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The Weinstein Co Closes Deal on ‘Can a Song Save Your Life’?

The Weinstein Co Closes Deal on ‘Can a Song Save Your Life’?

Sep 08, TORONTO — The Weinstein Co. has closed in on a deal to acquire U.S. distribution rights to John Carney’s Can a Song Save Your Life? The film, which stars Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo, debuted Saturday evening at the Toronto Film Festival to strong response from potential buyers, sparking a frenzied rush of […]

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Syrian rebels seize control of Christian village

Syrian rebels seize control of Christian village

Sep 08, AMMAN, Jordan — Syrian rebels led by al-Qaida-linked fighters seized control of a predominantly Christian village northeast of Damascus, sweeping into the mountainside sanctuary in heavy fighting overnight and forcing hundreds of residents to flee, activists and locals said Sunday. The battle over Maaloula, an ancient village that is home to two of […]

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Australian Couple sentenced to nine months for racially abusing Sikh taxi driver

Australian Couple sentenced to nine months for racially abusing Sikh taxi driver

July 17, – Angeline Kim Sollitt, 44, and Michael John Arbouin, 40, were handed down the nine-month prison-term for the “unprovoked” and “malicious” attack on taxi driver Jagroop Singh, ‘NTNews’ reported. A couple has been sentenced by an Australian court to nine months in jail for a racial attack in which a Sikh taxi driver’s […]

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