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Do now not be rapid to celebrate the hijab-carrying Barbie

It is no secret that Mattel Inc.’s Barbie doll has done well, not only in the US but also globally. The franchise contributed nearly 20 percent to Mattel’s worldwide gross sales in the last quarter and was ranked as one of the top-selling US toy properties. However, the company has also been incessantly criticised for its portrayal…

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India: Amnesty for first-time stone-throwers in Kashmir

Indian-administered Kashmir – The Indian government has offered amnesty to first-time stone-throwers in Indian-administered Kashmir, a move legal experts dismissed as meaningless, as most of the accused were “framed” in multiple cases. Lawyers of the pro-independence protesters in Kashmir say it will provide little relief to those who are facing jail for mostly minor offences…

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Time Inc. Sells Itself to Meredith Corp., Backed by Koch Brothers

Meredith, based in Des Moines, is a Midwestern publisher through and through. Its founder, Edwin Thomas Meredith, entered the media business in 1902 with a magazine called Successful Farming. He soon began the still-thriving Better Homes and Gardens, which has a circulation of more than 7 million. Its popular magazines have long focused on families…

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Bitcoin Breaks $9,000 In One other All-Time High

The price of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin has risen more than 12% in the last week, moving past $9,000 early Sunday morning to yet another in a long string of all-time highs. The cryptocurrency’s total market value is now more than $150 billion. Other cryptocurrencies have also had a very strong week, with Ethereum and Bitcoin…

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Meredith and Koch brothers engage Time Inc in $2.8bn deal

Meredith and Koch brothers buy Time Inc in $2.8bn deal Read more All the benefits of Premium Digital, plus: Free delivery to your home or office, Monday to Saturday FT Weekend – a stimulating blend of news and lifestyle Read more All the benefits of Standard Digital, plus: Unlimited access to all content FT Confidential…

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‘Appallingly disproportionate’ number of non-white younger folks being arrested in England and Wales

Black and minority ethnic children account for more than a quarter of all child arrests across England and Wales, new figures show, raising concerns of “appalling” disproportionality in the justice system. Data obtained through Freedom of Information law shows 26 per cent of all child arrests are youngsters from minority ethnic backgrounds — a figure more than double the proportion of…

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FBI gave heads-up to share of Russian hackers’ US targets

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI failed to notify scores of U.S. officials that Russian hackers were trying to break into their personal Gmail accounts despite having evidence for at least a year that the targets were in the Kremlin’s crosshairs, The Associated Press has found. Nearly 80 interviews with Americans targeted by Fancy Bear, a…

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Juventus break down Crotone wall

Crotone frustrated Juventus, but they smashed their way through with Mario Mandzukic, Medhi Benatia and Mattia De Sciglio’s first ever goal. The Bianconeri needed a boost after one point from their last two competitive games, but despite having 81% possession in the first half, they were locked on 0-0. Benedikt Howedes was given his Serie…