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Details of Baldwin’s filming revealed in affidavit

ALBUQUERQUE – Alec Baldwin was rehearsing a scene that involved pointing a revolver “at the camera lens” when the pistol – which the team had learned did not contain live ammunition – suddenly went off and killed the director of photography, according to the film’s director, who was quoted in …

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Zimbabwean author wins German award

VIENNA – Accepting a prestigious German award on Sunday in honor of her work, Zimbabwean writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga called for a “new Enlightenment”, saying fundamental change is needed to overcome the structures of the racial hierarchy that have led to violence in his home country and across the …

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Weird or funny? – Suburban times

Submitted by Susanne Bacon. Friendly clowns like these shaped my childhood and are still common at German carnival events. (Photo: Ben Wicks @ unsplash.com/) I must have been four or five years old when a small traveling circus came to our suburb in Germany. He pitched his tent with a …

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Colin Powell, soldier, general, statesman

There was a time, in the 1980s, when young officers in the US Army rejoiced when one of their own had hit the jackpot. Colin Powell had been appointed chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest rank a soldier in uniform could obtain in the Department of Defense. …

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