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Girlguiding says girls not at risk from trans inclusion

Image copyright Getty Images Girlguiding has defended its decision to allow transgender members and leaders – after it expelled two volunteers who objected to the policy. Helen Watts, one of the expelled volunteers, said girls had a right to “female-only spaces”. But Girlguiding says including people who self-identify as female to join or lead groups […]

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The Papers: More green, less greed, says Corbyn

By BBC News Staff Image caption The Guardian reports how Jeremy Corbyn will attack “greed-is-good” capitalism in his closing speech at his party’s conference and vow to “rebuild and transform Britain”. In an attempt to steer the conference away from dissent over Brexit, the Labour leader will promise a “green jobs revolution” and a major […]

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Previews: Kent Williams – “Zoetic Trinity” @ Evoke Contemporary

After successful showings at EVOKE Contemporary back in 2013 (covered) and 2015 (covered), Kent Williams will be opening another solo on Friday night (September 28th) at the New Mexico gallery. ZOETIC TRINITY: Paintings, Drawings & Photographs features the richly textured work from the Los Angeles-based artist that bridges the gap between “his interest for representation (especially relating to the figure) and abstraction […]

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Streets: Leon Keer // Murals In The Market (Detroit)

For the fourth edition of Murals In The Market, anamorphic street artist Leon Keer painted a piece entitled Urban Colonization. Painted on a decrepit building around Detroit’s Eastern Market, the wall featuring his considerable 3D skills deals with some of the controversy surrounding the city’s water supply issue. He states – “Seems like the water shutoffs and massive […]

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Review: Nile Rodgers returns with Chic to make us boogie

Nile Rodgers & Chic, “It’s About Time” (Virgin EMI) The cover of the new Chic album might be familiar. Does anyone else vaguely recognize the image of two models gazing seductively into the camera fiddling about with whistles? For those old enough to know, it’s the promise of boogie. A similar magazine cover-inspired photo graced […]

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Leak reveals Pixel 3’s Google Camera will support real-time Lens analysis

Real-time detection in the Google Lens app began rolling out in May 2018, but it’s still not possible to use the tool in real-time just by opening up the basic Google Camera app. That won’t be the case for long, though, according to a new leak that shows Lens running by default in the Pixel […]

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The Transportation Safety Agency wants you to give their dogs a good home

The Transportation Safety Agency makes use of dogs to track down contraband, bombs and other stuff that we’re better off never seeing onboard an airplane. It takes a pooch with a particular temperament to be trained for this sort of work. Not all dogs are well-suited for the job. Unfortunately, while you can make broad […]

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NSA employee who brought hacking tools home sentenced to 66 months in prison

The National Security Operations Center at NSA, photographed in 2012—the nerve center of the NSA’s “signals intelligence” monitoring. A former NSA coder has been sentenced to 66 months in prison for bringing home the code that drove much of the NSA’s signals intelligence operations. reader comments 4 Share this story Nghia Hoang Pho, a 68-year-old […]

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Derby stun Man Utd in dramatic Cup shootout

Jose Mourinho lost his first home match in the League Cup as a manager Derby County beat Manchester United 8-7 in a dramatic penalty shootout at Old Trafford to reach the Carabao Cup fourth round. After 15 successful penalties, Derby goalkeeper Scott Carson saved Phil Jones’ effort low to his left to secure victory for […]

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Pope acknowledges China bishop deal will cause suffering

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis acknowledged Tuesday that his landmark deal with China over bishop nominations will cause suffering among the underground faithful. But he said that he takes full responsibility and that he — and not Beijing — will have the ultimate say over naming new bishops. Francis provided the first […]

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