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The first ten minutes of "One False Move" feel like any other violent crime film, even bordering on entering the straight-to-video realm, which is ironic because the rest of the film is so sharp and original. In the opening segment, three criminals, Roy (Billy Bob Thornton), Pluto (Michael Beach), and Roy's girlfriend Fantasia (Cynda Williams) disrupt a birthday party by stabbing, shooting or suff ... ...
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WASHINGTON - The share of developing countries led by China and India in global investment is expected to triple by 2030 to three-fifths, from one-fifth in 2000, says the latest edition of the World Bank's Global Development Horizons (GDH) report, which explores patterns of investment, saving and capital flows as they are likely to evolve over the next two decades. Seventeen years from now, ...
LONDON - Morrisons Supermarkets, one of the major British retail chains, has entered into a 170 million pounds and 25-year agreement with Ocado Group plc ("Ocado"), to acquire its recently opened Dordon Customer Fulfilment Centre (CFC) in the Midlands, and lease it back with commitment to use its logistics and distribution facilities to start grocery deliveries to customers by January ...
He is the most evil, vile, demonic criminal. He is dead to me. There will be no visits, there will be no phone calls. He can never be Daddy again. I have no sympathy for the man.
Gregg was speaking about her father Ariel Castro who allegedly kidnapped, raped and held captive for a decade, three young women in Cleveland, Ohio.
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NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - Police have arrested Akein Scott, a 19-year-old suspect in the Mother's Day shooting in the US city of New Orleans that injured 19 people, including two 10-year-old kids.
The teenager suspect was taken into custody Wednesday night from the Little Woods section of eastern New Orleans, police department spokeswoman Remi Braden said
He was identified from CCTV footage of the attack, the police said.
The video showed him running from the scene as the crowd scattered in all directions soon after the shooting.
The spokeswoman gave no further details as the police was yet to find a possible motive behind the shooting
The suspect was arrested after days of massive search operation during which Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas also urged to surrender at a news conference Monday
"We would like to remind the community and Akein Scott that the time has come for him to turn himself in," Serpas said, warning the teen that "we know more about you than you think we know".
Police had offered a $10,000 reward in the case, and investigators received several tips after images from the surveillance camera were released.
Serpas said Scott has had a criminal history that includes charges for possessing narcotics and a firearm and resisting arrest. ...
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