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Sign of unity or ‘BJP propaganda’? Indian Muslim woman names child after PM Modi

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Impressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s triumph in the recent parliamentary election, a Muslim woman named her newborn son after him, sparking a variety of reactions among political groups and people online. A woman from Uttar Pradesh, a northern Indian state with a large Muslim population, filed papers to have her newborn son registered as Read More

Moby’s romantic failures are not your cue to attack ‘white men’ ‘beta males’ & ‘the patriarchy’

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The electronic musician’s “creepy” abortive seductions of Natalie Portman and Lana del Ray are not an excuse to air bigoted grievances about men in general. And Moby himself deserves pity, rather than self-righteous viciousness. It is easy to see why Moby – who was more known than adored, even in his turn-of-the-millennium heyday when he Read More

Pope Francis says abortion is like ‘hiring a hitman’ amid heartbeat law protests in the US

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As the issues of the legality and morality of abortion consume the national debate in the US, Pope Francis has thrown his weight behind the pro-life side, comparing the procedure to hiring an assassin. The pontiff, who is known for his outspoken aversion to the practice, tore into the proponents of abortion as an inalienable Read More

Pope Francis says abortion is like ‘hiring a hitman’ amid heartbeat law protests splitting US

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As the issues of legality and morality of abortions consume the national debate in the US, Pope Francis has thrown his weight behind the pro-life side of the argument, comparing the procedure to hiring an assassin. The pontiff, who is known for his outspoken aversion to the practice, tore into the proponents of abortion as Read More

Should Netflix’s 13 Reasons be held responsible for teen suicide spike or should grown-ups own it?

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The popular Netflix series ’13 Reasons Why’ has sparked controversy in the US as some studies claim it was conducive to a spike in suicide rates, while activist groups demand the company justify airing the show. The series centered around a teen suicide, which has already ran for two seasons, has attracted a significant audience Read More

Buried in waste? Developed nations live in shadow of looming garbage crisis

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An ongoing spat between developing and developed nations over garbage imports has drawn attention to an issue that ‘advanced’ countries seemed to have put on the back burner – waste management. A bitter feud between the Philippines and Canada over a shipment of garbage made world headlines when President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to dump the Read More

‘Huge threat to First Amendment’: US seeks to intimidate reporters by indicting Assange – journalist

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The prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is nothing but an intimidation campaign waged by the US to discourage journalists from revealing Washington’s dirty secrets, journalist Cassandra Fairbanks told RT. The US is apparently seeking to lock Assange away for the rest of his life as an example for all other journalists around the world Read More

‘Toyota Cow-rolla’: Indian woman plasters her car with bovine DUNG to cool it down (PHOTOS)

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An Indian woman has come up with quite unconventional tactics to keep her car and herself cool while driving in hot weather, plastering her vehicle with cow manure – invoking a storm of online jokes. The game of car climate control was taken to a whole new level by the female driver from Ahmedabad, Sejal Read More

Macron demands ‘rapid clarification’ on Brexit as May’s resignation prompts EU anxiety

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Divided reactions to Theresa May’s long-expected resignation are coming in from around the world, with the principal concern being the state of Brexit negotiations as the timeframe to strike a deal dwindles rapidly. May’s resignation as prime minister of the United Kingdom marked the end of her tenure and failure to negotiate a deal to Read More

Brazil’s ANP identifies opportunity to postpone oil and gas auctions in 2019

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5/24/2019 Photo: Petrobras Andre Ribiero vessel. RIO DE JANEIRO (Brazil Energy Insight) — There is room to discuss postponement of at least one oil and gas auction in 2019. The president of the National Oil, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANP), Décio Oddone, said in late May that “there is room” for the postponement to Read More