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Group Of Lawmakers Pushes To End Military Draft As Senate Moves To Extend It To Women

The lawmakers say the cost and obsolescence of the draft warrant its elimination, calling it “expensive, wasteful, outdated, punitive and unnecessary.”

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Electric Truckmaker Rivian’s Cash Horde Grows By $2.5 Billion, Led By Amazon

The electric truck and SUV startup is adding to an already exceptionally large level of funding ahead of the start of production this year.

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‘American Horror Story,’ ‘Gangs Of London’ And Other TV Productions Halted This Week Due To Covid-19

Television shows have hit some snags during production amid rising international Covid-19 cases.

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Interview: Writer-Directors Alexandre Bustillo And Julien Maury Chat ‘Kandisha’

Kandisha, now available on Shudder, is a sharply written and frightening supernatural tale with a killer entity behind it all. I spoke to writer-directors Bustillo and Maury about the film, it’s supernatural elements, and more.

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‘Playing With Sharks’ Highlights Need For Greater Awareness And Activism For Our Oceans

‘Playing with Sharks’ is a National Geographic documentary about the amazing life and career of marine conservationist and activity Valerie Taylor.

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As The Tokyo Olympics Begin, U.S. Companies Are Moving Forward With Campaigns Despite The Pandemic

Toyota made waves earlier this week when it pulled Olympic ads in Japan ahead of the Summer Games, but many other marketers say they still plan to compete.

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Box Office: M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Old’ Nabs $1.5 Million Thursday

In what feels like of the first real “big” weekends of the summer, in that there are multiple “big” movies opening concurrently (from different studios no less), Universal’s Old kicked off its opening weekend with $1.5 million in Thursday previews.

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Prominent Agencies And Marketers Are Ramping Up Their Ad Commitment To Minority Owned Media

In recent months every major media holding group have launched a division that focuses on supporting minority owned media that targets multicultural audiences.

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A Dutch Court Fires A Warning Shot Across The Bow Of U.S. Enterprise

The Hague District Court has ordered Royal Dutch Shell to reduce its carbon emissions by 45 percent by 2030, regardless of the financial consequences. This ruling under tort law suggests that board directors around the world, including in the U.S., need to pay attention to this ruling.

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What’s Happening? Global Emissions Are Still Rising

Global electricity demand will increase almost 10% by 2022, and half of this will be fossil fuel, particularly new coal in the developing world. Nuclear will grow by only 2%, and is one important reason emissions will grow so much during this period.

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