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Willie Nelson challenges President Trump to tour border detention centers with him

Source: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/la-et-entertainment-news-updates-2018-willie-nelson-challenges-donald-trump-to-1529448194-htmlstory.html

John Oliver uses singing children and Winnie the Pooh to explain how Xi Jinping is reshaping China

John Oliver uses singing children and Winnie the Pooh to explain how Xi Jinping is reshaping China  The Week MagazineIs Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on tonight, June 17th, 2018?  Last Night OnFull coverage

Source: http://theweek.com/speedreads/779612/john-oliver-uses-singing-children-winnie-pooh-explain-how-xi-jinping-reshaping-china

The untold good news story of America today

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A grassroots movement getting few headlines could yet herald a new American age of change.

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-44349211

US child migrants: Melania speaks out on Trump’s separation policy

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The US first lady says she “hates to see” hundreds of child migrants separated from their parents.

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-44515123

The new ‘Queer Eye’ guys have love in their hearts — and plenty of tips — for guys (and gals)

Browse the Instagram feeds of any of the “Queer Eye” hosts and see their comments to each other, and it’ll be hard not to question the depth of the friendships in your own life. The new Fab Five — Bobby Berk (design), Karamo Brown (culture), Tan France (fashion), Antoni Porowski (food and wine)…

Source: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/tv/la-en-st-queer-eye-netflix-20180614-story.html

Songwriters, producers behind Drake, Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran to represent Spotify’s Secret Genius

Spotify is continuing its commitment to amplifying the creative forces behind today’s biggest stars by announcing the next class of Secret Genius, which spotlights songwriters and producers.

Ali Tamposi, Ben Billions, Benny Blanco, Frank Dukes, Ina Wroldsen, Jamie Scott, Murda Beatz, Shane McAnally,…

Source: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/la-et-ms-spotify-secret-genius-20180613-story.html

The punk who came back from the dead

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Former punk singer Gilles Bertin spent decades on the run before handing himself in to face trial for a robbery.

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-44374766

Bye-kini: Miss America says it will no longer judge appearances

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The pageant is attempting a feminist makeover in the wake of #MeToo, and will be scrapping the swimsuit contest

Miss America, the annual televised pageant, has announced that it will be scrapping the swimsuit portion from this year’s event. Instead of rating contestants on how they look in a bikini, judges will now rank the women on “who you are as a person from the inside of your soul.”

The 97-year-old competition is also discarding its evening gown section and asking contestants to wear clothes that make them feel confident.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jun/05/miss-america-swimsuit-contest-no-longer-judge-appearances-feminism

Crayfish becomes online hero by detaching claw to escape boiling soup

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Footage shows crustacean making bid for freedom at restaurant in China

A crayfish who sacrificed its own limb to survive a boiling pot of spicy soup at a restaurant in China has become an online hero.

Footage shows the crustacean gripping one of its own claws before detaching it and making a break for freedom, with others inside the pot destined for diners’ plates.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jun/03/crayfish-becomes-online-hero-by-detaching-claw-to-escape-boiling-soup

Syrian refugee violinist starts new life

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Syria refugee Aboud Kaplo taught himself to play the violin on the internet.

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-44314694

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