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May 2, 2014

"I Should Kill You Right Here"

Pro-Russian rebels kidnap more U.S. journalists amid fresh unrest in east Ukraine."Do you know the things America has been doing here?"

The "Poison Pill" Defense Has Its Day In Court

Shareholder rights plans, commonly called "poison pills" because they limit the amount of stock an investor is able to acquire, are increasingly being used by companies against activist investors. But hedge fund manager Dan Loeb is mounting a court challenge to its relevancy in his battle against auction house Sotheby's.

9 "This American Life" Episodes Brits Really Need To Hear

The American public radio programme is finally making a debut on British radio this Sunday. But with only a limited 13-week run on Radio 4 Extra, which of the more than 500 episodes should you consider listening to after the series is over?

Meet Hollywood’s Best Lesbian Character In A Long Time

Yes, it’s Leighton Meester in Life Partners. The actress, her co-star Gillian Jacobs, and director/co-writer Susanna Fogel talk about how they achieved such an accurate, yet incidental, portrayal of a gay twentysomething woman.

Why Would A Gay Teenager Commit Hate Crimes Against Herself?

Ten years ago, a liberal San Francisco suburb was traumatized by a rash of hate crimes against a 17-year-old lesbian. But when it was revealed that the victim herself had staged the attacks, the entire community turned on her and she never spoke about the incidents publicly. Until now.

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