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Saturday March 12nd, 2022 morning edition

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"He deserves an acknowledgment from the government actors who put him in prison for decades that what happened to him was wrong," said his attorney, Sarah Gelsomino.

The lawsuit alleges Cleveland police withheld critical evidence about Regina Andrews' murder on September 18, 1974.

It says Cleveland detectives failed to share information that another suspect, Willie Watts, was initially arrested for the crime.

Watts was released after providing an alibi for the time of death, which was later determined to be "uncertain.".

"I can’t think of a more egregious case of covering up evidence of innocence in any case I’ve worked on.".

Despite the deaths of six of the prosecution's original witnesses and missing pieces of evidence, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office still retried Andrews.

"It’s gross and it’s disgusting," said Marcus Sidoti, Andrews' defense attorney, about the decision to retry the case. »

Deutsche Bank reverses after criticism, will withdraw from Russia

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Deutsche Bank released a statement Friday saying that it is “winding down” operations in Russia following criticism of its previous stance to stay in the country.

The news wire previously reported on investors who were angry at Deutsche Bank’s decision not to leave Russia in retaliation for Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Other financial firms that have left Russia include Mastercard and Visa, who said cards issued in Russia will no longer be operational in the country. »

Disney CEO Bob Chapek Apologizes to LGBTQ Employees, Announces Pause for Political Donations in Florida

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Chapek also apologized directly to the company’s LGBTQ employees for his widely criticized messaging on the issue.

While Chapek expressed “unwavering commitment to the LGBTQ+ community,” he said that he had chosen not to take a public stance on the legislation.

During the Disney shareholder’s meeting, Chapek stated the company’s opposition to the legislation for the first time. »

Maryland Will Become Second State to Prohibit Pet Owners from Declawing Cats

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Maryland Will Become Second State to Prohibit Pet Owners from Declawing Cats.

"When people wrap their head around it, the idea that we would mutilate to protect a furniture item is abhorrent to people," Maryland State Del.

The Maryland bill prevents veterinarians from declawing cats for cosmetic or aesthetic reasons, or for the convenience of their owners. »

An Update on Xbox Sustainability Efforts

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Energy Saver mode consumes about 20 times less power than Standby mode when the console is not being used or receiving updates.

Now, system and game updates can be downloaded during Energy Saver mode, further saving energy. »