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Australian rugby star sacked over anti-gay social media post

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By Sunita Patel-Carstairs, news reporter Rugby Australia has sacked one of its biggest stars for a social media post which was critical of gay people. Israel Folau’s contract with the Wallabies and his club side Waratahs was terminated this morning after he was found guilty earlier this month of a “high-level breach of the professional Read More

Brazilian minister warns ‘Frozen’ turning girls into lesbians in much-mocked video

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Despite taking fire on social media for comments accusing Disney’s ‘Frozen’ of being homosexual propaganda, Brazil’s Human Rights Minister Damares Alves just won’t let it go in the fight over gender identity. Alves offered her controversial crossover fan theory about the Disney film princesses Elsa and Sleeping Beauty in a video which was recorded last Read More

Exclusive: Impossible Foods raises $300 million with investors eager for bite of meatless burgers

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(Reuters) – Impossible Foods, which makes a meatless plant-based burger and is backed by celebrities like Serena Williams and Katy Perry, said on Monday it has raised $300 million in the latest round of funding ahead of a possible initial public offering. FILE PHOTO: The completed plant-based hamburger is displayed during a media tour of Read More

White Dog Labs announces growth benefits for weaning pigs

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NEW CASTLE, Del., April 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — White Dog Labs announced today that testing at University of Nebraska – Lincoln (UNL) demonstrated good benefits of MiruTyton for swine – statistically significant improvement in weight gain and feed efficiency (gain:feed ratio), particularly during the first two critical weeks after being moved into the nursery Read More

British aid worker shot dead by kidnappers in Nigeria

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Kidnappers in Nigeria have shot dead a British woman and a Nigerian man, and abducted three others, officials have said. Police and the British High Commission have named the woman as Faye Mooney, 29, and said they were aware of an incident which took place at a holiday resort on Friday but would not speculate Read More

British woman shot dead by kidnappers in Nigeria

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Kidnappers in Nigeria have shot dead a British woman and a Nigerian man, and abducted three others, officials have said. Police and the British High Commission have named the woman as Faye Mooney, 29, and said they were aware of an incident which took place at a holiday resort on Friday but added that they Read More

Rugby star to be sacked over anti-gay social media post

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An Australian rugby star who said “hell awaits” gay people will have his contract terminated, officials have said. Israel Folau has been found to have committed a “high-level breach of the professional players’ code of conduct” over the Instagram and Twitter post, which the Wallabies fullback made last week. The Rugby Australia (RA) integrity unit Read More

Developers push to make gaming more inclusive for players with disabilities

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Gaming has long been seen by fans as the ultimate meritocracy, an arena where a player’s skills and strategies can help bring them to the top. But that doesn’t mean some gamers don’t struggle with those skills.  And now developers want to make gaming a little easier. Multiple gaming companies are now making a big Read More

Burger King launches plant-based ‘Impossible Whopper’

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Fast food chain Burger King says it will trial a new plant-based alternative to its meat burgers. The Impossible Whopper is made with a type of soybean root called heme, which gives the impression of bleeding, getting close to simulating real meat. In a promotional video, the chain tried the fake meat burger on customers Read More