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These ‘Game of Thrones’ photos are full of Easter eggs

You know how, whenever a highly-anticipated new trailer or promo comes out, people scour it for Easter eggs? Those small, hidden, and usually fan service-y morsels of information? You know what we’re talking about. Anyway, those are fine, but regular Easter eggs like, literal eggs are better. So we put a bunch of them in photos from Game of Thrones. See if you can find them! Bet you can. SEE…

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Swimwear options for beachgoers sick of the gender binary

Image: ambar del moral/mashable Going to the beach and picking out a hot swimsuit are some of the greatest pleasures summer has to offer for approximately .00000001% of the general population. Unless you’re, say, a hairless Justin Bieber, nothing is more torturous than buying a new swimsuit. You’ve got to find something that remains *on trend* and accentuates your butt *just right* but if you text one more anxious changing…

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Harry Styles bought kiwi for everyone in the ‘SNL’ line

Image: Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Sony Pictures Celebrities often buy food for the people waiting in line to see them that’s nothing new. But Harry Styles went above and beyond: he sent line-dwellers queued for Saturday Night Live some big plates of sliced kiwi. And, no, it’s not just because kiwi is delicious (although it is). Styles, who is the musical guest on this week’s SNL, is expected to perform…

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This is how a Russian social network spread the #SyriaHoax conspiracy

A video grabbed still image shows Syrian people receiving treatment after a chemical attack at a field hospital in Saraqib, Idlib province, northern Syria.Image: STRINGER/EPA/REX/Shutterstock A conspiracy theory about whether a chemical weapons attack was actually perpetrated by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad started making the rounds shortly after that tragic incident shocked the world. Surprise, surprise, now we know Russian social media posts fueled that conspiracy, according to ABC. SEE…

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UK funding increased to fight neglected tropical diseases – BBC News

Over the next four years, the UK will spend a total of 360m on programmes to tackle diseases such as: Visceral leishmaniasis – a parasitic disease, caused by infected sand flies, which destroys the internal organs Guinea-worm disease – an infection transmitted through dirty drinking water containing water fleas Trachoma – infection from poor hygiene practices which can cause blindness Lymphatic filariasis – infection transmitted by mosquitoes which can cause…

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Republicans Catch Up In Early Voting For Georgia’s Special Election

There were roughly the same number of Republicans and Democrats who voted when early voting ended on Friday, according to New York Times election expert Nate Cohn. Michael McDonald, a political scientist at the University of Florida, came up with similar figures. The virtually even turnout among Democrats and Republicans in the district is a major change from the first week of early voting, in which Democrats enjoyed a significant…

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Vending machines dispensing clean needles are coming to Las Vegas

Chelsi Cheatom, the program manager at Trac-B Exchange, demonstrates how the vending machines will work at a recent news conference.Image: southern nevada health district Las Vegas is about to set up vending machines to dispense clean needles, free of charge. The machines will be designed to make equipment more readily available for intravenous drug users, who can pass various infections to each other if they use the same needles. The…

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It pays to get bumped now that Delta offers almost $10,000

It looks like Delta has seen what happened with United Airlines‘ overbooked passenger fiasco and is making some serious changes to its compensation policies serious as in way more cash monies to entice volunteers to give up their seats on oversold flights. SEE ALSO: Unsettling video captures United passenger being forcibly removed from overbooked flight The Associated Press reported Friday that an internal memo from Delta shows gate agents can…

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Uber drivers just won a major victory in Brazil

A taxi drivers' protest against Uber in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.Image: joe raedle/Getty Images Uber drivers just won a major victory but only in Brazil. A judge in Sao Paulo ruled that a driver in the city had to be considered an employee of the ride-hailing giant. Uber plans to appeal the decision. “By connecting drivers and users, Uber creates thousands of flexible opportunities for generating income,” Uber said in…

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Court blocks Arkansas from using lethal injection drug

(CNN)Plans by Arkansas to execute a group of inmates before the end of the month ran into more problems Friday. Pulaski County Judge Wendell Griffen issued a temporary restraining order that stops the state from using a certain drug for lethal injections. The supplier of the drug argued it wasn’t supposed to be used for capital punishment. It’s unclear what effect the ruling will have on the state’s plans to…

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Pupils as young as four having panic attacks, say teachers – BBC News

The survey found: 98% of teachers said they had come into contact with pupils who were experiencing mental health issues. They were most likely to be teenagers, with more than half of teachers saying they had seen issues in 14 to 16-year-olds. But nearly a fifth (18%) of those surveyed by the union said they had been in contact with four to seven-year-olds showing mental health issues while more than…

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Never say never again: When celebrities eat their words – BBC News

In 2015, John Cleese said there was “no way” he’d ever work at the BBC again. Now he has changed his mind after announcing he will make a new BBC sitcom that will reunite him with his Clockwise co-star Alison Steadman. Cleese isn’t the first celebrity to go back on his very public word. From Charlie Simpson’s Busted to Bond star Sean Connery, it’s wise to never say never again….

