Josh Homme apologises after kicking female photographer
Dec14

Josh Homme apologises after kicking female photographer

The Queens of the Stone Age frontman said I dont have any excuse or reason to justify what I did after photographer Chelsea Lauren was left with a bruised eyebrow John Homme, frontman of hard rock band Queens of the Stone Age, has apologised after appearing to deliberately kick a female photographer during a performance. Homme was performing with the band in Los Angeles when he kicked Chelsea Lauren in the face. Lauren told Variety...

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The Silicon Valley paradox: one in four people are at risk of hunger
Dec13

The Silicon Valley paradox: one in four people are at risk of hunger

Exclusive: study suggests that 26.8% of the population qualify as food insecure based on risk factors such as missing meals or relying on food banks Karla Peralta is surrounded by food. As a line cook in Facebooks cafeteria, she spends her days preparing free meals for the tech firms staff. Shes worked in kitchens for most of her 30 years in the US, building a life in Silicon Valley as a single mother raising two daughters. But at...

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How the original US-Mexico border markers led to decades of fear and antipathy
Dec13

How the original US-Mexico border markers led to decades of fear and antipathy

Photographer David Taylor documented 276 monuments erected to mark the border in 1848, in an attempt to show how theyve affected American mentality Before the fence, there were obelisks 276 monuments marking the US-Mexico border that were erected after the Mexican-American war ended in 1848. In 2007, David Taylor, an Arizona-based artist and professor, set out to photograph them all a task that lasted seven years and took him from the...

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Donald Trump ‘incorrect’ over Time person of the year claims, says magazine
Dec12

Donald Trump ‘incorrect’ over Time person of the year claims, says magazine

Trump claimed he rejected request for an interview and major photo shoot but magazine says: The president is incorrect about how we choose person of the year Donald Trump was incorrect, Time magazine said, when he claimed on Saturday to have taken a pass on an interview and major photo shoot because the publication told him he was only probably going to be named its person of the year. On Saturday morning, former Trump campaign...

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US evangelical preacher should be banned from entering UK, critics say
Dec10

US evangelical preacher should be banned from entering UK, critics say

Opposition grows to visit by Franklin Graham, who is accused of hate speech for remarks about Islam and gay people Opposition is mounting to a planned visit to the UK by a leading American conservative evangelical Christian who has made Islamophobic and anti-gay statements, with critics saying it will promote prejudice and damage interfaith relations. Several MPs, including a government minister, have urged the home secretary to...

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