Miss Universe is Miss France, Iris Mittenaere (and this year Steve Harvey got it right)

Iris Mittenaere was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday night in the Philippines, winning the honor on behalf of France for the first time since 1953.

“We need good news in France, and I think this is very good news,” Mittenaere told reporters after the show. She also predicted that her victory would m …
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Actor Kal Penn Raises More Than $500,000 for Syrian Refugees in Wake of Travel Ban

Actor Kal Penn said he feels insulted as an American by the action and rhetoric President Trump has used in relation to the travel ban.

“I think what the President is saying and doing is completely ridiculous” he told CNN’s Chris Cuomo. “I find that insulting as an American citizen that you would i …
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6 Killed, 5 in Critical Condition From Quebec City Mosque Shooting; Motive Not Clear

Five people are in critical condition at a Quebec hospital this morning from a shooting at a mosque that killed six and injured eight others, according to hospital officials.

All of the victims from the Sunday night shooting at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre were men between the ages of 39 and …
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Golf Legend Jack Nicklaus Welcomes Roger Federer To ‘Club 18’

It’s been lonely in the clubhouse.

For almost 30 years, golfing great Jack Nicklaus has been waiting for someone to join him. He probably thought Tiger Woods would be the first to sit down for a drink. But as fate would have it, it has taken a legend from another sport to equal his record of 18 maj …
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With deceit and arrogance, Uber keeps finding new ways to shoot itself in the foot

One almost wants to pity poor Uber. Almost.

The ride-hailing company with a glittering informal valuation of $70 billion shot itself in the foot on Saturday, public-image-wise, by apparently sending drivers to New York’s Kennedy airport during a one-hour taxi drivers’ strike staged to protest Presi …
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How Trump’s Rush to Enact an Immigration Ban Unleashed Global Chaos

Passengers were barred from flights to the United States, customs and border control officials got instructions at 3 a.m. Saturday and some arrived at their posts later that morning still not knowing how to carry out the president’s orders.

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6 dead in Quebec City mosque shooting, 1 ‘lone wolf’ suspect arrested

Six people were killed and eight were wounded when gunmen opened fire at a Quebec City mosque during Sunday-night prayers, in what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a “terrorist attack on Muslims.”

On Monday morning, two suspects were in police custody.

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Roger Federer eyes Wimbledon success after Australian Open triumph

Roger Federer said he was as surprised to win his 18th grand slam title at the Australian Open as when he clinched his first at Wimbledon in 2003, and now he is targeting the All England Club for a 19th major triumph.

Australian Open 2017 men’s final: Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal – in pictures Read …
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Uber CEO commits to giving $3 million to help immigrants after #DeleteUber

Uber found itself in hot water on two fronts related to President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries: for allegedly exploiting a taxi protest against the ban and for CEO Travis Kalanick’s relationship with Trump.

Kalanick said in a Facebook post that the …
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