Bat for Lashes plays the Bowery Ballroom: an Interview with Natasha Khan

Friday, September 28, 2007 Bat for Lashes is the doppelgänger band ego of one of the leading millennial lights in British music, Natasha Khan. Caroline Weeks, Abi Fry and Lizzy Carey comprise the aurora borealis that backs this haunting, shimmering zither and glockenspiel peacock, and the only complaint coming from the audience at the Bowery

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Violence, arrests end Minsk, Belarus protests

Friday, March 24, 2006 After four days of protesting the disputed election victory of Alexander Lukashenko in Minsk, Belarus, protesters have been dispersed by riot police using clubs. Police arrested some 300 protesters in the process of ending the demonstration. The European Union released a statement condemning the arrest of these protestors, and “decided to

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Two dead after car crash in Inverness, Scotland

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 Two people have died as the result of a one-vehicle road traffic accident in Inverness, Scotland. The two occupants of the vehicle were both teenagers, with one being male and the other being female. Neither have been publicly identified. They were both travelling in a black Škoda Fabia vRS at approximately

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‘The Gates’ opens in New York City

Wednesday, February 16, 2005 New York, New York – On February 12, 2005, at 8:30 a.m., New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg dropped the first piece of fabric in The Gates, a land art project by Christo and Jeanne Claude. The artists installed 7,500 metal “gates” along 23 miles of pathways in New York City’s Central

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Bomb in Dagestan explodes Russian military truck

Friday, September 2, 2005 An explosion today in Makhachkala, Russia in the Russian region of Dagestan killed one and wounded five others, police say. The bomb detonated in a pile of garbage, where servicemen and a truck had been sent to search for explosives on a street near a military base. When the engineers got

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French parliamentarian questions Jacques Chirac’s Elysée budget

Thursday, October 6, 2005 A member of the French National Assembly, René Dosière, denounces the “opacity” in the budget of the Élysée Palace, the office of the President of the French Republic. According to him, the president’s real budget is approximately three times the budget given for his services in the yearly national budget voted

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U.S. warns of al Qaeda threat to stock trading and banking websites

Friday, December 1, 2006 The U.S. government warned private financial services that al Qaeda is planning a cyber attack on the U.S. stock and bank accounts, officials said on Thursday. Homeland Security spokesman Russ Knocke says: “There is no information to corroborate this aspirational threat. As a routine matter and out of an abundance of

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San Juan’s Mayor Cruz responds to criticism from U.S. President Trump as Puerto Rico relief effort continues

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