Charlie Chaplin is shown in a scene in the 1925 silent film 'The Gold Rush.' The Everett Collection
Actors Mabel Normand as Mabel (l.), Charlie Chaplin as Charlie, and Marie Dressler as Tillie Banks are shown in a scene from the 1914 silent film 'Tillie's Punctured Romance,' in this black and white photo. Courtesy of UCLA Film and Television Archive/AP
Charlie Chaplin in a scene with actress Edna Purviance in the 1917 silent film 'The Immigrant.' Newscom
Charlie Chaplin is shown in a scene in the 1936 silent film 'Modern Times.' Newscom
Buster Keaton (l.) and Charlie Chaplin are shown in a scene in the 1952 silent film 'Limelight.' Newscom
Charlie Chaplin is shown in a scene with actress Paulette Goddard in his first talking film 'The Great Dictator,' in 1940. Newscom
Charlie Chaplin (c.) is shown in a scene in the 1931 silent film 'City Lights.' Newscom
Charlie Chaplin is shown in a scene with actor Jackie Coogan from the 1921 silent film 'The Kid.' Newscom
President Bashar al-Assad has not declared his candidacy yet, but he is expected to run - and win. His once-tenuous hold on power has tightened again after a string of regime victories.
Albert Aji, Associated Press,
Diaa Hadid, Associated Press /
April 21, 2014
Syria will hold presidential elections on June 3, the country's parliament speaker announced Monday, a vote President Bashar al-Assad is likely to contest, and win, as the country enters its fourth year of war.