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One scalp they didn’t want: Why Cristiano Ronaldo accusations are a dangerous test for #MeToo

Campaigners risk a furious backlash if they mete out the same rough justice to Cristiano Ronaldo as they did to less popular suspects, and charges of hypocrisy if they don’t “believe” his accuser just because he is a sports icon. Allegations concerning the Portuguese footballer are a magnitude more grave and specific than many that have already derailed lives and careers ...

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‘Woefully uninformed’: 81% of Americans under 45 would fail basic ‘US citizenship test’

An overwhelming majority of Americans have no clue about their history or civic culture, with only 36 percent of natives able to pass the US Citizenship Civics Test taken by foreigners, a new study has shown. Surprisingly enough, those born with the inherent right to be called Americans failed to answer even the basic questions about their history and culture, ...

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Parcels sent to Pentagon test positive for ricin – officials

At least two packages sent to the Department of Defense headquarters in Washington, DC have tested positive for ricin, a dangerous poison, US officials said. The FBI is investigating. The packages were sent to the Pentagon, but triggered the alarms at the mail processing facility, a DOD spokesman told Fox News on Tuesday. The suspicious shipment never made it into ...

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Sikh twist: British soldier lauded for parading in turban ‘fails drug test,’ faces discharge

An Indian Sikh man who made history as the first British guard to wear a turban when he participated in the Parading the Color ceremony in honor of the Queen has reportedly failed a drug test for cocaine. In what appears to be an archetypal ‘hero to villain’ story, Charanpreet Singh Lall, 22, was allegedly one of three guards to ...

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Dozens of Detroit schools test positive for high levels of lead & copper in drinking water

More than half of Detroit public schools have tested positive for high levels of lead and copper after their drinking water was inspected over safety concerns. Elevated levels of lead and copper were detected in the water of 57 schools, according to the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD). The body is still awaiting results for 27 more schools. Michigan’s ...

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‘Don’t test us’: Haley threatens US strikes over any attack on Syria’s Idlib

Any attack on Syria’s Idlib province is going to be “dealt with,” US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley warned, as Washington seeks to stop the Russian-backed Syrian army from retaking the last remaining jihadist stronghold. The US has struck Syria twice after claims of chemical weapons use by the government in Damascus, Haley said on Wednesday in a Fox ...

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Pence denies authoring NYT op-ed, offers to take lie detector test to prove it

US Vice President Mike Pence says he would take a lie detector test “in a heartbeat” to prove that he did not pen the notorious New York Times op-ed that sent Washington, DC into a frenzy. Pence remained adamant in an interview on Fox News Sunday that he was not the senior government official behind the editorial which claimed there ...

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Apple is late to a self driving milestone — its first test car accident

Apple’s secretive self-driving vehicle program has disclosed its first accident, according to a report filed with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. The low speed accident, which occurred August 24, is a milestone of sorts for the company, albeit not one that is being celebrated. These days, as more companies head out onto public streets to test their autonomous vehicle ...

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Apple is late to a self driving milestone — its first test car accident

Apple’s secretive self-driving vehicle program has disclosed its first accident, according to a report filed with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. The low speed accident, which occurred August 24, is a milestone of sorts for the company, albeit not one that is being celebrated. These days, as more companies head out onto public streets to test their autonomous vehicle ...

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Google created a fake pizza brand to test out creative strategies for YouTube ads

Google’s Unskippable Labs team has been testing ad effectiveness in a compelling new way: It created a fake pizza brand called Doctor Fork, used stock footage to create 33 ads and then served them up on YouTube and reached 20 million impressions. Ben Jones, creative director at Unskippable Labs, explained that there are certain axioms among advertisers that are never ...

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