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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  • Beltway Insider: Obama Vacations on Martha’s Vineyard; Egyptian Violence Condemned

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    President Obama interrupted his summer vacation to address the escalating violence in Egypt as deadly clashes between supporters for jailed leader Mohammad Morsi ,who are demanding his reinstatement, and the government backed military erupted.

     
  • Toronto Mansion of former Newspaper Magnet Conrad Black Set For Auction

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    A grand and coveted historic Canadian mansion, privately located in Toronto's premier Bridle Path enclave, just 15 minutes outside of downtown Toronto, will be offered for sale at auction after 65 years of family lineage.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Travels to Cuba; New Ebola Cases; Election 2016; Paris Terrorist Arrested; SCOTUS Nominee

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    President Obama became the first president in more than 50 years to travel to Cuba, after reestablishing diplomatic relationships with the island nation, and meet with the President of the communist country to discuss beneficial and advantageous policy changes.  

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump’s Tax Tricks; JFK Papers; Conspiracy Revisited; Japan; Spain; Hurricane Relief

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    President Donald Trump has decided not to stop the release of a batch of previously unseen documents surrounding the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, while riding in a motorcade in Dallas Texas, November 22, 1963.

     
  • Snatched Review - Raucous, Bawdy, Hilarious Fun

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    Snatched, from Chernin Entertainment, and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp, presents a girl’s gone wild night out that becomes a cat and mouse race as our girls lean on ingenuity, necessity, and each other as they escape foreign kidnappers.

     
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment Hosts The Amazing Spider Man Sneak Peek

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    The Amazing Spider-Man, from Marvel Comics, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Columbia Pictures presented a global sneak peek of the summer 2012 release at the Century City, California AMC Theaters.

     
  • HL London: Reallife Theatre Company Manchester Returns with JB SHORTS 14

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    After 13 sell-out seasons and 78 World Premieres, Reallife Theatre Company returns November 3, 2015 with JB Shorts 14, an evening of six more fifteen minute plays by top TV writers, staged at Joshua Brooks in Manchester.

     
  • Beltway Insider: President Visits South Africa; Nelson Mandela Nears Death; Court Hands Down Landmark Decisions

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    President Obama traveled this week to South Africa meeting with fellow heads of state to discuss the emerging democracies and the advancement of trade and economic opportunities for the Sub-Saharan region.

     
  • THE MUPPETS: A Madcap Globetrotting Adventure

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    THE MUPPETS, a WALT DISNEY PICTURES film, reunites Kermit, Miss Piggy, Gonzo The Great, and the original bad boy rocker, Animal, after a twelve year absence, in a madcap, wild globetrotting adventure.

     
  • Money News: Energy Lessons from the Texas Freeze

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    The Texas freeze again brought renewable energy into the national conversation. It is quite likely that your state or locality is making firm plans to hop on the "renewables" train, following the lead of Texas and California.

     
  • V Theater Las Vegas Review - Entertainment Aplenty

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    No matter how many times you’ve visited Vegas, no trip would be complete without taking in a show or two amidst the time you spend eating, gaming, clubbing, sunning and otherwise funing in Sin City.

     
  • Beltway Insider: ISIS/ISIL Strikes Back; G20 Summit Meet; Chilly Russian Reception, China Visit; ACA

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    ISIS/ISIL has decisively responded to the United States government decision to deploy additional troops to support and train Iraqi military with the execution of American hostage Peter Kassig, a Syrian Aid worker and former Army Ranger, kidnapped October 2013.  

     
  • SAG Becomes Legal – It’s Party Time

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    The Screen Actors Guild awards turns 21 on January 30th and in honor of celebrating its legal drinking age, it’s time to take the SAG’s to a whole new level for that I present a drinking game to help you pass the time.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Europe Strong - Still and Always

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    If Brexit was able to threaten the unity of the European Union, it appears three years after the British referendum the political Europe knew how to preserve its initial design by sending back Britain to its contradictions.