December 6, 2019

Filming starts on Season Five of Max Prime’s Strike Back

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Shot on location in Jordan and Hungary, the new season welcomes a new cast. MIAMI, Fla. – April 27, 2017 – Principal photography has begun on the ten-episode fifth season of MAX PRIME’s action-packed drama series, Strike Back. Shot on location in Jordan and Hungary with a brand new cast portraying members of the revived […]

Austria’s migrant disaster: Why did 71 die?

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By Bethany Bell & Nick Thorpe From BBC News No-one will ever know exactly where the 71 refugees and migrants from Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan died. The grisly discovery of their bodies in the back of a lorry on an Austrian motorway last August sent shockwaves across Europe. One of the victims, Lida Rahm, was […]

Gingrich to GOP: If you can’t vote Trump ‘Don’t go to the convention’

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By Cathy Burke From Newsmax Newt Gingrich bluntly warns GOP delegates that if they can’t support presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump, “don’t go to the convention.” During an 11-minute video Wednesday on Facebook, the former GOP House Speaker scolded fractious party members who are resisting the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. “You know, if you can’t […]

This award-winning photo perfectly sums up the ongoing refugee crisis

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By Jeremy Bender From Business Insider The challenges of the past year, and their potential impact, was perfectly summarized in a single photo from Warren Richardson, who won the World Press Photo of the Year 2015 and also the first prize in the contest’s Spot News category. The photo depicts refugees trying to cross the border […]

F3 Capital raises concerns on Vantage’s tactics to keep secrets in US bankruptcy proceedings

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HONG KONG, Jan. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Chapter 11 reorganization plan of Offshore Group Investment Limited (“OGIL”), its parent being Vantage Drilling Company (“Vantage”), was confirmed on January 14, 2016 at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Delaware. Hours before the hearing was commenced, OGIL amended the plan and continued to file additional supplements […]

Acts of loving kindness & profound cruelty

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By Warren J. Blumenfeld From Huffington Post As opposing meteorological conditions when colder and hotter weather fronts collide to incite severe and dangerous storms at point of impact, loud claps of thunder and high voltage lightning bolts split my heart recently after following current world events: one displaying acts of loving kindness, the other exposing […]

Hungarian camerawoman fired after intentionally kicking, tripping refugees

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By Megan Specia From Mashable A Hungarian camerawoman was fired Tuesday after shocking footage emerged of her intentionally tripping refugees fleeing police near the country’s border as she covered the crisis for a local news outlet. The incident took place near the border village of Röszke, where migrants and refugees have been stranded for days. […]

Migrant crisis: Germany’s Merkel says EU quotas are a ‘first step’

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From BBC Mandatory quotas determining how many migrants each European Union country should take in are a “first step”, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says. She was speaking as the EU continues to grapple with a huge influx of migrants, which peaked at the weekend. The European Commission is set to announce plans on Wednesday, including […]