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Thursday July 25th, 2019 night edition

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Hauer’s agent, Steve Kenis, confirmed the news and said that Hauer’s funeral was held Wednesday.

His most cherished performance came in a film that was a resounding flop on its original release.

The picture became a widely influential cult favorite, and Batty proved to be Hauer’s most indelible role.

Hauer also recurred on ABC’s medieval musical comedy “Galavant” as Kingsley in 2015.

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The show proved wildly popular, and Hauer reprised the part in a 1975 revival of the series, “Floris von Rosemund.”.

He is survived by his second wife of 50 years, Ineke ten Cate, and a daughter, actress Aysha Hauer, from his marriage to Heidi Merz. »

Mueller testimony: Trump ordered former White House counsel Don McGahn to lie, special counsel confirms

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Robert Mueller confirmed former White House counsel Don McGahn was pressured to lie by the White House about whether he was ever asked by Donald Trump to fire the former special counsel while testifying before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

"The president told the White House staff secretary, Rob Porter, to try to pressure [Don] McGahn to make a false denial.

REUTERS 2/12 Former FBI director James Comey was the catalyst that led to the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller. »

German daycares under police protection after plans to stop serving pork

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Police set up patrols outside the daycares due to safety concerns.

The Saxony branch of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats described the plans as a "ban on pork" and said it was unacceptable.

As for the parents of the children at the daycare, several said they agreed with the daycare's decision to forego pork. »

DoorDash Says It’s Very Sorry You Noticed Its Tip-Skimming Scheme

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DoorDash offers its delivery drivers a guaranteed payout for each order, upfront—a flat $1 per order plus additional compensation calculated by some kind of malign algorithm.

In other words, DoorDash customers were essentially conned into tipping DoorDash, not the driver.

Gizmodo has reached out to DoorDash for comment, and we’ll update this post if we hear back. »