With all of the hoopla surrounding the films screened in the Obama White House, I got curious about what the past presidents watched. What follows is by no means complete, but an interesting bit of history.
The film is a truly great mixture of drama, resistance to the forces of politics, the adroit combination comedy, and love story, in a culinary battle for the utmost Michilin Star rating for an established French fine dining enterprise that is a mere 100 feet apart from a brand new (to the village) Indian restaraunt.
By Conor Humphries and Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) - Gay
couples flocked to central Dublin to celebrate a "historic
watershed" on Saturday as a large majority in the traditionally
Catholic country voted to allow same-sex marriage, the culmination
of a four-decade struggle for gay rights. Waving rainbow flags,
embracing and crying, two thousand people gathered to watch the
official results in the courtyard of Dublin Castle after voters,
young and old, accounted for one of the highest turnouts in a
referendum for decades. "The amount of people who came out to vote
is just such an emotional thing for us," said Fred Schelbaum, 48,
standing with his civil partner Feargal Scott, 43, who he said he
intended to marry.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland patrolman who fired down through
the windshield of a suspect's car at the end of a 137-shot barrage
that left the two unarmed black occupants dead was acquitted
Saturday of criminal charges by a judge who said he could not
determine the officer alone fired the fatal shots.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Huge crowds of Salvadorans
filled a square in the Salvadoran capital Saturday for a ceremony
to beatify Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was cut down
by an assassin's bullet 35 years ago and declared a martyr for his
faith this year by Pope Francis.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has begun
winding down its collection and storage of American phone records
after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or
extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end
of the month.
Australian singer Guy Sebastian will try to beat the Europeans
at their own game in Vienna on Saturday night in the 60th annual
Eurovision Song Contest, the uproarious pop extravaganza.
Eurovision has a cult following in Australia, which led to the
special invitation to mark six decades of the show.
LAMBERT'S BAY, South Africa (AP) — The boats line up along the
jetty, bobbing in the cold south Atlantic waters, to bring in the
day's catch in the early afternoon. The long, thin silver snoek
fish is one of South Africa's traditional foods and a main source
of income for the town of Lambert's Bay.