The Daily Populous

Sunday August 25th, 2019 night edition

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But in addition, Disney is ramping up a slate of original shows and movies based on those brands and others.

At its biennial fan convention, the D23 Expo, Disney put on a parade of trailers, talent and new announcements about Disney Plus.

Disney Plus is going to eschew pricing tiers, giving all subscribers access to four simultaneous streams and 4K and HDR high-quality video.

The Disney Plus streaming service will be a competitor to video streaming services such as Netflix, HBO Now and Apple TV Plus.

But with Hulu as Disney's designated spot for adult-oriented programming, FX Plus is a casualty of the merger.

Kevin Mayer, the Disney executive in charge of Disney Plus, has said Disney Plus could possibly revive the canceled shows.

But the terms of their original deal could restrict Disney Plus from any revivals until 2020, according to a report. »

Prince Andrew: I did not suspect Epstein's behaviour

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Prince Andrew has defended his former friendship with Jeffrey Epstein, saying "at no stage" did he "see or suspect" any criminal behaviour.

Andrew is asserting that from 1999 - when he met Epstein - until 2008 when Epstein was convicted, he never suspected what kind of a man Epstein really was.

Prince Andrew was photographed with Epstein in New York's Central Park in late 2010 - after the tycoon was released from jail. »

Kentucky clerk who refused same-sex marriage licenses can be sued

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FILE PHOTO: Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis speaks during an interview on Fox News Channel's 'The Kelly File' in New York September 23, 2015.

Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati said Kim Davis can be sued in her individual capacity, though sovereign immunity shielded her from being sued in her former role as Rowan County Clerk.

The appeals court also upheld a separate attorney fee award to other couples who were denied marriage licenses by Davis. »