Japan tries to please Rugby World Cup fans with rethink on tattooed bather ban

Hot spring resorts consider lifting traditional curbs on displaying body art, which is associated with criminal gangs Thousands of hot springs in Rugby World Cup. Visitors are accustomed to warnings to cover up their body ink while they are in Japan, where tattoos are traditionally associated with membership of restorative waters of Japans thousands of [&hellip

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Cuphead Update Is Being Delayed for a Very Good Reason

It's the Fourth of July holiday weekend, but that doesn't mean the Replay team doesn't have any videogame news for you. In fact, we have a couple interesting tidbits. Here's what you need to know from the short week in just a couple minutes, plus a recommendation for a game to check out over the [&hellip

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Taxing gifts to loved ones ‘should be simplified’

How does inheritance tax work? Inheritance Tax is a tax on the estate – the property, money and possessions – of someone who has died. However, no tax is paid if the estate is valued at less than £325,000 or if anything above this threshold is left to a husband or wife, civil partner, charity, [&hellip

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Birdwatching is like Pokmon Go but with real animals

Birdwatching probably conjures up images of an old, retired guy sporting binoculars behind his country home. But Jason Ward is rapidly dispelling that stereotype. He’s been an avid birder since his childhood, growing up in The Bronx, NY, and has brought his passion to social media. His #TrickyBirdID Twitter threads challenge people to snap photos [&hellip

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Twitter Still Has A White Nationalist Problem

Last month, Twitter put up another blog post declaring that it had made “strides” to build a “healthier” service Then Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, in Vancouver, Canada, to talk about the “health of the conversation” on his platform. Dorsey, who still commands puffy profiles in The New York Times. In Vancouver, he threw around terms [&hellip

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How Early-Stage VCs Decide Where to Invest

In an investing world glamorized by Shark Tank, Silicon Valley, and “unicorns,” simple, straightforward communication about what drives VC decisions is rare. At the early stage of venture investing, raw data is very hard to come by. Obviously! At that point, the company usually hasn’t gone to market yet in any real way. So at [&hellip

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Mark Zuckerberg allegedly created a fake, racist social media profile in former colleagues name

Image: ETIENNE LAURENT/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock All the noise around the “drunk Pelosi” video has made something clear: Facebook wants to have it both ways.  Some at the company would have us all believe that great strides have been made in the platform’s ongoing fight against misleading “fake news” content. But Facebook also won’t take the step of [&hellip

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Trump Would Face Obstruction Charges If He Weren’t President: 560 Ex-Prosecutors

Donald Trump’s conduct as outlined in special counsel “Each of us believes that the conduct of President Trump described in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report would, in the case of any other person not covered by the Office of Legal Counsel policy against indicting a sitting President, result in multiple felony charges for obstruction of [&hellip

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‘I was raped’ by police officer ex-husband

Fewer than a quarter of those allegations led to disciplinary action. There are 200,000 members of the police workforce in England and Wales according to latest figures, of whom 122,000 are police officers. Suzanne’s story Suzanne – not her real name – told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme her ex-husband, a police officer, was violent [&hellip

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Austrian deputy leader endorses far-right term ‘population replacement’

Heinz-Christian Strache says term associated with extreme right is a term of reality Austrias deputy leader has said his party is fighting against a replacement of the native population, endorsing a term usually employed by the extreme right, as the countrys rightwing populists double down on their rhetoric before the European elections. Heinz-Christian Strache, the [&hellip

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