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Cuban detainees granted asylum ‘in the United States’

Three Cuban detainees have filed a habeus corpus application with the Supreme Court today. Imagine Tim Clarke. By Lamech Johnson Two of the three Cuban detainees who applied for habeas corpus in the Supreme Court were accepted for asylum in a third country. This morning, during a status hearing before …

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California Cannot Enforce Indoor Religious Service Ban

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court tells California it cannot ban indoor religious services due to the coronavirus pandemic, but can uphold the ban on singing for now and to sing inside. The High Court issued orders on Friday night in two cases in which churches had sued over coronavirus …

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Nick Pinkerton on The Human Surge

Eduardo Williams, The human wave, 2016, 16 mm, Super 16 and HD video, color, sound, 97 minutes. Chai Fonacier. LIKE CULTURAL CONVERSATION breaks down into spasms of splenetic indignation, the fear of being misunderstood reaches epidemic levels. In such an atmosphere, it is increasingly rare to come across works of …

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How to Record Any Video Streaming on the Internet

Sometimes it may not be enough to just watch a streaming video while it is being broadcast. Maybe you are in a webcam session with your coworkers or your significant other and want to record it to keep it in a safe place, or maybe you are watching a presentation …

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Rabbis worried about excess Purim celebrations

During the time of Purim, this supermarket in Jerusalem dedicates entire aisles to the festival of Purim, when Jews are ordered to give and receive baskets of food called mishlo’ach manot. RNS Photo by Michele Chabin JERUSALEM (RNS) – On Purim, a public holiday recalling the biblical story of Esther …

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UC launches grant program to boost urgent research on COVID-19

To accelerate the urgently needed breakthroughs in the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of California will provide $ 2 million in seed funding to state scientists to help them jump-start their high-impact research projects. Scholarships of up to $ 25,000 are available immediately, said Theresa Maldonado, Ph.D., vice president of UC’s …

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10 tips to become a Chromecast master

Got a super cheap streaming dongle from Google? Or are you planning to buy one? Here are 10 lesser-known tips and tricks you can use to get the most out of your Chromecast and unlock some of its hidden potential. 1. Get the Chromecast wallpaper If you like the awesome …

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