Aspiring candidates pose for pictures as they take part in the ...
Jul 6th, 2009
(AFP/File) - Aspiring candidates pose for pictures as they take part in the "Plinth Practice" in Trafalgar Square in central London in May 2009. The project is the brainchild of artist Antony Gormley and will see 2,400 people stand on the empty plinth for an hour at a time, 24 hours a day, between now and October 14.(AFP/File/Leon Neal) -
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Hard-line Iranian lawmakers have petitioned authorities to bar two contenders - a moderate former president and a protege of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad - from running in next month's presidential election. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of senior Republican and Democratic senators proposed a new law on Tuesday to combat computer espionage and the theft of valuable commercial data from U.S. companies. The four powerful senators - Democrats Carl Levin and Jay Rockefeller and Republicans John McCain and Tom Coburn - joined together to... [Full Article]
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia State Patrol says it did not release the video from a state trooper's dash-camera showing a combative Reese Witherspoon confronting the officer during a traffic stop in Atlanta. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Tom Bergin LONDON (Reuters) - The opposition Labour party, tapping into widening public anger over corporate tax avoidance, wants the government to push for new international rules to force companies to report profit and tax payments country-by-country. Campaigners say the move, which is receiving increased support internationally despite strong... [Full Article]