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Sunday April 9th, 2023 day edition

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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to Vladimir Saldo, the head of the Russian-controlled Kherson region, during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, April 6, 2023.

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia lost elections to three United Nations bodies this week, a sign that opposition to its invasion of Ukraine over a year ago remains strong.

The votes in the 54-member U.N. Economic and Social Council follow approval of six non-binding resolutions against Russia by the 193-member U.N. General Assembly.

In the ECOSOC votes, Russia was overwhelmingly defeated by Romania for a seat on the Commission on the Status of Women.

It lost to Estonia to be a member of the executive board of the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF.

Russia was also elected by acclamation to the Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting,. »

Justice Clarence Thomas’s megadonor friend collects Hitler memorabilia – report

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Crow, the source said, also had paintings “done by George W Bush next to a Norman Rockwell next to one by Hitler”.

A painting of Thomas and Crow smoking cigars in company including the rightwing activist Leonard Leo was included in an explosive report by ProPublica, detailing Crow’s lavish gifts to Thomas over more than 25 years.

Crow denied discussing or seeking to influence the court through his friendship with Thomas and his wife, the far-right activist Ginni Thomas. »

Disney+ Adds Indigenous Language Dubs Of “Lion King”, “Moana”, &”Bambi”

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Three classic Disney animated films have had indigenous language versions added onto Disney+ today in a number of countries, including the US.

“Moana” is now available in Tahitian, which is a Polynesian language that is spoken in Tahiti and other islands in French Polynesia.

“Bambi” now has a version in Arapaho, which is an indigenous American language that is only spoken by roughly 1000 people. »

School Named after Slave Descendant Finds His Biography is “Inappropriate” for Students

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The district came back with a conclusion that parts of the book were “inappropriate” for the students, according to the Forth Worth Star-Telegram.

“Life is so Good,” co-written by Dawson, was not one of the many books banned under anti-CRT legislation.

The politicization of education has made it so teachers and parents believe students are learning a biased side of history. »

CD Projekt Red Quest Designer Emphasizes Quality Over Quantity for Cyberpunk 2077 Content

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Paweł Sasko, CD Projekt Red’s quest designer for the critically acclaimed game Cyberpunk 2077, recently reiterated the company’s commitment to delivering the highest quality content possible during a livestream on Twitch.

Sasko’s comments shed light on the decision-making process that determines which content makes it into the game, emphasizing that quality is always the top priority.

When questioned about new content for Cyberpunk 2077, Sasko remained elusive, stating he had “no knowledge about new content” from other departments. »