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  • Reuters

    Poland's top court backs president in row over two convicted lawmakers

    Poland's top court backed President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday in a dispute with the government over the validity of bills passed without the presence of two convicted lawmakers. The decision by the Constitutional Tribunal, which rules on the validity of laws but whose independence is questioned by the new government that took power in December, looked likely to deepen chaos in Poland's legal system. The dispute over the lawmakers is also part of a political battle in which centrist Prime Minister Donald Tusk is trying to reverse changes made by the previous government, including to the Constitutional Tribunal's line-up.

  • Variety

    Support From Quentin Tarantino, David Lynch and Celine Sciamma Brings New Dawn to Historic Paris Cinema La Clef

    Paris’ historic La Clef cinema can turn the page on a five-year fight for survival thanks in no small part to donations from filmmakers Quentin Tarantino, David Lynch, and Celine Sciamma, among several more. The no-strings-attached donations will allow the community-run rep house to purchase the location’s physical property through parent organization Cinema Revival, first …

  • Detroit Free Press

    Detroit Pistons fans happy to move on from Monty Williams after 'very bad' first season

    Detroit Pistons fans are happy tje new leadership decided to pull the plug on the Monty Williams experience after a 14-68 record in his first season.