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  • Beltway Insider: Obama Passes Paton; Hillary Wows; Bernie Bows Gracefully; Dem Convention Highlights; Trump Rhetoric

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    Hillary Rodham Clinton, made history this week as she officially accepted the democratic party nomination for the President, becoming the first female to ever lead the party ticket for the highest elected office in the United States.

     
  • Jacqueline Sauvage: It Was Him Or Me Review – Shocking, Triumphant Recreation, Resonating

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    On September 10, 2012, Jacqueline Sauvage after 47 years of violent physical abuse and domestic violence, loaded a shotgun with three shells and pulled the trigger, shooting her husband three times in the back as he sipped a whiskey.

     
  • The Highwaymen Review – A Solid Story with Strong Character Driven Performances

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    The Highwaymen, a Netflix original, presents the true story of two Texas Rangers and the race against time to capture of Bonnie and Clyde, the most notorious killers in the history of law enforcement, before they kill again.

     
  • Celebrity Interview & Review: Least Among Saints - A Tough and Tender Tearjerker from Martin Papazian

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    LEAST AMONG SAINTS, a moving drama of hope and compassion, recently held a private screening and screening for select members of the media, donars and film partners, at the ICM building in Century City, California.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Syrian’s Assad Challenges Obama; Iranians Elect Moderate Cleric President

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    President Obama has issued his strongest warning yet to Syrian leader Basher al-Assad as the troubled dictator has gathered military support from Russian President Vladimir Putin as he seeks to defend his country.

     
  • The Intruder Review - Flawless Direction, Strong Performances, Gripping Suspense

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    The Intruder, from Screen Gems, presents the story of an unhealthy obsession and a damaged mind as it manifests in three lives with a gripping, intertwining, inability to let go that culminates in a fight to the death.

     
  • World News: Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Provokes Russia’s Future

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    Supporters of Alexei Navalny, Russia’s opposition leader and Putin nemesis, who was immediately jailed after returning to Moscow after recuperating from poisoning, have taken to the streets in record number protesting the treatment and demanding his release.

     
  • Good Kill Review – Precise, Intelligent, Defining Modern Warfare

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    GOOD KILL, from IFC Films and Voltage Pictures, presents a sharp, edgy, significant film on the politics of drone warfare, the government’s ability to conduct battle and inflict mass casualty without leaving the states.

     
  • Farewell My Concubine: The Beijing Opera

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    To celebrate 35th anniversary of Sino-American diplomatic relations, the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film and Television is presenting a new and innovative film to the United States, part of an exchange and exhibition of Chinese culture.  In conjunction with Dolby Laboratories, the film's director will showcase Farewell My Concubine:  The Beijing Opera before a special industry audience on May 30, 2014 at the Dolby Theatre.

     
  • MIFF Announces 5th BRICS Nations Film Festival

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    The festival of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) is set to take place on October 1-7, in the framework of the Moscow International Film Festival. The showcase is taking place for the fifth time.

     
  • Money News: Nine Top World Markets, Including DOW, Close Up

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    The Dow Jones Industrial Average along with the top nine world markets, the NASDAQ and S&P500 all had a strong week, gaining enough momentum, in the respectable index to end the week on a strong with the DOW climbing above the 17,000 point record set over one month ago.

     
  • Danielle Jones, Comatose Craigslist Beating Victim, Wakes

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    Danielle Jones, the Miami female beaten nearly to death and into a coma by a roommate she had found on Craigslist one week after he moved in, has finally woken 24 days after the Valentine's Day attack.

     
  • AFI FEST 2015 Opening Night GALA Presents BY THE SEA

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    By The Sea, from Universal Pictures, directed by Angelina Jolie-Pitt, opened the AFI FEST 2015 presented by AUDI followed by an invitation only GALA held at the Roosevelt Hotel attended by a sea of Entertainment executives, celebrities, guests and media.

     
  • Election 2020: Tom Steyer Qualifies for South Carolina Debate

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    Democratic Presidential candidate Tom Steyer qualified today for the next Democratic National Committee debate to be held in South Carolina on February 25th. Steyer secured qualification with a new CBS/YouGov poll showing Steyer at 18% giving him two of two qualifying polls.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama on Syria; Ryan; Election 2016; Texas Floods; Invictus Games; Fred Thompson Dies

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    The National Republican National Committee (RNC) announced this week they were suspending relationships with NBC News after the third Republican debate according to RNC Chairman Reince Priebus as the news channel failed to deliver the agreed upon promises.