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2010-11-12 13:20:00

Russia’s notorious Butyrka prison said on Tuesday that it will soon install sunbeds to improve the health of its inmates.

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2010-06-09 09:34:53

Ten past and present ESA astronauts will be at the ILA international aerospace show at Berlin’s Schoenefeld on Friday 11 June.

2010-05-13 13:55:00

Music that transcends boundaries and divisions LOS ANGELES, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Democracy Council and Bosana Foundation present a Benefit Concert for the orphaned children of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Saturday at 8:00 pm at Barnsdall Gallery Theatre, Hollywood.

2010-03-29 10:36:00

NEW YORK, March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Simon Wiesenthal Center expressed its solidarity and condolences with the latest innocent victims of terrorism who were murdered and maimed by suicide bombers in Moscow's Subway system. "For years our campaign to have all suicide bombings -- whoever the perpetrator or targeted victims -- to be declared crimes against humanity," said Rabbi Abraham Cooper, associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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...


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.