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Justine Damond’s family awarded record$ US20m settlement from Minneapolis

The settlement calls for them to donate$ US2m to a Minneapolis foundation aimed at addressing gun violence The family of murdered Australian life coach-and-four and yoga teacher Justine Ruszczyk Damond will receive a record$ US20m ($ A29 million) in a settlement from the city of Minneapolis. The family’s lawyer said Damond’s father, John Ruszczyk, and …

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Purists v partiers: the combat between two popular nudist resorts

One of Floridas oldest and most staid communities, Lake Como, and nearby Caliente Club struggle with being misunderstood and with each other Mike Kush punches the gas on a golf cart, the wind tousling his grizzled ponytail.” You seem hot ,” he says, waving a disapprove hand at my trousers.” Feel free to take your …

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Was anyone ever so young? What 10 years of my Instagram data disclosed

A new California law forced Instagram to hand over my data. It included thousands of messages and photos, but not everything In the 10 days leading up to Christmas, I searched on Instagram for three of my exes, an acquaintance I met on a trip to Cuba four years ago, an account dedicated to astrology …

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Cult of Beyonce: how the superstar inspired a new wave of Christian worship

A service using the stars narrative, sungs and spiritual conflicts has New Yorkers crazy in love after wowing worshippers in San Francisco Name : The cult of Beyonce. Age : Quietly constructing since 1981. Appearance : Fierce, but also quite holy. Beyonce ! Yas queen ! And yas queen with you. What? Why are you …

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Food fight: can we have a presidential election without junk food photo ops?

Long seen as the mark of a candidates relatability, Americas obsession with food may also be sexist and unhealthy Be in no doubt, the 2020 presidential race has already begun. Its official starting firearm was fired not when the umpteenth Democrat proclaimed their candidacy, or when mysterious Pacs started their bizarre attack ads. No, the …

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WeGeneration run, remainder and play together in Adam Neumann’s empire

New York entrepreneur has big plans to turn his office rental business into a provider of homes, leisure and education Adam Neumann is not satisfied with changing the way 210,000 people run and turning himself into a paper multi-billionaire in the process. Neumann, the 38 -year-old co-founder and chief executive of shared office provider WeWork, …

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The growing Occupy Ice movement: ‘We’re here for the long haul’

In cities from Portland to New York to Louisville, Kentucky, activists put in camps with a clear goal: to abolish the agency Almost seven years after Occupy Wall Street spawned encampments across the US to protest against economic inequality, activists are borrowing the same title and method to create a series of Occupy Ice camps …

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‘ Starbucks on steroids ‘: can America’s new weed coffeehouses stimulate smoking social?

Recreational marijuana is legal in Canada and parts of the US, but for the most part its not allowed in public spaces With recreational marijuana legal in 10 US states and Canada, tens of millions of adults can go to a store and buy a joint. But outside their homes, there are few places where …

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Weedkiller found in granola and crackers, internal FDA emails show

The FDA has been testing food samples for traces of glyphosate for two years, but the agency has not yet released any official results US government scientists have seen a weedkiller linked to cancer in an array of commonly consumed foods, emails obtained through a freedom of information request show. The Food and Drug Administration( …

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