Trump administration will end protected status for Hondurans

The Trump administration says it will strip legal protections for 86,000 Hondurans who live in the U.S., the latest group of longtime undocumented residents who now face the prospect of deportation back to their troubled home countries. Kirstjen Nielsen, the Homeland Security secretary, on Friday... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Administrators brought in at Carlisle distributor

Administrators are on site at Christian book distribution business Trust Media after a recent... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaign to end gender-specific children's books gathers high-profile publishing support

Waterstones, children's laureate Malorie Blackman, poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy and Phillip Pullman among supportersA national campaign to stop children's books being labelled as "for boys" or "for girls" has won the support of Britain's largest specialist bookseller Waterstones, as well as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Activists, Soldiers Move to Protect Libraries in Ukraine

Amid violent political protests and the threat of occupation by Russian troops, Ukrainians are moving to protect their most precious literary treasures. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Billy Coffey: Writing a Different Ending

Still captivated by the distinctive small Virginia town where he grew up, Billy Coffey returns to its proxy in his latest novel, which explores what happens when 20 years’ worth of guilt about a young man’s untimely death overtakes three high school classmates. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Assange at SXSW: 'Who really wears the pants in the administration?'

AUSTIN—Julian Assange doesn’t use the blustering rhetoric you might expect from the founder of the activist publishing group WikiLeaks. Assange is responsible for leaking documents that have changed America’s political landscape— State Department cables and Iraq War logs—yet to a South by... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Best Cold-Weather Comics for Winter's End

With Spring just around the corner, here are some of the best cold-weather comics to see out the end of the season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Parents push to end gender division of boys' and girls' books

Let Books Be Books campaign wins instant repsonse from publisher Usborne, in time for International Women's DayA campaign to break down gender divides in children's publishing has met with instant success, after one of the publishers under fire announced they will stop producing titles labelled... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Award-Winning Authors Struggling to Make Ends Meet

Writing for The Guardian, Robert McCrum observes that “the credit crunch and the internet are making writing as a career harder than it has been for a generation.” Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meat Industry 1, Obama Administration 0

This essay is excerpted from The Meat Racket: The Secret Takeover of America’s Food Business, by Christopher Leonard, published by Simon & Schuster. Read another excerpt from The Meat Racket, about how Tyson keeps chicken prices high. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2014-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook must comply with German data protection law, court rules

Facebook has to comply with German data protection law, the Higher Court of Berlin ruled in a decision that directly contradicted an earlier decision by another court.The Berlin court confirmed a 2012 verdict that found that Facebook’s Friend Finder violated German law because it was unclear to... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Catherine Ryan Hyde Settles Into Hybrid Status

Catherine Ryan Hyde has written 24 novels, most of them published by Big Five houses. One of her works, Pay It Forward (S&S, 1999), was adapted into a (fairly successful) Hollywood film. She’s been invited to the White House to talk about her writing. More recently, she’s dabbled in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weltbild's administrator looks to arrest flagging sales

Four weeks after Weltbild's owners, a consortium of 12 diocese of the Catholic Church,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada Copyright Protection Inadequate, AAP Says

The group alleges that the Canadian definition of fair use is subject to an "excessively broad interpretation." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ProPublica's Richard Tofel: 'Our mission is to end abuses of power'

The president of the non-profit investigative journalism website on measuring impact, team work – and Edward SnowdenRichard Tofel has had a dream. It came upon him the night before we meet and he is still a little rattled by it. In it, he found himself performing his old role at Dow Jones, where... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flynn rewrites Gone Girl ending for film

Writer Gillian Flynn has acknowledged rewriting the ending to her novel Gone Girl (Weidenfeld... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ferguson ends 2013 in pole position

Sir Alex Ferguson's My Autobiography (Hodder & Stoughton) has retained pole position in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Changing Hands & St. Mark’s Fundraisers End Soon

The clock is ticking for two bookstores in the midst of transition: one about to open a second branch, the other to move. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book House Ends Kickstarter Campaign Above Goal

The suburban St. Louis bookstore ended its four-week Kickstarter campaign on Sunday, more than $2,000 above its goal. The funds raised are being used to build out a section of its new home so that the store can open for business on weekends before Christmas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dan Brown-trumping French bestseller due in English next year

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, which topped book charts across Europe, set for English publication in 2014A literary thriller that has sold almost a million copies in France and has knocked Dan Brown's Inferno off the top of bestseller lists across Europe this summer, will be... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to tweet without ending up in prison

An ill-judged tweet can land you in a whole lot of legal bother, as Peaches Geldof and Sally Bercow know only too well. So the attorney general's new guidelines are essential readingIt doesn't seem real to think that you could take your phone out of your pocket right now, type a few words on it,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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