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How HBO Max’s heist dramedy ‘Locked Down’ was conceived and shot during the pandemic

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Doug Liman understands that it goes against conventional wisdom to expect audiences to watch a movie about a historic event they haven’t finished living through. But the director — whose past credits include action spectacles such as “The Bourne Identity,” “Mr.
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Twin suicide bombings hit Baghdad, killing 32 and sparking fears of Islamic State comeback

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BEIRUT – A pair of suicide bombers hit a crowded market in Baghdad on Thursday, Iraq’s civil defense agency said, killing at least 32 people, injuring more than 100 others and reigniting fears of a return to the days when such attacks were a daily occurrence in the Iraqi capital.
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Patients fend for themselves to access highly touted COVID-19 antibody treatments

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By the time he tested positive for COVID-19 on Jan. 12, Gary Herritz was feeling pretty sick. He suspects he was infected a week earlier, during a medical appointment in which he saw health workers who were wearing masks beneath their noses or who had removed them entirely.
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Boren files bill to protect students from pregnancy discrimination

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OKLAHOMA CITY – While women are protected from various types of discrimination throughout their education under Title IX, Sen. Mary Boren says the law needs to be stronger to protect expecting mothers in Oklahoma’s colleges and universities. The Norman Democrat has filed Senate Bill 138 to require public and private higher education institutions to offer accommodations for pregnant students such as permitting a leave of absence, and also prohibit colleges from requiring pregnant students to take leaves of absence, withdraw from a program, or otherwise limit their studies solely due to their pregnancies.