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Sunday, den 21. April 2013

The NY Times reports today that the Koch brothers are hoping to become media moguls like Rupert Murdoch: Now, Koch Industries, the sprawling private company of which Charles G. Koch serves as chairman and chief executive, is exploring a bid to buy the Tribune Company’s eight regional newspapers, including The Los Angeles Times , The Chicago Tribune , The Baltimore Sun , The Orlando Sentinel and The Hartford Courant .

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Monday, den 4. February 2013

It shouldn’t have been this way.

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Friday, den 31. August 2012

Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen

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Sunday, den 26. August 2012

Arctic sea ice extent takes a nosedive this year. What does it mean for us? (Source:  Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency ) By Neven Acropolis with Kevin McKinney In the past week the Arctic sea ice cover reached an  all-time low , several weeks before previous records, several weeks before the end of the melting season. The long-term decline of Arctic sea ice has been incredibly fast, and at this point a sudden reversal of events doesn’t seem likely.

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Friday, den 24. August 2012

Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (photo: Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP/Getty Images) Reuters reports that Russia’s human rights “ombudsman,” Vladimir Lukin, said that prison sentences a Russian court handed down to three women from the punk band Pussy Riot were “excessive” and warned that the whole fiasco surrounding the trial is damaging Russian society. The women, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alyokhina and Yekaterina Samutsevich, were convicted of hooliganism after performing an anti-President Vladimir Putin song on the altar of Moscow’s main cathedral and sentenced to two years in a prison colony .

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Friday, den 17. August 2012

What do the beach and outdoor concerts have in common?

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Friday, den 17. August 2012

Two campers in Yosemite National Park were infected with hantavirus in June, and one has died, public health officials announced Thursday.

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Sunday, den 12. August 2012

Bill Clinton takes credit for welfare reform when it was Rick Santorum who wrote it. August 11, 2012 2:22 PM.

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Friday, den 10. August 2012

FX has officially picked up The Americans , the spy show it announced it was developing last fall that stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as KGB agents whose cover involves living as a married couple with two children in the suburbs of Washington, DC in the early 1980s. I wrote last winter that I was excited for the prospect of a show that was about tradecraft, given that the main characters, Phillip and Elizabeth Jennings, would be practicing it both at home and in the real world. And the more I think about this, the better idea I think the show is.

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Sunday, den 5. August 2012

In the English world, if War and Peace comes up in conversation, it’s rarely discussed as an actual book that you read.

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