President Joe Biden called upon the nation’s entertainment-industry executives Thursday to do their part to help beat back the raging COVID-19 pandemic by adopting admission requirements that could cut into their bottom line and spark partisan pushback.

“To those of you running large entertainment venues, from sports arenas to concert venues to movie theaters, please require folks to get vaccinated or show a negative test as a condition of entry,” Biden urged in a speech from the White House, part of a broad set of vaccine and testing protocols that could impact up to 100 million Americans.

Biden’s

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In June, the FBI got a warrant to hunt through the Google accounts of Abedemi Rufai, a Nigerian state government official.

What they found, they said in a sworn affidavit, was all the ingredients for a “massive” cyberfraud on U.S. government benefits: stolen bank, credit card and tax information of Americans. Money transfers. And emails showing dozens of false unemployment claims in seven states that paid out $350,000.

Rufai was arrested in May at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York as he prepared to fly first class back to Nigeria, according to court records. He is being held

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – As hospitalizations due to COVID-19 continue to leave emergency rooms overwhelmed, a well-known Jacksonville immunologist on Monday called for Gov. Ron DeSantis to declare a state of emergency in Florida.

Dr. Sunil Joshi writes:

“Is it time for Governor to declare a state of emergency/public health emergency in Florida regarding COVID-19 hospitalizations with what we are seeing here? Yes. So we can get some federal help and maybe some extra staff to assist in the hospitals? Yes. This is serious folks.”

Jacksonville doctor calls on DeSantis to declare state of emergency due to COVID hospitalizations
Jacksonville doctor calls on DeSantis to declare state of emergency due to COVID hospitalizations

“The emergency

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Catt Sadler is urging people not to “let your guard down” after she contracted COVID-19 while fully vaccinated against the virus.

The entertainment reporter, 46, said she contracted COVID-19 after caring for an unvaccinated person with the virus whom they initially thought just had the flu.

“I assumed I would be fine,” Sadler wrote on Instagram. “Well I’m not.”

Sadler said she’s at home, dealing with intense symptoms.

“Two days of a fever now. Head throbbing. Extreme congestion. Even some weird puss coming out of my eye. Serious fatigue; no energy to even leave the bed,” she said.

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At the Provincetown Film Festival, where he is unofficial emcee, the Prince of Filth said he’s ready to go back to the movies.

John Waters has spent the last year and a half happily working on his latest book, a novel about a woman who steals suitcases at airports. Technically his first novel, it’s called “Flair Mouth,” subtitle “A Feel Bad Romance,” and is set for release in May of next year. During an in-person interview during this year’s Provincetown Film Festival, where he serves as unofficial emcee and hostess with the mostess, the director said that while the pandemic

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