Underwear Ads Lose the Macho: How Marketing Has Embraced Real Men

Are you a man who plays dress-up with your daughter? Do you enjoy bowling, and are you terrible at it? Do you have hopes and dreams and insecurities and flaws and a belly that looks more like baked alaska than Hawaiian rolls? You, sir, could be an underwear model. A number of ads for briefs, […]

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Authors Distill Their Writing Advice to Just a Few Words

It has been nearly 20 years since the night in a newspaper office in Delhi when I came across a copy of a fax V.S. Naipaul had sent in response to a reporter asking for his rules of writing. (“Avoid the abstract; always go for the concrete.” I found those rules useful. In recent years, […]

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Proportion of youth with Covid-19 triples in five months, says WHO

Youth enjoy the sunny weather at the Bournemouth Beach, amid the Covid-19 outbreak, in Bournemouth, Britain July 31, 2020. — Reuters pic GENEVA, Aug 5 — Young people who are hitting nightclubs and beaches are leading a rise in fresh coronavirus cases across the world, with the proportion of those aged 15 to 24 who […]

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Insigne hoping for late recovery in view of Barcelona clash

2020-08-05 Lorenzo Insigne Click to read all about coronavirus → Lorenzo Insigne’s availability for Napoli’s Champions League clash with Barcelona remains in doubt after the Italian was unable to take part in training on Tuesday. The Azzurri head into Saturday’s encounter level on aggregate after a first leg 1-1 draw at the Stadio San Paolo […]

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Canada’s Bianca Andreescu will defend U.S. Open title

Bianca Andreescu, the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam singles championship, will defend her women’s title at the U.S. Open, but defending men’s champion Rafael Nadalsaid Tuesday he will skip itdue tothe coronavirus pandemic. Nadal explained his decision in a series of tweets sent in Spanish and English on Tuesday. “The situation is very […]

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UK government wins appeal bid in ISIS bride Shamima Begum case

Shamima Begum, one of three east London schoolgirls who traveled to Syria in 2015 to join the Islamic State g…Read More LONDON: The UK government on Friday won permission to appeal against a court ruling allowing London-born ISIS bride Shamima Begum to return to Britain to challenge stripping of her British citizenship. Bangladeshi-origin Begum, now […]

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Virus wreaks economic havoc as global cases top 17 million

People wear masks as they walk along the side walk during the outbreak of Covid-19 in Del Mar, California July 30, 2020. — Reuters pic WASHINGTON, July 31 — The scale of economic devastation from the pandemic was laid bare yesterday as Western economies recorded historic slumps, just as resurgent caseloads forced many countries into […]

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‘Family Separation 2.0.’ Parents in ICE Detention Have To Decide Whether to Keep Their Children or Release Them To Sponsors

Lucy turned 2 in isolation. Inside of a cell at the South Texas Family Residential Center—one of three immigration facilities in the U.S. that detains children—Lucy and her mother, Maria, spent the day watching television. They were required to quarantine for two weeks after coming into contact with a guard who tested positive for COVID-19. […]

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Growing Israel protest movement calls for Netanyahu to go

Israeli Police detain a man during a protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Israeli Police detain a man during a protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s alleged corruption and his government’s handling of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) crisis in Jerusalem July 26, 2020. — Reuters pic

JERUSALEM, July 26 — “We won’t leave until Bibi leaves.” Israel’s struggle to contain the coronavirus has stirred deep-seated resentment towards Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protests demanding his resignation are growing by the week.

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Duke of Sussex threatens legal action after complaint made to Charity Commission

A spokesman for the Duke of Sussex’s legal team says a complaint made to the Charity Commission against his charitable foundations is “deeply offensive” and “salaciously created” as they vowed to “act accordingly with the weight of the law.” Republic, which campaigns for an elected head of state, has made the claims after Harry and […]

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Man City boss Pep Guardiola rues slow start in FA Cup semi-final defeat by Arsenal

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has lamented his side’s first-half display against Arsenal in Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final defeat. While Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck either side of half-time to book the Gunners’ spot in the final, City looked a much improved team after the break. “We didn’t play good, the regret is that we didn’t play […]

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President Trump just made it harder to stop new pipelines

President Trump today gutted the National Environmental Policy Act, a move that many environmental advocates worry will make it harder for people to have a say in how major infrastructure projects would affect them. The new rules speed up permitting for large infrastructure projects like pipelines and highways by truncating the environmental review process. Environmental […]

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Patrick Mahomes immediately celebrated Chris Jones’ extension with the Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs somehow managed to win a Super Bowl and then lock up most of their important names in the offseason, all while staying under the cap. WR Sammy Watkins, offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, cornerback Bashaud Breeland and, oh yeah, quarterback Patrick Mahomes all got paid this offseason. On Tuesday, the Chiefs added […]

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UN expert accuses White House of ‘onslaught’ against media

UN special rapporteur on freedom of expression David Kaye. — Picture courtesy of news.un.org GENEVA, July 14 — The UN special rapporteur on freedom of expression yesterday accused the White House of mounting an “onslaught” against the media and referred to a negative “Trump effect” on global press freedom. In his last official press briefing […]

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Blog Post » NIH One Step Closer to Speeding Delivery of COVID-19 Testing Technologies to Those Who Need It Most Through RADx-UP

This piece was authored in collaboration with the leadership of several institutes at NIH and represents a unified effort to meet the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic with excellence and innovation. Before the nation can safely return to business as usual, it will be essential to develop and deliver effective and reliable COVID-19 testing […]

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How will Britain get back to the office? Employers grapple with PM’s plea for workers to return

Boris Johnson’s clarion call for the nation’s workforce to return to offices to save Britain’s economy will be treated with caution by swathes of employers and employees, they tell MailOnline. The Prime Minister urged businesses operating remotely to ‘get back into work’ to breathe life back into the cash-starved high street and jump-start the recovery. […]

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Australia’s Victoria state marks week of triple-digit coronavirus cases

A sanitation worker cleans a bench outside the single remaining public housing tower under a lockdown in response to an outbreak of the coronavirus disease, in Melbourne, Australia July 10, 2020. — Reuters pic MELBOURNE, July 12 — Australia’s Victoria state reported 273 new cases of the coronavirus and another Covid-19 death today, marking a […]

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As inspirações de Taika Waititi para Thor: Ragnarok

O realizador Taika Waititi falou recentemente sobre os seus filmes favoritos dos anos 80 e como estes influenciaram Thor: Ragnarok, o filme que o lançou para o Universo Cinematico da Marvel. Como convidado do Pizza Film School, dos Russo Brothers, Waititi falou sobre a influência que Flash Gordon e John Carpenter (Big Trouble in Little […]

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Mexican president thanks Trump for not mentioning border wall at summit

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador greets US President Donald Trump while arriving to the White House, in Washington, US July 8, 2020. — Mexico’s Presidency/Handout via Reuters MEXICO CITY, July 10 — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador today expressed gratitude to Donald Trump for avoiding in public the thorny subject of the US […]

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