The 1990s are back! But theyre much more depressing this time around | Joe Stone

Robbie Williams and the Spice Girls are on the agenda again. Its tarnishing the decade that made me, says journalist Joe Stone As the Beckhams, Chris Evans. Were basically one problematic late-night TV show involving Sarah Cawood away from a full-blown revival. Im a child of the 90s I have…

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Announcing the winners of Disrupt SF 2018s sponsored hackathon contests

Thousands of developers, designers, hackers and marketers from around the world worked for months to submit their creations to our first Virtual Hackathon, which takes place at Disrupt San Francisco on September 5-7. It wasn’t easy, but we narrowed the field down to 30 semi-finalists, and we can’t wait to…

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5 things to know about ‘The Hate U Give’, the adaptation of the bestselling novel about police brutality

The Hate U Givebrings Angie Thomas' bestselling novel to life.Image: Warner Bros. Less than two years after Angie Thomas’ novel The Hate U Give took the book publishing world by storm, it’s made the leap to the big screen. Directed by George Tillman Jr., the movie, like the book, centers…

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The National Black Police Association wrote a must-read letter to Nike about racism and police violence.

Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated. The National Black Police Association just put the Colin Kaepernick debate to rest. Kaepernick’s protest is all about calling attention to police violence and racism. His critics say kneeling during the national anthem is both disrespectful to the American flag and to…

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Funeral held for stabbed schoolgirl

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLucy McHugh’s coffin was taken to Hollybrook Cemetery in a horse-drawn procession Friends and family have gathered in Southampton to pay tribute to murdered schoolgirl Lucy McHugh. Loved ones of the 13-year-old were dressed in blue and green – Lucy’s favourite colours…

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FEMA official: Puerto Rico knows more about hurricane deaths than it has told the public

(CNN)Puerto Rico appears to know more than it has let on about who died because of Hurricane Maria, a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) official told CNN. The figures, which were previously unreleased, raise new questions about the speed at which federal and territorial government officials are investigating and paying…

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Jets to land on warship for first time

Image copyright PA Image caption The 65,000-tonne carrier has already undergone exercises with helicopters Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said the trip would “strengthen our special relationship” with US forces. Image copyright PA Image caption The Royal Navy’s £3.1bn future flagship will visit New York during its 11-week trip 65,000 Tonnes…

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Bird, Lime, Lyft, and Uber rejected from San Francisco e-scooter program

Scooter decisions determined which companies will be able to rent the two-wheeled vehicles.Image: vicky leta/mashable Bring on the scooters. After months of scooter-less streets in San Francisco, city transportation officials finally broke their silence Thursday to announce which electric scooter companies would be allowed to rent out the battery-powered vehicles.…

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