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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, urges Schumer and Pelosi to pass federal paid family leave
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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, urges Schumer and Pelosi to pass federal paid family leave

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, is urging Congressional Democratic leadership to pass federal paid family and medical leave and “ensure this consequential moment is not lost” as Democrats continue to negotiate a deal to pass the Biden administration’s social safety net and infrastructure package. “Paid leave should be a national right, rather than a patchwork option…MORE

Ruby Rose alleges unsafe working conditions on ‘Batwoman’ set
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Ruby Rose alleges unsafe working conditions on ‘Batwoman’ set

Ruby Rose says unsafe working conditions and a toxic culture on the CW series “Batwoman” led to their departure from the show in 2020. Rose played superhero Kate Kane for one season. The Australian actor, who identifies as gender fluid and uses they/them and she/her pronouns, took to Instagram Wednesday to recall their experience on…MORE

Federal lawsuit filed against Spotsylvania deputy, sheriff for Isiah Brown shooting
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Federal lawsuit filed against Spotsylvania deputy, sheriff for Isiah Brown shooting

A $26.35 million federal lawsuit was filed on Monday against a Spotsylvania County, Virginia, deputy and sheriff in connection to the deputy-involved shooting of Isiah Brown in April. Brown, 32, was shot by Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Deputy David Matthew Turbyfill while Brown was on the phone with 911 dispatch, CNN has reported. The lawsuit alleges…MORE

Lawmakers puzzled that Biden is yet to name nominee for senior military job
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Lawmakers puzzled that Biden is yet to name nominee for senior military job

Senators are concerned that President Joe Biden has not named a nominee for one of the most senior positions at the Pentagon, with the job becoming vacant at the end of November. Biden has yet to name a successor to Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. John Hyten who is set to…MORE

Trump is going public by taking advantage of Wall Street’s blank-check boom
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Trump is going public by taking advantage of Wall Street’s blank-check boom

Former President Donald Trump is planning a return to Wall Street. Trump, whose companies have a long history of filing for bankruptcy, announced a deal Wednesday night to bring a new media company public through what’s known as a SPAC, or a Special Purpose Acquisition Corporation. Trump Media & Technology Group, chaired by Trump, said…MORE

Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor resentenced to 4 years and 9 months in prison for fatal 2017 shooting

Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor resentenced to 4 years and 9 months in prison for fatal 2017 shooting

The former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a woman while responding to her 911 call in 2017 was resentenced Thursday to 4 years and 9 months in prison on a second-degree manslaughter charge after Minnesota’s highest court threw out his third-degree murder conviction last month. He will receive credit for time already served, the…MORE

Hollywood keeps retelling ‘Dune.’ Why this latest adaptation may be the one that takes off
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Hollywood keeps retelling ‘Dune.’ Why this latest adaptation may be the one that takes off

Get ready for the spice to flow. After a number of pandemic-induced delays, the latest movie adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965 sci-fi classic novel “Dune” is landing in theaters and on HBO Max this weekend. Directed by Denis Villeneuve, with its stars including Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya and Oscar Isaac, the film is among this year’s…MORE

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