After Google, Amazon irks Kannadigas: Bikini with Karnataka flag draws ire – The Indian Express

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Two days after a Google search result drew flak from Kannadigas for what they perceived as an insult to their language, a bikini selling on Amazon’s website in Canada has come under fire from people of the state. The bikini, which resembled the Karnataka flag featuring the state emblem and its red and yellow colours, was pulled off sale from the website on Sunday following the backlash.

Reportedly, the bikini was available on Amazon in the United Kingdom, Japan, and Mexico too.

As soon as the issue was brought to light by pro-Kannada organisations, Kannada and culture minister Arvind Limbavali said legal action would be initiated against Amazon Canada. read more

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Khloe Kardashian speaks out after release of unauthorized bikini photo – Today.com

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After an unedited photo of Khloe Kardashian rocking a bikini poolside was shared to social media, the “Revenge Body” star and her company immediately launched into action to get the image scrubbed from the internet.

Now, Kardashian is speaking out about the incident. She shared a post on Instagram Wednesday night of unretouched photos and video, writing about how hard it is to live life in the spotlight.

“Hey guys, this is me and my body unretouched and unfiltered,” she said. “The photo that was posted this week is beautiful. But as someone who has struggled with body image her whole life, when someone takes a photo of you that isn’t flattering in bad lighting or doesn’t capture your body the way it is after working so hard to get it to this point – and then shares it to the world – you should have every right to ask for it not to be shared – regardless of who you are.” read more

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Katharine McPhee rocks bikini one month after birth of son: ‘Loving my curves’ – Page Six

Hot mama alert!

Katharine McPhee looked gorgeous and glowing while posing in a high-waisted brown bikini and matching sunglasses on her Instagram Stories on Tuesday — just one month after giving birth to her son, Rennie, with husband David Foster.

“Loving my curves because my baby gave them to me,” the “Smash” actress, 37, wrote on her mirror selfie. In another snap, she struck a pose alongside stylist Monica Rose while wearing the mocha-toned suit.

McPhee recently opened up about embracing her body after baby in an interview with People. read more

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After 75 years, it’s time to clean Bikini – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

A nuclear weapon test by the US military at Bikini Atoll in 1946. Credit: US Defense Department image via Wikimedia Commons, licensed with PD-USGov-Military.

Due to their remote location in the Northern Marshall Islands, the people of Bikini Atoll were spared the worst of the mid-Pacific fighting between the American and Japanese armies in the final years of World War II. Their millennia-old culture and sustainable way of life ended abruptly when, in early 1946, Commodore Ben Wyatt, a representative of the occupying United States Navy, informed King Juda and other Bikini residents that the US would begin to test nuclear weapons near their homes. Wyatt asked the Bikinians to move elsewhere, stating that the temporary move was for “the good of mankind and to end all wars.” Though Wyatt may have believed his words to be true, the show of might by the US that followed neither ended all conflict, nor was the exodus short-lived. Seventy-five years later, Bikinians have yet to return. read more

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Elizabeth Hurley’s fans calling her ‘most beautiful woman in the world’ after this bikini snap – HELLO!

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Elizabeth Hurley has wowed her fans once again, after she posed in a red bikini. Her fans were so enamoured with her beauty, they said she was the most beautiful woman in the world.

MORE: Elizabeth Hurley teases exciting news about son Damian in proud post

In the picture, Elizabeth posed in the red bikini while standing up against a fiery red-painted backdrop. read more

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Bella Hadid reveals painful sunburn after falling asleep in bikini on tropical holiday – Yahoo Sports

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Bella Hadid has been posting images of her sunny getaway from an undisclosed location. (Getty Images)

We’ve all been there, struggling with the sore affect-effects of having a spent a little too long beneath the sun rays – possibly also without all-important sunscreen.

So Bella Hadid has our sympathy, after she shared a video revealing her red sunburn ‘lines’ having dozed off while on holiday.

In the short clip – shared with her 38.3 million followers on Instagram – the model, 24, could be seen jumping in the air while wearing a bikini and a silky printed cover-up.

