Kuwaiti Instagram star slams days off for Filipino domestic workers

(CNN)A Kuwaiti Instagram star has slammed new regulations requiring a weekly day off for Filipino domestic workers in the country, with her comments drawing the ire of social media users. “How can you have a ‘servant’ at home who keeps their own passport with them?” asked Alqattan. The reforms to…

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Celebs React To Demi Lovato’s Reported Heroin Overdose

Prayers for The 25-year-old was reportedly treated with Narcan, an emergency treatment for narcotic overdoses. Immediately after the news went viral, several celebs — including Ariana Grande and Ellen DeGeneres — went on Twitter to send love to the musician. See all the reactions (below): I love @DDLovato so much.…

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American bishop who delivered sermon at royal wedding says he’ll undergo cancer surgery

Video American Bishop Michael Curry addresses royal wedding U.S. episcopal leader addresses celebrants on the healing power of love in St. George’s Chapel in Windsor, England. In May, his words of inspiration were heard by millions as he delivered a sermon at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan…

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42,000-Year-Old Nematodes Buried In Arctic Permafrost Come Back To Life After Thawing

Several nematodes unearthed in the permafrost of northeastern Siberia are wriggling around and eating, just as normal nematodes do, in Petri dishes at the Russian Academy of Sciences. This is an astounding feat considering that the tiny organisms, also known as roundworms, had previously been frozen since the Pleistocene. According…

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Just Some Other Totally Legit Microbes That Will Definitely (Not) Make Your Tech Startup a Unicorn

The idea spread through Silicon Valley like—well, ironically, like a virus, even though the idea centered around a protozoan. According to an article in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, people infected with the microbe Toxoplasma gondii might be more likely to be entrepreneurs, to start up startups or venture…

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Lawmakers Don’t Grasp the Sacred Tech Law They Want to Gut

Toward the tail end of a sparsely attended hearing of the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, congressman John Rutherford (R-Florida) turned to the three witnesses before him—representatives of Facebook, Google, and Twitter—and asked a question that left them speechless. Congress, he explained, has already amended Section 230, the law that…

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While You Were Offline: Did Someone Call the Fashion Police on Paul Manafort?

Last week, while the Trump administration unveiled plans to roll back car pollution rules and told the American Civil Liberties Union to find the deported parents it separated from their children, the tallest point in Sweden melted due to climate change, the National Rifle Association announced that it was deep…

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Tory chief whip under fire in pairing row

Shadow Cabinet Office minister Jon Trickett has written to the acting Cabinet Secretary calling for an investigation into Theresa May and Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom’s statements to the Commons on the matter – saying they could breach the ministerial code. But Downing Street said Theresa May had full confidence in…

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The Explosive-Carrying Drones in Venezuela Won’t Be the Last

On Saturday, as Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro gave a speech in Caracas before a large military assemblage, drones carrying explosives approached, officials there said, detonating near the stage. While Maduro was unharmed, Venezuelan information minister Jorge Rodriguez said that the attack injured seven soldiers. It's a method of assault that…

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These 10 Sharks Could Soon Call UK Waters Home As A Result Of Warming Seas

Nearly a dozen species of sharks currently found in warmer waters could be swimming in British seas within the next three decades as the climate changes, according to research by the University of Southampton. By 2050, 10 species are expected to migrate to Britain’s colder waters as seawater temperatures heat up,…

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