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    Berlin Film Festival taking place in person despite pandemic | Health & Fitness

    By KIRSTEN GRIESHABER – Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — The Berlin International Film Festival is going to take place in person next month despite rising virus numbers in Germany, especially in the capital, organizers said Wednesday. “We are aware of the challenges posed by the unpredictable course of the pandemic,” the festival management said in a statement, adding that strict pandemic measures would be applied to the 72nd edition of one of the world’s most famous film festivals. “We want the festival to send a signal to the entire film industry, to cinemas and moviegoers, and to culture as a  

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    Supreme Court leaves Texas abortion ban in place, agrees to take up legal battle over law

    Washington — The Supreme Court on Friday said it will take up this term a legal battle over a Texas law that bans most abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy, adding a second case involving abortion to its docket in what is already a blockbuster term. The abortion ban, known as S.B. 8, will remain in place while the Supreme Court considers the cases. In a pair of orders, the court set oral arguments in a challenge brought by the Justice Department and a separate case brought by abortion providers in Texas for November 1.  The question to be  

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