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  • Wikileaks' wings are clipped

    Julian Assange, the peripatetic and elusive founder of the whistleblower web site Wikileaks, put himself at the center of a fine bit of political theater over the weekend when he used his fugitive status at the Ecuadorean embassy in London to demand the...
  • Havre de Grace: Celebrate Arbor Day in Havre de Grace – a Tree City USA

    Today, dear readers, is National Arbor Day (April 27). Plant a tree. HdG has been designated Tree City USA for more than the past 10 years by the National Arbor Day Foundation. Great! Happy birthday wishes to Shannon Taylor (April 27); Bayou Restaurant...
  • Your papers, please: Arizona, immigration and the welfare state

    Your papers, please: Arizona, immigration and the welfare state
    With the Supreme Court taking up Arizona's "show me your papers" immigration law, we're once again thrust into a useful debate over the role of the government and the obligations of the citizen -- and non-citizen. Rather than come at it from the usual...
  • Robert B. Reich: Why Europe's double dip could lead to one here

    Robert B. Reich: Why Europe's double dip could lead to one here
    Europe is in recession. Portugal, Italy and Greece are basket cases. The British and Spanish economies have contracted for the last two quarters. It seems highly likely that France and Germany are in a double dip as well. Why should we care? Because a...
  • Wine, dine your mom in HdG Sunday

    Happy  Mother's Day  dear readers, If you are a mom or a grandmother, you hopefully will celebrate Sunday surrounded by loved ones. Mother's Day  is the single most popular day to dine out – how about a Havre de Grace restaurant – or make...
  • French firm EDF charts future in Maryland

    The deal that rescued Constellation Energy Group Inc. yesterday from extinction, ensuring for now a Baltimore future for one of the city's major corporate headquarters, will also lead to the arrival of a new corporation in Maryland with plans to foster an...
  • You have to see this: surprising audition on 'Britain's Got Talent'

     
    I'd seen this posted in a few places, but always when I was without headphones. But just now I finally got a chance to check out this audition video from Britain's Got Talent. You know how it is: Frumpy lady......
  • Susan Boyle advances to next round in 'Britain's Got Talent'

     
    Not so surprisingly, Susan Boyle won the first semifinal round of Britain's Got Talent. EW.com has a more detailed recap, but here's a video of her performance of 'Memory' from Cats: ......
  • Susan Boyle finishes in second on 'Britain's Got Talent'

     
    Who would have thought? Susan Boyle, who garnered worldwide fame after her tryout on Britain's Got Talent, came in second place in the talent show's finale. The Associated Press has a little bit more -- and a great lead: 'She dreamed a......
  • Seven foreigners detained in Britain for deportation

    LONDON - British authorities detained seven foreigners yesterday for deportation as threats to national security, and the government backed a police proposal to hold militant suspects for up to three months without charge. Civil rights activists...
  • Ill feeling abroad about Bush policies tips over into anti-Americanism

    WASHINGTON - The worldwide spotlight on the abuse and torture of Iraqi prisoners has undercut America's moral authority abroad, particularly in the Arab world, compounding the damage to the country's reputation caused by the invasion of Iraq and a...
  • Britain lists criteria for banning radicals

    LONDON - Britain will deport any non-citizen who foments, justifies or glorifies terrorist violence, Home Secretary Charles Clarke said yesterday, unveiling toughened criteria for remaining in the country in response to the July attacks on the transit...