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That Time Michael Lewis Complained About Dating A Hot Woman

Michael Lewis is best known for milling complicated subject matter like mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations into compulsively readable bestsellers, including Liars Poker, The Big Short and Moneyball. His books get churned into movies that star Brad Pitt and Ryan Gosling and Sandra Bullock. In the world of financial journalism actually, just in journalism the 56-year-old New Orleans native is a king. A rock-star millionaire writer at the top…

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Will Scott Pruitt Use Smoke-And-Mirrors To Deal With Smog?

Except now that Pruitt is in office, it turns out his meaning might have been far more Orwellian, and dangerous, than anyone imagined. Meanwhile, a new court decision allowing Pruitt an opportunity to argue his case has added fresh urgency to the ozone matter. The ground-level ozone Pruitt was talking about is better known as smog and causes serious health problems. In response to growing scientific evidence of harm, the…

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Scott Pruitt Heads To Coal Mine To Pitch New EPA Agenda

SYCAMORE, Pennsylvania The head of the Environmental Protection Agency chose a Pennsylvania coal mine with a history of violating environmental laws as his venue for unveiling a new plan to refocus his agency in a way that he says will both protect offered roughly 75 miners at the Harvey Mine this hopeful message: The regulatory assault on coal is over. Pruitt, aclimate change denier and longtime ally of the fossil…

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Nurses consider whether to strike over low pay – BBC News

Now the union says unprecedented pressure in the NHS means nurses have never worked harder, and for so little. The latest review of public sector pay announced a 1% rise. Janet Davies, the chief executive of the RCN, said: “Years of real-terms pay cuts have left too many struggling to make ends meet. “Nurses should not have to fund the NHS deficit from their own pay packets. “Whatever nurses decide,…

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Childline receives 4,000 calls from ‘lonely’ children – BBC News

The service already collects data on issues such as mental health and abuse but said increasing numbers of youngsters said they felt lonely. Previously, loneliness would be recorded as “low self-esteem” or “unhappiness”. Childline said that, overall, girls were four times more likely to contact the charity with a problem than boys. ‘I felt empty inside’ One teen caller, who asked to be called Rebecca, used Childline’s online web chat…

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Shanay Walker abuse death: School and care workers criticised – BBC News

The report found in the two years leading up to her death, bruising and injuries sustained by the child were explained away by her aunt as accidental or the result of self-harm. Image copyright Family Handout Image caption Shanay’s mother Leanne Walker suffered post-natal depression after another pregnancy Chris Cook, chair of the Nottingham City Safeguarding Children Board, said: “Whilst professionals undoubtedly had Shanay’s well-being at heart, with the benefit…

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This Meme Sums Up The Absurdity Of April Perfectly

So when Pepsi debuted atone-deaf Kendall Jenner commercial, United Airlines violently forceda passenger to voluntarily leave a plane and Sean Spicer claimed thatHitler never used chemical weapons, all within seven days,one clever comedian decided to round up the weeks viral news into the perfect meme. Melberger is no stranger to (mild) internet fame: The 26-year-old is already Twitter verified and posts comedy sketches to YouTube. (Plus, he has a hat…

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At raucous town hall, GOP congressman confronts anger about Trump

Aurora, Colorado (CNN)Republican Rep. Mike Coffman faced angry constituents at a town hall Wednesday night, in an early sign of the political price he and his colleagues might pay for supporting President Donald Trump’s policies, including the repeal of Obamacare. A moderate hailing from a swing district, Coffman fielded more than 40 questions from Coloradans for almost two hours. Health care overwhelmingly dominated the at times raucous evening, as the…

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Report: VA hospital in D.C. putting ‘patients at unnecessary risk’

(CNN)The Department of Veterans Affairs’ inspector general says practices at the Washington VA Medical Center are putting “patients at unnecessary risk,” and the VA has removed the director of the hospital from his position, assigning him to temporary administrative duties. A report out Wednesday raised several concerns related to staffing shortages, dirty storage areas and failure to keep track of medical equipment, leading to shortages that could endanger patient health….

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