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heraldscotland
Ooh, er, missus, get an eyeful of this ... the 12 best sitcoms everumpteenth repeat - Blackadder, One Foot in the Grave, Fawlty Towers, Dad's Army
Ooh, er, missus, get an eyeful of this ... the 12 best sitcoms ever
heraldscotland / Posted 20 hours ago
umpteenth repeat - Blackadder, One Foot in the Grave, Fawlty Towers, Dad's Army, Only Fools and Horses, Absolutely Fabulous - to comedies of a newer stripe: The Inbetweeners and The Office, and the freshest addition, the sexually frank Fleabag,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
'Stop staring at all that blood; it won't do you any good'a policeman in the town, and Chapman's earliest memory was of crew members' bod
'Stop staring at all that blood; it won't do you any good'
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 hours ago
a policeman in the town, and Chapman's earliest memory was of crew members' body parts laid out in the garden behind his house. "[O]ne can clearly see a lung hanging down from the lower branches of a chestnut tree, a leg on the front lawn, and a... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Great shows gets lost in today's 'Peak TV' seasonhe said, “only” about 150 would be offered by the six major English-language br
Great shows gets lost in today's 'Peak TV' season
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 23 hours ago
he said, “only” about 150 would be offered by the six major English-language broadcasters (ABC, CW, CBS, Fox and NBC, plus PBS). The rest would emerge on cable and streaming services. “I do this for a living, I think I have a pretty good... Read more
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Breitbart
New York Times: 'Breitbart News Has Arrived'Are Some From The Left Wing Media Entire Facebook Trending News Team Fired Fol
New York Times: 'Breitbart News Has Arrived'
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
Are Some From The Left Wing Media Entire Facebook Trending News Team Fired Following Breitbart Coverage Makers of App Used to Destroy Clinton Emails Boast About Hindering FBI Investigation Facebook Censors Video Exposing PBS Cutting... Read more
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Zero Hedge
NSA Whistleblowers: Hack of NSA Hacks Was Likely An Inside JobThe mainstream press is accusing Russia of being behind the release of informat
NSA Whistleblowers: Hack of NSA Hacks Was Likely An Inside Job
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
The mainstream press is accusing Russia of being behind the release of information on the NSA's dirty hacking tools. Washington’s Blog asked the highest-level NSA whistleblower in history, William Binney – the NSA executive who created the agency’s... Read more
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Boston Herald
Jill Stein fires back at Liz Warrenpulling only single digits — said votes still need to be “earned.” “Politician
Jill Stein fires back at Liz Warren
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
pulling only single digits — said votes still need to be “earned.” “Politicians are not ‘entitled’ to our votes simply because they represent the establishment political parties,” she said in an email to the Herald. “With a majority of Americans... Read more
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Boston Globe
John J. McGlynn Sr., former longtime Medford mayor, dies at 94who served in Ghost Army. The question flummoxed his son Michael, who informed
John J. McGlynn Sr., former longtime Medford mayor, dies at 94
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
who served in Ghost Army. The question flummoxed his son Michael, who informed the reporter that his father served in the US Army, not a ghost army. Then he phoned his dad, who responded with a serious tone: “Get his name and find out how he... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
A father’s journey through his son’s camera – my life in Chinalast few years began to look closer at – and capture in a documentary, My Life
A father’s journey through his son’s camera – my life in China
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
last few years began to look closer at – and capture in a documentary, My Life in China. The documentary has been shown on PBS and now is travelling the Delta and beyond as Eng is bringing the film here for six days beginning August 27 and criss... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brussels bounces backBRUSSELS — I didn’t know what to expect, but it certainly wasn’t a DJ perched i
Brussels bounces back
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
BRUSSELS — I didn’t know what to expect, but it certainly wasn’t a DJ perched in a tree spinning techno music surrounded by a swarm of giant artificial butterflies in the main terminal of the airport. Six months after the deadliest terrorist attack... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Yosemite park and Obama head into virtual reality with National GeographicIn a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitti
Yosemite park and Obama head into virtual reality with National Geographic
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting US president to project himself into virtual reality — in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park. The 11-minute VR video , narrated by Obama,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Google's VR trips takes users on a journey around US National ParksThe US National Parks are full of wonders like deep canyons, active volcanoes a
