Month: December 2019

Oh, fanfiction! How I love you, my guilty little pleasure! It is the ultimate outlet for all of my pent-up frustration for What If? and But What About? For Percy Jackson fans, the official Universe is ever-expanding; there are a plethora of opportunities to explore alternate universes or vignettes between books. That’s where the best
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BOSTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren sought to reenergize her White House campaign in a New Year’s Eve speech on Tuesday, warning that “democracy hangs in the balance” five weeks before nominating contests begin in early February. FILE PHOTO: Senator Elizabeth Warren participates in an interview in the spin room after the sixth
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – El Rey Jesus, an evangelical Florida mega-church due to host a re-election event for President Donald Trump this week, may be violating tax rules barring religious groups from participating in political campaigns, a non-profit said on Tuesday. The King Jesus International Ministry, a suburban megachurch with a large Spanish-speaking congregation, is seen
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Like comedy or horror, “thriller” is a genre of entertainment that’s meant to provoke a physical response in the viewer: In this case, stress. A great thriller will raise your blood pressure and make you forget to breathe. In the same way you watch a horror movie to feel controlled fear, you watch a thriller
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Crime fiction is something I’m always enthusiastic about, but 2019 has not produced the best vintage in my opinion. There seems to be a lot of safe and franchise-able writing going on at the moment, with established series ticking over like clockwork. Nordic noir is one of my favourite sub-genres, and a few years ago
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lev Parnas, an indicted associate of U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, has asked a court for permission to turn over the contents of Parnas’ phone and other documents to a House of Representatives panel for use in the Trump impeachment inquiry, his lawyer said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian-American
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Protesters and militia fighters gather to condemn air strikes on bases belonging to Hashd al-Shaabi (paramilitary forces), outside the main gate of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq December 31, 2019. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters and militia fighters gathered on Tuesday outside the main gate of the U.S. embassy compound in
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