German court upholds surveillance of Scientology

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 A German court has upheld a ruling from a lower court, sanctioning the monitoring of the Church of Scientology by Germany’s intelligence services. The North Rhine-Westphalia Higher Administrative Court in Münster ruled that there is enough information present to continue to allow Germany’s intelligence agencies to monitor Scientology activities, asserting that […]

Canadian government announces major tax reductions

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced a five-year program that could reduce taxes by a total C$60 billion. The planned tax reduction measures include: Low-end personal income tax rates would be reduced from 15.5% to 15%, taking retroactive effect to the start of 2007; The basic personal exemption, the amount at […]

Ascendant Copper Holding Steady On Ecuadorian Nest Egg: Part 1}

Read More About: Pdc Ascendant Copper Holding Steady on Ecuadorian Nest Egg: Part 1 by Andrew K. Burger The situation at Ascendant Copper (TSX:ACX) in Ecuador might serve as a snapshot of the enormous risks and rewards facing management at mining companiesand their investorsworldwide, but particularly in Ecuador and South America, where the volatile political […]

Anthrocon 2007 draws thousands to Pittsburgh for furry weekend

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Local caterers get ready for big business, as almost three thousand fans converge on the David L. Lawrence Convention Center over the Independence Day weekend for the world’s largest ever furry convention, Anthrocon 2007. Many hope to renew acquaintances, or meet new friends. Others look to buy from […]

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