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  • Howard H. Seliger, Hopkins biology professor

    Howard H. Seliger, Hopkins biology professor
    Howard H. Seliger, a retired Johns Hopkins University biology professor who fulfilled a childhood fascination with fireflies by later investigating the science behind their light-making properties, died of coronary artery disease Dec. 20 at his Mount...
  • Kean closes in on first piece of silverware

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Former Blackburn Rovers boss Steve Kean remains on course to win his first trophy as a manager after his Brunei DPMM side edged past Geylang International on penalties to reach Friday's Singapore League Cup final. The Scot, chased...
  • Manila urges unity for South East Asian nations in China sea dispute

    MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines is pushing for a meeting among four Southeast Asian nations with conflicting claims to waters in the South China Sea so that they can hammer out a common stand in dealings with China, Manila's foreign minister said on...
  • Boycott Hobby Lobby? Sure, but only if you want to increase its sales

    Boycott Hobby Lobby? Sure, but only if you want to increase its sales
    You could have seen this coming a mile away. “Counter the leftist hate,” someone named Marji Wojack tweeted earlier this week. “Join me in Hobby Lobby Love Day-Thursday, July 3.” Those who support Monday’s Supreme Court...
  • Rights group urges fashion week boycott of hotels linked to Brunei

    Rights group urges fashion week boycott of hotels linked to Brunei
    In advance of upcoming runway shows in London, Milan and Paris, the Human Rights Campaign -- the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization -- has issued an open letter to members of the fashion industry urging...
  • Boycott Cripples Biz at Beverly Hills Hotel

    More than six weeks after a wave of Hollywood groups and showbiz figures launched a boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air, business at the fabled Hollywood-centric properties is off dramatically. The Beverly Hills Hotel even acknowledges...
  • Donnelly ties GOP rival Kashkari to Sharia law

    Donnelly ties GOP rival Kashkari to Sharia law
    GOP gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly launched a blistering attack accusing Republican rival Neel Kashkari of associating with fundamentalist Islamic law. “BREAKING: Neel Kashkari supported the United States submitting to the Islamic, Shariah...
  • Islamic laws in Brunei spark protests at L.A.-area luxury hotels

    Islamic laws in Brunei spark protests at L.A.-area luxury hotels
    The tiny, oil-rich country of Brunei has been a quiet steward of the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air, undertaking multimillion-dollar renovations of the landmarks. But in recent days both hotels have come under siege from Hollywood feminists and...
  • Celebs boycott Brunei-owned hotels over such laws as death by stoning

    Celebs boycott Brunei-owned hotels over such laws as death by stoning
    Jay Leno, Ellen DeGeneres and others are backing boycotts of the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air because of new laws targeting gays and women in the Southeast Asian sultanate of Brunei. Brunei last week imposed new criminal codes based on...
  • HRC Calls on Beverly Hills Hotel to Stop Promoting Same-Sex Weddings

    The Human Rights Campaign, which last week called for a boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel and the Hotel Bel-Air, on Tuesday asked both properties to stop promoting services for gay and lesbian couples seeking to wed at the venues. HRC, the largest...
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association Drops Beverly Hills Hotel Events in Protest of Sultan of Brunei

    Adding to the list of organizations backing out of planned events at the Beverly Hills Hotel, the city's namesake bar association on Tuesday announced that it was pulling all upcoming programs and events that were scheduled to be held at the property....
  • City Council Passes Resolution Urging Brunei to Sell Beverly Hills Hotel

    The Beverly Hills City Council on Tuesday passed a resolution condemning Brunei for implementation of Sharia laws, but stopped short of issuing a city-sanctioned boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel. The city's resolution, passed in a 5-0 vote, also...