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Monday November 8th, 2021 night edition

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Summary We partnered closely with both the disability community and Xbox and used the Xbox Accessibility Guidelines to implement the accessibility features in Forza Horizon 5.

Forza Horizon 5 accessibility features include American Sign Language (ASL) and British Sign Language (BSL) support for cinematics; a game speed modification setting that allows gamers to play at a reduced rate; customizable subtitle options; High Contrast mode, Color Blindness mode and more.

From the very beginning of development of Forza Horizon 5, we made it a priority to incorporate accessibility features.

The accessibility features in Forza Horizon 5, which will be available at launch and can be seen in the video above, include:.

High Contrast mode that changes colors to make things such as menus and text easier to distinguish for gamers.

With this in mind, the team is excited to share we are also working on American Sign Language (ASL) and British Sign Language (BSL) support for cinematics in Forza Horizon 5.

Forza Horizon 5 is coming day one on Xbox Game Pass on November 9 and to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles, Windows PC and Steam. »

Republicans are going after their own after 13 voted with House Democrats in favor of the bipartisan infrastructure bill

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13 House Republicans broke ranks and voted for the bipartisan infrastructure bill Friday.

Thirteen House Republicans broke ranks Friday and voted with House Democrats, passing the bipartisan infrastructure bill and drawing the ire of some of their colleagues.

And yet when the House voted on the bill, which easily passed in the Senate months ago, 13 Republicans voted in favor. »

Navy launches ship named for gay rights leader Harvey Milk

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SAN DIEGO -- A Navy ship named for slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk, who served four years in the Navy before being forced out, was christened and launched in San Diego Bay on Saturday.

Del Toro said that, like many others, Milk had to “mask that very important part of his life” while he served in the Navy.

Stuart Milk, co-founder and president of the Harvey Milk Foundation, thanked Mabus for providing the family details of his uncle’s discharge from the Navy. »

Marjorie Taylor Greene Gets Reality Check: 'Commie' Infrastructure Funds Built Highways

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Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) on Saturday slapped down colleague Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), reminding her that federal infrastructure funds she called “communist” built the nation’s highway system.

Greene viciously slammed the 13 House Republicans (including Kinzinger) who voted to pass the Biden administration’s $1.2 trillion Infrastructure and Jobs Act on Friday.

A later tweet by Greene characterized the infrastructure package as “socialist,” not communist. »

Shipping titans, a Lebanese banker and Swiss secrets: Untangling the tale of Beirut port’s container terminal

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It was CMA CGM’s latest effort to expand its foothold at the port and the terminal in a campaign bolstered by French diplomacy in Lebanon.

CMA’s head at the time, Jacques Saadé, a pioneer in the containerized shipping industry, was close to French President Jacques Chirac.

A throwback to harbors from bygone years, the Port of Beirut is situated in the center of the Lebanese capital. »