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New Zealand Prime Minister Apologizes For Unlawful Treatment Of Megaupload Founder
2012-09-27 13:34:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online January´s raid on Kim Schmitz´s (aka Kim Dotcom) elaborate New Zealand mansion has been largely discussed and debated, both online and in court.  Dotcom is the founder of Megaupload, a large file sharing network which has since been shut down as American authorities unrelenting pursuit of the site founder aims to bring him to US soil and the justice they feel he deserves. Dotcom had claimed the raid was far too...

2008-10-06 15:00:07

By CALVERT, Kathryn This article was written by a contributor. It is not to be reproduced without permission from the Taranaki Daily News and charges may be incurred. ----------------------------------------------- PLEASE forgive me, Helen, but I'm compelled to ask a question. You can decline to answer, of course; don't get me wrong, you're the prime minister after all, and my query could be a little personal, to say the least. But I believe you have a solution to a condition...

2008-08-27 15:00:39

By HARPER, Rebecca Cambridge High School students did their best to get a policy out of him, but National leader John Key stayed tight-lipped on his party's student allowance stance yesterday. Mr Key was in Cambridge to speak to the students and address the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce. He told the students their education was a liberator and spoke of the importance of university qualifications. But the heat went on when one student asked exactly what his party's policy was on...

2008-07-22 18:00:44

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 22, 2008) - Gryphon Gold Corporation (TSX:GGN)(OTCBB:GYPH) is pleased to announce that mining engineer John L. Key has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and Director of Gryphon Gold Corporation. With more then 30 years of successfully building and operating mines, he is well qualified to lead Gryphon in the development of its two gold deposits and in following up on its recent exploration successes. As a consultant to Gryphon Gold these...

2008-07-16 15:00:39

BROADCASTING Minister Trevor Mallard says National's plan to scrap TVNZ's charter is a first step to the crown company's privatisation. Would that it was. The Opposition's plans, should it lead the government later this year, for Television New Zealand lack ambition, a favourite word of National leader John Key. The party would, in part, once more borrow from Labour by directing the $15 million a year voted to TVNZ to implement its charter requirements to New Zealand on Air instead, which...

2008-06-24 02:29:40

By AKOORIE, Natalie Fairfield Intermediate School students heard intimate details about John Key - including his salary - from the National Party leader himself, during a visit to the digital-age school in Hamilton yesterday. Mr Key was at the school to hear how it had gone from decile three to decile five through the introduction of computer- based learning. But during one meeting with some of the Year 7 and 8 students, Mr Key came across a questionnaire and proceeded to answer it...

2008-06-19 03:00:07

A National Party plan to offer student-debt relief in exchange for graduate doctors serving in rural areas has won backing from doctors and medical students. A day after The Press revealed National was considering a scheme to bond recent medical graduates, Opposition Leader John Key provided more details, saying bonding would be voluntary and would reward graduates serving in rural areas by removing or cutting student debt. The idea of a voluntary bond won support yesterday from doctors...

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  • 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.