Pakistan blocks YouTube

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KARACHI-- The Pakistan government blocked access to YouTube again Saturday, hours after it had lifted a ban on the site for carrying blasphemous material.

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Producer J. Mark Travis dies at 61

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J. Mark Travis, 61, a theatre, film and TV producer, passed away after a short illness Tuesday morning at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. Travis began his career in show business as an agent…

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Charles Durning – Dec. 24The nimble character actor whose career spanned film, TV and stage tallied a long list of memorable roles in movies including ” A Dog Day Afternoon” (left), “The Sting” and…

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Jack Klugman – Dec. 24The character actor brought a distinctive depth to his signature roles as TV’s Oscar Madison on “The Odd Couple” and the title coroner in “Quincy, M.E.” | Read More<< PREVIOUS…

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Ravi Shankar – Dec. 11Called the “godfather of world music” by George Harrison, the Oscar- and Grammy-winning sitarist introduced Indian music to much of the Western world, as well as scoring…

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Dave Brubeck – Dec. 5The pianist-composer from jazz’s cool school was always ready to “Take Five,” introducing unusual time signatures and cutting jazz’s first platinum album. | Read More<< PREVIOUS…

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Larry Hagman – Nov. 23The befuddled astronaut of “I Dream of Jeannie” became the memorable “Dallas” villain J.R. Ewing, with some 40 million people tuning in to find out who shot the character. |…

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Andy Williams – Sept. 25The crooner, remembered for effortless takes on “Moon River” and many other songs, frequently performed at the Academy Awards and hosted the Grammys for seven straight years…

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Phyllis Diller – August 20The groundbreaking comedienne plunged fearlessly into ribald, raucous material, paving the way for Joan Rivers and Roseanne Barr. Diller’s prolific output and approach to…

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