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Telluride: Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' leavens a somber story with humor

Jon Stewart's "Rosewater" is about a deathly serious subject -- the Iranian government's 2009 imprisonment of Newsweek [..]


 
 

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Britain raises security threat from 'substantial' to 'severe'

Responding to recent events in Syria in Iraq, Britain has upgraded its security threat level to “severe,” the government [..]


 
 

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Hospital food campaigners say new standards are not good enough video

Hospitals will soon be required to offer fresh fruit to patients and reduce salt in meals, among other measures. But Alex [..]


 
 

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GCHQ protest over surveillance case

The first of three days of protest by online activists is due to take place at the UK Government Communications Headquarters [..]


 
 

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Rotherham: police spent 'great deal of time' trying to disprove victim abus

Labour MP John Mann says government should run South Yorkshire if police commissioner Shaun Wright fails to resignA [..]


 
 

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Exclusive: Microsoft CEO Nadella to visit China amid antitrust probe - sour

BEIJING/SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella is set to visit China in late September, [..]


 
 

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Race Against Time: First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

The U.S. government and drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will announce Thursday that they are starting the first human trials of a [..]


 
 

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London transport body to test battery-charging at bus stands

Transport for London (TfL) on Wednesday announced a trial to enable specially designed buses to wirelessly charge their [..]


 
 

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U.S. government to grow 30 times more marijuana this year

The U.S. government has upped the quantity of marijuana it’s growing this year, to more than 1,400 pounds from the [..]


 
 

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California Agrees on Deal to Expand Film and TV Incentive to $330 Million a

The state hopes to win back film production, which dropped by about half in the last 15 years, as a result of incentives [..]


 
 

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Feds protect 20 species of coral as threatened

The federal government is protecting 20 types of colorful coral by putting them on the list of threatened species, partly [..]


 
 

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Landmark court cases deleted from net

Numerous records relating to civil rights cases have disappeared from the US government's online legal archive.


 
 

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Arthur Scargill's NUM inspires trade union drop-in centre

The Barnsley HQ of the 1984 miners' strike is buzzing again, as host to a Unite scheme aimed at empowering the communityThe [..]


 
 

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Identifying long-distance threats: New 3D technology could improve CCTV ima

A new government-funded study aims to develop 3D imaging technology to make it easier to identify suspicious objects from a [..]


 
 

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Cameron dismisses Johnson's 'presumption of guilt' terror plan

PM rejects 'kneejerk response' after London mayor's suggestion that people travelling to war zones should be presumed [..]

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Libyan rebels, Moammar Kadafi's forces battle for Misurata

Witnesses report intense combat in the rebel-held city of Misurata, with pro-government forces using Libyan civilians as [..]


 
 

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NATO strike kills Kadafi son, Libyan official says

Killed were Saif al Arab Kadafi, 29, and three of Moammar Kadafi's grandchildren, a government spokesman says. He says the [..]


 
 

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Breitbart website posts cartoon of fat, burger-scarfing First Lady

  Andrew Breitbart, at it again? The conservative blogger who is at the center of a lawsuit over a video his site posted [..]


 
 

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Kadafi loyalists, rebels fight for control of Libyan oil facility

Government forces attack a key oil facility and air base in rebel-controlled Port Brega, their first offensive in eastern [..]


 
 

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Biggest school strikes since 1980s as doubts grow on pension reform

Forecast that cost of pensions will fall in the future leads to row over David Cameron's claim that system could 'go [..]


 
 

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Unions warned over strike 'trap'

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls urges the unions not to fall into the government's "trap" by striking over plans to reform public [..]


 
 

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Greek debt: Greece launches massive fire sale as riot police clash with pro

The Greek government said it was putting vast areas of state-owned land on the market to raise £44billion in the next four years.


 
 

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Broadband firms urged to block sex websites to protect children

Government wants BT, Virgin and other internet providers to put access to adult pornography on 'opt-in' basisInternet [..]


 
 

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Syria holds local elections as deadly clashes reportedly continue

The government says the voting is part of a series of reforms in response to protests, but the opposition calls it a [..]


 
 

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‘American Gangster’ Frank Lucas faces jail for allegedly bilking feds 

The ending of “American Gangster,” the movie about a Harlem heroin kingpin starring Denzel Washington, might need a rewrite. [..]


 
 

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Bin the best-before label, not the food | Mina Holland

The proliferation of date labels encourages waste – and amounts to a government-endorsed validation of our food [..]


 
 

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Kat Dennings says her 'Thor' character is 'very Scooby Doo'

In a film populated by noble warriors, blue frost giants, and dour government agents, Kat Dennings plays a sort of [..]


 
 

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Obama welcomes era of 'equal partnership' with Iraq

The president marks 'the end of this war' with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki at the White House. Numerous challenges and [..]


 
 

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Oil and Gas Pipeline Accidents in the US 2006-2009 Data

From 2006 through 2009 U.S. oil and gas pipeline accidents killed 56 people, caused $1.2 billion in property damage and [..]


 
 

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Libya militias given deadline to disarm and leave Tripoli

Armed groups from the Libyan cities of Misurata and Zintan are among the most powerful still in the Libyan capital. There is [..]

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David Cameron: even my family is worried by NHS reforms

Prime minister makes admission during visit to London hospital in face of opposition to GPs policyDavid Cameron spoke [..]


 
 

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Energy minister denies policy chaos as tariffs row deepens

John Hayes admits his department did not know in advance of David Cameron's announcement as Labour accuses PM of making [..]


 
 

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Turkey keeps YouTube ban in place despite court orders

Turkey's government on Thursday said it would keep its block on YouTube in place despite two separate courts ordering the [..]


 
 

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Trade unions march against cuts - in pictures

People came to London from across the land to march in protest at the coalition government's spending cutsGary Calton


 
 

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Kathleen Sebelius: 'Flat-out wrong’ on Obamacare site being ready in Octo

Former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who stepped down last week following the clunky rollout of [..]


 
 

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Badger cull postponed until 2013

Government remains 'absolutely committed' to cull, which will now take place next summer, Owen Paterson tells [..]


 
 

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David Cameron stung by jellyfish

PM's encounter with sea creature while on holiday in Lanzarote is not the first time that a jellyfish has caused him [..]


 
 

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NCBI ROFL: Irrelevant events affect voters’ evaluations of government per

“Does information irrelevant to government performance affect voting behavior? If so, how does this help us understand [..]


 
 

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UK 'e-borders' programme unable to help track immigration

Government ministers admit flagship £500m programme cannot replace existing methods of estimating net migrationThe Home [..]


 
 

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Iran military action not 'right course at this time', Downing Street says

Government reiterates its current opposition to military action against Iran after revelation US has requested use of UK [..]


 
 

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Vote for Ukip to shake up British politics | @guardianletters

Suzanne Moore (G2, 24 April) identifies the rise of Ukip as due to alienation of voters from mainstream parties who seek to [..]


 
 

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Another omnishambles – and this time it threatens me and my autistic son

The black hole of official indifference, now given official licence, threatens accountability and special needs provisionTwo [..]


 
 

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One Therapist, $4 Million in 2012 Medicare Billing

Physical therapy is a big recipient of national Medicare dollars — and physical therapists in Brooklyn are among the biggest [..]


 
 

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Labour to vote for EU budget cut

Leadership accused of dishonesty as decision to join Tory rebels threatens ministers with embarrassing Commons defeatLabour [..]


 
 

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Pfizer writes to prime minister and raises bid for AstraZeneca

World's largest pharmaceutical company says partnership with the UK government is a 'critical part' of the transactionPfizer [..]