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  • Three Defendants Plead Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to Participating in $57.3 Million Fraud on Victims of Nazi Persecution

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    Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that GENRIKH KOLONTYRSKIY, MOYSEY KUCHER, and DORA KUCHER pled guilty today in Manhattan federal court to conspiring to defraud programs administered by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, Inc. (the Claims Conference), established to aid the survivors of Nazi persecution, out of more than $57 million.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump Spares with G7; Singapore; Putin/G7; CA Gov Race; Anthony Bourdain; Justify Makes History

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    President Trump, after weeks of vacillating from North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un, has landed at Singapore's Paya Lebar Airbase for an historic summit which is expected to reach a cease fire commitment from the authoritarian leader.

     
  • Central Park Five Settles Decade Long Civil Suit

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    The Central Park Five, found guilty in a sham trial for the vicious sexual assault and attempted murder of a white investment banker jogging in Central Park in spring 1989, have settled a decade long civil suit, for $40 million, with New York City.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump/Pols at Odds, Border Wall, Rep’s Gone Wild; Brexit Looms; Stalking

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    President Trump returned to Washington after meeting with Troops in Iraq to begin the contentious budget wars that have resulted in a partial government shutdown and created a deeper divide between the White House and both Houses.

     
  • Pennsylvania House Race: Although 18th District Too Close To Call Democrat Claims Victory

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    The Pennsylvania House of Representative Special Election, with 100% of the precincts reporting and a full six hours after the polls have closed, is waiting for a winner as no media has yet called the race.

     
  • Songstress Taylor Swift Buys Samuel Goldwyn Mansion

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    Taylor Swift, one of the world's wealthiest celebrities with estimated career earnings approaching $800 million, and is now putting down deep roots in Hollywood society with the purchase and renovation of the Samuel Goldwyn Mansion.

     
  • London's Alteria Arts Hosts Dynamic New Musical Artwork in a Live Event

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    Back in 2015 we introduced Alteria Art as part of The Clash legend Mick Jones and his Rock & Roll Public Library launch, and now we’re again working with founders Lauren Jones and Alix Alix Janta-Polczynski to introduce Photismograms.

     
  • Weddings & Celebrations: Hall and Walt Wines, of Napa Valley, Offer Personalized Vino Packages

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    The luxury vineyards of Hall and Walt Wines in Napa Valley are now offering customized winery packages for off-site weddings and celebrations bringing its delicious, world renowned wine, to your table complimenting that very special day.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Die-In Protests Spread; S.I. Cop Racist Background; November Job Report; Sandy Hook

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    President Obama has remained reluctant to criticize the process which left a white NYPD police officer exonerated in the videotaped murder of an unarmed black man detained for selling loose cigarettes as his Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch prepares the federal inquiry.

     
  • Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills: A Rapturous Escape

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    Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, located on the edge of the golden triangle, is an oasis of luxury that begins the moment the double doors are opened and one crosses the threshold into the grand foyer.

     
  • The Step, the Hot Pick of UK Student Radio, Release New Single and Video 'Stay Awake'

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    "Hot Pick" of the UK Students Radio Chart Show 2016, The Step is an Indie Pop/Rock band based in London. Founded in Rome in 2007 by Stefano Donato, the band moved to London where Oliviero Fella joined in 2013.  

  • Rocketman Review – Amazing, Shocking, Real and Raw

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    Rocketman, from Paramount Pictures, brings to the screen a fantastical biographical journey of Elton John as he finds himself early and the fated ordained meeting with Bernie Taupin, of one of the most prolific singer-songwriting teams in history.

     
  • The Hummingbird Project Review - Brilliant Story Fuels Amazing Character Driven Performances

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    The Hummingbird Project, from The Orchard and Item 7, presents a story of a winner take all battle, from the stone canyons of the Wall Street jungle and the early days of the fiber optics fight for superiority.

     
  • New Four-Week Cocktail Competition Begin at The Wellesbourne, A Los Angeles Hidden Gem

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    The ultimate libation challenge begins as the English-inspired bar launches a brand-new 4-week mixology competition series, "The Wellesbourne Classic" sponsored by Patrón Tequila. The competition seeks bartenders at the forefront of cocktail artistry and are imaginative with pairing ingredients.  

  • Phantom Review – A Cold War Cat and Mouse Thriller

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    “Phantom,” from Trilogy Entertainment and Anchor Bay Entertainment, brings the 1960’s Cold War back into mainstream with a high stakes, cat and mouse, mind manipulation, circumventing chase that is engrossing from the beginning.