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  • Op/Ed: Sacrificing Freedom to Vaccination

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    The Oath of Hippocrates states physicians have the duty to advise their patients according to the best of their ability and judgment. Physicians usually recommend vaccination, believing that for a particular patient, the benefit exceeds the risk.

     
  • Fashion Designer Kate Spade Found Dead

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    Kate Spade, the iconic fashion designer behind one of the most recognized handbags collections and fashion lines, was found dead yesterday at her Park Avenue apartment in New York City of an apparent suicide. She was 55.

     
  • Tosaly’s Kamaria Heels - Hello Lover and Welcome Home

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    Now taking center stage as my favorite “it” footwear is Tosaly’s “Kamaria” heel. Conceived by the “well-heeled” luxury British designer, Toyin Salami, the Kamaria is a tried-and-true statement shoe handmade by master artisans using modern techniques.

     
  • The VICTOR of Outdoor Concerts Announces California Philharmonic’s Final Outdoor Season; Orchestra To Continue Performing At Walt Disney Concert Hall

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    Maestro Victor Vener returns to conduct the 2016 Cal Phil line-up boasting three spectacular Saturday evening concerts outside and Under the Dome at Santa Anita Race Track and four cool Sunday afternoon matinées at Walt Disney Concert Hall. 

     
  • 9 Pretty Pick-Me-Ups – Home Gift Guide

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    Spring is that perennial time of renewal. Whether you desire to breathe new life into your personal care regime, beautify your home or add some trendy new styles to your wardrobe, here are some spring pick-me-ups that'll have you sitting pretty all season long.

     
  • For the Sophisticated Man - Oliver Sweeney's Bespoke Secret Shoe

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    For the man who has everything, luxury footwear obsessives Oliver Sweeney and luxury launches site VeryFirstTo.com have teamed-up to create The Secret Shoe, a deluxe, hand-crafted deerskin Derby concealing a host of enticing and practical gadgets.

     
  • Mistress America Review - A Charming, Madcap, Manhattan Adventure

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    Mistress America, from FOX Searchlight Pictures and RT Features, brings to the screen the intimate look at the romance verses reality of life in New York City and all its fast paced imagery, snobbery and pseudo intellectualism.

     
  • La Tunisie, Espoirs Déçus

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    Pays spolié des espoirs nés du Printemps arabe de 2011, la Tunisie suscite l'intérêt des capitales européennes à plus d'un titre. Car déstabilisée, un des remparts contre l'islamisme radical se briserait. Explications.

     
  • DEMOLITION Review – Powerful, Moving, Brilliant

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    DEMOLITION, from FOX Searchlight Pictures, brings to the screen the story of inarticulate emotion of grief and the many ways grief manifest with the lives of those who, by design are supposed to have it all together.

     
  • The Venetian Resort Hotel Review - Family Friendly Vacation Flair

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    Throngs of family vacationers flock to Las Vegas for the copious kid-friendly activity and entertainment options the city now has to offer, but many seek luxury lodging that provides a reprieve from the casino atmosphere central to most of the hotels on the Strip. 

     
  • World News: Between Cost and Price Where Does Care Enter The Hospital Equation

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    The debt incurred by all French hospitals will be partly taken over by the State. But if the financing of the institution is not questioned, the reasons for the deficits remain intact and without viable answers. Explanations.

     
  • Haute Home: The Brand Best Equipped to Become the Smart Home King

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    Sixteen years after the Disney Channel released the spooky, made-for-TV movie “Smart House,” the film now seems positively prophetic. Complete with voice commands, temperature control and a pleasant, Siri-like response system, Disney nailed several of the next decade’s tech breakthroughs. It’s as if the filmmakers knew we’d get Nest, Google Now and Apple TV in just a few short years.

     
  • Beltway Insider: US-Russia Broker Syrian Deal;Obama Addresses Nation; NYT Prints Putin Op-Ed; Nation Remembers 9/11

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    The United States and Russia have brokered a deal, in principal, with the government of Basher al-Assad forcing the authoritarian leader to relinquish control of Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal or face swift, severe, and effective retaliation.

     
  • Malaysian Airliner Disappears Over South China Sea

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    Malaysian Airline Flight MH370 carrying 239 passengers and crew members, originating in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, fell off the radar approximately one hour into the routine flight destined for Beijing, China.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump Taxes; Immigration/ Kate Steinle; Mueller/Flynn Guilty; Germany; North Korea; Argentina; Stanford Rapist; Matt Lauer

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    President Donald J. Trump, who ran heavily on Immigration Reform promising to make America safe again, was presented with a very real opportunity this week after a San Francisco jury acquitted an illegal immigrant of murder.