President Biden, VP Harris, Take Oaths

Joseph R. Biden, after more than four decades in public service and two other attempts to secure the democratic nomination, today, made history after a tumultuous election as the 46th President of the United States of America.

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U.S. Supreme Court Deals Blow to ObamaCare (Q&A)

The United States Supreme Court, in a 7 to 2 decision majority opinion written by Justice Clarence Thomas, the high court said employers do NOT have to pay for abortions or birth control for their employees.

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World News: Exuberant South America ...

The near-chronic instability of the South American continent irritates Europe and the United States in search of established economic and diplomatic partners. But the DNA of the continent hampers this wish to the point of pushing both actors away from the current upheaval.

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Exclusiva De Noticias Telemundo: Trump Rompe El Silencio Y Habla Por Primera Vez Con Una Cadena De Televisión Hispana

Noticias Telemundo anunció hoy la transmisión de la primera entrevista del presidente Donald Trump a una cadena de televisión en español desde que asumió la presidencia, pautada para el jueves 20 de junio a las 11 PM Este/10 Centro/7 Pacífico, en exclusiva por Telemundo.

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Israel on Holocaust Day: From Genocide to Freedom

The recent rise in anti-semitism in the US and worldwide has made Holocaust Day in Israel much more meaningful. The establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, just three years after the Nazi slaughter of six million Jews, was an incredible juxtaposition of events, unparalleled in history.   

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World News: Netanyahu Razor-thin Win Moves Israel Right

With 97% of the vote counted, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-of-center Likud party has sustained a razor-thin win, defeating Benny Gantz's left-leaning Blue and White party, receiving 37 seats to Gantz's 36, but the victory is actually much greater than it appears.

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20 Killed in Upstate New York Limo Crash

A group of friends, including four sisters and two brothers, traveling to Cooperstown for a celebration were among the twenty killed in an Upstate New York limo crash after the driver failed to stop at a highly dangerous intersection.

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Leyva Bill Requiring Rape Kit Testing Heads to Governor’s Desk

Without a single 'No' vote in the Senate and Assembly, historic legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) requiring law enforcement agencies and forensic laboratories promptly analyze and test all newly collected rape kit evidence in California advanced today to the Governor for consideration.

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NARAL Pro-Choice California and 18 Partner Organizations Rally in San Francisco as Part of a National Day of Action to "Unite for Justice"

Sunday, August 26th, Women’s Equality Day, NARAL Pro-Choice California, together with eighteen partner organizations, California leaders and activists will join Americans across the country to demand the U.S. Senate stop Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court.

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  • Health, Wellness: Calming First-Date Tips to Soothe the Nerves

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    Relationships, even as the coronavirus has seriously disrupted the opportunity to meetup with a potential significant other, will continue to compel the hopeful romantic who believes one day they will meet that someone who is "the one."

     
  • Georgia and The Vintage Youth - A Jazzy, Big Band, Sound is Crossing the Pond

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    Georgia and The Vintage Youth, big vocals, stunning jazz and lots of strut and swagger, presents a collection of tracks from her debut EP 'The Girl' and the follow up EP 'El Reco' featuring Neville Staple.

     
  • Interview and Review: Geoffrey Rush Talks on THE EYE OF THE STORM

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    The Eye Of The Storm, from Sycamore Entertainment, brings to the screen a story that deals with the complexities of death as seen through the eyes of those who wish for it most.

     
  • A Case of You Review – A Cute Romantic Comedy in a 4G Social Media World

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    “A Case of You,” from Lagniappe Films and I’m So Sorry Productions, is a modern twist on the New York urban romance myth where boy meets girl, they connect, romance blossoms and love is created.

     
  • The Legend of Pale Male Review – A Timeless Classic Beauty Birthed in the Jungles of Manhattan

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    Cinemonde, a private international film screening series, recently presented Soirée Number 5 at the School of Visual Arts Theater in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan to screen "The Legend of Pale Male." 

     
  • Acclaimed Dance Artist Shamel Pitts Presents His Newest Production: Black Velvet -- Architectures And Archetypes

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    A collaboration with Brazilian dance artist Mirelle Martins and lighting artist Lucca del Carlo combines avant-garde, GaGa-inspired movements, and multimedia visual schemes to create Black Velvet - Architectures and Archetypes an original and all-new multidisciplinary dance production created by and featuring international dance artist Shamel Pitts.

     
  • Beltway Insider: President, G-7 Leaders Condemn Russia-Ukraine Agression; 2015 Budget Unveiled; February Jobs Report

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    President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke this week as the United States and members of the G8 voiced strong opposition, condemnation and possible sanctions against the superpower for its aggressive military action against the Ukraine.  

     
  • Interview & Review: Anne Heche Talks Life, Plan B and her latest film, THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID

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    THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID, a dramatic-comedy of life in contemporary Manhattan, tells the tale of three insanely different women and their fights to live, love and hope.

     
  • World News: Macron Unveils Billion Dollar Stimulus Plan

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    French President Emmanuel Macron, facing the identical economic and social consequences prompted by the coronavirus pandemic which every developed nation is currently experiencing, has proposed a $118 billion stimulus plan to relaunch the French economy.

     
  • Election 2020: ICYMI Sanders Sends Letter to MLB Commissioner- America’s Pastime Hangs in the Balance

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    Senator Bernie Sanders sent a letter to Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Rob Manfred calling on the league to reject a proposal from wealthy franchise owners and executives to shutter 42 minor league baseball teams.  

  • Op/Ed: The Courage to Trust Medical Care to Patients and Physicians

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    The days of trusting legislators to focus on a constituencies best interests are in the rear view as the main interest is parroting the necessary buzzwords for election and then consumed with banking lobbying money.

     
  • Battle of The Sexes Review – Grand Slam, Game, Set, Match, Win!

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    Battle of the Sexes, from Fox Searchlight Pictures, presents 1973, the year women, led by powerhouse tennis player Billie Jean King, decided they were done with penny prize packages and to the chagrin of the establishment demanded equality.

     
  • President of Doctors For Disaster Preparedness Explains What Will Happen When We Re-open

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    If the country re-opens for business, there will be more cases of COVID-19 reported, and more deaths. And the more tests we do, the more cases we will find. If we remain locked down the expectations are the same.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump, Pelosi, Impeachment, Ukraine, China, Whitey Bulger, Sanders/Omar/Student Loan, Diahann Carroll

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    President Trump continued his war on the Democrats and the media challenging the recent revelations of asking Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Democratic Presidential challenger Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, in exchange for foreign aid.

     
  • LA Arts: LA Art Show Announces 2021 New Show Dates

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    The LA ART Show long recognized as the kickoff for the LA art season each February, for 2021, has been rescheduled to run from July 29 to August 1st, at its home in the Los Angeles Convention Center.