Stephen Colbert investigated over ‘homophobic’ anti-Trump joke

Stephen Colbert investigated over ‘homophobic’ anti-Trump joke

US comedian Stephen Colbert is to be investigated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over a joke about President Donald Trump. The body’s chairman Ajit Pai said it received several complaints about the monologue, which some viewers branded homophobic. It concerned crude sexual references involving Mr Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. On Twitter, angry users set the hashtag #FireColbert trending worldwide. Mr Pai told radio host Rich Zeoli he had now had a chance to watch the controversial clip, which aired on Colbert’s CBS programme The Late Show…

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Take The Pledge To Travel Better

Take The Pledge To Travel Better

For every $100 spent in tourism dollars, just $5 stays within the local economy where the tourism occurs. [Photo: Izzy Gerosa/Unsplash] What if I told you the best way to give back to local communities and create a positive impact is by having the time of your life when you travel? Simply by making different choices–better choices–your next journey can help propel local economic growth, preserve natural resources and protect local communities. These “choices” don’t involve turning your trip into a volunteer expedition or even donating to charities (though definitely…

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20 things we don’t do anymore because of technology

20 things we don’t do anymore because of technology

File photo: Performers dressed as Marilyn Monroe and Louis Armstrong check their smartphones before a “Stars in Concert” show at the Estrel hotel in Berlin, Germany, December 7, 2016. (REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke) See if these sound familiar: You’re not sure where your U.S. road atlas is, or if you even own one. It’s been so long since you licked a stamp, you’ve forgotten what it tastes like. You’ve seen more scrumptious two-minute videos in the past week than you’ve consulted a cookbook in the past year. We all know technology is…

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