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Arthur Hiller dead; director of hugely popular 'Love Story' was 92

Arthur Hiller dead; director of hugely popular 'Love Story' was 92

A soft-spoken man with a black mane like a symphonic conductor's, the Canadian-born Hiller served two terms apiece as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and president of the Directors Guild of America. The filmmaker went on to helm more than 30 features in all manner of genres, from intense dramas to light comedies to musicals, with " Love Story " being his one of the most famous ventures.


Trump?s immigration plan calls for ideological test

Trump?s immigration plan calls for ideological test

Ms Meissner, a current senior fellow at the Migration Policy Institute, said the United States has modernised screening databases to include criminal information, terrorist watch lists and other intelligence shared between the USA and other countries.


America's Maroulis shocks Yoshida for Rio wrestling gold

America's Maroulis shocks Yoshida for Rio wrestling gold

The 24-year-old Rio Watari in the women's heaviest weight class of 75 kg was the only one to fall out of the gate for a Japanese squad that has been unstoppable after a sweep of the gold medals, including Icho's, on the first day of action Wednesday.


Philippine leader wants to talk with 2 rebel groups, China

Philippine leader wants to talk with 2 rebel groups, China

Duterte has promised to end the illegal drug menace and other crimes in three to six months. The CPP also called on the public to unite in demanding justice and ending the police and vigilante killings. The NDF has listed 22 consultants now detained as crucial to the peace talks, OPAPP said, citing among them, Adelberto Silva and couple Benito and Wilma Tiamzon who were released last week on bail.



Iran cash linked to prisoner release

For instance, even as debate ramps up around the issue of the forthcoming nuclear plants, American lawmakers continue to focus attention on the matter of a supposed ransom payment that was made for American hostages who were released from Iran around the same time as the implementation of the nuclear deal.



Chicago activists welcome move to fire officers

The seven officers were relieved of their police powers pending the board's decision. Johnson's thoughtful review of the Inspector General's report , and I fully support his decisions. As investigations into the incident continued, a judge took the rare step of appointing a special prosecutor to examine the actions of the officers who were at the scene.