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LONDON -- Naomi Campbell went to the tradition-steeped House of Lords Wednesday, hoping to win legal privacy rights for Britain's beleaguered celebrities. The supermodel, dressed in a pale turquoise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/19/ent_405116.shtml
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Rants and raves

...the new Board of Education headquarters. What a waste. Who does the board think they are, the Supreme Court or the House of Lords? The more I see and hear of Richmond County's governmental activities, the happier I am that I reside in Columbia...

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...to humans and is rarely fatal in horses. British lawmaker sues former drug agent ATLANTA - A member of Britain's House of Lords has sued a former federal drug agent for $1 million in damages, saying the ex-agent sold information to a British...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/16/met_392138.shtml
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...person, ruling that justice "is just a Eurostar journey away." Polanski's lawyer, Richard Spearman, told the House of Lords, Britain's highest court of appeal, that the courts were preventing Polanski from suing for defamation because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/19/ent_434889.shtml
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...rejoined a local branch of the party since leaving prison. But he said it was unlikely he would take his place in the House of Lords, Britain's unelected upper chamber. "I'm not taking any interest in politics. I'm not involved in politics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/27/ent_60010.shtml
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Religion News in Brief

...to Parliament after the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. It dropped the idea because of stiff opposition in the House of Lords, where many worried it would stifle freedom and said existing laws against inciting racial hatred and inciting violence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/17/rel_422463.shtml
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U.S. and Britain making last push for peace

...new resolution that could trigger war. Blair is to brief lawmakers on Iraq on Tuesday. The House of Commons and the House of Lords will hold separate debates on the crisis the day after. The prime minister's unflinching support for Bush has met...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/24/ira_376649.shtml
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Activists win victory in McDonald's libel suit

...while McDonald's, the largest U.S. fast-food restaurant company, is estimated to have spent $16 million on the case. The activists said they planned to appeal Wednesday's ruling to the House of Lords, Britain's highest court.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/01/bus_257827.shtml
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This day in the millennium -- February 27

...Norway. 1997 -- divorce became legal in Ireland. 1998 -- With the approval of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's House of Lords agreed to end 1,000 years of male preference by giving a monarch's first-born daughter the same claim to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/27/met_254618.shtml
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Elton John ties the knot with longtime partner

...repressive and homophobic countries." The new law - passed last year despite some opposition from Parliament's unelected House of Lords - allows civil ceremonies that will give same-sex couples the same social security, tax, pension and inheritance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/22/ent_34966.shtml
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