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Monday, November 12

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Why farmers in Switzerland are drilling holes in the stomachs of cows

by Staff writer



In a rather bizarre agricultural technique, farmers in Switzerland are drilling holes in the bellies of cows so they can monitor what the cows are eating.

The holes (known as cannulas) are cut directly into the cow’s digestive tract and are usually about 8-inch (20cm) deep.

Sunday, November 11

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Caitlyn Jenner’s house did not burn down during Malibu wildfires

by Staff writer



Contrary to erroneous reports, Caitlyn Jenner's Malibu home did not burn down during the California wildfires on Friday.

The reality star’s home braved the fires that caused the death of at least 20 people and forced more than 250, 000 people to flee their homes but remained relatively unscathed!

Saturday, November 10

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'She got paid a lot of money' - Donald Trump fires back at Michelle Obama

by Staff writer



President Donald Trump has angrily responded to Michelle Obama's statement in her forthcoming book where the former first lady said she would "never forgive" Trump for endangering her life and that of her family.

"She got paid a lot of money to write a book and they always expect a little controversy," Trump said.

Friday, November 9

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None of my colleagues at work knows that I'm a transgender - Read Montoya's Story

by Demicia Montoya



I was born on July 10, 1992, as Demicia Ann Montoya, a healthy baby girl weighing in at 8 pounds, 14 ounces.

I can’t pinpoint the exact age I became aware something was wrong with my body. Maybe that’s because I don’t remember a time when I didn’t feel like something was wrong.


Thursday, November 8

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America just elected first openly gay male governor

by Staff writer



Colorado Congressman Jared Polis made history Tuesday night by becoming the first openly gay man to be elected governor of a U.S. state.

A five-term member of Congress, Polis, a Democrat, beat his Republican rival Walter Stapleton by six points.

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Great jubilation as all 19 black women running for judge in Texas win their seats

by Staff writer



A local judicial race in Houston, Texas has brought great jubilation online when all 19 black women who ran for various judicial seats in Harris County won their races last night.

The event which has been described as "the single biggest victory for black women in America's history" has got many people in high spirits all over social media.

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Rihanna bans Donald Trump from playing her music too

by Staff writer



Rihanna just made it known through her Twitter account that the days of President Donald Trump playing any of her songs at his "tragic rallies" are over after a journalist brought it to her attention that her song "Don't Stop the Music" was played at Trump's Tennessee MAGA rally.

Wednesday, November 7

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Ariana Grande nearly fell on stage but recovered like a pro!

by Staff writer



Ariana Grande performed her new single "Thank U, Next" live for the first time on the Ellen DeGeneres show this week.

The First Wives Club-themed performance was quite impressive as Grande and her backup singers had lots of fun on stage, notwithstanding the solemn lyrics of the song.

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Mystery object that sped across Earth last year could be from aliens, Harvard researchers say

by Staff writer



A mysterious cigar-shaped object spotted tumbling through our solar system last year may have been an alien spacecraft sent to investigate Earth, astronomers from Harvard University have suggested.

The object, nicknamed "Oumuamua," meaning "a messenger that reaches out from the distant past" in Hawaiian, was first discovered in October 2017 by the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaii.

Tuesday, November 6

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I love my family but they can't stay in my house

by Cristina Margolis



I don't think there is any way for me to say this without sounding like a jerk, but I dread it when relatives ask if they can stay at my home.

It's not that I don't love them or enjoy spending time with them. I do - but I have my limits.

Sunday, November 4

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Ariana Grande’s ‘friends urge her to get help’

by Staff writer



Ariana Grande’s concerned friends are reportedly urging the star to get professional help in the wake of a string of heartbreaking news and events.

The "No Tears Left to Cry" singer has been under immense strain in recent times. She was diagnosed with PTSD after the Manchester Arena bombing that killed 22 people after her concert at the venue, then in September (18), her ex-boyfriend, rapper Mac Miller, died aged 26 of a suspected drug overdose.

