Beltway Insider: Immigration Plan Banned; ISIS/Dakota Pipeline; Queen’s Jubilee; UK Protest; Pat’s Shock Falcons

President Donald Trump has remained defiantly steadfast in fulfilling his campaign promises which, under the umbrella of "Making America Strong Again," are challenging laws and liberties, backfiring and causing continued protests as Americans watch their rights erode.

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Beltway Insider: Putin/Trump Strengthen Ties; Cyber Security; Election Disruption Eyed; Plane Crash; S.C Shooter; Standing Rock Victory

President elect Trump, with the inauguration six weeks away, began actively aligning himself with strategic partners of Russian President Vladimir Putin speaking individually with Taiwanese President and Philippines President while continuing to vet potential cabinet positions.

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Beltway Insider: Obama Commutes Sentences; Colombian President; Assad/Aleppo; Trump Debacle; Hurricane Matthew; Oldchella

President Obama, who has spoken of his upcoming pardons, commuted the sentences of 102 drug offenders, primarily convicted of possession and distribution of cocaine and methamphetamine, with the release dates for the felons beginning February 2017 and continuing over the next eighteen months.

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Beltway Insider: Obama/Climate; Clinton/Trump; Aleppo; OK/NC Police Shooting; Arnold Palmer/Jose Fernandez

President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly in his final speech before the world's leaders maintaining his commitment to the significant climate change agreements he secured the cooperation of more than 100 nations to phase down potent greenhouse gases hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).

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Beltway Insider: Obama/Israel; World Leaders in NYC; US Bombs Syrian Troops; NYC Explosion Suspect; Faint-Gate; Wells Fargo

President Obama, in his most direct statement to date, denied African American voters were moving away from Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary R. Clinton and said he would take it as a personal insult if they pledged support to the Republican's candidate.

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Beltway Insider: Obama/Dems in Philly; DNC Chair Out; PM Slows Brexit; Munich/Kabul; IOC/Russia; Garry Marshall

President Obama and the stars of the Democratic Party head to Philadelphia to outline the platform for the nation during the three-day convention that concludes with the official awarding of the delegates nominating Hillary Rodham Clinton as the Democratic Presidential Candidate.

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Haute Tease

  • Money News: DOW Jones Closes up Nearly 400 Points; World Markets Close Up, Strong

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    The Dow Jones roared back with a solid showing, keeping the bear at bay, closing up nearly 400 points, along with the ten most watched markets that maintained a strong solid showing, closing up and calming investors.

     
  • Medalists Unveiled At 2015 Student Academy Awards®

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    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tonight honored 15 student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 42nd Student Academy Awards ceremony, held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.  

     
  • Two Additional Centerpiece Galas and Seven Special Screenings Added To AFI Fest 2015 Presented By Audi

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    The American Film Institute (AFI) announced two additional Centerpiece Galas at AFI FEST 2015 presented by Audi. WHERE TO INVADE NEXT, directed by Michael Moore, will screen on Saturday, November 7 at the Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre at the Egyptian.  

  • My Old Lady Review –Thoroughly Enjoyable with Subtle Seductive Charm

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    "My Old Lady" from Cohen Media Group and BBC Films, presents a quaint, charming, pleasantly intriguing and engaging film filled with unusual twists, turns, and mysteries of life, love, involvements and the wonder of finding home.

     
  • Money News: DOW Recovers, S&P, NASDAQ Close Up; Global Markets Down

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    The Dow Jones Industrial, closed the trading week up with a surprisingly impressive gain sustaining a major weekend decline, investors continued to trust the shaky market and rode out the decline as the DOW roared back.

     
  • Controversial Kickstarter Crowdfunding Campaign Challenges Censors with Racy Launch Video

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    New York -- New York City-based Vittorio J sparked a fashion firestorm today, publicly launching a Kickstarter campaign with a video that imagines Marilyn Monroe and John F. Kennedy in a provocative bedroom scene.

     
  • Maryland Film Festival Gives Sneak Peek of 2017 Program; Gritty Acclaimed Narrative Features and Docs; Homegrown Directors Showcased

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    Maryland Film Festival (MdFF) announced the first 16 narrative feature films and the first 10 documentary feature films that will screen at the 19th annual Maryland Film Festival, taking place May 3-7 in Baltimore, Maryland. 

     
  • Health News: Benefits of Man’s Best Friend

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    For thousands of years dogs have been domesticated and bred to have qualities humans deemed suitable–a literal transformation from wild animal to man's best friend. They are our companions, friends, family, and service dogs.

