Kobe Bryant Removed As Animation Festival Juror After Protest Over Past Allegations

Kobe Bryant Removed As Animation Festival Juror After Protest Over Past Allegations

Academy Award-winner Kobe Bryant was removed as a juror from the Animation Is Film Festival in Los Angeles on Wednesday, after protests stemming from past sexual assault allegations against him.A petition launched by “women and allies in the animation community” demanded “that accused rapist and sexual predator Kobe Bryant be removed” from the Animation Is Us festival.

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Kobe Bryant Removed As Animation Festival Juror After Protest Over Past Allegations

Jamal Khashoggi's Last Column Before Disappearance Calls For Free Expression

Jamal Khashoggi's Last Column Before Disappearance Calls For Free Expression

The Washington Post has published the last column prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi wrote before he disappeared earlier this month.The column’s publication is “kind of an acknowledgement to ourselves … that we don’t have much hope that we’re going to be able to edit this one with him,” the Post editorial page editor told NPR.

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Jamal Khashoggi's Last Column Before Disappearance Calls For Free Expression

Interior Department Clears Up Questions Over Inspector General Job

Interior Department Clears Up Questions Over Inspector General Job

The Interior Department’s Inspector General, the agencies independent watchdog, may be replaced by a political appointee now at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Ryan Zinke, Interior Secretary, is the subject of some 14 different investigations.


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Interior Department Clears Up Questions Over Inspector General Job

White House Lawyer Quits After Helping Trump Put His Mark On The Federal Bench

White House Lawyer Quits After Helping Trump Put His Mark On The Federal Bench

Don McGahn left his position as White House counsel Wednesday, a move that had been announced in August.As White House counsel, Don McGahn led the president’s successful push to reshape the federal courts, culminating with the explosive fight over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

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White House Lawyer Quits After Helping Trump Put His Mark On The Federal Bench

Being Ted Cruz

If there is a good reason to despise the likes of Ted Cruz, it is pandering comments like this. Ted acts like a weasel, which is why we call him one. Texans are not angered. They will probably give him another ride to Washington. Why? Hatred for the other side?

Ted Cruz said that school shootings take place because we removed “God from the public square.”Texas is 93% Christian and has a fatal school shooting every year.Japan is 2% Christian and has never had a school shooting.Worst theory ever.#TXSenateDebate— JRehling (@JRehling) September 22, 2018

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