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2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Scalia and Ginsburg Chat About Snowden, Twitter

Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg chatted with the National Press Club , fielding questions from journalist Marvin Kalb and audience members about the First Amendment, privacy, national security and other constitutional issues.

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3 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Star Wars 7 pictures taken in the desert of Abu Dhabi send fans into a spin over possible plot

But wait, this isn't just any marquee in the desert, this could well be a Star Wars marquee in the depths of the Arabian desert.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Vocal, Entertainment, Television

7 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

Congressional Democrats Making Huge Mistake Targeting Hate Speech

Democrats Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Hakeem Jeffreys of New York want to clamp down on what can be said on radio under the rubric of "hate speech," and it's a terrible idea.

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7 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

Alan Colmes: Congressional Democrats Making Huge Mistake Targeting Hate Speech

Democrats Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Hakeem Jeffreys of New York want to clamp down on what can be said on radio under the rubric of "hate speech," and it's a terrible idea.

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10 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

Reefer Madness: Only 3 Percent of Pot Stories Mention Health Risks

As stoners prepare for their annual 420 smoking "holiday" on April 20, the broadcast networks have done little to educate users on the risks of their leafy drug of choice in spite of extensive reporting on state legalization of pot.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Entertainment, Television

15 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

N. Idaho Tribe Says State Poker Ban Doesn't Apply

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe in northern Idaho plans to offer poker after deciding Idaho's constitutional ban on the game doesn't apply to the tribal-owned casino.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, Texas, Entertainment, Television

Thu Apr 17, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

Group calls for DoD to withdraw from Prayer Day event

Military Religious Freedom Foundation Mikey Weinstein said senior Pentagon civilians and officers have complained to his group about military participation in a National Day of Prayer event on Capitol Hill.

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Switched

'Cell Block Psychic' TV Show Is 'Abhorrent' To Those Who Work With Victims

A new TV series featuring a psychic who allegedly talks to spirits connected with convicted murderers and crime victims is coming under fire from those who work with their grieving families.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Entertainment, Television, Supernatural

KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

War of words in Northwestern-athletes' union fight

By TOM RAUM Associated Press WASHINGTON - Northwestern University and a group trying to unionize college athletes are trading accusations as the National Labor Relations Board considers the school's appeal of a federal ruling that scholarship athletes essentially are employees of the university and therefore have the right to unionize, bargain ... (more)

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BroadwayWorld.com

Three Artists Have Been Short-Listed for the BP Portrait Award 2014 at the National Portrait Gallery

In a record-breaking year for entries, three artists have been short-listed for the twenty-fifth anniversary BP Portrait Award 2014 at the National Portrait Gallery, London.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Painting, Arts, Little Rock, AR

CBC News

Quebec Liberal MNAs sworn in today

It is another busy day at Quebec's National Assembly as the transition of power continues from the Parti Quebecois to the Liberals.

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Information Technology

Green is Good Radio Show Adds Big Names to Guest Lineup

America's top green radio show , the national weekly "Green is Good" program, now available nationwide via "America's Talk" on iHeartRadio, has added some exciting "Sustainability Allstar" guests to its scheduled lineup for the remainder of spring.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Ohio State University, Television

Indiana's NewsCenter

a Wonderful Opportunity

It was a complete shock when I receive a message from the National office of Tea Party Patriots asking me to come to Washington DC to speak at the "FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE TEA PARTY MOVEMENT."

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Related Topix: Tea Party, US News, Entertainment, Television

Wed Apr 16, 2014

African American Environmentalist Ass...

Robert Stanton - First African American Director of the National Park Service

AAEA is an environmental organization founded in 1985 that is dedicated to protecting the environment, enhancing human, animal and plant ecologies, promoting the efficient use of natural resources, increasing African American participation in the environmental movement and promoting ownership of energy infrastructure and resources.

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Ain't It Cool News

Set photos from the set of Star Wars Episode VII in Abu Dhabi?! What exactly is that big round disc?

Set photos from the set of STAR WARS EPISODE VII in Abu Dhabi?! What's that big round disc they're rolling around?? While STAR WARS: EPISODE VII may indeed start shooting in Morocco when it begins principal photography next month, there have been reports that they've already begun filming in Abu Dhabi.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

FEMA chief to address US hurricane conference

Emergency managers, forecasters and local government officials from Texas to Maine are meeting this week at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, FEMA, US News, Entertainment, Television

Friends.ca

Time for the CBC to take a big gamble by Paul Adams

On Wednesday night, the last-ever CBC production of the Stanley Cup playoffs will start.

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Related Topix: Hockey Night in Canada, Entertainment, Television, Don Cherry

Tivyside Advertiser

King Lear

Sam Mendes' acclaimed National Theatre production of Shakespeare's KING LEAR with Simon Russell Beale in the title role, will be broadcast to Theatr Mwldan from the National's Olivier Theatre on 1 May at 6.45pm and an Encore will be shown on Tuesday 13 May also at 6.45pm.

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Related Topix: Skyfall, Drama Movies, The Deep Blue Sea, Simon Russell Beale, Entertainment, Television, New York

Right Wing News

Holder's race card

In case you didn't know, in politics a "dog whistle" is coded language that has a superficial meaning for everybody, but also a special resonance for certain constituencies.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Prison, George Bush

Tue Apr 15, 2014

New Scientist

Atomic time lord to battle sneaky high-speed trades

WELCOME to the room where time lives. I am standing in a space bristling with atomic clocks at the National Physical Laboratory in Teddington, UK, which generates a signal that is used to mark time across the nation.

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