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1:03am

Mon September 17, 2012
Music Interviews

Aimee Mann: 'Charmer Is Just Another Word For Narcissist'

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 8:52 am

For Aimee Mann, the moment a song begins is often just before a performance.
Sheryl Nields

Fans of Portlandia may recall a recent episode in which its main characters (played by Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen) get a good look at their new cleaning lady. They think the cleaning lady might be — and realize that it actually is — the singer-songwriter Aimee Mann.

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5:20am

Sun September 16, 2012
Africa

Rwanda's Economy: An Unlikely Success Story

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 8:52 am

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame at the International Fund for Agricultural Development headquarters in Rome in February. Changes in agriculture have been part of the country's economic growth.
Tiziana Fabi AFP/Getty Images

East Africa is a tough place to do business. Want to open shop in Kenya? Prepare for a month of paper work, surly officials and bribes. To the west, in Rwanda, it's a different story.

"Registering a business takes just a matter of hours. It no longer takes months, weeks, as it used to be," says Rwandan President Paul Kagame.

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10:48am

Fri September 14, 2012
The Two-Way

What Anti-Islam Film Says About Free Speech And The 'Hecklers Veto'

Originally published on Fri September 14, 2012 12:47 pm

After the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya earlier this week, Google took down the YouTube video said to have sparked the violence — but only in Libya and in Egypt, where anti-American protests also flared up.

It's an example of the challenges of balancing U.S. free speech concerns and of something known as the "heckler's veto."

The Innocence of Muslims isn't the only YouTube video that can be seen in the U.S. but not elsewhere. Nazi propaganda is banned in Germany, for example, and slurs against Turkey's founder don't appear in that country.

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4:49am

Fri September 14, 2012
Strange News

Cat Sneaks Onto Plane Bound For Disney World

Originally published on Fri September 14, 2012 10:43 am

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4:47am

Fri September 14, 2012
Strange News

On Your Cellphone At The Movies? Watch For Ninjas

Originally published on Fri September 14, 2012 10:43 am

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