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Best film Oscar for 'Argo' upsets Iran

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 25 2013, 6:10am CST

Best film Oscar for 'Argo' upsets Iran
Tehran, Feb 25 (IANS) The best film Oscar for the CIA thriller "Argo" has riled Iran, which says the award has unveiled the "bare politicization in Hollywood".
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In Bed At A Reasonable Hour: Mitch McConnell's Election Night Extravaganza

Nov 5 2014 12:24am CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- When the crowd at Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell's election party first learned their candidate had won a sixth term to the U.S. Senate, the reaction was somewhat less than euphoric. A few yelps of excitement erupted here and there, but it seemed as if no one wanted to stand out by making a fuss. It took a few minutes, but the cheers eventually coalesced into something resembling a roar. It was a decidedly understated bun ...
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The 'Stop Bill Maher' UC Berkeley Petition Is How Islamists, Not Liberals, Promote Free Speech.

Nov 3 2014 7:24am CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

First and foremost, there's a new UC Berkeley petition in the name of free speech aimed at keeping Bill Maher's invitation to speak on campus. This petition makes reference to Berkeley being the "home of the Free Speech Movement" and is a relevant, thought provoking rebuttal to the petition against Maher's invitation. These two opposing petitions, and this debate, can only take ...
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School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday killed the headmaster of a private school in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
 
Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship
Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said.
 
Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A lesbian couple in a London restaurant was asked to desist by a staff member, who asked them to "stop what you are doing".
 
 

Hollywood pumps cash to candidates

Oct 31 2014 5:00am CDT | Source: TheHill

David Letterman, Ben Affleck and others are digging into their wal ...
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Let Bill Maher Speak At UC Berkeley!

Oct 30 2014 4:01pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Free Speech Under Fire On American Campuses Fifty years ago this month, the University of California, Berkeley became the vanguard of the free speech movement when left leaning Mario Savio led a movement to challenge campus restrictions on free expression. This week's attempted revocation of HBO Real Time Host Bill Maher's invitation to deliver UC Berkeley's Fall commencement threatened the institution's proud legacy. The a ...
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Debbie Stabenow Talks About Role In 'Batman vs. Superman'

Oct 28 2014 5:07pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

What role will Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) have in the upcoming "Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice" movie? "I can't say," Stabenow chuckled in an interview Tuesday when asked about her appearance in the film. "I cannot confirm or deny." Stabenow will be an extra in the film, shot earlier this month at Michigan State University's Broad Art Museum. "I'm a huge movie buff. I was part of 300 extras that they brought on to do ...
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Is Islam Violent? Atheist Sam Harris, Islamism Apologist Cenk Uygur Face-Off

Oct 25 2014 2:46pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Atheist Sam Harris and Islamism apologist Cenk Uygur engaged in a face-off debate on Uygur's cable show, The Young Turks, over whether or not Islam is violent. During the three-hour debate, Uygur accused Harris of being biased against Islam. The interview was informative and wide-reaching on its subject matter, but it featured a constantly interrupting Uygur, who pounced on many points before Harris was through responding, only to agree somewhat with Harris ...
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