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China Lowers Internet Firewall

Beijing allows access to certain sites to appease Olympics

(Newser) - Facing pressure from the Olympics, Beijing lowered its so-called Great Firewall today to allow access to some news and human rights websites, Time reports. But other sites—like those supporting Tibetan independence or the outlawed spiritual group Falun Gong—remain off-limits in China. And "everyone knows that the minute... More »

Chicago TV Reporter All Wet

NBC on-air reporter bounced over pool-partying with man she's covering

(Newser) - Chicago's NBC affiliate station severed ties with reporter Amy Jacobson after its crosstown rival, the CBS station, caught Jacobson with her tan lines showing. CBS showed video of Jacobson in a bikini top attending a pool party at the home of Craig Stebic, the husband of missing Lisa Stebic. Jacobson... More »

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