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Photos: The aftermath of the deadly Genoa bridge collapse

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The death toll from the Morandi Bridge collapse in the northern Italian city of Genoa has risen to 39, the Guardian reports. Though a direct cause has not been determined, Italy’s transport minister Danilo Toninelli is calling for the leaders of Autostrade per l’Italia, the bridge’s operator, to step down. Reuters reports that the government is Read More

Oral Sex, Then Holy Water: Report Documents Abuse By Priests

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she’d had her tonsils removed. Another priest forced a 9-year-old boy into having oral sex, then rinsed out the boy’s mouth with holy water. One boy was forced to say confession to the priest who sexually Read More

Ex-Tennessee Star Gets Chance With Broncos After Rape Acquittal

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Former University of Tennessee star linebacker A.J. Johnson is getting a shot in the NFL with the Denver Broncos less than a month after he was acquitted along with a college teammate of aggravated rape charges. After his first practice as a pro Monday, Johnson said, “It’s a blessing to be Read More

Marvel Weighs Legal Move Against Crypto Startup’s ‘Wacoinda’ Plans

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Marvel is not yet sure if it will oppose a cryptocurrency startup playing off the name of the fictional nation of Wakanda from the Black Panther film. The comic book giant’s subsidiary, Marvel Characters, filed for extensions with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to receive more time before deciding whether it will oppose the Read More

Bitcoin is a Permissionless, Decentralized Firearm: Cody Wilson is Satoshi Nakamoto

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The path to a cryptocurrency revolution might just run through a sleepy Austin, Texas industrial park, home to offices of Cody Wilson and his company, Defense Distributed in the United States. Parallels exist between downloadable files from a website, allowing users access to 3D printable firearms, and a permissionless, decentralized, censorship-resistant medium of exchange. If Read More

Users in China found Reddit blocked over the weekend

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Many Reddit users in China who tried to access the social network this weekend were slightly annoyed to find the company’s site and app weren’t working. But in China, it’s second nature for internet users to turn on their VPNs, and in almost no time at all, they were surfing the “front page of the Read More

India’s largest multiplex chain is betting big on south Indian cinema

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Grab your popcorn. PVR, the country’s largest chain of multiplexes, on Aug. 12 announced that it will buy a majority stake in Chennai-based SPI Cinemas. The deal, pegged at Rs633 crore ($91 million), will help the Gurugram-based firm get a better grip on the southern Indian cinema market, which has been prolific in churning out Read More

Vegas and its Sportsbook Odds

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Vegas is regarded as the gambling Mecca of the world. More money is transacted in Vegas than anywhere else in the world. When it comes to sports betting, everyone goes through the odds that “Vegas” places on the events. Vegas is not in the business of predicting the final score; their priority is predicting what the Read More