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President Ted Mundorff of Landmark Theaters resigns

MOVIES 4:35 PM PDT 10/24/2019 by Pamela McClintock The seasoned indie exhibition director has been on the racetrack for more than 15 years. Ted Mundorff, CEO of Longtime Landmark Theaters, has resigned less than a year after the country's largest independent film chain was re-owned, sources report The Hollywood Reporter . The news is certain that Hollywood studios and indie …

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California passes Landmark Bill to redesign Gig Economy

SACRAMENTO – The Californian legislature passed a landmark law on Tuesday requiring companies such as Uber and Lyft to treat agency workers as employees. This move could change the gig economy and fuel the years of debate over the nature of work to become uncertain. The bill was passed in the Senate with 29 to 11 votes and applies to …

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$ 572-million decision against Johnson & Johnson at the Landmark Opioid Trial

A judge in Oklahoma ruled Monday Johnson & Johnson, the bagged corporate giants, demanding that in the first lawsuit against an opioid manufacturer it cost $ 572 million for the destruction it inflicted to pay for prescription painkillers. Johnson & Johnson, which had contracted with poppy seed companies in Tasmania, supplied 60 percent of opiate ingredients used by drug manufacturers …

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Eiffel Tower closed as man climbs Paris landmark

His motivation to climb the landmark of Paris was unclear. Officials closed the tower and began evacuating visitors after the man had been spotted for the first time. Pictures and videos of the person who climbed to the 324-meter-high tower ("The Eiffel Tower was closed and evacuated because a person climbs it," said a spokeswoman for the landmark the day …

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London mother found guilty in landmark female genital mutilation trial

LONDON – A London mother in a first conviction for FGM, more than 30 years after the practice was outlawed. The Ugandan mother of Police and anti-FGM campaigners said the conviction would send a strong message that FGM is child abuse and will prosecuted. " It's going to send a shockwave around the community. It's a wake-up call. Justice Philippa …

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The NASA spacecraft "phones home" in a landmark mission to the edge of the solar system

NASA's New Horizons researcher said Tuesday after a journey into the remotest world ever explored by humanity, a "frozen rock" on the edge of the solar system, from which scientists hope it secrets its Genesis uncovered. The nuclear-powered spacecraft has traveled 6.4 billion kilometers and is within 3,540 km of Ultima Thule, an apparently peanut-shaped, 32-kilometer-long space rock to reach …

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