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Netflix’s LGBTQ+ Rep Is Great (But We Can’t Ignore The Problem)

Recent Netflix shows have championed LGBTQ+ representation and stories, but there is a large problem that the platform needs to deal with. Netflix has been releasing new content with some massively positive LGBTQ+ representation, however, there is a larger negative problem with the platform that viewers cannot ignore. Recent years have seen a shift in […]

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Johnny Depp’s rep shuts down talk of ‘Pirates’ return

A representative for Depp has denied a recent report the actor would be returning to the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise. “This is made up,” Depp’s spokesperson told NBC News. Additionally, Jerry Bruckheimer, who produced the “Pirates of the Caribbean” films, recently talked to The Times about whether Depp would return. “Not at this point,” […]

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Entertainment

Breakingviews – Too bad Netflix isn’t on the block

A Netflix logo is shown on a TV screen ahead of a Swiss vote on a referendum called “Lex Netflix” in this illustration taken May 9, 2022. Picture taken May 9, 2022. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, June 23 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Netflix (NFLX.O) is in a little jam. […]

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Business

Capitol Police says Rep. Loudermilk’s tour day before Trump riot wasn’t suspicious

The Capitol Police chief in a new letter said that a group tour of the Capitol complex led by GOP Rep. Barry Loudermilk of Georgia a day before the January 6, 2021, riot by a mob of Trump supporters was not suspicious, and at no point entered the Capitol itself. The letter Monday by Police […]

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Science

Rep. McEachin and White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Mallory visit VCU Rice Rivers Center

By Brian McNeill U.S. Rep. A. Donald McEachin and White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Brenda Mallory visited the VCU Rice Rivers Center on Thursday to learn more about the facility’s climate research and conservation efforts. During the visit, McEachin and Mallory spoke about the pressing need to advance environmental justice priorities and combat […]

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Business

Rep. Madison Cawthorn discloses 2021 ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ cryptocurrency purchase days after ethics probe announced

Newly elected U.S. Rep Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) speaks as supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump gather by the White House ahead of Trump’s speech to contest the certification by the U.S. Congress of the results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election in Washington, U.S, January 6, 2021.  Jim Bourg | Reuters Rep. Madison Cawthorn on […]

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Rep. Joaquin Castro asks FBI to investigate police response timeline in Texas school shooting as controversy grows

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) speaks at a press conference on immigration on Capitol Hill on November 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images Texas Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro on Thursday asked the FBI to investigate the timeline of the Uvalde elementary school massacre and the police response to it as controversy grew […]

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House Ethics Committee probes Rep. Madison Cawthorn for cryptocurrency promotion, relationship with staffer

Rep.-elect Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., arrives for the House Republican leadership elections at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, November 17, 2020. Tom Williams | Cq-roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images The House Ethics Committee is investigating controversial Rep. Madison Cawthorn for his possibly improper promotion of a cryptocurrency in which he may have […]

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UK

Norway’s Hammerfest LNG plant extends outage until May 27

A view of the world’s northernmost liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, Statoil-operated Snoehvit LNG, on Melkoeya island near Hammerfest, April 22, 2013. Statoil was renamed Equinor in 2018. REUTERS/Nerijus Adomaitis Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OSLO, May 22 (Reuters) – Norway’s Hammerfest LNG plant is now expected to restart on May […]

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Pets

Partners for Pets rep speaks with Optimist Club of Jackson County

Special to the Floridan The Optimist Club of Jackson County met on May 3 at Jim’s Buffet & Grill in Marianna for the group’s bi-monthly meeting, with President Lisa Gilbertsen presiding. The first order of business was the election of new members. Elected were President Sylvia Stephens, Secretary-Treasurer Lisa Gilbertsen and three new board members: […]