BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Why it’s all fights on the night for Gangs Of London star Sope Dirisu 

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Why it’s all fights on the night for Gangs Of London star Sope Dirisu
By Baz Bamigboye for the Daily Mail
Published: 20:05 EDT, 21 May 2020 | Updated: 20:40 EDT, 21 May 2020

The actor Sope Dirisu is right at the centre of the bone-crunching action in television thriller Gangs Of London, in which he’s shot at, stabbed — and stomped on, just for good measure.
The nine-part crime series has become one of Sky’s biggest hits.

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BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Why it’s all fights on the night for Gangs Of London star Sope Dirisu 

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Why it’s all fights on the night for Gangs Of London star Sope Dirisu
By Baz Bamigboye for the Daily Mail
Published: 20:05 EDT, 21 May 2020 | Updated: 20:40 EDT, 21 May 2020

The actor Sope Dirisu is right at the centre of the bone-crunching action in television thriller Gangs Of London, in which he’s shot at, stabbed — and stomped on, just for good measure.
The nine-part crime series has become one of Sky’s biggest hits.

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Kushnerville finds itself in unfamiliar territory as coronavirus restrictions halt its apparatus of intimidation

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It was the day after April rent was officially due — April 6 — and Kevin Maddox was officially late. The week before, he had lost both of his jobs within a few days of each other. Both were at food-service warehouses. “My job is to get the food to the restaurants, and if no one’s going to the restaurants, then I’m out of a job,” Maddox said.

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Sanders Delegates Banned From Bashing Biden on Social Media

After delegate drama in 2016, Democrats aren’t taking any chances this time. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I–Vt.) has asked at least some of his 2020 delegates to sign a pledge saying they won’t denounce Democratic party leaders or other candidates, won’t be argumentative with anyone on social media, and won’t speak to the press without explicit approval.
“Your role as delegate comes with a series of responsibilities and requirements,” states the Sanders delegate agreement, published by The Washington Post.

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The American right’s favorite strongman

At dawn last Tuesday morning, the police took a man named András from his home in northeastern Hungary. His alleged crime? Writing a Facebook post that called the country’s prime minister, Viktor Orbán, a “dictator.”
András has a point. After winning Hungary’s 2010 election, the prime minister systematically dismantled the country’s democracy — undermining the basic fairness of elections, packing the courts with cronies, and taking control of more than 90 percent of the country’s media outlets.

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U.S. Birthrate Falls to Record Low

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The U.S. birthrate has fallen to the lowest level since the federal government began compiling statistics in 1909, according to statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday.
In 2019, the U.S. saw a rate of 58.2 births per 1,000 women ages 15–44, according to statistics from CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics. The number of births in 2019 was about 3.75 million, the lowest number of total births in 35 years.

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U.S. Birthrate Falls to Record Low

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The U.S. birthrate has fallen to the lowest level since the federal government began compiling statistics in 1909, according to statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday.
In 2019, the U.S. saw a rate of 58.2 births per 1,000 women ages 15–44, according to statistics from CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics. The number of births in 2019 was about 3.75 million, the lowest number of total births in 35 years.

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Remembering the Cost of a Free and Undivided Republic

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Memorial Day normally equates to BBQ, sales and pool openings, the beginning of summer. Many people travel to a beach, lake or mountain. Some traditions include visiting a memorial cemetery to honor the fallen.

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The U.S. Baby Bust Continues

The number of babies American women are having continues to fall, according to the latest report from the National Center for Health Statistics. “The general fertility rate was 58.2 births per 1,000 women aged 15–44, down 2 percent from 2018 to reach another record low for the United States,” according to provisional NCHS birth data for 2019. “The total fertility rate (TFR) was 1,705.0 births per 1,000 women [1.705 births per woman] in 2019, down 1 percent from 2018 to reach another record low for the nation.

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