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Topic - John Carter
A new federal law that took effect this week makes it easier to hunt endangered African antelope that are raised on Texas ranches and have become a lucrative market for breeders and others.
An 18-year-old has been arrested after being accused of starting a fire in his mother's Houston-area apartment because she would not give him money to buy marijuana.
The chairman of the key House subcommittee that controls the Homeland Security Department's budget asked Secretary Janet Napolitano on Thursday to justify why the department has made major ammunition purchases in recent months, saying it's time to put rumors to rest.
Nothing grates quite like a lecture from a "locavore," a scold who mixes food and politics by refusing to buy any product that has traveled more than 100 miles from stable to table, and lecturing those who don't do likewise. While the "buy local" philosophy often makes for pitiful politics, the locavore crowd is right about one thing: Food that has traveled for thousands of miles and grown out of season generally isn't tasty. So if you believe in letting your palate guide your spending, there is something to be said for urban farming.
The debut of Edgar Rice Burroughs' pulp hero in the Blu-ray format allows viewers an interactive way to appreciate his recent live-action, science-fantasy adventure.
"John Carter" is directed by Andrew Stanton, the Pixar wiz behind lovingly crafted animated wonders "WALL-E" and "Finding Nemo." Like those movies, "John Carter" offers plenty of computer-generated spectacle. But what "Carter" lacks is heart.
John Carter _ Edgar Rice Burroughs' other famous pulp creation _ is having his stories told anew thanks to an agreement between Marvel Entertainment and the author's estate that will return the Earth-born adventurer's Martian adventures to comic books.
Mr. Carter did not always push global poverty initiatives, said Mr. Coats, who first met Mr. Carter in 2002 before he won his seat in Congress representing Texas' 31st district.
"Selling the free-enterprise system brought down the Berlin Wall," said Mr. Carter, speaking to Results lobbyists who visited his office last week. "It brought down communism. It turned especially Eastern European countries in the right direction. And we can do the same thing for underdeveloped countries with these microcredit programs."