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2008-09-02 00:00:17

By Dennis Chua GENTING HIGHLANDS' annual Ambang Merdeka Concert will be held today at the highland resort's Outdoor Theme Park. The concert kicks off at 9pm and ends with the annual Merdeka countdown and flag-raising from 11.45pm to midnight. The Ambang Merdeka Concert features popular Malaysian artistes who have become household names in recent years. Hip-hop group Ruffedge tops the list of stars. The five-member group is well-known for its hit songs such as Da Bomb and Tipah...

2008-08-05 21:00:15

By Emily Henry In 1850s Oregon, life was simple. Men went hunting for game, drink and gals, while the women strolled around the town square, learned to dance and giggled. Once a woman was lucky enough to be chosen for a wife, she spent her days a cookin' and a cleanin' for her husband and his extended family and trying to be as little a nuisance as possible. Those were the days when women accepted marriage proposals from strangers just as an excuse to get out of the boring town. In...

2006-12-03 18:00:11

By RACHEL AGUTTER; VICTORIA LAMBERT Like the Browns' baby, Jenny Agutter's niece has cystic fibrosis. But her defiant words and joyful pictures prove that she can still live life to the full At 28, Rachel Agutter has lived with cystic fibrosis all her life. Here, in her own inspirational words, she describes how she has never let the disease stop her enjoying life to the full. And on the following page, her aunt, Railway Children star Jenny Agutter, tells of the latest treatments and...

2006-03-30 08:37:08

By Kirk Honeycutt LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - There is nothing new about moviemakers employing nonprofessionals. The recent Berlin festival winner "Longing" used only nonpro actors. Lars von Trier cast singer Bjork as his lead in "Dancer in the Dark," and the 2000 Cannes jury declared her its best actress. The great French filmmaker Robert Bresson even refused to work with professional actors. So there is nothing really shocking about the hip-hop/rap band Beastie Boys handing...

2006-03-22 15:06:10

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - They were the first white rappers to hit it big, and they blazed musical trails on the Web and DVD. So leave it to the Beastie Boys to take the concert film in a radical direction by letting fans call the shots. For "Awesome; I F*****' Shot That!," which previews for one night in the United States on Thursday in digitally equipped theaters, the New York band gave 50 video cameras to fans at a 2004 Madison Square Garden concert who shot the...

2006-02-01 08:40:28

By Adam Entous JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel halted monthly tax payments to the cash-strapped Palestinian Authority one week after the election victory of Hamas, but the militant group said it would turn to the Arab world for financial support. The customs revenue collected by Israel on behalf of the Palestinians is the main source of funding for their budget and is used to pay an estimated 140,000 government workers. Palestinian Economy Minister Mazen Sonnoqrot decried what he...

2006-01-27 01:36:21

By Anne Thompson PARK CITY, Utah (Hollywood Reporter) - Official prizes at the Sundance Film Festival won't be handed out until Saturday night, but plenty of executives are already heading back to Los Angeles and New York -- either to toast their victories or tend to their wounds. As the annual mountain-high clash of arts and business draws to a close, here are some of the truths that emerged at this year's edition of success, lies and high-def video: BELIEVE THE HYPE. Sure...

2005-10-28 13:45:19

The discovery, by scientists at Monash University and the Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York, of how communication between cancer cells is controlled has promised new treatment options for malignant tumours. Senior research fellow Dr Martin Lackmann from Monash's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is part of the team that has discovered the structure of the molecular switch that controls communication between tumour cells. The "switch" involves a cell-surface protease...

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2005-06-16 14:15:00

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Two Brazilian doctors and amateur art lovers believe they have uncovered a secret lesson on human anatomy hidden by Renaissance artist Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel's ceiling. Completed nearly 500 years ago, the brightly colored frescoes painted on the Vatican's famous sanctuary are considered some of the world's greatest works of art. They depict Biblical scenes such as the "Creation of Adam" in which God reaches out to touch Adam's finger. But Gilson Barreto and...


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2012-06-14 07:30:02

Symbol: YUFI Group: Monocot Family: Agavaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   YUCO3 Yucca concava Haw.   YUFIC Yucca filamentosa L. var. concava (Haw.) Baker Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MI, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom  ...

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2012-06-15 08:11:49

Symbol: FODI3 Group: Dicot Family: Fouquieriaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Asteridae Order   Solanales Family   Fouquieriaceae – Ocotillo family Genus   Fouquieria...

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2012-06-18 11:10:20

Symbol: APHY Group: Monocot Family: Orchidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TN, VA, VT, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

2012-06-18 11:10:22

Symbol: APLEC Group: Monocot Family: Orchidaceae Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TN, VA, VT, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

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