Beltway Insider: Trump, Pence Stump MAGA Redux, Cuts Central American Aid, Brexit Power Grab, Boeing MAX Jets, 2020

President Trump, riding high on his vindication interpretation, roared into Michigan initiating his 2020 re-election campaign setting the tone with hate mongering, cursing, and belittling the investigation that resulted in 34 guilty pleas, including six from former advisors.

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Beltway Insider: Trump/Democrats Advert Second Shutdown, NY Says No To Bezos, Indian Terror Attack, 2020 News

President Trump signed the bi-partisan bill adverting a second government shutdown and immediately indicated he would issue a national emergency declaration bypassing congress, negating their judicial authority, and essentially rendering them impotent in any further Border Wall negotiations.

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Beltway Insider: Trump/Saudi Sanctions; Khashoggi Ambushed; Brexit Redux; China Builds A Bridge; Crimea Erupts; Paul Allen

President Donald Trump, since the news Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had Washington Post journalist Jamel Khashoggi murdered, has skirted a hardline position reserving his usual assertive and uncompromising stance for mild rebukes while the world demands justice.

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Beltway Insider: Trump's SCOTUS Nominee Kavanaugh Faces Senate; Second Female Found; Cybersecurity; Wilmington; POW/MIA

President Donald Trump has embarked on a Cybersecure strategy that will bolster US internet defenses protecting America from cyber threats and securing critical infrastructure, power transmission grids, and GPS aircraft tracking against malicious targeted cyber terror threats.

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  • HL London: February 2UBE Travels Inside Liverpool's Music Scene

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    For the last few weeks we've devoted Friday to sending you music from artists who'll be playing at Liverpool's new music showcase The 2Ube and this week we're continuing with the current single from Frances.  'A Million Lines' is taken from her latest EP 'Grow'; it's deceptively simple, emotive record from an artist that the industry is keeping a very close eye on.

     
  • Business News: Bob Iger and The Magic of Disney Create Lifetime Loyalty

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    Bob Iger, Disney's Chairman of the Board, has a new toy. His acquisition of the Star Wars franchise brought a treasure trove of exciting new gadgets which will soon be available to the masses. For now, he gets the toys all to himself.

     
  • The Felony Review – Solid Drama from First Time Screenwriter Joel Edgerton and Director Matthew Saville

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    “The Felony,” from Gravitas Ventures and Roadshow Films, presents a contemporary police drama filled with choice, compromises, action and reaction all building to a dramatic conclusion as three detectives find themselves embroiled in deepening conspiracy.

     
  • PEOPLE Exclusive: Mom Raises Her 2-Year-Old Daughter in Prison Nursery: 'This Is My Second Chance'

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    For a brief moment on a rainy weekday morning in Gig Harbor, Washington, Karen Garcia looks like any other mom getting her 2-year-old daughter ready for the day ahead. But Garcia's life with her daughter, Aryanna, is far from typical.

     
  • Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs: A Sony Pictures Animation Christopher Miller/Phil Lord Film

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    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, the animated version of the classic children’s book previewed recently for select media and followed with a press junket at the world famous Dylan’s Candy Store on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

     
  • HL Arts: Ella Kogan, Clay Sculptress, Unveils Commanding, Extraordinary Collection

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    Known for her visionary sculptures, Ella Kogan is an artist whose creativity and deftness come from something more than inspiration. As she herself attests, her ability to create this works of art comes from something of a higher power.

     
  • Kon-Tiki Review – Visually Stunning, Inspirational, An Epic Tale

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    “Kon-Tiki,” from The Weinstein Company and Anchor Bay Entertainment, brings to the screen an epic tale that feeds the explorer spirit, pitting man against nature, in this real life high seas action adventure.

     
  • FLIGHT, from Director Robert Zemeckis, Delivers a Thrill Ride

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    FLIGHT, from renowned Director Robert Zemeckis, ImageMovers and Paramount Pictures, presents a fast action, turbulent, terrifying, thrill ride through every air traveler’s worst nightmare and the intersections of life and death.

     
  • HL Travel: Long Beach, California - SoCal’s Undiscovered Jewel

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    Long Beach, California, the other city on the bay, thirty miles south of the City of Angels, has quietly built a global reputation as the popular destination city of choice for travelers looking to visit Los Angeles, Hollywood and the famed beaches of Southern California.

     
  • The Birth of a Nation Review – Powerful, Mesmerizing, Absorbing, A Triumph

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    The Birth of a Nation, from Fox Searchlight Pictures, presents a powerful depiction of the true story of a literate slave, gifted by God, and the dominating satanic influences that are the catalyst behind an uprising that results in a stand for freedom.

     
  • Hank Brennan, Former Prosecutor and Defense Attorney, Provides Commentary on the Aaron Hernandez Trial

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    The murder trial of Aaron Hernandez, former tight end for the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots, is entering Day 13 as the defense continues its attempts to discredit the prosecution’s case witness by witness.

     
  • Deadpool 2 - A Wild, Over The Top, Ride Through A Mad Man’s Mind

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    Deadpool 2, from Marvel Entertainment and 20th Century Fox, picks up the sequel as Wade Wilson, Deadpool, combining his crime fighting, heroic and super mutant powers with a little slice of normal, set out to rid the world of really bad guys.

     
  • Five Dead; Nine Injured in Ft. Lauderdale Airport Shooting

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    A lone gunman has been taken into custody at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Florida, Airport after firing multiple shots killing five and injuring nine. Real time tweets from former Presidential Press Secretary Ari Fleischer provided actual, real time, credible information.

     
  • Money News: DOW, NASDAQ, S&P Close Up; London Hits New Record; European Markets Close Up; Nikkei Falls

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    The DOW Jones Industrial Average, managed once again to keep the bear market at bay, and closed the trading week up with double digit gains as the upswing carried over into European Markets with London closing with a record high.

     
  • THE POSSESSION, from Lionsgate and Ghost House Pictures, Bone Chilling Evil

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    THE POSSESSION, a shocking demonic thriller, from Lionsgate Film and Ghost House Pictures, recently hosted its press conference for select members of the media at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills.