Royal crown slips as Elizabeth prepares to mark 70 years as Queen | The mighty 790 KFGO

By Ben Makori and Michael Holden WINDSOR, England (Reuters) – This year’s celebrations marking Queen Elizabeth’s seven-decade reign will mask a less happy reality for the world’s preeminent royal family: Britain’s monarchy is being challenged in ways unthinkable during the major part of the last 70 years. From the US Sexual Abuse Tribunal case https://www.Reuters.com/world/uk/what-we-know-about-virginia-giuffres-lawsuit-against-britains-prince-andrew-2022-01 -04 facing his son Prince ...

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Sedition and charges brought by UAPA against Sharjeel

New Delhi: The Delhi court on Monday issued sedition charges against JNU student Sharjeel Imam and denied him bail in a case related to alleged inflammatory speeches he allegedly made during the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in 2019. Accused to be charged with offenses under Sections 124A (sedition), 153A (promotion ...

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Lauren Groff Constructs a Proto-Feminist Medieval World: A Critique of The Matrix

When I read the first lines of Lauren Groff Matrix, the challenge the book presented was clear. To make this partly historical and mostly imaginary world convincing, the novel would have to absorb me in its language. I couldn’t think all the time, “Is this realistic? Would a woman in medieval Europe really think/say/do that? The stretch in the mind ...

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Guess who’s coming to the Milford Theater on February 6

If you combine a screening of Sidney Poitier’s ‘To Sir with Love’ during Black History Month with an introduction and discussion by local film historian John DiLeo, you’ll have an exceptional Milford tribute evening. Newly renovated theater on Sunday February 6th. , at 16 “Sidney Poitier was one of the greatest actors of all time,” said Milford Theater Artistic Director ...

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Last Airbender Theory: Aang Could Fly Before Zaheer

Zaheer used flight to its full extent in The Legend of Korra, but Aang may have unlocked the ability first in Avatar: The Last Airbender. Avatar‘The Legend of Korra introduced Zaheer, a villainous airbender with the unique ability to fly. He was apparently the first airbender in a thousand years to possess this ability – but Avatar Aang may have ...

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COVID-19 death toll climbs to 4,89,409

New Delhi (PTI): India has recorded 3,33,533 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 3,92,37,264, according to updated Union Health Ministry data Sunday. Active cases rose to 21,87,205, while the death toll rose to 4,89,409 with 525 new fatalities, according to data updated as of 8 a.m. Active cases account for 5.57 percent of the total ...

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Anton Vidokle: This is Cosmos – Announcements

The Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp (M HKA) is pleased to present an exhibition by Anton Vidokle entitled It’s Cosmos, on view from January 22 to May 1, 2022. Artist Anton Vidokle (1965, Moscow) currently lives in New York and Berlin. His film Immortality for All: A Film Trilogy on Russian Cosmism (2014-17) explores the phenomenon of Russian cosmism. The ...

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Bill James: A Nostalgic Handbook

Browsing through the pages of books about the previous baseball season can make you nostalgic for the recently lived past. Typically, a period of thirty years is needed to piece together such jumbled memories. But when you’re stuck in an MLB lockout, or due to the lack of live baseball, it’s easier to go lunar in less time. The book ...

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What’s up with… Telecoms pricing in the UK, the EU Digital Services Act, Telenor in Myanmar, the evolution of access

Bad news for UK broadband customers, a move towards safer internet in Europe and the announcement of a revived M&A deal for Telenor topped today’s news. LV is facing heavy criticism for its decision to raise prices for consumer broadband and phone lines by an anti-inflation average of 9.3%, especially at a time when UK households are facing the prospect ...

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Report: Industry Blocks Payday Loan Caps | Legislature | New Mexico Legislative Session

It’s become a cycle of desperation for low-income residents with bad credit scores: They take out a high-interest installment loan to get by in tough times and soon rack up an unmanageable burden. They pay off old debts with new loans at rates up to 175%. For years, state legislators introduced legislation capping the interest rate on these loans at ...

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