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Oddities News Archive - March 08, 2006

The son and nephew of reputed Colombian drug lords Miguel and Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela agreed on Wednesday to testify against them in U.S. court, in a deal that authorities said would strike a final blow to the once-powerful Cali cartel kingpins.

By Brooks Boliek WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) - The U.S. House of Representatives has approved child-safety legislation that includes a provision bringing some legitimate film and TV productions under the same federal-reporting requirements as X-rated films.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.