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  • Money News: US Markets Tease Investors; World Markets Split; S&P500 Nears New Record

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    The four U.S. Markets, Dow Jones Industrial Average, NASDAQ, S&P 500 and Russell 2000, fluctuated throughout the week, teasing with break even and possible gains scenarios and finally left investors slightly disappointed as all four markets closed the week just lower, at less than a 1% loss.

     
  • Money News: Dow Caught in Bear Trap; World Markets Split 80/20

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    The DOW Jones Industrial Average fell to the bear over the past week with limited collateral damage across global markets as the world markets bounced back from the devastating free-fall of the past week. 

     
  • Science News:The 25 Biggest Earthquakes Ever Recorded

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    Contrary to popular belief, floods and droughts kill more Americans than hurricanes or earthquakes. Globally, however, earthquakes comprise some of the deadliest natural disasters in history.  

  • Two Major Earthquakes Rattle Alaska; Strongest Since 1964's 9.2

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    Two major earthquakes struck Anchorage, Alaska Friday morning, hitting just as businesses, schools and stores were opening for the day, sending frightened residents, into the streets, diving for cover and knocking local televisions stations off the air.

     
  • Beltway Insider: State of The Union; Saudi King Dies; UK Prime Minster Visits WH; ISIS Update

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    President Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address calling on all Americans to complete the effort each has invested in rebuilding from the shattered ruins of the economic collapse that had left economies of the world distressed.

     
  • 20 Killed in Upstate New York Limo Crash

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    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.

     
  • Madelaine Gardner, Designer of Morilee Bridal, Showcases Her Latest Collection

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    Madeline Gardner, designer for Morilee, has dressed brides for twenty-five years and offers a few dress etiquette tips, as Bridal Weeks are hosted showcasing everything needed for the extravagant to stylish simplicity, all Brides understand may be needed for the Big Day.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Guns and The American People; Global Gun Violence; Sandy Hook, Charlie Hebdo; Club Renia, Pulse Nightclub; Chicago

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    President Obama moved ahead this week announcing his strategy during an emotional speech that turned from his usual objectivity to humanizing the victims remembering each of them, including the first graders of the Sandy Hook Massacre.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump Bumps NRA; Parkland Deputies Ordered to Stand Down; North Korea Sanctions; Puerto Rico; Billy Graham

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    President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos hosted a forum, inviting more than 40 students, teachers and community leaders to the White House, one week after the Parkland Florida massacre claimed 17 lives.

     
  • Ad Astra Review – Innovative Space Program Film Delivers

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    Ad Astra, from Plan B Entertainment and Twentieth Century Fox, brings to the screen the story of intergalactic travel circa 2050 and an unprecedented cosmic interruption that sends extraordinary power surges with catastrophic results hurling toward earth.

     
  • Victim from World Trade Center Terrorist Attack Identified through Forensic Anthropology, DNA

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    The remains of a victim from the 9/11 Terrorist  Attack has been identified sixteen years later through the forensic science and DNA bringing the total to those who died as a direct cause of the World Trade Center attacks to 2,753.

     
  • Northeast Corridor Shuts Down in Anticipation of Massive Blizzard Bomb

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    From Washington D.C to New York City and as far west as Chicago, upwards of fifty million residents are bracing for Winter Storm Stella, which is expected to produce heavy snow totals, blizzard conditions, plummeting temperatures, and frigid wind chills.

     
  • Florence Foster Jenkins Review – A Howling Good Time

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    Florence Foster Jenkins, from Paramount Pictures, Qwerty films, Pathe Pictures and BBC Films presents the true story of a passionate, dedicated, and artistic patron whose deep love for fine arts drives her to pursue her dream of singing at Carnegie Hall.

     
  • Interventional Empathy: A Way to Deescalate Destructive and Self-Destructive Behavior

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    Dr. Mark Goulston, co-creator and moderator of suicide prevention documentary Stay Alive (available here), shares his six-step technique for calming yourself or someone else who may be on the verge of an emotional breakdown or self-destruction.

     
  • DISNEY PIXAR Host FINDING NEMO 3D World Premiere

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    DISNEY PIXAR recently hosted the World Premiere of FINDING NEMO 3D introducing a new generation to the underwater adventures of an unlikely duo as they navigate the vast oceans in hopes of reuniting father and son.