Monthly Archives: February 2014

Jury sees ‘Death Con’ plan to defame woman in Watson sex assault case – Amarillo.com

Jury sees 'Death Con' plan to defame woman in Watson sex assault case
Amarillo.com
Gebbert is a co-defendant in the case, indicted Aug. 1, 2012, on charges of aggravated sexual assault of an adult and retaliation — about six weeks after another Lubbock County grand jury handed down similar charges in indictments against Watson.

The Wire’s Alternative Oscar Ballot for Everyone Sick of This Year’s Nominees – The Wire


The Wire
The Wire's Alternative Oscar Ballot for Everyone Sick of This Year's Nominees
The Wire
In Enough Said, Julia Louis-Dreyfus is the perfect compliment to Gandolfini, world-weary, grounded, and just a bit insecure, a performance that was almost as much about losing a child to college as it was about navigating the adult dating game. Greta

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TV picks for March 1-2:  Charlie Sheen, Jim Parsons on "Saturday Night Live,” NASA on aliens

Charlie Sheen stars in the 1986 movie “Platoon.” Before he was primarily known for angry tweets and dating adult-film stars, Charlie Sheen made some decent films.

Regent Blasts University Head Over Assault Remark – ABC News


The Republic
Regent Blasts University Head Over Assault Remark
ABC News
The board called the special meeting to hear an explanation from Mason about her comment that ending sexual assault probably wasn't realistic "just given human nature." Mason has repeatedly apologized for the remark and pledged action to address the 
Sally Mason's sexual assault comments the focus of Regents meeting todayShreveport Times
University head criticized over sex assault remarkTurn to 10

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Celebrate Gay Marriage—or Else – National Review Online (blog)


Washington Post
Celebrate Gay Marriage—or Else
National Review Online (blog)
Future historians will likely be flummoxed by the moment we're living in. In what amounts to less than a blink of an eye in the history of Western civilization, homosexuality has gone from a diagnosed mental disorder to something to be celebrated — or
For Marriage Equality, Religious Liberty, and the Freedom of AssociationCato Institute (blog)
Is it all over for the anti-gay marriage forces?Sun-Sentinel

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Moscow has had an interest in Crimea for hundreds of years

Just when it looked like Ukraine was settling down after toppling pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych over the weekend, tension flared again in Crimea, the southern part of the country where support for Russia is strong.

Texas gay marriage: Two friends who took opposite sides in the courtroom – Los Angeles Times


Advocate.com
Texas gay marriage: Two friends who took opposite sides in the courtroom
Los Angeles Times
Now, for the last several months, they have been at the opposite ends of one of the nation's most contentious issues as it played out in the Texas courts, the battle over legalization of same-sex marriage. A federal judge found in Phariss' favor
Texas Attorney General Vows to Appeal Judge's Same-Sex Marriage RulingAdvocate.com
Gay marriage fight pits Texas AG vs. gay friend7Online WSVN-TV
Gay man suing for marriage rights is good friends with Greg AbbottDallas Morning News (blog)
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Some (But Not All) Same-Sex Marriages Now Legal in Kentucky – Slate Magazine (blog)


Slate Magazine (blog)
Some (But Not All) Same-Sex Marriages Now Legal in Kentucky
Slate Magazine (blog)
On Thursday, the Associated Press announced on Twitter that same-sex marriage was now "legally recognized" in Kentucky. 25 minutes later, the AP corrected the tweet, claiming it had "incorrectly stated" that a judicial order legalizing gay marriage 
Kentucky Judge Puts Three-Week Hold on Gay Marriage RecognitionNBCNews.com
Reaction mixed to same-sex marriage rulingBowling Green Daily News
Kentucky gay marriage | Judge to rule on stay by 4 p.m.The Courier-Journal
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Wisconsin Native Puts a Young Adult Spin on ‘When Harry Met Sally’ – WUWM

Wisconsin Native Puts a Young Adult Spin on 'When Harry Met Sally'
WUWM
Guys won't ask Macallan out because they think she's with Levi, and Levi spends too much time joking around with Macallan, and maybe not enough time with his date. They can't help but wonder . . . are they more than friends or are they better off

Sanctuary robins are thriving – Otago Daily Times

Sanctuary robins are thriving
Otago Daily Times
As a research assistant for Prof Ian Jamieson at the University of Otago's zoology department, my field team has been keeping close tabs on the dating scene among Orokonui's population of South Island robins. This season, our team consisted of four

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