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A bottle of Magic Hat #9 Not Quite Pale Ale, left, and cans of West Sixth Brewing IPA, right, photographed in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, May 21, 2013. Magic Hat Brewery is suiting West Sixth Brewing Company for copyright infringement for West Sixth's logo. Magic Hat has a similar looking logo on their #9 Not Quite Pale Ale. Photo by Charles Bertram | ...
The Tree of Life [Blu-Ray]
The Tree of Life is the fifth film writer/director Terrence Malick has made over the past four decades, and it feels like the one he has been working toward all his life. A lyrical, semi-autobiographical evocation of the joys and pains of life, the film weaves together all of ... ...
Sally Bercow , found guilty of libelling Lord McAlpine, is a Twitter martyr in some quarters. I keep hearing about what a blow this is for free speech. However, Bercow hasn't suffered a miscarriage of justice; on the contrary, she's guilty. (Her attempts to settle with McAlpine before the case went to court were a clue.) Or is it acceptable for someone to imply that a person is a ...
The HTC First handset was supposed to be in the shops this summer but the social network has no fresh date for its European unveiling. It works around the Facebook Home software, launched by chief executive Mark Zuckerberg in the US in mid-April. He claimed it would "change the relationship" that people have with their mobiles.The Facebook Home app swaps a traditional homescreen menu ...
Martin Brodeur joined Hockey Night In Canada as a guest analyst for the playoffs, and recently answered some questions from fans on Twitter. (File/Getty ...
Initiative Invites Catholic Media Offices Around the World To Share Online Pastoral ResourcesROME, May 10, 2013 (Zenit.org) - On the occasion of the this year's World Communications Day, the Pontifical Council for Social Communications is inviting people from around the world to partake in the "Mesa Comun" (Shared Table). The initiative allows the faithful of the Catholic Church ...
pressuring Facebook to take a stronger stance in favor of women’s health and crackdown against messages that "trivialize or glorify" violence against women. ';I’m a big supporter of that ...
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We must define the nature and scope of this struggle, or else it will define us. Neither I, nor any President can promise the total defeat of terror. What we must do is dismantle networks that pose a direct danger.
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29 April 2013 150 The Security Council today welcomed the joint declaration of non-violence signed last week in Conakry between the main Guinean stakeholders in which they committed themselves to resolve all differences exclusively through peaceful means.
In a statement issued to the press, the 15-member Council also welcomed the declaration by President Alpha Cond233; whereby he expressed his readiness to ensure the transparency and the credibility of the electoral process, and committed himself to accepting the results of the upcoming legislative elections.
In March, protests in the West African nation related to the polls led to several deaths and hundreds of injuries. At that time, both Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the UN human rights office appealed for calm amid the violence and urged political actors in Guinea to pursue dialogue to create conditions for peaceful elections.
The Council, which was briefed last Thursday on the situation in Guinea by Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman, expressed its concern over the "volatile situation" in the country.
"The members of the Security Council deplored the violent incidents that occurred during the demonstrations in Conakry on 25 April 2013, which resulted in the death of one person and injured a number of others. ...
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