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A complete timeline of the Chrissy Teigen bullying scandal as she says sorry for being a ‘troll’

Chrissy Teigen returned to Twitter earlier this week with a lengthy message of self-flagellation after she was publicly denounced as a troll.The model had been silent on the platform since non-binary TV star Courtney Stodden, 26, accused her of bullying them when they were just a teen.On Monday, Teigen, 35, published a blog post admitting that she’d been “sitting in a hole of deserved global punishment,” adding: “Not a day, not a single moment has passed where I haven’t felt the crushing weight of regret for the things I’ve said in the past”.The mum-of-two, who is married to award-winning...
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Best Amazon Prime Day home appliance deals 2021: Confirmed offers from Shark, Ninja and Philips

Amazon Prime Day 2021 is now just days away. Confirmed to be going ahead on June 21 and June 22, it’s set to be the biggest online shopping event of the year. It’s the perfect opportunity to bag huge bargains on home appliances especially, with discounts found across vacuum cleaners, food processors, coffee machines, fridges and more. The giant sale is typically in the early summer months, however last year it was postponed to October due to the coronavirus pandemic, so it’s come back around for 2021 much quicker than usual. Last year, Amazon revealed that there were...
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"It's a Sin": Drama at the beginning of the AIDS crisis

The acclaimed HBO Max series, "It's a Sin," tells the story of a group of gay men and their friends who live and love in London in the early 1980s, at the beginning of the HIV/AIDS crisis. The show, which features a largely LGBTQ cast, shines a light on a dark chapter that's been fading from memory. Correspondent Imtiaz Tyab talks with the show's producer-writer, Russell T. Davies, and with two of its stars: Neil Patrick Harris and Lydia West.

Legoland ride policy change: Brett family returns to park

A disabled boy has returned to Legoland for the first time since he was "humiliated" when asked to walk before boarding a ride. Legoland has revamped its procedures since Sebby Brett, seven, was made to get up from his wheelchair in 2019. His mother, Joanna Brett, said the family was...
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Euro 2020 best pictures: Expert picks the best photographs from 2021 tournament

Throughout Euro 2020, Getty Images senior director of photography for sport, Paul Gilham will pick his best pictures from the tournament.Day one: Euro 2020 kicks off with a bang in RomeWithin sport we have waited a long time for the European Football Championships. Football with fans, football with atmosphere. There is nothing better than a major tournament. Emotions and adrenaline ran high when Turkey and Italy took to the pitch as Uefa celebrated the start of Euro 2020. An event that unites the world through the love of the beautiful game. This picture has an atmosphere that captures the...
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Prime Day 2021 Apple deals: Best early offers on iPhone 12, iPad, latest Apple Watch and more

Prime Day is so close now we can almost smell those discounted blenders on the breeze. Amazon’s yearly sales bonanza starts on 21 June and promises millions of deals across the online retailer’s entire catalogue, from kitchen appliances and booze to fashion and gaming.Apple is always a Prime Day highlight. MacBooks, Apple Watches and iPads are among the hottest tickets every year, and recent sales events have seen even the newest devices discounted to all-time-low prices.The exact deals are kept under wraps until Prime Day begins, so until then we can’t know exactly which Apple products will be discounted in...
Violent CrimesBBC

Colin Pitchfork: Minister may intervene in murderer release

The justice secretary has said he is considering intervening over the decision to approve the release of child killer Colin Pitchfork. Pitchfork, 61, was jailed for raping and murdering Leicestershire teenagers Lynda Mann and Dawn Ashworth in 1988. Earlier this month the Parole Board said it was satisfied he was...
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Los Gatos celebrates reopening with community parties

Los Gatos is buzzing with activity now that COVID-19 restrictions have been eased. Los Gatos celebrated the June 15 “busting out” and reopening with a pinata and champagne party in the Town Plaza. Pinata maker Elizabeth McCarthy did a fine job with the virus-inspired target that held goodies for the kids.
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Cupertino Lions tend garden to feed local residents in need

Not all farm-to-table efforts are at restaurants: the Cupertino De Anza Lions Club has partnered with local nonprofits to get fresh produce to West Valley residents suffering from food insecurity. A year ago, Lions Joan Chin and Dagi Zimdahl spearheaded an effort to restore the garden at Via West, a...
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Scientists Perplexed by Galaxy Without Dark Matter

NASA, ESA, Z. Shen and P. van Dokkum (Yale University), and S. Danieli (Institute for Advanced Study) Dark matter is believed to be a form of matter thought to account for approximately 85% of the matter in the universe and about 27% of its total mass-energy density. In fact, conceiving of a universe without dark matter would seem nearly impossible and yet the Hubble Telescope has spotted yet another such galaxy: (UDG) NGC1052-DF2 (DF2).

Diplomats meet in Vienna for more Iran nuclear talks

VIENNA — Further talks between Iran and global powers took place Sunday to try to negotiate and restore a landmark 2015 agreement to contain Iranian nuclear development that was later abandoned by the Trump administration. It was the first official meeting since Iran’s hard-line judiciary chief won a landslide victory...
Florida StateWashington Times

Deadly car crash at Pride parade in Florida becomes political football

A deadly car crash Saturday evening at a Pride parade in South Florida quickly became a political football as onlookers and social media chatter ascribed a hateful motivation to the incident. “What we saw, it was a terrorist attack on the LGBT community,” Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean J. Trantalis told...
TV SeriesBusiness Insider

The top 9 shows on Netflix this week, from 'Manifest' to 'Lupin'

Every week, the streaming search engine Reelgood compiles for Insider a list of the TV shows that have been most prominent on Netflix's daily top-10 lists. "Manifest" was Netflix's biggest show this week, just as its network, NBC, canceled it after two seasons. Netflix counts a view if an account...
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Jake Paul reacts after Anderson Silva emerges victorious in boxing match with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul reacted after Anderson Silva emerged victorious in his boxing match with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. The 46-year-old Silva defeated Chavez Jr. by split decision on Saturday night in his first boxing match since 2006. It was an impressive showing by “The Spider,” who showed that he still has the reflexes and punching skills this late into his combat sports career. It was a big win for Silva, who by beating Chavez Jr. could potentially set himself up for other big paydays in the world of boxing going forward. Even during his UFC run, Silva made no secret of his desire to step back into the boxing ring, and now that he’s a free agent and able to fight anywhere in the world, there will likely be more suitors for him going forward.

The Best Outdoor and Active Gear for Women

There is no doubt that we are living in the most opportune time to be an outdoor gear enthusiast. From water-purifying straws to campers with electric fireplaces, being equipped for the outdoors has never been better. But in an industry long-dominated by men, has this advancement adequately accommodated women?. Earlier...