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Soccer Player Protests Racial Taunts — And The Ref Punishes Him

Soccer Player Protests Racial Taunts — And The Ref Punishes Him

News May 23, 2017 at 10:51 am

After Sulley Muntari (right) heard racial slurs from fans during a match in Sardinia, Italy, on April 30, he protested — and got a yellow card from the referee. A supporter holds the card aloft.

Soccer star Sulley Muntari finally …

World War 3: Doomsday Clock Moved Forward, Seattle Cited As Major North Korean Missile Target

World War 3: Doomsday Clock Moved Forward, Seattle Cited As Major North Korean Missile Target

News May 23, 2017 at 7:51 am

With fears of World War 3 looming in the minds of many, the Doomsday Clock has been pushed forward as the United States stands in the middle of tensions with North Korea and Seattle has now been cited as a …

SECURITIES TRUST OF SCOTLAND: How bricks and mortar are helping fund rebuild its fortunes

SECURITIES TRUST OF SCOTLAND: How bricks and mortar are helping fund rebuild its fortunes

Finance May 23, 2017 at 5:36 am

Boost: Mark Whitehead has bought into brick firm Ibstock

Global income fund Securities Trust of Scotland is in transition mode. It has a new manager, a renewed focus on increasing income for investors and there is a burning ambition to …

12 of the Dreamiest Lavender Farms You Need to Visit at Least Once

12 of the Dreamiest Lavender Farms You Need to Visit at Least Once

News May 23, 2017 at 3:04 am

Washington Island, Wisconsin, USA

Courtesy Edgar-AndersonThe lavender plant is aptly named after the beautiful color of its leaves. There are 47 different species of the plant with the leaves ranging in shades of violet, lilac, and blue. They grow best …

Want to see what 30 million pieces of plastic on a beach looks like? Visit this island.

Want to see what 30 million pieces of plastic on a beach looks like? Visit this island.

News May 22, 2017 at 11:39 pm

Henderson Island should be the remote island paradise of your dreams. Instead, it looks like this:

It wasn’t the locals (the island is uninhabited) or any bullheaded tourists who left the rubbish there. Henderson Island sits the middle of the …

Pinguin is a public chat room for nerd(ier people)

Pinguin is a public chat room for nerd(ier people)

Tech May 22, 2017 at 8:19 pm

Pinguin is a new app that lets you chat with people based on your interests. Really into startups? They got a room for you. Like you some programming? Right this way, sir. Like food? They got a room for you. …

Saudi Arabia is giving women more freedom as it looks beyond oil

Saudi Arabia is giving women more freedom as it looks beyond oil

Finance May 22, 2017 at 5:05 pm

How sports can change womens’ rights in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is taking steps to give women more freedom as it seeks to overhaul its economy.

King Salman has ordered a review of laws that still make it hard for …

Chicago-area women to join Obama at foundation event in Germany

Chicago-area women to join Obama at foundation event in Germany

News May 22, 2017 at 2:50 pm

Former President Barack Obama speaks about civic engagement at the Logan Center for the Arts on the University of Chicago campus on April 24, 2017. (Zbigniew Bzdak / Chicago Tribune)

Two Chicago-area women will join President Barack Obama and German …

‘Perfect time’ for ‘American Idol’ reboot says ABC’s Channing Dungey

‘Perfect time’ for ‘American Idol’ reboot says ABC’s Channing Dungey

News May 22, 2017 at 10:51 am

Trent Harmon, winner of "American Idol," celebrates with fellow contestants.

Not only is it not too soon to reboot "American Idol," it is the "perfect time" according to ABC entertainment president Channing Dungey.

In a press call ahead of ABC’s …

Jennifer Aniston reveals why Friends could never exist in 2017

Jennifer Aniston reveals why Friends could never exist in 2017

News May 22, 2017 at 7:52 am

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Every few months or so, rumors spread around various forms of social media that a new season of Friends is on its way.

Just last weekend, in fact, an internet hoax claiming …