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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:43:12 -0500
advocate.com (Yahoo! News)
20 Great Gifts for the Aurally Fixated
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Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Source: advocate.com (Yahoo! News)

From British cozies to gay macho erotica, there's something for everyone in this list of terrific audio books. read more

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:07:57 -0500
fr.news.yahoo.com (Yahoo! Actualités)
Thierry Casasnovas, le gourou du « tout cru », vous attend tranquille sur YouTube
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Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Source: fr.news.yahoo.com (Yahoo! Actualités)

D?ordinaire, ces gens-là parviennent jusqu?à vous grâce au bouche-à-oreille ou à d?étranges prospectus. Thierry Casasnovas, lui, surgit à droite de votre écran, au milieu des vidéos recommandées par YouTube. Regardez quelques reportages sur l?alimentation bio, la permaculture ou la crise écologique, et l?algorithme de YouTube vous proposera très vite de visionner ensuite l?une des centaines de ...

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:11:58 -0500
cnn.com (Yahoo! News)
HBO backing doc on Scientology
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Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Source: cnn.com (Yahoo! News)

HBO is backing a documentary based on "Going Clear," a book about Scientology and Hollywood – and isn't taking any chances with the legal side of things.

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:39:59 -0500
International Business Times, India Edition (Google News)
HBO Hires 160 Lawyers Ahead of its Scientology Documentary Release
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Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Source: International Business Times, India Edition (Google News)

The documentary, "Going Clear", is based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright's controversial book on the topic, named "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief". The book is based on the life of the founder of Scientology, ... and more »

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:56:14 -0500
Elle (Google Actualités)
HBO prépare un docu choc sur l'église de scientologie
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Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Source: Elle (Google Actualités)

Le journaliste, lauréat d'un prix Pulitzer, y dresse le portrait du fondateur de la secte L.Ron Hubbard. Un homme avide d'argent, violent avec son épouse et coupable de nombreux abus sur les membres de l'organisation. Il aurait notamment séparé des ...

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:54:18 -0500
fr.news.yahoo.com (Yahoo! Actualités)
HBO prépare un docu choc sur l'église de scientologie
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Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Source: fr.news.yahoo.com (Yahoo! Actualités)

Pour anticiper d'éventuelles poursuites, la chaîne a engagé 160 avocats. Selon le " Hollywood Reporter ", HBO prépare un documentaire sur les coulisses de l'église de scientologie. Prévu pour 2015, le film contiendrait de nouvelles révélations sur la secte et ses plus célèbres disciples comme John Tavolta et Tom Cruise. S'il est terminé à temps, il pourrait être soumis au festival de Sundance en ...

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:19:32 -0500
edition.cnn.com (Yahoo! News)
HBO to make film of Scientology book
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Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Source: edition.cnn.com (Yahoo! News)

HBO is backing a documentary based on "Going Clear," a book about Scientology and Hollywood – and isn't taking any chances with the legal side of things.

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:10:25 -0500
cnn.com (Yahoo! News)
Scientology
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Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Source: cnn.com (Yahoo! News)

HBO is backing a documentary based on "Going Clear," a book about Scientology and Hollywood – and isn't taking any chances with the legal side of things.

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:06:35 -0500
KITV Honolulu (Google News)
HBO to make Scientology film, hires 160 lawyers
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Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Source: KITV Honolulu (Google News)
More: wbaltv.com (Yahoo! News), ketv.com (Yahoo! News)

"Going Clear," by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Lawrence Wright ("The Looming Tower"), digs into the life of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard and the influence his church has had on its believers, many of whom have close ties to Hollywood. and more »

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:57:51 -0500
The Vine (Google News)
HBO lawyers up in preparation for Scientology documentary
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Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Source: The Vine (Google News)

HBO have green lit the making of a documentary based on Lawrence Wright's book Going Clear and they've hired ?probably? 160 lawyers totally out of sheer necessity. Wright's book is scathing, particularly with regard to Scientology's founder L. Ron Hubbard, ... and more »

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:29:12 -0500
cnn.com (Yahoo! News)
HBO lawyers up, plans Scientology film
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Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Source: cnn.com (Yahoo! News)

HBO is backing a documentary based on "Going Clear," a book about Scientology and Hollywood – and isn't taking any chances with the legal side of things.

