Your Complete Instagram Guide to Portland, Maine — StyleCaster

Getty Images If you haven’t been to Portland, Maine, yet, summer is your time. Friends, as someone who regularly visited her grandmother in the southern part of the state and attended college in the northern, I can tell you with conviction that Maine’s license plates read VACATIONLAND for a damn good reason—it’s beyond gorgeous from June through September. The air…

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Prosecutor Suspended Over Orlando Shooting Facebook Posts — TIME

A top homicide prosecutor in the Orange-Osceola State Attorney’s has been suspended after he criticized club goers in Facebook posts hours after the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando. Kenneth Lewis, an assistant state attorney, called nightclub patrons “3rd world miscreants and ghetto thugs,” the Orlando Sentinel reported. “All Orlando nightclubs should be permanently closed. With…

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Oakland police chief resigns amid seemingly limitless scandals for plagued department — Fusion

Getty ImagesOakland’s Acting Police Chief resigned on Friday night, the department’s third police chief to resign in nine days amid several scandals plaguing the department, including allegations that officers had inappropriate relationships with a sex worker when she was a minor. Paul Figueroa had been appointed to the job on Wednesday. Mayor Libby Schaaf announced…

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Lawsuit Claims Twitter, Facebook, Google Liable for Terrorism — Fortune

The family of a victim of the Paris terrorist attacks in November of last year filed suit this week against Twitter, Google, and Facebook, claiming that the platforms have “knowingly permitted the terrorist group ISIS to use their social networks as a tool for spreading extremist propaganda.” The suit describes this as “material support” for…

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Fake Airbnb, Uber Share Sale Leads to Arrests in Alleged $5.5 Million Ponzi — Fortune

Those hungry to get a piece of so-called unicorns–hot privately-held startups valued at $1 billion or more–are becoming prey to swindlers. On Tuesday, the feds announced the arrest of two men who allegedly bilked investors of $5.5 million by promising to buy THEM?? shares in prominent pre-IPO companies. The arrests follow the grand jury indictment…

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Here’s an idea: American leadership should look like America — Fusion

Rebecca Traister wants the next president to make sure American leadership reflects all the single ladies—and everyone else. She says the president should make sure that presidential appointments, from White House staff right up to the Supreme Court, should reflect the diversity of the country—all genders, all races, all sexualities. The author of “All the…

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Ghana is finally banning these dangerous skin bleaching creams — Fusion

The Pulitzer CenterSkin creams that use hydroquinone as the primary bleaching agent are some of the most popular cosmetics in Ghana, where fairness is often associated with beauty and a person’s social capital. Beginning in August, however, the Ghanaian Food and Drug Administration will ban the import of all bleaches containing hydroquinone, citing the potential…

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