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I wish I never had children - My Life Story

by Marcia Long



When I turned 28, I decided I wanted a child. So I got married and had a child.

My daughter was precocious from an early age. She was never happy with anything, wanted to control all situations. Didn’t like anyone, complained about everything, and everyone.

Saturday, November 3

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Notorious man-eating tiger finally killed by hunters

by Staff writer



A man-eating tiger that has claimed more than a dozen lives in two years has been shot dead in India, but animal rights groups are questioning the legality of its killing.

One of India's most high-profile tiger hunts in decades ended Friday night when the killer tiger who is mother of two 10-month old cubs was shot dead in the jungles of Maharashtra state.

Friday, November 2

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Science proves dogs can fall in love

by Staff writer



Studies have shown that dogs are capable of developing strong bonds among themselves and with their owners.

According to Dr. Marc Bekoff, a researcher and former professor of animal behavior, cognitive ethology, and behavioral ecology at University of Colorado, Boulder, who spoke to Vice, dogs are capable of forming deep and lasting bonds with their fellow dogs as well as their humans.

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Shangela and Trixie Mattel are back in RuPaul's Drag Race Christmas Special

by Staff writer



VH1's hit drag show, RuPaul's Drag Race, is assembling some of the show's most iconic queens for an all-star Christmas special.

Titled "RuPaul's Drag Race: Holi-Slay Special", the queens that will be sleighing the runway include:

Thursday, November 1

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Meghan Markle recognized a fan she used to message on Instagram and gave her a hug

by Staff writer



While in New Zealand for her and Prince Harry's royal tour, Meghan Markle met a fan who she used to message on Instagram.


Markle hurried towards Hannah Sergel, 20, and gave her a hug in Auckland on Tuesday.
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Tanzania employs team to track down gays on social media for arrest

by Staff writer



The Tanzania government has announced the introduction of an anti-gay surveillance squad who will to track down gays living in the country on social media and then submit their names for arrest.

Those arrested will face at least 30 years in prison, according to the nation's anti-gay laws which made no mention of women.

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Saying this one word will boost your mood by 25%

by Staff writer



Studies have shown that saying “thank you” (or simply “thanks”) — or even just expressing gratitude by any other means — can provide an immediate, gratifying, and even sustained boost of happiness.

The research comes from Martin Seligman, Ph.D., the director of the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania, and the author of the forthcoming book, The Hope Circuit.

Wednesday, October 31

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This cringeworthy 1950s dating article is causing commotion online

by Staff writer



A 1958 magazine article advising women on how to attract a husband has surfaced on the internet, triggering a frenzy across social media.

Titled '129 Ways to Get a Husband', the article from American magazine 'McCall's' included a varied list of tips ranging from bizarre and desperate to downright sexist and politically incorrect.

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Meet Britain's most notorious prisoner, Charles Bronson

by Staff writer

Charles Bronson (born Michael Gordon Peterson) is an English criminal who has been dubbed "Britain's most notorious prisoner" by the British press.

Bronson has spent periods in several British high-security psychiatric hospitals, including, Rampton, Broadmoor and Ashworth.

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Tyler Perry says why he is killing off Madea character

by Staff writer



Since debuting in 1999, Tyler Perry’s Madea character has appeared in dozens of films, plays, and television appearances.

But in 2019, exactly 20 years after audiences first met the tough-talking grandmother, Perry is taking off the makeup and wig once and for all.

Tuesday, October 30

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Pharrell Williams bans Donald Trump from playing his music

by Staff writer



American rapper Pharrell Williams has barred Donald Trump from playing his music at rallies.

A letter from the music star's lawyer reads: “Pharrell has not, and will not, grant you permission to publicly perform or otherwise broadcast or disseminate any of his music.”

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Babies born in the US may not be given citizenship anymore - Donald Trump

by Staff writer



President Donald Trump has said he plans to sign an executive order that would end the right to citizenship for the children of non-American citizens and unauthorized immigrants born on US soil.