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:17:48 -0500
cnn.com (Yahoo! News)
HBO to adapt Scientology book, hires 160 lawyers
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Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Source: cnn.com (Yahoo! News)

HBO is backing a documentary based on "Going Clear," a book about Scientology and Hollywood – and isn't taking any chances with the legal side of things.

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:02:13 -0500
nypost.com (Yahoo! News)
HBO readies for Scientology battle with 160 lawyers
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Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Source: nypost.com (Yahoo! News)

Hollywood was abuzz Tuesday on news that HBO is gearing up for battle with the Church of Scientology over a documentary film the pay TV service hopes to present at...

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:56:14 -0500
NEWS.com.au (Google News)
Why did HBO just hire 160 lawyers?
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Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Source: NEWS.com.au (Google News)

The film, which is expected to air on HBO in 2015 after debuting at the Sundance Film Festival, will dig into the life of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, and his influence on believers. Scientologists are a vocal group, and HBO has been in its crosshairs ... and more »

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:55:50 -0500
Courier Mail (Google News)
HBO hires 160 lawyers as it backs controversial documentary Going Clear
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Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Source: Courier Mail (Google News)

Scientologists are a vocal group, and HBO has been in its crosshairs once before. Members of the religion protested in front of HBO's New York headquarters in 1998 after the network aired a documentary that supported antidepressant drugs. The film ... and more »

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:10:59 -0500
Live Trading News (Google News)
Expect HBO Film On The Church Of Scientology To See Aggressive Response
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Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Source: Live Trading News (Google News)

It commissioned the Scientology project about 2 yrs ago, just after the book's January 2013 publication, when frequent collaborator Alex Gibney brought it to the network. The film is expected to feature new revelations about the controversial religion and its ... and more »

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:26:34 -0500
OCRegister (Google News)
Church of Scientology v. HBO, 160 Lawyers
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Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Source: OCRegister (Google News)

To prepare for anticipated blowback from the Church of Scientology about an upcoming documentary, HBO is hiring an army of lawyers, according to The Hollywood Reporter. "We have probably 160 lawyers [looking at the film]," said HBO Documentary Films ... and more »

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:19:54 -0500
The American Lawyer (registration) (Google News)
The American Lawyer Archives: The Two Faces of Scientology
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Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Source: The American Lawyer (registration) (Google News)

The proposed film is based on Lawrence Wright's January 2013 book ?Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief.? Wright, who won a Pulitzer Prize for ?The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11,? embarked on the project after ...

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:57:06 -0500
The Copenhagen Post (Google News)
Foreigners essential for Scientology in Denmark
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Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Source: The Copenhagen Post (Google News)

At the moment, around 4,000 to 5,000 foreign Scientologists are in Copenhagen taking part in courses and receiving guidance, while another 2,000 or so work permanently in Copenhagen, according to the belief organisation. And the stream of foreigners ...

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:43:30 -0500
wgno.com (Yahoo! News)
HBO to make film of Scientology book, hires 160 lawyers
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Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Source: wgno.com (Yahoo! News)

(CNN) ? HBO is backing a documentary based on ?Going Clear,? a book about Scientology and Hollywood ? and isn?t taking any chances with the legal side of things.

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:11:23 -0500
q13fox.com (Yahoo! News)
HBO plans Scientology film, lawyers up
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Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Source: q13fox.com (Yahoo! News)

LOS ANGELES ? HBO is backing a documentary based on ?Going Clear,? a book about Scientology and Hollywood ? and isn?t taking any chances with the legal side of things. ?We have probably 160 lawyers? looking at the film, HBO Documentary Films President Sheila Nevins told The Hollywood Reporter. (HBO, like CNN, is a unit [?]

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:32:33 -0500
indiewire.com (Yahoo! News)
Why Alex Gibney is a Perfect Fit for HBO's Scientology Doc
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Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Source: indiewire.com (Yahoo! News)

According to a report on The Hollywood Reporter yesterday, Academy Award-winning documentarian Alex Gibney is on the verge of completing a Scientology documentary for HBO based on Lawrence Wright's book "Going Clear." Gibney brought the book to HBO last year, not long after its publication in January 2013. Wright's "Going Clear" is a continuation of his investigation into the Church of ...

