Having spent most of last month overseas and listening to a number of concerts, it was back to the familiar faces and sounds at the Auckland Town Hall last evening.
In a passionate address to Northern Ireland’s legislature, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday pledged Washington’s commitment to the Northern Ireland peace process.
TIME: I thought I’d talk to you a little bit about the whole degree to which this is really a test of leadership. The fact is that no President has been able to pull off anything on this order of magnitude in 44 years [since Congress passed Medicare and Medicaid].President Obama: Well, as you point out, the last time we did something of this magnitude was 1965. And the circumstances in some cases were similar in some cases were profoundly different.
Two days before leaving Tehran and three weeks after Iranian Intelligence had come around looking for me, I was taking no chances. The notes, essays and photos on the protests I had been regularly sending back for publication would have to be sent to the States separately…with my grandma. She had a flight to the U.S.
When a film cast includes names like Ben Stiller, Robin Williams and Owen Wilson, a bit of improvisation on set is to be expected. “I think the movie is really only 25 percent scripted, maybe even less than that,” said Shawn Levy, director of the new film “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian,” which boasts those comedic actors and several others. “It just so happens that the scenes that get some of the biggest laughs are the improvised scenes, so it feels like more than that, but we had a very good script and it’s still very much there.” The sequel to 2006’s “Night at the Museum” welcomes back the trio and director as well as other original cast members, including British actor Ricky Gervais, while also adding fresh faces such as Hank Azaria (as a villainous pharaoh) and Amy Adams (as Amelia Earhart)
The sudden exit of Luiz Felipe Scolari at Chelsea has left Ray Wilkins temporarily in charge, and the door is wide open for a new manager at the London club. But who should take Scolari’s place Early media reports have suggested former Chelsea manager Avram Grant is the subject of interest from the Blues, in a possible combination with current Russia manager Guus Hiddink. Who do you think should replace Scolari at Stamford Bridge And what do you think of his sacking Tell us in the Sound Off box below