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2010-06-02 05:55:00

Japanese officials said Tuesday that Australia has launched legal action through the International Court of Justice to stop Japan's hunting of whales.

2010-06-01 23:14:00

ST. JOSEPH, Mo., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- This June, Sacramento dog owners will find that getting their pets' hearts checked is a walk in the park.

2010-04-15 07:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary actress Betty White ("Mary Tyler Moore Show," "The Golden Girls," "The Proposal") likes her hot dogs naked!--as in a delicious Pink's hot dog in a bun...with no toppings, no enhancements. In her honor, Miss White will be accorded an homage offered select notables, a hot dog in her name, to be unveiled at Universal CityWalk (www.CitywalkHollywood.com) on Monday, April 19, when the versatile entertainer helps open the first Pink's ever...

2010-04-08 09:30:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA Champion and bad boy, Dennis Rodman, will perform a live DJ set at Derby Pretty, a Kentucky Derby Eve celebrity concert and party on April 30, 2010 at Frazier International History Museum in Louisville. Derby Pretty producers, Chicago-based entertainment and marketing company Global Adrenaline, promises to transform the museum's event spaces into a chic, exclusive setting with exciting entertainment and modern decor.

2010-03-26 08:00:00

TOKYO, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 29th, 2007, Hayden Panettiere, spokesperson for the Save the Whales Again! Campaign (www.TakePart.com/SaveTheWhalesAgain), created an international media frenzy when she and 5 other surfers paddled out into the blood filled waters of Taiji, Japan's notorious dolphin killing cove in a peaceful protest that became violent when the fisherman attacked them with spinning propellers and poles.

2010-03-05 11:01:00

BOULDER, Colo., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- elephantjournal.com: The Cove star Ric O'Barry on SeaWorld Tragedy. elephantjournal.com columnist Gary Smith interviews Ric O'Barry re Tilkum and the recent tragedy at SeaWorld.

2010-02-23 02:00:00

LONDON, February 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The BUAV, a leading animal protection organization, is calling on CITES (Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species) to take action following its investigation into a shocking and expanding trade in primates from Laos to China and Vietnam for the research industry.

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2010-02-17 06:51:44

Officials said Tuesday that an anti-whaling activist from New Zealand is in custody on a Japanese vessel and will be taken to Japan to face charges after secretly boarding the ship as part of a protest.

2010-02-16 15:18:00

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization with over 85,000 members, today released letters from celebrities opposed to NASA-funded experiments.

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2010-02-07 10:55:00

Anti-whaling activists accused Japanese harpooners on Saturday of purposely ramming one of their ships and piercing its hull to further escalate the hostilities in Antarctic waters.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.