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Oklahoma just passed a law providing protections to some drivers who hit protesters with a car

In this Feb. 11, 2021 file photo, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt speaks during a news conference in Oklahoma City. AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki File Oklahoma just passed a bill that would provide immunity to some drivers who hit or kill protesters. The legislation would also punish demonstrators who block the use of a public street or highway. A surge of "anti-riot" bills have been introduced by Republican state lawmakers since summer 2020. See more stories on Insider's business page. A new law in...
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Independent Spirit Awards Define What’s ‘Indie TV’: ‘I May Destroy You’ and ‘Unorthodox,’ for Starters

Heading into Thursday’s Spirit Awards, Film Independent’s inaugural foray into recognizing television had already passed the so-called “smell test.” That’s because, at the very least, HBO’s “I May Destroy You” had already been recognized as best ensemble cast in a new scripted series. And if there was any TV show that embraces the independent spirit, […]
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Dozens injured in East Jerusalem clashes

Israeli police fire tear gas, trying to keep apart rival groups of Jewish activists and Palestinians.
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Former Kentucky basketball player Terrence Clarke dies in car accident in Los Angeles area

Former Kentucky guard Terrence Clarke died Thursday in a car accident in Los Angeles where he was training for the NBA draft. He was 19 years old.       [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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'If we're not up there cleaning up this threat, nobody is': Team hauls more than 47 tons of marine debris out of Pacific Ocean

A cleanup effort in Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument collected over 47 tons of debris that threaten wildlife in Hawaiian beaches.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Kentucky basketball player and NBA prospect Terrence Clarke dies following a car accident in LA

Basketball player Terrence Clarke, who last month declared for the 2021 NBA draft after playing his freshman season for the University of Kentucky, died Thursday after sustaining fatal injuries in a car accident in Los Angeles, according to the Kentucky athletics department. He was 19 years old.
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NBA prospect Terrence Clarke dies following a car accident in LA

Basketball player Terrence Clarke, who last month declared for the 2021 NBA draft after playing his freshman season for the University of Kentucky, died Thursday after sustaining fatal injuries in a car accident in Los Angeles, according to the Kentucky athletics department. He was 19 years old.
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Three abducted Catholic clergy released in Haiti

But seven others seized earlier in April remain in captivity, with a gang demanding $1m in ransom.
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Breaking Down Xavien Howard's Ten Interceptions in 2020

  All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard had an outstanding 2020 season for the Miami Dolphins. Howard recorded ten interceptions, 51 tackles, twenty defended passes, and one forced fumble. Many fans thought that the X-man should have won th
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US President Joe Biden to 'propose hiking tax on rich'

The plan would increase US capital gains taxes and the top marginal income tax rate.
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Sleepers Miami Should Consider In The Draft: Defense

“Offense sells tickets. Defense wins Championships”. This is the age-old saying that has been around the NFL for decades. The Miami Dolphins are looking to address their offense, but there are still ways to improve their defense. The defens
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‘Bat Out of Hell’ Star Lena Hall on the Genius of Jim Steinman, a Writer Who Saw No Distinction Between Stage Music and Rock

Jim Steinman was an ultimate officiant in the marriage of rock ‘n’ roll and theater. The songwriter, who died April 19, only had a handful of productions play out on the legit stage, including “Dance of the Vampires,” “Whistle Down the Wind” and, finally, “Bat Out of Hell: The Musical.” But it really wouldn’t have […]
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Biden Intel Director: Climate Change Will Be ‘Center’ Of U.S. Foreign Policy

"Not just to protect national security for America, but to protect human security around the world...”
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Intelligence Director Says Climate Change Will Be ‘Center’ Of U.S. Foreign Policy

"Not just to protect national security for America, but to protect human security around the world...”
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George Clooney jokes wife Amal watching 'ER' for the first time has been 'a disaster for my marriage'

Amal Clooney is doing what so many people have been doing during the pandemic -- watching "ER."
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'ER' virtual reunion

Amal Clooney is doing what so many people have been doing during the pandemic -- watching "ER."
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Covid: India joins UK's 'red list' as travel ban begins

It comes as a further 55 cases of the so-called India coronavirus variant are reported in the UK.
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Andrew Brown Jr. was unarmed and fleeing when fatally shot by North Carolina police, family attorney says

Witness accounts paint a picture of the "unlawful, unjustified killing" of Andrew Brown Jr., the family's attorney said Thursday.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Spirit Awards 2021: ‘Minari,’ ‘Crip Camp’ Nab Early Wins

The 2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards are underway in a virtual ceremony, celebrating the best in indie filmmaking — and, for the first time, television. Continuing her roll in the best supporting actress category was Yuh-Jung Youn of “Minari.” In the first speech of the evening, the actor credited the very independent spirit of the […]
Tags: News, Carey Mulligan, Film Independent Spirit Awards, Chloe Zhao, Nomadland, Never Rarely Sometimes Always, Minari, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Yuh Jung Youn


Indie Spirit Awards Give ‘Nomadland’ a Key Win and Award Carey Mulligan in Best Actress Nail-Biter

The 2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards, held virtually on Thursday evening, marked another big night for “Nomadland” and more of this year’s indie gems. Usually a casual, day-drinking affair on the beach in Santa Monica, the digital ceremony marked the final stop before Sunday’s Academy Awards. The evening’s top prize of best feature went to […]
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SwiftCV lets you build a professional website to help get the job you want

If you're attacking your job search armed only with your resume and a cover letter, you're leaving a lot of important weapons on the table. Consolidating all your job candidate information to a social profile like LinkedIn doesn't hurt, but the limits of those platforms don't exactly shine a full spotlight into all of your credentials either. — Read the rest
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Coronavirus: Tokyo Motor Show cancelled for first time in 67 years

The cancellation comes just three months before the Tokyo Olympics is due to go ahead.
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Uyghurs: MPs state genocide is taking place in China

More than a million people are estimated to have been detained at camps in the region of Xinjiang.
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Pentagon review panel recommends taking sexual assault investigations out of commanders' hands

A Pentagon commission on sexual assault in the military is recommending that independent authorities decide whether to prosecute service members in sexual assault cases instead of commanders, a senior defense official told CNN. If adopted, the change would mark a significant departure from how the military handles sexual assault, which the Pentagon has argued for years should be treated within the chain of command.
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Pentagon panel recommends changes for military sexual assault investigations

A Pentagon commission on sexual assault in the military is recommending that independent authorities decide whether to prosecute service members in sexual assault cases instead of commanders, a senior defense official told CNN. If adopted, the change would mark a significant departure from how the military handles sexual assault, which the Pentagon has argued for years should be treated within the chain of command.
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All eyes are on the Facebook Oversight Board as its decision on Trump's account looms

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Will Trump be allowed back on Facebook?

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'We are all wrecked': Kendall Coyne Schofield blasts cancellation of Women's World Championship

U.S. women's hockey star Kendall Coyne Schofield says the International Ice Hockey Federation should have had a contingency plan in place.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Woman pleads guilty to hate crime charges after police say she ran over a girl because she 'was a Mexican'

Nicole Marie Poole Franklin was involved in three separate racist incidents.
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The week in 40 photos

Take a look at 40 photos of the week from April 16 to April 22.
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