Mar 02, 2012 08:23 EST
DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegalese presidential challenger Macky Sall won new support on Friday as key figures in the country's street protests urged their followers to vote for him in next month's run-off against incumbent Abdoulaye Wade.
Mar 02, 2012 07:01 EST
SANAA (Reuters) - A bomb blast hit an anti-U.S. protest in northern Yemen on Friday, injuring at least 22 people, a rebel group that controls much of the north of the country said.
Feb 29, 2012 13:47 EST
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Vladimir Putin said his enemies were planning dirty tricks including ballot stuffing and even murder to tarnish Russia's presidential election that the former KGB spy is almost certain to win.
Feb 28, 2012 06:09 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - Iran has "dramatically escalated" a crackdown on dissent in the run-up to this week's parliamentary elections, arresting lawyers, students and journalists and targeting electronic media, human rights group Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
Feb 28, 2012 05:17 EST
AMMAN (Reuters) - A British photographer wounded in a Syrian army bombardment of the besieged city of Homs has been smuggled out of the country and is now safe in Lebanon, a diplomat said on Tuesday.
Feb 26, 2012 09:58 EST
TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran said Sunday it had not blocked an oil shipment to Greece, denying earlier reports it had done so in retaliation to the EU phasing in a ban on its key export, the Iranian Student's News Agency (ISNA) reported.
Feb 26, 2012 09:34 EST
TEHRAN (Reuters) - A picture of the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, glares down from an enormous election banner onto a busy street in central Tehran, ahead of a crucial parliamentary vote in the Islamic state this week.
Feb 26, 2012 08:32 EST
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court adjourned the trial of dozens of democracy activists including 16 Americans on Sunday at the opening session of a case that has threatened ties between Cairo and Washington and $1.3 billion in annual U.S. military aid.
Feb 26, 2012 01:37 EST
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit Russia's southeastern and sparsely populated region of Tuva on Sunday, shaking residents near the Mongolian border from their sleep, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
Feb 25, 2012 06:08 EST
VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has yet to clarify a discrepancy in uranium quantities at a Tehran research site, a U.N. nuclear watchdog report said, after measurements by international inspectors last year failed to match the amount declared by the laboratory.
Feb 25, 2012 02:48 EST
SANAA (Reuters) - Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi became Yemen's new president on Saturday, formally removing autocrat Ali Abdullah Saleh from power, as a car bombing in the south of the country underscored the violence that will be the new leader's greatest challenge.
Feb 24, 2012 08:33 EST
KABUL (Reuters) - Two Americans who were shot dead Saturday inside the Interior Ministry in Afghanistan's capital Kabul are believed to be a colonel and a major in the U.S. military, Afghan security sources told Reuters.
Feb 24, 2012 04:46 EST
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's answer to Paris Hilton has emerged as a surprise critic of Vladimir Putin in a protest movement that has pitted the wealthy socialite against the man her father once mentored.
Feb 24, 2012 04:46 EST
Russia's Paris Hilton becomes Putin critic
Feb 22, 2012 12:29 EST
BEIRUT (Reuters) - It started a few months ago with neighbors' suspicious looks, then came the threats. Their car was smashed and their front door was painted over with sectarian slurs.
Feb 19, 2012 06:35 EST
LILLE, France (Reuters) - French far right leader Marine Le Pen switched her presidential campaign back to immigration, claiming all meat in Paris was halal, as she tries to head off President Nicolas Sarkozy's attempts to lure her supporters.
Feb 19, 2012 06:35 EST
LILLE, France (Reuters) - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen switched her presidential campaign back to immigration Sunday, saying all meat in Paris was halal, as she tries to head off President Nicolas Sarkozy's attempts to lure her supporters.
Feb 19, 2012 05:40 EST
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide car bomber killed 19 police officers and cadets Sunday in an attack on a crowd outside a Baghdad police academy, police and hospital sources said.
Feb 18, 2012 09:24 EST
LILLE (Reuters) - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen sought to revive her flagging presidential campaign Saturday, saying she was the only genuine opposition to the established parties whose policies would lead France into a Greek-style tragedy.
Feb 18, 2012 04:43 EST
TEHRAN (Reuters) - Thirty-two people suspected of involvement in a multi-billion dollar banking fraud with alleged links to the government of Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, have gone on trial in Tehran, the Iranian state news agency reported.
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from the trailer for The Casino Murder Case (1935)
|Born||June 4, 1907|
Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S.
|Died||November 28, 1976 (aged 69)|
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, singer, screenwriter|
|Spouse(s)||Frederick Brisson (m. 1941–1976) her death|