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BBC News – Vietnam to produce own poison for executions

Vietnam says it is to begin producing home-grown poisons to be used in the execution of prisoners. The move comes after overseas producers refused to export the drugs which are legally required for lethal injections. More than 500 people are on death row in Vietnam for crimes including drug trafficking, …

Celeb birthdays for May 14, 2012

Singer-bassist Jack Bruce of Cream is 69. Movie producer George Lucas is 68. Director Robert Zemeckis is 61. Musician David Byrne (Talking Heads) is 60. Actor Tim Roth is 51. Guitarist C.C. DeVille of Poison is 50. Singer Ian Astbury of The Cult is 50. Musician Fabrice Morvan of Milli …

Celeb birthdays for March 15, 2012

Actor Judd Hirsch is 77. Bassist Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead is 72. Singer Mike Love of the Beach Boys is 71. Singer-keyboardist Sly Stone of Sly and the Family Stone is 69. Guitarist Howard Scott of War is 66. Rock guitarist Ry Cooder is 65. Singer Dee Snider …

Celeb birthdays for Nov. 2, 2011

Actress Anne Rutherford (“Gone With the Wind”) is 94. Singer Earl “Speedo” Carroll of The Cadillacs and The Coasters is 74. Singer Jay Black (Jay and the Americans) is 73. Actress Stefanie Powers is 69. Keyboardist Keith Emerson of Emerson, Lake and Palmer is 67. Singer J.D. Souther is 66. …

Celeb birthdays for May 14, 2011

Singer-bassist Jack Bruce of Cream is 68. Movie producer George Lucas is 67. Director Robert Zemeckis is 60. Musician David Byrne (Talking Heads) is 59. Actor Tim Roth is 50. Guitarist C.C. DeVille of Poison is 49. Singer Ian Astbury of The Cult is 49. Musician Fabrice Morvan of Milli …

Celebrity birthdays – USATODAY.com

Elvis Presley drummer DJ Fontana is 80. Actor Judd Hirsch is 76. Bassist Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead is 71. Singer Mike Love of the Beach Boys is 70. Singer-keyboardist Sly Stone of Sly and the Family Stone is 68. Guitarist Howard Scott of War is 65. Rock guitarist …

Poison Pen Politics – NYTimes.com

We may be embarking on a new era in politics, in which candidates and officials are just as likely to be brought down by bad writing as adultery. Today, let us consider the case of the Florida State Senate president, Mike Haridopolos. Haridopolos is of interest to us non-Floridians for …