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Memory of WWII Victory Sacred, Unaffected by Tensions - Russian Ambassador

Russia’s Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak stated at the “Spirit of Elbe” commemoration event at Arlington National Cemetery that the victory against Nazism in the Second World War is a sacred event that is remembered in the United States and Russia despite the political disagreements the two nations might have.

Facebook’s focus on the future of communication continues to grow

Facebook doesn't just want to be your social hub, it also wants to be a bigger part of how you communicate in general.  Now Facebook's gone a little further with the introduction of a new app, Hello.The new program, introduced Wednesday,...Show More Summary

Futures up on tech earnings, Nasdaq to extend record

By Tanya Agrawal (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday as strong results from tech behemoths Google, Amazon and Microsoft set the Nasdaq Composite on track to set a record closing high for the second straight day. TheShow More Summary

Met Opera: Verdi's 'Ballo In Maschera' Beautifully Sung And Played

Verdi was no stranger to forbidden love and he captured all its passion and anguish in Un Ballo in Maschera, which the Metropolitan Opera returned to the stage last night with a top-flight cast led by Piotr Beczala and Sondra Radvanovsky...Show More Summary

Jackson Arn on Steven Soderbergh’s Re-Cut of ‘2001’

Good piece by Jackson Arn for Film Comment: These kinds of complaints are inevitable, but Soderbergh rises above them with his bold reimagining of Kubrick’s work. The new center of gravity in 2001.5, uniting the visceral and the coldly Kubrickian,...Show More Summary

Largest European Bank HSBC May Move Headquaters From London to Hong Kong

The shareholders of HSBC, the largest bank in Europe, agreed on Friday to review whether to move its headquarters to Hong Kong amid the biggest ever overhaul of the UK banking system.

[VIDEO] Seattle Liberals FURIOUS That They Have To Pay More For Meals Because Of Higher Minimum Wage

Seattle has long considered itself to be cutting edge, and of course leans towards the very, very liberal side of the coin when it comes to politics. Naturally, Seattle was

8 Ways TV Shows Have Killed Off Unhappy Actors

On Thursday night's episode of Grey's Anatomy [spoiler alert], Shonda Rhimes killed off Dr. Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey), a move that left fans stunned and heartbroken. Dempsey still had a year left on his contract, but recent rumors hinted that Rhimes was fed up with his “diva” behavior on... More »

Natural Santa Ynez Vineyard Engagement

No one – and I mean no one – captures the sheer bliss of a soon-to-be married couple like Joel Serrato. He’s got a way with photo storytelling, and Molly and Micheal’s stunning engagement session is certainly no exception. Find your Friday pick-me-up in the gallery right here. In the valley of Santa Ynez, upon a […]

Hubble Telescope Celebrates 25 Years

13 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

From NASA: The brilliant tapestry of young stars flaring to life resemble a glittering fireworks display in the 25th anniversary NASA Hubble Space Telescope image, released to commemorate a quarter century of exploring the solar system and beyond since its launch on April 24, 1990. Show More Summary

'Smaller and simpler' mantra rings through banking boardrooms

By Steve Slater LONDON (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank's expected move to sell much of its retail banking business will see it join a growing list of banks choosing to shrink and simplify to survive. The benefits of size and reach, for years...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton's double standard on 'unaccountable money'

Bill and Hillary Clinton are to money what the Gulf of Mexico is to the Mississippi River: the inevitable destination of a large and never-ending flow, which is sometimes polluted.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: An Alliance of Money Over Guns

14 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Congress and the presidential candidates are weighing in on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). But what is this trade deal, and what are its prospects? Well, the TPP promises to be one of Washington’s most contentious fights during this Congress. Show More Summary

Disturbing Video Of Man With Sagging Pants Killed By Police Who Lied About Circumstances [Video]

14 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Nothing new here: The final moments of Ervin Leon Edwards’ life were spent facedown on the floor of the West Baton Rouge Parish Jail. Dragged into an isolation cell and surrounded by about half a dozen law enforcement officers, Edwa...

Petraeus Gets Off Easy, 2 Year Probation Plus a $100,000 Fine for Leaking Intel

Disgraced U.S. Army general and ex-CIA chief David Petraeus was sentenced this past week, and as Fox News reported: “Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, was sentenced Thursday to two years of probation plus a $100,000 fine for giving her classified material while she was […]

Robert Downey Jr. Posts Photo With Diane Sawyer In Response To Awkward Interview

9 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

Robert Downey Jr. walked out of an "Avengers"-related interview earlier this week when Channel 4's Krishnan Guru-Murthy asked him about his "dark periods." At the time, Downey Jr. said, "It's getting a little Diane Sawyer in here." Now,...Show More Summary

Rubio Leads

Marco Rubio is leading the Republican field and polls as the best chance Republicans have to defeat Hillary Clinton according to a Quinnipiac poll. The results of the poll were released on Thursday, and included all likely presidential candidates from the Republican and Democratic parties. Rubio scored the highest amongst Republican, or Republican leaning, primary [...]

TRIBECA REVIEW: Simon Pegg And Lake Bell Make Us Fall Hard For "Man Up"

Simon Pegg and Lake Bell are hilarious and heartwarming in the rollicking story of a cynic who steals a blind date.

Download Sheer Mag’s II EP

The Philadelphia quintet Sheer Mag is one of my favorite new bands out there –… Read more articles like "Download Sheer Mag’s II EP" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Download Sheer Mag’s II EP appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

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