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2010-11-09 10:20:00

MONTREAL, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ - Cogito Media Group (OTCBB: KRMC.OB) is thrilled to announce the release of its new book, Charles Manson Now. Through a direct and personal relationship with Charles Manson, the author and psychiatric specialist Marlin Marynick presents deep, thought-provoking insight into the mind and soul of the man who continues to generate public curiosity and fear. Pierre Turgeon, President of Cogito Media Group comments: "Helter Skelter, the most popular true crime...

2009-11-26 12:52:00

LYON, France, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the decision by a Swiss federal court to release Roman Polanski on bail, INTERPOL has issued an alert reminding all 188 member countries that he remains the subject of a valid Red Notice, an international wanted persons notice, issued at the request of US authorities. The message, sent by INTERPOL's General Secretariat headquarters in Lyon, France, also requests each of its National Central Bureaus (NCBs) to ensure that border control...

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2009-10-02 10:50:00

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says recently arrested filmmaker Roman Polanski should be treated like anyone else in the eyes of the law. Polanski, 76, was arrested last weekend in Switzerland on an outstanding U.S. warrant in connection with a 1977 child-sex case. The famous film director, who lives in France, has not traveled to the United States since he pleaded guilty in a Los Angeles court to having unlawful sex with a minor and then fled the country before he could be sentenced....

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2009-10-01 17:09:12

The U.S. woman French-born filmmaker Roman Polanski pleaded guilty to having sex with when she was 13 says she has no comment on his recent arrest. Polanski, 76, was arrested last weekend in Switzerland on an outstanding U.S. warrant in connection with the 1977 case. The famous film director, who lives in France, has not traveled to the United States since he pleaded guilty in a Los Angeles court to having unlawful sex with a minor and then fled the country before he could be sentenced. He...

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2009-09-29 11:40:28

Roman Polanski's French lawyer says the filmmaker is fighting extradition to the United States to face charges in a 1977 child sex case. Polanski, 76, was arrested in Switzerland during the weekend after U.S. authorities asked Swiss police to execute a warrant in the Oscar winner's decades-old rape case. The famous film director, who was born in and lives in France, has not traveled to the United States since he pleaded guilty in a Los Angeles court to having unlawful sex with a minor in...

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2009-09-28 10:21:03

French officials said they are hoping for a favorable resolution to filmmaker Roman Polanski's recent arrest on a 1970s sex charge. Polanski, 76, was arrested in Switzerland during the weekend after U.S. authorities asked Swiss police to execute a warrant in the Oscar winner's decades-old rape case. The famous film director, who was born in and lives in France, has not traveled to the United States since he pleaded guilty in a Los Angeles court to having unlawful sex with a minor in 1977 and...

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2009-09-27 20:51:47

The woman director Roman Polanski raped when she was 13-years-old has said she does not want him held to further punishment, the Los Angeles Times reported. Samantha Geimer was not available for comment Sunday on the arrest of Polanski in Switzerland, where he faces possible extradition to the United States for sentencing in the rape of Geimer at actor Jack Nicholson's house. She was an aspiring model when Polanski allegedly gave her drugs and alcohol and told her he was photographing her for...

2009-09-27 11:00:13

Oscar-winning film director Roman Polanski has been arrested in Switzerland for a 1977 underage sex case in the United States, film festival organizers say. Polanski was in Zurich Saturday to attend the city's international film festival and accept an achievement award when he was arrested, festival organizers told CNN. Roman Polanski, who is one of the greatest film directors of all time, would have been honored for his life's work in Zurich today, the film festival said in a statement....


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