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Stradivarius tackles nine rivals in quest for fourth Gold Cup at Royal Ascot

Stradivarius will face nine rivals as he goes in search of a fourth Gold Cup at Royal Ascot on Thursday. John and Thady Gosden’s stayer is one of the most popular horses of recent years and would equal a record set by Yeats, who won four successive Gold Cups between 2006 and 2009. John Gosden […]

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Entertainment

‘Ms. Marvel’ tackles a Muslim hero’s teen troubles in a starry-eyed Disney+ series

Kamala faces a familiar set of issues, growing up as a dutiful daughter whose protective Pakistani immigrant parents (Zenobia Shroff, Mohan Kapur) are puzzled by her devotion to video games, doodling and behaving like a giddy superfan for all things Avengers, especially Captain Marvel. Her determination to attend a convention known as Avenger-Con becomes a […]

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US

Initiative Tackles Mental Health In Finishing Trades, Construction Field: ‘We’ve Saved Lives’

LITTLE CANADA, Minn. (WCCO) – A mental health initiative is making a difference for students and workers in the finishing trades industry. In 2017, the Finishing Trades Institute of the Upper Midwest (FTIUM) launched the Helping Hand initiative. The goal is to normalize conversation about mental health and create an environment where people feel comfortable […]

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Entertainment

Netflix Docuseries ‘Web of Make Believe’ Tackles Sextortion and Death by ‘Swatting’ in First Trailer (EXCLUSIVE)

Brian Knappenberger explores technology and crime in “Web of Make Believe: Death, Lies and the Internet,” a six-part anthology docuseries from Imagine that will debut on Netflix June 15. Episodes include “Death by SWAT” about the consequences of “swatting” – a harassment technique that involves a person making a false report to emergency police against […]

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US

Runner tackles East Coast Greenway through 15 states

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Taking the road less traveled, an ultramarathon runner is on a mission to run more than 3,000 miles. Shan Riggs is on a journey that he hopes will get others outside. The East Coast Greenway connects more than 400 communities through active and healthy lifestyles, sustainable transportation, community engagement, tourism and […]

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Technology

‘The Big Conn’ Apple TV+ doc tackles fraud and the Social Security Administration

Social Security fraud is no laughing matter. In 2020 a Lake County woman who fraudulently claimed just under $200,000 in disability payments was sentenced to 15 years of jail time in federal prison and similar cases around the country show that when you defraud the government, the penalties are steep. However, when a charismatic lawyer […]

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Celebrities

Dave Chappelle ‘attacked on stage’ at Netflix Festival as man ‘tackles’ comedian to floor

“Afterwards, Dave and other people backstage stomped the attacker out,” they claimed. Chappelle is performing as part of the Netflix Is A Joke Festival. The star was performing his sold out show, Dave Chappelle and Friends at the Hollywood Bowl. The Fetsival features other performers, including Seth Rogen, Arsenio Hall, Pete Davidson, Snoop Dogg. Source […]

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Science

Horsham college tackles food poverty and eco issues

Travel and tourism students at Collyer’s collected 155 tins to be donated to the More Radio 10,000 Tins Appeal for the FareShare Sussex charity. Over the last few years, More Radio has aimed to collect 10,000 tins of food annually for foodbanks and charities across Sussex. Sign up to our daily SussexWorld Today newsletter Nicki […]

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Gaming

Activision officer tackles both corporate and “game design” diversity

Activision Blizzard has announced the appointment of Kristen Hines as its chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer, starting Monday, April 25. Hines previously worked at Accenture, a consulting company where she helped a number of companies expand their DEI initiatives. She’ll be part of the senior leadership team, and will report to chief people officer […]

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UK

‘This Woman Demands Joy’: Norway’s Canneseries Entry ‘Afterglow’ Tackles ‘The Big C’

In Monster Scripted’s seven-episode series “Afterglow,” hailing from Norway, Ester – mother, wife and a friend – finds out she has cancer. But instead of giving in to pain, she “demands joy,” actress Nina Ellen Ødegård told Variety at Canneseries after its premiere in main competition. REinvent handles sales. “She gets desperate, in a way, […]