World News: Culture Broth

The appearance and spread of the coronavirus worldwide has also raised questions about the origins of the virus and in particular the role of global warming and globalization as China now denies the responsibility for the outbreak.

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World News: The European Dwarf

Together politically successful, the European Union remains unable to act collectively in the face of the Turkish crisis. This inability reveals internal tensions within the Union but also its marginal role at the international level.

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World News: In The Shadow Of Doha

The recent Doha World Athletics Championships, held in the Persian Gulf, revealed an impossible climate to organize sports competitions and also the moral weakness of participating countries aware of multiple terror attacks sponsored by the host country on Qatar.

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World News: Israel Election Cliffhanger Has Bibi and Benny Deadlocked

The results of the September 17 elections in Israel are a statistical tie. Both Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz are tied within the margin of error constituting a tie. Each leader is now looking to make a deal with minority vote-getting Avigdor Liberman to form a coalition government with the needed 61-Knesset seat minimum.

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A Vest to Breathe Better

If it appears those dedicated to the movement of yellow vests have seemed to slow down, the protest it carries is also a breath of fresh air for a sleepy democracy that has forgotten its revolutionary origins.

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The British Misunderstanding

While the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union is definitively recorded, the time has come to question the reasons which pushed the Albion to want to integrate the EEC in 1973. And to appreciate thus the weight of history.

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The Teen Crisis Of The European Union

Announced as a cataclysm, the exit of Great Britain from the European Union is perhaps the perfect opportunity to rethink Europe and reconnect with its origins without obscuring the idea that this Brexit also reflects a form of crisis of Europe's political growth.

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  • Jealousy (La Jalousie) Review – Potential Passion Falls Flat

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    Jealousy "La Jalousie," from Distrib Films and Director Philippe Garrel,  presents a self congratulatory look back at the power men have over the women who adore him and finally in full circle understands the all consuming power of the lover who leaves.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Addresses U.N.; U.S. Delegates Meet with Foreign Leaders; Nairobi Attack; Fiscal Shutdown Looms

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    President Barack Obama addressed the General Assembly of the United Nations speaking to a full delegation as the heads of state from every member nation converged on New York City for the annual meeting.

     
  • 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.

     
  • The Orphan Keeper Review – Astounding, Inspirational, Remarkable

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    The Orphan Keeper, from Shadow Mountain Publishing, tells an epic story of a boy kidnapped from India, sold to an orphanage and adopted to the United States over 8,000 miles away and the miracle that would follow.

     
  • Money News: DOW, NASDAQ, S&P and Top Ten World Markets Close Up

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    The DOW Jones Industrial continued to keep the bull market running as the world markets kept pace with the New York Stock Exchange managing to close with impressive rallies for the third straight week.

     
  • Academy Award® And Emmy® Award Winner Nicole Kidman To Star In Karyn Kusama’s Destroyer

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    Academy Award® and Emmy® Award Winner Nicole Kidman will star in Destroyer, a modern Los Angeles crime thriller to be directed by Karyn Kusama from an original screenplay by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi.

     
  • Italian Hotel Buried in Avalanche; Children Among The Dozens Feared Dead

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    Thirty guests are feared dead after a series of earthquakes in central Italy triggered an massive avalanche that buried a luxury hotel in the Italian Alps, trapping dozens beneath mountains of heavy packed snow, uprooted trees and loosened boulders.

     
  • Terror Truck Attack In Lower Manhattan Leaves Eight Dead; More than a Dozen Injured

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    New York City's Tribeca neighborhood was the scene of horror and terror as a lone wolf terrorist made a deliberate turn onto a walk/bike lane plowing through pedestrians and bicyclists leaving bodies scattered along the Hudson River promenade.

     
  • 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.  

  • SF Arts: CULT Aimee Friberg Exhibitions Presents: Amy Nathan: Glyph Slipper

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    CULT Aimee Friberg Exhibitions is pleased to present its first solo exhibition of work by Amy Nathan. Glyph Slipper opens on September 13 with a reception from 6-8 pm and runs through October 26, 2019.

     
  • Money News: DOW Up; World Markets Rebound; Asian Markets Plummet

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    Rallying from the recent Charlie Hebdo Terrorist Attacks the World Markets responded to the global show of strength sending a unified anti-terror message as skittish investors returned to the markets of the world with renewed confidence.

     
  • Operation Finale Review - Gripping Account of the Capture of Adolph Eichmann

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    Operation Finale, from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, brings to the screen the true story behind the capture of Adolph Eichmann, the architect of the final solution under Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany, who was responsible sending millions of Jews to die.

     
  • TED 2 Review – A Raucous, Raunchy, Bromance Ride

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    TED 2, from Universal Pictures, presents an edgy, frat house, party bus weekend, trip as they travel the extremes of acceptability skating the point of no return with sophomoric jokes and counter culture references.

     
  • Chef Jennifer Johnson on How to Cook a Presidential Meal This Weekend (Recipes)

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    Chef Jennifer Johnson of Hip Chicks Farms you could say knows food. Her current gig as head chef for Ann and Gordon Getty, calls for her to craft exquisite meals for celebrities, public figures and most recently, President Barack Obama.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Visits Saudi King; ISIS Murders Japanese Hostage; Auschwitz Liberation

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    President Obama and the global counter-ISIS coalition has seen very little progress in stopping the terror group as a second Japanese citizen is murdered in the latest demands for financial ransom, global recognition and vengeance against United States remain the rhetoric.