Google's VR trips takes users on a journey around US National Parks
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
The US National Parks are full of wonders like deep canyons, active volcanoes and ice so dense it looks bright blue. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the United States National Park Service, Google has released a series of exhibits that brings... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Dark Money Drama Is Playing Out At The Arizona Corporation Commission Ahead Of Primarythe commission, much of it centered on the influence of outside actors like the
Dark Money Drama Is Playing Out At The Arizona Corporation Commission Ahead Of Primary
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 3 days ago
the commission, much of it centered on the influence of outside actors like the state’s utilities and the rooftop solar industry. There are seven candidates running for three seats this year— two are Democrats— so there will only be one... Read more
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Crosscut
One woman, a VW camper van and all 59 national parksbe it? Going to work, staring into a computer screen for hours every day so I c
One woman, a VW camper van and all 59 national parks
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
be it? Going to work, staring into a computer screen for hours every day so I could have health insurance and pay for a house increasingly boxed in by newly constructed townhouses? Then returning home so depleted I just wanted to escape via my TV... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
At Least 13 Dead After Attack On American University Of Afghanistanof Afghanistan in Kabul on Wednesday. "First, an explosion happened. And then,
At Least 13 Dead After Attack On American University Of Afghanistan
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 3 days ago
of Afghanistan in Kabul on Wednesday. "First, an explosion happened. And then, we heard the sound of gunfire. Twenty of us were in the class. Two bullets hit on the door of our classroom," one witness told PBS NewsHour. A spokesperson for the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Advances in brain research since patient HM: an interview with Dr Jacopo Anneseto democratizing neuroscience and making neuroscience tools and knowledge about
Advances in brain research since patient HM: an interview with Dr Jacopo Annese
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
to democratizing neuroscience and making neuroscience tools and knowledge about the brain more available to the public, discusses his work on the Human Brain Library. In what ways can the human brain be studied? There are currently two ways of... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
At Least 13 Dead After Attack On American University Of Afghanistanof Afghanistan in Kabul on Wednesday. "First, an explosion happened. And then,
At Least 13 Dead After Attack On American University Of Afghanistan
KGTV San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
of Afghanistan in Kabul on Wednesday. "First, an explosion happened. And then, we heard the sound of gunfire. Twenty of us were in the class. Two bullets hit on the door of our classroom," one witness told PBS NewsHour. A spokesperson for the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'My heart felt like someone was pinching it': Dallas shooter's demons revealedstress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan in 2014. But doctors con
'My heart felt like someone was pinching it': Dallas shooter's demons revealed
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
stress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan in 2014. But doctors concluded that he presented no serious risk to himself or others, according to newly released documents from the Veterans' Health Administration. Micah Johnson... Read more
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The Age
'My heart felt like someone was pinching it': Dallas shooter's demons revealedstress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan in 2014. But doctors con
'My heart felt like someone was pinching it': Dallas shooter's demons revealed
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
stress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan in 2014. But doctors concluded that he presented no serious risk to himself or others, according to newly released documents from the Veterans' Health Administration. Micah Johnson... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'My heart felt like someone was pinching it': Dallas shooter's demons revealedstress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan in 2014. But doctors con
'My heart felt like someone was pinching it': Dallas shooter's demons revealed
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
stress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan in 2014. But doctors concluded that he presented no serious risk to himself or others, according to newly released documents from the Veterans' Health Administration. Micah Johnson... Read more
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News.com.au
Soldier who shot 5 US officers had PTSDstress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan in 2014. But doctors con
Soldier who shot 5 US officers had PTSD
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
