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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: Woody Allen has announced his retirement from filmmaking. While in Europe to work on his 50th film, Woody Allen told Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia that he intended to retire from making movies and to dedicate more time to writing during his twilight years. What is now set to be his final film is set in Paris and will …

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EU Inflation Topped 10% For August Versus Last Year

Courthouse News reports: Inflation in the 19-nation eurozone rose to 9.1% in August, up 7.1% from just a year earlier, according to data released Friday by Eurostat, the EU’s statistics agency. It remains 1% lower than the 10.1% inflation rate across the broader 27-member EU, which recorded a rate of just 3.2% in August 2021. The latest EU rate broke …

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Ex-Wife Calls Alex Jones “Crazy Like Charles Manson”

The Wrap reports: Alex Jones’ ex-wife Kelly said that the over-the-top, frequently flipped-out persona you’ve seen onscreen in Alex Jones is not an act, that he’s even worse in real life and “kind of crazy like Charles Manson.” “In person, as a human being, he is more unhinged and weirder and terrifying and threatening and looming and raging, I would …

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How Russian Trolls Attacked 2017 US Women’s March

The New York Times reports: More than 4,000 miles away, organizations linked to the Russian government had assigned teams to the Women’s March. At desks in bland offices in St. Petersburg, using models derived from advertising and public relations, copywriters were testing out social media messages critical of the Women’s March movement, adopting the personas of fictional Americans. They posted …

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Pat Sajak Trends On Twitter Over Photo With MTG

TMZ reports: Pat Sajak posing for a photo with Marjorie Taylor Greene is getting double takes on the internet — especially after old tweets of his have resurfaced that are raising eyebrows. The “Wheel of Fortune” host stood shoulder to shoulder with the Georgia congresswoman and Right Side Broadcasting Network reporter Bryan Glenn. The fact he’s there with them at …

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All Of Puerto Rico Without Power As Hurricane Arrives

CNN reports: Power has gone out across all of the US territory of Puerto Rico on Sunday, according to PowerOutage.us, as Hurricane Fiona bears down on the islands, which are already grappling with the threat of flooding and mudslides stemming from the Category 1 storm. “Puerto Rico is 100% without power due to a transmission grid failure from Hurricane Fiona,” …

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GOP Candidates Refuse To Say They’ll Accept Results

The Washington Post reports: A dozen Republican candidates in competitive races for governor and Senate have declined to say whether they would accept the results of their contests, raising the prospect of fresh post-election chaos two years after Donald Trump refused to concede the presidency. In a survey by The Washington Post of 19 of the most closely watched statewide …

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Rally Cultists Gave QAnon Salute During QAnon Song

The Insider reports: Former President Donald Trump on Saturday spoke at a rally for Ohio Senate candidate JD Vance while a QAnon song played dramatically in the background, and his supporters raised their fingers in an unusual salute. In recent weeks, Trump has amplified QAnon talking points on his social media, but Saturday night’s spectacle in Youngstown, Ohio, was perhaps …

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GOP Senate Nominee: I Don’t Want Trump To Run Again

“Look, I disagree with our former president. I wouldn’t give pardons to anybody that’s violent. We need to hold people accountable. That should never happen again. “I’m the only Senate candidate for the Republican Party that hasn’t been endorsed by Donald Trump. Probably not going to send me a Christmas card. “I don’t want to see him run again. I …

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Bidens Pay Respects To Queen At Westminster Hall

The Washington Post reports: Thousands of people lined up through the night in the chilly weather on Sunday along the River Thames to pay their final respects to Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, as she lies in state at Westminster Hall. Her eight grandchildren — among them Princes William and Harry — briefly stood vigil at her coffin last night. President Biden …

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