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The Academy Sues Over Marketing Firm’s Racy Swag Bag New York Daily News The Academy Sues Over Marketing Firm’s Racy Swag Bag New York Daily News. Video New York Daily News

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A ridiculous celebrity swag bag stuffed with a $250 vibrator is illegally exploiting the Oscars’ buzz, according to a new lawsuit. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is suing marketing firm Distinctive Assets saying the company infringed on its Oscars trademark and goodwill when it announced its “unseemly” $220,000 goodie bag for nominees earlier this month… New York Daily News

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PBS NewsHour full episode Feb. 17, 2016. Video News

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Wednesday on the NewsHour, high-ranking senators weigh in on the fight over nominating Justice Antonin Scalia’s successor. Also: Apple opposes a judge’s order to unlock the iPhone for the FBI, campaign dispatches from battleground states South Carolina and Nevada, an Apartheid-era police official helps those he once brutalized and film composer Carter Burwell on the craft of storytelling. Video News.

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Judge’s order to Apple over attacker phone encryption unlocks privacy concerns. Video PBS NewsHour

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Since the San Bernardino attack, the FBI has been trying to read the contents of a cell phone used by attacker Syed Farook, made impossible by encryption. Now Apple CEO Tim Cook is rejecting a federal court order to create software to unlock the device. Gwen Ifill talks to Stewart Baker, former assistant secretary of Homeland Security, and Nate Cardozo of the Electronic Frontier Foundation . PBS NewsHour video New York 2016

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