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Abrams producing. Quentin Tarantino has recruited The Revenant writer Mark L. Smith to script his upcoming R-rated Star Trek movie, which will be produced by J.J. The most recent outing, Justin Lin's Star Trek Beyond (2016) got strong reviews but earned the lowest in the rebooted franchise with just $343.4 million worldwide.
  • South Puget Sound couple among those killed in Mexican bus crash

    South Puget Sound couple among those killed in Mexican bus crash

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    Dana Rosenbach, superintendent of the North Mason School District, said that despite her short time with the district, Jody Fritz was already well liked and considered a valuable part of the team. We'll continue to keep you updated on this developing story. A U.S. Embassy spokesman said in an emailed statement that officials "are in contact with local authorities and are working with them to determine if there were U.S.
  • United Nations votes against U.S. recognition of Jerusalem

    United Nations votes against U.S. recognition of Jerusalem

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    Yemen's United Nations ambassador is introducing the United Nations resolution calling the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital "null and void" and urging all "peace-loving countries" to vote in favor of it. Among the countries that voted in favor of the resolution are many traditional US allies, including the United Kingdom and France. "We are disappointed that this resolution is one sided and does not advance prospects for peace to which we aspire, which is why we will ...
  • Girl in 'Slender Man' Stabbing Sentenced to 25 Years in Mental Hospital

    Girl in 'Slender Man' Stabbing Sentenced to 25 Years in Mental Hospital

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    Weier's sentence, which will be applied retroactively to when she was first arrested, would keep her in custody until she is 37. This is the maximum punishment possible. Stacie Leutner says Payton slept with scissors under her pillow as protection after the attack, and says her daughter has 25 scars: nineteen from the attack and six more from surgery to fix her heart, liver, stomach and pancreas.
  • US House votes to avert shutdown; Senate debate next

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    But the Senate put off a vote until at least January, according to some lawmakers and aides, after Democrats complained Puerto Rico was not getting enough help and some fiscal hawks fretted about the overall cost. House Republicans, don't let this happen. The legislation reauthorizes FISA (Foreign Surveillance Intelligence Act) for the duration of the CR. This stop-gap measure includes a patch for the children's health insurance program.
  • Australia Pulls Fighter Jets from Iraq, Syria Operations

    Australia Pulls Fighter Jets from Iraq, Syria Operations

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    Minister for Defence Marise Payne confirmed that, following a review of Australia's contribution to Iraq after its liberation from Daesh earlier this month, Operation OKRA has now reached a "natural transition point". "Australia's Air Task Group has made a valued contribution to coalition operations against Daesh that is highly regarded by the US, Iraq and coalition partners".
  • Australia's biggest drug bust: Over $1 billion methamphetamine seized in Geraldton

    Australia's biggest drug bust: Over $1 billion methamphetamine seized in Geraldton

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    The massive drug bust tops a 903kg seizure in Melbourne earlier this year in which the drug was found packed inside the hollowed out floorboards of a sea container. "The AFP will allege in court these men meant to distribute the drugs along the east coast of Australia - what these men didn't count on was a calculated, intelligence-led response from the WA Joint Organised Crime Task Force which drew on the strengths and capabilities of the different agencies involved", she said.
  • At least 29 dead in South Korea building inferno

    At least 29 dead in South Korea building inferno

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    The fire left 29 others injured. Twenty bodies, including 18 women and two men, were found in the public bath on the second floor of the building, a Jecheon city spokesman said Friday. One investigator told Reuters, "There were cars parked on the first floor and as they were burning, a large amount of toxic gases were released". Tragic stories began to emerge as victims were identified.
  • Donald Trump's approval tumbles over his tax plan

    Donald Trump's approval tumbles over his tax plan

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    According to the poll - which was conducted before the House and Senate voted on the tax bill - 24 percent of Americans say that the Trump-backed tax plan is a good idea, versus 41 percent who believe it's a bad idea. The bulk, 37 percent, believe they will pay more in taxes than they did before. With five percent saying they would not vote for either major party, that left five percent unsure and four percent saying it "depends" on who the candidates are and what happens in the three ...
  • (ARCC) Position Cut by Magnetar Financial LLC

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    Analysts await Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCC ) to report earnings on February, 28. It has underperformed by 6.98% the S&P500. Brown Advisory Securities Llc decreased its stake in Apache Corp (APA) by 59.42% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC.