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Why the ‘Forrest Gump’ sequel was halted: The film ‘felt meaningless’ following 9/11 attacks

The popular film ‘Forrest Gump’ nearly had a sequel, ‘Gump & Co’. Its screenwriter, Eric Roth, recently spoke to reporters about how the September 11 terrorist attacks made the sequel seem “meaningless”.

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Why tech platforms don’t treat all terrorism the same

In the wake of the mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, a civil rights group called Muslim Advocates has expressed concern that the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism and other technological anti-terrorism initiatives do not police white supremacist groups as closely as groups like ISIS.

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NYC cops and firefighters help out Hamden veterans

Cops, firefighters, and World Trade Center workers from New York City are in Hamden, CT renovating a house for the Dostie family. Both Dostie parents are veterans, and Ryan Dostie suffers from PTSD.

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