Rand Paul stops unanimous passage of 9/11 first responders funding bill

Per: CNN Republican Sen. Rand Paul objected Wednesday to an attempt to pass the bill funding 9/11 first responders’ health care unanimously, arguing that passing such a long-term bill without offsetting the cost would contribute to the national debt. The delay presents another hurdle in the dramatic fight to secure funding for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, […]

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Instagram doubles down on test to hide likes

Per: CNN Business Instagram could be one step closer to concealing your likes. On Wednesday, the Facebook-owned company (FB) said it’s expanding its test that hides likes to more countries, including Ireland, Italy, Japan, Brazil, Australia and New Zealand. In May, the company began testing this in Canada in a move to help reduce pressure to rack up the likes on the […]

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Ebola outbreak in Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says

The ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo now constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday. “The risk of Ebola spread in DRC and the region remains very high, and the risk of spread outside the region remains low,” Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of WHO, said […]

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A Girl, 15, Reported a Sexual Assault, Then the Detective Abused Her Too

Per: the New York Times A Los Angeles County sex crimes investigator accused of raping a teenager after having been assigned to investigate her previous sexual assault allegations has pleaded guilty to lesser charges, and is expected to be sentenced to three years in prison. It was at least the third time the detective, Neil […]

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Sex toys will be officially sanctioned at CES after vibrator controversy

Per: CNN Following allegations of sexism and gender bias, the Consumer Technology Association said Tuesday it would officially sanction sex tech companies, allowing them to show their products at next year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Sex tech will be included under the Health and Wellness category at the 2020 CES in Las Vegas, one of the world’s most influential […]

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Brody Jenner: Caitlyn ‘Had Better Things to Do’ Than Attend My Wedding

Per: US Weekly During the Monday, July 15, episode of The Hills: New Beginnings, Brody, 35, had dinner with his wife, his brother Brandon Jenner and his mom, Linda Thompson. During their conversation, Thompson, 69, opened up about her relationship with Caitlyn Jenner. “I met your dad, married your dad, had this great happy life […]

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