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  • Guests For Jan. 23 Actress, model and community activist Sallie Toussaint

    Guests For Jan. 23   Actress, model and community activist Sallie Toussaint
    Actress, model and community activist Sallie Toussaint -- a former "Miss USA" and "Miss Connecticut" -- has journeyed from Hartford's North End to New York City and Hollywood. She has scored minor roles in "The Sopranos" and "The Departed" and has been the face representing several major commercial products. ... The Weaver High School graduate, who studied at UConn, is a guest Sunday on "The Stan Simpson Show.'' ... An outspoken Hartford activist, Toussaint is bullish about the capital city she still calls home.
  • Thai court gives PM time to defend herself; economy rudderless

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's Constitutional Court on Wednesday gave Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra until early May to defend herself against charges of abuse of power, as the central bank warned that the political crisis threatened another cut in...

    China activist missing after trying to help striking workers

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A prominent Chinese labor activist has been missing for more than 24 hours and his wife suspects he was detained by state security agents after trying to help workers involved in China's biggest strike in years organize their case....

    Pro-Kiev voices struggle to be heard over separatists in Ukraine's east

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - When a group of pro-Kiev activists decided to hold a rally in Ukraine's eastern city of Donetsk, they found that no shops stocked ribbons in blue and yellow, the colors of the Ukrainian flag. Instead, they had to use social...

    Activist investors see Ackman-Valeant deal as a model to follow

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - William Ackman's $47 billion joint bid with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc to buy Botox maker Allergan Inc may become a model for future deals, rival fund managers said. The unsolicited bid, the plans for which were...