Bestselling author Natalie King has turned her pen from lovers’ clinches to a mystery for young adults. She invites Beck Eleven into her inner sanctum.
Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher are reportedly set for a “big divorce battle”.
The 1955 advert for the Magdalene laundry in Dublin, Ireland reads like a tear-jerking charity appeal: “The Superioress and Sisters of The Magdalen Asylum … very earnestly beg the support of the liberal and kind-hearted to help them with the upkeep of the Institution for 130 Poor Penitents, who receive a home within its walls.” But the reality for many of the “penitents” or repentant sinners living in these institutions was very different from the ad’s beneficent tone.
When a governor visits a State institution for an official inspection he usually sees it at its best. Realizing this, canny Governor Charles W
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner had every reason to think he had seen all of AIG’s dirty laundry.
Back when he was establishing his career in investment banking, Roger Barnett made all the right moves: degrees from Harvard and Yale; jobs in London, Paris and New York City; and regular appearances in the society pages along with his wife Sloan. Today Barnett, 43, has a job at a direct-selling company in a nondescript office park about an hour inland from San Francisco
President Barack Obama said he’s “surprised and deeply humbled” to receive the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize and will travel to Norway in December to accept the honor.
As expected, Japan’s parliament elected Yukio Hatoyama as the country’s new prime minister on Wednesday. The vote by the lower house of the parliament was virtually assured.
It’s all but certain that Yukio Hatoyama will be elected Japan’s next prime minister on Wednesday. Less clear is the direction the nation will take under him