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Miami Moves To Fire Embattled Police Chief [VIDEO]

The Miami Herald reports: Miami City Manager Art Noriega moved to fire embattled Police Chief Art Acevedo Monday night, ending weeks of speculation following two circus-like public hearings where city commissioners slammed the chief for everything from a tone-deaf statement about “Cuban Mafia” running the department to a tight jumpsuit he wore years ago during a fundraiser in another city. …

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Southwest And Its Pilots Union Deny Sickout Claims

The Dallas Morning News reports: Southwest Airlines and the union representing its pilots say that crew members didn’t call out of work sick to protest vaccine mandates and cripple the carrier’s operations during the busy holiday weekend. The Dallas-based airline has canceled more than 2,000 flights since Friday afternoon, citing a mix of bad weather, air traffic control issues and …

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NFL Coach Quits After Racist, Anti-Gay Emails Surface

Fox Sports reports: Jon Gruden’s time in the NFL is over. According to multiple reports, Gruden informed his staff he will resign as head coach after a series of emails showed him delivering racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments in emails during his time at ESPN. Gruden later announced through the Raiders he was resigning. “I have resigned as Head Coach …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: Talk about meta. Walt Disney (the studio) is developing a movie about Walt Disney (the person) and his journey to build Disneyland (the California theme park). It will premiere on Disney Plus (the streaming service). David Gordon Green (“Halloween Kills”) is directing the film for Disney Plus. the studio’s streaming service. Evan Spiliotopoulos, whose credits include Disney’s “Beauty …

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Texas Gov Bans Vaccine Mandates By Private Employers

The Texas Tribune reports: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday issued another executive order attempting to crack down on COVID-19 vaccine mandates — this time banning any entity in Texas, including private businesses, from requiring vaccinations from employees or customers. Abbott also called on the Legislature to pass a law to the same effect. COVID-19 vaccine requirements by government agencies, …

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Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro To Run For Governor

The Associated Press reports: Pennsylvania’s high-profile attorney general, Josh Shapiro, will formally announce his candidacy for governor on Wednesday, entering the 2022 race months after making his intentions known and effectively clearing the field of potential rivals for the Democratic nomination. The 48-year-old Shapiro is a self-described progressive who led a nationally prominent investigation into sexual abuse of children by …

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Cultist GOP Rep Calls Pope Francis A “Communist”

The Syracuse Post-Standard reports: U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney called Pope Francis a communist on Sunday, a day after he met with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at the Vatican. Tenney, R-New Hartford, tweeted a response to a photo of Pope Francis shaking hands with Pelosi in a private audience at the Vatican. “Just two communists,” Tenney wrote. When a Twitter user …

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Major Solar Flare Expected To Reach Earth Tonight

USA Today reports: A massive solar flare is due to hit Earth today, authorities are warning – potentially disrupting power grids and bringing the Northern Lights as far south as New York. The flare – officially known as a coronal mass ejection (CME) – was observed on Saturday on the side of the sun directly facing our planet and comes …

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Eric Clapton Funds British Anti-Vax “Musical Tour”

Paste Magazine reports: Among the COVID-conscious, the name “Eric Clapton” has become a consistent source of eye rolls, groans and general aggravation. The 76-year-old English musician has been outspoken in his skepticism about lockdowns, vaccines and other such common-sense pandemic safety measures. But according to an in-depth Rolling Stone report published Oct. 10, Clapton’s vocal support of the anti-vaccine movement …

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Bolsonaro “Bored” By Questions On COVID Death Tally

Reuters reports: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday that he did not want to be “bored” with questions about the milestone of 600,000 COVID-19 deaths that Latin America’s biggest country passed a few days ago. On Monday, Bolsonaro was surrounded by supporters at the beach in Guaruja, in Sao Paulo state, when a journalist asked him about the country’s …

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