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“A Quiet Place Part II” Releases First Footage With Emily Blunt

Last weekend, a teaser for the sequel to “A Quiet Place,” directed by John Krasinski, screened in theaters ahead of showings of Black Christmas. The preview for A Quiet Place Part II was brief, showing a scene in which the lead character, Evelyn Abbott (played by Emily Blunt) leads her children along a trail of sand until it ends and they realize that they have to keep going. That teaser is now online, with the promise of a full-length trailer to be released on New Year’s Day. ...Read more

President Trump Is Impeached By The House For Abuse Of Power And Obstruction Of Congress

President Donald Trump became the third sitting president in U.S. history to be impeached. The House of Representatives approved on Wednesday two charges against him: that he abused the power of his office by pressuring Ukraine to interfere in the 2020 election on his behalf, and obstructing a congressional investigation into his actions. After a daylong debate, at 8:34 p.m. the House approved the first article of impeachment, charging the president with abuse of power, by a vote of 230-197. It was followed quickly by a second, 229-198, vote accusing the president of obstructing Congress. The one-vote difference was that of Democrat Jared Golden of Maine, who voted yes on abuse of power and no on obstruction. ...Read more

Uber To Pay $4.4M Regarding Sexual Harassment And Retaliation Charge

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Wednesday that Uber has agreed to pay more than $4 million after it was found to have permitted a culture of sexual harassment and retaliation at its workplace. The company will establish a fund of $4.4 million to compensate anyone who the EEOC determines experienced sexual harassment, retaliation or both after Jan. 1, 2014.  ...Read more