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By Sam Hodges, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 26--Swami Mukundananda gave a series of talks at the DFW Hindu Temple in 2001, and attendance grew from 200 to 700 through the week. He'll be back there from Aug.
By Scott Bowles In a rare game of Hollywood chicken, two comedies aimed squarely at teens hit theaters this weekend, and it proved a smart move for Steve Carell's film. Get Smart took first place with $39.1million, according to studio estimates from box-office tracking firm Nielsen EDI.
By Todd R. Brown, The Argus, Fremont, Calif. Jun. 21--A Fremont-linked Hindu rights group that got a last-minute screening of "The Love Guru," had few kind words about the new Mike Myers comedy, which pokes fun at enigmatic Indian spiritual guidance.
By Claudia Puig The Love Guru (**) is enraptured by bathroom humor that doesn't even reach sophomoric standards. It's more on the level of preschool. This send-up of feel-good, inspirational wisdom with a decidedly Indian flavor might have made a clever Saturday Night Live sketch.
It's taken five years and a couple of "Shreks" for Mike Myers to take on a new role. Forget the green ogre. "The Love Guru" is here (it opens in theaters on Friday).
TOKYO (Reuters) - A Tokyo court on Friday upheld the death sentence for a top member of the doomsday cult charged with a nerve gas attack on Tokyo subway trains in 1995 that killed 12, sickened thousands and shattered Japan's myth of public safety.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that a California county acted improperly in blocking a Sikh group from building a temple in a residential or agricultural area.
Nintendo's legendary video game maker Shigeru Miyamoto never imagined that he would become a cultural icon or the godfather to a burgeoning industry when he created an arcade game called "Donkey Kong" in 1981.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A defense lawyer for the former leader of a Japanese doomsday cult on Tuesday disputed a report by a court-appointed psychiatrist that said his client was competent to stand an appeals trial.
By Teruaki Ueno TOKYO (Reuters) - The former lead