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Andrew Cuomo has criticised “reckless and dangerous” politicians for calling for him to step down as he told New Yorkers on Friday: “I’m not going to resign.” New York’s governor has said he wants people to “wait for the facts” regarding the sexual harassment allegations against him, adding that he doesn’t want to speculate on
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To the west of New Orleans on the banks of the Mississippi a few grand old plantation mansions stand testament to a bygone age of slavery. Now the riverine corridor has a new dubious distinction. The sugar cane plantations have been replaced with industrial plants, huge petrochemical and industrial monsters, belching out pollution and clouds
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The Walt Disney Company does not have a “blacklist” for conservatives and is neither “left-leaning or right-leaning”, its chief executive has said. It comes amid accusations of cancel culture in the entertainment industry which resurfaced in February after actress Gina Carano left her role as warrior Cara Dune in Star Wars spin-off series, The Mandalorian.
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There’s a reason that civil rights activist and Black Panther deputy chairman Fred Hampton’s story is little known, according to filmmaker Shaka King – because it “would contradict everything America represents”. Judas And The Black Messiah – the director’s first studio feature – is already very much part of the awards conversation, with a Golden
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Buckingham Palace has issued a statement in response to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s interview with Oprah Winfrey, saying issues of race are “concerning” and “will be addressed”. Following the explosive interview airing in full on UK television last night, a palace spokesman said: “The whole family is saddened to learn the full extent
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Anti-virus software creator John McAfee has been charged in the US with conspiracy to commit fraud and money-laundering. The charges relate to two cryptocurrency schemes, the US Justice Department said on Friday. Authorities said McAfee and his bodyguard, Jimmy Gale Watson Jr, exploited McAfee’s large Twitter following to artificially inflate prices of “altcoins” through a
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has apologised following sexual harassment allegations against him but has refused to stand down. In his first public appearance since three women accused him of inappropriate touching and offensive remarks, the Democrat said he had “learned an important lesson”. “I now understand that I acted in a way that made
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