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Inside Sex Workers Fight for the Next Ocasio-Cortez: Theres an Awakening Happening

This rainy Sunday, sheltered by trees and surrounded by a circle of supporters, Julia Salazar gave a short speech that covered a number of her core concerns, from labor rights to stable and affordable housing. Salazar, whos challenging incumbent Democrat Martin Dilan for the New York state Senates 18th district seat in North Brooklyn, related all of these issues back to the cause of the day: sex workers rights, and the fight for decriminalization. At the end of her remarks, Salazar heralded the historic meet-upa canvassing event to talk to…

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John Oliver Gets Into Heated Argument with Dustin Hoffman Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

John Oliver is not afraid to stand up to a powerful Hollywood playereven in a room of well-heeled socialites at a pricey event on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Late Monday night, while hosting a Q&A at the 92nd Street Y prior to a 20th-anniversary screening of the Barry Levinson war satire Wag the Dog, the comedian grilled screen legend Dustin Hoffman about the sexual-misconduct allegations against himincluding from Anna Graham Hunter, who claimed that Hoffman groped and sexually harassed her on the set of the 1985 TV movie…

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Singapore Will Stop Increasing Car Numbers From February 2018

Singapore, among the world’s most expensive places to own a vehicle, will stop increasing the total number of cars on its roads next year. The government will cut the annual growth rate for cars and motorcycles to zero from 0.25 percent starting in February, the transport regulator said on Monday. “In view of land constraints and competing needs, there is limited scope for further expansion of the road network," the Land Transport Authority said in a statement on its

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Typhoon Lan Poses a $35 Billion Threat to Japan in Worst Case

Typhoon Lan, which is forecast to strike near Tokyo early Monday morning, may cause an estimated $25 billion to $35 billion in damage, said Chuck Watson, a disaster modeler with Enki Research in Georgia. Lan is about 1,169 miles (1,881 kilometers) south of Tokyo with top winds of almost 150 miles per hour. That would make it the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, according to the

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Theres A Genius Street Artist Running Loose In New York, And Lets Hope Nobody Catches Him

Using street “furniture” like poles or electrical terminals, Tom creates colorful and whimsical pieces that interact with their surroundings. From turning a sewer into a frying pan, to transforming gas meters into quirky lobsters, Tom Bob is making the city a much happier place for everybody. #2 #4 #6 #8 #9 #12 #14 #16 #18 #19 #22 #24 #26 #28 #29 #32 #34 #36 #38 #39 #42 #44 #46 Read more: http://www.boredpanda.com/street-art-tom-bob-new-york/

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Making Waves: The Biggest Winner Of NY Fashion Week Was This Shirt That Looks Dressy Enough For A Nice Dinner But Casual Enough For Just Hanging With Buds

The fashion world is abuzz over a groundbreaking new design that critics have unanimously lauded as the biggest winner of New York mens fashion week: a shirt that looks dressy enough for a nice dinner but casual enough for just hanging with buds. Wow! Talk about versatility! From the collection of French designer Maurice Bernard, this solid button-down is appropriate to don at your nieces communion, but not so fancy that your friends will call you Mr. Big Shot for wearing it out to a bar. Ever since its debut…

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