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‘Devious Licks’ Videos of Damage, Thefts Bedevil US Schools ~ #VoA:

TOPEKA, KANSAS — Kids across the U.S. are posting TikTok videos of themselves vandalizing school bathrooms and stealing soap dispensers and even turf from football fields, bedeviling school administrators seeking to contain the viral internet trend. The “devious licks” challenge that swept social media this week is plaguing principals and …

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Navalny App Gone from Google, Apple Stores on Russia Vote Day ~ #VoA:

MOSCOW — Jailed Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny’s Smart Voting app disappeared from Apple and Google stores Friday as Russians began voting in a three-day parliamentary election marked by a historic crackdown on the opposition. “Removing the Navalny app from stores is a shameful act of political censorship,” top Navalny ally …

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South African justice confirms Jacob Zuma’s conviction ~ #AFP:

This confirmation of Mr. Zuma’s conviction does not call into question the conditional release he received for medical reasons in early September. “The motion for annulment is dismissed,” said Judge Sisi Khampepe, reading the decision of the highest court in the country, which qualifies as “procedural shenanigans” the attempt by …

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