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M. Night Shyamalan Has Been Self-Financing His Recent Films

Want to know how M. Night Shyamalan got back on top after falling from grace? He paid his way. The filmmaker, who has Glass hitting theaters this week, has been self-financing his recent films – The Visit, Split and now Glass. Shyamalan puts up the money for the movies himself, enabling him to maintain creative control. It’s a gamble, and so far, it’s paid off, and helped him reclaim box office (if not always critical) glory. Glass, which hits theaters this week, is likely headed towards a $...
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Turkey seeks warrant for NBA Player on terrorism charges

Pretty crazy story...I can't image that we'll actually follow through with the extradition request since the guy he's accused of associating with also lives in the US. Plus the Knicks need all the help they can get. Quote: Turkey has put in an extradition request and requested an Interpol red notice for the arrest of NBA star Enes Kanter, according to Anadolu, a Turkish state news agency. The report says New York Knicks center Kanter is suspected of being par...
Tags: US, Turkey, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Nba, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Weapon, Istanbul, General Discussion, Interpol, New York Knicks, Knicks, Enes Kanter, Fethullah Gülen, Gülen, Anadolu


Antarctic ice is melting six times faster + Volkswagen invests in electric vehicle plant

Volkswagen to invest $800 million in new Chattanooga electric vehicle plant Chattanooga, Tennessee will be home to a Volkswagen electric vehicle manufacturing plant. It will be the first manufacturing facility in North America to make vehicles using Volkswagen’s modular electric toolkit chassis. The $800 million investment will add 1,000 new jobs. Volkswagen says that it will build a new 7-seater electric SUV and will also offer the ID. BUZZ1 in North America, an electric concept version of th...
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Gotham Green invests $4 mln in Chooze Corp

Gotham Green Partners has invested $4 million in Chooze Corp, which owns the LucidMood brand of functional cannabis products. LucidMood produces disposable vape pens. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK and BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Chooze Corp, owner of the popular LucidMood brand of functional cannabis products, announced today that it has secured a $4 million investment from Gotham Green Partners — a leading private equity firm focused on the cannabis space. The investment will enable C...
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January 16 roundup

The two new heads of the judiciary committees in the Pennsylvania legislature are nonlawyers, and the legal community appears to be fine with that [Max Mitchell, Legal Intelligencer] Long after his downfall in one of the worst U.S. legal scandals in years, Stan Chesley was still listed as holding an honored position at a major charity until a reporter started calling [Josh Nathan-Kazis, Forward, I’m quoted; update (Chesley’s name removed)] National security restrictions form an important pa...
Tags: Technology, Maryland, Law, Uncategorized, Georgia, Copyright, Pennsylvania, Silicon Valley, Lawyers, Baltimore, Mike Masnick, Clark, Carl Malamud, Chesley, Daubert, Free Trade


One story from every state. Your daily 50-state roundup

A blown-up bridge in New York, a groin crusher in Pennsylvania, and more            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Pennsylvania School Board Votes to Postpone Policy to Arm Teachers

The district is believed to be the first school system in the state to have such a policy
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School board votes to postpone policy to arm teachers

TAMAQUA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school board has voted to postpone a policy allowing teachers to carry guns in school. The Morning Call reports the Tamaqua Area School District voted 7-1 to postpone the policy Tuesday night. Nick Boyle, who helped create the policy, provided the only opposing vote. The policy approved in September […]
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Registering a Vehicle: Pa. Resident Purchased New Vehicle in S. Carolina, Staying in Sc More Than 30 Days

My question involves vehicle registration or title in the state of: South Carolina I purchased a new motorcycle in S. Carolina but I am a Pennsylvania resident. The dealer provided all needed papers, however the temporary plate is good only for 30 days and I will be in S. Carolina for at least 10 days after it expires. Will I be able to get a new 30 day temporary plate (the woman at DMV said no extensions)? Is storing bike the only option if no?
Tags: Law, Pennsylvania, DMV, South Carolina, Vehicle Registration and Title, Carolina


Registering a Vehicle: When Can an Out-of-State Vehicle Buyer Get > 30 Day Temporary Plates

My question involves vehicle registration or title in the state of: South Carolina I purchased a new motorcycle in S. Carolina but I am a Pennsylvania resident. The dealer provided all needed papers, however the temporary plate is good only for 30 days and I will be in S. Carolina for at least 10 days after it expires. Will I be able to get a new 30 day temporary plate (the woman at DMV said no extensions)? Is storing bike the only option if no?
Tags: Law, Pennsylvania, DMV, South Carolina, Vehicle Registration and Title, Carolina


