The scores of old masters held by the Detroit Institute of Arts might have fetched hundreds of millions of dollars at auction
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Monday 26 May 2008
The comedian Dick Martin will be best remembered for the revolutionary comedy show he hosted and co-scripted with his partner Dan Rowan, Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, which was a prime attraction on BBC2 on Sunday nights for three years (1968-71), and ran on NBC in the United States for nearly six.
Thursday 15 May 2008
John Edwards, the champion of poor Americans who left the presidential race in January, endorsed Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate at a rally in Michigan last night.
Friday 09 May 2008
Amid warnings of civil war in her party, an indefatigable Hillary Clinton boarded her charter jet yesterday for back-to-back campaign appearances in no fewer than three primary states even as aides to her rival, Barack Obama, hinted quietly that he may choose to declare final victory within days.
Tuesday 01 April 2008
Tuesday 25 March 2008
Assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian, known as "Doctor Death" for helping more than 100 people end their lives, said yesterday he will run for the US Congress.
Friday 07 March 2008
The Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean, yesterday pleaded with party officials in Florida and Michigan to come up with an acceptable plan that will enable their delegates to be seated at the nominating convention in late August.
Friday 29 February 2008
They're still trying to bottle the spirit of Dodgeball, but the problem with this latest underdog sports comedy is that it, a) tries too hard (Will Ferrell's gurning) and, b) doesn't try hard enough (Scot Armstrong's feeble screenplay).
Wednesday 16 January 2008
Voters in Michigan braved freezing temperatures and a fresh blanket of snow to vote yesterday in a primary election that has seen the economy emerge as the dominant issue in the still wide-open Republican contest.
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Sunday 19 September 2004
We came into the 35th Ryder Cup now being played at Oakland Hills Country Club, Michigan, fearful that we may see a repeat of the disgraceful scenes at Brookline in 1999 and yet seemingly determined to create the atmosphere that caused the shameful behaviour from the US players and fans in the first place.
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