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John C. Calhoun: NFL stars urge Clemson University to cut ties to former US vice president who owns slaves

Clemson University was built on the plantation of former Vice President Calhoun. Calhoun, known for defending slavery and owning about 80 slaves himself, has become a controversial name on Clemson’s campus, where he is consistently used as the school’s Honors College name. And many have enough. Last week, a Clemson student started a change.org petition calling for the renaming of …

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Governor Gavin Newsom “owns” Coronavirus California test failure

Governor Gavin Newsom said California would significantly improve COVID-19 testing capabilities, adding that he “had” test bugs in the state that had made it difficult to track down the deadly virus. In a press conference on Saturday, Newsom announced a task force that would work to fivefold daily tests in the state by identifying supply bottlenecks and adding test locations. …

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Who owns the Arctic? | Live Science

In August, President Donald Trump made international headlines when he expressed interest in the purchase of Greenland the largest island in the world, which sways on the edge of the icy North Pole. It turned out that Greenland was not for sale, and Trump was widely derided for his diplomatic missteps. However, many wondered what could be behind this unprecedented …

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Hasbro Toys now owns Death Row Records

24th August 2019 | 8:00 AM Steve Eichner / WireImage Death Row Records was reportedly taken over by the Hasbro Toy Company, the same unit used for several classic toys such as Mr. Potato Head, My Little , responsible is Pony and GI Joe. According to Rolling Stone, Hasbro announced on Thursday (22 August) that they have bought Entertainment One, …

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Bon Iver owns a Tesla called "John Teshla"

Pitchfork published a great profile of Justin Vernon, also known as Bon Iver, who writes songs that are so sad that he transforms a generation of sad boys into sad men. Jeremy D. Larson's play is rich in details about the crooner of Eau Claire County, but the best is the first sentence: "Justin Vernon lights a blow as he …

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Remedy now owns the publishing rights to Alan Wake

By Kirk McKeand, Monday, July 1, 2019 10:56 GMT Control developer Remedy Entertainment was earning its royalties on previously released games, including Alan Wake. The Finnish company earned 2.5 million euros in royalties, as published today on Global Newswire. Remedy plans to invest this money in the development of new games. Remedy is currently working on the awesome Action Game …

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Taylor Swift Blast's Scooter Braun, which she calls "Bully" because she owns her music

Exclusive Details TMZ / Getty Composite Taylor Swift is NOT pleased that Manager-to-the-Stars Scooter Brown is acquiring the rights to her ancient music – him Call T-Swift was a longtime bully and described the business as gross. Justin Bieber Ariana Grande and Kanye West 's manager, who has just bought Taylor's previous music catalog from her old label, Big Machine …

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Rafael Nadal owns Roger Federer at Roland Garros

Tennis fans are invited on Friday for the 39th match between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. Nadal has a lead of 23-15, the biggest advantage being his 13-2 on sand. Although 33-year-old Nadal has lost his last five matches, 37-year-old Federer has never beaten him at the French Open. Federer has in fact won only four of the 19 sets …

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