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‘MLK/FBI’ probes ‘the darkest part’ of the bureau’s history

‘MLK/FBI’ probes ‘the darkest part’ of the bureau’s history

The government-sanctioned harassment of Martin Luther King Jr. provides the chilling spine of “MLK/FBI,” a documentary timed to the annual holiday for the civil rights icon. Director Sam Pollard’s film also raises an interesting question — namely, what historians and journalists owe King’s legacy in terms of releasing material amassed specifically in an effort to…MORE

New security bulletin says domestic extremists most likely threat to inauguration

New security bulletin says domestic extremists most likely threat to inauguration

Domestic extremists pose the most likely threat to the presidential inauguration, particularly those who believe the incoming administration is illegitimate, according to a joint bulletin from the Department of Homeland Security, FBI and eight other agencies obtained by CNN. The assessment, dated January 14, also notes that since the attack on the US Capitol, Russian,…MORE

‘Home Alone 2’ star tweets support for removing Trump’s cameo

‘Home Alone 2’ star tweets support for removing Trump’s cameo

As President Donald Trump prepares to make his exit from the White House, fans of “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” want him to make a permanent, on-screen exit from the movie — and its star Macaulay Culkin seems to be on board with the idea. Culkin played Kevin McAllister, who gets separated from…MORE

Two-time golf major winner Angel Cabrera arrested in Brazil

Two-time golf major winner Angel Cabrera arrested in Brazil

Federal Police in Brazil have arrested golfer Angel Cabrera on an Interpol red notice for alleged crimes committed in Argentina. In a statement by Federal Police in Rio de Janeiro, an unnamed 51-year-old Argentine was arrested Friday. A Rio de Janeiro Federal Police official who doesn’t want to be identified confirmed to CNN that the…MORE

The online shopping exec Walmart hired to take on Amazon is leaving

The online shopping exec Walmart hired to take on Amazon is leaving

The executive hired to help boost Walmart’s e-commerce business to compete with Amazon is leaving the company. Marc Lore, who joined the company in 2016 after selling his online startup Jet.com to Walmart, is retiring at the end of January, the company announced Friday. Lore, the chief executive of Walmart’s US e-commerce arm, initially led…MORE

Spike Lee remembers Chadwick Boseman while accepting the American Cinematheque honor

Spike Lee remembers Chadwick Boseman while accepting the American Cinematheque honor

Spike Lee paid tribute to Chadwick Boseman while accepting the American Cinematheque Award on Thursday night. The ceremony celebrated Lee’s career with films like “Do the Right Thing,” “Malcolm X” and “Jungle Fever.” Jodie Foster hosted the event, with Lee becoming the 34th recipient of the prestigious award. The director spoke about the late actor…MORE

Lawmakers ask travel companies to step up security ahead of inauguration

Lawmakers ask travel companies to step up security ahead of inauguration

US lawmakers are asking for help from travel companies including bus operators, car rental companies and hotels to prevent an attack on the inauguration and investigate last week’s Capitol insurrection. Washington, DC, and states across the country are heightening security and preparing reinforcements this week ahead of potential armed protests from Saturday until at least…MORE

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