‘I don’t see any reason for feminism’: the women backing Brazil’s Bolsonaro

The openly sexist presidential candidate has faced an extraordinary backlash. So why do many women support him? They are not victims, and they dont need anyones sympathy. They have no time for whiny feminists and no need for the government to guarantee equal pay. They earned what theyve achieved, often…

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Jair Bolsonaro stabbing: knife attack plunges Brazil’s election into disarray

Rightwing frontrunner Bolsonaro recovering in hospital from what son says was 12cm wound and could take weeks to recover The most acrimonious and unpredictable presidential election campaign in Brazil’s recent history has plummeted into fresh turmoil after a leading candidate was stabbed while campaigning. Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right lawmaker and…

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When It Comes to Tipping, Millennials Are Cheapest

U.S. millennials are quick to whip out their wallets for pricey avocado toast and craft beer. But when it comes to rewarding the waiters and bartenders who serve them, those wallets often stay closed. Ten percent of millennials don’t tip at all when dining out compared with only three percent among the…

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Years Top-Selling Singer Isnt Kanye — Its Jackman

Halfway through a year filled with new work from some of the most popular artists alive, the best-selling album is the soundtrack to a movie musical with Hugh Jackman that never led the box office. “The Greatest Showman’’ has sold almost 4 million copies for Atlantic Records, outpacing works from…

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Chilean villagers claim British appetite for avocados is draining region dry

UK demand for fruit increased by 27% last year alone, prompting accusations that growers are illegally diverting rivers and leaving locals without water British supermarkets are selling thousands of tonnes of avocados produced in a Chilean region where villagers claim vast amounts of water are being diverted, resulting in a…

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Bahia is Brazil’s blackest state but you’d never guess it from latest TV soap

The telenovela Segundo Sol has an almost entirely white cast despite being set in a place where 80% are black or mixed race Brazils latest hit TV show fulfils many of the elements you might expect in a telenovela: family feuds, romance, betrayal and beachside locations. But critics say something…

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Mexican Banks Are Said to Have Been Targeted in Cyber Attack

Cyber attackers attempted to penetrate Mexico’s electronic payment systems Friday, forcing three banks to enact contingency plans, according to people familiar with the matter. Three banks experienced “incidents” in recent days when operating the SPEI, Mexico’s interbank electronic transfer system, and will be connecting to the central bank’s network under…

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Michael Cohen Hit With New Taxi Taxes, Owes New York $282,000

Michael Cohen’s Other Woe: Mounting Unpaid Taxes on NYC Cabs Cohen, a former silence in the run-up to the 2016 election. Before he started working for Trump, Cohen built his wealth in the taxi business in New York and Chicago. Cohen claims the taxes are owed not by him but…

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