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What Does Trump’s Win Have To Say About The Level Of Education In America?

While some are rejoicing, others are bowing their heads in shame after the recent presidential election in the US. But with Trump winning the majority of votes – what does that say about the people of America?

John.T.Scott, the professor and chair of political science at the University of California said:

“People with college degrees — and especially higher degrees — are far more likely to vote for Clinton than Trump, and visa versa.”

As it stands, it looks like the majority of America have spent less time with their heads in the books and more time finding out things such as how to cheat Turnitin.

Read the full story on The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Slave Descendant Unites With Plantation Owner For Heartwarming Dinner 181 Years After Families Lived There

Nkrumah Steward and Family reunite on Plantation

“This was not about the past,” Steward, 44, of Canton, Michigan, told ABC News of the surreal experience. “This was not about, ‘Let’s try to fix things that we can’t ever change.’ This was about, ‘My name is Nkrumah Steward,’ and ‘My name is Robert Adams, pleasure to meet you, cousin. Let’s get to know each other.’”

The two men, one black and one white, are indeed cousins, linked by years of history that Steward has chronicled on his blog.

 

Read the full story on Yahoo!

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Over 50 Killed In Istanbul Airport Attack

BREAKING NEWS

Again we have to report on shameful attacks perpetrated by cowards. We have summarised various sources for you below and will keep updating throughout the day. Our thoughts are with the families of the victims.

SUMMARIES FROM VARIOUS NEWS SOURCES

  • Nearly 50 people have been killed in an attack on the main airport in Istanbul, a senior Turkish official has told the Associated Press.
  • Initial indications suggest Islamic State was behind the attack, the official said.
  • Three suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up at the international terminal of Ataturk Airport, Istanbul governor Vasip Sahin told NTV television.

Read on SKY NEWS

Roundup of what we know so far:

  • Multiple explosions (two or three) en gunshots in Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport
  • At least 28 dead, unconfirmed reports of 50 dead, 60 wounded
  • No flights leaving IST airport, for now at least until 6-29 1700 local time
  • Reports of multiple attackers, up to seven
  • As of now, no terrorist organisation has claimed this attack, police sources say they attribute the attack to ISIS.
  • Social media (Twitter and/or Facebook) are being blocked, only accesible through VPN.
  • Another attack has happened in the east of Turkey, this is very likely not related.

Most important (graphic) footage:

/u/tyrannosaurusknex

Follow this as it develops on Reddit Live


Video of the bomber being shot by police before the bomb goes off

(WARNING POTENTIALLY DISTURBING CONTENT)

 


Investigators searching the airport. -The TELEGRAPH (UK)


People lining up for blood donations in Istanbul.

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Facebook Accidentally Just Declared A State Of War In The Philippines

Facebook declares war in philippines

Oops?

How easy is it to declare a state of war? It really depends on the country, but in the Philippines it’s as easy as inverting the colors on the nation’s flag.

Facebook learned this the hard way this weekend, when it published a bespoke banner to its Philippine users this weekend featuring the country’s flag with the red part at the top and the blue part at the bottom. This signifies that the country is in a state of war, noted the Philippine Star, which spotted the blunder. -CNET

 

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New Gorillaz LP Is Official!

New Gorillaz Album announced

FINALLY!

I can’t tell you how long I’ve been waiting to hear official news about this. And it’s definitely official! Multiple news sources have confirmed and the official instagram of Gorillaz North America posted the following:

GORILLAZ.NORTHAMERICA

WE GOT JAMIE NEWS! This here is HIM and our friend Linda. JAMIE says new GORILLAZ is special, really fuckin special. Can't be rushed. 2017, yo. Fuck. So, guys, that Gorilla Fund, we got time. Go shop, take vacation, that shit aint happening this year. BUT its gonna be all that and more. And….Jamie follows us. So….you got something to say to him and don't wanna get yelled at on his IG by his very serious followers, say it here! HE IS HERE. Watching, reading and digging it. He loves this account and appreciates our repping. #JamieHewlett #JamieSaid #ThoseWords #FuckinAye #Gorillaz #Gorillaz2017 #ThisIsNotOurFace #WeTookThePic #HalfOfUsWasThere #OtherHalfInMontreal #Explanations #DidWeMention #JamieWasMadCool #Animated #Friendly #GangstaToo #HisShow #HisArt #SoCool #Go #IfYouCan

A photo posted by GorillazNorthAmerica (@gorillaz.northamerica) on

-Julien


Are you as excited as we are?

Here’s a minimix from 6 years ago to get more hyped:

We’ll be sure to keep you posted on any updates!

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Terror Attack At LGBT Nightclub In Orlando – DAESH Claim Responsibility

Friends and family members embrace outside the Orlando Police Headquarters during the investigation of a shooting at the Pulse nightclub, where people were killed by a gunman, in Orlando

SUMMARIES FROM VARIOUS NEWS SOURCES


CAIRO (Reuters) – Islamic State’s Amaq news agency said on Sunday that the Islamist militant group was responsible for the shooting that killed at least 50 people in a massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

“The armed attack that targeted a gay night club in the city of Orlando in the American state of Florida which left over 100 people dead or injured was carried out by an Islamic State fighter,” Amaq said.

Read on Reuters

Key Points

  1.  Fifty people killed and 53 injured in attack on gay nightclub Pulse – the worst mass shooting in recent US history
  2.  Suspect took hostages and died in gunfight with Swat officers
  3.  He is named as 29-year-old Omar Mateen, US national
  4.  FBI says shooting is ‘act of terrorism’
  5.  Mateen investigated twice by FBI since 2013, but was not on active terrorism watch list
  6.  President Obama says Americans are united in grief and ‘resolve to defend our people’
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