Posts Tagged Government and politics

‘Gone Girl,’ ‘Unbroken’ lead drumbeat of fall

This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Miles Teller, left, and J.K. Simmons in a scene from "Whiplash." (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Classics, Daniel McFadden)

NEW YORK (AP) — Unable to find her second directing project, Angelina Jolie took to sifting through “generals.”

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Penn State suddenly has sights on poll position

Penn State NCAA college football head coach James Franklin gestures during a press conference in State College, Pa., Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. Penn State is coming off a dramatic win overseas. Now the Nittany Lions hope to keep the hot streak going against Akron. (AP Photo/Centre Daily Times, Nabil K. Mark) MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT

Two years after sanctions threatened to cripple the program, Penn State has an eye on a spot in the polls.

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Venezuela rails against portrayal in US spy drama

In this March 11, 2014 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks on his radio and television program called "In contact with Maduro" at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela. Critics have mostly ignored the new TNT spy drama "Legends," but it's creating a furor in Venezuela. The telecommunications commission opened an investigation on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 into the series over an episode in which a character fingers Maduro and his socialist party as the buyer of chemical weapons. (AP Photo/Alejandro Cegarra, File)

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Critics have mostly ignored the new TNT spy drama “Legends,” but it’s creating a furor in Venezuela.

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State holds first tax-free sportsmen holiday

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — If you’re a sportsman, this weekend is your holiday.

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6 candidates in running for equestrian presidency

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Six candidates — all from Europe — are in the running to replace Princess Haya of Jordan as president of the International Equestrian Federation.

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