Latin American female writers ‘get literary place they deserve’ in new collection

Project in Mexico to reprint books highlighting works of great literary value Tita Valencias first novel, Minotaur Fighting, was inspired by the end of a love affair. Intimate, raw, and experimental, the 1976 book won Valencia the Xavier Villarrutia prize the most prestigious award in Mexican literature. It also won her deep disapproval from the [&hellip

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ToursByLocals snaps up its first funding, C$33M, to link sightseers with guides globally

The tours and experiences market is projected to be worth $183 billion this year, and today a startup that has made inroads into the space through bootstrapping is announcing its first outside investment. ToursByLocals — which sources local guides in some 162 countries, then helps tourists search and book them for either individual or small [&hellip

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NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke set to exit company in 2020 amid ongoing NBC News scandals: report

NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke is reportedly stepping down in 2020. NBC News did not immediately respond when asked if publishing a report about its parent company’s boss is confirmation of his departure is imminent. CNBC, also under the NBCUniversal umbrella, reported Burke’s looming exit, too, while also noting that “NBCUniversal” declined comment. Insiders feel that [&hellip

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Trump lashes out at evangelical publication that called for his removal

President Donald Trump and Franklin Graham, along with their ardent followers, are firing back at yesterdays surprising editorial by evangelical publication Christianity Today, which called for Trump to be removed from office. Written by Christianity Today editor Mark Galli, the editorial asserted that Trump had not only violated the Constitution by using the office to [&hellip

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Uber Safety Report Notes 3,000 Reported Sexual Assaults Last Year | Betches

The company gave us an extra helping of terror this week with its long-awaited, 60-page safety report. The report breaks down how many of the 2.3 billion trips taken with the app in the United States over the past two years occurred with serious incidents.  Beyond sexual assault cases, the company went into details about [&hellip

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Despite bans, Giphy still hosts self-harm, hate speech and child sex abuse content

Image search engine Giphy bills itself as providing a “fun and safe way” to search and create animated GIFs. But despite its ban on illicit content, the site is littered with self-harm and child sex abuse imagery, TechCrunch has learned. A new report from Israeli online child protection startup L1ght — previously AntiToxin Technologies — [&hellip

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The ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ redesign was led by a ‘Sonic’ artist

The latest trailerbacklash over the original and more realistic lookgoing back to the drawing boardhired to work on the redesignAfter the trailers online debut, artist and director Tyson Hesse revealed that he led the team who redesigned the look of Sonic in . Honored to have been brought in to lead the design on the [&hellip

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This Woman Played A Killer In A Horror Movie While She Was Out On Bail For Killing Her Uncle

By Jerome London Updated November 13, 2019 Aisling Tucker Moore-Read (Jackson County Jail) The film’s producers say it wasn’t until the day after principal shooting ended that they learned she was out on bail for shooting her uncle. Screenwriter Justin Adams says: I won’t spoil, but there’s a key scene where she shoots somebody in [&hellip

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Lena Dunham goes on Instagram to reveal she has Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

(CNN)Lena Dunham took to social media to tell the world she’s dealing with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a chronic disease that affects the joints and skin. View this post on Instagram “For years, I resisted doing anything that would make my physical situation easier, insisting that a cane would ‘make things weird,’” she wrote. “But it’s so [&hellip

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Barclays profits plunge as bank issues global economy warning

Outlook for 2020 is more challenging because of slowing world economy, says CEO Barclays reported a fall in profits of more than 80% in the third quarter as its chief executive, Jes Staley, warned of the impact of the slowing global economy on the year ahead. We acknowledge that the outlook for next year is [&hellip

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