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Merkel starts fourth term as German Chancellor

Merkel starts fourth term as German Chancellor

World
Angela Merkel has finally begun her fourth term as Chancellor after almost six months of political deadlock in Germany.Ms Merkel is due to be sworn on Wednesday.Parliament voted 364 to 315 in a secret ballot to re-elect Ms Merkel, who ran unopposed.Germany has been locked in political uncertainty for almost six months after millions of voters abandoned the two main parties.Ms Merkel's Christian Democratic Union of Germany party (CDU) and the Social Democratic Party (SPD) were dropped by the public in favour of parties on the left and right.Image:Angela Merkel (in white) receives congratulations from parliamentarians following her election for a fourth term as ChancellorA coalition has been formed between the CDU, the Christian Social Union (CSU) - which is the CDU's Bavaria-only sister par...
Kevin Smith starts shooting 'Killroy Was Here' in Florida

Kevin Smith starts shooting 'Killroy Was Here' in Florida

Entertainment
June 17 (UPI) --Clerks and Dogma filmmaker Kevin Smith began shooting his next picture, Killroy Was Here, in Florida this week.The announcement was made Thursday by Ringling College of Art and Design, the Sarasota school collaborating with Smith on the production."This is a monster movie in the sense of a classic morality tale," Smith said in a news release."No one wants to see you spill the blood of innocents, but when someone crosses the line and goes bad, you get to make them pay in horrible ways, and the audience cheers," he added. "We wanted to make an anthology film in the vein of Creepshow. Killroy is like the Golem, the Boogeyman and the Grim Reaper combined."   "Killroy Was Here is an exciting project as part of our ongoing effort to provide hands-on, active production crew experi