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Charlottesville civil trial will pit free speech vs. organizing violence

Charlottesville civil trial will pit free speech vs. organizing violence

About 9 p.m. on August 11, 2017, several hundred White supremacists, mostly young men, held tiki torches as they formed a line that snaked across Nameless Field at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Though they came from across the country, they’d organized in online chat rooms. White vans dropped them off. There was a…MORE

Former Liberty University spokesman sues for wrongful termination after allegedly speaking out against school’s handling of Title IX lawsuit

Former Liberty University spokesman sues for wrongful termination after allegedly speaking out against school’s handling of Title IX lawsuit

A former Liberty University spokesman is suing the university for firing him after he allegedly spoke out on how the school was handling sexual misconduct allegations, according to a suit filed Monday. Walter Scott Lamb most recently served as the senior vice president of communications and public engagement for the school. He is alleging the…MORE

Former Zuckerberg adviser: Facebook’s problem is its business model
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Former Zuckerberg adviser: Facebook’s problem is its business model

Calls for increased regulation of Facebook continue to grow louder after leaked internal documents became public and whistleblower Frances Haugen’s testimony showed that the social media platform has repeatedly failed to rein hate speech and misinformation. On Friday, a consortium of 17 US news organizations began publishing stories — collectively called “The Facebook Papers” —…MORE

Texas woman killed after a stolen big rig crashes into a mobile home

Texas woman killed after a stolen big rig crashes into a mobile home

A suspect in a reportedly stolen 18-wheeler is accused of jumping out of the moving truck moments before it crashed into a mobile home in Texas, killing a woman and injuring a man. According to the Houston Police Department, a trucking company reported one of their trucks missing and was able to track the truck’s…MORE

How the fatal ‘Rust’ shooting unfolded, moment by moment
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How the fatal ‘Rust’ shooting unfolded, moment by moment

The cast and crew of “Rust” had just returned from lunch when it happened. One minute, producer-star Alec Baldwin and a handful of others were rehearsing a scene in a wooden church on a dusty Old West movie set meant to look like 1880s Kansas. The next minute, two people were bleeding from gunshot wounds…MORE

The first new Range Rover in a decade faces tougher competition
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The first new Range Rover in a decade faces tougher competition

Land Rover just unveiled what will be the first new, redesigned Range Rover in a decade. This is only the fifth generation of the large off-road luxury SUV since the model was introduced in 1970. A sleek new design, with smoothed off corners and edges, retains the classic proportions, but gives it a more modern…MORE

Warner Bros. sets ‘Dune’ sequel for 2023 after strong box office opening
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Warner Bros. sets ‘Dune’ sequel for 2023 after strong box office opening

The Dune story continues. Warner Bros. announced on Tuesday that “Dune: Part Two,” the sequel to this weekend’s No. 1 film, will hit theaters in two years. The movie is set to be released on October 20, 2023. The first installment of “Dune,” a science-fiction epic starring Timothée Chalamet, notched an estimated $40.1 million at…MORE

Removal of Golden Ray cargo ship off Georgia coast is largest in US history, Coast Guard commander says
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Removal of Golden Ray cargo ship off Georgia coast is largest in US history, Coast Guard commander says

An official providing an update on the Golden Ray wreck removal off the coast of Georgia said it is the largest in United States history and required more than 3 million collective man-hours. The 656-foot cargo ship was carrying 4,100 vehicles when it capsized in St. Simons Sound near Brunswick in September 2019, resulting in…MORE

Former top DHS officials Chad Wolf and Ken Cuccinelli are asked to speak with House committee investigating January 6
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Former top DHS officials Chad Wolf and Ken Cuccinelli are asked to speak with House committee investigating January 6

The House select committee investigating January 6 has reached out to Chad Wolf and Ken Cuccinelli, two top officials from the Trump-era Department of Homeland Security, asking that they voluntarily speak with the panel, CNN has learned. Cuccinelli said he has been asked to meet with investigators but he has not yet engaged in a…MORE

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