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A 12-year-old girl waves a banana at a black government minister and shouts: "Who's this banana for? It's for the monkey!" Such slurs - and a generally muted official response to them - have caused a bout of soul-searching in France.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Iggy Pop, New Order, Patti Smith jam for Tibet
Carnegie Hall is a seated venue, but fans watching Iggy Pop and members of New Order were so eager they jumped out of their chairs, running to the front of the stage to see the rock stars perform.
Belleville News Democrat
National advocacy group for Social Security endorses Callis for 13th District
The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare has endorsed Callis in her bid for the 13th Congressional District.
The New York Observer
Beyond the Screen: Tribeca Film Festival Pushing Boundaries of Cinema
Who needs South by Southwest when you can just stay in New York? The Tribeca Film Festival , in its 13th year, is continuing its march toward becoming one of the most futuristic, forward-thinking events in the industry, with a beefed-up transmedia and technology lineup.
The Washington Post
Switchboard: Comcast is spending liberally to woo lawmakers
Comcast spreads cash wide on Capitol Hill. "The Philadelphia cable giant historically has been a major Beltway player, and it's sure to strengthen its political offense in order to sell the new, controversial megadeal," reports Politico.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Music What's Frank Ocean's Message To Chipotle?
Who's Billboard's top earning artist? The National take over Big Morning Buzz Live , and Drake is about to touch down in Houston.
The National makes 'Saturday Night Live' debut
Brooklyn indie rockers the National brought their brooding brand of rock to "Saturday Night Live" this weekend.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
Tracklist: The National play the National Broadcasting Company
Still not sold on lead singer Matt Berninger's molester frames. Give in to the Warby Parker, Matt.
The Village Voice
The National Are Completely Inoffensive ... Which Is What Makes Them So Offensive
Here's the deal with The National: you either embrace "Mr. November" as a personal anthem and the rest of their catalog for its completely approachable and expertly helmed agenda in Almost Arena Rock, or you don't.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Watch the National Brood on Lena Dunham's 'Saturday Night Live' Debut
Lena Dunham's Girls has music embedded in its DNA - the HBO show's second soundtrack album alone boasts replayable material from Miguel , Beck , Jenny Lewis , and more.
The Globe and Mail
Saturday Night Live recap: How did Girls' Lena Dunham perform as host?
Live from New York, it's Lena Dunham! The Girls creator and star hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time in her career.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
"Girls" Creator and Star Lena Dunham Hosts "Saturday Night Live" March 8
Lena Dunham, the creator and star of the acclaimed HBO series "Girls," makes her "Saturday Night Live" hosting debut March 8. The musical guest is The National, whose most recent album, "Trouble Will Find Me," received a 2014 Grammy nomination for Best Alternative Album; their documentary, "Mistaken For Strangers," hits theatres the last week of ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Stunning Photos Show Otter Attacking an Alligator
In a series of incredible photos, an otter is seen successfully preying on an alligator in Florida's Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Iranian man sentenced to having his eyes gouged out, right ear and...
Iranian man should have his eyes gouged out, right ear and nose cut off after hurling acid in young girl's face, court rules An Iranian man should have his eyes gouged out, his right ear and nose cut off after hurling acid in the face of a young girl.
DoJ backs networks in Supreme Court case
The US Department of Justice has come out in support of the major TV networks in their forthcoming Supreme Court case against Internet TV streaming service Aereo.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Now Trending: Girls star Lena Dunham to host Saturday Night Live
Lena Dunham will host the March 8 edition of the series, with indie rock band The National slated as musical guests.
Delta Joining Apple as Opposition to Anti-Gay Law Goes National
Companies from Delta Air Lines Inc. to AT&T Inc. are lobbying state legislators across the country saying laws perceived as anti-gay are bad for business.
Jowell backs Harman over 1970s group
Labour MP Dame Tessa Jowell has backed Harriet Harman after claims she did not try to expel a paedophile network from a civil rights group because "she didn't want to rock the boat".
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Galvanizing Change through Rockin' for the Philippines
"It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness." This sage observation by Peter Benenson, founder of Amnesty International, has guided Middletown High School students throughout the past few months as they have prepared to show the Middletown community music's ability to transcend ideologies, unite peoples, and promote social justice.
Lena Dunham to Host Saturday Night Live on March 8
Lena Dunham will make her "Saturday Night Live" hosting debut on March 8. Dunham created and currently stars in the HBO series, "Girls."