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Maclean's readers write inThe post Letters: Hockey should be referred to as ‘Canada’s disease’ appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Today, I've got a conversation about the founding and the growth of Evernote...
From: Mixergy | By: Andrew Khalili | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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5 Intriguing Things is a curated collection of links that help us think about the future. Subscribe to the daily newsletter....
From: The Atlantic | By: Alexis C. Madrigal | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Children's author, essayist and hero of literature Daniel Pinkwater has revived his classic backlist as a line of DRM-free ebooks! Each one is only $3, and there are some astoundingly good titles in there....
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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"Would kids really be better off if their parents stayed together, fighting and yelling and tiptoeing around?"...
From: The Atlantic | By: Dalton Conley | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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"Would kids really be better off if their parents stayed together, fighting and yelling and tiptoeing around?"...
From: The Atlantic | By: Dalton Conley | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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The national security state and its apologists don't see it that way–which is why we have the 1st Amendment....
From: The Atlantic | By: Conor Friedersdorf | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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The first incubator for data-driven journalism in Latin America launched last week with HacksLabs Challenge 2014, which will grant a total of US $100,000 for Latin American projects.
From: Global Voices | By: Rising Voices | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Pivot will air the Stanley Tucci drama “Fortitude” in a new deal with Britain's Sky Vision and will debut a revamped “Take Part Live” on May 12, the network announced Wednesday. “Take Part Live” hosts Meghan McCain and Jacob Soboroff will...
From: The Wrap | By: Tim Molloy | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Participant Media’s network Pivot today announced the pickup of Sky Atlantic’s 12-episode drama series Fortitude starring Stanley Tucci and Michael Gambon. The series became available in the U.S. in December when Starz, which originally had committed...
From: Deadline Hollywood Daily | By: NELLIE ANDREEVA | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Every a.m., Mediaite publishes a primer of what the interweb machine is writing, talking, tweeting, and blogging about, so that you may fool friends and family into thinking you are a trove of information and insight. Today: anti-Obamacare lawmakers...
From: Mediaite | By: Evan McMurry | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Climate change is the favored bedtime story of Big Government bureaucrats.
From: Human Events | By: John Hayward | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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BALTIMORE (Stockpickr) -- While most investors have been transfixed on the market shift away from 2013's momentum winners, energy stocks have quietly been building strength in 2014. >>5 Stocks Insiders Love Right Now Year-to-date, energy sector...
From: TheStreet | By: Jonas Elmerraji | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Hundreds Missing After Ferry Capsizes, Sinks off South Korea Top news: Nearly 300 people, most of them high school students, are missing after a ferry en route to the resort island of Jeju sank off the southwestern coast of South Korea. At least three...
From: Foreign Policy | By: Elias Groll | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara. To subscribe by e-mail, click here. Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click here. Wonkbook’s Number...
From: Washington Post | By: Puneet Kollipara | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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From: Naked Capitalism | By: Lambert Strether | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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And so we begin to get into – finally! – a real debate about foreign policy within the GOP. With Ron Paul, the neocon stranglehold on Republican foreign policy was easily maintained. With Rand Paul? Not so much. And so we have three sallies against...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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As the country's currency weakens, so do its armed forces....
From: The Atlantic | By: Jason Karaian | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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The incident took place over the weekend in the international waters of the Black Sea – ‘a long way from US Navy bases and at the front doorstep’ of the Russian military, a naval analyst says....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Secretary of State John Kerry is set to meet Thursday with officials from Russia, Ukraine and the European Union. They will discuss the crisis in Ukraine. While the Obama administration has said it has overwhelming evidence that Moscow is stirring up...
From: NPR | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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US: Russia facing diplomacy or new sanctions
From: NPR | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Since the political uprising in Kiev, pro-Russian forces in Ukraine have adopted the colors of St. George's ribbon, a potent symbol of Russian imperial might and Soviet-era bravery and glory....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Leonid Ragozin explains why many Ukrainians are disillusioned with both Kiev and Moscow: Southeast Ukraine may be the world’s most difficult and unwelcoming environment for fomenting a genuine protest—stability tops the list of local values and...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Ukrainian tanks arrived in the city of Kramatorsk Wednesday morning. By the time they rolled out of the city, they were flying Russian flags. People in Kramatorsk tell the story of what happened.
