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  • 99 Homes Review – Riveting Performances Captures the Emotions of the Foreclosure Crisis

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    99 Homes, from Broad Green Pictures, presents a stunning portrayal of contemporary life in post-recession America, where decent people, once solid home owners, are suddenly ambushed by a corrupt judicial system as they struggle to save their dying American dream.

     
  • Brian Banks Review - Gripping, A Rare Exoneration Highlights Shocking Injustice

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    Brian Banks, from Bleecker Street films, brings to the screen the story of the Long Beach football star, who spent eleven years fighting a wrongful conviction, and his story from USC committed to convicted rapist to free man.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Biden, GOP Shuffle, Georgia, COVID Totals, Vaccine, Legal Rape, Violence, Immigration, Olympics

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    With the passage and implementation of America's Rescue Plan, the first major hurdle of the Biden Administration, the President is pressing forward on an agenda that includes the dividing issue of gun control, immigration, and foreign policy.

     
  • World News: Political Fratricidal Strife in Paris

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    The duel announced between Cédric Villani and Benjamin Griveaux both candidates for mayor of Paris and from LREM poses a dilemma to President Macron. Unless the executive lets the two suitors intentionally tear apart.

     
  • Christie’s to Offer 1943 Picasso Masterpiece Formerly in the Ganz Collection

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    Christie's is privileged to offer Pablo Picasso's Le Marin, 28 October 1943, in the May 15 Evening Sale. Alongside the Rockefeller Picasso, it is the most important painting by the artist to appear at auction since Les Femmes D'Alger (Version 'O').

     
  • Louder than Words Review – A Story of Hope and Heart

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    "Louder than Words," from Arc Entertainment and Identity Films, presents true story of the Fareri family incapacitated over the death of their child and chronicles the resurrection of hope and determination to immortalize her memory.

     
  • Climate Activist Michael Foster Sentenced To Three Years In Prison

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    Climate activist Michael Foster will be imprisoned for shutting off the emergency valve on TransCanada’s Keystone 1 tar sands pipeline in North Dakota. This morning in Pembina County Court, Judge Laurie A. Fontaine sentenced Foster to three years.

     
  • The Felony Review – Solid Drama from First Time Screenwriter Joel Edgerton and Director Matthew Saville

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    “The Felony,” from Gravitas Ventures and Roadshow Films, presents a contemporary police drama filled with choice, compromises, action and reaction all building to a dramatic conclusion as three detectives find themselves embroiled in deepening conspiracy.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump Bombs Syria; Putin/Assad; Egypt’s Bloody Sunday; Sweden/Norway; WH Bickering; Gorsuch

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    President Donald Trump skirted a fine legal line as he launched a decisive airstrike against Syria's Bashar al Assad targeting the airfield used to launch chemical weapons against his own people causing the deaths of innocent civilians.

     
  • Central Italy Hit By 6.2 Earthquake; Kills 39; At least 10 Children Among the Dead

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    A powerful 6.2 earthquake struck the central Italian town of Amatrice, Wednesday, killing at least 39, and leaving thousands buried under the debris of collapsed buildings and rubble as first responders race against the clock to save residents.

     
  • Three Things to Consider When Buying Jewelry

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    The right piece of jewelry can make or break your outfit. A stunning necklace can make even the blandest outfit look sophisticated. Yet, that doesn’t mean you should throw on any old necklace you have lying around.  

  • OSCAR Trivia: The Youngest Oscar Winners and Nominees

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    Several media outlets have criticized the 2016 Oscars not only due to the lack of nominee diversity, but also the alleged snub of an up-and-coming actor. Nine-year-old Jacob Tremblay stole hearts with his acceptance speech at the Critics’ Choice Awards  

  • Why Women Are Waiting to Start a Family

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  • Blue Hope Book Review – Sylvia A. Earle’s Ode to the Majestic, Exquisite, Dazzling Ocean

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    Blue Hope Exploring and Caring for Earths Magnificent Ocean, from National Geographic Books and Sylvia A. Earle, Explorer in Residence, presents a stunning anthology of life in the world's ocean and a personal plea for its protection.

     
  • Beltway Insider:Obama Cool on Netanyahu Win;Twin ISIS Attacks;Tunisia Tops 10K ISIS Fighters;Putin

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    President Obama remains focused, even as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been elected to a historic fourth term, on achieving a comprehensive nuclear agreement that prevents Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon even at the expense of alienating Israel.