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Senior Netflix executive axed over use of the N-word

Senior Netflix executive axed over use of the N-wordNetflix sacked its chief spokesman Jonathan Friedland, he revealed on Friday, after he used the N-word twice in the space of a few days during meetings with staff. The head of communications announced his departure after being upbraided for a second time for using the racial slur, which is controversial for its ubiquity in hip-hop culture and completely taboo in almost every other context. Former journalist Friedland — not to be confused with Jonathan Freedland, a prominent columnist at the London-based Guardian newspaper — had served in communications roles for Disney.



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Senior Netflix executive axed over use of the N-word

Senior Netflix executive axed over use of the N-wordNetflix sacked its chief spokesman Jonathan Friedland, he revealed on Friday, after he used the N-word twice in the space of a few days during meetings with staff. The head of communications announced his departure after being upbraided for a second time for using the racial slur, which is controversial for its ubiquity in hip-hop culture and completely taboo in almost every other context. Former journalist Friedland — not to be confused with Jonathan Freedland, a prominent columnist at the London-based Guardian newspaper — had served in communications roles for Disney.



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D.C. Just Voted To End The Tipped Minimum Wage, But The Battle Isn't Over

D.C. Just Voted To End The Tipped Minimum Wage, But The Battle Isn't OverLike most Washington, D.C., residents who headed to the polls Tuesday, Dean



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Democrats look to gain in Southern California as outrage mounts over family separations

Democrats look to gain in Southern California as outrage mounts over family separationsDemocrats are already plotting about how to motivate and mobilize the 66 percent of voters who oppose Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy.



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U.S. passengers file suit against Southwest over fatal engine explosion

U.S. passengers file suit against Southwest over fatal engine explosionEight passengers have sued Southwest Airlines Co over a catastrophic engine blowout in April that killed a passenger and injured several others. The plaintiffs, eight passengers from Flight 1380 on April 17 and one passenger’s husband, filed suit on Tuesday in the Supreme Court of the State of New York County of New York. Passengers Cindy Candy Arenas, Jaky Alyssa Arena, Jiny Alexa Arenas, Elhadji Cisse, Donald Kirkland, Beverly Kirkland, Connor Brown, and Cassandra Adams, and Cindy Arenas’ husband, Joe Leos Arenas, allege that Southwest acted negligently in its responsibilities to maintain and repair its aircraft and aircraft components.



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Exclusive: Pope says he could accept more resignations over Chile sex abuse

Exclusive: Pope says he could accept more resignations over Chile sex abuseBy Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis has said he could accept the resignations of more Chilean bishops following a sexual abuse scandal that has shattered the credibility of the Roman Catholic Church in the South American country. The pope has already accepted the resignations of three bishops, and all Chile’s remaining bishops have offered to resign after allegations that the abuse, including of children, was covered up. Asked whether he would accept more resignations, the pontiff said: “Maybe some.” “I still have to accept the resignations of two (bishops) who have exceeded the age limit.



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Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight over drugs

Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight over drugsLAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada plans to carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a convicted murderer could suffer during the lethal injection.



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Hundreds of Methodists Seek to Discipline Jeff Sessions Over Family Separations

Hundreds of Methodists Seek to Discipline Jeff Sessions Over Family SeparationsThey are calling on Sessions' church leaders to help him "step back from his harmful actions"



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Governors End Border Deployment Accords Over Trump's Child Detention Policies

Governors End Border Deployment Accords Over Trump's Child Detention PoliciesEleven U.S. governors ― including four Republicans ― have canceled agreements



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People Are Praising This State Police Trooper Who Pulled Over a Slow Driver in the Left Lane

People Are Praising This State Police Trooper Who Pulled Over a Slow Driver in the Left LaneShe had 20 cars behind her



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