Prop Gun Used by Baldwin in Fatal On-Set Accident Contained Live Round, Union Says

Alec Baldwin at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, Calif., September 17, 2017 (Mike Blake/Reuters)
Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm that contained a live round on the set of the movie Rust in New Mexico on Thursday, killing the film’s director of photography and wounding the movie’s director, law enforcement said.
Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, 42, was killed and director Joel Souza, 48, was wounded around 1:50 p.m. on the Santa Fe County movie set, a spokesman for the county sheriff’s office announced.

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Prop Gun Used by Baldwin in Fatal On-Set Accident Contained Live Round, Union Says

Alec Baldwin at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, Calif., September 17, 2017 (Mike Blake/Reuters)
Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm that contained a live round on the set of the movie Rust in New Mexico on Thursday, killing the film’s director of photography and wounding the movie’s director, law enforcement said.
Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, 42, was killed and director Joel Souza, 48, was wounded around 1:50 p.m. on the Santa Fe County movie set, a spokesman for the county sheriff’s office announced.

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Our Pathetic White House “Press Corps”

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Washington, D.C. has more leaks than a Viking River Cruise with a hull fashioned out of Swiss cheese. To his chargin, our 45thPresident Donald J. Trump discovered that…starkly and early-on. ButeveryU.S. President in the past century came to realize—some sooner, some later—that weasels within the Executive Branch or within our permanent Washington “establishment” exist for little more than to leak secrets to favorable media.

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Ex-Giuliani Buddy Lev Parnas Convicted in Illegal Foreign Influence Operation

Lev Parnas, the disgraced Republican donor and former Rudy Giuliani pal, was found guilty by a New York jury Friday of making illegal campaign donations intended to influence politicians, the Associated Press reported.
He was convicted on five counts of illegal campaign contributions and one count of filing a false report with the Federal Election Commission. He could face up to five years in prison for each of the campaign finance charges and 20 years in prison for the false FEC report.

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The Juiciest, Most Oversexed Succession Magazine Profiles This Year, Ranked

Succession returned for its third season on Sunday, accompanied by the kind of glowing press coverage most networks only dream of. On top of the rapturous reviews and cover stories reported on location in Italy, there were also profiles, in many cases multiple profiles, of seemingly every member of the show’s cast and creative team: If you love J. Smith-Cameron as Gerri, for example, you had your choice of four different long-form features on the actress. Adrien Brody isn’t even a full cast member, but showing up in a few episodes helped him land a spread in November’s GQ.

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The Juiciest, Most Oversexed Succession Magazine Profiles This Year, Ranked

Succession returned for its third season on Sunday, accompanied by the kind of glowing press coverage most networks only dream of. On top of the rapturous reviews and cover stories reported on location in Italy, there were also profiles, in many cases multiple profiles, of seemingly every member of the show’s cast and creative team: If you love J. Smith-Cameron as Gerri, for example, you had your choice of four different long-form features on the actress. Adrien Brody isn’t even a full cast member, but showing up in a few episodes helped him land a spread in November’s GQ.

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What Did Public Schools Do With COVID Relief Money? Whatever They Wanted.

The federal government sent around $190 billion in aid to public schools across the nation during the COVID-19 pandemic. That is a lot of money by any standards, but in terms of federal spending on primary education, it is a shockingly large amount: as Reason‘s Matt Welch explained when surveying the Biden administration’s weak moves toward promoting public school reopening back in February, that’s more than four times as much as the federal government tended to push toward K-12 education a year in pre-COVID times.

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What Did Public Schools Do With COVID Relief Money? Whatever They Wanted.

The federal government sent around $190 billion in aid to public schools across the nation during the COVID-19 pandemic. That is a lot of money by any standards, but in terms of federal spending on primary education, it is a shockingly large amount: as Reason‘s Matt Welch explained when surveying the Biden administration’s weak moves toward promoting public school reopening back in February, that’s more than four times as much as the federal government tended to push toward K-12 education a year in pre-COVID times.

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What Did Public Schools Do With COVID Relief Money? Whatever They Wanted.

The federal government sent around $190 billion in aid to public schools across the nation during the COVID-19 pandemic. That is a lot of money by any standards, but in terms of federal spending on primary education, it is a shockingly large amount: as Reason‘s Matt Welch explained when surveying the Biden administration’s weak moves toward promoting public school reopening back in February, that’s more than four times as much as the federal government tended to push toward K-12 education a year in pre-COVID times.

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Robert Durst Charged With ANOTHER Murder

Robert Durst, the 78-year-old real estate heir-turned-convicted killer, has been charged with second-degree murder in the 1982 death of his first wife.
The charge was made in a criminal complaint filed Tuesday by a New York State Police investigator in Lewisboro, New York. The one-page complaint alleges that, on or about Jan. 31, 1982, Durst killed his wife at their shared home in Lewisboro.
It comes four days after the Westchester District Attorney Mimi Rocah empaneled a grand jury to hear testimony in the murder of Kathie Durst to determine whether charges should be filed.

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