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Nathan Stewart-Jarrett Discusses New Movie ‘Femme’ And Society’s Expectations On Masculinity 

Actor Nathan Stewart-Jarrett recently described, in an interview with the Guardian, his new show ‘Femme,’ where he plays a drag queen named Jules. While talking about this role and pushing himself as an actor, Stewart-Jarrett also took the opportunity to describe society’s obsession with masculinity and the importance of breaking those standards.

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Pharrell Williams Faces Criticism Over $1 Million Louis Vuitton Handbag 

The new Louis Vuitton Millionaire Speedy bag from creative director Pharrell Williams is made from crocodile leather, and has the hefty price-point of $1 million, garnering criticism over the excessive and ‘insensitive’ focus on luxury goods.

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Los Angeles’ I-10 Will Likely Reopen In 3 To 5 Weeks After Major Fire

Los Angeles’ Interstate 10 was recently partially closed due to a major fire that was likely caused by arson. California Governor’s Gavin Newsom stated this week that the closed portion will be repaired and reopened within the next three to five weeks.

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Rapper Young Thug’s Trial Will Introduce Lyrics As A Form Of Evidence

A judge has stated that lyrics will be admissible as evidence in the trial of US rapper Young Thug, who’s currently being charged with racketeering and running what prosecutors call “a criminal street gang known as YSL (Young Slim Life or Young Stoner Life).

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Meta, Instagram-Parent Company, Sued By Multiple States Over ‘Addictive’ Features And Negative Mental Health Impacts On Youths

Dozens of states are suing Meta, the parent-company of Instagram, accusing the major tech company of harming young users’ mental health through addictive features, such as infinite news feeds and frequent notifications that demand users’ attention.

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Saudi Arabia Will Host 2034 FIFA World Cup

Saudi Arabia is officially set to host the 2034 men’s FIFA World Cup after Australia withdrew its interest in hosting before the bid deadline on Tuesday.

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14% Of Adults Worldwide Are Addicted To Ultra-Processed Food, Researchers Say

Experts have stated that one in seven adults and one in eight children are impacted by addiction to ultra-processed foods (known as UPFs). The new research has led to individuals wanting certain products to be labeled as addictive.

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Drugstore Chains Are Closing Thousands Of Stores In The US

Rite Aid, CVS, and Walgreens are closing thousands of stores throughout the US, moving away from the visions of US cities and suburbs with hubs for medicine and household essentials.

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The Amtrak Problem: Trains Were Delayed 1.42 Million Minutes Last Quarter

According to Amtrak, within the past year train passengers had been delayed for 11 weeks when you calculate all the delayed minutes, with only 28% of trains running on time.

Aid Groups In Afghanistan Struggle With Recovery Efforts After Massive Earthquake Kills More Than 2,000

International aid groups in Afghanistan are struggling to allocate resources and recovery efforts after the nation was hit with a massive earthquake that has left more than 2,000 people dead and many more injured.