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Playboy Centerfold Cops Plea in High-Profile Fat-Shaming Case

In a case that generated headlines worldwide and could spark changes in privacy laws, nude model Dani Mathers pleaded no contest today to misdemeanor invasion of privacy. The AP reports that the plea in Los Angeles County Superior Court comes...

Kurdish authorities detain journalist who reported on theft verdict

New York, May 24, 2017--Authorities in northern Iraq should immediately release Aram Bakhtiar, a journalist for the independent broadcaster NRT, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Kurdish security forces arrested Bakhtiar on May 22 on accusations of defaming a judge, NRT deputy newsroom manager Soran Rashid told CPJ....

Director Jerry Zaks On The Love Stories Behind ‘Hello, Dolly!’ – And Zero Mostel’s Mezuzah

Director Jerry Zaks already owns four Tony Awards and one of the most eclectic careers on Broadway. He does musicals: Smokey Joe’s Café, La Cage aux Folles. He does plays: Six Degrees of Separation. House of Blue Leaves. He does revivals: Anything Goes. Show More Summary

Games Lawyers Play

20 hours agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Which game show is most like being a lawyer?

Non-Sequiturs: 05.24.17

20 hours agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Not that I have any sympathy for lawyers who agree to represent Trump, but he must be the world’s worst client. [Levinson and Stefani] Somebody sent a mailer trying to shame people into voting. The letters included the names of their neighbors and whether or not they voted. Nobody knows who sent the […]

Been Running This Shift For Too Long

(Pool | Canada) Pool | Canada Categories: Right Tags: Pool Pool | Canada(At pools everywhere, the number one rule is no running on the pool deck. I have seen people hurt themselves terribly doing that, and even heard of an instances where people have broken a few bones doing this. Show More Summary

How big data will shape the future of medicine

In any educational environment, there’s a set of buzzwords that create a common vocabulary. Medical students constantly hear about “bench-to-bedside research,” “evidence-based medicine,” and “compassionate care.” Meanwhile, businessShow More Summary

Russian Navy to Lay Keel for Project 23120 Mooring Hulk at Least in 2018

20 hours agoIndustries / Military : Mil.Today

The Baltic shipyard Yantar is at risk of missing the chance to kick off construction of the Project 23120-based mooring hulk in 2017: the shipbuilding contract has not been signed yet, reports Mil.Today referring to the company?s press service. Show More Summary

Dole Fresh Vegetables posts PACA employment bond

Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc., Monterey, Calif., has posted a $275,000 surety bond with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to hire Joseph Esquivel, previously named in a Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act action, according to a USDA news release. Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc., Monterey, Calif., has posted a $275,000 surety bond with the U.S. Show More Summary

Senate Should Either Fix Or Get Off The Pot On Copyright Office Bill

20 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The U.S. Senate is about to consider mostly pointless legislation that would make the nation's register of copyrights—the individual who heads the U.S. Copyright Office, officially a part of the Library of Congress—a presidential appointment...Show More Summary

Jerry Perenchio Dies: Hollywood Dealmaker & Former Univision CEO Was 86

Jerry Perenchio, billionaire Hollywood mogul, former Univision Chairman and CEO and ex-business partner of Norman Lear, died Tuesday after a five-month battle with lung cancer, his family told the Los Angeles Times. He was 86. Perenchio...Show More Summary

Andy Bellin Comes Aboard To Adapt ‘Drone Warrior’ For Michael Bay

EXCLUSIVE: Given what has happened in Manchester, it is not surprising that this project is moving forward — who doesn’t want to obliterate Isis? Andy Bellin has been signed by director and producer Michael Bay to adapt the action thriller...Show More Summary

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20 hours agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

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Master List of Competencies for Information Professionals

The website Librarianship.ca has compiled a list of Competencies for Information Professionals developed by associations and other professional bodies.The list breaks down into the following categories: General Academic Librarianship...Show More Summary

Call for Papers: Disability Rights Conference in Pretoria

The call for papers for the annual Centre for Human Rights disability rights conference to be held 7-8 November 2017 at the University of Pretoria is now out on the Centres' website. The theme for the conference this year is...

6 Reasons Curtis Ellis Is a Terrible Pick for Trade Post

6 Reasons Curtis Ellis Is a Terrible Pick for Trade Post News has emerged that Curtis Ellis is being considered by President Donald Trump as one of the finalists to run the Department of Labor’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB). Show More Summary

A Fail By Any Other Name

(Call Center | CA, USA) Call Center | CA, USA Categories: Working Tags: Call Center Call Center | CA, USA(I’m contacting my credit card company’s support line because I got married and need to change my name on my card.) Me: “Hi. Can...Show More Summary

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