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Facebook Unable to Identify Who Was Behind Network of Fake Accounts

VOA News Facebook said Tuesday it had been unable to determine who was behind dozens of fake accounts it took down shortly before the 2018 midterm elections. “Combined with our takedown last Monday, in total we have removed 36 Facebook accounts, 6 Pages, and 99 Instagram accounts for coordinated inauthentic behavior,” Nathaniel Gleicher, head of cybersecurity policy, wrote on the company’s blog. At least one of the Instagram accounts had well over a million followers, according to Facebook. A website that said it represented the Russian state-sponsored Internet Research Agency claimed responsibility for the accounts last week, but Facebook said…
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TRINITY REP CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS WITH A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Annual family tradition runs Nov. 8 – Dec. 30 PROVIDENCE, RI: Trinity Rep is proud to present its annual holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol. Noted for being a new production each year, the 2018 production has been inspired by a traditional telling of the famed Dickens classic. This year the production will be directed Mark Valdez, who directed Fuente Ovejuna, or Like Sheep to Water at Trinity Rep in 2017. Beloved acting company member and one of last year’s co-directors, Stephen Thorne, will be playing the role of Ebenezer Scrooge. The production will also feature community choirs in each performance. All shows will feature…
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Pawtucket, Slater Mill, and TEN31 to Host a Haunting New Festival

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket, Slater Mill, and TEN31 will be hosting a brand new festival this October which promises to be frightfully fun for all ages. Mill City Haunts, which will be held on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights for the last two weeks of October, will be a collection of 39 events ranging from movies and plays to haunted houses and paranormal investigations, hosted in Pawtucket’s Historic Downtown and historic Daggett Farm in Slater Park. “We are very excited here at City Hall for our first ever Mill City Haunts,” said Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien. “This is going to…
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‘Game of Thrones’ Takes Top Prize at Surprising Emmys

VOA/Agence France-Presse LOS ANGELES — HBO's record-breaking fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" stormed back onto the Emmys stage on Monday, winning the coveted best drama series prize on a night full of surprises, including an on-air marriage proposal that stunned the audience. The other big story of the Hollywood gala, television's answer to the Oscars, was the huge success of "The Marvelous Mrs Maisel," Amazon's story of a 1950s housewife-turned-stand up comic, which took home eight Emmys overall, including the best comedy award. "The Handmaid's Tale" — last year's best drama and an early favorite for more hardware in 2018 —…
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Actor Burt Reynolds, 1970’s Hollywood Icon, Dies at 82

VOA News Actor Burt Reynolds, the charismatic star whose career lasted for more than half a century, died Thursday at 82. His agent announced the actor's death in Jupiter, Florida, but did not give a cause. The rugged, mustached, handsome Reynolds was an icon of 1970s America and its fixation on Hollywood celebrities. Michigan-born Reynolds was a college football star in Florida and appeared headed for a professional sports career before he was injured in a car crash. FILE - Actors Burt Reynolds and Darren McGavin are seen on the set of the TV program "Riverboat" on NBC, Aug. 18,…
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BON JOVI MAKES SURPRISE APPEARANCE AT LONG ISLAND SUPERMARKET

Stew Leonard Names 19 LB Lobster "Bon Jovi" FARMINGDALE, NEW YORK (August 4, 2018) – Jon Bon Jovi made a surprise appearance at Long Island’s Stew Leonard’s in Farmingdale to visit hundreds of shoppers, fans, and staff. Bon Jovi, a surf and turf fan, was greeted by Stew Leonard’s CEO Stew Leonard, Jr., with a twenty-pound lobster and Stew Leonard’s famous tomahawk steaks. Bon Jovi was there to support his new venture with his son, Jesse, who launched a rosé company this past year. Stew Leonard’s Wine and Spirits, owned by Stew Leonard, Jr., will be launching the sale of Jesse…
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BAD BUNNY SE PRESENTARÁ EN EL ESCENARIO DE HONDA (HONDA STAGE) DURANTE LA CONFERENCIA DE BILLBOARD A LA MÚSICA LATINA

Las Vegas, NV (20 de abril de 2018): Billboard anunció hoy su asociación con Honda Stage para ofrecer un espectáculo exclusivo con la estrella de trap y reggaeton, Bad Bunny en la próxima Conferencia de Billboard a la Música Latina a llevarse a cabo en Las Vegas desde el 23 al 26 de Abril. Bunny se presentará el miércoles, 25 de abril en el Club Nocturno Drai Beachclub en Las Vegas. Las puertas abrirán a la 10:00pm PT y todos los inscritos a la Conferencia de Billboard a la Música Latina tendrán acceso al espectáculo. Conocido como Bad Bunny, Benito…
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GENTE DE ZONA 4 SINGLES EN EL CHART DE TROPICAL AIRPLAY DE BILLBOARD

Miami, Fl- (18 de septiembre, 2017)-  Gente de Zona se coloca esta semana como el artista con más canciones en el top 10 de la lista tropical de Billboard al tener sus cuatro más recientes éxitos en la cartelera.   En la posición #3, "Ni tu, ni yo" junto a Jennifer López, "Quédate Conmigo" con Chyno Miranda y Wisin en el #5 , "Si no vuelves" #6 y en la #7 "3 " con el duo mexicano Jessy y Joy.   "Esto es un sueño para nosotros tener cuatro canciones en los primeros siete lugares en un chart de Billboard",…
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PBS retransmitirá LATIN MUSIC USA

  Una celebración de la música Latina y su influencia en la música y cultura estadounidense 27 de marzo de 2017 (Boston, MA)–Con el regreso de LATIN MUSIC USA, descubra las fascinantes fusiones musicales que impulsaron la música latina a la cima de las listas de éxitos. La serie se transmitirá el viernes 28 de abril y el viernes 5 de mayo a las 9:00 , hora del este (consulte su programación local). Este documental de cuatro horas, dividido en dos partes, es una coproducción de WGBH Boston y la BBC. En él se exploran los ritmos latinos que han…
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ALEXIS Y FIDO NOMINADOS A LOS PREMIOS HEAT DE LA MÚSICA LATINA 2017

LO CELEBRAN  LUEGO DE SU ÉXITO EN LOS CARNAVALES DE BOLIVIA El dúo más consistente del género urbano, también, está nominado a los Premios Billboard de la Música Latina    2 de marzo de 2017 (Miami, FL)- Dos días después de revolucionar con su música en los Carnavales de Bolivia, el dúo urbano puertorriqueño Alexis y Fido, fue nominado a los Premios Heat 2017.  Esta tercera entrega de los Premios Heat de la Música Latina, presentado por el canal HTV, tendrá como escenario principal las hermosas playas de Cap Cana, República Dominicana. Además, la gala se llevará a cabo el 8 de junio…
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