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Sunday, October 17, 2021

New Teen Vogue editor steps aside after backlash over past homophobic and anti-Asian tweets

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A journalist who was about to become editor of Teen Vogue has announced she will no longer be taking the role - after a backlash over homophobic and anti-Asian tweets she wrote in 2011. 

Announcer uses racial slur against girls’ basketball team who took the knee during national...

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An announcer at a girls' high school basketball game in Oklahoma used a racial slur as players kneeled during the national anthem.

George Floyd: Jury chosen in trial of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin over his killing

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The jury has been selected in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former US police officer accused of murdering George Floyd.

Andrew Cuomo: NY governor says he won’t quit as he denies harassment claims and...

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Andrew Cuomo has criticised "reckless and dangerous" politicians for calling for him to step down as he told New Yorkers on Friday: "I'm not going to resign."

North Carolina: Police seize real gun disguised as Nerf toy during drug raid

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US police carrying out a drug raid have discovered a semi-automatic pistol disguised as a toy Nerf gun.

Elliot Page talks ‘life-saving’ surgery and acting return in first interview since coming out...

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Elliot Page has revealed he had already undergone surgery when he came out as transgender, describing the change as "life saving".

COVID-19: Facebook to label all posts about vaccines with WHO information

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Facebook will add labels to all posts about COVID-19 vaccines to show additional information from the World Health Organisation.

Biden caught off guard on border control with migrants thinking he is a soft...

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The Biden administration is coming under increasing pressure after a surge in migration on the US-Mexico border.

White supremacist groups ‘most likely to carry out mass-casualty attacks’ in US

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Racially motivated violent extremists, such as white supremacists, and militia groups are two of the major security threats facing the US.

Louisiana’s Cancer Alley residents vow to fight plastics plant as concern grows over high...

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To the west of New Orleans on the banks of the Mississippi a few grand old plantation mansions stand testament to a bygone age of slavery.

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