Film fans can already mark their calendars for the Academy Awards in 2014 and 2015. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have announced that next year’s Oscar ceremony will be held on March 2
Former Japanese Finance Minister Shoichi Nakagawa, who resigned from his post after appearing intoxicated at a news conference earlier this year, was found dead in his home Sunday, police told CNN. Tokyo police found Nakagawa, 56, lying face down on a bed on the second-floor of his home, Kyodo reported.
On February 12, 2009, Christopher Savoie received an e-mail from his ex-wife that he had feared would come. About a month after their bitter divorce, in which Noriko Savoie promised as part of the agreement she wouldn’t return to Japan with their children to live, she threatened to do just that.
The man charged with forming a government in Lebanon said Thursday he would not do so after the opposition rejected his proposed Cabinet.
A North Korean delegation arrived in Seoul, South Korea, on Friday to mourn former South Korean President Kim Dae-Jung, best remembered for trying to foster better relations between the two neighbors, the South’s media reported. “Mourning the passing of the late president Kim Dae-jung …” said the great white wreath adorned with a black ribbon delivered on behalf of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. The six-members of the delegation bowed their heads in front of the altar set up in honor of the late president.
Insurgents’ use of roadside bombs has increased dramatically in Afghanistan this year, according to Pentagon statistics, and the United States’ top military official is calling them the "No. 1 threat" to troops there. In June there were 736 incidents in Afghanistan involving roadside bombs, called improvised explosive devices or IEDs, and 82 “effective attacks,” ones that caused casualties among coalition forces, the figures show.
The Russian supreme court on Thursday overturned a not guilty verdict and ordered a retrial for three suspects in the killing of a journalist, a defense attorney said. The ruling overturns the February acquittal of three men in the October 2006 killing of journalist Anna Politkovskaya
Denny’s, one of the many casual dining chains whose sales are suffering in the recession, needs a few thousand customers like Cory McGrath. On Apr
Chinese exports plunged 25.7 percent, to $64.90 billion, in February compared with the previous year, the government reported Wednesday, as the once-white hot economy fell victim to the international economic downturn.
The U.S. Navy could hand over seven suspected pirates held aboard a U.S. ship to Kenyan authorities for prosecution as early as this week, according to U.S.