The Future of Transatlantic Relations (Reprinted with Permission)

Germany and the United States are deeply linked together: Our joint history has led us through both bright and dark chapters and resulted in the deep friendship we enjoy today. That friendship is based on our shared commitment to personal freedom and dignity, which only a vibrant democracy under the rule of law can guarantee.

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HL Education: College Campuses with The Highest Crime Rate

 

College Theft Robbery Pickpocket

When choosing a college most students consider academics, sports, college life, comfort, and post graduate placement percentage, few look at urban campuses verses city life and even less review crime statistics or allow the rise in campus crime to affect the final determination.

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At Stanford Graduation - Plane, Bike Billboards on Campus Declare “Protect Survivors. Not Rapists. #PerskyMustGo”

On Sunday, June 12th, as Stanford University students attend graduation and commencement ceremonies, UltraViolet, a national women's advocacy organization, has commissioned three bicycle billboards to accompany student protesters as they march in solidarity with the survivor and against Judge Persky's decision.  

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HL World News: 26 Facts About Guantanamo Bay

Charles Dharapak / AP Images

In the fallout of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the United States entered a new age of warfare. The war on terror presented a nebulous threat with non-state actors and dangerous, asymmetrical warfare.

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Haute Tease

  • "Newtown," "Care," "Almost Sunrise," Among Six Documentary Projects To Receive AFI Docs/NBCUniversal Impact Grants

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    The American Film Institute announced today that six documentary projects that screened at AFI DOCS 2016 in Washington, DC, have been selected to receive funding from the AFI DOCS/NBCUniversal Impact Grants.  

  • Kristen Bell And Michael B. Jordan To Host Academy's Sci-Tech Awards

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    BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Actors Kristen Bell and Michael B. Jordan will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday, February 15, at The Beverly Hills Hotel.  They will present 19 awards to 52 individual recipients during the evening.

     
  • 305 Feature Films in Contention For 2015 Best Picture Oscar®

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    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced 305 Feature films are eligible for the 2015 Academy Awards®. The short list will be announced during the 88th Academy Awards nominations live one month from today.  

  • Denver Film Society and Denver Arts & Venues Announce 2015 Film on the Rocks Schedule

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    Denver Film Society and Denver Arts & Venues announced the line-up for the 2015 edition of Film on the Rocks (FOTR). Presented by Pepsi, the 16th season includes nine events throughout the summer. Each film is preceded by a live concert and local comedian, courtesy of Comedy Works.  

  • Napa River Inn Review – Historic Hotel Earns Four Stars From Forbes

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    There’s nothing I love more than an immersive vacation experience, one that transports you to a time and place that connects you with the past in a palpable way while adhering to modern standards and expectations.

Crime

  • Michael Skakel, Kennedy Cousin, Set To Be Released

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    Michael Skakel, nephew to the late Robert F. Kennedy, is set to be released from the Connecticut prison where he has spent the last 11years for the 1975 bludgeoning death of neighbor Martha Moxley.

     
  • UPDATE: Fourth Victim, Cousin of Shooter, in Washington State School Shooting Dies;Brings Total to Five

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    The fourth student victim of the deadly shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington State, has claimed its fifth victim as parents and survivors are returning to school while trying to cope with the senseless tragedy.

     
  • Manhunt Continues in Upstate New York Prison Break

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    Residents in the tiny town of Dannemora, New York, remain on edge as two violent prisoners, in a daring escape from the maximum security Clinton Correctional facility have managed to elude capture for a second consecutive day.

     
  • Manhattan District Attorney Plans Second Etan Patz Trial

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    Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced today he would seek a second trial in the Etan Patz child murder case that ended in a mistrial as the jury remained deadlocked after 18 days of deliberations.

     
  • Guilty Verdict Long Overdue in Etan Patz Murder

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    A Manhattan jury deliberated nine days before it rendered a guilty verdict in the 40-year-old kidnapping and murder of eight-year-old Etan Patz who disappeared in 1979 as he walked to school in New York City.

Auto, Yachts, Jets, Real Estate

  • Beach Boy Brian Wilson Selling Vacation Home

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    After Elvis and before the Beatles, the Beach Boys were America's favorite rock 'n roll group ruling the U.S. air waves with “Surfin' Safari,” “Surfin' USA” and “Surfer Girl” and virtually creating the California beach music sound.

     
  • Ziff Publishing Family Lists Florida Mansion; Asking Tops All Markets

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    America’s elite homes get more elaborate and expensive every year. The mansion that was at the top of the price list in 2015 near Fort Lauderdale, Florida at $159 million came with its own IMAX theater, a $2 million staircase and an entry gate decorated with 22-karat gold leaf. 

     
  • Bienvenue Chez VousConcierge Auctions Announces Its First European Auction In Sexy Saint Tropez, France

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    Leading luxury auction firm, Concierge Auctions, enters the European market in ultra sexy Saint Tropez, France,the 11th country in which the firm is now holding auctions, with the auction of Villa La Ponche, a prívate estate boasting French Riviera views.

     
  • HL Real Estate: Skyline Views, Luxury Amenities: 1065 Midtown, The Only Midtown Address

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    It’s getting Haute in Hot-Lanta! Atlanta’s sizzling Real Estate Market skyrocketed this week when the National Football League announced the Mercedes Benz stadium home to the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons had won the bid for Super Bowl 2019.