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Sunday December 5th, 2021 day edition

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A courtroom illustration of Ghislaine Maxwell staring directly at her court sketch artist and drawing her back has gone viral.

The courtroom sketch was drawn on November 1 during a pre-trial hearing in New York City ahead of jury selection by artist Jane Rosenberg, who is currently covering the sex abuse trial of Maxwell.

The image has since gone viral on social media, with some Twitter users describing the image as "terrifying" and "horrific.".

completely losing my mind over this courtroom sketch of ghislaine maxwell staring straight at the artist and drawing them right back — Jello Bea Arthur (@DJWillMartin) December 2, 2021.

"Completely losing my mind over this courtroom sketch of ghislaine maxwell staring straight at the artist and drawing them right back," one Twitter user wrote, sharing the illustration.

"Imagine doing a court illustration of ghislaine maxwell while she stares directly at you and draws you right back," another added.

Read more Ghislaine Maxwell's Lawyers Say Accuser's Testimony Doesn't Match FBI Ghislaine Maxwell's Lawyers Say Accuser's Testimony Doesn't Match FBI. »

CNN fires Chris Cuomo

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New York (CNN) CNN said Saturday that anchor Chris Cuomo has been "terminated" by the network, "effective immediately.".

CNN said in a statement: "Chris Cuomo was suspended earlier this week pending further evaluation of new information that came to light about his involvement with his brother's defense.

CNN management showed support for Cuomo, and "Cuomo Prime Time," often the network's highest-rated show, stayed on the air throughout the controversy. »

Brazil's Rio cancels New Year celebration as pandemic continues

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SAO PAULO, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The mayor of Rio de Janeiro canceled New Year's Eve celebrations after Brazil confirmed the first known cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant in Latin America’s biggest country.

Eduardo Paes tweeted on Saturday that he would follow the recommendations of Rio de Janeiro state to cancel the celebrations, despite the city's own view to the contrary.

In Brazil, the pandemic has claimed more than 615,000 lives, the second highest total in the world after the United States. »

Josef Fares' It Takes Two hit by Take-Two claim

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It Takes Two, the latest game from Brothers: A Two Sons' Josef Fares, has been hit by a trademark claim from Grand Theft Auto parent company Take-Two.

The acclaimed co-op puzzler about a pair of divorcing parents was struck by a trademark claim before its release earlier this year, it has emerged.

"Think Like A Rockstar", a brand behind music books for live performances, abandoned its trademark after Take-Two's legal claim. »

Bolsonaro to face probe after claiming COVID vaccines increase chance of contracting AIDS

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will be investigated after he claimed coronavirus vaccines may increase the chance of contracting AIDS.

Mr Bolsonaro said in a live broadcast on 24 October that "official reports from the UK government suggest that fully vaccinated people ... are developing Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) much faster than anticipated".

The country's current seven-day average of deaths is below 300 a day, which analysts have largely credited to immunization efforts. »