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2010-12-04 06:19:55

Viacom Inc., the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, filed a challenge in a federal appeals court Friday seeking more than $1 billion in damages from YouTube for showing thousands and thousands of pirated video clips from its shows. The challenge has been expected since June when a ruling then rebuffed Viacom's copyright infringement lawsuit against YouTube and its owner, Google Inc. The legal battle has been dragging on for nearly four years. Oral arguments on the appeal probably...

2009-05-30 15:35:03

Conceptual artist David Ireland, whose works earned him acclaim in San Francisco's Bay Area, has died at the age of 78, his sister Judy says. The Los Angeles Times reported Saturday one of Ireland's most memorable creations remains an 1886 Victorian house in San Francisco that he transformed into a large work of art echoing the memories of the home's former inhabitants. Times art critic Christopher Knight said in a 2005 review of Ireland that the artist routinely attempted to create an...

2009-01-14 10:58:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you ever seen something online in a celebrity image or video that you really wanted to buy, but had no clue where to find it or even what it was called? That's It! has unveiled its one of a kind interactive Click-to-Commerce shopping technology that solves that shopping dilemma. Premiering with the launch of Adrianne Curry's fashion and style blog on LA.com, That's It! technology will turn Adrianne's still images from the blog into instant online...

2008-08-05 15:00:32

Television personality Christopher Knight has signed on to be the host of Trivial Pursuit: America Plays, the syndicated game show's producers said Tuesday. Knight, who played Peter Brady on the classic TV sit-com The Brady Bunch, has also starred on several reality TV shows. Based on the popular board game, the new half-hour Trivial Pursuit show is to debut Sept. 22. The series' premiere is timed to coincide with the release of Hasbro's 25th anniversary edition of one of the game....

2008-07-17 00:00:23

By GREG HERNANDEZ Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are now the parents of six children! The biggest movie star couple in the world became the proud parents of Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline, who were born Saturday in the south of France. The babies were delivered by Caesarian section at the Lenval Hospital in Nice and are the latest additions to the Jolie-Pitt clan, which also includes a biological daughter, an adopted daughter and two adopted sons. We haven't yet heard from this...

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2007-03-09 12:55:00

Have your neurons been shouting at your muscles again? It happens, you know. As we grow older, neurons--the nerve cells that deliver commands from our brains--have to "speak" more loudly to get the attention of our muscles to move, according to University of Delaware researcher Christopher Knight, an assistant professor in UD's College of Health Sciences. "As a result of age-related changes in muscle and neurons, elderly people are often frustrated by poor control during precision tasks, and...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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