Day: September 22, 2022

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‘War has entered every home’: exodus of Russians dodging draft

Some draft-age Russians rushed to leave the country on Thursday to escape their country’s biggest conscription drive since World War Two, as world powers at the United Nations demanded Moscow be held accountable for alleged atrocities in Ukraine. Russia’s foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, defended Moscow and responded defiantly, accusing Kyiv and its Western allies of […]

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Wallabies 'uncomplicated', 'tough bugger' returns for Bledisloe Cup battle

Cadeyrn Neville is looking to help the Wallabies end a 36-year drought at Eden Park during the Bledisloe Cup.

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Why Marilyn Monroe is the world’s most misunderstood icon

Hollywood amped up her sex-pot image. Promoting her starring role in Niagara (1953), the tagline was dripping with innuendo: “Marilyn Monroe and Niagara, a raging torrent of emotion that even nature can’t contain”. Her name was given top billing and her image a massive presence on most posters. “If you are born with what the […]

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O.C. man charged after allegedly punching attendant on flight from Mexico to LAX

An Orange County man has been arrested and charged by federal authorities after a video showed him allegedly punching a flight attendant in the back of the head during a flight Wednesday from Mexico to Los Angeles International Airport, according to prosecutors. Alexander Tung Cuu Le, 33, of Westminster, has been charged with one count […]

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Priyanka Chopra and baby Malti visit NYC

PRIYANKA CHOPRA and her baby girl, Malti Marie Jonas, have officially accomplished a travel milestone together. The Quantico star recently gave a speech at the United Nations General Assembly, and took eight-month-old Malti along with her to the big city. “Our first trip to the big”, the proud mum wrote in the caption on her […]

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Inside Saudi Arabia’s role freeing American POWs from Putin’s prison

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Two Americans and eight other former prisoners of war from the Ukraine war have been freed by Russia, thanks to the intervention of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. “It’s a fantastic result and shows the importance of continuing to work towards achieving results through engagement […]

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AFL grand final 2022: Wayne Carey bag of white powder won’t be found report claims

Wayne Carey is reported to have disposed of the bag of white powder that fell out of his pocket at Crown. According to The Herald Sun, the 51-year-old was evicted from Crown Burswood earlier this month after a zip-lock bag containing a white substance dropped from his pocket onto a gaming room table. Carey, an […]

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Trump’s Legal Woes Mount Without Protection of Presidecy

Associated Press: “Stark repudiation by federal judges he appointed. Far-reaching fraud allegations by New York’s attorney general. It’s been a week of widening legal troubles for Donald Trump, laying bare the challenges piling up as the former president operates without the protections afforded by the White House.” “The bravado that served him well in the […]

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2:00PM Water Cooler 9/22/2022 | naked capitalism

By Lambert Strether of Corrente Bird Song of the Day Italian Sparrow, Castello di Riomaggiore, Liguria, Italy. “Gathering in large tree to roost.” My favorite sparrow sound, indeed one of my favorite sounds. * * * Politics “But what is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?” –James Madison, Federalist 51 […]

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Goochland neighbors express concerns about future COVID memorial

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday morning on the site of a former Goochland County golf course that a Richmond non-profit plans to turn into a memorial for victims of COVID-19. “‘Gardens of Tranquility’ is a place where healing begins,” said Dr. Arlene Simmons, referring to the name for the planned memorial. “Whether it is […]

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