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  1. Regime Change In CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. will restore diplomatic ties with Cuba after 50 years. Normalization of relations with Cuba is not the result of a diplomatic breakthrough or a change of heart on the part of Washington.

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  2. Eugene O'Neill: A Life in Four ActsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Truthdig

    Robert M. Dowling's thoughtful book restores balance to the slightly skewed 21st-century reputation of America's greatest playwright. The ubiquity on world stages of Eugene O'Neill's three crowning achievements - "The Iceman Cometh," "Long Day's Journey into Night" and "A Moon for the Misbegotten" - has led to a narrow perception of him as the grimly naturalistic purveyor of a desolate worldview formed by his horrific family history.

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  3. Clooney: We Failed Our Duty to Stand With SonyRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

    George Clooney tried to get top Hollywood executives to sign a letter standing up for Sony against North Korea's unprecedented hacking attack and terrorism threats to stop the release of The Interview . None of them would sign it.

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  4. Fox Brings On Convicted Felon Bernard Kerik To Attack Mayor DeBlasio For Meeting With ProtestersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    Ex-con Bernie Kerik and Neil Cavuto are very upset with New York Mayor Bill deBlasio for meeting with the groups protesting police brutality this week. If the talking heads over on Faux "news" want to take up for the New York City Police Department in the wake of these protests going on in their city and across the country, they could find a better spokesperson than ex-con Bernard Kerik, but for whatever reason Fox and their cohorts over at CNN seem to have a vested interest in rehabbing Giuliani's buddy's image.

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  5. You'd Have To Be A Scrooge To Really Hate 'Angels Sing'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    Harry Connick, Jr. stars as Michael Walker, who, as a child, wished every day was Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit.

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  6. CIA report warned assassination programme might backfireRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    WikiLeaks today, Thursday 18 December, publishes a review by the Central Intelligence Agency of its "High Value Target" assassination programme. The report weighs the pros and cons of killing "insurgent" leaders in assassination plots.

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  7. Talking to a Palestinian about Israel, American Dissent, Brainwashing and Hijacked ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    In 1948, Israel had its strange birth, and the newborn was greeted immediately by soldiers from Egypt, Syria, Iraq, Jordan and Saudi Arabia as they tried to snuff out the monster in its crib. They failed spectacularly, and an ink-drawn Star of David flag was raised on the shore of the Red Sea.

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  8. "Wild" Could Have Been a Standard Hollywood Weeper. Here's How Reese Witherspoon Saved ItRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Yes! Magazine

    Early in Wild , Cheryl Strayed's ex-husband, Paul, tells her, "I'm sorry you have to walk a thousand miles just to a " Later, a few hundred miles into her hike of the Pacific Crest Trail-a path through desert and mountain wilderness stretching from Mexico to Canada-Cheryl calls her ex-husband. He doesn't answer; she leaves a message: "I'm still alive.

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  9. New Report: Texas Grandparents Raising Grandkids Often Have it Worst of AllRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Burnt Orange Report

    A new study released by the Center for Public Policy Priorities shed new light on the thousands of children who are living in "kinship" arrangements, because their parents cannot care for them. According to the study, approximately 253,000 Texas kids live with family or close friends who care for them, most commonly grandparents.

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  10. APD Officer Who Defended Domestic Violence Will Keep His PensionRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Burnt Orange Report

    It hasn't been a great year for whatever poor soul is tasked with managing the Austin Police Department's public relations . Between the aggressive arrest of a young woman jogging through West Campus and the release of audio from officers making rape jokes , the evidence is stacking up that APD fosters a culture that is unfriendly towards women.

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  11. Ted Cruz Actually Poo-Pooed the US Agreement with CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Burnt Orange Report

    This week, the US and Cuba announced diplomatic relations will resume after a half-century. American trade will drag much of Cuban quality of life into the 21st century, and businesses will have a busy new market for their goods.

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  12. Friday Wrap: Serial Withdrawal, Dr. Dre-idels, and MoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Burnt Orange Report

    First up this week, now that Serial is over, we can all decide how it compares to this parody predicting the final episode. "All around you are skyscrapers made of bricks and iron and glass and ouchy things.

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  13. On Cuba, Republicans Know Only FailureRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Truthdig

    Listen carefully to the Republican leaders and presidential hopefuls roaring with outrage over President Barack Obama's courageous decision to normalize relations with Cuba; listen very carefully, because no matter how long or how closely you listen to them, there is one thing you will surely never hear. You will never hear a new idea - or any idea - about bringing liberty, democracy and prosperity to the suffering Cuban people.

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  14. Obama Says Sony Made A 'Mistake' In Cancelling 'The Interview'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    President Obama said Sony made a mistake by pulling the movie North Korea opposed and promised a U.S. response to North Korea's actions in the cyber attack against the company.

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  15. Church That Booted Gay Choir Director FoldsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

    A Methodist church in Indiana that had most of its congregation walk out after its new pastor fired a gay choir director is closing. First United Methodist Church in Alexandria will have its last Sunday service on December 28 for the remaining 20-30 members.

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  16. US Agribusiness Licking Its Chops Over Thawed Cuba RelationsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    One group that appears to be licking its chops over the newly-thawed relations between the United States and Cuba is U.S. agribusiness. Though the change does not end the embargo, the White House states that it does "[a]uthorize expanded sales and exports of certain goods and services from the U.S. to Cuba."

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  17. 'EPA Doesn't Give a Damn': Groups Blast Agency's New Coal Ash RulesRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday announced the first federal regulations for disposal of 'coal ash'-toxic residual waste from coal-fired power plants-in a long-awaited move that critics blasted as toothless and insufficient. "For the thousands of citizens whose groundwater is no longer safe for consumption due to leaching ponds or whose air is contaminated by fugitive dust, failing to regulate coal ash as hazardous is a slap in the face."

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  18. Krugman Joins the Anti-Putin PackRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    When America's opinion-making herd gets running, it's hard for anyone to get in the way regardless of how erroneous or unfair the reason for the stampede. It's much easier -- and career-wise safer -- to join the pack, which is what New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has done regarding Russia, Ukraine and Vladimir Putin.

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  19. Happy HourRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Atrios

    I'm glad Obama had some fun at his presser today, calling on only women to ask questions. The past six years would have been infinitely more enjoyable if he had been doing these kinds of things all along.

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  20. Noncooperation for LiberationRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    We are inspired by, supportive of, and active in the growing anti-racist and Black liberation movement against the violence of policing. The police and media are now using the concept of "peaceful protestor" to discipline and discourage political activity and free expression, to isolate people, and to legitimize state violence.

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