Crime

  • Manhunt Continues in Upstate New York Prison Break

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    Residents in the tiny town of Dannemora, New York, remain on edge as two violent prisoners, in a daring escape from the maximum security Clinton Correctional facility have managed to elude capture for a second consecutive day.

     
  • 11 Tons of Cocaine Seized; Undercover NYC Sting Nabs FOX Producer; HuffPo Blogger; Chipotle CMO

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    A three nation joint task force comprised of American, Italian and Colombian law enforcement have seized 11 tons of cocaine and arrested 33 people in a mafia-linked drug ring in the jungles of Colombia, South America.

     
  • Drive-By Shooting Kills Seven

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    Gun fire erupted in the coastal community of Isla Vista, near UC Santa Barbara, in a drive-by shooting that left seven dead and another seven injured in what police are calling a premeditated attack by a disgruntled student.

     
  • PA Mom, Lover Held In Torture Murder of Toddler

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    Scott McMillan, 3, according to the Chester County Township District Attorney Tom Hogan, was the victim of sadistic torture and repeated beatings, of which killed him after a beating spree that began after he refused to eat breakfast.

     
  • UPDATE: Fourth Victim, Cousin of Shooter, in Washington State School Shooting Dies;Brings Total to Five

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    The fourth student victim of the deadly shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington State, has claimed its fifth victim as parents and survivors are returning to school while trying to cope with the senseless tragedy.

     
  • UPDATED: Colorado Teen Has Died From Injuries Sustained in School Shooting

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    Claire Davis, 17, the Arapahoe teen shot at point blank range by a lone gunman who entered the Colorado suburb high school prepared for mass casualty, has died from injuries sustained in school shooting.

     
  • Justice Watch: Cold Case Murder of San Diego Family Solved

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    Charles McStay, his wife and two small children disappeared four years ago, vanished is the better word, snatched from their suburban home. Today authorities arrested Charles Merritt, a business colleague, for the four murders.

     
  • Manhunt for Murder Suspect, Kidnapper James Lee DiMaggio Extends To Canadian Border

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    The manhunt for murder suspect James Lee DiMaggio has extended to the entire west coast and the Canadian and Mexican borders, as the child kidnapper has eluded police and capture for three days.

Auto, Yachts, Jets, Real Estate

  • HL Real Estate: Skyline Views, Luxury Amenities: 1065 Midtown, The Only Midtown Address

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    It’s getting Haute in Hot-Lanta! Atlanta’s sizzling Real Estate Market skyrocketed this week when the National Football League announced the Mercedes Benz stadium home to the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons had won the bid for Super Bowl 2019.

     
  • Songstress Taylor Swift Buys Samuel Goldwyn Mansion

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    Taylor Swift, one of the world's wealthiest celebrities with estimated career earnings approaching $800 million, and is now putting down deep roots in Hollywood society with the purchase and renovation of the Samuel Goldwyn Mansion.

     
  • Celebrity Real Estate News: Robert De Niro’s Sprawling West Village Duplex Penthouse Reduced

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    The Brentmore, New York’s West Village gem, has been home to celebrities for over a half century with the first being Oscar winning actress Celeste Holm. It remains the choice for legends of film, stage, screen and music including Billy Joel, Sting, Annie Leibovitz and Robert De Niro.

     
  • Donald Trump Lists Beverly Hills Mansion

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    Even the most politically disinterested person has not escaped being gobsmacked by what might be the strangest presidential campaign in American history. Candidates are scrutinized and bicker on everything from their marital history and health to even their choice of homes.

     
  • Keith Richards and Patti Hansen Put Laurel Canyon Home on The Market

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    Laurel Canyon was ground zero for the birth of 1960’s and 70’s rock and roll with everyone, who was anyone, living there making hippie music in the canyon with residents such as Jim Morrison, Joni Mitchell, Frank Zappa and Keith Richards.

     
  • Mystery Buyer, In Dramatic Fashion, Purchases Beverly Hills Mansion of Late Steamy Queen of Romance Novelist Jackie Collins

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    Queen of Hollywood romance, steamy sex and scandal novels, author Jackie Collins, took her readers to Hollywood behind the scenes, even if fictionalized. Though born and raised in London, Jackie followed her older sister, actress Joan Collins, to Tinseltown in the 1960s.

     
  • Celebrity Real State News: Enrique’s Former Miami Mansion, with Prime Bay and Skyline Views, On Market

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    The Iglesias men cover a wide range of music genres.  Father Julio, now 73, with his chiseled features, deeply romantic songs, and smooth bedroom voice, with a law degree on the side, has sold over 120 million records.