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Angry March Madness fans attacked a ref’s small business Facebook page

Higgins officiating a game in 2011.Image: Neibergall/AP/REX/Shutterstock The internet and college sports: Two things not exactly known for inspiring measured, reasonable debate. We’ve just seen what happens when they mix in a strange and toxic new way. SEE ALSO: These terrible photos might explain why Donald Trump rejected an offer to throw a first pitch […]

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Supreme court hears case to absolve seven men of brutal 1984 murder

Court questions competing accounts of the attack on Catherine Fuller, who was beaten to death in Washington DC, as men seek to overturn guilty convictions The supreme court engaged in unusually detailed questioning Wednesday of the facts surrounding the brutal beating death of a woman about a mile (1.6km) from the US Capitol in 1984. […]

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The wild west of weed: will legalisation work for Canada?

Canadas current green rush makes Amsterdams coffeeshops look restrained but Justin Trudeau hopes to tame it by making recreational cannabis legal Opposite a bleak government building in suburban Ottawa, Canada, a barebones cannabis clinic with just a cash register, jewellers scales and a glass counter is doing a brisk trade. Pirate! Muslim! Gangster! Yes! We […]

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George Michael: Private funeral for singer – BBC News

Obituary: George Michael Image copyright Reuters Image caption George Michael performing at Wembley in 2007 Michael – whose full name was Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou – first came to fame in the 1980s as a member of Wham! alongside Andrew Ridgeley. The pair’s pop hits won them thousands of fans before Michael found solo success with […]

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SelfScore grants access to credit for students without Social Security numbers

SelfScore will provide access to credit to international students without social security numbers.Image: Shutterstock SelfScore launched its first product last summer with relatively little fanfare: a credit card for international students. On Tuesday, it launched a new card with a much higher spending limit in a very different political climate. Its credit cards serve international […]

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Late-night TV roasts Trump on climate: he ‘surrendered Florida to the ocean’

Comics including Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers discussed the executive order rolling black environmental protection and further Russian connections Late-night hosts on Tuesday decided to focus on Trumps latest decision to remove many of Obamas environmental regulations and further revelations about possible Russian connections. On The Late Show, Stephen Colbert spoke about the most recent […]

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