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Putin's Russia

The Guardian reports on the public inquiry into the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, a crime which could only have been committed by people with access to the kind of high-level, high-tech support that is normally the preserve of national Governments. Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Frostwatch

Frostwatch A jackrabbit bounds between rows of winter vines coated in frost on a particularly chilly morning in Sonoma's Alexander Valley. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Show More Summary

13 New Photos From Game of Thrones Season 5

Hot on the heels of the new trailer for Game of Thrones' fifth season, HBO has released a bunch of new photos on the show's Facebook page. We've got new characters (including Jonathan Pryce's High Sparrow and Alexander Siddig's Doran Martell), new locations, and new costumes. Tyrion's even grown a... More »

Man Karate Chops Flaming Boards, Plays Electric Guitar

12 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

(Video Link) In his Life of Julius Caesar, Greco-Roman historian Plutarch described a time when the future dictator of Rome read a biography of Alexander the Great. It saddened Caesar because he felt he had accomplished so little in his life compared to Alexander:... Show More Summary

Years & Years – “King (TCTS Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

14 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Years & Years kicked off 2015 by earning one of the most respected co-signs in the industry, the top vote in the BBC’s Sound Of 2015 poll. This victory puts the London trio of Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy, and Emre Turkmen in good company, as past winners include artists like Ellie Goulding, Sam Smith, and [...]

Oil States International, Inc. (OIS) Sees An Activist Investor Raising Its Stake

Alexander Roepers‘ Atlantic Investment Management has reported raising its activist stake in Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS). According to a newly amended filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Atlantic Investment...Show More Summary

Nashville’s New Music Middle Class Is On The Rise

Guest Post by Charles Alexander, CEO and founder of Outside The Box Music Recently my favorite reporter at The Tennessean, Nate Rau, wrote a brilliant piece on the collapse of the musical middle class in Nashville. It seemed to be aShow More Summary

Back to Black

20 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

While fashion designer Alexander Wang is used to dressing the body, his desire to adorn the home has recently been revealed in a new collection with iconic Italian leather manufacturer Poltrona Frau. The creative director of Balenciaga,...Show More Summary

Gazprom, OMV Ink Additional Deal

  Vienna hosted today the signing of an Addendum to the existing contract for gas supply to Austria between Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom

The Sobering Truth About Alexander Gustafsson

One man’s victorious war cries could be heard among the silence of thousands at the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, on Saturday night. For a moment in time, if only seconds, the MMA world stopped moving. UFC Fight Night 59, a night...Show More Summary

Alexander Skarsgard Reveals How He Picks his Movie Roles

Alexander Skarsgard walks back to his car after running some errands on Wednesday (January 28) in West Hollywood, Calif. The 38-year-old actor just hit up the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, where he talked about how he picks his movie and television roles. “I really don’t have a plan or a strategy. When I read a [...]

iTunes Connect issues creating havoc for developers

Twitter is all abuzz this morning with developers who were logging into iTunes Connect - the gateway used to make apps available for sale - and seeing someone else's login information. For example, here's a tweet from Alexander Kuhn, who saw account...

'Good, Absurd' News for Woman Jailed Over Warning Shot

Initially sentenced to 20 years behind bars, Marissa Alexander is out after three. The Florida mother of three—who fired what she said was a warning shot at her estranged husband during a fight in 2010—was released Tuesday as part of a November plea deal. She pleaded guilty to...

Infographic of the Day: The incarceration of domestic abuse survivors

Marissa Alexander should never have been convicted for shooting at the ceiling to scare off her abusive husband. On Tuesday, Alexander was “allowed” to fill the rest of her sentence at home, under house arrest. Sadly, the incarceration of women like Alexander is an epidemic. ColorOfChange and UltraViolet have collaborated on this disturbing infographic showing […]

Marissa Alexander Released After Serving 3 Years in Prison

Marissa Alexander, Florida resident, faced up to 60 years behind bars for firing one shot into the air to ward off her abusive husband. She was initially given 20 years in her first trial but after an appeal, prosecutor Angela Corey (who also prosecuted George Zimmerman) was now going for triple that amount. In November, in exchange Keep Reading ?

Superwalkers – You Can’t Run

Tons of synths, catchy melodies and an all around warm sound. The Superwalkers are back with a new track and it is a more than worthy follow up to last […] Related posts: Superwalkers – Judge Me Amanda Alexander – Never Again La Décadance – Violette

Marissa Alexander Released After 3 Years in Prison, Wants to 'Move On' With Her Life

Marissa Alexander, the woman jailed in Florida after firing a warning shot at her abusive ex-husband, was released from jail on Tuesday after consenting to a plea deal.

Weekly weighing boosts pig growth rates

A simple weighing system has helped Gloucester pig producer Alexander and Angell Farms to revamp its feeding system and slash finishing times.

Marissa Alexander is No Longer in Prison, But is That Enough?

Marissa Alexander may no longer be in prison, but that doesn’t mean that justice has been served. Alexander, a domestic abuse survivor and mother of three served three years in Florida prison and one year of house arrest following an...Show More Summary

Marissa Alexander Released From Prison

Marissa Alexander, the Florida mother who fired warning shots to stop her abusive ex-husband's attack in 2010, may finally see the dark days of prison behind her, with a judge releasing her late Tuesday to serve the rest of her sentence on house arrest.

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