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  • Beltway Insider: Obama/Poland/EU; Election 2016; Police Murders/Dallas Ambush; Deadly Bull Run; Sydney Schanberg

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    President Obama met with European Union leaders this week as he continued his efforts to gird up the United Kingdom's standing as it begins the lengthy two-year exit strategy that will extradite the nation from its partnership with the EU.

     
  • The Last Ship Review - Sharp, Suspenseful, Dramatic Military Thriller

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    The Last Ship, airing on TNT Networks, returns this fall with Admiral Tom Chandler leading in what appears to be a time of peace after the pandemic of flu and famine, took its toll on friends and family.

     
  • Family Friendly: The Top 10 Cities With The Most Holiday Spirit

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    Widely accepted as the time for giving, the holiday season brings out the best in people. For many Americans, the month of December elicits more giving in general — not only to friends and family, but to charities as well.  

  • Olympus Has Fallen Review – An Intense, Solid Action, Rousing Disaster Flim

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    Olympus Has Fallen,” the White House disaster flick, from FilmDistrict and Millennium Films, is blasting away the box office competition with its action packed, roller coaster, thrill ride.

     
  • Money News: DOW, US Markets Mauled in Q3 2015

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    Stocks closed out the day on Wednesday higher than previous days, but not enough to recover from an otherwise rough third quarter. Heading into Wednesday, the Dow was down 8.9%, its worst performance since the third quarter of 2011.  

  • High Violet Presents Indie Star Amiee Steven and The Microdance

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    Another day of fine music. First is Liverpool's rising Indie star Aimee Steven, with a charting follow up to her last single, "Hell is a Teenage girl." Next, The Microdance, follows up their 2015 critically acclaimed "New Waves of Hope."

     
  • World News: France’s Newly Discovered Role in the Tutsis Massacre

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    If new unearthed archival documents eventually confirm the role of France in the genocide of the Tutsis in Rwanda throughout 1994, the revelations will confirm the decline of France’s diplomatic influence on an international scale.

     
  • La Guerre et la Honte

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    La crise syrienne entre dans sa onzième année. Sans l’ombre d’une solution politique ou diplomatique, elle révèle surtout l’inertie coupable et les atermoiements pleutres des nations occidentales au profit du régime syrien et de Vladimir Poutine.  

  • Election 2020: Democratic Candidate Tom Steyer Will End Cash Bail and School-to-Prison Pipeline

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    Presidential candidate Tom Steyer unveiled a plan to reform the criminal justice system to end mass incarceration breaking the school-to-prison pipeline and fixing the pay-to-play justice system by focusing on prevention and rehabilitation.

     
  • Money News: Bull Markets Continue; American, Europe, Asian Markets Close Up

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    The DOW Jones Industrial Average rallied throughout the week, as did the top ten watched markets with nearly all managing to maintain the Bull Run and with the bear out of sight, earned solid gains across the board.

     
  • America Under Siege: One Week, Three Mass Shootings, Two Dozen Dead

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    A lone gunman walked into a Walmart in El Paso Texas, and systematically shot, without provocation or warning, nearly 50 shoppers, killing 20 and injuring more than 26. It was the third mass shooting in America this week alone.

     
  • Hank Brennan, Famed Defense Attorney, Answers Questions on Scotty McMillan Defendants

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    The murder of Scott McMillan, the three year old savagely beaten and systematically tortured over a three day period by his mother and boyfriend, has drawn attention from media, legal scholars and  commentators.

     
  • Beltway Insider: U.S Offers Nigeria Assistance; Ukraine Strikes Back; Benghazi Special Panel Convenes

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    President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, the government of Great Britain, leading politicians and citizens are voicing the need for urgency by the Nigerian government in addressing the middle of the night kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls.

     
  • The Trial of The Chicago 7 Review – Emotional, Politically Charged, Four Stars!

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    The Trial of the Chicago 7, a Netflix original film, present a true account of one of the most tumultuous seasons in history and the subsequent events that focused the global attention on a small courtroom in Chicago.

     
  • Red Joan Review - Absorbing, A Captivating True Story of International Intrigue

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    Red Joan, from Lionsgate and IFC Films, presents the true story of Joan Stanley, a British citizen arrested for violations of the Secrets Acts, exposed as a KGB agent who passed secrets during World War II.