Case of Islamic State recruit’s UK citizenship goes to Supreme Court

Article content LONDON — The UK Supreme Court will examine the case of a British-born woman who went to Syria as a schoolgirl to join Islamic State, after the government appealed against a court decision to allow her to return to Britain to fight for her citizenship. Shamima Begum, who was born to Bangladeshi parents, …

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“pastoral interlude”

Today, I was introduced to the work of British photographer Ingrid Pollard by our favourite tweeting museum. Diving into her work, I found her doctoral disseration (Westminster, 2016), and the thread pointed to a journal article (Kinsman, 1995) analysing (Bertrand, 2014) her body of work.posted by infini (0 comments total) tinyurlis.gdv.gdv.htclck.ruulvis.netshrtco.de

Why did the City of Toronto rent WE Charity’s former HQ for $6 million?

Article content continued I was not consulted properly prior to city staff signing the lease agreement “Numerous residents have contacted my office requesting information be made public regarding the City’s lease agreement for 233 Carlton Street and any relationships between the City of Toronto, WE Charity, ME to We Social Enterprise or the Kielburger family,” …

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Afghanistan and Pakistan say 22 die in border clashes

Article content continued ‘SELF-DEFENCE’ Pakistan’s foreign ministry said Afghan forces had opened fire on the crowd. “Pakistan troops responded to protect our local population and acted only in self-defense,” it said, adding that Pakistan immediately activated military and diplomatic channels to deescalate the situation. However, protesters told Reuters by phone that the Pakistani security forces …

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Get Thee Behind Me Satan

On Sex with Demons. With demon sperm trending in the news, Medievalist Dr. Eleanor Janega takes a brief look back at the rich medieval history of horny devils: “See the devil can’t make his own semen, being as he is incapable of making life, so in order to get his hands on fresh come, he …

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Ghislaine Maxwell abused, trafficked young girls with Jeffrey Epstein ‘on a regular basis,’ court documents allege

Article content continued Giuffre alleges that Maxwell sexually abused her “on a regular basis,” and did the same to multiple other girls over the years. “She’s the one that procured me, told me what to do, trained me as a sex slave, abused me physically, abused me mentally,” the deposition reads. “She’s the one who …

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New Pandemic Cooking Craze – Cocindando en los Tiempos del Coronavirus

The University of San Antonio Texas Libraries Special Collections is curating a special collection of historic Mexican recipes as free e-books. This will be a three volume endeavor and they’ve saved the best for first – Postres (Desserts). posted by brookeb (0 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite tinyurlis.gdv.gdv.htclck.ruulvis.netshrtco.de

Scrambling to publish a database of complaints against NYPD officers

Nonprofit investigative newsroom ProPublica launched The NYPD Files in a hurry – after New York lawmakers repealed a law that kept the public from seeing police discipline records, ProPublica filed a records request, and then police unions sued to keep the records secret, without realizing that ProPublica had those records. Now you can search NYPD …

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NBA Fixtures

Article content Jul 31 (OPTA) – NBA schedules for this weekend Friday, July 31 schedules (EST/GMT) Orlando at Brooklyn (1430/1830) Memphis at Portland (1600/2000) Phoenix at Washington (1600/2000) Boston at Milwaukee (1830/2230) Sacramento at San Antonio (2000/0000) Houston at Dallas (2100/0100) Saturday, August 1 schedules (EST/GMT) Miami at Denver (1300/1700) Utah at Oklahoma City (1530/1930) …

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