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Chris Froome cleared by UCI in anti-doping investigation

Cyclings world governing body, the UCI, has announced that it has closed its case against Chris Froome Cyclings world governing body, the UCI, has announced that it has closed its case against Chris Froome. The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) accepted that Team Sky rider Froomes sample results from the 2017 Vuelta a Espaa which showed a high level of salbutamol did not constitute an adverse analytical finding, the UCI said in its statement. The announcement comes just one day after French media reports that Tour de France organisers by the…

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Listen To This: Amor A La Mexicana!

Thalía has had one of the most enduring careers in the history of Latin pop! AND she’s been making some of the best music of her career the last couple of years! Her latest release, No Me Acuerdo, features a Perezcious newbie, Natti Natasha, and it is sexy and edgy and hip-shaking! It feels young and current and FUN! Check it out above! Then CLICK HERE to listen to more music from Thalía! Related Stories Listen To This: She Better Werk!!! Listen To This: Love To Share! Mia Proclaims Her…

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While You Were Offline: The Internet Has Some Feelings About Anthony Kennedy Retiring

The last seven days have been difficult for all kids of reasons, most more important than the [closure of the final Toys "R" Us stores], even though folks did need to take a moment to shed a tear at the site of mascot Goeffrey the Giraffe leaving the store one last time. (We’ll leave it to you to work out the importance of the World Cup on your own, because your mileage may vary.) As the world worries about how bad the upcoming Trump/Putin summit will be, take a moment…

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24 Reality Shows Adjusted For Honesty

Cracked pays people to make smart memes. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get in on it. So much of TV these days is “reality TV.” The irony is, what you see on those shows is nothing like actual reality. So we asked our readers to come up with more honest titles and slogans for those shows, using the magic of image manipulation. The winner is below, but first the runners-up: 23 Entry by rs1 20 Entry by sonoftime 17 Entry by PollyDarton 14 Entry by rs1 11 Entry…

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20 People Admit the Most Embarrassing Thing Theyve Ever Done

We’ve all done embarrassing things. Most of the time, you can get through life without obsessing over every embarrassing mistake you’ve ever made. But every once in awhile, you’ll find yourself unable to sleep at night because you’re too busy reliving every single cringe-worthy decision. Next time that happens, try to resist falling down the rabbit hole, and just read these people’s embarrassing stories (courtesy of a recent AskReddit thread) instead. Advertisement I was watching a movie with my parents when I was 7 and heard the characters talk about…

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Ocasio-Cortez politics will not win in Midwest, says Duckworth

After stunning primary upset in New York, Illinois senator cautions party that democratic socialism will not work nationally As Democrats calibrate their political messaging in advance of the November midterm elections, Senator Tammy Duckworth cautioned her party not to become too starry-eyed about the success in New York of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who won an upset primary victory this week. While Ocasio-Cortezs candidacy might have been a fit for New Yorks 14th congressional district, said Duckworth, the junior senator from Illinois, her brand of Democratic socialism would not work in the…

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Thailand Leads in Crypto by Skipping the Big Debate

Securities, or not securities. That is the crypto question. Except in Thailand. While regulators around the world have grappled with the issue of what category digital currencies and assets fall into, Thailand has skipped the debate altogether. Instead, using an emergency decree that came into effect earlier this year, authorities wrote an entirely new law. The result is the Securities and Exchange Commission is trying to strike a balance between those who view cryptocurrencies as evil and those who use them for gambling, Archari Suppiroj, director of the commission’s fintech department said at last month’s I’ve argued…

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12 Products You Should Never Buy From A Celebrity

If celebrities can shamelessly hawk this crap, we’ll shamelessly hawk the Cracked De-Textbook. Cracked pays people to make smart memes. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get in on it. If we’ve learned anything in the current millennium, it’s that anyone can become a celebrity. And once you are one, you can get and stay rich by endorsing products. Posing on Instaface or Snapgram (or whatever, we’re bad at social media) with a fancy product in hand can bring in an absurd amount of cash. So famous folks are…

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Democratic Socialists of America Membership Surges After Alexandria Ocasio-Cortezs Stunning Victory

The ramifications of Democratic Socialists of Americawho shockingly won in New Yorks 14th congressional district on a leftist platform of abolishing ICE, and a 40,000 nationwide. The left-wing groups growth has been attributed in part to broader resistance to the new administration and wider acceptability of the democratic socialist label championed by The people of NY-14 demanded more from its representative than empty promises and deep pockets, Christian Bowe of DSAs National Political Committee said after Ocasios win. Were proud of this victory, and we know this is only one…

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Hundreds of thousands rally nationwide for illegal immigrant families separated at border

Video Rallies across US to protest Trump’s immigration policies Families Belong Together rallies happening in major U.S. cities. The voices of hundreds of thousands of people rang nationwide on Saturday calling for the reunification of hundreds of children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. Protesters chanted “shut detention down!” as they marched in New York City’s Foley Square while in El Paso, Texas hundreds marched toward the Paso Del Norte (Santa Fe) Bridge that crosses into Juarez, Mexico. More than 600 events were planned across the country. #FamiliesBelongTogetherMarch…

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