Tag Archives: TV

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UN overwhelmingly calls for end to US embargo on Cuba

The UN General Assembly called Tuesday for an end to the US embargo on Cuba in a resolution adopted by a near-unanimous vote, three months after the United States restored…

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Gay, transgender characters thrive on U.S. streaming sites, traditional TV lags

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. streaming services such as Netflix & Hulu are leading the way with depictions of lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender people on television,…

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Student arrested for homemade clock visits White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahmed Mohamed, the Texas teenager arrested after a homemade clock he brought to school was mistaken for a bomb, capped a whirlwind month with a visit to…

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Ex-NBA star Odom reported critical, Kardashian at his side

By Eric M. Johnson (Reuters) – Lamar Odom, a former professional basketball player & reality TV star, was reported to be fighting for his life in a Las Vegas hospital…

Special Report – Battling for India's soul, state by state

By Rupam Jain Nair & Frank Jack Daniel KOLKATA (Reuters) – An ascendant Hindu nationalist group wants minority Muslims & Christians to accept that India is a nation of Hindus,…

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Britain says VW owners will not face higher car tax

LONDON (Reuters) – British owners of Volkswagen cars fitted with software to rig emissions tests will not face a higher annual vehicle tax, the government said on Friday. In Britain,…

JPMorgan head: CEOs don't have all it takes to be president

The CEO of one of America's most powerful financial companies said Sunday that CEOs have some attributes that would serve a president well, yet running the country might be better…