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  • Celebrity Interview: Glenn Close, and Cast of The Wife, Stirs Up the OSCAR Race

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    Glenn Close, the star of the recently released The Wife, has been nominated for an Oscar six times, more than any other actress without a win, and as time escapes no one, the meaty performances that woo Academy voters are slower in arriving.

     
  • Academy Awards: From The Press Room – Backstage Reactions from Emma Stone, Casey Affleck, Viola Davis, Mahershala Ali

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    Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Mahershala Ali and Casey Affleck, each captured the hearts, minds, and conscience of Academy voters, who awarded each with the Oscar for the respective soul stirring, hopeful, and challenging performances.

     
  • Strasbourg Christmas Market Terror Incident Leaves Three Dead, 12 Wounded

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    The terrorist attack in Strasbourg (eastern France) is believed to be the work of a radicalized offender. Three people died as a result of this attack, twelve others wounded. The Vigipirate plan was raised at the emergency level.

     
  • Girl, 16, Dead After Vicious Attack

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    Amy Inita Francis-Joyner, 16, a sophomore at Howard High School of Technology, in Wilmington, Delaware, died Thursday morning after she was jumped in the girl’s restroom by two other sixteen year olds and beaten to near death over a boy.

     
  • San Luis Obispo, California - A Reason For All Seasons

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    San Luis Obispo, midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, surrounded by lush mountains to the east and pristine shoreline to the west, is quickly evolving into a cultural mecca for fast trackers looking to reposition themselves in a slower lane.

     
  • New Virtual Reality Film 'Ashe '68 VR Experience' To Have World Premiere At The US Open

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    Fifty years ago, amid the turmoil of 1968, there was Arthur Ashe, an athlete who parlayed his fame as the first black man to win the US Open tennis championship into a lifetime devoted to fighting injustice. 

     
  • Contemporary Cape Cod Artists Book Review - A Beautiful Display of Conceptual Art

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    Contemporary Cape Cod Artists on Abstraction, from Deborah Forman and Schiffer Books, presents forty-five Cape Cod Artists, who provide a varied range of interpretation and application of abstraction, the concept of canvas, and the inspiration that motivates.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Second US Journalist Beheaded by Iraqi Terror Group

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    Global media is reporting a second U.S. journalist, Steven Joel Sotloff, was beheaded by ISIS/ISIL, the Iraqi Terrorist organization in retaliation for the United States' assistance to the Iraqi people placed under siege by the militant group.

     
  • And the 2015 OSCAR for Best Animated Short Goes To . . . . .

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    Animation and Live Action Shorts, a celebrated program of mini-features, bringing a diverse and often cutting edge introduction to new techniques or trending subjects to the forefront of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the chance of winning the gold.

     
  • Gift Guide: Great Gifts and Gets for Foodies

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    If you’re looking for gift ideas for a food and drink-centric friend, co-worker or loved one, you’re in luck as I’ve cooked up a tasty assortment of items that’ll make your holiday shopping a snap. This season offers a veritable cornucopia of clever, inventive and downright delectable products like these sure to satisfy the gift giver and receiver, alike.  

  • Christmas by Design Review - Leading Designers Create Magical Enchanted Wonderlands

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    Christmas by Design, by Patricia Hart McMillan and Katherine Kaye McMillan, and published by Schiffer Books, brings to the pages a enchanted showcase of twenty-nine well appointed homes dressed up for the Christmas season in their holiday best.

     
  • Global Debut and Historic Reunions Headline Bentley’s Presence At 2014 Goodwood Festival Of Speed

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    (Crewe, 25 June 2014).  Bentley prepares for the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed with an exclusive line up of cars. Spanning the company's rich 95‑year heritage, the Bentley models on display at Goodwood showcase the best in British luxury and performance.

     
  • Beltway Insider: ISIS Levels Village, Obama Downgrades; Espionage Arrests; Putin/Kerry Meet; Gay Rights Vote

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    President Obama announced this week Secretary of State John Kerry engaged in candid conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his recent meeting and the two nations remain divided over central issues that contribute to furthering sanctions against the nation.

     
  • Beltway Insider:Obama Commits To Iraq; Benghazi Suspect Captured; Children Focus of Border Enforcement

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    President Obama announced, after conferring with his advisers, the newest Iraqi military policy developed after current intelligence revealed the level of insurgence, the determination of the ISIS and effectiveness of action in stopping advancement.

 

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