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  • Hungarian Parliament Declares State of Migration Emergency

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    Hungarian Parliament passed a law last week that gave the government the right to declare a state of migration emergency to cope with the tens of thousands of refugees crossing the border which bring military and legal powers to police.

     
  • Republican National Convention Announces Program Changes; Criticized After Storm Fizzles

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    The Republican National Convention officially began its full program today after Tropical Storm Isaac passed due west sparing Tampa Bay a full force hit.

     
  • Robert Kennedy Leads Effort as Decade-Long Gulf Oil Spill Case Settled

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    The Taylor Energy Company announced today that the company has agreed to a $400,000 settlement in a lawsuit over a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. The company was sued in 2012 by the Waterkeeper Alliance.

     
  • EBOLA PATIENT THOMAS DUNCAN DIES AT DALLAS HOSPITAL

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    Thomas Eric Duncan, the first diagnosed case of Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever, has died in a Dallas hospital less than two weeks after arriving in the United States from Liberia, the West African nation engulfed in a pandemic.

     
  • OSCAR Nominee Reaction: Natalie Portman

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    Jackie, the Fox Searchlight Film, from Pablo Larrain, earned Ms. Portman her third Academy Award nomination, for the gut-wrenching performance of Jackie Kennedy as she remembers Dallas, the three days following, and the inner workings of the White House.

     
  • Tony Scott, Legendary Film Director, Commits Suicide

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    Tony Scott, legendary film director and producer, died from an apparent suicide on Sunday. According to sources, Scott, 68, the brother of Director Ridley Scott, jumped to his death from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Los Angeles.

     
  • Golden Globe Photos: SELMA Earns Two Oscar Noms; Student Screening Initiative Continues to Gain Momentum

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    An additional 12 locations, bringing the total to 17 additional cities after New York City, have joined the growing movement lead by African-American business leaders to raise funds for students across the country to see the Academy Award®-nominated film "SELMA," expanding the first-of-its-kind campaign to 25 locations nationwide.