Five Dead in East River Helicopter Crash

All five passengers aboard a helicopter charter died Sunday after the pilot, who managed to escape the sinking vessel, radioed a Mayday message indicating engine failure moments before the chopper fell into Manhattan's East River trapping those aboard.

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Billy Graham, Christian Evangelist, Has Died

The Reverend Billy Graham, the Christian Evangelist who for more than fifty years preached the same message of God's Love and Redemption to President's, royalty and the world, often drawing millions in his global crusades has died. He was 99.

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Dozens Feared Dead in Taiwan Earthquake

The death toll twenty-four hours after a 6.4 magnitude shallow quake hit the densely populated coastal city of Hualien stands at six with dozens still missing and rescue workers frantically working to find survivors amidst the rubble.

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Former Federal Judge Shira Scheindlin and Former New York AG Robert Abrams Head Stroock Internal Investigations Unit

As the business, entertainment and political worlds continue to be rocked by revelations of sexual harassment and misconduct, Stroock has formed a special unit focused on helping organizations conduct internal investigations into alleged sexual misconduct in the workplace.

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California Takes Critical First Steps Toward Rape Kit Reform

The Joyful Heart Foundation announced that California passed into law two important steps to reform the way the state addresses untested rape kits in law enforcement custody and to strengthen victim's rights, including access to information about the status of the kit.

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OJ Simpson Granted Parole in Nevada

Orenthal James "O.J." Simpson, the former football great, has been granted parole in Nevada where he has served nine years of a thirty-three year sentence for armed robbery and kidnapping in conjunction with theft of sports memorabilia in Las Vegas.

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Scotty McMillan Monster Mom Takes Plea Deal

Jillian Tait the monster mom of Scotty McMillan, the three-year-old Chester County Pennsylvania toddler tortured and murder by her and her live-in boyfriend in September 2014, has accepted a plea deal acknowledging her responsibility in the death.

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  • Holiday Travel: See How the Cost of a Flight Has Changed Since 1963

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    The so-called "Golden Age" of flying -- a vibrant era of luxury in which the comfort and enjoyment of the passenger was put first. These were the '50s and '60s, before the jumbo jet made airline travel much cheaper and more accessible to the public.

     
  • Jonathan Rhys Myers Joins Vanessa Redgrave and Joely Richardson In Henry James’ “The Aspern Papers”

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    Academy Award® Winner Vanessa Redgrave and Golden Globe® Nominee Joely Richardson are headlining an all-star cast in the adaptation of Henry James’s novel The Aspern Papers.  Julien Landais is directing from an adaptation he wrote with Jean Pavans and Hannah Bhuiya.

     
  • Money News: DOW, European Markets Up; Asian Markets Down; Nikkei Barely Recovers

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    The DOW Jones Industrial Average, continued to defy analysts who predicted a market crash, closed the trading week up with strong triple digit gains setting the tone as the rally continued across the pond with mild gains and strong performances throughout the European Markets.

     
  • Michael Bonvillain To Direct Dark Comedy "Teddy Bears Are For Lovers"

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    Endless Media announced today that Michael Bonvillain, the cinematographer behind numerous hit feature film and TV series such as Cloverfield, Zombieland and "LOST," will direct the darkly comedic horror feature Teddy Bears are for Lovers.  

  • New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Resigns

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    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has resigned after an expose in the New Yorker Magazine presented allegations from former relationships of aggressive controlling behavior, physical violence, forceable theft of prescription medicine, drug, alcohol and sexual abuse.

     
  • Massive Winter Storm Helena Marches Across Country; Nine Inches of Snow Expected in Raleigh-Durham; NFL Wildcard Forecast

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    A substantial winter blast is moving across much of the nation packing impressive snow totals, socking the eastern seaboard with a deep freeze, blanketing the South with sheets of ice and sending The Carolina's into a State of Emergency.

     
  • From CANNES: Star-Studded Romantic Drama "Berlin, I Love You" Finds North American Home With Saban Films

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    Los Angeles-based film acquisition and distribution company Saban Films has acquired the North American rights to Berlin, I Love You.  The notable cast includes Academy Award® winner Helen Mirren, Academy Award® nominee Keira Knightley, Diago Luna, Luke Wilson and Jim Sturgess.