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Daniil Markin

Online Jokes Are No Laughing Matter in Russia

A satirical mugshot depicting Daniil Markin. The nameplate indicates his page on the social media platform VKontake and Russia’s Criminal Code Article 282.1 (“incitement of hatred against a religious group”). He faces up to five years in prison under this article.   Russian authorities have registered 762 “extremist crimes” so far this year, many of them consisting of social media […]

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To the left: International Left-handers Day, a day to celebrate southpaws

Former President Obama, left, speaks to David Letterman on Letterman’s new Netflix talk show, which premieres Friday. Netflix Raise your hand if you are left-handed. Well, here’s to you on this International Left-handers Day. About one in 10 of you could do so, as researchers have found 10 percent to 15 percent of people are left-handed. […]

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Air Quality

Western Wildfires Keep Burning, Air Quality Gets Worse, And Health Warnings Grow

  As Western wildfires continue to burn, the health impact of all that smoke is a growing concern — especially with smoke advisories becoming as regular as a weather report. The number of large fires burning in the U.S. has been hovering at around 100. The most active states include Alaska, Oregon, California and Colorado. […]

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NASCAR CEO Brian France charged with DUI

NASCAR CEO Brian France arrested for driving under the influence

WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather NASCAR has released a statement after a New York police department arrested CEO Brian France for driving under the influence. France was arrested on Sunday night for alleged aggravated driving while intoxicated and for possession of a controlled substance. The 56-year-old was held overnight and told of his charges on […]

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Reboot 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'

Disney’s James Gunn Firing May Allow Marvel To Reboot ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’WALT DISNEY In the tweet heard around the world, Dave Bautista responded to a question concerning his plans to return to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 even if director James Gunn isn’t rehired. The actor/wrestler replied that he would honor his contract but that a third Guardians movie without its writer/director wouldn’t quite be […]

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