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Spike Lee, Nate Parker Sued by Indie Filmmakers Over Copyright Infringement

Independent filmmakers and brothers Selton and Langston Shaw and their production company filed a copyright infringement lawsuit on Wednesday against Hollywood directors and producers Spike Lee and Nate Parker as well as three affiliated companies. In the complaint, filed in United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the filmmakers allege that Parker and…

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Technology
Alibaba Kicks Off 2021 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

“Let low-carbon consumption become the mainstream.” (Source: Alibaba) First launched in 2009 and held annually on November 11, Alibaba’s 11.11 Shopping Festival is the largest online sale in China. The year 2021 marks the 13th year for the Festival, with sustainability and inclusiveness as its major themes. “Over the last 12 years, 11.11 has showcased…

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Sports
Manchester United vs. Atalanta result: Ronaldo goal caps epic comeback win

Manchester United looked done. But down 2-0 to visiting Atalanta at halftime, the Red Devils found a way to overturn the result and claim a big 3-2 win that revives it’s chances to advance from UEFA Champions League Group F. At one point during the night Manchester United dropped last in the group, but it finished…

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Science & Nature
NASA’s Lucy asteroid probe settles into Earth-orbiting cruise as engineers tackle solar array glitch

Home News Spaceflight An artist’s depiction of Lucy’s solar arrays in the process of deploying. (Image credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab) Days after NASA’s new mission to a mysterious group of asteroids launched, spacecraft personnel continue battling an issue with one of the vehicle’s two massive solar arrays.The Lucy spacecraft is…

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Business
Flash Briefing: UCT to impose mandatory vaccination; IEC says vaccine not needed to vote; Evergrande deal on hold

The University of Cape Town (UCT) council has approved in principle a proposal to make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for both staff and students. This means that staff and students will need to provide acceptable proof of vaccination against Covid-19 in order to gain access to the campus. The policy is expected to apply from 1…

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Entertainment
Katie Couric’s Husband: Meet John Molner, Plus Everything To Know About Her Late Spouse, Jay Monahan

Katie Couric found love again after the heartbreaking loss of her husband Jay Monahan. Learn more about her late spouse and current husband John Molner. Katie Couric, 64,  and her husband John Molner, 58, are one of the most solid couples in Hollywood. Learn more about the man Katie married in 2014, as well as her…

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Technology
Redmi Watch 2 also launching on October 28

Earlier today Redmi confirmed its Note 11 series is launching on October 28. The official Redmi Weibo handle also shared a more recent post with a teaser for the Redmi Watch 2 – a successor to last year’s Redmi Watch which is also dropping on October 28. Redmi Watch 2 poster (image: Redmi Weibo) The…

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Science & Nature
This drug could improve heart function in diabetic people

Diabetes increases the chances of the heart being exposed to hypoxia. The heart cells are less likely to tolerate hypoxia and therefore die more quickly. Scientists at the University of Oxford recently identified a drug that could help diabetic hearts recover after a heart attack. The drug, which is in clinical trials for treating anemia,…

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General
El-Rufai to FG: Declare bandits as terrorists to allow military kill them within international laws

By Ibrahim Hassan, Kaduna Governor  Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, has urged the Federal Government to declare bandits as terrorists so as to allow the Nigerian military deal with them without any major consequences in international law.The governor spoke at the presentation of the Kaduna State Security Incidents Report for the Third Quarter of 2021 in Kaduna…

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Entertainment
Bloodshot Records Co-Founder Walks Away From Label

Rob Miller, co-founder of the Chicago label Bloodshot Records, has announced that he “will no longer be a part of the label.” Miller continued in a statement, “It’s not the path myself, the staff or the artists wanted, but few get to write their final chapter.”“Finally, whatever happens to the Bloodshot name moving forward, whatever…