stress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan in 2014. But doctors concluded that he presented no serious risk to himself or others, according to newly released documents from the Veterans Health Administration. Micah Johnson... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Unorthodox 'Nixon in China' put Houston on operatic mapBut in Houston, the 37th president of the United States became something else:
Unorthodox 'Nixon in China' put Houston on operatic map
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
But in Houston, the 37th president of the United States became something else: the central character in an opera. And when baritone James Maddalena, portraying Nixon, walked down the gangway and started to sing, people in the audience realized they... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Considerations by Neddato watch the zones and kids running around. Those little tykes with those huge
Considerations by Nedda
Bureau County Republican / Posted 4 days ago
to watch the zones and kids running around. Those little tykes with those huge backpacks amaze me. In a one-room school house, if we all carried that many books, we would have cleared out the library (or what we called the library). Some of us... Read more
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USA Today
Rieder: The casual cruelty of WikiLeaks"We don't want innocent people who have a decent chance of being hurt to be hur
Rieder: The casual cruelty of WikiLeaks
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
"We don't want innocent people who have a decent chance of being hurt to be hurt," WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told PBS in 2011. Guess he changed his mind. In the past year alone, WikiLeaks has published highly personal information about... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
16 suggested paperbacks can fuel summer-ending reading bingeto prize-winning nonfiction — will fill your days all the way to autumn's arriv
16 suggested paperbacks can fuel summer-ending reading binge
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
to prize-winning nonfiction — will fill your days all the way to autumn's arrival on Sept. 22.Literary fiction • “Last Bus to Wisdom” by Ivan Doig (Riverhead, $16). Doig's last novel, published after he died in April 2015, is the poignant, wise... Read more
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International Business Times
Congress members call for investigation into Mylan for 'outrageous' price hike of the EpiPenthat the company has hiked prices for the emergency auto-injector by 450% since
Congress members call for investigation into Mylan for 'outrageous' price hike of the EpiPen
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
that the company has hiked prices for the emergency auto-injector by 450% since 2004. The action in the pharmaceutical industry has not gone unnoticed by members of Congress. In recent months alone, Mylan has increased the price by $100 (£75.77),... Read more
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New Now Next
"Halt And Catch Fire," "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars," The 2016 VMAs: TV THIS WEEKstarting a new chapter in his life, one that brings him back to his former Card
"Halt And Catch Fire," "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars," The 2016 VMAs: TV THIS WEEK
New Now Next / Posted 5 days ago
starting a new chapter in his life, one that brings him back to his former Cardiff Electric colleagues. A&E’s original docuseries Born This Way gives us honesty, humor and heart as it explores the relationships, struggles and dreams of a group of... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Don't Freak Out If Your Kid Gets Head LiceIf you hear that your kid (or one of their friends) has head lice, your first r
Don't Freak Out If Your Kid Gets Head Lice
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 5 days ago
If you hear that your kid (or one of their friends) has head lice, your first reaction might be a mixture of disgust, panic and an urge to disinfect everything in your house. That would be overkill. Head lice aren’t a health hazard, and even... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How a Clinton presidency would affect Canada’s economypresidential campaign. “What I know about it, as of today, I am not in favour
How a Clinton presidency would affect Canada’s economy
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
presidential campaign. “What I know about it, as of today, I am not in favour of what I have learned about it,” she told PBS Newshour in October of 2015, shortly after the deal was announced. If ratified, the TPP would create the world’s largest... Read more
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The Christian Post
Why Evangelicals Shouldn't Vote for Trumpa protest vote instead of supporting Trump. A second editorial, by CP Executive
Why Evangelicals Shouldn't Vote for Trump
The Christian Post / Posted 5 days ago
a protest vote instead of supporting Trump. A second editorial, by CP Executive Editor Dr. Richard Land, argues that because of the dangers presented to the country and Evangelicals in particular by a Hillary Clinton presidency, evangelicals... Read more
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Aliran Online
Can Umno's hegemony be broken?to take on Najib Razak and the Barisan Nasional (BN) in the next general electi
Can Umno's hegemony be broken?
