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Weekly topic: Brand Presence and Reflection at Year End

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2015: A Grey Year for Guatemalan Brands

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Face to Face:Brand Presence and Reflection at Year End

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2015 the year of… sad girls and sad boys

crying Justin Bieber

22/12/2015 By Alice Newell-Hanson published on i-D Everyone from Drake to Angela Merkel to the man listening to Adele on the subway next to you cried this year. Why did we all have so many feels? One Sunday morning this past October, a New York math teacher named Will Collins became an accidental hero. A day after his team’s playoff …

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Steve Harvey Needs to Do Damage Control in the Next 24 Hours

Steve Harvey Twitter apology misspells countries

21/12/2015 Vía Yahoo Celebrity: As far as mistakes go, Steve Harvey made a biggie. By now you know that the well-liked comedian/talk show personality/game show host royally botched his one job as emcee of the Miss Universe pageant by incorrectly naming Miss Colombia the winner when the title actually went to Miss Philippines. Thanks to social media, he was immediately …

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Yahoo spends like a tech company, but struggles like a media company


14/12/2015 Via Mashable: “Know thyself.” It is one of the Delphic maxims of ancient Greece, carved into the Temple of Apollo. It is sage advice but also a warning — one that Yahoo and its CEO Marissa Mayer still have not heeded. Is Yahoo a media company or a tech company? That’s the central question that has dogged the once-dominant …

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American Muslims raise more than $100,000 for families of San Bernardino shooting victims

rose american flag

08/12/2015 Via LA Times: Faisal Qazi had no idea the shooters who massacred 14 people in San Bernardino last week were Muslims, like himself. The Pomona-based neurologist only knew that the victims and their families were his Inland Empire neighbors, and his faith obligated him to help. Qazi started small, hoping to raise $20,000 through his health nonprofit. But Islamic …

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Q&A about the suspects in deadly California shooting

San Bernardino California shooting aftermath

03/12/2015 Via AP/Yahoo News A heavily armed couple dressed in battle gear opened fire on a holiday banquet Wednesday, killing 14 people and seriously wounding more than a dozen others, later dying in a shootout with police. Here’s what’s known about the two suspects: What prompted the gunfire? Police do not have a motive for the shootings, which ended with …

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What It’s Like to Celebrate Thanksgiving in a High-Security Prison

inside a jail cell by Tim Pearce Los Gatos CC BY

25/11/2015 by John Broman published on Vice I live behind a series of walls, gun towers, and electric fences deep in the mountains of West Virginia at the United States Penitentiary, Hazelton, a.k.a. “Misery Mountain”. My conviction for armed bank robbery in 2002 has sent me through some of the most violent pens in the Federal Bureau of Prisons. In …

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Life Imprisonment for India Uber Rapist

NEW DELHI, INDIA  DECEMBER 8: Police escort Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav (C, in black) who is accused of raping a woman, following his court appearance at the Tis Hazari court on December 8, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Shiv Kumar Yadav was remanded in custody for three days while police investigates the case. Delhi government banned Uber from operating in the Indian capital for failing to do background check on Shiv Kumar, who had previously been accused of assault. (Photo by Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

03/11/2015 Via BBC: An Indian court has sentenced an Uber taxi driver to life imprisonment after he was found guilty of raping a female passenger last year in Delhi. Shiv Kumar Yadav was also convicted of criminal intimidation and kidnapping. The 26-year-old woman was taken to a secluded area and raped after booking a journey home with Uber in December. …

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Four more carmakers join diesel emissions row

Mazda SKYACTIV-D Smart Diesel

09/10/2015 Via The Guardian: Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Mazda and Mitsubishi have joined the growing list of manufacturers whose diesel cars are known to emit significantly more pollution on the road than in regulatory tests, according to data obtained by the Guardian. In more realistic on-road tests, some Honda models emitted six times the regulatory limit of NOx pollution while some unnamed …

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History Says Meadow Walker May Have A Case Against Porsche

Paul Walker car crash scene firemen police car

30/09/2015 Via Yahoo! Autos: The lawsuit by Paul Walker’s daughter against Porsche over its role in the actor’s 2013 death was the latest in a decades-long battle between the German sports car maker and U.S. lawyers claiming its vehicles can be too dangerous for many drivers—and who’ve had some success in getting American juries to agree. In 1980, Cynthia Files …

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Subway says it ‘regrets’ handling of 2011 complaint against Jared Fogle

former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle

14/09/2015 Via PR Week: The company said on Monday that it should have quickly acted on the complaint, but added it was not sexual in nature. Subway expressed regret on Monday for not acting on a four-year-old complaint about former pitchman Jared Fogle. Subway has denied any knowledge about the wrongdoings of Fogle, who agreed last month to plead guilty …

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