World News: A China with Two Faces

For hiding the appearance and the danger of the coronavirus in the first hours of its spread, the Chinese regime confirmed that it was indeed a dictatorship whose modern appearances masked the bases of the regime: authority, mistrust and worship of secrecy.

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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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  • The Only Living Boy In New York Review – Unexpected, Surprising, A Solid Bet

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    The Only Living Boy In New York, from Amazon Studios and Roadside Attractions, presents a story of life, love, hope and New York, with a quintet of characters molded from everything New York was, is and lost along the way.

     
  • Dallas Arts: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza Names New Chief Philanthropy Officer

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    The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is pleased to announce that Kimberly Camuel Bryan is joining the Museum's senior leadership team as Chief Philanthropy Officer. where she will oversee all aspects of institutional fundraising initiatives.  

  • Serengeti Review – Stunning, Engaging, Four Stars

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    Serengeti, from the Discovery Channel, present a six-part documentary series on Africa’s majestic geographical region as seen through the eyes of the many wild animals who make their home in this grand and impressive land that time forgot.

     
  • Senator Ends 15 Hour Filibuster with GOP Agreement; Trump, Clinton Weigh in on Issue

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    Senator Chris Murphy, (D-CT) launched a senate filibuster that lasted for 15 long hours as the junior senator marched through the mass killings America has endured until the Republicans an agreement on gun control could be reached.

     
  • Disney Board of Directors Extend Bob Iger’s Contract Through 2016

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    BURBANK, Calif., July 1, 2013—The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Board of Directors announced today that it has extended Robert A. Iger’s tenure as CEO and Chairman through the expiration of his contract on June 30, 2016 under his existing contractual terms as CEO.

     
  • CosmoGirl! and NY/LA Model's Crown Next Fashion Princess

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    "So You Want To Be A Model" contest sponsored by New York/LA Model Management and Cosmo Girl! Magazine ended its national search for that new fresh face at a recent star-studded competition held at the trendy Manhattan hot spot Plumm.

     
  • Marvel's The Avengers - Action Packed Thrills from Director Joss Whedon

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    The Avengers, a fast action, non-stop thrill ride, recently hosted its global press junket which featured the first full length and only pre-release screening of the highly anticipated summer event film!

     
  • Health, Wellness: 22 Popular and Unusual Gifts Ranked From Least To Most Dangerous

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    Toys, for all ages, bring excitement, pleasure and hours of fun! For the gift giver nailing that one perfect gift, can be worth the angst of hours of searching. That perfect gift makes all the misses, simply minuses.  

  • Justice Watch: Jealousy, Greed, and The Seven Deadly Sins – The Victim X Story Pt.3

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    Over the last two decades sexual violence has received greater attention, as victims demand justice and are willing to dedicate significant time to ensuring their voices are heard and the crime committed against them are not neatly covered.

     
  • Celebrity Real Estate: Fashion Designer Pierre Cardin Lists South of France Retreat; Asking Tops All European Markets

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    Pierre Cardin, the French fashion designer, known for his unusual designs, geometric shapes and a departure from feminine couture, was considered avant-garde inventing a bubble dress which he introduced in 1954, a decade before the modern cultural revolution.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Navy Base Terror, Impeachment, Shootings, Pearl Harbor, 2020: Student Loan Crisis

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    The deadly shooting this week at the Pensacola Naval Base, one of six separate shootings across the nation, is under investigation as a terror attack as the recently radicalized Saudi national has been identified as the sole shooter.

     
  • Business News: STAR WARS Hits Fevered Frenzy in U.S.; Fails to Register Globally (Graphics)

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    The expectation of the next chapter in the STAR WARS chronicles has hit a frenzied pitch in the United States as fans are showing their support for the famed franchise in every way except the most common: A like on the Facebook page.  

  • Diplomatie ou Sauve Qui Peut

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    La décision unilatérale des Etats-Unis de réactiver les sanctions d’essence onusienne contre l’Iran s’inscrit dans la politique sensationnaliste et provocatrice de Donald Trump. Mais le coup d’éclat ne révélerait-il pas une faiblesse du discours de l’actuel président?  

  • ARTHUR CHRISTMAS and Sony Pictures Animation Partner With Marines Toys For Tots Campaign

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    ARTHUR CHIRSTMAS, SONY PICTURES and Aardman Productions Holiday Theatrical Release, has partnered with the Marines Toys for Tots Foundation in a quest to create a very special Christmas for every child, everywhere.

     
  • UPDATED: Death Toll in Indonesia Tsunami Continues to Rise, Thousands Injured, Missing

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    A tsunami triggered by a volcanic eruption on a remote island in Indonesia swept across the beaches of Banten mangling concreate, ripping homes, hotels off their foundations and killing more than 400 and injuring more than 1500.