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US & Canada · Uvalde

Beto O'Rourke Escorted Out Of Uvalde Press Conference After Confronting Gov. Greg Abbott

46% Center coverage: 154 sources
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke gets into heated exchange with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Texas House Speaker Rep. Dade Phelan were holding a press conference in Uvalde, Texas. The outburst came shortly after Abbott spoke to the importance of mental health evaluations in the wake of such events.See the Story
US & Canada · Los Angeles

Kate Moss denies Depp ever pushed her down staircase

46% Left coverage: 107 sources
Moss testified as a rebuttal witness in Depp's libel lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard. Heard referenced Moss as she described a fight in which she admitted hitting Depp on a staircase. Depp is suing Heard for libel over a December op-ed she wrote in The Washington Post.See the Story
Business · Washington

Twitter to pay $150M penalty over privacy of users' data

39% Center coverage: 53 sources
Twitter Inc. has agreed to pay $150 million in civil penalties to resolve allegations. The social media giant failed to protect users' data privacy in line with a 2011 agreement with the FTC. The settlement will resolve allegations that Twitter violated the FTC Act and an administrative order issued by the FTC in 2011.See the Story
US & Canada

Literary 'superagent' Mort Janklow dies at 91

67% Left coverage: 6 sources
Mort Janklow died Wednesday of heart failure at his home in Water Mill, New York. He brokered big advances for publishing, political and entertainment leaders. He was among the first of the so-called "superagents" in the 1970s and '80s. He and fellow agent Lynn Nesbit announced founding of agency in 1988.See the Story
Black Lives Matter · Washington

Obama marks anniversary of George Floyd murder under shadow of Texas shooting

78% Right coverage: 9 sources
Two years have passed since the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Derek Chauvin as other members of Minnesota law enforcement stood idly by. Chauvin pressed a handcuffed Floyd to the ground with his knee for nine minutes and 29 seconds as Floyd repeatedly said that he could not breathe. On Wednesday, President Biden is expected to issue an executive order targeted at overhauling policing, instructing federal law enforcement agencies to revise use-of-force policies.See the Story
Letitia Wright

‘The Silent Twins’ Review: Letitia Wright and Tamara Lawrance Astonish as Sisters Shutting Out the World — And Shut Out By It

100% Left coverage: 2 sources
Letitia Wright and Tamara Lawrance star as June and Jennifer Gibbons, twins who closed the door on the rest of the world with a self-imposed vow of silence. The Silent Twins feels like a more voyeuristic exercise, less interested in what made the twinnies, as their family called them, tick and more transfixed by their oddity.See the Story

Cannes Critics’ Week Winner ‘La Jauria’ Unveils First Clip

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
On the heels of Critics’ Prize wins for Andres Ramirez Pulido’s “La Jauria,” Variety can reveal an exclusive clip from the Colombian film. The pic on Wednesday won the Grand Prize at Cr…See the Story
Japan · Japan

Nicole Midori Woodford Wraps ‘Last Shadow’ After Japan, Singapore Shoot

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Production has wrapped in both Singapore and Japan on Nicole Midori Woodford's supernatural art house drama. It stars Nagase Masatoshi, Tsutsui Mariko, Peter Yu and newcomer Shirata Mihaya. The story examines the intangible nature of trauma and the ripples of its aftermath through 16-year-old Ami.See the Story
Saudi Arabia · Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Launches 40% Film Production Rebate

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
The Saudi Film Commission has announced its long gestating incentive for film productions in the kingdom which consists of an up to 40% cash rebate. Saudi has been experiencing a boom in all aspects of film industry activity,  becoming West Asia's top-grossing territory in terms of theatrical box office returns.See the Story

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