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Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 day edition

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The revered film and TV producer, who won the 2016 Best Picture Oscar for Spotlight, was 64.

The multi-disciplinary and innovative companies he created became models for aspiring film and TV producers and managers who wanted to go beyond the status quo.

It’s rare to find producers who excel both in film and TV but Golin was one of them.

Golin graduated from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University in 1976 and attended the AFI Conservatory.

With partner Joni Sighvatsson, he launched Propaganda Films, a talent management, advertising, and video production company, in 1986.

Asked what he was most proud of in his career, Golin said, “I’m most proud of the companies.”.

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Iran oil: US to end sanctions exemptions for major importers

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US President Donald Trump has decided to end exemptions from sanctions for countries still buying oil from Iran.

This decision is intended to bring Iran's oil exports to zero, denying the government its main source of revenue.

Mr Trump reinstated the sanctions last year after abandoning a landmark 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers. »

Opinion | The Great Republican Abdication

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Exploiting racial resentment to capture white working-class voters, while pursuing policies that benefit only the wealthy, has been the core of the party’s political strategy for decades.

That’s why, in an increasingly diverse country, Republican support has stayed overwhelmingly white.

Trump is giving the Republican establishment what it wants, and it will stick with him no matter what. »

Woman arrested in dumping of 7 newborn puppies into Coachella dumpster

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EMBED >More News Videos Video obtained by Eyewitness News on Monday shows the moments a man discovered seven newborn puppies abandoned in a dumpster behind a Coachella store.

COACHELLA, Calif. -- Authorities on Monday confirmed the arrest of a 54-year-old woman accused of dumping seven newborn puppies into a Coachella dumpster.The suspect was identified as Deborah Sue Culwell.

She was arrested Monday by Riverside County Animal Services Commander Chris Mayer at her Coachella home.Culwell is facing up to seven counts of felony animal cruelty, officials said. »

Mueller report: Russia hacked state databases and voting machine companies

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The Russian intelligence officers at GRU exploited known vulnerabilities on websites of state and local election offices by injecting malicious SQL code on such websites that then ran commands on underlying databases to extract information.

In another operation, GRU officers sent spearphishing emails to election officials and executives of companies that make voting machines, the report said.

The Justice Department said the Russian military officers also hacked the website of a state election board and stole information on 500,000 voters. »