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When A Child Moves to Nepal - NYTimes.com

Enthronement of Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo

Chidar Roots: BEWARE – TWITTER SCAM!

Chidar Roots: BEWARE – TWITTER SCAM!: "A new Twitter scam targeted against Buddhists has come to light that we wish to warn everyone about.@Ryderjaphy (Bill Schwartz), a self-ap..."

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The Rent is Too Damn High Party

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The Rent is Too Damn High Party: "

The winner of last night's seven-way New York gubernatorial debate was Jimmy McMillan, of the Rent Is Too Damn High Party. Remix, anyone?




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WikiLeaks didn't blow US military's Afghan intel sources

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WikiLeaks didn't blow US military's Afghan intel sources: "





We're still waiting for WikiLeaks to make good on its pledge to reveal hundreds of thousands of US military documents on the Iraq war. But if the past is any prologue, the impact of the leak might be less severe than the military fears. Its last big military document dump didn't botch the US's intelligence sources in Afghanistan, according to Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
Gates wrote to Carl Levin, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, that a preliminary Pentagon review 'has not revealed any sensitive intelligence sources and methods compromised' by WikiLeaks' July release of 77,000 'tactical' military reports from Afghanistan. Gates penned his August 16 letter a few weeks after Admiral Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, accused the anti-secrecy organization of endangering the lives of US troops and the Afghan civilians who work with them. You can…

Fox throws anti-net neutrality pie at Cablevision in carriage wars

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Fox throws anti-net neutrality pie at Cablevision in carriage wars: "




The hand-to-hand rhetorical combat between Fox Television and Cablevision continued on Monday as both sides blamed each other for the blackout of Fox TV stations WNYW, WWOR, and WTXF for greater New York Cablevision subscribers. The carriage contracts between the stations and Cablevision expired on Friday at 11:59pm, and the parties couldn't agree on how much Cablevision should pay Fox to keep it going.
The shutdown even extends to Fox TV fare Cablevision broadband subscribers can view over Hulu.com.
Cablevision has thrown up a petition that subscribers can send to Fox owner News Corporation protesting what the carrier sees as the network's intransigence. 'In these economic times it is wrong and unfair to demand $150 million in fees from Cablevision and its customers,' the statement begins.





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