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    American teen shares her biggest ‘culture shocks’ from attending an Australian high school: ‘I can’t get over [it]’

    A teen is going viral after sharing the biggest culture shocks she faced in Australia.

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  • Entertainment
    The Wrap

    ‘The Blacklist': Fugitive Liz Has an Awkward Chat With the Task Force About Red’s True Identity (Exclusive Video)

    The investigation into N-13 continues “The Blacklist” is nearing the end of its eighth season, and as we inch closer to the finale, we’re learning more and more about Russian spy N-13 — and whether or not he and Raymond Reddington (James Spader) are one and the same. Of course, the investigation into Red’s true identity is complicated by the fact that Liz (Megan Boone) is still attempting to work on the case with the Task Force, despite the fact she’s now a fugitive. In TheWrap’s exclusive sneak peek from Friday’s episode of “The Blacklist,” Liz, no longer an FBI agent and in hiding with her young daughter Agnes, is trying to glean information from the Task Force via a group phone call as they investigate whether Reddington is really N-13. While Liz has given the team helpful intel, Donald Ressler (Diego Klattenhoff), Harold Cooper (Harry Lennix), Alina Park (Laura Sohn) and Aram Mojtabai (Amir Arison) are clearly hesitant to fully loop her in about the location they’re heading to in Paris to find Reddington’s handler, in a sign of how far she’s come and the fracture caused by Liz’s attempt to take down Red on her own terms. “So what’s the address in Paris?” Liz asks, as the team goes silent on the other end of the line. “I want to help.” “I think it would be best if we took care of this ourselves,” Cooper says. Liz notes she’s the one who got them the information that got them to Paris in the first place, and demands to be included, especially if they are able to get a positive ID on Reddington’s handler, as she is certain he knows Red is N-13. “If or when he tells us that, we will take the appropriate action,” Cooper adds. “Appropriate action? Against Reddington? I think we all know that’s never going to happen,” Liz says. Here’s the official description for tonight’s episode of “The Blacklist,” titled “Nicholas Obenrader”: Liz and the Task Force track new leads in their investigation of N-13, while Red takes steps to infiltrate Townsend’s criminal organization. “The Blacklist” airs Fridays at 8/7c on NBC. Read original story ‘The Blacklist': Fugitive Liz Has an Awkward Chat With the Task Force About Red’s True Identity (Exclusive Video) At TheWrap

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    The Telegraph

    Disney’s problematic princess: why Snow White is forever being cancelled

    It’s a tale as old as Twitter. Disneyland’s new Snow White ride, which reopened this month after a year of Covid shutdown, faces criticism for its "non-consensual kiss" between Snow White and Prince Charming. Snow White’s Enchanted Wish is a reimagining of Snow White’s Scary Adventures, one of the park’s inaugural rides when it opened in 1955. And it retains many elements of the original: visitors clunk along in minecarts in front of scenes from the film, recreated with jazzy LED projections, lazers and herky-jerky animatronics. But this faithfulness to Walt Disney’s 1938 film is precisely the problem, according to theme park reviewers, Julie Tremaine and Katy Dowd. “The attraction preserves much of the charm of what was originally opened,” they wrote on SFGate. “[But] it also adds in the movie’s biggest problem.” They continued: “Haven't we already agreed that consent in early Disney movies is a major issue? Why not re-imagine an ending in keeping with the spirit of the movie and Snow White's place in the Disney canon, but that avoids this problem?” Why not indeed? Disneyland, after all, has proved a dab hand at hasty retrofits. As Tremaine and Dowd point out, another popular ride, Splash Mountain, has been overhauled because of its problematic Southern stereotypes. And The Jungle Cruise is still closed after Disney promised to remove the “Trader Sam” character, a jolly dealer in shrunken heads, and its ape-like depictions of indigenous people.

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  • Politics
    Yahoo News Video

    Jobs report disappoints as Biden continues to push infrastructure plan

    April jobs numbers came in below expectations Friday as President Biden continues to promote legislation the White House has says would create millions of jobs repairing the nation’s infrastructure.

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