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Bérénice Bejo Joins Nanni Moretti-Starrer ‘Colibrì’ Which Kicks off Sales at Virtual Cannes (EXCLUSIVE)

Oscar-nominated French actor Bérénice Bejo (“The Artist”) has joined Pierfrancesco Favino (“The Traitor”), Nanni Moretti, and the Italian cast of romantic drama “Il Colibrì,” which has started shooting in Rome. Fandango Sales is launching sales at the virtual Cannes market on this high-profile drama directed by Francesca Archibugi (“A Question...
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The dubious return of the handshake

Handshakes were one of the first habits to go when the COVID-19 pandemic began last year, but with vaccination rates rising, you may find yourself confronting an outstretched hand again soon. Why it matters: Whether firm or floppy, handshakes were a near-universal greeting in the West for strangers, business contacts...

Microsoft mystery: Whether it's covered by new antitrust proposals

Microsoft wasn't the target of House lawmakers' Big Tech antitrust investigation, but the company may still find itself ensnared by the resulting legislation. Why it matters: Whether Microsoft, or other large platforms, would be subject to the bipartisan House bills provides an early look at the thorny questions the conditions of the legislation will pose for antitrust enforcers.
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Noomi Rapace Cannes-Bound Drama ‘Lamb’ Snared by Mubi in Multi-Territory Deal (Exclusive)

Arthouse distributor and streaming platform Mubi is continuing to hoover up Cannes-bound titles ahead of next month’s festival. The latest acquisition is Valdimar Jóhannsson’s Icelandic drama Lamb — selected to compete in the festival’s Un Certain Regard sidebar — which it picked up for the U.K., Ireland, India, Latin America (excluding Mexico) and Turkey, with plans to release it theatrically in the U.K. and Ireland.
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Public option fades with little outcry from progressives

The public option insurance plan has fallen off the national radar, despite being a major point of contention between moderates and progressives just a year ago during President Biden 's campaign. But rather than holding Biden’s feet to the fire on the issue, progressives are concentrating on other health care...

How To Plan for Aging Solo as a Childless Adult

Many believe that childless – or childfree – adults are lonelier, less happy and unsupported in their senior years. But nothing could be further from the truth!. Increasingly more elder adults are childless. In fact, studies predict that 16% of women 80 to 84 will be childless by 2030. As this phenomenon grows, more childless adults are seeking resources about how to age solo with dignity and support.
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Democrats have turned solidly against gas tax

Democrats have turned solidly against the gas tax as lawmakers look for ways to pay for a new infrastructure measure to remake the nation’s roads and bridges. The tax has long been seen as a regressive measure that hits the poor and middle class, as well as people in rural parts of the country, disproportionately.
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President Joe Biden Signs Juneteenth National Independence Day Act

President Joe Biden has signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act. With his signature, Juneteenth will now be recognized as a federal holiday. Moving forward, federal employees will now enjoy June 19 as a paid holiday off from work. Juneteenth commemorates the historic moment in 1865 when Union General Gordon...

Myanmar military arrest Catholic priest amid crackdown

A Burmese Catholic priest was arrested this week after the military raided his residence in the western part of the country. Fr. Michael Aung Ling and a student boarder were arrested in the small town of Kanpetlet, Chin State, June 16 on accusations of providing food to a civil resistance group, the Chinland Defense Force (CDF).