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Dozens of advertisers pull out of VH1's 'Dating Naked,' courtesy of PTC pressure

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Parents Television Council, a non-profit group that promotes family-friendly programming, has successfully pressured dozens of advertisers to pull out of VH1's “Dating Naked.

VH1 Betrays Parents, Advertisers With Lewd Dating TV Show

Charisma News - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The Parents Television Council is calling on VH1 to give notice to companies before airing their advertisements in "run-of-schedule" slots during controversial or adult programming.
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Sports Illustrated's Magnificent 7 Update is Depressing

Yahoo Food - ‎13 hours ago‎
That's not to say these women's marriages and roles as parents are not important or noteworthy parts of their current lives - not by a long shot.
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Tsai to apologise for injustices to Taiwan's aboriginals but threats to way of life abound

South China Morning Post - ‎9 hours ago‎
Aboriginal unemployment is higher than the rest of the workforce and their wage is about 40 per cent less than the national average, according to the government's Council of Indigenous Peoples. A lack of autonomy to ... “What we want is simple: give us ...
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Tale of two conventions: Emanuel goes from influential leader to fading star

Chicago Tribune - ‎8 hours ago‎
Mayor Rahm Emanuel gives a teary-eyed and impassioned answer at a July 20, 2016, City Council meeting as the media ask him about a 6-year-old girl and other children shot in Chicago recently.

Jacksonville Bold for 7.29.16 — The business of Jacksonville is business

Florida Politics (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
via David Chapman of the Jacksonville Financial News & Daily Record– Before City Council determines whether Friends of Hemming Park should receive $250,000 to operate next year, it will have to decide whether to give the group $150,000 to finish out ...
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Zakir Naik slaps Rs 500 crore defamation notice to Times Now and Arnab Goswami

Janta Ka Reporter - ‎16 hours ago‎
My client was therefore shocked and surprised to see the television shows being telecast live on TimesNow Channel under the caption “The Newshour Debate” on 6th July, 2016 on the subject “Zakir Naik Responsible for Dhaka Attacks should be STOPPED” and ...

The Real Issue with Virtual Violence

AAP News - ‎11 hours ago‎
... games, touch-screen devices, and television. The authors, members of the Council on Communications and Media, make the point that virtual violence can be much more realistic than it has ever been portrayed in the past.

From the cold war to Syria: seven decades of refugee stories in Britain

The Guardian - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
“The Refugee convention isn't just a piece of paper; it's one of the most powerful ideals in the world,” says Maurice Wren, chief executive of the Refugee Council, the UK's leading organisation working with refugees and asylum seekers. “It's saved ...
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79 years in the making, Disney introduces its first Latina princess.

Upworthy - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The story follows 16-year-old Elena, who's been trapped in an amulet but has returned to rule her kingdom of Avalor and restore it to greatness.
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Obama Endorses Hillary as America's Best Hope

The Atlantic - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
“Hillary knows we can insist on a lawful and orderly immigration system while still seeing striving students and their toiling parents as loving families, not criminals or rapists; families that came here for the same reasons our forebears came—to ...

Inner City-Inner Child teaching artists embrace alternative styles to reach different children

Washington Times - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Using your imagination is a skill that is intuitive to children, says Ms. Zimmer, but place a child in front of a television for too long and they may forget what was at first natural. It isn't that parents intentionally ... According to the State ...
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'Ford nation lives': Michael Ford will carry family's political brand in Ward 2

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
"Other politicians just come knocking on your door when they want your vote," Shukri Frah said after voting for Michael Ford.

0729 Sp of Courage FOTD-Marino, Carl::1

The Daily Nonpareil - ‎19 hours ago‎
After the passing of both of his parents, Carl moved to San Jose, California, to be closer to other family members. Soon after his arrival in California, he “fell into” the acting world and made his television debut on the NBC primetime show “Trauma ...

Ursula Franklin was renowned for her devotion to science, pacifism and education

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
She and her parents survived (they were confined separately, her mother in a feeder institution to the Auschwitz extermination camp), although members of her maternal extended family were killed.
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ISIS knifemen film themselves murdering French priest in Normandy attack

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
French authorities admitted that both Kermiche, believed to have been born in France to parents of Algerian descent, and his partner were subject to security 'S' files, meaning they were known terror suspects who should have been under surveillance ...

No dance permits unless…

Jamaica Observer - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
But Mayor Harris, who was in attendance at the conference, told the Jamaica Observer West that the St James Parish Council has been implementing the security minister's recommendations for the past three months.
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Flashback: The first time Hillary Clinton was tested as a public school supporter

LA School Report - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Michael Casserly, the executive director of the Council of the Great City Schools, a Washington, D.C.-based coalition of city public school systems, called the Clintons' decision an “unfortunate vote of no confidence in urban education.
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Why Putin's DNC Hack Will Backfire

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
From secessionist movements to anti-globalization radicals, from ecological activists to social conservatives, every potentially divisive force is worth an approving interview on the government-funded television network RT or an invitation to a glitzy ...

Boy, 6, saves gran's life by calling 999 after he saw it on TV show

Express.co.uk - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
He has now been hailed as a "little hero" by his proud parents who said he learned how to dial 999 after watching Good Morning Britain.
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