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‘Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter’ bad adaptation of good novel (Movie Review)


July 13th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter"; Cast: Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell, Dominic Cooper; Director: Timur Bekmambetov; Rating: 2.5/5Whether you like the film or not would depend on your sensibilities. If you are ... Read more...

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Forced marriages to be a crime in Britain


June 8th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Forcing someone to marry will become a criminal offence in Britain and "will not be tolerated", Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday.The decision to create ... Read more...

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Compensate for slavery: Jamaica


March 6th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has hinted that Britain might want to pay her country compensation for slavery in the days of the Empire.She said ... Read more...

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Gay marriage is slavery: Catholic leader


March 5th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Britain's most senior Catholic, Cardinal Keith O'Brien, has condemned gay marriage as an "aberration", likening it to slavery and abortion, The Telegraph reported Monday.Cardinal Keith O'Brien ... Read more...

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Rare 1793 Penny fetches more than $1 million at Florida auction


January 9th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A rare coin has been bought for more than 10 million times its value during an auction. The 1793 penny may be one of the first ... Read more...

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Pitt, Fassbender team up again


October 27th, 2011 - 5:15 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 27 (IANS) Brad Pitt plans to produce and play an important role in ?Twelve Years a Slave? and in the film he will team up again ... Read more...

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LeAnn Rimes shows off her pelvic tattoo


August 24th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Malibu, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) LeAnn Rimes has shown off her pelvic tattoo. She was photographed walking along the beach in Malibu recently. Rimes’ skinny shape has been a subject of ... Read more...

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Marches in Ghaziabad to back Hazare


August 15th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Ghaziabad residents and students Monday took out marches and came out in support of activist Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption.The spontaneously organised marches were joined by ... Read more...

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Court orders guidelines to protect nurses


July 20th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi government to frame guidelines to protect and safeguard the interests of nurses working in various hospitals. "Slavery and ... Read more...

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Demi Moore’s documentary on Nepal


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Actress Demi Moore has filmed a documentary in Nepal to raise awareness about human trafficking in the country.Moore, an outspoken activist against slavery and trafficking, has ... Read more...

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Deeply concerned at targeting of Indian diplomats in US: India


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In a strongly worded statement, India Wednesday said it was "deeply concerned" at the targeting of Indian diplomats in the United States and dismissed charges ... Read more...

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200,000 people living in ‘horrific’ North Korean prison camps: Amnesty


May 4th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4(ANI): North Korea's political prison camps have grown in size over the past decade and now hold an estimated 200,000 people in "horrific" conditions, a report from the London-based rights ... Read more...

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Muslim actress branded a ‘western slut’ after posing naked for Playboy


April 27th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): The nude pictures of a Muslim actress in the German May 2011 issue of Playboy are stirring up outrage in the Muslim community.Sila Sahin, a 25-year-old Turkish ... Read more...

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Hindu priest forced to ‘work as a slave’ by temple owners wins $2.3m


December 18th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): A Hindu priest feels vindicated after he won 2.3 million dollars as compensation for being forced to work as a slave for seven years by temple owners in ... Read more...

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China cracks down on Liu Xiaobo’s supporters ahead of Nobel peace prize ceremony


December 10th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): China has prevented supporters of jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo from travelling abroad just a day ahead of Nobel peace prize ceremony in his honour.Beijing is furious at ... Read more...

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Oz store removes golliwogs from display to avoid offending Oprah


December 9th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 9 (ANI): A store in Australia has removed golliwogs from its display so that they would not offend talk show host Oprah Winfrey and her guests.The store in Melbourne ... Read more...

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Dungeon dad Fritzl ‘planned to kill family in acid bath’ to hide crimes


November 11th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): Josef Fritzl planned to kill the family he held in a cellar in an acid bath to hide his crimes, he confessed to a teenage cellmate after his ... Read more...

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George Clooney Stands For A Peaceful Referendum In Sudan


October 15th, 2010 - 7:39 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): George Clooney has been constantly trying to raise awareness on the Darfur conflict since 2006 and the man has been relentless in making the world take ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger signs California Anti-Slavery Bill


October 1st, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Oct.1 (ANI): Movie star-turned-California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a new anti-slavery bill demanding the state's major retailers and manufacturers fully disclose their efforts to stamp out illegal employment.The ... Read more...

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Scientists: Wind could have parted Red Sea


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from the National Center for Atmospheric Research say the Biblical description of the Red Sea parting could be as a result of natural weather conditions.The team which ... Read more...

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“Slave Garb” Picture Reminds People Of Slavery, South Carolina Lawmaker Defends His Action


September 17th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) South Carolina senate President is facing the heat as a result of a photograph that has caught the attention of the national media. It is a ... Read more...

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Foreign diplomats abusing immunity by keeping domestic slaves


August 30th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Foreign diplomats are taking undue advantage of their immunity to keep domestic help as slaves in Britain, an investigation has revealed.The workers, mostly African and Asian, are forced ... Read more...

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Spanish govt to ban sex ads from national newspapers


July 17th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): The Spanish government has announced that it wants to ban adverts offering sexual services from national newspapers.President Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said during a state of the nation ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama takes campaign against childhood obesity to NAACP


July 13th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): US First Lady Michelle Obama has taken her campaign against childhood obesity to the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People's annual convention.At the NAACP convention, Michelle, ... Read more...

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Bonded Unites Brosnan With Son, Sean


June 28th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): James Bond star, Pierce Brosnan, is going to team up with his son Sean in his next film titled Bonded, which is a crime thriller, ... Read more...

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POK PM says he is as patriotic as any other Pakistani citizen


May 12th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 12 (ANI): Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider has denied allegations levelled against him in a TV programme, and said that he is "as patriotic as any ... Read more...

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Slave history omission unacceptable, says Obama


April 9th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama said Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has made "an unacceptable omission" when he chose April as the "Confederate History Month" without a mention of ... Read more...

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter?


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the new trend of vampire stories now dominating the box office, it comes as no surprise that the book world is getting in on the action ... Read more...

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Remarks of President Obama at America’s Promise Alliance Eduction Event in D.C.


March 1st, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Obama on Monday delivered the following remarks at America's Promise Alliance Education Event at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C."Thank you. Thank you ... Read more...

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4,000 women forced to work as prostitutes in Argentine city


January 26th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) Some 4,000 women, majority of them undocumented, are sexually exploited in some 400 brothels in the Argentine coastal resort of Mar del Plata, members of a non-governmental ... Read more...

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Guitar helps Watson to be focussed and control emotions


January 3rd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 3 (ANI): From the time Australian opener Shane Watson walked into a store and picked up a guitar, he has found it to be the best way to relax ... Read more...

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Pak religious party passes resolution on freedom from US slavery


December 26th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 26 (ANI): Pakistan's religious party Jamaat-e-Islami has resolved that freedom from US "slavery" is the country's foremost need.According to a resolution passed by the party with JI leader ... Read more...

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Britney Spears brushes off Courtney Love’s molestation claims


December 8th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 8 (ANI): Pop diva Britney Spears has dismissed Courtney Love's claims that she was molested by her father Jamie as a girl.Reps for Britney and her father are ... Read more...

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Courtney Love claims Britney was molested by her father


November 26th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, November 26 (ANI): Singer Courtney Love has alleged that pop star Britney Spears was molested by her father, Jamie.The late Kurt Cobain's wife made the shocking claim on her Facebook ... Read more...

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Orissa villagers file case for female monkey!


November 17th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar (Orissa), Nov 17 (ANI): In a bizarre development, residents of a village near Bhubaneshwar, Orissa, have filed a case against a male monkey for attempting to attack and kill a female ... Read more...

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