The Delhi High Court on Thursday cleared the way for Bollywood film “Gulaab Gang” to open in cinemas, a day after it put the movie’s release on hold over allegations the film was based on a real-life women’s rights organization in India with a similar name.
By now, we all know that time is a flat circle, that everything we've ever done or will do we're gonna do over and over and over again. Three years ago, a call was sent out to knitters around the world after a New Zealand oil spill had left cute little penguins in need of warmth and protection. And this week, that call for penguin sweaters is going out once more. [ more › ]
Mohammad Javad Larijani, Head of the Iranian Judiciary's Human Rights Council, said on March 4 that Iran's increased execution rate is a positive marker of Iranian achievement. Instead of criticizing Iran for its increasing number of executions, he said, "our expectation of international organizations and the world is to be grateful for this great service to humanity."
After winning the pointless Confucious Peace Prize., legendary Chinese hybrid rice breeding expert Yuan Longping has been nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize's along with Putin, who was also considered for the Confucius Peace Prize. [ more › ]
Art Bouvier, a New Orleans native who owns a Cajun restaurant in Indianapolis, claims to be genuinely shocked that people were offended when he posted a photo of himself in full-on blackface makeup, along with the phrases "Chocolate Soda" and "get down with the brown," on Papa Roux's Facebook page. Show More Summary
Last Saturday, Kennesaw State University President Papp's decision to remove artist Ruth Stanford's work from the opening exhibit of the Zuckerman Museum sparked backlash from artists and observers in Atlanta and beyond. A petition was...Show More Summary
Credits: Christopher Lee/Getty Images Alt Text: Roy Hodgson Who should the England manager take to Brazil? Let the debate begin Talking Point Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 2:27pm THE friendlies are over and Roy Hodgson must use what he saw...Show More Summary
Three former top executives at Dewey & LeBoeuf, once the No. 3 legal adviser to banks handling merger deals and one of the largest law firm in the New York area, according to Crain’s... To view the full story, click the title link.
Unlike progressives in Washington DC, San Francisco has no Republicans blocking progressive spending priorities. But despite the city?s booming economy, tough choices remain about how the budget pie is divided.
A 24-year-old Hong woman beat out Facebook cofounder Dustin Moskovitz to become the world's youngest billionaire according to Forbes' annual rundown of the world's wealthiest. However, unlike the FB tycoon, she inherited it from daddy who runs the Shenzhen-based Logan Property holdings. [ more › ]
As the Violence Against Women report by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), revealed that around one in two women in Britain has been physically or sexually assaulted, Citizens Advice says that its research suggests there could be as many as half a million people who have not reported abuse. Citizens Advice Chief Executive, […]
The Black Pearl bartender is crowned Australia’s first Bacardi Legacy Cocktail champion
Do you have a child interested in science - or are you looking to get them exposed to some new activities? The Atlanta Science Festival is a weeklong celebration of local science and technology that culminates with an all-day interactive Exploration Expo at Centennial Olympic Park. Show More Summary
Obama and Russia, again. It's an ongoing storyline, President Barack Obama's chronic problem in properly reading Russia and in particular, President Vladimir Putin. We're shocked that Putin would intervene militarily in Crimea. Why? My...Show More Summary
The visit to Washington by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not appear to do much to enhance the chances for success in struggling peace talks with Palestinians. Netanyahu’s White House meeting Monday was framed by a published warning from U.S. Show More Summary
A person was struck by a Metro train at the Rhode Island Avenue station this afternoon. [ more › ]
CNN says: Pope Francis reaffirmed the Catholic Church's opposition to gay marriage on Wednesday, but suggested in a newspaper interview that it could support some types of civil unions. The Pope reiterated the church's longstanding teaching...Show More Summary
And while the McConaissance is still at its peak. [ more › ]
Sandwich Me In has only accumulated eight pounds of trash in 22 months of business, thanks to the diligent work of Justin Vrany. [ more › ]
Bloomberg News: When Washington residents voted in 1998 to raise the state’s minimum wage and link it to the cost of living, opponents warned the measure would be a job-killer. The prediction hasn’t been borne out. In the 15 years that followed, the state’s minimum wage climbed to $9.32—the highest in the country. Show More Summary