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Latin Theater Chain Interested In Regal

Posted On November 01, 2014

(Knoxville, TN) -- The largest movie theater company in the U.S. could soon be taken over by Latin America's biggest cinema house chain. The "L.A. Times" says Cinepolis might be a prospective bidder for Regal Entertainment. The Tennessee-based company surprised investors last week when it announced it would entertain offers to sell the 396-theater chain.…

Virgin Galactic Owner Vows To Find Out What Went Wrong

Posted On November 01, 2014

(Mojave, CA) -- Virgin Galactic Owner Sir Richard Branson says investigators will find out what caused the crash of his company's experimental spaceship. Branson spoke yesterday at a news conference in Mojave, California, saying he appreciates the support people have given his company since the tragedy occurred.   Branson said Virgin Galactic is determined to…

Marine Vet Released From Mexican Jail

Posted On October 31, 2014

(Tijuana) -- A former U.S. Marine who spent months in a Tijuana jail is free after a Mexican federal district judge Friday ordered the immediate release of Andrew Tahmooressi. Arizona congressman Matt Salmon was among those working for the Afghanistan war veteran's freedom.   Tahmooressi was on trial for crossing the border with three loaded…

Pentagon: Assad Needs To Go

Posted On October 31, 2014

(Arlington, VA) -- Pentagon spokesman John Kirby insists Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "needs to go."   At Friday's press briefing, Kirby said Assad is one key reason for the growth of ISIS in Syria and Iraq. The Obama administration continues to be pressed about whether Assad is possibly benefiting from U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIS targets…

State Dept: U.S., Partners Working To Curb Foreign Fighters

Posted On October 31, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki claims the U.S. and partners are working hard to track down foreign fighters who are joining ISIS forces in Iraq and Syria.   In a briefing, Psaki called it an ongoing effort and part of the longterm campaign against ISIS. The "Washington Post" reports that more than…