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From Ursula Andress to Eva Green — 50 years of ‘Bond Girls’

Over 50 years of cinematic success, James Bond has exercised his masculine charms on a string of women, although the role of the “Bond Girls” has subtly evolved over the years. Bond author Ian Fleming gave the early women characters pastiche names — Pussy Galore in “Goldfinger”, Tiffany Case (“Diamonds…

Pink says she is an ‘honorary lesbian’

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New study says Facebook and Twitter are more tempting than sex

A study arousing interest online Friday found that checking Facebook or Twitter is more alluring than sex for those immersed in Internet Age lifestyles. The week-long poll conducted in Germany by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business classified checking social network tweets, pictures, comments and other posts as…

Undocumented activist reporter arrested in Minnesota

A New York Times reporter who won acclaim after revealing himself to be an undocumented immigrant was arrested Friday by airport police in Minnesota. According to MinnPost, Jose Antonio Vargas was arrested by Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport authorities and charged with driving without a valid driver’s license. Vargas was booked into…

International Herald Tribune celebrates 125 years

First delivered by horse-drawn carriages to Paris newsstands and hotels, the International Herald Tribune marks its 125th anniversary on Thursday amid troubling times for the newspaper industry. But the pioneer of global journalism — a dependable presence for international travellers whether in Paris, Kuwait or Tokyo — is confident it…

Psy brings ‘Gangnam Style’ home to Korea with free concert in Seoul

South Korean rapper Psy will give a free concert in Seoul Thursday, capping a stunning month in which his hit “Gangnam Style” has stormed global charts and made the chubby 34-year-old a national hero. Around 50,000 fans were expected to turn out for the show in front of the capital’s…

Wisconsin TV anchor’s bully responds: Slim down, for the kids

A man who wrote to a Wisconsin TV news anchor last week calling her “obese” — which sparked a response that went viral — now says he was merely concerned that her appearance might be influencing children. A statement being attributed to one Kenneth W. Krause, a former prosecutor who…

Mike Tyson barred from entering New Zealand

WELLINGTON — The New Zealand government on Wednesday blocked former heavyweight boxing champion and convicted rapist Mike Tyson from entering the country. Tyson had originally been granted a visa, despite opposition from Prime Minister John Key, to visit in November for a charity event. But associate Immigration Minister Kate Wilkinson…

Mobile devices reshaping the news industry: study

WASHINGTON — Half of American adults own a smartphone or tablet computer, and most of them use these devices to access news, a study released Monday showed. The study by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism with The Economist Group concluded that the move to mobile devices…

Republican Congressional aide arrested for assault on Lindsay Lohan

Christian LaBella, who is listed as a legislative correspondent in the office of Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) and who staff confirmed “has worked” for the Congressman, was arrested Sunday morning on charges that he assaulted actress Lindsay Lohan after a night of partying. The charges were dropped and the arrest…

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