Aliran Online / Posted 5 days ago
to take on Najib Razak and the Barisan Nasional (BN) in the next general election (GE14). The registering of a new exclusively Malay/bumiputera party, to be headed by Muhyiddin Yassin, is not without its criticism. But it would be naive to... Read more
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Salon.com
Cast a wide net among channels when sampling new fall showshe said, “only” about 150 would be offered by the six major English-language br
Cast a wide net among channels when sampling new fall shows
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
he said, “only” about 150 would be offered by the six major English-language broadcasters (ABC, CW, CBS, Fox and NBC, plus PBS). The rest would emerge on cable and streaming services. “I do this for a living, I think I have a pretty good... Read more
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The New Yorker
Making a Home for Black HistoryA few years ago, Rex Ellis, the associate director of curatorial affairs for th
Making a Home for Black History
The New Yorker / Posted 6 days ago
A few years ago, Rex Ellis, the associate director of curatorial affairs for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will open in September on the Mall in Washington, D.C., made a phone call. Ellis is a natural storyteller,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘Innovative’ solution to homelessness: Housing where drug use is OKaddicts, which would be a first in the U.S. A majority of the task-force membe
‘Innovative’ solution to homelessness: Housing where drug use is OK
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
addicts, which would be a first in the U.S. A majority of the task-force members support a place or places for addicts to use heroin and other drugs besides public restrooms, alleys or homeless encampments such as The Jungle, said Dr. Jeffrey... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Evidence Points To Another Snowden At The NSA"Last week, following the news that a previously unknown hacker collective, "The
"Evidence Points To Another Snowden At The NSA"
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
Last week, following the news that a previously unknown hacker collective, "The Shadow Brokers" had hacked and released legitimate hacking tools from the NSA's own special-ops entity, the "Equation Group", initial speculation that Russians may have... Read more
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Reuters
Evidence points to another Snowden at the NSAthe Watergate burglars came away empty-handed and in handcuffs, the modern- day
Evidence points to another Snowden at the NSA
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
the Watergate burglars came away empty-handed and in handcuffs, the modern- day cyber thieves walked away with tens of thousands of sensitive political documents and are still unidentified. Now, in the latest twist, hacking tools themselves,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Obama snubs Hillary Clinton's fundraising spree on his vacation islandPresident Obama was a no-show at a flurry of fundraisers hosted by Hillary Clin
Obama snubs Hillary Clinton's fundraising spree on his vacation island
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
President Obama was a no-show at a flurry of fundraisers hosted by Hillary Clinton just a few miles from where he was staying at a beachfront vacation rental in Martha's Vineyard over the weekend. Clinton arrived at Martha's Vineyard with her... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Meet the cocaine-addled, Hitler-obsessed drug smuggler who tried to take down Pablo Escobarcartel, the Colombian criminal organization that flooded the world with cocaine
Meet the cocaine-addled, Hitler-obsessed drug smuggler who tried to take down Pablo Escobar
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
cartel, the Colombian criminal organization that flooded the world with cocaine in the 1980s. But for all his deeds and bluster, Escobar was just one member of a clan of traffickers who helped create the Medellin cartel. And in terms of narco... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Meet the cocaine-addled, Hitler-obsessed drug smuggler who tried to take down Pablo Escobarcartel, the Colombian criminal organization that flooded the world with cocaine
Meet the cocaine-addled, Hitler-obsessed drug smuggler who tried to take down Pablo Escobar
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
cartel, the Colombian criminal organization that flooded the world with cocaine in the 1980s. But for all his deeds and bluster, Escobar was just one member of a clan of traffickers who helped create the Medellin cartel. And in terms of narco... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Meet the cocaine-addled, Hitler-obsessed drug smuggler who tried to take down Pablo Escobarcartel, the Colombian criminal organization that flooded the world with cocaine
Meet the cocaine-addled, Hitler-obsessed drug smuggler who tried to take down Pablo Escobar
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
cartel, the Colombian criminal organization that flooded the world with cocaine in the 1980s. But for all his deeds and bluster, Escobar was just one member of a clan of traffickers who helped create the Medellin cartel. And in terms of narco... Read more
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Business Insider
Meet the cocaine-addled, Hitler-obsessed drug smuggler who tried to take down Pablo Escobarcartel, the Colombian criminal organization that flooded the world with cocaine
Meet the cocaine-addled, Hitler-obsessed drug smuggler who tried to take down Pablo Escobar
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
