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  • Luise Rainer, Hollywood golden era Oscar winner, dies aged 104

    12/30/2014 6:59:04 AM PST · by Borges · 23 replies
    BBC News ^ | 12/30/2014
    Actress Luise Rainer, who became the first winner of consecutive Oscars in the 1930s, has died at the age of 104. The German-born star was named best actress in 1936 and 1937 - a feat achieved by only five actors in Academy Awards history to date. Her achievement made her a force in the golden age of Hollywood cinema, but was also a curse, making her last major film in 1943. She settled in London and made occasional appearances on film and TV. Rainer appeared in US small screen series The Loveboat in 1984, while her last substantial film role...
  • Report: Rainier Park Gunman Dead

    01/02/2012 11:44:51 AM PST · by Doogle · 25 replies · 1+ views
    FOXNEWS ^ | 01/02/12 | FOXNEWS
    Police say they may have found the body of Benjamin Colton Barnes, an Iraq veteran sought in the fatal shooting of a Mount Rainier National park ranger, who apparently died while trying to evade SWAT teams in a remote wilderness area.
  • Leader of area mosque arrested by U.S. agents

    11/16/2005 11:37:03 PM PST · by XR7 · 51 replies · 1,680+ views
    The Seattle Post-Intelligencer ^ | 11/16/05 | JOHN IWASAKI
    The respected leader of a Rainier Valley mosque was arrested Monday on an immigration charge, surprising those who knew his work in Seattle's Somali community. Federal agents with the Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested Abu Abrahim Sheik Mohamed at Sea-Tac Airport as he got off a domestic flight, federal criminal justice sources said. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Lorie Haley said only that Mohamed, 37, was "in custody on immigration violations" and is being held at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma. She declined to specify what immigration regulations Mohamed is accused of having violated. While he is being...
  • A Gentleman, of a Kind

    08/02/2005 1:22:58 PM PDT · by jazzo · 3 replies · 650+ views ^ | 08/02/2005 | Mark Steyn
    The Grimaldis had been intermittent rulers of their patch of the Cote d’Azur for three centures before deciding, in 1612, to make themselves “princes”. But, unlike other European princes, Honore II, Seigneur de Monaco, opted to be styled not “His Royal Highness” but “His Serene Highness”. For the last two decades of Prince Rainier’s long reign over Monte Carlo, few highnesses had less to be serene about. His American wife, who’d brought celluloid glamour to a realm where the real thing had been in short supply, died in a car crash in 1982. His older “sensible” daughter married unsuitable Euro-playboys....
  • Recent News! They discover proof that Atlantis did not submerge complete but only one part...

    01/06/2005 11:36:29 AM PST · by Maria Fdez-Valmayor · 65 replies · 7,946+ views
    Atlantis News Agency. APP. EFE. AFP. Madrid. Spain. ^ | 01-06-2005 | Antonio Beltrán Martinez
    Recent News! They discover proof that Atlantis did not submerge complete but only one part...By Salvador Morales. Atlantis News Agency. Madrid, Spain. 01-06-2005. The Spanish investigator and scriptologist, Georgeos Diaz-Montexano, has discovered paleographical proofs that in fact the island or peninsula (Nêsos) denominated like Atlantis or Atlantic, it was divided in two parts below the sea. To date all atlantologists and students of the Timaeus and the Critias de Plato had thought that in texts of the Greek philosophist narrated the collapse of the all island or Atlantis peninsula, nevertheless, Georgeos Diaz-Montexano has reviewed the oldest texts known writings in...
  • Spanish investigators have discovered Atlantis's archaeological evidences...

    11/25/2004 6:49:34 PM PST · by Maria Fdez-Valmayor · 38 replies · 12,309+ views
    Atlantis News's Agency (C.O.S.S.) ^ | 11-25-2004 | Antonio Beltrán Martinez
    Spanish investigators have discovered Atlantis's archaeological evidences... Atlantis = Iberia. Atlantis in Gibraltar and Ibero-Morrocian. The Georgeo's theories (I Part) Extracts the Georgeo's theories an hipotesis. (Forum Atlantis-Rising 2001-2004)Official website of the Georgeos's tehories (in spanish)http://Atlantis.sitio.nethttp://Atlantis.miarroba.com Spanish investigators have discovered archaeological evidences underneath the sea, near the coasts of Gibraltar, that could belong to the Atlantic civilization described by Plato with the name of Atlantis and that the Greek philosopher located exactly in front of the Columns of Hercules (Straits of Gibraltar), next to the region of Gadeira (Cadiz, Andalusia) and of the Atlas (Morocco). The first findings were...