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CNN founder Ted Turner hospitalized in Argentina

Ted Turner, the CNN founder and American media tycoon turned philanthropist, was hospitalized during a trip to Argentina, a medical source said Friday, with reports suggesting he could have appendicitis. A source at a private clinic in Bariloche, a tourist destination where Turner was admitted, confirmed to AFP that the 75-year-old, who owns property

Fox’s Megyn Kelly laughs off atheist claims that 9/11 cross is Christian

Fox New host Megyn Kelly cross-examined an atheist activist Thursday night about his group’s lawsuit over a Christian symbol’s inclusion in the 9/11 Memorial. The former corporate litigator belittled claims made by the plaintiffs in the lawsuit and their representative, David Silverman, during her “Kelly Files” program. The president of American Atheists told Kelly

Disney cuts 700 employees from its video game division

Walt Disney Company on Thursday confirmed that it is cutting about a quarter of the workers at its money-losing video game division. Disney Interactive will trim 700 employees in what the U.S. entertainment titan described as a “global action” aimed at consolidating several lines of business in an effort to focus on a streamlined

Canadian regulator: Not enough locally-made porn on television

Canada’s broadcasting regulator wants to see more locally-made porn on Canadian television, judging by a notice on its website that accuses three channels of failing to meet licensing requirements. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) said three Toronto-based adult channels have failed to provide a minimum of 35 percent Canadian content. The rules

Egypt’s top Islamic body calls for ‘Noah’ movie to be banned

Egypt’s top Islamic body said on Thursday the big budget Hollywood biblical epic “Noah” starring Russell Crowe was irreligious and should not be screened in the country. Al-Azhar institute, one of the region’s main Sunni Muslim authorities, said the movie, slated to open in Egypt on March 26, violated Islam by portraying a prophet.

‘Morning Joe’ freaks out over Democratic claims that GOP is ‘addicted to Koch’

Democrats have targeted Charles and David Koch, the billionaire industrialists who help bankroll conservative politics, in advance of the congressional midterm elections. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee launched a digital campaign Thursday that echoes remarks made two days earlier by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), who claimed “the GOP is addicted to Koch,”

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