The Daily Populous

Thursday October 31st, 2019 evening edition

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Versatile veteran actor and multihyphenate Danny DeVito, whose memorable roles include such projects at TV’s “Taxi” and Miloš Forman’s “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” will receive a Lifetime Achievement award for acting at the Camerimage International Film Festival, which runs in Toruń, Poland, on Nov. 9-16.

In the awards arena, DeVito shared a best picture Oscar nom with Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher as producer on Steven Soderbergh’s “Erin Brokovich” (2001).

He also won a Golden Globe as best actor in a supporting role for “Taxi” in 1978.

Camerimage is a cinematography-focused event and festgoers are sure to ask DeVito about his collaborations with such DPs as Oliver Stapleton on Taylor Hackford’s “The Comedian” (2016), Dante Spinotti on Curtis Hanson’s “L.A.

Confidential” (1997), Donald Peterman on Barry Sonnenfield’s “Get Shorty” (1995), Stefan Czapsky on Tim Burton’s “Batman Returns” (1992) and Dean Cundey on Robert Zemeckis’ “Romancing the Stone” (1984).

Director credits include “Taxi” and “Throw Momma from the Train.”.

DeVito’s next outing as director: “St. Sebastian,” a tale of survivors in post-apocalyptic Russia after nuclear war. »

Nancy Pelosi Warns Donald Trump Impeachment Will Be 'Ironclad,' Says House Already Has Enough Evidence

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she believes there is already enough evidence to justify moving forward with the impeachment of President Donald Trump over his Ukraine conduct.

The House is due to vote Thursday on a resolution that formalizes the current impeachment inquiry, setting out its scope and terms.

"I do think we have enough," Pelosi told The Atlantic of the evidence accumulated so far in the impeachment inquiry. »

TIL honey bees aren't native to North America. When they arrived from Europe they spread out faster than the colonists, and Native Americans considered the appearance of the "white man's fly" to indicate the approach of European settlers

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The Memorandum Books reveal many purchases of beeswax between 1769 and 1783, and two further purchases in 1791 and 1813.

In October 1789, Jefferson purchased 2 shillings' worth of honey on the Isle of Wight in England before returning home from Europe.

He wrote, "I remember his [General Dearborne] coming to my house once with Mr. Jefferson, to look at my bees. »