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2008-10-10 18:00:11

By - The Associated Press NEW DELHI - The Dalai Lama will undergo surgery to remove a gallstone, a spokesman for the Tibetan spiritual leader said today. The Dalai Lama was hospitalized in New Delhi early today, days after a medical checkup cleared him to resume foreign travel. His spokesman, Chhime R. Chhoekyapa, declined to provide further details, including when the surgery would take place, saying only "a gallstone will be removed." In August, the 73-year-old Dalai Lama was admitted...

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2008-10-10 10:00:00

By Tim Sullivan Associated Press NEW DELHI -- Surgeons successfully removed a gallstone from the Dalai Lama on Friday, just days after doctors had cleared the Tibetan spiritual leader during a medical checkup, a spokesman said. Chhime R. Chhoekyapa called the surgery "a simple, routine procedure." The Nobel Prize-winning Buddhist elder, seen by many as the embodiment of Tibet's struggle for more freedom in China, was hospitalized in New Delhi on Thursday. He arrived in New Delhi earlier in...

2008-08-25 12:00:56

By Susan Campbell If you're looking for a break from the overheated political race, some new books on religion and spirituality might offer a bit of solace. The Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader, is a scientist at heart. He is also a jokester, an enthusiastic reader and a democrat, small d. In The Open Road: The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, journalist Pico Iyer has great access to the surprisingly open spiritual leader. Iyer is a family friend of the Dalai...

2008-08-23 09:00:42

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, touring France, says China is continuing its political crackdown in Tibet during the Beijing Summer Olympics. In interviews given during a 12-day visit to France, and during a Friday meeting with French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner and French first lady Carla Bruni in southern France, the Dalai Lama pressed his case that Chinese repression in Tibet has not slowed down, The Times of London reported. In comments to French media, the...

2008-08-21 15:00:28

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Paris, Aug. 21 Kyodo - The Dalai Lama has said the Chinese army fired on a crowd of Tibetans on Monday [18 Aug], possibly killing as many as 140 people, the French newspaper Le Monde reported Thursday. The Tibetan spiritual leader, currently visiting France, was quoted by the newspaper as saying in an interview that the incident occurred in an area of China's southwestern province of Sichuan. He added that the death toll...

2008-08-17 18:00:29

By Susan Campbell The Hartford Courant If you're looking for a break from the overheated political race, some new books on religion and spirituality might offer a bit of solace. The Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader, is a scientist at heart. He is also a jokester, an enthusiastic reader and a democrat, small d. In "The Open Road: The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama" (Knopf, $24), journalist Pico Iyer has great access to the surprisingly open spiritual leader. The...

2008-08-06 15:00:35

The Art of Peace Foundation announced today that 'Songs for Tibet' is now the top-selling rock download on iTunes across the world. "With the Beijing Olympics just days away, this album sends a clear statement to Tibet and the Dalai Lama that the world is with them and supports their dreams for fundamental human rights and autonomy," said Executive Director of The Art of Peace Foundation, Michael Wohl. "Not only is the album a musical powerhouse, but we hope it will raise awareness of the...

2008-08-05 09:00:46

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- INgrooves, the leading digital distributor and label, has announced today the release of Songs For Tibet through The Art of Peace Foundation. More than a dozen of the world's top contemporary musical artists, including Sting, Dave Matthews, Alanis Morissette, John Mayer, Suzanne Vega, Rush, Imogen Heap, Garbage, Damien Rice, Moby, Underworld, Duncan Sheik and many more have been brought together to create an exclusive digital album of 20 songs. (Logo:...

2008-08-03 21:00:14

DETROIT _ Growing up in a small village in central China that lacked a sewer system, Kevin Yan never imagined that his country would transform into an economic power. Like millions of other Chinese emigrants, he saw a better future for himself outside his native land. So seeing China host the Summer Olympics creates a sense of wonder for him and many of the millions of Chinese expatriates around the world, including the roughly 45, 000 living in Michigan. The swift changes have brought...

2008-07-25 06:00:24

By David Jackson Republican presidential candidate John McCain planned to meet with the Dalai Lama today in a show of solidarity with the Tibetan spiritual leader and as a rebuke to China's treatment of the people he represents. "I've been a great admirer of the Dalai Lama," McCain told reporters Thursday while campaigning in Ohio, calling the Dalai Lama "a transcendent international role model and hero." McCain's remarks come two weeks before the start of the Beijing Olympics. In...


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2009-03-03 21:11:15

Robert Grant Aitken (December 31, 1864 "“ October 29, 1951) was an American inventor born in Jackson, CA. Aitken worked at the Lick Observatory in California where he systematically studied double stars, measuring their positions and calculating their orbits around one another. He methodically created a large catalog of such stars, which was published in 1932. It was entitled "˜New General Catalogue of Double Stars Within 120 degrees of the North Pole'. It contained orbit information...

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