Photos: Actors scare up spooky costumes for Halloween on the picket lines
Jay L. Clendenin
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Witches, black cats, jack-o’-lanterns, spiders, cowboys and vampires lurked outside Netflix’s offices in Los Angeles this week in the latest group effort by striking actors to spook the major Hollywood studios into agreeing to their demands and bringing an end to the work stoppage that has haunted the entertainment industry for months.
The performers union, SAG-AFTRA, hosted two Halloween pickets on Tuesday, “Double, Double, Toil and Trouble!” at Netflix and “Spooky Solidarity Day” at the Warner Bros. studio lot in Burbank.
Check out who they dress up as on this spooky picket line at Netflix.
Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) went after Republicans who voted to expel former Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) on Friday but still support former President Trump, arguing Trump is much worse than Santos. Santos was expelled in a 311-114-2 vote early Friday, the third such attempt against the New York congressman over a series of alleged ethics…
Jane Barlow/Pool via ReutersThe royal family is “united in outrage,” the Mirror reported, after King Charles and Kate Middleton were identified as the alleged “royal racists” who had raised “concerns” over the then-unborn Prince Archie’s skin color. The Mirror said “well placed sources” said the royal family was “banded together in their utter condemnation” of any suggestion that any royal family member would use racist language. A source told the Mirror there was “an unequivocal denial that any
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Mike Medeiros is the co-owner of Carleton Mushroom Farms in south Ottawa. (Submitted by Lufa Farms)A heated exchange in the House of Commons thrust a south Ottawa mushroom farm into the spotlight this week.During Wednesday's question period, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre sparred over Bill C-234, which seeks to remove the carbon tax from natural gas and propane used in farming.At one point during their exchange Poilievre mentioned Carleton Mushroom Farms,