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Medecins Sans Frontieres’ shock at Myanmar suspension – BBC News

BBC NewsThe aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres has expressed its shock at the order to cease operations in Myanmar. It said it was deeply concerned about the tens of thousands of people it was treating, particularly for HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB. A presidential …Doctors Without Borders expelled from MyanmarBoston.comMedécins Sans Frontières ‘deeply shocked’ as Burma […]

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Michael O’Neill: ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ deserves its Oscars 2014 accolades – Zap2it.com (blog)

Zap2it.com (blog)Just before that season premiere, during Sunday’s (March 2) Oscars, O’Neill will be rooting for “Dallas Buyers Club,” in which he portrays a Food and Drug Administration official who opposes AIDS patient Ron Woodroof’s (Matthew McConaughey) use of a …Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews, Part Seven: Dallas Buyers ClubNPR (blog)Adam Dunn invited […]

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After decades of waiting, ‘Normal Heart’ beats on TV – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif —Thanks to HBO and Ryan Murphy, The Normal Heart is finally coming to the screen. Anyone who’s ever heard of Larry Kramer’s landmark play about the AIDS crisis probably knows what a long haul that journey has been. A film adaptation …Matt Bomer on “The Normal Heart” and Unconditional LoveTheBacklotTCA: Ryan Murphy […]

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Justine Sacco Racist AIDS Tweet Leads To #HasJustineLandedYet On Twitter

Justine Sacco is in big trouble, both with her employer IAC, which owns OKCupid, and with the Twitterverse. Ms. Sacco issued a Twitter tweet that was racist and offensive to Africa and Africans, and it got spread around like wildfire. It happened while she was on a flight from London to CapeTown South Africa, where […]

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Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Join United States of America’s Global Priorities

The White House just issues a joint statement from the Kingdom of Denmark, Republic of Finland, Republic of Iceland, Kingdom of Norway, and the Kingdom of Sweden, joining the United States in a united front on “Global issues.” It stops short of mentioning Syria. Here’s the statement: THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary […]

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Castro Street Fair SF: Peaches Is Headliner For 40th Anniversary Celebration

The minders of the famous San Francisco Castro Street Fair passed along this press release announcing the exciting news that Peaches, the Canadian electronic musician who provided guest vocals on Pink’s album Try This, will be the headliner for the 40th Anniversary Celebration of the great event, October 6th. If you’ve not seen Peaches perform, […]