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Spam heists in Hawaii prompt retailers to put the wildly popular 'mystery meat' in locked cases

Last month in the Pearl City community on Oahu, Safeway customer Arlene Sua watched as a man suddenly grabbed eight cases of Spam <b></b>and headed for the door. She thought “‘Okay, this isn’t real. No, he’s not going to take it, no, no,” she told KHON TV.<p>But it was real. The man took off with the Spam and …

Spam

Facebook has refused to remove a revenge porn post shared in gender exclusive group

In a stark contrast to community standards, Facebook has reportedly refused to remove a fat shaming, revenge porn post published in a secret, gender …

Social Media

Paris Mayor Calls for 'Afro-Feminist' Nyansapo Festival to Be Banned

LONDON — The mayor of Paris has called for a black feminist festival to be banned, alleging it was “prohibited to white people.”<p>Anne Hidalgo took to Twitter on Sunday to stress that she “firmly” condemned the event, adding that she had reported it to police.<p>The Nyansapo Festival, which is due to …

Racism

JFK diary calls Hitler 'stuff of legends'

<b>A diary kept by President John F Kennedy as a young man travelling in Europe, revealing his fascination with Adolf Hitler, is up for auction.</b><p>Kennedy, then 28, predicted "Hitler will emerge from the hatred that surrounds him now as one of the most significant figures who ever lived".<p>"He had in him …

History

Apple reimagines the iPhone as a MacBook touchpad

A patent created by Apple, and unearthed by Apple Insider, shows that the Cupertino giant is playing around with the idea of creating laptop-style docking stations, that can hold an iPhone or iPad.<p>The first shows an iPhone that docks into a laptop, taking the place of a trackpad. In this example, …

Syrian force says it has enough fighters to take Raqqa from Islamic State | Reuters

BEIRUT/MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Syrian militias said on Friday they were strong enough to seize Raqqa from Islamic State with support from the U.S.-led coalition, underlining their opposition to any Turkish role in the planned attack.<p>Syrian Democratic Forces(SDF) fighters ride a military …

Middle East

University of Wisconsin student government demands free tuition for black students

Black students should be offered free tuition and housing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison because blacks were legally barred from education during slavery and university remains out of reach for black students today, the student government said Wednesday.<p>The Associated Students of Madison …

What Would Happen in the Minutes and Hours After the US Invaded Canada?

Here’s a play-by-play of the unthinkable.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>We're living in interesting times, folks.<p>Some may say they're tense times or scary times, while others would classify them as exciting and hopeful. No matter your disposition, the one thing you can't dispute the …