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BEIRUT: Police detained a 32-year-old man Friday who shot at a vehicle carrying his 5-year-old daughter, ex-wife and her father in a Beirut suburb last week.
With the man Friday replaced by a parrot called Tuesday and the peril confined to a pair of scheming cats, it's hardly faithful to the 1719 classic but coasts along on charm and some impressive 3D.
With the man Friday replaced by a parrot called Tuesday and the peril confined to a pair of scheming cats who've also been washed ashore, it's hardly faithful to the 1719 classic.
When he won, then Vajpayee's Man Friday Pramod Mahajan asked him whether he would take oath at an auspicious time.
WORCESTER -- Police arrested a local man Friday for carrying a gun without a license after a passer-by noticed the firearm in the man's waistband.
Besides his father, Akhilesh is surrounded by his uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav and his father's Man Friday Mohammad Azam Khan, who keep defying him, giving the impression that the young CM does not have control over his council of ministers.
Plaudits also go to narrator Kay Sanders, baddie Craig Garner-Beasley and Man Friday Samuel Hudson, while the supporting cast includes Alex Lewis (Scurvy), Ian Bottrill (Weevil), Lisa Gibson (Coral) and Faye Nicholson (Mustaffa).
BERLIN, Safar 17, 1435, Dec 20, 2013, SPA -- After spending 10 years in Russian jails for what many in the West believe were trumped-up offenses, Mikhail Khodorkovsky left prison a free man Friday and immediately flew to Germany.
But then we end up meeting our mates later in the day, no time to go home and change and we end up in a club, dressed like Robinson Crusoe looking for Man Friday, trying to chat up a lass in a summer dress looking at us as if we've just floated in on a raft.
A court in northwest China's Qinghai Province sentenced a Tibetan man Friday to 13 years in prison for "goading" a monk to self-immolate and inciting splitting of the state, state-run Xinhua News Agency said.
5 (Xinhua-ANI): Anti-terror personnel shot and killed an American man Friday morning after he shot dead a hotel employee in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat.
KARACHI, November 19, 2011 (Frontier Star): Controversies have struck the blast that occurred in Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi killing one man Friday morning.
Another one who is clearly finding it hard to get away from it all is council leader Joe Anderson's Man Friday and former leader of Rochdale council Richard Farnell, who - fresh from masterminding Labour's routing of the Lib-Dems in May and the response to government spending cuts - has taken a well-earned break in Madrid.
Elsewhere in the province, an unknown armed man Friday night opened fire on Afghan National Army troops in the Sabri district, injuring one soldier.