From: NPR | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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A senior U.S. official says high-stakes diplomatic meetings in Geneva on Thursday to try to ease burgeoning violence in eastern Ukraine will mark Kiev's final attempt to engage with Russia before the West hits Moscow with additional economic sanctions....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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This week we look at threats to media workers in Myanmar, a win for file sharing in Spain, and the curious new geography of Crimea, according to GoogleMaps.ru.
From: Global Voices | By: Netizen Report Team | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Josh Rogin explains why the administration is taking so long to announce new sanctions on Russia in response to its provocations in Ukraine: There is still some internal disagreement inside the Obama administration over whether to proceed with sanctions...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Thursday's high-level talks in Geneva on Ukraine come as the country's eastern regions are awash in turmoil and pro-Russian insurgents have seized police stations and government buildings in at least nine cities....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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One man's quest to honor the once-mighty Muslim Tatar state....
From: The Atlantic | By: Dimiter Kenarov | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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The countries spending the most on their militaryTHE world is getting more weapons, but not necessarily more safe. Military spending increased last year in every region except the West. Strikingly, Russia spent more than America relative to the size...
From: The Economist | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Timothy Snyder, whose historic analysis of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine is worth reading in full, situates Putin’s ideology within the rising tide of far-right nationalism in Europe: More than anything else, what unites the Russian...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating Voice of Russia, the radio arm of the Russian government’s U.S. media operation, and has started to subpoena emails and reach out to employees, according to sources close to the case....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Russia's controversial South Stream pipeline, which would transport gas via the Black Sea into Europe towards the end of the decade, received support from Turkey on Wednesday when Ankara said it may let the conduit pass through its territory.   Turkey...
From: Voice of America | By: Reuters | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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FIRST Vladimir Putin mauled Georgia, but the world forgave him—because Russia was too important to be cut adrift. Then he gobbled up Crimea, but the world accepted it—because Crimea should have been Russian all along. Now he has infiltrated eastern...
From: The Economist | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Combat vehicles in east Ukraine fly Russian flag
From: NPR | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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The start of operations against protesters in eastern Ukraine will be a test of the country's new commitment to democratic rights, such as peaceful assembly. Soldiers must now show restraint against unarmed demonstrators, less so against armed ones....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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A month after voting to join Russia, Crimeans are struggling with currency woes, a logjammed legal system, and a moribund tourist industry.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Ready to fly ACCORDING to satellite pictures and military intelligence, some 50,000 Russian troops are massed along the border with Ukraine. The forces represent a substantial fraction of Russia’s 270,000-strong army, and they cannot indefinitely maintain...
From: The Economist | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Zachary M. Seward finds that Captain America: The Winter Soldier is scoring big in movie theaters worldwide: America’s greatest export is entertainment, and its improbable brand ambassador is now Captain America. The second installment of Marvel’s...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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IT IS one thing to see Russia’s hand in the disruption in eastern Ukraine, quite another to muster the strength to arm-wrestle it back. Europe says meekly that it will expand its list of Russian citizens subject to travel bans and asset freezes. America,...
From: The Economist | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat
From: NPR | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Three people are dead and almost 300 are unaccounted for after a ferry capsized off the coast of South Korea. Most of the passengers onboard were school students. Bill O'Reilly thinks that Stephen Colbert will struggle to get conservatives to watch The...
From: Reason | By: Matthew Feeney | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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U.S.-Russian ties may be at their frostiest since the height of the Cold War, but at least there's some warmth to the relationship between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov....
From: CNN | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Saying “NATO will protect every ally,” Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the secretary general, announced that the alliance would deploy more planes, ships and personnel in the region of Ukraine....
From: New York Times | By: JAMES KANTER | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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The head of NATO says the alliance is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine.
From: Fox News | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Want to join the fun or ask the guys a question, email them at cscpodcast@hotmail.com. All the crew is here to discuss draft prospects visiting the Saints and best case scenarios for the Saints on draft day. The boys debate Odell Beckham, Jr.. The final...
From: Canal Street Chronicles | By: Malbrough | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Russia's economy minister says growth slowed to 0.8 percent in the first quarter due to uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine.
From: Fox News | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Russian economy slows amid Ukraine crisis
From: NPR | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Six armored personnel carriers flying a Russian flag drove into the eastern Ukraine town of Slovyansk and parked in the central square on Wednesday, signaling an escalation by militants....
From: New York Times | By: ANDREW E. KRAMER | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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There are reports Wednesday morning of several Ukrainian tanks on the move in some eastern cities — flying Russian flags.
From: NPR | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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