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The Telegraph
Meet Pob, the bobpolitician played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets serious about becoming the first
Meet Pob, the bob
The Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
politician played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets serious about becoming the first female President. So she cuts her hair off. Even the short style she had before, she explains, was "too sexy... people didn't take me seriously enough as a... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Why Marissa Mayer's Ultimate Talent Acquisition Strategy FailedThough the writing has been on the wall for months—if not years—Yahoo has final
Why Marissa Mayer's Ultimate Talent Acquisition Strategy Failed
Fast Company Magazine / Posted yesterday
Though the writing has been on the wall for months—if not years—Yahoo has finally been acquired. Verizon has scooped up the company to the tune of $4.8 billion. For many, this is the beginning of the end of a years-long saga to fix a seemingly broken... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
10 Things to Know for Tuesdayto squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
to squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among Bernie Sanders' supporters, turning to some of the party's biggest stars to heal divisions on the Democratic convention's opening night. 2. THE CONVENTION'S COLD WAR... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
10 Things to Know for Tuesdayto squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 2 days ago
to squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among Bernie Sanders' supporters, turning to some of the party's biggest stars to heal divisions on the Democratic convention's opening night. 2. THE CONVENTION'S COLD WAR... Read more
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TribLIVE
Verizon buys fallen Internet star Yahoo for $4.83 billion | TribLIVE SAN FRANCISCO — Seeking a wider digital audience, Verizon is buy
Verizon buys fallen Internet star Yahoo for $4.83 billion
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
| TribLIVE SAN FRANCISCO — Seeking a wider digital audience, Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion in a deal that marks the end... Read more
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Salon.com
10 Things to Know for Tuesdayto squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
to squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among Bernie Sanders’ supporters, turning to some of the party’s biggest stars to heal divisions on the Democratic convention’s opening night. 2. THE CONVENTION’S COLD WAR... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
10 Things to Know for Tuesdayto squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
to squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among Bernie Sanders' supporters, turning to some of the party's biggest stars to heal divisions on the Democratic convention's opening night. 2. THE CONVENTION'S COLD WAR... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
10 Things to Know for Tuesdayto squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 2 days ago
to squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among Bernie Sanders' supporters, turning to some of the party's biggest stars to heal divisions on the Democratic convention's opening night. 2. THE CONVENTION'S COLD WAR... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
At a glance: Marissa Mayer's time as Yahoo CEOHopes for Marissa Mayer have been high ever since she came to Yahoo four years
At a glance: Marissa Mayer's time as Yahoo CEO
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Hopes for Marissa Mayer have been high ever since she came to Yahoo four years ago to take over as CEO. But the former Google executive's tenure has been rocky at the Sunnyvale, Calif., company. Here's a glance at Mayer's days at Yahoo: Mayer... Read more
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TribLIVE
Stocks pull back after 4 weeks of gains; Yahoo slips | TribLIVE Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New
Stocks pull back after 4 weeks of gains; Yahoo slips
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
| TribLIVE Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City on July 25, 2016.Photo by REUTERS NEW YORK — Stocks fell... Read more
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Fortune
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Accuses Media of Gender-Biased ReportingYahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is holding little back now that she has sold Yahoo’s co
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Accuses Media of Gender-Biased Reporting
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is holding little back now that she has sold Yahoo’s core Internet assets to Verizon for $4.8 billion. In an interview with the Financial Times following the news announcement, she denounced previous reporting about her and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Mayer's experience, star power failed to revive YahooYahoo president and CEO Marissa Mayer speaks during the Fortune Global Forum on