“We’re the only country in the world where a person comes in, has a baby, and the baby is essentially a citizen of the United States for 85 years with all of those benefits,” Trump said in a recent interview.

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Read how this heroic dog saved a child with diabetes

by Staff writer



A dog named Hero lived up to his name after his owners said he saved their diabetic son, 9-year-old Weston Murphy.

Hero, a greyhound mix, is about a year old, and when the Murphy family adopted him from the Nassau Humane Society just a couple of months ago, they never expected him to come to the rescue the way he did.

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Twitter slams Cardi B for her choice of words

by Staff writer



Twitter users have massively criticized American rapper Cardi B for the way she is replying internet trolls leaving mean comments on her page.

Replying a hater who commented about her beef with fellow rapper Nicki Minaj, the 26-year-old mother of one wrote:

Monday, October 29

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Indonesian plane crashes into sea, all 189 on board feared dead

by Staff writer



An Indonesian airplane crashed into the sea on Monday, with the likely loss of all 189 people on board, as it tried to return to Jakarta minutes after take-off.

The Lion Air Boeing 737 passenger plane was en route from the capital to Pangkal Pinang, centre of the Bangka-Belitung tin mining region when it crashed.

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Not All Women Are Meant to Be Mothers

by Jill Gleeson



I don't talk much about the pregnancies I lost, the children who might have been but never were. No one but my family and my best, oldest friends know about them. There were three of them. Three. But it was a long time ago, several lifetimes it feels like, and I don't think about it much anymore.

I'm 50 now and I won't be having children. My life has gone another way. I accept that, even embrace it. I tell myself if I were meant to have kids my body would have protected them, nurtured them, let them blossom within me. If I were meant to have children I would have been their safe harbor.
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What it means to be bisexual

by Jon Harley



By and large, bisexuality means a sexual orientation where the person is sexually attracted to both people of the same gender as them, and people who're not the same gender as them.

I say by and large because unfortunately there is no one definitive definition of bisexuality.

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The confusion of being a man

by Eivind Kjørstad



Let's face it, a lot of boys and men today are confused about what it is to be a man.

Imagine navigating dating in a world where men are increasingly being told that women and men should be treated as equals; and yet where as a heterosexual man trying to find a partner, you’re still being systematically and mercilessly filtered out as a potential partner if you fail to perform classical masculinity well enough.

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Anthony Joshua appears to breastfeed son in December issue of GQ magazine

by Staff writer



In celebration of GQ Magazine’s 30th anniversary, the December issue explores the definition of masculinity by taking a close look at the many facets of boxing champ Anthony Joshua’s life as a man, boxer and father.

"...something else that’s never been done before – part of our 30th-anniversary dissection of masculinity – a man photographed with his son for the cover of this magazine," writes Tony Parsons of British GQ.

Sunday, October 28

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Fashion fans come hard on Kate Middleton for wearing 'worst dress ever'

by Staff writer



Even though Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton has put out quite a number of impressive and powerful style choices since becoming duchess, it didn't deter fashion critics from slamming the dusty blue Alexander McQueen dress she wore to a state banquet for the King and Queen of the Netherlands.

Made in a vintagey ruched fabric, the dress resembles a classic Disney princess silhouette with its body-con fit and fish-tale style.

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Aretha Franklin's estate sued

by Staff writer



Aretha Franklin's estate are being sued by her lawyer.

Gregory Reed claims he had trouble collecting what was owed to him by the Queen of Soul - who died in August aged 76 - while she was still alive and has filed documents seeking almost $54,000 to cover legal bills taking back to 2012.

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Missing cat recognizes owner after 6 years

by Staff writer



A black-colored cat named Julie from Carmel, a suburban city in Indiana, United States, went missing since 2012.

At the time, Lorinda Roberts, the mother to the cat’s owner, Jon Gulla, relentlessly searched for the cat, but had to refocus her efforts when Gulla was diagnosed with lymphoma shortly after Julie’s escape.