November 27, 2020
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Watch your step, all Lego bricks lead to Rome

By Allen Kim | CNN Lego has officially rolled out Colosseum — the largest Lego brick set in history and a detailed reproduction of Rome’s famous oval amphitheatre. Bad news: it’s already out of stock. The model, which Lego released on Black Friday, consists of 9,036 pieces and when completed, it is 10.5 inches high, […]

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Report: German troops suspected of running anti-Semitic group

By Sabine Siebold | Reuters BERLIN – German authorities have uncovered a group of soldiers suspected of organizing a chat group relating to anti-Semitism, right-wing extremism and pornography, according to a Defence Ministry document seen by Reuters. Many of the 26 soldiers belong to a logistics unit in Neustadt am Ruebenberge in northern Germany, the […]

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Adega’s spin-off restaurant, Petiscos, opens in San Jose
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Adega’s spin-off restaurant, Petiscos, opens in San Jose

SAN JOSE – NOVEMBER 22: A mural by Joseph Arruda is displayed at Petiscos in downtown San Jose, Calif., on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. (Randy Vazquez/ Bay Area News Group) SAN JOSE – NOVEMBER 22: A portrait of Petiscos owners Carlos Carreira, left, and Fernanda Carreira, right, at the establishment in downtown San Jose, Calif., […]

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Walters: Identity politics vs. melting pot vision

The jousting over Gov. Gavin Newsom’s appointment of a U.S. senator to succeed Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is fast becoming the epitome — or nadir — of identity politics. It’s a mindset in which the personalities, talents, character and accomplishments of individual human beings are secondary to being defined by their race, ethnicity, gender, age […]

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Manjoo: Even in a Pandemic, the Billionaires Are Winning

When I called up Chuck Collins on Tuesday afternoon, I found him glued to one of the grimmest new metrics documenting America’s economic and social unraveling. Collins is a scholar of inequality at the Institute for Policy Studies, a progressive think tank, and since March he has been tracking how the collective wealth of American […]

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Pac-12 preview: News, notes and nuggets for Week Four

Four need-to-knows for Week Four … — Big Game, Big Change If you dive into the weeds of the Pac-12 football schedule — a realm the Hotline enjoys, to be honest — you’ll encounter several seemingly mundane issues that actually carry a wallop. One of those is the placement of Big Game: The desire on […]

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