Charles Dance discovers his secret sister born in 1898


From The Jewel In The Crown to Game Of Thrones, Charles Dance (pictured) has built an enviable reputation for playing characters who keep their emotions close to their chest

From The Jewel In The Crown to Game Of Thrones, Charles Dance has built an enviable reputation for playing characters who keep their emotions close to their chest.

But even his usually unflappable composure slipped when he discovered a tranche of family secrets – including two sisters he never knew existed who were born almost 50 years before he was.

The star came close to tears when told about the girls – one of whom died in tragic circumstances – but also that his father Walter was a Boer War hero and a full quarter of a century older than Dance always believed.

‘It’s rather extraordinary to know that here in my 70th year, I am only finding out about all of this now,’…



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Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms


WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans skeptical about a GOP health overhaul bill are expressing some doubt about holding a vote this week as they await a key analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. President Donald Trump, making a final push to fulfill a key campaign promise, insists Republicans are not “that far off” and signaled last-minute changes are coming to win votes.


“We have a very good plan,” Trump said in an interview aired Sunday. Referring to Republican senators opposed to the bill, he added: “They want to get some points, I think they’ll get some points.”

So far, five Republican senators are expressing opposition to the Senate GOP plan that would scuttle much of former President Barack Obama‘s health law. That’s more than enough to torpedo the measure developed in private by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and deliver a…



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Author Pam Lawrence‘s Newly Released “Rachel the Ladybug” is a Gentle Children’s Tale Reassuring Young Readers that There is a Place in God’s World for all His Children


“Rachel the Ladybug”: a warm and richly illustrated story about faith, perseverance, and loving others. “Rachel the Ladybug” is the creation of published author Pam Lawrence, a mother of three and lifelong educator currently teaching seventh grade at Livingston Junior High School in Texas.

Rachel the Ladybug was born on Easter Sunday with the heart of Jesus on her back. Her mission in life is to tell other ladybugs Jesus’s love story so they too can become believers. At first, she is rejected by other ladybugs. She is sad about being rejected. However, her grandma and momma finally find her in a rose garden across Lake Livingston, Texas. Together they set out to spread the good…



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