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The schoolgirl thrash metal band smashing stereotypes in Indonesia

schoolgirl, thrash, metal band, smashing, stereotypes, Indonesia

It was a dull day in music class that ignited a rebellion in three Indonesian teenage girls. Poring over their school teacher’s music collection, the hijab-wearing schoolgirls from conservative West ...

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French Open 2017: Simona Halep and Jelena Ostapenko set up surprise final

French Open 2017, Simona Halep, Jelena Ostapenko, surprise, final

Romania’s Simona Halep will take on the unseeded Jelena Ostapenko for the French Open title after two outstanding semi-finals here on Thursday which showcased some of the best ball-striking and ...

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‘You’d think it’s the Super Bowl’: US stops to watch Comey hearing

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If resistance is the new brunch, then Shaw’s Tavern is center of the movement. Hundreds gathered before 10am at the local brunch spot in north-west Washington DC to watch James ...

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My Cousin Rachel review – Rachel Weisz makes a magnificent villain

Cousin, Rachel, Rachel Weisz, magnificent, villain

My Cousin Rachel is a highly enjoyable mystery thriller of the sort that modern communication and the internet have made impossible to set in the present day. Based on the ...

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How defenders’ transfer fees rocketed in quest for success

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“I was in demand,” remembered Phil Babb. “I was on holiday and every other day I was reading the papers and I was going here, there and everywhere.” Back in ...

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Hit the road, Jack Reacher: why Tom Cruise should ditch the goody two-shoes act

Jack Reacher, Tom Cruise, ditch, goody, two-shoes, act

Tom Cruise is stuck in a holding pattern of total heroism and diminishing artistic returns, and he badly needs to break out of it. Look at the last decade of ...

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May and Corbyn cross UK in attempt to sway voters on final day of campaigning

May, Corbyn, UK, attempt, sway, voters

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn criss-crossed the country on the final day of a hard-fought campaign in which the Conservatives remained clear favourites to secure an overall majority despite an ...

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Polygraph for pedophiles: how virtual reality is used to assess sex offenders

Polygraph, pedophiles, virtual reality, assess, sex offenders

In a maximum security mental health facility in Montreal is a “cave-like” virtual reality vault that’s used to show images of child sexual abuse to sex offenders. Patients sit inside ...

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Who is Christopher Wray, Trump’s pick to replace Comey as FBI director?

Christopher Wray, Trump, replace, Comey, FBI director

After Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of the FBI director, James Comey, last month, former agents said the bureau’s rank-and-file wanted one thing: a fiercely independent replacement who would restore the ...

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James Comey reveals concerns about Trump in devastating account to Congress

James Comey, reveals, concerns, Trump, devastating, Congress

The fired FBI chief, James Comey, has publicly revealed how Donald Trump put pressure on him to shut down an investigation into a senior adviser’s links to Russia. Trump asked ...

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