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:00:16 -0500
feeds.washingtonpost.com (Yahoo! News)
City of Ferguson bulks up its security online, too
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Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Source: feeds.washingtonpost.com (Yahoo! News)

The Missouri city has added protection against the sort of digital attacks preferred by the online hacker collective Anonymous.

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:49:02 -0500
We Got This Covered (Google News)
Alex Gibney Prepares Scientology Documentary Going Clear For HBO
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Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Source: We Got This Covered (Google News)

Scientology has suffered some pretty bad PR in the past few years, and it's likely to get worse. With everything from abuse scandals to tell-all memoirs from former members, the Church of Scientology has looked increasingly bad. Now we hear that HBO is ... and more »

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:57:11 -0500
LA Magazine (Google News)
Get Ready for Fireworks With HBO's Scientology Doc
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Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Source: LA Magazine (Google News)

Putting aside the headline hype, the documentary is based on Lawrence Wright's 2013 book Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief, which presented a scathing portrait of the religion, so scathing that it prompted protests and was never ... and more »

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:35:56 -0500
inquisitr.com (Yahoo! News)
HBO Plans Documentary Uncovering Scientology Abuses, Church Gearing Up For A Fight
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Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Source: inquisitr.com (Yahoo! News)

The Church of Scientology could be gearing up for a fight with HBO over a movie set to air that takes on the controversial church. HBO is planning to air a documentary based on the Lawrence Wright book Going Clear, which detailed the church?s controlling nature. HBO has moved ahead with the movie despite the HBO Plans Documentary Uncovering Scientology Abuses, Church Gearing Up For A Fight is an ...

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:21:53 -0500
businessinsider.com (Yahoo! News)
HBO Has Hired 160 Lawyers In Anticipation Of Its New Scientology Documentary
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Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Source: businessinsider.com (Yahoo! News)

HBO is producing a new documentary on the Church of Scientology so explosive that the network has been forced to hire legal back up. "We have probably 160 lawyers [looking at the film]," HBO Documentary Films president  Sheila Nevins tells The Hollywood Reporter . The documentary is based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright?s controversial book ? Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood ...

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Type: Blog
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2012
Source: Village Voice
Author: Tony Ortega

A week ago, we reported that a former "employee" at Scientology's flagship drug treatment center in Oklahoma – Narconon Arrowhead – told us that the controversial center was delivering Scientology training rather than drug education, and that its officials have been concerned for years that its state certification was "extremely vulnerable." (The center is currently under investigation by local and state agencies for four deaths that have occurred there, three since last October.) We didn't name that source, but now, he's ...

Tags: Association for Better Living and Education (ABLE) (formerly, "Social Coordination" or SOCO)DeathFraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationLucas A. CattonNarconon (aka Scientology drug rehab)Narconon of Oklahoma, Inc. (Arrowhead)Rena WeinbergTony OrtegaVillage Voice

Type: Book
Date: Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Source: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Author: Janet Reitman

Product Description Scientology, created in 1954 by a prolific sci-fi writer named L. Ron Hubbard, claims to be the world’s fastest growing religion, with millions of members around the world and huge financial holdings. Its celebrity believers keep its profile high, and its teams of “volunteer ministers” offer aid at disaster sites such as Haiti and the World Trade Center. But Scientology is also a notably closed faith, harassing journalists and others through litigation and intimidation, even infiltrating the highest levels ...

Tags: Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion (book)Houghton Mifflin HarcourtJanet Reitman[needtoread][needtotag]

Jun 17, 2011
Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Scientologist accused of pressuring sex abuse victim

Type: Press
Date: Friday, June 17, 2011
Source: Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Author: Paul Bibby Courts

IT was a rare and at times dramatic public appearance by one of the most senior members of a global religious organisation that shrouds itself in secrecy. Surrounded by supporters, senior Scientologist Janice Meyer arrived at the Downing Centre Local Court yesterday, accused of pressuring an 11-year-old girl to lie about sex abuse within the church. Ms Meyer, who also goes by the name Jan Eastgate, left with relaxed bail restrictions that will allow her to travel to and from her ...

