Eyewitness This: California accent ranked among sexiest, San Francisco bans facial recognition, Stan Lee's ex-manager charged with elder abuse

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California ranked one of the sexiest accents in America
We all have our favorite accents, but which state has the sexiest? According to a new survey, California is among the top 10.

Big Seven Travel surveyed its 1.5 million social followers and ranked them from most attractive to least.

Coming in at number one is that Texas drawl - described as a Southern accent with a twist.

Boston and New York accents came in at 2 and 3 - with a California accent coming in tenth. It is described as a general American accent, but with long vowel sounds.

Long Islander ranked the least attractive accent.

San Francisco becomes first major city to ban facial recognition by police
San Francisco has become the first major city in the U.S. to ban facial recognition by police and all other municipal agencies.

With an 8-1 vote, the board of supervisors agreed on more accountability for surveillance technology under what they called the "Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance."

Supervisor Aaron Peskin authored the ordinance, saying, "When personal information of innocent members of the public is shared with third parties in ways that would make anyone uncomfortable. When marginalized groups weather because of the color of their skin, their religion, national origin or sexual orientation or gender identity are tracked."

Stan Lee's former manager charged with elder abuse
A former business manager of Stan Lee has been charged with five counts of elder abuse involving the late Marvel Comics mogul.

A request for a restraining order filed last year by Lee's daughter alleged Keya Morgan was manipulating the mentally declining Lee, preventing him from seeing family and friends, and trying to take control of his money and business affairs.

The felony charges filed Friday by Los Angeles County prosecutors against the 43-year-old Morgan include theft, embezzlement, forgery or fraud against an elder adult, and false imprisonment of an elder adult. A misdemeanor count also alleges elder abuse.

The charges date to June, when Morgan was working closely with Lee, who died in November.

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Morgan. His attorney Alex Kessel said Morgan is not guilty.

"He has never abused or taken advantage of Mr. Lee in any way," Kessel said in an email. "We expect him to be completely exonerated of all charges."

In June, attorneys for the 95-year-old Lee and his daughter Joan C. Lee were granted a restraining order against Morgan that barred contact with Lee and revealed that police were investigating Morgan for elder abuse.

Lee, co-creator of such characters as Spider-Man, Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk, was for decades the face of Marvel Comics. His movie cameos, still emerging after his death in films like "Avengers: Endgame," are a beloved element of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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