Sources say Jennifer Aniston Cried tears of joy when boyfriend, Justin Theroux, popped the question in NYC. To ask for Jennifer Aniston’s hand in marriage, Justin Theroux chose a very special day (Friday Aug. 10, his 41st birthday) and a very special place: NYC, where the free-spirited couple have spent countless hours together. After the actor and screenwriter […]
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Senate committee completes health care debate
Rep. Wilson shouts to Obama during speech: ‘You lie’
China vs. Rio Tinto Execs: Why Confrontation Isn’t Over
When the Chinese government announced earlier this week the formal arrest of four Shanghai-based executives of global mining giant Rio Tinto one Australian citizen and three Chinese nationals it seemed a deliberate ratcheting down of a case that had stunned foreign investors in the country. After all, Beijing had effectively dropped the case’s most ominous element: the charge that Rio’s Stern Hu and his three colleagues had allegedly stolen “state secrets,” in part by bribing executives of Chinese steel companies, who are Rio’s largest buyers of iron ore. Under a state-secrets charge, the four men faced the prospect of a secret trial and the possibility of lifetime sentences
Ferrari seek court injunction over F1 rules
Ferrari have applied to a French court for an injunction against the proposed changes in Formula One, according to FIA president Max Mosley. Ferrari are among the teams who have threatened to withdraw from Formula One at the end of this season unless fundamental revisions are made to the new regulations
Firing Line: Tough New German Gun Laws Could Ban Paintball
To its fans, paintball may seem like a harmless enough sport, a game of skill and tactics in which teams of players shoot colored paint pellets at one another. But under controversial new gun laws and other measures being considered by the German government, games that are deemed to “simulate the killing” of your opponent which, according to some, could include paintball may be banned.
Critics slam Microsoft bridge as waste of stimulus money
Should a bridge that would connect two campuses at Microsoft’s headquarters be funded with $11 million from the federal stimulus package? Critics of using stimulus money for the bridge say it would give the software giant a break on a pet project. They also say it serves as a warning sign of how some stimulus money is not being used to finance new projects but is being diverted to public works already under way.