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    Netflix cracks down on piracy, virtual border hopping amid global expansion
    Apr03

    Netflix cracks down on piracy, virtual border hopping amid global expansion

    Canadian Netflix subscribers are the only ones who can’t peek into the halls of “Degrassi: Next Class.” Viewers in Africa and Turkey can’t see how the prisoners at Litchfield penitentiary are faring in “Orange is the New Black.” It’s not only Netflix’s original content that is region-specific. Not all Netflix libraries...

    Dutch Choice on EU-Ukraine Treaty Could Affect Brexit Vote
    Apr03

    Dutch Choice on EU-Ukraine Treaty Could Affect Brexit Vote

    Dutch voters will decide on Wednesday whether to support a European treaty deepening ties with Ukraine in a referendum that will test sentiment toward Brussels ahead of Britain’s June Brexit vote and could also bring a boost for Russia. The broad political, trade and defense treaty is already provisionally in place but has to be ratified by...

    My queasy night at Lviv’s controversial ‘Jewish’ eatery
    Apr03

    My queasy night at Lviv’s controversial ‘Jewish’ eatery

    Vlodymir, a waiter at the Pid Zolotoju Rozoju restaurant who calls himself Moishe, March 14, 2016. (Cnaan Liphshiz) LVIV, Ukraine (JTA) — There’s a Jewish-themed restaurant attached to the ruins of the 16th-century Golden Rose Synagogue here. It first caught my eye last month when I was taking photographs of Meylakh Sheykhet, a haredi...

    The AT&T Girl’s surprising call to action
    Apr03

    The AT&T Girl’s surprising call to action

    Actress Milana Vayntrub, the “AT&T Girl,” volunteering with Syrian refugees in Lesbos, Greece. (Courtesy of Vayntrub/Can’t Do Nothing) (JTA) — You know Lily. You do. She’s that chipper, slyly witty girl who works at the AT&T store — not a real one, but the one you see in those ubiquitous TV ads. What you may not know is that...

    This is why you crave beef: Inside secrets of Big Meat’s billion-dollar ad and lobbying campaigns
    Apr03

    This is why you crave beef: Inside secrets of Big Meat’s billion-dollar ad and lobbying campaigns

    Sleek seems like a good word to describe the offices of the National Chicken Council (NCC) in Washington, D.C. The sleekness begins on the street. The building at 1152 Fifteenth Street, which houses the NCC, is ultramodern, enclosed in glass, with a lavish lobby that echoes my footsteps as I walk in. Up on the fourth floor, I’m greeted by...

    Pope Francis Announces Special Collection for Ukraine
    Apr03

    Pope Francis Announces Special Collection for Ukraine

    Pope Francis has announced a special collection to help people in Ukraine suffering amid conflict “who thirst for peace and reconciliation.”The pontiff told the faithful Sunday following a Holy Year Mass that Roman Catholic parishes in Europe will hold a special collection… …read more Source:...

    Pope Announces Special Collection for Ukraine in European Churches
    Apr03

    Pope Announces Special Collection for Ukraine in European Churches

    Pope Francis on Sunday announced that a special collection would be taken up in all of Europe’s Roman Catholic churches on April 24 to raise funds to help the people of Ukraine. Speaking to tens of thousands of people at the end of a Mass in St. Peter’s Square, he said he wanted the collection to be a “gesture of charity that,...

    Pope Francis announces special collection for Ukraine
    Apr03

    Pope Francis announces special collection for Ukraine

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has announced a special collection to help people in Ukraine suffering amid conflict “who thirst for peace and reconciliation.” …read more Source: CNS...

    Are Kerry & Lavrov Creating Solutions for Crises?
    Apr03

    Are Kerry & Lavrov Creating Solutions for Crises?

    The fragility of breakthroughs in the many crises afflicting the Arab region does not necessarily mean the breakthroughs are transient. Rather, this fragility must invite more local, regional, and international resolve so that the available opportunities become plausible and serious policies and solutions. Some of what is happening in the Libyan,...

    Pope Francis announces special collection for Ukraine
    Apr03

    Pope Francis announces special collection for Ukraine

    Pope Francis has announced a special collection to help people in Ukraine suffering amid conflict “who thirst for peace and reconciliation.” … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...