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2009-03-16 13:26:00

"Manhunt" Author Will Speak on the 144th Anniversary of Assassination WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Newseum: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080919/NEWSEUMLOGO) WHAT: The author of "Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer" will present a one-night-only dramatic retelling of the events surrounding the April 14, 1865 assassination of President Lincoln in a program titled "O Moody, Tearful Night!" The Lincoln...

2008-11-11 15:00:09

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Ken Herron, Chief Marketing Executive at Online Buddies Inc., the parent company of MANHUNT, announced today that David S. Novak of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will join the team at Online Buddies, Inc. as the site's first Senior Public Health Strategist. MANHUNT, the leading social networking site for gay men, with 2,000,000 members worldwide, is the first social networking site to address the ever-increasing spread of...

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2008-10-28 15:10:38

The Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association (ELPSA) is proposing a new "traffic-light" system to address the ongoing games rating controversy.  The new solution would augment and improve ELPSA's voluntary ratings code, the organization said. However, the new system has been dismissed by some, including the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), who believe Britain's current two-tier rating is adequate. A review by Britain's Department of Culture, Media and Sport...

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2007-10-19 00:00:00

By SUTIN WANNABOVORN BANGKOK, Thailand - The Canadian schoolteacher who became the world's most wanted suspected pedophile was arrested by police Friday in northeastern Thailand, police said. "Bingo! We've got him," police Maj. Gen. Wimol Powintara told The Associated Press. The suspect, 32-year-old Christopher Paul Neil, was arrested in the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima and was expected to be brought to the capital, Bangkok, later in the day, Wimol said. Neil was identified...

2006-06-02 20:55:07

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Police caught one suspect on Friday and sought at least one other in the slayings of seven members of one family, including three young boys, in an Indiana robbery that turned violent. The shootings on Thursday inside an Indianapolis home began as a robbery by men armed with at least one rifle or assault weapon, police said. One unidentified suspect was captured in the ensuing manhunt and being questioned, police said, but at least one other, Desmond Turner, 28,...

2006-03-28 22:33:23

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Two episodes into the spring portion of "Prison Break's" freshman season, Fox has given the suspense drama a full-season pickup for fall. The first season of the show has chronicled the planning of a prison break by a group of inmates led by two brothers, Lincoln (Dominic Purcell) and Michael (Wentworth Miller). Because the season culminates with a group of eight inmates escaping from prison, the second year of the series will...

2005-11-06 22:39:16

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A death row prisoner who escaped from the Harris County Jail in Houston on Thursday has been captured in Shreveport, Louisiana, police said on Sunday. The circumstances of the capture were not yet known, a spokesman for the U.S. Marshal's Service in Houston said. Charles Victor Thompson, 35, donned civilian clothes and pretended to be a law enforcement official to bluff his way out of the jail. A massive manhunt was launched for Thompson, who on October 28 was...

2005-07-23 18:59:20

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - British police hunting London bombers admitted killing a Brazilian electrician by mistake -- a blunder that dealt a blow to their efforts to track down militants they fear could strike again. In another dramatic twist to the massive manhunt, police believe they may have established links between the teams of bombers who struck London twice. Police hunting four men who tried to bomb London's transport system chased and shot dead a man on Friday who had...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.