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Snowden’s Lawyer Sells Film Rights To Hollywood Director

Moscow (AFP) – Hollywood director Oliver Stone has acquired movie rights to a political thriller penned by U.S. whistle-blower Edward Snowden’s Russian lawyer, the pro-Kremlin attorney said on Wednesday. “The rights to my book have been handed over to Oliver Stone and producer Moritz Borman,” Anatoly Kucherena told AFP. “He (Stone) met with me, he […]

June 11, 2014

Zimmerman Painting Sells For $100,000

Washington (AFP) – A painting by George Zimmerman, whose fatal 2012 shooting of a black teenager triggered an outcry across the United States, sold for just over $100,000 on eBay. The signed patriotic blue-hued portrayal of the Stars and Stripes flag is overlayed with the words “God, One Country, with Liberty and Justice for All” […]

December 24, 2013

Read A Book, Change A Life

It’s hotter than Dante’s nine rings of hell outside. Crank up the fans, and pass the pile of books. Most of us have triggers for childhood memories. These dog days of summer do it for me. During the precious weeks of summer vacation, I’d pedal my bike back and forth to the library in a […]

July 20, 2011

Pakistan Might Have Sold Nuclear Tech to North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — The founder of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons program claims that in the late 1990s North Korean officials paid kickbacks to senior Pakistani military figures in exchange for critical weapons technology. Abdul Qadeer Khan has given a United States-based expert documents that appear to show North Korea’s government paid more than $3.5 million to […]

July 7, 2011