Tags: AustraliaChildren, youthCitizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR)Fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationJanice "Jan" Eastgate MeyerLegalPaul Bibby CourtsSydney Morning Herald (Australia)

Jun 16, 2011
The Age (Australia)
Scientologist appears in Sydney court

Type: Press
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2011
Source: The Age (Australia)
Author: Margaret Scheikowski

A senior member of the Church of Scientology accused of coaching a child to lie about sex abuse has had her bail relaxed so she can travel to California. Janice Meyer, 57, was surrounded by supporters on Thursday as she made her first court appearance in Sydney's Downing Centre Local court. She is charged with doing an act intending to pervert the course of justice in 1985 in Sydney. Advertisement: Story continues below The allegation involves threatening and intimidating an 11-year-old ...

Tags: AustraliaChildren, youthCitizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR)Fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationJanice "Jan" Eastgate MeyerLegalMargaret ScheikowskiThe Age (Australia)

Type: Press
Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Source: The Guardian (UK)
Author: Alison Rourke

A senior member of the Church of Scientology is due to appear in court in Australia on Thursday charged with perverting the course of justice. It is alleged that Jan Eastgate, 57, threatened and intimidated an 11-year-old girl into providing false statements to police. The case relates to an investigation into the alleged sexual assault of the girl in 1985 by her stepfather, a church member. The girl – who cannot be named for legal reasons – said on Australian television ...

Tags: Alison RourkeAustraliaChildren, youthCitizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR)Fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationJanice "Jan" Eastgate MeyerLegalNick XenophonThe Guardian (UK)

Type: Blog
Date: Monday, June 13, 2011
Source: Village Voice
Author: Tony Ortega

Next month, Janet Reitman's book Inside Scientology will hit bookshelves, and the world of Scientology-watching, and for Scientology itself, will never be the same. Subtitled The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion, Reitman's book delivers all it promises, and it promises a lot. "It has been my goal to write the first objective modern history of the Church of Scientology," Reitman proclaims in her introduction. "It is the goal of Inside Scientology to translate [L. Ron Hubbard's arcane] language and separate ...

Tags: Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion (book)Claire HeadleyDavid MiscavigeJanet ReitmanJason BegheJeff HawkinsLisa McPhersonMarc HeadleyMichelle "Shelly" Miscavige (né Barnett)Natalie WaletRehabilitation Project Force (RPF)Stefan CastleTanja CastleTom CruiseTony OrtegaVillage Voice

Type: Press
Date: Monday, June 13, 2011
Source: Salt Lake Tribune
Author: Nate Carlisle

A Las Vegas fundraiser earned $500,000 for soldiers and emergency responders who say chemicals sickened them and earned Utah’s attorney general coveted photographs posing with celebrities. Sandra Lucas, a Salt Lake City resident who recently became president of the nationwide Heroes Health Fund, said she and a board must decide how to split the proceeds, but Utah residents will see a share. Actor John Travolta was the headline speaker at the fundraiser Saturday at the Wynn Las Vegas. Utah Attorney General ...

Tags: Heroes Health Fund - Ocala Detoxification ProjectJohn TravoltaMark ShurtleffNate CarlislePurification Rundown ("Purif")Salt Lake TribuneSandra LucasUtah Meth Cops Project

Type: Press
Date: Saturday, June 11, 2011
Source: Salt Lake Tribune
Author: Nate Carlisle

Utah’s attorney general and a federal agent who busted drug labs in Utah County will be among the guests Saturday at a Las Vegas fundraiser with actor John Travolta. Travolta is helping generate money for what’s called the Heroes Health Fund, a nationwide program which provides treatment to soldiers and emergency responders who believe they were sickened by exposure to chemicals. The treatment — consisting largely of exercise, time in a sauna and a diet of antioxidants — has its roots ...

