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Meghan guest edits Vogue’s September issue

Image copyright @SussexRoyal The Duchess of Sussex has guest edited British Vogue’s September issue, focusing on women who “break barriers”. The cover features 15 women, including teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg and New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern. Meghan chose not to put herself on the cover, the magazine’s editor-in-chief Edward Enninful said, as she felt it would be a “boastful …

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Tim Ryan: What my cousin Donnie taught me about America’s working class

(CNN)A few years ago, I received a call from my cousin Donnie, a proud Ohioan, Vietnam veteran and seasoned steelworker. Throughout his life, Donnie bounced between jobs in steel mills across our state, earning a living wage. Donnie told me on the phone that it was his last day at Delphi Automotive, a General Motors supplier, and that his job …

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Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. rematch in Saudi Arabia draws criticism

(CNN)The decision to stage the rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. in Saudi Arabia has drawn heavy criticism from human rights group Amnesty International. “Neutral grounds — LETS GO [sic],” the 29-year-old wrote on social media about the fight which is being dubbed the “Clash on the Dunes.” The seventh-round stoppage in Madison Square Garden was Joshua’s first …

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Murdered woman lay dead ‘for weeks’

Image copyright Family handout Image caption A manhunt is under way for Michael Foran who is suspected of murdering June Jones A woman who suffered a “violent” death and whose body was found five days after she was reported missing probably died weeks before, police said. June Jones’s sister reported her disappearance on Boxing Day and she was discovered in …

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To live your best life, live the life you evolved for

When we have to give a talk to a group of people, we feel anxious and experience the bodily fear responses that do not make sense now: The system is not meant to function in this safe context. Biological evolution is very slow, but civilization, culture, society and technology evolve relatively fast. It takes around a million years for evolutionary …

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‘Game time’ for UK Eurovision hopeful

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEurovision 2019: UK entry Michael Rice says it’s about time we had a decent song As the final nears, UK Eurovision hopeful Michael Rice talks betting odds, boxing gloves… and why he’s “sick” of Brexit. The last few months have been “a whirlwind of emotions” for Michael Rice, the 21-year-old singer from …

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Liverpool goes six points clear in EPL as Man City loses at Leicester

(CNN)Liverpool’s pursuit of the English Premier League title received a festive boost as a 4-0 win over Newcastle saw Jurgen Klopp’s side stretch its lead at the top to six points as defending champion Manchester City lost at Leicester City. Goals from Dejan Lovren, Mo Salah, Xherdan Shaqiri and Fabinho gave the Reds a comfortable Boxing Day victory at Anfield …

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5 things to know for January 17: Shutdown, Syria, Kenya attack, Brexit, climate

(CNN)Better savor every sip. Scientists say the world’s most popular coffee species are going extinct. And it’s all our fault. Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Government shutdown Nancy Pelosi really ramped …

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Schwarzenegger: How I fought my way back to fitness

(CNN)More than 50 years ago, I lifted my first Mr. Universe trophy on the stage of the Victoria Palace Theater in London, and I have been on a fitness crusade ever since. Today, we all know those benefits. But 50 years ago, it was an uphill battle. Gyms were scarce, and the ones that existed were often inhospitable dungeons. Doctors …

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