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50/50, a dramedy about a young man in his late 20s who is diagnosed with cancer, is a good movie with a moderate sense of daring that ultimately spends too much time telling the wrong story. Screenwriter Will Reiser based on the script on his own twentysomething experiences of battling cance ... ...
NEW YORK - Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev scribbled a note in a boat he hid in while the manhunt was on, saying the attacks were retribution for U.S. military action in Afghanistan and Iraq, and described the victims as "collateral damage". Tsarnaev wrote the note with a marker in the boat, describing the Boston victims "collateral damage" in the same way Muslims have been ...
WASHINGTON - Russia has sent advanced anti-ship cruise missiles to Syria in a move that underscores its support to the beleaguered regime of President Bashar Al Assad in the war-torn Arab nation, officials citing credible intelligence reports said here. The New York Times reported Friday that the new missiles sent to Syria have an advanced radar system that makes them "more effective". ...
Kelly Osbourne, who is having renovations done at her Los Angeles home, was left red faced when a workman walked in to her bedroom and saw her naked. The 'Fashion Police' star, 28, later took to Twitter to express her dilemma. "DyingRightNow getting work done on my house and one of the builders just walked into my bedroom while i was half naked! my face is so red (sic)," she wrote. Osbourne, ...
Mariah Carey's spokesperson has vehemently denied rumours that the singer was lip-synching during her performance on American Idol on Thursday night. The Idol judge, who took the stage during the reality TV show's big finale, treated fans to a number of her greatest hits, including 'Hero', 'Vision of Love', 'We Belong Together 'and 'Make it Happen'. But many viewers took to Twitter, to ...
Millions of British holidaymakers and business travellers heading for the United States this summer are facing longer queues than ever for their applications to be processed by immigration. Research by The Independent has revealed that budget cuts at US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have sharply increased airport queues, with the worst delays in Florida. The research revealed that ...
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He is the most evil, vile, demonic criminal. He is dead to me. There will be no visits, there will be no phone calls. He can never be Daddy again. I have no sympathy for the man.
Gregg was speaking about her father Ariel Castro who allegedly kidnapped, raped and held captive for a decade, three young women in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Of the forty five U.S. senators who voted down Wednesday's gun reform bill, 42 have received funding from arms manufacturers or their agents.
The London newspaper The Guardian revealed the statistic on Thursday citing a study dating back to 1990.
On Capitol Hill, 45% of the Senate was able to derail a proposal that polls say is supported by roughly 90% of Americans.
"Everyone who voted yesterday knows after reading that bill, in their heart of hearts, that the bill would have made America safer," MSNBC's co-host Mika Brzezinski said on Thursday's Morning Joe. "We are the 90%," his co-host Joe Scarborough added. "And 90% will not be ignored."
Forty one Republicans voted against the bill, as did four Democrats.
"All in all this was a pretty shameful day for Washington," President Barack Obamai, in company with victims of gun violence, told a press conference in the Rose Garden Wednesday.
Seven amendments were put up, covering assault weapons, high-capacity magazines and straw purchases. All 7 amendments were defeated.
The senators who opposed the bills were:
1. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
2. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH)
3. Sen. ...
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