Mary Gonzalez, First Openly Pansexual Legislator, Explains How She Is ...
Some of the bills were stalled by Democrats running out the clock, while Republicans chose not to move forward with others. Rep. Mary Gonzalez “I'm not going to lie — those have a been a lot of difficult conversations at times,” she said. “But I ...
May 29, 2015
Martin O'Malley returns to a Baltimore he barely recognizes
“He was one of 10 police officers I buried in my time as mayor,” he said. His voice cracked slightly, and to my surprise his eyes welled with tears. “That was the most we ever buried in a 10-year period.” Pause. “And half of them were black, and half ...
May 1, 2015
El Celler de Can Roca returns to top as World's Best Restaurant
This year, for the first time, The World's 50 Best Restaurants worked with professional services consultancy Deloitte as its official independent adjudication partner. The adjudication by Deloitte ensured the integrity and authenticity of the voting ...
June 1, 2015
Seymour M. Hersh is writing an alternative history of the war on terror.
Gall, who spent 12 years as the Times correspondent in Afghanistan, wrote that she'd been told by a 'Pakistani official' that Pasha had known before the raid that bin Laden was in Abbottabad. Pakistani airspace without triggering any alarms; that ...
May 11, 2015
Police won't investigate crooks who steal property worth under £50
It's time the Home Office stamped it out.' A Home Office spokesman said: 'This Government expects all police forces to investigate all crimes reported to them.' Merseyside Police stood by the use of discretionary disposal, which it introduced two years ...
March 21, 2015
A third of Britain's mobile masts are obscured by TREES
Almost a third of Britain's mobile phone masts are obscured by trees that phone firms were ordered to plant in the first place. Around 10,000 of the country's 36,000 mobile phone towers struggle to pick up signals because they are surrounded by trees ...
March 30, 2015
Helm, Matoaca defend their region title
The heavy thud echoed off the walls when defending state champion Anthony Helm's head missed the outer edge of the mat and hit the hardwood floor. With 7.9 seconds left on the clock in the first two-minute period, the Matoaca wrestler was down on his ...
February 15, 2015
Stage of education
With help from experienced actors, the 34-year-old Scotsman has been learning how to perform China's oldest existing ... Gordon now splits his time between writing his thesis and honing his opera skills. He also works as translator at the Jiangsu troupe's ...
July 9, 2015
Zac Brown Band: JEKYLL + HYDE TOUR presented by BAI
The most farsighted plans reach beyond the warehouse, to a plot of land south of Atlanta where plans proceed for a nonprofit camp aimed to help kids overcoming behavioral and learning disabilities ... "We hit the record button any time we had an idea ...
July 8, 2015
Book, 150 years old, dated July 4, 1865, on display
In the early 1950s, this record book was sent to the Calhoun Women’s Club; at this time the book was 100 years old. Bai Hall, a teacher ... it on display for residents who may be interested in learning more about their ancestors during this period.
July 4, 2015
Sing with Shankar Mahadevan at Taj Today
This year, the academy also hosted a Meera Bai and Thyagaraja contest and the winner would get an opportunity to sing with Shankar Mahadevan at the event. Apart from this, students get to spend time with the ... traditional way of learning music by ...
July 3, 2015
66% of North East girls are molested in Delhi because of their modern outlook: MP Bezbaruah
Cases should be probed within a particular period of time and referred to a special court ... They know about Rani Laxmi Bai but they don’t know about Rani Gaidinliu. 9. Then sports is another binding factor and NE is very good in sports.
July 2, 2015
Social News 30/6
Work on new Hong bridge begins Work on the new Tuan Quan Bridge over the River Hong (Red) in the northern Yen Bai Province began today ... Specifically, the registration time for business licences has been cut to three days, just half of the set goal ...
June 30, 2015
Viet kieu fights for a Vietnamese style
Encouraged by Diem, Huynh decided to invest his time and effort studying the art. Four years later, after finishing a course with Diem, he moved under instructor Vu Ba Oai of Han Bai Duong ... as well as ethics before learning the art," Huynh emphasised.
June 29, 2015