Tags: Heroes Health Fund - Ocala Detoxification ProjectJohn TravoltaMark ShurtleffNate CarlislePurification Rundown ("Purif")Salt Lake TribuneTim ChardUtah Meth Cops Project

Type: Press
Date: Thursday, June 2, 2011
Source: Pasadena Weekly
Author: André Coleman

Hours after an article appeared about a claim for damages filed against the city by the Church of Scientology over a sewage spill in the church’s building in Old Pasadena, a church official acknowledged that mistakes were made in the filing of the document. The church is listed as the claimant, not subrogate Lexington Insurance Co. Further, the name of the lawyer who filed the claim on behalf of the insurance company is not listed on the document. Making matters even ...

Tags: André ColemanBraley Building @ 35 South Raymond Avenue Pasadena CA United StatesCaliforniaLexington Insurance Co.Pasadena WeeklyReal estateRobert B. "Bob" Adams

May 31, 2011
Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Top Scientologist charged with perverting course of justice

Type: Press
Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Source: Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Author: Steve Cannane

One of the Church of Scientology's most senior figures, Jan Eastgate, has been arrested and charged in Sydney. She has been charged with perverting the course of justice in relation to allegations she coached an 11-year-old girl to lie to police and community services about the sexual abuse she suffered from her stepfather who was a member of the Church of Scientology. Eastgate is the international president of the Citizens' Commission on Human Rights, an organisation founded by the Church of ...

Tags: AustraliaAustralia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) NewsCarmen RainerChildren, youthCitizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR)Fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationJanice "Jan" Eastgate MeyerLegalPhoebe RainerSteve Cannane

Type: Press
Date: Thursday, May 26, 2011
Source: Pasadena Weekly
Author: André Coleman

Two days before the Church of Scientology was presented with an award for preserving the 115-year-old Braley Building on South Raymond Avenue, church officials filed a claim against the city for damages incurred after the historic structure was flooded with raw sewage in November. “In the early morning of Nov. 23, water backed up through the toilets and sinks [in] the basement,” the claim states. “When personnel came in, they found four inches of raw sewage covering the entire basement area.” ...

Tags: André ColemanBraley Building @ 35 South Raymond Avenue Pasadena CA United StatesCaliforniaPasadena WeeklyReal estate

May 18, 2011
Courier Mail (Australia)
Fire at Church of Scientology in Annerley

Type: Press
Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Source: Courier Mail (Australia)
Author: Anna Chisholm

A FIRE broke out at The Church of Scientology of Brisbane at Annerley overnight. Emergency services said material in a courtyard caught fire and affected a couple of air-conditioning units. The flames started just before 2am on the corner of Dudley and Hastings streets. QFRS Brisbane Duty Manager of Operations Phil Klemm said the fire was not suspicious. "From our perspective there was nothing suspicious - the courtyard was open to the street," Mr Klemm said. "We're unsure of the cause ...

Tags: Anna ChisholmAustraliaCourier Mail (Australia)

Type: Press
Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Source: Haaretz
Author: Yaniv Kubovich

Attorney Gur Finkelstein, who represents the Scientology Center in Israel, was detained several weeks for allegedly hiring this gang to help him with his own criminal endeavors. Israel Police forces have uncovered a Jaffa-based gang allegedly behind a series of attacks and attempted assassinations in the Tel Aviv area, including a plot to kill a senior sheikh of a local mosque, it was revealed after a gag order was lifted on Tuesday. Those mobsters are suspected of plotting to plant an ...

Tags: Gur FinkelsteinHaaretzIsraelWeaponsYaniv Kubovich

May 16, 2011
Brisbane Times
Soldier death to remain a mystery

Type: Press
Date: Monday, May 16, 2011
Source: Brisbane Times

AAP – The mysterious death of a young soldier was likely to remain a mystery until the Church of Scientology chooses to release its file on its extended dealings with him, a defence commission of inquiry has found. There's no dispute that Private Edward McBride, 30, took his own life in Brisbane on February 7, 2007. A trained electrical fitter before joining the army, he climbed into an electrical sub-station and deliberately contacted a 110,000 volt power line. Just why he ...