cartel, the Colombian criminal organization that flooded the world with cocaine in the 1980s. But for all his deeds and bluster, Escobar was just one member of a clan of traffickers who helped create the Medellin cartel. And in terms of narco... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Award-winning Civil Rights Journalist and Black Press Columnist George Curry Dead at 69Civil rights and Black political journalist George E. Curry, the reputed dean o
Award-winning Civil Rights Journalist and Black Press Columnist George Curry Dead at 69
The Birmingham Times / Posted 7 days ago
Civil rights and Black political journalist George E. Curry, the reputed dean of Black press columnists because of his riveting weekly commentary in Black newspapers across the country, died suddenly of heart failure on Saturday,... Read more
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Raw Story
New book reveals ‘con man’ Donald Trump is even sleazier and more underhanded than you thinkhe does construction projects, deals with mob-controlled unions. That’s why Tru
New book reveals ‘con man’ Donald Trump is even sleazier and more underhanded than you think
Raw Story / Posted 7 days ago
he does construction projects, deals with mob-controlled unions. That’s why Trump Towers [in Manhattan] are concrete, because the steelworkers are an honest union. This is a man who cheats workers out of their pay. Four dollars an hour he paid,... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Athletics ace Ollie completes PB trebleof England champion and inter-counties champion.Ollie Smith Running against a
Athletics ace Ollie completes PB treble
Chichester Observer / Posted 8 days ago
of England champion and inter-counties champion.Ollie Smith Running against a high-quality field Smith knew he would be pushed to the limit to claim maximum points. Smith lined up in lane three looking to execute his trademark blistering start.... Read more
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The Hill
Debate moderators won’t be chosen until ‘end of August at the earliest’The first presidential debate is just over a month away, but don’t expect to fi
Debate moderators won’t be chosen until ‘end of August at the earliest’
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
The first presidential debate is just over a month away, but don’t expect to find out who will moderate it anytime soon. Official selections for moderators won't come until "the end of August at the earliest,” Mike McCurry, co-chairman of Commission... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
John McLaughlin's final 'Bye-bye'Back in the early 1990s, when our son was 4 years old and accustomed to seeing
John McLaughlin's final 'Bye-bye'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Back in the early 1990s, when our son was 4 years old and accustomed to seeing his dad on a certain Washington-based public television talk show, he'd annoy us by skipping through the house singing, "Bye-bye! Bye-bye!" John McLaughlin, creator and... Read more
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Christian Today
We mustn't turn our back on Syria's childrenOmran Daqneesh, covered in blood and dust, sits in an ambulance awaiting help i
We mustn't turn our back on Syria's children
Christian Today / Posted 9 days ago
Omran Daqneesh, covered in blood and dust, sits in an ambulance awaiting help in Aleppo, Syria. The world's attention has been brought back to Syria by the picture of a young boy, stunned by what has just happened to him, his family and his... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Yakov Smirnoff talks psychology of love, laughter on new PBS specialhis home in Los Angeles. “This is the first time my message is going out there
Yakov Smirnoff talks psychology of love, laughter on new PBS special
The Arizona Republic / Posted 9 days ago
his home in Los Angeles. “This is the first time my message is going out there nationally on TV and I have this prestigious PBS brand supporting it. I really appreciate what is going on.” Smirnoff didn’t just jump on the relationship bandwagon.... Read more
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AceShowbiz
So, Is 'Inside Amy Schumer' Really Canceled? Here's What Amy Schumer Saysfate after hinting that "Inside Amy Schumer" is canceled. Clarifying her earlie
So, Is 'Inside Amy Schumer' Really Canceled? Here's What Amy Schumer Says
AceShowbiz / Posted 10 days ago
fate after hinting that "Inside Amy Schumer" is canceled. Clarifying her earlier tweets that were posted on Wednesday, August 17 in response to Kurt Metzger's controversial comments about sexual assault, the comedienne tweeted on Thursday,... Read more
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Mashable
Focus on rape prevention, not Facebook 'rants,' Amy Schumer saysfor her Comedy Central show Inside Amy Schumer. In a clip of her appearance wit
Focus on rape prevention, not Facebook 'rants,' Amy Schumer says
Mashable / Posted 10 days ago
for her Comedy Central show Inside Amy Schumer. In a clip of her appearance with Rose, which airs in full on Friday on PBS, she denounces Metzger's behavior and argues that his "rants" on Facebook distract from the larger problem of preventing... Read more
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Variety
Emmy-Nominated Drama Creatives Discuss Submitted Episodesfrom their eligible season to serve as a sample of their work. Variety asked cr
Emmy-Nominated Drama Creatives Discuss Submitted Episodes
Variety / Posted 10 days ago
from their eligible season to serve as a sample of their work. Variety asked creatives behind each nominated series to discuss the decisions that went into those submissions. THE AMERICANS (FX) “We wanted to go with some sense of momentum in... Read more
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