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  • OSCAR Contenders: “A War” An Important Call to Change the Rules of Engagement

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    A War is one of the best movies of the year, politically correct, realistic, and approachable. The timing of this war-drama couldn't be any better as an insightful study of the Afghan conflict, its ethics, politics, and in the aftermath with the soldiers and their families in the West. 

     
  • The Rise of Malort Review: How One Unique Liqueur Became Chicago's Drink of Choice

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    Malort: for some, the word is foreign, but to others it brings instant memories of a bitter-tasting drink, one they've managed to avoid since they were first coerced into trying it. It's a distilled liqueur, made with wormwood—Malort is the Swedish word for wormwood, which is the same plant used in making absinthe.

     
  • Business/Finance: CNBC Exclusive: CNBC’s David Faber Speaks with Quibi CEO Meg Whitman (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.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Guns and The American People; Global Gun Violence; Sandy Hook, Charlie Hebdo; Club Renia, Pulse Nightclub; Chicago

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    President Obama moved ahead this week announcing his strategy during an emotional speech that turned from his usual objectivity to humanizing the victims remembering each of them, including the first graders of the Sandy Hook Massacre.

     
  • Where’d You Go Bernadette Review – An Engaging, Entertaining Film with Outstanding Performances

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    Where'd You Go Bernadette, from Annapurna Pictures, brings to the screen the story of change, as a brilliant architect and her equally creative and talented software developer husband leave sunny Los Angeles for the Seattle suburbs.

     
  • Velentine's Day Gift Guide: Luscious Valentine’s Day Gifts with Direct-to-Door Delivery

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    Chocolate, recent statistics show, accounted for nearly 59 percent of U.S. candy retail sales for the six weeks before Valentine's Day in 2016. That’s a lot of sweet treats duly expressing our love and adoration for the darlings in our lives.  

  • World's First Flying Car Production Model Makes Its Aviation Debut at Farnborough Airshow

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    From July 16th until July 22nd, the PAL-V Liberty will have its aviation debut at the Farnborough International Airshow. It's the very first time that the PAL-V Liberty is present at an airshow and in the UK.

     
  • The Art Of Discovery - Photographs By WireImage Co-Founder Jeff Vespa

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    LOS ANGELES, Ca. USA -  Jeff Vespa, co-founder of the largest entertainment photo agency in the world, WireImage and founder of Verge, will release his first monograph, The Art of Discovery, this October on Rizzoli International Publications.

     
  • Money News: Top Eight World Markets Fall; Nikkei, Canadian Close Up

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    The DOW Jones Industrial Average sustained heavy losses this week unable to rally as investor confidence continued to fall and failed to jump start a rally globally as eight of the ten most watched markets in the world closed down.

     
  • Five Dead and Six Injured in Aurora Warehouse Shooting

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    An employee with a feeling he would be terminated entered a conference room where the human resources manager, an intern, on his first day of work, the plant foreman, and a few others were meeting to discuss his tenure.

     
  • Air Head Alert: ABC Hires Former Playboy Playmate to Co-Host The View

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    Jenny McCarthy, former Playboy model and frequent guest host for the popular daytime talk show, “The View,” has been given a permanent host position in the wake of the departure of conservative Elizabeth Hasselbeck.

     
  • Film Fun: 24 Must-See Cult Classics

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    It can be tricky to determine which films have cult-classic status. After all, they're usually films that initially received little notoriety, only to evolve over time into truly appreciated works. By definition, cult classics have the ability to still bring in new audiences and inspire new traditions. (Screenings of "The Room" usually involve games of football and plastic spoon throwing in the theater.)  

  • Money News: North American, European Markets Close Down; Asian Split

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    The DOW Jones Industrial Average, fell prey to the predicted Bear market taking a hit for the second straight week, closing the trading week down with triple digit losses setting a world tone with eight of the ten most watched market in the world closing down.

     
  • Chinese Officials Demand Malaysian Government Turn Over Evidence in Missing Airliner Search

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    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced that the Malaysian government has officially ended the search for MH370 declaring the doomed airliner lost somewhere along the southern corridor in the Indian Ocean south of Perth, Australia.

     
  • Election 2020: Noticias Telemundo To Livestream Presidential Candidate Forum Hosted By NALEO At Telemundo Center

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    Noticias Telemundo announced the exclusive livestream of a Presidential Candidate Forum hosted by the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) in the context of its 36th Annual Conference taking place in Miami, Florida at Telemundo Center.