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Stephen Colbert calls Omarosa’s book ‘the literary equivalent of day-old sushi’

Comics discussed the release of Omarosa Manigault Newmans White House expose, which includes claims she has heard tape of Trump use the N-word Late-night hosts on Tuesday discussed the ongoing feud between former White House adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman and Donald Trump. Stephen Colbert ” America is still reeling from the troubling reminders that Omarosa …

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Nxivm trial: cult leader a ‘predator’ who preyed on girls, attorney says

Attorney tells jury at start of trial in Brooklyn federal tribunal that Keith Raniere took advantage of them emotionally and sexually The former self-help guru Keith Raniere was a ” predator” who preyed on young woman, including a 15 -year-old girl, and turned them into sex slaves as part of a cult-like organization, a “prosecutors …

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Welcome to Powder Mountain- a utopian club for the millennial upper-clas

When these young entrepreneurs bought a remote ski resort in Utah, they dreamed of an exclusive, socially conscious community. Is this the future, or Mt Olympus for Generation Me? Jeff Rosenthal is standing near the top of his snow-covered mountain wearing a fluffy jacket, fingerless gloves and ripped jeans.” It’s surreal, human !” he says, …

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Weedkiller found in granola and crackers, internal FDA emails indicate

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 detected a weedkiller linked to cancer in an array of usually consumed foods, emails obtained through a freedom of information request demonstrate. The Food and Drug Administration( …

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Facing extinction, the North Atlantic right whale cannot accommodate. Can we? | Philip Hoare

Once the right whale to hunt, Eubalaena glacialis is now beset by nets, ships and changing oceans. We are losing a beautiful beast As if to confound everyone, this past week Dr Charles ” Stormy ” Mayo and his team from the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies reported seeing up to 150 right whales in …

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Where even Walmart won’t go: how Dollar General took over rural America

As the chain opens stores at the rate of three a day across the US, often in the heart of food deserts, some insure Dollar General as an admission that a town is failing When Dollar General came to Haven, Kansas, it arrived attaining demands. The fastest-growing retailer in America wanted the taxpayers of the …

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‘Gentrification without displacement’: Wire actor’s property plan causes cyclone

Wendell Pierce says his $20 m apartment complex, which includes a cafe and and art gallery, will bring value to the citizens of Baltimore Earlier this month Wendell Pierce, who played detective William ” Bunk ” Moreland in the seminal HBO television series The Wire, tweeted his excitement about a new block of Baltimore apartments …

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Americans who crowdfund their health costs dread for future under Trump

Despite the benefits of Obamacare many still find themselves falling through the fissures of the health insurance system and things could be about to get worse Before she goes to bed each night, Aldona Kudirka prays her daughter Maggie will still have health insurance in 2018. Her anxieties have only grown worse now that Donald …

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