland, June 26, 2016. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX2IC7U

    Dublin Prepares for a Brexit Boom

    Dublin Prepares for a Brexit Boom

    DUBLIN—In recent months, several Dublin commercial estate agents report they have been haunted by a shadowy cabal of well-fed, well-toned gentleman, seeking office space and speaking in educated East Coast American accents.“We were calling them th...

    If grim insecurity has pervaded England since the Brexit vote, in Dublin, capital of Ireland—which is in the E.U.—real estate brokers are looking to attract big companies and fresh b...

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    Hilary Clinton Secret Service Book

    The Secret Service Officer vs. Hillary

    The Secret Service Officer vs. Hillary

    The battle is joined between a former uniformed Secret Service officer and Hillary Clinton’s presidential juggernaut.Gary J. Byrne’s book-length hit job on the presumptive Democratic nominee, Crisis of Character, won’t be released until Tuesday, y...

    Former officer Gary J. Byrne’s book is full of allegations of Hillary’s rages and Bill’s semen-stained towels, but Clinton supporters say it’s a pack of lies.

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    How celebrities saying sorry has changed, pegged to Selma Blair

    The Art of the Celebrity Apology

    The Art of the Celebrity Apology

    Based on the headlines, you might think Selma Blair was apologizing for having plowed a monster truck through a convent on Easter Sunday.What We Can All Learn From Selma Blair’s Apology (TIME)Why Selma Blair’s Apology Is Almost Perfect (USA Today)...

    This week, following an incident on a plane, the actress Selma Blair apologized fulsomely. She has set an impressive example for other erring public figures.

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    Bill Cunningham

    RIP Bill Cunningham, Camera King

    RIP Bill Cunningham, Camera King

    On Valentine's Day, at her Meatpacking District HQ, Diane von Furstenberg held her New York Fashion Week show. The beautiful people circulated with glasses of champagne, DVF (disclosure: the designer is married to Barry Diller, who is chairma...

    Bill Cunningham, who has died aged 87, chronicled the partying and schmoozing of the fashionable and wealthy--but he was most engaged by the buzz and style of the streets.

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    Hilary Clinton Secret Service Book

    The Secret Service Officer vs. Hillary

    The Secret Service Officer vs. Hillary

    The battle is joined between a former uniformed Secret Service officer and Hillary Clinton’s presidential juggernaut.Gary J. Byrne’s book-length hit job on the presumptive Democratic nominee, Crisis of Character, won’t be released until Tuesday, y...

    Former officer Gary J. Byrne’s book is full of allegations of Hillary’s rages and Bill’s semen-stained towels, but Clinton supporters say it’s a pack of lies.

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    Video

    BEIJING, CHINA:  Heavy pollution hangs in the air as traffic rolls along a recently completed expressway interchange that leads into Beijing's fast-changing downtown 20 February 2001 where the skyline has changed from depressing, dreary communist buildings to sleek, ultra-modern business towers in the span of a few years.  Despite Beijing's frantic rush to spruce up the city ahead of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) visit on 20 February, one thing officials have far less control over is the city's harsh pollution that greeted the arrival of the IOC today.  AFP PHOTO/Stephen SHAVER (Photo credit should read STEPHEN SHAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

    Beijing Is Literally Sinking

    Beijing Is Literally Sinking

    Most people know about Beijing’s air problem. Few people know it also has a serious water problem—but it’s the latter that’s causing the city to sink.According to a new study, China’s capital uses up so much water from the ground beneath it that t...

    The Chinese capital sucks up so much groundwater that it’s sinking four inches a year.

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    Watch Cameron Resignation

    Watch Cameron Resignation

    David Cameron has announced that he will resign as British Prime Minister after a humiliating defeat in the country's E.U. referendum. With his wife Samantha by his side, his voice cracked with emotion as he announced from the front of 10 Dow...

    David Cameron falls on his sword following defeat for 'remain' side.

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    Picture taken on January 25, 2016, in Laval, northwestern France, shows the Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) logo at a KFC restaurant.
 / AFP / JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER        (Photo credit should read JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP/Getty Images)

    The KFC Box That Charges Your Phone

    The KFC Box That Charges Your Phone

    If you love fried chicken but find that your smartphone always dies while you’re eating it, KFC has solved your oddly specific problem.The new “Watt a Box,” a container that KFC has launched for its 5-in-1 Meal combo in India, offers not only five...

    KFC restaurants in India now serve chicken in a box that doubles as a phone charger.

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