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  • Op/Ed: Mexico – The New Syria

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    Nothing is more wrenching then the plight of the children of war. Indelible images rush from the most recent Syrian migration: A toddler, dead, washed up on the Greek shore, a boy carrying his possessions across the desert, alone.

     
  • Cold In July Review - An Edge of the Seat Thriller

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    "Cold In July," from IFC Films and Bullet Pictures, brings to the screen an edge of the seat, fast moving, shocking thrill ride layered with scandalous small town corruption that resonates long after the end credits roll.

     
  • Fall Shoe Fashion - From Babies to Babes Finding The Right Fit

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    There is something enchanting when the foliage turns gorgeous hues and the air is crisp,autumn is traditionally the perfect time to spruce up the family’s fashion sense and here are a few fashion finds that’ll have everyone  steppin’ out in style.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Sandy Hook Shooting Dominates; Fiscal Cliff Standoff; John Kerry Nominated as Clinton Successor

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    President Obama heard the nation, in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shootings, and shifted the priorities of his second administration to place Gun Control at the top of his agenda.

     
  • Christmas Tragedy: Multiple U.S. Citizens Dead in Mexican Tour Bus Crash

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    A Miami grandmother and a child are among the dozen fatalities of a tour bus crash carrying Royal Caribbean cruise passengers heading to the Mayan Ruins in southeast Mexico, for a day of sightseeing, state department officials have confirmed.

     
  • Miami Arts: The Frost Art Museum Opens 2019 With Soul Stirring Truths of Life In America

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    Two stirring photographic essayists open 2019 at the Frost Art Museum (FIU) capturing two disenfranchised groups; a family’s daily life with the catastrophic Flint Michigan Water Crisis and America’s hidden aging culture of transgender and gender nonconforming people.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump/Tariffs, Media Bashing, Sex Abuse Cover Up, Hurricane Dorian, Valerie Harper

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    President Trump moved to Camp David this weekend, to monitor Hurricane Dorian response teams, sending Vice President Mike Pence to Poland as European Nations observe the day, 80 years ago, that marked the beginning of World War II.

     
  • Juliet, Naked Review - Charming Romantic Comedy About Love in the Modern Age

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    Juliet, Naked, from Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions, presents a quirky story of internet romance as a reclusive rocker, his biggest fan and his girlfriend, find the lost art of sincere writing becomes the passion that pulls them together.

     
  • Camp X-Ray Review – Exceptional, Attention Grabbing, Character Driven Performances

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    "Camp X-Ray," from Rough House Productions and IFC Films, brings to the screen a realistic portrayal of post 9-11 life for both terror suspects detained at Guantanamo Bay and guards responsible for keeping them alive.

     
  • Judge Declares Mistrial in Bill Cosby Sex Assault Trial

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    After more than 50 hours of deliberation the jury in the Bill Cosby aggravated sexual assault trail remained deadlocked, even as they were ordered to return and continue to deliberate they came back today, Saturday, and remained deadlocked.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Promises No U.S. Troops; Putin Remains In Ukraine; Gun Reform Op-Ed; Mid-Terms

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    President Barack Obama announced the United States will not send combat troops to assist the Iraqi government fight the escalating insurgency from the terror group, loyal to former leader Osama Bin Laden, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

     
  • Brits Stun the World, Vote Leave; British Pound in Freefall; Repercussion Begins

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    Britons turned out in record numbers to cast an historic vote that has them taking back control of their homeland and returning the United Kingdom to a self-governing state leaving the current government in a state of shock.

     
  • Olympus Has Fallen Review – An Intense, Solid Action, Rousing Disaster Flim

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    Olympus Has Fallen,” the White House disaster flick, from FilmDistrict and Millennium Films, is blasting away the box office competition with its action packed, roller coaster, thrill ride.

     
  • British Prime Minister David Cameron Set to Exit Wednesday; Theresa May Wins by Default

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    British Prime Minister David Cameron, who announced his resignation after the British people voted to leave the European Union, a decision that is contrary to his political position, is set to officially leave his post Wednesday, July 13, 2017.

     
  • Tosaly’s Kamaria Heels - Hello Lover and Welcome Home

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    Now taking center stage as my favorite “it” footwear is Tosaly’s “Kamaria” heel. Conceived by the “well-heeled” luxury British designer, Toyin Salami, the Kamaria is a tried-and-true statement shoe handmade by master artisans using modern techniques.