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Sunday August 2nd, 2020 night edition

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Thousands of people have marched in the Russian far eastern city of Khabarovsk for a fourth consecutive weekend in protest at Vladimir Putin’s handling of a local political crisis.

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Some local media put the number above 10,000, but said the crowds were smaller than previous weeks.

The protests have highlighted anger among some in the far east over what they see as policies emanating from detached Moscow-based authorities who have neglected them for years.

“The government doesn’t think of us as people, we’re scum to them,” one female pensioner protester said.

This is the richest country ... but we live in poverty and we pensioners have to work.”.

Sustained demonstrations are unusual for Russia’s regions, as is a lack of response from the authorities to break them up. »

A School Reopens, and the Coronavirus Creeps In

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One or two confirmed cases in a single classroom would require those classes to close for 14 days, with all students and staff members ordered to quarantine.

Chicago, the nation’s third-largest school district, has proposed a hybrid system for reopening that would put students into 15-member pods that can be quarantined if one member tests positive.

The Greenfield-Central Community School Corporation, with eight schools and 4,400 students, gave families the option of in-person or remote learning. »

Another Reminder Cable TV Is Dying: Comcast Lost 477,000 Cable Subscribers Last Quarter

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The company did, however, see an overall revenue drop of 11.7 percent, and an adjusted net income drop of 12.2 percent.

The cable giant also said that it lost 477,000 net losses of pay-TV customers in the second quarter, after losing around 400,000 in the first quarter.

“Cable delivered record second-quarter customer relationship net adds, driven by the best second-quarter high-speed internet net adds in 13 years. »

All PS5 and Xbox Series X games that support 120fps

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Which PS5 and Xbox Series X games support 120fps?

Right now, we know about eight next-gen games with 120fps support on PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X - and the spread is far from even.

Full list of 120fps PS5 games Dirt 5 Now let's look at the other side of the coin with the Xbox Series X. »

The truth about Tom Cruise - 16 things you (probably) didn't know

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Expand Close Tom Cruise as corrupt TWA pilot Barry Seal in American Made / Facebook.

In 1996, after witnessing a woman getting struck by a car, Tom accompanied her to the hospital.

Cruise separated from his second spouse, Nicole Kidman, in 2001, while he and Katie Holmes called time on their marriage in 2012. »