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Wednesday November 25th, 2020 day edition

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The actor's eldest brother, Ed, has died.

"It’s with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of the legend Ed Murray," read an announcement posted to Instagram by his apparel company, William Murray Golf.

"Named after the family patriarch, it was Ed who introduced the Murray family to this wonderful game of golf—by way of caddying at Indian Hills Country Club—at the age of 10, no less.

(They don’t make ‘em like that anymore.)"

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Pope Francis takes aim at anti-mask protesters: ‘They are incapable of moving outside of their own little world’

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“On such matters, they would never protest; they are incapable of moving outside of their own little world of interests.”.

In the book, Pope Francis, 83, also took aim at COVID-19 deniers, and the politicians that encourage them.

In his book, the pope said leaders who push ahead with opening their economies and businesses, despite surging coronavirus cases, have “mortgaged their people.” »

Poll: 60 percent support Biden canceling up to $50K of student loan debt per person

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By contrast, 40 percent of voters said they do not support the measure.

The survey follows a push from progressive Democratic lawmakers and activists to cancel at least some of the estimated 1.6 trillion student loan debt that roughly 44 million Americans owe.

Eighty-four percent of Democratic voters support Biden cancelling up to $50,000 in student debt per person along with 57 percent of independent voters. »

YouTube temporarily suspends, demonetizes OANN

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Why it matters: YouTube has been criticized for allowing OANN to spread misinformation using its platform, particularly around coronavirus and the election.

OANN is also suspended from the YouTube Partner Program, which means if it wants to monetize its videos again, it will have to re-apply.

YouTube says it does not consider OANN an authoritative news source. »