United States: Class Claims Deserve More Rigorous Treatment, Third Circuit Holds - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Seyfarth Synopsis: In a recent decision, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals rebuked a Pennsylvania district court's skeletal analysis of plaintiffs' class action claims.
Tags: News, Pennsylvania, United States, Seyfarth Shaw, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Seyfarth


11 Indicted in 2016 Triple Murder to Silence D.E.A. Informant

Prosecutors said members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang tied up three people then shot them and set them on fire in a barn in rural Pennsylvania.
Tags: News, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Justice Department, Murders, Drug Enforcement Administration, Black Guerrilla Family, Black Guerilla Family, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Drug Abuse and Traffic, Informers, Hagerstown (Md, Washington County (Md


US joins China and Turkey in troubling approach to extraditions

A distasteful development in international relations has recently surfaced: the use of arrest warrants and extradition requests of individuals as bargaining chips in matters of broader foreign policy. Turkey, China, and the US are presently involved in actions that reflect a willingness to put pressure on each other by targeting private individuals. This is a corruption of the protection of individual rights in criminal cases, which is fundamental to the rule of law in America. Turkey has asked ...
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Exceptional Book Art at Longwood Gardens Holiday Display

If you have a penchant for altered book art and happen to be in the vicinity of Longwood Gardens in southeastern Pennsylvania this holiday season, I highly recommend a visit. Here are several photos... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Ann Martin]
Tags: Design, Pennsylvania, Ann Martin, Longwood Gardens, Book Art, Longwood Gardens Holiday Display, Altered Books, Folded Books, Paper Wreath


Trump Signals Support For Renewed Assault Weapons Ban

UPDATE: My oldest son points out that this is from a year ago.  I asked him if that is important?  He says, “The Art of War” is necessary for understanding Trump.  It’s difficult to understand whether he’s serious or simply tactically owning or feigning positions.  My response: Then why the red flag laws and bump stock ban? Via Uncle, this isn’t the Onion.  It’s real. President Donald Trump raised the issue, unprompted, during a roughly hour-long televised meeting with Feinstein and other member...
Tags: Congress, California, White House, West Virginia, Military, Pennsylvania, Bill Clinton, Arizona, Gun Control, Donald Trump, Trump, Nra, Amy, Feinstein, National Rifle Association, Manchin


Trump's New Birth Control Rules Are Blocked Nationwide By Federal Judge

A federal court in Pennsylvania issued a national injunction on two Trump administration rules that would make it easier for employers and universities to deny women birth control coverage, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced Monday afternoon.The injunction followed a similar decision by a federal judge in California who blocked the policy in 13 states and the District of Columbia on Sunday night.President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act (ACA) ensured that birth control wa...
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Second U.S. judge blocks Trump administration birth control rules

A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Monday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that they provide health insurance that covers women's birth control. The U.S. Department of Justice, which has defended the rules in court, did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but it will likely appeal the decision. The lawsuit was filed after Republican President Donald Trump's administration in October 201...
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11 charged in probe of triple homicide at Pennsylvania farm

MERCERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal grand jury has said three people were tied up, shot and set on fire in a central Pennsylvania barn more than two years ago in an effort to silence a police informant. An indictment unsealed Friday said eight men were involved in the June 2016 slaying of Wendy Chaney, […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Pennsylvania, MERCERSBURG Pa, Wendy Chaney


PENNSYLVANIA’S HIGHEST SKIABLE MOUNTAIN

Blue Knob All Seasons Resort is the place for a winter enthusiast looking for an outdoor adventure! With the highest skiable mountain in Pennsylvania it’s one of the most challenging ski resorts in the state. The resort offers 100 skiable acres, 34 trails with a vertical drop of 1,072 served by five lifts and it has extensive snow making, so those who love winter can enjoy winter days and nights on the mountain. The mountain is Blue Knob’s main asset. Here skiers will find an alpine skiing exp...
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United States: Pennsylvania High Court Decision Regarding Data Breach Increases Litigation Risk For Companies Storing Personal Data - Ropes & Gray LLP

On November 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled in Dittman v. UPMC d/b/a The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Tags: News, Pennsylvania, United States, UPMC, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Gray LLP, Dittman


Palm Springs Film Review: ‘Buck Run’

