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Entries by Hunter Stuart from 06/2010

New WTC Towers May Have Arab Investors, Reports Fox News

Posted 06.14.2010 | Media

Will the new World Trade Center site be partially owned by Arab development companies? Peter Johnson, Jr. of Fox News reports that New York's Port A...

North Korean Fans Are Chinese Actors PAID To Cheer World Cup Team (VIDEO)

Posted 06.16.2010 | Sports

If you watched North Korea play a hard-fought game against Brazil in the World Cup on Tuesday, you may have wondered how all those North Korean fans w...

Vatican: Blues Brothers A 'Catholic Classic'

Posted 06.19.2010 | Religion

They really were "on a mission from God." In a stunning move by the Vatican, the classic Dan Aykroyd-John Belushi comedy film "The Blues Brothers" wa...

Japan's Far Right Blocking Screenings Of Documentary 'The Cove'

Posted 06.19.2010 | Green

"The Cove," an Oscar-winning documentary about dolphin hunting in Japan, would seem to be a natural fit for movie theaters here, but so far the distri...

Angola 'Blood Diamond' Resurfaces

Posted 06.19.2010 | World

CAFUNFO, Angola--On paper, Angola is a poster child for the global effort to keep "blood diamonds" out of the world's jewelry stores. International p...

Texting While Driving Study Shows Teens Not The Worst Culprits

Posted 06.19.2010 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — If you're about to warn your teenager about the dangers of texting or talking on the phone while driving, a new report suggests ...

Canceled West Bank Vote Reveals Palestinian Fatah Party Afraid To Compete In Election In Its Own Territory

Posted 06.19.2010 | Politics

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinian party expected to help deliver a Mideast peace deal is in such disarray these days, it's afraid to compete...

Tons of Bushmeat in Paris, Study Finds

Posted 06.19.2010 | World

PARIS — The traders sell an array of bushmeat: monkey carcasses, smoked anteater, even preserved porcupine. But this isn't a roadside market in...

John Huppenthal, Keith Wagner Interview: AZ State Senator Schooled By High School Student (VIDEO)

Posted 06.19.2010 | Politics

UPDATE: The video below states that Senator Huppenthal did not return after leaving the interview with student journalist Keith Wagner. In fact, Wagne...

UN: Afghan Insurgent Violence Soaring Over Last Year's Levels

Posted 06.19.2010 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The United Nations reported Saturday that insurgent violence has risen sharply in Afghanistan over the last three months, w...

GOAL! Twitter Traffic Spikes With World Cup Goals

Posted 06.19.2010 | Media

NEW YORK — When a World Cup goal is scored, Twitter celebrates. The social networking site is seeing huge traffic when a big goal is scored in ...

England's World Cup Fate: Last Chance To Avoid Humiliating Exit

Posted 06.19.2010 | Sports

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Derided by their coach and booed by their fans, England's players could face a humiliating World Cup exit if they don'...

Kagan Emails Reveal 'Politically Savvy, Hard-Edged Strategist'

Posted 06.19.2010 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of pages worth of documents from Elena Kagan's past have left President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee rela...

Andy Roddick On USA Goal That Was Stolen By Ref: USA Got Mugged (VIDEO)

Posted 06.19.2010 | Sports

US Open tennis champ Andy Roddick spoke his mind on the disallowed US goal against Slovenia in Friday's World Cup game--a goal that would have meant a...

Colin Rich's Camera-Balloon Videotapes The World From 24 Miles Up (VIDEO)

Posted 06.19.2010 | Technology

It's nice to see that the global recession hasn't kept artists from low-budget innovation. The Atlantic's Daily Dish turned us on to a cinematographe...

Turkish Jets Raid Northern Iraq, Clashes Kill 23

Posted 06.19.2010 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish warplanes launched air raids at suspected Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq Saturday after a rebel attack on a m...

WhoMadeWho Moves Crowd With Contemporary Disco (VIDEO, DOWNLOAD FREE MP3)

| Posted 06.29.2010 | New York

Sometimes you have to take a chance on a band. Last night at Mercury Lounge in the Lower East Side, a young band from Copenhagen with the puzzling...