Mayer's experience, star power failed to revive Yahoo
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
Yahoo president and CEO Marissa Mayer speaks during the Fortune Global Forum on November 3, 2015 in San Francisco, California She came to Yahoo with glamour, star power and a wealth of experience at rival Google that was expected to help revive the... Read more
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The Morning Call
At a glance: Marissa Mayer's time as Yahoo CEOHopes for Marissa Mayer have been high ever since she came to Yahoo four years
At a glance: Marissa Mayer's time as Yahoo CEO
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Hopes for Marissa Mayer have been high ever since she came to Yahoo four years ago to take over as CEO. But the former Google executive's tenure has been rocky at the Sunnyvale, Calif., company. Here's a glance at Mayer's days at Yahoo: Mayer... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Michael Jordan speaks out on police shootings: ‘I can no longer stay silent'For years, Michael Jordan has taken criticism from those who’d wished one of th
Michael Jordan speaks out on police shootings: ‘I can no longer stay silent'
Yahoo Sports / Posted 3 days ago
For years, Michael Jordan has taken criticism from those who’d wished one of the most famous, visible, wealthy and powerful athletes in the world would use his considerable public profile and influence to speak out on social issues affecting the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Mayer's experience, star power failed to revive YahooSAN FRANCISCO - She came to Yahoo with glamour, star power and a wealth of expe
Mayer's experience, star power failed to revive Yahoo
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO - She came to Yahoo with glamour, star power and a wealth of experience at rival Google that was expected to help revive the fortunes of the faded internet pioneer. Yahoo president and CEO Marissa Mayer speaks during the Fortune Global... Read more
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PhysOrg
Glance: Marissa Mayer's days at YahooIn this Feb. 19, 2015, file photo, Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer delive
Glance: Marissa Mayer's days at Yahoo
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
In this Feb. 19, 2015, file photo, Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers the keynote address at the first-ever Yahoo Mobile Developer's Conference, in San Francisco. There have been high hopes for Mayer ever since she came to Yahoo in 2012... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Marissa Mayer's days at YahooHopes for Marissa Mayer have been high ever since she came to Yahoo four years
Marissa Mayer's days at Yahoo
KTVN Reno / Posted 3 days ago
Hopes for Marissa Mayer have been high ever since she came to Yahoo four years ago to take over as CEO. But the former Google executive's tenure has been rocky at the Sunnyvale, California company. Here's a glance at Mayer's days at Yahoo: Mayer... Read more
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CTV News
Marissa Mayer's four years leading Yahoo, at-a-glanceHopes for Marissa Mayer have been high ever since she came to Yahoo four years
Marissa Mayer's four years leading Yahoo, at-a-glance
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
Hopes for Marissa Mayer have been high ever since she came to Yahoo four years ago to take over as CEO. But the former Google executive's tenure has been rocky at the Sunnyvale, California company. Here's a glance at Mayer's days at Yahoo: Mayer... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Glance: Marissa Mayer's days at YahooHopes for Marissa Mayer have been high ever since she came to Yahoo four years
Glance: Marissa Mayer's days at Yahoo
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
Hopes for Marissa Mayer have been high ever since she came to Yahoo four years ago to take over as CEO. But the former Google executive's tenure has been rocky at the Sunnyvale, California company. Here's a glance at Mayer's days at Yahoo: -Mayer... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Yahoo sells up to Verizon for $4.8bnTelecoms giant Verizon will pay $4.8 billion to acquire Yahoo after the company
Yahoo sells up to Verizon for $4.8bn
Computer Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
Telecoms giant Verizon will pay $4.8 billion to acquire Yahoo after the company failed to achieve a turnaround in its core internet business. The deal will cover Yahoo’s core internet business and some real estate assets. Yahoo shareholders will... Read more
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Mashable
Yahoo bought by Verizon for $4.83 billionWhat's This?Yahoo president and CEO Marissa Mayer speaks during the Fortune Glo
Yahoo bought by Verizon for $4.83 billion
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
What's This?Yahoo president and CEO Marissa Mayer speaks during the Fortune Global Forum on November 3, 2015, in San Francisco, California. Image: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Yahoo's 22-year run as an independent company is over, marking the end... Read more
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TribLIVE
Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.83B, marking end of an era | TribLIVE SAN FRANCISCO — Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marki
Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.83B, marking end of an era
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
| TribLIVE SAN FRANCISCO — Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Why Verizon wants to buy an ailing Yahoo | TribLIVE Two years ago — an epoch in Silicon Valley time — AOL Chief Exec
Why Verizon wants to buy an ailing Yahoo
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
| TribLIVE Two years ago — an epoch in Silicon Valley time — AOL Chief Executive Tim Armstrong proposed a merger to Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer. Both... Read more
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New York Magazine
113 Journalists Surveyed on Why They’re So Despisedto pander to audiences. The need to entertain or sensationalize in order to ke
113 Journalists Surveyed on Why They’re So Despised
New York Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
to pander to audiences. The need to entertain or sensationalize in order to keep readers interested. Prioritization of speed over accuracy. Blind spots caused by reporters‘/editors’ worldview/background/life experience. A tendency to... Read more
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CNBC
Verizon, Yahoo close in on $5 billion dealAs per usual, there is always a chance it will not work out and one of the othe
Verizon, Yahoo close in on $5 billion deal
CNBC / Posted 4 days ago
As per usual, there is always a chance it will not work out and one of the other bidders — most likely Gilbert — might lob in another offer once the terms are revealed. Those terms are still unclear, including whether Verizon's deal includes some or... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Facebook says it's not negating 'great talent'Press) SAN FRANCISCO — Under fire for remarks that insinuated it could not hir
Facebook says it's not negating 'great talent'
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
Press) SAN FRANCISCO — Under fire for remarks that insinuated it could not hire more women and minorities because of a dearth of qualified candidates, Facebook says it's not negating "the great talent that exists in the software... Read more
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USA Today
Facebook says it's not negating 'great talent'SAN FRANCISCO — Responding to sharp criticism of remarks on the diversity "pipe
Facebook says it's not negating 'great talent'
USA Today / Posted 6 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO — Responding to sharp criticism of remarks on the diversity "pipeline," Facebook says it's working hard to attract and retain "all the currently skilled talent possible." "For Facebook, this is not about blame, excuses, or the negation... Read more
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TribLIVE
Brookline man arrested on child porn chargesGoehring, 44, is charged with possessing child pornography, disseminating child
Brookline man arrested on child porn charges
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
Goehring, 44, is charged with possessing child pornography, disseminating child pornography and criminal use of a communication facility, court records show. According to the criminal complaint, Yahoo alerted authorities July 3 that... Read more
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TribLIVE
Watchdog: HUD chief violates Hatch Actpresidential nomination, a government watchdog says the nation's housing secret
Watchdog: HUD chief violates Hatch Act
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
presidential nomination, a government watchdog says the nation's housing secretary violated a law prohibiting government officials from using their office for partisan politics when he promoted her candidacy during a media interview. Julian... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Yahoo results miss expectations again - is this the end of the line?Chief executive Marissa Mayer says Yahoo will update shareholders as soon as is
Yahoo results miss expectations again - is this the end of the line?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Chief executive Marissa Mayer says Yahoo will update shareholders as soon as is prudent.. Photo / Getty • Revenue declined 19% in the latest quarter• Search revenue down 24%• Revenue from display ads down 7% Yahoo seems to be going out with a... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Yahoo misses expectations in what is possibly its last-ever earnings reportYahoo seems to be going out with a whimper, reporting earnings that again misse
Yahoo misses expectations in what is possibly its last-ever earnings report
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
Yahoo seems to be going out with a whimper, reporting earnings that again missed analysts' expectations and highlighting the challenge that would await any buyer of the company. Its revenues declined 19 per cent in the latest quarter compared to the... Read more
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WA Today
Yahoo misses expectations in what is possibly its last-ever earnings reportYahoo seems to be going out with a whimper, reporting earnings that again misse