If not for a cell phone that’s promptly taken away from our juvenile protagonist, you might think “Buck Run” takes place in the late ’70s or early ’80s. Evidently, it was that era which saw the last spasm of prosperity in the film’s rural Pennsylvania setting, as any home improvements seem to date back at […]
Tags: Reviews, Pennsylvania, Festivals, Palm Springs Film Festival, James Le Gros, Nick Frangione, Nolan Lyons


GOP Rep. Guy Reschenthaler: Shutdown 'never should have happened'

Republican Rep. Guy Reschenthaler is the first of his kind -- he represents Pennsylvania's newly created 14th district.
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These Movies That Will Remind You What It Truly Means To Be Cold

Photo: Courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures Distribution; Illustrated by Mallory Heyer. The Weeknd can't feel his face. You can't feel your face, your toes, or your fingers, and you're fairly certain that your ears now resemble two frozen Jimmy Dean sausage patties. Welcome to winter, everyone!Unless you're off to Gstaad for a spot of skiing with Mitzi and Lance, there's really only way to get through the sub-zero temps and slippery surfaces: a good old-fashioned movie night, served up with a ro...
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Priest Sentenced To Jail For Abusing Boys, Forcing 1 To Say Confession

David Lee Poulson was charged as a result of Pennsylvania's landmark grand jury report.
Tags: News, Pennsylvania, David Lee Poulson


Dying woman seeks caregiver for beloved 15-foot-long plant

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who’s dying of cancer is trying to find a home for her beloved 15-foot-long plant. LNP reports Gabrellen Pfarr has a few months to live after deciding not to pursue further treatment for cancer. Now, the 83-year-old wants to find a caring home for the sprawling plant she’s […]
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Trump open to Feinstein's assault weapons bill

Again, people who think the Republicans and Trump are a bulwark against gun control need to stop ignoring the evidence. https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/nat...202733214.html Quote: President Donald Trump raised the issue, unprompted, during a roughly hour-long televised meeting with Feinstein and other members of Congress Wednesday afternoon at the White House. “I think it’s something you have to think about,” Trump said at the gathering to discuss school safe...
Tags: Congress, White House, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Weapon, Donald Trump, Firearms General Discussion, Trump, Amy, Feinstein, Manchin, Toomey, Joe Manchin, Dianne, Sens Pat Toomey, Minnesota Democratic Sen Amy Klobucher


Guardian invests in TacMed Solutions

Guardian Capital Partners has made an investment in Anderson, South Carolina-based TacMed Solutions, a maker of hemorrhage control and related safety products for emergency trauma care across the military, law enforcement, fire & emergency services, and civilian end markets. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE WAYNE, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Guardian Capital Partners (“Guardian”) announced that it invested in Tactical Medical Solutions, LLC (“TacMed Solutions” or the “Company”) on Decemb...
Tags: Trends, Pennsylvania, Healthcare, Army, Guardian, Philadelphia, Alan, Ross, Securities And Exchange Commission, Company, Anderson South Carolina, Ross Johnson, Morgan Lewis Bockius LLP, PE Deals, Guardian Capital Partners, BUSINESS WIRE Guardian Capital Partners


A Trump 1950s TV Episode Truth Movement?

You’ve probably seen this really bizarre story of the Twilight Zone-like episode of the TV show “Trackdown” from 1958 which bears some difficult-to-believe resemblances to 2019 America. A conman named Trump comes to a town and gets everyone panicked that the world is about to end unless they agree to let him build a wall that will save them. As I wrote yesterday, when I first happened on the story I had to read it several times and then check it several different ways because I was sure it had t...
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Pennsylvania Governor Calls for Total Ban on all Semi-Automatic Weapons b

Pennsylvania Governor Calls for Total Ban on all Semi-Automatic Weapons by JORDAN MICHAELS on JANUARY 10, 2019 Related Tags: Buzz, Gun Control, News, R2KBA Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf believes no one should have semi-automatic firearms. (Photo: Governor Tom Wolf Facebook) Just one day after a gun-rights rally in Pittsburgh that attracted hundreds of gun owners protesting the city’s proposed “assault weapons” ban, Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf voiced his support for a complete ...
Tags: Pennsylvania, Weapon, Pittsburgh, Tom Wolf, JORDAN MICHAELS, Buzz Gun Control News


Police: Naked driver who fled officers is charged with DUI

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Authorities say a naked man who led law enforcement on a chase through Delaware and Pennsylvania has been charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance. The News Journal of Wilmington reports Delaware State Police began pursuing a wrong-way driver Wednesday night who was later determined to be 29-year-old […]
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