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  • Egypt authorities likely committed crimes against humanity, group says

    Egypt authorities likely committed crimes against humanity, group says
    A leading international human rights group asserted Tuesday that Egyptian authorities likely committed crimes against humanity in the deaths of hundreds of demonstrators last August, most of them supporters of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi...
  • Divisive Erdogan likely to win Turkey's first direct presidential vote

    In spite of scandal, protest and controversy that have dogged his dozen years as Turkish prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to win the nation's first direct presidential election on Sunday. And the 60-year-old Islamist has made no secret...
  • Al Jazeera America's Gaza coverage boosts ratings

    Al Jazeera America's Gaza coverage boosts ratings
    The crisis in Gaza has provided a ratings boost for Al Jazeera America. Over the past two weeks, Al Jazeera America has seen its ratings grow by 30% compared with the previous four weeks. Its prime-time audience has jumped 40%. Al Jazeera America,...
  • Murdoch's Time Warner Bid Puts Spotlight On CNN

    CNN's future path may not necessarily be the same as parent Time Warner's. Time Warner rebuffed an $80 billion offer from 21st Century Fox earlier this month, both companies disclosed Wednesday, that would have combined the owner of HBO, TNT and Warner...
  • Al Jazeera: Israeli Foreign Minister Says Network Is Enemy

    Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman has set his sights on a new enemy: the television network Al Jazeera. As Israel enters its third week of a bloody confrontation with Hamas in Gaza, Lieberman on July 21 called the Qatari network a crucial...
  • One man's ministry of the streets in 2 documentaries

    One man's ministry of the streets in 2 documentaries
    Unless you're on the streets every day interacting with young toughs the way the Rev. Robin Hood is, you can't possibly know or even truly comprehend what's going on in the lives of guys who shoot at each other and the children who are being groomed to...
  • TV Networks Rush To Cover New Malaysia Air Disaster

    The nation's most prominent TV-news outlets scrambled to cover the breaking story of a second apparent disaster involving a Malaysia Airlines jet, a signal, perhaps, that the networks anticipate viewer interest in the story may be high given the amount of...
  • Kerry walks line seeking Egypt's backing while raising rights issues

    It was a fine line to walk: urging greater respect for human rights in repression-haunted Egypt while seeking to solidify ties with an important Mideast ally as the region grimly battens down amid a time of tumult. Sunday’s hours-long visit to...
  • Pictures in the News | June 24, 2014

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Brazil, where tourists visit the statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado hill in Rio de Janeiro prior to the Group E football match between France and Ecuador during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Over in India,...
  • How John Oliver and HBO Shattered TV's Comedy-News Format

    Brevity, so it has been said, is the soul of wit. John Oliver seems to believe the opposite is equally true. The comedian has been letting loose on his new HBO program "Last Week Tonight," unveiling segments that can last anywhere from 15 to 20 minutes...
  • 'Think Like a Man Too' cleans up. Stephen King on 'Under the Dome.'

    'Think Like a Man Too' cleans up. Stephen King on 'Under the Dome.'
    After the coffee. Before seeing how "Rising Star" did in the ratings. The Skinny: I checked out ABC's new talent show "Rising Star" Sunday night. Other than the live-voting aspect (which isn't the case for those of us on the West Coast) it looks a...
  • Egypt sentences 3 journalists to prison, drawing international outcry

    An Egyptian judge on Monday sentenced three journalists for the Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera to between seven and 10 years in prison on terrorism-related charges, stunning their supporters and raising an immediate outcry from human rights...