Yahoo misses expectations in what is possibly its last-ever earnings report
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
Yahoo seems to be going out with a whimper, reporting earnings that again missed analysts' expectations and highlighting the challenge that would await any buyer of the company. Its revenues declined 19 per cent in the latest quarter compared to the... Read more
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The Age
Yahoo misses expectations in what is possibly its last-ever earnings reportYahoo seems to be going out with a whimper, reporting earnings that again misse
Yahoo misses expectations in what is possibly its last-ever earnings report
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
Yahoo seems to be going out with a whimper, reporting earnings that again missed analysts' expectations and highlighting the challenge that would await any buyer of the company. Its revenues declined 19 per cent in the latest quarter compared to the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Yahoo misses expectations in what is possibly its last-ever earnings reportYahoo seems to be going out with a whimper, reporting earnings that again misse
Yahoo misses expectations in what is possibly its last-ever earnings report
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Yahoo seems to be going out with a whimper, reporting earnings that again missed analysts' expectations and highlighting the challenge that would await any buyer of the company. Its revenues declined 19 per cent in the latest quarter compared to the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Yahoo misses expectations in what is possibly its last-ever earnings reportYahoo seems to be going out with a whimper, reporting earnings that again misse
Yahoo misses expectations in what is possibly its last-ever earnings report
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
Yahoo seems to be going out with a whimper, reporting earnings that again missed analysts' expectations and highlighting the challenge that would await any buyer of the company. Its revenues declined 19 per cent in the latest quarter compared to the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Yahoo reports another big loss, writes down Tumblr valueWASHINGTON — Yahoo seems to be going out with a whimper, reporting earnings Mon
Yahoo reports another big loss, writes down Tumblr value
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON — Yahoo seems to be going out with a whimper, reporting earnings Monday that again missed analysts’ expectations and highlighting the challenge that would await any buyer of the firm. Its revenues declined 19 percent in the latest quarter... Read more
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CNET
Yahoo may be another step closer to being soldOnce again, Yahoo is giving the world an update on how its business is doing. A
Yahoo may be another step closer to being sold
CNET / Posted 10 days ago
Once again, Yahoo is giving the world an update on how its business is doing. And once again, no one really cares. What people really want to hear about is what exactly is going on with the lumbering internet giant's effort to sell itself. The... Read more
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Al.com
Winners and losers from SEC Media Days 2016A chaotic SEC Media Days week has mercifully wrapped up and the hundreds of med
Winners and losers from SEC Media Days 2016
Al.com / Posted 13 days ago
A chaotic SEC Media Days week has mercifully wrapped up and the hundreds of media who traveled to Hoover have all left and headed home. It was a week dominated by an incident involving an SEC head coach and an SEC Network personality, overshadowing... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water CoolerWhat was once the Bastille is now a traffic circle with a ginormous phallic sym
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 13 days ago
What was once the Bastille is now a traffic circle with a ginormous phallic symbol in the middle of it. But the peasants burnt the records of feudalism. Too soon to tell? Also, as soon as I post this, I need to catch the bus to go pick up a repaired... Read more
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Bleacher Report
How the NFL's 'Catch Rule' Became the Worst Rule in SportsThere isn't a more infuriating regulation in all of sports than the NFL's catch
How the NFL's 'Catch Rule' Became the Worst Rule in Sports
Bleacher Report / Posted 14 days ago
There isn't a more infuriating regulation in all of sports than the NFL's catch rule. It's like a combination of the IRS's tax code, the Code of Hammurabi and those giant heads on Easter Island. We can all see it, but damned if anyone knows what it... Read more
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ABC News
The President and the PeopleWITH ABC’s DAVID MUIR: With the recent tragic events in Minneapolis, Baton Roug
The President and the People
ABC News / Posted 14 days ago
WITH ABC’s DAVID MUIR: With the recent tragic events in Minneapolis, Baton Rouge and Dallas still fresh on the minds of Americans, President Obama will participate in a Disney Media Networks town hall today titled "The President and the... Read more
