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Saudi Director Haifaa Al Mansour Set for ‘The Perfect Candidate’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Saudi Director Haifaa Al Mansour Set for ‘The Perfect Candidate’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Saudi Arabian director Haifaa Al-Mansour, who with “Wadjda” became the first female filmmaker in of her country, is set to return to Saudi Arabia to shoot “The Perfect Candidate,” a drama with comedic elements about a young female physician who …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
Why should men pay for maternity care? This woman’s op-ed nails it.

Why should men pay for maternity care? This woman’s op-ed nails it.

At a town hall event in early May 2017, Rep. Rod Blum, an Iowa Republican, raised more than a few eyebrows with his comments on maternity care.

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Blum, who recently voted for the American Health …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
The ‘Nancy’ podcast is a radical lesson in empathy. Oh, and it’s super gay.

The ‘Nancy’ podcast is a radical lesson in empathy. Oh, and it’s super gay.

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When I ask the creators of new LGBTQ podcast Nancy how gay their show is, they’re caught a little off guard.

"We’ve never been asked that," laughs Kathy Tu, one-half of the friend duo that …

by May 22, 2017 0 comments Tech
Two Turkish teachers on 75-day hunger strike detained by police

Two Turkish teachers on 75-day hunger strike detained by police

Two Turkish educators who are on their 75th day of a hunger strike have been detained by police in Ankara.

Nuriye Gülmen, a professor of literature, and Semih Özakça, a primary school teacher, have been on strike for more than …

by May 22, 2017 0 comments News
Astronauts take epic 200th spacewalk outside the International Space Station

Astronauts take epic 200th spacewalk outside the International Space Station

A spacewalk view.

Two NASA astronauts are floating around in the void outside the International Space Station Friday.

NASA’s Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer are, at the time of this writing, comfortably inside their spacesuits traversing the outside of the …

by May 22, 2017 0 comments Tech
Trump to test waters for achieving Middle East peace

Trump to test waters for achieving Middle East peace

US President Donald Trump and Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin speak during a press conference at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem on May 22, 2017. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday, saying he sees …

by May 22, 2017 0 comments News
History Made: ‘American Gods’ Features TV’s Most Explicit Gay Sex Scene Between Muslims

History Made: ‘American Gods’ Features TV’s Most Explicit Gay Sex Scene Between Muslims

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Sunday night’s episode of Starz’s fantasy drama American Gods featured two Muslim men engaged in what many television critics and observers have called the most explicit gay sex scene in TV history.

The …

by May 22, 2017 0 comments News
Adam Levine, Big Boi and DNCE to perform in ‘The Voice’ semifinals

Adam Levine, Big Boi and DNCE to perform in ‘The Voice’ semifinals

NBC’s "The Voice" has reportedly rolled out its short list of performers for this week’s semifinals. According to Entertainment Tonight, the singing competition has recruited coach Adam Levine, Big Boi and DNCE to take the Universal Studios Hollywood stage during …

by May 22, 2017 0 comments News
Robert Cushing, Robert McLaughlin: Cop Grudge Shooting Of New Hampshire Neighbor On ID ‘Motives And Murders’

Robert Cushing, Robert McLaughlin: Cop Grudge Shooting Of New Hampshire Neighbor On ID ‘Motives And Murders’

Robert Cushing Sr., the man who police say was gunned down in his hallway after Robert McLaughlin, an obsessed neighbor, shot him through the front door, will have his story unfold on tonight’s Motives and Murders: Cracking the Case on …

by May 22, 2017 0 comments News
NIA quizzes Kashmiri separatist leaders for second day

NIA quizzes Kashmiri separatist leaders for second day

AdChoicesReport this adWhy this ad? Already bought thisSeen this ad multiple timesNot interested in this adAd covered contentThe central probe agency is probing all aspects of funding of separatist leaders and the use of these funds in fuelling the unrest …

by May 22, 2017 0 comments News