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NNN – No New News? – 8/6/20 – Louisiana Supreme Court upholds Black man’s life sentence for stealing hedge clippers more than 20 years ago

By Kay Jones and Leah Asmelash, CNN Updated 6:15 PM ET, Thu August 6, 2020Louisiana Supreme Court upheld Fair Wayne Bryant’s life in prison sentence. (CNN)A Black Louisiana man will spend the rest of his life in prison for stealing hedge clippers, after the Louisiana Supreme Court denied his request to have his sentence overturned […]

NNN – No New News? – 7/29/20 – Report: Coaches at NBA’s basketball academies in China say they witnessed rampant player abuse

A fateful tweet about a free Hong Kong reportedly wasn’t the beginning of the NBA’s trouble with China in recent years. Before Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey sparked a firestorm in the NBA’s most lucrative international market, the league had encountered rampant problems at its three basketball academies in China, according to a blistering report […]

NNN – No New News? – 3/15/20 – Will There Be A Collapse of the Fiat System

All fiat currencies eventually go to zero value, and usually they do it in less than forty years. We now are in year forty-one.by Jay Zawatsky On August 15, 1971, President Nixon decoupled the U.S. dollar from gold in connection with international payments. That action made the U.S. dollar a pure “fiat” currency, with no backing […]

NNN – No New News? – 5/15/20 – China asks US to ‘meet halfway’ after Trump threatens to cut ties

May 15, 2020·2 min read China on Friday urged the United States to meet it halfway and strengthen cooperation in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic after President Donald Trump threatened to sever bilateral ties. Relations between the world’s two largest economies have deteriorated in recent weeks, with both sides trading barbs over the origins […]

NNN – No New News? – 4/26/20 – What Kenya Barris Doesn’t Understand About #BlackAF

The Netflix show tries to expound on his personal narrative in a satirical context, but it just repeats all of the same notes from Black-ish….By Shamira Ibrahim APRIL 26, 2020 What makes good art? This question has dominated entertainment criticism over the past several years—including the deliberation about fairness in evaluating award worthiness at the Emmys, Oscars, and […]

NNN – No New News? – 11/27/19 – A private equity firm is buying all of the .org domains. Here’s what that means

By Alexis Benveniste, CNN BusinessUpdated 2:11 PM EST, Wed November 27, 2019 Correction: A previous version of this story misstated Ethos Capital’s assets and for how long the CEOs of Ethos and PIR had been discussing the sale.New York CNN Business —   In a move that could shake up the internet, private equity firm Ethos Capital is […]