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RIP Martin Landau, Jewish Actor Of

RIP Martin Landau, Jewish Actor Of "Mission Impossible" Fame

Following his Oscar win, Landau remained prolific, with roles in the likes of City Hall , The X-Files, Rounders , The Majestic , Hollywood Homicide and Frankenweenie . Landau - who was hired at age 17 as a cartoonist at the New York Daily News , a resume tidbit that never ceases to delight me - had an acting career that stretched over six decades, moving back and forth between film and television as the opportunities allowed. Read More

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Indiana State Police to release new evidence in killing of 2 teens

Indiana State Police to release new evidence in killing of 2 teens

The composite drawing is the result of information received during the investigation by the Carroll County Sheriff's Department, FBI, Delphi Police Department and the Indiana State Police . They also released audio of a male saying 'down the hill'. Kim Riley told the Associated Press that the sketch is "very important" and that it will give people a clearer image of who to look for. Read More

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Any Delay in Brexit Negotiations With UK Impossible - EU Parliament President

Any Delay in Brexit Negotiations With UK Impossible - EU Parliament President

As doubt for and objection to Brexit continue, progress favorable to those in support of the breaking away has been made, creating a silver lining for the closely watched second round of talks. Her spokesman said she would tell ministers not to reveal cabinet discussions. "I do think on many fronts it would be helpful if my colleagues - all of us - focused on the job at hand", he told the BBC. Read More

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The First Photo of Beyonce and Her Twins Is Breaking the Internet

The First Photo of Beyonce and Her Twins Is Breaking the Internet

As reported by PEOPLE , the same night the photo was shared, the new parents stepped out to support Roc Nation artist Vic Mensa at his showcase at Mack Sennett Studios in Los Angeles . The stunning snap posted on Instagram shows the singer looking more radiant than ever, cradling two attractive babies in her arms... 'We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, we thank you for your well wishes. Read More

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Only Saif Ali Khan can pull off 'quirky' with so much swag

Only Saif Ali Khan can pull off 'quirky' with so much swag

Akshat Verma , writer of the Aamir Khan's Delhi Belly (2011), makes his directorial debut with the film. Apart from Kaalakaandi , Saif Ali Khan will be seen in Chefand Baazaar . It's a cross section of Mumbai with underworld goons, doomed bankers and idealistic lovers all mixed together in this karmic tale about love, crime and living a lifetime in one night! The stars in Kaalakaandi movie was Saif Ali Khan , Deepak Dobriyal , Vijay Raz, Kunal Roy Kapoor, Sobhita Dhulipala, Akshay ... Read More

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Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction Overturned

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction Overturned

He was convicted of taking more than $4 million in kickbacks from a cancer researcher and real estate developers. "We are grateful the court saw it our way and reversed the conviction on all counts", Silver's attorneys said. In its ruling, a panel of judges for the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in NY said the Supreme Court's decision in the case of former Virginia Gov. Read More

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The Afghan All-Girl Robotics Team Finally Gets Its US Visas

The Afghan All-Girl Robotics Team Finally Gets Its US Visas

U.S. authorities had originally refused access to schoolchildren from a number of Muslim-majority nations to participate in the science contest, decisions that followed implementation of stricter visa policies under Trump . "Teams under the Executive Order on travel such as Iran, Yemen, Sudan, Libya, and a team of Syrian refugees have all recently received their visas even after parts of the E.O". Read More

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Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo dies, Chinese government says

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo dies, Chinese government says

During that incident, he negotiated a peaceful retreat from the public square and is credited with saving many lives. He was subsequently placed in a detention centre and released in 1991. Only in a hospital ward in the last days of his life have this suffering couple been reunited, only to be parted again by his death. Liu became one of hundreds of Chinese imprisoned for crimes linked to the demonstrations. Read More

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Multiple deaths after US military plane crashes in Mississippi

Multiple deaths after US military plane crashes in Mississippi

The plane belonged to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452 (VMGR-452) based at Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, New York, the New York Air National Guard said. He said his son watched the plane go down while working on the farm and said it was smoking as it descended. One of the sixteen service members killed in a military transport plane crash in MS was a Detroit native. Read More

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In Pennsylvania County, an Odd Vanishing of Young Men

In Pennsylvania County, an Odd Vanishing of Young Men

The charge does not relate or pertain to this case, Weintraub said . Pennsylvania officials announced a person of interest on Tuesday as search crews focused on a vast farm owned by the man's parents. His family also reportedly owns the large farm in Solebury Township where an active search for the four missing men was launched on Monday. Snyder said he graduated from Neshaminy High School with Finocchiaro, and called him one of his best friends. Read More

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Vice Presidential poll: Gopalkrishna Gandhi Opp candidate

