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A TikTok star hit a golf ball into the Grand Canyon. Here’s how much that stunt cost her.

PHOENIX — “Do we really need to say, ‘don’t hit golf balls into the Grand Canyon?’” That’s what Grand Canyon National Park posted on social media one day after a social media influencer posted a video of herself golfing on the edge of the Grand Canyon’s South Rim, east of Mather Point. In the video, …

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Russia has pulled back forces from river towns opposite Kherson city, Ukraine says

A resident stands amid his destroyed house on the outskirts of Kherson, Ukraine, on Nov. 30.Chris McGrath/Getty Images Ukraine’s military on Thursday said Russia had pulled some troops from towns on the opposite bank of the Dnipro River from Kherson city, the first official Ukrainian report of a Russian withdrawal on what is now the …

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South African President Ramaphosa likely to resign in wake of damning inquiry into mysterious cash payment

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa arrives at 10 Downing Street to meet Britain’s Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, in London on Nov. 23.Alberto Pezzali/The Associated Press South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is facing intense pressure to resign in the interests of national stability after a scathing report by a parliamentary inquiry threatened to leave him struggling …

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Images Show Russia Gambling on Its Defense of Territory Near Crimea

Russian forces have set up defensive lines and positions in territory leading towards Crimea. But their fortifications focus on roads and highways, rather than fields and open terrain. This is a gamble for Putin’s troops and could make them vulnerable to Ukrainian offensives. Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics …

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The Failure of the DEI-Industrial Complex

There’s a big, poorly kept secret in the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) industry: the actual efficacy of an uncomfortably large proportion of our “flagship” services, talking points, and interventions — unconscious bias training, racial sensitivity workshops, the “business case for diversity,” resume anonymization, and the like — is lower than many practitioners make it …

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Vancouver ranks among 10 worst cities for expats to live and work

Article content InterNations, a global network for expatriates, has been ranking countries and cities since 2017, surveying people living aboard about housing, the job market, social life and more. This year almost 12,000 expats living in 181 countries or territories were surveyed with 50 cities meeting the sample size requirement. Article content Vancouver — described …

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Federal Christmas program now claims to use secular ‘winter lights’

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Canada The change comes despite the fact that an increasingly secular Canada is actually fine with the word ‘Christmas’ Publishing date: Dec 01, 2022 • 8 hours ago • 3 minute read 148 Comments Interactive colorful prisms are seen on the lawn on Parliament Hill during the launch of Christmas Lights …

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