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Controversial Super Bowl Ad by VW

“Jamaica is embracing a controversial Super Bowl commercial that depicts a white office worker from the U.S. Midwest feigning the Caribbean island’s lilting patois accent to display a cheerful, upbeat outlook. Some U.S. critics have described the pregame Super Bowl ad from Volkswagen of America as offensive and culturally insensitive, …

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Man With Wifes Last Name Accused of Fraud

“After Lazaro Sopena and Hanh Dinh got married, Sopena decided to change his name to Lazaro Dinh to honor his wife’s Vietnamese family surname. “It was an act of love. I have no particular emotional ties to my last name,” Dinh (né Sopena) told Reuters. Dinh obtained a new passport …

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Teachers Must Tell Parents if Kid is Gay, Say GOP Lawmakers

“Tennessee’s so-called ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill died with the adjournment of the state assembly last year. But now the measure is back — with new, harsher requirements. The bill, SB 234, still bars Tennessee teachers from discussing any facet of “non-heterosexual” sexuality with children in grades K-8. But the newest …

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Student Opens Fire at Middle School in Atlanta

“A student opened fire at his middle school Thursday afternoon, wounding a 14-year-old in the neck before an armed officer working at the school was able to get the gun away, police said. Multiple shots were fired in the courtyard of Price Middle School just south of downtown about 1:50 …

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Sticky Balls with Channing Tatum (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon)

Jimmy and Channing don Velcro suits and race to see how many balls they can get to stick to each other. Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit.ly/1nwT1aN Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Weeknights 11:35/10:35c Get more Jimmy Fallon: Follow Jimmy: http://Twitter.com/JimmyFallon Like Jimmy: https://Facebook.com/JimmyFallon …

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Interview with Noam Chomsky – Is Obama Progressive?

Cenk Uygur sits down for an interview with noted intellectual, linguist, cognitive scientist, and political critic, Professor Noam Chomsky. The author of over 100 books brings his expertise in war, politics, and mass media to explain why and how the modern political environment is the way it is. To see …

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