Rapper Kanye West denounces Bush response, American media at hurricane relief telethon

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Rapper Kanye West denounces Bush response, American media at hurricane relief telethon

Saturday, September 3, 2005 Grammy award-winning rapper/producer Kanye West appeared on a live on-air telethon simulcast on NBC, MSNBC, CNBC and PAX for Hurricane Katrina victims. Live on air, West said “George Bush doesn’t care about black people,” after saying “America is set up to help the poor, the black people, the less well-off as […]

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New case of Mad Cow disease found in Canada

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New case of Mad Cow disease found in Canada

Monday, January 23, 2006 A cow in the Province Alberta, Canada, has tested positive for Mad Cow disease, said Canadian Food Inspection Agency officials on Monday. Officials also stated that the six-year-old cross-bred cow did not make it into the human or animal feed chain. “Last evening the…laboratory for BSE located in Winnipeg confirmed the […]

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Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer

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Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer

September 18th, 2019 by

Thursday, November 8, 2007 What you are about to read is an American life as lived by renowned author Edmund White. His life has been a crossroads, the fulcrum of high-brow Classicism and low-brow Brett Easton Ellisism. It is not for the faint. He has been the toast of the literary elite in New York, […]

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Golf Course And Driving Range Lighting

September 18th, 2019 by

See More About: It Procurement Consultants California It Procurement Consultants Ca By Kimberly Quang In order to accommodate both the sophisticated country club and the public driving range, golf course and driving range lighting fixtures come in a wide variety of finishes that offer durable protection from the elements and an aesthetic compliment appropriate to […]

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Retired U.S. vets sue Donald Rumsfeld for excessive service cutbacks

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Retired U.S. vets sue Donald Rumsfeld for excessive service cutbacks

September 18th, 2019 by

Tuesday, May 31, 2005 One thousand residents of the Defense Department-managed Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C. filed a class-action lawsuit on May 24, asserting that the cut-backs in medical and dental services imposed by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld are illegal. The operating budget for the home was reduced from $63 million in […]

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Ireland’s Occupy Dame Street, Occupy Waterford camps cleared

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Ireland’s Occupy Dame Street, Occupy Waterford camps cleared

September 18th, 2019 by

Saturday, March 10, 2012 Occupy protests in two Irish cities have been cleared in the last two days. Dublin’s Occupy Dame Street was cleared by police while the local council cleared the abandoned Occupy Waterford site. The early hours of Thursday saw the Dublin site raided and cleared by Gardai (police). Gardai cited health and […]

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Puppies used to smuggle heroin

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Puppies used to smuggle heroin

September 5th, 2019 by

Thursday, February 2, 2006 Ten puppies with bags of liquid heroin surgically implanted into their bellies were having seizures in a drug bust in Medellin, Colombia, said authorities. “They utilized a wide range of smuggling, the most repulsive of which was the use of puppies,” said John P. Gilbride, head of the DEA’s New York […]

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Economist reports Saudi oil production can continue unabated

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Economist reports Saudi oil production can continue unabated

September 3rd, 2019 by

Monday, August 14, 2006 In its August 10 edition, The Economist magazine asserts that Saudi Arabia can continue producing oil at its current production levels for 70 years, without having to look for another drop. Further, the magazine claims that the nation could find “plenty more if they look”, calling for privatisation of national oil […]

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International forces in Dili reach agreement

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International forces in Dili reach agreement

September 3rd, 2019 by

Thursday, June 8, 2006 The international forces in East Timor have reached an agreement about the coordination of the military and police forces in the field. Representatives of the four countries reached the agreement during an urgent meeting after an incident between Australian and Portuguese soldiers yesterday. In the agreement reached between Australia, New Zealand, […]

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Thai police to wear ‘Hello Kitty’ armbands as punishment

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Thai police to wear ‘Hello Kitty’ armbands as punishment

September 3rd, 2019 by

Monday, August 6, 2007 Thai police officers are being punished by being forced to wear large, bright pink Hello Kitty armbands. The armband, which features Hello Kitty sitting on top of two hearts, will be worn by police officers who commit minor offences. These include littering, lateness and parking in a prohibited area. The officers […]

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