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5 Movies That Schooled A Lesson Its Characters Totally Ignored

Movies often have some kind of phase — a lesson or persona arc that sees us feel like we gained something from those two hours, aside from a absces laughingstock and a collecting of oily popcorn discolorations. But sometimes the lesson the writers think we should be learning isn’t the one the specific characteristics themselves learn. Take, for example … …

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Dying in prison: Two women’s stories – BBC News

Image caption Jessica Whitchurch The number of women who died in prison in England and Wales reached a record high of 22 last year, and more than half of them took their own lives, Prisons and Probation Ombudsman Nigel Newcomen reported this week. “Behind the statistics are stories of avoidable tragedy,” says Deborah Coles, director of the charity Inquest. Most …

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Flood-hit Tadcaster bridge opens to reunite town – BBC News

Media captionFlood-hit Tadcaster bridge reopens after 13 months A flood-hit bridge in North Yorkshire has reopened after being closed for more than a year. The rostered 18 th Century bridge over the River Wharfe in Tadcaster partially collapsed on 29 December 2015. The town was cut in two to congestion, with the only intersecting being a temporary footbridge constructed a …

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The updated 2016 Republican convention Viewers Guide: What’s next

Cleveland (CNN)On the Republican National Convention’s second night, two of his children Donald Trump Jr. and Tiffany Trump brought the crowd to its feet, revealing personal details and anecdotes. “Impossible is just a starting point,” Trump Jr. said of his father’s determination. “You want to know what kind of president he’ll be? Let me tell you how he ran his …

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Crush of the week: Jessica Jones

Krysten Ritter plays the super-strong title character, a bracing mix of abrasive, irritable, funny and disappointed Years ago, a friend gave me a copy of the first issue of Alias, a comic he assured me I would like very, very much. It centred on Jessica Jones, a hard-drinking, costumed superhero-turned-private-investigator in New York, working through her cases and her issues. And I loved …

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What killed Muhammad Ali?

( CNN) Boxing legend Muhammad Ali will be laid to rest Friday, one week after he died at age 74. Ali had been publicly battling Parkinson’s disease for more than three decades, so it came as a surprise to numerous that his official cause of death, according to lineage spokesman Bob Gunnell, was “septic shock due to unspecified natural causes.” …

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Amanda Nunes: ‘I’ll be a better UFC champ than Ronda Rousey’

( CNN) She’s at the top of her sport after defending her UFC title in destroying mode — but Amanda Nunes acknowledges she is already “ve been thinking about” retiring from mixed martial arts rivalry. The 28 -year old-fashioned, who defeated former endorse Ronda Rousey in simply 48 seconds last month, suggests she hopes to start a family with her …

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Muhammad Ali Was an Artist Performing for Himself

Muhammad Ali’s singular athleticism reached high levels of brilliance, a facet of his toolkit in the ring been pointed out by other artists arraying from George Balanchine to Alberto Moravia.”> Muhammad Ali was not only the greatest jock of the 20 th Centuryhe was also best available circumstance that ever happened to writers. Tv and radio kinfolks adored him, extremely, …

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