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Disneyland Paris to add Star Wars zone in $2.5 bn upgrade

Disneyland Paris to add Star Wars zone in $  2.5 bn upgradeThe Walt Disney Company on Tuesday announced a two-billion-euro ($ 2.5-billion) expansion of its Paris amusement park which will add a new Star Wars-themed zone to the huge site. Disneyland Paris will also build new areas devoted to its hit animated film “Frozen” and the Marvel comics franchise (Spider-Man, The Hulk, X-Men) as part of the makeover, which will take several years. The work will start in 2021 and significantly expand the park, which is Europe’s most popular private tourism destination with 320 million visits since it opened in 1992.



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Of Course There Was A Secret In That Big 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Cameo

Of Course There Was A Secret In That Big 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' CameoWhen it comes to “Star Wars” cameos, there is do or do not.



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Guns have killed more Americans in last 50 years than all US wars put together

Guns have killed more Americans in last 50 years than all US wars put togetherMore than 1.5 million US citizens have died as a result of guns in the last 49 years, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Around 1.2 million Americans have been killed in conflicts in US history, NBC reported, citing data from the Department of Veterans Affairs and a database on iCasualties.org. Last week’s mass shooting in Las Vegas left 59 people dead and hundreds injured, after gunman Stephen Paddock fired rounds from modified automatic weapons into a crowds at a music festival.



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New fight in California water wars: How to update old system

New fight in California water wars: How to update old systemFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — In California's long-raging water wars, pitting north against south and farmer against city dweller, the one thing everybody agreed on Wednesday was that the outdated method of shipping water throughout the most populous state needs a serious upgrade.



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'We’re Having Gang Wars All Over Again'

'We’re Having Gang Wars All Over Again'LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas ― Brian Silva, an unemployed African-American man from one of Little Rock’s roughest neighborhoods, still struggles on a daily basis not to go back to the life of crime he knows so well.



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Partition key battleground in India, Pakistan textbook wars

Partition key battleground in India, Pakistan textbook warsPakistani high school student Noman Afzal knows “traitorous” Hindus are to blame for the bloodshed that erupted when British India split into two nations 70 years ago. Students across the border in India are taught a starkly different version of events, the result of a decades-long effort by the nuclear-armed rivals to shape and control history to their own nationalistic narrative. August marks 70 years since the subcontinent was divided into two independent states — Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan — and millions were uprooted in one of the largest mass migrations in history.



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The only real way to stop atrocities like the Manchester attack is to end the wars which allow extremism to grow

The only real way to stop atrocities like the Manchester attack is to end the wars which allow extremism to growPresident Trump leaves the Middle East today, having done his bit to make the region even more divided and mired in conflict than it was before. At the same moment that Donald Trump was condemning the suicide bomber in Manchester as “an evil loser in life”, he was adding to the chaos in which al-Qaeda and Isis have taken root and flourished. It may be a long distance between the massacre in Manchester and the wars in the Middle East, but the connection is there.



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The only real way to stop atrocities like the Manchester attack is to end the wars which allow extremism to grow

The only real way to stop atrocities like the Manchester attack is to end the wars which allow extremism to growPresident Trump leaves the Middle East today, having done his bit to make the region even more divided and mired in conflict than it was before. At the same moment that Donald Trump was condemning the suicide bomber in Manchester as “an evil loser in life”, he was adding to the chaos in which al-Qaeda and Isis have taken root and flourished. It may be a long distance between the massacre in Manchester and the wars in the Middle East, but the connection is there.



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Susan Rice: ‘We can’t allow Twitter wars to become shooting wars’ 

Susan Rice: ‘We can’t allow Twitter wars to become shooting wars’ WASHINGTON — Former national security advisor Susan Rice strongly defended the Democratic foreign policy worldview and denounced the Trump White House as weakening America’s position in the world Tuesday morning in remarks at the Center for American Progress 2017 Ideas Conference.



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Does Laura Dern Handle a Lightsaber in the New ‘Star Wars’?

Does Laura Dern Handle a Lightsaber in the New ‘Star Wars’?Laura Dern seems to be everywhere these days. That’s because she is. She’s the ferocious Renata in Big Little Lies, she’s a recovering drug addict in Wilson, and she has two top-secret roles in Twin Peaks and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. And it’s only March. Her secret to nailing those disparate performances: “You try to find your way in when you read a script.”



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