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2008-06-19 06:00:20

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.

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2008-06-15 21:00:00

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).

2006-08-18 01:17:15

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.

2006-08-01 13:44:27

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.

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2006-05-11 19:14:45

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.

2006-02-21 03:19:40

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.

2006-02-20 03:47:20

By Teruaki Ueno TOKYO (Reuters) - The former lead

2006-02-20 02:53:25

By Teruaki Ueno TOKYO (Reuters) - The former lead

2005-11-11 09:05:00

The ex-leader of Japanese doomsday cult Aum Shinri Kyo, sentenced to hang for masterminding the fatal gas attack on Tokyo subway trains 10 years ago, is mentally ill and his appeals trial should be suspended, his lawyers said on Friday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.