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Public outcry follows Texas school administrator’s comments about presenting ‘opposing’ views of the Holocaust

Public outcry follows Texas school administrator’s comments about presenting ‘opposing’ views of the Holocaust

Some members of a North Texas community and Jewish groups are speaking out against a controversial new state law after a local school administrator told teachers that if they have books about the Holocaust in their classroom libraries, they should also include books that present “opposing” views. “It’s almost like a joke, what would an…MORE

Robert Durst, convicted murderer, has Covid-19

Robert Durst, convicted murderer, has Covid-19

Robert Durst, the notorious subject of the HBO docuseries “The Jinx,” who was found guilty last month of first-degree murder and was sentenced this week to life in prison without parole, has been diagnosed with Covid-19, his lawyer told CNN on Saturday. “We were notified he tested positive, so we’re all very concerned,” Dick DeGuerin,…MORE

Cheney, Murkowski and other Trump targets outraise their Republican rivals
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Cheney, Murkowski and other Trump targets outraise their Republican rivals

Four Republican lawmakers who voted to impeach or convict former President Donald Trump over his role in the January 6 attack on the US Capitol outraised the candidates he has endorsed to oust them, new campaign filings show. Republican Reps. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, Jaime Herrera Beutler of Washington and Fred Upton of Michigan drew…MORE

Vince Neil hurt in fall from stage at Tennessee rock festival
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Vince Neil hurt in fall from stage at Tennessee rock festival

Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil was injured Friday night when he fell off the stage during a solo concert at a Tennessee rock festival. Neil and his band were playing the Crüe hit “Don’t Go Away Mad (Just Go Away)” at the Monsters on the Mountain festival in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, when he fell. Video…MORE

Superman’s motto gets a modern update: ‘Truth, Justice and a Better Tomorrow’

Superman’s motto gets a modern update: ‘Truth, Justice and a Better Tomorrow’

Superman’s iconic motto, “Truth, Justice and the American Way,” is getting an official update for the first time in decades. “Truth, Justice and a Better Tomorrow” will be Superman’s new motto, a change that was announced Saturday by DC Chief Creative Office and Publisher Jim Lee, during DC’s FanDome. (CNN and DC Comics are both…MORE

Five times as many police officers have died from Covid-19 as from gunfire since start of pandemic

Five times as many police officers have died from Covid-19 as from gunfire since start of pandemic

Jessica Desfosses shared the final heartrending text messages she exchanged with her police officer husband in the days before he died from Covid-19. “Commercial just came on tv a casket saying take Covid seriously… 0 consideration for those of us fighting for every breath,” Stephen Desfosses wrote in a series of exchanges that began last…MORE

Netflix fired an employee who leaked information about Dave Chappelle’s special
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Netflix fired an employee who leaked information about Dave Chappelle’s special

Netflix fired an employee for sharing “confidential, commercially sensitive information” outside of the company about Dave Chappelle’s controversial stand-up special “The Closer,” the company confirmed to CNN on Saturday. The employee leaked the information to Bloomberg, which published it in an article on Wednesday. The unidentified employee was an organizer of an upcoming walkout by…MORE

Assistant to House Sergeant-at-Arms charged with possession of child pornography
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Assistant to House Sergeant-at-Arms charged with possession of child pornography

An assistant to the US House of Representatives Sergeant-At-Arms has been arrested and charged with 10 felony counts related to the possession of child pornography, according to court records filed Wednesday. Stefan Bieret, 41, is allegedly the owner of a DropBox account that contained images of child sexual abuse material, according to a news release…MORE

Pressure mounts on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Manchester United unbeaten away run ended by Leicester City
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Pressure mounts on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Manchester United unbeaten away run ended by Leicester City

The pressure on Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was ratcheted up a few notches on Saturday afternoon as his side lost 4-2 to Leicester City in the Premier League. Solskjaer’s team had the perfect start though, with England sensation Mason Greenwood rifling United in front after 18 minutes. However, on an afternoon where United…MORE

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