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Henry Cavill says his dog, Kal, has saved his mental health

Henry Cavill says his dog, Kal, has saved his mental health

“Superman” star Henry Cavill has revealed that not all heroes wear capes — some just have fluffy paws. The British actor, best known for portraying the DC Comics character in the DC Extended Universe, has credited his dog for saving his mental health. Cavill appeared alongside his pooch, Kal, on British talk show “Lorraine” on…MORE

David Perdue officially announces run for governor in Georgia, setting up primary challenge to Brian Kemp
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David Perdue officially announces run for governor in Georgia, setting up primary challenge to Brian Kemp

Former US Sen. David Perdue officially announced his run for governor of Georgia on Monday. “I’m running for governor to make sure Stacey Abrams is never governor of Georgia,” Perdue said in a video posted on his campaign website. The move sets up a primary clash between Perdue and GOP Gov. Brian Kemp, who has…MORE

Biden readying sanctions against Putin’s inner circle ahead of this week’s key call
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Biden readying sanctions against Putin’s inner circle ahead of this week’s key call

US officials are currently weighing a wide set of sanctions on Russia meant to deter Russian President Vladimir Putin from launching an invasion into Ukraine, according to people familiar with the discussions. They include new actions against members of Putin’s inner circle and on Russian energy producers, and one potential “nuclear option” — disconnecting Russia…MORE

Tom Holland confirms role as Fred Astaire
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Tom Holland confirms role as Fred Astaire

While promoting his new Spider-Man film, Tom Holland confirmed he has another big role coming. In an interview on the red carpet for an event promoting “Spider-Man: No Way Home” in London, Holland casually told reporters “Oh, I am playing Fred Astaire.” “The script came in about a week ago,” he says in a video…MORE

‘The Forever Prisoner’ explores how the US compromised its values after Sept. 11

‘The Forever Prisoner’ explores how the US compromised its values after Sept. 11

If a goal of the Sept. 11 terrorists was to undermine American values, “The Forever Prisoner” makes the case on that score, at least, the bad guys won. Focusing on the treatment of Abu Zubaydah, a former associate of Osama bin Laden held in detention since 2002, director Alex Gibney’s HBO documentary argues the US…MORE

‘Landscapers’ plants Olivia Colman and David Thewlis on a flawed foundation

‘Landscapers’ plants Olivia Colman and David Thewlis on a flawed foundation

The blueprint for “Landscapers,” a four-part British miniseries airing on HBO, turns out to be considerably sturdier than the construction, somewhat wasting the dream pairing of Olivia Colman and David Thewlis. It’s still an interesting detour into bizarre true crime, but so stylized as to blunt the overall impact by being too cute for its…MORE

Hong Kong warns Wall Street Journal of legal action over election editorial
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Hong Kong warns Wall Street Journal of legal action over election editorial

Hong Kong has warned the Wall Street Journal that it may have broken electoral law by “scaremongering” in a recent editorial about the upcoming vote for the city’s legislative council. On Monday, the US newspaper printed a letter from Hong Kong’s Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, Erick Tsang, under the headline “Hong Kong Issues…MORE

January 6 committee postpones depositions with Michael Flynn and Trump’s personal assistant
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January 6 committee postpones depositions with Michael Flynn and Trump’s personal assistant

One-time Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn and the former President’s personal assistant, who were scheduled to be deposed by a congressional committee Monday, have been granted short postponements, a committee aide tells CNN. The depositions were postponed as Flynn and Nicholas Luna “engage” with House select committee’s investigation into January 6, the aide said.…MORE

New York City to mandate Covid vaccines for all private sector workers
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New York City to mandate Covid vaccines for all private sector workers

All private sector employers in New York City will now be required to implement a Covid-19 vaccine mandate by December 27, the city’s mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday. This new move, which de Blasio announced Monday on MSNBC, means everyone who works in the city will now be subject to a vaccine mandate. “The…MORE

Bitcoin’s plunge is another sign of market angst
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Bitcoin’s plunge is another sign of market angst

Over the past week, as markets were churning on fears that the Omicron variant could derail the global economic recovery, bitcoin prices stayed surprisingly stable. Then came the weekend. What’s happening: The cryptocurrency at one point plunged more than 20% on Saturday. It’s now trading at roughly $48,600, down from about $57,000 at the beginning…MORE

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