Prince Andrew interview: Did it do serious damage to the royal brand?

Not that I really care about Prince Andrew or the Royal family, but this is a good example of how going public can backfire.  I know I’m not the only person on this planet who think he did, in fact, have sex with at least one underage person.  I’d suspect more.

Source: Prince Andrew interview: Did it do serious damage to the royal brand?

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Greta Thunberg: Huge mural of climate activist appears in San Francisco to ‘change hearts and minds’ | The Independent

The only reason I’m posting this is because Thurnberg was in Charlotte yesterday and it was a clusterfuck.

The takeaway to this story is that over 700 gallons of aerosol was used to make this mural.  Where’s the common sense?

Source: Greta Thunberg: Huge mural of climate activist appears in San Francisco to ‘change hearts and minds’ | The Independent

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Epstein’s Autopsy ‘Points to Homicide,’ Pathologist Hired by Brother Claims – The New York Times

A forensic pathologist hired by Jeffrey Epstein’s brother said on Wednesday that evidence suggested that Mr. Epstein did not die by suicide, but may have been strangled.

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Former North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan dead at 66

Former North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan died Monday at the age of 66, NBC News has confirmed.

Hagan, a Democrat, served one term in the Senate from 2009 to 2015 after defeating Republican Sen. Elizabeth Dole in 2008. She lost her seat in her first re-election race, in 2014, to Thom Tillis. Prior to her time in Congress, she served a decade in the North Carolina state Senate.

Source: Former North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan dead at 66

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California Rep. Katie Hill resigns amid ethics probe – Washington Times

Just when I thought  she had this licked.

Source: California Rep. Katie Hill resigns amid ethics probe – Washington Times

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Amy Klobuchar hits polling threshold to qualify for fifth Democratic presidential debate – Washington Times

Of all the Democrats running for president, Amy Klobuchar is the most impressive.  There’s nothing wrong with being a moderate.

Source: Amy Klobuchar hits polling threshold to qualify for fifth Democratic presidential debate – Washington Times

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Drug companies reach $260 million opioid settlement with Ohio counties, averting landmark trial – Reuters

CLEVELAND (Reuters) – Four large drug companies reached a last-minute $260 million legal settlement over their role in the U.S. opioid addiction epidemic, striking a deal with two Ohio counties to avert the first federal trial over the crisis.

Source: Drug companies reach $260 million opioid settlement with Ohio counties, averting landmark trial – Reuters

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