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Kevin Rector / Los Angeles Times:
Journalists covering abortion rights protests in Los Angeles on Friday say police used physical force to deny them access, ignoring newly expanded protections
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A look at Chris Licht's political ties and early moves as CNN chairman and CEO, as the longtime ratings obsessive tries to position CNN as above partisanship
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Sources: F1 renews its ESPN US media rights deal through 2025, rejecting Amazon and Comcast, for around $75M-$90M per year, up from the current $5M per year
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