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  • Beltway Insider: Obama Visits Cuba; Iran Nuke Deal Explained; Hillary Announces; 2016 Stats

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    President Obama continuing his foreign policy shift made an historic visit to Cuba, just months after announcing the end of the five decade long embargo against the Latin American nation 90 miles from American shores.

     
  • A Simple Favor Review - A Mind Bending Suburbian Psychological Thriller

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    A Simple Favor, from Lionsgate and Feigco Entertainment, presents the story of secrets, lies, the buried past, truth, denial, manipulation, a sexy husband, two beautiful women, one sophisticated, powerful, one tenacious, a celebrity vlogger.

     
  • French Exit Review – Bewitching with Captivating Character Driven Performances

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    French Exit, from Sony Pictures Classic, brings to the screen a charming and oddly quirky story of a former ultra-wealthy socialite who after years of caution, to curb her compulsive and extravagant spending, finds herself insolvent.

     
  • Belushi Review – A Wild, Zany, and Heartbreaking Tribute

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    Belushi, a Showtime Documentary, presents a tribute to John Belushi, one of the greatest physical comedians of the twentieth century, wild, zany, and heartbreaking as he followed his dream of making people laugh while ultimately fighting drug-induced demons.

     
  • Election 2020: Tom Steyer, NYS Dem Chairman, Latinos Decisions, Praise VP Choice

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    Inclusiveness is driving the coalition surrounding the choice of Senator Kamala Harris as the Vice-Presidential pick. Former Presidential Candidate Tom Steyer, New York State Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs and Latino Decisions Anais Lopez, have issued endorsements.

     
  • NYC Arts: American Museum of Natural History Launches ‘OLogy’ Science APP

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    Curious about The Ancient Ruins of Petra? Marine Biology? Paleontology? The American Museum of Natural History has launched an iPad version of OLogy, the award-winning science website for school-aged children geared to make learning fun for all ages.

     
  • Business/Finance: CNBC Exclusive: CNBC’s David Faber Speaks with eBay CEO Devin Wenig (Transcripts)

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    CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” and CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” are Live from the 2019 Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, CA. The following are the unofficial transcripts of CNBC Exclusive interviews conducted by CNBC’s David Faber.

     
  • WALT DISNEY Releases Two New Trailers from its 2013 Slate

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    From Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN franchise, and Walt DISNEY comes their newest collaboration THE LONE RANGER starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer. WALT DISNEY/ PIXAR also released a new trailer for the summer 2013 release of the hilarious MONSTERS UNIVERSITY sequel to MONSTERS INC., in theaters this December.

     
  • AirAsia Flight 8501 Disappears; Third Malaysian Air Disaster of 2014

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    AirAsia Flight 8501, originating from Surabaya, Indonesia, with 162 passengers and crew on board disappeared from radar nearly mid-way into its flight after encountering a wall of severe and volatile thunderstorms somewhere over the Java Sea.  

     
  • Dalida Review – French Bio-Pic Captivates

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    Dalida, from Pathe and TF1 Films Productions, presents a beautiful and heartbreaking story of the 1950’s French idol, who over thirty years sold nearly 170 million records worldwide and enchanted adorning fans and charming audiences all over the globe.

     
  • World News: To the Developer of COVID-19

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    As the current health crisis saturate French hospitals, it highlights the many shortcomings of a health system too long subservient to the doxa, or popular opinion, of economic austerity and the world healthcare system is exposed as grossly inadequate.

     
  • Money News: Bear Mauls Ten Most Watched Global Markets

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    The Dow Jones Industrial. Along with the NASDAQ and S &P 500, made a strong effort over the past week, successfully holding the bear at bay, until the off the encroaching bear market while the S&P500 fell as the bear split the ten most watched global markets with no obvious pattern as usually aligned U.S. markets fell.

     
  • Born to Be Blue Review – The Fictionalized Docu-Drama Hits All the Right Notes

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    Born To Be Blue, from IFC Films and Sundance Selects, brings to the screen the tumultuous story of legendary trumpeter Chet Baker, who transformed Jazz and birthed West Coast Swing, and lived the majority of his life addicted to heroin.

     
  • The Walt Disney Company Extends Robert A. Iger’s Contract

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    Assessing the landscape and future entertainment space, The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors announced that it has extended Robert A. Iger's contract as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer to July 2, 2019.

     
  • Beltway Insider: The President, The Porn Star and Polarizing Politics; Norway; Trump/UK Protests; Pakistan Child Killer

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    President Trump hosted Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway this week discussing a number of issues including the allegiance the two nations share, NATO commitments, economic developments and topics as diverse as Crimea and the Russian Election probe.