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Jews and Money. Asian Drivers. Polish IQ. CPT… that's racist! But where do these stereotypes come from? Comedian Mike Epps explores the backstories of this humor and how history and fact often distorts into a snide – but sometimes funny – shorthand.
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Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
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James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
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SHOTLIST:AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYParis, France - 22 July 20141. SOUNDBITE (English) Daniel Leon, Passenger on diverted flight:"Delta had to do what Delta had to do. It's quite unfortunate that we were literally an hour before landing in Ben-Gurion. But I respect the decision, right, I mean, they've got some rules that they have to obey by, and they explained to us why they were doing it. There was a bit of confusion on the plane earlier on. But I think, we're on the ground now, they were extremely helpful."2. Cutaway of luggage3. Closeup of screen showing cancelled flight4. Passengers waiting in line to rebook flights5. SOUNDBITE (English) Marlon Pelayo, Passenger on diverted flight:"I mean, it's just... we have to take it day by day, so we don't understand what we're supposed to be doing, everyone's kind of hectic, the lines were broken trying to get to a new hotel or a new flight. No, not at all, not this dangerous. Everyone in Israel, everyone in Tel Aviv has assured us that everything is fine, everything's okay, nothing's extreme, you know. But now I've seen demonstrations online, about Gaza demos and all that kind - it's a little extreme, so?"STORYLINE:A Delta Boeing 747 from New York headed for Tel Aviv in Israel was diverted to Paris on Tuesday. Delta Flight 468 had 273 passengers and 17 crew on board. In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, US and European airlines halted flights to Israel on Tuesday for an indefinite time after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben-Gurion Airport. US Airways scrapped its one flight to Tel Aviv on Tuesday. Germany's Lufthansa and Air France also suspended flights. The actions come days after a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine with 298 people on board. Following the action by the US airlines, the Federal Aviation Administration prohibited US airlines from flying to the Tel Aviv airport for 24 hours. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday while flying at 33,000 feet. Aviation and legal experts said on Tuesday that airlines were now taking risk assessment into their own hands, both for the safety of passengers and to avoid claims of negligence.