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Banned film ‘The Profit’ appears on Web

Sunday, March 23, 2008 Copies of The Profit, a 2001 film blocked from distribution in the United States due to a court injunction won by the Church of Scientology, appeared on the Internet Friday on peer-to-peer file-sharing websites and on the video sharing site YouTube. Directed by former film executive Peter N. Alexander, the movie […]

Oscar Foreign Film race narrowed to nine films

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 Nine films have advanced to “Phase II” of the 80th Academy Awards Foreign Language Film race, out of 63 international films entered. They are: Austria, The Counterfeiters, Stefan Ruzowitzky, director Brazil, The Year My Parents Went on Vacation, Cao Hamburger, director Canada, Days of Darkness, Denys Arcand, director Israel, Beaufort, Joseph […]

New York City Mass Transit facing service cuts

Friday, December 11, 2009 New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority is proposing to make service cuts to close its expected US$343 million (€234m, GBP £211m) budget deficit. The plan includes the elimination of multiple bus lines in The Bronx, Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn, the elimination of the W (Astoria, Queens to Lower Manhattan) and the Z […]

20 dead in Hyderabad, India flyover collapse

Sunday, September 9, 2007 At least 20 people have died and 20 more are injured after a partially constructed flyover (overpass) in Hyderabad, India collapsed onto traffic. The disaster occurred at the Panjagutta junction, near Nagarjuna Circle. Two large concrete sections dropped onto oncoming cars and motorised rickshaws, damaging several severely. A large emergency effort […]

England’s elderly face human rights breaches in home care system

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 A report published today by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) finds that, in many cases, England’s home care system breaches the human rights of the elderly it is supposed to serve. The Close to home: older people and human rights in home care report is the result of a […]

Why You Need Paper Shredding Services In Riverside

More On This Topic: Best Identity Theft Protection Australia Best Identity Theft Protection Services byAlma Abell Sometimes people do not realize the importance of shredding their documents so others cannot get their hands on their information. Many people throw away things with banking information and even their social security numbers on them. Companies, however, always […]

Media round-up: April Fools’ Day 2008

Tuesday, April 1, 2008 Many media outlets traditionally deliberately spread hoaxes on April Fools’ Day, including notable quality sources such as National Geographic and Science. The popular British tabloid The Sun wrote that French President Nicolas Sarkozy is to undergo stretch surgery to make him taller than his wife, Italian artist and model Carla Bruni. […]

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French police ban public meetings and increase security measures in Paris

Sunday, November 13, 2005 The Prefect of Police of Paris has banned public meetings in Paris, fearing violence in the French capital this holiday weekend, which marks the 87th anniversary of the end of World War I. Police remained on alert throughout the weekend, with some 12,000 security officers deployed around the country. After more […]

Lib Dems launch manifesto

Thursday, April 14, 2005 An exhausted Charles Kennedy returned to the election campaign to launch a twenty page Liberal Democrat manifesto targeted at disaffected Labour voters, promising a fairer tax system and withdrawal from Iraq. Entitled The Real Alternative the manifesto pledges to reduce the lowest rate of income tax, but increase the rate on […]

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