Mississippi Lawmakers Vote to Retire State Flag Rooted in the Confederacy

The flag, which has flown since 1894, is poised to come down, becoming yet another emblem of the Confederacy to be removed across the South.

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi lawmakers voted on Sunday to bring down, once and for all, the state flag dominated by the Confederate battle emblem that has flown for 126 years, adding a punctuation point to years of efforts to take down relics of the Confederacy across the South.

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Patriots Sign QB Cam Newton to 1-Year Deal: Reports

The New England Patriots have reportedly reached an agreement with former National Football League MVP Cam Newton, according to multiple reports Sunday night.

The former Carolina Panthers quarterback will now step into the mix to compete for the chance to replace former Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who left to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in free agency, Adam Schefter first reported citing league sources.

Newton is signing a one-year deal with New England,

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‘Eurovision Song Contest’ Review: Over the Top and Around the Bend

Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams play Icelandic singing hopefuls in this over-egged musical comedy.

Balancing a hat on top of a hat, David Dobkin’s “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga” tries to add even more humor to an event already legendary for its excesses and battiness. The result is a movie so eye-searingly extra it makes “Mamma Mia!” look bashful.

Seemingly operating on the belief that volume plus glitter equals comedy,

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Dr Disrespect is gone and Twitch won’t say why

Dr Disrespect disappeared from Twitch this afternoon, with his account vanishing from the site, leading to rumors that he had been banned. The disappearance comes two days after Twitch said it would begin issuing permanent suspensions for streamers as it cracked down on accusations of harassment and sexual misconduct.

Twitch would not confirm that it had banned Dr Disrespect, why he might have been banned, or whether he might be permanently banned. Twitch signed Dr Disrespect to an exclusive two year contract back in March for an undisclosed but “life-changing” amount of money.

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Porn actor Ron Jeremy charged with rape, sexual assault

Jeremy faces up to 90 years in prison if convicted on all counts.

LOS ANGELES — Porn star Ron Jeremy was charged Tuesday with raping three women and sexually assaulting a fourth in separate incidents dating back six years, the Los Angeles district attorney’s office said.

The 67-year-old actor, whose legal name is Ronald Jeremy Hyatt, was to be arraigned on three counts of forcible rape and forcible penetration with a foreign object,

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7.4 magnitude earthquake hits southern Mexico

(CNN)A 7.4 magnitude earthquake that hit Mexico’s southern coastline on Tuesday, collapsing buildings and prompting evacuations, has left at least five people dead, officials said.

The earthquake occurred at 10:29 a.m. local time (11:29 a.m. ET), with an epicenter 6.8 miles southwest of Santa María Zapotitlán in Oaxaca state, near El Coyul.
At least five people were killed, according to the coordinator for Mexico’s National Civil Protection Service.
Oaxaca state Gov.

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Actor Ian Holm, Who Played King Lear To Bilbo Baggins, Has Died

Veteran British actor Ian Holm has died at age 88. He was beloved by audiences as Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit. He was nominated for an Oscar for his role in Chariots of Fire, and first reached wide audiences in Alien. His death on Friday was related to Parkinson’s disease, his agent, Alex Irwin, told NPR.

Ian Holm could play everyone from King Lear to an android to a hobbit.

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Ansel Elgort, star of new ‘West Side Story’ filmed in N.J., accused of sexual assault

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to note the removal of the account where the accusation appeared.

Actor and singer Ansel Elgort has been accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl in 2014.

His accuser, identifying herself only as Gabby, posted on Twitter Friday morning a detailed account of how 26-year-old Elgort, best known for his film roles in “Baby Driver” and “Divergent” series, assaulted her after meeting her online.

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President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition

President Donald Trump, fresh off a Saturday address to the West Point Military Academy graduates, is celebrating his 74th birthday today, and the salutes are pouring in online.

Today’s early tweetstorm focused on those occasions, as the Commander-in-Tweet retweeted the online congratulations for his birthday and praises for his West Point speech.

But he also slipped in a note from a Friday MSNBC interview with film director Michael Moore, who is known as one of the few liberal commentators to correctly predict Trump’s 2016 presidential victory.

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Sushant Singh Rajput, Bollywood Star, Dies at 34

Mr. Rajput, best known for his roles in the films “Kai Po Che” and “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story,” got his start on television in 2008.

Sushant Singh Rajput, a prominent actor in Indian films and television programs, was found dead in his home in Mumbai on Sunday. He was 34.

His death was confirmed in a statement from his family, which did not mention a cause. The police in Mumbai said that Mr.

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