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  • Public consequences of pop stars' private gigs

    Public consequences of pop stars' private gigs
    When pop stars Mariah Carey, Beyoncé, Nelly Furtado and 50 Cent recently said they'd renounced millions of dollars they'd received for performing for members of Libyan strongman Moammar Kadafi's family, they drew attention to a growing and controversial...
  • Culture Watch: 'The Desert of Forbidden Art'

     
    "The Desert of Forbidden Art" Laemmle Music Hall, Beverly Hills “In my dream I saw a creature, his eyes like the barrels of a gun. I called the painting 'Fascism Is Advancing,'” says Ed Asner, doing the voice of Yevgeny......
  • ‘Independent Lens’ looks at unusual stories of art

     
    April is “Arts Month” on the PBS series “Independent Lens.” From the gritty streets of New York to the garbage dumps of Brazil, from a far-off desert in Uzbekistan to a bizarre backyard in Upstate New York, the show takes a look at...
  • Review: Silk Road, an Uzbekistan bistro in Pikesville

     
    John Lindner reviews Silk Road Bistro, an Uzbekistan restaurant in Pikesville. On the menu - jiz biz!......
  • Who made the cut for Obama's third Ramadan Iftar dinner

     
    Full Text: Obama continues the tradition of hosting a dinner after sunset, talks of the 9/11 tragedy....
  • U.S. Ranks Among Least Corrupt Nations

    U.S. Ranks Among Least Corrupt Nations
    BERLIN -- New Zealand is perceived as the least corrupt nation on earth, and Somalia and North Korea are seen as the most corrupt, a German watchdog organization said in a report released this week. The United States ranked 24th least corrupt on a...
  • China's latest export: soft power

    During the last two months, as Washington focused on Iraq, few people were paying attention to what was going in the remote Ural Mountains of Russia. There, under the auspices of the benign-sounding Shanghai Cooperation Organization, some 6,000 troops,...
  • Envelope Containing White Powder Sent to 4 UN Missions

    Envelope Containing White Powder Sent to 4 UN Missions
    Less than 24 hours after three envelopes containing white powder were sent to three foreign missions, The German mission to the UN confirmed today that it also received the white substance. The FBI inconjunction with the NYPD are investigating three...
  • At Ramadan Iftar dinner, Obama supports new mosque on private property near Ground Zero

     
    Full text of Democrat's White House dinner remarks supporting the controversial proposal and the official dinner guest list....
  • German Authorities Close Hamburg Mosque Where Sept. 11 Attackers Once Met

    German Authorities Close Hamburg Mosque Where Sept. 11 Attackers Once Met
    A Hamburg mosque once frequented by some of the Sept. 11 attackers was shut down Monday because German authorities believe the prayer house was again being used as a meeting point for Islamic radicals. The Taiba mosque was closed and the cultural...
  • Relief agencies seeing hunger growing

    Hungry they came. Hungry they left. Whole families jealously eyed each 50-kilogram bag of wheat, hoping there would be more for them. Newly arrived refugees loudly pled to be registered for the weekly food supplies. Young girls rushed forward whenever...