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Magh Mela: watching over the world’s biggest festival

Description  Keeping tabs on millions of pilgrims has led to the building of a surveillance mini-state, says Monica Jha Alt Text  Magh Mela, India Keeping tabs on millions of pilgrims has led to the building of a surveillance mini-state, says Monica Jha... go to Article >

How Film Festivals Have Thrived in a Year of Pandemic

3 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

While the COVID-19 pandemic has shut down movie theaters across the country, it has proved an unexpected win for the nation’s film festivals in 2020. In the wake of the high-profile, 11th-hour cancellation of The South by Southwest Film Festival... read more

When the clapping stopped: Once, we stood in solidarity against the virus. Then came the second wave

1 Day ago News Source: Nationalpost.com

It was first week of the first lockdown, back in March, when all of this felt new and strange and terrifying.... read more

European shares retreat as caution over the economic outlook resurfaces after the biggest ever monthly rally

4 Days ago Finance Source: Markets.businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementEuropean shares retreated on Monday, but the region's benchmark index was still set for its biggest ever monthly rise, as optimism over a vaccine has helped lift some of the most battered sectors in one of the virus... read more

The inside story of how Henrik Fisker pulled off a $3 billion deal to fuel his electric car comeback (FSR)

5 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementHenrik Fisker is a study in resiliency.  The demise of his first company, Fisker Automotive, in 2013 was a major setback, but it didn't prevent the Danish-born designer and entrepreneur from staging a second act in the... read more

How Triple H Ruined The Big WWE Debut of Sting In 2015

1 Day ago Sports Source: Essentiallysports.com

‘The Icon’ Sting shocked the world when he made his AEW debut on the Winter Is Here Edition of Dynamite. The crowd, everyone watching at home, and social media, went nuts over Sting’s AEW debut. Sting is no stranger to anybody out here. Often... read more

Inside 2 TMZ Veterans’ Plan to Disrupt the Celebrity News Model

1 Day ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

Dax Holt and Adam Glyn may be known as “those guys that used to be TMZ,” but they’re breaking big exclusives on their own via their “Hollywood Raw” podcast. An October interview with Ally Brooke — in which the former Fifth Harmony singer revealed... read more

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

2 Days ago Finance Source: Markets.businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementWelcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. For the biggest stories in politics, sign up here for 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today - launching... read more

Global stocks edge lower despite the UK's approval of Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine

2 Days ago Finance Source: Markets.businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Global stocks edged lower on Wednesday despite the British government being the first to approve Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for use. London's FTSE 100 was about flat in early trade, but was still... read more

Jeb Bush's weeklong feud with the Room Rater Twitter account was 'a joke,' but conservatives still claim the social media site is biased

5 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementFormer Florida governor Jeb Bush this week traded barbs with a semi-well-known Twitter handle that uses TV screenshots to rate pundits' room decor, a lighthearted scuffle that nonetheless placed Bush in company with a... read more

I’m Worried About Raising My Son As Jewish In A Time Of Resurging Anti-Semitism

3 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

The week before my son was born I got a phone call from my dad. He hit the ground running.  “We need to talk about circumcision,” he told me by way of greeting.  “What about it?” I asked him innocently. “Well, what are your plans?” We didn’t... read more