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How To Unleash Your Inner Rock Star, In 4 Simple Steps

Source: Business Balla | Mar 12 2014, 6:22pm CDT | by Forbes

How To Unleash Your Inner Rock Star, In 4 Simple Steps
“You realize that these girls are going, either quietly or loudly, sort of crazy. And you’re going, ‘Well, this is...
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Celebrities pick sides in Scottish referendum

Sep 12 2014 9:26pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

London (AFP) - Scotland's independence debate has gripped the world of show business, pitting heavyweights such as Paul McCartney and Sean Connery on opposite sides, but many remain tight-lipped over fears of repercussions.On August 7, 200 celebrities signed their names to an open letter pleading the Scots to remain in the union. These included former Beatle McCartney, rocker Mick Jagger, astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and Hollywood stars such as Helena Bonham-Carter, Michael Douglas ...
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Quebec business magnate circumvented political donation limits by having employees write cheques

Sep 5 2014 5:49pm CDT | Source: National Post

MONTREAL — Facing corruption-related criminal charges and forced to surrender control of his billion-dollar construction empire, Antonio Accurso is a political leper these days. But in testimony Friday, the disgraced businessman recalled a time when politicians of all stripes were eager to be in his presence and solicit his largesse, even if it meant circumventing election law. The day after revealing a photo of a beaming Mr. Accurso ...
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Tony Accurso tells Quebec corruption inquiry he gave ex-Montreal police chief $250K after failed mayoral bid

Sep 5 2014 12:10pm CDT | Source: National Post

MONTREAL — Former construction magnate Tony Accurso says he gave $250,000 to help Jacques Duchesneau because the ex-Montreal police chief was in debt after a failed bid to become mayor. Accurso told the Charbonneau Commission today he was approached by a man named Richard who was part of Duchesneau’s entourage and who set up a meeting with him. The ex-construction kingpin said he handed over a cheque for $250,000, but that it was made out to the name of ...
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Here’s the image Jean Charest never wanted Quebecers to see

Sep 5 2014 10:43am CDT | Source: National Post

MONTREAL — It’s the image that Jean Charest never wanted Quebecers to see. Almost three years after the former premier bowed to public pressure and created the Charbonneau Commission, the inquiry has made public a single photograph from 2001 that, if it had been released while Charest was still in office, would likely have forced his resignation. The picture shows the now-retired politician grinning broadly as h ...
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Union leaders, politicians — and Mick Jagger — all guests on Quebec businessman’s luxury yacht

Sep 4 2014 6:29pm CDT | Source: National Post

MONTREAL — Quebec construction magnate Antonio Accurso used heavy machinery to build highways, bridges and tunnels over his decades in the business, but he also built a social network of about 3,500 people, he boasted this week before the Charbonneau commission. And for that project, his preferred tool was a garishly decorated 37-metre yacht, the Touch, where union leaders, municipal officials and even rock star Mick Jagger enjoyed Capt. Accurso’s hospitality as he sailed the Caribbean. Char ...
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Scotland’s currency at centre of heated final debate before independence referendum

Aug 25 2014 5:10pm CDT | Source: National Post

LONDON — Scotland’s leading politician vied with Britain’s former treasury chief in a heated televised debate Monday, making a final push to capture wavering voters three weeks ahead of a historic referendum on Scottish independence. Pro-independence First Minister Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling argued and shouted over each other on questions from defence to the sustainability of an economy dependent on revenues from North Sea oil, but the heart of t ...
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21 Reasons You Should Visit Buenos Aires

Aug 12 2014 3:59pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

With its wide, European-style boulevards, incredible food, raucous nightlift, Buenos Aires is a city unlike any other. And while Argentina once again finds itself in economic limbo, its capital remains a vibrant place to visit. The current exchange rate makes it relatively inexpensive for foreign tourists, too. Here are 21 reasons to make Buenos Aires your next vacation destination.  1. It's not uncommon to run into an impromptu tango show on the street. And most pros are hap ...
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Rolling Stones happy with their documentary

Source: Business Balla | Dec 23 2012, 4:47am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Rolling Stones happy with their documentary
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Director Brett Morgen is delighted that the legendary band Rolling Stones' members are happy with the documentary that he made on them.
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