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'BlacKkKlansman' Touches Raw Nerves of Race Politics

('Um, two for the Lee movie'), and you'll get a sense of how well Spike Lee's new film touches the ...


'Leave No Trace': Complete freedom is Illusory

portrays the heartbreaking relationship between a haunted, war-weary veteran and his intelligent, yet isolated daughter as they intentionally attempt to ...


Santa Barbara's Compost Gap

Whenever an environmentally minded friend visits my tiny kitchen, I get the same question: 'Um, where's your compost?' It's a ...


In Memoriam: Bob Lovejoy, 1948-2018

Robert Harry Lovejoy did not suffer a long and painful death. There he was joking and laughing one day, and ...


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Trump slams witch hunt and those investigating it

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a fiery day on Twitter, the U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his regular targets ...

Manafort’s lawyers rest case without calling witnesses

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Closing nearly two weeks of a dramatic criminal trial on Tuesday morning, without presenting any evidence of ...

Trump snubs McCain, after signing defense bill named for him

NEW YORK, U.S. - On his way back to Washington after a 12-day working vacation at his golf club in ...

FBI fires Peter Strzok, who sent anti-Trump texts

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A former deputy to the assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI and a senior counterintelligence agent ...

U.S. judge backs Mueller’s case against Russian firm

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A federal district judge on Monday, backed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the federal Russia investigation, uploading ...

'United Against Hate' dwarfs 'Unite the Right' in Washington

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Anyone who witnessed the chilling sight of America’s racial divide rearing its ugly head in Charlottesville, Virginia ...

Business

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Vienna topples Melbourne as world’s most liveable city

VIENNA, Austria - Breaking Melbourne’s seven year record, the Austrian capital, Vienna was crowned the world’s most liveable city, in ...

Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...

Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...

Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...

Sydney hotel market may have peaked

SYDNEY, Australia - The hotel bubble in Australia's largest city may have been pricked as the industry reels from an accelerating ...

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Trump slams witch hunt and those investigating it

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a fiery day on Twitter, the U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his regular targets ...


Dozens killed in second bus tragedy in three days in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador - In what became the second highway tragedy in less than three days in Ecuador, a bus rammed ...


Manafort’s lawyers rest case without calling witnesses

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Closing nearly two weeks of a dramatic criminal trial on Tuesday morning, without presenting any evidence of ...


Swedish PM fumes after Masked youths torch 80 cars overnight

GOTEBORG, Sweden - In a bizarre night of vandalism, masked youngsters in different parts of Sweden torched dozens of cars, ...


Roadside bomb targets Saudi-backed local Yemeni governor

ADEN, Yemen - A targeting roadside bomb exploded in Yemen's southern city of Aden, targeting the convoy of a local ...


Iran unveils next-generation short-range ballistic missile

TEHRAN, Iran - Amid rising tensions with the U.S., after the country’s President Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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