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  • World News: Boris Johnson, Populism and The Political Reality

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    Confronted with poorly understood political realities, the populist discourses championed by Boris Johnson and Matteo Salvini face the complexity of the national and European institutional systems they are fighting. Let me explain.

     
  • Hackett Mill presents: Jess: A Family Collection

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    Hackett Mill is pleased to present a special solo exhibition of the seminal Bay Area artist, Jess. The paintings, drawings, collages, and assemblages featured will highlight the range of this avant-garde artist as seen through the lens of a single patron.

     
  • Lamont Pete - Hottest Talent Producer in the Business

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    What do Kelly Rowland, Taylor Swift, Pitbull, Snoop Dogg and former President Bill Clinton all have in common? Think you know? There is only one element that braids them together: Lamont Pete.

     
  • Business News: China Retailers Romance The Singles Market

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    On Wednesday, Alibaba generated $14.3 billion in total sales during Singles' Day, the Chinese equivalent of Black Friday. The figure is a 53.7% increase from the company's previous Singles' Day sales record of $9.3 billion during the holiday last year.  

  • Beltway Insider: Obama Welcomes French Pres to WH; Climate Summit; PP Shooting; Medal Honorees

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    President Obama bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor, upon sixteen leaders, ranging from Hollywood icons to legal scholars to sports legends, for acts of bravery, of brilliance, of unwavering dedication to the strength of the nation.

     
  • Hawaiian Islands Dodge Direct Hit; Face Floods, Fire, Power Outages in Wake

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    Tropical Storm Lane, downgraded Friday, has left the Big Island, Maui and parts of Oahu, fighting unprecedented flooding as the rainmaker dumped nearly 40inches on the Big Island triggering landslides, swollen rivers, falling trees, and destroyed roads.

     
  • SF Arts: San Jose Stage Company Announces New Virtual Series Beyond the Boards

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    San Jose Stage Company (Randall King, Artistic Director and Cathleen King, Executive Director) is pleased to announce BEYOND THE BOARDS, a virtual series of conversations between our Artistic Director, Randall King and leading artists in our community and beyond.

     
  • Point and Shoot: The 10 Best Cameras for Summer Travel

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    From graduations and senior trips to vacations and backyard barbecues, summer is the time when memories are made — and recorded. The best cameras for summer travel are light, functional and, of course, affordable.  

  • World News: Trump to Approve Israeli West Bank Sovereignty Declaration in Coming Weeks

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    In an interview released by Israel Hayom Wednesday morning, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said the  application of Israeli sovereignty to 30% of the West Bank is expected soon and will be approved by the Trump administration.

     
  • THE DEEP, from Director Baltasar Kormakur, Presents an Astonishing Tale of Survival in the Icelandic Ocean

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    THE DEEP, Iceland’s Official selection for the 2012 Academy Awards, presents an astonishing true story of survival against the brutal and bitter backdrop of the Icelandic Ocean.

     
  • The Deadly Corona Virus, a Disease Relative of SARS, Remains Undaunted

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    COVID-19 has been, in all probability, active for six months in Wuhan, China, before any global disease investigation team mobilized to confirm the onset of the new coronavirus, which becomes day one for the issuance of interim procedural guidelines. 

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump’s Troubled Presidency; Mid-Terms; Greece/CA Wild Fires; Julian Assange; Orca Whale

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    President Trump announced the recently released Bureau of Labor Statistics with gleeful jubilance as the stabilizing economy and low unemployment numbers appear to be the only bright spot in what is best defined as a troubled presidency.

     
  • Five Dead in Washington State Rampage; Third Mass Shooting This Week, Second in 24 Hours

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    The last 24 hours have been particularly violent as two separate Mass shootings, in Hesston, Kansas and Belfair, Washington became the second and third of this bloody February leap year with a Kalamazoo, Michigan Uber driver being the first.

     
  • Yamashiro Launches Sunday Brunch Series Starting Mother's Day 2017

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    Los Angeles' beloved Yamashiro Hollywood restaurant is launching a new Sunday Brunch buffet starting Mother's Day, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The iconic restaurant, which had exclusively served dinner only, will continue brunch service every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.   

  • Cannes Film Festival to Pay Tribute to Robert De Niro with a Hands of Stone Special Screening

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    Hands of Stone, from The Weinstein Company, presents Robert De Niro in a role that already has insiders buzzing about the possibility of a golden season for one of the most revered and legendary actors in film history.