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Daily Mail
European Union slaps fresh anti-trust charges on GoogleEU files new anti-trust charges against Google and accuses the search giant of
European Union slaps fresh anti-trust charges on Google
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
EU files new anti-trust charges against Google and accuses the search giant of abusing its global dominance to favour its shopping service Google's advertising business accused of blocking competitors' ads European Commission says 'Google has... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
No one watched the 2016 MLB All-Star gamegame. Record-low (by a wide margin) for MLB All-Star Game with 8.707 million v
No one watched the 2016 MLB All-Star game
Yahoo Sports / Posted 15 days ago
game. Record-low (by a wide margin) for MLB All-Star Game with 8.707 million viewer average. Down from last year’s 10.9M. OOF OK, fine, technically 8.7 million people watched the contest, but that was still a record-low. For reference, 10.9... Read more
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iol.co.za
After Brexit, women take charge in the UKdoesn’t. Theresa May is preparing to become the UK’s second female prime minist
After Brexit, women take charge in the UK
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
doesn’t. Theresa May is preparing to become the UK’s second female prime minister and has promised to take Britain out of the European Union. In Scotland, where the leaders of the three biggest parties are women, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon... Read more
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Canberra Times
Beyoncé is a powerful voice for Black Lives Matter. Some people hate her for it.followers. And Beyoncé has increasingly used that platform and her art to addre
Beyoncé is a powerful voice for Black Lives Matter. Some people hate her for it.
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
followers. And Beyoncé has increasingly used that platform and her art to address racial inequality, especially in the wake of police-involved deaths of black men that have dominated headlines in recent years. Beyonce and Jay Z attend Game 6 of the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Beyoncé is a powerful voice for Black Lives Matter. Some people hate her for it.followers. And Beyoncé has increasingly used that platform and her art to addre
Beyoncé is a powerful voice for Black Lives Matter. Some people hate her for it.
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 days ago
followers. And Beyoncé has increasingly used that platform and her art to address racial inequality, especially in the wake of police-involved deaths of black men that have dominated headlines in recent years. Beyonce and Jay Z attend Game 6 of the... Read more
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The Age
Beyoncé is a powerful voice for Black Lives Matter. Some people hate her for it.followers. And Beyoncé has increasingly used that platform and her art to addre
Beyoncé is a powerful voice for Black Lives Matter. Some people hate her for it.
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
followers. And Beyoncé has increasingly used that platform and her art to address racial inequality, especially in the wake of police-involved deaths of black men that have dominated headlines in recent years. Beyonce and Jay Z attend Game 6 of the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Beyoncé is a powerful voice for Black Lives Matter. Some people hate her for it.Beyonce and Jay Z attend Game 6 of the 2016 NBA Finals between the Cleveland Ca
Beyoncé is a powerful voice for Black Lives Matter. Some people hate her for it.
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Beyonce and Jay Z attend Game 6 of the 2016 NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors at Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. Photo: Getty When Beyoncé speaks, people listen. The singer and media... Read more
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WA Today
Beyoncé is a powerful voice for Black Lives Matter. Some people hate her for it.followers. And Beyoncé has increasingly used that platform and her art to addre
Beyoncé is a powerful voice for Black Lives Matter. Some people hate her for it.
WA Today / Posted 18 days ago
followers. And Beyoncé has increasingly used that platform and her art to address racial inequality, especially in the wake of police-involved deaths of black men that have dominated headlines in recent years. Beyonce and Jay Z attend Game 6 of the... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Jurgen Klinsmann to England? How seriously should the rumor be taken?in England doesn’t mean the reverse is also true. The talent pool in England’s
Jurgen Klinsmann to England? How seriously should the rumor be taken?
Yahoo Sports / Posted 22 days ago
in England doesn’t mean the reverse is also true. The talent pool in England’s managerial ranks may be desperately shallow. Of the 18 Premier League jobs currently occupied, just five are held by Englishmen – and Steve Bruce, Sean Dyche, Eddie Howe,... Read more
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