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Gordon Parks, African American filmmaker, dies at 93

Wednesday, March 8, 2006 Renowned African American artist Gordon Parks, known for his photography, film direction, and autobiographical works, including the book and film The Learning Tree, died Tuesday at his home in New York. He was 93. Parks was a pioneering black artist with an impressive list of honors and accomplishments, including at least […]

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Use Silk Satin}

Submitted by: Silk Fabric Silk satin is a luxury fabric made from silk with a satin fabrics finish. It has a floating appearance which drapes very well, especially for formal wear. The fabric is also extremely lightweight, and it has a glossy appearance and extremely soft texture and are visually very natural luster on the […]

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Freighter hits fishing boat in Gulf of Suez; thirteen dead

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 A freighter hit a fishing boat around midnight on Sunday morning in the Gulf of Suez in the Red Sea. Of the 40 Egyptian fisherman on board, thirteen are dead and thirteen more missing. Survivor Al Sayyed Mohamed Arafat told local media he jumped from the fishing boat, named Badr al-Islam, […]

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Prosecutors drop assault case against former US VP Gore

Sunday, August 1, 2010 Former United States vice president Al Gore will not be facing assault charges due to allegations made by a masseuse in 2006, according to the Portland, Oregon district attorney’s office. Molly Hagerty, 54, claimed Gore “sexually assault[ed] me in his [hotel] room.” Hagerty was called to Gore’s Portland hotel room to […]

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Nationalised bank Northern Rock sold to Virgin Money

Sunday, January 1, 2012 Today Virgin Money finalised a deal with the British Government to acquire the nationalised Newcastle upon Tyne-based bank Northern Rock for £747 million. During 2012, the bank will be rebranded as a Virgin company and the current Northern Rock customers will become customers of the enlarged Virgin Money. The Northern Rock […]

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U.S. prepares for arrival of Hurricane Sandy

Monday, October 29, 2012 The United States is preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy. The hurricane, which is expected to hit late Sunday into Monday, could affect up to sixty million people. The Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, announced that all subway, bus and train services in New York City would be suspended […]