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  • A Chance To Watch The Divine Opera 'Carmen' At Your Local Cinema

    07/06/2017 3:34:00 PM PDT · by Logicbox · 7 replies
    Britznbeatz ^ | July 6, 2017 | Music News Team
    CinemaLive have announced their partnership with C-Major Entertainment to bring Carmen, the most beautiful opera by Georges Bizet, which will be filmed on the Lake in Bregenz, Austria and transmitted to 300 UK cinemas on Thursday 14th September. Seebühne (floating stage) is set on the water near the shores of Lake Constance in Austria and has a 7,000 seat open-air amphitheatre. The set has been designed by British artist Es Devlin who has designed sets for Adele, U2, Take That and Kanye West.
  • Carmen's union president, 6 workers arrested in MBTA 'cash room' protest

    10/06/2016 10:44:24 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 5 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 6. 2016 | Unattributed
    <p>BOSTON —Seven members of a union representing Boston-area transit workers, including its president, were arrested early Thursday while protesting plans to privatize the system's cash handling system.</p> <p>The arrests occurred after picketers assembled outside the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's so-called "money room" to prevent workers and armored cars from entering the facility in the city's Charlestown section.</p>
  • Yes Bassist Chris Squire Has Died - Following his battle with leukemia

    06/28/2015 11:22:49 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 70 replies
    Pitchfork ^ | June 28, 2015 at 11:41 a.m. EDT | Evan Minsker
    Chris Squire—the bassist, vocalist, and founding member of Yes—died last night following his battle with leukemia, according to a statement from the band. Since he started the group with Jon Anderson in 1968 until he was diagnosed with Acute Erythroid Leukemia in 2015, Squire was the only constant member of the group. He was 67. Squire grew up in central London, where, in 1964, he was suspended from school for having long hair. He played in a few bands in the 1960s, including the Selfs, the Syn, and Mabel Greer's Toyshop. It was through that last band that he met...
  • FBI, Cops Arrest Suspected Filipino Terror Hackers

    11/26/2011 5:47:23 PM PST · by Cindy · 11 replies
    PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER ^ | 5:16 am | Friday, November 25th, 2011 | By: DJ Yap
    SNIPPET: "MANILA, Philippines—A group of suspected Filipino hackers allegedly financed by a Saudi-based terrorist cell was arrested by agents of the Philippine National Police and the United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) disclosed on Thursday." SNIPPET: "The group was allegedly behind attacks on the US telecommunication firm AT&T that resulted in $2 million in losses to the company in 2009. In a statement, the CIDG said the group also had links to the Asian terrorist network Jemaah Islamiyah (JI)." SNIPPET: "ATCCD chief Senior Supt. Gilbert Sosa identified the suspects as Macnell Gracilla,...
  • String Quintet WIN

    07/26/2010 5:02:31 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 14 replies · 2+ views
    YouTube ^ | July 26, 2010 | failblog
    This guy wasn't paying attention when they said to "silence your cell phones..."
  • 'Neocatechumenal Way' Approved by Holy See

    05/23/2008 6:05:12 PM PDT · by tcg · 3 replies · 223+ views
    Catholic Online ^ | 5/23/08 | Neocatechumenical Way
    After more than five years of work, the Holy See has approved the Statutes of the Neocatechumenal Way, thus confirming the praxis in more than 105 nations for over thirty years. The decree of approval, dated the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, was solemnly consigned on June 28 to the initiators of the way, Kiko Arguello and Carmen Hernandez together with Father Mario Pezzi, by Cardinal Stafford, president of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, the Dicastery entrusted by the Holy Father with the task of guiding the preparation of the statute. The Neocatechumenal Way has not been approved...
  • Ore. Mayor Poses in Underear, Loses Job { Carmen Kontur-Gronquist }

    02/26/2008 9:22:50 PM PST · by SmithL · 40 replies · 348+ views
    Arlington, Ore. (AP) -- The mayor of an Oregon town who once stripped to her underwear and posed on a fire truck has been stripped of her office. Voters in this town of about 500 voted narrowly Monday to recall Carmen Kontur-Gronquist. The tally was 142-139. City officials said the recall is effective Tuesday. Kontur-Gronquist said the pictures of her in black bra and panties were taken for use in a contest about fitness, but a relative posted them on MySpace in hopes it would improve the social life of the single mother.
  • U.S. rejection of request for custody of Marines charged with rape sparks protests

