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‘The Madoff of millennials ‘? Fyre Festival investors eye a court fight with organizer

Investor believes that until detailed accounts emerge, mistrusts will mount that festival was an elaborated Ponzi scheme and buried in debt before it even began Investors in the ill-fated Fyre Festival in the Bahamas will begin to assert legal claims against organizer William Billy McFarland this week in what is likely to be a protracted effort to recover assets from the supermodel-fronted luxury private-island music celebration that collapsed in spectacular discord last month, stranding hundreds. The first petition to freeze festival assets to get a court hearing comes from Oleg…

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Australia Day attended by growing controversy and calls for date change

Increasing number of Australians question whether their titular national day is cause for gala at all Australias deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce, has told his fellow citizens who do not share his love of Australia Day they are miserable and can crawl under a stone and conceal. The bonhomie, beer, and barbecues of Australias titular national day of 26 January marking the beginning of European settlement in 1788 is increasingly attended in the 21 st century by a furore over whether the date is cause for celebration at all. Significant…

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Katy Perry tells she tried to ‘pray the gay away’ as an adolescent

Singer made an emotional speech while accepting the National Equality Award at the 2017 Human Right Campaign Gala Katy Perry has opened up about her Christian upbringing and being learned how to pray the gay away at Jesus camps while accepting an awarding for LGBT rights advocacy. The 32 -year-old pop star made an emotional speech while accepting the National Equality Award at the 2017 Human Rights Campaign Gala in Los Angeles on Saturday night. Perry referred to her breakout hit single, I Kissed a Girl, in describing herself as…

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Paul Ryan’s right: Donald Trump’s comments are racism, pure and simple | Steven W Thrasher

If the Speaker of the House is using that label, then so should the rest of us. But we shouldnt simply limit it to Trump Maybe youve been holding back from calling out that uncle who maintains flaming your Facebook wall with pro-Trump commentaries, under the guise that hes really simply pro-business and entirely not a racist. But now youve been given permission to call him out as a racist by no lesser authority than the Republican speaker of the house. Weve known for some time now that Trump is…

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Canada is Justin Trudeau, but it is also Rob Ford

Americans looking to Canada as a liberal paradise in the age of Trump should remember its recent struggles with the same divisions of race, class and culture As the worlds media struggles to explain the Donald Trump contagion, it has received a ready antidote in Canadas dashing new Liberal prime minister, Justin Trudeau. While Trump promises to keep Muslims out, Trudeau is satisfying Syrian refugees at the airport with his million-dollar smile. But amid the headlines about Americans literally begging Trudeau to run for chairwoman, or plotting a move north,…

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Now we can construct sperm, is this the end of men? | Julie Bindel

Ive been here before, with the lesbians and the turkey basters. Every period theres a fertility tale like this some people get bumpy about humen being wiped out When I heard the news that stem cell scientists have managed to create an artificial version of sperm in the laboratory from embryonic cells, and used it to create healthy baby mice, I recalled the opposition to lesbians use sperm donors and a turkey baster to reproduce back in the 1980 s. Human, and sometimes other women, would ask if this was…

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My journeys in Trumpland

Two years on the campaign trail exposed an America forgotten in the bicoastal media bubble, leaving our novelist unsurprised when Hillary Clinton was beaten Sixty million Americans voted for Donald Trump, each for their own reasons. Some were simply angry or afraid. Others were bored, indifferent to all the outrage directed at their nominee, eager for change above all else. Many, undoubtedly, welcomed permission to vent dark impressions of rancour towards people not like them. All were alien to a coastal cognoscenti which decided long ago that this election was…

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Katy Perry says she tried to ‘pray the homosexual away’ as an adolescent

Singer made an emotional speech while accepting the National Equality Award at the 2017 Human Right Campaign Gala Katy Perry has opened up about her Christian upbringing and being learned how to pray the homosexual away at Jesus camps while accepting an awarding for LGBT rights advocacy. The 32 -year-old pop star made an emotional speech while accepting the National Equality Award at the 2017 Human Rights Campaign Gala in Los Angeles on Saturday night. Perry referred to her breakout reach single, I Kissed a Girl, in describing herself as…

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Writing a love letter instead of a police report: why victims contact sexuality attackers

Jian Ghomeshis accusers preserved contact with him after the alleged assaults yet experts say sexual assault victims behavior is often misunderstood Lucy DeCoutere will probably always be haunted by what she did after her alleged sexual assault. In July 2003, the Canadian actor and air force captain was on a first date in Toronto with Jian Ghomeshi, who at the time was the countrys most beloved radio host. They had been flirting over email for a month, and DeCoutere flew in from Halifax for the weekend. Though their dinner dialogue…

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