Pope Francis swipes at groups protesting COVID-19 restrictions in NYT op-ed

Pope Francis swipes at groups protesting COVID-19 restrictions in NYT op-ed

Pope FrancisPope FrancisPope Francis swipes at groups protesting COVID-19 restrictions in NYT op-ed China dismisses pope’s comments about ‘persecuted’ Uighurs Pope Francis supports NBA players’ work to promote social justice MORE on Thursday praised medical workers and criticized groups protesting COVID-19 restrictions in an op-ed published in The New York Times. In the article, the pope talked about…

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Venezuela judge orders prison time for 6 American oil executives

Venezuela judge orders prison time for 6 American oil executives

A Venezuelan judge sentenced six American oil executives to jail on Thursday after they were found guilty of corruption charges.The six Citgo executives were sentenced to more than eight years in prison each after being asked to travel to Venezuela for a business meeting three years ago, according to The Associated Press. Tomeu Vadell, Gustavo Cárdenas,…

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One dead, several wounded after multiple Thanksgiving shootings in Nevada

One dead, several wounded after multiple Thanksgiving shootings in Nevada

Several people were shot and one was fatally wounded following multiple shootings in Nevada on Thanksgiving.Police found five victims with gunshot wounds after receiving multiple calls from various locations in Henderson, Nev., on Thursday night, according to the Henderson Police Department.”It is believed that the suspects were driving around the city randomly shooting at citizens…

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Trump tweets Thanksgiving criticism of NFL QBs for kneeling

Trump tweets Thanksgiving criticism of NFL QBs for kneeling

President TrumpDonald John TrumpVenezuela judge orders prison time for 6 American oil executives Trump says he’ll leave White House if Biden declared winner of Electoral College The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation MORE used a Thanksgiving tweet to renew his criticism of NFL players kneeling in calls for social justice,…

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’El Father Plays Himself’ Lands at Grasshopper Film for U.S. Non-Theatrical & Digital Release (EXCLUSIVE)

’El Father Plays Himself’ Lands at Grasshopper Film for U.S. Non-Theatrical & Digital Release (EXCLUSIVE)

Grasshopper Film has picked up North American non-theatrical and digital distribution rights to Mo Scarpelli’s “El Father Plays Himself,” as the documentary of the Italian-American director and cinematographer screens at the 33rd IDFA Best of Festivals Selection – after having won a special mention for best international feature at Switzerland’s Visions du Réel. The New…

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SGIFF Selection Basks in Festival of Festivals Role

SGIFF Selection Basks in Festival of Festivals Role

A selection of prominent films that debuted in this year’s real-world festivals Berlin and Venice, or were presented under the so-called ‘Cannes Label 2020,’ make their Southeast Asian premiere over the next week at the 31st Singapore International Film Festival. Among the highlights is the Venice Golden Lion-winning title “Nomadland” directed by Chloe Zhao. The…

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