Comment number 5. At 18:23 16th Oct 2008, Greatest_Valentines_Day_Ever_2009 wrote: If you spend more time on Belarus’s chances of qualifying for the 2010 world cup than you do on Belarus politics, I guarantee you’ll have more listeners. I know of nobody who can even name a politician from Belarus, and The World Tonight is for a UK, not an international audience.
I can date who I want or assume someone will be friends with me because “their parents would NOT be ok with someone with a name like mine.” The only thing “Muslim” about me is the name and skin. Doesn matter what my religious beliefs are; I atheist but nobody is going to stop and ask. Hell, if you go to the midwest, they can even identify what a Muslim name is, so you have Hindus and Sikhs getting shat on by proxy..
David Attenborough hosts a celebration of bird impersonator Percy Edwards, who enjoyed a 70 year career impersonating birds and beasts. The programme combines the strange story of Percy’s life with archive of his impersonations, interviews with those who knew him and a quiz. Guests include Bill Oddie and the comedian Alex Horne..
Its an amazing feeling to have all the weight lifted. It important to be counted, because I believe had more people came out sooner, America would have been more inclusive sooner. Nonetheless, it never too late. Finally: foreign policy challenges. We witnessed an assertive and sometimes even belligerent China in the last two years. Look at the ongoing territorial dispute not only with Japan, but similar ones throughout the Pacific.
In the audio of this story, as well as in a previous version of the Web story, we say 50 states had laws on intimidation and harassment at the polls around the turn of the 20th century. There were not 50 states at the time. In addition, a previous version of this story misspelled Andrew Cilek’s last name as Celik.
Today the retail colossus that includes Sunglass Hut sells frames from Chanel, Ralph Lauren, Burberry, Oakley, Ray Ban, Gucci, Bulgari and many other haute couture houses. Sunglass Hut is one of the most recognizable brands in the retail universe. This classic American success story emanated from a single mall shopping cart.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileBill Gates, left, and Warren Buffet, seen here in 2007, are launching a campaign to get other American billionaires to give at least half their wealth to charity. (Nati Harnik/AP Photo/Canadian Press)Technology mogul Bill Gates and investor Warren Buffett are calling on their fellow American billionaires to give away at least half their wealth to charity, a move that some say could change the face of philanthropy.Read more.The goal is to create a social expectation that the rich should give away their wealth and to create a peer group that can offer advice on philanthropy, Melinda Gates, the wife of Bill Gates and co chair of the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation, told the Wall Street Journal.Buffett has pledged to gradually give away 99 per cent of his wealth to charitable foundations. “The reaction of my family and me to our extraordinary good fortune is not guilt, but rather gratitude,” Buffet wrote in a letter to Fortune magazine.