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Everything coming and going on Netflix the week of June 14th

Everything coming and going on Netflix the week of June 14th

Netflix’s library is still growing in June with 21 new shows, movies, and specials this week. There aren’t many familiar names on the list this week, but Ryan Murphy’s The Politician is returning for its second season, for those of you who liked the first. There’s also an anime movie about a girl who turns…

VP contender’s Cuba baggage a burden in Florida

MIAMI (AP) — Until recently, Robert Lewis had never heard of Karen Bass, the California congresswoman in contention to be Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s running mate. But the recent college graduate had long heard stories from his grandfather recounting the days of oppression in Cuba under Fidel Castro.When he learned that Bass had called…

Republicans Invite America to Play the “Dear Leader” Lottery

Republicans Invite America to Play the “Dear Leader” Lottery

David Bossie knew he’d fucked up as the word started to emerge from his mouth. The 2016 Trump campaign veteran, now representing Maryland in the Republican National Convention’s roll call of delegate votes Monday morning, was supposed to say that the Civil War border state had been a vital conduit for runaway slaves and a…

The Dismal Politics of the Sports World’s
“Wokest” League

The Dismal Politics of the Sports World’s “Wokest” League

The Bubble—the sealed-off campus at Disney World in Orlando, Florida, where the National Basketball Association has resumed its pandemic-interrupted season—is pervaded by an uneasy calm. No one there has yet tested positive for Covid-19, allowing the NBA to avoid the embarrassment of MLB’s reopening in July, which was marred by an outbreak among players on…

Tom DeLonge’s Warped UFO Tour

Tom DeLonge’s Warped UFO Tour

Luis Elizondo wanted me to believe. I’d spent the past few hours pounding Diet Cokes at the Chart House bar north of San Diego while Elizondo, a retired Army counterintelligence special agent and former head of the Pentagon’s UFO program, drank beers and told me war stories. It had been about half a year since…

Cuban: National anthem police out of control

Jul 20, 2020Tim MacMahonESPN Staff Writer CloseJoined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas MavericksAppears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FMDallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban declared that the “National Anthem Police in this country are out of control,” leading to a tense exchange on Twitter with Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican who represents…

Cubans dismayed Canada halting visa processing in Havana

Cubans dismayed Canada halting visa processing in Havana

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cubans were dismayed on Thursday to learn Canada’s embassy in Havana was no longer processing visa applications due to staffing cutbacks over unexplained health incidents among Canadian and U.S. diplomats in the Cuban capital. People pass in front of Canada’s Embassy in Havana, Cuba, May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Alexandre MeneghiniCanada, which in January…

Cubans frustrated over U.S. move to end five-year visitor visas

Cubans frustrated over U.S. move to end five-year visitor visas

HAVANA (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s move to end five-year visitor visas for Cubans has left residents of the island angry and frustrated that it will be even harder to see their relatives, shop, or undertake cultural and academic exchanges in the United States. People wait in line to enter the U.S. embassy in Havana,…

New US visa policy for Cubans draws criticism in Havana

New US visa policy for Cubans draws criticism in Havana

The U.S. flag flies outside the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba, on October 14, 2017. GARY HERSHORN, GETTY IMAGES/TNS By NORA GAMEZ TORRES | El Nuevo Herald | Published: March 21, 2019 MIAMI (Tribune News Service) — The new U.S. policy that limits visas for Cubans will hurt families and damage the emerging private sector…