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Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastMatt Gaetz is currently stuck somewhere between a Greek tragedy and one of Shirley Jackson’s dark short stories.Every day Congress is in session, he walks the marbled halls like any other lawmaker. He votes. He attends committee hearings. Questions witnesses. Even pops up on the Senate side with his fiancé from time to time.But all the while, a black fate hangs over Gaetz: any day could be his last as a free man for a very long time.The Florida R
SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — A beachfront condo building partially collapsed Thursday outside Miami, killing at least one person and trapping others in the tower that resembled a giant fractured dollhouse, with one side sheared away. Dozens of survivors were pulled out, and rescuers kept up a desperate search for more. A wing of the 12-story building in the community of Surfside came down with a roar around 1:30 a.m. By late afternoon, nearly 100 people were still unaccounted for, authorities said, rai
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears told a judge at a dramatic hearing Wednesday she wants an end to the conservatorship that has controlled her life and money for 13 years. Here's a look at how conservatorships operate, what's unusual about hers, and why she and so many fans want to #FreeBritney. HOW DO CONSERVATORSHIPS WORK? When a person is considered to have a severely diminished mental capacity, a court can step in and grant someone the power to make financial decisions and major life choices
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations on Thursday accused Israel of flagrantly violating international law by expanding settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, saying settlements are illegal and urging the country’s new government to halt their enlargement immediately. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and U.N. Mideast envoy Tor Wennesland reported on implementation of a 2016 Security Council resolution that declared settlements have “no legal validity.” It demanded a halt to t
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears’ powerful plea to a judge to end the conservatorship that has controlled her life since 2008 brought sympathy and outrage from fans, famous supporters and even casual observers who say she deserves independence. Yet lawyers who deal in such matters say the speech itself may not have helped her in the legal process, which will be long and arduous. “When Britney spoke, I mean, the world listened. This was amazing," family law attorney Peter Walzer said. "Now, whet
JP Saxe's career changed with the release of If The World Was Ending - and so did his love life.
BERLIN (AP) — Officials say a vaccination center was flooded and five people were injured by hail the size of tennis balls during heavy storms in southwestern Germany overnight. All appointments for Thursday at the vaccination center in Tuebingen were canceled after torrential rain late Wednesday. Police said five people were injured in the nearby town of Reutlingen after they were struck and injured by large hailstones. Firefighters were out in force across the region pumping water out of flood
Police Chief Chris Watts told reporters late Thursday that he does not support the immediate release of body cam video to the public.
HOUSTON (AP) — An investigation has found that new personnel and procedures along with insufficient oversight led to reporters not witnessing the state’s first execution in nearly a year, officials announced on Thursday. Two reporters, including one with The Associated Press, had been set to witness the May 19 execution of Quintin Jones at the state penitentiary in Huntsville. But they were not escorted into a viewing room adjacent to the death chamber because a call was never made to summon the
George Osborne has been appointed the next chair of the trustees of the British Museum, placing the former Conservative chancellor in one of the most prominent roles in UK culture. Teneo Chief Declan Kelly told to quit his seat at the campaign group Global Citizen and ceded some of his responsibilities as the strategy head of Teneo after facing allegations of drunken misconduct at a fundraising concert.
Chris Neville has issued a lawsuit against the members of the I3 Board of directors Troy Grant, Brendan Purdy, and both the largest shareholders of I3 Interactive Michael and David DesLauriers for defamation, punitive damages and wrongful dismissal as CEO of the company. Please find the formal lawsuit attached.
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Britney Spears addressed a Los Angeles courtroom yesterday (Wednesday 23 June), in a landmark moment for her ongoing conservatorship battle. The pop star, 39, spoke directly to Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny about the conservatorship, which has controlled her money and affairs since 2008. It was the first time she had appeared in open court in 13 years of the conservatorship.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Chicago businessman will remain in the United States as a federal judge in Los Angeles weighs whether he will be extradited to India for his alleged role in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack that killed more than 160 people. Tahawwur Rana (tuh-HOW’-ur RAH’-nah), a Pakistani-born Canadian, is wanted by Indian authorities for his alleged involvement in the deadly attacks that are sometimes referred to as India’s 9/11. An Indian warrant for his arrest was issued in August 20
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the drug Actemra for the treatment of hospitalized COVID-19 adults and pediatric patients, the health agency said on Thursday. The EUA was issued to Genentech, a subsidiary of Roche Holding AG.
Racism is something Glenn Marais says he has lived with his whole life. The musician, artist and educator who grew up in Aurora, says although he has “a lot of affection” for his hometown, he also has a very “clear perspective” on what he went through – and it is this perspective he brings to the Aurora Cultural Centre in Marias’ new appointment as the organization’s Education Outreach Coordinator. The Aurora Cultural Centre announced Marais’ appointment to the role last week, stating the creati