The United Nation's special rapporteur Maina Kiai , a lawyer and human rights activist from Kenya has authored a 6,500 word report that warns, in part, that extreme “racial, social and economic inequality, which are often intertwined.” Then, according to the article, goes on to say that "It also shows how harsh, police state-like conditions in the U.S. are threatening the basic rights of Americans, particularly Americans of color."
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Behind the hype of the 'Brazilian butt lift' and its founder
Ivo Pitanguy died last Saturday at the age of 90. Now you may not of heard of Mr. Pitanguy but he is the world famous, Brazilian plastic surgeon who pioneered the "Brazilian butt lift".
What the heck is that?.... well, it's a surgical 'butt augmentation' technique in which fat is injected into the patient's butt. Or silicon implants are surgically inserted under the skin.
Ladies and gentlemen - a word of advice....you want a firm, well-rounded butt? Try exercising... it's free and painless.
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Italian cops cook pasta for lonely senior couple
When Rome cops responded to a complaint from neighbours that an elderly couple were shouting and crying in their apartment, instead of finding a crime being committed, they found Jole, 84 and her husband Michele, 94.
Evidently the couple were arguing, in part over their meal, and in part out of loneliness because no one had visited them in "a long time" the couple said.
So the cops cooked them a pasta dinner then sat with the couple and chatted while they ate.
Kudos to Rome cops Andrea, Alessandro, Ernesto and Mirko.
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