Tags: AustraliaBrisbane TimesDeathEdward Alexander McBrideSuicide

Type: Press
Date: Saturday, May 14, 2011
Source: Clearwater Patch
Author: Aiyana Baida

Clearwater Fire and Rescue responded to a structure fire at 531 Franklin Street, owned by the Church of Scientology, at 3:28 a.m. Saturday. An electrical fire caused $700,000 in damages to a building owned by the Church of Scientology, city officials said. Clearwater Fire and Rescue responded to a structure fire at 531 Franklin Street at 3:28 a.m. Saturday. To put out the blaze the department needed 35 personnel, five engines, two trucks and two rescues. It took firefighters about an ...

Tags: 531 Franklin Street Clearwater FL United StatesAiyana BaidaClearwater PatchReal estate

On this day
1999
L.A. Weekly (California)
L. Ron speaks!

Type: Press
Date: Friday, November 26, 1999
Source: L.A. Weekly (California)
More: link (586 KiB)

"Affection could no more spoil a child than the sun could be put out by a bucket of gasoline." Don’t go looking for this maxim in your Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations — but you just might find it in your local newspaper, courtesy of Scientology. The IRS-designated religion — ministry to the stars (John Travolta, Jenna Elfman, Tom Cruise), owner of vast worldwide holdings and co-sponsor of this year’s Hollywood Christmas Parade — has been mailing out this and other pearls from ...

Tags: Kaye ConleyL.A. Weekly (California)

Type: Press
Date: Thursday, November 26, 1992
Source: Chichester Observer (UK)
More: link (251 KiB)

Jesus is a fantasy Implanted in our minds millions of years ago, according to the Scientology cult. And L Ron Hubbard, who founded Dianetics and Scientology, dabbled in anti-Christian rituals with a disciple of black magician Aleister Crowley. Former Scientologists Jon Atack and Bonnie Woods spoke to a Chichester audience of head teachers and representatives from churches, Scouts, local councils and the police. Mr Atack, who thought the city was the cult's latest target, said Scientology has "200 front groups" including ...

Tags: Aleister CrowleyBonnie WoodsChichester Observer (UK)ChristianityCostFront groupsJohn Alex WoodJonathan "Jon" Caven-AtackNarconon (aka Scientology drug rehab)OccultUnited Kingdom (UK)Xenu (Operating Thetan level 3, OT 3, Wall of Fire)

1992
Chichester Observer (UK)
Cult girl 'frightened to talk' (1.19 MiB)

Type: Press
Date: Thursday, November 26, 1992
Source: Chichester Observer (UK)
Author: Brian Warren

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Tags: Barbara BradleyBonnie WoodsBrian WarrenChichester Observer (UK)Jonathan "Jon" Caven-AtackKathleen WilsonRichard GriffithsUnited Kingdom (UK)

1988
St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Dianetics logo emblazons race cars

Type: Press
Date: Saturday, November 26, 1988
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Author: Stephen Koff

"Dianetics," it says, splashed seven times in bold logos on each of the two yellow race cars - one to be driven by veteran racer Mario Andretti. Dianetics is the name of a best-selling self-help book by the late L. Ron Hubbard and published by Bridge Publications of Los Angeles. Dianetics is also the "science" of freeing deep-seated psychological problems that is the basis of the Church of Scientology, a group founded by Hubbard. And Dianetics - the logo, the book ...

Tags: Bridge Publications, Inc. (BPI)DianeticsHana Eltringham WhitfieldSt. Petersburg Times (Florida)Stephen Koff

Type: Press
Date: Thursday, November 26, 1987
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
More: pqasb.pqarchiver.com, xenu-directory.net

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Tags: Ken HodenLawsuitLos Angeles Times (California)Rodney RimandoSuicide

1982
Los Angeles Times (California)
Hubbard suit challenged (986 KiB)

Type: Press
Date: Friday, November 26, 1982
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)

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Tags: LawsuitLos Angeles Times (California)Mary Sue (Whipp) HubbardRonald "Nibs" Edward DeWolf (L. Ron Hubbard, Jr.)

1969
Los Angeles Times (California)
Police seek to link 3rd slaying to murder of two cult members (365 KiB)

Type: Press
Date: Wednesday, November 26, 1969
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
Author: Jerry Cohen

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Tags: DeathDoreen GaulJames SharpJerry CohenLos Angeles Times (California)Murder