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Murder charge brought in Trayvon Martin case JACKSONVILLE, Fla. furious public pressure to make an arrest in the killing of Trayvon Martin, the special prosecutor on the case went for the maximum Wednesday, bringing a second degree murder charge against the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot the unarmed black teenager. George Zimmerman, 28, was jailed[…]

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Fresh Hair On ‘Fresh Air’ Vidal Sassoon created some of the most iconic hairstyles of the 20th century, including the geometric, the Wash and Wear, the short bob Nancy Kwan wore in The World of Suzie Wong and Mia Farrow’s famous pixie cut for Rosemary’s Baby. Now Sassoon’s 69 year career is the subject of[…]

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‘Blasphemer Rushdie will be welcomed with shoes in India’ However, several Muslims organisations across the country, who have been hurt by some of his writings, say they would welcome him with brick bats and shoes if at all he visits India.Dr Zafarul Islam Khan, president, All India Muslim Majlis e Mushawarat, who is also the[…]

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The longest journey by motorbike in a single country Being in the thick of uncertainty, riding through rough terrain, staying at budget hotels and eating at dhabas along the way made him feel truly alive; a feeling Krishanu had been craving for, he says. that if I really want to change my life, I might[…]

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what the Christian culture industry tells us about secular society No DOUBT THE evangelical Christian Booksellers Association (CBA) picked the Anaheim Convention Center for its annual convention last year because the place is enormous and has a certain architectural inspiration. Conventioneers can pause as they approach the huge lobby, with its three story glass wall,[…]

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Author Q Yann Martel and Claudia Casper talk moving beyond trauma Yann MartelA: It’s a novel in three connected parts set in Portugal at three different times of the 20th century. Once again I use animals as narrative vehicles, as I did in Life of Pi. I’m looking at how we deal with suffering, the[…]

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Ghana launches activities to mark International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 60th anniversary of the udhr A+P africa Baku briefing children CIS civil society climate change commemoration culture development disabilities disarmament economy education educational outreach environment gender gender equality genocide health hiv/aids holocaust Holocaust remembrance holocaust remembrance day human rights human rights day[…]

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Trickle down effect of fashion The retailer is looking for adidas obuv velkosti clothes that are a perfect combination of commercialism and creativity. The press eye is on clothes that will have visual appeal on their pages. In pursuit of their approval, designers can sometimes over step the line between fashion and theatre. Normally pieces[…]