Dennis Cooper’s blog re-launched after Google censorship criticisms
Aug31

Dennis Cooper’s blog re-launched after Google censorship criticisms

Artist and author writes that tech firm will provide all Gmail correspondence and gif novel he was working on, and post data from site to new domain post-by-post Artist and author Dennis Cooper message on the blogs Facebook account on Friday to explain Googles reasoning for erasing his 14-year-old blog, which housed a gif novel he was working on. According to Cooper, someone had reported a post on DCs Blog, which was hosted on the...

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Johanna Konta collapses in heat but recovers to reach US Open third round
Aug31

Johanna Konta collapses in heat but recovers to reach US Open third round

Johanna Konta suffered in the stifling heat before recovering to beat Tsvetana Pironkova 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 Johanna Konta collapsed to her knees midway through her match in stifling heat at the US Open before recovering to record an astonishing and controversial win in three sets over the Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova. The incident sent a worrying shiver through the tournament as high humidity drained even the fittest players and few are...

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Premier League 2016 summer transfer window: club-by-club verdicts
Aug31

Premier League 2016 summer transfer window: club-by-club verdicts

The lowdown on the business conducted by Englands top-flight clubs before the close of the deadline Arsenal It has taken two summers but Arsne Wenger has finally bought to strengthen the spine of his squad. Coming in after Petr Cech last season are players to address key positions that have needed bolstering for some time. Wenger hopes Shkodran Mustafi quickly forms a great partnership with Laurent Koscielny, while Granit Xhaka has...

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Woman sues Albuquerque for seizing car despite ban on civil asset forfeiture
Aug31

Woman sues Albuquerque for seizing car despite ban on civil asset forfeiture

Arlene Harjo is suing city, claiming it illegally seized her car on only suspicion of a crime, despite a 2015 law making the practice by police illegal A woman is suing the city of Albuquerque, claiming it illegally seized her car on only suspicion of a crime, and is seeking to resell it, despite a new state law banning the practice. After her son was arrested in April for drunk driving while at the wheel of her borrowed Nissan Verso,...

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How do you help young girls feel happier? – BBC News
Aug31

How do you help young girls feel happier? – BBC News

Life is ‘posted and public’ Nicky Hutchinson, a body image expert who works with schools, said she was surprised that the statistics weren’t worse. “It’s just this generation,” she said, “you have to promote yourself all the time, it’s a PR job.” While people have always been interested in celebrity culture, today’s celebrity world is “extreme” she said, pointing...

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