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Dodgers re-invite drag nuns to Pride Night after cutting them

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are a non-profit order of queer and trans ‘nuns’. Photograph: Richard Vogel/AP

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Dodgers re-invite drag nuns to Pride Night after cutting them
Baseball team apologizes to Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence after removing group from event amid conservative opposition
Guardian staff and agencies

Tue 23 May 2023 18.16 EDT
The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, a well-known San Francisco order of queer and trans “nuns” that has existed since the 1970s, are once again welcome at the team’s annual Pride Night.

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway sells entire stake in TSMC

Hong Kong

Warren Buffett’s conglomerate has sold its remaining shares in the world’s largest chipmaker, TSMC, after the “Oracle of Omaha” sounded alarms about its homebase of Taiwan.

In a Monday filing, Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) disclosed that it was no longer holding a stake in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSM) as of the end of the first quarter.

In recent weeks, Buffett had repeatedly expressed concerns over the future of Taiwan, the self-governed democratic island where TSMC is based. China’s Communist leadership has long claimed Taiwan as part of its territory, despite having never ruled over it.

The move completes an exit from TSMC by one of the world’s most watched investors, which had already been winding down its stake in recent months.
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