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2 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

'Big Government Cloud' Debated in 2nd Circuit Appeal of NSA Case

Massive government collection of U.S. citizen telephone data is "certainly not a world that the Framers envisioned when they created the Fourth Amendment," a lawyer for American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday at a much-anticipated hearing before the 2nd Circuit.


Related Topix: Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, ACLU, Entertainment, Television, Patriot Act

8 hrs ago | The First Post

North Korean military warns UK over Channel 4 drama

Pyongyang has called a political thriller commissioned by Channel 4 a "slanderous farce" and has threatened to sever diplomatic ties with the UK if the series is broadcast.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea, Entertainment, Television

8 hrs ago | KOB-TV

Santa Fe hospital says face-to-face talks are over

A Santa Fe hospital says face-to-face contract talks with a union representing nurses and medical technicians are over because there's an impasse on a key issue.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, New Mexico, New Mexico Government, Entertainment, Television

15 hrs ago | Indian Television

One more week to respond to TRAI paper on resolving issue of the...

NEW DELHI: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has decided to give one last opportunity to stakeholders to respond to its consultation paper on a review of the definition of Gross Revenue and the permissible deductions to arrive at Adjusted Gross Revenue in the context of the National Telecom Policy 2012 in view of a multitude of cases by ... (more)


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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Globe and Mail

The best kind of escapism does not let us escape at all

I was watching The National on CBC. Like other news outlets, it was reporting on young Canadian men becoming fighters with the Islamic State , that most terrifyingly barbaric of fundamentalist armies.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, The Strain

Bangkok Post

TV soap opera

Viewers can continue enjoying analogue broadcasts by Channel 3 for free as usual in accordance with the National Council for Peace and Order's May 24 announcement despite fierce protests by digital TV operators.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television


The greater depression

By J. Bradford DeLong former deputy assistant secretary of the US Treasury, is Professor of Economics at the University of California at Berkeley and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.


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The Gleaner

Eighty math specialists deployed by education ministry

E ighty math specialists and coaches who have been recruited by the Ministry of Education under the National Mathematics Programme are to be deployed in 150 primary and secondary schools across the island, starting today.


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Entertainment, Television

Korean News

British Plan for Producing Anti-DPRK Movie under Fire

Pyongyang, August 31 -- A spokesman for the Policy Department of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK issued the following statement on Sunday: Recently the British 4th TV channel producers openly made public a plan for producing and airing a serial TV drama-style movie malignantly slandering the DPRK.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television


In 1992, Brad Schwartz created quite a stir in the world of big media after he left his job as New York lawyer to run The Inn at Buck Hollow Farm in Fletcher.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Rochester, VT, Shelburne, VT


Depression Doesn't Have To Be Scary

Depression is a scary condition. It leaves some sufferers feeling helpless and hopeless.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Entertainment, Television

China Digital Times

Beijing Rules Out Democratic Reforms for Hong Kong

For months, pro-democracy groups in Hong Kong have been escalating their demands for universal suffrage and other democratic reforms as Beijing has steadily tightened its control over the territory .


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Hong Kong, Entertainment, Television, Activism

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Identifying depression in children

However, the persistent symptoms of depression can interfere with children's success at home and school.


Related Topix: Depression, Entertainment, Television, Family, Teenagers


Draft IRR on shift to digital TV out; public hearing set

The Japanese standard for digital terrestrial television broadcasting is one step closer to deployment, after the National Telecommunications Commission released the draft implementing rules and regulations for the transmission shift.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Hindustan Times

HRD ministry to unleash media blitz for PMs Sept 5 plan

The human resource development ministry will kick off a massive media campaign on Monday, with both print and television advertisements, to publicise PM Narendra Modi's live interaction with students on Teachers' Day.


Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Entertainment, Television

Off the Kuff

Weekend link dump for August 31

The Ice Bucket Challenge has been a nice little windfall for the ALS Association, but what they really need - what we as a country really need - is a greater public investment in medical and scientific research.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Phineas and Ferb

Mansfield Chad

Sutton radio teens broadcast from Skeggy beach

The station's 'Broadcast and Achieve' project finished last Thursday as Takeover staged its biggest ever outside broadcast, taking nine of the 12 participants to Skegness to broadcast live from the beach.


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Most of youth's policy proposals adopted by government: president

Ma made the statement during his opening speech at the National Meeting of Youth Policy Forum in Taipei, with Education Minister Wu Se-hwa present.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Taiwan, World News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Daily Star

It will gag media

From left, Shyamal Dutta, Shykh Seraj, Shawkat Mahmud, Mahfuz Anam, Golam Sarwar, Prof Serajul Islam Choudhury, Monjurul Ahsan Bulbul, and Barrister Amir-ul Islam at a discussion, "Challenges before Mass Media", organised by Editors' Council, in the Cirdap Auditorium of the capital yesterday.


Related Topix: Journalism, Entertainment, Television, Electronic, Broadcast

The Washington Post

Maryland woman pens the story of the ordeal of her husband's Alzheimer's

Meryl Comer's husband vanished more than a decade ago. Yet she remained at his side ever since, caring for him night and day as he drifted into the darkness of Alzheimer's disease .


Related Topix: Kensington, MD, Entertainment, Television