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Jon Stewart Turns Trump's 'Gleeful Cruelty' and 'Dickishness' Into a Powerful Call to Action

Rather than bother with the recap of horrors Donald Trump has wrought every waking moment of our current nightmare, let’s instead jump right into the argument Jon Stewart crafted in his return to The Late Show on Thursday. “If there’s one hallmark to your presidency that I think we’re finding most difficult, it’s that, no matter what you do, it ...

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SAG-AFTRA Hit With Class Action Suit Over Streaming Music Service Fees

June 22, 2018 6:33PM PT SAG-AFTRA and the American Federation of Musicians were hit with a class action lawsuit on Friday, alleging that the unions have a conflict of interest in their administration of streaming royalties. The two unions operate the Intellectual Property Rights Distribution Fund, which collects and distributes royalties for streaming and satellite radio services like Pandora and ...

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Melbourne Venue The Rev Threatened With Legal Action Over ‘Taco Tuesday’

NewsWritten by Emmy Mack on June 14, 2018 A Mexican stand-off is underway in Melbourne over the concept of ‘Taco Tuesdays’. Fast food chain Salsas is threatening legal action against Footscray pub The Reverence Hotel, affectionately known as ‘The Rev’, over its continued use of the term to spruik its Tuesday-based specials on Mexican cuisine. And your m8s The Smith ...

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Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Trafalgar chief Tollman calls for action on overtourism

As tourism numbers continue their remorseless growth, Trafalgar chief executive Gavin Tollman argues the trend should be seen as an opportunity, not a threat. Here he tells Breaking Travel News how careful management of the flow of visitors can create a sustainable future for even the most popular hotspots. I was deeply disappointed when president Rodrigo Duterte, president of the ...

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Cop and drug dealer team in smooth Korean action flick 'Believer'

In both Johnnie To’s superb 2012 Hong Kong crime thriller “Drug War” and Lee Hae-young’s fine new Korean remake, “Believer,” a dogged detective infiltrates a narcotics syndicate with the help of a possibly untrustworthy informant. Although they share a premise, “Drug War” is more of a gritty, realistic study of authoritarian power, while “Believer” is a slick action picture with ...

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'Roseanne' cancellation a huge blow to ABC, but network praised for swift action

By early Tuesday morning, Wanda Sykes, Barr’s longtime friend and fellow comic, had announced she would not be returning to “Roseanne” after acting as a consulting producer on the rebooted series. Costar Sara Gilbert, who had been the driving force behind the show’s resurrection, quickly denounced the tweet as “abhorrent,” and less than an hour later, Dungey issued her statement. ...

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