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Ingrid Pollard: the Turner nominee uncovering Britain’s secret shame – review

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With detailed studies of flaking, iron-blooded rock, printed at monumental scale Ingrid Pollard directs our thoughts to the bigger picture. The title of her show, Carbon Slowly Turning, might describe the motion of th...

US supreme court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson deflects Republican attacks – video

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Republicans pressed their attacks on a range of issues against Ketanji Brown Jackson, Joe Biden's nominee to become the first Black woman on the US supreme court. Jackson, who had remained even-tempered throughout mar...

Republican Hawley’s attack on supreme court nominee Jackson is wrong, says senator

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The Missouri Republican Josh Hawley is wrong to attack Ketanji Brown Jackson, Joe Biden’s supreme court nominee, and should be ignored in confirmation hearings this week, the Senate judiciary committee chair said. Haw...

How Ketanji Brown Jackson became Biden’s supreme court nominee – podcast

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If confirmed by the US Senate, Jackson will be the first Black woman to take a seat on the country’s highest court. The New York University law professor Melissa Murray explains the significance of Jackson’s nominatio...

How Ketanji Brown Jackson became Biden’s supreme court nominee

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If confirmed by the US Senate, Jackson will be the first Black woman to take a seat on the country’s highest court. The New York University law professor Melissa Murray explains the significance of Jackson’s nominatio...

Why are rightwingers so opposed to a Black female supreme court nominee?

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When Joe Biden publicly pledged to nominate a Black woman to the US supreme court, conservative politicians, activists, and intellectuals certainly didn’t try to hide their disdain. The announcement was “offensive,” T...

Bob Dole, former US senator and presidential nominee, dies aged 98 – video obituary

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Bob Dole, the long-time Kansas senator who was the Republican nominee for president in 1996, has died at the age of 98. Born in Russell, Kansas in 1923, Dole served in the US infantry in the second world war, sufferin...

Bob Dole, giant of Republican politics and presidential nominee, dies aged 98

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Bob Dole, the long-time Kansas senator who was the Republican nominee for president in 1996, has died. He was 98. In a statement on Sunday, the Elizabeth Dole Foundation – founded by Dole’s wife, a former North Carol...

Unite leadership nominee apologises for tweeting ‘Priti Patel should be deported’

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A leadership candidate for the Unite trade union has apologised after calling for home secretary Priti Patel to be deported on Twitter. Howard Beckett, the union’s assistant general secretary and a member of Labour’s ...

Women’s prize condemns online attack on trans nominee Torrey Peters

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The Women’s prize for fiction has issued a strongly worded statement saying that it “deplores any attempts to malign or bully” authors nominated for the prize, after trans novelist Torrey Peters was targeted in an ope...

George Segal, TV star and Oscar nominee, dies aged 87

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George Segal, the banjo player-turned-actor who was nominated for an Oscar for 1966’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and starred in the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs, died on Tuesday in Santa Rosa, California, his wife sa...

‘The boat has been rocked’: Mickey Guyton, the Grammys’ first Black solo female country nominee

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When Mickey Guyton was a little girl growing up in east Texas, she would line her white canopy bed with a cadre of stuffed animals posing as adoring fans and dream about the day she might attend the Grammy awards as a...

Joe Biden’s cabinet nominee bows out

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Good morning. One of Joe Biden’s cabinet picks, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination amid a backlash over controversial past tweets. Tanden, who was nominated to head the Office of Management and Budget, faced o...

Neera Tanden withdraws as Cabinet nominee after facing opposition

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Joe Biden’s pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination after she faced opposition from key Democratic and Republican senators over her past controversial tweets. Her w...