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2009-10-21 19:00:00

MIAMI, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To further its ongoing mission of developing leaders for life in an ever-evolving global community, St. Thomas University is presenting "Move Moment," an exhibition of contemporary Slovenian art at the Sardinas Gallery on the school's Miami Gardens campus.

2009-09-26 10:25:00

You're not as different from Albert Einstein and Charles Darwin after all, at least when it comes to patterns of correspondence.

2009-09-17 12:00:00

DETROIT, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Dance DJ - D.J. Generous (full name is Dima Jr. Worcestershire) announces his latest hit single 'I Do with Love', which will be available from September 15, in all MP3 stores worldwide, including iTunes and Amazon. D.J.

2009-07-08 16:08:54

Director Roman Polanski has appealed a May ruling in which a judge refused to dismiss a 32-year-old sex-abuse case. Polanski had based the May request on what he called unethical and improper acts by a judge and prosecutor at the time of his original case in 1977, the Los Angeles Times reported. Los Angeles Superior Judge Peter Espinoza has acknowledged substantial misconduct but said he was forced to deny Polanski's request because the Oscar-winning director did not show up for court in person.

2009-05-07 22:01:01

A Los Angeles judge Thursday rejected Roman Polanski's request to have his decades-old sex-abuse case dismissed, E! News reported. Polanski's legal team was warned the motion would be denied if the filmmaker did not personally appear before the court to plead his case but Polanski has refused to do so. The Oscar-winning director lives in France and has not traveled to the United States since he pleaded guilty to having unlawful sex with a minor in 1977, and then fled the country before he...

2008-10-10 12:00:28

By ALISON CAMPSIE A CLUSTER of the world's richest tycoons have seen their personal fortunes shattered by the financial meltdown - with one magnate reported to have lost GBP7m an hour at the height of the crisis.

2008-10-05 09:00:13

By BARRETT R RICHARDSON By Barrett R. Richardson Special to The Virginian-Pilot THE REPUTATION of that iconic Virginia patriot, U.S. president and founder of the University of Virginia has taken another hit by historians.

2008-09-29 00:00:23

By MICHAEL COVENEY THEATRE THE WALWORTH FARCE National Theatre: Cottesloe, London **** What was going on, exactly, in those cramped rooms where Josef Fritzl imprisoned his own daughter for 24 years? How can such things happen without anyone knowing? The Walworth Farce by Enda Walsh might help to explain why so many of us create alternative, secret narratives to run in tandem with the real world.

2008-09-22 00:00:21

MUSICAL reality show Maestro has sparked a Beethoven sales boom. Eight celebrities, including Jane Asher and David Soul, trained as orchestra conductors in the BBC2 show. Comedian Sue Perkins beat musician Goldie in the final, during which they conducted part of Beethoven's Fifth.

Word of the Day
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.