Westchester County, NY to build affordable housing for non-whites

Thursday, August 13, 2009 In a settlement, hailed by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as a “historic civil rights settlement,” the county government for Westchester County, New York has agreed to spend US$51.6 million to build 750 affordable housing units that will primarily be offered to non-white minorities. The settlement is the result of a […]

BBC Radio Bristol presenter fired over ‘racist’ phone call

Thursday, November 13, 2008 A United Kingdom radio presenter with the BBC was fired on Saturday, and replaced, after an allegedly racist off-air phone call. Sam Mason of BBC Radio Bristol had earlier called up a taxi firm to arrange a booking for her 14-year-old daughter. Mason asked the operator not to send an Asian cab driver. She said, “A […]

Can Calorie Quencher Help People Lose Weight Fast?

More On This Topic: Lapband Cost California Best Lap Band Services Beverly Hills Ca Submitted by: Charles Volcalatte The Calorie Quencher Concept The manufacturers of Calorie Quencher states that this product was designed to prevent carbohydrate absorption thereby preventing it from accumulating in the form of excess body bulges. This kind of claims would mean a speedy kind of weight […]

Disney buys Pixar

Tuesday, January 24, 2006 The Walt Disney Company has finalized a US$7.4 billion deal to acquire its long-time partner Pixar in an all stock buy-out. The deal will make Steve Jobs, current Pixar and Apple CEO, Disney’s largest shareholder with about 7% (valued at over $3.5 billion) and a member of the board of directors. The merger was speculated all […]


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Wisconsin Democratic Party calls for Impeachment of Bush, Cheney, & Rumsfeld

Sunday, June 12, 2005 In Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin adopted the following resolution at their state convention: CALLING ON THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO INITIATE IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDINGS AGAINST PRESIDENT BUSH, VICE PRESIDENT CHENEY AND DEFENSE SECRETARY RUMSFELD FOR HIGH CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS WHEREAS, the Downing Street Memo shows that Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld began planning and executing […]

Find Great Places To Eat While On Vacation

More On This Topic: New Caravans For Sale Melbourne Australian Off Road Caravans Submitted by: Lance Peters One of the exciting things on a vacation is to enjoy a variety of foods. Of course eating is a basic necessity but it can be much more than that. It is a pleasure experience when you experiment with something new, in a […]

British Government warns against tax breaks for Scientology

Thursday, October 21, 2010 The new British coalition government has warned local authorities in the United Kingdom not to provide tax breaks to branches of the Church of Scientology. After an investigation by The Guardian newspaper revealed that several local authorities have granted Scientology tax breaks worth over a million pounds, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Eric […]