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Archive for August 18th, 2012

Peace Organization Says Jacob Zuma, ANC-Led Government Have ‘Blood on Their Hands’ for Marikana Killings

Peace Organization Says Jacob Zuma, ANC-Led Government Have ‘Blood on Their Hands’ for Marikana Killings

South African President Jacob Zuma has more than Brett Murray’s ‘The Spear’ painting mocking his manhood and Jonathan Shapiro’s (Zapiro) cartoon calling him ‘a dick.’ He has presided over the worst massacre of South Africans since the riots in the 1970s and 1980s, when 34 striking miners were killed and […]

by Janet Shan· · African News
Kenyan Domestic Workers Face Modern-Day Slavery in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Lebanon at Hands of ‘Employers’

Kenyan Domestic Workers Face Modern-Day Slavery in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Lebanon at Hands of ‘Employers’

Kenyan domestic workers face modern-day slavery in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Lebanon, some beaten and sexually assaulted by their ’employers.’ SUNDAY NATION:  “Cases from Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Lebanon where there are about 4,000 Kenyan domestic workers fill Ms Kamau’s in-tray. A few additional cases are filed by drivers, Ms […]

by Janet Shan· · African News

Former FL Wrestling Coach John Hackney Wanted by Roswell GA Police Over Molestation Accusation

Roswell, Ga., police have issued an arrest warrant for John Hackney, a former youth wrestling coach in the Brevard County, Fla., school district, after he was accused of molestation. Hackney, 51, is accused of molesting youths during a stopover at a hotel in Roswell last month. The youths had attended […]

by Janet Shan· · Atlanta News, Child Molestation
Samuel L. Jackson Joins Cast of Spike Lee’s ‘Old Boy,’ Bruce Hornsby to Do Score

Samuel L. Jackson Joins Cast of Spike Lee’s ‘Old Boy,’ Bruce Hornsby to Do Score

From the Los Angeles Times:  The English-language remake of Chan-wook Park’s cult favorite “Oldboy”already had some big-time names, what with Spike Lee directing and Josh Brolin in the lead role. Now the revenge drama is getting two more notables: Samuel L. Jackson and Bruce Hornsby. Jackson has come on board for a small but critical part in the new film, […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Latest News
Paul Ryan Doubles Down on Romney-Ryan Medicare Plan, While Parading Mother Betty Ryan Douglas On Stage at FL Event

Paul Ryan Doubles Down on Romney-Ryan Medicare Plan, While Parading Mother Betty Ryan Douglas On Stage at FL Event

Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney’s bold veep pick, paraded his mother, Betty Ryan Douglas, on stage ahead of his speech at The Villages, the largest retirement community in the U.S., while doubling down on his much criticized plan to partially privatize Medicare. Um, his mother would be just fine, considering he […]

by Janet Shan· · Paul Ryan
Off-Duty Philadelphia Police Officer Moses Walker Jr. Killed in a Possible Robbery Attempt

Off-Duty Philadelphia Police Officer Moses Walker Jr. Killed in a Possible Robbery Attempt

FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER:  Off-duty Philadelphia police officer Moses Walker Jr., was shot and killed as he walked on the street after he had finished his shift. He was shot several times around 5:50 a.m. Saturday morning, four blocks from the 22nd District police station, MyFoxPhilly.com reports. He was not only […]

‘The Expendables 2’ Leads Friday Box Office, Whitney Houston’s Last Movie ‘Sparkle’ Earns $4.55 Million

‘The Expendables 2’ Leads Friday Box Office, Whitney Houston’s Last Movie ‘Sparkle’ Earns $4.55 Million

Friday’s box office results promises a race for the number 1 spot for the weekend. Lionsgate and Millennium action extravaganza The Expendables 2 easily topped Friday’s box office, though it trailed the original 2010 film, earning $10.5 million for a projected weekend opening in the $28 million range. Expendables 2 […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Latest Movie News
“Tonight Show” Cuts 20 Jobs, Host Jay Leno Takes ‘Tremendous Pay-Cut’ To Save Jobs

“Tonight Show” Cuts 20 Jobs, Host Jay Leno Takes ‘Tremendous Pay-Cut’ To Save Jobs

SHOCK:  The “Tonight Show” lays off 20 staffers and Jay Leno takes a pay cut to save jobs. Who knew they were struggling to that degree.Deadline Hollywood reports producers were forced to take pay cuts or lose their jobs and Leno took what is being described as a “tremendous” pay cut to […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Entertainment
TNT Renews ‘Perception’ for Another Season, Stars Eric McCormack Playing Paranoid Schizophrenic

TNT Renews ‘Perception’ for Another Season, Stars Eric McCormack Playing Paranoid Schizophrenic

From Deadline Hollywood: TNT has ordered a second season of Perception, its freshman drama starring Eric McCormack. Perception, produced by ABC Studios, currently ranks second behind TNT’s just launched Closer spinoff Major Crimes among basic cable’s top new scripted series this year. The network has ordered 13 episodes for season two, which is slated to air in 2013. “Perception has captured […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Entertainment
Disney and Marvel Studios Team Up for The Avengers Sequel, To Hit Theaters May 1, 2015

Disney and Marvel Studios Team Up for The Avengers Sequel, To Hit Theaters May 1, 2015

“The Avengers” sequel is planned for May 1, 2015 and promises to be another blockbuster for Disney and Marvel Studios. The “Avengers,” which starred Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), took in $1.5 billion […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Latest Movie News