Britney Spears’ Lawyer Accused Her Dad Of Trying To Extort $2 Million From Her Conservatorship – BuzzFeed News

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August 31, 2021

Britney Spears’ attorney accused her father of trying to extort about $2 million from the pop star as she tries to break free of the control he’s had over her life and her money for more than 13 years in a new court filing. On Monday, Spears’ attorney, Mathew Rosengart, filed a supplemental petition to remove her father, Jamie Spears, from her conservatorship, saying that his response to her request…

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Florida Is Penalizing 2 Counties Over Their Mask Mandates, Defying A Judge’s Ruling – NPR

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August 31, 2021

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks at the opening of a monoclonal antibody site Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, in Pembroke Pines, Fla. DeSantis has sought to block schools from requiring masks for students. Marta Lavandier/AP hide caption toggle caption Marta Lavandier/AP Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks at the opening of a monoclonal antibody site Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, in Pembroke Pines, Fla. DeSantis has sought to block schools from requiring masks…

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Mets’ Javier Baez Delivers Best Apology With Game-Winning Plays – New York Post

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August 31, 2021

The great American philosopher — and Hall of Fame slugger — Reginald Martinez Jackson once contemplated the road from controversy to baseball redemption and opined: “If you have a bat in your hands, you can change the story.” And while what Javier Baez and Francisco Lindor encountered the past few days was the size of a thumb compared to the skyscraper-level outrage and uproar that enveloped Reggie in his New…

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Social Security Program To Run Out Of Money Sooner Than First Thought: Report – WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

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August 31, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP/WJW) — The sharp shock of the coronavirus recession pushed Social Security a year closer to insolvency but left Medicare’s exhaustion date unchanged, the government reported Tuesday in a counterintuitive assessment that deepens the uncertainty around the nation’s bedrock retirement programs. The new projections in the annual Social Security and Medicare trustees reports indicate that Social Security’s massive trust fund will be unable to pay full benefits in 2034…

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Elizabeth Holmes Trial Starts As Both Sides Grill Potential Jurors – CNBC

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August 31, 2021

Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and former CEO of blood testing and life sciences company Theranos, arrives for the first day of jury selection in her fraud trial, outside Federal Court in San Jose, California on August 31, 2021. Nick Otto | AFP | Getty Images Theranos isn’t exactly a household word, but many of the potential jurors questioned on Tuesday had heard of the company or its former CEO, Elizabeth…

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Texas Republicans Send Restrictive Voting Bill To Abbott’s Desk – NPR

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August 31, 2021

The Texas State Capitol in Austin is seen on the first day of the 87th Legislature’s special session on July 8. Tamir Kalifa/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Tamir Kalifa/Getty Images The Texas State Capitol in Austin is seen on the first day of the 87th Legislature’s special session on July 8. Tamir Kalifa/Getty Images Texas Republicans on Tuesday passed a series of new restrictions on the state’s voting process,…

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