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Mispronounced names are a reality for many people. These World Cup presenters took a stand.

At the World Cup, you'd expect to hear a whole range of names from around the globe. From the likes of Coutinho, to Pouraliganji, or Hasebe, you've likely heard commentators try to nail these pronunciations, because getting names right is an
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'Making a Murderer' case will not be heard by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal for a conviction that was the center of the Netflix series Making a Murderer, the Washington Post reports.  As covered on the docu-series, 17-year-old Brendan Dassey was found guilty of sexual
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HR’s Job Should Be to Encourage Conflict

For years we’ve been hearing the drumbeat about making the workplace fun. So, as Amanda Ono tells it, we drank the Kool-Aid, installing ping-pong tables, organizing parties and offering a host of perks. “But what happens when we wake up
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Mark Zuckerberg testified before the EU Parliament, but the hearing's format left MEPs with no answers

Mark Zuckerberg appeared before Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on May 22nd to discuss data protection. The hearing's format had all the EU lawmakers asking him questions for about an hour straight, leaving Mark Zuckerberg with only a few
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Hearing a lot about 'Jane the Virgin?' Here's how to watch

If you're suddenly seeing a lot of #content and online freakouts about CW's Jane the Virgin, it's not just because of a shocking Season 4 finale – it's because Jane is and has been one of TV's best shows since its inception in 2014. And the
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Mark Zuckerberg's boring hearing would've been better in a Scottish accent

Sure, you might've been a little underwhelmed by the Mark Zuckerberg hearing. The dry answers and hours of inane questioning were a little too much for us, but you know how it could have been vastly improved? A Glaswegian accent.  SEE ALSO: A
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Oh no, Mark Zuckerberg left his notebook unattended during his senate hearing

Mark Zuckerberg appears to have (accidentally) embraced data transparency, thanks to an open notebook and a scrum of photojournalists. The Facebook CEO testified before the senate on Tuesday regarding the Cambridge Analytica scandal that compromised
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An activist came to the Zuckerberg hearing dressed as a 'Russian troll'

At least one person has worn a costume to Mark Zuckerberg's congressional hearing. Alongside a slew of spectators and protesters, it appears that this individual showed up on Capitol Hill dressed as a "Russian troll." Get it? Do you get it? Do you
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I didn't hear the word 'Trump' for 4 days, and I very much recommend it

You have to try pretty hard to escape hearing Donald Trump's name for four days, but I promise it is really worth the effort. Last week, I disappeared, along with a large group of friends, into Joshua Tree National Park for a long camping weekend of
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Terry Crews hasn't heard from 'Expendables' co-stars following assault claims

Although Terry Crews has had plenty of support from the public following his own #MeToo moment, making accusations of sexual assault last year, he's still waiting on a few phone calls. To recap, Crews accused William Morris Endeavour agent Adam

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