Vice Presidential poll: Gopalkrishna Gandhi Opp candidate

Names like Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar and former West Bengal governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi are doing rounds for opposition's nominee. Please Wait while comments are loading. A prolific writer - he has penned several volumes on Gandhi, a play in verse on Dara Shukoh and a Hindi translation of Vikram Seths A Suitable Boy - Gandhi has also been a columnist in newspapers. Read More

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Taylor Review into gig economy workers attacked for being 'feeble'

Taylor Review into gig economy workers attacked for being 'feeble'

Andrew Byrne, head of policy for Uber in the United Kingdom, said: "The main reason why people say they sign up to drive with Uber is so they can be their own boss". And they will be covered by some of the minimum wage requirements. One of the review's more controversial recommendation is for firms to pay workers less than the minimum wage during periods of slow business as long as they can prove that they are getting 1.2 times the minimum wage overall. Read More

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Charlie Gard case heads to UK court in light of new evidence

Charlie Gard case heads to UK court in light of new evidence

Still undeterred, Charlie's parents launched an online crowd-funding campaign and received tens of thousands of donations. Gard shouted at lawyers for the hospital where Charlie is being cared for, "when are you going to start telling the truth?" A controversial American pastor was initially refused permission to pray with Charlie Gard and his parents at Great Ormond Street Hospital , as high-profile publicity continues to surround the case of the terminally ill-baby in London. Read More

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EU Negotiator: Brexit Will Hurt, Trade Won't Be Easy

EU Negotiator: Brexit Will Hurt, Trade Won't Be Easy

Addressing an EU business forum in Brussels on Thursday, Barnier said London's " red lines " for a future trade relationship mean the United Kingdom is definitely leaving the single market and the customs union. And of course no spirit of revenge. He advised business leaders to "assess, with lucidity, the negative consequences of the UK's choice on trade and investment. Read More

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4 children, man dead after 'horrendous' stabbing in Georgia; mother detained

4 children, man dead after 'horrendous' stabbing in Georgia; mother detained

The ages of the children have not been released but Gwinnett County Public Information Officer Michele Pihera says they are all under the age of 10. In quotes published by CBS News , Gwinnett County police Cpl. After the scene has been processed, the Medical Examiner's Office will remove the bodies and conduct autopsies to conclusively determine how each of the victims died, she said. Read More

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Trump Tweet Forces Networks To Cover Charlie Gard

Trump Tweet Forces Networks To Cover Charlie Gard

Mariella Enoc, president of the Bambino Gesù Hospital in Rome, said that she recently spoke to Charlie's mother, Connie Yates, who told her that London's Great Ormond Street Hospital would not allow the baby to travel to Rome. "The Holy Father follows with affection and emotion the case of little Charlie Gard and expresses his own closeness to his parents", the statement read, according to Vatican Radio. Read More

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EU chief Juncker calls European Parliament 'ridiculous'

EU chief Juncker calls European Parliament 'ridiculous'

Juncker said the poor showing proved that the Parliament was "not serious". But he suggested that MEPs had deserted their duty because the debate was about the Maltese presidency of the European Council. But when he took the floor, around 9.15 in the morning, the room was nearly empty. The session centred on the Maltese presidency of the European Union which ended on July 1, and Prime Minister Joseph Muscat was attending the plenary. Read More

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Terrorism, Qatar and division promise to make G20 summit a tense affair

Terrorism, Qatar and division promise to make G20 summit a tense affair

The G20 meeting follows a G7 summit in Sicily a month ago that exposed deep divisions between other Western countries and Trump on climate change , trade and migration. Though he personally held a meeting during the campaign with the Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto for the first time since his inauguration as the duo canceled meeting in the past over the disputed border wall, popularly known as the "Trump Wall". Read More

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Fed minutes suggest increasing tensions on inflation shortfall

Fed minutes suggest increasing tensions on inflation shortfall

The minutes noted, however, that "several participants expressed concern that progress toward the committee's 2 percent longer-run inflation objective might have slowed and that the recent softness in inflation might persist". It was the third such increase in six months. The Fed's next meeting is July 25-26. Investors also see the next rate increase occurring in December, according to Fed funds futures data compiled by the CME Group. Read More

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Xi raises 'negative factors' in call with Trump

Xi raises 'negative factors' in call with Trump

Washington also vexed Beijing by voicing its concerns about freedom in semi-autonomous Hong Kong and placing China on a list of the world's worst human trafficking offenders. Xi also said China and Russian Federation should work together to boost trade and increase investment and financial cooperation, Xinhua reported. A decision that Xi Jinping mentioned Monday, during his conversation with Donald Trump , deploring the fact that the bilateral relationship was now overshadowed by the " ... Read More

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