Latest Stolen Generations Stories

2008-02-28 15:00:29

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Missi Callazzo, SILVER ARROW RECORDS: In my thirty years in the music business, I have never once written a letter to any publication to discuss or oppose a "review" of my artist's work. Any artist or manager who has survived a dramatically changing musical landscape, and experienced some longevity throughout, has a clear understanding that both good and bad reviews are part of the scenery. However, this letter was not written to address a bad "review"...

2006-07-25 02:16:43

By James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - Prime Minister John Howard has been demonized by Aborigines for a decade, but on Tuesday one of Australia's most influential black leaders said Howard could be the person that ends generations of black squalor. After years of racial tensions over Howard's tough practical approach to improving aboriginal living standards, prominent black leader Mick Dodson said Howard had an historic opportunity to do what no other prime minister has achieved....

2006-04-27 08:43:22

LONDON (Reuters) - Hollywood star Sharon Stone accepted an apology and "substantial" libel damages at London's High Court on Thursday over a newspaper story saying she left her 4-year-old son in a car while dining in a restaurant. A Daily Mail story last June said Stone had enjoyed a late night dinner date at The Ivy restaurant in central London with what it called a "mystery male companion" while her son was left sleeping in a car with her driver for more than two hours. Stone's...

2005-12-08 11:03:59

By Stephen Brown STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Thousands of Swedes who say they were subjected to physical abuse and cruel treatment in state children's homes and foster care for decades from the 1950s won the promise of an official inquiry on Thursday. A cabinet minister said the probe would investigate the cases, which peaked in the 1940s and '50s when Sweden's zeal for social engineering included making children of single women or poor people wards of the state. It could result in an...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'