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Jonathan Demme, Silence of the Lambs director, dead at 73

Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of The Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia, and whose Talking Heads documentary Stop Making Sense is considered one of the greatest concert films ever,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Why the French left can only recover under a President Macron | Philippe Marlière

With no solid constituency and no real popularity, Emmanuel Macron can be opposed if he wins power. The same cannot be said of Marine Le Pen The presidential run-off between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen poses a dilemma for manyShow More Summary

Macron booed at Whirlpool plant after Le Pen media stunt

France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen upstaged rival Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday by making a surprise campaign stop at a Whirlpool factory where Macron was meeting with union leaders.

France's Macron booed in Le Pen country

French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron was met Wednesday with boos and chants in favour of his far-right rival Marine Le Pen as he made a chaotic visit to an under-threat factory in northern France. During the hastily arranged...Show More Summary

Britain fears Brexit impact of Macron win in France

Marine Le Pen's performance in France's presidential race cheered Brexit supporters, but many fear the likely winner Emmanuel Macron will play hardball in Britain's negotiations on leaving the European Union. EU leaders are relievedShow More Summary

British PM, Corbyn trade blows in final pre-election clash

British Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn clashed over Brexit, the economy and security Wednesday in their final parliamentary exchange before June's general election. In a raucous session of prime minister's...Show More Summary

How Marine Le Pen hopes to lure France’s disgruntled far left

Marine Le Pen has urged dithering supporters of the hard-left “Unsubmissive France” not to “submit” to Emmanuel Macron, attempting to portray her rival for the French presidency as the embodiment of the “neoliberal” capitalism they abhor.

'Death of the French left': why voters are hesitating over Macron

We asked readers who backed left-leaning candidates how they’ll vote in the second round of the French presidential election Emmanuel Macron is widely expected to beat Marine Le Pen in the second round of the French presidential election. Show More Summary

Trump's tax plan promises dramatic changes for real estate, small business

The Trump administration plans to release a tax plan Wednesday that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin described as "the biggest tax cut and the largest tax reform in the history of our country." While... To view the full story, click the title link.

Looks Like Spurs Coach Left $5,000 Tip in Memphis, and More A.M. Intel

The latest four restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich appears to have left a hefty tip during a Memphis dinner at McEwen's last week. He tipped $5,000 on top of the $815.73 bill. While...Show More Summary

Le Pen targets Mélenchon voters, Macron 'not complacent' over presidential runoff

With the 7 May deciding round in France's presidential election fast approaching, both candidates laid out their stalls in television interviews on Tuesday. The far right's Marine Le Pen tried to win over voters who backed the hard left's Jean-Luc Mélenchon, while Emmanuel Macron admitted that victory was not yet in the bag.

Ann Coulter, free speech and UC Berkeley: How a talk became a political bombshell

Will Ann Coulter speak at UC Berkeley this week? It’s a question that has consumed the university for weeks and on Monday actually sparked a federal lawsuit from College Republicans who invited the conservative author to speak. Coulter’s proposed talk has become a flashpoint for several reasons....

Israel snubs German foreign minister in row over human rights talks

Benjamin Netanyahu cancels talks with Sigmar Gabriel after German foreign minister vows to meet Israeli rights groups Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has abruptly cancelled a meeting with the visiting German foreign minister,...Show More Summary

Ann Coulter’s backers at Berkeley file lawsuit

With negotiations over right-wing commentator Ann Coulter’s UC Berkeley appearance at an impasse, college Republicans filed a federal lawsuit Monday accusing the university of unconstitutionally censoring conservative speech. Coulter,...Show More Summary

Marine Le Pen steps aside from Front National leadership – video

Leader of France’s far-right Front National, Marine Le Pen, announces she is focusing on her campaign to become president in the runoff against centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron Le Pen savages Macron as France’s mainstream rallies behind him Continue reading...

RECAP: 5 Things Revealed on #RHOAReunion Season 9, Part 2 + Watch Full Video… #RHOA

The real Housewives of Atlanta aired Part 2 of the season 9 reunion last night (April 22, 2017). Last week, we were left with a cliffhanger involving Kandi Burruss and Porsha Williams. [FLASHBACK: 5 Things Revealed During RHOA Season...Show More Summary

BMB’s Favorite Things 2017

A big thank you to all the amazing sponsors who were so generous and helped make this event possible!Lip balm. Hair pins. Sweet treats. Leggings. We’ve dubbed this list BMB’s Favorite Things (#BMBFaveThings) and are so excited to share it with you! The post BMB’s Favorite Things 2017 appeared first on Boston Moms Blog.

French court refuses to extradite ex-Kosovo PM Haradinaj to Serbia

A French court on Thursday rejected a request by Serbia to extradite former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj, who Belgrade accuses of committing war crimes during the 1998-1999 war in the Serbian Kosovo. Haradinaj, 48, was arrested...Show More Summary

Chevy Chase Lake townhouses draw inspiration from brownstones in New York and Chicago

The 62 townhouses are part of an EYA development near the planned Purple Line light-rail station that’s set to include an 11-story apartment house and a half-acre park.

Children pay the price in Afghan conflict: UN

Children account for one-third of civilian casualties in Afghanistan's grinding conflict in the first three months of 2017, and are paying an increasingly high price in the fighting, a UN report said Thursday in Kabul. From January to...Show More Summary

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