Judge Wright jumps the gun on Mother’s Day — 412 words
In his own words Judge Wright reveals 25 reasons why he is so deeply indebted to his mother. And we leave the last word to Danny Kaye. — 507 words.
According to the China Daily a member of parliament has demanded that Starbucks close its coffee shop inside Beijing's Forbidden City, according to media reports on Sunday. — 136
BEIJING (Reuters/Xinhua) —China promised not to sentence accused smuggler Lai Changxing to death because this was essential to have him repatriated from Canada, says the
Xinhua News Agency, citing a Supreme Court spokesman. — 368 words.
Judy Dempsey of the International Herald Tribune, reports that Chancellor Angela Merkel, sharpening her government's opposition to Poland's decision to accept part of a U.S.
missile shield on its territory, says that the issue should be submitted to NATO and not decided on a bilateral basis with Washington. — 760 words.
Chinese President Hu Jintao will visit Russia toward the end of this month in a journey aimed at strengthening ties and developing trade. — 230 words.
LONGBRIDGE, England -- MG, the legendary British brand that expired after a lengthy illness, will be revived this month as a Chinese sports car when the Nanjing Automobile Corporation begins to
produce convertible sports cars under that name in China. The rebirth of MG is the latest and most splashy example of how China's growing economic might is reaching carefully into foreign markets,
buying up troubled companies with established brands and using them to build bridgeheads for some of the hundreds of billions of dollars that the country has to invest overseas. — 1,594
Anna Sutherland Bissell, a native of River John, Nova Scotia helped design, build and market the Bissell carpet sweeper that would become a friend to homeowners everywhere. Bissell and her husband Melville patented the sweeper in 1876 in Grand Rapids, Michigan where she often became frustrated when sawdust became embedded in the carpet of her crockery shop.
Trivia compiled by Randy Ray and Mark Kearney. Visit their Web site at: www.triviaguys.com
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