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'Wizard Of Lies' Asks New Questions About Bernie Madoff Drama

'Wizard Of Lies' Asks New Questions About Bernie Madoff Drama

But the tale of the man behind the largest Ponzi scheme in USA history continues to have ongoing relevance as HBO's Madoff movie The Wizard of Lies is set to premiere on the premium cable channel on Saturday, May 20. In a telling scene from HBO's upcoming TV movie The Wizard of Lies , Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff (Robert De Niro) and his wife, Ruth (Michelle Pfeiffer), are in the kitchen of their lush Manhattan apartment.


China asks India to shed narrow-minded nationalism

China asks India to shed narrow-minded nationalism

The Chinese government established the Silk Road Fund in 2014 with a target of US$40 billion to invest in infrastructure projects in Asia. "We always say the Belt and Road initiative is an open and inclusive one". Compared with other means of transportation, "construction of civil aviation needs less time and is less affected by geography", said Wang Changyi, director of development planning for the Civil Aviation Administration of China.


UK police will not charge Libyan over officer's 1984 death

UK police will not charge Libyan over officer's 1984 death

Mabrouk was deported after the murder but returned to seek political asylum in 2011. PC Fletcher's colleague John Murray, who cradled her in his arms as she lay dying, said yesterday: 'I am angry this information can not be made public. The suspect, now in his fifties and believed to be living in the United Kingdom, was arrested in November 2015 as part of the long-running investigation.


No charges over spending fraud by Conservatives in United Kingdom election

No charges over spending fraud by Conservatives in United Kingdom election

The case against the governing party hinged largely on claims the activities of its scandal-wracked campaign "battle bus" in local constituencies, amongst other activities, were wrongly declared as national expenses rather than local expenses, allowing them to break strict electoral spending limits.


Microsoft Blames Spy Agencies For Ransomware Attack

Microsoft Blames Spy Agencies For Ransomware Attack

The attack that began Friday is believed to be the biggest online extortion attack ever recorded, spreading chaos by locking computers that run Britain's hospital network, Germany's national railway and scores of other companies, factories and government agencies worldwide.



'Regardless of recommendation I was going to fire Comey'

In his tweets on Friday, Trump wrote that, "As a very active president with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with ideal accuracy!" Trump also called the Democrats "hypocrites" for their outrage at Comey's dismissal, saying they themselves were upset with Comey's handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails.