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Battle Over Legality Of Cannabis Grow Clubs Hits High Court As Cops Clamp Down – A battle by a business that ‘privately’ grew and prepared cannabis for clients, to have this service declared lawful, landed in the Western Cape high court this week. [dailymav]
Inside The Craziest Meeting Of The Trump Presidency – One long, unhinged night a week before Christmas, when an epic, profanity-soaked standoff played out with profound implications for the nation. [axios]
New Charges Allege Proud Boys Prepped For Capitol Insurrection – Prosecutors say they planned and fundraised for the effort, then came to Washington, DC, and stormed past police and into the Capitol building as part of the violent crowd. [cnn]
Eskom Spent R840m On Flats For Staff, But No-One Can Live In Them – An official from the auditor-general’s office says it was ‘actually very difficult to get credible answers’ to how the costs went from R160m to R840m. [timeslive]
US Man Charged With Killing Italian Policeman Says No Badge Was Shown – Gabriel Natale-Hjorth tells court he didn’t know Mario Cerciello Rega and partner were police. [guardian]
Unanswered Questions As 80k Pizza Pieces Goal Climbs To 100k – It looks like the human spirit prevailed and Cape Town came to the party. The Piece Prize Pizza Party Prevailed, to be Precise, Peter. [here]
Trump’s Scottish Golf Courses Could Be Seized By The Government Under A Plan To Force Him To Reveal Their Funding – Lawmakers in Scotland want Trump to explain how he funded his lavish golf courses in Scotland. [businsider]
Marilyn Manson: All The Allegations Of Abuse, Assault We Know So Far – At least 10 women, including actor Evan Rachel Wood, have made accusations against the rocker that include sexual assault and psychological abuse. [huffpost]
NASA On The Cusp With $967 Million Mission To Weird ‘Psyche’ Asteroid Worth 75,000 Times Our Global Economy – NASA’s daring mission to a weird and unique asteroid called 16 Psyche is now entering its final phase. [forbes]
Takealot Now Stocks Your Favourite Mocktails – Whether you’re teetotaling, slowing down, or just want to mix things up, it’s good to know that there are finally mocktails available that taste like the real thing. [here]
Suppliers Of Garlic, Ginger Could Be Fined R1m If Found Guilty For Excessive Pricing – The suppliers include Food Lovers Market, Spar, Pick n Pay, Shoprite Group, Boxer Superstores, Woolworths and Cambridge Foods. [citizen]
Influencers Told Not To Use ‘Misleading’ Beauty Filters – Filters should not be applied to social media adverts if they exaggerate the effect of the product, the Advertising Standards Authority has ruled. [bbc]
Space Rivalry Between Jeff Bezos And Elon Musk Is About To Heat Up – In stepping back from Amazon, Jeff Bezos can concentrate on his true passion: space exploration. [tele]
Finally Upgrading To Home Fibre? Check This Out – It’s 2021, we’re more reliant on technology than ever before, and we should probably talk about that lagging internet connection you’re still using. [here]
Steven Alzate’s Goal Stuns Depleted Liverpool To Hand Man City Boost – Brighton secured their first victory over Liverpool in the league since March 1982, condemning Jurgen Klopp’s side to their second consecutive defeat at Anfield. [independent]
10 Questions You’ve Always Wanted To Ask An Exorcist – Evidently, a lot has changed since the Middle Ages – we don’t joust or burn witches at the stake anymore – but one tradition has survived the centuries: exorcism. [vice]
The Shockingly Realistic Porn Movie That Has Sundance Talking – Sofia Kappel stars as a young Swedish woman keen to break into the adult film industry in L.A. in Ninja Thyberg’s feature debut. [dbeast]
Royal Row ERUPTS As Meghan And Harry’s ‘Thinly Veiled’ Attack On Palace Backfires – Markle and Prince Harry targeted Buckingham Palace with “thinly veiled criticism” following a row over their son’s birth certificate according to a royal expert. [express]
Mariah Carey Sued By Sister Over ‘Public Humiliation’ In Singer’s Autobiography – The suit says that Carey “callously dismisses plaintiff as her ‘ex’ sister. But instead of saying no more than that, the defendant used her book to humiliate and embarrass plaintiff. [variety]
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