Posts tagged as: New York

USA invites Youth Ambassadors from Haiti

The Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs welcomes Youth Ambassadors from Haiti to the United States on August 3 to participate in a three-week cultural exchange. Twenty Haitian youth and two adult mentors will travel to the New York City metropolitan area and Washington, D.C. to live with host families and participate […]

Fossil auctioned in New York after dispute

Fossil auctioned in New York after dispute A fossil of a fearsome T Rex relative has been auctioned in New York despite the Mongolian government’s objections and a judge’s order blocking the sale, MSN News reports. Heritage Auctions said the 24ft-long tarbosaurus skeleton sold for US$1,052,500 (£666,000), but the sale is contingent on the outcome […]


88 Minutes is a 2007 American thriller film directed by Jon Avnet starring Al Pacino, Benjamin McKenzie, Alicia Witt, Leelee Sobieski, Deborah Kara Unger, Amy Brenneman, and Neal McDonough. Forensic psychiatrist Dr. Jack Gramm (Al Pacino) testifies at the trial of suspected serial murderer Jon Forster (Neal McDonough), dubbed "The Seattle Slayer" by police. Gramm’s testimony and expert psychiatric opinion are crucial to help convict Forster of the murder of […]


Shooter is a 2007 American conspiracythriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua based on the novel Point of Impact by Stephen Hunter. The film concerns a former United States Marine Corps Scout Sniper, Bob Lee Swagger (Mark Wahlberg), who is framed for murder by a rogue secret private military company unit. Bob Lee Swagger (Mark Wahlberg), a retired U.S. Marine Corps Force ReconGunnery Sergeant and Scout Sniper, is one of the few snipers in the world whose marksmanship abilities allow […]

Death on the Nile: A must-watch 1978 Murder Mystery

Death on the Nile is a 1978 film based on the Agatha Christie mystery novel Death on the Nile, directed by John Guillermin. The film features the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot played by Peter Ustinov plus an all-star cast. It takes place in Egypt, mostly on the Nile River. The film begins with a meeting between wealthy heiress Linnet Ridgeway (Lois Chiles) and her close friend […]


Ransom is a 1996 American thriller starring Mel Gibson, Rene Russo, Gary Sinise, Delroy Lindo, Liev Schreiber, Donnie Wahlberg, Lili Taylor, Evan Handler andBrawley Nolte and directed by Ron Howard. Ransom was the 5th highest grossing film of 1996 in the United States. The film starts when a multi-millionaire airline owner Tom Mullen attends a science fair that his wife Kate is judging, their son Sean is kidnapped. Sean is taken […]

Google engineer talked of personal data plan: FCC

(Reuters) – A Google Inc engineer who wrote a computer program capable of collecting personal data from people’s home wireless networks, told at least two other Google employees about it, although the company asserted it did not know, a U.S. government report showed. The fact was revealed in a Federal Communications Commission’s investigation, but had […]

New York Attorney General Eric Schniederman files lawsuit against Sprint Nextel for failing to pay taxes – Part 1

New York Attorney General Eric Schniederman filed a lawsuit against Sprint Nextel in New York for the allegedly unpaid sales taxes to the State and the city. The Attorney General followed the whistleblower lawsuit filed in March, 2012 against the cellphone carriers. According to Schniederman, Sprint failed to report the collection and payment of sales […]

New York Attorney General Eric Schniederman files lawsuit against Sprint Nextel for failing to pay taxes – Part 2

“This complaint is without merit and Sprint categorically denies the complaint’s allegations,” the company said in a statement. “We have collected and paid over to New York every penny of sales taxes on mobile wireless services that we believe our customers owe under New York state law. “With this lawsuit, the Attorney General’s office is […]

New York – A Luminous Bollywood production

New York – A Luminous Bollywood production Unlike some of YRF films, this time New York (the city) is the backdrop with a relevant reason. The movie has a little dose of friendship as its strength but it widely deals with racism and more importantly the inhuman treatment of innocent suspects in the detention centres […]

Ali Zafar truly happy with the success of ‘London, Paris, New York’

The Pakistani starlet, Ali Zafar, is on a cloud nine these days since his recently released movie with Aditi Rao Hydari, ‘London, Paris, New York’, has done well at the Box Office. Though the film couldn’t live up to the expectations because of the unexpected performance of Irfan Khan’s ‘Paan Singh Tomar’, Ali is pretty […]

Scent of a Woman: One of Al Pacino’s very best

Scent of a woman is an outstanding family drama and one of Al Pacino’s best. The movie is simply a ‘masterpiece’ and director and producer, Martin Brest has done an extraordinary job to come up with such a terrific plot. Al Pacino, Chris O’Donnell, James Rebhorn, Gabrielle Anwar and Philip Seymour Hoffman have all done […]


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