A New Netflix Series Tells the Story of the Philippines’ Drug War. But Its Critics Are Condemning ‘Amo’ as Propaganda — TIME

A week after it premiered, few of the extras that feature in Netflix’s first ever Philippine series had seen the show. Outside the barbecue stand she runs in the Manila neighborhood where Cannes award-winning director Brillante Mendoza shot Amo (pronounced “am-ohr,” it means boss), Nerisa Perez recalled acting in one of its scenes. A fictional…

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Police: Woman Uses Stun Gun On Man Inside McDonald’s In Midtown — CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for a woman they say used a stun gun on a man inside a McDonald’s in Midtown. It happened around 8:45 p.m. on Sunday, April 22. Police said the 64-year-old victim was sitting with friends when they started talking to the woman. She left, then returned and used…

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Southwest Cancels 40 Flights as It Works to Inspect Plane Engines After Deadly Explosion — TIME

Southwest Airlines cancelled about 40 flights Sunday as the airline stepped up efforts to inspect the engines of its Boeing 737 fleet on the heels of last week’s deadly engine explosion on Flight 1380. The airline voluntarily announced inspections of engines in the CFM56 family – which powers nearly all of Southwest’s fleet – on…

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Dr. Evil’s Mini Me Gone Too Soon. Verne Troyer dies at a young age of 49.

Damn here we go again another part of my childhood done up and died Verne Troyer AKA Mini Me has passed away at the young age of 49 it’s a sad week and politics, Sports, and now entertainment, they say it comes in threes.

We lost first lady Barbara Bush, WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino, and now we lost the Beloved Verne Troyer this has been a sad week all together. So R.I.P. Verne Troyer thanks for the great entertainment and the great laughs you will be missed.