Captioning the footage, she wrote: “I just woke up. Danger do not leave a sleepy girl in the sun…” read more

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Reddit Stock Picks Whipsaw After Manic Few Days of Trading – Yahoo Finance

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Hedge-Fund Titans Lose Billions to Reddit Traders Running Amok

(Bloomberg) — For once, Main Street is beating Wall Street.In a matter of weeks, two hedge-fund legends — Steve Cohen and Dan Sundheim — have suffered bruising losses as amateur traders banded together to take on some of the world’s most sophisticated investors. In Cohen’s case, he and Ken Griffin ended up rushing to the aid of a third, Gabe Plotkin, whose firm was getting beaten down.Driven by the frenzied trading in GameStop Corp. and other stocks that hedge funds have bet against, the losses suffered over the past few days would rank among the worst in some of these money managers’ storied careers. Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management declined 10% to 15% so far this month, while Sundheim’s D1 Capital Partners, one of last year’s top-performing funds, is down about 20%. Melvin Capital, Plotkin’s firm, had lost 30% through Friday.It’s a humbling turnaround for the hedge fund titans, who in 2020 staged a comeback by pouncing on the wild markets caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. But that crisis helped push thousands if not millions of retail traders into the U.S. stock market, creating a new force that for now the professionals seem powerless to combat.And it’s not just the big names: Jack Woodruff’s $2.8 billion Candlestick Capital has fallen 10 to 15% in January on its short wagers, while the $3.5 billion Maplelane Capital lost about 33% through Tuesday in part because of a short position on GameStop, according to investors.The hedge funds’ assailants are a collection of traders using Reddit’s wallstreetbets thread to coordinate their attacks, which seem to be focused on stocks known for being held short by hedge funds. The most prominent is GameStop, the beleaguered brick-and-mortar retailer that’s soared more than 1,700% this month, but other targets include AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.The pain is likely spreading across the hedge fund industry, with rumors swirling among traders of heavy losses at multiple firms. The Goldman Sachs Hedge Industry VIP ETF, which tracks hedge funds’ most-popular stocks, tumbled 4.3% on Wednesday for its worst day since September.Fund managers covered their money-losing short sales while trimming bullish bets for a fourth straight session Tuesday. Over that stretch, their total outflows from the market reached the highest level since October 2014, data compiled by Goldman’s prime-brokerage unit show.D1, which was founded in 2018 and had about $20 billion in assets at the start of the year, is buffeted to some degree from the attacks because private companies account for roughly a third of its holdings, and the firm has been reducing its exposure, according to people familiar with the matter. The fund is closed to new investments and has no plans to open for additional capital, one of the people said, asking not to be named because such decisions are confidential.D1’s loss, described by people briefed on the situation, contrasts with a 60% gain for Sundheim, 43, during last year’s pandemic turmoil.Melvin on Monday took an unheard-of cash infusion from its peers, receiving $2 billion from Griffin, his partners and the hedge funds he runs at Citadel, and $750 million from his former boss, Cohen.“The social media posts about Melvin Capital going bankrupt are categorically false,” a representative said. “Melvin Capital is focused on generating high-quality, risk-adjusted returns for our investors, and we are appreciative of their support.”Until this year, Plotkin, 42, had one of the best track records among hedge fund stock pickers. He’d worked for Cohen for eight years and had been one of his biggest money makers before leaving to form Melvin. He’s posted an annualized return of 30% since opening, ending last year up more than 50%, according to an investor.Representatives for Point72, D1, Maplelane, and Candlestick all declined to comment.The struggles at some of the biggest hedge funds may have contributed to Wednesday’s 2.6% drop in the S&P 500, its worst decline since October. One theory behind the decline is that funds are selling long bets to get the cash they need to cover their shorts.Cohen, 64, is perhaps the best-known victim of this year’s turmoil so far. The new owner of the New York Mets, whose fund gained 16% in 2020, has become a national figure after beating competition from Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez to buy the ball club.Late Tuesday, Cohen broke his usual habit of only tweeting about the Mets. “Hey stock jockeys keep bringing it,” he wrote on the social media platform.(Updates with Candlestick Capital in third paragraph.)For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2021 Bloomberg L.P. read more

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Celebrity Wheel of Fortune: Jeannie Mai stuns in bikini pics after surgery – HELLO!

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Eve Crosbie

Two months after having to pull out of Dancing With The Stars to undergo emergency throat surgery, Jeannie Mai looked absolutely sensational when she shared a photo of herself to mark her 42nd birthday earlier this month.

MORE: Christie Brinkley stuns in black swimsuit as she shares hip update

The talk show host who will take on the Celebrity Wheel of Fortune alongside her Holey Moley co-stars Rob Riggle and Joe Tessitore on Saturday night looked the picture of health despite her serious health scare as she posed in a pink bikini and tie-dye shirt.  read more

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