Not for the first time in their tumultuous history, bassist Kim Deal has left The Pixies. The group posted on their Facebook over the weekend “We are sad to say that Kim Deal has decided to leave the Pixies.
As a gubernatorial candidate last summer, Georgia Republican Nathan Deal boasted of having backed measures to bar undocumented immigrants from federal health care, and public colleges.
Angels wheel and deal Call it “speed,” “crank” or “poor man's coke,” the powder produces a cocaine-like high at half the price. Methamphetamine, at $60 a gram, is the discount drug of choice on the West Coast and a multimillion-dollar-a-year business for a new form of organized crime, a California-style Cosa Nostra on wheels.
The congressional investigation of Communists turned last week from a story of espionage to a story of Communists in high places in Government. The course was changed by the testimony of a soft-voiced ex-Communist, who sat down before the House Un-American Activities Committee and calmly told a tale of high powered plotting in New Deal days.He was Whittaker Chambers, 47, for 13 years a member and “paid functionary” of the Communist Party, a strong anti-Communist since 1937
Tuesday is her 104th birthday, but that hasn’t stopped Britain’s Ivy Bean from being an avid Twitter user and possibly the oldest person on the social networking site.
Kenneth Lewis’ days as chief executive of Bank of America may finally be numbered. Observers and investors say a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission may ultimately cost Lewis the top job at the nation’s largest bank. On Monday, the bank agreed to pay $33 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges that Lewis and other executives misled the bank’s investors prior to its $50 billion purchase last year of brokerage firm Merrill Lynch.
Microsoft knows a good thing when it sees it. And what Google has going on with its search advertising business is a good thing — which, of course, is why Microsoft want a bigger piece of it
China has "conclusive evidence" that four employees of the world’s second-largest mining company were stealing Chinese state secrets, the country’s foreign ministry said. Four employees of Rio Tinto — one Australian and three Chinese — have been arrested on suspicion of espionage and stealing state secrets. Australian Stern Hu is the general manager of Rio Tinto’s Shanghai office, where all the employees work.
Four employees of the Shanghai office of Australia’s Rio Tinto, the world’s second-largest mining company, have been arrested over allegedly stealing China’s state secrets, the Shanghai state security authority said Thursday, according to Xinhua. An Australian, identified by the Australian government as Stern Hu, had been held along with three Chinese co-workers since Sunday, Foreign Minister Stephen Smith said