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22 May 19
LGBTpride.tk | LGBT Pride Talk

Wainaina, winner of the 2002 Caine Prize, passes away at a Nairobi hospital following a short illness. Kenyan author and activist Binyavanga Wainaina has died at the age of 48, the publication he founded announced. Wainaina, the founder of the literary magazine Kwani, passed away following a short illness, the chairman of the Nairobi-based magazine […]

22 May 19
The Inquiring Mind

  Dragnet is an American radio series, enacting the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners. The show takes its name from the police term “dragnet”, meaning a system of coordinated measures for apprehending criminals or suspects. Dragnet is perhaps the most famous and influential police procedural drama […]

22 May 19
Archy Worldys

Wednesday, 22 may 2019 – 14:02 They accuse the Arsenal player of mixing sport and politics and the club itself trying to warm up the atmosphere before the final The Armenian player of Arsenal MkhitaryanJOHN SIBLEYAction Images via Reuters Controversy. Mkhitaryan will not play the Europa League final because of the political tension between Armenia […]

22 May 19
Rich News Media

Kenyan author and LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina has died at the age of 48. Wainaina, the founder of the literary magazine Kwani, passed away following a short illness, the chairman of the Nairobi-based magazine told The Daily Nation newspaper on Wednesday.  Tom Maliti said the writer died a few minutes past 10pm (19:00 GMT) on […]

22 May 19
Joseyphina's World

When a killer being chased becomes obsessed with the chaser…and vice versa 🏃‍♀️🔪

22 May 19
UPHINDIA

World stocks sank Monday in reaction to new eruptions in the US-China trade war, while oil rallied on simmering tensions in the crude-rich Middle East. In cryptocurrency deals, bitcoin rebounded back above $7,000 for the first time since September. Equity investors began the day in underwhelming fashion in Asia, as the lack of a US-China […]

22 May 19
UPHINDIA

European Union: This week’s European parliamentary elections will launch a scramble for the continent’s top leadership jobs, but won’t decide the winners. Unlike in the case of national elections, the party with the biggest number of seats after the vote may not be named head of the EU executive. Instead the new president of the European Commission […]

22 May 19

Every gray cloud has a silver lining. The Alabama abortion law is a gray cloud for reasons I have laid out before. But I may have found its silver lining. Abortion and the Future of the New South Tell me New York Times, what your opinion is. Two years ago, I got a text from […]

22 May 19
BiblioMarket

Richard Cooke | Excerpt from Tired of Winning: A Chronicle of American Decline | Black Inc. Books | May 2019 | 21 minutes (5,527 words) They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover. Mark 16:18 […]

22 May 19
SCI-TEQ

“Le Grand K” stood as the world’s benchmark of the kilogram for nearly 130 years. How we measure the world underwent a quantum leap on Monday as scientists adopted new hyper-accurate definitions for units of weight, electricity and temperature derived from the universal laws of Nature. The change, on the occasion of World Metrology Day, […]

22 May 19
Breaking News, Entertainment, Sports & College Life | COED

Binyavanga Wainaina, a Kenyan author and gay rights activist, passed away on Wednesday, May 22 at the age of 48. According to a report from BBC, a friend and colleague informed the outlet that Wainaina died late Tuesday night from an undisclosed illness. In 2014, the author was named among Time Magazine’s 100 most influential […]

22 May 19
Fortuna's Corner

European Union About To Get Walloped; Nationalism, Populism Surging Ahead Of Tomorrow’s/May 23 Elections — Likely To Lead To A Neutered EU At Best And, A Radical Sea-Change For The Continent http://www.fortunascorner.com     I have been writing ever since Britain voted to leave the European Union (EU) on June 23, 2016, that I thought […]

22 May 19
Scumbagwatch.com

At a time when the safety of Tesla’s Autopilot driver-assistance technology is under growing scrutiny, following a former NHTSA head calling for a recall and several fatal  accidents associated with Autopilot, the influential Consumer Reports has weigh…

22 May 19
Matt's Book Reviews

Book #8: John Adams, David McCullough John Adams was one of the most influential founders and is probably the more easily forgotten.  Besides his letters, he is not remembered for authoring any founding documents.  But historical his mind, patriotic zeal and fiery personality made him a driving force in American independence.  Adams and his political […]