Bangladesh security tightened following Pilkhana massacre and Bashundhara City fire

Friday, March 20, 2009 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Image: – United States Defense Department. Following the Pilkhana massacre which occurred February 25 and 26 leaving 74 dead and the inferno at the Bashundhara City shopping mall complex March 13 leaving seven dead, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said security measures are being tightened countrywide across Bangladesh. […]

Warhol’s photo legacy spread by university exhibits

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Portrait shot of Dennis Hopper, famous for his role in the 1969 film Easy Rider, amongst the Warhol Polaroids donated to USI by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Image: Andy Warhol. Opening night, January 23, 2014, of the Andy Warhol exhibit of Polaroids and screen prints at the […]

Hearing testimony; U.S. soldiers took turns raping 14 year old Iraqi girl before killing her

Wednesday, August 9, 2006 In testimony given before a U.S. military hearing, criminal investigator Benjamin Bierce narrated his account of how an incident involving five soldiers involved the serial rape of a 14-year-old Iraqi girl prior to shooting her. The hearing will determine whether four current U.S. soldiers have to face a court martial hearing; […]

Sarasota doctor heading to prison

Thursday, October 5, 2006 Former Sarasota dermatologist Michael Rosin is heading to prison to serve a 22-year prison sentence for defrauding Medicare by performing unnecessary surgeries on elderly Sarasota, Florida patients. On Rosin’s 56th birthday, in front of his family, Judge William Castagna sentinced him to 22 years in federal prison. The judge also ordered […]

International participants showcase different industry cultures at 2008 Taipei Game Show

Friday, January 25, 2008 B2B Trade Area moved to 2nd floor this year. Image: Rico Shen. B2B Trade Area of Taipei Game Show, criticized by trade buyers last year, but accompanied with 2008 Taiwan Digital Content Forum, moved to the second floor at Taipei World Trade Center for world-wide participants with a better exchange atmosphere […]

US lawmakers and rights advocates question CIA tape destruction

Saturday, December 8, 2007 CIA Director Michael Hayden U.S. Congressional Democrats are asking the Justice Department to investigate whether the CIA’s destruction of videotapes documenting the interrogation of terrorism suspects amounts to obstruction of justice. The acknowledgement by Central Intelligence Agency Director Michael Hayden that his agency destroyed the interrogation videotapes in 2005 sparked a […]

Ontario ombudsman hands over lottery investigation to police

Tuesday, March 27, 2007 At a news conference in Toronto, Canada on March 26, 2007, Ontario Ombudsman AndrĂ© Marin called on the provincial government to transfer regulation of its lottery system from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. This request follows an investigation the ombudsman’s office […]