By Chuck Barney | [email protected] | Bay Area News GroupPUBLISHED: January 16, 2019 at 2:01 pm | UPDATED: January 17, 2019 at 10:16 am As the great American orator, Neil Sedaka, once opined, “breaking up is hard to do.” But that’s the dilemma facing many TV viewers in 2019 as an extraordinary number of shows prepare to deliver their final episodes. We’ll have to bid farewell to some of our favorite characters and story lines and, somehow, find a way to — sob — move on. In order to help you start out on the road to closure, we’ve compiled a list of shows that will depart this year. Grab the tissues and take a gander: — “The Affair” (Showtime): Montauk will never be the same. All the emotionally wrenching drama will cease after a fifth season coming later this year. The show will make a substantial time jump and introduce Anna Paquin (“True Blood”) as the daughter of Alison (Ruth Wilson) and Cole (Joshua … [Read more...] about The farewell shows: Which TV series are ending this year?
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We all love to spend a day lounging around in front of a gripping new series. So if you’ve run out of inspiration for things to watch, here are some great German television series to satisfy your appetite for binge-worthy shows. 1. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) We kick off with a German classic. Based on Alfred Döblin’s book of the same name, this 14-part West German series will have you questioning humanity, love and depression. The series begins in 1928 and follows Franz Biberkopf after he is released from prison following a 4-year sentence for murdering his prostitute girlfriend Ida. He now swears to lead a new, honest life, but after being thrown back into Berlin in the roaring '20s, his journey won’t exactly be all sunshine and rainbows. Released in America in 1983, the series garnered a cult following and is often considered as the great director Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s masterwork. While maybe not the easiest watch of this list, Berlin … [Read more...] about The top 12 German TV series you have to watch before you die
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Wednesday the United States will fall because Islamic teachings have predicted its demise. Khamenei said all of America’s “plots” to “overthrow” the Islamic Republic “have failed,” before going on to say that, instead, “We do not doubt the defeat of the enemy, and anyone who is familiar with Islamic teachings knows this.” According to Iran’s state-run Press TV, Khamenei delivered the remarks during a meeting with heads of the three branches of the Iranian government as well as officials in Tehran. The supreme leader added his belief that the United States was using Iran’s nuclear program as an excuse to cover up for its true “enmity towards the country,” which he claimed is in particular against Iran’s Islamic establishment. “The United States wants to eliminate the components of power in the Islamic Republic,” Khamenei … [Read more...] about Iran’s Ayatollah: ‘We Do Not Doubt’ Fall of U.S. Because ‘Islamic Teachings’ Predict It
It began, like so many other controversies these days, with a tweet. And it seemed to end Monday in typical fashion — with a stalemate and confusion over President Trump’s intentions.Fuming over reports that a confidential FBI informant met with three campaign aides, Trump tweeted Sunday that he would demand the Justice Department examine whether investigators improperly “infiltrated or surveilled” his team “for political purposes” during the early stages of the Russia inquiry in 2016.On Monday, he sat down with Deputy Atty. Gen. Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher A. Wray, a meeting with the potential to be a dramatic showdown.Instead, the White House announced later that the Justice Department’s inspector general would review “any irregularities” with FBI tactics — a review that the Justice Department already had announced the day before in an apparent compromise.It was unclear whether Trump ever … [Read more...] about Trump meets with Justice Department leaders, and latest clash over Russia investigation eases — for now
ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (AP) — "CHiPs" actor Erik Estrada has donated a drug dog to an east Idaho police agency where he's a reserve police officer.The Rexburg Standard Journal report ed in a story on Friday that the star of the 1970s TV series about California Highway Patrol officers donated a 3-year-old German Shepherd-Malinois narcotics dog named Mako to the St. Anthony Police Department.Mako will work with Sgt. Greg Belew in searching for narcotics at local schools, and also assist nearby agencies as well as the Idaho State Police when requested.St. Anthony Police Chief Allen Neff says the agency hasn't had a police dog because they cost up to $15,000.Estrada became a reserve officer with the agency in 2016. Neff says Estrada has continued to contribute money and materials to the agency.———Information from: Standard Journal, http://www.rexburgstandardjournal.com/ … [Read more...] about ‘CHiPs’ TV star Estrada donates police dog to Idaho agency