    01/18/2006 10:19:09 PM PST · by A.A. Cunningham · 10 replies · 597+ views
    North County Times & AP ^ | 17 January 2006 | Teresa Cerojano and Jim Gomez
    Wednesday, January 18, 2006 Last modified Tuesday, January 17, 2006 6:24 PM PST U.S. rejection of request for custody of Marines charged with rape sparks protests By: TERESA CEROJANO - Associated Press CARMEN, Philippines -- The United States on Tuesday refused a Philippine request to hand over four Marines charged with rape, provoking anti-American protests in the capital and the Muslim south, where U.S. troops began annual counterterrorism training of Filipino soldiers. In a letter to the Philippine government, the U.S. Embassy invoked the bilateral Visiting Forces Agreement, which allows large-scale U.S. training in the country, and vowed to keep...
  • Usama's Niece Back in New York City

    03/15/2005 10:28:29 AM PST · by velocityguy · 73 replies · 3,289+ views
    She walks down the street on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, thin and stylish, just another well-heeled beauty chatting away on her cell phone. Except that she isn't — she's Usama bin Laden's (search) niece. Wafah Binladin (search) left the city in the months before her uncle's ghastly attack, but she's back now, living at a friend's posh pad off Park Avenue, pursuing her career as a pop star and living it up on the social scene at swanky Soho House. Although the Saudi Binladen Group (search) changed its name, at least when dealing with one U.S. firm after...
  • Sifting the Wheat from the Tares: 20 Signs of Trouble in a New Religious Group

    02/28/2005 10:18:56 PM PST · by Salvation · 36 replies · 1,902+ views ^ | 03-01-05 | Pete Vere, JCL
    by Pete Vere, JCL Other Articles by Pete Vere, JCL Sifting the Wheat from the Tares: 20 Signs of Trouble in a New Religious Group 03/01/05 Since the closing of the Second Vatican Council, a number of new groups have arisen within the Church. Whereas many new groups start off on the right foot and maintain solid footing, others fall by the wayside. This may be due to poor doctrine or questionable practices. In This Article...Red Flags and Warning SignsFr. Morrisey’s 15 Warning SignsFive Additional Warning Signs from the International Cultic Studies Association Red Flags and Warning Signs As a canon...
  • Bad History, Bad Guide. The Strange Liturgy of the Neocatechumenals

    01/24/2005 2:03:03 PM PST · by netmilsmom · 28 replies · 558+ views ^ | 1-24-05 | Sandro Magister
    ROMA, January 24, 2005 – Among the new movements that have arisen within the Catholic Church in recent decades – on the "dangers" of which an editorial in "La Civiltà Cattolica" sounded the alarm on August 19, 2004 – there is one that is under closer observation than the rest: the Neocatechumenal Way. Begun in 1964 in Spain by Francisco "Kiko" Argüello and Carmen Hernández (see photo), the Way has seen impressive growth throughout the world. On June 29, 2002, the Holy See approved its statutes. But that did not end the scrutiny. That same year, on September 21, John...
  • the Neo-Catechumenal Way a heresy encouraged by Rome

    08/28/2004 2:47:13 PM PDT · by Land of the Irish · 8 replies · 342+ views
    SSPX - District of Asia ^ | July-August 1999
                 Newsletter of the District of Asia July-August 1999 In February 1972, a 400-page book was printed in Spain containing the advice given to the catechists of the Neo-Catechumenal Movement by Kiko Arguello and Carmen Hernandez, in charge of this Movement. This is an exceptional document revealing the reality of this association. theNeo-Catechumenal Waya heresy encouraged by Rome  This book is reserved to the catechists of the Movement and nobody else can acquire it. It became known, thanks to an indiscretion. The secret character of the advice given is often repeated in the book: “Don’t tell this to anybody else…...
  • Carmen Bin Laden Lifts Lid On Life In Osama's Family

    11/08/2003 5:08:03 PM PST · by blam · 9 replies · 764+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11-9-2003 | Catherine Milner/Charlotte Edwardes
    Carmen bin Laden lifts the lid on life in Osama's family By Catherine Milner and Charlotte Edwardes (Filed: 09/11/2003) A sister-in-law of the world's most wanted terrorist leader has described her life in Saudi Arabia as a "prison" and says that the young Osama bin Laden was so religiously zealous that he "froze" when he saw her face unveiled. Carmen bin Laden, who is divorcing the al-Qa'eda leader's half-brother, Yeslam, said that even in the privacy of her home, Osama bin Laden "couldn't bear looking at my naked face. He never deigned to speak a word to me". Mrs bin...